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[022] Lithium wars. Antibiotic resistance. Dolphin attacks (tech).

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The new gold rush: searching for lithium. China has a corner on the global market, but Canadian lithium mining and European countries have something to say about that. Antibiotic resistance is real, and it may change our future; are we ready? "Dolphin attacks" can hack your digital assistant - best understand the threat a little better.

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Watch our core show on Wednesdays, as we chat about left brain and right brain topics, discussing the arts, tech, politics and everything in-between that makes up the human experience (within Western Culture).

And on the other days ... on the other days, we game.

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Feel free to pick Evin's brain any day. He loves great stories, great games and being a part of this great community! When he's not on MindMineTV, he's acting, teaching and seeing what else life has in-store.

Tatiana is a self-proclaimed marathon TV-show watcher. Girl gamer. DIY adventurer. Ailurophile. Storyteller. And lover of one-word sentences.

For more, come on over to MindMinePod.com


RESOURCES

A New Lithium War Is About To Begin 
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/A-New-Lithium-War-Is-About-To-Begin.html

https://www.miningglobal.com/top10/top-10-lithium-producers

 

 

Antibiotic resistance
http://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/antibiotic-resistance

https://www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/index.html

https://www.niaid.nih.gov/news-events/national-efforts-combat-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria-through-science

 

Dolphin Attacks: Attacking your digital assistants

https://mashable.com/2018/05/10/hidden-commands-digital-assistants-dolphin-attack/#3ggvVob0qaq3

 

 

[019] Facebook AI & Congress. WW2 Hidden Art. Starbucks Philadelphia Arrest. Journalism. Plastic Recycling

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IN THIS EPISODE

Facebook uses AI to predict your future actions - so that advertisers can target you even before you know you're about to do something. European countries hid artwork from the Nazis during WWII. An arrest at Starbucks becomes viral news, thanks to Twitter and YouTube. Scientists research enzyme that can "eat" through plastic!

ABOUT MINDMINE

Authentic and insightful perspectives on society and culture... Aaaand gaming. #pewpewpew

Watch our core show on Wednesdays, as we chat about left brain and right brain topics, discussing the arts, tech, politics and everything in-between that makes up the human experience (within Western Culture).

And on the other days ... on the other days, we game.

MEET YOUR HOSTS

Feel free to pick Evin's brain any day. He loves great stories, great games and being a part of this great community! When he's not on MindMineTV, he's acting, teaching and seeing what else life has in-store.

Tatiana is a self-proclaimed marathon TV-show watcher. Girl gamer. DIY adventurer. Ailurophile. Storyteller. And lover of one-word sentences.

For more, come on over to MindMinePod.com


RESOURCES
 

FACEBOOK USES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO PREDICT YOUR FUTURE ACTIONS FOR ADVERTISERS, SAYS CONFIDENTIAL DOCUMENT
https://theintercept.com/2018/04/13/facebook-advertising-data-artificial-intelligence-ai/

The Art Hidden From Nazi Bombs
http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20180413-the-art-hidden-from-nazi-bombs

YouTube and Twitter Turned the Philadelphia Starbucks Story Into News
https://slate.com/technology/2018/04/the-philadelphia-starbucks-story-was-news-because-of-youtube-and-twitter.html

Recycling hope for plastic-hungry enzyme
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-43783631

[018] Smart cities. Vertical farming. US healthcare. Morality.

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Livestream available on Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/MindMineTV every Wednesday at 3 PM PST!

IN THIS EPISODE

Smart cities bring convenience and sustainability; Panasonic is building one near Denver. Vertical farming can likely sustain external environmental changes and disasters. The U.S. spends more on healthcare than any other country — but not with better health outcomes. Morals may be inherent, and not subject to social convention or ethics.

ABOUT MINDMINE

Authentic and insightful perspectives on society and culture... Aaaand gaming. #pewpewpew

Watch our core show on Wednesdays, as we chat about left brain and right brain topics, discussing the arts, tech, politics and everything in-between that makes up the human experience (within Western Culture).

And on the other days ... on the other days, we game.

MEET YOUR HOSTS

Feel free to pick Evin's brain any day. He loves great stories, great games and being a part of this great community! When he's not on MindMineTV, he's acting, teaching and seeing what else life has in-store.

Tatiana is a self-proclaimed marathon TV-show watcher. Girl gamer. DIY adventurer. Ailurophile. Storyteller. And lover of one-word sentences.

For more, come on over to MindMinePod.com

RESOURCES 

In the Middle of Nowhere, Panasonic Builds a Smart City

The Promise of Indoor, Hurricane-Proof ‘Vertical’ Farms

The U.S. spends more on healthcare than any other country — but not with better health outcomes

Society Doesn't Create Morality and Neither Do Individuals

[017] Over-sexualized characters. Bi-phasic sleep cycles. Killer robots. YouTube Studios shooting.

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Livestream available on Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/MindMineTV every Wednesday at 3 PM PST!

IN THIS EPISODE

The over-sexualization of characters in video games - why does it happen? Humans' sleeping patterns have changed over the centuries - are you sleeping "correctly?" Killer robots may not be so distant after all. The tragic shooting at the YouTube studios sheds more light into "adpocalypse." 

ABOUT MINDMINE

Authentic and insightful perspectives on society and culture... Aaaand gaming. #pewpewpew

Watch our core show on Wednesdays, as we chat about left brain and right brain topics, discussing the arts, tech, politics and everything in-between that makes up the human experience (within Western Culture).

And on the other days ... on the other days, we game.

MEET YOUR HOSTS

Feel free to pick Evin's brain any day. He loves great stories, great games and being a part of this great community! When he's not on MindMineTV, he's acting, teaching and seeing what else life has in-store.

Tatiana is a self-proclaimed marathon TV-show watcher. Girl gamer. DIY adventurer. Ailurophile. Storyteller. And lover of one-word sentences.

For more, come on over to MindMinePod.com

RESOURCES 

Why are the female characters in video games so sexualized

Humans Used to Sleep in Two Shifts, And Maybe We Should Do It Again

AI experts call for boycott over 'killer robots' project at South Korea university

Tragic YouTube shooting casts new light on creators’ “adpocalypse” complaints

[012] iPads or pens. YouTube conspiracies. Creating horror. Robots writing the news.

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Livestream available on Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/MindMineTV every Wednesday at 3 PM PST!

IN THIS EPISODE

Tablets and other mobile devices negatively impact children's fine motor ability in their hands. YouTube super secret algorithm makes the dissemination of "fake news" and conspiracies easier and more dangerous. Two authors discuss how to frighten horror readers on the page. And AI is already writing your news stories - what does it mean for the future of journalism?

ABOUT MINDMINE

Authentic and insightful perspectives on society and culture... Aaaand gaming. #pewpewpew

Watch our core show on Wednesdays, as we chat about left brain and right brain topics, discussing the arts, tech, politics and everything in-between that makes up the human experience (within Western Culture).

And on the other days ... on the other days, we game.

MEET YOUR HOSTS

Feel free to pick Evin's brain any day. He loves great stories, great games and being a part of this great community! When he's not on MindMineTV, he's acting, teaching and seeing what else life has in-store.

Tatiana is a self-proclaimed marathon TV-show watcher. Girl gamer. DIY adventurer. Ailurophile. Storyteller. And lover of one-word sentences.

For more, come on over to MindMinePod.com

RESOURCES

Children struggle to hold pens because of excessive use of iPads, claim experts
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/02/25/children-struggle-hold-pens-excessive-use-ipads-claim-experts

YouTube's conspiracy video problem is just getting worse, researcher says
https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/youtube-s-conspiracy-video-problem-just-getting-worse-researcher-says-n851296

How do you terrify a reader? Two acclaimed authors talk creating horror on the page
http://ew.com/books/2018/02/27/two-authors-on-horror

Robots Wrote This Story
Or, WHAT NEWS-WRITING BOTS MEAN FOR THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM
https://www.wired.com/2017/02/robots-wrote-this-story