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May 11, 2020

Humane tech! David & Joe chat with psychologist Teodora Pavkovic about parenting and tech, humane tech, and the psychology of smartphone use.

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May 11, 2020

Forget screen time--we are all stuck inside exploring new online worlds, rediscovering a fondness toward video chats, and trying to balance a desire for information with a need for calmness. David & Joe chat with Australian psychologist & researcher Jocelyn Brewer, a w...

May 11, 2020

We talk to memetics expert Dr. Jamie Cohen about the importance of memes, why they are some big during Covid19, and why everyone should be fluent in memes. We also learn about Edge Lords, and debate why virtual reality is not having its moment in the sun.

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May 11, 2020

Have Covid & dating apps killed romance, or have we been emotionally distancing for years? David & Joe, both married, have a freewheeling conversation with comedian & actress Carolyn Paine about her experiences swiping during lock-down.

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May 11, 2020

Will there be love during lockdown? Are we headed for a baby boom or a rush of divorces? How do couples adjust?

On this episode of Funny as Tech, hosts David & Joe talk with renowned sex therapist Maureen McGrath about technology, Covid-19, and maintaining intimacy duri...

December 10, 2018

What if your smartphone thinks you're depressed?! Funny as Tech co-hosts David Ryan Polgar (tech ethicist) and Joe Leonardo (UCB comedian) discuss the emerging field of digital phenotyping. Digital phenotyping is the assessment of mental health based on HOW we use our...

March 12, 2018

We talk to Billboard's Cherie Hu about the potential for holograms to alter live music! The following transcript has been edited for clarity and hilarity. Please LISTEN to the FULL INTERVIEW

 

Joe Leonardo: Welcome to this episode of the Funny as Tech podcast. I am your...

March 5, 2018

We chat with Mitu Khandaker about the ethical challenges when creating avatars and chatbots.