About This Show
Welcome to Future Human, an exploration into the human potential of technology. Much of the technology we take for granted has been hatched over decades, forged by an ongoing and unlikely collaboration between emerging artists and the keenest engineering minds in the world. As the science fiction of days past becomes everyday reality, where will the next great ideas come from? Listen in as today’s most adventurous artists, musicians and creative thinkers inspire their scientific peers to unleash a more connected world.
Future Human is a presentation of Nokia Bell Labs, produced by audiation.fm.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 2: Kindred Spirits In Sound
This episode of Future Human takes us from one of the world’s quietest rooms – Bell Labs’ anechoic chamber – into the voluminous history of sound innovation and the amazing potential of music-based therapy. This episode features the song “Need Somebody” by musician Beatie Wolfe. Find out more about her groundbreaking music and dementia project here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4C3sPtaw9ew and check out more of her music at beatiewolfe.com. To learn more about the inspiring work of Dr. Connie Tomaino, please check out the Institute For Music and Neurologic Function at http://musictherapy.imnf.org/. To hear more about Bell Labs’ anechoic chamber, check out the episode of the Radiolab podcast entitled “Hallucinating Sound” (http://www.radiolab.org/story/91792-hallucinating-sound/). For a heartwarming glimpse of how music reawakened an inert, elderly patient named Henry, take a look here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyZQf0p73QM (have some tissues on hand). Future Human is a presentation of Nokia Bell Labs, produced by audiation.fm.