Brain Zapping (and Other Stories)

Phil and Stephen discuss several recent news stories that speak to disruptive changes occurring right now:

Brain Zapping
Can we really make ourselves faster, smarter, more productive, even happier by shooting electrical currents into our heads? Maybe.

Uber’s Billions
What does the massive Valuation of Uber tell us about the future of business (and more valuations to come?)

Do-it-yourself Orthodonture
Did you hear about the college guy who corrected own crooked teeth with 3d printed clear retainers he created himself? What does this guy tell us about the future of pretty much everything?

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Phil Bowermaster is a nationally recognized author and speaker. He has more than 25 years experience writing about emerging technologies and the future. As co-host of the popular Internet radio series, The World Transformed, Phil has talked with leading scientists and technologists, best-selling authors, philosophers, filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs and others who are shaping our understanding of the amazing era of transformation in which we live. Phil helps leaders and their organizations develop strategies for managing accelerating change. He shows how imagination, optimism, empathy, and humor can make all the difference in both understanding and making the most of the powerful currents of change we face.