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25 - The Future of Gene Editing
Jan 14 • 62 min
CRISPR and The Future of Mankind 🧬 In this episode, Mattimore and Justin dive into what Bill Gates calls “the most important public debate we haven’t been having widely enough.” Gene editing technology has the potential to cure heritable diseases,…
24 - The Future of Truth & Lying
Jan 8 • 73 min
The Future of Deception? 😏 In this episode, Mattimore discusses truth, truthfulness, and lies with special guest and earth scientist, Michael Kipp πŸ”­ Questions Asked & Answered: When (if ever) is it okay to lie (white lies vs extreme cases)? What are some…
23 - The Future of Smart Homes
Jan 1 • 63 min
Your ideal future home? πŸ€”πŸ’­πŸ  Happy New Year! πŸŽ‡ In this episode, Justin and Mattimore discuss their ideal future smart homes, as well as potential future scenarios related to smart home and IoT technology. πŸ”­ Questions Asked & Answered: What function does a…
22 - The Future of Religion
Dec 25, 2018 • 70 min
Religion in 2050? πŸ™ In this episode, Justin and Mattimore explore how religious beliefs will change and evolve in the future. Questions Asked & Answered: What’s similar about all the major world religions? What’s different about all the major world…
21 - The Future of Death
Dec 18, 2018 • 83 min
What does it mean to die? 🌌 In this episode, Justin and Mattimore explore the topic of death. Questions Asked & Answered: • Is thinking about death useful? • How do different cultures view death? • How do different cultures deal with burial? • Is dying…
20 - The Future of Reality
Dec 11, 2018 • 77 min
What is real? πŸ€” In this episode, Mattimore and Justin explore philosophical questions related to consciousness, free will, higher dimensions, quantum uncertainty, and of course, the nature of reality itself. Questions Asked & Answered: • What is reality?…
19 - The Future of Cities
Dec 4, 2018 • 66 min
How to Build Smart, Green, Livable Cities πŸŒ‡ In this episode, Justin and Mattimore are joined by NYC architect and urban planning expert Tim Galano in exploring “The Future of Cities.” Questions Asked & Answered: • What is a city? How has the nature of…
18 - The Future of Healthcare
Nov 27, 2018 • 60 min
How to Solve America’s Healthcare Woes πŸ‘©‍βš•οΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ In this episode, Justin and Mattimore are joined by health tech entrepreneur (founder of Preferral) Jon Gautch in diagnosing and proposing solutions for America’s healthcare woes. Specifically, we address: •…
17 - The Future of Media
Nov 20, 2018 • 85 min
How Does Media Shape Human Development? πŸ“Ίβš‘οΈπŸ§  In this episode, Justin and Mattimore explore how media consumption of all forms (TV, Movies, Video Games, Audio, News, Social Media, VR/AR) impacts the course of human development. Specifically, we discuss: •…
16 - The Future of Transportation
Nov 13, 2018 • 62 min
Ready for an autonomous world? β™»οΈπŸš In our latest episode, Mattimore and Justin discuss the rapidly changing transportation industry with Daniel Carney. Daniel is a technologist who works at a San Francisco company that develops advanced sensor hardware…
15 - The Future of Politics
Nov 6, 2018 • 122 min
It’s election day! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ What will be the future of US politics? In this episode, Mattimore and Justin sit down with government relations specialist and public affairs strategist, Brett Ewer, to discuss how four (4) levers are driving the future of American…
14 - The Future of Robotics
Oct 30, 2018 • 76 min
Will robots inherit the universe? πŸ€– In this episode, Mattimore and Justin explore what might happen once humanity creates something more intelligent and capable than itself… This includes a discussion of the various robots that exist today, and how these…
13 - The Future of Food
Oct 24, 2018 • 76 min
How do we feed 10B people by 2050? πŸ• In this episode, Mattimore and Justin discuss the Health, Environmental, and Ethical implications of food. They also discuss high-tech solutions including “clean [lab-grown] meat,” vertical farming practices, and a…
12 - The Future of Philosophy
Oct 16, 2018 • 68 min
Can you answer these 8 philosophical questions… • What is the best moral system? ☯ • Does God exist? ⚑️ • Is there life after death? πŸ‘Ό • Do we have free will? 🧠 • Can we experience anything objectively? πŸ”¬ • Why is there something rather than nothing? πŸ’« •…
11 - The Future of Life Beyond Earth
Oct 11, 2018 • 72 min
What will be the fate of earthlings? 🌎 Will we colonize other planets and continue to flourish for aeons among the stars? Or will we be obliterated by a meteor, global climate change, or some other mechanism far before that ever happens? Tune in to…
10 - The Future of Life on Earth
Sep 18, 2018 • 70 min
What will be the future of life on earth? 🌎 In 1 billion years, the sun will be so hot that all the world’s oceans will have evaporated away. Life, as we know it, will no longer be able to exist on earth at that time. However, this is the least of our…
9 - The Future of Advertising
Sep 11, 2018 • 56 min
Advertising is already scary good at hacking human behavior… With each day, Ads are becoming more + more: πŸ‘©‍πŸš€ Immersive - with VR and AR blurring reality πŸ•΅οΈ‍♂️ Personalized - via enormous amounts of data πŸ€– Automated - with little need for human input How…
8 - The Future of Education
Aug 27, 2018 • 63 min
How do we prepare future generations for what’s to come? πŸŽ“ Our kids and grandkids are going to be faced with incredible challenges, including autonomous weapons, quantum computing, widespread unemployment, economic upheaval, income inequality, nano…
7 - The Future of Health and Mortality
Aug 21, 2018 • 72 min
Will humans become immortal? πŸ‰ This seems like an absurd question. Yet already doctors can replace our organs, give blood transfusions, and surgically attach bionic limbs. If we continue to make any progress whatsoever, we will someday be able to replace…
6 - The Future of Privacy and Security
Aug 14, 2018 • 73 min
Big Brother is always watching in more than one potential future scenario… πŸ‘‍πŸ—¨πŸŒ And he’s got technology that allows him to keep tabs on all citizens at all times, even their facial expressions and thoughts. Tune in to Episode 6 of HTF to hear the full…
5 - The Future of Jobs, Income, and Fulfillment
Aug 7, 2018 • 69 min
Robots are coming to take our jobs πŸ€–πŸ› , but is that such a bad thing? After all, isn’t the goal to spend our lives doing that which we find to be truly valuable and enjoyable… not laboring away in some cubicle doing tasks that could be better performed by…
4 - The Future of Big Tech
Jul 31, 2018 • 55 min
How will Big Tech companies: specifically Amazon, Google, Apple, Facebook, Netflix, and Microsoft, evolve over the next 10-20 years? • Already, Amazon is becoming the backbone of the US economy. • Google has released the most sophisticated machine voice…
3 - The Future of Happiness
Jul 24, 2018 • 35 min
Do you think people in general are becoming happier over time? β˜€οΈ On the one hand, the standard of living has improved substantially around the globe. On the other hand, we are facing fierce challenges such as income inequality, technology-related…
2 - The Future of Intelligence
Jul 17, 2018 • 53 min
What does the future of intelligence look like? πŸ§ πŸ€– Well, if we continue to make any progress whatsoever, machines will eventually be smarter than humans. So it’s not a question of IF machines will be smarter than humans, but WHEN! “The power of AI lays…
1 - The Future of Everything
Jul 10, 2018 • 12 min
What will our future look like - not in a century but in a mere two decades? Find out on the very first episode of Hence, the Future! In this episode, we touch on all the major technological shifts that are going to occur during our lifetime. We explore…