Fw:Thinking

Fw:Thinking

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

Episodes

It's So Hard To Say Goodbye  

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.

Looking Back on the Future Part Two  

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

Looking Back on the Future Part One  

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

The Future of Diabetes Part Two  

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

The Future of Diabetes Part One  

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

Are 3D Printers The New VR?  

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

Monkeys, Hamlet and Brain-Computer Interfaces  

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.

The AI Arms Race Part Two  

Are we destined for an AI arms race? Why would nations race to develop AI? And will we ever create superintelligent AI?

The AI Arms Race Part One  

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

Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Stone  

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

Moral Bioenhancements Part Two  

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.

Moral Bioenhancements Part One  

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

The Future of Superheroes Part Two  

Christian rejoins the show and we explore what futuristic superheroes will say about ourselves.

The Future of Superheroes  

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

The Future of Voting  

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?

Groovy Moon Boots  

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

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

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

Solar Impulse Ends its Journey  

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?

Automatic Cybersecurity  

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

Cyborg Slugs and Synthetic Stingrays  

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?

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