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Tag: Futurist

TED: What will humans look like in 100 years? | Juan Enriquez

We can evolve bacteria, plants and animals — futurist Juan Enriquez asks: Is it ethical to evolve the human body? In a visionary talk that ranges from medieval prosthetics to present day neuroengineering and genetics, Enriquez sorts out the ethics associated with evolving humans and imagines the ways we’ll have to transform our own bodies …

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PBS: Space Time | Can We Survive the Destruction of the Earth?

Science fiction author and futurist Neal Stephenson helps Matt determine what humanity needs to do in order to survive the destruction of our own planet.  

Toyota: Michio Kaku on Hydrogen Future

At 2015 CES, theoretical physicist and futurist Dr. Michio Kaku discusses a hydrogen future.    

Michio Kaku: 2014 National Book Festival

Physicist Michio Kaku appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Speaker Biography: Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, an acclaimed public speaker, a renowned futurist and a popularizer of science with regular radio, television and film appearances. As co-founder of the String Field Theory, Kaku continues Einstein’s search for …

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Stuart Armstrong: A little talk about the future

Dr Stuart Armstrong, from the Future of Humanity Institute (Oxford), gave a talk at the IARU Summer School on the Ethics of Technology. In it, he touches on many of the research themes of the institute: the accuracy of predictions, the limitations and biases of predictors, the huge risks that humanity may face, the huge …

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Eric Drexler: A Future of Radical Abundance – Transforming the Material Basis of Civilization

The researcher, author and futurist Eric Drexler coined the concept of molecular nanotechnology 26 years ago. The future that he outlined in his book “Engines of creations” was then questioned by many. Now Drexler returns with a somewhat developing vision, where the concept of nanotechnology is replaced with APM (Atomically Precise Manufacturing). He clarify s …

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Authors@Google: Ray Kurzweil

How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed About the book: In How to Create a Mind, The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, the bold futurist and author of The New York Times bestseller The Singularity Is Near explores the limitless potential of reverse engineering the human brain.

Michio Kaku: What does the future look like?

Dr. Michio Kaku, Professor of Theoretical Physics at City University of New York shares his vision of mankind’s future at a conference in Abu Dhabi.

Michio Kaku: The World in 2030

Queensborough Community College in Bayside, New York presents Michio Kaku who outlines his version of the world in 2030. How Science will Affect Computers, Medicine, Jobs, Our Lifestyles and the Wealth of our Nations. Dr. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist and the Henry Semat Professor at the City College of New York and the Graduate …

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