What if science fiction isn’t fiction at all? What if your future can be so much better than your past? What if humanity conquers death and you and I can live a thousand years with strong healthy bodies?
That vision is coming to pass, and, if you embrace it, it can be your empowering future story.
Today’s guest is man who has embraced this story about human evolution. His name is Chris Smedley. His company, Digital Habitats, is Earth’s first terraformer. A terraformer modifies the atmosphere, temperature, surface topography or ecology of a planet. Digital Habitats will create fully autonomous happy cities complete with habitation, infrastructure, and streamlined future-world transportation systems.
This episode will give you a sneak peak into an exciting world that is evolving around you at exponential speed. You will get a fascinating glimpse at:
- Ray Kurzweil’s vision of the Singularity – that point in time in the very near future when the word HUMAN is redefined
- Kurzweil’s collaboration with Google to create an artificial mind
- The 3 Bridges of human evolution: 1) Biological – people as beings with bodies; 2) Cyborg – people with bodies enhanced by technology (not the nightmarish vision created by Hollywood); 3) Homodigitalis – Humans with godlike powers
- Singualrity University – A school in California created by Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil in 2008 with the goal of shepherding humanity into a new abundant world by empowering people to leverage emerging technology to positively impact one billion lives
- The 130 cognitive biases of all human beings
- Overcoming our biggest challenge in life – being driven by our emotions
- Moving beyond competition into a world of collaboration
- Overcoming our false sense of scarcity
BOOKS IN THIS PODCAST
The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology by Ray Kurzweil
Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov
Childhood’s End by Arthur C. Clarke