Futurized is a bi-weekly show, preparing YOU to think about how to deal with the next decade’s disruption, so you can succeed and thrive no matter what happens. In this episode of the podcast, the topic is: Imagining Robotic Consciousness. Our guest is Gary F. Bengier, polymath, futurist, and author.
In this conversation, they talk about the technologies and worldview underpinning his sci-fi novel Unfettered Journey which is set in the year 2161.
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The year 2161 is a long time from now, but not so long that we should relax and not worry about what the world will look like then. What will be different? What will be the same? And, to what degree do we get a choice in the matter? Many questions about about the future, but one thing is certain. New technologies will present both challenges and opportunities, and our biological environment will still constrain us to some degree, but also provide our refuge.
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