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 | Android | 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 Read more…

The Building (Ch. 38) – Bionic Bug Podcast Episode 038

https://media.blubrry.com/bionic_bug_podcast/p/natashabajema.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Bionic-Bug-Episode-38.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:35 — 14.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHey everyone, welcome back to Bionic Bug podcast! You’re listening to episode 38. This is your host Natasha Bajema, fiction author, futurist, and national security expert. I’m recording this episode on January 13, 2019.  No personal update today except that we’re stuck inside in the middle of a beautiful winter snow storm.  Let’s talk tech. I have one headline for this week: “I Gave a Bounty Hunter $300. Then He Located Our Phone,” published on Read more…

The Plague (Ch. 37) – Bionic Bug Podcast 037

https://media.blubrry.com/bionic_bug_podcast/p/natashabajema.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Bionic-Bug-Episode-37.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:39 — 16.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHey everyone, welcome back to Bionic Bug podcast! You’re listening to episode 37. This is your host Natasha Bajema, fiction author, futurist, and national security expert. I’m recording this episode on January 6, 2019.  Happy New Year everyone! I hope this year is full of promise. For the past three years, I’ve spent the end of the year reflecting on what I’ve achieved as an Indie author. I also set my publishing goals for the Read more…

Sowing the Seeds for Your Writer’s Journey

For the past three years, I’ve spent the end of the year reflecting on what I’ve achieved as an Indie author. I also set my publishing goals for the coming year. In 2017, I set many writing goals that I didn’t meet. In my end-of-year analysis, I concluded that my goals were unrealistic because they weren’t informed by real experience. This year, I feel far more “seasoned” as an Indie author. Well, at least I know how long it takes to write, edit, and publish a book. Don’t talk to me about launching my series, marketing, or advertising though. I’m Read more…

The Targets (Ch. 36) – Bionic Bug Podcast Episode 036

https://media.blubrry.com/bionic_bug_podcast/p/natashabajema.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Bionic-Bug-Episode-36.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:58 — 23.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHey everyone, welcome back to Bionic Bug podcast! You’re listening to episode 36. This is your host Natasha Bajema, fiction author, futurist, and national security expert. I’m recording this episode on December 24, 2018. Happy holidays! First off, I have an update for Bionic Bug fans. Last week, I produced my first “Bionic Bug On Location” video where I take readers behind the scenes to visit a real location in my novel. I show how the 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 | Android | 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 Read more…

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

https://media.blubrry.com/bionic_bug_podcast/p/natashabajema.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Bionic-Bug-Episode-34.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:18 — 18.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHey everyone, welcome back to Bionic Bug podcast! You’re listening to episode 34. This is your host Natasha Bajema, fiction author, futurist, and national security expert. I’m recording this episode on December 9, 2018.  First off, a quick personal update. I’m now in the editing phase for Genomic Data, Book Three of the Lara Kingsley series. If you’re enjoying Bionic Bug thus far, you can order Project Gecko. I’m offering print versions on Amazon and Read more…

The Beetle Farm (Ch. 33) – Bionic Bug Podcast Episode 033

https://media.blubrry.com/bionic_bug_podcast/p/natashabajema.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Bionic-Bug-Episode-33.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:21 — 25.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHey everyone, welcome back to Bionic Bug podcast! You’re listening to episode 33. This is your host Natasha Bajema, fiction author, futurist, and national security expert. I’m recording this episode on December 2, 2018. Several distinct threads are converging in this episode—my personal update, tech news and Chapter 33 of Bionic Bug. For my personal update, I just finished the first draft of Genomic Data, Book Three in the Lara Kinsley Series, which features topics Read more…

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

https://media.blubrry.com/bionic_bug_podcast/p/natashabajema.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Bionic-Bug-Episode-32.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:03 — 17.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHey everyone, welcome back to Bionic Bug podcast! You’re listening to episode 32. This is your host Natasha Bajema, fiction author, futurist, and national security expert. I’m recording this episode on November 25, 2018. I’m thrilled to deliver a bonus episode this weekend! This is to make up for the one we missed earlier in November. Just one additional news headline for today: “The Human Brain is a Time Traveler” published in the New York Read more…

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 | Android | 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 Read more…