The Life Cycle

The Life Cycle

Is humanity coming to an end? Or are we currently embarking on the next step of human evolution? Who knows. Join hosts, John Holten and Eva Kelley, on an offbeat journey towards humanity's fate by asking some of the world's top innovators - and disruptors - their thoughts and opinions. Featuring in-depth interviews with Joi Ito, Director of the MIT Media Lab; Bryan Johnson, Founder of Kernel; Harvard's Prof. Lawrence Lessig, and more. A podcast about tech, transhumanism, future politics, brain uploads, and life as we don't yet know it. Get in contact: contact@thelifecyclepodcast.com... Show More

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November 8, 2019 33 min

In this episode, John turns up to hear Eva has discovered a story she’s pretty certain will pique his interest. She starts to tell him about a transhuman hero by the name of Dr. Phil Kennedy, and it leads to some pretty interesting places by way of Belize. By the end of the episode, Eva will have left the building, getting on a Trans-Atlantic flight to follow the story….



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November 1, 2019 34 min

John and Eva go down the rabbit hole and question what is reality itself and whether or not we are in fact in a large scale simulation. Possibly one made by aliens. Or indeed our future descendants. We are such stuff as dreams are made on - who is to say we aren’t?

Featuring Joshua Tan, Ph.D. in Computer Science, Oxford. And, Prof. Stefan Sorgner, Professor of Philosophy, John Cabot University, Rome.


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October 25, 2019 32 min

In this episode, John and Eva stare up at the night sky and get deep. Some of those age-old stoner questions are posed: where are all the aliens? Are we alone in the universe? Could it be that we’re just pets in some zoo run by alien overlords? Does this mean everything we do is meaningless? And what has Jodie Foster got to say about it all? Time to get your SETI on, folks...

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October 18, 2019 22 min

Beginning with the end of things - this episode kicks off The Life Cycle by asking: is there going to be a future to speak of at all? Why is it that the apocalypse is no longer just the reserve of religion, but now dominates everything from our Netflix viewing to our conversations with friends and family? And what can we learn from global climate strikes?

Featuring Joshua Tan, Ph.D. in Computer Science, Oxford.

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October 1, 2019 59 sec

Introducing The Life Cycle, an offbeat journey toward the future of humanity, featuring some of the world's top innovators – and disruptors. A podcast about tech, transhumanism, future politics, brain uploads, and life as we do not yet know it. Produced by Klang Games. Transmitting soon.




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