The Death of Banks (and Other Predictions)

Phil, Stephen, and special guest Thomas Frey continue their 3-part celebration of the 700th edition of the World Transformed. (Here’s Part 1.)

In part 2, the guys discuss predictions for the next 20 years. Are banks going to disappear? Will AI be the primary tool that humanity uses to solve problems? Will a robot be your best friend? Will (some) people soon have dorsal fins?

Join us.

About our guest:

Over the past decade, Thomas Frey has built an enormous following around the world based on his ability to develop accurate visions of the future and describe the opportunities ahead. His keynote talks on futurist topics have captivated people ranging from high level government officials to executives in Fortune 500 companies including NASA, IBM, AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, Lucent Technologies, Boeing, Capital One, Ford Motor Company, many others.

Because of his work inspiring inventors and other revolutionary thinkers, the Boulder Daily Camera has referred to him as the “Father of Invention”. The Denver Post and Seattle Post Intelligencer have referred to him as the “Dean of Futurists”.

He has been featured in thousands of articles for both national and international publications including New York Times, Huffington Post, Times of India, USA Today, US News and World Report, Popular Science, and many more. He currently writes a weekly “Future Trend Report” newsletter and a weekly column for

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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.