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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.

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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

[011] Anxiety cells. Jazz vs. classical. Cosmetic surgery. Marketplace monopolies.

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

IN THIS EPISODE

Scientists discovered anxiety cells in the brain - could this research lead to more efficient treatments? Another study reveals that the brains of jazz musicians and classical muscians work differently. And in South Korea, citizens are fighting back against the widespread use of cosmetic surgery ads - we discuss the implications. Microsoft considers the acquisition of EA, Valve or PUBG Corporation - the age of corporate monopolies continues.

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

Researchers Discover 'Anxiety Cells' In The Brain
www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/01/31/582112597/researchers-discover-anxiety-cells-in-the-brain

Brains of jazz and classical musicians work differently, study reveals
www.classicfm.com/music-news/jazz-classical-musicians-brains

In Seoul, A Plastic Surgery Capital, Residents Frown On Ads For Cosmetic Procedure
www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2018/02/05/581765974/in-seoul-a-plastic-surgery-capital-residents-frown-on-ads-for-cosmetic-procedure

Rumor: Microsoft considering acquisition of EA, Valve, or PUBG Corp
www.techspot.com/news/73009-microsoft-rumored-considering-acquisition-ea-valve-or-pubg.html

 

[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