Futurology Podcast Episode 9


Greetings Futurists,

Today Alex returned and we were able to crank another top 5 format podcast. We also noted a few stories. One being Glen Beck's rant on the ethics of transhumanism. We also mentioned Ben Goertzel's AMA and last but not least, ask your questions here about the Switchblade Flying Car.

949 - Remember the super hydrophobic coating that we all heard about couple years ago? Well it's finally hitting the shelves! And it's only $20! - uxl

862 - 10 mindblowingly futuristic technologies that will appear by the 2030s - Trickish

716 - Cost Of Solar Panels To Drop To $0.36 Per Watt By 2017. - A 1,000 watt panel to cost $360 (not counting installation), but last about 6 times longer than batteries. ... "Suddenly, that $360 sounds good." - aluminio

649 - Scientists use new engineered virus to restore sight: `we have now created a virus that you just inject into the liquid vitreous humor inside the eye and it delivers genes to a very difficult-to-reach population of delicate cells. It's a 15-minute procedure, and you can likely go home that day` - pateras

558 - Marijuana vending machines are the future of recreational drug use - troglozyte