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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

Podcast #47: Technology and The Brain, with Laura Cabrera
June 25, 2020

“The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around.”–Thomas Edison   Richard Dawkins might disagree with Thomas Edison.  He’d likely say the purpose of our bodies and our brains is to carry around–and perpetuate– our genes.  Increasingly, though

Podcast #46: The Post-Covid Future, Part 3: The Electrical Grid and Emergency Preparedness, with Shay Bahramirad
June 10, 2020

 “Without Electricity, the air would rot.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson   What might Ralph Waldo Emerson say if he lived in the age of “shelter-at-home?”   Perhaps he’d opine that without electricity, we all would rot.  At any rate, we’d all be a lot more miserab

Podcast #45: The Post Covid-19 Future, Part 2, Economics and Investing with Jim Lee
May 05, 2020

“The main purpose of the stock market is to make fools of as many men as possible.”–Bernard Baruch   For all the pain, suffering, sickness in death, all we have to look forward to if we survive the pandemic, is the worst global economy since the 1930’s. 

Podcast #44: The Post Covid-19 Future, Part 1, Urban and Social Issues with Cindy Frewen
April 17, 2020

“If a severe pandemic materializes, all of society could pay a heavy price for decades of failing to create a rational system of health care that works for all of us.”–Irwin Redlener   There is no doubt about it.  The after-effects of the COVID-19 pandemi

Podcast #43: The Future of Work 2050, with Jerome Glenn
March 18, 2020

“Automation is going to cause unemployment, and we need to prepare for it.”–Mark cuban   Unfortunately, mass unemployment has apparently hit us without any help from automation.  But if there is a silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic–and it’s awfully ha