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The World Transformed

The World Transformed


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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 provide unsolicited advice to Elon Musk. Elon Musk Is Really Boring Elon Musk: Humans must merge with machines or become irrelevant in AI age AI will make life meaningless, Elon Musk warns OTHER GEEK Phil finally... more

[This show first aired January 13, 2008.] The topics: Adding hours to the day. Can we do without sleep? The $2,500 car BIG NEWS! Sirtris has completed their human trials of a life extension drug with positive results. They are hopeful that... more

Phil and Stephen review a grab-bag of future-facing news. Uber CEO predicts humanoid robots will deliver pizza, AI chatbots to be in self-driving cars Trump administration investigating the large scale development of space with Spacex... more

[This show first aired January 4 2008.] The topics: Tobis discusses his new novel, which has a very intriguing setting We talked about the creative process in writing Sci-Fi, blogging, and in making movies. Zubrin's ideas from Energy Victory... more

Phil and Stephen review current news indicating that the age of the hackable human is upon us. New Alzheimer's Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology... more

Brian Wang outlines a new idea that can accelerate the end of poverty worldwide. Brian's Basic Power plan would bring inexpensive, off-the-grid electricity to the world's poorest people, bringing obvious economic benefits to them and perhaps... more

[This show originall aired January 31, 2007. My how things have changed! Check out this year in review from the end of FastForward Radio's first year if operation on Blogtalk Radio -- Actually we had only been up and running for about three... more

Big news: The World Transformed Book is finished and will be available soon as a kindle eBook via Amazon. Phil and Stephen discuss What's the book? How it started New title: Visions for a World Transformed What took so long? (Phil... more

[This show originally aired 12/24/2007.] James Hughes' first appearance on FastForward Radio. Topics: James' workwith the World Transhumanist Association and the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies. How "sexy"... more
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