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The week in tech, culture and science news with Wired.co.uk's Nate Lanxon, Olivia Solon, Duncan Geere and Katie Scott. Also features regular interviews with the people leading and shaping the Wired world.

The week in tech, culture and science news with Wired.co.uk's Nate Lanxon, Olivia Solon, Duncan Geere and Katie Scott. Also features regular interviews with the people leading and shaping the Wired world.
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London, United Kingdom

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The week in tech, culture and science news with Wired.co.uk's Nate Lanxon, Olivia Solon, Duncan Geere and Katie Scott. Also features regular interviews with the people leading and shaping the Wired world.

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@WiredUK

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English


Episodes

The collapse of Russia's space empire: Podcast 389

10/12/2018
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Coming up today: inside Candy Crush’s renewed plan for world domination, our verdict on First Man and we look at the collapse of Russia’s once mighty space empire

Duration:00:50:24

The Facebook hack is way worse than you think: Podcast 388

10/5/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: everything you need to know about the massive Facebook hack, we go inside the weird and wonderful world of YouTube’s ASMR video makers and find out about the high-stakes race to save the banana from oblivion

Duration:00:52:42

If aliens call, what should we say? Podcast 387

9/28/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: the global fight over whether we should try talking to aliens or not (and what we’d say), the next big thing from LEGO and the sad sight of space being colonised by boring billionaires, not brilliant scientists.

Duration:00:51:29

How realistic is the BBC's Bodyguard? Podcast 386

9/21/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: how the police can make better use of AI, look at all the Alexa stuff Amazon announced this week and find out what life is really like for bodyguards

Duration:00:45:24

Why a four-day work week makes sense: Podcast 385

9/14/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: the scientific and economic case for a four-day working week, the EU’s war on memes continues and we deliver our verdict on all the good stuff Apple announced this week.

Duration:00:47:32

Tracking the Salisbury novichok suspects: Podcast 384

9/7/2018
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We look at why airport security didn't catch the Salisbury novichok suspects, look at the fake controversy around Nike and Colin Kaepernick and explain why museums are in desperate need of a high-tech makeover.

Duration:00:42:15

Netflix's plan for global entertainment domination: Podcast 383

8/24/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: inside Netflix’s multi-billion dollar plan for world entertainment domination; the weird and wonderful internet lore of Slender Man and the English education system gets disrupted

Duration:00:46:53

How tech is redefining death: Podcast 382

8/17/2018
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Coming up today: how emerging technologies are changing our definition of death, why the war on ticket touts is finally being won, and more than you ever wanted to know about open data and buses

Duration:00:44:29

Should Facebook have banned Alex Jones? Podcast 381

8/10/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: Silicon Valley no-platforms Alex Jones, the almighty scrap over what we call meatless meat and we look at Hollywood’s latest plan to take on Netflix

Duration:00:53:07

Busting smartphone battery myths: Podcast 380

8/3/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: we bust the biggest battery myths around, take a look at PUBG’s struggle to become an esport and look at the fightback against the bitcoin energy guzzlers.

Duration:00:42:57

The human cost of Amazon Prime day: Podcast 379

7/27/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: loon balloons, we go inside the ghost town of the alt-right web and take a look at the human cost of Amazon Prime day.

Duration:00:47:08

All that's wrong with Elon Musk's non-apology apology: Podcast 378

7/20/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: Everything that’s wrong with Elon Musk’s non-apology apology, everything you need to know about water pipes and why the EU’s latest Google fine could put us on a path to all out regulatory war.

Duration:00:54:01

Why can't women play in the men's World Cup? Podcast 377

7/13/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: the latest on the Cambridge Analytica Facebook scandal; why can’t women play football alongside men, and we take a look at the technology that helped make the Thai cave rescue a success.

Duration:00:48:11

The physics of taking the perfect World Cup penalty: Podcast 376

7/6/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: the physics and psychology of World Cup victory, how smartphone data is being used to deport migrants from Europe and how a new app hopes to make dating safer.

Duration:00:48:17

Uber's biggest legal crisis: Podcast 373

6/15/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: our pick of the best games at E3 2018, the stats that show England could win the World Cup and the inside story on the lawsuit that could fundamentally change not just Uber, but the entire gig economy.

Duration:00:56:09

Is WeWork really the future of work? Podcast 372

6/8/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: how WeWork became the world’s most hyped startup, we look at why gaming has become hooked on loot boxes and deliver our verdict on all the big news from Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference.

Duration:00:55:09

The problem with Solo: A Star Wars Story: Podcast 371

6/1/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: the little-known Chinese firm taking on Uber at its own game, the psychological tricks that make the London underground feel faster and why Star Wars has a class problem.

Duration:00:45:47