The Technoptimist Show 7/28/21: Life On Exoplanets

Join Teresa Carey as she breaks down the latest news on the technology that is solving the world’s biggest problems. In today’s show, Teresa covers employee surveillance, a creative bridge just for wildlife, and life on exoplanets.

To learn more about the topics:
A bison bridge could bring herds over the Mississippi
Say cheese: Life on these exoplanets may be watching us
Chinese canon employees must pass an AI smile test to go to work

About the host:
Teresa Carey is a senior staff writer at, where she covers genetics and the environment. She is also a US Coast Guard licensed captain and a NatGeo Explorer. In addition to Freethink her work can be found in BuzzFeed, Scientific American, PBS NewsHour, NPR Weekend Edition, Smithsonian and more. @teresa_carey