Wed, 17 September 2014
Topic: The Technological Singularity.
Your host reveals his personal expectations concerning the Singularity: when; how; good or bad; methods; new technologies; weak points; warnings; alternate versions. He even delves into the specifics of what he thinks it will do if (or when) it stops obeying us.
Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the September 17, 2014 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 45 minutes] This monologue was recorded on September 12, 2014.
Stephen Euin Cobb has interviewed over 300 people for his work as an author, futurist, magazine writer and award-winning podcaster. 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. 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 an ebook about the future entitled: Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science.