Patrick Tucker is the technology reporter/editor with Defense One and deputy editor for the Futurist magazine. He has written on the topics of data, complexity, AI and AGI, information technology, cybernetics, nanotechnology, genetics and genetic ethics, invention, climate change and climate change mitigation, demography, and neuroscience and his writing has appeared in various publications and on many sites, including THE FUTURIST magazine, Slate, The Sun (U.K.) MIT Technology Review, The Wilson Quarterly, The Johns Hopkins Magazine, Encyclopedia Britannica online, the Utne Reader, and the Discovery Channel.
In the first half of the program, author Brian Kannard detailed his research into the life of John Steinbeck and how that investigation revealed that the famed writer may have secretly worked as a spy for the CIA. In the latter half, director of communications for the World Future Society, Patrick Tucker, discussed the profound changes coming our way from technology and big data. ... More »Host: George Noory