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Episode 22 - Eliot Peper

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Eliot Peper is a novelist and entrepreneur who has written a number of amazing books. His latest, Cumulus, is available on Amazon.

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31: ICYMI: Intel's Jim Clarke talks quantum computing

December 14th, 2018

22:37

If you've ever wanted a crash course in quantum computing, this is it. Jim Clarke is in charge of QPU research at Intel and he runs down exactly how …

30: Jason Feifer talks about our fear of the future

December 7th, 2018

29:28

Jason Feifer is the creator of the Pessimist's Archive, a podcast that talks about the various scary things that we all worried about years ago. In this episode we talk about the groundless fear of the future and why he …

28: How bots are targeting influencers with Emilio Ferrara

November 30th, 2018

17:38

When I last spoke to Emilio Ferrara he was working on telling the world how bots could make things better. Now, with a team a researchers, he's found …

29: Why investor Jalak Jobanputra is betting big on crypto

November 30th, 2018

26:08

When investor and entrepreneur Jalak Jobanputra first visited a blockchain conference five years ago she got goosebumps. The experienced investor had …

27: Toby Weston on the importance of fiction

November 23rd, 2018

22:15

26: ICYMI: Crypto cynic Meltem Demirors talks about the future of funding

November 16th, 2018

26:38

Meltem Demirors is the CEO of CoinShares and a deep thinker in the crypto space. Her breadth and depth of experience is wonderfully refreshing and we …

25: Valentina Isakina talks about the rise of the rest

November 9th, 2018

21:53

Valentina Isakina is the Managing Director for Financial Institutions at JobsOhio and a great Ohio booster. I grill her a bit on my home town and we talk about the future of flyover country.

24: Joel Sadler tells us about his Minecraft playing kids computer

November 2nd, 2018

21:42

Joel Sadler is the founder of Piper and he built a computer for kids. In this episode we talk about the lure of Minecraft and my own STEM toy phobias.

23: Talking the future of influence with Tamara McCleary

October 26th, 2018

18:29

Tamara McCleary is the founder of Thulium and a business futurist. I enjoyed chatting with her about the future of marketing, something we rarely …

22: Talking the law with Dorna Moini

October 19th, 2018

17:30

In this episode we talk to Dorna Moini about the future of the legal profession and why robots won't replace lawyers (yet).

21: Intel's Jim Clarke talks quantum computing

October 12th, 2018

22:37

If you've ever wanted a crash course in quantum computing, this is it. Jim Clarke is in charge of QPU research at Intel and he runs down exactly how …

20: Code Club co-founder Clare Sutcliffe wants to educate your kids

October 5th, 2018

18:31

Clare Sutcliffe created Code Club in the UK to help kids learn computers. Now she's working on a number of exciting projects in the same vein but in the end she believes that teachers will be with us always.

19: Greg Verdino talks about the future of business

September 28th, 2018

29:35

Greg Verdino is a business futurist who is building next level business systems. In this podcast we talk about the way businesses will grow and change in reaction to what amounts to a hipsterization of the workplace.

18: Author Bill Laboon talks bitcoin

September 21st, 2018

22:48

Bill Laboon is a lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh and the author of  Strength in Numbers, a novel about cryptocurrency. In this episode we talk about academia and the future of blockchain.

17: Bilal Pervez talks about Jonny Jonny videos

September 14th, 2018

28:11

Bilal Pervez is the founder of Chube, a new app for kids. In this podcast we talk about the future of content and why those awful Jonny Jonny videos …

16: Into space with Aliya Prokofyeva

September 7th, 2018

21:56

Aliya Prokofyeva wants to build cities in space. I ask her when we can all go. She's the CEO of Galaktika and she's in the space race to win it.

15: Alexandra Fine of Dame Products talks about human interaction

August 31st, 2018

14:30

In this potentially NSFW (but fun) episode, I talk to Alexandra Fine of Dame Products about her work in relationships and sex toys. It's a wide ranging conversation that might not be exactly for the little ones.

14: Peter Rubin on the future of VR

August 24th, 2018

32:52

Peter Rubin is the author of Future Presence and has some fascinating things to say about intimacy, VR, and the future of communication. This was one of my favorite episodes and well worth a listen.

13: David Weinberger tells us about the most amazing AI he's ever seen

August 17th, 2018

29:00

David Weinberger is an author and early Internet pioneer. In this podcast we talk about machine learning, the future of our minds, and some of the …

12: Writer John Sundman talks about tech, firefighting

August 10th, 2018

31:36

The amazing John Sundman joined me this week for a candid talk about hope, writing, and the value of philosophy. He's one of my favorite writers and I hope you enjoy this unique podcast.

11: ICYMI - Amol Sarva talks about the distributed brain

August 3rd, 2018

26:00

Amol Sarva is one of my favorite thinkers and this week I brought back an older episode in which we talk about the future of work. Enjoy!

10: Bill Studebaker on the future of robots

July 27th, 2018

18:28

Bill Studebaker of Robo Global brings us the news of robots that will fix us when we're sick and carry us around when we're old. It's some amazing …

9: Anne Ahola Ward is looking forward to the future

July 20th, 2018

26:22

8: Investor Clara Brenner on the future of cities

July 13th, 2018

23:10

Clara Brenner is the co-founder of the Urban Innovation Fund and a staunch believer in the future of augmented cities. While she isn't a complete optimist, she believes tech and government can work together to make our …

7: Crypto cynic Meltem Demirors talks about the future of funding

July 6th, 2018

27:24

Meltem Demirors is the CEO of CoinShares and a deep thinker in the crypto space. Her breadth and depth of experience is wonderfully refreshing and we …

6: Mark 'Rizzn' Hopkins on the future of media

June 29th, 2018

26:20

Mark Hopkins is an IBM Futurist and has been thinking about blockchain and media since both of those things became hot topics. His work spans …

5: Ouriel Ohayon on crypto and bitcoin pricing

June 22nd, 2018

22:14

Blockchain CEO Ouriel Ohayon joins us this week to talk about the future of blockchain and where the bitcoin price is going. He's a thorough and smart thinker so he's well worth a listen.

4: Let's talk big data with Felix Van de Maele

June 14th, 2018

15:08

Felix Van de Maele is the founder of Collibra, a data governance service that maintains data integrity. In this podcast Van de Maele shares his …

3: Author Lee Humphreys talks about the past of social media

June 8th, 2018

20:58

Twitter isn't new. In the past, people used to share their thoughts and observations in far less high-tech ways but the effects of the new media landscape are still being assessed. Professor and author Lee Humphreys …

2: Piergiorgio Grossi of Ducati talks motors

June 1st, 2018

19:35

Piergiorgio Grossi is the IT head at Ducati and in this episode of Technotopia we look at the decades old company in the context of future …

1: Professional Chess player Fabiano Caruana talks augmented intelligence

May 25th, 2018

18:22

Fabiano Caruana is a brilliant mind. He's a professional Chess player of world renown and has been thinking about the problems associated with human/computer interaction and augmentation for years. In this podcast we …

109: Suraj Patel is running for congress and loves tech

May 18th, 2018

18:18

Suraj Patel is an unusual politician - he actually understands tech. He's running for Congress in New York and aims to lead the way in terms of tech …

108: Author Clive Thompson talks about the rise of the computing class

May 11th, 2018

28:14

One of my favorite writers is Clive Thompson. His work appears in Wired, the New York Times, and BoingBoing and he's working on a book about programmers. I spoke with him about his recent research into the mind of the …

107: Haydar Haba tells us about the future of capital

May 5th, 2018

21:52

Haydar Haba is a VC and entrepreneur and he's betting big on crypto. In this episode of Technotopia we go deep on his investing strategy and where he sees innovation going next.

106: Inside the Columbus Collaboratory with Jeff Schmidt

April 27th, 2018

17:14

Jeff Schmidt runs the Columbus Collaboratory, a unique think tank dedicated to building security and system solutions for major clients. Jeff and I …

105: Mobile guru Amol Sarva talks about the future of work

April 20th, 2018

24:56

Amol Sarva has a had a long history with mobile computing. The founder of Virgin Mobile, he went on to build the amazing Peek email device and then …

104: A less optimistic future with Osama Hashmi

April 13th, 2018

26:04

Osama Hashmi runs the consultancy Mocha 7 in Seattle and he's seen it all. In this episode of Technotopia we look at problems facing the next …

104: James Murray from the Impractical Jokers tells us the truth

April 6th, 2018

26:56

James Murry aka Murr joined us on this unique episode of Technotopia. Murr is the star of TruTV's Impractical Jokers and the author of an amazing thriller coming out this summer. We talk about the future of …

103: Falon Fatemi teaches us about the future of social

March 30th, 2018

12:46

Social media is getting hit hard these days and Falon Fatemi is working on new ways to help us connect without all of the 20th century baggage. In this Technotopia we talk about her company, Node, and how AI will help …

102: Robot maker Gil Weinberg talks about the future of musical sex bots

March 23rd, 2018

25:30

First, this is a completely SFW episode. Roboticist Gil Weinberg is the father of Shimon, an amazing Marimba-playing robot with a head and camera that can make wild music with a live band. In this episode we talk about …

101: A very special episode with Paul Vigna and Michael Casey

March 16th, 2018

52:06

While I realize another podcast about ICOs might be a bit much I had the unique opportunity to sit down with Paul Vigna and Michael Casey to talk …

100: We talk Bitcoin and token sales with reporter Paul Vigna

March 9th, 2018

23:14

Paul Vigna has been writing about crypto for years and his new book, The Truth Machine, focuses on the blockchain, the network that runs the bitcoin …

99: Tinkerer Jonathan Zufi talks about design and Escape From New York

March 2nd, 2018

18:00

Jonathan Zufi obsesses about cool stuff. His latest product, the LifeClock One, is an obsessive recreation of the LifeClock watch from Escape From …

98: Why investor Jalak Jobanputra is betting big on crypto

February 23rd, 2018

25:43

When investor and entrepreneur Jalak Jobanputra first visited a blockchain conference five years ago she got goosebumps. The experienced investor had …

97: Meet the coolest computer in the world with Brian Dear

February 16th, 2018

39:48

The PLATO computing system started out as an early educational tool in the early 1960s. The system, which launched well outside of Silicon Valley, …

96: Former State Senator Jeremy Ring talks about politics and Yahoo!

February 9th, 2018

23:26

95: Author Nick Montfort talks about the softer side of the future

February 2nd, 2018

26:52

Nick Montfort is a professor in MIT’s Comparative Media Studies/Writing and the author of a new book, “The Future.” His book explores "future makers" - people who create the future with their work. It's a fascinating …

94: Business reporter Elizabeth Dunn talks about the future of food

January 26th, 2018

22:21

Elizabeth Dunn has been researching and writing about the business of restaurants and her recent pieces are a fascinating look at where we're headed in the world of food. We talk about the winners and losers in the …

93: Unbound's Polly Rodriguez tells us about the future of sexuality

January 19th, 2018

21:50

Polly Rodriguez is the co-founder and CEO of Unbound, an ecommerce site dedicated to women's sexuality. In this episode we talk about the future of …

92: Monty Barlow talks about the future of AI

January 12th, 2018

22:12

Machine learning expert has some fascinating things to say about the coming AI explosion and how we're more likely to see armies of smart systems rather than a unified artificial intelligence.

91: ICYMI - Jameson Lopp

January 5th, 2018

23:38

Lopp is my favorite thinker in cryptocurrency and the information he shared with me back in 2016 is still applicable today. Take a listen as we gear up for fresh episodes in the new year.

90: Leslie Berlin

December 22nd, 2017

20:54

89: Tobias Stone

December 15th, 2017

20:18

This week on Technotopia we talk to writer Tobias Stone whose focus on the future is tinged by lessons of the past. It's a fascinating discussion with a fascinating thinker.

88: ICYMI - Rahul Sood

December 8th, 2017

22:32

In this episode we talk to Rahul Sood, founder of Unikrn and creator of one of the most successful recent US ICOs.

87: James Williams

December 1st, 2017

26:48

James Williams is a doctoral candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute. He studies the ethics of attention and persuasion in technology design and …

86: Tyler Cowen

November 24th, 2017

22:08

This week I speak with Tyler Cowen, a professor of economics at GMU and and editor at MarginalRevolution.com, one of my favorite sources for amazing …

85: ICYMI - Baseem Hamdy

November 17th, 2017

20:06

RERUN - This week we talk to Bassem Hamdy of Procore about the future of construction and the coming changes that will fix the way we build buildings.

84: Mitch Goldstone

November 10th, 2017

14:20

Mitch Goldstone runs ScanMyPhotos, a service that scans photos. This week we talk to him about the future of memory and media.

83: Chris Boos

November 3rd, 2017

24:52

This week we talk to Chris Boos, the man who trained a robot to beat humans at FreeCiv.

Episode 82 - Gil Penchina

October 23rd, 2017

22:58

Cryptocurrency expert Gil Penchina joins us this week to talk about the future of token sales. 

Episode 81 - Neil Feather

October 20th, 2017

13:30

This week we talk about security with Neil Feather.

Episode 80 - Stephanie Alys

October 13th, 2017

25:30

Stephanie Alys is a Co-founder and Chief Pleasure Officer (CPO) for British lifestyle brand, MysteryVibe. That's right: this episode is about robotic pleasure devices.

Episode 79 - Massimo Banzi and Fabio Violante

October 9th, 2017

19:44

This week we talk to the creators of Arduino about their amazing platform.

Episode 78 - Emilio Ferrara

September 29th, 2017

30:34

This episode we talk with Emilio Ferrara, a researcher who has discovered that botnets can be used for good.

Episode 77 - Abe Burmeister

September 22nd, 2017

21:46

This week we talk to Abe Burmeister of Outlier clothing, a company that looks to the future when it comes to spider silk and goat hooves.

Episode 76 - Sarah Blincoe

September 15th, 2017

20:04

In this episode we talk about trusting humans to do a computer's job. 

Episode 75- Zoe Quinn

September 15th, 2017

22:06

This week we talk to independent game maker Zoe Quinn about her new book, Crash Override.

Episode 74 - Paul Walsh

September 8th, 2017

19:24

On this episode we learn about some real tools that can prevent us from getting hacked.

Episode 73 - Kristoffer Lawson

September 1st, 2017

23:16

In this episode we talk to Kristoffer Lawson, the creator of one of the coolest user interfaces I've seen in a long time. Lawson also talks about the …

Episode 72 - Ed Zitron

August 25th, 2017

20:26

Ed Zitron is a PR professional with an interesting view on the future. In this episode we talk about power, network, and bread. 

Episode 71 - Ofir Barzilay

August 18th, 2017

19:40

Ofir Barzilay works for Cyberbit, a company that manages IOT for big buildings. In this episode we talked about how to protect buildings in the future.

Episode 70 - Rabbi Cooper

August 11th, 2017

25:08

In this episode I talked with Rabbi Abe Cooper, Associate Dean, Director Global Social Action Agenda of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Rabbi Cooper's insight on hate groups, cyberterrorism, and good childrearing are a …

Episode 69 - Rob Reid

August 4th, 2017

27:48

Rob Reid is the former founder of Rhapsody and an accomplished fiction author. His new book, After On, is available now and he has a lot to say about art, design, and the future.

ICYMI - Cindy Gallop

July 28th, 2017

29:14

This week we'll rerun an amazing episode I recorded with Cindy Gallop, founder of MakeLoveNotPorn. Enjoy!

Episode 68 - Rahul Sood

July 21st, 2017

22:32

Rahul Sood is the former CEO of VoodooPC and now runs an e-sports betting system called Unikrn. He has been doing some deep thinking about the future …

Episode 67 - Jakub Krzych

July 14th, 2017

20:24

Founder of beacon company Estimote talks about the softness of our future and how knowledge workers can join the machine. 

Episode 66 - Bassem Hamdy

July 7th, 2017

20:06

This week we talk to Bassem Hamdy of Procore about the future of construction and the coming changes that will fix the way we build buildings.

Episode 65 - Jim Poole

June 30th, 2017

17:38

In this episode Jim Poole talks about the future of sensor networks.

Episode 64 - Susan Danziger

June 23rd, 2017

12:54

This week we talk about the future of video with Susan Danziger.  

Episode 63 - Stephen Forsey

June 16th, 2017

18:10

This week we feature Stephen Forsey, co-founder of high-end watch company Gruebel Forsey. These watches are miracles of mechanical engineering and it's fascinating to hear Stephen talk about the future of watchmaking.

Episode 62 - Bryony Cole

June 9th, 2017

19:40

Bryony Cole is the founder of the Future of Sex podcast and she joins us to talk about, well, the future of sex and to let us know about a sex tech …

Episode 61 - Kara Goldin

June 2nd, 2017

22:28

This week we talk to the founder and CEO of Hint, Kara Goldin, about the future of water and diet.

Episode 60 - Sarah Kaufman

May 26th, 2017

19:18

This week we're talking to Sarah Kaufman, Assistant Director at the NYU Rudin Center for Transportation. Kaufman believes that transportation is about to experience a sea change and that, in the end, New York and other …

Episode 59 - Cindy Gallop

May 19th, 2017

29:14

This week on Technotopia we present Cindy Gallop, founder of MakeLoveNotPorn. We talk about sex tech and the problem of connection in an over-connected society.  

Episode 58 - Andrew Zimmern

May 12th, 2017

27:42

On this week's show we talk with Andrew Zimmern, a chef and traveler. Zimmern believes that food culture is now the driving force behind the future …

Episode 57 - Richard Clarke

May 5th, 2017

20:12

Richard Clarke is a former White House cybersecurity expert and one of the most interesting people I've talked to on the podcast. His next book, Warning, will be out May 23. In this episode he talks about the "sentinel …

Episode 56 - Greg Mark

April 28th, 2017

25:28

This week on Technotopia I talk to Greg Mark, founder of Markforge. Mark has made 3D printers that can make carbon fiber and true metal parts at a …

ICYMI - Bre Pettis

April 21st, 2017

25:56

This week we bring back a great interview with Makerbot founder Bre Pettis on the future of manufacturing.

Episode 55 - Richard Florida

April 14th, 2017

33:42

Richard Florida is a professor and writer and his latest book, The New Urban Crisis, looks at the way cities can expand and grow with technology and …

Episode 54 - Peter Walker

April 7th, 2017

18:59

This episode we talk to Peter Walker, author of How Cycling Can Save the World. He has some fascinating ideas on how future cities can make the most of cycles and ebikes.

Episode 53 - Ryan Holiday

March 31st, 2017

24:42

This week I talk to Ryan Holiday, author and media columnist for the New York Observer. Ryan has been writing on stoicism and the future of media and …

Episode 52 - Tobias Stone

March 24th, 2017

18:32

This week we talk about Estonian e-residency and the eventual dissolution of borders with entrepreneur Tobias Stone.

Episode 51 - Greg Ferenstein

March 17th, 2017

21:41

Greg Ferenstein has a lot to say about the future of politics and media and he's a fascinating writer and speaker. 

Episode 49 - Michel Morvan

March 10th, 2017

18:08

This week we talk to AI expert Michel Morvan about augmented intuition.

ICYMI - Charlie White

March 3rd, 2017

24:42

This week we revisit the podcast we ran with Charlie White, a write and cannabis consultant.

Episode 48 - Fred Ruckel

February 25th, 2017

25:30

UPDATED AUDIO. This podcast features the creator of the Ripple Rug, Fred Ruckel. Ruckle talks about the future of manufacturing in America and how to thwart scammers.

Episode 47 - Kirill Tatarinov

February 17th, 2017

23:52

This week we talk to Kirill Tatarinov, the CEO of Citrix and a man who knows his way around punch cards. Our topic? The future of computing, from quantum machines to 3D interfaces.

ICYMI - Richard "Lowtax" Kyanka

February 10th, 2017

18:26

An encore presentation of one of the oddest Technotopias in a long while.

Episode 46 - Jonathon Budd

February 3rd, 2017

18:48

To solar or not to solar? The CEO of Powur talks about the fossil-less future.

Episode 45 - Noah Rosenberg

January 27th, 2017

33:10

This week we talk with Noah Rosenberg whose ideas about AI, art, and computing are cutting edge.

Episode 44 - Bre Pettis

January 20th, 2017

25:56

On this inauguration day episode of Technotopia we talk about the politics of failed states and what it takes to pull ourselves out of a tailspin. 

Episode 43 - Scott Jordan

January 13th, 2017

21:40

Scott of ScottEVest makes jackets with lots of pockets... and they're really cool. This week I talk to Scott about the future of wearables and why …

Episode 42 - Roi Carthy

January 6th, 2017

17:34

We're back after a short holiday break with Roi Carthy, CMO of Shine, a web ad blocker. We talk social media, politics, and peace.

ICYMI - Ruben Bolling

December 28th, 2016

26:08

We'll be back with our regularly scheduled podcasts after the holiday. Until then, enjoy Ruben Bolling in a wide-ranging and fascinating discussion.

ICYMI - Neal Stephenson

December 23rd, 2016

24:08

This podcast comes from and interview I ran with Neal Stephenson at TechCrunch Disrupt.

ICYMI - Brian Solis

December 16th, 2016

24:44

Technotopia is taking a little break for the holiday. Here's one of our favorite podcasts with Brian Solis.

Episode 41 - Flavio Villanustre

December 9th, 2016

17:20

Flavio Villanustre is an expert in Big Data and has just released a new platform designed to let fans of open source try their hand at massive data stores. He works at LexisNexis and has a lot to say about the future of …

Episode 40 - Jeff Wong

December 2nd, 2016

24:08

Jeff Wong has been in the Valley for decades. He was formerly an exec at eBay and then built his own startups before landing at Ernst & Young …

Episode 39 - Christian Villum

November 25th, 2016

22:58

This week we have Christian Villum of the Danish Design Center. He. does some amazing work in smart cities and design.

ICYMI - Amar Hanspal

November 18th, 2016

20:30

Amar Hanspal is an SVP of Product at Autodesk and wanted to talk to us about the future of manufacturing and the tools future makers will use to …

Episode 38 - Ralph Clark

November 18th, 2016

17:44

Ralph Clark has a job that, hopefully, will someday soon disappear. He is CEO of Shotspotter, a system that listens for and triangulates shots fired …

Episode 37 - Charlie White

November 11th, 2016

24:42

Charlie White is a writer and consultant and has been working in politics and media for decades. He's written more than a million words online and …

Episode 36 - Ruben Bolling

November 4th, 2016

26:08

This week on the show I talk with cartoonist Ruben Bolling, one of my favorite political commentators and all-around funny guy. This podcast is a …

Episode 35 - Joey DeVilla

October 28th, 2016

32:16

Joey DeVilla is a blogging hero of mine and a really smart guy. In this episode we talk about RFID, NFC, and accordions and he even plays us a little …

Episode 34 - Laura Dawson

October 19th, 2016

28:10

In this episode we talk to Laura Dawson, an expert on publishing and metadata. I asked her about what books will look like in 10 years. You'll be surprised by her answer.

Episode 33 - Amar Hanspal

October 14th, 2016

20:30

Amar Hanspal is an SVP of Product at Autodesk and wanted to talk to us about the future of manufacturing and the tools future makers will use to …

Technotopia Rerun - John Sundman

October 7th, 2016

26:08

This week we talk to John Sundman author of Biodigital and Acts of the Apostles. His work predicts CRISPR, genetic machines, and on-chip viruses and he lives in Martha’s Vineyard where he’s writing a new book.

Episode 32 - Ken Mages

September 30th, 2016

29:14

This week we talk to a pioneer in technology, Ken Mages, an inventor and co-founder of Secure One.

Episode 31 - Brian Solis

September 23rd, 2016

24:44

I've long loved Brian Solis' work and I'm pleased to have him on the show talking about cameras, Coca Cola, and travel.

Episode 30 - Neal Stephenson

September 16th, 2016

24:08

This week we have a special treat. I spoke with Neal Stephenson on stage at Disrupt in San Francisco and was able to ask him questions about the future and the place of fiction in innovation. It was a fun interview and …

Technotopia Rerun - Joe Brewer

September 2nd, 2016

28:28

Technotopia 029 With Walter Duncan

August 26th, 2016

27:38

Walter Duncan is a former teacher turned startupper who believes that education is the key to a better world. His product, Quickey, is making it easy for teachers to computerize their classrooms.  

Episode 28 - Paul Papadimitriou

August 19th, 2016

23:40

This week on the show we talk to Paul Papadimitriou a speaker on innovation and amazing things. 

Technotopia Rerun - Ben Hammersley

August 12th, 2016

46:24

This week we have a classic episode from Ben Hammersley who was one of the coolest and most influential thinkers on the show in the past 20 weeks. …

Episode 27 - Lyndon Johnson

August 5th, 2016

14:42

Lyndon Johnson (not THAT Lyndon Johnson) is the founder of CommsBar.

Episode 26 - Rob Anderson

July 29th, 2016

24:04

This week we talk to one of the founding team members of MTV Russia and the creator of convergent media group, Rob Anderson.

Episode 25 with Rich "Lowtax" Kyanka

July 22nd, 2016

18:26

Rich is an online comedy legend and this episode he talks about the future as he sees it. Warning: this episode is pretty raunchy so I'd recommend not listening with little kids.

Episode 24 - Neeraj Bansal

July 15th, 2016

24:16

This week we talk about education and the future of computer-aided schooling with the president of Siminars.

Episode 23 - Antonio Garcia Martinez

July 8th, 2016

31:42

Antonia is the author of Chaos Monkeys, one of the best-written books on the startup world I've ever read. It's an amazing read and he has a lot to say about the future.

Episode 21 - John Sundman

June 24th, 2016

26:08

Author John Sundman talks about the arc of history and the future of genetic engineering.

Episode 20 - Seth Louey

June 17th, 2016

12:34

This week we talk to Seth Louey, a product designer and maker. 

Episode 19 - David Fine

June 10th, 2016

24:10

David Fine is a writer and speaker on the future of cities. You can read his Medium posts here.

Episode 18 - Jamyn Edis

June 3rd, 2016

21:42

This week we talk to Jamyn Edis, CEO and co-founder of connected car company Dash.

Episode 17 - Jeffrey Martin

May 27th, 2016

22:00

Jeffrey Martin makes a 4K resolution spherical camera that can take amazing 360-degree videos. He's been making immersive photos and video for …

Episode 16 - Haseeb Awan

May 20th, 2016

27:14

This time we talk to Bitcoin entrepreneur Haseeb Awan who is a little bearish on finance but bullish on the rise of the East and the changes afoot …

Episode 15 - Raj Raghunathan

May 13th, 2016

32:46

In this episode we talk to Raj Raghunathan, author of If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Happy? 

Episode 14 - Joe Brewer

May 6th, 2016

28:28

In this fascinating episode futurist Joe Brewer talks about allof the changes afoot for us in the next 20 years and his hope thatwe survive them. His ideas are chilling yet exciting. 

Episode 13 - Krista Contino Saumby

April 29th, 2016

22:34

This week we talk to patent attorney Krista Contino Saumby who talks to us about patents, the Godly Powers, and the future of international inventors.

Episode 12 - Jana Eggers

April 22nd, 2016

22:02

This week we learn about AI from Jana Eggers, CEO of Nara Logics and creator of smart tools for big data.

Episode 11 - Michelangelo Guarise

April 15th, 2016

16:50

This week on Technotopia I talk to Michelangelo Guarise, the community manager for the UDOO project, an amazing single-board computer that is as …

Episode 10 - Arlo Gilbert

April 8th, 2016

21:42

Entrepreneur and general Renaissance man Arlo Gilbert is joining us to talk about the future of health, robots, and why Google got out of the Big Dog industry.

Episode 9 - Melina Papadopoulos

March 30th, 2016

15:54

This week I talk to Melina Papadopoulos about the future of communications in an always-on world. 

Episode 8 - Jameson Lopp

March 23rd, 2016

23:38

This week we talk to Jameson Lopp, a bitcoin/blockchain expert who tells us about the future of trust.

 

Episode 7 - Paul Higgins

March 18th, 2016

27:22

In this episode futurist Paul Higgins talks about work, cities, and the future of travel.

Episode 6 - Finn Brunton

March 1st, 2016

32:10

This week we talk about how Spam is the run-off of mental attention and how privacy will allow us to move from multi-tasking to multi-personalities.

Episode 5 - The Amateur Futurist

February 29th, 2016

22:26

This week we have Ryan Cousineau, an amateur futurist with some interesting ideas on energy and future cities.

 

 

Technotopia #4 - Peter Singer

February 12th, 2016

34:48

This week we talk to Peter Singer, writer and consultant. Singer has a deep background in future military technologies and has a writer's eye for the …

Technotopia #3 - Laura Kriefman

February 2nd, 2016

35:36

This week we talk to an amazing choreographer who works with some unusual dancers -cranes over city skylines.

Episode Two - Ben Hammersley

January 18th, 2016

46:24

This week we talk to journalist and artist Ben Hammersley, he of the amazing mustache. He talks to us about why Batman sucks, who will win a zombie attack, and how to be a better person.

Episode One - Mark Stevenson

January 11th, 2016

33:02

This week we talk to Mark Stevenson writer of An Optimist's Tour Of The Future and a reluctant futurist. 

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