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Timestamp #91: The Talons of Weng-Chiang

Doctor Who: The Talons of Weng-Chiang
(6 episodes, s14e21-e26, 1977)

It’s a story that, in the modern era, is both entertaining and cringe-worthy, but for completely different reasons. 2,251 more words


Timestamp #90: The Robots of Death

Doctor Who: The Robots of Death
(4 episodes, s14e17-e20, 1977)

This could have been one of those Fox specials from the late 1990s and early 2000s: … 1,391 more words


Strava, The Commodification of Cycling and the Rise of the (pseudo) professional

Several online posts have argued that cycling has become the new golf. With the advent of technology and social networking, cycling has not only become an activity that brings stories among fellow riders but has become a spectacle worth sharing to a wider audience. 778 more words

Learner Identity and the Role of Critical Embodiment in EAP

Gary Riley-Jones, Senior Lecturer from Goldsmiths, University of London is going to disentangle the concept of ‘critical’ in relation to the student identity transformation. 343 more words


Timestamp #89: The Face of Evil

Doctor Who: The Face of Evil
(4 episodes, s14e13-e16, 1977)

After a solo Doctor story, it’s time for a new companion. We meet her as she is banished for heresy against her tribe’s god, Xoanon. 1,195 more words


Extended Neural Metastability in an Embodied Model of Sensorimotor Coupling

This paper is an extension of some of the results worked during my PhD thesis. We investigate how the source of metastability in cognitive activity is not necessarily restricted to the action of neural circuits by themselves, but in some circumstances it may be only generated from the sensorimotor coupling of an agent and its environment. 171 more words


Timestamp #88: The Deadly Assassin

Doctor Who: The Deadly Assassin
(4 episodes, s14e09-e12, 1976)

This story is an all-around exercise in Tom Baker trying to carry the show by himself, even including a unique introduction. 1,281 more words