Cash and Grab (with Bird Keeper Toby and Inés from Draw Curiosity)

From Tom Scott. I’ll say this about this week’s Game Garage: we definitely had fun. Thanks to Toby: https://www.youtube.com/birdkeepertoby and Inés: https://www.youtube.com/drawcuriosity ! Edited by Elliot Gough Audio mix by Graham Haerther Directed by Grant Stevens Produced by David Bodycombe and Tom Scott A Pad 26 / Labyrinth Games production I’m at https://tomscott.com on Twitter…

Personal Best (with dodie, Sammy Paul, Daniel J Layton and Reb Day)

From Tom Scott. We’re back! New games, same garage. Thanks to the crew from SOME LOVELY BOARD GAMES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfeCp3-_U8M Dodie: https://youtube.com/doddleoddle Sammy Paul: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC78zXJFimlWORdNrBS5pqGw Daniel J Layton: https://www.youtube.com/danieljlayton Reb Day: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi7nf3Wb5HzFgfkKLgTqzpw Edited by Elliot Gough Audio mix by Graham Haerther Directed by Grant Stevens Produced by David Bodycombe and Tom Scott A Pad 26 /…

The Two Generals’ Problem

From Tom Scott. Time to tell a story about idempotency, computer science, and the Night of the Multiple Orders. • Sponsored by Dashlane —try 30 days for free at: https://www.dashlane.com/tomscott MORE BASICS: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL96C35uN7xGLLeET0dOWaKHkAlPsrkcha Written by Sean M Elliott and Tom Scott Directed by Tomek Graphics by Mooviemakers https://www.mooviemakers.co.uk/ Audio mix by Haerther Productions https://haerther.net/ Thanks…

How To Stop A Colossal Bridge Corroding

From Tom Scott. A decade ago, engineers found the Humber Bridge had the same problem as many of the world’s suspension bridges: unexpectedly fast corrosion. Here’s how they fixed it, and how they’re checking that it’s staying fixed. Thanks to all the team at the Humber Bridge board, at Cleveland Bridge, and Visit Hull and…

The Giant Underground Tunnels Protecting Tokyo From Floods

From Tom Scott. If you believe the hype, then the Metropolitan Area Underground Discharge Channel stops Tokyo flooding. It doesn’t. But it is one colossal part of a huge network of flood defences that protect a city that would otherwise be… well, very wet. MORE ABOUT THE DISCHARGE CHANNEL: The Discharge Channel’s site (in Japanese):…

The One-Lane Bridge Shared By Cars And Trains

From Tom Scott. Near Hindon, on the South Island of New Zealand, there’s one of only two remaining one-lane road-rail bridges in the country. No barriers, no lights, no sirens: if you’re driving across this, you need to make sure to listen out for the train horn. Thanks to all the Dunedin Railways team! You…