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.) Hosted and produced by award winning science journalist Rose Eveleth, each episode combines audio drama and journalism to go deep on potential tomorrows, and uncovers what those futures might really be like. The future is going to be weird, so let's get ready for it together.
Today we travel to a future where we all have digital replicas of ourselves to deploy at faculty meetings, doctors appointments, and even dates.
- Lars Buttler — CEO of the AI Foundation
- Damien Patrick Williams — PhD candidate at Virginia Tech
- Dr. Koen Bruynseels — researcher at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands
- Christel De Maeyer — researcher based in Belgium
- Dr. Robin Zebrowski — professor of cognitive science at Beloit college
- Dr. Duncan Irschick — professor of biology at UMass Amherst and director of the Digital Life initiative
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