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Episodes

017 - "Give it a go!" ft. Jo Loxton

2/17/2019
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Brought to you in association with D/SRUPTION magazine, this month the guys are joined by Jo Loxton who shares a startup story less often told. From breakfast in bed to Jeff Bezos's pecker, there's something for everyone in the first episode of 2019. -- Alexa Stop is supported by D/SRUPTION, Manifesto and Wirehive, recorded live in London, UK. https://disruptionhub.com https://manifesto.co.uk https://wirehive.com

Duration:01:00:50

016 - "Live for the day" ft. Rev Pete Trainor

12/24/2018
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Rounding off the year in festive style with returning special guest, newly adorned Reverend Pete Trainor. The conversation includes the amazing digital legacy of James Dunn, what does spirituality mean in the technology world we live in and some beer-fueled hopes and dreams for 2019. Happy Christmas! -- Alexa Stop is supported by Manifesto and Wirehive, recorded live in London, UK. https://manifesto.co.uk https://wirehive.com

Duration:00:50:50

015 - "Powerful engine for positive change" ft. Professor Stephen Emmott

11/22/2018
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Returning from a brief summer hiatus this episode features the incredible Professor Stephen Emmott, Head of Computational Science at Microsoft Research from 2004-2018, talking about his plans to create a powerful new form of impact investing with a view to tackling some of our greatest problems as a species. -- Alexa Stop is supported by Manifesto and Wirehive, recorded live in London, UK. https://manifesto.co.uk https://wirehive.com

Duration:01:10:11

Innovation Social x Alexa Stop - Computational Creativity

7/31/2018
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Alexa Stop brings you a series of extra special podcasts in collaboration with Innovation Social. For the second special in the series, we’re focusing on Computational Creativity. Jim is joined in the studio by Lawrence Weber/Karmarama, Rachel Falconer/Head of Goldsmiths Digital Studios, Alex Hobhouse/Saatchi & Saatchi and Tom Ollerton/We Are Social. For more information on Innovation Social check out https://innovationsocial.io -- Alexa Stop is supported by Manifesto and Wirehive, recorded...

Duration:00:38:52

014 - "What's the minimum investment?" ft. Lydia Gregory

5/20/2018
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This month we're revisiting the world of artificial intelligence with a musical twist courtesy of our studio guest Lydia Gregory, co-founder of FeedForward, a London-based artificial intelligence consultancy. -- Alexa Stop is supported by Manifesto and Wirehive, recorded live in London, UK. https://manifesto.co.uk https://wirehive.com

Duration:00:57:11

013 - LIVE from SXSW 2018 (The Best is Yet to Come, Digital Renaissance)

4/24/2018
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LIVE from SXSW 2018, this special episode features the talk Rob and Jim delivered at this year's festival titled 'The Best is Yet to Come, Digital Renaissance.' We've all heard the dystopian stories of AI destroying the world as we know it, but what if the best is yet to come? We believe there is an equally viable outcome for the future where humans are no longer burdened with menial tasks and are free to live life to the full and get creative, as was exhibited during the Renaissance in the...

Duration:00:55:39

012 - "Be more pirate" ft. Sam Conniff

2/25/2018
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A truly inspirational interview is the main event of EP12. We're joined in the studio by Sam Conniff, founder of Livity, to talk about his amazing work building a purpose lead organisation and learn about why we should all be a little more pirate. Check out Sam's amazing new book here, out May 3rd: https://www.bemorepirate.com Picture of the Armatron: http://bit.ly/2GIqwaR -- Alexa Stop is supported by Manifesto and Wirehive, recorded live in London, UK. https://manifesto.co.uk...

Duration:01:03:05

011 - "AI is not the only answer" ft. Andy Budd

1/29/2018
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Back for 2018 with a blast, this episode features ballistic missile shenanigans, Intel's security faux pas and a robot bear. We're joined in the studio by the amazing Andy Budd, CEO of Clearleft, to talk through his pioneering work on the Juvet Agenda and his thoughts on the future of work, AI and humanity. -- Alexa Stop is supported by Manifesto and Wirehive, recorded live in London, UK. manifesto.co.uk wirehive.com

Duration:00:58:01

Innovation Social x Alexa Stop - CES Special

1/22/2018
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Alexa Stop brings you a series of extra special podcasts in collaboration with Innovation Social. For the second special in the series, we’re focusing on Computational Creativity. Jim is joined in the studio by Lawrence Weber/Karmarama, Rachel Falconer/Head of Goldsmiths Digital Studios, Alex Hobhouse/Saatchi & Saatchi and Tom Ollerton/We Are Social. For more information on Innovation Social check out https://innovationsocial.io -- Alexa Stop is supported by Manifesto and Wirehive, recorded...

Duration:00:43:03

LIVE! Xmas special

12/24/2017
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Alexa Stop Live Xmas special! We're joined by a live audience and the fantastic Victoria Buchanan, Strategic Researcher at The Future Laboratory, to recap the key trends from 2017 and discuss what to watch out for in 2018. -- Alexa Stop is supported by Manifesto and Wirehive, recorded live in London, UK. https://manifesto.co.uk https://wirehive.com

Duration:01:05:28

"A comprehensive campaign of interference"

11/7/2017
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Fake, fake news! Nigel Gwilliam, Media and Emerging Technologies Consultant at The IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising), joins us in the studio to talk computational propaganda and how it's influencing modern democracy through technology. -- Alexa Stop is supported by Manifesto and Wirehive, recorded live in London, UK. https://manifesto.co.uk https://wirehive.com

Duration:00:55:52

“What do you think the trolley service is like?”

10/19/2017
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Recorded live at Casa Felipe in Portugal, this month's special episode welcomes the digital legend and typographer extraordinaire Phil Jones of Podge fame to the podcast to share his amazing life story. Phil worked in typesetting in the 80s before going on to found and run one the most successful digital agencies of the late 90s as the arrival of the Apple Mac changed everything. -- Alexa Stop is supported by Manifesto and Wirehive. https://manifesto.co.uk https://wirehive.com

Duration:01:04:23

“Oh look, there’s a train!”

9/25/2017
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What does the future of transportation look like? A blend between a spaceship, a train and an autonomous vehicle. Nick Earle, SVP of Global Field Operations for Hyperloop One, joins us in the studio to explain how the work they are doing could change the lives of billions of people. Links: Nanobot sperm - https://i.imgur.com/s18aDQB.gifv Nissan self-parking chairs - https://twitter.com/futurism/status/899091973004435456 ‘YuMi’ robot conductor - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fohc1Qg-rQU...

Duration:01:19:28

"Free music and tuna"

8/13/2017
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Innovation and Blockchain are the stars of the show this month, as Lawrence Weber, Managing Partner - Innovation at Karmarama, joins Jim and Rob in the studio to talk nut ice cream, hatred of 80s music and discuss the state of innovation in 2017. Vote for Lawrence’s SXSW talk here - http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/sthash.z8ihVvsB.uxfs Google's Deepmind taught itself to walk - https://youtube.com/watch?v=gn4nRCC9TwQ BIMA - https://bima.co.uk Innovation Social - https://innovationsocial.io --...

Duration:01:13:11

"Digital Cocaine"

7/16/2017
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We're joined by Pete Trainor, Director of Human Focused Digital at Nexus CX and Silja Litvin, Founder and CEO at PsycApps, for an AI & Machine Learning special. We explore how our guests are using these technologies to change the lives of people who suffer from mental illnesses.

Duration:01:04:23

"Say yes to everything."

6/23/2017
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We're joined by Julie Dodd and Emma Lawton from Parkinsons UK to talk all things health tech. Emma developed Parkinsons at age 29 while working as a creative director and took part in the BBC's 'Big Life Fix', where a team of innovators took on the challenge of trying to help her regain the ability to write and draw.

Duration:00:57:59

“Forlornly wave among the clickbait”

6/1/2017
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This month Jim and Rob are joined by Dan Machen, Innovation Director at Hey Human, to talk about his TEDx talk 'Unchanging Man: Relationships, Behaviours & Brains in The Digital Age'. Regular features include a review of the news, the tech you'd bring back, something from the hype curve and stories from a CTO.

Duration:01:13:54

"South by South.. what?!"

4/21/2017
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Jim and Rob debate the United airlines debacle, hacked road signs and computer assisted thought. They also reflect on if the best is yet to come or if we should head for mars and never look back! This month's guest is Adam Graham, CEO of TMG, who joins the pod to talk SXSW 2017. Show notes available here: http://bit.ly/alexa-stop-ep2-shownotes

Duration:00:56:38

"Beware the AI guru."

3/31/2017
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Jim and Rob are joined by Syd Lawrence, Co-founder of the Bot Platform, to discuss how to deliver successful bots. Talking points include pitfalls of the connected houses of the future, Bill Gates’s proposed tax on robot workers and the silent war on Wikipedia.

Duration:00:54:30