The DesignSpark Podcast

The DesignSpark Podcast

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A comedy podcast celebrating technology.


S3 E5 Expansion Pack: Biometrics with Matt Parker
Aug 2 • 10 min
This week Matt Parker has left a voicemail on our expansion pack, testing Bec, Harriet and Lucy. Mathematician and comedian Matt co-hosts the “A Problem Squared Podcast” with Bec Hill and has a question about Biometrics for our hosts. Find out more about…
S3 E5: Mastering the Mysteries of Biometrics
Jul 26 • 33 min
Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back again, as they use facts, songs and precision-engineered puns to master the mysteries of Biometrics. Join them on their journey, which includes Lucy’s Quick Start Guide, Harriet’s History of Biometrics, Bec’s Big Idea,…
S3 E4 Expansion Pack: Climate Engineering with Alice Bell
Jul 20 • 12 min
This week Bec Hill has been to interview climate charity worker and campaigner for a better future, Alice Bell, for our expansion pack. Alice is a part-time historian of the apocalypse and part-time campaigner for a better future. She is currently writing…
S3 E4: Mastering the Mysteries of Climate Engineering
Jul 13 • 39 min
Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back again, as they use facts, songs and precision-engineered puns to master the mysteries of Climate Engineering. They discuss warm snow, perfect weather conditions and saving the world! Listen Elsewhere: Apple Podcasts Bullhorn…
S3 E3 Expansion Pack: Food Technology with Barry Lewis
Jul 5 • 9 min
This week YouTuber and food tech expert Barry Lewis has left a voicemail for Bec, Harriet and Lucy to ask them an important question. Listen to our hosts answers, which include an array of Elvis related egg puns and some great ideas for new inventions.…
S3 E3: Mastering the Mysteries of Food Technology
Jun 29 • 44 min
This week Dr Lucy Rogers, Bec Hill and Harriet Braine are discussing Food Technology. Listen Elsewhere: Apple Podcasts Bullhorn Breaker Castbox Castro Luminary Google Podcasts Player FM Pocket Casts Podchaser Podbean Podknife Overcast Spotify Stitcher…
S3 E2 Expansion Pack: Smart Homes with with Stacey Higginbotham
Jun 22 • 16 min
This week’s expansion pack is an exclusive interview with IoT and Smart Homes expert Stacey Higginbotham. Stacey has been covering technology for major publications for 18 years. Her work has appeared in Fortune (where she was Senior Editor), PCMag, MIT…
S3 E2: Mastering the Mysteries of Smart Homes
Jun 15 • 39 min
It’s time for some Tech with a Comedy Twist! Dr Lucy Rogers, Bec Hill and Harriet Braine return for another episode of The DesignSpark Podcast, the show that uses facts, songs and well-engineered puns to master the mysteries of modern technology. This…
S3 E1 Expansion Pack: Space Tourism with Mark Thompson
Jun 8 • 9 min
Mark Thompson is a British astronomer, television presenter and writer best known for being one of the presenting team on the BBC show Stargazing Live and is a regular face on Good Morning Britain. Following last week’s episode on Space Tourism, Mark has…
S3 E1: Mastering the Mysteries of Space Tourism
May 31 • 40 min
It’s time for some Tech with a Comedy Twist! Dr Lucy Rogers, Bec Hill and Harriet Braine are back for Series 3 of The DesignSpark Podcast, the show that uses facts, songs and well-engineered puns to master the mysteries of modern technology. In this…
S2 E6: Should We All Live In Space?
Jun 24, 2019 • 33 min
Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping…
S2 E5: Dude, Where’s My Hoverboard?
Jun 17, 2019 • 29 min
Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping…
S2 E4: How Do I Know You’re Not A Robot
Jun 10, 2019 • 29 min
Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping…
S2 E3: Can I Get An Upgrade?
Jun 3, 2019 • 28 min
Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping…
S2 E2: Can I Hack Your Heart?
May 27, 2019 • 28 min
Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping…
S2 E1: Did Facebook Try To Sell Me A Bubble House?
May 20, 2019 • 28 min
Dr Lucy, Bec and Harriet are back! The hosts of our 5-star-rated History Makers series return for The DesignSpark Podcast, exploring some of the hottest topics in tech through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping…
S1 E6 - Cyber: “I have been using my free anti-virus trial for 10 years”
Oct 7, 2018 • 24 min
Former Robot Wars judge and DesignSpark blogger Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by award winning comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all…
S1 E5 - 3D Manufacturing: “How to get the Kinder surprise toy without opening the egg”
Sep 30, 2018 • 24 min
Former Robot Wars judge and DesignSpark blogger Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by award winning comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all…
S1 E4 - Navigation: “GPS would make the Wizard of Oz boring”
Sep 23, 2018 • 24 min
Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode four, the trio discusses whether navigation…
S1 E3 - Computer Programming: “The first computer bug was a moth”
Sep 16, 2018 • 25 min
Former Robot Wars judge and DesignSpark blogger Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In…
S1 E2 - Artificial Intelligence: “What would Mary Shelley make of Westworld?”
Sep 9, 2018 • 28 min
Former Robot Wars judge Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by award-winning comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode two,…
S1 E1: Wireless Communication: “It’s addictive, dangerous and I don’t trust it”
Aug 30, 2018 • 25 min
Dr Lucy Rogers is joined by comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine for the History Makers podcast, where they explore modern technology and the people throughout history who have made it all possible. In episode one, the trio discusses whether wireless…