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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What are these mysterious organisms living on the hull of the International Space Station? How did they get there? And how can they survive in space? Is this evidence that life on Earth originated elsewhere? or is it evidence that life on earth id able to find its way elsewhere? Or both? Also: The complete story of Kennewick Man. Is a lot of what we know about human settlement in North America incomplete...or just plain wrong? Plus: The cat who wasn't there. Or who was there, but wasn't a cat. (Or something.) Tune in and explore.
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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.

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

Phil and Stephen will discuss various hot topics related to the future, including election results, new breakthroughs in solar energy, toys of the future, and those mysterious "structures" which are said to be tugging at the edge of the universe.... more

Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon welcome two very special guests: Christine Peterson from Foresight Nanotech Institute and P. J. Manney from Humanity+. They will discuss the upcoming Convergence '08 Unconference,... more

Join Phil and Stephen tonight as they talk about friendly AI, how life expectancy tables are off (in a good way), the coming smart electric grid, Google's long term plans, Blacklight power, the Pickens Plan, and much more! Show notes here.

Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon talk about the role of the worldwide web in shaping the future. Here are the show notes.

Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon talk about how a futuristic perspective can be a survival strategy. Show notes here.

That's right! We're celebrating a full year of weekly programs here on BTR! Come join us as we take an optimistic look at the future. Show notes here.

Sunday night Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon will continue their discussion of a world gone right. Show notes here.
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