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  1. Flying Cars: From Cloud to Cloud

    For decades, mankind has been enamored with the idea of flying cars -- we’ve seen them in movies, read about them in books, and longed to see them in the skies.  The Back to the Future movies even showed highways in the skies in ...


  2. AI: Hollywood vs Reality (Part 2)

    Is the singularity really around the corner? And when it hits, will we be surrounded by task-fulfilling artificial intelligence beings like in the 2004 movie, iRobot, or will we be shipped across space in hibernation pods reminiscent of 2016’s Passengers? Or… something else? In this second half of our discussion ...


  3. AI: Hollywood vs Reality (Part 1)

    Beginning nearly a century ago, Hollywood movies have portrayed artificial intelligence on the big screen… er… at least what they thought of artificial intelligence.  But just how much has cinema gotten right?  We hear from AI expert Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, as he ...


  4. Weathering Water on Mars

    From reports of UFO (or UAP) sightings across the globe to scientists scouring the universe for signs of extraterrestrial life, humankind has been searching for proof that we are not alone in this universe.  In this episode, we talk to “Mars meteorologist” Dr. Michael A. Mischna of JPL ...


  5. Digital Twins Will Change the World

    Imagine you had a digital twin -- a computational model of yourself with not only all of your physical and physiological characteristics uploaded into it in real time, but also your thought patterns, personality traits, and opinions.  Suddenly, doctors would know exactly what treatments would be best customized ...