Zoltan Istvan

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  • February 3, 2015

Zoltan Istvan is an American writer, philosopher and transhumanist. He is the founder of the Transhumanist Party and running as its 2016 presidential candidate. He is the author of The Transhumanist Wager, a philosophical science-fiction novel that was the #1 seller in Philosophy on Amazon.com. He's explored over 100 countries and worked as a journalist for the National Geographic Channel. His work has also been featured on the New York Times, the Huffington Post, NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, Animal Planet, and the Travel Channel. Zoltan is on Twitter at @zoltan_istvan. Zoltan first visited with us on Episode 142 - Transhuman 2016 And Beyond (published 2/3/2015).

Madhuri Eunni

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  • January 29, 2015

Madhuri Eunni is an entrepreneur, avid reader and amateur painter. She started out as an Engineer, having received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Kansas and in India. After working for a time in Silicon Valley, she founded SKE (Smart Kitchen Ecosystems) Labs Inc., a technology firm focused on improving kitchen innovation and productivity. SKE Labs is on Twitter at @skelabsinc. Madhuri first visited with us on Episode 141 - By The Power Of Jar! (published 1/29/2015).

Kate Aquino

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  • January 22, 2015

Kate Aquino, AKA Miss Metaverse, is a futurist, video producer and Internet host. She just launched FuturistaTM, a new futurist agency dedicated to finding better futures for women and children. She has presented at conferences and events including the Tree Media Conference, Wearable Tech Expo, Ufront Media Conference, A3C Festival, and many more. She is also a regular contributor and tech expert on The Tech Ranch and recently joined The Future Now Show, a monthly digital televised talk show. You can find her online on her website (http://www.futuristmm.com), via Twitter (@missmetaverse) or on Facebook (missmetaverse). Kate first visited with us on Episode 139 - Transhuman Tomorrows (published 1/22/2015).

Ted Kupper

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  • January 20, 2015

Ted Kupper is one of the co-hosts of Review The Future, a podcast that unapologetically speculates about the impact of near-future technologies on society and culture. He attended the University of Southern California and currently lives in Los Angeles. You can find him online via Twitter (@tedkupper) or on Google+ (+TedKupper). Ted first visited with us on Episode 138 - Holy Future, Batman! (published 1/20/2015).

Jon Perry

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  • January 20, 2015

Jon Perry is one of the co-hosts of Review The Future, a podcast that unapologetically speculates about the impact of near-future technologies on society and culture. He is a writer, educator, and musician living in Los Angeles. He blogs regularly about futurism and economics at Decline of Scarcity. You can find him online via Twitter (@perryjon) or on Google+ (+JonPerry). Jon first visited with us on Episode 138 - Holy Future, Batman! (published 1/20/2015).

Martin Ford

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  • December 23, 2014

Martin Ford is the founder of a Silicon Valley-based software development company, with over 25 years experience in the fields of computer design and software development. He wrote The Lights In The Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future, published in 2009. His latest book comes out in May 2015, titled Rise Of The Robots: Technology And The Threat Of A Jobless Future. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a computer engineering degree and holds a graduate business degree from UCLA. He has written for publications including Fortune, Forbes, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Project Syndicate, The Huffington Post and The Fiscal Times. You can find him online via Twitter (@MFordFuture) or at his website (http://econfuture.wordpress.com/). Martin first visited with us on Episode 132 - Robots Rising (published 12/23/2014).

Space Rogue

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  • December 2, 2014

Space Rogue is a recognized name in the information security industry. He and his colleagues created the first security research think tank, L0pht Heavy Industries, and he was a co-founder of the internet security consultancy @Stake. He has testified before the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs and been quoted in numerous magazine and newspaper articles. He's appeared on such TV shows as News Hour with Jim Lehrer, CNN Nightly News, ABC News Online with Sam Donaldson, and others. You can find him online via Twitter (@spacerog) or at his website (http://www.spacerogue.net/wordpress/). Space Rogue first visited with us on Episode 126 - Cavalry-Charged Medicine! (published 12/02/2014).

David Sax

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  • November 25, 2014

David Sax is a freelance writer, specializing in business and food. His writing appears regularly in the New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Saveur, the Grid Toronto, and many others. You can find him online via Twitter (@saxdavid) or at his website (http://tastemakersbook.com/). He is the author of Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen and has won a James Beard Award for writing and literature. David first visited with us on Episode 125 - Going Analog!! (published 11/25/2014). He lives in Toronto, Canada.

Eva Vanis

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  • November 6, 2014

Eva Vanis is the Creative Director and owner of Insight Design-Creative Services. She has developed product lines for Disney, Warner Bros., Lucas Film, Mattel, Hasbro and Sanrio. Eva is an advocate for animal rights and a self proclaimed nerd for all things art, film, make-up and typography. You can find her on Twitter (@EvaV_akaEvil). Eva first visited with us on Episode 120 - Movie Social!! (published 11/6/2014) and first suggested a topic way back in Episode 18 - E-Romance? (published 12/26/2011).

Mike Murchison

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  • October 23, 2014

Mike Murchison is the co-founder of Volley and was part of the founding team for WhatsNextLab. He was the CEO and co-founder of Atlus, a location recommendation startup. He has a Bacherlors of Science from the University of Toronto (Trinity College), where he studied psychology, cognitive science, and human computer interaction. He's a hockey fan, guitar player, and enjoys meditation. He can be found online at Murch.me and on Twitter (@mimurchison). Mike first visited with us on Episode 116 - 4 Degrees Social.

Ersan Seer

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  • October 21, 2014

Ersan Seer is a futurist consultant, coolhunter, market researcher, strategic advisor, and concept artist. He can be found online at seer.ws and on Twitter (@SeerWS). He's worked as a web and marketing manager for a legal firm and as a digital marketing specialist at a design company. He's a member of the World Future Society and runs a LinkedIn group, Futurists For Humanity. Ersan first visited with us on Episode 115 - Driverless!! (published 10/21/2014).

Mary Wareham

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  • October 9, 2014

Mary Wareham is the Global Coordinator for the Campaign To Stop Killer Robots. She is also advocacy director of the Arms Division of Human Rights Watch, after serving as senior advocate from 1998 to 2006. She was responsible for global coordination of the Landmine Monitor research initiative. From 1996 to 1997 she worked for the Vietnam Veterans of America foundation. Prior to that, she worked as a researcher for the New Zealand Parliament. She has bachelor's and master's degrees in political science from Victoria University of Wellington. She can be found on Twitter. Mary first visited with us on Episode 112 - Killer Robots!! (published 10/9/2014).

Kathryn Cramer

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  • September 16, 2014

Kathryn Cramer is the editor of the Hieroglyph Project, an effort by Arizona State University's Center for Science and the Imagination inspired by Neal Stephenson. She is a writer, critic, and anthologist, including the Year's Best Fantasy and Year's Best Science Fiction anthologies, and serves on the board of The New York Review Of Science Fiction. Her story, "Am I Free To Go?", was published by Tor in 2012.  She previously worked as a consultant for L.W. Currey, Inc., an antiquarian bookseller, and for Wolfram Research, a mathematical software company. A bibliography of her work can be found on the Internet Speculative Fiction Database. She first visited with us on episode 105 - Hieroglyphs Of The Future (published 9/16/2014).

Tom Lombardo

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  • September 10, 2014

Tom Lombardo, PhD is the co-founder and co-director of the Center For Future Consciousness and the director of the Wisdom Page. He is an award-winning teacher and educator with over 35 years of experience including as psychology faculty at Indiana University NW, College of DuPage, Rosary College, Central Connecticut State College, and the University of Connecticut. He was a professor and Dean of Forest Institute of Professional Psychology, the Chair of the Psychology Instructional Council at Maricopa Community Colleges, and futurist faculty at the University of Advancing Technology. He is Professor Emeritus and retired Faculty Chair of Psychology, Philosophy, and the Future at Rio Salado College in Tempe, Arizona. Tom first visited with us on Episode 103 - Sci-Fi's Consciousness (published 9/9/2014).