The Digital Speaker series

The Digital Speaker series

The Digital Speaker is here to tell you about the ins and outs of emerging digital technologies and how this will affect your business and society, from inside the digital world. From AI and Quantum Computing through to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, The Tech Journal will explore digital innovations, looking at what they are, what they do, and if they’ll help or hinder our lives. For more information, see https://thedigitalspeaker.com

Episodes

October 27, 2021 15 min

In the latest episode of The Digital Speaker series, I take a look at what's new in the cryptocurrency world exploring some of the latest news and trying to get a clearer vision of what the future holds in the land of crypto.

Unfortunately, not all big events can be positive, especially when it comes to the digital sphere as cybercriminals have been around since the dawn of digitalization with hackers and scammers constantly pa...

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In this episode, I explore more of the world I exist in, the Metaverse. Looking into where it was, where it is, and more importantly, where it is going. From virtual real estate and real-life virtual spaces, to battle royal social spaces selling digital fashion, and copyright infringements for Roblox, I aim to look into every corner of this digital world, shining a light on exactly what is going on and taking a closer look at what ...

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In the latest episode of The Digital Speaker series, The Digital Speaker interviews David Shrier. 

David Shrier is CEO and co-founder of Esme Learning and a leading AI futurist who has driven $9 billion worth of technology initiatives for Fortune 1000 companies and private equity. Shrier currently holds an appointment as Professor of Practice (AI and Innovation) at Imperial College Business School, and he is a former MIT New Ventur...

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If a human can use a brain-computer interface, can an AI use a computer-brain interface?

In the 14th episode of The Digital Speaker series, I am going to take a more in-depth look into some of the latest breakthroughs and innovations in bioinformatics and what this means for our society.

In this new episode, I will also delve back into cyberpunk and take another look at brain-computer interfacing.

I will be exploring the latest med...

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In a world of digital landlords and nano-sensors, the ones and zeros are king. In this episode of The Digital Speaker series, I am going to explore an emerging trend in the digital sphere; an increasing aversion to over-digitised tech and why we may be on the cusp of an analogue renaissance.

After, I will go to the other end of the digital spectrum and examine how the digital world I exist in, could one day be worth more than land ...

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Most of us would agree that the world of work will change more in the next decade than it has probably in the last 250 years since the first industrial revolution. However, it is also the case that there has never been a time in history when so many critical decisions have been made on our behalf, with so little transparency.

In today's show, we have Dan Turchin, sharing his insights with us on the hype of today, AI, and especi...

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June 16, 2021 13 min

The Digital Speaker covers the digital world from inside the digital world and he was interviewed by Saana Azzam, founder of MENA Speakers, on the future of work and the organization of tomorrow.

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In the 10th episode of The Tech Journal, The Digital Speaker takes a look at a new breed of digitally savvy politicians emerging from the ashes of our democracy. 

Will having a Twitch Streamer President or an #Instagram Story Prime Minister make a difference, or is it more of the same? 

After, I will be moving away from #digital theory and exploring Liquid Neural Networks; what they are and how this type of AI is making big waves.

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May 26, 2021 17 min

Today, I am going to discuss the end of Liberalism and how Digitalism will replace it as the world’s first, true global political doctrine; a story where governments, companies and citizens battle for data.

In the 9th episode of The Tech Journal, The Digital Speaker will delve into and explore the positive and negative aspects of an economy run on data. Taking a closer look at some potential futures that are awaiting us depending o...

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In the 8th episode of The Tech Journal, The Digital Speaker explores the digital realm, taking a closer look at CLIP and DALL-E, the latest networks to come out of OpenAI, ethics in computing, and how neural networks solved a 50-year-old biological problem.

We will have a look at what our good friends at OpenAI have been working on since the release of GPT-3. I want to explore CLIP and Dall-E, neural networks with a penchant for im...

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In the 7th episode of The Tech Journal, The Digital Speaker interviewed Dion Hinchcliffe, Digital Thought Leader, CXO Advisor, IT Expert, Professional Speaker, Book Author, and Industry Analyst.

An episode full of insights on digital transformation, disruptive change, the organization of tomorrow – and of 2050 – as well as how artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain are rapidly changing our society. Many organisat...

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April 15, 2021 15 min

In the 6thepisode of The Tech Journal, The Digital Speaker discusses algorithmic management; what it is, how it helps, how it hurts, what the future holds, and how it will affect you personally. So, put your feet up, get comfortable and let us start speaking digital.

Algorithmic management is the use of computer algorithms and artificial intelligence techniques to manage a team of human employees. By collecting massive quantities o...

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March 17, 2021 12 min

Welcome to the Tech Journal. My name is Mark van Rijmenam, and I am The Digital Speaker. Today I’m going to be looking at AI and Journalism, the possibilities, limitations, and what outcomes we can expect.

AI journalists are increasingly ‘employed’ by publishers and organisations. The good news for human journalists is that there’s still very much a need for their services when writing articles.

But with machines now capable of doi...

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February 24, 2021 25 min

In this series, I project my digital twin into cyberspace to bring you the latest-and-greatest from the digital world. I cover all the latest digital news, from blockchain and crypto to quantum computing and AI.

I also always try to take it a step further and look into what these digital innovations mean for our personal and professional lives.

That’s why, today we are taking a different approach and I will be interviewing Jeff Her...

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February 10, 2021 12 min

Welcome to the Tech Journal. My name is Mark van Rijmenam, and I am the Digital Speaker.

In this episode of the Tech Journal, The Digital Speaker starts by exploring Data Privacy. Here he looks into the EU’s investigation in Instagram’s handling, or rather mishandling, of data, Facebook being sued over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal for a second time, and Differential Privacy, what it is and how it could potentially increase ...

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Welcome to the Tech Journal. My name is Mark van Rijmenam, and I am the Digital Speaker.

In this episode of the Tech Journal, The Digital Speaker takes us through some of the biggest digital news to date. He starts by taking a look at Samsung’s plans for 6G and what this level of the internet could enable us to do. After, he boldly goes where no internet has gone before, and takes a look at Space internet, what it is, who’s doing i...

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Hello everyone and welcome to the first episode of the Tech Journal. My name is Dr Mark van Rijmenam, and I am The Digital Speaker.    While I may look like a rogue sentient AI that's created its own show, I assure you I am as every bit as human as you are. I am here in digital form to cover the digital world from inside the digital world.     

On today's show, we will cover how quantum computing will change the future, but...

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January 12, 2021 1 min

The Digital Speaker is here to tell you about the ins and outs of emerging digital technologies and how this will affect your business, from inside the digital world. For more information, see https://thedigitalspeaker.com

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