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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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In the future, you may lose your job to a robot but at least if you get sick there will be other tiny robots who have taken over the doctor's job and who will swim into your bloodstream curing you of all that ails you. And don't worry -- if the robots... more

Phil and Stephen discuss utopias and dystopias -- images of the world gone completely right, or horribly wrong. We find these ideas in fiction and in political discourse, among other places. Are they helpful? What can they really tell us... more

Phil and Stephen talk about what it means to look ahead. Why are we looking forward? And what are we looking forward to?

Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon review the contrasting views of our economic future laid out over the past two shows and offer their own scenarios for an abundant, automation-driven future.

In Part 2 of our three-part series on the new economy, Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon welcome New York Times bestselling author and Forbes.com Web Celeb Cory Doctorow to FastForward Radio to discuss his novel... more

How long before a robot gets your job? Phil and Stephen begin a three part series on the New Economy with Special Guest martin Ford. Ford's new book, The Lights in the Tunnel, takes an in depth look at current trends in technology and... more

What is it that throws the Speculist Switch? Phil and Stephen review and update the Speculist Essentials -- key influences towards developing a FastForward-friendly view of the universe, including: Movie or TV show Fiction... more

In honor of the prognosticating rodent, Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon give their own thoughts on when Spring will arrive, along with other upcoming positive developments.

How does the future happen? How do we get one future vs. a different future? Phil Bowermaster and guest co-host Michael Darling discuss.

Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon welcome author (The Universe: Solved!) and futurist Jim Elvidge back to FastForward Radio. Elvidge is a Cornell-educated entrepreneur and inventor who holds four patents in digital signal processing. His... more
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