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#1 Global Fintech Network

    Big Picture Futures

    Big Picture Futures

    In this week’s episode of the futurists, award winning British Science Fiction author Gareth Powell joins the duo to talk far flung futures and creating epic space operas from scratch. Powell talks through his process as well as discussing the possible future of humanity, and where we might go next. 

    • 52 min
    3D Worlds: How Real-Time Rules

    3D Worlds: How Real-Time Rules

    Real-time 3D computing is vast, but most people are not aware of it. RT3D tech powers online and mobile games, digital twins, industrial simulations and the much-ballyhooed Metaverse. And it has important implications for training machine learning and autonomous systems. This week’s guest expert, technology innovator Sylvio Drouin, has been working at the forefront of RT3D for decades. Join us for a tour of the emerging 3D future. 

    • 50 min
    Climate Alpha 

    Climate Alpha 

    In this week’s episode of The Futurists, bestselling author of MOVE and futurist Parag Khanna joins us to talk about climate migration, geopolitics, real-estate and agriculture in a world impacted by climate change. Khanna is the founder of futuremap and climate alpha, and has worked with the US government, World Economic Forum and others on climate change adaptation strategies and policy. 

    • 46 min
    Metaverse and Weaponized Tech

    Metaverse and Weaponized Tech

    Award-winning author and technologist Mark Pesce tells us about the deep history of today’s consumer technology in military R&D including the 30 year arc of the Metaverse which Pesce himself kickstarted in the early 1990s. Pesce points out how consumer technology has outpaced the defense innovation, and now has become a front for a new kind of warfare. 

    • 58 min
    NASA’s 7 Minutes of Terror

    NASA’s 7 Minutes of Terror

    This week we speak to a NASA veteran Wanda Harding about the future of space exploration, human boots on Mars (and back on the moon, and educating people to be passionate about the universe and exploring our solar system. Will Musk beat NASA to Mars? This week on the Futurists.

    • 48 min
    The unlimited potential of humanity

    The unlimited potential of humanity

    In this week’s episode Brett King and Robert Tercek, Brett’s The Futurists cohost, interview two-time presidential candidate, entrepreneur, journalist and futurist, Zoltan Istvan. We dive into how the species might evolve to adapt to living with AI, a changing climate and even to life off-planet. It’s controversial, dynamic and the philosophy and ethics of humanity are front and center in the debate. We’ll see you in the future!

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

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23 Ratings

23 Ratings

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Robert Tercek is fantastic

Tercek has a great voice and always has his finger on the pulse of what’s coming next.

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