You See Me Battling the Killer Robots (With Prof. Noel Sharkey): TM 111 REGULAR VERSION


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This week on the regular version of TECH'S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss:

- Apple Watch in Surprisingly Strong Demand at U.K. Carrier EE

- Vodafone's paid zero-rating Passes are now available

- Google's Pixel Failure Sees Customers Getting A Totally Unusable Phone

- Sainsbury’s bets on the vinyl revival with its own record label

SPECIAL FEATURE: Interview with Noel Sharkey, Emeritus Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at the University of Sheffield. Noel, who is co-director of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics and chair of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control, joins the show to discuss his work campaigning for awareness on the problems we face by lethal autonomous weapons systems. A fascinating discussion from the man who also appears as a judge on the BBC's Robot Wars. An interview not to miss! Follow Noel on Twitter.

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- EXTRA STORY: Apple And Google Give People A Fright By Sorting Their Naughty Photos

- Lengthy discussion about the ups and downs of image recognition systems in phones

- Long talk about Google, Apple and Opera software fanboys - and our history with them

- £9,000 HDMI cables? Not on our watch. We explain why this is an example of silly tech

- Outtakes and more!

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