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.
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 of ecology and the environment and that everyone has the right to good, wholesome food.
This week we bring back a great interview with Makerbot founder Bre Pettis on the future of manufacturing.
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 innovation. You can pick up his book now.
An encore presentation of one of the oddest Technotopias in a long while.
To solar or not to solar? The CEO of Powur talks about the fossil-less future.
We'll be back with our regularly scheduled podcasts after the holiday. Until then, enjoy Ruben Bolling in a wide-ranging and fascinating discussion.
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 data at our fingertips.
This week we have Christian Villum of the Danish Design Center. He. does some amazing work in smart cities and design.
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 in cities, jungles, and forests. His system, live in 90 cities, is essentially a quick and easy way for police to listen for dangerous situations and respond as necessary. He talks about Smart City World Expo Congress in Barcelona and we discussed the future of gun violence and the problems facing modern cities.
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 change the world. Cool stuff.
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 knows a think or two about the future of our written, video, and online world.
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 blast.
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 bit of Microsoft lore on the old squeezebox. Enjoy!
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.
Lyndon Johnson (not THAT Lyndon Johnson) is the founder of CommsBar.
This week we talk about education and the future of computer-aided schooling with the president of Siminars.
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.