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. FastForward Radio is your guide to an astounding future that lies ahead -- and that will be here sooner than you think!

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Join Phil and Stephen as they set the agenda for the future the Speculist way. What are we most looking forward to in the coming years? -- The end of aging and other diseases? --New production technologies and the end of poverty and... more

Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon talk about the importance of teaching creativity, how robotics could change the world, mysterious underwater stoneworks, and a new "Tales of the Paranormal."

Phil and Stephen welcome a whole gang from Memebox -- Jeff Hilford, Alvis Brigis, Gary Golden, and Marisa Vitols -- for a panel discussion in which we'll look back at the major technological, scientific, and social developments of 2008 and... more

Phil reads through the top 50 Better all the time news stories of the year.

Join the Speculist guys as they celebrate the season by talking futurism. They'll be joined by very special guest Brian Wang.

Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon will talk live with nanotechnology visionary J. Storrs Hall about the future of nanotechnology and artificial intelligence, and how the concept of autogeny applies to both. Plus, you can bet there will... more

Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon take an optimistic look at the future. Tonight's show will be devoted one of our favorite recurring features -- Astounding Science Facts. Tune in and be astounded! Show notes here.

Futurist Tyler Emerson of the Singularity Institute joins Phil and Stephen in a discussion about what the Singularity is and how it impacts what we can and should expect of the future. (Previously recorded.)

Having trouble getting a grip on where things are going in the future? We can help! First we'll talk what can happen, then we'll talk about what we can reasonably expect to happen. Show notes here.

Phil Bowermaster podcasts live from the Convergence '08 Unconference! Show notes here.
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