Episodes: Masonry

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Episode 12: Has the internet lost its innocence?

Is it just me or does the internet feel like one big marketplace? Where every website and every platform has become a place to sell and be sold to....

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Episode 11: Does our information-rich diet serve us?

Like anything else in life information has diminishing returns. A little can be worth a lot but a lot can just be plain overwhelming. In the next episode of...

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Episode 10: What is the human impact of accelerating change?

Throughout human history we have grappled with the concerns about the size and speed of change. Yet for the most part, we have taken it all in our stride....

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Episode 08: Does technology distract us from purpose?

In Episode 8 of THIS IS IMMINENT we will be talking about whether technology enables or distracts us from fulfilling our purpose and our potential. We will be joined...

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Episode 07: Blockchain and the limits of trust

There has perhaps been nothing more fundamental to human evolution than trust. The ability to trust and be trusted is at the core of every transaction we undertake and...

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Episode 06: Can an algorithm be creative?

In 2018 an AI generated art work titled “Edmond de Belamy, from La Famille de Belamy” sold at Christie’s for over US$400,000 but many critics labled the work as...

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Episode 05: Why do we want computers to think like we do?

So much of the focus of AI and machine learning is focused on developing computers that operate like the human brain. But given how much we forget and our...

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Episode 04: Humans and Technology: A tragedy or a romance?

Throughout history humans have had a love-hate relationship with technology. On one hand, we credit it with dramatic improvements to the human condition. On the other, it is seen...

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Episode 03: Will we all have robotic companions?

In the third episode of THIS IS IMMINENT, we will be joined by Leah Davidson along with regular guest Kate Harvey as we explore the future of human relationships...

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Episode 02: Do we still need a place called work?

In the second episode of THIS IS IMMINENT, we will be joined by Colin D Ellis along with regular guest Kate Fuelling as we discuss the future of the...

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Episode 01: Does Technology Make us Smarter?

In our very first episode of ‘This is Imminent’ we will be joined by Dr Adrian Medhurst along with regular guest Kate Fuelling as we discuss whether being surrounded...

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