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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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Episodes

The Future of Everything Festival: What's Next for Alexa?

6/5/2019
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The duo behind Alexa and Amazon's in-home devices explain what's coming in the next wave of voice technology and machine learning that will power connected homes, search and shopping.

Duration:00:26:57

The Future of Everything Festival: Building an Artificial Human

5/22/2019
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As tech giants embrace voice-enabled AI assistants to power purchases, play songs and deliver the weather report, hear the latest on Mica, Magic Leap's AI-powered virtual human, who wants to help you do more.

Duration:00:26:41

Frozen Frontiers: The Alien, Iron-Breathing Microbes of Blood Falls

5/8/2019
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Scientists are looking to Earth's most extreme environments for clues about what alien lifeforms might look like. The data they gather could help future space explorers to understand the origins of life in the universe.

Duration:00:20:53

Frozen Frontiers: Meet the Robot Explorers Hunting for Alien Life

4/24/2019
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In Antarctica, robots are helping scientists explore how life evolves in extreme environments. Such missions are dress-rehearsals for future space exploration to the ice-covered moons of Jupiter and Saturn, where alien life could be thriving.

Duration:00:19:46

Instant Message: How Amazon Changed Delivery

4/10/2019
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This week, it's all about how we buy stuff and how that stuff gets to us. David, Joanna and Christopher bring on WSJ reporter Katie Bindley to talk about how to make sure you're getting the best deals on Amazon-and all the ways what you see on the page might not be what you think. Next, Julie Jargon, the team's new Family & Tech columnist, comes on to talk about a project she worked on before she took up her new gig: The Journal's Delivery Wars series looked at the tension between customers...

Duration:00:40:05

The Next Battlefield: Connected, Augmented and Urban

3/27/2019
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Encore edition: 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:00:20:05

How AI is Augmenting Therapy

3/13/2019
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Encore edition: Millions of people suffering from mental health issues are left untreated and undiagnosed. In this episode, we meet the psychologists and scientists studying how artificial intelligence can help.

Duration:00:23:40

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on Reskilling Workers in the Age of AI

2/27/2019
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Artificial intelligence will change all of our jobs, according to IBM's Chief Executive. But will the technology augment workers or replace them? Ms. Rometty spoke with WSJ Editor in Chief Matt Murray at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Duration:00:23:01

Machine Love: Dating in the Digital Age

2/13/2019
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Algorithms are the new matchmakers. Apps have turned dating into a game. And unlimited options have confounded digitally savvy singles. We spoke to the technologists and social scientists reshaping romantic connection.

Duration:00:23:30

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