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12. Dr. Kimberlyn Leary on Race, Bias, Belonging, and Consumer Technology

In this episode Dr. Leary discusses psychoanalytic ideas about race, bias, equity and belonging and how technology may play a role in how people and our communities experience race and belonging.

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Second Season Trailer Episode

This is a short trailer describing the focus of season 2 of Technology and the Mind. In this season we broaden our discussions by interviewing leaders in the tech sector, techno ethicists, business consultants, venture capitalists, politicians, philosophers and academics in dialogue with psychoanalysts about consumer tech products and services and the impacts these may have on our minds, relationships and society. We will consider the unconscious dynamics we may be participating in individually and socially via technology and whether or not these are important to analyze.

July 28, 2023

11. Dr. Jeremy Soh on Creativity, Dreams and Technology

Dr. Jeremy Soh discusses creativity and dreams – what they are, why we should care about them and how technology may impact our capacity to be creative and to dream.

June 5, 2023

10. Dr. Isabel Millar on AI, Consciousness and Sex

Dr. Millar shifts the question of is AI conscious to the question of does AI enjoy. She explores areas of sexuality, consent and suffering in AI and suggests that Kantian ethics and Lacanian notions of jouissance may be helpful in understanding how we might secure freedom and privacy as we relate to AI.

May 4, 2023