Curiosity Daily Podcast: Bike Balancing, How Big Data Knows What You Like, and Millions of Copper Needles in Space
Learn about why the US once launched millions of copper needles into space; why bikes don’t fall down when you ride them; and 3 ways big data can predict what you really like to watch or listen to.
Episode Show Notes:
In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:
- The US Once Launched Millions of Copper Needles Into Space — https://curiosity.im/2tIFdWW
- 3 Ways Big Data Predicts What You Really Like to Watch and Listen To — https://curiosity.im/2tF1dBZ
Additional resources discussed:
- How do bikes balance when we ride them? — https://scienceline.org/2007/11/ask-ashford-balancingbikes/
- How does a bike stay upright? Surprisingly, it’s all in the mind | The Conversation — https://theconversation.com/how-does-a-bike-stay-upright-surprisingly-its-all-in-the-mind-59829
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