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Artificial Intelligence | The Complete LTN Resource List

Are you ready to tune into the future? Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been the buzzword of the decade, and its rapid growth over the last few years has transformed industries, sparked debates, and reshaped our understanding of technology’s capabilities. As AI continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, staying informed and engaged with its developments is more crucial than ever. What better way to dive deep into this fascinating world than through LTN’s own podcasts?


2024 | Audio & Video Podcasts

  • April 3, 2024 | The Pull List #99 | Is A.I. Drawing Our Comics? | Spotify | YouTube | Chris and co-host Hector are on the podcast with new and exciting takes on the comic’s biz, including an A.I. controversy that DC Comics might be dealing with.

2023 | Audio & Video Podcasts

  • February 3, 2023 | Church Nerds #87 | Artificial Spiritual Intelligence | Spotify | YouTube | Bubba & Anna are focusing on the growing use of A.I. and what that looks like for our spiritual lives.
  • May 2, 2023 | Free Play #173 | Deep-Fake Drake | Spotify | YouTube | What if I sent you a link to an awesome song that was just released on Spotify by Drake and The Weeknd. It sounds just like their voices and just like their production. Turns out, it’s a song created by an AI who has been trained to emulate music by the two artists and Universal Music Group is rallying to get it removed from the interwebs. If a song is created completely by an AI, then who owns it? The people it’s “inspired by” even if it’s not them singing?
  • June 26, 2023 | Rise & Shine, Nerds #5 | The AI Arms Race | Spotify | YouTube | Radio Matt & Deidra kick off a week long look at AI by discussing why were starting to get concerned and just how fast AI is progressing now. Plus, AI is choosing our movies now!
  • June 27, 2023 | Rise & Shine, Nerds #6 | We Talkin’ WALL-E or Terminator? | Spotify | YouTube | Radio Matt & Deidra continue discuss where the rapid growth of AI could lead, and how both of the most likely possibilities are probably bad.
  • June 28, 2023 | Rise & Shine, Nerds #7 | Meet A.I. Jesus | Spotify | YouTube | Radio Matt & Deidra take a look at the way AI is being used in Christian circles, including an AI church service and a 24/7 Twitch stream.
  • June 29, 2023 | Rise & Shine, Nerds #8 | Artificial SUPERintelligence | Spotify | YouTube | Radio Matt & Deidra wrap up their week of focus on AI by discussing the possibility of human-level artificial reasoning (on the way) and possible “God-like” AI (theoretical… so far…).
  • July 10, 2023 | RSNN | Google Scraping Your Data for Their A.I. | YouTube | Radio Matt & Deidra discuss Google’s new controversial Terms of Service.
  • August 14, 2023 | RSNN | No One Wants Smart Glasses | YouTube | Meta’s Smart Glasses are not popular. None of them are, really.
  • August 16, 2023 | RSNN | The Pope Has Some A.I. Concerns | YouTube | Dungeons & Dragons banning A.I. artwork, TV/Film “extras” fear A.I. will end their jobs, and the Pope is worried about A.I. ethics as well.

  • August 17, 2023 | RSNN | A.I. Meal-Planning App is OUT OF POCKET | YouTube | Radio Matt & Deidra discusses the terrible recipes a real A.I. meal-planning app is suggesting, including things that could kill you.
  • August 21, 2023 | RSNN | So, We’re Just Gonna Go Ahead and Make Replicator Spiders, huh? | YouTube | Radio Matt & Deidra have three news stories that prove we’re going to build our own demise.
  • August 24, 2023 | RSNN | Want an A.I. Life-Coach? | YouTube | Radio Matt & Deidra discusses Google’s DeepMind program working towards A.I. Life-coaches.
  • August 31, 2023 | Rise & Shine, Nerds #28 | New Tech Lets Paralyzed Speak through Avatars | Spotify | YouTube | Radio Matt & Deidra discuss an awesome advancement in helping paralyzed people talk through avatars, in nearly normal conversation speed.
  • September 27, 2023 | Rise & Shine, Nerds #42 | Humanoid Robots and Flying Cars are Finally Here | Spotify | YouTube | With humanoid robots and flying cars on the way, we are closer than ever to the visions of the future that “i, Robot” and “Back to the Future” promised us. But are we ready to hover-convert our cars and share the sidewalk with errand boy robots? Well, doesn’t look like we have a choice!
  • November 6, 2023 | Rise & Shine, Nerds #49 | The Fun Side of A.I. | Spotify | YouTube | Radio Matt & Deidra celebrate a change of pace where A.I. is actually making some really cool stuff, like one last song from The Beatles or a voice chat filter for Doritos crunch noises.
  • November 13, 2023 | Rise & Shine, Nerds #50 | The AI Pin & Future Tech We Want to See | Spotify | YouTube | In the final episode of Rise & Shine, Nerds, Radio Matt & Deidra talk about future tech, beginning with a spotlight on Humane’s new AI Pin, which appears to stand a chance at replacing smartphones in the near future. Plus, sci-fi tech we want in real life.

2022 | Audio & Video Podcasts

  • March 14, 2022 | Back Row Morning Show #449 | The Dead Internet Theory | Spotify | Radio Matt & Mo discuss an older theory that has been making the rounds again that the internet actually died 6 years ago and is mostly made up of soulless bots now.
  • March 15, 2022 | Back Row Morning Show #450 | The State of A.I. in 2022 | Spotify | Radio Matt & Mo take a look at just how far AI has come in 2022 – and how it isn’t really as crazy as you may think.
  • March 16, 2022 | Back Row Morning Show #451 | Fake Luke | Spotify | Radio Matt & Mo discuss the AI algorithms that create deep-faked faces and voices, and how it’s getting harder and harder to tell if people are real.
  • March 17, 2022 | Back Row Morning Show #452 | Astro the Robo Dog | Spotify | Radio Matt & Mo invite the buds on to discuss if we’d be more comfortable with a robot butler is it comes in the shape of a dog?
  • June 22, 2022 | Back Row Morning Show #488 | Could an A.I. Develop a Soul? | Spotify | YouTube | In this extended season finale episode, Radio Matt & Mo take a look at the LaMDA Google AI and the engineer who was suspended for releasing transcripts of his discussion with the AI in which the AI claims to be sentient and have a soul. Is this possible? What exactly counts as a “soul” anyway?
  • November 22, 2022 | Free Play Podcast #163 | Who Doesn’t Love Killer Microwave A.I.? | Spotify | YouTube | Some people, like Bubba, look upon the impending era of our AI overlords with excitement and joy. Others, like Kate, are a little unsure. And stories with headlines like “Someone turned their imaginary friend into an AI microwave and it wanted to kill them” do little to change her opinion.

2021 | Audio Podcasts

  • August 30, 2021 | Back Row Morning Show #394 | Our Robotic Future | Spotify | Radio Matt & Mo discuss Elon Musk’s plans to put a robot in every home and how it conjures up thoughts of movies like I, Robot and fears of a Terminator-like future ahead for the next generation.
  • August 31, 2021 | Back Row Morning Show #395 | The Robots Are Already Here! | Spotify | Radio Matt & Mo share how overrun with robots our world already is and how it’s an inescapable reality.
  • September 1, 2021 | Back Row Morning Show #396 | How Christians Should Respond to Our Increasingly Robotic World | Spotify | Radio Matt & Mo examine the rise of the machines from a religious point-of-view. What does our increasingly robotic world say about creativity, human worth, the value of work, and much more!

2020 | Audio Podcasts

  • October 13, 2020 | Back Row Morning Show #282 | The Drone Army Approaches | Spotify | Station Manager Matt scares Mo with his conspiracy theory that we are on the fast track to some kinda “I, Robot”-“Terminator”-style future and it all starts with Amazon’s new security drone for your home.

2019 | Audio Podcasts

  • May 22, 2019 | Humans of Gaming #153 | Luke Dicken of Zynga on Artificial Intelligence | Spotify | Luke Dicken is the director of Applied AI at Zynga and joins us this week to talk about desiring the ability to build ladders in Skyrim with the hundreds of brooms one can find themselves carrying around. Luke holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence for Games and is the chair of the IGDA, a charity dedicated to the empowerment of game developers across the world.

 


This resource was compiled by Radio Matt. Last Updated April 17, 2024.





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