Tue, 26 February 2013
Stephen Euin Cobb (author and futurist) is today's speaker.
Topics include: An update on Google Glass; Google's contest which will allow you to buy your own google glass for $1500 (your host has entered this contest); carbon nanotubes woven into conductive threads may replace copper for electrical wiring in aircraft and help wearable computers become woven into clothing; an impressive new antibacterial gel from IBM and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology; and the first bionic eye to get FDA approval is an implanted artificial retina which gets its image wirelessly from an external camera. Also: your host offers his own little contest which piggybacks on Google's contest.
Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the February 27, 2013 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 30 minutes]
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 is also 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. His novels include Bones Burnt Black, Plague at Redhook and Skinbrain.