Joel Barker

Will Earth's population keep expanding or stabilize?

What will be the population trajectory for planet Earth? Joel Barker joins Jim Blasingame to report on the projected growth of Earth's population over the next 30 years, followed by a decline to a stabilized level.

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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.