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Biorobotics: The new age of living machines with Joshua Bongard

“Biobots” are hybrid cell organisms made from frogs and they are expected to one day be used to serve humanity in different ways including fighting diseases. 

Tune in to this podcast to hear from the computer scientist and robotics expert behind xenobots, the world’s first living programmable organism as he talks about its potential uses for mankind and ethical issues associated with using them. 


Unraveling "Deep trouble" with Tannya Jajal

With recent advancements in technologies and in particular AI, creating convincingly fake images, audios and videos of people’s faces and voices have never been easier while spotting them has become harder.

While there are many interesting and creative applications of deepfakes, they are also likely to be weaponized.

In this podcast, Tannya Jajal, AI expert, technology evangelist, futurist, author and expert technology contributor from Forbes, talks to us about how deepfakes are created, how they can be spotted and how dangerous they can be. On the flip side, she provides us with examples of good applications of deepfakes and discusses the legal parameters around the production of deepfakes.


The future of digital identity with Tracey Follows

The widespread adoption of digital IDs is growing in a pace similar to smartphones. In few years from now, many of us will be verifying our IDs using digital channels in our everyday life.

In this podcast, Tracey Follows, founder & futurist of Futuremade Ltd will discuss how technology is becoming part of our personal identity, and how that will affect individuals and groups and even nations in the future. Click the link below to discover how digital identities will look like in the future and the role governments can play in accelerating the widespread adoption of digital IDs.


Our future belongs to cities by Dr. Jonathan Reichental

Tune in to a new episode of OneGiantLeap podcast series on “Our future belongs to cities” where Dr Jonathan, Founder of Human Future, will walk us through the world we will live in in the future and the game changing technologies that have the potential to reshape the future of urban development.

He will also address the drawbacks of living in a more connected, autonomous world and the rising privacy and security that come with it.