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A convergence of emerging technologies and emerging possibilities is at the heart of this, the greatest period of transformation in human history. Our world is changing in ways that are hard to predict...sometimes even hard to imagine. The World Transformed is your guide to an astounding future that lies ahead -- and that will be here sooner than you think!

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Phil and Stephen continue their review of Thomas Frey's 72 stunning things in the future that will be common ten years from now that don't exist today -- this time adding their own analysis and scenarios for amazing applications of the Internet of Things Smart chairs, smart beds, and smart pillows that will self-adjust to minimize pressure points and optimize comfort. Sensor-laced clothing. ?Print and Pin? payment systems that uses a biometric mark (fingerprint) plus a pin number. Smart plates, bowls and cups to keep track of what we eat and drink. Smart trashcan that will signal for a trash truck when they're full. Ownership networks. As we learn to track the location of everything we own, we will also track the changing value of each item to create a complete ownership network. Self-retrieving shoes where you call them by name, through your smartphone, and your shoes will come to you. Smart mailboxes that let you know when mail has arrived and how important it is. Phil adds -- (via Stephen) Smart toilet to monitor blood chemistry day to day WT 201-510
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Phil and Stephen continue their review of Thomas Frey's 72 stunning things in the future that will be common ten years from now that don't exist today -- this time adding their own analysis and scenarios for health technologies.... more

Phil and Stephen continue their analysis of Thomas Frey's 72 stunning things in the future that will be common ten years from now that don't exist today - this time adding their own analysis and scenarios around AI. Best selling biographies... more

Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon continue their analysis of Thomas Frey's 72 stunning things in the future that will be common ten years from now that don't exist today - and add their own future transportation scenarios.... more

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon explore futurist Thomas Frey's 72 stunning things in the future that will be common ten years from now that don't exist today Working their way more or less backwars through the list, the guys... more

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon discuss how we might find aliens via astronomical observation. The So-Called Alien Megastructure Just Got Even More Mysterious By carefully examining all the full-frame images... more

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon provide examples of just how wrong we can be in our thinking about the future (as well as the present and the past.) While a Family Innocently Slept, the Roomba Was Smearing a 'War Zone of... more

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon let loose with a torrent of good news to brighten everybody's Monday. This Tiny Computer has no Battery, Powered Wirelessly from Radio Waves A team of researchers from the... more

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon continue their review of amazing advances that have taken place since they first started podcasting. Private Space Development This private company just became the first to get an official green... more

Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon continue their 500th show celebration with a review of amazing advances that have taken place since they first started podcasting. Extrasolar encyclopedia lists 3500 (3489)... more
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