42 years ago tomorrow (Wednesday, 8th March, 1978), a radio series called The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was launched on BBC Radio 4 at 10.30pm.
Earlier this year, Simon Watt and I recorded an episode of our podcast, Level Up Human, live at the Barbican in association with The Physiological Society. This episode was recorded with expert guests, marine biologist, writer and documentary maker, Helen Scales and KCL professor of developmental neurobiology, Robert Hindges. Episode summary First we look atContinue reading “Level Up Human: Live at the Barbican”
In June we took the Level Up Human podcast to Manchester for Bluedot Festival’s Microdot 001. A day of science, music and cosmic-culture for all the family at Hatch on Oxford Road.
My podcast, Level Up Human, is back for a brand new series! The first series of the podcast was supported by the Wellcome Trust. This time we are working with the Physiological Society. We have a residency at the Barbican in London, and we’ve just launched the first episode of the new series. Click hereContinue reading “Level Up Human Series 2 with The Physiological Society”
First of all, forget new ideas. There aren’t any. See through toaster? Already exists. Dusting drones? Done. DIY bath milk? What are you even talking about Harriet, that’s not a thing. Oh alright then, it is. Whatever you come up with, it won’t be new. New is just old + old smooshed into a ball.Continue reading “Coming Up with ‘New’ Ideas”
Excited to be heading to Jodrell Bank for Blue Dot Festival tomorrow to celebrate the anniversary of the moon landing. We’ll be recording Level Up Human on the Notes stage with Simon Watt, geomicrobiologist and comedian Sarah Jones and Dr. Holly Shiel. How would you redesign the human body? If you’ve not heard the podcastContinue reading “Level Up Human Live at Bluedot Festival”
“There are two types of writers, the architects and the gardeners. The architects plan everything ahead of time, like an architect building a house. They know how many rooms are going to be in the house, what kind of roof they’re going to have, where the wires are going to run, what kind of plumbingContinue reading “Do creative projects have a life of their own?”
Level Up Human, the podcast that redesigns the human body, is back at the Barbican! The Barbican’s Life Rewired season considers what it means to be human when technology is changing everything. Is it enhancing our lives, challenging our identities, or both? Join evolutionary revolutionary Simon Watt, hormone champion Dr. Miles Levy and me toContinue reading “Level Up Human Live at the Barbican”