Robot Overlordz is a semi-regular podcast about the possibilities of our future. On the show, we take a look at how society is changing, and our role in shaping those changes. Everything from pop culture reviews to political commentary, technology trends to social norms. Welcome to the WORLD OF TOMORROW!!
SPECIAL GUEST: Eliot Peper (Bandwidth). Launching a new project from the Singularity Bros and Robot Overlordz podcasts, this time we talk with Eliot Peper, author of the book Bandwidth. Eliot previously guested on Robot Overlordz in the past. His new book is a thrilling look into politics, climate change, technology-driven social change, and surveillance capitalism.
S2E002 - NeoHuman
SPECIAL GUESTS: Rob Miller and Douglisio DiMuccio (NEO). Series 2 is here! The second episode of the new Robot Overlordz podcast features guests Rob and Douglisio talking about their film project NEO, a theatrical, filmic look at neo-evolution. That's the idea that humanity is on the threshold of controlling our evolution. Technology is a key element of this process. From genetics to robotics, longevity to AI, this change is going to affect everyone... and NEO is a sneak peek at what's happening now. Tune in and find out more... plus a very special "One Awesome Thing". Recorded 12/11/2016. Show notes available at https://robotoverlordz.fm/show/440-series2-ep002-notes.
Episode 316 - Tax Cheats
Offshore tax havens. They’ve been in the news a bit lately, especially in relation to one of our otherwise favorite companies, Apple. So this episode we tackle the topic of offshore tax havens, the double Irish whatever it’s called, and what’s fair. There’s a bit of contentious disagreement, mid-ep, for those that like controversy too. Things get a little heated, but all in the service of thinking through some very complicated ideas… Recorded 10/18/2016. Show notes available at https://robotoverlordz.fm/show/436-ep00316-notes.
Episode 315 - SecuritAI
SPECIAL GUEST: Calum Chace (Surviving AI, The Economic Singularity). For his 4th appearance on the show, we talk with author Calum Chace about the future of AI, big data, machine learning, security, privacy, bad credit, and the joys of politics in the US and UK. With a side of media and Internet surfing. Recorded 10/16/2016. Show notes available at https://robotoverlordz.fm/show/435-ep00315-notes.
Episode 314 - @YTWFX #PTSD
SPECIAL GUEST: Desmin Borges (You’re The Worst). For his 3rd appearance on the show, we talk with Desmin Borges about PTSD, drugs, pizza, foodies, restaurants, and the joys of FX’s You’re The Worst. With a side of binge vs scheduled TV and the future of #cordcutting. Recorded 10/13/2016. Show notes available at https://robotoverlordz.fm/show/434-ep00314-notes.
Episode 313 - Internet Attacks!
There’s a threat to the entire Internet lurking in the devices you may have in your home. Hackers are using networks of exploited and hacked Internet Of Things (IOT) devices (cameras, thermostats, lights, etc.) to direct overwhelming attacks at sites and services on the Internet. While this may not seem like a threat to you personally, it actually endangers everyone that uses the Internet (and even those who don’t). Join us and find out more about this threat. Recorded 10/11/2016. Show notes available at https://robotoverlordz.fm/show/432-ep00312-notes.