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How will the next few years change the way you work, and what will happen to the workspaces we're so familiar with? Will the way we consume our nutrients, travel from place-to-place, enjoy our afternoon entertainment be impacted by the entrepreneurs around the world. Technology and innovation is impacting the bottom line of every industry across the board. Following along with veterans of the world of career strategy as they explore the outcomes of human ingenuity through innovation and technology and its impact on people, businesses, and society.

How will the next few years change the way you work, and what will happen to the workspaces we're so familiar with? Will the way we consume our nutrients, travel from place-to-place, enjoy our afternoon entertainment be impacted by the entrepreneurs around the world. Technology and innovation is impacting the bottom line of every industry across the board. Following along with veterans of the world of career strategy as they explore the outcomes of human ingenuity through innovation and technology and its impact on people, businesses, and society.

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How will the next few years change the way you work, and what will happen to the workspaces we're so familiar with? Will the way we consume our nutrients, travel from place-to-place, enjoy our afternoon entertainment be impacted by the entrepreneurs around the world. Technology and innovation is impacting the bottom line of every industry across the board. Following along with veterans of the world of career strategy as they explore the outcomes of human ingenuity through innovation and technology and its impact on people, businesses, and society.

Language:

English

Contact:

6135836473


Episodes

Google Cutting Salaries, Impossible Foods Pork, and VR for at Home Shopping & Work 10+ Hours a day

10/7/2021
In this week’s episode of Future Lens Today, we jump right into a couple of stories around Virtual Reality, and how it’s been used for the ever-evolving work and shopping experience as we move further into remote living. How Google is embracing the future and building spaces to thrive around the world, and lastly, how science is crafting alternatives to everything, like organs to food. View full episode transcript on the Humanatronix.com Website.

Duration:00:10:19

24 - Future Materials - Optical Ceramics, Self-Healing Concrete, and Graphene

2/2/2021
In this episode of Future Lens, our hosts Gordon Stencell and Mark Pundzius discuss construction breakthroughs. Be prepared to be amazed as they introduce you to new technologies that support designers, architects, and builders to create innovative and more sustainable structures. Each of these “new generation materials” is engineered to last for centuries and not hurt the environment. View full episode details and sources at Humanatronix.com.

Duration:00:20:07

Enter Virtual Reality Through Airborne Exosuits, Soft Robots to Explore the Universe and Catching 3 Million Kg Rockets.

1/7/2021
In this week’s episode of Future Lens Today, we’re covering some of the news coming out of the video games industry as one of it’s largest players makes moves that may be possibly giving us a glimpse at what the future of work might look like for people around the world. Additionally, we talk about Virtual Reality Exosuits akin to those described in the Sci-fi novel “Ready Player One”, as well as some robotics and space news out of Nasa and SpaceX that’ll excite the technology and space...

Duration:00:06:32

23 - Resurrection Biology & Species Revivalism

1/5/2021
What is humanity’s impact on the planet and how consciously and inadvertently have we caused the demise of many species? As a response, key organizations are stepping up by developing new strategies for animal conservation and attempting to resurrect species that are already extinct. View full sources on our website at Humanatronix.com.

Duration:00:29:07

Dropping into the World of Sci-Fi with Time Crystals, Tree Resin DNA Extraction and Minimalls in our Pockets.

11/19/2020
In this week’s episode of Future Lens Today, we talk about how scientists are taking the first steps towards creating a real Jurassic Park, the existence and interaction of what Scientists call Time Crystals, and all the complex language they use to describe it in detail, as well as some major technical changes to Google’s Youtube and Facebook’s Instagram, as platforms begin to introduce new ways to eat away at our savings accounts. View full episode transcript on the Humanatronix.com...

Duration:00:06:11

22 - The Global Need For Multi-Pronged Sterilization and Disinfection Protocols

11/17/2020
We are entering a world in which we will need to become better at fighting what we can't see. Learn about the innovations and best practices related to sterilization and disinfection protocols and how the global situation has pushed new technology to the forefront in the fight against viruses and disease transmission. View full episode sources on Humanatronix.com.

Duration:00:18:39

21 - Immersive Entertainment to Cure our Blockbuster Blues

10/20/2020
Immersive entertainment, artificial intelligence, industry milestones, and how the movie industry is innovating in order to bring forward new ways to remain profitable and grow its audience. View full episode details and sources on Humanatronix.com.

Duration:00:21:55

The Age of Supersonic is Back, Nasa Moonwalking Spacesuits, & Self-Healing Glass.

10/15/2020
In this week’s episode, we talk about some sweet new technology that feels a lot like the world is coming full circle from all the way back in the 1960s, when moonwalking and supersonic jets were state-of-the-art. We also talk about some of the innovations coming out of Compton where a small San Francisco-based startup is testing out new forms of vertical farming with autonomous robotic farmers being trained and tested in warehouses. Additionally, some news coming out of silicon valley as...

Duration:00:05:11

Milestone Recap 2 - The Way Technology Can Provide Pre-Emptive Medical & Social Support

10/13/2020
Hosts Gordon Stencell and Mark Pundzius are joined by Shawn Hopkins the Executive Producer of Future Lens (and Podcast Host of Future Lens Today our exciting new news show) to revisit the highlights from episodes 11 through 20. Amongst others, we’ll discuss water management, “green” burials, contact-free technology, artificial companionship, and how innovation is changing the world that we live in and the work that we do. Thank you for your listenership and for making this series a success!...

Duration:01:11:05

Bottled Water From Desert Air, Human Population Peaking & Clever Robots

7/16/2020
We talk about some predictive analytics & projections on the future growth of the human race and its trend towards negative over the next few decades. We also discuss some amazing technology coming out of Arizona, as a firm successfully uses renewable energy to harvest water straight out of desert air. Use cases going as far as bringing a renewable source of clean water to the Arabian Desert for both people to drink and to feed agricultural farms, bringing us all closer to long term...

Duration:00:05:49

20 - Looking Into Our Past Using Technology Of The Future

7/14/2020
The future of archaeology and how we’ve changed the way we discover the secrets of the past, how we preserve them, and how we share them. View the full episode details on Humanatronix.com

Duration:00:20:38

The Great Firewall of Censorship, Big Tech & Business vs. Civil Rights

7/9/2020
In this week’s episode, we talk about big tech companies and their participation, both good and bad, in the fight for civil rights around the world. As Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, WhatsApp, and Zoom all announce intentions to stop complying with orders to hand over data to the Chinese government. A move that is said will almost guarantee they be blocked from use by Chinese citizens. All the while on North American shores, Facebook fails its first-ever civil rights audit conducted...

Duration:00:07:14

19 - Water as a Resource, Human Right, and its Insecurity

7/7/2020
Last year the world fought some of the world's worst forest fires across the west coast of North America and across Australia. California was struggling to find available sources of water it could use to fight these fires, while some organizations are fighting to remove water as a human right, such as Nestle. We discuss the future of water and how over 30% of the human population is affected by water scarcity, and what companies around the world are doing to solve this critical issue. View...

Duration:00:18:39

Spyware, Bossware, and Other Invasive Software Plaguing our Lives Today

7/2/2020
In this week’s episode, we talk about the software we use every day for entertainment, productivity, socialization, and more. Starting off the TikTok’s fall from grace with its recent turmoil surrounding its vague origins and invasiveness on mobile phones. Sweeping bans of Chinese apps from the Indian Government. Remote work introducing new forms of “bossware”, or alternative invasive spyware that comes gift wrapped with a bow on top, and is branded and sold as productivity-enhancing...

Duration:00:05:08

Tech Giant Coalitions, Nuclear Thermal Propulsion & 16 Atom Engines

6/25/2020
Today we’re talking about the world’s smallest conceivable engine, the US government and DARPA have announced plans for the first Nuclear Thermal Propulsion systems and a line is drawn in the sand as Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple go head to head for dominance in the world of online and mobile gaming. View the transcript and sources on Humanatronix.com.

Duration:00:05:06

18 - Alternative Burial Practices - From Ashes to Diamonds and Eternal Reefs

6/23/2020
In this episode of Future Lens, our hosts Gordon Stencell and Mark Pundzius discuss alternative burial practices. We talk about a more ethical and environmentally conscious approach to our burial practices, from turning yourselves into diamonds, or even subaquatic habitats to save our precious reefs. Would you prefer to become a tree or be consumed by mushrooms? All sources available on Humanatronix.com

Duration:00:26:14

#BLM, Pandemic and the Battle Local Businesses Need To Wage

6/18/2020
Today we’re talking about the Black Lives Matter Movement and the Pandemic, and their impact on local businesses, as well as the fact that we all need to work together to provide better support to small businesses across the country. In recent weeks Black lives Matter protests have spun up around the world for good reason, bringing attention to issues that are not isolated to single communities but are widespread, and how discrimination has made it difficult for businesses with owners of...

Duration:00:05:26

17 Managing Our Waste: The Most Important Societal System

6/16/2020
What are the implications of one of societies most important, yet underfunded and undervalued systems. Waste management and recycling centers and how they're trying to innovate on behalf of the rest of the world. To save it. What’s new in waste conversion technology? Waste to Biofuels Technologies to convert MSW to renewable transportation fuels, primarily cellulosic ethanol and diesel, have long captured the eye of visionary entrepreneurs. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s...

Duration:00:29:11

16 Breathe To Relax - Tech anxiety and how tech is being used to fight it

6/9/2020
In this latest episode of Future Lens our hosts Gord Stencell and Mark Pundzius talk about anxiety, where it comes from, how technology can often amplify it's effects on how we operate day-to-day. But don't worry, there are innovators out there that are also leveraging technology to fight back against tech induce anxiety with more specially crafted tech designed to help us cope, heal from, and overcome anxiety in its many forms. View full episode details and sources on Humanatronix.com.

Duration:00:17:41

15 Manipulating Matter on an Atomic, Molecular, and Supramolecular Scale

6/2/2020
The discoveries and advances being made in the field of nanotechnology are as vast as they are tiny. We explore how this technology will change our approach to monitoring and treating disease, growing crops and tracking manufactured goods, and so much more. A Truly Fantastic Voyage In 1966, science fiction fans were talking about the imminent release of an American film about a submarine crew who are shrunk to microscopic size and who venture into the body of an injured scientist to repair...

Duration:00:21:45