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A podcast by The Detechtor where we discuss some of the latest technological innovations set to change the world. Short episode covering different innovations in health/business/daily life and climate action, hosted by Scott Hickman.

A podcast by The Detechtor where we discuss some of the latest technological innovations set to change the world. Short episode covering different innovations in health/business/daily life and climate action, hosted by Scott Hickman.

Location:

France

Description:

A podcast by The Detechtor where we discuss some of the latest technological innovations set to change the world. Short episode covering different innovations in health/business/daily life and climate action, hosted by Scott Hickman.

Language:

English


Episodes

Is AR Shaping the Future of Healthcare? Exploring AR Use Cases

5/11/2021
Although Augmented Reality (AR) is often associated with gaming, it actually has many applications in the healthcare industry. Indeed, by superimposing computer-generated images onto reality, AR can provide both surgeons and patients with many useful tools. Let’s take a look at them, and how they can improve the healthcare industry. 🌐 The Detechtor: https://thedetechtor.com 📥 Never miss an update: https://mailchi.mp/a1f8ca6073b2/the-detechtor-newsletter 📲 Get Social: 🐦...

Duration:00:05:14

Democratising Vision Care Through AI - Interview With XP Health CEO Antonio Moraes

4/27/2021
In this first interview episode of The Detechtor Podcast, hosted by Scott Hickman, we are joined by Antonio Moraes, CEO and Co-Founder of XP Health to discuss democratising vision care through AI. We will of course be discussing the company XP Health, its mission, how it has evolved during the pandemic and what its future holds, whilst also covering the subjects of Telemedicine and Blue Light. 🌐 Check out XP Health: https://www.xphealth.co 💡Follow Antonio on...

Duration:00:20:16

Is Vertical Farming the Future of Agriculture?

4/13/2021
With the World population set to reach 9.8 billion in 2050 according to the United Nations and thanks to ever-changing climate conditions already reducing the amount of fertile land, we need to start finding more sustainable farming solutions to help feed the growing population. Thankfully Vertical Farms, one of the latest trends in agriculture could be one of those solutions. 📲 Connect with us on social media: - 🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_detechtor - 👥 Facebook:...

Duration:00:07:02

What Obstacles Do Electric Vehicles Still Have to Overcome?

3/30/2021
There is no doubt that electric vehicles are the future, as the way we get around and produce electricity is transitioning away from fossil fuels, and towards cleaner and greener alternatives. In this episode I break down the obstacles EVs still have to overcome, if they are to become mainstream. 📲 Connect with us on social media: - 🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_detechtor - 👥 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedetechtor - 📸 Instagram:...

Duration:00:07:31

Bioenergy Facade That Produces Micro-algae and Heat

3/9/2021
Strategic Science Consult has developed a bioenergy facade that leverages sunlight to produce heat and micro-algae biomass. With the number of people living in cities rising, space is becoming increasingly scarce, so utilising building facades could be one of the best ways to produce energy, whether it be thermal or electric (like solar glass). In this episode, I’ll discuss how this technology work, what it’s benefits are, and where it’s currently in place. 📲 Connect with us on social...

Duration:00:05:24

How Technology is Revolutionising the Fitness Industry

2/23/2021
Because of the pandemic, more and more people have had to transition to working out at home, and as with most aspects of going into lockdown, technology has helped make that transition a lot easier. Here are 6 ways that technology is revolutionising working out at home whilst gyms have been closed! Will we ever need to go back? 🎙 Episode 5 - Fitness Trackers: Helping us Get Fit or Ineffective? What the science is...

Duration:00:09:24

Solar Glass, Generating Energy in Cities

2/9/2021
Solar Panels have been around for a while, allowing us to use sunlight as a source of energy. The issue with solar panels is that they need sufficient space on rooftops or on the ground to produce enough energy for them to be worth it, space that is limited in big cities. In recent years, companies have been working on a solution to this problem: Solar Glass (often referred to as "Solar Windows"), which can turn windows into power-generating panels... 📰 Check out The...

Duration:00:06:50

How is Blue Light Damaging our Sleep?

1/26/2021
For a while now, there's been a debate on whether or not Blue Light has a negative impact on your sleep. In this episode, I'll be discussing some of the studies that have covered this subject along with some of the solutions to reduce the amount of blue light you're being subjected to. 📰 Check out The Detechtor: https://www.thedetechtor.com/ 📲 Connect with us on social media: https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor 📰 Our article on Blue...

Duration:00:06:58

Is Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage a Solution to the Climate Crisis?

1/5/2021
With the climate crisis continuously getting worse, businesses and governments need to find solutions to reduce the amount of carbon going into the atmosphere. To beat the crisis, the world can't simply rely on renewable energy, governments will need to include carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) into the mix if they want to hit their climate targets. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), CCUS could reduce carbon emissions by almost a fifth, but can this technology deliver...

Duration:00:06:30

Fitness Trackers: Helping us Get Fit or Ineffective? What the science is saying

12/22/2020
In this episode of The Detechtor Podcast, I’ll be discussing fitness trackers, and whether or not they're worth it, according to what the science is saying. 📰 Check out The Detechtor: https://www.thedetechtor.com/ 📲 Connect with us on social media: https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor 📰 Our article fitness trackers: https://www.thedetechtor.com/post/fitness-trackers-helping-us-get-fit-or-just-another-gadget

Duration:00:05:31

The Environmental Impact of Smartphone Upgrades

12/1/2020
In this short episode of The Detechtor Podcast, I'll be discussing the environmental impact of upgrading your smartphone namely through it’s contribution to the growing amount of e-waste. I'll also provide you with some tips to help alleviate its negative impact. 📰 Check out The Detechtor: https://www.thedetechtor.com/ 📲 Connect with us on social media: https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor 📱Read our article on smartphone upgrades ♻️...

Duration:00:03:57

Will digital news replace newspapers entirely?

11/17/2020
In this episode of The Detechor Podcast, I'll be discussing whether digital news will eventually replace newspapers entirely, comparing the advantages to both digital news and newspapers. Check out The Detechtor 📰 : https://www.thedetechtor.com/ Connect with us on social 📲 : https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor Read our article on digital news 📰 : https://www.thedetechtor.com/post/will-we-eventually-stop-buying-newspapers

Duration:00:06:22

Hyperloop, is it the future of travel?

11/3/2020
In this episode of The Detechor Podcast, I’ll be taking a look at the Hyperloop, a futuristic mode of transport conceived by Elon Musk. I'll also be talking about the players in the race to build the first Hyperloop, along with some of the pros and cons to this revolutionary concept. Check out The Detechtor: https://www.thedetechtor.com/ Connect with us on social: https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor Read our article on the...

Duration:00:08:26

E-readers, can they really replace printed books?

10/20/2020
In this episode of The Detechtor Podcast, I’ll be taking a look at E-readers. First introduced in the late 1990s, they have since taken the world by storm allowing us to carry an entire library of books in our pocket, but can devices like the Amazon Kindle or Rakuten Kobo really offer the same experience as a printed book? Check out The Detechtor: https://www.thedetechtor.com/ Connect with us on social: https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor

Duration:00:06:01