Katie chats with Chris Pirillo, founder and CEO of LockerGnome, Inc., and a diehard Star Wars fan, about the new "Star Wars Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" trailer that was recently unveiled. Katie and Chris also dish on iPhone 7 rumors. Katie discusses the gadget of the week.
Katie meets with Lil Bub and her owner, Mike Bridavsky, in Bloomington, Indiana. Lil Bub is one of the internet’s most famous cats. She has used technology to secure millions of social media fans and a new app funded on Kickstarter. Lil Bub has also raised over half a million dollars for charity. And, in the midst of playing a cameo part in the new film, “Nine Lives,” Bub took some time out to take part in a new genome sequencing project. Bub’s owner Mike talks about Bub's current adventures and what's up next.
Katie speaks with technologist and futurist Kevin Surace on what sparked the craze of Pokémon Go and if the November election could indeed be hacked.
Sitting on a literal hotbed of active and inactive volcanoes, Iceland capitalizes on its natural resources to provide renewable electricity to its citizens. Katie speaks with Hordur Arnarson, CEO of Landsvirkjun, which produces 73% of all Iceland's electricity via geothermal energy. Hordur further discusses future plans for an undersea pipeline from Iceland to the UK of hydro and geothermal-generated electricity.