Roboism is a fortnightly show mostly about robots. We care about how robots, artificial intelligence, and machine learning are affecting our culture. Come explore the humanity behind the bots that are quickly becoming a part of every day life.

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#13: Information Pores

April 7th, 2018 · 21 minutes

This week, Alex tricks Savannah into recording, AND YOU SHOULD COME TO OUR LIVE SHOW IN CHICAGO!

#12: A Little Spotty

March 9th, 2018 · 30 minutes

Alex and Savannah talk about the end of the world and a theoretical Cyborg Olympics.

#11: Can We Talk about Drugs on This Show?

January 30th, 2018 · 38 minutes

Alex and special guest James T. Green discuss augmenting health with an Apple Watch, cynicism in tech, and how medication can be the most interesting technology we use on our bodies.

#10: Drag Silicon Valley

January 12th, 2018 · 30 minutes

This week, Alex and Savannah start off their second season with some light conversations about a socialist, utopian, post-work future.

#9: A Cushier Butt, with Maria Ranahan of the Science Ambassador Scholarship

November 1st, 2017 · 25 minutes

This week, Alex and Savannah talk to guest Maria Ranahan of Cards Against Humanity about the women's Science Ambassador Scholarship.

#8: The Maroon 5 of Robots

September 14th, 2017 · 43 minutes

This week, Alex and Savannah discuss robots in the news, corporate bionic implants, and the downfall of Charles Entertainment Cheese.

#7: Fart Button

August 17th, 2017 · 33 minutes

This week, Alex and Savannah try not to make this episode a total bummer.

#6: An Expensive Fidget Spinner

August 3rd, 2017 · 33 minutes

This week, Alex introduces Savannah to a new robot friend after mourning the loss of a glorified Roomba.

#5: The Stupidest Smart TV

July 11th, 2017 · 40 minutes

This week, Alex and Savannah try out therapy chat bots and discuss our theoretic volcanic emotions. Also: Smart TVs.

#4: A Single Piece of Toast

June 27th, 2017 · 31 minutes

This week, Alex and Savannah talk about the ethical implications of creating the perfect piece of toast.