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Wednesday
Sep202017

Interview - Jil Love, ARTivism, and the New Love Revolution

Listen Now to Jil Love

What do you get when you combine high art with political activism? With Jil Love you get ‘artivism’, powerful artistic statements that have meaning to those who experience it  And in Jil’s case, her art involves the use of her beautiful body, whicih really gets people’s attention, a system interrupt to a higher awareness. 

Jil often chooses universal  issues for her ARTivisim actions, human rights, animal rights, clean air and water, striking a chord with audiences around the world. We speak with her about her actions, why she does them and what’s next. And with revolution and change, what does love have to do with it?  Enjoy listening to Jil Love!

Wednesday
Sep202017

Future News - Huge Solar Flares, After 8 Months Mars Crew Emerges from Hawaiian Volcano Habitat, Exploring the Dark Side of Venus, Taylor Barcroft on the latest Apple Offerings 

Listen Now to Future News 9.19.2017

Imagine being stuck in a small dome with 5 other people for 8 months, broken only by the occasional walk outside in your spacesuit.  A group of aspiring Martian explorers just finished such an adventure in Hawaii and will be sharing what they learned. Even with it’s lack of air and cold temperatures, Mars looks a lot more inviting than Venus, given the latest reports from the dark side of our sister planet via the Venus Express spacecraft from the European Space Agency.

And besides having avoided a big brush with disaster from massive solar flares, this last week hearalded the latest in Apple gadgets for us, more shiny machines on which to spend our hard earned currency.  Our Apple expert Taylor  Barcroft takes us into this Apple world of gleaming tech, celebrating 10 years of iPhones with the  iPhone X, their hot new flagship product! Stand by for facial recognition of all parts body.. Enjoy..

 

 

Wednesday
Sep132017

Interview with Science Author/Journalist James Gleick on his book "Time Travel a history." And later space artist Don Davis shares his adventures of the "Great American Eclipse of 2017."

Listen Now about Time Travel with James Gleick

Did you ever want to travel into the past to meet historic people or see momentous events, like Lindbergh Science Author/Journalist James Gleick crossing the Atlantic for the first time by plane? Or perhaps a trip to the future, where there is easy travel to other planets and cures for deadly diseases?  Famed science journalist James Gleick is our guest this week to discuss the idea of time travel and how it has evolved since H.G. Well’s classic tome “The Time Machine,” first published in 1894.  It’s a fun topic with deep implications and amazing possibilities.  Quantum physicist Nick Herbert calls in with some great input as well, having written a book on faster than light travel.

In the second hour we field several callers fascinated with time and timeThe Time Traveler travel, including publisher Cat Miller, sharing her love for the movie  “Somewhere in Time” and anecdotal stories on speeding up time.  We also hear form Space Artist Don Davis on his adventures covering the “Great American Eclipse of 2017.” Enjoy!

Thursday
Sep072017

Future News and Views with special in studio guest Jennifer Barr, TEDx coordinator and maven of social media, Dr. Bruce checks in on the way home from Burning Man.

Listen Now to Dr. Future Show 9.05.2017

After a scorching hot labor day weekend, we are happy to have more termperate conditions in the studio with our special guest and long time friend, Jennifer Barr.  She came to the show to watch and listen, but she became a real contributor, giving us some insight on the sources and balance of media in our dailey diets. Dr. Bruce Damer also checked in from his Burning Man adventures, giving us a great update from his world of science performance art.  And we do have some Hurricane and Space News this week as well! Enjoy!

L-R Al Lundell, Sun Lundell, Jennifer Barr

Thursday
Aug312017

Back from the Eclipse, NASA Riding out the Houston Hurricane, Report from Siggraph 2017 with Greg Panos and Richard Cray, Stem Cell Meat Goes Gourmet, Whopper Coin Hits Russia

Listen Now to Dr. Future Show 8.29.2017

We are back from the Great American Eclipse with tales to tell, including this 3 min vid of our moment of Totality. And with Hurricane Harvey ravaging Texas, just how did NASA cope with the storm, given that they have several critical missions underway, not the least of which is the running of the International Space Station? 

This week we have a special report on Siggraph 2017 from two of our seasoned reporters, Greg Panos and Richard Cray. For those not familiar with Siggraph, you are in for a treat, as this conference brings together many of the top creative minds of computer graphics and animation with those of artists who thrive in these realms. And did I mention the parties? These beautifully orchestrated events are where some of the best schmoozing between artistis, scientists, engineers and writers happen, often leading to next year’s creative expressions on our various screens.  Greg and Richard clue us in to some of the happenings at Siggraph this year. Richard also reminds us of the 40th Anniversay of Voyagers I & II, our first NASA foray to the outer planets

And Memphis Meats gets another big round of funding, a Silicon Valley startup that promises to disrupt the trillion dollar a year meat industry. Meanwhile Burger King start their own cryptocurrency, “Whopper Coin.” Fun information-packed show, enjoy!!