Tue, 2 February 2016
Topics: the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots; the search for Planet Nine (again); the ASPCA has police powers; Pluto is covered with vast regions and mountain ranges of frozen water; Sonic Tweezers can grab a living cell without damaging it and then move the cell in 3D to build structures composed of cells; Google's project Skybender is testing providing 5G speed Internet with solar powered Titan drones; JP Morgan Chase ATM's to give cash using your smartphone; how to break into filmmaking; and unemployment will rise exponentially over the next few decades, which means we will probably all be living on the BIG (Basic Income Guarantee).
[News Item:] Today, February 3, is my birthday.
Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the February 3, 2015 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 37 minutes]
Stephen Euin Cobb has interviewed over 350 people for his work as an author, futurist, magazine writer, ghostwriter, and award-winning podcaster. 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. For the last nine years he has produced a weekly podcast, The Future And You, which explores (through interviews, panel discussions and commentary) all the ways the future will be different from today. He is an artist, essayist, game designer, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of The Lifeboat Foundation. Stephen is the author of an ebook about the future entitled: Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science.