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Economies Of The Future

The future of humanity might be one of unrivaled prosperity - a post-scarcity civilization - of abundant power, advanced automation and robotics, and sophisticated artificial intelligence helping boost efficiency to all economic sectors. But what would such an economy look like, and what challenges might we face getting there?Watch the video version: https://youtu.be/ztrG20lZRvAVisit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/Isaac & Sarah's Wedding Registry: https://www.myregistry.com/wedding-registry/sarah-fowler-and-isaac-arthur-rock-creek-oh/2260571Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.netSupport us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthurSFIA Merchandise available: https://www.signil.com/sfia/Social Media:Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/Twitter: https://twitter.com/Isaac_A_Arthur on Twitter and RT our future content.SFIA Discord Server: https://discord.gg/53GAShECredits:Economies of the FutureEpisode 235; April 23, 2020Writers:Isaac ArthurEditors:Evan SchultheisKeith BlockusDillon OlanderProduced & Narrated by:Isaac ArthurCover Art:Jakub Grygier https://www.artstation.com/jakub_grygierGraphics:Jeremy Jozwik https://www.artstation.com/zeuxis_of_losdiajanaMusic Courtesy of Epidemic Sound http://epidemicsound.com/creatorSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

28mins

23 Apr 2020

Rank #1

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Spacesuits (Narration Only)

There's many dangerous places on Earth, and everywhere off Earth is downright lethal, from the emptiness of space to the airless and radiation soaked Moon to the smoldering inferno of Venus, humanity can't visit them without protection. We'll see what options for spacesuits are under works and what options might emerge for even better ones in the distant future.Watch the Video Version: https://youtu.be/nkVY695m6UoGet a free month of Curiosity Stream: http://curiositystream.com/isaacarthurVisit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.netSupport us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthurSFIA Merchandise available: https://www.signil.com/sfia/Social Media:Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/Twitter: https://twitter.com/Isaac_A_Arthur on Twitter and RT our future content.SFIA Discord Server: https://discord.gg/53GAShECredits:Spacesuits & Extreme Environment GearEpisode 206, Season 5 E41Written by:Isaac ArthurEditors:Darius SaidJerry GuernKeith BlockusMark WabrurtonCover Art:Jakub Grygier https://www.artstation.com/jakub_grygierGraphics by:Bryan Versteeg http://spacehabs.comJeremy Jozwik https://www.artstation.com/zeuxis_of_losdiajanaKen York https://www.facebook.com/YDVisual/Sergio Botero https://www.artstation.com/sboterod?fref=gcProduced & Narrated by:Isaac ArthurMusic Manager:Luca DeRosa - lucaderosa2@live.comMusic:Aerium, "Docking Manouvers" https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRnUJY3l5vIJFGsY3XvW4dQParadox Interactive, "Abyss" https://www.paradoxplaza.comAJ Prasad of Dark Future, "Staring Through (Part I) "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA8-7qwaEPUSergey Cheremisinov, "Naive" https://www.s-cheremisinov.comLombus, "Time Slip" https://lombus.bandcamp.comReign Pagaran, "Distant Voyager"See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

27mins

3 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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Aloof Aliens

Discussion of advanced extraterrestrial civilizations often hinges on the idea that they may have ascended to a higher state or higher level of reality, and lost interest in us and the rest of the galaxy. While we can't know what technologies or enlightened paths they might have available, we can ask how realistic the portrayals of those aliens might be, and if this notion make sense as a Fermi Paradox solution.Watch the video version: https://youtu.be/AByMYTOxh90Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.netSupport us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthurSFIA Merchandise available: https://www.signil.com/sfia/Social Media:Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/Twitter: https://twitter.com/Isaac_A_Arthur on Twitter and RT our future content.SFIA Discord Server: https://discord.gg/53GAShECredits:Alien Civilizations: Aloof AliensEpisode 205, Season 5 E38Written by:Isaac ArthurEditors:Daniel McNamaraDarius SaidKeith BlockusMatthew CampbellCover Art:Jakub Grygier https://www.artstation.com/jakub_grygierGraphics by:Jeremy Jozwik https://www.artstation.com/zeuxis_of_losdiajanaLegionTech Studios https://hades9.comKen York https://www.facebook.com/YDVisual/Sergio Botero https://www.artstation.com/sboterod?fref=gcProduced & Narrated by:Isaac ArthurMusic Manager:Luca DeRosa - lucaderosa2@live.comMartin Rezny, "Lifelight" https://soundcloud.com/martin-re-n-1Aerium, "Waters of Atlantis" https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRnUJY3l5vIJFGsY3XvW4dQAJ Prasad of Dark Future, "Cold Shadow" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA8-7qwaEPUParadox Interactive, "Distant Nebula" https://www.paradoxplaza.comLombus, "Goldilocks Analemma" https://lombus.bandcamp.comRoss Bugden, "City Lights" https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQKGLOK2FqmVgVwYferltKQSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

28mins

26 Sep 2019

Rank #3

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Aloof Aliens (Narration Only)

Discussion of advanced extraterrestrial civilizations often hinges on the idea that they may have ascended to a higher state or higher level of reality, and lost interest in us and the rest of the galaxy. While we can't know what technologies or enlightened paths they might have available, we can ask how realistic the portrayals of those aliens might be, and if this notion make sense as a Fermi Paradox solution.Watch the video version: https://youtu.be/AByMYTOxh90Visit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.netSupport us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthurSFIA Merchandise available: https://www.signil.com/sfia/Social Media:Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/Twitter: https://twitter.com/Isaac_A_Arthur on Twitter and RT our future content.SFIA Discord Server: https://discord.gg/53GAShECredits:Alien Civilizations: Aloof AliensEpisode 205, Season 5 E38Written by:Isaac ArthurEditors:Daniel McNamaraDarius SaidKeith BlockusMatthew CampbellCover Art:Jakub Grygier https://www.artstation.com/jakub_grygierGraphics by:Jeremy Jozwik https://www.artstation.com/zeuxis_of_losdiajanaLegionTech Studios https://hades9.comKen York https://www.facebook.com/YDVisual/Sergio Botero https://www.artstation.com/sboterod?fref=gcProduced & Narrated by:Isaac ArthurMusic Manager:Luca DeRosa - lucaderosa2@live.comMartin Rezny, "Lifelight" https://soundcloud.com/martin-re-n-1Aerium, "Waters of Atlantis" https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRnUJY3l5vIJFGsY3XvW4dQAJ Prasad of Dark Future, "Cold Shadow" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA8-7qwaEPUParadox Interactive, "Distant Nebula" https://www.paradoxplaza.comLombus, "Goldilocks Analemma" https://lombus.bandcamp.comRoss Bugden, "City Lights" https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQKGLOK2FqmVgVwYferltKQSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

28mins

26 Sep 2019

Rank #4

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Time Travel

Is time travel possible, and if it is, what sort of civilizations would result? We'll explore the science that might permit it as well as the classic science fiction examples to see if they make sense.Watch the video version: https://youtu.be/0-37PLt7n7AClick here to explore your creativity and get 2 free months of Premium Membership: https://skl.sh/isaacarthur13Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.netSupport us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthurSFIA Merchandise available: https://www.signil.com/sfia/Social Media:Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/Twitter: https://twitter.com/Isaac_A_Arthur on Twitter and RT our future content.SFIA Discord Server: https://discord.gg/53GAShECredits:Time TravelEpisode 219, Season 6 E01Written by:Isaac ArthurEditorsDarius SaidJerry GuernKeith BlockusVictoria KellyCover Art:Jakub Grygier https://www.artstation.com/jakub_grygierGraphics:Ken York https://www.facebook.com/YDVisual/Sergio Botero https://www.artstation.com/sboterod?fref=gcProduced & Narrated by:Isaac ArthurMusic:Lombus, "Cosmic Soup" https://lombus.bandcamp.comAerium, "Fifth Star of Aldebaran" https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRnUJY3l5vIJFGsY3XvW4dQMarkus Junnikkala, "Leaving the Galaxy" https://www.markusjunnikkala.com/Stellardrone, "An Ocean of Galaxies" https://stellardrone.bandcamp.comSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

26mins

2 Jan 2020

Rank #5

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Mind-Machine Interfaces (Narration Only)

The ability to link mind and machine has long been the realm of science fiction, but now improvements in our understanding may allow us to network brain to computer in the near future. Companies like Neurolink have begun to explore how to link our neurons to machine, and we'll explore now such neural interfaces might function and how they might change our lives.Watch the video version: https://youtu.be/OCLLzI4R3bcVisit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/Neurolink Paper, "An integrated brain-machine interface platform with thousands of channels": https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/703801v1Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.netSupport us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthurSFIA Merchandise available: https://www.signil.com/sfia/Social Media:Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/Twitter: https://twitter.com/Isaac_A_Arthur on Twitter and RT our future content.SFIA Discord Server: https://discord.gg/53GAShECredits:Mind-Machine InterfacesEpisode 209, Season 5 E43Written by:Isaac ArthurEditors:Darius SaidCover Art:Jakub Grygier https://www.artstation.com/jakub_grygierProduced & Narrated by:Isaac ArthurMusic Courtesy of Epidemic Sound http://epidemicsound.com/creatorSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

29mins

24 Oct 2019

Rank #6

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Winter On Venus (Narration Only)

Venus is a desolate scorching world on which no life can exist. Yet if it can be cooled down, there is no other planet we know of more suitable for terraforming and colonization. We will examine methods of cooling Venus down and preparing it to be settled in the future.Watch the video version: https://youtu.be/mtTLj0E9ODcVisit our sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.netSupport us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthurSFIA Merchandise available: https://www.signil.com/sfia/Social Media:Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/Twitter: https://twitter.com/Isaac_A_Arthur on Twitter and RT our future content.SFIA Discord Server: https://discord.gg/53GAShECredits:Winter on VenusEpisode 207, Season 5 E41Written by:Isaac ArthurEditors:Darius SaidJerry GuernS. KopperudCover ArtJakub Grygier https://www.artstation.com/jakub_grygierGraphics byJarred EagleyJeremy Jozwik https://www.artstation.com/zeuxis_of_losdiajanaKris Holland (Mafic Studios) www.maficstudios.comKristijan Tavcar https://www.miragedereve.comSam McNamara of Rapid ThrashSergio Botero https://www.artstation.com/sboterod?fref=gcTristan3DProduced & Narrated byIsaac ArthurMusic ManagerLuca DeRosa - lucaderosa2@live.comMusic:Markus Junnikkala, "Hail the Victorious Dead" https://www.markusjunnikkala.com/Aerium, "The Islands moved while I was asleep" https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRnUJY3l5vIJFGsY3XvW4dQDan MacLeod, "Lucky" https://soundcloud.com/neptuneukMarkus Junnikkala, "The Men Would love a good fight" https://www.markusjunnikkala.com/Lombus, "Doppler Shores" https://lombus.bandcamp.comParadox Interactive, "In Search of Life" https://www.paradoxplaza.comRoss Bugden, "Revelation" https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQKGLOK2FqmVgVwYferltKQSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

30mins

10 Oct 2019

Rank #7

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Dark Forest Theory

The Dark Forest Theory is a proposed solution to the Fermi Paradox from Cixin Liu which suggests all alien civilizations remain intentionally quiet, hiding from SETI efforts and possible hostile civilizations. It also argues they may attack any civilization which does not remain silent, like us.Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.netSupport us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthurSFIA Merchandise available: https://www.signil.com/sfia/Checkout Brilliant's Game Theory courses: https://brilliant.org/IsaacArthur/SciShow's Game Theory episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHS-htjGgSY&t=1sWilliam Spaniel's Game Theory 101: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSVmOC_5zrE&list=PLKI1h_nAkaQoDzI4xDIXzx6U2ergFmedoUp and Atom's Quantum Prisoner's Dilemma: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kLb1glm6EM&t=268sSocial Media:Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/Twitter: https://twitter.com/Isaac_A_Arthur on Twitter and RT our future content.SFIA Discord Server: https://discord.gg/53GAShECreditsThe Fermi Paradox: Dark Forest TheoryEpisode 170a, Season 5 E04aWritten by:Isaac ArthurEditors:Andrew NormanDarius SaidJerry GuernKeith BlockusKonstantin SokerinMatt CampbellGraphics by:Darth Biomech https://www.artstation.com/darth_biomechJeremy Jozwik https://www.artstation.com/zeuxis_of_losdiajanaKen York https://www.facebook.com/YDVisual/LegionTech Studios https://hades9.comSergio Botero https://www.artstation.com/sboterod?fref=gcProduced & Narrated by:Isaac ArthurMusic:Lombus, "Cosmic Soup" https://lombus.bandcamp.comA.J. Prasad, "Staring Through, pt1" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA8-7qwaEPUSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

17mins

27 Jan 2019

Rank #8

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The Butterfly Effect (Narration Only)

The Butterfly Effect is the principle that notes that even the smallest actions can have sweeping effects on everything in the long term. Today we'll look at that effect and ask what it means toward chaos, inevitable events, fate, and free will itself.Watch the video version: https://youtu.be/_8bgp0WKHOEVisit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.netSupport us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthurSFIA Merchandise available: https://www.signil.com/sfia/Social Media:Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/Twitter: https://twitter.com/Isaac_A_Arthur on Twitter and RT our future content.SFIA Discord Server: https://discord.gg/53GAShECredits:The Butterfly EffectWritten by:Isaac ArthurEditors:Darius SaidJerry GuernVictoria KellyGraphics:Jakub Grygier https://www.artstation.com/jakub_grygierProduced & Narrated by:Isaac ArthurMusic:Markus Junnikkala, "The Fate of Our People" & "A Memory of Earth" https://www.markusjunnikkala.com/Chris Zabriskie, "Cylinder 9" & "The Oceans Continue to Rise" http://chriszabriskie.comSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

15mins

20 Oct 2019

Rank #9

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The Fermi Paradox: Extinction

The Fermi Paradox ask us how in a Universe so vast and ancient we seem to be the only intelligent civilization around, with no older interstellar alien empires visible in the galaxy. But could extinction play a role in that, or might extinction events instead drive evolution forward?Watch the video version: https://youtu.be/2vxu6WVCSIkStart listening with a 30-day Audible trial and your first audiobook plus two Audible Originals are free. Visithttp://www.audible.com/isaac or text "ISAAC" to 500-500.Visit our Website: http://www.isaacarthur.netSupport us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/IsaacArthurSFIA Merchandise available: https://www.signil.com/sfia/Social Media:Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1583992725237264/Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IsaacArthur/Twitter: https://twitter.com/Isaac_A_Arthur on Twitter and RT our future content.SFIA Discord Server: https://discord.gg/53GAShECredits:The Fermi Paradox: ExctinctionEpisode 204, Season 5 E37Written by:Isaac ArthurEditors:Darius SaidJerry GuernKeith BlockusS. KopperudCover Art:Jakub Grygier https://www.artstation.com/jakub_grygierGraphics by:Bryan Versteeg http://spacehabs.comJarred EagleyJeremy Jozwik https://www.artstation.com/zeuxis_of_losdiajanaLegionTech Studios https://hades9.comSergio Botero https://www.artstation.com/sboterod?fref=gcTristan3DProduced & Narrated by:Isaac ArthurMusic Manager:Luca DeRosa - lucaderosa2@live.comMusic:Lombus, "Cosmic Soup" https://lombus.bandcamp.comAerium, "Farewell, photon" https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRnUJY3l5vIJFGsY3XvW4dQDan MacLeod, "Battle Formation" https://soundcloud.com/neptuneukChris Zabriskie, "The Temperature of the Air on the Bow of the Kaleetan" http://chriszabriskie.comLombus, "Doppler Shores" https://lombus.bandcamp.comMarcus Warner, "Ends of the Earth" https://marcuswarnermusic.bandcamp.comReign Pagaran, "Distant Voyager"See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

38mins

19 Sep 2019

Rank #10