Jun 17, 2018
Should we be talking about a one-world government to head off
existential threats? What about schemes to preserve human genetic
information, or launch relics from our civilisation to land on the
Is worrying about the end of the world even worthwhile?
What can we practically do to reduce the risks for...
Jun 8, 2018
So, now that I’ve thoroughly frightened us all with the
terrifying visions of the apocalypse, I guess I should answer the
question: what can we do to save ourselves? What should we do to
Of course, this podcast episode won't save the world - not even close. But hopefully it will raise some interesting...
Jun 1, 2018
Last episode on the Future of Work, I described the problem –
artificial intelligence is going to potentially make a lot of
people unemployed in the near-term future; and the range of
opinions, you can kind of pick and mix from:
It’s the robot job apocalypse! Society as we know it will soon be over!
May 25, 2018
Some thoughts on the robot-job-apocalypse. Will automation render us all unemployed? How can you hope to keep yourself relevant? Should we all become neo-Luddites, or is reality more complicated than the fears we can conjure up?