Exploring Possibilities

Is Technology Out to Get Us?

…or out to save us? Phil and Stephen review some recent news stories to confront the hard question of the overall value of technology. Is it good for us? Is it making our lives better […]

Data Technology

The Robot Executive

Phil and Stephen discuss the tremendous career progress that robots seem to be making. Here’s the first demo of Viv, the next-generation AI assistant built by Siri creator The world’s first artificially intelligent lawyer was […]


The Great Unknown: Perplexing Cosmic Mysteries

Phil and Stephen discuss cosmic (and not-so-cosmic) puzzles that defy explanation. Parallel Universes:Theory and Evidence A Dozen Black Holes Are Mysteriously Spewing Energy In the Same Direction Which is exactly what Russ Taylor, lead author […]

Exploring Possibilities

The Age of Awesomeness: Amazing Developments and Discoveries

Phil and Stephen discuss amazing developments and discoveries. Skin and Hair recoloring Stretchy Second Skin New headset allows the nonverbal to communicate using their brainwaves IBM wants everyone to try a quantum computer Antidepressant Microbes […]

Exploring Possibilities

What Will We Do with all the Old People?

Phil and Stephen discuss some interesting recent developments related to life extension. An anti-aging startup hopes to elude the U.S. Food and Drug The product contains a chemical precursor to nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, or NAD, […]

Exploring Possibilities

Where Will You Be in a Thousand Years?

Phil and Stephen discuss the prospects for extreme life extension. We will soon live to 1,000: British scientist who has dedicated his life to the quest for eternal youth claims the human body can be […]