Saturday, February 1, 2014

Time Traveling Robots in Space #73 - Be Excellent To Each Other


On this final episode of the Time Traveling Robots in Space podcast, We discuss how social networks can detect people from the future. How Skynet may become reality.  Who wants to get rid of orbital debris .  Plus, our picks and the question of the week.

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*  Robots learn, network without humans.
http://rt.com/news/roboearth-robots-learn-network-612/

* Japanese Scientists Have An Ingenious Plan To Clean Up Space.
http://www.businessinsider.com/japanese-scientists-have-an-ingenious-plan-to-clean-up-space-2014-1#ixzz2qaUUm4VY

* Our Audible.com pick; Reality 36 by Guy Haley
http://www.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-Fantasy/Reality-36-Audiobook/B005OT3UVS

* Our entertainment pick;

Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frequently_Asked_Questions_About_Time_Travel

Her
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1798709/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Elysium
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00GH75V1S?ie=UTF8&creativeASIN=B00GH75V1S&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

* And the question of the week...

If you were the leader of a resistance movement in the battle to win the robot apocalypse, what would your strategy to defeat the robots?

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #72 - High Fives and Robo Hugs


On Time Traveling Robots in Space #72, We discuss why no one came to a certain party, what kind of help for the holidays a robot provided and a new form of propulsion.  Plus, our picks and the question of the week.







* Professor Hawking tries to prove time travel by sending out invitations for a party four years ago

* Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin space venture touts its new rocket engine
http://www.nbcnews.com/science/jeff-bezos-blue-origin-space-venture-touts-its-new-rocket-2D11687371

* Our Audible.com pick; The Expedition: Expedition, Book 1 by Loren Robinson
http://www.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-Fantasy/The-Expedition-Audiobook/B002V5CSRK/ref=a_search_c4_2_5_srImg?qid=1386894121&sr=2-5

* Our entertainment pick;

Almost Human episode "Blood Brothers"

Space 1999 episode “Black Sun”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00DYPZ9A4?ie=UTF8&creativeASIN=B00DYPZ9A4&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

Largest ever photo of the night sky

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #71 - Reeves Is A Creeper


On Time Traveling Robots in Space #71, We discuss what Star Trek, Doctor Who and Superman all got wrong.  Lethal autonomous weapons systems and what we should do about them.  What India has to prove.  Plus, our picks and the question of the week.




* Seven of the silliest time-travel concepts ever

* Poor countries want space programs more than the rich ones
http://arstechnica.com/science/2013/11/poor-countries-want-space-programs-more-than-rich-ones-do/

* Our Audible.com pick; An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything - written and narrated by Chris Hadfield
http://www.audible.com/pd/Bios-Memoirs/An-Astronauts-Guide-to-Life-on-Earth-Audiobook/B00G9QR048/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_srTtl?qid=1384999351&sr=1-1

* Our entertainment pick;

Almost Human

58 Sci-fi Short Films
http://www.reddit.com/r/scifi/comments/1qu1vi/best_scifi_short_films/

Abe
http://vimeo.com/64114843

* And the question of the week...

If every country had autonomous killer robots now, who would use them first?

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #70 - The Comfort Episode

On Time Traveling Robots in Space #70, with special guest host Matt Stein we discuss how Logan will get inside himself, what humans will still be able to do in the future, the star that will be blasting off.  Plus, our picks and the question of the week.



* Bryan Singer Speaks On The Time Travel Elements Of X-Men: Days Of Future Past

* Lady Gaga Headed To Outer Space For Performance
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/06/lady-gaga-outer-space_n_4226939.html

* Our Audible.com pick; Out of Time: A Time Travel Novella
http://www.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-Fantasy/Out-of-Time-Audiobook/B00F57TNFG/ref=sr_1_1?qid=1383787417&sr=1-1

* Our entertainment pick;

Jedi Junkies
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FEN000S?ie=UTF8&creativeASIN=B00FEN000S&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

Futurama: Benders Big Score
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000UZDO62?ie=UTF8&creativeASIN=B000UZDO62&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

* And the question of the week...

What science fiction franchise would you like to see a documentary made about it’s fans and why?

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #69 - Beer, The Final Frontier


On Time Traveling Robots in Space #69...Would you re-live the worst day of your life?  He doesn't do mixed drinks.  It's going to be a party on the ISS.  Plus, our picks and the question of the week.



* Will Smith to Star in Selling Time

* Beer In Space: 11-Year-Old's Tiny Brewery Will Fly to Space Station
http://www.space.com/23141-space-beer-student-space-station-experiment.html

* Our Audible.com pick; The Naked Sun by Isaac Asimov
http://www.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-Fantasy/The-Naked-Sun-Audiobook/B002V1A966/ref=sr_1_3?qid=1383187019&sr=1-3
* Our entertainment pick;

Battlestar Galactica: Flight of the Phoenix
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pK2zYHWDZKo

Welcome to Night Vale: Episode 4 - PTA Meeting
http://nightvale.wikia.com/wiki/PTA_Meeting
* And the question of the week...

If you owned a brewery in space, what would be the name of your brew or brewery?

* The Time Traveling Robots in Space soundboard
http://www.soundboard.com/sb/thetimetravelingrobotsinspacepodcast

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #68 - Poo-Pourri


On Time Traveling Robots in Space #68...A record number of days in space revealed.  Should fully autonomous robots be given guns?  Who's getting ready to blast an asteroid.  Plus, our picks and the question of the week.





*Cosmonaut become worlds ‘longest’ time-traveler

* Japan has a space cannon
http://rt.com/news/japan-asteroid-cannon-spacecraft-494/

* Our Audible.com pick; Dr. Wasserman's Time Chamber: Preventing Armageddon
http://www.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-Fantasy/Dr-Wassermans-Time-Chamber-Audiobook/B002UZNEYW/ref=sr_1_9?qid=1381987259&sr=1-9#publisher-summary

* Our entertainment pick;

All of the evidence that time-travel exists

Doomsday Book
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00984659Y?ie=UTF8&creativeASIN=B00984659Y&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

* And the question of the week...
If you were given the power to time-travel, but each time you jumped through time you ended up 10 feet above the ground once you got to your destination only to eventually fall. Would you do it? Why?

* Poo-Pourri

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #67 - Beer and Comic Books


On Time Traveling Robots in Space #67...What was found after 46 years.  Would you rather have a human looking robot or one that looks like a machine?  Neil deGrasse Tyson's Gravity gripes.  Plus, our picks and the question of the week.



* Lost Doctor Who Episodes Have Been Recovered, Now Available on iTunes

* What Gravity Got Wrong
http://www.darkhorizons.com/news/29012/neil-degrasse-tyson-gravity-facts-are-wrong
http://theverge.com/2013/10/4/4803870/visual-effects-studio-stuns-with-three-minute-clip-of-sci-fi-mech-film

Star Citizen
https://robertsspaceindustries.com/about-the-game‎

* And the question of the week...

If you could have your very own spaceship, what would it look like and what would you name it?

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Monday, October 7, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #66 - Implant the Hell Out of Me


On Time Traveling Robots in Space #66...Did Time Cop have it right?   What we all agree is a stupid name!  Trash pickup around planet Earth.  Plus, our picks and the question of the week.



* 10 Silliest Rules of Time Travel from Science Fiction

* Space Junk Cleanup Satellite Launching in 2018
http://www.space.com/23049-space-junk-satellite-swiss-space-plane.html
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004ZJZQJC?ie=UTF8&creativeASIN=B004ZJZQJC&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

Dislexicon
http://www.flashfictiononline.com/f20080401-dyslexicon-carl-frederick.html
* And the question of the week...

If you could get a chip implanted in your head that would allow you to communicate with any being (Earth or alien), but carried a 2% risk of permanent brain damage, would you get the implant?

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Friday, September 27, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #65 - What Are Roly-Polies


On Time Traveling Robots in Space #65...Real science to celebrate Doctor Who's 50th.   What are fully autonomous weapons and who wants to ban them?  Hope about the final frontier returning to the small screen.  Plus, our picks and the question of the week.

* Why Roberto Orci says Star Trek WILL return to TV
http://www.blastr.com/2013-9-25/heres-why-roberto-orci-says-star-trek-will-return-tv

* Our Audible.com pick; Herbert's Wormhole by Peter Nelson
http://www.audible.com/pd/Kids/Herberts-Wormhole-Audiobook/B002V0KLV0/ref=sr_1_3?qid=1380155173&sr=1-3#publisher-summary

* Our entertainment pick;

Better Off Ted - season 1, episode 2 "Heroes"
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0025KVKBQ?ie=UTF8&creativeASIN=B0025KVKBQ&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

Revenge of the Time-Traveling Robots from Outer Space
https://vimeo.com/6460213

Plants vs Zombies 2http://www.popcap.com/agegate.php?dst=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.popcap.com%2Fplants-vs-zombies-2

* And the question of the week...

If you could build a killer robot, in what form would you want it to take? Human, dog, dinosaur, etc and why?

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Sunday, September 15, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #64 - Skynet In Your Brain


On Time Traveling Robots in Space #64...News that isn't excellent. An intracranial robot prototype.   One step closer to becoming V'ger.  Plus, our picks and the question of the week.



* Voyager 1 Becomes First Man-Made Object to Reach Interstellar Space.
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/09/voyager-left-solar-system/

* Our Audible.com pick; The Clockwork Man.
http://www.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-Fantasy/The-Clockwork-Man-audiobook/B00EZS1KZC/ref=cat_22267_c10_7_i

* Our entertainment pick;

FTL
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00D7GNPO2?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B00D7GNPO2&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

Man on a Mission: Richard Garriott's Road to the Stars

Space Quest: The Sarien Encounter
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005LA0SNI?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B005LA0SNI&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

* And the question of the week...

Would you rather be on the Island of Dr. Moreau, be on the spaceship in War of the Worlds, or be in the futuristic society in the Time Machine?

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Sunday, September 8, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #63 - What The Fox Say


On Time Traveling Robots in Space #63...Was the 1950's that great? Debating the definition of a robot.  They're scarier because there's no where to run.  Plus, our picks and the question of the week.

*  First trailer for the new Robocop re-make released.
http://io9.com/first-trailer-robocop-trailer-shows-off-robocops-brand-1260308550


* Our Audible.com pick; Zombies vs Robots.
http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_1_5?asin=B00EQ8DP36&qid=1378344272&sr=1-5
* Our entertainment pick;

The World's End
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1213663/

* And the question of the week...

What sci-fi theme song or music do you really dislike? why?

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Monday, September 2, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #62 - Cheesecake


On Time Traveling Robots in Space #62...females getting the short end of the time traveling stick.  Toys R Us leaks Transformers 4 plot detail. More possible Canuck space action.  Plus, our picks and the question of the week.


* Our Audible.com pick; Across the Universe.
http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=hp_ga_c1_tee_2_4?asin=B004HCKX9A

* Our entertainment picks;

Skyrim
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004HYK956?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B004HYK956&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

Oblivion
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0061020540?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creativeASIN=0061020540&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

* And the question of the week...

If you could time travel like Sam Becket did on Quantum Leap, what person would you like to jump into that’s been alive during your lifetime?

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Sunday, August 25, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #61 - Strenuous Podcasting


On Time Traveling Robots in Space #61...drugs that allow you to time travel.  who's walking the streets of Taiwan. Filming starts on Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic. Our picks and the question of the week.



* Boundless Pictures has optioned the script for Timeless.
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/boundless-pictures-options-timeless-script-604501

* Meet Dirk, the homeless robot.
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aedu/201308210033.aspx

*  Official Plot Blurb And Cast Details For Interstellar.
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2013/08/13/official-plot-blurb-and-cast-details-for-christopher-nolans-sci-fi-film-interstellar/

* Our Audible.com pick; The Wages of the Moment: A Jukebox Story.
http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_135_1?asin=B00DBBIDZ4&qid=1376448240&sr=135-1

* Our entertainment picks;

AMP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKfLOBfRbaU

Perseid meteor shower
http://finalmomentsmovie.com/

* And the question of the week... If you could replace one body part with something robotic, which would it be?

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Sunday, August 11, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #60 - Feral Toddlers and Fred Durst

On Time Traveling Robots in Space #60...portals to the past inside a house.  Floating robot being tested for Titan trip. Worst nightmare comes true. Our picks and the question of the week.



*  Life of Pi Writer bringing Travelers to ABC.
http://www.deadline.com/2013/08/abc-drama-david-magee-michael-green-travelers/

* Swimming Robot Tested for Billion-Mile Trip to Saturn Moon.
http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/08/05/swimming-robot-tested-for-billion-mile-trip-to-saturn-moon/

*  Spacewalk cut short after astronauts helmet begins filling with water.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/space/10216639/Italian-astronaut-Luca-Parmitano-says-spacesuit-leak-was-like-being-in-a-goldfish-bowl.html

* Our Audible.com pick; Timeline by Michael Crichton.
http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_7_10?asin=B002VA96S4&qid=1375928398&sr=7-10
* And, our entertainment picks;

A YouTube video of John Carmack talking about Armadillo Aerospace.
http://youtu.be/Uooh0Y9fC_M

The film Europa Report.

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #59 - We're Back, We're Bad...

On Time Traveling Robots in Space #59...Bad Robot is at it again. Scientists want to create Skynet. What the U.S. space program could have been. And ask the question of the week.



*  J.J. Abrams wants to make Stephen King's time travel book into a show.
http://io9.com/j-j-abrams-wants-to-make-stephen-kings-time-travel-bo-484890762

* RoboEarth: The Internet for Robots.
http://sciencefiction.com/2013/03/13/roboearth-the-internet-for-robots/

*  The Space City That Could Have Been.
http://io9.com/the-space-city-that-could-have-been-if-not-for-wernher-453679001

* Our Audible.com pick; vN: The First Machine Dynasty by Madeline Ashby.
http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=pd_rsp_tl_rd_2?asin=B008J25ES4

* And, our entertainment picks;

A trailer for the video game Destiny.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIp7vZuYzoA

The Star Wars Identities exhibit in Ottawa, Ontario Canada.
http://www.starwarsidentities.com/#!/

The movie Timecrimes 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001FOPOD8?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B001FOPOD8&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

* And the question of the week... In the world of science fiction, where would you want to take a vacation?

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Sunday, March 3, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #58 - A Series of Straps and Slings


New time traveling series coming to FX.  The REAL Real Steel!  And, we're going to Mars in 5 years!



* Get ready for a show about a time-traveling demon hunter!
http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2013/02/kurt-sutter-and-former-hell-on-wheels-showrunner-to-produce-new-drama-for-fx/

* Syfy's Robot Combat League.
http://insidetv.ew.com/2013/02/26/robot-combat-league-syfy-mark-setrakian/

*  A mission to Mars is being planned for 2018. 
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2415783,00.asp

* Our Audible pick, We, Robots.
http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_1_1?asin=B003B2T4EW&qid=1362337288&sr=1-1

* And, our entertainment picks;

The Radiolab episode "Speed."
http://www.radiolab.org/2013/feb/05/

The Bones episode "The Fact In The  Fiction."
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BLGYRZG?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B00BLGYRZG&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

The video of Phil Plait answering the question "What happens if you are exposed to the vacuum of space."
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2012/01/31/qba-what-happens-if-you-are-exposed-to-the-vacuum-of-space/#.UTOfmzIh3nu

* Assuming this was common practice, would you allow an acknowledged sentient robot to live in your home?

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Saturday, February 23, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #57 - Substitute Swickard


Bots to get busy with! Kirk to ISS.  Is Hamill back for Episode VII?  And, does Galactic Netcasts have a proposal for you!



* A time travel based board game.
http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/119781/legacy-gears-of-time



* CNET's Top 5 Robot Girlfriends.
http://cnettv.cnet.com/8301-13489_53-57568732-10389930/top-5-sci-fi-robot-girlfriends/

*  William Shatner conducts interview with ISS Astronaut after Twitter conversation. 
http://www.space.com/19678-william-shatner-calls-space-astronaut.html

*  Mark Hamill is in talks to return to Star Wars for Episode VII.
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/02/21/star-wars-episode-7-mark-hamill-luke-skywalker_n_2732400.html

* Our Audible pick, Star Trek: The Return by William Shatner.
http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_1_1?asin=B002V5IWRA&qid=1360727588&sr=1-1

* And, our entertainment picks;

The web comic Supermassive Black Hole.
http://smbhax.com/

The film Star Trek: Insurrection.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00000ILBK?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B00000ILBK&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

The movie Timer.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003DLTBXU?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B003DLTBXU&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

* Question of the week; if you could ask an astronaut from any era or mission a question, what would it be?

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Sunday, February 10, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #56 - Porn Is The Gateway To Space


A Reddit powered movie? Abrams just keeps getting busier. The Star Wars goodness just keeps on coming!! And, what would your time machine be?



* Warner Bros options social network inspired time travel story.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2013/jan/16/reddit-thread-warner-bros-movie

* Could we be getting a Half-Life and/or Portal movie?
http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2013/02/valve-bad-robot-dice/

*  Two Star Wars spin-off films are coming! 
http://insidemovies.ew.com/2013/02/06/star-wars-spin-offs-young-han-solo-movie-boba-fett/

*  Adult film actress Coco Brown wants to be the first porn star in space.
http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4775634/coco-brown-to-be-the-first-porn-star-in-space.html

* Our Audible pick, The Mad Scientist's Daughter by Cassandra Rose Clarke
http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_1_8?asin=B00B0O697I&qid=1360209045&sr=1-8
* And, our entertainment picks;

The movie Groundhog Day.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001KEHAI0?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B001KEHAI0&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

The documentary Trek Nation.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008RSASCC?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B008RSASCC&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

The Phineas and Ferb episode It's About Time.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006GM54ZC?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creativeASIN=B006GM54ZC&linkCode=xm2&tag=galacnetca-20

* Question of the week; If you could turn any object into a time machine, what would you choose and why?

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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #55 - Puking For Science

Time traveling junk? A vomiting robot. Abrams Goes to Wars. And a very introspective question of the week.



* A 300 million year old piece of coal appears to have a piece of a machine inside it.
http://io9.com/5978534/is-this-really-a-300-million+year+old-machine-gear

* Tracking how the Norovirus is spread using a robot named Larry.
http://news.discovery.com/tech/robotics/vomiting-robot-pukes-for-science-130122.htm

*  A director is hired for Star Wars episode VII and it's someone we're very familiar with! 
http://www.thewrap.com/movies/article/jj-abrams-set-direct-next-star-wars-film-exclusive-74596

* Our Audible pick, To Say Nothing of the Dog: Or How We Found the Bishop's Bird Stump at Last.

* And, our entertainment picks; the movie Dredd, the Fringe series finale and the film Primer.

* Question of the week; What is your favorite scene from the Star Wars movie franchise?

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Friday, January 18, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #54 - Elevator Pitch


They don't just like Starcraft. A robot that will haunt your dreams. Space to get the Batman treatment. And the only good time to get stuck in an elevator.



* Koreans are crazy about time travel TV.
http://io9.com/5975880/the-hottest-trend-in-recent-korean-television-time-travel-for-love

* A creepy robot kid shows his emotions.
http://dvice.com/archives/2013/01/robot-baby-has.php
http://futuristicnews.com/robot-baby-diego-san-will-help-to-study-brain-development-of-infants/
http://youtu.be/knRyDcnUc4U

*  Christopher Nolan gets set to take us through the worm hole. 
http://www.denofgeek.com/movies/24034/interstellar-christopher-nolans-next-movie

* Our Audible pick, Doctor Who and the Giant Robot.

* And, our entertainment picks; the Cyberpunk 2077 game trailer, the short film R'ha and the movie Glenn The Flying Robot.

* Question of the week; Would you rather be stuck in an elevator with a person who has traveled back in time from the future, a super intelligent robot or a representative of an alien species who speaks English?

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Sunday, January 13, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #53 - It's All Down Hill From Here


What could be the greatest story we've covered! Move over Roomba, there's a new robot in town!  What's a "Moonwalker?" And we try to convince Paul to watch Doctor Who.



* Is Army of Frankensteins a period piece?
http://io9.com/5974254/human-artistic-expression-peaks-with-time+travel-monster-movie-army-of-frankensteins

* A robot that does windows, the glass kind.
http://blogs.marketwatch.com/specialreport/2013/01/09/ces-meet-the-robot-that-does-windows/

*  A contest to go into space! 
http://www.space.com/19199-axe-apollo-space-launch-contest.html

* Our Audible pick, Hunters in the Forest

* And, our entertainment picks; Fringe season 4, the Haven episode Sarah and the movie Iron Sky.

* Question of the week; If given the opportunity, would you rather work for a space agency, be it NASA, SpaceX, etc, or would you rather work on the set of a Sci-Fi movie?

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Saturday, December 8, 2012

Time Traveling Robots in Space #52 - Form Over Musk


Non-time traveling DeLorean taxis. Teaching a robot to lie.  Musk on Mars. Star Trek: Into Darkness trailer talk. And what job would you like to do on the red planet?



* These cabs won't be getting up to 88 mph.
http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13746_7-57556896-48/this-delorean-taxi-concept-will-likely-never-hit-88-mph/

* Do we really want to teach robots about deception?
http://news.discovery.com/tech/squirrels-birds-teach-robots-to-deceive-121203.html

* Elon Musk wants to build a Mars colony.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49967348/ns/technology_and_science-space/#.UL7xNIbNlks

* This week's Audible.com pick, Transhumanism: Robots, Cyborgs and Artificial Intelligence. 
http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_2_10?asin=B002V9XBIQ&qid=1354761447&sr=2-10

* And, our picks; the Star Trek: Into Darkness Japanese International Trailer, the short film Six Minute Jump and the movie Love In Space.

*  Question of the week; If you were among the first people to colonize Mars, what job duty would you want?

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Sunday, December 2, 2012

Time Traveling Robots in Space #51 - And Zombies


Continuum coming to Syfy.  Another robot to take our jobs. Slight Star Trek: Into Darkness spoilers.  And which is your preferred dystopian future?



* Syfy picks up Canadian time travel show Continuum.
http://io9.com/5959958/the-amazing-time+travel-cop-show-continuum-coming-to-syfy-in-january

* Robot chef churns out 400 burgers an hour.
http://www.techhive.com/article/2017215/robot-chef-churns-out-400-burgers-an-hour-wont-join-a-union.html

* Star Trek: Into Darkness synopsis arrives!
http://trekmovie.com/2012/11/26/breaking-official-synopsis-for-star-trek-into-darkness-revealed/

* This week's Audible.com pick, The Truth About the Philadelphia Experiment: Invisibility, Time Travel and Mind Control.
http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_1_1?asin=B004N8BUWM&qid=1354207806&sr=1-1

* And, our picks; the film Beyond the Time Barrier, the short film Gumdrop and an interview with time travel expert Dr. Ronald Mallett

*  Question of the week; Which dystopian future do you prefer to live in? Robot revolution, Mad Max style, Waterworld style, or zombie apocalypse?

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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Time Traveling Robots in Space #50 - Star Wars is Back!!


What is the "Looper Effect"?  Who survived hurricane Sandy out at sea?  And we talk at length about the return of Star Wars!



* Details are finally coming out about the new Twilight Zone movie.
http://updates.io9.com/post/34917139634/leonardo-dicaprios-twilight-zone-movie-will-feature

* We learn about the floating robot that survived at sea and took readings during hurricane Sandy.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57544555-1/seafaring-robot-sails-through-sandy-unscathed/

* George Lucas sells Star Wars and his other properties to Disney. Then announce episode 7!
http://www.theverge.com/2012/10/30/3577656/disney-buys-lucasfilm-plans-to-release-star-wars-episode-7-in-2015?=1

* This week's Audible.com pick, Star Wars: Heir to the Empire: the Thrawn Trilogy, Book 1

* And, our picks; the film Cloud Atlas, "Marionettes, Inc" one of the short stories from Ray Bradbury's book The Illustrated Man and Fringe: Season 1.

*  Question of the week; Since we talked a lot about Star Wars on this episode, what job would you like to have in that universe and on which side would you want to be?

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Sunday, October 28, 2012

Time Traveling Robots in Space #49 - Gangnam Style


Will Black Ops 2 have some time traveling elements to it?  A robot that can fight fires and dance to Gangnam Style!  And We ask what type of robot would you want to be?



* Analyzing the list of achievements for Black Ops 2 found references to time travel.
http://stickskills.com/2012/10/16/black-ops-2-campaign-to-feature-time-travel/


* A robot that can dance to "Gangnam Style" could be fighting future fires for the Navy.
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/10/navy-robot-gangnam-style/

* A rock thought to be part of a recent fireball over Northern California turns out to be just another rock.
http://www.space.com/18204-california-fireball-meteorite-normal-rock.html

* This week's Audible.com pick, The Door Into Summer by Robert Heinlein

* And, our picks; a real life, interactive R2D2 unit, a time-lapse video of the space shuttle Endeavor being towed through the streets of Los Angeles and the movie Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
and the movie Argo.

*  Question of the week; If you were a robot, what task would you be (or want to be) designed to do?

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Sunday, October 21, 2012

Time Traveling Robots in Space #48 - Pepper and the Bay


Can Michael Bay pull off a found footage movie? The Terminator 5 that thankfully never was and SPACE JUMP!



* A "found footage" time travel movie from Michael Bay.
http://www.slashfilm.com/michael-bay-to-produce-time-travel-found-footage-film-almanac-for-paramount/

* The T5 script that would've gone to a whole other dimension.
http://io9.com/5951891/terminator-5-would-have-resurrected-sarah-connor-and-kyle-reese-in-another-dimension

* We geek out over Felix Baumgartner's "space jump."
http://gizmodo.com/5951621/watch-the-video-of-the-space-jump-here

* This week's Audible.com pick, Reality 36 by Guy Haley.

* And, our picks; the StarDate Podcast, the Mystery Science Theater 3000 episode Manhunt in Space,
and the movie Argo.

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Saturday, October 13, 2012

Time Traveling Robots in Space #47 - What A Bee Brain!


Backwards time travel debunked, bee brains for robots and upcoming sci-fi movies that aren't sequels or remakes.



* What is Looper's potential for real world time travel?
http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/02/showbiz/movies/looper-time-travel-pierce/index.html

* Scientists want to upload bee brains into robots.
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57525206/engineers-hope-to-upload-bees-brains-into-robots/

* Upcoming sci-fi films that aren't remakes or sequels.
http://www.denofgeek.com/movies/22850/10-sci-fi-films-to-look-forward-to-in-2013

* This week's Audible.com pick, Saturn: A Novel of the Ringed Planet by Ben Bova

* And, our picks; The Kerbal Space Program game, the Radio Lab interview with astronaut Dave Wolf,
the short film Rocket boy Roger and the astronomy podcast The Jodcast.

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Saturday, October 6, 2012

Time Traveling Robots in Space #46 - Making Us Repeat Ourselves


A not too spoiler-filled review of Looper, military bots to think for themselves and we got space jumping.



* Paul is out this week, but Brad Ludwig fills in and we try not to reveal too much about Looper with him on the show.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Looper_(film)

* New "Brains" allow military robots to find their way back!
http://www.businessinsider.com/packbot-gets-new-functionality-2012-10

* "Space" jump planned for October 8th.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/04/felix-baumgartner-parachute-jump-skydiving-space_n_1939663.html

* This week's Audible.com pick; The Wind Over The World by Steven Utley.

 * And, our personal picks; the short film Robots of Brixton and the store Radio Shack for selling robots!

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