Upcoming Broadcasts:

Author Sydney Padua (#506) Duration: 54:10 STEREO TVG

Sydney Padua is a graphic artist who wrote The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace & Babbage as a "Steampunk" graphic novel based on research on the biographies and correspondence between Babbage and Lovelace, which is then twisted for humorous effect. Our moderator Ryan Germick is Google's Lead Doodler.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 10, 2016 -- 1:00am
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 11, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 12, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Feb 14, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me

Challenge & Promise of AI (#507) Duration: 54:10 STEREO TVG

Artificial Intelligence is remaking our world. In a special edition of Revolutionaries, two of the field's world-leading figures join the BBC's Rory Cellan Jones to discuss how.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 16, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 17, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

Superbetter Author Jane McGonigal (#508) Duration: 54:10 STEREO TVG

Jane McGonigal first graced our stage in 2011, on her Reality is Broken book tour, in conversation with NPR's Laura Sydell. Tonight we welcome the return of McGonigal & Sydell for another inspirational conversation about how we can harness the power of games to improve our lives.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 23, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 24, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Feb 25, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 26, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Cellist & Composer Philip Sheppard (#509) Duration: 54:10 STEREO TVG

Will Travis of Sid Lee returns to the Museum's stage to moderate a conversation with Sheppard about the intersection of music and technology. We'll learn how technology impacts Sheppard's work, and how he bridges old and new worlds - and what it means to "smash" new and old technologies.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 1, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 2, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 3, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 4, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Machines of Loving Grace Author (#510) Duration: 54:10 STEREO TVG

In Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots, Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times reporter John Markoff, explores this issue and searches for an answer to one of the most important questions of our age: will these robots help us . . . or will they replace us?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 22, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me

How We Got to Now Author (#511) Duration: 56:56 STEREO TVG

John Hollar moderates a conversation with New York Times-bestselling author Steven Johnson on How We Got To Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World. We'll learn how innovation works, two "time travelers" (Babbage & Lovelace) very well known to the Computer History Museum, and much more.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 29, 2016 -- 7:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 30, 2016 -- 1:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Mar 31, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
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    • Tues 12/15: KQET DT25 signal restored

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) The new part arrived this morning, was successfully installed, and our DT25 Over The Air signal restored apx 12:30pm. Due to the outage, some OTA viewers may need to do a rescan to re-acquire the DT25 signal. Paid provider services should have restored their signal by now as well. Thanks for your […]

    • Sun 12/13: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal down

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) UPDATE Mon 12/14 4:50pm: Unfortunately, we are unable to repair our fried equipment, and will need to order/find a replacement. At this point, we do know the signal will definitely not return tonight, and do not yet have an estimated time re: when it will be back. Thanks for your patience and […]

    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

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