Episode 304 - #Therapalz

Therapalz (www.therapalz.com)
  • Episode 304
  • September 15, 2016

SPECIAL GUESTS: Isaac & Fiona (Therapalz). For those with Alzheimer’s disease, or other dementia conditions, and those that care for them, technology is offering new hope for connection, comfort, and care. We’re joined by the student entrepreneurs behind Therapalz, a therapeutic robotic animal companion for those suffering from these conditions. Technology in service to socially responsible goals. Take that, cynics about the younger generations. Join us and find out more. Recorded 9/7/2016.

 

Episode 303 - #CordCutting

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  • Episode 303
  • September 13, 2016

This episode is all about #CORDCUTTING. It’s the way of the future for entertainment, tv shows and short videos. We first talked about this way back in 2011, in our episode 11. This time we’re doing an update on the state of cord-cutting in 2016. Mike’s been a full cord-cutter since 2009, and Matt is (still) debating how to best make the leap into the future. Join us on an odyssey into the future of entertainment. Recorded 9/1/2016.

 

Episode 302 - #VRAI

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  • Episode 302
  • September 8, 2016

SPECIAL GUEST: Zak Field. We’ve talked with Kate, aka Miss Metaverse from BodAI before… now we’re joined by Zak from BodAI to talk about the virtual lab where they’re building their companion AI and how the future of virtual reality is going to open new worlds and possibilities for all of us. And a bit about SEX ROBOTS too, ‘cuz they’re just fun to talk about. Recorded 8/21/2016.

 

Episode 301 - #TechVsHuman

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  • Episode 301
  • September 6, 2016

SPECIAL GUEST: Gerd Leonhard. What does it mean to be human? And how is technology redefining the answer to that question? We’re joined by futurist Gerd Leonhard to talk about his upcoming book Technology Vs Human, and the ways in which technology, social media, Silicon Valley, and commerce are reshaping humanity all around us. Recorded 8/19/2016.

 

Episode 300 - #TheBestTimeToBeAlive

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  • Episode 300
  • September 1, 2016

SPECIAL GUEST: Heather Schlegel. We’ve hit episode 300!! And in this extra special episode we’re joined for her fifth appearance by futurist and social scientist Heather Schlegel, to dig into the way our society is changing all around us. From economics to politics… this one ended up a little heavier and more serious than we expected but a very good conversation with one of our favorite guests!! Recorded 8/16/2016.