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Any and all subject matter related to the future--the long view--of the human condition. Technology, Health, Economics, Politics, Society, Environment and the basics of how to think about the future.

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Any and all subject matter related to the future--the long view--of the human condition. Technology, Health, Economics, Politics, Society, Environment and the basics of how to think about the future.

    #53: The Longevity Dialogues Part 2, Selling the Science, with Aubrey de Grey, Nir Barzilai, and Keith Comito

    #53: The Longevity Dialogues Part 2, Selling the Science, with Aubrey de Grey, Nir Barzilai, and Keith Comito

    “Ageing is, simply and clearly, the accumulation of damage in the body. That’s all that ageing is.–Aubrey de Grey It’s that simple. Or so say Aubrey de Grey and his many followers in the gerontological and biotech communities. But the sixty-four dollar question is: how does the message disseminate to the rest of the world? […]

    • 42 min
    Podcast #52: Nurturing Foresight in a Short-Sighted World, with Peter Hayward

    Podcast #52: Nurturing Foresight in a Short-Sighted World, with Peter Hayward

    “It is not in our stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves.”–Willaim Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act I, Scene III Got foresight? Do you even need it? Hell yes, you do. The consequences of lack of foresight have never been more evident than they are in the age of the coronavirus pandemic. But just how […]

    • 29 min
    Podcast #51: The Longevity Dialogues Part 1, The Long View, with Sergey Young, David Wood, and Jose Cordeiro

    Podcast #51: The Longevity Dialogues Part 1, The Long View, with Sergey Young, David Wood, and Jose Cordeiro

    “What I’m after is not living to 1,000. I’m after letting people avoid death for as long as they want to.”–Aubrey de Grey It’s all so complicated. Back in January I hosted a panel entitled The Dawn of Superlongevity: Scenarios for a post-aging future. I hoped to address many of the issues involved in getting […]

    • 38 min
    Podcast #50: Future Minds, with Richard Yonck

    Podcast #50: Future Minds, with Richard Yonck

    “I believe alien life is quite common in the universe, although intelligent life is less so. Some say it has yet to appear on planet Earth.”–Stephen Hawking For Seeking Delphi’s™ fiftieth** episode, we return to visit with one of our earliest guests, professional futurist and author Richard Yonck.  Three years ago, he joined me to […]

    • 30 min
    Special Edition Mini-Cast: Preview of the 2020 Ending Age-Related Diseases Conference

    Special Edition Mini-Cast: Preview of the 2020 Ending Age-Related Diseases Conference

    “As far as I’m concerned, aging is humanity’s worst problem, by some serious distance.”–Aubrey de Grey   Keith Comito, president of Life Extension Advocacy Foundation, joins me for a discussion to preview the 2020 Eding Age Related Diseases conference, to be held online, August 20-21, 2020.  Go HERE to register for the conference, and use discount […]

    • 9 min
    Podcast #49: The Future of Veterinary Medicine, with Dr. Donna Harris and Dr. Karen Rosenthal

    Podcast #49: The Future of Veterinary Medicine, with Dr. Donna Harris and Dr. Karen Rosenthal

    “Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans.”–Robert Wagner   Even as the pandemic-struck U.S. economy shrunk by 32% in the first quarter of this year, veterinary medicine saw a different story.  Pet ownership soared at a record pace, and public pet supply companies, like Petco, registered increases in sales. Donna Harris […]

    • 39 min

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