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The Disruptors

The Disruptors

Matt Ward

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Long-form TED level conversations with top thinkers, founders and scientists on how advances in biotech & genomics, space travel, IoT, AI and other exponential tech converge to create our collective future and what we can do, from a research and policy perspective to shape the technology, trends and societal norms for a better world. If in-depth, unscripted conversations with the researchers, startups and future thinkers transforming our future in a Tim Ferriss meets Sam Harris, Kara Swisher, a16z and Joe Rogan Experience type no-holds-barred interview show is your cup of tea you’ve come to the right place. Some episodes feature Intelligence Squared esque lively debates and Planet Money like in-depth discussions on health and intermittent fasting, automation and unemployment, healthcare, the economy, etc… while others would fit right in with a Kevin Rose or Jason Calacanis casual fireside chat. We cover EVERYTHING, from artificial intelligence to ethics, economics and politics.

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REPLAY: Garry Golden – Why Elon Musk Is Wrong About Electric Vehicles and Future of Energy

Garry Golden (@garrygolden)is a professionally trained futurist who writes, speaks, and consults on complex issues shaping society and business in the 21st century. He has consulted for Fortune 500 companies, governmental agencies and the US Army on issues related to transportation and mobility, food safety and health, the future of portable power, financial services and much more. Garry teaches an online course on The Future of Energy & Environment through the University of Houston Futures Studies program, and was Founding Editor of The Energy Roadmap.com Garry is co-author of Designing Your Future (2008) a Fast Futures / ASAE publication, and has co-written several business white papers including the Future of the Social Web and the Future of Green as a Business Strategy published by Future Think. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube In our wide-ranging conversation, we cover many things, including: * The future of energy consumption and the grid * Why Garry isn't sold on electric vehicles and battery technology * The 4 types of futures and what they mean for society * How we save the planet while still using fuel * Why consciousness could be a problem with AI * The reason politicians pull progress backward * How futurists help society evolve * Why Garry is quite enthusiastic about automation and AI * Where the US is falling behind the rest of the world -- Make a Tax-Deductible Donation to Support FringeFM FringeFM is supported by the generosity of its readers and listeners. If you find our work valuable, please consider supporting us on Patreon,via Paypal or with DonorBox powered by Stripe. Donate

48 MIN1 d ago
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REPLAY: Garry Golden – Why Elon Musk Is Wrong About Electric Vehicles and Future of Energy

REPLAY: Ben Hammersley – The Importance of Internet Censorship, Power of Authoritarianism and Collapse of Digital Advertising

BenHammersley (@benhammersley) is a technologist, futurist author and Editor-at-Large of UK’sWIREDmagazine. Ben explores the effects of the internet and the digital network on the world’s business, political and social atmospheres. His latest book,64 Things You Need to Know Now For Thengives us the essential guide to the things we need to know for life in the 21st century. He's the writer, host, and narrator of Netflix and BBC television series Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersleythat was shot in over six countries across the globe. As the first specialist correspondent on the internet forThe Times andThe Guardian, he became the inventor of the popular term, ‘podcast.’ Ben's been called upon to advise three governments and countless tech organizations, including a seat on the European Commission High-Level Group on Media Freedom of the European Union. He has a private pilot’s license, is a Rescue Diver, and is a nationally registered Emergency Medical Technician in the USA, with an ...

57 MIN2 w ago
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REPLAY: Ben Hammersley – The Importance of Internet Censorship, Power of Authoritarianism and Collapse of Digital Advertising

184. Investing in Meditation, Mindfulness, Psychedelics for a Better Mental Health Future | Charlie Hartwell

Charlie Hartwell(@ShiftIt_Inst) is an Operating Partner at the Bridge Builders Collaborative, a consumer health tech investment group that invested early in Pear Therapeutics, Insight Timer and Headspace, in addition to being a "Change Agent" focused on igniting consciousness, mindfulness, and creating a more connected human world. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes Intoday'sepisodewediscuss: * Where are headed with consumer health tech and consciousness * Why Charlie's afraid our collective ability to live together * How mindfulness and meditation can help us get through this COVID crisis * The role of psychedelics in shifting mental health * Why meditation may just be the next best medic * Which alternative health practices hold the most promise for the future of healthcare * What Charlie thinks we should do for a more mentally-sound world * Why we're treating patients and health all wrong * How investment dollars drive innovation * Why the psychedelic movement of today is much more than a fad * What's the future of wearable tech Make a Tax-Deductible Donation to Support TheDisruptors The Disruptors is supported by the generosity of its readers and listeners. If you find our work valuable, please consider supporting us on Patreon,via Paypal or with DonorBox powered by Stripe. Donate

39 MIN3 w ago
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184. Investing in Meditation, Mindfulness, Psychedelics for a Better Mental Health Future | Charlie Hartwell

183. Cory Doctorow on Political Fallout of COVID-19, Possible Economic and Healthcare Changes, and Why It’s Time for a New Deal to Overcome Late-Stage Capitalism

Cory Doctorow (@doctorow) is the best selling science fiction author, blogger, and technology activist. He is the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing), a contributor to many magazines, websites, and newspapers and a special consultant to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (eff.org), a non-profit civil liberties group that defends freedom in technology law, policy, standards, and treaties. He holds an honorary doctorate in computer science from the Open University (UK), where he is a Visiting Professor; he is also an MIT Media Lab Research Affiliate. In 2007, he served as the Fulbright Chair at the Annenberg Center for Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California. His novels have been translated into dozens of languages and are published by Tor Books, Head of Zeus (UK), Titan Books (UK) and HarperCollins (UK). He has won the Locus, Prometheus, Copper Cylinder, White Pine and Sunburst Awards, and been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula and British Science Fiction Awards. Several of his award-winning novels include: * Little Brother * Homeland * Pirate Cinema Cory also co-founded the open-source peer-to-peer software company OpenCola and serves on the boards and advisory boards of the Participatory Culture Foundation, the Clarion Foundation, the Open Technology Fund and the Metabrainz Foundation. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes In today's episode we discuss: * Possible geopolitical consequence of the COVID-19 epidemic * New ways to consider the role of economics and market forces post Corona * Why Cory thinks much of Europe will push further left after the world normalizes * The reason Cory isn't worried about a post-COVID new Patriot Act * Why today feels a lot like post-WWII oligarchy capitalism * The five new horsemen of the battle for individual privacy * How to avoid self-destructive late-stage capitalism * Why Coronavirus death and fallout may swing the future of US politics * Why the US is WAY more socialized than citizens think * How we could fund a successful Green New Deal * What were the true impacts of Edward Snowden * Are we headed toward a constant location-based tracking and surveillance * What worries Cory most about today's epidemic climate Make a Tax-Deductible Donation to Support TheDisruptors The Disruptors is supported by the generosity of its readers and listeners. If you find our work valuable, please consider supporting us on Patreon,via Paypal or with DonorBox powered by Stripe.

50 MINMAY 4
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183. Cory Doctorow on Political Fallout of COVID-19, Possible Economic and Healthcare Changes, and Why It’s Time for a New Deal to Overcome Late-Stage Capitalism

REPLAY: Douglas Rushkoff – Avoiding Apocalypse by Doubling Down on Team Human and Reinventing 21st Century Business

Douglas Rushkoff(@rushkoff) is an author, teacher, and documentarian who studies human autonomy in a digital age. He has been named one of the “world’s ten most influential intellectuals” by MIT. Douglas' work explores how different technological environments change our relationship to narrative, money, power, and one another. He coined such concepts as “viral media” and “social currency,” and has been a leading voice for applying digital media toward social and economic justice. Douglas is the author twenty books including bestsellers Present Shock, Throwing Rocks and the Google Bus, Program or Be Programmed, Life Inc, and Media Virus and is releasing his new book Team Human based off his podcast. He has written and hosted three award-winning PBS Frontline documentaries – The Merchants of Cool looked at the influence of corporations on youth culture, The Persuaders, about the cluttered landscape of marketing, and new efforts to overcome consumer resistance, and Digital Nation, about life on the virtual frontier. Most recently, he made Generation Like, an exploration of teens, marketers, and social media. Douglas is also a research fellow of the Institute for the Future, and founder of the Laboratory for Digital Humanism at CUNY/Queens, where he is a Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics. His novels and comics, Ecstasy Club, A.D.D, and Aleister & Adolf, are all being developed for the screen. Douglas also served as an Advisor to the United Nations Commission on World Culture and regularly appears on TV shows from NBC Nightly News and Larry King to the Colbert Report and Bill Maher. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes In our wide-ranging conversation, we cover many things, including: * The reason billionaires are planning for the "inevitable" apocalypse and why that's a big problem * How broken the US political system is and how we can fix it * The big issue with the stock market and venture capital and how we can reinvent business for the 21st century * Why our future is in our hands and what we can do about it * Which tech giants will get broken up and which will reign * The problems with social media and plans to fight back * How regulations affect business and monopolies and where we are headed * Why people are pushing back against tech and how it impacts our world * What Google's walkout means for the future of tech * Why Douglas thinks companies are the key to changing our world * The reason Douglas is very worried about growing inequality * Why capital is the only thing that counts today * How to redesign our education system for the modern era Make a Tax-Deductible Donation to Support FringeFM FringeFM is supported by the generosity of its readers and listeners. If you find our work valuable, please consider supporting us on Patreon,

53 MINAPR 27
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REPLAY: Douglas Rushkoff – Avoiding Apocalypse by Doubling Down on Team Human and Reinventing 21st Century Business

181. The Divergence of AR and VR and Connectivity, Collaboration and Entertainment in a Post COVID World | Tony Parisi

Tony Parisi (@auradeluxe) is a virtual reality pioneer, serial entrepreneur, and angel investor. He co-created several, 3D graphics standards, is Head of AR/VR Ad Innovation at Unity Technologies, and author several O'Reilly Media books on virtual reality and WebGL. Today, Tony is has a leading spokesman for the immersive industry and was recently named one of Next Reality’s 30 People to Watch in Augmented Reality in 2019. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes Intoday'sepisodewediscuss: * Where are we on the AR and VR adoption cycle * What the future of AR/VR holds and why they will diverge * How COVID-19 is pushing us towards an immersive future * The big differences between consumer and enterprise VR adoption * Why Facebook and Oculus are well-placed to dominate virtual reality * Which sci-fi inspirations are most realistic for augmented and virtual reality * What's the future look like for the ent...

39 MINAPR 20
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181. The Divergence of AR and VR and Connectivity, Collaboration and Entertainment in a Post COVID World | Tony Parisi

180. Modeling COVID after the Polio Epidemic and What a Post Corona Future Looks Like | Mary Robinette Kowal

Mary Robinette Kowal (@robinettekowal) is a Nebula- and Hugo-award winning science fiction and fantasy author, a puppeteer, and podcaster. In addition The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel which was nominated for a Hugo in 2019 (sci-fi book of the year award), she's also the President of the Science Fiction Writers of America, and very involved in the push for diversity in science, STEM, and sci-fi as a whole. On her podcast, Writing Excuses, she and other award-winning authors share tips and tricks with aspiring authors looking to build their careers. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes Intoday'sepisodewediscuss: * How COVD-19 will affect the future of education * Why the Coronavirus issue is so bad in Italy and not other places * How looking at Polio and the Spanish flu can give us models of today's pandemic * The second-order effects of Corona on the future and economy as a whole * Best p...

52 MINAPR 13
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180. Modeling COVID after the Polio Epidemic and What a Post Corona Future Looks Like | Mary Robinette Kowal

179. Leading Spain in Paris Accords and Pushing Climate Policy Today | Miguel Arias Cañete

Miguel Arias Cañete(@mac_europa) was the European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy and led the EU negotiations of the Paris Agreement. He’s now involved with theCalouste Gulbenkian Foundation which has launched the Prize for Humanity, an annual €1m award for people or organizations from all over the world focused on mitigation of, and adaptation to climate change. Miguel has served the Spanish Government as both the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and Minister for Agriculture, Food and Environment before being selected to head his Party List in the European Parliamentary elections. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes Intoday'sepisodewediscuss: * The unique challenges that went into crafting the Paris Accord * What the US's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement means for climate policy * How hard it is to ensure collective action on big problems * China's role in addressing the envir...

49 MINAPR 6
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179. Leading Spain in Paris Accords and Pushing Climate Policy Today | Miguel Arias Cañete

REPLAY: Ramez Naam – How Renewable Energy Killed Coal and Why Radical Life Extension Isn’t Going to Happen

Ramez Naam(@ramez)is a computer scientist, futurist, angel investor and award-winning author best known for his Nexus Trilogy: Nexus,CruxandApex His other (non-fiction) books include: The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet and More than Human: Embracing the Promises of Biological Enhancement. He's currently co-chair of energy and the environment at Singularity University and earlier in his career led teams at Microsoft working on Outlook, Internet Explorer and Bing where he co-patented 20 inventions, many alongside Bill Gates. Ramez has appeared on Sunday morning MSNBC, Yahoo! Finance, The New York Times, WSJ, PopSci, Wired, and many more. Ramez holds more than 20 patents, and many of those are as a co-inventor with Bill Gates. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes Intoday'sepisodewediscuss: * Why we're at a tipping point for carbon-emitting cars sold * What it was like working d...

55 MINMAR 30
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REPLAY: Ramez Naam – How Renewable Energy Killed Coal and Why Radical Life Extension Isn’t Going to Happen

Cynetic Wolf Excerpt – My Dystopian Sci-Fi Technothriller

Hey guys, my book is finally live! You can grab it FREE for two days (3/26-27) at mattwardwrites.com/cynetic After this Friday, it'll be $2.99 and up so I recommend getting it while the getting's good. Here's the blurb. It's 2096, sixty years after ninety percent died from a man-made Bioplague. Humanity has splintered into four unequal subspecies: immortals, cyborgs, enhancers, and subservient half-human, half-animal hybrids. The world is anything but equal. Hybrids everywhere are suffering, but sixteen-year-old Raek Mekorian, a wolfish with a nose for trouble, doesn’t see an alternative. Except the Resistance, who don’t stand a chance against the world government. His mom always said, “Keep your head down.” And he does, until his sister is murdered by a pair of cyborgs. Overnight, his simple life is shattered, fracturing the rigid governmental caste as he is thrust into the dangerous world of superhuman hit squads, Resistance uprisings, and secrets better left unsaid. With only...

32 MINMAR 26
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Cynetic Wolf Excerpt – My Dystopian Sci-Fi Technothriller

Latest Episodes

REPLAY: Garry Golden – Why Elon Musk Is Wrong About Electric Vehicles and Future of Energy

Garry Golden (@garrygolden)is a professionally trained futurist who writes, speaks, and consults on complex issues shaping society and business in the 21st century. He has consulted for Fortune 500 companies, governmental agencies and the US Army on issues related to transportation and mobility, food safety and health, the future of portable power, financial services and much more. Garry teaches an online course on The Future of Energy & Environment through the University of Houston Futures Studies program, and was Founding Editor of The Energy Roadmap.com Garry is co-author of Designing Your Future (2008) a Fast Futures / ASAE publication, and has co-written several business white papers including the Future of the Social Web and the Future of Green as a Business Strategy published by Future Think. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube In our wide-ranging conversation, we cover many things, including: * The future of energy consumption and the grid * Why Garry isn't sold on electric vehicles and battery technology * The 4 types of futures and what they mean for society * How we save the planet while still using fuel * Why consciousness could be a problem with AI * The reason politicians pull progress backward * How futurists help society evolve * Why Garry is quite enthusiastic about automation and AI * Where the US is falling behind the rest of the world -- Make a Tax-Deductible Donation to Support FringeFM FringeFM is supported by the generosity of its readers and listeners. If you find our work valuable, please consider supporting us on Patreon,via Paypal or with DonorBox powered by Stripe. Donate

48 MIN1 d ago
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REPLAY: Garry Golden – Why Elon Musk Is Wrong About Electric Vehicles and Future of Energy

REPLAY: Ben Hammersley – The Importance of Internet Censorship, Power of Authoritarianism and Collapse of Digital Advertising

BenHammersley (@benhammersley) is a technologist, futurist author and Editor-at-Large of UK’sWIREDmagazine. Ben explores the effects of the internet and the digital network on the world’s business, political and social atmospheres. His latest book,64 Things You Need to Know Now For Thengives us the essential guide to the things we need to know for life in the 21st century. He's the writer, host, and narrator of Netflix and BBC television series Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersleythat was shot in over six countries across the globe. As the first specialist correspondent on the internet forThe Times andThe Guardian, he became the inventor of the popular term, ‘podcast.’ Ben's been called upon to advise three governments and countless tech organizations, including a seat on the European Commission High-Level Group on Media Freedom of the European Union. He has a private pilot’s license, is a Rescue Diver, and is a nationally registered Emergency Medical Technician in the USA, with an ...

57 MIN2 w ago
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REPLAY: Ben Hammersley – The Importance of Internet Censorship, Power of Authoritarianism and Collapse of Digital Advertising

184. Investing in Meditation, Mindfulness, Psychedelics for a Better Mental Health Future | Charlie Hartwell

Charlie Hartwell(@ShiftIt_Inst) is an Operating Partner at the Bridge Builders Collaborative, a consumer health tech investment group that invested early in Pear Therapeutics, Insight Timer and Headspace, in addition to being a "Change Agent" focused on igniting consciousness, mindfulness, and creating a more connected human world. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes Intoday'sepisodewediscuss: * Where are headed with consumer health tech and consciousness * Why Charlie's afraid our collective ability to live together * How mindfulness and meditation can help us get through this COVID crisis * The role of psychedelics in shifting mental health * Why meditation may just be the next best medic * Which alternative health practices hold the most promise for the future of healthcare * What Charlie thinks we should do for a more mentally-sound world * Why we're treating patients and health all wrong * How investment dollars drive innovation * Why the psychedelic movement of today is much more than a fad * What's the future of wearable tech Make a Tax-Deductible Donation to Support TheDisruptors The Disruptors is supported by the generosity of its readers and listeners. If you find our work valuable, please consider supporting us on Patreon,via Paypal or with DonorBox powered by Stripe. Donate

39 MIN3 w ago
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184. Investing in Meditation, Mindfulness, Psychedelics for a Better Mental Health Future | Charlie Hartwell

183. Cory Doctorow on Political Fallout of COVID-19, Possible Economic and Healthcare Changes, and Why It’s Time for a New Deal to Overcome Late-Stage Capitalism

Cory Doctorow (@doctorow) is the best selling science fiction author, blogger, and technology activist. He is the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing), a contributor to many magazines, websites, and newspapers and a special consultant to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (eff.org), a non-profit civil liberties group that defends freedom in technology law, policy, standards, and treaties. He holds an honorary doctorate in computer science from the Open University (UK), where he is a Visiting Professor; he is also an MIT Media Lab Research Affiliate. In 2007, he served as the Fulbright Chair at the Annenberg Center for Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California. His novels have been translated into dozens of languages and are published by Tor Books, Head of Zeus (UK), Titan Books (UK) and HarperCollins (UK). He has won the Locus, Prometheus, Copper Cylinder, White Pine and Sunburst Awards, and been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula and British Science Fiction Awards. Several of his award-winning novels include: * Little Brother * Homeland * Pirate Cinema Cory also co-founded the open-source peer-to-peer software company OpenCola and serves on the boards and advisory boards of the Participatory Culture Foundation, the Clarion Foundation, the Open Technology Fund and the Metabrainz Foundation. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes In today's episode we discuss: * Possible geopolitical consequence of the COVID-19 epidemic * New ways to consider the role of economics and market forces post Corona * Why Cory thinks much of Europe will push further left after the world normalizes * The reason Cory isn't worried about a post-COVID new Patriot Act * Why today feels a lot like post-WWII oligarchy capitalism * The five new horsemen of the battle for individual privacy * How to avoid self-destructive late-stage capitalism * Why Coronavirus death and fallout may swing the future of US politics * Why the US is WAY more socialized than citizens think * How we could fund a successful Green New Deal * What were the true impacts of Edward Snowden * Are we headed toward a constant location-based tracking and surveillance * What worries Cory most about today's epidemic climate Make a Tax-Deductible Donation to Support TheDisruptors The Disruptors is supported by the generosity of its readers and listeners. If you find our work valuable, please consider supporting us on Patreon,via Paypal or with DonorBox powered by Stripe.

50 MINMAY 4
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183. Cory Doctorow on Political Fallout of COVID-19, Possible Economic and Healthcare Changes, and Why It’s Time for a New Deal to Overcome Late-Stage Capitalism

REPLAY: Douglas Rushkoff – Avoiding Apocalypse by Doubling Down on Team Human and Reinventing 21st Century Business

Douglas Rushkoff(@rushkoff) is an author, teacher, and documentarian who studies human autonomy in a digital age. He has been named one of the “world’s ten most influential intellectuals” by MIT. Douglas' work explores how different technological environments change our relationship to narrative, money, power, and one another. He coined such concepts as “viral media” and “social currency,” and has been a leading voice for applying digital media toward social and economic justice. Douglas is the author twenty books including bestsellers Present Shock, Throwing Rocks and the Google Bus, Program or Be Programmed, Life Inc, and Media Virus and is releasing his new book Team Human based off his podcast. He has written and hosted three award-winning PBS Frontline documentaries – The Merchants of Cool looked at the influence of corporations on youth culture, The Persuaders, about the cluttered landscape of marketing, and new efforts to overcome consumer resistance, and Digital Nation, about life on the virtual frontier. Most recently, he made Generation Like, an exploration of teens, marketers, and social media. Douglas is also a research fellow of the Institute for the Future, and founder of the Laboratory for Digital Humanism at CUNY/Queens, where he is a Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics. His novels and comics, Ecstasy Club, A.D.D, and Aleister & Adolf, are all being developed for the screen. Douglas also served as an Advisor to the United Nations Commission on World Culture and regularly appears on TV shows from NBC Nightly News and Larry King to the Colbert Report and Bill Maher. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes In our wide-ranging conversation, we cover many things, including: * The reason billionaires are planning for the "inevitable" apocalypse and why that's a big problem * How broken the US political system is and how we can fix it * The big issue with the stock market and venture capital and how we can reinvent business for the 21st century * Why our future is in our hands and what we can do about it * Which tech giants will get broken up and which will reign * The problems with social media and plans to fight back * How regulations affect business and monopolies and where we are headed * Why people are pushing back against tech and how it impacts our world * What Google's walkout means for the future of tech * Why Douglas thinks companies are the key to changing our world * The reason Douglas is very worried about growing inequality * Why capital is the only thing that counts today * How to redesign our education system for the modern era Make a Tax-Deductible Donation to Support FringeFM FringeFM is supported by the generosity of its readers and listeners. If you find our work valuable, please consider supporting us on Patreon,

53 MINAPR 27
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REPLAY: Douglas Rushkoff – Avoiding Apocalypse by Doubling Down on Team Human and Reinventing 21st Century Business

181. The Divergence of AR and VR and Connectivity, Collaboration and Entertainment in a Post COVID World | Tony Parisi

Tony Parisi (@auradeluxe) is a virtual reality pioneer, serial entrepreneur, and angel investor. He co-created several, 3D graphics standards, is Head of AR/VR Ad Innovation at Unity Technologies, and author several O'Reilly Media books on virtual reality and WebGL. Today, Tony is has a leading spokesman for the immersive industry and was recently named one of Next Reality’s 30 People to Watch in Augmented Reality in 2019. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes Intoday'sepisodewediscuss: * Where are we on the AR and VR adoption cycle * What the future of AR/VR holds and why they will diverge * How COVID-19 is pushing us towards an immersive future * The big differences between consumer and enterprise VR adoption * Why Facebook and Oculus are well-placed to dominate virtual reality * Which sci-fi inspirations are most realistic for augmented and virtual reality * What's the future look like for the ent...

39 MINAPR 20
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181. The Divergence of AR and VR and Connectivity, Collaboration and Entertainment in a Post COVID World | Tony Parisi

180. Modeling COVID after the Polio Epidemic and What a Post Corona Future Looks Like | Mary Robinette Kowal

Mary Robinette Kowal (@robinettekowal) is a Nebula- and Hugo-award winning science fiction and fantasy author, a puppeteer, and podcaster. In addition The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel which was nominated for a Hugo in 2019 (sci-fi book of the year award), she's also the President of the Science Fiction Writers of America, and very involved in the push for diversity in science, STEM, and sci-fi as a whole. On her podcast, Writing Excuses, she and other award-winning authors share tips and tricks with aspiring authors looking to build their careers. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes Intoday'sepisodewediscuss: * How COVD-19 will affect the future of education * Why the Coronavirus issue is so bad in Italy and not other places * How looking at Polio and the Spanish flu can give us models of today's pandemic * The second-order effects of Corona on the future and economy as a whole * Best p...

52 MINAPR 13
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180. Modeling COVID after the Polio Epidemic and What a Post Corona Future Looks Like | Mary Robinette Kowal

179. Leading Spain in Paris Accords and Pushing Climate Policy Today | Miguel Arias Cañete

Miguel Arias Cañete(@mac_europa) was the European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy and led the EU negotiations of the Paris Agreement. He’s now involved with theCalouste Gulbenkian Foundation which has launched the Prize for Humanity, an annual €1m award for people or organizations from all over the world focused on mitigation of, and adaptation to climate change. Miguel has served the Spanish Government as both the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and Minister for Agriculture, Food and Environment before being selected to head his Party List in the European Parliamentary elections. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes Intoday'sepisodewediscuss: * The unique challenges that went into crafting the Paris Accord * What the US's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement means for climate policy * How hard it is to ensure collective action on big problems * China's role in addressing the envir...

49 MINAPR 6
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179. Leading Spain in Paris Accords and Pushing Climate Policy Today | Miguel Arias Cañete

REPLAY: Ramez Naam – How Renewable Energy Killed Coal and Why Radical Life Extension Isn’t Going to Happen

Ramez Naam(@ramez)is a computer scientist, futurist, angel investor and award-winning author best known for his Nexus Trilogy: Nexus,CruxandApex His other (non-fiction) books include: The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet and More than Human: Embracing the Promises of Biological Enhancement. He's currently co-chair of energy and the environment at Singularity University and earlier in his career led teams at Microsoft working on Outlook, Internet Explorer and Bing where he co-patented 20 inventions, many alongside Bill Gates. Ramez has appeared on Sunday morning MSNBC, Yahoo! Finance, The New York Times, WSJ, PopSci, Wired, and many more. Ramez holds more than 20 patents, and many of those are as a co-inventor with Bill Gates. Subscribe on Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | Android | Overcast | Spotify | Youtube You can listen right here on iTunes Intoday'sepisodewediscuss: * Why we're at a tipping point for carbon-emitting cars sold * What it was like working d...

55 MINMAR 30
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REPLAY: Ramez Naam – How Renewable Energy Killed Coal and Why Radical Life Extension Isn’t Going to Happen

Cynetic Wolf Excerpt – My Dystopian Sci-Fi Technothriller

Hey guys, my book is finally live! You can grab it FREE for two days (3/26-27) at mattwardwrites.com/cynetic After this Friday, it'll be $2.99 and up so I recommend getting it while the getting's good. Here's the blurb. It's 2096, sixty years after ninety percent died from a man-made Bioplague. Humanity has splintered into four unequal subspecies: immortals, cyborgs, enhancers, and subservient half-human, half-animal hybrids. The world is anything but equal. Hybrids everywhere are suffering, but sixteen-year-old Raek Mekorian, a wolfish with a nose for trouble, doesn’t see an alternative. Except the Resistance, who don’t stand a chance against the world government. His mom always said, “Keep your head down.” And he does, until his sister is murdered by a pair of cyborgs. Overnight, his simple life is shattered, fracturing the rigid governmental caste as he is thrust into the dangerous world of superhuman hit squads, Resistance uprisings, and secrets better left unsaid. With only...

32 MINMAR 26
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Cynetic Wolf Excerpt – My Dystopian Sci-Fi Technothriller
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