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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#16: I Love Paper Towels

May 17th, 2018 · 33 minutes

Alex and Savannah celebrate a belated Earth Day, and hope robots will be better than humans at taking care of our planet.

#15: The New NEW

May 12th, 2018 · 27 minutes

Alex brings on guest Kara Fagan so that she can blabber on about Google IO while Savannah is away.

#14: Only Death and $10,000

April 19th, 2018 · 26 minutes

Alex and Savannah are joined by some friends to talk about frozen brains and artificial consciousness.

#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.