Videos & Podcasts

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Pros and Cons of Implantables at IEEE Sections Congress 2017

Katina Michael delivers an invited presentation on the topic of the “Pros and Cons of Implantables” for @IEEESSIT. The presentation was delivered at the International Convention Centre in Sydney, Australia, on August 13, 2017. The sensors Katina is wearing during the presentation is known as an intervention. Only four people in the audience said that they would be willing to be implanted. Most audience members, all of whom were from our IEEE technical community said they would NOT adopt the invasive technology. The slides for this presentation can be found here: .

 Ethical Interventions in Resource Constrained Environments

Paul Cunningham – August 8, 2017

Podcast: International Cybersecurity

Future Out Loud – August 4, 2017

With Adam Doupé, Jamie Winterton, Andrew Maynard, and Heather Ross

International Cybersecurity


Podcast: Network Sovereignty

Future Out Loud – July 14, 2017

Marisa Duarta, Andrew Maynard, and Heather Ross

Network Sovereignty, with Marisa Duarte

Podcast: The Importance of Research and Development, Elon Musk’s New Company

Future Out Loud – June 2, 2017

Andrew Maynard and Heather Ross

A “Boring” Episode of Future Out Loud

 Podcast: Autonomous Weapons Systems

Future Out Loud – May 22, 2017

With Heather Roff, Heather Ross, and Adam Doupe

Future of Autonomous Weapons Systems

From the ENIAC to the PC: What’s the Next Quantum Leap for Computing?

Katina Michael speaks on the future of computing. Recorded on 14 June 2013 at the University of Wollongong, Australia. Video credit and Interview structure: Jordan Brown.

We Are Not Spiritual Machines, We Are People

Katina Michael on, what makes us human? Recorded on 14 June 2013 at the University of Wollongong, Australia. Video Credit and Interview Structure: Jordan Brown.

TEDxUWollongong – Microchipping people

A/Professor Katina Michael from the University of Wollongong, speaks at the 2012 TEDxUWollongong on the moral and ethical dilemmas of emerging technologies. The 3 scenarios she performs raise very interesting social implications for our humanity.