Technotopia is a podcast about how technology will change the world for the better. It is hosted by John Biggs and appears every Friday at Noon Eastern.
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Aug 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.

Aug 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!

Jul 28, 2017

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

Jul 21, 2017

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 of cryptocurrency and has some fascinating things to say about our wallets.

Jul 14, 2017

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

Jun 30, 2017

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

Jun 16, 2017

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.

Jun 9, 2017

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 hackathon happening in New York THIS WEEKEND.

Jun 2, 2017

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

May 26, 2017

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 urban areas will have to adapt or fail. 

May 5, 2017

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 personality" and what it takes to tell the world something terrible is about to happen.

Apr 28, 2017

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 fraction of the cost of traditional printers. It's an amazing technology and he's a really cool guy.

Apr 7, 2017

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.

Mar 31, 2017

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 he offers a quick and final fix for our social media woes.

Mar 24, 2017

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

Mar 17, 2017

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

Mar 10, 2017

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

Mar 3, 2017

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

Feb 25, 2017

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.

Feb 17, 2017

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.

Jan 27, 2017

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

Jan 20, 2017

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. 

Jan 13, 2017

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 clothing hasn't changed in centuries.

Jan 6, 2017

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.

Dec 23, 2016

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

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