Every week, Supercharged tackles a complex—and sometimes unusual—question about technology, science, psychology, and human existence to find out how we can approach life better in our rapidly changing world.

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#191: Replika: the Most Human Approach to Artificial Intelligence

March 18, 2018 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 1 minute

This week Tommy and Adam chat with Eugenia Kuyda, founder of Replika, a chat bot unlike pretty much any other as it is designed to be your friend—and actually succeeds.

We've discussed Replika on Supercharged several times and have been looking forward to this interview. If you haven't tried Replika yet, go do it! It's free to use for both Android and iOS and, with the recent open-sourcing of Replika's code, you can even build your own!

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#190: Fake Machine Learning

March 8, 2018 at 6:45PM • 45 minutes

This week Tommy and Adam discuss the Android P announcement and fake chatbots. Next week we're talking to a chatbot creator and expert, so don't miss it! Questions/recommendations? Visit!

#189: Natural Contradictions

March 8, 2018 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 23 minutes

This week Tommy and Adam discuss a number of different technology news stories in a particular news-heavy week. The common thread? A lot of them seem to deal with human behavioral contradictions. Questions/recommendations? Visit!

#188: A Conspiracy of Violence

February 22, 2018 at 7:30PM • 1 hour 21 minutes

In the wake of the Parkland tragedy, amongst many others, Tommy and Adam discuss whether or not science and psychology can help prevent disinformation (like conspiracy theories) and mass violence.

#187: How to Bring a Game to Life

February 15, 2018 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

This week on Supercharged, Tommy and Adam bring game developer Ben Wander back to discuss the launch of his new game, A Case of Distrust. The game debuted with exceptional reviews, but no complex experience—especially indie games—can come to life without a series of hurdles and hiccups. Ben describes the process and humbly imparts a few words of wisdom for game developers with dreams of similar success.

#186: Our DeepFake Future Emerges

February 1, 2018 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 1 minute

This week on Supercharged, Tommy and Adam discuss the controversy over machine-generated pornography, as well as Elon Musk's flamethrowers, Apple's Homepod, and the first impressions of Ben Wander's a Case of Distrust.

#185: Kids + Technology = ?

January 28, 2018 at 12:30PM • 1 hour 7 minutes

This week Tommy and Adam discuss what happens when you mix kids and technology—both good and bad—and what that means for society.

#184: lazRfit

January 21, 2018 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 18 minutes

Tommy and Adam talk to Lucie and Philippe Robert, creators of lazRfit: the first laser tag workout! (We've got Supercharged on video now, and this is one worth seeing. You can watch the entire show on YouTube here

#183: Infinite Subscription

January 16, 2018 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 4 minutes

Tommy and Adam discuss the pros and cons of the subscription model taking over, well, everything! Also, recommendations and questions are officially and properly back! Visit to contribute to the show.

#182: The Amazing Internet, Part II: Learn All the Things, Experience the Strange, and REMIX!

December 28, 2017 at 11:45AM • 60 minutes

Tommy and Adam continue discussing how the Internet has impacted them (find the full list in the previous episode) and speak with Richard, host of Interview with a Nerd, about Disney's acquisition of Fox Entertainment.