Steven Johnson: How We Got to Now


Glass, Cold, Sound, Clean, Time and Light. Just a random collection of items in the physical world, right? Not in the hands of science journalist Steven Johnson, who weaves a revelatory tale of technological wonders in his new book and PBS series, "How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World." Join Julie and Robert for an interview with the man behind the book and series.

Steven Johnson: How We Got to Now

Glass, Cold, Sound, Clean, Time and Light. Just a random collection of items in the physical world, right? Not in the hands of science journalist Steven Johnson, who weaves a revelatory tale of technological wonders in his new book and PBS series, "How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World." Join Julie and Robert for an interview with the man behind the book and series.

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External Links:

Steven Johnson's Official Website

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World (PBS Series)

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World (book)

Steven Johnson: Where good ideas come from (TED Talk)

Topics in this Podcast: STBYM Interview, history