Is memory reliable? Has technology changed how we remember? What is the purpose of memory? How do you want to be remembered? All this and more in this episode about memory.
In this episode, we talk about the past, present, and future of influencers. What are influencers, and how did they come to be? What kind of influencers should marketers work with? How is the power of influencers shifting? Episode notes: What defines an influencer? The Present: How much do influencers get paid? How do you become an […]
In this episode, we discuss cryptocurrency, focusing mainly on Bitcoin and the future of money. Enjoy!
In this third part of our Utopia series, we try to answer the question of how to get to utopia. Episode notes: From the perspective of inputs How do you make real your utopic vision of the future? Barriers to reaching utopia Types of utopias, e.g., techno-utopia, eco-utopia, agrarian utopia The near future: what can […]
We think and talk a lot about artificial intelligence as the “future” — but will it lead us to a utopia or a dystopia? This episode is part 2 in a three-part series on utopia. Episode notes: We’ve discussed what Utopia might look like, but how do you get there? The future of Artificial Intelligence […]
Can driverless cars make moral decisions? In this episode we discuss the future of autonomous vehicles. Episode notes: MIT’s Moral Machine test Who would you save? Fate and interference, guilt Kant’s autonomous morality Utilitarianism Patience with people vs. machines MBTA and Amtrak stories Consumer comfort with driverless cars Blame in autonomous vehicle accidents The future […]
Recently, we visited the Museum of Science in Boston to see the Popnology exhibit. We recorded this *special episode* for the occasion. Our discussions crossed the boundaries of space and time as we talked our way through the exhibit and afterward. In this episode you’ll get our insights into this interesting exhibit as well as […]