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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 S3 Ep33: ICYMI - Haseeb Awan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1544

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

 S3 Ep32: ICYMI - Jim Clarke talks quantum computing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1267

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.

 S3 Ep31: Mark Burstiner talks about entering the game | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1872

Mark Burstiner is the founder of, a fascinating blockchain card game. In this podcast we talk about getting into the game and how it feels to see the world unravel.

 S3 Ep30: ICYMI - Tiger Tyagarajan talks about the future of work | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1472

Tiger 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.

 S3 Ep29: Richard Clarke on the future of cyberwar | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 938

Richard Clarke's latest book is called the Fifth Domain and it outlines what has change - and not changed - since his first book on cyberwar written a decade ago. Clarke is the former National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection and Counter-terrorism under President Clinton.

 S3 Ep28: ICYMI - Mitch Goldstone on fighting the big guys | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 770

Mitch is the founder of ScanMyPhotos and has never been one to back down from a fight. In this early episode Mitch talks about his experience taking on big business.

 S3 Ep27: ICYMI - Jameson Lopp | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1328

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

 S3 Ep26: Dr. Sanjiv Chopra talks about a pill that makes us skinny | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1326

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!

 S3 Ep25: Kate Fazzini | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1206

Kate Fazzini is a cybersecurity expert and reporter who just completed the book Kingdom of Lies. Her work appears in the Wall Street Journal

 S3 Ep24: Will Ahmed | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1358

Will Ahmed, founder of Whoop, talks the future of health.

 S3 Ep23: ICYMI - Alexandra Fine of Dame Products talks about human interaction | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 780

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

 S3 Ep22: ICYMI: Clare Sutcliffe | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1021

Clare Sutcliffe created Code Club 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.

 S3 Ep21: Nitish Kannan on AI | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 846

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.

 S3 Ep20: Daniel Cawrey talks blockchain | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1344

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.

 S3 Ep19: Space architect (!!) Leszek Orzechowski talks about moon colonies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1280

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!


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