What: Our second Q&A episode, wherein we ask our friends to help us answer the the MOST INTERESTING QUESTIONS FROM THE INTERNET!
Featuring our friends: Adrian Falcone, Daniel James Barker, Fraser Cain, James Peterson, Nick Farmer
Question: “Could you have x-ray vision?”
Helper: Fraser Cain
X-ray vision. Cybernetic eye replacements. Wavelengths of light. The visible spectrum. Ghost in the Shell. Riddick. Light amplification. Gamma rays. Cancer avoidance.
Question: “What if numbers are wrong?”
Helper: Adrian Falcone
Question: “What if black holes didn’t exist?”
Helper: Daniel James Barker
Physics! Black holes. Neutron stars. Gravity. Collapse.
Question: How long before all the gasoline spoils in the zombie apocalypse?
Helper: James Peterson
The eternally-unanswered concern that zombie shows ignore always. How long after the zombie apocalypse before all the gas is spoiled? Chemical engineers vs chemists. Oxidation. Inert gas vapor displacement.
Question: Could there be a Star Trek-style universal translator?
Helper: Nick Farmer
Please also see our Arrival episode with Nick for a ton more on alien languages. Machine learning. Man vs machine. Man vs alien languages. Universality of language. GIF communication.
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