In The Zone

Interesting chats with Mike and Josh

Gender and AI

Why are so many digital voices female? Why do we ‘prefer’ female voices to male? In this episode, Mike and Josh discuss the question of gender and AI, and some of the many factors that have led us to a world dominated by ‘female’ digital assistants such as Alexa, Siri and Cortana.

The future of automation

Are we heading to a fully-automated future? If so, what are we going to do with all our spare time? Mike and Josh discuss the future of automation and the implications of automation for the jobs market and future of the human race.

Human Enhancement and the Body Hackers

What is human enhancement and where will it take us next? Mike and Josh are joined by Lindsey-Claire Hogg to chat about all things enhancement-related from sport and athletics to back-street clinics, robot surgeons and body hackers. Definitely not one to be missed!