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  • Exploring Possibilities

    The Deep Possible

    In Part 2 of our three-part series, we look at the deep possible: possibilities that are little more remote. Maybe two or three rooms over, instead of only one. Or maybe many more. The Universal [...]
  • Exploring Possibilities

    The Adjacent Possible

    This is the first of three parts as we explore possibilities that are just around the corner. Or, as we like to say, one room over. This is a follow-up to an earlier show on [...]
  • Exploring Possibilities

    Better Living Through Modified Brainwaves

    Sending mice to the disco to treat Alzheimer’s. Will it work? And what does it have to say about what we can do with our own brains? How flashing lights and pink noise might banish [...]
  • Accelerating Tech

    How Old Are You, Really?

    Phil and Stephen discuss how artificial intelligence might help to add years to our lives. AI Scientists Via Their ‘Aging Clock’ May Have Discovered How To Rewind Our Biological Clocks A group of scientists who [...]
  • Podcasts

    Outlawyering the Lawyers

    Whose jobs are the robots going to take away? It doesn’t look like lawyers are safe… An AI just beat top lawyers at their own game Feb 25, 2018 A new study, conducted by legal [...]
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Black Panther and Other Geeky Stuff

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Phil and Stephen doing some serious geeking out over Black Panther and other topics. It’s a smorgasbord of nerd! Black Panther — most awesome movie ever made? Belated thoughts on Guardians of the Galaxy Volume [...]
  • 2017 The Year In Geek

    Phil and Stephen review a year’s worth of geekouts to compile their ultimate list of geeky goodness from the year 2017. Topics discussed include: Game of Thrones Season 7 Blade Runner 2049 All These Worlds [...]
  • The Elephant in the Brain

    Why do we do the things we do? We like to think we have good reasons for the choices we make, but we may very well be fooling ourselves. In their intriguing new book, The [...]
  • Infinite Possibilities

    The World Transformed is all about possibilities: amazing new possibilities that are being realized daily, frightening possibilities that we have to work to avoid, and tantalizing possibilities shimmering on the horizon that speak to a [...]
  • Is This as Good as it Gets?

    Not by a long shot. First off, there are major positive changes taking place that are getting only a tiny fraction of the attention they deserve. And then there is more good stuff to come. [...]
  • A Whole Big Bag of Good News

    What kinds of things do we discuss on The World Transformed? Sending cars into orbit, curing horrible diseases, why kids are from a different planet, communists in space, super-antibiotics, machines that suck carbon from the [...]
  • The Year That Was Almost Magic

    There was a lot of talk about what a strange year 2016 was, and now some are claiming that 2017 was even weirder. Phil and Stephen beg to differ. 2017 was an amazing year. Dare [...]
  • We’re (Once Again) Not Saying It’s Aliens…Plus Really Old Shark!

    Phil and Stephen discuss a variety of future-facing new stories, starting with the big one: NASA has once again not discovered aliens. NASA ANNOUNCEMENT: First solar system like ours with eight planets discovered NASA today [...]