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Digital Death

It is often thought that if we cure aging or find out how to upload a human mind that humans will be immortal. Today we will examine that notion...
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Mind Augmentation

A look at methods and concerns for augmenting the human mind. Use my link http://www.audible.com/isaac and get a free audio book with a 30 day trial! Today we will be looking...
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Outward Bound: Colonizing Titan

We continue our look at colonizing the solar system by visiting Saturn's moon Titan, and examine the options for less classic colonization by exploring alternatives to manned colonization and...
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Androids

Androids, machines that look and act human, are rapidly leaving the realms of science fiction and entering science fact. In this episode we explore their uses, dangers, ethical dilemmas,...
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Uplifting Animal & Aliens, Part 1 of 2

The concept of enhancing and augmenting animal minds & bodies to be able to use and understand human technology, known as Uplifting, has long fascinated us. Today in this...
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Smug Aliens

We continue our look at hypothetical Alien Civilizations by examining concepts such as Zoo Hypothesis - that aliens may be keeping us secluded from the rest of the galaxy...
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Megastructures: Ringworlds

Use my link http://www.audible.com/isaac and get a free audio book with a 30 day trial! Ringworlds are a type of megastructure that engulf an entire star, first popularized in Larry...
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Outward Bound: Colonizing Venus

We continue our look at colonizing the solar system by visiting Venus, and exploring both the options for vast floating habitats in the upper atmosphere as well as full...
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Interplanetary Warfare

Following on our look at Space Warfare concepts, we look at popular ideas from science and science fiction for war between planets, or inside a fully colonized solar system...
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Fermi Paradox Great Filters: Rare Intelligence

We conclude our look at possible explanations why life may be very rare in the Universe by looking at the evolutionary pathway to intelligence and the hurdles between life...