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FutureBANG!

The emerging technologies of the future will comprise the manipulation of four major categories: Bits, Atoms, Neurons, and Genes. In other words, FutureBANG!
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Now displaying: April, 2016
Apr 17, 2016

Ian and Jesse discuss the future of toilets, plumbing, and sanitation. Modern sanitation has allowed us to build large cities with healthy populations, but how can we bring the same advances to the rest of the world, and what does the toilet of tomorrow look like?

 

Links to topics discussed:

Pit toilets (with guest Dickson Despommier)

Bill Gates' Reinvent the Toilet challenge

Bill Gates' Omniprocessor

Omniprocessor infographic!

Squat toilet health

Japanese Washlets

 

Theme music, used with permission, by Jonathan Coulton.

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