Technoptimist Radio 8/25/21: The Creativity Test Breaking the Web

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 how 3D police lineups could reduce wrongful convictions, how tree DNA was used to convict a poacher, and what she scored on a creativity test.

To learn more about the topics:

3D police lineups could reduce wrongful convictions
Tree DNA convicts a poacher for the first time in federal court
I took a creativity test, and this is what it told me
Divergent Association Task
The fight to end illegal logging

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