Radio Badger episodes

Podcast on tech, science, art and internet
09 Apr 2017

SXSW 2017 special - a week in Austin, Texas. AI, wearables, chatbots, NASA, Snapchat Spectacles.

Episode 50 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 57mb).

This episode is also available on Soundcloud and Sticher.


In this episode @robbiemccorkell, @karismafilms, @Midnite_, @zoeabryant and @mveritym chat about following hot topics.

  • A week in Austin, Texas
  • Overwhelming experience of enormous scale
  • Ray Kurzweil on future of AI
  • Problems of AI understanding a comic book
  • Augmented intelligence
  • Issues with books on AI
  • Benefits of having a Neuralink
  • Blockchains and chatbots
  • Conversational interface vs GUI
  • Steven Wolfram on giving powerful computational tools to everyone
  • Neural networks in Wolfram Alpha
  • CIA talk on data processing and training
  • The world of quantified self
  • Wearables
  • Dangers of bad internet security on wearables
  • Using wearables to track your intimate life (sometimes accidentally)
  • Yasmine Green from Jigsaw company on fake news
  • Downsides of algorithmic detection of news source reliability
  • Apollo Mission Control documentary world premiere
  • Space on SXSW
  • Docking experience of the Orion spaceship
  • Spectacles by Snapchat first hand experience
  • Glassholes with Google Glass
  • Immutable reality

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