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26 Jun 2019

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    Episode 64 – Weekly Weinersmith Soonish Series: Dr. Judy Illes on Neuroethics

     

    In today's episode Kelly interviews Dr. Judy Illes to learn more about the latest work being done addressing the ethics of brain-computer interfaces. Dr. Illes is the Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics, and Director of Neuroethics Canada at the University of British Columbia.


  • Posted on 24 Jun 2019

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    Episode 63 Weekly Weinersmith Soonish Series - Dr. Bryan Caplan on Automation and Jobs

    In this week's show Kelly talks to Dr. Bryan Caplan about the impact of automation on jobs, and talks to Zach about his collaboration with Bryan on a graphic novel called "Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration". 

    Also - if you visit WeeklyWeinersmith.com you can download a chapter on Advanced Nuclear Reactors! This chapter was cut from Soonish due to page limits, and is now available for download for free. 


  • Posted on 17 Jun 2019

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    Episode 62 - Weekly Weinersmith Soonish Series: Dr. Jordan Miller on Bioprinting

    Dr. Jordan Miller and his collaborators recently published a paper where they use a gel that hardens in response to light to create structures that are non-toxic, and so should be compatible with the human body. The paper made the front cover of Science! Check out this week's episode to learn more about the bioengineering work happening in the Physiologic Systems Engineering and Advanced Materials Laboratory at Rice University. 


  • Posted on 10 Jun 2019

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    Episode 61 - Weekly Weinersmith Soonish Series: Rosario Ballesteros-Casas on VRAmericas

    In this week's episode, Kelly interviews Rosario Ballesteros-Casas, the Chief Executive Officer of VRAmericas. VRAmericas is working on AR and VR (virtual reality) applications to help train our workforce.


  • Posted on 03 Jun 2019

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    Episode 60 – Weekly Weinersmith Soonish Series – Skylar Tibbits on Projects Happening at MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab

    In today’s episode we’re going to chat about some of the cool projects happening at MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab, which is the lab for which our interviewee (Professor Skylar Tibbits) is the Founder and co-Director.


  • Posted on 28 May 2019

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