Future Grind explores the future through science, technology, entrepreneurship, and philosophy. Hosted by television producer, entrepreneur, and futurist speaker Ryan O’Shea, Future Grind features interviews with innovators and thought leaders that are working to build our future. Biohacking, transhumanism, artificial intelligence, futurism, and robotics are frequent topics of conversation. Show notes and more can be found on futuregrind.org. Questions, press inquiries, and speaking requests, can be emailed to email@example.com.
The Extremophile's Guide to Art and Space with J.J. Hastings
Host Ryan O’Shea is joined biohacker, artist, & researcher Dr. J.J. Hastings. J.J. is a graduate of NYU, Harvard, and Oxford (among others) with advanced degrees in Biology, Fine Art, and Bioinformatics. In recent years J.J. has turned her attention to analog space missions, paving the way for human missions to Mars and beyond. They discuss her Manifesto of Transfiguration, the relationship between art and science, hackers in space, & much more. More at futuregrind.org
David Ernst on Liquid Democracy
Host Ryan O’Shea discusses the concept of liquid democracy, or democracy 3.0, with entrepreneur and technologist David Ernst. David’s current major project is Secure Internet Voting, or SIV, which promises to offer fast, private, and verifiable internet voting. He also runs Democracy Space and hosts the Liquid Future podcast, which explores Democracy 3.0 and other visions for the future of government and society. More at futuregrind.org
Autonomy and Data Liberation with Hugo Campos
Host Ryan O'Shea discusses the value of data, inherent issues in the medical industry, the importance of autonomy, opportunities presented by the All of Us program and much more with Hugo Campos. More at futuregrind.org.
AI Ethics and Social Reform with Nell Watson
In this installment of the Future Grind podcast host Ryan O’Shea speaks with Nell Watson, an entrepreneur and machine intelligence researcher whose work primarily focuses on protecting human rights and creating ethical AI. She currently serves as AI Faculty at Singularity University and works with the IEEE on AI initiatives. They discuss AI value alignment, the role for humans in AI, rules of engagement for the culture wars, the COVID-19 pandemic, and much more. Show notes at futuregrind.org
Micah Redding on Christian Transhumanism
Host Ryan O’Shea speaks with Micah Redding. Micah is the founder and Executive Director of the Christian Transhumanist Association and the host of the Christian Transhumanist Podcast. He’s also a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post and Vice Motherboard, and a public speaker.
They discuss what it means to be a Christian transhumanist, Micah's thoughts on mind uploading, AI, cyborgs, and death, his vision of the future, and much more. More at futuregrind.org
Future Ready Organizations with Singularity University's Nick Davis
host Ryan O’Shea speaks with Nick Davis, the Faculty Chair for Corporate Innovation at Singularity University. Nick helps organizations identify and capitalize on the exponential trends that will impact their industry, and the world. He’s just authored Future Ready: A Changemaker's Guide to the Exponential Revolution, which is described as a “resource for developing skillsets for future success”. They discuss what it means to be future ready, the importance of mindset, and much more. More at futureg