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The award-winning WIRED UK Podcast with James Temperton and the rest of the team. Listen every week for an informed and entertaining rundown of latest technology, science, business and culture news. New episodes every Friday.

The award-winning WIRED UK Podcast with James Temperton and the rest of the team. Listen every week for an informed and entertaining rundown of latest technology, science, business and culture news. New episodes every Friday.

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The award-winning WIRED UK Podcast with James Temperton and the rest of the team. Listen every week for an informed and entertaining rundown of latest technology, science, business and culture news. New episodes every Friday.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Covid-19 nose disaster

1/22/2021
Coming up today: a Covid crisis for sommeliers and bakers, the tragic rise of instant loan apps and that data that shows why April is going to be a tough month for everyone.

Duration:00:44:48

The last days of Parler

1/15/2021
Coming up today: we’re 500 today so we’re all feeling terribly old. Come celebrate

Duration:00:56:00

Our (optimistic) predictions for 2021

1/8/2021
Coming up today: lucid dreams, lonely penguins and our predictions for 2021

Duration:00:57:35

The great WIRED quiz of 2020

12/11/2020
Coming up today: it’s the final podcast of 2020, so we’re having a party...

Duration:00:54:09

What the Covid-19 vaccines mean for returning to work

12/4/2020
Coming up today: How a coronavirus vaccine will affect the return to work, what we learned from F1’s biggest crash in recent history, and how will Santa deal with lockdown?

Duration:00:48:46

How to make sure Christmas isn't a Covid-19 disaster

11/27/2020
Coming up today: Matt Reynolds lays on a Covid Christmas, Amit explains why Netflix is elbowing in on linear TV, and Matt Burgess explores the issue of work burnout.

Duration:00:55:24

How China crushed Covid-19

11/20/2020
Coming up today: Matt Reynolds dissects China’s coronavirus strategy, Amit asks why games are getting shorter, and we discuss the security faux pas you’re probably making

Duration:00:58:03

All you need to know about the Covid-19 vaccine

11/13/2020
Amit and Matt Reynolds talk us through the Covid-19 vaccine breakthrough and Natasha explores the weird world of pandemic office Christmas parties

Duration:00:51:31

What we can learn from Africa’s pandemic response

11/6/2020
Coming up today: Matt Reynolds explains why Africa has been spared the worst of the pandemic, Natasha reveals the middle-class private jet boom and Matt Burgess looks at the worrying rise of police fingerprint scanners

Duration:00:56:55

The nasty rise of stalkerware

10/30/2020
Coming up today: Natasha looks into Uber’s robo-firings, Matt Burgess charts the grim rise of stalkerware and Vicki explains why there might not be signs of life on Venus after all

Duration:00:48:06

Did Sweden's Covid-19 experiment work?

10/23/2020
Coming up today: Sweden’s pandemic gamble; the deepfake bot being weaponised against women; and Natasha tries to put the ‘interesting’ in negative interest rates

Duration:00:52:29

The grim demise of the cinema industry

10/16/2020
Coming up today: Natasha investigates the UK’s broken housing algorithm, Matt Burgess reveals how universities are snooping on students and Amit witnesses The grim demise of the cinema industry.

Duration:00:46:22

The wild quest to feed the world using your pee

10/9/2020
How to recycle your pee, astronaut selection, and the great revival of the home printer

Duration:00:45:23

How Italy got on top of Covid-19

10/2/2020
Coming up today: Natasha talks to Deliveroo’s struggling ‘heroes’, Amit explains why historians are annoyed at YouTube and Matt Reynolds looks at how Italy got to grips with Covid-19

Duration:00:49:37

How to think about risk in a pandemic

9/27/2020
Coming up today: Vicki tries to make sense of Trump versus TikTok, Natasha tries to make business liability interesting and Matt Reynolds explains why humans are so bad at understanding risk

Duration:00:46:44

Have we found evidence of alien life?

9/18/2020
Coming up today: Have we found evidence of alien life? Plus how banks are tackling financial abuse, and holidays in the time of Covid

Duration:00:46:32

The living hell of Covid-19 long-haulers

9/11/2020
Coming up today: Matt Reynolds meets the coronavirus long-haulers, Matt Burgess tracks the rise and fall of Pret and Amit explains why lie detectors are creeping into British policing.

Duration:00:55:44

Coronavirus shows why we need a four-day working week

9/4/2020
Natasha explains the rise of the four-day working week, Matt Burgess on the return of ID cards and Matt Reynolds on what the animal kingdom can teach us about social distancing.

Duration:00:48:30

Office lifts are a coronavirus logistics nightmare

8/28/2020
Natasha looks at two of the big problems with people returning to offices, Matt Reynolds examines how artificial snow is being used to save a glacier and Matt Burgess explores the troubling rise of deepfake pornography videos

Duration:00:54:41

England’s exam algorithm shambles

8/21/2020
Coming up today: Matt Burgess picks over the fallout from the A-level algorithm debacle, Matt Reynolds explains how breast milk is being grown in the lab Natasha meets the digital nomads swapping office life for paradise

Duration:00:51:52