Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 25

Ramez Naam and Crux

The first blows in the war between human and posthuman have been struck.  The world will never be the same. Ramez Naam joins Phil and Stephen to discuss his new novel Crux, the highly anticipated sequel to his bestselling cyber-thriller Nexus. About Our Guest: Ramez Naam has been described as “the only serious successor to Michael Crichton.” …

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Sep 18

World’s Longest Book

Phil and Stephen expand on their idea to publish a collection of world-transforming ideas written by people all over the world. How many great ideas can one book contain? A hundred? Ten thousand? A million? Tune in and find out! Current Technology Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with The World Transformed on BlogTalkRadio (Book photo …

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Sep 11

The First Step

Sure, we talk a lot about transforming the world, but how does one actually make it happen? This week Phil and Stephen talk about the critical juncture between great idea and world transformation: the first step. Think of an idea that will fundamentally transform the world. It can be a brand new idea or a …

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Sep 04

Games Conquer the Universe

What’s more fun than playing games? One possible answer: systems that let you build your own games! Especially if you have to become something of a hacker to get the games going. How about building your own computer for playing games? There’s an interesting connection between gaming, education, and learning to build one’s own technology. What does this …

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