Sun, 27 January 2019
Another episode of book notes. This time the book at hand is "Millennium; Winners and Losers in the Coming World Order". A fascinating and prophetic little book from 1991.
topics include: international banking, emerging technologies, trans humanism, communications, geopolitics, economics, new world order, esoteric religion, sacrifice, family, US decline, Japan, Asia, universities, Ai, nomadic life, technological unemployment, cameras, globalism
Direct download: Bonus_Podcast_016_clip_Book_Notes_Millenium_by_Jacques_Attali.mp3
Category:Bonus Podcast clip -- posted at: 11:59pm EDT
Sat, 26 January 2019
Aaron shares some thoughts on the history and current state of artificial intelligence development. China and the US are the current global leaders in the field. Is there a new cold war scenario between these two countries? What are the true long term goals when it comes to Ai?
topics include: artificial intelligence, machine learning, ARPANET, DARPA, military technological development, Vietnam War, China, Xinjiang, Uyghur minority, concentration camps, Social Credit system, government, corporations, Amazon, Alibaba, cloud computing, MIC, wars, civil liberties
Direct download: 215_China_and_the_US_Battle_For_Artificial_Intelligence_Supremacy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:38pm EDT
Sat, 19 January 2019
Tom Brown, host of the Bike Karma Podcast, joins Aaron for a discussion about bicycle culture and politics. Like other forms of politics, there is a mix of big business, individuals, and governments at play working to create something. What that something is, no one can quite say, but it is probably a good idea.
topics include: bicycles, bike cliques, road bikes, mountain bikes, commuting, bike mechanic, bicycle coop, podcasting, bike sharing, China, electric bikes, obsolescence, eco friendly transportation, bike lanes, safety, rolling coal, safety