The Future And You
Ideas and opinion about the future based on verifiable facts of today.
 
The Future And You--August 6, 2014

Topic: How does the human brain work? How are memories stored in the brain? Why are memories so often full of errors? And, most especially, is there any evidence that quantum effects are involved in the brain's functioning?

Speakers: Dan Hoyt, Sebrina Chase, Sam Lightfoot and Tedd Roberts as the moderator.

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News Item #2: For for those of you who subscribe to Netflix  The third season of Continuum  has just been released. It's about a police officer from the year 2077 who is accidentally sent back in time to 2012, along with a team of terrorists. The terrorists time-traveled on purpose to wreak even more havoc, and she is struggling to stop them. Once again, its called Continuum, and all three seasons are available for streaming on Netflix. If you would like to see 2 minute long clips from the show, you can do so for free on Hulu.com.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the August 6, 2014 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 47 minutes] This panel was recorded in front of an audience on June 28, 2014 in Chattanooga TN at the SF&F convention LibertyCon.

Stephen Euin Cobb is an author, futurist, magazine writer and host of the award-winning podcast The Future And You. A contributing editor for Space and Time Magazine; he has also been a regular contributor for Robot, H+, Grim Couture and Port Iris magazines; and he spent three years as a columnist and contributing editor for Jim Baen's Universe Magazine. He is an artist, essayist, game designer, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of The Lifeboat Foundation. Stephen is the author of Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science as well as A Brief History of Predicting the Future.

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