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11.31: Futurism, with Trina Marie Phillips

July 31st, 2016

Episode 148 of 159 episodes

Trina Marie Phillips joined us at Phoenix Comic Con to talk about her work as a futurist. Futurism, for those unfamiliar with our use of the term here, is related to science fiction, but it remains rooted in existing technology and trends, thenseeks to be predictive in useful ways. Liner Notes: Trina mentionedsome online resources (and a four-year educational program!)for those interested in working as futurists: PSFK Labs The Creators Project Singularity Hub ASU's School for the Future of Innovation in Society World Future Society Catch-phrase of the episode: "all we need is a billionaire with a secure facility and a steady supply of monkeys." Credits: This episode was recorded by Jeff Cools, and mastered by Alex Jackson.