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The PanFuture Society Podcast

Jul 30, 2016

This week we discuss various ideas, advantages, and challenges of generation ships, the most likely way humans will travel the interstellar vastness short of a breakthrough in warp drives or wormholes. 


In the news: more octopi, graphene. Also, be better today than you were yesterday. 

Jul 24, 2016

In this first of I don't know how many parts, we take a look at some of the proposed designs for large space stations, as well as some of the hazards of living in space long-term. 

I also ruminate on the size of the universe

In the news: new brain maps and no love for a unifying theory of everything. 

Jul 16, 2016

In this episode we dive in to some computer-chip-in-the-brain ideas, including one that has allowed a man to control his own paralyzed arm. How far can we go with this technology?

Also, construction bricks grown with microorganisms, and a quote from Commander Sinclair. 

Jul 10, 2016

An overview of prosthetics of the past, and current work on bionics and exoskeletons. Advanced medical treatment now, will we chose to have them in the future?

Also, news of a tiny bio-robotic stingray, and will octopi take over the world?

Jul 2, 2016

In this episode we explore a performance of John Cage's As SLow aS Possible that will end in 2640. Also a piece by Jem Finer that will last for 1000 years. 

News - The Netherlands nationwide internet of things and The antarctic ozone hole is healing.