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 a brain implant that tricks a blind eye into seeing again, a breakthrough in wireless power, and a new blockchain-based technology to free our social media data from Big Tech.
To learn more about the topics in this episode:
A brain implant lets a blind person see again — without using their eyes
Billionaire plans to build a blockchain Facebook alternative
Wireless power demonstration overcomes a major hurdle
About the host:
Teresa Carey is a senior staff writer at Freethink.com, 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