Episode 241: Captain Marvel

This Episode Contains: Devon starts off with some spoilers for Archer. We then jump right into the science.

Get Psyched!: Our brains are naturally self-centered. Research’s wanted to know how far the “cocktail party effect” went. They tested how self-centered people were by having them associate self, friend, stranger with colored lights. It sort of makes sense.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190313132241.htm

Robot Overlords: A robotic leg, born without prior knowledge, learns to walk. A robotic leg driven by animal-like tendons learned how to walk and recover when tripped. It was able to adapt to new tasks without additional programming.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190311125138.htm

Sci-Fi: We talk about Star Trek: Discovery and Captain Marvel. We have lots of spoilers.

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