Fast Forward

Fast Forward: Robots That Teach

In this edition of Fast Forward our guest Mitch Rosenberg talks with Phil Bowermaster and Ron Powell about how robots that teach can revolutionize the way kids learn. In an increasingly data-driven world, do we […]

Adjacent Realities

Digital Reality: God, the Universe, and Everything

Digital Reality: God, the Universe, and Everything (Digital Consciousness with Jim Elvidge, Part 2) We continue our three-part discussion with Jim Elvidge of his new book, Digital Consciousness. In Part 2, Jim explains how digital […]

Exploring Possibilities

Predictions 2019

Time to pick some favorites from the many lists of predictions for 2019 now circulating. Phil narrows it down to two lists with a few predictions from each State of technology in 2019 | Future […]

Exploring Possibilities

2018 Year in Review

2018 Year in Review Phil and Stephen explain that so much good stuff happened in 2018 that it’s impossible to recap. You have to just push on and report additional good news that you missed […]

Fast Forward

Fast Forward: Data to the Rescue

In this edition of Fast Forward, author, consultant, and executive advisor Jill Dyché talks about her non-profit Outta the Cage, which is dedicated to identifying animals at risk for euthanasia in high-kill shelters and ultimately […]

Fast Forward

Fast Forward: How Customers Buy

…and why they don’t. In this edition of FastForward, Martyn Lewis talks with us about one of the biggest challenges that businesses face today: understanding the buying behavior of their customers. In an online, always-on, […]

Accelerating Tech

Relentless Improvement

How do we get to the future we want? So far we have discussed Outrageous Optimism and Audacious Action, which together can bring about disruptive change. But what about incremental change? Wouldn’t that be better, […]

Accelerating Tech

Audacious Action

In our recent show about Outrageous Optimism https://youtu.be/R91LqaxqfpI, we discussed how one bold idea — one outrageously optimistic idea — may do more to end suffering from disease than anything that’s come before. We begin […]

Exploring Possibilities

Enriching Humanity in a Digitized World

A Very Human Future, Part 3 Futurist Steve Wells concludes his conversation with Phil and Stephen about his new book, A Very Human Future. Steve is a global futurist, keynote speaker, and COO of Fast […]

Exploring Possibilities

People, Jobs, Capability

A Very Human Future, Part 2 Futurist Steve Wells continues his conversation with Phil and Stephen about his new book, A Very Human Future. Steve is a global futurist, keynote speaker, and COO of Fast […]

Exploring Possibilities

Bursts of Possibility

A Very Human Future, Part 1 Futurist Steve Wells continues his conversation with Phil and Stephen about his new book, A Very Human Future. Steve is a global futurist, keynote speaker, and COO of Fast […]

Philosophy

Outrageous Optimism

Phil and Stephen celebrate their 800th (!) podcast by making the case for Outrageous Optimism. Now more than ever, we need to be pushing the limits of the possible. Reduction in Poverty Will we one […]

Accelerating Tech

Amazing Topics

Phil and Stephen present their 800th show. An Amazing Wednesday lineup of topics, including: This new Lithium battery tech can simply suck up CO2 to power itself Engineers develop process to 3-D print cells to […]

Business

Elon-Scapades Part 2

Phil and Stephen talk more about the trials and triumphs of the world’s most intriguing tech entrepreneur. Topics include: SEC has Musk step down and fines Tesla $20m ‘GET SOME SLEEP’ Richard Branson warns Elon […]

Exploring Possibilities

Elon-Scapades Part 1

What is up with Elon Musk? In this show, recorded right before Musk was fired as Chairman of Tesla, Phil and Stephen work through the timeline of events leading up to his dismissal. Has Musk […]

Fast Forward

Data Convergence: Back to the Future

Businesses today work with massive volumes of data in a confusing array of types and structures. Any tolerance that businesses (or their customers) may have once had for data bottlenecks and wait times is long […]

Exploring Possibilities

Go Where the Land Is

The world population is moving into cities. Will we all fit? Phil and Stephen discuss what to do when the land runs out In Hong Kong, Humankind Moves Back Into Caves Hong Kong has the […]

Entertainment

Waiving the Flag

Phil and Stephen discuss First Man. Was “Waiving” the American flag the right choice? New Film About Neil Armstrong Omits  American Flag From Moon Landing Hollywood star Ryan Gosling, who portrays Armstrong in the movie, […]

Exploring Possibilities

The Man Who Saved the World

Phil and Stephen discuss the signficicance of one man’s action (or rather inaction) 35 years ago. Did Stanislav Petrov save the world Stanislav Petrov, ‘The Man Who Saved The World,’ Dies At 77 Stanislav Petrov […]

Abundance

Ready for Great Future (Part 2)

Part 2 A World of Abundance Phil and Stephen wrap up their week with special guest John Palmer with a discussion of where the next big positive changes may be coming from. John outlines major […]

Abundance

Ready for a Great Future (Part 1)

Part 1 Amazing Improvements What kind of a future are we in for? So-So? Scary? Great? Superfantastic? Phil and Stephen talk with John Palmer about what recent trends tell us about what kind of future […]

Climate

Global Cooling

Phil and Stephen welcome special guest John Palmer to discuss unexpected solutions to climate change. John reviews some our-of-the-box ideas related to: Energy & transportation Land Use Materials Buildings and Cities Women and Girls For […]