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You are not special and you are not smart! In this episode we talk about why you shouldn't tell your kids that they're special, the growth mindset, systems vs goals, surrounding yourself with good people, the power of an early morning dip, how greed is actually a good thing and the end of history fallacy!...

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/334805808" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] In this weeks show we talk about VR / AR. Why it's taking off. Why it's not just a toy. The difference between the use and capability. Thomas Edison and his sermons. The weird tricks your brain use to map your body. Simulation vs. reality. The ethical implications of VR / AR and who owns your avatar. How culture absorbs an idea. The future ideas for Engineering, Education, Medicine and Journalism and Micheál desire to have 32 screens in a virtual space. Show Notes Still Logged In: What AR and VR Can Learn from MMOs Ethic of VR/AR and industry that have experienced it already MMO → Massively Multiplayer Online (for Darragh) It's just a toy for VR/AR response There’s a story told of the...

In this weeks show we talk about VR / AR. Why it's taking off. Why it's not just a toy. The difference between the use and capability. Thomas Edison and his sermons. The weird tricks your brain use to map your body. Simulation vs. reality. The ethical implications of VR / AR and who owns your avatar. How culture absorbs an idea. The future ideas for Engineering, Education, Medicine and Journalism and Micheál desire to have 32 screens in a virtual space....

Learning how to learn is often a skill that gets overlooked. In this weeks episode we talk about focused and diffused learning, the history of ideas, short term and long term memory, chunking, spaced repetition, note taking, the method of loci, synaesthesia, learning myths, learning styles (or lack there of) and how water is the new coca-cola! For notes from the posdcast visit https://educatedmachine.com/6-learning-learn-show-notes/...

What is deep work? Who is Cal Newport? In this weeks episode we talk about the importance of distraction-free work, deliberate practice, do we really like Facebook, the knowledge economy vs the industrial economy, shallow work, ethical apps, attention residue, intermittent rewards, Pokemon go, what motivates us to work, the death of the open office, Fog Creeks new offices, the Pomodoro technique, using your calendar to schedule deep work and using Anki to learn in a world of distraction. https://wp.me/p5t4jy-Pc...

Automation has changed our culture. In this weeks episode we talk about music distribution and discovery, the removal of time from the consumption of content, how albums have evolved for our listening habits, algorithms that write music, the death of the record label, movie distribution, the removal of staggered release dates, the efficiency of Netflix and Amazon, The Netflix algorithm that decides what movies to make, The tv show Lost, the death of the cinema industry as we know it, Video game distribution and promotion, the indie game renaissance, e-sports, air travel, Micheal O'Leary's contribution to a united Europe, security theatre, the economics of car ownership, the high-street shopping experienced and a society of access. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/332370876" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Links and Resources How Will Automation Affect Society (article)- Jill...

Automation has changed our culture. In this weeks episode we talk about music distribution and discovery, the removal of time from the consumption of content, how albums have evolved for our listening habits, algorithms that write music, the death of the record label, movie distribution, the removal of staggered release dates, the efficiency of Netflix and Amazon, The Netflix algorithm that decides what movies to make, The tv show Lost, the death of the cinema industry as we know it, Video game distribution and promotion, the indie game renaissance, e-sports, air travel, Micheal O'Leary's contribution to a united Europe, security theatre, the economics of car ownership, the high-street shopping experienced and a society of access....

In this week's episode we discuss whether the human race is doomed, the industrial revolution, the rise of the ATM, the decline of farmers, the o-ring principle, the universal basic income, whether airplanes should be flying themselves, dethroning God, the Messiah in the Facebook feed, and how automation is going to change how you work. Links * Will automation take away all our jobs? (http://ideas.ted.com/will-automation-take-away-all-our-jobs/) * A Plan in Case Robots Take the Jobs: Give Everyone a Paycheck (https://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/03/technology/plan-to-fight-robot-invasion-at-work-give-everyone-a-paycheck.html) * The Future of Work (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vk4YbfVUT0o) * The Quality of Life Changes during the Industrial Revolution (http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2013/09/economic-history-0) * Your Lawyer may soon be an algorithm (https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/xyw49z/your-lawyer-may-soon-be-an-algorithm) * Zeitgeist Film (http://www.zeitgeistmovie.com/) * Rogers Commission Report (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogers_Commission_Report) * Feynman's Personal observations on the reliability of the Shuttle (https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:PtmP8em0SPMJ:https://science.ksc.nasa.gov/shuttle/missions/51-l/docs/rogers-commission/Appendix-F.txt+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=ie) * Should Aeroplanes fly themselves (http://www.vanityfair.com/news/business/2014/10/air-france-flight-447-crash) * Tilly Smith (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tilly_Smith) * Facts about the 2004 Tsunami (https://www.dosomething.org/facts/11-facts-about-2004-indian-ocean-tsunami) *...

In the first weekly episode of the “Educated Machine Show” Darragh and Micheál discuss the education system, why most of college is nonsense, the importance of not going to college straight away, how to learn different things online, learning languages online, psychological tricks for getting over procrastination, why a college degree is losing its value, the lack of talent in Ireland, why we government support is not necessarily good for business and the future of education....