Engineers Steve Spalding and Mike Barbieri pull out their crystal balls and have fun, informal conversations about some of the scientific, technological, and cultural shifts that will impact all of our futures.
info_outline Space Madness (Starships and Long Distance Space Colonization) 07/19/2019
Space Madness (Starships and Long Distance Space Colonization) Steve and Mike talk about Generation Ships, the light cone, and the complex art of trying to land human beings on distant stars.
info_outline Tylercoin Casino (Blockchain, ICOs, and Cryptocurrency) 04/26/2019
Tylercoin Casino (Blockchain, ICOs, and Cryptocurrency) Mike and Steve have a wide ranging discussion about voting, casinos, snake oil, and participatory democracy as they try to suss out the future of Blockchain and its associated technologies.
info_outline Moonizens (Colonizing The Moon) 02/26/2019
Moonizens (Colonizing The Moon) Steve and Mike talk about what it might be like to build a life out in space, they discuss the ins and outs of moon colonies, and how to avoid boredom when you're tens of thousands of miles away from terra firma.
info_outline SUDDEN IMPACTS - AI Cancer Fighters and Magic Leaves 02/19/2019
SUDDEN IMPACTS - AI Cancer Fighters and Magic Leaves On this mini-episode Steve and Mike look at an AI that has managed to outperform doctors in Cancer diagnosis and magical leaves that might help is battle climate change.
info_outline Mr. Robot Goes To Washington (The Singularity) 01/29/2019
Mr. Robot Goes To Washington (The Singularity) Steve and Mike talk about the possibility of a technological Singularity, what that might look like down here on the ground, and whether or not we would all be happier being ruled over by a robot.