Poison Darts (Ch. 39) – Bionic Bug Podcast Episode 039

https://media.blubrry.com/bionic_bug_podcast/p/natashabajema.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Bionic-Bug-Episode-39.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:09 — 17.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHey everyone, welcome back to Bionic Bug podcast! You’re listening to episode 39. This is your host Natasha Bajema, fiction author, futurist, and national security expert. I’m recording this episode on January 13, 2019.  Thanks to the winter storm, you’re getting a bonus episode this weekend.  Let’s talk tech! I have one more tech headline for you this weekend. “DARPA Thinks Insect Brains Might Hold the Secret to Next-Gen AI” published on Defense One on January 10. Read more…

The Tank (Ch. 35) – Bionic Bug Episode 035

https://media.blubrry.com/bionic_bug_podcast/p/natashabajema.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Bionic-Bug-Episode-35.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:24 — 22.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHey everyone, welcome back to Bionic Bug podcast! You’re listening to episode 35. This is your host Natasha Bajema, fiction author, futurist, and national security expert. I’m recording this episode on December 16, 2018.  Let’s talk tech: “Does AI Truly Learn And Why We Need to Stop Overhyping Deep Learning,”published on Forbes.com on December 15. This is great article that clearly articulates what today’s AI is and more importantly what it isn’t. The media hype about AI Read more…

The Lab (Ch. 34) – Bionic Bug Podcast Episode 034

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The Files (Ch. 32) – Bionic Bug Podcast Episode 032

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For Hire (Ch. 31) – Bionic Bug Podcast Episode 031

https://media.blubrry.com/bionic_bug_podcast/p/natashabajema.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Bionic-Bug-Episode-31.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:40 — 17.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHey everyone, welcome back to Bionic Bug podcast! You’re listening to episode 31. This is your host Natasha Bajema, fiction author, futurist, and national security expert. I’m recording this episode on November 25, 2018. Let’s talk tech: My first headline is “Wanted: The ‘perfect babysitter.’ Must pass AI scan for respect and attitude” published in the Washington Post on November 23 Machine learning tools are beginning to impact our lives in big ways without us taking a Read more…

Memex (Ch. 30) – Bionic Bug Podcast Episode 030

https://media.blubrry.com/bionic_bug_podcast/p/natashabajema.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Bionic-Bug-Episode-30.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:38 — 20.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHey everyone, welcome back to Bionic Bug podcast! You’re listening to episode 30. This is your host Natasha Bajema, fiction author, futurist, and national security expert. I’m recording this episode on November 18, 2018. First off, a personal update. I’m excited to announce that I’m in the midst of producing an audio book for Bionic Bug.I’m currently auditioning professional narrators and expect the project to be finished in early 2019. I apologize for the break in releasing Read more…

Interview with Samuel Bendett – Bionic Bug Podcast BONUS Episode

https://media.blubrry.com/bionic_bug_podcast/p/natashabajema.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Bionic-Bug-Interview-with-Bennett.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:16 — 25.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreThis is a special episode of the Bionic Bug Podcast streamed LIVE on YouTube on November 12 at 7:00PM EST. Join me for a riveting interview with Mr. Samuel Bendett to talk AI and Robotics. Mr. Bennett is currently a researcher at the Center for Naval Analyses and specializes in robotics and Russia. He is also a Fellow in Russia Studies at the American Foreign Policy Council. Mr. Bendett has over 15 years of program and project management experience Read more…

The Remote (Ch. 29) – Bionic Bug Podcast Episode 029

https://media.blubrry.com/bionic_bug_podcast/p/natashabajema.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Bionic-Bug-Episode-29.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:24 — 23.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHey everyone, welcome back to Bionic Bug podcast! You’re listening to episode 29. This is your host Natasha Bajema, fiction author, futurist, and national security expert. I’m recording this episode on November 4, 2018. Last week, I was at the United Nations in New York City where I spoke about the digitization of biology at a side event of the UN Security Council Committee on Resolution 1540 hosted by the Bolivian and Swedish missions. I’m happy to Read more…

The Proposition (Ch. 19) – Bionic Bug Podcast Episode 019

https://media.blubrry.com/bionic_bug_podcast/p/natashabajema.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Bionic-Bug-Episode-19.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:01 — 17.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHey everyone, welcome back to Bionic Bug podcast! You’re listening to episode 19. This is your host Natasha Bajema, fiction author, futurist, and national security expert. I’m recording this episode on September 8, 2018. First off, thank you so much for your patience while I was on vacation for the past week and a half. As a gesture of my gratitude, I’m releasing two episodes this weekend. Yes, TWO episodes. I took my dogs on a road Read more…

The Journal (Ch. 14) – Bionic Bug Podcast Episode 014

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