Human Factors Weekly News
Our Top News Stories
These consist of news stories that we feel have enough substance to them to justify a 20-30 minute segment on the podcast. Our Patreons decide which topics we discuss on the show from these types of news stories.
- How the brain navigates cities
- How the brain ignores distracting information to coordinate movements
- Remote Work Can Be Better for Innovation Than In-Person Meetings
- NASA Scientists Predict Settlements on Moons of Saturn, Jupiter
Human Factors News
These consist of news stories that have a human factors application, but may just be a brief one-liner (e.g. not a whole lot to talk about but cool enough for us to share).
- Q&A: Ghost Robotics CEO on Armed Robots for the U.S. Military
- Pentagon Wants AI to Predict Events Before They Occur
- Lockheed Martin’s CTO Steven Walker on Future Defense Technologies
- People Who Jump to Conclusions Show Other Kinds of Thinking Errors
- Brain damage from long stays in space
- Sense of smell is our most rapid warning system
- Powered exoskeleton helps amputees walk with less effort
- Our brains have a “fingerprint” too
- Why do we remember stressful experiences better?
- Reimagining our pandemic problems with the mindset of an engineer
If you're curious at all as to how we find and sort through this news, join Nick on Twitch for his office hours, every Monday from 4:00PM-5:00PM Pacific, 7:00PM-8:00PM Eastern.