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The Future Grind Podcast: Science | Technology | Business | Futurism

Future Grind explores the future through science, technology, entrepreneurship, and philosophy. Hosted by television producer, entrepreneur, and futurist speaker Ryan O’Shea, Future Grind features interviews with innovators and thought leaders that are working to build our future. Biohacking, transhumanism, artificial intelligence, and robotics are frequent topics of conversation. Show notes and more can be found on futuregrind.org. Questions, press inquiries, and speaking requests, can be emailed to hello@futuregrind.org.
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Jul 28, 2018

In this installment of the Future Grind podcast host Ryan O’Shea sits down with Rob Lee, the CEO & owner of the Pittsburgh Knights. The Knights participate in the growing world of eSports, where competitors battle in virtual environments with very real stakes. These may be video games, but according to some metrics, eSports leagues already have audience numbers that surpass those of some major sports, and it’s popularity continues to grow. Investors and sponsors are clamoring to get in on the action, but this new industry is not without it’s share of controversy. They discuss making a living in virtual worlds, the impact of IP laws, the future of entertainment, virtual reality, & more.

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Jul 15, 2018

In this installment of the Future Grind podcast host Ryan O’Shea speaks with Jorgen Pedersen, the Founder and CEO of RE2 Robotics! RE2 has developed what are perhaps the most advanced humanlike robotic arms in the world, which are currently used by the United States military to diffuse bombs. They also have applications in healthcare, agriculture, energy, and more. Before starting RE2, Jorgen was a part of the founding team of Carnegie Mellon’s prestigious National Robotics Engineering Center. We discuss how robots can save lives, the controversy around robots on the battlefield, the future of automation, and more!

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Jul 4, 2018

In this installment of the Future Grind podcast Ryan O’Shea speaks with Britt Wray, a host of the BBC podcast Tomorrow's World and the author of the book Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics, and Risks of De-Extinction. Her book focuses on the idea of resurrecting extinct animals, such as the woolly mammoth and the passenger pigeon, and whether or not this is possible, ethical, and safe. It also includes a foreword written by famed Harvard geneticist George Church. Throughout her work, Britt focuses on the ethical issues of emerging science and technology, creating stories which she tells through radio, tv, print, and public speaking.

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