Best Future Trends podcasts — Where technology meets society (Updated November 2017; image)
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TED Talks Daily
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Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.
 
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Triangulation (MP3)
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Every week Leo Laporte talks to the smartest people in the world about the most important topics in technology.Records live every Friday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 23:00 UTC.
 
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Future Tense - Full program podcast
 
A critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways of thinking, from politics to media to environmental sustainability.
 
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Exponent
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A podcast about tech and society, hosted by Ben Thompson and James Allworth
 
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Flash Forward
Monthly
 
A show about possible and not so possible futures. From space pirates to conscious robots to the end of antibiotics. Hosted by Rose Eveleth.
 
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Fw:Thinking
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It's about technology. It's about humanity. It's about our future. It's Fw:Thinking.
 
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ycombinator
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Podcast by ycombinator
 
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FutureProofing
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Series examining the implications - social and cultural, economic and political - of the big ideas that are set to transform the way society functions
 
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Long Now: Seminars About Long-term Thinking
 
Explore hundreds of lectures by scientists, historians, artists, entrepreneurs, and more through The Long Now Foundation's award-winning lecture series, curated and hosted by Long Now co-founder Stewart Brand (creator of the Whole Earth Catalog). Recorded live in San Francisco each month since 02003, past speakers include Brian Eno, Neil Gaiman, Sylvia Earle, Daniel Kahneman, Jennifer Pahlka, Steven Johnson, and many more. Watch video of these talks and learn more about our projects at Longn ...
 
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What's Tech?
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We live in the future, where drones skim the sky, corporations enter the space race, and smart watches track our every movement. But how? And why? What's Tech invites experts to explain the technology bit by bit, in clear, brief, enjoyable audio nuggets. These days, technology is everywhere. Let's make sense of what's around us. The series finale aired December 6th, 2016.
 
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Innovation Now
Daily
 
Innovation Now is a daily 90-second radio series and podcast that gives listeners a front row seat to hear compelling stories of revolutionary ideas, emerging technologies and the people behind the concepts that are shaping our future.
 
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The Campfire Project
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Fire was our first true piece of technology. Around its warming glow, we would tell stories, share our thoughts, and bond with the people we love. Centuries later, our fires have been digitized, and thrown into everyone's pocket. They are infinitely more powerful. This is a podcast dedicated to exploring the intersection of technology and storytelling, from two writers connected by circuits, wires and a passion for writing.
 
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Analog(ue)
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So many podcasts are about our digital devices. Analog(ue) is a show about how these devices make us feel and how they change our lives for the better, but also for the worse. Hosted by Myke Hurley and Casey Liss.
 
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Futurology
Weekly
 
Answering What’s The Future by exploring digital’s future impact. Every week the Futurology team explores the "Future of _______” with people that are doing - and not just talking - the future, right now. As the Futurology team, your hosts bring a diverse thought process based in a diverse and collective experience - they are... Brett Lindsay (B2), the Digital Philosopher and Engaging Content Specialist, strives to find solutions to unique problems by consulting to companies, in order to mak ...
 
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The Future And You
Weekly
 
Ideas and opinion about the future based on verifiable facts of today.
 
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Dangerous Minds Podcast
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We at Dangerous Minds Podcast, are seeking to explore further weekly, the tech and the people behind this growing community of Biohacking, Grinding, Implantable Technology, Hard Sciences, and Information Security. Please feel free to reach out to us with questions, or comments. You are welcome to find us here, at dangerousminds.io or email us at info@dangerousminds.io and, perhaps we might one day talk to you about the work and or projects you’re exploring and developing. Society considers u ...
 
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Terrifying Robot Dog
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A weekly podcast about how technology is changing the way we interact with the world. Hosted by Jonathan Stark and Kelli Shaver.Would you like to get new episodes delivered straight to your inbox with show notes, links to additional content, and more? Click the KEEP ME IN THE LOOP button:KEEP ME IN THE LOOP
 
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The Command Line
Monthly
 
Exploring digital citizenry as a creator and a consumer.
 
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Digital Impact Radio
Weekly
 
Digital Impact RadioBuilt by and for Technology Savvy Professionals, The Digital Impact Conversation looks at the journey digital Impact is making. Digital Impact Radio is a regular monthly output from the Linked in group Digital Impact Conversations, where you will hear about Capability, Projects, Go-Lives, Partners and Emerging Trends that make a Digital Impact.The opinions expressed in this podcast are that of each contributor and do don’t reflect the opinions of their employers.music by ...
 
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The Future of Life
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FLI catalyzes and supports research and initiatives for safeguarding life and developing optimistic visions of the future, including positive ways for humanity to steer its own course considering new technologies and challenges.Among our objectives is to inspire discussion and a sharing of ideas. As such, we interview researchers and thought leaders who we believe will help spur discussion within our community. The interviews do not necessarily represent FLI’s opinions or views.
 
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Winning Slowly
Monthly
 
Taking the long view on technology, religion, ethics, and art. There are plenty of podcasts that will tell you how Apple’s latest product will affect the tech landscape tomorrow, but there aren’t that many concerned with the potential impact of that tech in 2024. In a culture obsessed with now, how can we make choices with a view for tomorrow, next year, and beyond?
 
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Trends With Benefits
Weekly
 
Each week, we gather a roundtable of experts from the Digital Trends Staff to discuss all things tech. Topics range from the big tech stories of the week to predicting the future, all while maintaining a somewhat civil decorum. Tech should be a tool to better our lives and create incredible experiences. We help get you there.
 
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insearchofcertainty
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A podcast series where Mark Burgess (@markburgess_osl ) and John Willis (@botchagalupe) discuss futuristic concepts of IT. Mark has a PHD in physics among other things and I barely finished high school. We, therefore, seem to make an unlikely pair for discussion. However, we have found over the years our discussions on such subjects make for great dialog (at least we enjoy it). We have decided to see if other's agree. RSS Feed:http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:245384055/soun ...
 
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Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates the how-to's of powerful speaking — from some handy vocal exercises to tips on how to speak with empathy. A talk that might help the world sound more beautiful.…
 
Food poisoning puts thousands of lives at risk each year, but tracking tainted food just got easier.
 
When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations -- and that most of us don't converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy amount of listening. In this insightful talk, ...…
 
Astronauts have a tool that can help them track their dietary habits in real time.
 
Are old expectations and strategies prolonging our military conflicts? And is ISIS winning the cyber war?
 
Leah Chase's New Orleans restaurant Dooky Chase changed the course of American history over gumbo and fried chicken. During the civil rights movement, it was a place where white and black people came together, where activists planned protests and where the police entered but did not disturb -- and it continues to operate in the same spirit toda ...…
 
We all know that when we make decisions in groups, they don't always go right -- and sometimes they go very wrong. How can groups make good decisions? With his colleague Dan Ariely, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman has been inquiring into how we interact to reach decisions by performing experiments with live crowds around the world. In this fun, f ...…
 
With today’s advanced LiDAR technology, Langley scientists have a powerful tool to learn even more about our atmosphere.
 
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Futurology
 
CliffCentral.com — Ian Russell, CEO of BCX, joins the team in studio to discuss the BCX Disrupt event and all things causing #disruption - as well as adopting technology and new ways of working as we look to the future.
 
For the introverts among us, traditional forms activism like marches, protests and door-to-door canvassing can be intimidating and stressful. Take it from Sarah Corbett, a former professional campaigner and self-proclaimed introvert. She introduces us to "craftivism," a quieter form of activism that uses handicrafts as a way to get people to sl ...…
 
The combined market capitalization of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google is now equivalent to the GDP of India. How did these four companies come to infiltrate our lives so completely? In a spectacular rant, Scott Galloway shares insights and eye-opening stats about their dominance and motivation -- and what happens when a society prizes shareh ...…
 
What if plants were only watered when they needed it – saving both time and water? Sensors about the size of a postage stamp may be the key.
 
TADHack2017 - EP13 Jason with QUT's Dr Amina Tariq talking Public Health and Social Work by Digital Impact Radio
 
TADHack2017- EP12 Jason with FluroSat's Anastasia Volkova by Digital Impact Radio
 
TADHack2017- EP11 Jason with SNet's Co-Founder Tim by Digital Impact Radio
 
TADHack2017- EP10 Jason with Travello's Brent and Amin by Digital Impact Radio
 
TADHack2017- EP9 Jason with SiteSeeHQ's Lucio and Lachlan by Digital Impact Radio
 
TADHack2017- EP8 Jason with Julie Trell talking from Salesforce to Muru-D by Digital Impact Radio
 
TADHack2017 EP 7 Jason with Prof Rafael Gomez talking Design and Wearables by Digital Impact Radio
 
TADHack2017 - EP 6 Jason with Kara Burns talking Better Health from Data by Digital Impact Radio
 
TADHack2017 - EP 5 Jason with Dr Matthew Rimmer talking Net Neutrality by Digital Impact Radio
 
TADHack2017 - EP4 Jason with Dr Monique Mann talking Security by Digital Impact Radio
 
TADHack2017 - EP3 Jason with Zero Day Solutions's Marisa Emerson by Digital Impact Radio
 
TADHack2017 - EP 2 Jason with Trunbull Unmanned's Tye Adams by Digital Impact Radio
 
TADHack2017 - EP 1 Jason with QUT Foundry's Graham and Angela by Digital Impact Radio
 
Niti Bhan studies business strategy for Africa's informal markets: the small shops and stands, skilled craftspeople and laborers who are the invisible engine that keeps the continent's economy running. It's tempting to think of these workers as tax-dodgers, even criminals -- but Bhan makes the case that this booming segment of the economy is le ...…
 
The incredible success of NASA’s Viking Mission set the stage for future Mars exploration.
 
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Future Tense - Full program podcast
 
Cryptocurrencies enable us to transfer money with no fees and no bank, instantly. This is just the beginning of what digital currencies and blockchain technology can do.
 
The biggest obstacle to dealing with climate disruptions lies between your ears, says psychologist and economist Per Espen Stokes. He's spent years studying the defenses we use to avoid thinking about the demise of our planet -- and figuring out a new way of talking about global warming that keeps us from shutting down. Step away from the dooms ...…
 
Kayla Briët creates art that explores identity and self-discovery -- and the fear that her culture may someday be forgotten. She shares how she found her creative voice and reclaimed the stories of her Dutch-Indonesian, Chinese and Native American heritage by infusing them into film and music time capsules.…
 
Ben and James discuss IPOs, including those of Stitch Fix, SendGrid, and Blue Apron, and the importance of understanding what type of company you are. Presented by WordPress.com: Get 15% off on a new site by visiting WordPress.com/Exponent. Links Ben Thompson: Stitch Fix and the Senate — Stratechery Ben Thompson: Why (Most) IPOs are Under-Price ...…
 
Thanks to observations from the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have some context for the Voyager data.
 
Yanqi Zhang is a cofounder and COO of Ofo.Anu Hariharan is a Partner at YC.
 
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Triangulation (MP3)
 
Andy Weir is the author of The Martian. His latest book is Artemis. He talks with Leo Laporte about writing The Martian online, the female protagonist in Artemis, and the process of turning stories on the page into movies on the big screen. Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Andy Weir Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulat ...…
 
Google Pixel Buds: Ryan has written up a full review of the new ear budsand will tell his thoughts on today's show. In particular, the unique feature of translate, could be something that truly sets them apart from their competitors. But, do they sound good? Amazon Key Hacked: Despite the convenience factor, there still seems to be overwhelming ...…
 
One in five women in the United States will not have a biological child, and Christen Reighter is one of them. From a young age, she knew she didn't want kids, in spite of the insistence of many people (including her doctor) who told her she'd change her mind. In this powerful talk, she shares her story of seeking sterilization -- and makes the ...…
 
With warmth and grace, Beth Malone tells the deeply personal story of her dad's struggle with frontotemporal lobe dementia, and how it changed how she thinks about death (and life). A moving talk about a daughter's love -- and of letting go and finding peace.By contact@ted.com (TED).
 
Sometimes the best innovation, is education, and rangers in the Great Smoky Mountains do their part by teaching people to be stewards of our public lands.
 
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