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 […]


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? […]

Exploring Possibilities

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 […]


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 […]