Virtual Futures Podcast
By Virtual Futures
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The Virtual Futures Podcast asks artists, cultural theorists, fiction writers, philosophers, scientists and technologists to stare the future deep in the eyes and challenge everything it seems to promise. Hosted by Luke Robert Mason.
||CleanVF007 | Trust Shift - with Rachel Botsman||Author and media commentator Rachel Botsman discusses trust, collaborative consumption, and innovative new uses for blockchain technology. Rachel is the leading global authority on an explosive new era of trust. She’s an award-winning author,...||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVF006 | Virtual Reality Therapy - with Michael Carthy||Therapist Michael Carthy discusses how he uses virtual reality to help individuals overcome anxiety, conquer their phobias and tackle their fears. Virtual Reality Therapy (VRT) is backed by twenty years of scientific studies that prove its...||9/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVF005 | Electronic Waste - with Dani Ploeger||Performance artist, Dani Ploeger, discusses electronic waste (e-waste), planned obsolescence of technology and the posthuman in performance. Dani's work investigates and subverts the spectacles of sex, violence and waste in techno-consumer...||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVF004 | Emoji Delights - with Carla Gannis||Carla Gannis discusses emoji, using augmented reality for creativity and the current state of digital art in New York. Carla is an American artist and Assistant Chair of Digital Arts at Pratt Institute. She identifies as a visual storyteller...||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVF003 | Transhumanism and Risk - with Professor Steve Fuller||Professor Steve Fuller discusses transhumanism, how scientists should approach risk, and what it means to be human in the 21st century. Steve is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick, his most recent work has been concerned...||8/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitVF002 | Cybersex - with Dr. Trudy Barber||The UK’s leading cybersexpert Dr. Trudy Barber speaks about the history of cybersex, the future of teledildonics and the emerging field of sex robotics. For the past 20 years Trudy has been investigating how people become intimate with...||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVF001 | Cyborg Experiments - with Professor Kevin Warwick||Professor of cybernetics Kevin Warwick talks about augmenting human capabilities, the exciting field of robotics, and what it means to be a cyborg. His pioneering research into robots with biological brains and enhancing human physiological...||8/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVF000 | Trailer - Virtual Futures Podcast||Trailer for the Virtual Futures Podcast which brings together artists, philosophers, cultural theorists, scientists, technologists and fiction writers to re-address the potential benefits of looking at our future through a techno-philosophical lens....||8/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
The future I want
Amazing audio quality, top notch speakers and important topics. What's not to love?
Implants that move robots on the other side of the Atlantic! A great beginning to what are already unfiltered honest conversations on the "behind-the curtain" scientific initiatives of modern technology in cohesion with human physiology. Crazy Mad Scientist like- but absolutely intriguing!
Awesome new future focused podcast!
Love this podcast. Very interesting + in-depth thoughts about the future of humanity and the direction of our species. Can't recommend it highly enough!