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  • Big Data

    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 [...]
  • Accelerating Tech

    Return to the Moon

    Phil and Stephen review the legacy of the first moon landing. We’re now as far in time from the moon landing as that event was from the end of World War I. What does it [...]
  • Big Data

    Fast Forward: Data in Context

    DATA IN CONTEXT Opportunities and challenges in the post Big Data era In this edition of Fast Forward on the World Transformed, Jake Freivald, Vice President of Product Marketing at Information Builders, talks with us [...]
  • Fast Forward

    Fast Forward: Robots That Teach

    In this edition of Fast Forward our guest Mitch Rosenberg talks with Phil Bowermaster and Ron Powell about how robots that teach can revolutionize the way kids learn. In an increasingly data-driven world, do we [...]
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Digital Reality: God, the Universe, and Everything

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Digital Reality: God, the Universe, and Everything (Digital Consciousness with Jim Elvidge, Part 2) We continue our three-part discussion with Jim Elvidge of his new book, Digital Consciousness. In Part 2, Jim explains how digital [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Monsters — Never Tell Me the Odds

    Phil spent some time at Loch Ness last week where he and his kids came up with little in the way of evidence in support of the existence of Nessie. In light of those disappointing [...]
  • You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

    Do we now live in the post-satire era? Phil and Stephen discuss whether the Onion can stay in business much longer. How do you write spoof headlines in a world that produces real ones like [...]
  • Robots that Beg for their Lives

    Phil and Stephen discuss new research that shows how people respond differently to robots based on what the robots say to them. Is this proof that humans are easily manipulated by robots or does it [...]
  • The Future of Everything

    So let’s get into it here. Aliens? Designer babies? Robo-apocalypse? Phil Bowermaster and Nate Gruendemann discuss. About our guest: Nate Gruendemann is not your typical 22-year-old. He’s young enough to still have high school senior [...]
  • The Future of Real Estate

    Technology is changing every aspect of home purchase and home ownership.What will the suburbs look like when no one owns a car? What will the housing market look like when place no longer matters? Phil [...]