By Kevin J Anderson - John Best
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We want to welcome you to Creative Futurism, a podcast that brings together the worlds of business and creativity, then slingshots them into the future. Sometimes it’ll be a tug of war, sometimes it’ll be a team sport. With warp-speed changes in technology for creativity as well as business, delivery systems, and intellectual property, entrepreneurs and artists are on the same roller coaster. International bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson and financial tech advisor and computer security specialist John Best team up to bring a lively debate and insightul perspectives on how you can prepare for the future in your business, your craft, and your life. With wide ranging guests—some of the brightest lights in their fields—Kevin and John discuss unintended consequences and exciting possibilities. In a world of innovation, social change, intellectual property, shifting consumer preferences, and rapid-fire technological advances, the lines become blurred and intertwined in unusual ways.
||CleanTechnopacolypse Now! - Creative Futurism||Technopacolypse Now!||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSuper Secret Identities - Creative Futurism||This week John and Kevin discuss Kevin’s upcoming projects; ‘Avatar Dreams’, and ‘Uncharted: Lewis and Clark in Arcane America’, as well as Cambridge Analytica and if Avengers: Infinity War can live up to its hype.||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPaying It Forward—Creatively - Creative Futurism||Kevin and John discuss the obligations, and advantages, of successful creators and innovators passing along their skills to the next generation, with a focus on Kevin’s cornerstone “Superstars Writing Seminars,” now in its tenth year.||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy Life in Comics: A Day in the Life of a Super Editor - Creative Futurism||Jake Thomas, Editor at Marvel Comics for projects including Avengers and Thor, speaks with John and Kevin about his journey to working with Marvel, and a day in the life of an editor.||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIt Came from the Slushpile - Creative Futurism||Editor Lisa Mangum talks about sifting through mountains of submissions from aspiring authors at a mid-sized publishing company, and the criteria she uses to select which ones are ready for prime time. Lisa also talks about assembling the new UNDERCURR.||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBioengineering Superhumans: Fact not Fiction - Creative Futurism||Ira Pastor, CEO of biotech company Bioquark joins John and Kevin to deliver the message that super powers derived from animal genes are quickly becoming science fact, not fiction. From tissue regeneration, to fighting cancer, to augmenting memory,||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBe Nimble: Publishing in the 21st Century - Creative Futurism||Editor, bestselling writer, publisher—and former pro golfer and tournament poker player—Dean Wesley Smith shares his roller-coaster career of riding the waves and surviving the crashes of the turbulent writing/publishing industry.||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPutting Games into the Hands of Authors, Creating and Playing Stories - Creative Futurism||Jean Leggett, the force behind story.games, talks about the gaming industry and new ways for authors to take control over developing story-based games with her platform.||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSelf Sovereign Identity: The Future of Owning your Digital Life - Creative Futurism||John and Kevin are joined by Kaliya Young, aka Identity Woman, to explore the burgeoning concept of 'Self Sovereign Identity'. Learn how decentralized identifiers and verifiable claims may very well give you the keys to owning your digital identity in||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanZombies, Traditional Publishing, and Indie Publishing - Creative Futurism||Just after the mid-season finale of The Walking Dead, we had zombies on our mind (and spoilers!) Kevin discusses his brand new novel in his series featuring Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. and transitioning those books from a traditional publishing house to h.||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFree Cookies and our Increasingly Digital Lives - Creative Futurism||In this episode, John and Kevin traverse the breakneck changes of the digital landscape and how they are affecting our society. Join us to explore the future of digital identity far beyond the dreaded password,||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanImmortality and Superpowers: All about Avatars - Creative Futurism||Doctor Harry Kloor from the XPRIZE Foundation talks with Kevin and John about the new Avatar XPRIZE to develop augmented separate avatars, remote bodies that allow humans to do remarkable things, like surgeons operating on patients through telepresence.||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInspiring the next generation to the stars - Creative Futurism||Lance Bush, President of the Challenger Learning Centers for Space Science Education talks about his mission to interest kids in pursuing careers in science and engineering, how to motivate the next generation to truly look to the future.||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAI: The Disruptor of the White Collar Workforce - Creative Futurism||John and Kevin sit down with futurist Brett King, author of 'Breaking Banks' and new title 'Augmented', for a conversation about how the next wave of AI and automation will vastly alter the white collar work force.||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanForce fields, Ray Guns, and Science Fiction Weapons - Creative Futurism||Retired Air Force Colonel Doug Beason, former head of Air Force Space Command and member of the President’s Science Council—as well as bestselling thriller and science fiction writer—discusses new advances in physics, active-denial microwaves,||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKarma as Capital: The Future of Payments - Creative Futurism||In this episode John and Kevin speak with payments expert Chuck Davidson, head of customer engagement at Card Free, about the future of digital consumer relationships and 'internet of character'.||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIndustrial revolution in reading - Creative Futurism||Mark Lefebvre, director of author relations for Kobo, one of the largest eBook readers and distributors, talks about the dramatic shift in reading, publishing, and bookselling with the advent of electronic books and eReaders like Kobo.||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIndustrial Revolution in reading - Creative Futurism||“Mark Lefebvre, director of author relations for Kobo, one of the largest eBook readers and distributors, talks about the dramatic shift in reading, publishing, and bookselling with the advent of electronic books and eReaders like Kobo.||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDrummer for legendary rock group Jethro Tull—Doane Perry Full Transcription - Creative Futurism||How music has changed from when Doane Perry started with Jethro Tull to today. John Best, Kevin J. Anderson, Doane Perry Kevin: Welcome to the Creative Futurism podcast, bringing together the worlds - of business, technology, and creativity.||9/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDrummer for legendary rock group Jethro Tull—Doane Perry - Creative Futurism||We launch our Creative Futurism podcast with a rock star. Drummer for legendary rock group Jethro Tull—Doane Perry—talks with Kevin and John about his career in music and the dramatic changes in music recording and distribution. -||9/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Connecting today's dots into tomorrow's ideas.
Smart and savvy takes on changes all around us, in publishing, AI, finance, music, science – and creativity. Get your head full of ideas you can't wait to live into.
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