72 Reasons to be Excited About the Future

Phil and Stephen explore futurist Thomas Frey’s 72 stunning things in the future that will be common ten years from now that don’t exist today

Working their way more or less backwars through the list, the guys cover:

Bitcoin loans for houses, cars, business equipment and more.

Self-filling water bottles with built-in atmospheric water harvesters.

Reputation networks.

Atmospheric energy harvesters.

Pet education centers, such as boarding schools for dogs and horses, to improve an animal’s IQ.

Robotic bricklayers.

Privacy bill of rights.

Hot new buzzword, “Megaprojects.”

Adding their own item to the list, the guys discuss the newly announced revolutionary method to map the brain at single-neuron resolution. What applications might this technology have in 10 years?

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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.