Segment 1 Futurist John Smart discusses the field of futurism and the impact of technology on the world of the future.
Segment 2 Futurist David Passig discusses the driving forces that will most influence the future.
Segment 3 Continuation of the interview with John Smart.
FUTURE TALK #27 Looking into the Future
This epsiode features interviews with two futurists. John Smart is director of the Acceleration Studies Foundation, cofounder of the Evo Devo Universe research community, and director of the Emerging Technology masters degree program at the University of Advancing Technology. He’s a frequent blogger on futurist issues. David Passig is an Associate Professor at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, where he heads the Graduate Program in Information and Communication Technology and the Virtual Reality Lab. He's the author of two books, “The Future Code” and “2048”. Discussion topics include futurism as an academic field, the methodology of futurism, the driving forces that will most impact the future, and possible future scenarios.