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A look ahead from The Wall Street Journal. How science and technology are revolutionizing business, industry, culture and society.

A look ahead from The Wall Street Journal. How science and technology are revolutionizing business, industry, culture and society.
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A look ahead from The Wall Street Journal. How science and technology are revolutionizing business, industry, culture and society.

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English


Episodes

The Price of Climate: The Northern Farming Frontier

12/19/2018
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Shifting weather patterns and rising temperatures are altering what crops farmers can plant. In the last of a three-part series on climate, we examine how advancements in AI and genetics could help farms battle drought and crop disease.

Duration:00:24:05

The Price of Climate: Producing Heat-Resistant Beef

12/12/2018
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As cattle farmers struggle with rising temperatures, scientists are scrambling to find solutions. In the second of a three-part series on climate, we meet a calf genetically engineered to withstand heat and get a taste of lab-grown beef.

Duration:00:18:29

The Price of Climate: Is Commercial Fishing in Hot Water?

12/5/2018
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Demand for wild seafood is rising-but so is the cost of bringing it ashore. In the first of a three-part series on climate, we meet the fishermen and scientists grappling with warming waters, shifting currents and rapidly changing economics.

Duration:00:21:45

Losing Our Wallets: The Rise of Mobile Payments

11/28/2018
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Encore edition: Kenya and China have rapidly embraced mobile wallets. Why are Americans still reaching for cash and credit cards? We speak to the experts and explore a future where making a payment could be as easy as nodding your head.

Duration:00:16:51

WSJ Tech D.Live: The Connected Devices That Will Rule Our Homes

11/16/2018
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The WSJ's David Pierce sits down with David Limp, Amazon's Senior Vice President of Devices and Services, to discuss Alexa's next moves. Plus, an inside look at how Amazon chose its newest headquarter locations.

Duration:00:20:51

WSJ Tech D.Live: In the Driver's Seat at Uber

11/15/2018
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Dara Khosrowshahi, chief executive of the ridesharing giant, talks with the WSJ's Gerard Baker about expanding Uber's reach, fixing its work culture and setting the course for an initial public offering.

Duration:00:27:07

WSJ Tech D.Live: The Downside to Social Success

11/15/2018
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Instagram Co-Founder Kevin Systrom sits down with Wall Street Journal Editor in Chief Matt Murray to discuss social media's evolution amid increased content scrutiny.

Duration:00:24:27

WSJ Tech D.Live: Investing in a Data-Driven Future

11/14/2018
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The WSJ's Jason Anders sits down with Ruth Porat, CFO of Alphabet and Google, to discuss Google's equity culture, collaborating with the military and understanding AI bias.

Duration:00:24:12

WSJ Tech D.Live: The Chips That Power Our Devices

11/14/2018
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The WSJ's Jason Anders sits down with Richard Clemmer of NXP Semiconductors and Renee J. James of Ampere to discuss life in the fast-paced semiconductor industry, the impact of U.S.-China relations and the future of computing.

Duration:00:16:42

WSJ Tech D.Live: Are We There Yet? The Future of Driverless Cars

11/14/2018
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The global race for autonomous vehicles is on-but roadblocks lie ahead. Waymo CEO John Krafcik tells WSJ's Jamie Heller about his company's plans to launch a commercial self-driving car service in the coming months.

Duration:00:19:24

Customized Kids: Are Designer Babies on the Way?

11/7/2018
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Advances in gene editing and DNA analysis are allowing parents unprecedented control over the traits their children will inherit. In this episode, we explore the science-and ethics-behind the movement.

Duration:00:12:46

The Sparkling Future of Lab-Grown Diamonds

10/31/2018
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The days of diamond mining may be numbered, and lab-grown stones have become almost indistinguishable from those pulled from the earth. In this episode, we talk to the diamond dealers and growers hedging against a future in which the mines run dry.

Duration:00:16:45

The Next Battlefield: Connected, Augmented and Urban

10/24/2018
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The wars of the future will be fought in megacities around the world by soldiers connected - and possibly even augmented - by neural implants and AI. In this episode, we examine how military leaders are preparing for a radical shift in combat.

Duration:00:20:35

Robot Restaurants: Good or Gimmicky?

10/17/2018
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The restaurant industry is embracing automation, from robot-staffed espresso bars to fully automated burger chefs. In this episode, we explore what this means for workers, diners and--most importantly--the quality of our food.

Duration:00:15:12

The De-Extinction Movement Comes to Life

10/10/2018
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In labs around the world, scientists are using gene-editing technology to revive species that disappeared from the face of the earth long, long ago. In this episode, we talk to the researchers working on a project straight out of science fiction.

Duration:00:14:43

Tech Gets in the Game

10/3/2018
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Football-playing robots. Algorithmic umpires. Neurological performance enhancement. In this episode, we look at how science and technology are reshaping the playing field - and how these advances could benefit life beyond sports.

Duration:00:18:11

Robot Growers: How AI Will Change Farming

9/26/2018
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Agriculture is turning to automation as it grapples with growing demand and a shrinking labor force. In this episode, we meet the robots making farms more efficient.

Duration:00:15:29

Hack the Vote: How Safe Are Elections?

9/19/2018
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In this episode, we watch hackers compromise voting machines and hear from technologists hoping to safeguard democracy with help from blockchain and mobile voting. Can tech protect our democratic process from foreign interference?

Duration:00:17:57

Welcome to Your 3-D Printed Home

9/12/2018
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The construction industry has remained essentially unchanged since the invention of the nail gun. But can a labor shortage force builders to embrace technology? In this episode, how drones, automation and prefabrication are changing housing.

Duration:00:18:01

Eating Insects for Your Health (and the Planet's)

9/5/2018
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Billions of people around the world include protein-rich bugs in their diet. But are crickets really a sustainable alternative to chicken? This episode, we talk to the scientists and startup founders looking to put bugs in everything we eat.

Duration:00:18:58