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Somewhere on Earth: The Global Tech Podcast is a weekly podcast that looks at technology and how it impacts our daily lives. We tell the untold tech stories from Somewhere on Earth. We don’t do new toys and gadgets, but look at new trends, new tech and new ways we use that tech in our everyday lives. We discuss how the ever evolving digital world is changing our culture and our societies, but we don’t shy away from the news of the day, looking at the tech behind the top stories affecting our ...
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Global Tech Leaders' Podcast

Ross Lauder & John Quigley

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The Global Tech Leaders' Podcast helping Business Leaders and Individual Contributors with actionable insights to hit their number and figure out the nuances of truly operating a business globally today. Squeezing the Essence of the Lessons Learnt from The Planets Top Tech Leaders. This is your guide to joining the fast track to Global market scaling.
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JPM Global Tech Conference 2020

J.P. Morgan 48th Annual Global

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The annual Technology, Media and Communications Conference is one of the first established and largest sector-focused financial conference in the industry. It’s the key J.P. Morgan investor event for the technology, media and communications industries featuring sectors such as Hardware, Semiconductors, Semi-cap Equipment, Media, Internet and more.
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Global Techno Darkcast

Global Techno

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Global Techno Darkcast is the combined efforts of the minds creating the world's leading hard, dark and alternative electronic music. Hard Techno, Breakcore, Hardcore, Gabba, Dubstep, Drum & Bass and beyond.
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Send us a Text Message. Podextra - how you can get a bit more of Somewhere on Earth... Just a gentle reminder that we produce two versions of each show of Somewhere on Earth. There's the main show, which is available to everyone for free and there's an extended PODEXTRA edition where we delve a little deeper and chat longer to our guests. That's ju…
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Send us a Text Message. Who is behind the big hack attacks? More than 100 organisations around the world are believed to have been hacked in ransomware attacks since 2022 by a single hacker group. The most recent occurrence of a ransomware attack was on a company responsible for analysing blood tests for the UK's National Health Service which promp…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. Who is behind the big hack attacks? More than 100 organisations around the world are believed to have been hacked in ransomware attacks since 2022 by a single hacker group. The most recent occurrence of a ransomware attack was on a company responsible for analysing blood tests for the UK's National He…
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Send us a Text Message. Rare earth element boom poisoning Myanmar Growing demand for electric vehicles and wind turbines might look good for emissions, but there’s an environmental cost too. Regions, habitats and livelihoods in Myanmar are facing significant damage because the surge in demand for permanent magnets is driving up mining for rare eart…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. Rare earth element boom poisoning Myanmar Growing demand for electric vehicles and wind turbines might look good for emissions, but there’s an environmental cost too. Regions, habitats and livelihoods in Myanmar are facing significant damage because the surge in demand for permanent magnets is driving…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. Millions of gallons of water needed for new data centres in Chile during 30 year drought Chile looks set to become the data centre capital of Latin America, with the country’s President announcing another 28 proposed developments. But these data centres require vast amounts of electricity to run and h…
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Send us a Text Message. Millions of gallons of water needed for new data centres in Chile during 30 year drought Chile looks set to become the data centre capital of Latin America, with the country’s President announcing another 28 proposed developments. But these data centres require vast amounts of electricity to run and huge volumes of water to …
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Send us a Text Message. Technology is not the problem (we are)… Can we really lay the blame for our problems to the rise of technology or should be take responsibility for our actions and how we are choosing not to relate to the world around us? Author, tech journalist and comedian Timandra Harkness is on the show to challenge the way we think and …
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. Technology is not the problem (we are)… Can we really lay the blame for our problems to the rise of technology or should be take responsibility for our actions and how we are choosing not to relate to the world around us? Author, tech journalist and comedian Timandra Harkness is on the show to challen…
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Send us a Text Message. Indian Elections; deep fakes, false memes, and misinformation galore Resurrecting dead politicians in election campaigns online may sound unbelievable, but in the Indian elections it seems that almost anything is possible. From deep fakes and AI meme wars to bogus audio messages, Bangalore based investigative journalist Nile…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. Indian Elections; deep fakes, false memes, and misinformation galore Resurrecting dead politicians in election campaigns online may sound unbelievable, but in the Indian elections it seems that almost anything is possible. From deep fakes and AI meme wars to bogus audio messages, Bangalore based inves…
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Send us a Text Message. How AI is saving lives and languages in Ghana In general, people in the developing world are optimistic about the potential of AI. Of course, there are some concerns about job security and fairness, but overall, the positive outlook outweighs the negative. However, this is not the case in countries like Ghana, where suspicio…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. How AI is saving lives and languages in Ghana In general, people in the developing world are optimistic about the potential of AI. Of course, there are some concerns about job security and fairness, but overall, the positive outlook outweighs the negative. However, this is not the case in countries li…
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Send us a Text Message. Can ‘small’ AI have a huge impact in sub Saharan Africa? Artificial intelligence is usually fed with large datasets allowing the technology to create what should be well balanced algorithms – but what happens when large data sets aren’t available or the impact of the AI could have a very significant impact on people’s lives?…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. Can ‘small’ AI have a huge impact in sub Saharan Africa? Artificial intelligence is usually fed with large datasets allowing the technology to create what should be well balanced algorithms – but what happens when large data sets aren’t available or the impact of the AI could have a very significant i…
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Send us a Text Message. AI for peace – using artificial intelligence to manage conflict and maintain peace With numerous ongoing conflicts in places like Sudan, Israel-Iran, Gaza, Ukraine, and Syria, peace can seem scarce in today's world. However, artificial intelligence could play a role is managing wars. A new book titled “AI for Peace” provides…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. AI for peace – using artificial intelligence to manage conflict and maintain peace With numerous ongoing conflicts in places like Sudan, Israel-Iran, Gaza, Ukraine, and Syria, peace can seem scarce in today's world. However, artificial intelligence could play a role is managing wars. A new book titled…
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Send us a Text Message. World Cybercrime Index – Where are the cybercriminals hiding? Russia leads the list of countries that host cybercrime, followed by Ukraine, China, the USA, Nigeria and Romania, according to a new study by an international team of researchers. The findings come from anonymous questionnaires completed by ninety-two cybercrime …
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Send us a Text Message. Dear Lovely SOEP listener, Just a little shout out to remind you that we also do a PodExtra version of the show. For just $10US a month you can hear more of our guests and even new stories, as well as even more chat between Gareth and our studio experts. We know it's a big ask but we really do appreciate all your support. Ju…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. World Cybercrime Index – Where are the cybercriminals hiding? Russia leads the list of countries that host cybercrime, followed by Ukraine, China, the USA, Nigeria and Romania, according to a new study by an international team of researchers. The findings come from anonymous questionnaires completed b…
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Send us a Text Message. Is crypto currency supporting terrorism? With the phasing out of cash transactions we’ve seen a rise in digital and other transactions. One of the currencies that’s in the ascendancy are crypto currencies, whose place in the market according to Forbes magazine, has shifted from one of fear to neutral, and now to greed. In ot…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. Is crypto currency supporting terrorism? With the phasing out of cash transactions we’ve seen a rise in digital and other transactions. One of the currencies that’s in the ascendancy are crypto currencies, whose place in the market according to Forbes magazine, has shifted from one of fear to neutral,…
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Send us a Text Message. Tech stories that matter – what should we be reporting on? A little extra episode for our lovely SOEP Subscribers. Just over a year ago the BBC axed its flagship global tech radio show – Digital Planet. A few of the listeners (we did have 1.5million downloads a year BTW) got together in London to reminisce and remember the p…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. YouTube approves disinformation ads in India in run up to election A recent joint investigation conducted by Access Now and Global Witness reveals that YouTube is giving its approval to election disinformation ads in India prior to the country's general election. The investigation "Votes will not be c…
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Send us a Text Message. YouTube approves disinformation ads in India in run up to election A recent joint investigation conducted by Access Now and Global Witness reveals that YouTube is giving its approval to election disinformation ads in India prior to the country's general election. The investigation "Votes will not be counted", discovered that…
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Send us a Text Message. SOEP meets Dame Steve Shirley – a coding female pioneer Dame Stephanie (Steve) Shirley is a game changer in whatever she does and we were delighted that she agreed to chat to Somewhere on Earth. She arrived in England as an unaccompanied child refugee on the Kindertransport in 1939. She convinced her all girls’ school to all…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. SOEP meets Dame Steve Shirley – a coding female pioneer Dame Stephanie (Steve) Shirley is a game changer in whatever she does and we were delighted that she agreed to chat to Somewhere on Earth. She arrived in England as an unaccompanied child refugee on the Kindertransport in 1939. She convinced her …
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Send us a Text Message. West Africa Internet – when will it be fixed? As many as a dozen countries across West and Central Africa were cut off from the internet and are still experiencing significant connection issues following damage to submarine cables. Now a repair ship is enroute to fix the d­­amage, but it will be some time before services ret…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. West Africa Internet – when will it be fixed? As many as a dozen countries across West and Central Africa were cut off from the internet and are still experiencing significant connection issues following damage to submarine cables. Now a repair ship is enroute to fix the d­­amage, but it will be some …
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Send us a Text Message. AI for Africa – one young female scientist’s drive to develop solutions We meet Rokhaya Diagne, a twenty something AI developer and entrepreneur who is using AI to overcome Africa’s specific challenges. She’s currently creating a diagnostic platform for malaria in Senegal as well as using underwater drones to map and monitor…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. AI for Africa – one young female scientist’s drive to develop solutions We meet Rokhaya Diagne, a twenty something AI developer and entrepreneur who is using AI to overcome Africa’s specific challenges. She’s currently creating a diagnostic platform for malaria in Senegal as well as using underwater d…
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Send us a Text Message. Anti-poaching tech – does it work? Anti-poaching initiatives are making increasing use of technology, such as infrared thermography but with an array of tech out there, what should governments, wildlife charities and NGO’s be using? Professor Adam Hart, from the University of Gloucestershire, is a conservationist who’s been …
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. Anti-poaching tech – does it work? Anti-poaching initiatives are making increasing use of technology, such as infrared thermography but with an array of tech out there, what should governments, wildlife charities and NGO’s be using? Professor Adam Hart, from the University of Gloucestershire, is a con…
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Send us a Text Message. Digitising public life in the US – making America e-smart Many governments and local authorities around the world have moved many, if not all their public services online, from filing tax returns to e-passports and food assistance schemes. However, the United States is lagging behind, with many civic services providing lengt…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. Digitising public life in the US – making America e-smart Many governments and local authorities around the world have moved many, if not all their public services online, from filing tax returns to e-passports and food assistance schemes. However, the United States is lagging behind, with many civic …
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Send us a Text Message. Jimmy Wales - Wikipedia co-founder - answers your questions We speak to the one and only “Wiki Guy” as even he describes himself. Wikipedia and Wikimedia co-founder Jimmy Wales joins Gareth and Ghislaine on the show. He will be talking about his new project called Trust Café and answering your questions on amongst other thin…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. Jimmy Wales - Wikipedia co-founder - answers your questions We speak to the one and only “Wiki Guy” as even he describes himself. Wikipedia and Wikimedia co-founder Jimmy Wales joins Gareth and Ghislaine on the show. He will be talking about his new project called Trust Café and answering your questio…
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Send us a Text Message. A gentle ask for your (financial) support Dear lovely Somewhere on Earth Subscribers (or SOEPSUDS for short) here's a short message from Gareth, reminding you about our podextra shows. For $10US a month, you can hear extended interviews from our guests, details about how they came to be where they are now and even some new a…
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Send us a Text Message. Tech in Ukraine after two years of war Two years ago Russia invaded Ukraine and in that time, the country’s already booming tech sector has adapted and changed rapidly. In 2022 it was service led, providing IT development for companies outside its borders. Now though things have changed significantly and not only are the tec…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. Tech in Ukraine after two years of war Two years ago Russia invaded Ukraine and in that time, the country’s already booming tech sector has adapted and changed rapidly. In 2022 it was service led, providing IT development for companies outside its borders. Now though things have changed significantly …
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Send us a Text Message. Diagnosing TB using AI and a mobile phone Diagnosing tuberculosis is cumbersome and not all tests are available in developing countries. Now a team of scientists has used AI to allow a mobile phone to identify if someone’s cough could be a sign of TB. Dr Manuja Sharma, from the University of Washington is on the show to tell…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. Diagnosing TB using AI and a mobile phone Diagnosing tuberculosis is cumbersome and not all tests are available in developing countries. Now a team of scientists has used AI to allow a mobile phone to identify if someone’s cough could be a sign of TB. Dr Manuja Sharma, from the University of Washingto…
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Send us a Text Message. A special guest on Somewhere on Earth, your help needed We have a very special annoucement and we need you help. We have the co-founder of Wikipedia and founder of the Wikimedia Foundation Jimmy Wales coming on the show. But instead of us asking the questions, we want to hand over to you. What would you like to ask Jimmy Wal…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. A special guest on Somewhere on Earth, your help needed We have a very special annoucement and we need you help. We have the co-founder of Wikipedia and founder of the Wikimedia Foundation Jimmy Wales coming on the show. But instead of us asking the questions, we want to hand over to you. What would y…
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Send us a Text Message. The British Post Office Technology Scandal The British Post Office scandal saw more than 900 subpostmasters convicted of theft, fraud and false accounting. However, it was faulty account software called Horizon and made by Fujitsu, that was to blame. The personal tragedies of those involved have been documented recently in a…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. The British Post Office Technology Scandal The British Post Office scandal saw more than 900 subpostmasters convicted of theft, fraud and false accounting. However, it was faulty account software called Horizon and made by Fujitsu, that was to blame. The personal tragedies of those involved have been …
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Send us a Text Message. The Global AI Arms Race Leading global powers have for some time been positioning themselves at the forefront of AI development. All these governments see AI as such a powerful tool they want to be first to be in control, however they also want to regulate it. But with regulations, development can be slow says Dr Kerry McIne…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. The Global AI Arms Race Leading global powers have for some time been positioning themselves at the forefront of AI development. All these governments see AI as such a powerful tool they want to be first to be in control, however they also want to regulate it. But with regulations, development can be …
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Send us a Text Message. A Bitcoin transaction ‘uses a swimming pool of water’ Every Bitcoin transaction uses about the same amount of water as a backyard swimming pool according to a study published in the journal Cell Reports Sustainability. That’s around six million times more than a credit card swipe. The vast amounts of water are needed as Bitc…
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Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. A Bitcoin transaction ‘uses a swimming pool of water’ Every Bitcoin transaction uses about the same amount of water as a backyard swimming pool according to a study published in the journal Cell Reports Sustainability. That’s around six million times more than a credit card swipe. The vast amounts of …
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