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Every week TWiT hosts talk to the smartest people in the world about the most important topics in technology. Join Leo Laporte, Jason Howell, Mikah Sargent, Denise Howell, or Ant Pruitt for these enlightening one-on-one interviews.

Records live every Friday at 2:30pm Eastern / 11:30am Pacific / 19:30 UTC.
185 Episodes
Famed writer, comedian, and actor John Hodgman (though not nearly as those two corgis from Instagram) returns to join Mikah Sargent to discuss his latest book Medallion Status: True Stories from Secret Rooms. They examine status, fame, and identity; and dive into how to make the perfect hard-boiled egg, how a nude scene with an oboe relates to vulnerability, and how celebrity has evolved.Get "Medallion Status": Mikah SargentGuest: John HodgmanDownload or subscribe to this show at
Yancey Strickler is the co-founder and former CEO of Kickstarter and joins Jason Howell to talk about his new book, This Could Be Our Future: A Manifesto for a More Generous World. They discuss the crowdfunding platform's transition into a public-benefit corporation, leading to Yancey's book, which details a philosophy and framework for building a society that looks beyond "financial maximization" and more towards other values like community, purpose, and sustainability.Buy "This Could Be Our Future": Jason HowellGuest: Yancey StricklerDownload or subscribe to this show at
Jeri Ellsworth returns to talk with Jason Howell about Tilt Five's holographic tabletop gaming system, what happened with her previous augmented reality startup castAR, and the how the AR/VR space has evolved and where it's going.Tilt Five on Kickstarter: Jason HowellGuest: Jeri EllsworthDownload or subscribe to this show at
Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, joins Mikah Sargent to talk about her new book 'Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code.' They discuss how emerging technologies can reinforce and amplify racial biases and ways we could solve this problem.Buy "Race After Technology": Mikah SargentGuest: Ruha BenjaminDownload or subscribe to this show at
Mikah Sargent talks with professor Kate O'Neill about her new book, 'Waste' and what we can do about the ever-growing amount of trash each of us produces. They discuss what happens to much of our e-waste and how tech companies could work proactively, including the right-to-repair. One big issue is how China changed recycling world-wide, complicating the recycling industry and what happens next. Some solutions to this problem include finding alternatives to plastic and developing a global solution to our waste problem. Mikah and Kate also coin the term "Garbology."Buy 'Waste': Mikah SargentGuest: Kate O'Neill ("Waste" author)Download or subscribe to this show at
Best known for developing the sleep-aid app White Noise, Todd Moore is an app developer, founder and CEO of TMSOFT, and author of Tap, Move, Shake. Todd joins Ant Pruitt to discuss his advice for app devs, the differences in developing for iOS and Android, and working on new platforms like AR/VR and virtual assistants.Get White Noise: "Tap, Move, Shake": Ant PruittGuest: Todd MooreDownload or subscribe to this show at
Shel Israel is a writer, consultant, and expert on how technology is shaping humanity. He talks with Denise Howell about how the development of Artificial Intelligence is affecting driving, education, and even dentistry. Host: Denise HowellGuest: Shel IsraelDownload or subscribe to this show at
Jono Bacon is the author of 'People Powered: How Communities can Supercharge your Business, Brand, and Teams.' He talks with Leo Laporte about how to grow your community by facilitating safe, constructive feedback.Host: Leo LaporteGuest: Jono BaconDownload or subscribe to this show at
Mikah Sargent speaks with David Weinberger, author of Everyday Chaos: Technology, Complexity, and How We're Thriving in a New World of Possibility about how AI, big data, and the internet are all revealing that the world is vastly more complex and unpredictable than we've allowed ourselves to see and how we're getting acculturated to these machines based on chaos.Buy "Everyday Chaos": Mikah SargentGuest: David WeinbergerDownload or subscribe to this show at
Randall Munroe is the creator of the greatest comic strip on the internet: XKCD, and the author of the new book How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems. He talks with Leo Laporte about how he got started making comic strips, the importance of not making fun of people for not knowing stuff, and the best way to generate letter pairs for kerning.Buy "How To": Leo LaporteGuest: Randall MunroeDownload or subscribe to this show at
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