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