Barry Eaton has wide international experience in all areas of the media and entertainment industries. He is a well known radio and TV presenter, having spent many years with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and various commercial radio and TV stations. His profile embraces news and sports anchoring, lifestyle shows, current affairs, talk back radio and in what feels to him like an earlier incarnation, was even a DJ. He currently hosts and produces an internet radio show RadioOutThere.com which has a worldwide audience. He is also a voice over artist narrating documentary films, radio and TV commercials, and more. As part of a busy schedule he has now joined the Journalist Panel for Spokesperson Media Training and will be helping business people to understand and work with the media to expand their profile.
As a writer he has been published widely and has also scripted documentary films, commercials and corporate presentations. He also co-wrote the screenplay for two feature films with his son Matthew. Afterlife marks his debut as an author, and his next book will be published in September 2013. (Working title is Afterlife Book 2).
In the first half of the program, journalist and author Annie Jacobsen discussed DARPA - the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency which began during the Cold War and now develops robot warfare, drones, and brain control among many other frightening things.