Episode 128

Keiko Fujimori daughter of former Peruvian dictator Alberto has just polled 49 percent in the elections and narrowly lost the presidency to mainstream conservative Pedro Pablo Kuczynski. But with the results so narrow how long before Fujimori’s supporters challenge them? What will the Army do? And why is it dictatorship seems to be back in fashion? We asked Peruvian analyst and journalist Isaac Bigio into the Sputnik studio to explain just what is going on.

And, from Stepford HB to the TV series Humans dystopian worlds are depicted, where the middle class at least have artificial intelligence in every home. But like HAL in Kubrick's 2001 A Space Odyssey, it all goes wrong when the robots begin to develop a mind of their own... This week the world’s most eminent cosmologist and astrophysicist, Lord Martin Rees, former president of the Royal Society hopped aboard Sputnik to tell us about the joys and potential nightmares of artificial intelligence.

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