#maketechhuman is a new podcast hosted by The Nerdist’s Matt Mira, presented by WIRED Brand Lab and enabled by Nokia, to explore where technology is heading and how it is impacting humanity. Our goal is to host a series of discussions and debates that will impact global discourse, human behavior and even product development and policy making. Over the next few months, we'll be exploring a number of core #maketechhuman issues, such as Artificial Intelligence, Privacy + Security, Connectivity, and Equity. You won't want to miss a single episode. Participants in the #maketechhuman program include Dan Ariely, Yves Behar, Rodney Brooks, Stephen Hawking, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Monica Lewinsky, Fei-Fei Li, Sugata Mitra and Hossein Moiin. For more, check out
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Jun 20, 2016

United States CTO Megan Smith and Harvard Law Professor Larry Lessig join us for todays #maketechhuman.  In this episode we discuss governing in a supremely digital age. How is it different? Where is it going? What can you do? 

Dec 9, 2015

Recorded at the OZO launch event in Los Angeles, the MakeTechHuman podcast visits with Nokia Technologies president Ramzi Haidamus and pioneering VR artist Nonny de la Peña to discuss the nascent medium of VR as a storytelling platform, as well as the creative possibilities of the new Nokia OZO — a compact VR camera that is designed to bring virtual reality to life.

Nov 11, 2015

Karim El Malki founder and CEO of Athnet,  Mick Ebeling, CEO of Not Impossible and Hossein Moiin, Chief technology officer for Nokia Networks join the program today to discuss how Technology is being used to solve some of the large scale problems facing humanity. 

Oct 28, 2015
Leila Janah and Luis von Ahn are two of the 17 MakeTechHuman Agents of Change Join us to discuss making a global impact through technology. Leila has created a platform for digital work, serving impoverished people around the world, and Luis has created a global learning platform to help people learn languages. And don't forget that you personally will be able to learn Klingon on Duolingo. 
Oct 14, 2015

Jeff Cole, Director and CEO, Center for the Digital Future at the University of Southern California  and Mother/Blogger of,  Molly Thornberg.  Discuss the impact of technology on kids. From how they interact with it to what it's like for children now vs a time when the mobile screens weren't everywhere. 

Sep 30, 2015

On this episode we dive into the promising future of Smart Cities. Urban developments that take the guess work out of many current day headaches like driving, public works, and even health, just to name a few. 

Joining the discussion this week we welcome Mark Bartolomeo leader of Internet of Things for Verizon‘s New Product Development, Ricky Corker Nokia CEO North America  and Brian Partridge, VP,  451 Research & Consulting. 

Sep 16, 2015

Stuart Russell, a professor at the University of California at Berkeley Rodney Brooks, founder and CTO of Rethink Robotics and co-founder of iRobot, and  Sir Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal discuss adn debate the advantages and pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence. 

Sep 3, 2015

Henrietta, Juhani, and Pertti discuss how their culture fosters innovation, as well as what skills and talents will serve us best in the future. Most importantly, we’ll learn why FAIL is not a four-letter word, despite appearances to the contrary.

Aug 26, 2015

Jon Ronson , Author of "So You've Been Publicly Shamed" joins Justin Patchin,  Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center and Robin Stern, associate director for the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence for a discussion about the current state of Cyberbullying. 

Aug 17, 2015

In this episode we speak with Cyber Bullying activist Monica Lewinsky about the current state of online bullying. We find out what is being done to help and much more.