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By Mark Sackler
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Any and all subject matter related to the future--the long view--of the human condition. Technology, Health, Economics, Politics, Society, Environment and the basics of how to think about the future.
||CleanPodcast #23: A Conversation With Joanne Pransky, Robot Psychiatrist||“I can’t imagine a future without robots.”–Nolan Bushnell ™ In the popular HBO series Westworld, robotic hosts are depicted as being placed into a kind of psychiatric analysis by their creators. Could this actually happen one day? Joan||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast #22: Social Robotics and Symbiotic Autonomous Systems with Roberto Saracco||“We’re going to become caretakers for the robots. That’s what the next generation of work is going to be.”–Gray Scott I’m not worried about depressed robots. But I am worried about masses of people being depressed about robots. Or||4/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast #21: The Future of Privacy In The Digital Age, with Gray Scott||“We are losing privacy at an alarming rate–we have none left.”–John McAfee “Privacy is becoming irrelevant.”–Gray Scott Is privacy dead? The answer may be more indifferent than you suspect. Gray Scott says it’s becoming irrelev||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSXSW 2018 Mini-cast #4: March 12, 2018; Extreme Bionics: The Future of Human Ability||” The only true disability is a crushed spirit.”–Aimee Mullins In this final instalment from the first Seeking Delphi™ visit to SXSW, we hear from two of the most remarkable individuals I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. The session, ent||3/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSXSW Mini-Cast #3, Quantum Computing featuring whurley||“As an entrepreneur I like to know the next two or three things I might start a company on. For me it was robotics, bio-hacking, and quantum.”–whurley As one of America’s leading technologists, when whurley speaks, people listen. Lots of the||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSXSW 2018 Mini-cast #2: March 11, 2018; Can We Create Consciousness In A Machine?||“No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.”–Albert Einstein For anyone who has watched the HBO series Westworld, the questions about creating machine consciousness run much deeper than “can we.” Thes||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSXSW 2018 Mini-cast #1: March 10, 2018||As introduction to the podcast, some of this material is reprinted from a post earlier today. Scroll down for the audio file or links to access it on iTunes or PlayerFM. “The promise of autonomous vehicles is great.”–Dan Lipinski “My opinion||3/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast #20: Ending Aging, Part Two, with Elizabeth Parrish||“There is something called bioethics that is probably the least ethical thing on the planet right now.”–Elizabeth Parrish Welcome to the second year of the Seeking Delphi™ podcast. We eneded 2017 with Part One of Ending Aging, featuring an int||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast #19: Ending Aging, with Aubrey de Grey||“Aging is mostly the failure to repair.”–Gregory Benford One man who agrees wholeheartedly with Gregory Benford is Aubrey de Grey. He’s the author of Ending Aging, and chief science officer of the SENS Foundation, a 501-(c)(3) non-profit dedic||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast #18, U.K. 2030: Four Post-Brexit Scenarios||“Brexit was the first brick that was knocked out of the establishment wall.”–Nigel Farage “Brexit was a fantastic example of a nation shooting itself in the face.”–Hugh Grant Even as Trumpism continues to agitate and divide the U.S., Brex||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|