The Future And You
Ideas and opinion about the future based on verifiable facts of today.
 

SF author Nancy Kress, a cryonic insurance provider, an astronomer, and an actor from Star Trek and Sliders are amoung the guests.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the January 1, 2006 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 68 minutes] 

Topics include:

[1] The genetic engineering of human beings (an interview with the award winning science fiction author Nancy Kress).

[2] Cryonics: how to leave your money (even your big life insurance death benefit) to your frozen dead body (an interview with Rudi Hoffman--the Worlds Leading Cryonics Insurance Provider).

[3] The second chapter in our serialization of the novel Bones Burnt Black.

[4] Trends within the movie industry (an interview with a theater manager).

[5] How soon are we likely to build faster than light space craft? (an interview with Doctor Greg Matloff: astronomer, author, professor and a consultant for NASA's Marshall Spaceflight Center).

[6] A celebrity interview with the actor Jerry Rector who has performed on Star Trek, NYPD Blue and Sliders.

Direct download: TFAY_2006_1_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:17 PM

This is a brief Promo for the podcast The Future And You. If you have your own podcast, and you would like to help promote The Future And You, please place it in your show.

Thank you.

Steve

Direct download: TFAY--Promo2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:05 AM

SF author M.M.Buckner, an astronomer, a cryonic insurance provider, an actor from StarGate SG-1, and a dealer in antiques and fine art are amoung the guests.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the December 15, 2005 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 118 minutes] 

Topics include:

[1] Predictability: an essay on what is and what is not predictable.

[2] How long until we find a second earth? Doctor Greg Matloff (astronomer, author and professor) talks about the more than 160 exoplanets found so far.

[3] The power of eBay. (An interview with a dealer in antiques and fine art; and another with a dealer in collectables.)

[4] How you can buy cryonic insurance. (An interview with Rudi Hoffman, the world's leading cryonics insurance provider.)

[5] Global warming: is it real or just part of the normal interglacial? (An interview with M.M.Buckner, author of the science fiction novels Hyperthought, Neurolink and WarSurf)

[6] Illegal copying and bootlegging of movies: the methods, problems, and one theater chain's corporate response. (An interview with a theater manager.)

[7] The first installment in our serialization of the novel Bones Burnt Black.

[8] A celebrity interview with actor Gary Jones of Stargate SG-1.

Direct download: TFAY_2005_12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:27 PM