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FutureBANG!

The emerging technologies of the future will comprise the manipulation of four major categories: Bits, Atoms, Neurons, and Genes. In other words, FutureBANG!
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Jul 2, 2015

Ian and Jesse discuss how humanity's future is treated in popular fiction (mostly movies). Why do so many of our favourite stories have such a pessimistic outlook on our ability to build a better tomorrow, and what are some of the best works of fiction that present a positive view of the future? Don't forget to share your favourite pro-future works on our Facebook page!

 

Links to topics discussed:

Movies and Shows:
Tomorrowland
The Martian
Her
The Fifth Element
The Jetsons
Star Trek
Firefly
Back To The Future II
Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure
Battlestar Galactica

 

JFK Speech at Rice University

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Mormonism in Battlestar Galactica

 

Theme music, by Jonathan Coulton, is used with permission.

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