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[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

[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

[010] Worldbuilding. Flamethrowers. Artificial intelligence. Cloning.

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

 

IN THIS EPISODE

George RR Martin shows his support to future writers and the entertainment industry, Elon Musk starts selling flamethrowers, Artificial Intelligence starts to crack a historical mystery and China has officially cloned two monkeys - are humans next?

 

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

George RR Martin funds scholarship for aspiring fantasy and sci-fi 'worldbuilders'

 

Elon Musk sells $3.5m worth of flamethrowers in a day

 

How Close Are We to Cloning a Human?

 

Artificial Intelligence May Have Cracked Freaky 600-Year-Old Manuscript