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Podcast #23(redux): A Conversation With Joanne Pransky, Robot Psychiatrist
May 12, 2021

This podcast originally ran in June of 2018. Seeking Delphi(tm)will return from hiatus with new material next month.  “I can’t imagine a future without robots.”–Nolan Bushnell  ™ In the popular HBO series Westworld, robotic hosts are depicted as being pla

Podcast Episode 3 (redux): Whatever Happened to Fuel Cells?
April 23, 2021

“I believe fuel cells could end the 100-year reign of the internal combustion engine.” –William Clay Ford Seeking Delphi will return from Hiatus in Mid-May.  This is the first in a series of rebroadcasts of the highlights from the past 4 years of programs

#54: The End of Jobs, with Jeff Wald
January 18, 2021

“There’s a lot of automation that can happen that isn’t a replacement of humans but of mind-numbing behavior.” –Stewart Butterworth “Automation is going to cause unemployment, and we better prepare for it.”–Mark Cuban In an early standup routine, Woody Al

#53: The Longevity Dialogues Part 2, Selling the Science, with Aubrey de Grey, Nir Barzilai, and Keith Comito
November 10, 2020

“Ageing is, simply and clearly, the accumulation of damage in the body. That’s all that ageing is.–Aubrey de Grey It’s that simple. Or so say Aubrey de Grey and his many followers in the gerontological and biotech communities. But the sixty-four dollar qu

Podcast #52: Nurturing Foresight in a Short-Sighted World, with Peter Hayward
October 28, 2020

“It is not in our stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves.”–Willaim Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act I, Scene III Got foresight? Do you even need it? Hell yes, you do. The consequences of lack of foresight have never been more evident than they are in

Podcast #51: The Longevity Dialogues Part 1, The Long View, with Sergey Young, David Wood, and Jose Cordeiro
October 16, 2020

“What I’m after is not living to 1,000. I’m after letting people avoid death for as long as they want to.”–Aubrey de Grey It’s all so complicated. Back in January I hosted a panel entitled The Dawn of Superlongevity: Scenarios for a post-aging future. I h

Podcast #50: Future Minds, with Richard Yonck
August 31, 2020

“I believe alien life is quite common in the universe, although intelligent life is less so. Some say it has yet to appear on planet Earth.”–Stephen Hawking For Seeking Delphi’s™ fiftieth** episode, we return to visit with one of our earliest guests, prof

Special Edition Mini-Cast: Preview of the 2020 Ending Age-Related Diseases Conference
August 12, 2020

“As far as I’m concerned, aging is humanity’s worst problem, by some serious distance.”–Aubrey de Grey   Keith Comito, president of Life Extension Advocacy Foundation, joins me for a discussion to preview the 2020 Eding Age Related Diseases conference, to

Podcast #49: The Future of Veterinary Medicine, with Dr. Donna Harris and Dr. Karen Rosenthal
August 01, 2020

“Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans.”–Robert Wagner   Even as the pandemic-struck U.S. economy shrunk by 32% in the first quarter of this year, veterinary medicine saw a different story.  Pet ownership soared at a record pace, and

Podcast #48: Space Commerce with Tess Hatch
July 13, 2020

“I think we are at the dawn of a new era in commercial space exploration.”–Elon Musk   With the May 30 launch of two American astronauts to the International Space Station aboard the SpaceX Dragon Crew capsule, history was made.  This was not only the fir