FTFY: Fixed That For You

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Do you make, break, and tinker with things? Are you a seeker of unconventional wisdom? Do you think in algorithms? Then welcome to FTFY, also known as Fixed That For You—a show about solving problems with data and algorithms. When we say Fixed That F...Show More
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Data vs. Running While Blind

21:32 | Apr 22nd

Running the New York City Marathon is a major accomplishment for anyone. Now imagine doing it without being able to see. In this episode of Fixed That For You, we follow Simon Wheatcroft—who has been blind since the age of 17—on his quest to run the...Show More
Data vs. Da Vinci

20:43 | Apr 8th

10,000 tulips, the price of Bitcoin, and competing computers. On this episode of 'Fixed That For You' we ask “Can a computer make art?” If that sounds too philosophical, just remember, artificial intelligence is trying to save us time by doing the re...Show More
Data vs. Dating

19:41 | Mar 25th

Should I stay or should I go? In every romantic relationship, there is a moment that you ask yourself, “Is it worth it?” Well, Rashied Amini, a NASA engineer with a broken heart, has the answer. He’s created a “Love Life Prediction Algorithm” — comp...Show More
Data vs. Wildlife Poachers

22:40 | Mar 11th

Turtles have been around since the days of the dinosaurs, but are they about to follow them into extinction? Conservation scientist Kim Williams-Guillén is doing her best to prevent that. In this episode of ‘Fixed That For You’ we combine 'Breaking B...Show More
Data vs. Dan Brown

19:57 | Feb 25th

Of the thousands of books published this year, how can we predict which will become bestsellers? Book lovers, Jodie Archer and Matt Jockers, set out to answer this million dollar question with an algorithm. In this episode of ‘Fixed That For You,’ we...Show More
Data vs. Hamburgers

19:47 | Feb 11th

Is the humble hamburger our planet’s new hero? It is according to biochemist Pat Brown. In this episode of ‘Fixed That For You’ we visit Brown’s Impossible Foods lab where he’s broken down America’s favorite food into one delicious dataset. Join us a...Show More
Data vs. Diabetes

18:47 | Jan 28th

What if an algorithm could be your doctor? Living with Type 1 diabetes usually means making a lot of medical decisions on your own, sometimes daily. In this episode of ‘Fixed That For You’, you’ll hear about a problem millions of sick people face dai...Show More
Data vs. Deadly Stampedes

20:45 | Jan 14th

There is a festival in India so amazing that millions of people attend every year – despite the near certainty that many will die. Nilay Kulkarni grew up hearing the horror stories of human stampedes that claimed hundreds of lives annually. With a de...Show More
This is FTFY: Fixed That For You

02:00 | Nov 26th, 2018

Do you make, break, and tinker with things? Are you a seeker of unconventional wisdom? Like to celebrate engineer-specific thinking? Then welcome to FTFY, also known as Fixed That For You—a show about solving problems with data and algorithms... Laun...Show More