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United States

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It's about technology. It's about humanity. It's about our future. It's Fw:Thinking.

Language:

English


Episodes

It's So Hard To Say Goodbye

10/12/2016
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All good things must come to an end. The podcast crew bids you farewell in this final episode. Peek behind the scenes at the Fw:Thinking podcast.

Duration: 00:53:51


Looking Back on the Future Part Two

10/7/2016
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Joe and Lauren share their favorite predictions about the future while Jonathan makes lots of jokes. What predictions rank among the team's favorites?

Duration: 00:38:16


Looking Back on the Future Part One

10/5/2016
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The podcast crew talks about some of their favorite predictions about the future, from evolving language to 20th century French postcards.

Duration: 00:52:59


The Future of Diabetes Part Two

10/3/2016
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Will we ever find a cure for diabetes? Are there technologies that will help people manage diabetes more easily?

Duration: 00:57:56


The Future of Diabetes Part One

9/30/2016
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Will we ever find a cure for diabetes? Are there technologies that will help people manage diabetes more easily?

Duration: 00:55:18


Are 3D Printers The New VR?

9/26/2016
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Has the 3D printer craze fizzled out? What are the trends in consumer 3D printers? Is this technology doomed to obscolescence?

Duration: 00:46:35


Monkeys, Hamlet and Brain-Computer Interfaces

9/21/2016
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How did Stanford teach monkeys to transcribe Hamlet using only their monkey brains? And how could this technology benefit us in the future? We revisit computer-brain interfaces.

Duration: 00:42:33


The AI Arms Race Part One

9/20/2016
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What is artificial intelligence? What's the difference between weak, strong, narrow and general AI? And what's state of the art today?

Duration: 01:11:35


Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Stone

9/2/2016
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Carbon capture sequestration is all about removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Can we convert the greenhouse gas into solid rock?

Duration: 00:00:06


Moral Bioenhancements Part Two

8/26/2016
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If you could make the world a better place by removing the ability for people to make selfish choices, would you do it? We continue the conversation.

Duration: 00:47:53


Moral Bioenhancements Part One

8/25/2016
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If you could make the world a better place by removing the ability for people to make selfish choices, would you do it?

Duration: 00:37:19


The Future of Superheroes Part Two

8/20/2016
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Christian rejoins the show and we explore what futuristic superheroes will say about ourselves.

Duration: 00:58:15


The Future of Superheroes

8/18/2016
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Christian Sager joins the show to talk about superheroes, what they represent and what the superheroes of the future might look like.

Duration: 00:57:32


The Future of Voting

8/13/2016
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Voting technology is tricky. It's outdated in many jurisdictions but the next step might have big security problems. What is the future of voting?

Duration: 01:08:02


Groovy Moon Boots

8/11/2016
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How could haptic feedback motors improve the boots astronauts wear? And what are some other applications?

Duration: 00:42:29


The End Of Moore's Law? (Not Really)

8/5/2016
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By 2021, we won't be able to shrink transistors down any further. What does this mean for Moore's Law?

Duration: 00:38:24


Solar Impulse Ends its Journey

8/4/2016
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In 2014, we talked about how the Solar Impulse aircraft would fly around the globe using solar energy to create electricity. Two years later, that journey is over. How did it do?

Duration: 00:53:02


Automatic Cybersecurity

7/30/2016
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Every year, programmers write more than a trillion lines of code. How could automated cybersecurity systems help our technology stay safe from malicious hackers?

Duration: 00:55:24


Cyborg Slugs and Synthetic Stingrays

7/28/2016
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We explore the wonderful, terrifying world of combining technology and organic material. From robots with slug muscles to an artificial stingray, what's up with cyborgs?

Duration: 00:51:53


Cognitive Buildings

7/23/2016
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What if your building could think? Cognitive buildings are an integrated approach to the Internet of Things concept.

Duration: 00:36:52

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