Episode 9 - Video games used as medicine, Batman's cousin, and the rise of AI
From all our devices becoming "smart," to AI taking over our homes, and how UW researchers are using video games to treat mental illness. Oh, and also, Batman has a cousin now?!
1:30 All the wacky offerings from CES.
9:20 Growing pains introducing Alexa and Google to homes across America.
17:15 Why Batman has a cousin now.
25:50 Nintendo Switch’s launch its first titles -- are they a good idea?
31:20 FEATURE: Researchers at the University of Washington are treating mental illness with video games. What could the implications be when using media like this?
44:50 The guys discuss their past with video games and how much they can affect us on a psychological level.
1:02:10 Nick gives Google Home a try. This is the result.
Music by Kevin MacLeod.