The Future And You (podcasts)
Ideas and opinion about the future based on verifiable facts of today.
 
The Future And You--Sept. 28, 2016

Topics: Trends in agriculture and agricultural research, as well as Monsanto and GMOs (genetically modified organisms).

Gary Shelton has been a professional agronomist with the US Department of Agriculture for the past 25 years. He is currently working on genetic modifications of Soybeans in the Crop genetics Research Unit Stoneville, MS.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the Sept. 28, 2016 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 25 minutes] This interview was recorded in Charlotte NC on June 4, 2016 at the SF&F convention ConCarolinas.

Stephen Euin Cobb has interviewed over 350 people for his work as an author, futurist, magazine writer, ghostwriter, and award-winning podcaster. A contributing editor for Space and Time Magazine; he has also been a regular contributor for Robot, H+, Grim Couture and Port Iris magazines; and he spent three years as a columnist and contributing editor for Jim Baen's Universe Magazine. For the last ten years he has produced a weekly podcast, The Future And You, which explores (through interviews, panel discussions and commentary) all the ways the future will be different from today. He is an artist, essayist, game designer, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of The Lifeboat Foundation. Stephen is the author of an ebook about the future entitled: Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science.

Direct download: TFAY_2016_9_28.mp3
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The Future And You--Sept 14, 2016

David B. Coe and Stuart Jaffe are our featured guests.

Topics include the continued rise of independent publishing and some of the ways the traditional publishing houses are changing how they treat authors so they can continue to profit in this new environment.

David B. Coe is the author of more than fifteen novels and a dozen short stories. His first series, the LonTobyn Chronicle won the William L. Crawford Fantasy Award.

Stuart Jaffe is the author of The Max Porter Paranormal-Mysteries, The Malja Chronicles, a post-apocalyptic fantasy series, and After The Crash as well as the short story collection, 10 Bits of My Brain. And many other short stories which have appeared in magazines and anthologies.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the Sept 14, 2016 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 29 minutes] These two interviews were recorded in Charlotte NC on June 4, 2016 at the SF&F convention ConCaolinas.

Stephen Euin Cobb has interviewed over 350 people for his work as an author, futurist, magazine writer, ghostwriter, and award-winning podcaster. A contributing editor for Space and Time Magazine; he has also been a regular contributor for Robot, H+, Grim Couture and Port Iris magazines; and he spent three years as a columnist and contributing editor for Jim Baen's Universe Magazine. For the last ten years he has produced a weekly podcast, The Future And You, which explores (through interviews, panel discussions and commentary) all the ways the future will be different from today. He is an artist, essayist, game designer, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of The Lifeboat Foundation. Stephen is the author of an ebook about the future entitled: Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science.

Direct download: TFAY_2016_9_14.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:21pm EDT

The Future And You--Sept 7, 2016

Podcasting's Rich Sigfrit is our featured guest.

Topics include: trends in Education, Creativity, and getting and keeping a job.

Rich Sigfrit is widely known as a pioneer in the early days of Podcasting, and is one of the three people responsible for my starting this show, The Future And You, back in 2005. (The other two people being Mur Lafferty and Tee Morris.)

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the Sept 7, 2016 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 33 minutes] This interview was recorded in Charlotte NC on June 4, 2016 at the SF&F convention ConCaolinas.

Stephen Euin Cobb has interviewed over 350 people for his work as an author, futurist, magazine writer, ghostwriter, and award-winning podcaster. A contributing editor for Space and Time Magazine; he has also been a regular contributor for Robot, H+, Grim Couture and Port Iris magazines; and he spent three years as a columnist and contributing editor for Jim Baen's Universe Magazine. For the last ten years he has produced a weekly podcast, The Future And You, which explores (through interviews, panel discussions and commentary) all the ways the future will be different from today. He is an artist, essayist, game designer, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of The Lifeboat Foundation. Stephen is the author of an ebook about the future entitled: Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science.

Direct download: TFAY_2016_9_7.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:01pm EDT

The Future And You--August 24, 2016

Hackers & Identity Theft (Part 2 of 2). Methods, vulnerabilities, countermeasures, and the TV show Mr. Robot.

Speakers: James McDonald, DL Leonine (Leo the Lion), and Stephen Euin Cobb as the moderator.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the August 24, 2016 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 30 minutes] This episode contains the second half of this panel. The first half is in last week's show. This panel was recorded in front of an audience in Charlotte NC on June 4, 2016 at the SF&F convention ConCaolinas.

Stephen Euin Cobb has interviewed over 350 people for his work as an author, futurist, magazine writer, ghostwriter, and award-winning podcaster. A contributing editor for Space and Time Magazine; he has also been a regular contributor for Robot, H+, Grim Couture and Port Iris magazines; and he spent three years as a columnist and contributing editor for Jim Baen's Universe Magazine. For the last ten years he has produced a weekly podcast, The Future And You, which explores (through interviews, panel discussions and commentary) all the ways the future will be different from today. He is an artist, essayist, game designer, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of The Lifeboat Foundation. Stephen is the author of an ebook about the future entitled: Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science.

Direct download: TFAY_2016_8_24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:43pm EDT

The Future And You--August 17, 2016

Hackers & Identity Theft (Part 1 of 2). Methods, vulnerabilities, countermeasures, and the TV show Mr. Robot.

Speakers: James McDonald, DL Leonine (Leo the Lion), and Stephen Euin Cobb as the moderator.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the August 17, 2016 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 36 minutes] This episode contains the first half of this panel. The second half will be in next week's show. This panel was recorded in front of an audience in Charlotte NC on June 4, 2016 at the SF&F convention ConCaolinas.

Stephen Euin Cobb has interviewed over 350 people for his work as an author, futurist, magazine writer, ghostwriter, and award-winning podcaster. A contributing editor for Space and Time Magazine; he has also been a regular contributor for Robot, H+, Grim Couture and Port Iris magazines; and he spent three years as a columnist and contributing editor for Jim Baen's Universe Magazine. For the last ten years he has produced a weekly podcast, The Future And You, which explores (through interviews, panel discussions and commentary) all the ways the future will be different from today. He is an artist, essayist, game designer, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of The Lifeboat Foundation. Stephen is the author of an ebook about the future entitled: Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science.

Direct download: TFAY_2016_8_17.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:34pm EDT

The Future And You--Aug. 10, 2016

SETI & the Fermi Paradox (Part 2 of 2). The search for extraterrestrial intelligence and the mysterious lack of evidence for any extraterrestrial intelligence.

Our speakers include Dr. Ben Davis, Erin Penn, DL Leonine (Leo the Lion), and me, Stephen Euin Cobb, as the moderator.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the August 10, 2016 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 32 minutes] This episode contains the second half of this panel. The first half is in last week's show. This panel was recorded in front of an audience in Charlotte NC on June 4, 2016 at the SF&F convention ConCaolinas.

Stephen Euin Cobb has interviewed over 350 people for his work as an author, futurist, magazine writer, ghostwriter, and award-winning podcaster. A contributing editor for Space and Time Magazine; he has also been a regular contributor for Robot, H+, Grim Couture and Port Iris magazines; and he spent three years as a columnist and contributing editor for Jim Baen's Universe Magazine. For the last ten years he has produced a weekly podcast, The Future And You, which explores (through interviews, panel discussions and commentary) all the ways the future will be different from today. He is an artist, essayist, game designer, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of The Lifeboat Foundation. Stephen is the author of an ebook about the future entitled: Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science.

Direct download: TFAY_2016_9_10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:22pm EDT

The Future And You--Aug 3, 2016

SETI & the Fermi Paradox (Part 1 of 2). The search for extraterrestrial intelligence and the mysterious lack of evidence for any extraterrestrial intelligence.

Our speakers include Dr. Ben Davis, Erin Penn, DL Leonine (Leo the Lion), and me, Stephen Euin Cobb, as the moderator.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the August 3, 2016 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 37 minutes] This episode contains the first half of this panel. The second half will be in next week's show. This panel was recorded in front of an audience in Charlotte NC on June 4, 2016 at the SF&F convention ConCaolinas.

Stephen Euin Cobb has interviewed over 350 people for his work as an author, futurist, magazine writer, ghostwriter, and award-winning podcaster. A contributing editor for Space and Time Magazine; he has also been a regular contributor for Robot, H+, Grim Couture and Port Iris magazines; and he spent three years as a columnist and contributing editor for Jim Baen's Universe Magazine. For the last ten years he has produced a weekly podcast, The Future And You, which explores (through interviews, panel discussions and commentary) all the ways the future will be different from today. He is an artist, essayist, game designer, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of The Lifeboat Foundation. Stephen is the author of an ebook about the future entitled: Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science.

Direct download: TFAY_2016_8_3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

The Future And You--July 27, 2016

The Future of Robots (Part 2 of 2).

Speakers: Dr. Ben Davis, James McDonald, and Stephen Euin Cobb as the moderator.

Dr. Ben Davis has a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics and an M.S. in Nuclear Astrophysics from the University of Notre Dame. He taught at the college level for several years on a number of technical subjects including: computer programming, mathematics, astronomy, and physics. His main avocations now involve history, futurism, and skepticism.

James McDonald is a technologist and writer interested in history, anthropology, the sciences, and literature.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the July 27, 2016 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 30 minutes] This episode contains the second half of this panel. The first half is in last week's show. This panel was recorded in front of an audience in Charlotte NC on June 4, 2016 at the SF&F convention ConCaolinas.

Stephen Euin Cobb has interviewed over 350 people for his work as an author, futurist, magazine writer, ghostwriter, and award-winning podcaster. A contributing editor for Space and Time Magazine; he has also been a regular contributor for Robot, H+, Grim Couture and Port Iris magazines; and he spent three years as a columnist and contributing editor for Jim Baen's Universe Magazine. For the last ten years he has produced a weekly podcast, The Future And You, which explores (through interviews, panel discussions and commentary) all the ways the future will be different from today. He is an artist, essayist, game designer, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of The Lifeboat Foundation. Stephen is the author of an ebook about the future entitled: Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science.

Direct download: FTAY_2016_7_27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:58pm EDT

The Future And You--July 20, 2016

The Future of Robots (Part 1 of 2).

Speakers: Dr. Ben Davis, James McDonald, and Stephen Euin Cobb as the moderator.

Dr. Ben Davis has a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics and an M.S. in Nuclear Astrophysics from the University of Notre Dame. He taught at the college level for several years on a number of technical subjects including: computer programming, mathematics, astronomy, and physics. His main avocations now involve history, futurism, and skepticism.

James McDonald is a technologist and writer interested in history, anthropology, the sciences, and literature.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the July 20, 2016 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 36 minutes] This episode contains the first half of this panel. The second half will be in next week's show. This panel was recorded in front of an audience in Charlotte NC on June 4, 2016 at the SF&F convention ConCaolinas.

Stephen Euin Cobb has interviewed over 350 people for his work as an author, futurist, magazine writer, ghostwriter, and award-winning podcaster. A contributing editor for Space and Time Magazine; he has also been a regular contributor for Robot, H+, Grim Couture and Port Iris magazines; and he spent three years as a columnist and contributing editor for Jim Baen's Universe Magazine. For the last ten years he has produced a weekly podcast, The Future And You, which explores (through interviews, panel discussions and commentary) all the ways the future will be different from today. He is an artist, essayist, game designer, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of The Lifeboat Foundation. Stephen is the author of an ebook about the future entitled: Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science.

Direct download: TFAY_2016_7_20.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:58pm EDT

The Future And You--July 7, 2016

The Technological Singularity (Part 2 of 2).

Subtopics: Superhuman Artificial Intelligence; radical life extension; friendly verses non-friendly AI; and the possibility that within decades all humans will be unemployable and living on the BIG (Basic Income Guarantee).

Speakers: James McDonald, Stephen Euin Cobb, and Dr. Ben Davis as the moderator.

Dr. Ben Davis has a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics and an M.S. in Nuclear Astrophysics from the University of Notre Dame. He taught at the college level for several years on a number of technical subjects including: computer programming, mathematics, astronomy, and physics. His main avocations now involve history, futurism, and skepticism.

James McDonald is a technologist and writer interested in history, anthropology, the sciences, and literature.

Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the July 7, 2016 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 32 minutes] This episode contains the second half of this panel. The first half is in last week's show. This panel was recorded in front of an audience in Charlotte NC on June 4, 2016 at the SF&F convention ConCaolinas.

Stephen Euin Cobb has interviewed over 350 people for his work as an author, futurist, magazine writer, ghostwriter, and award-winning podcaster. A contributing editor for Space and Time Magazine; he has also been a regular contributor for Robot, H+, Grim Couture and Port Iris magazines; and he spent three years as a columnist and contributing editor for Jim Baen's Universe Magazine. For the last ten years he has produced a weekly podcast, The Future And You, which explores (through interviews, panel discussions and commentary) all the ways the future will be different from today. He is an artist, essayist, game designer, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of The Lifeboat Foundation. Stephen is the author of an ebook about the future entitled: Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science.

Direct download: TFAY_2016_7_6.mp3
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