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CENSORSHIP, SOCIAL MEDIA & FAILED JOURNALISM
February 28, 2022
RSnake and Raymond discuss the topic of censorship and some of the lessons learned from social media mishaps. Raymond also discusses how ibble will be shaped by the policy failures of other companies, like Facebook and Twitter.
CHINA'S 100-YEAR PLAN, SPYING & COMMUNISM
March 1, 2022
RSnake and Jennifer spend the focus of the episode discussing the people's republic of China, the Uyghurs, Hong Kong, Taipei.
PRONOUNS, DEADNAMING AND INSIGHT FROM TRANSGENDER MD
March 2, 2022
Dr. Sheila Newsom MD discusses her transition in her 60s as well as topical issues in the transgender community and her boutique ketamine service.
HYPERSONICS, RAIL GUNS & SPACE EXPLORATION
March 6, 2022
Dr. Leon Vanstone discusses space, hypersonic vehicles, rail guns, and space exploration. RSnake and Leon also talk about equitable math and how science evolves.
PROBLEMS AND POLITICS IN HOLLYWOOD AND MEDIA
March 15, 2022
Chris Debiec and RSnake sit down on location at SXSW to discuss media, Hollywood, gun handling issues, tax incentives and more.
GUNS, VICTIMS IN SCHOOLS & TRULY STOPPING GUN CRIME
March 17, 2022
Grant Shaw sits down with RSnake to discuss the pending ATF legislation against his company, the second amendment, Hollywood's involvement in the epidemic of gun violence, mass shootings and much more.
AI AND ETHICS IN WAR AND WORK
March 25, 2022
Charlie and RSnake discuss the distinction between AI/ML and AGI, the future of work, the weaponization of drones, attacking AI through bad seed-data, faster paths of bringing forth AGI, as well as the future of deepfakes.
BAD POLITICS & THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS ON SOCIETY
April 2, 2022
RSnake has a candid discussion with Andy, Chris and Dustin around how bills actually get written and passed, how they aim for bi-partisan support, the unintended consequences of bad legislation, the commerce clause of the US constitution, political action committees and more.
SUPER-REALISM, DEEPFAKES & METAVERSE IN AR VR
April 6, 2022
RSnake discusses augmented reality and virtual reality with Alex and Tim Porter of Mod Tech Labs. The conversation includes technical issues with XR including user level issues such as superrealism. We also discussed some of more positive and encouraging use cases for AR/VR.
ANARCHO-CAPITALISM, COMMUNISM, UBI AND ECONOMICS
April 20, 2022
RSnake takes on some meaty topics such as anarcho-capitalism, UBI, Keynesian vs Austrian economics, and the future of social media with Morgan Warstler.
CHILD ABUSE, HUMAN TRAFFICKING & VIGILANTES
May 21, 2022
RSnake gives a sobering look into the world of child sexual abuse, human trafficking, sexual slavery, vigilantes, how the law is failing victims, how big tech plays a role and more.
ENTREPRENEUR DISCUSSES ADVERTISING AND CALLS OUT U.S. GUN LAWS
May 30, 2022
RSnake sat down with Josh Castell, an entrepreneur and philanthropist who is deeply concerned with a number of social issues that we explore. They discuss the current state of the advertising industry, and then delve into the timely topic of gun control in the wake of the Ulvalde school shooting.
HITMEN, INDUSTRIAL ESPIONAGE & HACKING
June 5, 2022
RSnake and Karim dive into his background in industrial espionage, explored the world of malware, and landed on a lot of the biggest issues with keeping people and companies safe online. If you're not familiar with this world, it may feel a bit alien but this is a great example of the kinds of conversation RSnake has wanted to make public since the podcast's inception.
GENERATIONAL TRAUMA, DOMESTIC ABUSE AND MALICIOUS CONTROL
June 26, 2022
RSnake and Kelsey Kosmala of the Tantra Institute dive into a discussion around trauma, domestic abuse including sexual abuse, financial abuse and other variants of malicious control. They also talk about generational trauma and how it might even effect the minds of world leaders.
HACKING, INFOSEC & CYBER INSURANCE
July 8, 2022
RSnake and Jeremiah Grossman discuss the state of Information Security, how the industry seems to be allergic to change, how Jeremiah innovates in such a complex ecosystem, and where he sees things moving for security in the future.
LOBBYING FOR OIL & GAS, RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ELECTRIC VEHICLES
July 10, 2022
RSnake and Kinnan Golemon discuss Kinnan's background in lobbying for oil and gas, fracking, renewable energy sources, a move to electrical vehicles, nuclear power, and OPEC's role.
FUTURE OF AI IN JOBS AND WEAPONIZING SURVEILLANCE
July 18, 2022
Russ Bodnyk and RSnake dove into how Russ sees AI, machine learning and artificial general intelligence. They also talk about the ethics and dangers of an AI that passes the Turing test, even if it isn't actually intelligent.
TRUTH ABOUT HOMELESSNESS & CORRUPTION IN HOUSING FIRST
July 26, 2022
RSnake and Matt Mackowiak talked about Austin's Prop B and Save Austin Now, how homelessness impacts crime, business, pollution, and property value. They discuss the issues that police face when dealing with the homeless.
HOMOSEXUALITY, HOLLYWOOD AND INTOLERANCE
August 4, 2022
John Robison and RSnake discuss how John grew up gay in Texas, the intolerance towards right wing views in Hollywood, how John reconciles being right wing with being gay, some of the shady characters that got caught up in the #metoo movement and how being gay has changed in John's lifetime.
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