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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Sep 16, 2016

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 he was a great guy.

Aug 26, 2016

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.


Aug 19, 2016

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

Aug 12, 2016

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. Check him out!

Jul 22, 2016

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.

Jul 1, 2016

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

Jun 24, 2016

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

Jun 17, 2016

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

Jun 10, 2016

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

Jun 3, 2016

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

May 27, 2016

Jeffrey Martin makes a 4K resolution spherical camera that can take amazing 360-degree videos. He's been making immersive photos and video for decades and his work has been featured around the world. Today he talks with us about the limitations of VR and the future of 360-degree storytelling.

May 20, 2016

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 globally.

May 13, 2016

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

May 6, 2016

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. 

Apr 29, 2016

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.

Apr 22, 2016

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

Apr 15, 2016

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

Apr 8, 2016

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.

Mar 23, 2016

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


Mar 1, 2016

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.

Feb 29, 2016

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



Feb 12, 2016

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 future.

Feb 2, 2016

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

Jan 18, 2016

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.

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