Charles Ostman

Charles Ostman


Charles Ostman's experiences include 45+ years in the fields of electronics, materials science, computing, and artificial intelligence, starting with eight years at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley, and Los Alamos National Laboratory. Ostman had been a senior fellow at the Institute for Global Futures, a consulting group providing strategic research services to private and government clientele. He was co-founder of NanoSig, an organization with the primary charter of facilitating investment in nanotechnology related ventures, chair of the NanoElectronics and Photonics Forum, and senior consultant with Silicon Valley Nano Ventures.

He had also been a primary consultant with Fourth Venture, a business development entity with the primary goal of transitioning former Soviet/Eastern Bloc military technical expertise toward non-military applications, and a participant with the Millennium Project, a global participatory futures research "think tank" of futurists, scientists and others for developing relevant policy options for international agencies and organizations, NGOs, and universities. Experience encompasses a diverse range of technical development projects at facilities including GTE Lenkurt, Litton Industries, Lucas Films, Phoenix Laser Systems, NanoThinc, Omni Scientific Instruments, Evolutionary Networks, and a variety of other technology related companies and institutions. He has authored numerous technical papers and published articles, lectures frequently around the country and abroad, has contributed content featured in a number of books, and in interviews on TV and radio programs, examples of which are available on his website.


Past Shows:

  • Genomics Controversies / Anomalies at Bradshaw Ranch

    Tech expert Charles Ostman discussed selective genomics, the implications of genetic engineering, and how DNA can be used as an ID. Followed by Jeremiah Horstmann who shared details from is first Bigfoot sighting and experiences researching the Bradshaw Ranch.More »
  • Health & Fitness / Nanotech & Evolution

    Elaine LaLanne, wife of the late fitness icon Jack LaLanne, discussed aging, health, cognitive fitness, and keeping her husband's spirit alive. Followed by tech expert Charles Ostman on nanotechnology as a key to next stage evolution.More »
  • Art Bell: Somewhere in Time

    Art Bell: Somewhere in Time returned to 4/23/97 when Charles Ostman talked about nanotechnology and AI beings.More »
  • Art Bell: Somewhere in Time

    Art Bell: Somewhere in Time returned to 4/23/97 when Charles Ostman talked about nanotechnology and how the Internet may one day breed sentient beings.More »
  • US Collapse & Energy Medicine

    Roger Tolces, a private investigator specializing in electronic counter-measures, spoke about ways the United States is being brought down by multinational corporations. He also talked about energy medicine treatments. First hour guest, 'historian of the future' Charles...More »
  • Remote Viewing Forecast

    Remote viewing teacher Major Ed Dames discussed the current cases his agency is working on, as well as provided updates on sunspot activity and military events around the world, including a possible terrorist attack on the U.S. in which fuel-air weapons are to be employed. ...More »
  • Art Bell: Somewhere in Time

    Art Bell: Somewhere in Time returned to July 22, 1997, for a show featuring Leonard Nimoy from Star Trek, plus Open Line calls about nanotechnology and artificial intelligence, and an interview with Charles Ostman.More »
  • Art Bell: Somewhere in Time

    Art Bell - Somewhere in Time returned to September 24, 1999 when technology expert Charles Ostman talked about smart weapons, artificial intelligence, and nanotechnology.More »
  • Covert Space Race

    In the first half of the program, Ian Punnett welcomed historian of the future Charles Ostman, who discussed how the spiral in Norway could be evidence of a covert space race. The latter half of the show was devoted to Open Lines.More »
  • Replay: Christopher Moon 10/20/07

    A replay from 10/20/07 was featured with paranormal investigator Christopher Moon talking about his work with 'Frank's Box.' The first hour guest was Charles Ostman. Note:George Knapp will return next Sunday for his originally scheduled interview with Stanton Friedman.More »
  • Night Vision UFOs

    Appearing during the first hour and a half of the program, UFO researcher Ed Grimsley was joined by technology analyst Charles Ostman to discuss incredible UFO sightings and battles seen using night vision goggles. "They're so unbelievable that I want the world to know they're...More »
  • New Technology & Geopolitics

    Appearing during the first three hours, 'Historian of the future' Charles Ostman discussed coming technologies and how they affect geopolitics. An important growth area will be zero gravity environments in space, which can be used to manufacture materials such as crystallized...More »
  • Phoning the Dead

    Paranormal investigator and editor of Haunted Times Magazine, Christopher Moon discussed his work with the 'Telephone to the Dead' (Frank's Box), a device that purportedly allows real time two-way communication with the spirit world.More »
  • Fallen Angels, Gateways & Dimensions

    Multimedia artist and author Craig Hines shared his conclusions regarding ancient manuscripts and the depictions of fallen angels & stargates.More »
  • China, Technology & the Future

    'Historian of the future,' Charles Ostman, touched on a variety of topics, including the recent incident with China, who destroyed one of their aging satellites with a missile last week, as well as China's active espionage program.More »
  • The Universe, Origins, & Teleportation

    Astrobiologist and astronomer Dr. David Darling discussed evolution and the origins of the universe, as well as such topics as NDEs, ET contact, teleportation and the particle accelerator at CERN.More »
  • Synthetic Solutions

    Charles Ostman, senior fellow at the Institute for Global Futures, discussed Synthetic Biology-- how and why it is being developed.More »
  • Evolutionary Event Horizon

    Filling in for Art Bell, Ian Punnett welcomed 'Historian of the Future' Charles Ostman, who revealed that mankind is approaching a transitional threshold, an Evolutionary Event Horizon, that will require us to either raise our spiritual maturity or face self-destruction.More »
  • Nano Night

    Journalist Douglas Mulhall and 'historian of the future,' Charles Ostman addressed ways in which nanotechnology and other cutting edge approaches can be used to protect and evolve human existence. Mulhall, who appeared first, noted that the St. Louis area (where the New Madrid...More »
  • Artifical Intelligence & Virtual Reality

    Aerospace and defense systems developer Sir Charles Shults revealed the latest advancements in Artificial Intelligence and virtual reality. Artificial brains that combine biological and computer elements are being developed, as well as 'robotic animals' such as live rats that...More »
  • Technology Breakthroughs

    Technological trends advisor Charles Ostman discussed both the progress and dangers of nanotechnology and other developments. Nanotech, the ability to manipulate matter at the atomic level, can offer spectacular breakthroughs, but it could also be used as a horrible weapon, he...More »
  • Experiments in Dreaming

    Dr. Stephen LaBerge,the founder of theLucidity Institute, discussed how lucid dreaming can enhance individual lives. The ability to realize one is in a dream while still in the dream state creates great opportunities for self-development and fulfillment, he said.Lucid dreaming...More »
  • Nanotechnology Developments

    Historian of the future, Charles Ostman returned to the show to discuss the latest developments in nanotechnology. The technology, which involves the manipulation of matter at the molecular level, has really taken off and there are now over 1,000 companies involved in the field,...More »
  • Nanotechnology, A.I. & the Future

    Historian of the future, Charles Ostman discussed nanotechnology, AI and other breakthrough concepts. Among the latest innovations he mentioned are "nano barcodes," in which a product can be sprinkled with tracking devices on a molecular scale. Video games, he said, are moving...More »
  • Technology & Our Future

    During Saturday night's show, guest host Barbara Simpson interviewed "historian of the future" Charles Ostman about nanotechnology, biotechnology, infotechnology, and the possibilities associated with breakthroughs in each of these areas.More »

Last Night

Inside the CIA / Rethinking Death
Inside the CIA / Rethinking Death
Analyst J. Michael Waller discussed the history and operation of the CIA and some of its failings. Followed by death doula Alua Arthur on the dying process and our attitudes around it.


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