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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!

 

 

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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
 

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

March 26, 2018  

[015] Poor leadership. Plight of refugees. Disney plagiarizes. Shutdown of Uber.

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

IN THIS EPISODE

Learn the signs of poor leadership, and how you can be a great leader! Dissent artist highlights the plight of refugees around the world. Disney tries to pass off artwork as its own... but it's not quite what it looks like. Uber faces more than just criticism in other countries.

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

5 Signs of Poor Leaders

China’s dissident artist Ai Weiwei highlights plight of refugees

French Artist Calls Out Disney For Plagiarizing His Work For ‘Star Wars’ Posters

Istanbul taxi drivers go to court to seek shutdown of Uber

March 19, 2018  

[014] US Army intelligence. Smartphone security and privacy.

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

IN THIS EPISODE

US Army intelligence is getting a facelift in the next few years, courtesy of Peter Thiel's company, Palantir Technologies. FBI arrests the CEO of a company that supplied organized crime with encrypted smartphones.

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
Peter Thiel’s data mining company Palantir will develop a new intelligence platform for the US Army
https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/10/17104878/palantir-us-army-contract-peter-thiel-data-intelligence-distributed-common-ground-system-tech

Military Spending in 2015
http://www.businessinsider.com/how-the-us-military-spends-its-billions-2015-8

Peter Thiel Sours on Donald Trump
https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/08/peter-thiel-sours-on-donald-trump

5 Corporations Now Dominate Our Privatized Intelligence Industry
https://www.thenation.com/article/five-corporations-now-dominate-our-privatized-intelligence-industry/

FBI arrests CEO of company selling custom BlackBerrys to gangs
https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/11/fbi-arrests-ceo-of-custom-blackberry-company/

[013] Far Cry 5. Toxicity in games. Preventing school shootings. TwitchCon 2018.

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

IN THIS EPISODE

Far Cry 5 and its controversial elements. Ubisoft clamps down on 'Rainbow Six: Siege' hate speech, in an effort to combat toxicity in games? The US leads the world in gun-related school shootings and politicians want to blame video games for that; experts have a different take. TwitchCon 2018 - are you hyped?! Here's what we know.

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

Far Cry 5 and Its Story of Conservatism and Cult of Personality
https://www.gamespot.com/articles/far-cry-5s-eerily-relevant-story-may-hit-a-nerve-w/1100-6457114/

Ubisoft clamps down on 'Rainbow Six: Siege' hate speech
https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/05/ubisoft-clamps-down-on-rainbow-six-siege-hate-speech/

Video Game Industry and Politics: The Attacks on Games for Gun Violence
https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/2/17071586/trump-video-game-violence-summit-esa-gun-control

Here's How To Prevent The Next School Shooting, Experts Say
https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/03/07/590877717/experts-say-here-s-how-to-prevent-the-next-school-shooting

TwitchCon 2018
https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/02/28/twitchcon-2018-coming-to-san-jose-oct-26-to-28/