March 29, 2018 at 4:00PM •
1 hour 10 minutes
This week Tommy and Adam discuss the pros and cons of implementing a Universal Basic Income around the world with the help of expert Federico Pistono.
Federico is an entrepeneur, technologist, author, and head of blockchain for Hyperloop Transport Technology. He's written and spoken about universal basic income, as well as the many surrounding topics, and offers an important perspective that dispenses with unrealistic idealism and focuses solely on finding ways to improve the lives of human beings around the world.
If you want to hear more from Federico, you can find most of his work on his website and additional videos on his YouTube channel.
March 22, 2018 at 4:00PM •
1 hour 6 minutes
This week Tommy and Adam discuss the tech that's killing you! Well, just self-driving cars from Uber, really, but also other fun downers like Cambridge Analytica and the Cloud Act. But guess what?! This episode ends on a positive note.
March 18, 2018 at 7:00PM •
1 hour 1 minute
This week Tommy and Adam chat with Eugenia Kuyda, founder of Replika, a chat bot unlike pretty much any other as it is designed to be your friend—and actually succeeds.
We've discussed Replika on Supercharged several times and have been looking forward to this interview. If you haven't tried Replika yet, go do it! It's free to use for both Android and iOS and, with the recent open-sourcing of Replika's code, you can even build your own!
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March 8, 2018 at 6:45PM •
This week Tommy and Adam discuss the Android P announcement and fake chatbots. Next week we're talking to a chatbot creator and expert, so don't miss it! Questions/recommendations? Visit awkwardhuman.com/supercharged!
March 8, 2018 at 6:00PM •
1 hour 23 minutes
This week Tommy and Adam discuss a number of different technology news stories in a particular news-heavy week. The common thread? A lot of them seem to deal with human behavioral contradictions. Questions/recommendations? Visit awkwardhuman.com/supercharged!
February 22, 2018 at 7:30PM •
1 hour 21 minutes
In the wake of the Parkland tragedy, amongst many others, Tommy and Adam discuss whether or not science and psychology can help prevent disinformation (like conspiracy theories) and mass violence.
February 15, 2018 at 6:00PM •
1 hour 13 minutes
This week on Supercharged, Tommy and Adam bring game developer Ben Wander back to discuss the launch of his new game, A Case of Distrust. The game debuted with exceptional reviews, but no complex experience—especially indie games—can come to life without a series of hurdles and hiccups. Ben describes the process and humbly imparts a few words of wisdom for game developers with dreams of similar success.
February 1, 2018 at 5:00PM •
1 hour 1 minute
This week on Supercharged, Tommy and Adam discuss the controversy over machine-generated pornography, as well as Elon Musk's flamethrowers, Apple's Homepod, and the first impressions of Ben Wander's a Case of Distrust.
January 28, 2018 at 12:30PM •
1 hour 7 minutes
This week Tommy and Adam discuss what happens when you mix kids and technology—both good and bad—and what that means for society.
January 21, 2018 at 5:00PM •
1 hour 18 minutes
Tommy and Adam talk to Lucie and Philippe Robert, creators of lazRfit: the first laser tag workout! (We've got Supercharged on video now, and this is one worth seeing. You can watch the entire show on YouTube here