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  1. Andy Goodman - The Future of Fashion

    Andy is a futurist. He’s been a digital native since 1994, when he wrote a documentary called “Secrets of the Internet.” Along with his love of digital, scientists inspire him: brilliant people who make surreal discoveries and work to transform reality. Now, as one of the early pioneers of the service design industry, he helps transform the world’s biggest brands through innovative design.

    Andy runs the Madrid studio of Fjord, a leading Service Design agency. He also authored chapters in O’Reilly’s book, Designing for Emerging Technologies. A compilation of works by industry experts in areas of user experience design related to genomics, robotics and the Internet of Things.

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  2. Michio Kaku Podcasts The Future of the Mind

    Michio Kaku is the Henry Semat Professor of Theoretical Physics at the CUNY Graduate Center, a leader in the field of theoretical physics, and cofounder of string field theory. Kaku, the New York Times best-selling author of Physics of the Impossible, Physics of the Future and Hyperspace, discusses his new book The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind. With Dr. Kaku’s deep understanding of modern science and keen eye for future developments, The Future of the Mind is a scientific tour de force – an extraordinary, mind-boggling exploration of the frontiers of neuroscience.

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  3. How one man’s Olympic design influenced your next trip to the public restroom (PRI’s The World)

    German designer Otl Aicher created the pictograms for the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich. His design has influenced not only future Olympic pictograms but many signs we see on a daily basis.

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  4. Arthur C. Clarke’s Technologies

    In our previous episode, we introduced Arthur C. Clarke, the amazing man and science fiction writer. Today we’ll be discussing his legacy and ideas on space exploration. You’ll be amazed to hear how many of the ideas we take for granted were invented or just accurately predicted by Arthur C. Clarke.

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  5. Our Underground Future

    When we think of underground space many of us think of carparks, subways and storage. Or we think of dark science fiction scenarios – mole people living deep below our cities! But as we move into an increasingly urbanised 21st century – is it time to rethink the way we construct? And start building down as well as up? A growing number of people think we should be making better use of our underground ‘real estate’ as a way to ease some of our future urban pressures.

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  6. Big Picture Science - Meet Your Replacements

    There’s no one like you. At least, not yet. But in some visions of the future, androids can do just about everything, computers will hook directly into your brain, and genetic human-hybrids with exotic traits will be walking the streets. So could humans become an endangered species?

    Be prepared to meet the new-and-improved you. But how much human would actually remain in the humanoids of the future?

    Plus, tips for preventing our own extinction in the face of inevitable natural catastrophes.


    Robin Hanson – Associate professor of economics, George Mason University Luke Muehlhauser – Executive director of the Machine Intelligence Research Institute Stuart Newman – Professor of cell biology and anatomy, New York Medical College Annalee Newitz – Editor of, and author of Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction

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  7. Off earth mining and galactic gas stations - Future Tense - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    Rick Tumlinson is a US businessman whose ambition is to mine asteroids and to then use the material he extracts to power spacecraft and satellites. He talks of developing galactic "€˜gas stations"€™.

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  8. Big Picture Science: Nano Nano

    Think small to solve big problems. That, in a nutshell, is the promise of nanotechnology. In this barely visible world, batteries charge 100 times faster and drugs go straight to their targets in the body. Discover some of these nano breakthroughs and how what you can’t see can help you…

    …or hurt you? What if tiny machines turn out to be nothing but trouble? We’ll look at the health and safety risks of nanotech.

    Plus, scaling up in science fiction: why a Godzilla-sized insect is fun, but just doesn’t fly.

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  9. Hugo de Garis on Singularity 1 on 1: Are We Building Gods or Terminators?

    Hugo de Garis is the past director of the Artificial Brain Lab (ABL) at Xiamen University in China. Best known for his doomsday book The Artilect War, Dr. de Garis has always been on my wish-list of future guests on Singularity 1 on 1. Finally, a few weeks ago I managed to catch him for a 90 minutes interview via Skype.

    During our discussion with Dr. de Garis we cover a wide variety of topics such as: how and why he got interested in artificial intelligence; Moore’s Law and the laws of physics; the hardware and software requirements for artificial intelligence; why cutting edge experts are often missing the writing on the wall; emerging intelligence and other approaches to AI; Dr. Henry Markram‘s Blue Brain Project; the stakes in building AI and his concepts of ArtIlects, Cosmists and Terrans; cosmology, the Fermi Paradox and the Drake equation; the advance of robotics and the political, ethical, legal and existential implications thereof; species dominance as the major issue of the 21st century; the technological singularity and our chances of surviving it in the context of fast and slow take-off.

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  10. Warren Ellis on The DisinfoCast with Matt Staggs

    Legendary comics author and novelist Warren Ellis joins me on The DisinfoCast for a conversation about the future that was, artificial intelligence, the Singularity, aliens (ancient and otherwise), the legacy of Hunter S. Thompson, porn and even a little bit about comic books. Tune in.

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