LMTF Podcast Episode 23: Video Games

Special guest Sina Parsnejad is an electrical engineering Ph.D. student at Michigan State University and a serious gamer. He joins the regular panelists to talk about future trends in video games: the huge potential of esports and the changing demographics of gamers. Recorded 08 April 2018. Image Credit: Helena Kristiansson | ESL | eslgaming.com Brought […]

LMTF Podcast Episode 22: Health Care

How will our experience of health care change in the near future? Will we take advantage of new technologies and data to empower us as patients? Or will AI centralize analysis and make health care efficient but even more inscrutable? Author, speaker, and activist Dave deBronkart, better known as e-Patient Dave, shares his experience with […]

LMTF Podcast Episode 21: Sleep

Recent discoveries in the science of sleep have introduced new techniques to help people feel more well-rested and have increased cognitive abilities. Dr.┬áBrandon┬áPeters, MD, author, and board-certified practitioner of sleep medicine summarizes the most recent developments and answers questions from our panel on matters such as sleep apnea and polyphasic sleep. Brought to you by […]

LMTF Podcast Episode 13: Longevity

What are the implications for society of a widely available anti-aging treatment? What if this treatment is possible but extremely expensive and thus only available to the very rich? Recorded 20 August 2017. Contains excerpts from Norm Macdonald: Me Doing Standup (Comedy Central) and In Time (20th Century Fox). (Podcast image adapted from commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Life-stages.jpg by […]

LMTF Podcast Episode 12: Solar Energy

Solar panels have increased in efficiency to the point that they’re now cost-competitive with fossil fuels. How will the rise of photovoltaics change power production and the world’s economy? Recorded August 13, 2017. Shownotes solar panels energy to power Photovoltaics ———— downsides to photovoltaics? will this have implications energy political economy? destabilize (or stabilize?) arab […]