Episode 410: Interview with Pablos Holman

Pablos is a hacker & inventor with a unique view into breaking and building new technologies. He helped create the world's smallest PC; 3D printers at Makerbot; spaceships with Jeff Bezos; artificial intelligence agent systems; and the Hackerbot, a Wi-Fi seeking robot. Pablos is a member of The Shmoo Group - a notorious group of crusty old hackers who have contributed to a lot of security projects over the years - as well as the annual ShmooCon event. Currently, Pablos is working for Nathan Myhrvold at the Intellectual Ventures Laboratory where a wide variety of futuristic invention projects are underway including a fission reactor powered by nuclear waste; a machine to suppress hurricanes; a system to reverse global warming; and a device that can shoot mosquitoes out of the sky with lasers to help eradicate malaria. Pablos has spoken on stage at The United Nations, the World Economic Forum at Davos, The CIA, TED and DEFCON on invention, innovation, computer security and the future of technology.

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