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Welcome to the home of our original DesignSpark podcasts. Click on the thumbnails below to find out more about each podcast and to find full episode listings. You can also listen and subscribe by searching for DesignSpark on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Podbean, Stitcher or your favourite podcast platform. 

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5. WiFi Hacks, Apollo Guidance Computer and Streaming Services

In this episode we explore tips for working from home (including getting the most from WiFi), we interview Marc Verdiell who played a key role in restoring the Apollo Guidance Computer and we discuss which streaming service we couldn't live without!

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4. Aerospace, Flight Sim and Pilot-less Planes

Robbie, Dave and Pete are back to discuss all things aviation and aerospace in the latest episode of our Geeks We Are Your Fathers podcast. From concordes and flying suits, to flight simulators and pilot-less planes they've got it covered.

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3. Star Wars Day Special

In Episode 3 of the Geeks We Are Your Fathers podcast, our trio are back for a Star Wars Day special. Find out how they will celebrate, who their favourite characters are and listen to an exclusive interview with 3D Printing jedi Steve Cox.

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2. Pete’s Shed Of Shame, 3D Printing and Super Villains.

Dave, Pete & Robbie are back. They are 3 proud geeky dads who are here to talk about all things tech, sci-fi, gaming & more. This week they're exploring Pete's Shed of Shame, debating their favourite comic book villains & interviewing Alex Gibson.

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1. Ham Radio, Gaming and Working From Home

Introducing our new podcast... with 3 proud geeky dads discussing all things tech, sci-fi, gaming and more! In episode 1; Dave, Robbie and Pete discuss working from home, debate their rediscovered hobbies during lockdown and interview Ruth Amos.

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March 18, 2020 13:30

Covid-19 Update: The DesignSpark Podcast

Following the worsening Covid-19 situation and the need to support social distancing efforts, we have taken the decision to cancel the live recordings for series 3 of The DesignSpark Podcast and will instead be recording behind closed doors.

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February 24, 2020 10:08

An Audience With... The DesignSpark Podcast Series 3

Comedy is back on the curriculum with the return of the iTunes top-10 Podcast that embraces the silly side of science, and you can join the live audience for the recording!

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February 3, 2020 08:43

Episode 4 – Lucy Goes Into Space and Time

How can everyday tech give space-based atomic clocks... The Engineering Edge? Professor Lucy Rogers PhD heads to Surrey Space Centre to find out.

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January 6, 2020 00:31

Episode 3 - Lucy Goes Nuclear

How can everyday tech give nuclear fusion energy... The Engineering Edge? Professor Lucy Rogers PhD is heading to the UK's National Research Laboratory for Fusion Energy, the Culham Centre, in Oxfordshire.

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December 2, 2019 08:14

Episode 2 - Lucy Goes Animatronic

How can everyday tech give the UK's oldest theme park the engineering edge? Professor Lucy Rogers PhD is heading to Blackgang Chine on the Isle of WIght, which opened in 1840, to find out how they're still going strong with the help of technology.

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November 4, 2019 13:50

Episode 1 - Lucy Goes Drone Racing

How can everyday tech give drone racing pilots...The Engineering Edge? And with so many variables, how do you know which component is making the difference? Professor Lucy Rogers heads to the UK Drone Racing Open to find out.

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July 11, 2019 14:44

The DesignSpark Podcast: Box Set

To celebrate reaching 10,000 downloads of The DesignSpark podcast we've put together an exclusive "box set" for you to listen at your pleasure... prepare for a side-splitting view of modern technology.

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