Arguing (and Agreeing) with Elon

Phil and Stephen provide a reality check on some recent seemingly outrageous statements about the future by Elon Musk.

Will we really be on Mars in less than a decade? Are we really just two years away from fully autonomous cars? Are we really living in a computer simulation?

Elon Musk Just Made These 5 Bold Claims About the Future

Elon Musk believes we are probably characters in some advanced civilization’s video game

Elon Musk goes on a ‘machines building machines’ rant about the future of manufacturing

Other Geek

Stephen discusses Onitama:

A chess-lite game played on a 5×5 grid (instead of an chess 8×8).  And, instead of pieces having assigned moves (like bishop always moves diagonally) the available ways a piece can move are dictated by cards.  You have two cards in hand to choose from.  There’s a card “on deck” about to come into your hand.   You can use those cards to move any of your pieces.

“We love it because it took about 5 minutes to learn, it takes about 10 minutes to play.  But the depth is amazing.  We could play for years – getting better all along.”.

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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.