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Innovation Social x Alexa Stop - Computational Creativity
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,...
014 - "What's the minimum investment?" ft. Lydia Gregory
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
013 - LIVE from SXSW 2018 (The Best is Yet to Come, Digital Renaissance)
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...
012 - "Be more pirate" ft. Sam Conniff
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...
“What do you think the trolley service is like?”
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
“Oh look, there’s a train!”
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...
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.
"Say yes to everything."
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.
“Forlornly wave among the clickbait”
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.
"South by South.. what?!"
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
"Beware the AI guru."
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.