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A weekly podcast on the impacts of digital technologies on the oil and gas sector

Aug 31, 2023

My first exposure to the circular economy did not inspire confidence.

My Mom, my brother and I were in the attic of my uncle’s home rummaging through an old trunk overloaded with castoff clothing that my cousins had outgrown.

I didn’t appreciate it at the time, but we were clearly poor, and with 6 kids, there simply...

Aug 24, 2023

With Apple’s new Vision Pro hitting the news, and changing the perception of computing to include a spatial dimension, it’s worth reflecting on where and how this clever new technology could be used in oil and gas.

Apple’s latest product, spatial computing, is long on nifty and clever, but short on a must have new...

Aug 23, 2023

"You better better know how to go with the flow."

In this episode, I’m in conversation with Rodrigo Liang, the co-founder and CEO of SambaNova Systems. Generative AI solutions have taken the world by storm and will speed up industry by 10x.

"What’s necessary for us to train these models, we need very, very large...

Aug 17, 2023

Russia’s recent claims about hacking a Canadian gas pipeline must be taken with deadly seriousness, and not just by pipeline companies, but Canadians at large.

document leak allegedly caused by a 21 year old cyber transport professional working inside the US security services contained a story that a shadowy Russian...

Aug 10, 2023

The energy industry is very accustomed to seeking permission to do things. It is the norm in industrialized societies to set out the acceptable parameters for investment actions that can impact others, and to have project proponents follow a set of established regulatory processes. These processes take time, but they...