Friday, 24 November 2017

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Future of robotics and artificial intelligence debated at Prague conference

Radio Prague |
9 November 2017

This Wednesday saw a conference in Prague called I, Robot, (Já, robot) bringing together researchers in both the public and private spheres to debate advances in robotics and artificial intelligence. One of the participants was Olga Afanasjeva, the COO of the Prague-based start-up GoodAI.

Barbara Coudenhove-Kalergi - never far from home

Radio Prague |
9 November 2017

Barbara Coudenhove-Kalergi was born in Prague in 1932. As a member of the German-speaking minority in Czechoslovakia, she and her family were forced to flee the country at the end of the Second World War.

Czechoslovak leaders caught up in Russian Revolution

Radio Prague |
8 November 2017

The 100th anniversary of the revolution bringing the Bolsheviks and Vladimir Lenin to power in Russia is being marked with discussions and exhibitions in the Czech Republic.

ČEZ net income up 13% in first three quarters

Radio Prague |
8 November 2017

CEZ Group's net income increased by 13% year-on-year in the first three quarters of 2017, according to figures just published by the company.

Jihlava - the city of Mahler's childhood

Radio Prague |
8 November 2017

The city of Jihlava hides a well-kept secret. Not many people know that one of the best known and admired composers of late 19th century spent the forming years of his life right here.

Czech runner seventh in New York Marathon

Radio Prague |
7 November 2017

Czech runner Eva Vrabcová Nývltová placed seventh in the New York Marathon coming in at 2:29:41.

Butter prices steady after "hysteria" fades

Radio Prague |
7 November 2017

A spike in the price of butter in recent months led to panic-buying and even saw the PM involved. But prices shouldn't rise again before Christmas.

Demagog.cz and the art of political fact-checking

Radio Prague |
7 November 2017

Lenka Chudomelová of Demagog.cz discusses how the group evaluate the statements of politicians – and how being a fact-checker impacts her own outlook.

"Den poezie": Poetry as a guide through the labyrinth of the world

Radio Prague |
6 November 2017

For two weeks from November 12 the Czech Republic will be indulging in a feast of poetry with the 19th annual "Den poezie" poetry festival.

Czech magician Ondřej Pšenička fooled Penn & Teller and he'll fool you

Radio Prague |
6 November 2017

Ondřej Pšenička is an award-winning Czech magician who has spent almost two decades in the field of magic, coming up with great acts and great tricks. Not long ago he appeared on Penn & Teller's show "Fool Us".

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