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The Life Scientific

Episode 137: Alan Winfield on robot ethics

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Alan Winfield, Professor of Robot Ethics in Bristol, discusses ethical and unethical robots, and the behaviour of swarms of small biologically inspired robots with Jim Al-Khalili. Show more

Book of the Week

Deaths of the Poets

Episode 2: The Names of the Bridges

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Poets Michael Symmons Roberts and Paul Farley interrogate the myth of the doomed poet. Today they explore the lives - and suicides - of John Berryman and Sylvia Plath. Show more

Woman's Hour

Caring for a child with disabilities, Clover Stroud, Female police officers

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Listener Nakita's upbeat story of caring for her disabled son Nayan, how to deal with physical violence as a carer, Clover Stroud on her memoir and life as a female police officer. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Rosie Noble
Interviewed Guest:
Yvonne Newbold
Interviewed Guest:
Sue Procter
Interviewed Guest:
Clover Stroud
Producer:
Erin Riley

44 Scotland Street

Series 4

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 10 months

Young Bertie decides on drastic imaginative action to keep his psychotherapist happy. Starring Crawford Logan. Show more

The Rise of the Robots

Series 1

Where is my mind?

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

From Skynet and the Terminator to Ava in Ex Machina, artificial intelligences pervade our cinematic experiences. Adam Rutherford asks if we are ready for AI in the real world. Show more

Drama

A World Elsewhere

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Like many Glasgow teenagers, Rida argues with her mum and stresses about exams. But as a young Muslim, the escape that she dreams of online contains danger she has yet to imagine. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Brand

Drama

A Good Read

Murray Lachlan Young and Deborah Frances-White

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Harriett Gilbert talks to Murray Lachlan Young and Deborah Frances-White about good reads, including Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves and Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison. Show more

Front Row

Gurinder Chadha on Viceroy's House, America after the Fall, Christopher Bailey

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Gurinder Chadha discusses her film Viceroy's House; America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s at the Royal Academy; designer Christopher Bailey on the influence of Henry Moore. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Gurinder Chadha
Interviewed Guest:
Adrian Locke
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Bailey

44 Scotland Street

Series 4

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for 10 months

Young Bertie decides on drastic imaginative action to keep his psychotherapist happy. Starring Crawford Logan. Show more

The Life Scientific

Episode 137: Alan Winfield on robot ethics

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Alan Winfield, Professor of Robot Ethics in Bristol, discusses ethical and unethical robots, and the behaviour of swarms of small biologically inspired robots with Jim Al-Khalili. Show more

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Series 15

Episode 6: Making the Invisible Visible

Duration: 46 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by Prof Carlos Frenk, Prof Matthew Cobb and comedian Katy Brand as they discover how science can make the seemingly invisible visible. Show more

Book of the Week

Deaths of the Poets

Episode 2: The Names of the Bridges

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Poets Michael Symmons Roberts and Paul Farley interrogate the myth of the doomed poet. Today they explore the lives - and suicides - of John Berryman and Sylvia Plath. Show more

BBC Radio 4 FM

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