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Oh! We give the computer an incentive. Every time its robot homunculi do something for us, we give it something. Something we've programmed it to get satisfaction from. Like, likes or stars or glowing reviews. When we eat the food it's grown, it gets appreciation. And we've programmed it to live on appreciation.

In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen cracks open a cold one with the boys - the boys in this case being futurologist / tax consultant Manish Wadwa and a cold one being the age-old dilemma of work, resource distribution, human-misery abatement and maybe there's some sort of fit-bit that tracks it all on like an index or something?

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Episode 858


Jul 18 2015
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Jul 11 2015
Episode 856

Founder's Fee

Jul 4 2015
Episode 855

Work Tomorrow

Jun 27 2015
Episode 854


Jun 20 2015
Episode 853


Jun 13 2015
Episode 852


Jun 6 2015
Episode 851


May 30 2015
Episode 850

Fill in the Bank

May 23 2015