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Ever wondered what it would be like to live in a world where computers know exactly what we're feeling? It may sound far-off but advances in sensor technology and A.I. are making us easier to read than ever. For some, this conjures fears of a Minority Report future. For others, it means revolutions in medicine and end-of-life care. We speak with leading experts in the field of empathetic technology to understand the risks and rewards of giving up our privacy. When our technology can adapt to us, how should <em>we</em> respond? <br> <br>In this episode: Poppy Crum of Dolby Laboratories, Jaron Lanier of Microsoft, Kai-Fu Lee of Sinovation Ventures, and Lisa Talia Moretti of Methods.
|May 23, 2019|
If data doesn't make you think of a new world order, it should. AI is enabling wholesale surveillance, and changing the landscape in countries like China, where cameras monitor citizens to decide their social credit score. But how is this already playing out in the US? We speak with experts on both sides of the Pacific, and visit the NYPD to learn how they use AI. Plus, we see where else predictive technology is being used in the American criminal justice system. <br><br>In this episode: Ian Bremmer of <a href="https://www.eurasiagroup.net/">Eurasia Group</a>, Kai Fu Lee of <a href="http://www.sinovationventures.com/">Sinovation Ventures</a>, Mary Haskett and Alex Kilpatrick of <a href="https://www.blinkidentity.com/">Blink Identity</a>, Lisa Talia Moretti of <a href="https://methods.co.uk/">Methods</a>, Glenn Rodriguez of the <a href="http://www.communityalternatives.org/">Center for Community Alternatives</a>, Ben Singleton of the <a href="https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nypd/index.page">NYPD</a>, and Jason Tashea of <a href="http://www.justicecodes.org/newsletter">Justice Codes</a>.
|May 16, 2019|
Chocolate Chicken Chicken Cake
If there's one thing that sets people apart from machines, it's creativity, right? Automation may take over certain jobs, but what happens when algorithms start to learn from our work to create their own? This episode, we speak with people using AI to generate films, poetry, music, and even recipes. And the founder of Google X, Sebastian Thrun, explains what's powering this new wave of AI. <br><br>In this episode: Ross Goodwin and Oscar Sharp of <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LY7x2Ihqjmc">Sunspring</a>, Janelle Shane of <a href="https://aiweirdness.com/">AI Weirdness</a>, Drew Silverstein of <a href="https://www.ampermusic.com/">Amper</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/sebastianthrun?lang=en">Sebastian Thrun</a> of Kittyhawk, Cristobal Valenzuela of <a href="https://runwayapp.ai/">Runway ML</a>. Check out Magenta's AI Music tools <a href="https://magenta.tensorflow.org/">here</a>.
|May 09, 2019|
Welcome to the A.I. revolution that is already transforming our lives, for good and evil. But what exactly are we sleepwalking into? We start by investigating the connections between online dating, terrorism, and screen addiction.<br><br>In this episode we hear from: Tristan Harris of the Center for Humane Technology, Gillian Brockell of the Washington Post, Yasmin Green of Jigsaw, and Dr. Helen Fisher.<em><br></em><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
|May 02, 2019|
Welcome to Sleepwalkers
This is Sleepwalkers. With secret labs and expert guests, Oz Woloshyn and Karah Preiss explore the thrill of the AI revolution hands-on, to see how we can stay in control of our future.
|Apr 25, 2019|