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Jeremy and Sam take a look at the future, discussing technological innovations from modern beginnings to potential future impacts. Join the bi-weekly discussion with a new topic, from driverless cars to lab-grown meat, every month. 

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Jeremy and Sam take a look at the future, discussing technological innovations from modern beginnings to potential future impacts. Join the bi-weekly discussion with a new topic, from driverless cars to lab-grown meat, every month. 

    Ep 14: Bio Engineering Part 2

    Ep 14: Bio Engineering Part 2

    Sam and guest host Whit continue their discussion on Bio Engineering, talking about the bad stuff that might happen. You know, like genetically engineered super soldiers, killer super disease, and human brain reprogramming. Sam also gives an update on two previous tech discussed: Virtual Reality and Drones. 

    • 1 Std. 8 Min.
    Ep 13: Bio Engineering Part 1

    Ep 13: Bio Engineering Part 1

    Sam is joined by guest host Whit of This is Why We're Friends and Cinecats fame to talk about Bio Engineering. They discuss how to grow bigger salmon, cure disease, and fundamentally change how humanity lives.  

    • 44 Min.
    Ep 12: Machine Learning Part 2

    Ep 12: Machine Learning Part 2

    Jeremy and Sam discuss the bad things that machine learning can be used for, including state surveillance, enhanced cybersecurity attacks, and automatic targeting. They also discuss possible ways to deal with bots online. 

    • 1 Std. 5 Min.
    Ep 11: Machine Learning Part 1

    Ep 11: Machine Learning Part 1

    Jeremy and Sam discuss machine learning. Topics include what is machine learning, what can we use machine learning to do, and what might we use machine learning to do in the future. Hint: it has to do with the economy.

    • 51 Min.
    Ep 10: Smart Cities Part 2

    Ep 10: Smart Cities Part 2

    Jeremy and Sam continue their discussion of smart cities, looking at the problems that smart cities might cause. Topics include surveillance threats, minority oppression, and personal data security.

    • 49 Min.
    Ep 9: Smart Cities Part 1

    Ep 9: Smart Cities Part 1

    Jeremy and Sam discuss smart cities. Topics include what is a smart city, what do smart cities provide, a discussion of a project happening in Toronto, and a discussion of some unanswered questions concerning smart city tech. 

    • 53 Min.

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