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

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English


Episodes

What’s really inside CBD oil?

10/11/2019
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How Brexit broke the English language, we look at what’s really inside CBD oil and run the maths on a remarkable sub-two-hour marathon attempt

Duration:00:44:09

The vaping backlash is on

10/4/2019
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After deaths in the US, there's a backlash against vaping; the rise of short form video; and the tricky future of Uber

Duration:00:36:58

Google’s quantum leap

9/27/2019
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Google’s made a quantum computing breakthrough, Operation Matterhorn, and Uber’s kind-of licence renewal

Duration:00:31:21

The fight against food fraud

9/23/2019
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Can nature documentaries help the environment? The criminal world of food fraud, and our pick for video game of the year

Duration:00:30:26

Should your pets be vegan?

9/13/2019
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Vegan dog food, the ongoing fight against loot boxes in games, and how voter registration levels could affect an election

Duration:00:33:28

Japan's high-tech toilets are finally conquering the West

9/6/2019
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High tech toilets, police facial recognition, and swapping Netflix binges for weekly TV viewing

Duration:00:35:54

WIRED Book Club: YouTubers, by Chris Stokel-Walker

9/2/2019
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How does the YouTube algorithm really work? Who is making money off the video platform? And why are so many people tuning in to watch an eight-year-old take toys out of boxes?

Duration:00:34:20

Why you shouldn't feel good about carbon offsetting

8/30/2019
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The wild rise of the spammy PPI industry, China’s private space race and what you can do to offset your carbon footprint

Duration:00:32:16

Why do critics hate Netflix's movies?

8/23/2019
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Measles in the UK, Facebook’s not-so-private take on privacy, and Netflix struggles to catch its big movie break

Duration:00:32:10

DeepMind's plan to solve science's trickiest problem

8/16/2019
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TikTok causes trouble in India, supplements for ravers, and we go behind the scenes at DeepMind

Duration:00:41:34

How inspirational quotes took over the web

8/9/2019
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Coming up today: a bluetooth-connected e-cigarette, video assistant referees come to the Premier League and how motivational quotes took over social media

Duration:00:37:02

The physics of Elon Musk's new super-rocket

8/2/2019
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Coming up today: Elon Musk's new engine, the UK tries to give up smoking and is workplace wellness really the key to happiness?

Duration:00:33:37

Why you're so grumpy when it's hot

7/26/2019
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Fake fish, another heat wave, and a film about a quite literal power struggle

Duration:00:36:10

FaceApp is not as worrying as you think

7/19/2019
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Human skulls do a roaring trade on Instagram, should you be shopping at plastic-free shops, and why is everyone freaking out about that app that makes you look old?

Duration:00:37:52

WIRED Book Club: Superior: The Return of Race Science

7/19/2019
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What does biology say about human differences? How does science become racist? And what even is race?

Duration:00:36:02

The strange world of food portions

7/12/2019
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GDPR hits British Airways, the tricky politics of lithium mining, and does anyone believe a packet of crisps contains more than one portion?

Duration:00:31:14

The return of Netflix's Stranger Things

7/5/2019
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Europe’s heatwave, police and facial recognition, and Stranger Things

Duration:00:33:29

The hunt for an Alzheimer's vaccine

6/28/2019
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The hunt for an Alzheimer's vaccine and Uber's controversial new update

Duration:00:26:31

What is Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency really about?

6/21/2019
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Facebook’s cryptocurrency, sleep-tracking wearables, and the UK’s porn block hits another roadblock.

Duration:00:36:21

Why men aren't donating enough blood

6/14/2019
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Coming up today: why men don’t give blood, Zuckerberg deep fakes, and we go to the Arctic Circle

Duration:00:36:30