Originally aired on March 30, 2014. We interviewed Renee Wu, author of a story in the Yale Scientific Journal titled “Metal Fever,” in which she explores the possibility that a scarcity of rare earth metals could curb technological progress. Read the full article here after you listen the the interview, which begins at 9:50 of this episode. Also in this episode: Facebook buying Oculus, Demonoid’s return, and a new way to chat.
PS I can’t figure out if everything’s centred on the image above, tweet us or comment with your thoughts plz