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Wednesday
Jun222016

Future News - New Drone Rules, Autonomous Bus Debuts, China Builds New Supercomputer without US chips Wearable Dialysis Unit, Taylor Barcroft reports on What's new from Apple's WWDC, and Gregory Panos reports on E3 in LA

Listen Now to Future News 6.21.2016

Happy Summer to you!  We begin the new season with two reports from our trusted agents in the field, the first by Taylor Barcroft on the latest from Apple Computer at their World Wide Developer’s Conference in San Francisco.  Get ready to update your thinking about texting!  Our second report is from our VR expert, Gregory Panos, who just attended the E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) in LA.  Keep an eye on Sony and their new VR system, to be debuted by Q4 2016..

We also have new rules for drones, a very cool new use for IBM’s Watson AI, a Chinese supercomputer with all processors made in China, a wearable portable kidney dialysis machine, a study on the neural density of birds brains, a floating Tesla, and more to keep you informed and entertained by the likes of us. Enjoy!

An Electric Autonomous Bus driven by Watson, IBM’s AI

Thursday
Jun162016

Future News -Initial WWDC and E3 Report, Lots of Space News, including UAE/NASA Mars alliance, Fires in Space. Update from Director Brett Leonard on latest projects including Virtual Reality Open Source Metaverse

Listen Now to Future News 6.14.2016

This week we are on the road to LA, with many events on the agenda, including VR at E3.  Most fun so far was a big party sponsorted by Upload VR at the old stock exchange building in LA, replete with demos from over a dozen companies creating Virtual Reality Content. It was quite crowded and it paid to be there early.  We were.. Also, lots of space news this week, from discovering new planets so close to the their suns that they are losing their atmosphere to the United Arab Emirates teaming up with NASA for Space Exploration.  We also found the remote watery graveyard for space junki on earth to be quite fascinating. 

Film Director and media pioneer Brett Leonard gives us an update on his media projects, including a 360 video project in the royal palace of Denmark, and the latest in open source VR.

Very exciting and we look forward to sharing it all with you!

giant planet PTFO8-8695b, which is believed to orbit a star in the constellation Orion every 11 hours. Gravity from the young star appears to be pulling away the outer layers of the Jupiter-like planet.

Wednesday
Jun082016

Future News and Discussion - Election Issues, The Candidates Views on Science and Technology, Space News 

Listen Now to Future News 6.8.2016

A big primary day for us in California, and the main topic of our conversation today.  Mrs. Future had some issues at her polling station which we discuss, and we delve more deeply into the views of the candidates when it comes to Science and Technology.  There is also some Space News, including the deploying of an inflatable module on the Space Station, the beginning of hotels in space!  Enjoy..

Wednesday
Jun012016

Special Event Show - The Futures Cover Bernie Sanders on his Visit to Santa Cruz

Listen Now to Bernie Sanders Visit to Santa Cruz

In case you are wondering, no we didn’t get Bernie on The Dr. Future Show.  But what we did do was get our radio station, KSCO, to cover Bernie’s talk in Santa Cruz live, which happened to be at the same time as our show..Well, mostly the same time.  He started speaking at 1:30 p.m. and our show starts at 2:00 p.m. So, you’ll hear a little bit of Charlie Freedman show, which is on just before ours.

The lines were very long, people were lining up at 7 a.m. and not admitted to the stadium until 10:30 a.m., after a big Secret Service sweep.  We got in right after the sweep, thanks to the police chief who loves us, and were on the air live as Bernie spoke. After the show, we rushed back to the KSCO studios to finish the show, taking commnets from callers.

So, for this week, we present you with our live coverage of Bernie’s talk, which included many significant elements from his platform, followed by callers, who wanted to comment about his speech.  All in all, it was a very good day, and show. Enjoy!

Wednesday
May252016

Future News- Review of Maker Faire with VR pundit Greg Panos, Richard Cray, and Drone Racer Zoe Stumbaugh

Listen to Future News 5.24.2016

The KSCO studio was full today with visitors, all of whom participated in adding valuable comments to our most interesting topics.  All our guests had been at last weekend’s epic Bay Area Maker Faire, from which we drew content for much of the show. We also delved a bit into politics, given that this is a major election year, and after all, we are on talk radio.  For that segment we even got a call from Republican Jerry Law, running for a U.S. Senate position this year in California. 

For the last segment of the show we bring on Zoe Stumbaugh, who is the first woman to make the Drone Nationals this year!  We talk about the latest amazing track design, debuted at the Maker Faire, and the future of drone racing as a career path.  A very dynamic and exciting show this week, enjoy!

Foreground-Richard Cray, rear L-R Greg Panos, Al Lundell, Sun Lundell (Dr. Mrs. Future)