MindMine Podcast

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[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

[016] Age Psychology. Impact of News. Legalization of Cannabis.

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

IN THIS EPISODE

Is age really just a mind-set, and can we envision ourselves more youthful? No news may be good news; mainstream media isn't interested in your health. The road to cannabis legalization - across the US.

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

What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set?

News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier

The spread of Marijuana legalization

[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/