Quick Question: The Entropic Golem with Laura Tripaldi

The Last Question

Jul 29 2022 • 5 mins


Our interviews on The Last Question always bring up so many fascinating concepts and ideas that we can’t squeeze into one episode. This mini series will explore some standalone questions that didn’t quite fit but are still fascinating.

In this "quick question" episode we ask nanotechnologist Laura Tripaldi what we can learn about entropy from the golem of Jewish folklore.

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Your hosts are Gordon Johnstone - Head of DataFest at The Data Lab, Scotland's innovation centre for data and artificial intelligence hosted by the University of Edinburgh - and Lily Higham, Senior Automation Engineer at the BBC World Service.

Music provided by Post Coal Prom Queen.