Wed, 3 August 2011
Topic: Life enhancing and life extending advances in medical technology.
Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the August 3, 2011 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 32 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 presented next week.)
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.
Charles White works for an organization which handles the recovery of solid organs for transplant. He has been involved in tissue banking for about ten years; is a regular contributor to World Forge Online Magazine; holds two masters degrees; and is a tissue recipient.