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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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. […]
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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