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January 2, 2020 44 min

Today's episode of Devo Talks features an intriguing Skype interview with Nikola Danaylov from Toronto.  Now if you don’t know Nik or Socrates as many of us call him, he's an author, keynote speaker, futurist, strategic advisor, and philosopher. His book “Conversations with the Future: 21 Visions for the 21st Century” is a #1 Amazon Bestseller and his podcast, Singularity.FM is one of the most widely sought out podcasts in his niche.

During this show, we discussed all sorts of interesting tech topics from futuristic AI toothbrushes, to the dangers of social media, to the importance of having a personal code of ethics when developing software. It’s a jam-packed episode, and I think it fits perfectly with what this show is all about.  So, whether you are at home, at work or on the road, I encourage you to listen with an open mind, ready to be inspired and learn something new.  So let’s dive right in!

SHOW NOTES & TIMESTAMPS

Introduction - What Socrates was all about [2:22]
Question #1 - Explain what you mean by Technology is the How, not the Why or the What? [4:34]
Question #2 - Are there any dangers in relying too much on technology? [5:37]
Question #3 - What advice or encouragement would you like to give to young people going into the tech field? [13:39 ]
Question #4 - How do you think AI will affect or influence the IT workplace? [19:52]
Question #5 - What is the basic concept of the singularity. [27:38]
- Blog Post: Definitions of Technological Singularity: https://www.singularityweblog.com/17-definitions-of-the-technological-singularity/
Question #6 - What can we do to stay human during these technological advances? [34:22]

NIK'S SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
Website: https://www.singularityweblog.com/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikoladanaylov/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/singularityblog
Amazon: amazon.com/author/nikoladanaylov
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/ndanaylov

BOOK LINKS
(US Link) Conversations with the Future: 21 Visions for the 21st Century: https://www.amazon.com/Conversations-Future-Visions-21st-Century/dp/1542469740/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
(CAN Link) Conversations with the Future: 21 Visions for the 21st Century: https://www.amazon.ca/Conversations-Future-Visions-21st-Century-ebook/dp/B01N4QF7GU/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=Nikolai+danaylov&qid=1552563982&s=gateway&sr=8-1-fkmr0

PODCAST RESOURCES

YouTube Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfidkb9pPIfIQRjFYIU9EiGIsLGcGDo0E
Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/devo-talks/id1482122818
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/34t7kS3sinxYesqqXDdLek
Google Podcast: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS82MzYyMjYucnNz
Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcas

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