Trina Marie Phillips joined us at Phoenix Comic Con to talk about her work as a futurist. Futurism, for those unfamiliar with our use of the term here, is related to science fiction, but it remains rooted in existing technology and trends, then seeks to be predictive in useful ways.
Liner Notes: Trina mentioned some online resources (and a four-year educational program!) for those interested in working as futurists:
- PSFK Labs
- The Creators Project
- Singularity Hub
- ASU’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society
- World Future Society
Catch-phrase of the episode: “all we need is a billionaire with a secure facility and a steady supply of monkeys.”
Credits: This episode was recorded by Jeff Cools, and mastered by Alex Jackson.
Pick a city and write what you think it will look like in the year 2045.
The City of the Future, edited by Trina Marie Phillips