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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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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

Phil and Stephen discuss the coming of artificial general intelligence and what it could mean to each of us. Drop Everything and Work on Artificial Intelligence A panel discussion froma recent Foresight Insttitute event which included the... more

Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon discuss the economic consequences of rampant utomation Chinese factory replaces 90% of human workers with robots. Production rises by 250%, defects drop by 80% According to Monetary Watch,... more

[First Aired 12/17/2007] Stephen Gordon and PJ Manney speak with Dr. Pearl Chin of the Foresight Nanotech Institute. Pearl specializes in advising on nanotechnology investment opportunities. She is a prolific writer on... more

Nikola Danylov discusses his new book, Conversations with the Future. For generations, humanity stared at the vastness of the oceans and wondered, ?What if?? Today, having explored the curves of the Earth, we now stare at... more

[This show first aired 12/10/2007.] Phil Bowermaster and Michael Sargent had the pleasure of chatting with Dr. Robert Zubrin. Dr. Zubrin is an aerospace engineer who is well known as an advocate for a manned mission to Mars and for... more
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