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Future News - Toyota invests $25 Million in Robot Cars, Apple hiring 86 AI Experts, Old Message in Bottle Found, Mysteries of the Human Biome, Is Tech Unnatural?, Tenets of the Metaverse 

Listen Now to Future News 9.08.2015

Lots of news in the Robotic world this week, with Toyota investing $25 million into a new R&D facility, Apple hiring 86 AI oriented employees.  We also have a report on the use of smart phones by Syrian refugees on their way to Bottle launched in England in 1905 as part of study on deep ocean currents discovered on island off of Germany’s North Sea Coast in 2015Germany, mysteries of the human biome, re-imagining the ultimate limo ride while talking to our favorite limo driver, John Monahan, about personal encounters with sci fi authors Issac Asimov and Ray Bradbury.  We also begin a very big conversation on the rules of cyberspace and the newly forming metaverse, as we enter the next phase of VR evolution.  Enjoy!



Future News- Uber Aggressively invests in Autonomous Vehicles and Automotive Security, New Solution to Black Hole Mystery, SCUBA like Tricorder Developed, Microbes Implicated in Mass Planetary Extinction Event, Joe Firmage's Radical Plan to Simplify the Internet 

Listen Now to Future News 9.01.2015

Welcome to September and more Future News now! What’s happening? The autonomous vehicle world heats up, Hawking offers new insights into how Black Holes may handle information, a hot new medical ‘tricorder’ makes it debut, Joe Firmage gets ready to debut a revolutionary way to evolve the internet, artifical leaves create biofuel for our machines…the unusual but expected future for the likes of us, and that is a great thing!

In our history of the future department, the story of the week revolves around the largest of this planet’s five mass planteary extinctions, the end-Permian extinction, 252 million years ago.  Three independent sets of evidence suggest that microbes were the culprit in completely changing the nature of the climate and ocean chemistry of this planet, with a little help from volcanoes. A fascinating story which we delve into in this report. Enjoy!