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Humanity and Transcendence

Futurists Samantha Atkins and PJ Manney join Phil and Stephen  to discuss whether there is anything truly new in the movement known as “transhumanism.” Was there ever a…

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Alvis Brigis on Acclerating Social Change

We’re asking each of the participants in The World Transformed to give us their thoughts on one major coming transformation. Here  Alvis Brigis shares some ideas. If you…

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The Future Transformed

A convergence of emerging technologies and emerging possibilities lies at the heart of this, the greatest period of transformation in human history. Our world is changing in ways…

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Our Fears Transformed

It is both exciting and daunting to live in an age in possessed of so much possibility as demonstrated by the wide array of topics discussed in this…

Brian Wang on Accelerating Technological Development

We’re asking each of the participants in The World Transformed to give us their thoughts on one major coming transformation. Here  Brian Wang considers how and why technological…

Martin Ford on Accelerating Technology and the Job Market

We’re asking each of the participants in The World Transformed to give us their thoughts on one major coming transformation. Here are Martin Ford’s answers: If you were…

Joseph Jackson on Wealth Transformed

We’re asking each of the participants in The World Transformed to give us their thoughts on one major coming transformation. Here are Joseph Jackson’s answers: If you were…

Paul Fernhout on Abundance

We’re asking each of the participants in The World Transformed to give us their thoughts on one major coming transformation. Here arwe Paul Fernhout’s thoughts on coming to…

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Wealth Transformed

Throughout human history, material scarcity has been a constant driver of innovation and economic growth. Today the world knows material abundance far beyond what could have been imagined…

James Hughes on Automation and Unemployment

We’re asking each of the participants in The World Transformed to give us their thoughts on one major coming transformation. Here are James Hughes’ thoughts on one of…

Bruce Katz on Neural Enhancement

We’re asking each of the participants in The World Transformed to give us their thoughts on one major coming transformation. Here Bruce Katz’ thoughts on neural enhancement: If…

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Reality Transformed

There are some who seriously ask whether the universe we live in is the real universe or merely a simulation of some kind — something like the virtual…

Jime Elvidge on Human Destiny

We’re asking each of the participants in The World Transformed to give us their thoughts on one major coming transformation. Here are Jim Elvidge’s thoughts on human destiny…

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Intelligence Transformed

A few years back, a computer won a chess match against the world’s most highly rated player. More recently, a computer beat a pair of highly skilled human…

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Humanity Transformed

We can only imagine that, some 6 million years ago, when hominids began to stand upright, there was a tremendous controversy amongst the proto- australopithecines as to whether…

Sonia Arrison on Human Enhancement

We’re asking each of the participants in The World Transformed to give us their thoughts on one major coming transformation. Here are Sonia Arrison’s thoughts on human upgrading…

J. Storrs Hall on our Nanofuture

Some ponderings from J. Storrs Hall in the form of excerpts from his book, Nanofuture. A well-used basketball is covered with a layer of sweat, oils, dead skin…

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The Material World Transformed

The World Transformed 2, Part 3 The digital age has fundamentally transformed humanity’s relationship with information. Through the advent of personal computer, Internet, smart phone, and social media…

Christine Peterson on Life Extension

We’re asking each of the participants in The World Transformed to give us their thoughts on one major coming transformation. Here are Christine Peterson’s answers: If you were…

Aubrey de Grey on Defeating Aging

We’re asking each of the participants in The World Transformed to give us their thoughts on one major coming transformation. Here are Aubrey de Grey’s answers: If you…

Dr. Terry Grossman on Transforming Health

We’re asking each of the participants in The World Transformed to give us their thoughts on one major coming transformation. Here are Dr. Terry Grossman’s answers: If you…

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Thomas McCabe on Intelligence Transformed

We’re asking each of the participants in The World Transformed to give us their thoughts on one major coming transformation. Here are Thomas McCabe’s answers 1. If you…