Apocalyptic futures, or the technological advancement of humankind? Can we control the destiny Artificial Intelligence has in store for us?
The largest threat to human society is climate change, and according to scientists we're on the brink. What can we do?
This is a completely different show to the last one, and if possible, even weirder, funnier and more true!
Dr Karl takes you on a wild ride through weird, funny and true stuff you had no idea of.
Everyone has now tried lab meats, like Beyond Burgers. They taste pretty close to real meat. But collectively, saving the cost and impacts of meat production and saving animal lives, they are actually helping the world. Our panel of leading scientists will pitch their synthetic biology technology and outline how they are saving the world including microbes that make sustainable energy, recycle plastic, reduce methane and CO2 and sustainable clothing.
Yikes, this is a dark proposition! Professor Ian Lowe makes (arguably) his biggest and best contribution to Australian culture as he referees Trent Baumann (Birdmann), Fiona Scott-Norman, Dr Karl, Shellie Morris AO, Keir Nuttal and Tim Hollo (FourPlay String Quartet) while they debate this explosive topic. Are we more than a dead-end street?