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Stephen Euin Cobb

Stephen Euin Cobb

     Author

LibertyCon 21 Master of Ceremonies (2008)

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