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The Detechtor Podcast

The Detechtor Podcast

By The Detechtor
A podcast by The Detechtor where we discuss some of the latest technological innovations set to change the world. Short episode covering different innovations in health/business/daily life and climate action, hosted by Scott Hickman.
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Is AR Shaping the Future of Healthcare? Exploring AR Use Cases
Although Augmented Reality (AR) is often associated with gaming, it actually has many applications in the healthcare industry. Indeed, by superimposing computer-generated images onto reality, AR can provide both surgeons and patients with many useful tools. Let’s take a look at them, and how they can improve the healthcare industry. 🌐 The Detechtor: https://thedetechtor.com 📥 Never miss an update: https://mailchi.mp/a1f8ca6073b2/the-detechtor-newsletter  📲 Get Social:  🐦 https://twitter.com/the_detechtor 👥 https://www.facebook.com/thedetechtor 📸 https://www.instagram.com/thedetechtor
05:14
May 11, 2021
Democratising Vision Care Through AI - Interview With XP Health CEO Antonio Moraes
In this first interview episode of The Detechtor Podcast, hosted by Scott Hickman, we are joined by Antonio Moraes, CEO and Co-Founder of XP Health to discuss democratising vision care through AI. We will of course be discussing the company XP Health, its mission, how it has evolved  during the pandemic and what its future holds, whilst also covering the subjects of Telemedicine and Blue Light. 🌐 Check out XP Health: https://www.xphealth.co  💡Follow Antonio on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aemoraes/ 📲 Connect with us on social media: - 🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_detechtor - 👥 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedetechtor 🔊 Listen to "How is Blue Light Damaging our Sleep?"https://pod.fo/e/c16d6 🌐 The Detechtor: https://thedetechtor.com 📥 Never miss an update: https://mailchi.mp/a1f8ca6073b2/the-detechtor-newsletter 
20:17
April 27, 2021
Is Vertical Farming the Future of Agriculture?
With the World population set to reach 9.8 billion in 2050 according to the United Nations and thanks to ever-changing climate conditions already reducing the amount of fertile land, we need to start finding more sustainable farming solutions to help feed the growing population. Thankfully Vertical Farms, one of the latest trends in agriculture could be one of those solutions. 📲 Connect with us on social media: - 🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_detechtor - 👥 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedetechtor - 📸 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedetechtor/ -  💡LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-detechtor 📰 Our Articles: - 🚜 Vertical Farms: The Future of Agriculture? https://thedetechtor.com/vertical-farms-future-agriculture/ - 🏭 Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage: The Solution to the Climate Crisis? https://thedetechtor.com/carbon-capture-usage-and-storage-solution-to-climate-crisis/ 📥 Sign up to our newsletter to never miss an update: https://mailchi.mp/a1f8ca6073b2/the-detechtor-newsletter
07:02
April 13, 2021
What Obstacles Do Electric Vehicles Still Have to Overcome?
There is no doubt that electric vehicles are the future, as the way we get around and produce electricity is transitioning away from fossil fuels, and towards cleaner and greener alternatives. In this episode I break down the obstacles EVs still have to overcome, if they are to become mainstream. 📲 Connect with us on social media: - 🐦 Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_detechtor  - 👥 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedetechtor   - 📸 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedetechtor/  -  💡LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-detechtor  📰 Our Articles: - 🚙 Electric Vehicles: What's Stopping Them from Becoming Mainstream?   https://thedetechtor.com/electric-vehicles-what-is-really-stopping-them-from-becoming-mainstream/ - ⚡️ The Future of Battery Technology   https://thedetechtor.com/the-future-of-battery-technology/
07:31
March 30, 2021
Bioenergy Facade That Produces Micro-algae and Heat
Strategic Science Consult has developed a bioenergy facade that leverages sunlight to produce heat and micro-algae biomass. With the number of people living in cities rising, space is becoming increasingly scarce, so utilising building facades could be one of the best ways to produce energy, whether it be thermal or electric (like solar glass). In this episode, I’ll discuss how this technology work, what it’s benefits are, and where it’s currently in place. 📲 Connect with us on social media: https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor 📰 Our article on the Bioenergy Facade: https://thedetechtor.com/bioenergy-facade-renewable-microalgae-heat/ 📩 Subscribe to our newsletter: https://www.thedetechtor.com 
05:24
March 9, 2021
How Technology is Revolutionising the Fitness Industry
Because of the pandemic, more and more people have had to transition to working out at home, and as with most aspects of going into lockdown, technology has helped make that transition a lot easier. Here are 6 ways that technology is revolutionising working out at home whilst gyms have been closed! Will we ever need to go back? 🎙 Episode 5 - Fitness Trackers: Helping us Get Fit or Ineffective? What the science is saying https://anchor.fm/thedetechtorpodcast/episodes/Fitness-Trackers-Helping-us-Get-Fit-or-Ineffective--What-the-science-is-saying-eo2s19/a-a46bil7 📲 Connect with us on social media: https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor 📰 Our article on Fitness Technology: https://www.thedetechtor.com/post/6-ways-technology-is-changing-how-we-workout-and-keep-fit 📩 Subscribe to our newsletter: https://www.thedetechtor.com/subscribe
09:25
February 23, 2021
Solar Glass, Generating Energy in Cities
Solar Panels have been around for a while, allowing us to use sunlight as a source of energy. The issue with solar panels is that they need sufficient space on rooftops or on the ground to produce enough energy for them to be worth it, space that is limited in big cities. In recent years, companies have been working on a solution to this problem: Solar Glass (often referred to as "Solar Windows"), which can turn windows into power-generating panels... 📰 Check out The Detechtor: https://www.thedetechtor.com/ 📲 Connect with us on social media: https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor 📰 Our article on Solar Glass: https://www.thedetechtor.com/post/solar-glass-energy-in-big-cities 📩 Subscribe to our newsletter: https://www.thedetechtor.com/subscribe
06:50
February 9, 2021
How is Blue Light Damaging our Sleep?
For a while now, there's been a debate on whether or not Blue Light has a negative impact on your sleep. In this episode, I'll be discussing some of the studies that have covered this subject along with some of the solutions to reduce the amount of blue light you're being subjected to. 📰 Check out The Detechtor: https://www.thedetechtor.com/ 📲 Connect with us on social media: https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor 📰 Our article on Blue Light: https://www.thedetechtor.com/post/blue-light-beware-the-ways-it-ll-damage-your-sleep  📰 Our article on reducing screen time: https://www.thedetechtor.com/post/how-can-we-reduce-our-screen-time 📩 Subscribe to our newsletter: https://www.thedetechtor.com/subscribe
06:59
January 26, 2021
Is Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage a Solution to the Climate Crisis?
With the climate crisis continuously getting worse, businesses and governments need to find solutions to reduce the amount of carbon going into the atmosphere. To beat the crisis, the world can't simply rely on renewable energy, governments will need to include carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) into the mix if they want to hit their climate targets. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), CCUS could reduce carbon emissions by almost a fifth, but can this technology deliver on its promises or is it too good to be true? 📰 Check out The Detechtor: https://www.thedetechtor.com/ 📲 Connect with us on social media: https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor 📰 Our article about CCUS: https://www.thedetechtor.com/post/carbon-capture-usage-and-storage-the-solution-to-the-climate-crisis 
06:31
January 5, 2021
Fitness Trackers: Helping us Get Fit or Ineffective? What the science is saying
In this episode of The Detechtor Podcast, I’ll be discussing fitness trackers, and whether or not they're worth it, according to what the science is saying. 📰 Check out The Detechtor: https://www.thedetechtor.com/ 📲 Connect with us on social media: https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor 📰 Our article fitness trackers: https://www.thedetechtor.com/post/fitness-trackers-helping-us-get-fit-or-just-another-gadget 
05:31
December 22, 2020
The Environmental Impact of Smartphone Upgrades
In this short episode of The Detechtor Podcast, I'll be discussing the environmental impact of upgrading your smartphone namely through it’s contribution to the growing amount of e-waste. I'll also provide you with some tips to help alleviate its negative impact. 📰 Check out The Detechtor: https://www.thedetechtor.com/ 📲 Connect with us on social media: https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor 📱Read our article on smartphone upgrades ♻️ : https://www.thedetechtor.com/post/smartphones-the-true-cost-of-upgrades
03:56
December 1, 2020
Will digital news replace newspapers entirely?
In this episode of The Detechor Podcast, I'll be discussing whether digital news will eventually replace newspapers entirely, comparing the advantages to both digital news and newspapers.  Check out The Detechtor 📰 : https://www.thedetechtor.com/  Connect with us on social 📲 : https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor  Read our article on digital news 📰 : https://www.thedetechtor.com/post/will-we-eventually-stop-buying-newspapers
06:22
November 17, 2020
Hyperloop, is it the future of travel?
In this episode of The Detechor Podcast, I’ll be taking a look at the Hyperloop, a futuristic mode of transport conceived by Elon Musk. I'll also be talking about the players in the race to build the first Hyperloop, along with some of the pros and cons to this revolutionary concept. Check out The Detechtor: https://www.thedetechtor.com/  Connect with us on social: https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor Read our article on the Hyperloop: https://www.thedetechtor.com/post/hyperloop-the-future-of-travel 
08:25
November 3, 2020
E-readers, can they really replace printed books?
In this episode of The Detechtor Podcast, I’ll be taking a look at E-readers. First introduced in the late 1990s, they have since taken the world by storm allowing us to carry an entire library of books in our pocket, but can devices like the Amazon Kindle or Rakuten Kobo really offer the same experience as a printed book? Check out The Detechtor: https://www.thedetechtor.com/  Connect with us on social: https://linktr.ee/thedetechtor
05:54
October 20, 2020