Futurology Podcast Episode 1

12Oct

Douglas Souza and Jason Peffley discuss how they got started in /r/futurology and what it means to them.  We also discuss the top 5 links of the month.

5. 374 upvotes - A fertility treatment which eliminates hereditary disease by engineering babies to carry healthy DNA from a third biological parent could be legalised next year

Submitted by - contrarianism

4. 371 upvotes - After collecting over $2.4 million in Kickstarter funding and catching the attention of tons of big-name game developers, the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Developer Kit is finally up for preorder. Here's a video demonstration of it in action.

Submitted by - NuckyThompson

3. California Governor Brown signs bill clearing use of driverless cars on public roads

2. 604 upvotes - Richard Branson on space travel: "I'm determined to start a population on Mars"

Submitted by - Donnerholz

1. 684 upvotes - The Light Bulb Reinvented

Submitted by - Gooflactus

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  • Kevin

    Hey guys, just listened to your first episode. It’s just what I was looking for! Keep up the good work.

    P.S. I found the sub by scrolling through the Edit Subreddits section as well, with no prior knowledge of the study of futurology.

    Nov 7, 2012 at 6:13 pm