Episode 7: Planes, trains, and automobiles! This week, Kelli and Josué dig into the world of transportation. From self-driving cars to teleportation, how does increased mobility impact our lives, our minds, and our relationships?
Episode 6: We finally discuss the amazing Black Mirror episode titled “The Entire History of You” in which everyone has the ability to record everything they see and hear since birth. Josué is very excited about this potential future but Kelli is having no part of it. We talk memory, lifelogging, memory implants, and more as we wrap up season/series one of Black Mirror.
Episode 5: Do you remember how in The Matrix everyone uploaded information to their brains? Is that possible? And if so, how long would it take to forget what you uploaded? This week we discuss memory, how it works, how fast people forget in The Matrix, and how tech can help us remember.
Episode 4: This week we review the second episode in the Black Mirror Series, “Fifteen Million Merits” and use it as a launching point to discussions of gamification, motivation, the futuristic pop-up ad.
Episode 3: This Valentine’s Day special is all about love; robot love! Josué and Kelli share their perspectives on the spectrum of robotic love, from humans loving robots, to robots loving humans, and even robots being used as love objects for humans.
Episode 2: This week we discuss the announcement of Microsoft’s Hololens tech, explain what augmented reality is, how it differs from virtual reality, and some of their potential uses in psychology. Also, Josué really hates the word “hoggles” and Kelli makes too many Star Trek puns.