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How will technology affect us? Yes, we’ve been here before, the Industrial Revolution caused all kinds of social upheaval, good and bad. But can we compare that to where we are now? This era of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is transforming all we know and the risk is that the human becomes outsourced. Julia Hobsbawm and Georgina Godwin discuss issues that affect both humans and machines with key thinkers of the day.

How will technology affect us? Yes, we’ve been here before, the Industrial Revolution caused all kinds of social upheaval, good and bad. But can we compare that to where we are now? This era of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is transforming all we know and the risk is that the human becomes outsourced. Julia Hobsbawm and Georgina Godwin discuss issues that affect both humans and machines with key thinkers of the day.
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How will technology affect us? Yes, we’ve been here before, the Industrial Revolution caused all kinds of social upheaval, good and bad. But can we compare that to where we are now? This era of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is transforming all we know and the risk is that the human becomes outsourced. Julia Hobsbawm and Georgina Godwin discuss issues that affect both humans and machines with key thinkers of the day.

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Episodes

The Future

7/2/2019
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Join us for the final episode of series 2, as Astronomer Royal Lord Rees talks to Julia Hobsbawm and Charles Arthur about The Future. Click here to subscribe on iTunes Click here to subscribe on Acast Follow updates on Twitter @technoshabbat #humanandmachine #HATM

Duration:00:34:25

Race & the Internet

6/13/2019
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Race & the Internet Julia Hobsbawm and Charles Arthur speak to Charlton McIlwain, Author of ‘Black Software: The Internet and Racial Justice from the Afronet to Black Lives Matter’; writer and commentator Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and writer Rohan Candappa. Click here to subscribe on iTunes Click here to subscribe on Acast Follow updates on Twitter @technoshabbat #humanandmachine […]

Duration:00:49:53

Autopilots

6/3/2019
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Autopilots Julia Hobsbawm and Charles Arthur speak to Alex Hern, UK technology editor for the Guardian and Dr. Jack Stilgoe, Senior Lecturer in Social Studies of Science, University College London Click here to subscribe on iTunes Click here to subscribe on Acast Follow updates on Twitter @technoshabbat #humanandmachine #HATM

Duration:00:50:14

Digital Media Special: New Models + Old Journalism

5/14/2019
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Digital Media Special: New Models + Old Journalism Julia Hobsbawm speaks to Emily Bell, Professor of Professional Practice & Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism and Danny Shea, Chief Brand Officer, Thrive Global. Click here to subscribe on iTunes Click here to subscribe on Acast Follow updates on Twitter @technoshabbat #humanandmachine #HATM

Duration:00:31:18

Silicon Valley Special

3/25/2019
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Silicon Valley Special Julia Hobsbawm heads to Silicon Valley to attend Social Science Foo at Facebook. This episode includes interviews with Tim O’Reilly of O’Reilly Media; Ziyad Marar, President of Global Publishing at SAGE and author; Meredith Broussard, Data Journalism Professor at New York University; Elin Caliskan and writer, broadcaster and tech philosopher Tom Chatfield. […]

Duration:00:26:48

Tech Values

3/5/2019
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Tech Values Julia Hobsbawm kicks off Series 2 of The Human and Machine with a look at how we value tech itself in society. Includes interviews with Hannah Kuchler, Technology Correspondent, Financial Times; Aron Ain, CEO of Kronos Incorporated and author of Work Inspired; plus we throw a Spotlight on a social good company: QDOOZ […]

Duration:00:28:28

Culture, Community and Technology

8/6/2018
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Culture, community and tech – where the lines blur Julia Hobsbawm and Georgina Godwin are joined this week by Baroness Martha Lane Fox, Founder and Executive Chair of Doteveryone; Professor Jeremy Bailenson, Founding Director, Stanford University Virtual Human Interaction Lab and Professor Ted Gibson, a Professor of Cognitive Science at MIT. They talk about internet safety, […]

Duration:00:34:01

Health

6/26/2018
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Health and technology in the modern world Julia Hobsbawm is joined this week by Jessica Morris, Founder & Chair of Our Brain Bank and Dr Natalie Banner, the ‘Understanding Patient Data’ Lead at the Wellcome Trust. They talk technology, healthcare data and the importance of hope in medicine. For afters, we’ve got Alice Thwaite, of […]

Duration:00:36:09

MIT Special

5/18/2018
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MIT Special: How essential is the internet? What’s going to change? Georgina Godwin and Julia Hobsbawm speak with; Professor Sandy Pentland – Director of Connection Science & Human Dynamics Labs, MIT; Professor César Hidalgo – Director, Collective Learning Group at MIT Media Lab; William Newton – President & EMEA Managing Director, WiredScore; and Tom Redmayne – Director of Business Development […]

Duration:00:35:38

The World of Work

3/29/2018
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The robots are coming… Are humans going to be usurped by machines in the world of work? Georgina Godwin and Julia Hobsbawm speak with; Herminia Ibarra – the Charles Handy Professor of Organizational Behavior at the London Business School; Dana Denis-Smith – Founder and CEO of Obelisk Support and the Founder of First 100 Years; John Grant – a Marketing & Innovation […]

Duration:00:44:04