How to rebuild our world from scratch [Gweek 150]

Maybe it was a viral pandemic, or an asteroid strike, or perhaps nuclear war. Whatever the cause, the world as we know it has ended and you and the other survivors must start again. What key knowledge would you need to start rebuilding civilization from scratch? This episode of Gweek is brought to you by stamps.com.

In each episode of Gweek, Dean Putney and I invite a guest to join us in a discussion about recommended media, apps, and gadgets. Our guest this week is Dr. Lewis Dartnell. He’s a research scientist, presenter and author based in London, UK. His latest book is The Knowledge: How to Rebuild our World from Scratch.

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Published 5:11 pm Wed, Jun 11, 2014

About the Author

Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the founding editor-in-chief of MAKE. He is editor-in-chief of Cool Tools and co-founder of Wink Books. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects


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