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  • Space

    Terraforming Mars

    What if the planet Mars were to be made more Earth-like: the kind of place where human beings and other Earth life forms could live comfortably. Could we do it? Should we? Phil and Stephen [...]
  • Fast Forward

    A Better Citizen Experience

    Smart Cities, Part 1 In this edition of Fast Forward, Frannie Mattews, CEO of the Colorado Technology Association, joins us to discuss the many ways that Smart City technologies are transforming transportation, the workplace, and [...]
  • Accelerating Tech

    Magic Tech

    NASA’s idea for making food from thin air just became a reality — it could feed billions It’s not like you can make food out of thin air. Well…it turns out you can. A company [...]
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Fast Forward: Asking the Wrong Question

by Phil in Big Data Comments Off on Fast Forward: Asking the Wrong Question

Asking the Wrong Question The Future of Business Intelligence Is not a BI Tool Daniel Mintz, Chief Data Evangelist at Looker, steps us through some common misconceptions about who uses data for business, how they [...]
  • Ready for Great Future (Part 2)

    Part 2 A World of Abundance Phil and Stephen wrap up their week with special guest John Palmer with a discussion of where the next big positive changes may be coming from. John outlines major [...]
  • Ready for a Great Future (Part 1)

    Part 1 Amazing Improvements What kind of a future are we in for? So-So? Scary? Great? Superfantastic? Phil and Stephen talk with John Palmer about what recent trends tell us about what kind of future [...]
  • Global Cooling

    Phil and Stephen welcome special guest John Palmer to discuss unexpected solutions to climate change. John reviews some our-of-the-box ideas related to: Energy & transportation Land Use Materials Buildings and Cities Women and Girls For [...]
  • Does Death Make Us Human?

    Phil and Stephen discuss the question — is death integral to our humanity? They start with a look at a recent opinion piece at The New York Times: Life Is Short. That’s the Point. “Our [...]
  • Solving the Water Problem

    The west is getting drier and Stephen Gordon has an intriguing idea about how to get the water where it is needed. Why couldn’t we pipe water from the Missouri River to the Colorado River [...]
  • Mysterious Universe

    The more we learn about the universe, the stranger it gets. Phil and Stephen examine some recent headlines showing just how mysterious the universe is. Interstellar Visitor ‘Oumuamua Is a Comet After All First it [...]
  • Closing in on Cancer

    Phil and Stephen review three recent news stories showing the remarkable rapid progress being made in treating (and curing?) cancer. New Australian drug puts cancer cells permanently to ‘sleep’ Scientists in Melbourne say they have [...]