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June 28, 2019
In an amazing discussion, Dr. Sanjiv Chopra outlines everything from a cure for cancer to a pill that makes us skinny. This is a must-listen!
June 21, 2019
Kate Fazzini is a cybersecurity expert and reporter who just completed the book Kingdom of Lies (https://www.amazon.com/Kingdom-Lies-Unnerving-Adventures-Cybercrime-ebook/dp/B07J4ZSS93/ref=sr_1_1?gclid=Cj0KCQjwgLLoBRDyARIsACRAZe6cTJ1Tp-fiaXB1EzAUrGmFojT51-UPmnF__LT5mFNWLerbULJ6BasaAniNEALw_wcB&hvadid=241935954644&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9004356&hvnetw=g&hvpos=1t1&hvqmt=e&hvrand=6443933840673004904&hvtargid=kwd-2345249108&hydadcr=24660_10400767&keywords=kingdom+of+lies&qid=1561118511&s=gateway&sr=8-1) . Her work appears in the Wall Street Journal
June 14, 2019
Will Ahmed, founder of Whoop, talks the future of health.
June 7, 2019
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. Update Description (/posts/6991236-alexandra-fine-of-dame-products-talks-about-human-interaction/edit)
May 31, 2019
Clare Sutcliffe created Code Club (https://www.codeclub.org.uk/) 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.
May 24, 2019
Nitish Kannan is an author, director, and entrepreneur and in this episode we talk about AI and why he needs to drive me in his robotic car.
May 17, 2019
Daniel Cawrey is a former writer for CoinDesk and now runs Pactum Capital. In this episode we talk about why the midwest is bad and why blockchain is good.
May 10, 2019
In this episode space architect  Leszek Orzechowski talks about the future of space travel and how we (probably) won't destroy ourselves and our planet before its too late. Here's hoping!
May 3, 2019
This week we talk with Chris Dancy, the mindful cyborg, about the value of interconnection and why we shouldn't be afraid of technology. He's a great speaker and a fascinating person.
April 26, 2019
Charles Hoskinson is one of the clearest thinkers in the crypto space and I sincerely enjoyed talking to him about the future of blockchain. We recorded this episode live in Miami at his event.
April 19, 2019
In this episode we talk with Clive Thompson about the future of coding and why a career behind a keyboard is probably a key to future riches.
April 12, 2019
Author Darrin Qualman's new book, [Civilization Critical](https://fernwoodpublishing.ca/book/civilization-critical), explores our human transition from circular systems to linear systems. Qualman believes the future holds great things... as long as we don't get bogged down in worry.
April 5, 2019
Jamie Burke is the founder and CEO of Outlier Ventures. In this episode we talk about the future of the hidden blockchain.
March 29, 2019
David Jarczyk has a dream job. He basically works inside of KPMG thinking up new ways of building blockchain products. In this podcast we talk about the direction blockchain is taking in corporate America and how it won't be an amateur's game.
March 22, 2019
Amy Webb is the author of the Big Nine and a quantitative futurist. Her recent work explores the rise of AI and talks about it what it means when only a few companies hold all the cards.
March 15, 2019
An interview with the head of digital innovation at Johnson Controls.
March 8, 2019
This week we talk with Chris Dancy, the mindful cyborg, about the value of interconnection and why we shouldn't be afraid of technology. He's a great speaker and a fascinating person.
March 1, 2019
Jeff Schmidt runs the Columbus Collaboratory, a unique think tank dedicated to building security and system solutions for major clients. Jeff and I talked about the future of cybersecurity and where the group was headed.
February 22, 2019
Hicks is the CEO of Reaction Commerce. We talk about what it takes to sell stuff in the 21st century.
February 15, 2019
What happens to old plastic? Joshua Pearce knows and it's not pretty. In this episode we talk about how recycling will soon change for the better.
February 8, 2019
Farbood Nivi is the founder of CoinMine and a thought leader in the crypto space. In this great conversation we talk about the future of mining and why we'll all need a bitcoin miner in our homes.
February 1, 2019
Denis Barrier is a global investor and an amazing guy. His firm invests in the US, Europe, and Asia and we talked about our borderless future and  how to spot innovation before it takes off.
January 25, 2019
The future is green and Green Check Verified's Michael Kennedy is at the forefront of it. In this episode we talk about legalization and the future of pot.
January 18, 2019
Tiget Tyagarajan is the CEO of Genpact and employs 86,000 people. He knows a thing or two about the future of work. In this episode we go deep on the problems of human replacement and pessimism.
January 11, 2019
One of my favorite writers, [John Sundman](https://johnsundman.com), returns to the show to talk about Nazis and how things get fixed. Content Warning: John gets a little saucy in this episode.
January 4, 2019
Happy New Year! Sasha Perelman has been working hard to take cannabis mainstream. We talk about the future of weed in a world sodden with other stuff and how the future looks for us all.
December 28, 2018
Anna Ahola Ward aka Annebot is a futurist and writer. She recently wrote a Futurist Call To Arms and she is working hard to create "super futurists" whose job it is to share the future with the rest of the world. She believes that sharing and social good are the future and we discuss media, cryptocurrencies, and the cool vs. the square. It's a great convo.
December 21, 2018
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.
December 14, 2018
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 we should all be thinking about this amazing new tech.
December 7, 2018
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 gives his kid an iPhone sometimes.
November 30, 2018
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 out how bots are targeting influencers in an effort to spread fake news. It's a fascinating little conversation with a fascinating researcher.
November 30, 2018
When investor and entrepreneur Jalak Jobanputra first visited a blockchain conference five years ago she got goosebumps. The experienced investor had heard of cryptocurrencies but now that they had truly come into maturity she was excited. Now, five years later, she's building her entire VC practice around blockchain and sees bright days ahead for the technology. Join us as we talk about the future of blockchain and where she feels the technology is headed.
November 23, 2018
Happy Turkey Day! In this episode we talk with writer Toby Weston who has a lot to say about the future of fiction. You can check out his site, [http://tobyweston.net](http://tobyweston.net), to read his books.
November 16, 2018
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 had a great time talking about the future of funding and crypto.
November 9, 2018
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.
November 2, 2018
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.
October 26, 2018
[Tamara McCleary](https://twitter.com/TamaraMcCleary?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor) is the founder of Thulium and a business futurist. I enjoyed chatting with her about the future of marketing, something we rarely think about as we rocket forward into a brave new world.
October 19, 2018
In this episode we talk to [Dorna Moini](https://www.linkedin.com/in/documentautomation) about the future of the legal profession and why robots won't replace lawyers (yet).
October 12, 2018
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 we should all be thinking about this amazing new tech.
October 5, 2018
Clare Sutcliffe created [Code Club](https://www.codeclub.org.uk) 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.
September 28, 2018
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.
September 21, 2018
Bill Laboon is a lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh and the author of  [Strength in Numbers](https://amzn.to/2Qsio43), a novel about cryptocurrency. In this episode we talk about academia and the future of blockchain.
September 14, 2018
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 are so popular.
September 7, 2018
[Aliya Prokofyeva](https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=2ahUKEwiesZudrZrdAhWDdd8KHRWNA2UQFjAAegQICBAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fin%2Faliyaprokofyeva%2F&usg=AOvVaw2BrpSb23zY3Uc-khruKLfE) 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.
August 31, 2018
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.
August 24, 2018
Peter Rubin is the author of [Future Presence](https://amzn.to/2OykTQI) 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.
August 17, 2018
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 coolest AI he's ever seen.
August 10, 2018
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.
August 3, 2018
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!
July 27, 2018
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 stuff.
July 20, 2018
Anna Ahola Ward aka Annebot is a futurist and writer. She recently wrote a [Futurist Call To Arms](https://medium.com/@annebot/a-futurist-call-to-arms-time-to-evolve-df361f42727e) and she is working hard to create "super futurists" whose job it is to share the future with the rest of the world. She believes that sharing and social good are the future and we discuss media, cryptocurrencies, and the cool vs. the square. It's a great convo.
July 13, 2018
Clara Brenner is the co-founder of the [Urban Innovation Fund](http://www.urbaninnovationfund.com) 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 cities better. Take a listen and follow her on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/clara_brenner?lang=en)!
July 6, 2018
[Meltem Demirors](https://twitter.com/melt_dem?ref_src=twsrc%5Eappleosx%7Ctwcamp%5Esafari%7Ctwgr%5Esearch) is the CEO of CoinShares and a deep thinker in the crypto space. Her breadth and depth of experience is wonderfully refreshing and we had a great time talking about the future of funding and crypto.
June 29, 2018
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 multiple decades and he's built some amazing tools. In this podcast we talk about the future of blockchain as it relates to media and the importance - and rise - of micropayments.
June 22, 2018
Blockchain CEO [Ouriel Ohayon](https://twitter.com/OurielOhayon?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor) 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.
June 14, 2018
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 vision of the future of big data.
June 8, 2018
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 talks about the future - and past - of social media in her new boo The Qualified Self.
June 1, 2018
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 transportation systems. It's a great chat.
May 25, 2018
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 talk about what it feels like to be beaten - and work with - computers that are designed to destroy your chances at winning.
May 18, 2018
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 and the future. In this wide-ranging conversation we discuss why politicians are so behind and how he aims to help.
May 11, 2018
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 programmer and how the computing class are the lawyers of the 21st century.
May 5, 2018
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.
April 27, 2018
Jeff Schmidt runs the [Columbus Collaboratory](http://columbuscollaboratory.com/), a unique think tank dedicated to building security and system solutions for major clients. Jeff and I talked about the future of cybersecurity and where the group was headed.
April 20, 2018
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 went on to found [Knote](https://knote.me). After a few months, he realized that his app was the back end to what humans really wanted - connection. Now he's running thousands of square feet of shared offices and growing daily. I talked to him about the future of work and what it takes to make a truly mobile product.
April 13, 2018
Osama Hashmi runs the consultancy [Mocha 7](http://mocha7.com) in Seattle and he's seen it all. In this episode of Technotopia we look at problems facing the next generation and, luckily, talk about ways to fix them.
April 6, 2018
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 entertainment and what it takes to make it in the 21st century.
March 30, 2018
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 us meet people.
March 23, 2018
First, this is a completely SFW episode. Roboticist Gil Weinberg is the father of [Shimon](https://www.shimonrobot.com), 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 the future of music robots, what we can expect to see in robotics thanks to his research, and what it would take for a robot to make tunes like Isaac Hayes.
March 16, 2018
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 about their new book, Truth Machine, and the future of finance. It's a wide-ranging discussion and I hope you enjoy it. There is even a nice Q&A at the end.
March 9, 2018
Paul Vigna has been writing about crypto for years and his new book, [The Truth Machine](http://amzn.to/2Ho7s2X), focuses on the blockchain, the network that runs the bitcoin network. In this episode of Technotopia we talk about the technology and where it's headed.
March 2, 2018
Jonathan Zufi obsesses about cool stuff. His latest product, the [LifeClock One,](https://wristwatchreview.com/2018/02/14/escape-from-your-cubicle-with-the-lifeclock-one/) is an obsessive recreation of the LifeClock watch from Escape From New York and his book, [Iconic](iconicbook.com), is a fascinating look at Apple products from beginning to end. In short, he knows a lot about cool stuff. Join us as we talk about design, art, and the future of dystopian fiction.
February 23, 2018
When investor and entrepreneur Jalak Jobanputra first visited a blockchain conference five years ago she got goosebumps. The experienced investor had heard of cryptocurrencies but now that they had truly come into maturity she was excited. Now, five years later, she's building her entire VC practice around blockchain and sees bright days ahead for the technology. Join us as we talk about the future of blockchain and where she feels the technology is headed.
February 16, 2018
The PLATO computing system started out as an early educational tool in the early 1960s. The system, which launched well outside of Silicon Valley, captured the hearts and minds of thousands of early hackers and I spoke to Brian Dear, author of [The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture](The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture) about the platform and his deep research into early computing. It's a fascinating discussion.
February 9, 2018
Jeremy Ring was an early employee at Yahoo as well as a State Senator. In this episode of Technotopia we talk about his book, [We Were Yahoo](http://amzn.to/2DSyIIN), and what politics can learn from tech.
February 2, 2018
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 read and he's a fascinating thinker in the space.
January 26, 2018
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 coming war for our tummies.
January 19, 2018
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 human to human contact and what happens when you look beyond the cliches.
January 12, 2018
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.
January 5, 2018
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.
December 22, 2017
December 15, 2017
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.
December 8, 2017
In this episode we talk to Rahul Sood, founder of Unikrn and creator of one of the most successful recent US ICOs.
December 1, 2017
James Williams is a doctoral candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute. He studies the ethics of attention and persuasion in technology design and spoke with us about the rise of attention-grabbing advertising and media and how we can fight back against the onslaught.
November 24, 2017
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 things. This wide ranging conversation covers income inequality, future economics, and the benefits of despair.
November 17, 2017
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.
November 10, 2017
Mitch Goldstone runs ScanMyPhotos, a service that scans photos. This week we talk to him about the future of memory and media.
November 3, 2017
This week we talk to Chris Boos, the man who trained a robot to beat humans at FreeCiv.
October 23, 2017
Cryptocurrency expert Gil Penchina joins us this week to talk about the future of token sales.
October 20, 2017
This week we talk about security with Neil Feather.
October 13, 2017
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.
October 9, 2017
This week we talk to the creators of Arduino about their amazing platform.
September 29, 2017
This episode we talk with Emilio Ferrara, a researcher who has discovered that botnets can be used for good.
September 22, 2017
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.
September 15, 2017
In this episode we talk about trusting humans to do a computer's job.
September 8, 2017
On this episode we learn about some real tools that can prevent us from getting hacked.
September 1, 2017
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 future of personality transplants.
August 25, 2017
Ed Zitron is a PR professional with an interesting view on the future. In this episode we talk about power, network, and bread.
August 18, 2017
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.
August 11, 2017
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 wonder and he turned this podcast into a really nice monologue. Enjoy!
August 4, 2017
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.
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