The Future And You
Ideas and opinion about the future based on verifiable facts of today.

SF author M.M.Buckner, an astronomer, a cryonic insurance provider, an actor from StarGate SG-1, and a dealer in antiques and fine art are amoung the guests.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the December 15, 2005 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 118 minutes] 

Topics include:

[1] Predictability: an essay on what is and what is not predictable.

[2] How long until we find a second earth? Doctor Greg Matloff (astronomer, author and professor) talks about the more than 160 exoplanets found so far.

[3] The power of eBay. (An interview with a dealer in antiques and fine art; and another with a dealer in collectables.)

[4] How you can buy cryonic insurance. (An interview with Rudi Hoffman, the world's leading cryonics insurance provider.)

[5] Global warming: is it real or just part of the normal interglacial? (An interview with M.M.Buckner, author of the science fiction novels Hyperthought, Neurolink and WarSurf)

[6] Illegal copying and bootlegging of movies: the methods, problems, and one theater chain's corporate response. (An interview with a theater manager.)

[7] The first installment in our serialization of the novel Bones Burnt Black.

[8] A celebrity interview with actor Gary Jones of Stargate SG-1.

Direct download: TFAY_2005_12.mp3
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