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In 2014, Ryan became involved with [[Grindhouse Wetware]], a group focused on experimenting with technology to augment human capabilities. He represented Grindhouse as a nominee for a World Technology Award in 2015,<ref name="WTN">[https://www.wtn.net/summit-2015/world-technology-awards-nominees The 2015 World Technology Award Nominees]</ref>, and he was with the organization during the first implantations of Grindhouse's Northstar device,<ref name="Motherboard">[https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/d7yzvj/biohackers-are-implanting-led-lights-under-their-skin Biohackers Are Implanting LED Lights Under Their Skin]</ref><ref name="Gizmodo">[https://gizmodo.com/the-latest-trend-among-biohackers-is-implanting-led-lig-1741697381 The Latest Trend Among Biohackers Is Implanting LED Lights Beneath Your Skin]</ref> a process which was featured on an episode of the MTV documentary series True Life.<ref name="MTV">[http://www.mtv.com/video-clips/vtmrjw/true-life-sneak-peek-i-m-a-cyborg Sneak Peek: I’m a Cyborg]</ref>
 
In 2014, Ryan became involved with [[Grindhouse Wetware]], a group focused on experimenting with technology to augment human capabilities. He represented Grindhouse as a nominee for a World Technology Award in 2015,<ref name="WTN">[https://www.wtn.net/summit-2015/world-technology-awards-nominees The 2015 World Technology Award Nominees]</ref>, and he was with the organization during the first implantations of Grindhouse's Northstar device,<ref name="Motherboard">[https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/d7yzvj/biohackers-are-implanting-led-lights-under-their-skin Biohackers Are Implanting LED Lights Under Their Skin]</ref><ref name="Gizmodo">[https://gizmodo.com/the-latest-trend-among-biohackers-is-implanting-led-lig-1741697381 The Latest Trend Among Biohackers Is Implanting LED Lights Beneath Your Skin]</ref> a process which was featured on an episode of the MTV documentary series True Life.<ref name="MTV">[http://www.mtv.com/video-clips/vtmrjw/true-life-sneak-peek-i-m-a-cyborg Sneak Peek: I’m a Cyborg]</ref>
  
A background in media production, including experience as a producer in the film and television industry and as a host for local Pittsburgh ABC affiliate WTAE,<ref name="MSN">[https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/serie-a/4-the-412-live-show-harvest-happenings/vi-BBnd2pa '4 the 412 Live' Show: Harvest Happenings]</ref> led him to found Future Grind in 2015. He also serves as the host of the [[Rejuvenation Roundup Podcast]] through a partnership with the [[Life Extension Advocacy Foundation]].
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A background in media production, including experience as a producer in the film and television industry and as a host for local Pittsburgh ABC affiliate WTAE,<ref name="MSN">[https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/serie-a/4-the-412-live-show-harvest-happenings/vi-BBnd2pa '4 the 412 Live' Show: Harvest Happenings]</ref> led him to found Future Grind in 2015. He also serves as the host of the [[Rejuvenation Roundup]] podcast through a partnership with the [[Life Extension Advocacy Foundation]].
  
 
He is also a co-founder of the artificial intelligence startup Behaivior,<ref name="Wareable">[https://www.wareable.com/wearable-tech/behaivior-wearable-tech-x-prize-ibm-6547 Behaivior is using AI and wearables to help people deal with drug addiction]</ref> which in December 2018 was named one of the top 10 teams in the third and final round of the $5 Million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, a global competition for teams that seek to use AI to solve societal grand challenges.<ref name="VentureBeat">[https://venturebeat.com/2018/12/02/xprize-gives-an-update-on-5-million-ai-competition/ Xprize gives an update on $5 million AI competition]</ref> The company seeks to combine machine learning and wearable devices to predict and prevent opioid relapse, with the ultimate goal of creating a general purpose behavior change platform using artificial intelligence. Behaivior has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, Carnegie Mellon University, Innovation Works, and others.<ref name="The Incline">[https://theincline.com/2017/05/03/this-startup-wants-to-use-ai-to-stop-opioid-relapse-before-it-happens/ This Pittsburgh startup wants to use AI to stop opioid relapse before it happens]</ref>
 
He is also a co-founder of the artificial intelligence startup Behaivior,<ref name="Wareable">[https://www.wareable.com/wearable-tech/behaivior-wearable-tech-x-prize-ibm-6547 Behaivior is using AI and wearables to help people deal with drug addiction]</ref> which in December 2018 was named one of the top 10 teams in the third and final round of the $5 Million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, a global competition for teams that seek to use AI to solve societal grand challenges.<ref name="VentureBeat">[https://venturebeat.com/2018/12/02/xprize-gives-an-update-on-5-million-ai-competition/ Xprize gives an update on $5 million AI competition]</ref> The company seeks to combine machine learning and wearable devices to predict and prevent opioid relapse, with the ultimate goal of creating a general purpose behavior change platform using artificial intelligence. Behaivior has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, Carnegie Mellon University, Innovation Works, and others.<ref name="The Incline">[https://theincline.com/2017/05/03/this-startup-wants-to-use-ai-to-stop-opioid-relapse-before-it-happens/ This Pittsburgh startup wants to use AI to stop opioid relapse before it happens]</ref>

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Ryan O'Shea

Ryan O'Shea is an American entrepreneur, futurist speaker and founder and host of Future Grind, a podcast and video series that explores the possibilities, ethics, and implications of emerging science and technology.[1]

Career

In 2014, Ryan became involved with Grindhouse Wetware, a group focused on experimenting with technology to augment human capabilities. He represented Grindhouse as a nominee for a World Technology Award in 2015,[2], and he was with the organization during the first implantations of Grindhouse's Northstar device,[3][4] a process which was featured on an episode of the MTV documentary series True Life.[5]

A background in media production, including experience as a producer in the film and television industry and as a host for local Pittsburgh ABC affiliate WTAE,[6] led him to found Future Grind in 2015. He also serves as the host of the Rejuvenation Roundup podcast through a partnership with the Life Extension Advocacy Foundation.

He is also a co-founder of the artificial intelligence startup Behaivior,[7] which in December 2018 was named one of the top 10 teams in the third and final round of the $5 Million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, a global competition for teams that seek to use AI to solve societal grand challenges.[8] The company seeks to combine machine learning and wearable devices to predict and prevent opioid relapse, with the ultimate goal of creating a general purpose behavior change platform using artificial intelligence. Behaivior has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, Carnegie Mellon University, Innovation Works, and others.[9]

As a futurist speaker Ryan has produced and given talks at conferences around the world, including VivaTech in Paris, France,[10] Marker Faire Rome in Rome, Italy,[11] DEF CON in Las Vegas, Nevada,[12] BDYHAX in Austin, Texas,[13] and more.

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