Tech Hygiene show

Tech Hygiene

Summary: John Biggs talks to the greatest minds in tech, history, philosophy, and art about why the future won't be awful. Technotopia is a podcast about a better future. It appears every Friday at Noon Eastern.

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 Episode 44 - Bre Pettis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1466

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 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1210

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.

 Episode 42 - Roi Carthy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 964

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 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1478

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 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1358

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

 ICYMI - Brian Solis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1394

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

 Episode 41 - Flavio Villanustre | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 950

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.

 Episode 40 - Jeff Wong | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1358

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 where he's in charge of building cool new products. He talks about the future of corporations and what it looks like from inside a big company.

 Episode 39 - Christian Villum | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1288

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

 ICYMI - Amar Hanspal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1140

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.

 Episode 38 - Ralph Clark | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 974

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.

 Episode 37 - Charlie White | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1392

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.

 Episode 36 - Ruben Bolling | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1478

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.

 Episode 35 - Joey DeVilla | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1846

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!

 Episode 34 - Laura Dawson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1600

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.


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