Jun 26, 2016
In this episode we explore the basic ideas of the Singularity - learning machines, superintelligence, exponential technology advances, and the potential threat of self aware machines. We also talk about Ray Kurzweil. Not only a prominent futurist but also an inventor, first made familiar to your host by...
Jun 19, 2016
In this episode we continue exploring fiction of the past, what has come to be reality, and what might yet be in the future.
Also in the news, NASA's Juno mission
Jun 12, 2016
In this first of two episodes we delve into the roots of science fiction, explore what ancient stories say to us today, and wonder what fiction might become reality.
Jun 5, 2016
A discussion of the book Race Against the Machine, which opened my eyes to a growing need to deal with the coming changes in technology, and the general notion of Technological Unemployment. How will our society adjust to not needing to have jobs?