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HyperLab Omni Minisode – Nostalgia Engineers

HyperLab Omni

Release Date: 10/17/2020

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HyperLab Omni

ADA tries to lose Chad and Jason in a tangled and twisting heuristic hedge maze as they explore the weirdness of artificial intelligence in this fun HLO minisode.  Omni magazine is a trademark of Penthouse Global Media. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. Some audio elements in this episode are under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Read the full audio credits and learn how to support this podcast at our Patreon page - https://www.patreon.com/daydreamthief

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Explore an undersea wonderland as we discuss Lobotomy Shoals, an amazing short story by Juleen Brantingham featured in the February 1979 issue of Omni.

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In this episode we dip a bit deeper into the Omni archive, to an interview from November of 1978, which inspires a fun conversation about Alvin Toffler's prescient Future Shock with computer scientist and friend of the HyperLab, Brian Dowtin. (Check out our fun conversation we had with Brian in about Big Traks) Omni magazine is a trademark of Penthouse Global Media. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. Some audio elements in this episode are under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Read the full and learn how to support this podcast at .

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Join us somewhere beyond the tangential event horizon as we resume our conversation with megatalented comic book creator, Jack Foster. And for those of you who missed it, here's a link to part 1. In this episode we wrap up our talk about artist John Berkey, wander through a desert oasis known as "Dune Minute" and engage in some intense pop culture regression therapy to resolve Jack's Star Wars false memory implant. Be sure to check out Jack's work at and follow him on and Sound design and music is by Nathan Moody.  Visit to hear more.  Omni magazine is a trademark of...

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ADA tries to lose Chad and Jason in a tangled and twisting heuristic hedge maze as they explore the weirdness of artificial intelligence in this fun HLO minisode. 

Omni magazine is a trademark of Penthouse Global Media. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

Some audio elements in this episode are under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

Read the full audio credits and learn how to support this podcast at our Patreon page - https://www.patreon.com/daydreamthief