What are the superfoods of tomorrow, and how will we produce a wide variety of inexpensive food for an ever-growing population, on an unforgiving earth?
Excerpt from “Surrounded by Dolphins” by Adrian McCauley, from UbiquiCity: Tales of the Fractopian Future.
Accompanying story excerpt: “Morning Two” by David Szetszay
Throughout episode: Assorted selections by The Blue Dot Sessions
Fractopia Theme by Tod Foley
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Combating plastic pollution with sustainable bio-based packaging
EAT Talk: Cellular Agriculture Today: Opportunities and Realities
Edible, Biodegradable Food Packaging - Headline Science
Eyes of Nye - GMO Foods
Is Algae the Food of the Future?
Is It Safe To Eat Genetically Modified Animals?
Novameat’s 3D-printed ‘steak’ looks gross, but could it save the planet?
The Future of Food: What We'll Eat in 2028
The Future of Food Goes Way Beyond Lab-Grown Meat
The Rise of Vertical Farming
What Is Hydroponics?
A conversation with Lauren Teffeau, author of the recently-released near-future science fiction novel "Implanted." Topics covered include digital …
An Augmented Reality can be understood as a digitally-produced “layer” or “display screen” interposed by specialized hardware between you and the …
A look at the uses of Science Fiction to predict and influence the future, featuring insights from Yuval Harari, Berit Anderson, Douglas Rushkoff, Pat Cadigan and Stephen Oram. Story excerpt from "The World Set Free" by …
A discussion with writer and interactive media consultant Michael Utvich, examining the future of labor, employment, identity, and Capitalist Realism …
A look at 3D Printing, examining its history, the current state of the art, and the far-reaching implications of its future in the coming century. Includes excerpt from Murray Leinster's "Things Pass By."
What is Fractopian Fiction, and why do you write it? An in-depth chat with Fractopian Fiction writers Antony Copeland, Adrian McCauley and Shawn Koch.
Just what is Ubiquitous Computing all about, and what will it enable us to do? (Includes story excerpt "Morning in Hadid")
An introduction to the Fractopia podcast, and an exposition of our inquiries into Fractopian Fiction.