The Future JAM is a Podcast designed to ignite curiosity about where humanity is headed— tomorrow, ten years from now, or as far as the mind can wander.
info_outline Changing the Game 03/27/2019
Changing the Game Game streaming will change how we play and it is happening right under our noses. Google has announced their new service which is poised to make game streaming mainstream. Google's game streaming announcement. The Future Jam is back from hiatus with a new twist. The episodes are bite sized mini jams that should hold you off until full episodes are back on the menu.
info_outline Blockchain Technology 05/10/2018
Blockchain Technology Why is Blockchain technology considered the internet 2.0? Future Jam breaks it down with Jared from Digital Gold. IBM's use case scenarios for the blockchain. Jared's YouTube Channel Buy a Rig Through Digital Gold and Have it Hosted at a Secure Location.
info_outline Reaching the Singularity 04/19/2018
Reaching the Singularity The Singularity is the inevitable result of mankind's progress. Technology is growing at a break neck speed and there is no end in sight. This idea has been played out in Science Fiction entertainment for years but is it grounded in reality? Ian, from the Extra Dimension Podcast, joins Future Jam on a special two part episode. On the Future Jam we discuss how we will reach the singularity and what stands in our way. Follow the link below to listen to Extra Dimension's part 2 of the Singularity series. Part 2 delves into the ethical and philosophical ideas to consider after this life altering event takes place. Philosophical Implications of the Singularity YouTube Link
info_outline The VR Future Inspired by Ready Player One 04/12/2018
The VR Future Inspired by Ready Player One Virtual Reality technology is rapidly approaching the stuff of fiction. Our lives are encompassed by the internet so living in a VR world is no longer a foreign concept. Will it consume us or will we use it wisely?
info_outline Baseball's Future 04/05/2018
Baseball's Future How do you make baseball fresh again for the next generation?Opening day has come and gone and the long slog is upon us. Apathy has grown in the hearts of the young as baseball slowly fades with the years. Our goal for this episode is to get your minds churning as to how we once more ignite vigor into the sport. Find us @thefuturejam on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
info_outline Airships: Conquering the Skies Once More 03/22/2018
Airships: Conquering the Skies Once More "Airships are unlike other engineering pursuits. The science is about floating through clouds, about complex negotiations involving gravity and the breeze. It’s as if math married romance. It attracts certain people. Enthusiastic people." Jeanne Marie Laskas of the New Yorker
info_outline XFL 2020 03/15/2018
XFL 2020 Why is the XFL back and how did it fail the first time? Vince McMahon, the man behind the WWE wrestling empire, decided that the NFL wasn’t entertaining enough for the fans. There were too many rules, aspects of the game felt slow, and players weren’t allowed to stand out from the team. He wanted a new and different presentation. After all, This is Entertainment.
info_outline Bitcoin or Bust 03/01/2018
Bitcoin or Bust Is Bitcoin a viable option to replace our current monetary system? Everything in our world is going digital. Our friends, television programs, church services, new's reports, video games, and banking are all available in digital form. People now have more freedom than ever to create their own content and release it to the public via the internet. Bitcoin is "content" of a different sort. It is a crowd sourced currency that is backed and run by it's users and it is a creation that has a chance to revolutionize every aspect of how we use our money. But is it Bitcoin money? Call us with your Feedback and have a shot at nabbing a spot on the next episode: 513-Bot-Cola
info_outline We're Back! 02/16/2018
We're Back! Starting March 1st the Future Jam will be back every Thursday! Plus, there is a new way to interact with the show and be a part of the action. The Future Jam has a phone number. That's right, A phone number. You can use this number to leave comments about past shows, complaints about Harrison, or ideas for new episodes. The sky is the limit and we would love to have you on an episode. 513-Bot-Cola 513-268-2652
info_outline Surviving the Robot Apocalypse 11/09/2017
Surviving the Robot Apocalypse We are living in an age where chat bots are creating their own language to communicate back and forth with each other. A world where everyone's life is recorded and analyzed by computer systems. All knowledge is digital and we are developing robots to learn and create. How far will it go?
info_outline Podcasts and their Future with Daniel J Lewis 09/30/2017
Podcasts and their Future with Daniel J Lewis Why are podcasts so important and beloved? Daniel J Lewis shares his passion about the industry and where it could be going. This is a Bonus Episode for International Podcast Day. Find out more at https://internationalpodcastday.com/ Find Daniel's Award-winning “how to” podcast about podcasting at https://theaudacitytopodcast.com/
info_outline Car Evolution 09/28/2017
Car Evolution Cars are rapidly changing from year to year. The Parallel Parking Assist features have been around for more than a decade. Some of the available features now might surprise you. There are even cars that have full autonomous capabilities already built in. What could be the next step in the automobile evolution? Find out now!
info_outline NFL's Uncertain Future 09/21/2017
NFL's Uncertain Future The NFL's ratings continue to slip and nobody seems to have a great answer as to why. Many believe that the league is out of touch with the fans. Concussions are all across headlines and the sport is becoming oversaturated with politics. Are these issues the main culprits? Will the NFL fade away into obscurity? Listen to find out!
info_outline Smart Home Technology with Chris Compton 09/14/2017
Smart Home Technology with Chris Compton Turning your dumb home into a Smart Home is easier than you think. Chris Compton from Smart Home HQ presents new and innovative technologies that will make your life easier and save you money in the process. Find out the best practices for protecting your home from a digital intruder. Finally, we peer into the future to speculate on what an ideal smart home looks like. Visit the Smart Home HQ website for more information and to request a consultation.
info_outline Seabird with Aaron Morgan 09/07/2017
Seabird with Aaron Morgan Follow Aaron's journey through the music industry: from recording songs in a friend's basement, to signing a record deal and producing 3 albums with songs featured on TV series including Pushing Daisies, Numb3rs, and Grey's Anatomy. Most recently Aaron Morgan wrote 4 songs for a film called "All Saints" which hit the theaters on August 25th. Seabird on Facebook All Saints: Official Trailer
info_outline RNA Interference with Emily Jennings 08/31/2017
RNA Interference with Emily Jennings RNA Interference(RNAI) is set to pave the way for next gen Cancer treatments. What is RNAI and why is it so special? We brought an actual SCIENTIST on the show to explain just that. Emily Jennings is a PhD candidate at the University of Cincinnati. Her work has been featured in the UC Magazine, Live Science, WCPO NEWS and Science Newsline. Find out more about her work at www.emgen.science. Follow Emily on Twitter @emgen_science.
info_outline Jobs that cannot be Automated 08/24/2017
Jobs that cannot be Automated Is your job repetitive? Does it require creative thinking? If you answered yes then you may need a new career plan. That's where the Future JAM comes in to save the day. Anthony, our "not friend" but "friendly guest" joins that Future Jam crew to share about how hard it is to find a future proof job.
info_outline Protesting Hate 08/18/2017
Protesting Hate We have freedom of speech but do we have freedom to hate? With what took place in Charlottesville we thought it would be good to have a conversation with our friend Stacey Smith about the role of protesting and counter protesting in our country.
info_outline Social Entrepreneurship with Ben Rascona 08/11/2017
Social Entrepreneurship with Ben Rascona Social Entrepreneur Ben Rascona joins the Future JAM crew to share about a business model that focuses on more than just profits. Does the Government and Church bare sole responsibility for tackling our social, cultural, and environmental issues? Can businesses play a larger positive role in society? Follow the links below to learn more about Social Enterprises and join in on the solution. onebistro.org Social Enterprise Alliance NET IMPACT Follow Us: Facebook, Ask to Join the Private Facebook Discussion Page, Instagram, and Twitter.
info_outline Marijuana 08/03/2017
Marijuana Mike and Harrison are at it again. Along with their friend Andrew we have a big issue to tackle. This is all about WEED. There are pros and cons to the legalization of this plant and we have some thoughts to add to the conversation. Regardless of being a smoker or not join in the conversation about the prohibition of Marijuana.
info_outline Apple Rumors: July 2017 Tech Update 07/27/2017
Apple Rumors: July 2017 Tech Update Mike and Jared mourn the loss of an infamous internet legend. Jared tells you which Apple rumors you should trust and Mike is skeptical. And, implanted chips at work, fingerprints at the airport , and news about affordable VR. Join the Future JAM Facebook Community! Follow Jared on Youtube!
info_outline Future Games: E3 2017 07/13/2017
Future Games: E3 2017 Video Games, they are fun, interactive, beautiful, and continually growing in cultural relevance. Join us and "Quester Dumbledor Von Finklestein aka spookytooth aka Trevor Veliz" as we discuss the premier video game conference, E3. Games Mentioned on this Episode: A Way Out(3 Words Harrison), Anthem, Shadow of the Colossus, Dragon Ball Z Fighter, Hidden Agenda, & Monster Hunter World. Music Thanks to BlessingJr & Last of Us Click the links to follow us on Twitter, Instagram, & Facebook
info_outline Keynote Roundup: June 2017 Tech Update 06/29/2017
Keynote Roundup: June 2017 Tech Update Follow us @thefuturejam on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Jared joins me(Mike) to talk and speculate over the latest Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft news. Join the conversation. Ask to be a member of the private Facebook Group.
info_outline Futuristic Gadgets Available Now 06/21/2017
Futuristic Gadgets Available Now Gadgets like Auto Aiming Rifles, Self Driving Lawn Mowers, Athletic Wear with Bio-metric tracking, and Language Translating Earbuds are bending the lines between Science Fiction and Science Fact. Follow us @thefuturejam on Twitter and Instagram