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Flash Forward

104 EpisodesProduced by Rose EvelethWebsite

Flash Forward is a show about possible (and not so possible) future scenarios. What would the warranty on a sex robot look like? How would diplomacy work if we couldn’t lie? Could there ever be a fecal transplant black market? (Complicated, it wouldn’t, and yes, respectively, in case you’re curious.… read more

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BODIES: Ghostbot

Today we travel to a future where dying isn’t the end. What if you could live on as a simulation? A bot that knows everything you’ve ever said, and can pretend to be you?

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Guests:

James Vlahos — journalist & author of Talk to Me: How Voice Computing Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Think

Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad — research scientist at KenSci, Inc, professor of computer science at University of Washington

Anita Hannig — professor of anthropology at Brandeis University

Joy Butler — attorney

→ → → Further reading on today’s episode can be found here ← ← ←

Actors:MariaCara Rose de Fabio GabyEler de GreyMarquisRotimi Agbabiaka (check out his new solo show called Manifesto on June 21 at the African American Arts and Culture Complex as part of the National Queer Arts Festival.)New MarquisXandra Ibarra JohnKeith Houston (also check out his karaoke nights in San Francisco)   

Flash Forward is produced by me, Rose Eveleth. The intro music is by Asura and the outtro music is by Hussalonia. The episode art is by Matt Lubchansky.

Get in touch:  Twitter // Facebook // Reddit // info@flashforwardpod.com

Support the show: Patreon // Donorbox

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