Robot Overlordz: Futurist Podcast Guest Slot – Part II

I recently had the pleasure of speaking again with one half of the Robot Overlordz duo, to record another episode of their excellent podcast where we covered issues of direct democracy and political representation, algorithms for ethics, automation of jobs, hackability of smart technology, and the struggle between the human spirit and those power structures that might seek to exploit or oppress us.

Robot Overlordz – Episode 266 – Winter’s Voice, Representing!! (inc. bonus audio)

Mike Johnston also gives a glowing review of When Winter Calls – so do listen to the podcast and hear what he thinks of the book!

For those who might have missed the previous episode I did with them, as well as an interview here on Future Conscience, make sure to check out:

Robot Overlordz – Episode 224 – Conscientious Futures

Podcast Futures: Interview with the Robot Overlordz

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Relay Station (When Winter Calls ONS – Track III)

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The Big Short Reminder: Victims of the Financial Crisis

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[Sneak Peak] When Winter Calls – Original Novel Soundtrack

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