Stephen Euin Cobb

Stephen Euin Cobb

     Author


Stephen Euin Cobb is an author, futurist, magazine writer and host of the award-winning podcast 'The Future And You.' He is also a game designer, artist, essayist, transhumanist, and is on the Advisory Board of the Lifeboat Foundation. A contributing editor for Space and Time Magazine, he also writes for Robot Magazine, H+ Magazine, Grim Couture Magazine and Port Iris magazine, and he spent three years as a columnist and contributing editor for Jim Baen's Universe Magazine. As host of 'The Future And You' he has interviewed over 300 authors, celebrities, researchers and 'pioneers of the future' as to what growing trends they have observed which are creating the future we are all going to live in. Frederik Pohl, Greg Bear and Ben Bova have all been guests on his podcast; as have Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Timothy Zahn, Eric Flint, David Drake, David B. Coe, Les Johnson, David Brin, Joe Haldeman, Vernor Vinge, Harry Turtledove, Kim Stanley Robinson, Catherine Asaro, John Ringo, Mike Resnick, Nancy Kress, Spider Robinson, Alan Dean Foster, Sarah A. Hoyt, Jay Lake and Gregory Benford. Other guests have included Rudi Hoffman (a cryonics insurance agent), Mike Treder (CEO of the Center for Responsible Nanotechnology), John R. Douglas (editor of Scifipedia from scifi.com), and Lionel Vogt (a TV battle-robot builder). Nanotech, biotech and artificial intelligence are popular topics on his show; as are robotics, cryonics, organlegging, exoplanets, computers wired into the human brain, global climate change, genetic engineering of humans, faster than light travel, transhumanism, and the technology of living more-or-less forever. Bones Burnt Black (Stephen`s most widely read SF novel) has been released as an audio book which may be downloaded for free. His other novels include Plague at Redhook and Skinbrain: Cerebrodermus Fantastica. Some of his books about the future are available for the Kindle such as A Brief History of Predicting the Future and Indistinguishable from Magic: Predictions of Revolutionary Future Science. He has invented several games, the most famous being 'Death Stacks' for which there is an annual tournament held each summer in Charlotte NC. His hobbies include astronomy (he has a 10.1 inch Dobsonian-mounted Newtonian telescope), handwriting analysis and drawing in charcoal and pastels. Stephen`s website is: www.SteveCobb.com His show`s website is: www.TheFutureAndYou.com

Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Stephen Euin Cobb

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies

Take advantage of the opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff and learn about this year's planned festivities!

Fri 07:00PM Meet the Artist Guest of Honor: Tiffany Toland-Scott

Futurist, magazine writer and host of the award-winning podcast “The Future And You”, Stephen Euin Cobb will do a recorded interview with Artist GOH Tiffany Toland-Scott. 

Fri 08:00PM Meet the Special Guest of Honor: Darrell "Doc" Osborn

Futurist, magazine writer and host of the award-winning podcast “The Future And You”, Stephen Euin Cobb will do a recorded interview with Special GOH Darrell "Doc" Osborn. 

Fri 09:00PM Meet the Master of Ceremonies: Seanan McGuire

Futurist, magazine writer and host of the award-winning podcast “The Future And You”, Stephen Euin Cobb will do a recorded interview with author and Master of Ceremonies Seanan McGuire.

Event
NLE
(60 min)
Fri 10:00PM Meet the STEM Guest of Honor: Mr. Art Dula

Futurist, magazine writer and host of the award-winning podcast “The Future And You”, Stephen Euin Cobb will do a recorded interview with STEM Guest of Honor Mr. Art Dula.

Event
NLE
(60 min)
Sat 12:00PM Interstellar Research Group (IRG) (Formerly TVIW) Update

Stephen Euin Cobb moderates this panel about the Interstellar Research Group (IRG), formerly known as the Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop (TVIW). The latest IRG Symposia will be discussed along with the upcoming Tucson event.

 

 

Sat 01:00PM Science GOH Art Dula and the IRG Discuss Disruptive Space Technologies

Science GOH Art Dula joins the Interstellar Research Group (IRG) to discuss disruptive space technologies.  Stephen Euin Cobb moderates this discussion.

 

 

 
 
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