Category Archives: Communications & Technology

Philip K. Dick Sci-Fi Film Festival Announces Submissions + March 2017 Dates!

The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival is returning to New York City for its fifth annual event.Continue Reading

Robot Overlordz: Futurist Podcast Guest Slot – Part II

I recently had the pleasure of speaking again with one half of the Robot Overlordz duo, to record another episode of their excellent podcast where we covered issues of direct democracy and political representation, algorithms for ethics, automation of jobs, hackability of smart technology, and the struggle between the human spirit and those power structuresContinue Reading

Relay Station (When Winter Calls ONS – Track III)

This track – Relay Station – is a slowly building, pulsating track that combines a sense of utopian euphoria with the growing tension of Caldera as the situation there begins to unfold.Continue Reading

Bernie Sanders, Digital Grassroots and the End of ‘Slacktivism’

Regardless of the outcome of the primaries over the coming months, the political landscape of the United States is changing rapidly because of new forms of digital grassroots activism.Continue Reading

Podcast Futures: Interview with the Robot Overlordz

Last month I had the pleasure of being a guest speaker on the Robot Overlordz podcast, an experience I enjoyed so much that I thought it would be great to return the favour and ask them a few questions about the current state of futurist thinking and where the community might be headed next. FC:Continue Reading

Guest Speaker on Robot Overlordz Podcast – Episode 224: Conscientious Futures

It was a great pleasure to receive an email recently from Mike Johnston of the Robot Overlordz to be a guest speaker on their excellent podcast (alongside his partner in futurist thinking, Mike Bolton).  I’ve listened to quite a few episodes from these two in the past, and given the calibre of speakers they have hadContinue Reading