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Autonomous Weapon Systems and Killer Drones

Mike and Josh talk about the role of autonomous weapon systems (AWS), and some of the ethical issues that they present. They then move on to talk about semi-automated systems, such as drones, where the human can often prove the ‘weak link’ in the chain.

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Academia and PhD Life

Mike and Josh are joined by Craig Jones to talk about the trials and challenges of academia, the marketisation of higher education, and the life of the doctoral student. Is academia really worth it? Listen and find out! [Contains mild swearing]

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Book History with Claire McGann

Mike and Josh are joined by book historian Claire McGann to chat about her research into 17th century women’s prophesy, and what a title page says about a book. About Claire Claire McGann is PhD researcher at Lancaster University. Her…

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The Stanstead 15

Mike and Josh discuss the curious case of the Stanstead Fifteen – a group of protesters tried for their role in preventing a Home Office deportation flight to Africa.