Technoptimist Radio 10/6/21: Star Trek’s Holodeck will soon be a reality

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 the smallest microfliers, a special feature of oyster reefs, and holograms you can touch.

To learn more about the topics in this episode:

Flying microchips the size of sand are tracking air data. Watch them fly.
How oyster reefs protect against hurricane damage

These holograms are so real you can touch them

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