What’s New — Archive

Exploring responsible innovation

An extremely  wide ranging conversation with Xiao Han Drummond on responsible innovation and the future   

Season 3 of Mission: Interplanetary

Andrew once again joins former astronaut Cady Coleman for season three of this ground-breaking podcast about the future of humans in space.

Neuralink’s Technology Is Impressive. Is It Ethical?

Elon Musk’s audacious vision of a smartphone-controlled brain-machine interface comes with potential risks

56 Stunning AI Art Images

Images generated from the prompt “Will we be able to design and create synthetic consciousness in the future?”

AI Friend or Foe?

Is artificial intelligence an asset or a risk as we strive to build a better future?

What if we think of the future as an object?

A extended podcast episode based on a TEDx talk that was nixed by COVID

Jurassic World and Responsible Innovation

Jurassic World: Dominion may fall short on the science, but it’s social commentary is worth heeding.

Top Ten Technologies

Scientific American and the World Economic Forum recently published their tenth annual list of the Top Ten Emerging Technologies. I’ve been privileged to be an advisor and contributor to the list from the get-go.

Humanoid Robots?

Elon Musk’s newly-announced Tesla Bot raises serious concerns – but probably not the ones you think. FastCompany

Why Soylent Green Got 2022 So Wrong

I should like the 1973 film Soylent Green — but as we reach the year it’s set in, I have some issues with it! Writing for Slate.

Enter the Metaverse

As Facebook and other companies embrace the metaverse, it’s time t explore what it is and wehat it means for the future. A conversation with PBS Horizon’s Ted Simons

Alexa at the Super Bowl

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost poke fun at an Alexa mind-reading future in this year’s Amazon Super-Bowl ad, but is the company hiding worrying longer-term aspirations in plain sight?

How to Make the World a Better Place

How do you create value that’s meaningful to you? And what happens when you hit roadblocks despite your best intentions? From the 2020 KEEN National Conference

Relationship Building with the Future

Ten ways we can build a better relationship with the future, from reveling in our cerativity to designing with humility (World Economic Forum)

Thinking Differently about the Future

The first part of the book Future Rising, available as a podcast.

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