Tue, 3 May 2016
Topics: a gene linked to a youthful appearance has been identified; the worlds first brain-wave controlled drone race; new nano-wire batteries can be recharged hundreds of thousands of times; CRISPR/Cas9 has gotten one step closer to editing human genes with ease; Google has just patented a computer designed to be implanted inside the human eye; Google Ford and Uber just created a giant Lobbying group for self-driving cars; Microsoft to buy 10 million strands of lab created DNA to research encoding of digital data on genetic material; and the Haystack Website which will evaluate the difficulty of breaking any password that you type into it.
Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the May 4, 2016 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 33 minutes]
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 ten 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.