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

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IN THIS EPISODE

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.

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

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

 

 

[021] Effective communication skills. Mental Health Awareness Month!

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IN THIS EPISODE

We discuss the aspects you need to have for effective communication skills. May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Join in on the fight to remove the stigma from mental health.

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
 

Effective Communication: Improving Communication Skills in Your Work and Personal Relationships

Mental Health Awareness 

 

[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

[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

 

[007] The online fighting arena. Computer curators. Tech takes on the grocery store.

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

 

IN THIS EPISODE

Taking the battle to social media in the Iran protests. The Computer As Curator: exploring art in the age of technology. New tech takes on the local grocery store. Brain implants may help stomp out addiction. 

 

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

Iran protests: Social media messaging battle rages

Computers saw Jesus, graffiti, and selfies in this art, and critics were floored

Robomart is the latest startup to try and unseat the local convenience store

Scientists say brain implant may be the key to beating addiction