Wed, 28 September 2011
Topic: Technical, Legal and Moral Aspects of Cryonics
Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the September 28, 2011 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 35 minutes]. This is the first half of a discussion panel recorded before a live audience on June 4, 2011 in Charlotte North Carolina at the SF&F convention ConCarolinas. (The second half will be in next week's episode.)
Marina Sergeyeva has degrees in biochemistry and mathematics, and will soon begin medical school. Formerly of the Ukraine, she now lives in the US.
James Maxey is the author of the superhero novel Nobody Gets the Girl as well as the Dragon Age fantasy series which includes the novels Bitterwood, Dragonforge, and Dragonseed. Set a thousand years in the future, after the fall of our modern civilization, in a world dominated by the intelligent dragons we created through genetic engineering. Humans are reduced to slaves, and the remnants of long forgotten nanotechnology make the world a wondrous place of magic.
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