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Author: Peder Aadahl & Sergei Sushchik

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Important Discussions on the Impact of Technology and Human Behavior for the Future

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Serge and I take some time to reflect on what all has been given to us and share some bittersweet news.... Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Forget the flying car dreams from the 60's. In today's episode, we talk about what cities are doing to become smarter - and how this may affect our convenience and privacy.Things We DiscussedWhat LA and Mecca are doing to become smarter with their infrastructureSaudi Arabia's NEOM Project - the city of the future?Egypt wants to build a new capital citySensors everywhereWe're are grateful to be a part of The Podglomerate network.We're also proud to be sponsored by Mr. Koya, the most awesome shirts with the most unique patterns out there. For 20% off and free shipping, visit www.mrkoya.com/FutureBreak and enter the code FUTUREBREAK at checkout! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
We live in a world where advertising is pervasive. You just can't escape from it. So how did we get here and what does the future hold? Check out our conversation.Things We DiscussedCurrent state of advertisingMethods used in advertisingHow platforms use "free" offerings to get your dataCan we escape an ad-filled world?We're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.We're proud to be sponsored by Discord and we'd love to connect with you there. To continue the conversation, join our server on Discord by going to https://discord.gg/futurebreakWe're also proud to be sponsored by Mr. Koya, the most awesome shirts with the most unique patterns out there. For 20% off and free shipping, visit www.mrkoya.com/FutureBreak and enter the code FUTUREBREAK at checkout!Check us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, andMusic by: @dcuttermusic / http://www.davidcuttermusic.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
So Electronic Voting.... what does that look like?Serge and I did into this from two different perspectives. We discuss the pros and cons.Find out more in this week's episode.We're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.We're proud to be sponsored by Discord and we'd love to connect with you there. To continue the conversation, join our server on Discord by going to https://discord.gg/futurebreakWe're also proud to be sponsored by Mr. Koya, the most awesome shirts with the most unique patterns out there. For 20% off and free shipping, visit www.mrkoya.com/FutureBreak and enter the code FUTUREBREAK at checkout!Check us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, andMusic by: @dcuttermusic / http://www.davidcuttermusic.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
You've probably seen the unbelievable videos of Boston Dynamics' robots running, jumping, and even doing back flips! But what does this mean for humanity? Will these robots doom us as a species or help us in unimaginable ways? Find out more in this week's episode.We're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.We're proud to be sponsored by Discord and we'd love to connect with you there. To continue the conversation, join our server on Discord by going to https://discord.gg/futurebreakWe're also proud ot be sponsored by Mack Weldon a premium men’s essentials brand that believes in smart design and premium fabrics. Use promo code "FUTURE" at checkout and save 20% of your first order.Check us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, and Castbox Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Elon Musk is probably the most interesting man in the world. The number of ideas, dreams, and visions that he has is staggering – and hard to keep up with. Follow along as we talk about who he is and why he's so important for our time.Things we discussed:Elon's beginnings in South AfricaZip2, his first internet companyX.com and PaypalSpaceX and the crazy Russian ICBM storyTesla MotorsThe Boring CompanyWe're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.We're proud to be sponsored by Discord and we'd love to connect with you there. To continue the conversation, join our server on Discord by going to https://discord.gg/futurebreakCheck us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, and CastboxPhoto by Todd Anderson/The New York Times/Redux/Vanity Fair Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Hey Future breakers! In today's episode we revisit China's social credit scoring system and the details of what is currently known about it.Just imagine if your behavior of playing video games to buying diapers affected your "score" in society. Well it does for many people today. Be sure to listen to this episode... it will probably make your head spin a little.We're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.We're proud to be sponsored by Discord and we'd love to connect with you there. To continue the conversation, join our server on Discord by going to https://discord.gg/futurebreakWe're also proud ot be sponsored by Mack Weldon a premium men’s essentials brand that believes in smart design and premium fabrics. Use promo code "FUTURE" at checkout and save 20% of your first order.Check us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, and Castbox Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
041 - The Gig Economy

041 - The Gig Economy

2018-06-1237:28

Hey Future breakers! We've got a bonus episode out today. In our first-ever interview, we chat with Sarah Kessler about the Gig Economy. Check out our conversation.Also, Sarah is releasing her book "Gigged: The end of the Job and the Future of Work" is coming out on June 12: Get it on AmazonYou can follow Sarah on Twitter at: twitter.com/SarahFKesslerWe're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.We're proud to be sponsored by Discord and we'd love to connect with you there. To continue the conversation, join our server on Discord by going to https://discord.gg/futurebreakCheck us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, and Castbox Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Every apple fan's favorite day has come and gone and we're here to give you a recap of the awesome new things announced.Things We DiscussediOS 12 featuresThis WWDC felt different - in a good wayDark Mode on Mac OSScreen time controlsWatchOS featuresWe're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.We're proud to be sponsored by Discord and we'd love to connect with you there. To continue the conversation, join our server on Discord by going to https://discord.gg/futurebreakCheck us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, and Castbox Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
We are prepping for some new content and spending some time celebrating Memorial Day here in the states, but we wanted to republish this episode as we will be building off of it on our next podcast.Cheers! Peder & SergeImagine living in a world where the government monitors everything you do online and offline, and ranks how "trustworthy" you are. If China has it's way, this will soon be reality...Things We DiscussedChina wants to give all its citizens a Social Credit SystemThey will monitor what you do, who you're with, and how hard you workA Wisconsin company let employees implant a microchip to buy snacks and open doorsWe have a new intro song! Tell us what you think!Also, we're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.Check us out on Spotify, TuneIn, and Acast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
This year's Google I/O did not disappoint. From auto-complete in Gmail to Android P, we talk about some of our favorite features that were announced.Things We DiscussedGoogle's Waymo get's some serious upgradesGoogle Photos have AI actions baked inGoogle Maps can now guide you using AR - Just like video gamesAndroid P - Some really cool featuresThe show stealer was Google Assistant. An AI can have a conversation with youWe're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.We're proud to be sponsored by Discord and we'd love to connect with you there. To continue the conversation, join our server on Discord by going to https://discord.gg/futurebreakCheck us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, and Castbox Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
This is our trashiest episode yet! (sorry, not sorry). Garbage is not something we normally think about but's it's a bigger problem than you may think. On this episode, we talk about some of the issues and solutions for the waste problem.Things We Discussed10 shocking facts about garbageThe Great Pacific Garbage PatchBoyan Slat's plan to clean the Garbage PatchScientists have developed a plastic eating enzymeWe also have a massive junk problem in SpaceWe're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.We're proud to be sponsored by Discord and we'd love to connect with you there. To continue the conversation, join our server on Discord by going to https://discord.gg/futurebreakCheck us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, and Castbox Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
A shift in the way you watch TV has happened. Traditional TV is dead, right? Follow along in this conversation as we discuss the "new media" and what's in store for the future.Things We DiscussedLivestreaming is all growingEsports and how that market is exploding with new usersHQ Trivia is the new game show that everyone can play along withPeople are not afraid of long-form content such as Joe Rogan Experience There's a lot of money in playing games on TwitchWe're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.We're proud to be sponsored by Discord and we'd love to connect with you there. To continue the conversation, join our server on Discord by going to https://discord.gg/futurebreakFuture Break is supported by CastBox, the fastest growing, highest rated podcast app on IOS and Android. CastBox has over 50 million free episodes that more than 15 million users download and listen to wherever, whenever. CastBox has also pioneered a brand new way to search - all you have to do is enter a keyword or phrase and CastBox will search all show titles and transcripts of every single episode, to deliver exactly what you’re looking for. So head on over to your app store, download CastBox and try it for yourself today.Check us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, and Castbox Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
036 - #deletefacebook

036 - #deletefacebook

2018-03-2901:03:58

As you've probably heard, Facebook is not having the best few weeks right now. In this episode, we dive into what happened with the Cambridge Analytica scandal and talk privacy in general.Things We DiscussedWhat actually happened?At Facebook (and Google), you are the productiPhone Messenger app protected you. Android? Not so muchTim Cook weighs in Facebook looses $90 Billion in valueWe're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.We're proud to be sponsored by Discord and we'd love to connect with you there. To continue the conversation, join our server on Discord by going to https://discord.gg/futurebreakFuture Break is supported by CastBox, the fastest growing, highest rated podcast app on IOS and Android. CastBox has over 50 million free episodes that more than 15 million users download and listen to wherever, whenever. CastBox has also pioneered a brand new way to search - all you have to do is enter a keyword or phrase and CastBox will search all show titles and transcripts of every single episode, to deliver exactly what you’re looking for. So head on over to your app store, download CastBox and try it for yourself today.Check us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, and Castbox Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Forget the flying car dreams from the 60's. In today's episode, we talk about what cities are doing to become smarter - and how this may affect our convenience and privacy.Things We DiscussedWhat LA and Mecca are doing to become smarter with their infrastructureSaudi Arabia's NEOM Project - the city of the future?Egypt wants to build a new capital citySensors everywhereWe're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.Future Break is supported by CastBox, the fastest growing, highest rated podcast app on IOS and Android. CastBox has over 50 million free episodes that more than 15 million users download and listen to wherever, whenever. CastBox has also pioneered a brand new way to search - all you have to do is enter a keyword or phrase and CastBox will search all show titles and transcripts of every single episode, to deliver exactly what you’re looking for. So head on over to your app store, download CastBox and try it for yourself today.Check us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, and Castbox Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
The exponential rise of AI is here. We are already seeing AI used in many common applications and devices. But there is no doubt a dark side. In this episode, we walk down a dimly lit rabbit hole.Things We DiscussedThe Malicious Use of AI ReportElon Musk's take on AICheck out the Scenarios on Page 24 and 27 of the reportAdobe VoCo - the photoshop of voice editingWe're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.Future Break is also sponsored by Sudio Sweden, a company that wants to change the way people see headphones. You can get your own pair of headphones by using discount code 'FUTURE' which will give you 15% off any purchase! Go to www.sudiosweden.com and enter the code 'FUTURE' at checkout.Check us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, and Castbox Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
As technology and automation in particular continues to evolve, there is no doubt that certain industries will be disrupted. Some say that the answer to a jobless society is Universal Basic Income. In this episode, we talk Automation and UBI.Things We DiscussedWatch this and this videoBots and AI are already taking over simple and creative tasks that used to require humansFinland is experimenting with UBIWhat about free will? Can we have equality of outcome?We're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.Future Break is also sponsored by Sudio Sweden, a company that wants to change the way people see headphones. You can get your own pair of headphones by using discount code 'FUTURE' which will give you 15% off any purchase! Go to www.sudiosweden.com and enter the code 'FUTURE' at checkout.Check us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, and Castbox Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
CRISPR is one of the biggest scientific discoveries you might not have heard about. In this episode we break down what exactly is this new technology and how it will ultimately impact humanity.Things We DiscussedHow does CRISPR Work?Who owns the patent rights on CRISPR?Humans 2.0 ArticleCRISPR Home KitTB reistant cows23 and Me DNA TestingOur intro song is called 'Roses' by Jordan Elgie. Check him out on Soundcloud. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
As Shakespeare once said, "Can one desire too much of a good thing?" While Social Media has been beneficial to society in many ways, is there a darker, more malevolent side? On this episode, we become the judges of that.Things We DiscussedSocial Media helps father find daughter after 39 year searchWe still don't know what Social Media is doing to kidsFormer Facebook VP of User Growth talks about Social MediaFacebook is changing the news feed, againFake News, Politics, and likes for dopamine hitsWe're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.Future Break is also sponsored by Sudio Sweden, a company that wants to change the way people see headphones. You can get your own pair of headphones by using discount code 'FUTURE' which will give you 15% off any purchase! Go to www.sudiosweden.com and enter the code 'FUTURE' at checkout.Check us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, and Castbox Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
The New Year is upon us and that means new things – lots of new things. In this episode, we predict how some of this new tech will change our world – for better or worse.Things We Discussed:Are universal apps coming to Apple Devices? Build them once and push out to all devices.We will be hearing a lot more about what is (and what is not) 5G. So when can you expect to use it on your devices?Will more and more things we rely on everyday start incorporating AI?We all know about Bitcoin. But how will developers use the tech behind bitcoin to build amazing apps and products?We're excited to be a part of The Podglomerate network. Find your next favorite show.Future Break is also sponsored by Sudio Sweden, a company that wants to change the way people see headphones. You can get your own pair of headphones by using discount code 'FUTURE' which will give you 15% off any purchase! Go to www.sudiosweden.com and enter the code 'FUTURE' at checkout.Check us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn, Acast, and Castbox Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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ThatGirl101+U

thanks for the heads up and I'll do look some of the things you said in your podcast

Oct 2nd
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ThatGirl101+U

😶

Oct 2nd
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Grant Strac

this was interesting but Jesus you guys have no enthusiasm or captivating emotions. this was painfully dry but informative.

May 25th
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Pedro Abreu

Bye guys :(

Sep 15th
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Pedro Abreu

Congratulations on the castbox sponsor lol

Sep 1st
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Ivy d

You should not spend 7 minutes without going into the subject. If you assume your audience doesn't have any background knowledge, I don't know why they are listening to the podcast.

Jul 2nd
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Andy Manel

first time... I think your would talk a little more faster.

Jun 9th
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Pedro Abreu

Peter is super quiet in this episode

Apr 26th
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Sergei Sushchik

Thanks Jonathan! Episode 3 was “sorta” about the smart home. Check it out. We will hopefully do a follow up episode sometime this year. Thanks for listening!

Jan 17th
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Jonathan Ibarra

Great work guys! I'll like to hear about "Smart Homes" or "Connected Homes"

Dec 11th
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