197 Zach Weinersmith - Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything

Zach Weinersmith gives us a snapshot of what's coming next--from robot swarms to nuclear fusion powered-toasters. In Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything, co-written with his wife, parasitologist Kelly Weinersmith, they interviews scientists who are making these advances happen and blends his comics to help tell the story of ten different emerging fields, from programmable matter to augmented reality, from space elevators to robotic construction, to show us the amazing world we will have, you know, Soonish. Zach is also the creator of the wildly popular webcomic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal.

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SMBC Comics

It's Okay to Be Smart Video on Asteroid Mining inspired by Soonish

Zach and Kelly at the Royal Institution