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The Future of Everything

Wall Street Journal Radio

Prepare for a new podcast experience from The Wall Street Journal. Introducing The Future of Everything, an extension of The Wall Street Journal’s annual magazine of the same name. Jennifer Strong examines the future trends for space exploration, high-tech guns, brain implants, meat production and urban farming.

Prepare for a new podcast experience from The Wall Street Journal. Introducing The Future of Everything, an extension of The Wall Street Journal’s annual magazine of the same name. Jennifer Strong examines the future trends for space exploration, high-tech guns, brain implants, meat production and urban farming.
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Prepare for a new podcast experience from The Wall Street Journal. Introducing The Future of Everything, an extension of The Wall Street Journal’s annual magazine of the same name. Jennifer Strong examines the future trends for space exploration, high-tech guns, brain implants, meat production and urban farming.

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English


Episodes

Battling the Superbugs

12/5/2017
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What happens when antibiotics stop working? With drug-resistant infections on the rise, scientists are scrambling to develop new weapons in the fight against evolved bacteria-from cutting-edge diagnostic tests to revolutionary gene-editing techniques. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:22:14


The Rise of Experiential Retail

11/21/2017
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Brick-and-mortar store closures could result in one billion square feet of empty retail space. From modern art installations to stores with nothing for sale, a look at how brands are attempting to fill the void. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:21:23


In Bitcoin We Trust?

11/8/2017
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Digital, decentralized money is quickly coming of age. What began as an experiment from a mysterious internet persona has become a force to be reckoned with, prompting banks to adapt. But how does cryptocurrency work? And where is it headed? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:23:29


In the Eye: Technology Versus Deadly Storms

10/25/2017
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Scientists are gathering new forms of data to deliver increasingly accurate hurricane predictions. But since technology cannot solve the problem of hurricanes, what happens in the wake of a storm? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:17:51


Coming October 25th: Season 2 of The Future of Everything

10/13/2017
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Can modern medicine defeat superbugs? What's the future of bitcoin? Will retailers survive the digital age? Join Jennifer Strong as she looks at how science and technology could shape our lives today, tomorrow and beyond. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:02:24


Get Ready for 3-D-Printed Everything

8/29/2017
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Today it's mostly prototypes and plastic trinkets. But additive manufacturing - aka 3-D printing - is poised to produce everything from airplane parts and auto bodies to sneaker soles and human organs.

Duration: 00:15:59


The Markets Are Run by Robots

6/30/2017
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Quantitative models, and the investors who build them, are the new kings of Wall Street. But their rise has ramifications for everything from daily trading to how companies themselves are run.

Duration: 00:21:17


How Lab-Grown Materials Are Changing Manufacturing

6/23/2017
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Adidas sneakers made from vegan spider silk. Mushroom-based Dell computer packaging. Today, biofabrication--the science of growing raw materials in a lab--is producing everything from furniture to fabric.

Duration: 00:14:13


Everyone Needs a (Robot) Companion

6/2/2017
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Meet the next generation of very friendly robots: a battery-powered cat that helps with eldercare, a smart grocery cart that carries your purchases, a social robot that recognizes your face when you enter the room.

Duration: 00:12:03


Has the Smart Gun Revolution Begun?

5/19/2017
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Americans love tech. Americans love guns. But high-tech guns? The subject remains incredibly controversial and the debate is more complex than tech-savvy versus tech-phobic. We unveil the latest smart gun aimed at the U.S. market.

Duration: 00:26:23


Are We Ready for Manufactured Meat?

5/19/2017
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Is the boutique burger scene ready for vegan patties that bleed like meat? What about chicken and beef grown in tanks? With the global population expected to exceed 9-billion by 2050, scientists and executives are looking for sustainable and delicious ways to replicate meat.

Duration: 00:16:49


The Urban, Indoor Future of Farming

5/19/2017
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Imagine walking around your office with a tray as you harvest vegetables for your company's cafeteria. How about a grocery store where the produce is grown upstairs? Or a refurbished shipping container with the growing power of two acres of farmland? All of these exist. With urban populations likely to explode in the coming decades, what is the future of farming?

Duration: 00:15:43


Meet One of the First Human Cyborgs

5/19/2017
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Meet Emily Borghard, one of the world's first true cyborgs thanks to a chip implanted in her brain. In the not too distant future, there could be millions more like her. These high-tech implants have implications for treating Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, depression and even behavioral disorders.

Duration: 00:20:32


Coming May 19th: The Future of Everything from WSJ

5/5/2017
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Prepare for a new podcast experience from The Wall Street Journal on Friday, May 19th. Introducing The Future of Everything. Join Jennifer Strong as she examines what's ahead for space exploration, high-tech guns, brain implants, meat production and urban farming.

Duration: 00:01:49