Futurology Podcast Episode 17


Last week /u/Bostoniaa and /u/Blinkergoesleft ran down /r/Futurology's highest rated links. We also gave out two Futurist reading recommendations, Non-fiction and SciFi.

Bostoniaa's Recommendations:

  1. Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think
  2. Rainbows End

Blinker's Recommendations:

  1. The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
  2. The Transhumanist Wager

The links we covered are as follows:

  1. 4525 - Elon Musk's SpaceX working on hundreds of advanced micro-satellites to bring 'unfettered' global internet access. Announcement in 2-3 months. - /u/EchoLogic

  2. 3811 - Scientists reverse ageing process in mice; early human trials showing 'promising results' - /u/key95

  3. 2975 ‘Imagination gap’: We need more radical science fiction to inspire future technology - /u/xperia3310

  4. 1364 Convolutional Neural Networks for Visual Recognition - /u/DaveBowman

  5. 1363 Are we on the brink of creating artificial life? Scientists digitise the brain of a WORM and place it inside a robot - /u/IntelligenceIsReal

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