The Future of X: Moby on the Future

How do we think about the future? The musician and DJ discusses technology, climate change, and the fastest way to get from London to Los Angeles -- in the 1890s. 

"If you had suggested that [smart phones] would possibly exist to me when I was 15 years old, I would have said, 'I will never be unhappy again for the rest of my life, if I had this phone.' And now, it's boring," Moby muses. "We exist in this miraculous state of the future, but we're already bored with it." In a short interview at the Aspen Ideas Festival, the musician decided talk about the future of ... the future. Infour minutes, he discusses futurism, technology, climate change, and the fastest way to get from London to Los Angeles -- in 1890. The Future of X, a new series on the Atlantic Video channel, looks at what's on the horizon for culture, technology, business, and politics.

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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