Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan
29

I Want to Be a Producer!

I have a secret desire Hiding deep in my soul It sets my heart afire To see me in this role I wanna be a producer Lunch at Sardi’s every day I wanna be a producer Sport a top hat and a cane I wanna be a producer And drive those chorus girls insane! I …

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Jan
23

Changes That Will Change Your Life

NOTE: Due to Technical Difficulties, this week’s show is postponed one day and will air on Thursday. The world really is changing in ways that are difficult to predict, sometimes even difficult to imagine. Phil and Stephen list some powerful transformations that are underway that will pretty much change everything — forever: Coffeeshopification The Post-Jobs …

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Jan
15

Live Longer — Start Now

Sure we all want to live to see it, but how long will that take? How long do we want to live, how healthy do we want to be while doing it, and what are we prepared to do to bring those outcomes about? Phil  and Stephen welcome Christine Peterson to  discuss her upcoming Personalized Life Extension …

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Jan
15

Passing Time

Do you ever just stop and notice the passage of time? Yeah, well don’t do that. Time should never just pass. You should be engaging time. Driving it. Time is change; it is the progress of the universe from one configuration to another. If from your perspective it is merely “passing,” it means that you …

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Jan
11

Preparing the World for Self-Driving Cars

The world of the self-driving automobile is fast approaching. This has tremendous implications for the elderly, for the disabled, and ultimately for all of us who are currently drivers of passengers. And please note: self-driving cars won’t always have passengers. After my car drops me off at the airport, it will drive itself home — …

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Jan
10

Getting a Handle on Your Future Self

Psychological research indicates that it’s not easy for people to grasp how much they are going to change over time. A recent  New York Times piece explores this phenomenon: When we remember our past selves, they seem quite different. We know how much our personalities and tastes have changed over the years. But when we …

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Jan
08

The Last Job You’ll Ever Do…

Wired published a recent story about the take-over of robots – our jobs will, it argues, be mostly taken by robots. Its hard arguing with the premise.  Robots are improving exponentially, humans… not so much. After robots finish replacing assembly line workers, they will replace the workers in warehouses. Speedy bots able to lift 150 …

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Jan
08

What We May Become

Phil and Stephen discuss new research showing that people aren’t very good at predicting their own futures. And that’s assuming a “normal” world where things don’t change that much. In a world that is changing so rapidly, how can we possibly know and plan for our optimal future lives? How can we make the most of our future when we can’t even clearly picture it?
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