Episode 83 - Bioquark

This week I had a long chat with Ira Pastor, CEO of Bioquark. We talked about their research into new treatments for disease, the importance of a good scientific process, and the challenge of translation, getting from the petri dish to mice to people. Also, a lesson the importance of looking back to past research.


Episode 82 - Sci-Fi Inpirations for Long Term Thinking

This week I ruminate on some of my early inspirations for long term thinking from the world of science fiction.

Also, nano material from pitcher plants, and tiny nuclear reactors for your house on Mars. 

Pitcher Plant nano material
Compact reactor

(Babylon 5)

Arthur C. Clarke

Apollo 13 recording

Mass Effect - First viewing of the Citadel

Babylon 5

Episode 81 - A.C. Hachem and a 2017 movie wrap up

This week I talk to author A.C. Hachem again. We geek out about movies, wax philosophical on the importance of science, and get the scoop on A.C.'s next novel.

Visit A.C. Hachem online
Read the movie post


Episode 80 - The Future Of Food pt 6 - Interview with a cricket farmer

This week I have an interview with Austin Miller of Craft Crickets. We discuss the many benefits of eating insects and some of the details of how one farms crickets.
Also, Asimov's 1953 vision of self-driving cars, and more news on Tabby's Star. 

Asimov's self-driving car short story 'Sally'
The latest news on Tabby's Star

Craft Crickets (craftcrickets.com)