Joel Barker

What does 7 billion Earthlings mean for the planet?

Is 7 billion Earthlings good or bad? Futurist Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on the global population reaching 7 billion and what this means for the planet and its occupants.

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Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on a kind of lightweight foam that can withstand a shot from a armor-piercing bullet, and what would be some of the applications.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that it’s now possible to recode living cells digitally, and what would happen if this capability got into the wrong hands.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to discuss a proposal that the U.S. should be redrawn into regional city states, and whether that’s a good plan, or just a discussion starter.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to reveal a new kind of “gun” that will net and take down any drone flying overhead, and the legal implications it may set.
Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that sand may be the next new innovation in expanding the benefits of solar energy, plus new research on desalinization.