"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 former executive producer and general manager of Atlantic Studios at The Atlantic.