Show Overview for Invited Guests
About the Show
MIND & MACHINE is a weekly talk show exploring future technologies, looking at their current state of development and their potential impact on the world.
The show is consistently ranked #1 on iTunes for “Futurist” and top 3 in “Futurism”.
Each interview is a 30 to 45 minute episode with a leading innovator or thinker in an important emerging field. Our goal is to go deep fast. We'll quickly establish the guest's background, then dive into his or her thoughts and insights across a wide range of issues pertaining to their field.
This is primarily a YouTube show and Podcast, though with production value and intellectual substance exceeding typical Youtube content — more along the lines of a tv show like Charlie Rose or a TED talk.
The show is distributed via all Podcast platforms ( (10-12K downloads) and on a dedicated YouTube channel (5.7K subscribers) with a fast growing audience and extremely high audience reviews (100% 5-star reviews from 112 iTunes reviewers). The audience has a heavily disproportionate concentration among Bay Area/Silicon Valley and Los Angeles influencers and decision makers.
Most of the conversation is spontaneous with the energy and authenticity coming from direct, back-and-forth discussion between August and the guests (led by August asking a series of questions).
The intention is to highlight the guest's knowledge and insights, bringing greater awareness and understanding to the audience. It's an authentic, in-the-moment conversation.
The show is designed to be a flattering profile of the guests so it can also serve as a well-produced media piece for self promotion. August and his Marketing & PR team will aggressively promote the show online and at related events.
We use a high quality production platform for video-call interviews. The platform involves real-time graphic animation and various split screen scenes to create a professional visual presentation. We also have enhanced audio capture process to get the best quality possible. We will send more information on the call-in procedure (or you can get more details here).