Vint Cerf on the History and the Future of the Internet

Guest: Vint Cerf We have reached a small milestone: Our 50th published episode! To mark the occasion, we take a look back at the technologies that shaped the 20th century, especially the Internet, and we look forward towards those that

The Metaverse Space Race

Guest: Robert Tercek The race is on. The competition to make, define, own and monetize the metaverse has just begun. Although “metaverse” became a buzzword after Facebook changed its company name to “Meta” in 2021, many people are still trying to understand what exactly the metaverse is and whose

Disinformation Undermining the Future of Democracy

Ukraine, a fledging democracy is under attack on two fronts, with tanks and artillery as well as with disinformation and propaganda campaigns. It is not the only democracy under siege from disinformation campaigns.  Many democracies face targeted campaigns to manipulate

Exploring eXtended Reality (XR) in Education

Everything we have learned, lived and now remember is grounded in one unassuming fact: It took place in the physical world. And we may very well be the last generation for whom this distinction applies. Future generations will live, learn

Computational Propaganda

Disinformation is fast becoming normalized as part of political campaigns everywhere.  Information technologies are being harvested for their utility in targeting and manipulating opinions often with substantial consequences for civic discourse and the nature of truth. Join us for a