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#70 Edward Tenner (The surprising relationship between technology and societal changes)

The Judgment Call Podcast

00:01:34 We were expecting the information and we got the enragement age. What Edward thinks of our Social Media landscape?00:09:02 What are surprising ‘revenge effects’ of technology in recent history?00:14:28 How close were the Romans in developing the steam engine? What impact do social developments have on our progress?00:23:23 What impact does technology alone have on innovation?00:27:10 Are information overload and increasing specialization two sides of the same coin?00:39:36 Will we see the return of the heroic projects (like the Suez canal)?00:56:35 Why did the communist innovation of the ‘5-Year-Plan’ succeed?01:09:25 What will happen when the ‘Rise of the Machines’ starts?Bonjesta isn’t designed to be your first line of defense against morning sickness. Using a hormonal birth control method and taking ulipristal at the same time can reduce the effectiveness of both medications. To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Amneal Specialty, a division of Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC at 1-877-835-5472 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www Farmacia senza ricetta a Roma. If you have trouble swallowing tablets, talk with your doctor about other treatment options for your condition.Tell your surgeon if you are taking Eliquis. Your questions will be answered by a laboratory scientist as part of a voluntary service provided by one of our partners, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science. In the treatment of streptococcal infections of the upper respiratory tract (e https://farmaciaenlineasinreceta.org/levitra/. Methotrexate: (Minor) L-methylfolate should be used cautiously in patients taking methotrexate.You may also watch this episode on Youtube – #70 Edward Tenner (The surprising relation between technology and societal changes).Edward Tenner is an independent writer, speaker, and consultant on technology and culture incl. The Future of Unintended Consequences. His latest book The Efficiency Paradox: What Big Data Can’t Do is now available on Amazon.

1hr 26mins

22 Apr 2021

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Edward Tenner | The Efficiency Paradox & General Life Advice

Program Life | Productivity & Mental Health

The Program Life podcast is where we want our listeners guests and myself to learn something new. Every two weeks I bring in a world class expert on a topic related to productivity or mental health and Our guest on this episode Today is Edward Tenner. Edward is an independent writer, speaker and editor who analyzes the cultural aspects of technological change. He is the author of Our Own Devices and Why Things Bite Back. In this episode we discuss about His new book, The Efficiency Paradox: What Big Data Can't Do. If you want my key takeaways on this episode and the show notes just head over to programlife.info and you can also sign up for my exclusive email list, you can also follow me on Instagram yogeshprabhu2 and Twitter @yogeshprabhu03 that's enough plugging for me So sit back, relax and enjoy the show.


28 Jan 2021

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Ep#20) Edward Tenner

Bonfire Podcast

Edward is an independent writer and speaker on technology and culture, a distiguished scholar in the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, and an author of: Our Own Devices: The Past and Future of Body Technology, Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge fo Unintended Consequences, and The Efficiency Paradox: Why Big Data Can't Do. Edward's Links: Article: https://www.milkenreview.org/articles/the-virus-and-the-volcanoWebsite: https://www.edwardtenner.com Podcast Links: Website: bonfirepodcast.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BonfirePodcast-111277123870019/Twitter: https://twitter.com/bonfirepocastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/bonfirepodcast/Support the show (http://patreon.com/bonfirepodcast)


15 Aug 2020

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Episode 70 LILRC Conference 2019 Part 1 Dean James Vorbach & Edward Tenner

The Library Pros

Chris and Bob returned to the Long Island Library Resources Council’s Conference on Libraries and the Future. This year we had some great guests and because there was so much to talk about, we are splitting this episode into 3 parts. Part 1 was an interesting conversation with James Vorbach, Dean of the Library and Information Science program at St. John’s University. We spoke about cultivating new librarians, their management training symposium and why library schools place such an emphasis on archiving. We also spoke with Edward Tenner, who works at the Smithsonian and Rutgers University. We had a lengthy discussion about learning using print materials vs. digital materials and even spoke about shepardizing. You can learn more about Edward at his website edwardtenner.comJames VorbachEdward Tenner

30 Nov 2019

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2002-02-05 - Coast to Coast AM with Art Bell - Dr. Edward Tenner - Technology and Unintended Consequences. R.C. Hoagland - Nuclear Technology

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2002-02-05 - Coast to Coast AM with Art Bell - Dr. Edward Tenner - Technology and Unintended Consequences.  R.C. Hoagland - Nuclear Technology

2hr 35mins

23 Oct 2019

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Privacy Piracy

EDWARD TENNER is a distinguished scholar of the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation and a visiting scholar in the Rutgers University Department of History. He was a visiting lecturer at the Humanities Council at Princeton and has held visiting research positions at the Institute for Advanced Study and the University of Pennsylvania. His essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, The Wilson Quarterly, and Forbes.com, and he has given talks for many organizations, including Microsoft, AT&T, the National Institute on White Collar Crime, the Smithsonian Associates, and TED. His book, Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences, written in part with a Guggenheim Fellowship, has been translated into German, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Portuguese, and Czech.


19 Jun 2019

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The Efficiency Paradox with Edward Tenner

The Remarkable Leadership Podcast (Video)

If we rely on algorithms and technology to make us more efficient, our own skills atrophy. Kevin sits down with Edward Tenner, author of Our Own Devices, Why Things Bite Back, and most recently The Efficiency Paradox: What Big Data Can’t Do. As a historian of sorts, Edward tries to understand where we are today and asks the questions we need to think about the future. In The Efficiency Paradox, Edward looks at our technology boom and the downside of a good thing. Although our access to information and big data leads us to perform at higher and faster levels, can we be sure we are going in the right direction? Edward believes we need to find balance or we might not find the benefits of technology or we lost the benefits of human nature.


19 Jun 2019

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Mari Frank Interviews Edward Tenner, 05/06/19

KUCI: Privacy Piracy

16 May 2019

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144: Edward Tenner Profit — What Big Data Can’t Do

Scaling Up Business Podcast

How do we grow and scale, build process and systems, while also maintaining wonder, serendipity, and innovation at the same time? Is it even possible or does one have to sacrifice the other? Today’s guest shares some light on this very topic. Edward Tenner is a writer, a speaker, as well as a Distinguished Scholar in the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation. His latest book, The Efficiency Paradox, dives into the sharing economy, life hacks, our efficient culture, and how to benefit from serendipity. One of the lessons Edward learned about efficiency was in the 1980s when he saw that there were more and more computers being installed and more and more paper being thrown in the recycle bin. The Efficiency Paradox gives a look into new technology that has emerged with mobile computing, artificial intelligence, big data, and the cloud. It takes a look at both the productive use of it as well as some of its underlying problems. Artificial Intelligence recognizes patterns and thus helps us become more efficient. This information is perfect to determine what items are in your inventory and which customers have been the most profitable. However, with prediction, there are also weaknesses in these algorithms. One of these weaknesses being that AI algorithms detect changing patterns and so you can’t count on your recent experience to be a complete guide on what to do next if you don’t also supplement it with imagination and serendipity, as well as making controlled mistakes. Another problem with AI is that it’s not very good at achieving diversity, especially among different gender and ethnic groups. Edward personally sees these errors as a systematic issue of a much more fundamental problem. By keeping within our respective lanes, we are less likely to venture out and bring in diversity, bring in new ideas, and bring in thoughts that might challenge the status quo. Interview Links: Edwardtenner.com The Efficiency Paradox: What Big Data Can’t Do, by Edward Tenner Resources: Scaling Up for Business Growth Workshop: Take the first step to mastering the Rockefeller Habits by attending one of our workshops. Scaling Up Summits (Select Bill Gallagher as your coach during registration for a discount.) Bill on YouTube


10 Apr 2019

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Ep. 059 _ Edward Tenner _ 'The Efficiency Paradox'

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‘The Efficiency Paradox: What Big Data Can’t Do’.  Edward Tenner is a distinguished scholar of the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation and a visiting scholar in the Rutgers University Department of History. His essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, The Wilson Quarterly, and Forbes.com.


4 Mar 2019