Whatever Happened to the Future?

Slide1PJ Manney joins Phil and Stephen for a special Fourth of July edition of the World Transformed.

Topics:

The Declaration of Singularity

PJ’s contribution to Visions for a World Transformed, “Only Connect.”

A History of the 20th Century, with Illustrations

Where have optimism and good will and, yes, empathy gone?

Tune in and explore!

About our guest:

PJ Manney headPJ Manney is the author of the bestselling and Philip K. Dick Award nominated (R)EVOLUTION,  book 1 in the Phoenix Horizon series. She is a former chairperson of Humanity+, the author of “Empathy in the Time of Technology: How Storytelling is the Key to Empathy,” and a frequent guest host and guest on podcasts including the World Transformed . She has worked in motion-picture PR at Walt Disney/Touchstone Pictures, story development and production for independent film production companies including such movies as Hook, Universal Soldier, and It Could Happen to You plus she was a writer for two of the coolest TV shows of all time Hercules–The Legendary Journeys Xena: Warrior Princess). PJ is a culture vulture and SF geek, and the daughter and mother of them, too. When not contemplating the future of humanity, she is a mother, wife, and education activist in California.

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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.