PODCAST: The World of Techno Utopias with Benjamin Dean

In this edition of The Mantle's podcast (available on SoundCloud), Corrie Hulse speaks with Cyber Security and Internet Governance expert Benjamin Dean about the world's ongoing pursuit for Utopia. Speaking specifically about Techno Utopias, the podcast delves into stories of past attempts such as Fordlandia and EPCOT, their impact on society, and what the future may hold as we continue to seek the ideal.

You can find more essays from Benjamin Dean on The Mantle, as well as The Conversation

 

Benjamin Dean is a fellow for cyber-security and internet governance at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. A political economist by training, he currently works on the economics and politics of information security.

Corrie is The Mantle's Managing Editor. You can email her at corrie [at] themantle.net.

Formerly The Mantle's International Affairs Editor, Corrie specializes in matters of civilian protection and human security - specifically the Responsibility to Protect - her writing tackles the complicated intersection of politics and humanity.

Follow her on Twitter @corrie_hulse