A deceased daughter who returns as an android. A spouse who uploads her digital self to the cloud to live in a Metaverse with god-like powers. Does it sound far-fetched? Many futurists and sci-fi writers tell us that we as a society are on a collision course with a future where these things will be come a possibility through artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, and digitization of your brain activities, and more. This future holds as many promises as it holds perils. This week, Andy and Steve begin a two-part discussion on a National Geographic documentary that explores these issues.
Year Million: Imagining Our Humanity in a Technological Future (Pt. 1)
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