Every now and then I like to take a step back from the direct examples of automation which are typically showcased with the podcast guests and look at relevant connected issues to the topic of automation. This blog post will do just that and look at the larger topic of…


Over the past few years 5G has been a contentious topic. From health concerns, to great economic potential, to wild conspiracy theories, this technology has grasped the minds and imagination of many. But as an innovation that will underpin several other technologies and sectors, its impact has the possibility to…


Sophia Robot

“I certainly hope and believe that no great efforts will be put into making machines with the most distinctively human, but non-intellectual, characteristics such as the shape of the human body; it appears to me quite futile to make such attempts and their results would have something like the unpleasant…


Dragon Crytokitty — sold for 600 ETH

Over the last few months you may have read an article or a social media post about a well known person like Grimes, Jack Dorsey, John Cleese, Mark Cuban, Paris Hilton and many others join the NFT frenzy. …


Ep 58 of the podcast.

Earlier this month Microsoft announced Microsoft Mesh, the new mixed-reality platform that allows people in different physical locations to join collaborative and shared holographic experiences on many kinds of devices.

For those wondering, this is not Hololens. Hololens is the mixed reality headset that has…


Harmony Sex Bot (Industry Leader)

As Valentine’s Day was this month I thought it was relevant to look at how automation, specifically in the form of sexbots, might transform the way we interact in and out of bed in the near future. But this begs the question, what is a sex bot?

What is a…


Gamestop Store

Essentially, Gamestop a brick and mortar company that focused on selling video games in its stores had its stock highly shorted mostly by a number of hedge funds. Meaning that the hedge funds were betting that the price of the stock would go down further and if true they would…


As we are starting a new year I thought it would make sense to take a look back over 2020 and touch on the notable events, technologies, and news pieces related to our automating world to put perhaps the podcast and the discussed themes into greater context.

1. Xenobots

The first ever…


November 30 Time to read: 10 min

As the holiday season nears, we are of course going to see an uptick in the amount of online shopping, in person shopping, and deliveries for all manner of goods and products. During this year, there have been a few podcast episodes that have focused on the impact that the…


7th blog post of the Automated Podcast. Check out the podcast episodes and other blogs at https://automatedpodcast.org/

The Social Dilemma has been out for almost 2 months now and its impact seems to continue to grow as the days go by. With Tristan Harris, one of the documentary’s leading voices…

Automated Podcast

The Weekly Podcast Exploring the Impact of Technology on Jobs. Website: Automatedpodcast.org / e-mail: info@automatedpodcast.org

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store