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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

Yanny or Laurel? Science explains: Podcast 369

5/18/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: the science that explains why you hear Yanny or Laurel, Snapchat’s worrying pivot to Facebook and we call time on PGP email.

Duration:00:36:24

Google Duplex: creepy or cool? Podcast 368

5/11/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: Google’s new human-mimicking AI assistant: creepy or cool? And how the next version of Android P is going to try and get you to look at your phone less. A lot less.

Duration:00:42:06

What Facebook's dating move really means: Podcast 367

5/4/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week, the collapse of Cambridge Analytica, Facebook’s move into dating, and some potentially positive news about the state of climate change. Maybe.

Duration:00:34:42

Amazon goes after your kids: Podcast 366

4/27/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast Amazon tries to get ‘em young with an Echo for kids, and how we look at some of the problems with how the world has responded to the Toronto attack

Duration:00:42:23

Fix your smartphone addiction: Podcast 365

4/20/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: the future of aeroplane design, what’s the deal with tiny horse and we try to beat our smartphone addictions

Duration:00:52:56

Facebook and Mr Zuckerberg go to Congress: Podcast 364

4/13/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: the definitive review of Mark Zuckerberg’s two-day theatrical epic at the US Congress

Duration:01:01:32

Silicon states: big tech's government takeover: UpVote 26

4/11/2018
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First social life, then politics – now Silicon Valley is disrupting the state itself. Can it survive the shock? Or panel has some concerns: but also pick their favourite government innovations

Duration:00:44:37

Tech's gender pay gap revealed: Podcast 363

4/6/2018
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Coming up today: we explore the gender pay gap in UK tech, take a trip on the world's biggest cruise ship, and catch up on Facebook's data crisis

Duration:00:31:34

James Dyson on the future of design: Podcast 362

3/30/2018
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Coming up today: The creepy problems with children’s YouTube, Ready Player One is set for release, and we chat with James Dyson.

Duration:01:01:53

How to fix Facebook: Podcast 361

3/23/2018
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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: everything you need to know about the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook scandal and we explore the big problem facing the clean meat industry.

Duration:00:58:46

Remembering Stephen Hawking: Podcast 360

3/16/2018
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Britain First gets banned from Facebook, the UK threatens to unleash cyber on Russia, and we remember the life of Stephen Hawking through his own words.

Duration:00:50:27

Celebrating female innovators: Podcast 359

3/9/2018
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Coming up today: why the UN’s biometric database of refugees might be a bad idea; we work out the likelihood of you getting hit on the head by China’s out of control space station, and celebrate International Women’s Day.

Duration:00:37:44

How Peter Thiel and Hulk Hogan broke Gawker: UpVote 24

3/8/2018
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When Gawker outed billionaire investor Peter Thiel, he decided to drive it secretly out of business. How? With Hulk Hogan and a sex tape. Ryan Holiday tells the incredible story – and explains why this case shows the need for more conspiracies.

Duration:00:44:24

The case for saving Maplin: Podcast 358

3/2/2018
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Coming up today: a blissfully brief MWC rundown, we explain why Sky has partnered with Netflix, mourn Maplin and investigate why British police have started using AI to help them make custodial decisions.

Duration:00:46:43

The great KFC chicken crisis of 2018: Podcast 357

2/23/2018
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We look at the KFC chicken crisis of 2018, look at the new AR app from Brian Eno and meet the couple that cost Google £2.1 billion.

Duration:00:31:20

The British couple that cost Google £2.1 billion: UpVote 23

2/21/2018
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When Adam and Shivaun Raff found that Google was downgrading their website in search results, didn't get mad, they got even. They describe their 12-year-long fight for justice – and why, despite it all, they're "having a blast"

Duration:01:08:42

Fighting Isis with AI: Podcast 356

2/16/2018
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Coming up today: fighting Isis with AI; the numbers behind the latest cryptocurrency hacking trend, and we explain why PUBG is the perfect game for n00bs.

Duration:00:40:35

Inside Facebook's alt-alt-right: Podcast 355

2/9/2018
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Coming up today: SpaceX success; fatberg facts; why the government’s got it wrong about the gig economy, and we go inside Britain’s Facebook-loving, alternative alt-right.

Duration:00:52:39

Elon Musk's flamethrower, Strava leak: Podcast 354

2/2/2018
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Coming up today: the perils of using a GPS fitness tracker on a top-secret military base; we track Airbnb’s spread across London; and ask a simple question: why are people buying Elon Musk’s novelty flamethrowers?

Duration:00:45:58

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