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Author: Tod Foley

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Exploring the facts of tomorrow in the fiction of today.
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What are the superfoods of tomorrow, and how will we produce a wide  variety of inexpensive food for an ever-growing population, on an  unforgiving earth?STORY EXCERPT:Excerpt from “Surrounded by Dolphins” by Adrian McCauley, from UbiquiCity: Tales of the Fractopian Future.MUSIC:Accompanying story excerpt: “Morning Two” by David Szetszayhttps://www.youtube.com/user/szesztay/videosThroughout episode: Assorted selections by The Blue Dot Sessionshttps://www.sessions.blue/Fractopia Theme by Tod FoleySOURCES & LINKS:Combating plastic pollution with sustainable bio-based packaginghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgJ3et8KK_oEAT Talk: Cellular Agriculture Today: Opportunities and Realitieshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqGuFS2aT34Edible, Biodegradable Food Packaging - Headline Sciencehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wt32GgQGTcIEyes of Nye - GMO Foodshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8z_CqyB1dQoIs Algae the Food of the Future?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAdrNQNP8ewIs It Safe To Eat Genetically Modified Animals?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTqmTx26DhENovameat’s 3D-printed ‘steak’ looks gross, but could it save the planet?https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/3d-printed-steak-rice-peas-seaweed/The Future of Food: What We'll Eat in 2028https://www.sciencefocus.com/future-technology/the-future-of-food-what-w...The Future of Food Goes Way Beyond Lab-Grown Meathttps://medium.com/s/futurehuman/the-future-of-food-goes-way-beyond-lab-...The Rise of Vertical Farminghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryCkqWI4xtQWhat Is Hydroponics?http://www.simplyhydro.com/whatis.htm
A conversation with Lauren Teffeau, author of the recently-released near-future science fiction novel "Implanted." Topics covered include digital convergence, neural implant technology, online privacy, climate change, the law of digital recency, and the future of capitalism. Includes an excerpt from "Implanted," and occasional interjections by my attention-seeking cats.Fractopia Website:http://ThisIsFractopia.comHelp Support the Fractopia Project:https://patreon.com/fractopiaSOURCES AND LINKSLauren Teffeauhttps://laurencteffeau.com/Implantedby Lauren Teffeau, published by Angry Robothttps://www.angryrobotbooks.com/shop/sf/implanted/Implanted - at Amazonhttps://www.amazon.com/Implanted-Lauren-C-Teffeau/dp/085766799821 Lessons for the 21st Centuryby Yuval Noah Harari, published by Jonathan Capehttp://www.ynharari.com/book/21-lessons/Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative?by Mark Fisher, published by Zero Bookshttp://www.zero-books.net/books/capitalist-realismNew York 2140by Kim Stanley Robinson, published by Orbithttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/031626234X/Zero Bookshttp://www.zero-books.net/https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyoQK-mZXr2ws4C0nXGCH1wMUSICTheme from "Ghosts in the Machine" by Tod Foley
An Augmented Reality can be understood as a digitally-produced “layer” or “display screen” interposed by specialized hardware between you and the physical world. The potential of this emerging technology to enhance the ease and quality of life is enormous, and it will affect nearly everything in the coming informational age. Story excerpts from “Dork Knights of Harohbakh” by Shawn Koch, and “The Master Key” by L. Frank Baum.SOURCES & LINKSA Brief History of Augmented Realityhttp://adsreality.com/history-of-augmented-reality-infographic/The Challenges & Opportunities of Augmented Reality | Edward Millerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=truf7fgJSwwDavid A Smith (Lockheed Martin) - Extreme Augmented Reality: What the Future Really Looks Likehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1F2YZN5vDYThe Dawn of the Age of Holograms | Alex Kipmanhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cQbMP3I5SkDr. Louis Rosenberg, CEO of Unanimous A.I.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wao3BGOl-zoThe Future of Imagination: Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and How We Shape Our Worldhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCpp_3bq0PsThe History of Informationhttp://www.historyofinformation.com/index.phpHow Stuff Workshttps://computer.howstuffworks.com/augmented-reality.htmMark Zuckerberg at Facebook F8https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrBGHs-EThYNASA is using HoloLens AR headsets to build its new spacecraft fasterhttps://www.technologyreview.com/s/612247/nasa-is-using-hololens-ar-head...Reality Technologieshttps://www.realitytechnologies.com/augmented-reality/What's Up with Augmented Reality Contact Lenses?https://www.inverse.com/article/31034-augmented-reality-contact-lensesWikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augmented_realityMUSIC:Fractopia Theme by Tod Foley“Be Which One” by Captive Portalhttps://captiveportalmusic.com/
A look at the uses of Science Fiction to predict and influence the future, featuring insights from Yuval Harari, Berit Anderson, Douglas Rushkoff, Pat Cadigan and Stephen Oram. Story excerpt from "The World Set Free" by H.G. Wells.MUSIC"Canal Street Blues" - King Oliver w Louis Armstrong"Mister Really Loves You" - Captive Portalhttps://captiveportalmusic.com/SOURCES AND LINKSYuval Hararihttps://www.wired.com/2018/09/geeks-guide-yuval-noah-harari/The Mundane Manifestohttps://sfgenics.wordpress.com/2013/07/04/geoff-ryman-et-al-the-mundane-manifesto/Science in Sci-Fi, Fact in Fantasy (Dan Koboldt)http://www.dankoboldt.com/science-in-scifi/A History of Books that Predicted the Futurehttps://www.printerinks.com/a-history-of-books-that-forecast-the-future.htmlBerit Andersonhttps://www.geekwire.com/2018/science-fiction-can-predict-future-help-tech-innovators-make-better-decisions/Pat Cadigan & Douglas Rushkoffhttp://www.rushkoff.com/team-human-live-in-london-part-1/
A discussion with writer and interactive media consultant Michael Utvich, examining the future of labor, employment, identity, and Capitalist Realism in the age of advanced automation.SOURCES & LINKSCapitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative?by Mark Fisher, published by Zero Bookshttp://www.zero-books.net/books/capitalist-realism21 Lessons for the 21st Centuryby Yuval Noah Harari, published by Jonathan Capehttp://www.ynharari.com/book/21-lessons/UbiquiCity: Tales of the Fractopian Future https://www.amazon.com/UbiquiCity-Fractopian-Future-Tod-Foley/dp/0692985743/MUSIC:"Ghost Wave" by Tod Foley
Episode 3: 3D Printing

Episode 3: 3D Printing

2018-08-2900:26:53

A look at 3D Printing, examining its history, the current state of the art, and the far-reaching implications of its future in the coming century. Includes excerpt from Murray Leinster's "Things Pass By."
Episode 2: Author Chat 1

Episode 2: Author Chat 1

2018-08-2100:28:52

What is Fractopian Fiction, and why do you write it? An in-depth chat with Fractopian Fiction writers Antony Copeland, Adrian McCauley and Shawn Koch.Part 2 of this episode is available to Patreon subscribers at https://www.patreon.com/fractopia
Just what is Ubiquitous Computing all about, and what will it enable us to do? (Includes story excerpt "Morning in Hadid")
An introduction to the Fractopia podcast, and an exposition of our inquiries into Fractopian Fiction.
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