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  Click on Image for The Presidential Briefing Trailer: T What is “AI?”   The common understanding is “artificial intelligence.”   But, as you will hear tonight from my guest, Dr. Joseph Buchman, reporting from the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Los Vegas, AI has become a major 21st century marketing hype — to sell consumers everything from huge wall-size flat TVs to (I kid you not) “WiFi-connected intelligent cat treadmills!   So when is REAL … thinking … Asimov-type “three laws of robotics” AI … actually coming?   Or–   Is it already here?   Lurking behind the pleasing voice of Alexis … quietly and clandestinely controlling all our lives and our consumer purchases, via our Facebook pages, subtly controlled news feeds …  and other social media?   Is AI, even now–   Actually running the world?!   Join us tonight … and find out.     Richard […] Click on Image for The Presidential Briefing Trailer:   What would the world look like … act like … be like–   If we had never gone to the Moon?   My guest tonight, Joel Banow, and I are going to explore this fascinating question … from the perspective of two old friends who, fifty years ago (!), shared a series of extraordinary “out-of-this-world” adventures, together, at CBS News; Joel, as the CBS Television News Director of Special Events covering Apollo … and I, a young kid “tapped on the shoulder by fate” and Walter Cronkite–   To help CBS, Walter and Joel “go to the Moon” ….   How did Apollo change our world … a world before “the Internet,” before “Google,” before “social media” … and CNN.   A world, we will try to demonstrate, totally transformed by those three brave men launched on an unprecedented “Christmas […]

Click on Image for The Presidential Briefing Trailer: Why — after the spectacular series of American Apollo lunar landings in 1969, 1970 and 1971 — has NASA NEVER returned to the surface of the Moon … in over fifty years?– Either with human crews … or … even with an instrumented robot?   And why, after that intervening half-century, is China the one nation on Earth which has not only soft landed unmanned spacecraft on the lunar surface — now, TWICE — but–   On the forever invisible from Earth “Farside of the Moon?!”   Join me, and my guest tonight — Chinese cultural expert Robert Morningstar — and find out.     Richard C. Hoagland     Show Items CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE Richard’s Items: 1-     2- Chinese rover powers up devices in pioneering moon mission       3-  China plans to grow flowers and silkworms […]

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    Here–   Looking back, this week could mark the beginning of the civilian “Second Age of Space.” Last Monday night (September 17), billionaires Elon Musk and Yusaku Maezawa, held a major press conference at Musk’s Space-X facility in Hawthorne, California.  The private space pioneer announced at the conference that, beginning in 2022 or 2023, both men will lead seven other civilian astronauts in a PRIVATE mission to the Moon, aboard Musk’s planned giant rocket — the BFR. In this first civilian human lunar effort, the BFR (which stands for “Big Falcon Rocket”) will NOT land on the lunar surface — according to Musk — but will loop around then Moon at least twice, before returning for a soft rocket landing back on Earth. What will these nine civilian astronauts actually SEE?! That is our show tonight … the REAL Moon … and what is waiting for the first […]