Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas Double: Evil Google Sells Your Words/Has Your Phone Replaced Your Brain?

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar


Take two top academics, some dangerous ideas, add one comedian and it’s the force of nature that is the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas (CODI).

Hosted by comedian Susan Morrison, and now in its eleventh year, CODI is sixty minutes of rapid-fire research from some of the finest minds in the country.

Evil Google Sells Your Words!

It’s true! Every word you search for on Google is auctioned to the highest bidder. Artist and researcher Dr Pip Thornton explores what your words are worth to Google, and why it matters.

Has Your Phone Replaced Your Brain?

How exactly does your mind extend across brain, body and beyond? One way is through your phone. We are all out of our heads, argues Dr Miranda Anderson, and we always have been.
Period7 Aug 2023
Event typeOther
LocationEdinburgh, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational