Latest Episodes
S7E5: AI and Military Technologies with Raluca Csernatoni and Marijn Hoijtink
Medlir sits down with Dr. Raluca Csernatoni and Dr. Marijn Hoijtink to discuss the escalating ‘innovation race’ among corporate giants. They discuss AI’s contribution to the rise in power of the private tech sector vs. the state, as well as the ‘existential threat’ and ‘superintelligence’ narratives around foundational AI models and how these shape specific socio-technical imaginaries of the future. They also dive into AI’s impact on geopolitical and military power, including Sino-American competition, and the rise of AI ‘nationalism’ or ‘sovereignty’.
S7E4: AI and Wargaming with Baptiste Alloui-Cros
Medlir is joined by Baptiste Alloui-Cros, founder of the Strand Simulations Group and a war game designer, to discuss how AI is likely to impact how we think, strategise, and prepare for war.
S7E3: The Birth of Digital Human Rights with Rebekah Dowd
This week Medlir and our guest Rebekah Dowd, an academic, scholar, and author of The Birth of Digital Human Rights: Digitized Data Governance as a Human Rights Issue in the EU, explore how and why the EU became a leader in the realm of digital human rights.
S7E2: AI, Digital Humanities and Virtual Memory Spaces with Arnaud Kurze
In this episode Chris talks to Arnaud Kurze of Montclair State University, currently a Digital Studies Fellow at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. Arnaud has carried out groundbreaking research in digital humanities, memory studies, and transitional justice and offers his insights into AI and virtual memory spaces, accountability.
S7E1: Introducing AI Global Governance with Joachim Koops
Medlir and Chris speak with Dr. Joachim Koops of the Global Governance Institute and Leiden University to discuss the launch of the AI Global Governance program. They further discuss the challenges associated with the question of governance more broadly.