Best Future Podcasts (2020)
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Future Perfect explores provocative ideas with the potential to radically improve the world. We tackle big questions about the most effective ways to save lives, fight global warming, and end world poverty to create a more perfect future. In season 3, we explore how the meat we eat affects us all. In eight episodes, Vox's Dylan Matthews and Sigal Samuel examine how the way we eat is shaping animal lives, human lives, and the future of our planet. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Net ...
 
Future Thinkers is a media platform, community, and education portal dedicated to the evolution of society, technology, and consciousness. Helping you become better adapted to our uncertain future. As seen in BBC, Forbes, World Economic Forum, and iTunes Top 40. Created by Mike Gilliland and Euvie Ivanova.
 
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.
 
Explore the world's biggest ideas and the people making them happen. Are you ready for self-driving cars, jetpacks, 3D printed food, or a trip to Mars? Moonshot talks to the people who are at the forefront of all this rapid change to find out what the future of humanity might actually look like. Hosted by Kristofor Lawson and Andrew Moon.
 
Flash Forward is a show about possible (and not so possible) future scenarios. What would the warranty on a sex robot look like? How would diplomacy work if we couldn’t lie? Could there ever be a fecal transplant black market? (Complicated, it wouldn’t, and yes, respectively, in case you’re curious.) Hosted and produced by award winning science journalist Rose Eveleth, each episode combines audio drama and journalism to go deep on potential tomorrows, and uncovers what those futures might re ...
 
Welcome to IT Visionaries, your #1 source for actionable insights, lessons learned, and exclusive interviews with trailblazing IT leaders. When you subscribe to IT Visionaries, you’ll get two weekly episodes. Each is packed with value, stories, and trends - all directly from leaders on the frontlines of technological innovation.
 
Long-form TED level conversations with top thinkers, founders and scientists on how advances in biotech & genomics, space travel, IoT, AI and other exponential tech converge to create our collective future and what we can do, from a research and policy perspective to shape the technology, trends and societal norms for a better world. If in-depth, unscripted conversations with the researchers, startups and future thinkers transforming our future in a Tim Ferriss meets Sam Harris, Kara Swisher ...
 
Technology is reshaping our cities—often without permission and sometimes without a clue. Hosted by urban innovation expert Molly Turner and startup advisor Jim Kapsis, Technopolis asks the questions nobody is asking about what needs to change for tech to help solve more problems than it creates.
 
How will the future unfold? What is the impact of technology on business & society? As technology reorders the world in which live, who will be the winners and who will be the losers? Join Azeem Azhar, curator of the Exponential View newsletter, in deep conversation with the world's leading thinkers and practitioners exploring these and other important questions. The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review.
 
We can have the future we want—but we have to work for it. Soonish brings you stories and conversations showing how the choices we make together forge the technological world of tomorrow. From MIT-trained technology journalist Wade Roush. Learn more at soonishpodcast.org. We're a proud member of the Hub & Spoke audio collective! See hubspokeaudio.org.
 
Singularity.FM is the 1st and best singularity podcast - the place where we interview the future! Singularity.FM is a series of podcast interviews with the best scientists, writers, entrepreneurs, philosophers and artists, debating the technological singularity. The podcast is a conversation about exponential tech, accelerating change, artificial intelligence and ethics: Because technology is not enough!
 
Idea Machines is a deep dive into the systems and people that bring innovations from glimmers in someone's eye all the way to tools, processes, and ideas that can shift paradigms. We see the outputs of innovation systems everywhere but rarely dig into how they work. Idea Machines digs below the surface into crucial but often unspoken questions to explore themes of how we enable innovations today and how we could do it better tomorrow. Idea Machines is hosted by Benjamin Reinhardt.
 
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.
 
All about innovation, startups, and the future - discussing topics which range from technology (AI, IoT, Big Data) to technologies impact on humans (Work, Play, Culture) and the future of everything in any sector - retail, banking, technology, hiring, and more. We are always looking for Innovators like you to interview for our weekly podcast. If you have any stories on innovation, disruption or the future that you would like to share (happy or unfortunate), let us know. Support this podcast: ...
 
Sharing Secrets - a new series from the Secret Foundation - explores the biggest secrets of the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. Hosted by Tor Bair, Sharing Secrets features everything from interviews, to monologues, to special guests, to technical explainers, to surprises, and beyond. (Sharing Secrets is a reboot and expansion of Decentralize This!, an interview-driven podcast previously hosted by Tor Bair and presented by Enigma. Back episodes are available here!)
 
Weekly interview show with people at the forefront of transformational technologies, scientific research, and bold new thinking that enables humans to operate at higher levels — better able to achieve whatever each person values most in life. This could be in fields as diverse as neuroscience, computer science, psychology, bio-tech, augmented reality, nutrition & fitness and so many more areas of pioneering work.
 
Stephen Wolfram is the creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language; the author of A New Kind of Science; and the founder and CEO of Wolfram Research. Over the course of nearly four decades, he has been a pioneer in the development and application of computational thinking—and has been responsible for many discoveries, inventions and innovations in science, technology and business. On his podcast, Stephen discusses topics ranging from the history of science to the future of ...
 
Innovation Unleashed engages curious people who love discovering the “what’s next” in technology solutions to help all of us live better lives. Hosted by Dr. Alan Russell, an innovation expert who has appeared on Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of the Top 100 People Who Will Change America, listeners will meet a variety of innovators who will talk about how innovation and technology will shape the future and impact the way that we live. We will be discussing things like driverless cars, robot ...
 
Welcome to FUTUREPROOF. We're the podcast that delves into the future. From Augmented Reality to Artificial Intelligence to Smart Cities to Internet of Things to Virtual Reality, we speak with some of the sharpest minds to better help you understand what the next few years may look like.Brought to you by author Jeremy Goldman (Going Social, Getting to Like).For booking inquiries: vie@futureproofshow.com
 
Future Grind explores the future through science, technology, entrepreneurship, and philosophy. Hosted by television producer, entrepreneur, and futurist speaker Ryan O’Shea, Future Grind features interviews with innovators and thought leaders that are working to build our future. Biohacking, transhumanism, artificial intelligence, futurism, and robotics are frequent topics of conversation. Show notes and more can be found on futuregrind.org. Questions, press inquiries, and speaking requests ...
 
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 ...
 
Supercharged is an investigative series exploring power, conflict, and the people who are driving change. Season one examines the electric vehicle market and how Tesla is forcing the entire automotive industry to adapt and rapidly embrace an electric future.
 
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As the cell employs its machinery to shut down the virus that’s inside it, the virus makes proteins to shut down the cell’s efforts. The scene is set, but how will this arms race end? The answer depends on many, many factors. Listeners can tune in to explore the following: How to study the way in which obesity, diabetes, and host immunosuppressive …
 
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the Tesla FSD public Beta test, SpaceX Starship SN8 static fire with 3 Raptor engines, and NASA taking samples from Bennu asteroid Read more from the articles we referenced: Osiris Rex touches an asteroid - https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2020/osiris-rex-tags-surface-of-asteroid-bennu/ https://youtu.be/xj0O-fLSV7c …
 
It’s been 22 years since the federal government last brought a meaningful legal challenge to a big tech company. Back then, when the Justice Department sued Microsoft, the outcome changed the direction of the company for years to come. Now, the Department of Justice is coming for Google. Can the search giant resist this challenge to its role as the…
 
In this installment of the Future Grind podcast host Ryan O’Shea discusses the concept of liquid democracy, or democracy 3.0, with David Ernst. David is an entrepreneur and technologist advocating for and working to build the infrastructure to support liquid democracy, which is a combination of direct and representative democracy in which voters ca…
 
Discussion and Q&A about Earth Regeneration and Smart Villages with Nora Bateson, author and founder of the International Bateson Institute, Joe Brewer, founder of the Earth Regenerators Study Group, and Future Thinkers Community members. Show notes: http://www.futurethinkers.org/130 Learn more about Future Thinkers Smart Village at http://www.futu…
 
What if the next pandemic comes, not from wet markets overseas, but from our own factory farms? Martha Nelson, who studies viruses at the NIH, says we are playing Russian roulette with potentially dangerous influenza strains on our pig farms. In this episode, we explain what makes these giant farms so likely to breed the next pandemic virus — and s…
 
Good morning everyone, and welcome to the thinkfuture podcast. I'm your host, Crystal Palace, and once again, we're coming in July from deep in the heart of Silicon Valley, California. Now I ask you. Do you find that innovation has stalled lately? The innovation has run up against a brick wall and doesn't seem to be getting anywhere. And I wonder i…
 
This week we spoke to Andy Zee, co-initiator of Refuse Fascism, about the upcoming election on Nov. 3 (in case you hadn't heard...). Should you vote in the upcoming election? Is this election unlike any that has ever come before it? Is a vote for Biden "biting the bullet" or "a gift to humanity"? All that and more this week on Future Left. Andy Zee…
 
Stephen Batchelor, a Secular Buddhist teacher and former monk, joins the FLI Podcast to discuss the project of awakening, the facets of human nature which contribute to extinction risk, and how we might better embrace existential threats. Topics discussed in this episode include:-The projects of awakening and growing the wisdom with which to manage…
 
We typically imagine interstellar civilizations as vastly superior in technology to modern times, but could the future see planets colonized by spaceships little better than our modern ones? Could some alien worlds allow space travel to develop far sooner and easier than it did on Earth? Or could civilizations abandon more advanced technology?Watch…
 
"For the first time, we are forced to consider the real risk of destabilizing the entire planet," says climate impact scholar Johan Rockström. In a talk backed by vivid animations of the climate crisis, he shows how nine out of the 15 big biophysical systems that regulate the climate -- from the permafrost of Siberia to the great forests of the Nor…
 
OpenAI stunned the world with the release of Generative Pre-trained Transformer 3 (GPT-3), the world’s most impressive language-generating AI. OpenAI CEO Sam Altman joins Azeem Azhar to reflect on the huge attention generated by GPT-3 and what it heralds for the future research and development toward the creation of a true artificial general intell…
 
As the U.S. gets ready for an election during a pandemic, we report on in-person voting options and review the security threats inherent in mobile or blockchain assisted voting. In a previous version of this podcast released on Oct. 2, we said that Bradley Tusk was funding mobile voting apps, including the Voatz app. Tusk Philanthropies has given f…
 
With work habits around the work changing because of covid-19, host Tom Standage considers the future of the office. What lessons can be learned from companies like GitHub, where most employees are remote? What can providers of flexible workspaces, such as IWG, reveal about trends in office use? What does team-building look like in a world where re…
 
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