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Hosted by Leo Laporte

Every week Leo Laporte talks to the smartest people in the world about the most important topics in technology.

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Triangulation Show Archive:

Triangulation 398: Daniel Suarez: Delta-v

Friday 17th May 2019

NYT bestselling author Daniel Suarez returns to talk with Leo Laporte about his latest book Delta-v, a near-future technological thriller following the first deep space mining operation. Buy Delta-v: Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Daniel Suarez Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: Behind the Tech

Triangulation 397: Brianna Wu

Saturday 11th May 2019

Jason Howell speaks with Brianna Wu, video game developer and Candidate for US House of Representatives in MA District 8 for 2020. They discuss how she got started in tech, surviving the Gamergate harassment, why she's running for Congress, and more. Host: Jason Howell Guest: Brianna Wu Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor:

Triangulation 396: Cory Doctorow: Radicalized

Friday 3rd May 2019

Cory Doctorow's latest book is Radicalized. Megan Morrone talks to him about DRM toast, online radicalization and science fiction vs. futurism. Buy Radicalized: Host: Megan Morrone Guest: Cory Doctorow Download or subscribe to this show at

Triangulation 395: Celia Hodent: The Gamer's Brain

Saturday 27th April 2019

Celia Hodent is a cognitive scientist, game industry veteran, and author of The Gamer's Brain: How Neuroscience and UX can Impact Video Game Design. She talks with Denise Howell about common misconceptions on how the brain works, how games like Fornite use cognitive science to create an engaging experience, the problem with the term 'gaming addiction,' when loot boxes become gambling, and more. Buy 'The Gamer's Brain': Host: Denise Howell Guest: Celia Hodent Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor: The Intrazone

Triangulation 394: Leander Kahney: Tim Cook

Friday 19th April 2019

Megan Morrone speaks with Leander Kahney, the editor and publisher of and author of Inside Steve's Brain, Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products, and Cult of Mac, about his latest book, Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level. They discuss Tim's background and how he started at Apple, how Cook fixed Apple's supply chain with just-in-time manufacturing, and the clash between Apple and the FBI over iPhone encryption, and more. Host: Megan Morrone Guest: Leander Kahney Download or subscribe to this show at

Triangulation 393: Core Memory With Mark Richards

Friday 12th April 2019

Mark Richards is a photojournalist and photographer of "Core Memory: A Visual Survey of Vintage Computers." He talks with Leo Laporte about his career including photographing combat in Afghanistan, chronicling his cancer treatment and preserving computer history. Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Mark Richards Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors:

Triangulation 392: Kate O'Neill - Tech Humanist

Friday 5th April 2019

Denise Howell speaks with author Kate O'Neill, The Tech Humanist", about her new book, "Tech Humanist: How You Can Make Technology Better for Business and Better for Humans." They discuss her background, she was one of the first 100 employees at Netflix, her viral Tweets and article on the Ten Year Challenge, as well as reports that IBM used photos from millions of Flickr users, without their consent or knowledge, to train its facial recognition tech, and more. Host: Denise Howell Guest: Kate O'Neill Download or subscribe to this show at

Triangulation 391: Charlie Jane Anders

Friday 29th March 2019

Charlie Jane Anders is the author of The City in the Middle of the Night. She talks with Megan Morrone about starting the sci-fi blog iO9, the difference between futurism and science fiction, and writing believable characters who screw up. Host: Megan Morrone Guest: Charlie Jane Anders Download or subscribe to this show at

Triangulation 390: Nicole Black: Technology, the Constitution, and the Workplace

Friday 22nd March 2019

Denise Howell speaks with lawyer and MyCase Legal Technology Evangelist Nicole Black. They discuss the NYPD's demand that Waze removes user-submitted reports on speed traps and DWI checkpoints, whether biometric access to phones requires a warrant, false friends in law enforcement, sex offenders and the first amendment, AI in the legal profession, the darker side of Instagram, and more. Host: Denise Howell Guest: Nicole Black Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors:

Triangulation 389: Blake Harris: The History of the Future

Friday 15th March 2019

Jason Howell speaks with returning guest Blake Harris, author of the bestseller Console Wars, about his latest book, The History of the Future: Oculus, Facebook, and the Revolution That Swept Virtual Reality. They discuss Harris' three-plus years chronicling the meteoric rise of Oculus, the VR company founded by Palmer Luckey in 2012 that was acquired for over $2 billion dollars only two years later; and how he, after being systematically lied to by Facebook executives, uncovered the true story that led to the controversial firing of Luckey. Host: Jason Howell Guest: Blake Harris Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor: