Fw:Thinking podcasts

Fashion Sensors

What's the future of clothing? From self-cleaning outfits to a suit that recharges your...

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From Qbert to Qubits

How does quantum computing work? From superposition to quantum entanglement, we tackle the...

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Does Your Computer Know Chinese?

Can a computer be aware of what it's doing? We look at the famous Chinese Room thought experiment...

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More Real Than Real

How could augmented reality change our world? From video games to exploration, augmented reality...

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Droning On

Are drones the pizza delivery guys of the future? We look at companies that are experimenting...

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A Stunning Technology

Is there a safe way to stun? In Star Trek, setting phasers to stun was a way to incapacitate a...

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You Can't Get There From Now

What's the future of air travel? The team takes a look at aircraft designs that could get you...

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Under the Dome-like Thing

Can we make biospheres work? Colonizing the galaxy is going to require some tricky technology....

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Send in the Clones

What is the future of cloning? The podcast team discusses the scientific breakthroughs, the...

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Warp Your Mind Around It

How would a warp drive work? Does warp drive violate Einstein's theory of relativity? Is it...

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Blowing in the Wind

How does wind power work? What's the future of wind power? What are the pros and cons of wind power?

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Robot, You Can Drive My Car

What was the DARPA Grand Challenge? When did Google begin working on autonomous cars? Are robots...

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Is There Anybody Out There?

Is there intelligent life outside of our solar system? What is the Drake equation? What is...

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Space and Junk

What is space junk? Where did it come from? Why is it a problem?

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Would a Rose Smell As Sweet?

What is in the power of a name? What's the dispute on the social effects of names? Does naming...

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Give Me Liberty Or Unplug Me

As robots become more sophisticated, will we give them rights? Why did Jonathan vote against...

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The Office of the Future

What are the trends in office spaces? Is the open office floor plan effective? How has...

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Game Your Way to Fitness

How do fitness trackers work? How can console games and mobile apps help you get fit? What's the...

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I Claim This Asteroid For Spain!

How will owning property in space work? What does the 1967 space treaty say? What are some...

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Dating in the Digital Age

How do dating sites match people up? How have social networks changed dating? Is it easier to...

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