Garreau spoke about the ethical and strategic implications of emerging technology, military applications, and human enhancement capabilities.
You can listen to the broadcast here.
The Prevail Project examines the possibility that, even in the face of unprecedented technological change, the ragged human convoy of divergent perceptions, piqued honor, posturing, insecurity and humor will wend its way to glory.
"We humans are at an inflection point," writes Garreau. "For the first time in hundreds of thousands of years, our technologies are not so much aimed outward at modifying our environment - in the fashion of fire, clothes, agriculture, cities and space travel. Instead, they are increasingly aimed inward - at modifying our minds, memories, metabolisms, personalities, and children. We have become the first species to take control of engineering our own evolution. Not in some distant future, but right now, on our watch."