The fast ahead march of know-how has lengthy bred two main camps of onlookers: the techno-optimists and the techno-pessimists. Trustworthy folks on each sides, nonetheless, should admit that technological innovation has had each optimistic and unfavorable results. Web legend Tim O’Reilly is among the individuals who suppose quite a bit about these points, and his new guide WTF? What’s the Future and Why It’s Up to Us — which discusses intimately the world that we’re constructing with know-how — was launched right this moment, and we’re happy to have him be a part of us on this week’s episode to speak about the book and the future of innovation.
(Apologies for the shortage of an episode final week — an ongoing outage at our cloud recording platform has left us unable to entry the audio information. Although that episode is a bit outdated now, we’re hoping we’ll be capable to get it out later this week.)