Tue, 6 October 2015
Topic: Will We Ever Go to Mars? (Part 2) Mars is currently on many people's minds because of the Matt Damon movie coming out this week: The Martian.
Speakers: James Maxey (author), Thomas A. Mays (author and naval officer), Rebecca Ledford (publisher at Phase 5), Manga Matt,Stephen Euin Cobb(author and magazine writer), and Jim Craig(planetarium director) as the moderator.
[Bonus] A recording of a fake computer technician who called my cell phone and tried to pull a scam. Normally, I'm a very poor liar, but I managed to tell a couple of whoppers. Scamming a scammer.
Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the October 7, 2015 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 27 minutes] This panel was recorded at the science fiction and fantasy convention ConCarolinas in Charlotte NC, on May 29, 2015.
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.