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WSJ’s The Future of Everything

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Discover what comes next with this in-depth look at how science and technology are revolutionizing the way we live, work and play. Join our award-winning team of journalists as we crisscross the country to interview the leaders and luminaries reshaping our world.

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Discover what comes next with this in-depth look at how science and technology are revolutionizing the way we live, work and play. Join our award-winning team of journalists as we crisscross the country to interview the leaders and luminaries reshaping our world.

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Culturally shifting podcast!

By Geeko Paradiso - Nov 27 2018
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Listened to the 1st few. The equation is perfected! I am in geek paradise with this !

Great content with good depth

By WillyW12 - Aug 22 2018
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Compared to other WSJ podcasts, this one is diving deeper to discuss interesting topics.

iTunes Ratings

949 Ratings
Average Ratings
633
161
76
28
51

Culturally shifting podcast!

By Geeko Paradiso - Nov 27 2018
Read more
Listened to the 1st few. The equation is perfected! I am in geek paradise with this !

Great content with good depth

By WillyW12 - Aug 22 2018
Read more
Compared to other WSJ podcasts, this one is diving deeper to discuss interesting topics.
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WSJ’s The Future of Everything

Latest release on Jan 15, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Living Smarter: How Tech Is Disrupting the Home

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What if our homes took care of us and not the other way around? In this episode, a look inside the smart homes that could transform everything from entertaining to eldercare.

Aug 08 2018

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Rank #2: Battling the Superbugs

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Encore edition: 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. Programming note: All new episodes resume in early September.

Aug 22 2018

22mins

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Rank #3: Custom Parts: The Future of Transplanted Organs

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Demand for donated organs far outstrips supply. But researchers are working to remedy the crisis using everything from gene-edited pigs to 3D-printed tissue.

Oct 09 2019

18mins

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Rank #4: How AI is Augmenting Therapy

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Millions of people suffering from mental health issues are left untreated and undiagnosed. In this episode, we meet the psychologists and scientists studying how artificial intelligence can help.

Jul 18 2018

23mins

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Rank #5: Smart Cities: Safer Living or Cyber Attacks?

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Urban areas around the world are increasingly equipped with sensors to track-and control-everything from traffic patterns to wastewater. But this increased connectivity and data collection opens us up to devastating hacks and unwanted surveillance.

Aug 15 2018

18mins

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Rank #6: The Price of Climate: The Northern Farming Frontier

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Shifting weather patterns and rising temperatures are altering what crops farmers can plant. In the last of a three-part series on climate, we examine how advancements in AI and genetics could help farms battle drought and crop disease.

Dec 19 2018

24mins

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Rank #7: Adapting Medicine for Outer Space

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What happens when an injury occurs on a commercial space flight or manned mission to Mars? Meet the scientists and astronauts studying how to keep us safe where routine care is impossible--and the closest hospital is a million miles away.

Aug 01 2018

19mins

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Rank #8: Customized Kids: Are Designer Babies on the Way?

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Advances in gene editing and DNA analysis are allowing parents unprecedented control over the traits their children will inherit. We explore the science-and ethics-behind the movement.

Sep 25 2019

18mins

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Rank #9: Machine Love: Dating in the Digital Age

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Algorithms are the new matchmakers. Apps have turned dating into a game. And unlimited options have confounded digitally savvy singles. We spoke to the technologists and social scientists reshaping romantic connection.

Feb 13 2019

23mins

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Rank #10: Losing Our Wallets: The Rise of Mobile Payments

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Encore edition: Kenya and China have rapidly embraced mobile wallets. Why are Americans still reaching for cash and credit cards? We speak to the experts and explore a future where making a payment could be as easy as nodding your head.

Nov 28 2018

16mins

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Rank #11: Instant Message: How Amazon Changed Delivery

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This week, it's all about how we buy stuff and how that stuff gets to us. David, Joanna and Christopher bring on WSJ reporter Katie Bindley to talk about how to make sure you're getting the best deals on Amazon-and all the ways what you see on the page might not be what you think. Next, Julie Jargon, the team's new Family & Tech columnist, comes on to talk about a project she worked on before she took up her new gig: The Journal's Delivery Wars series looked at the tension between customers who want everything on their doorstep and businesses who want to actually make money. Finally, Christopher interviews Yariv Bash, CEO of Flytrex, about whether drones could one day deliver everything we need right into our hands.

Apr 10 2019

40mins

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Rank #12: IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on Reskilling Workers in the Age of AI

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Artificial intelligence will change all of our jobs, according to IBM's Chief Executive. But will the technology augment workers or replace them? Ms. Rometty spoke with WSJ Editor in Chief Matt Murray at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Feb 27 2019

23mins

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Rank #13: The Future of Everything Festival: What's Next for Alexa?

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The duo behind Alexa and Amazon's in-home devices explain what's coming in the next wave of voice technology and machine learning that will power connected homes, search and shopping.

Jun 05 2019

27mins

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Rank #14: How Robots Will Feed Our On-Demand Culture

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For decades, we've dreamt of an all-purpose robot that can cater to our every need. Silicon Valley is trying to catch up with that vision. One company is starting with a task already consuming our economy: home delivery.

Jul 31 2019

14mins

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Rank #15: Can Gene-Edited Mice Solve the Lyme Crisis?

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Lyme disease is rampant on Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. MIT scientists believe that releasing genetically altered mice on the islands could curb-and even wipe out-the disease. A close look at an unprecedented environmental intervention.

Jul 25 2018

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Rank #16: Get Ready for Gene-Edited Food

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Vegetables engineered with the gene-editing technology Crispr are moving closer to supermarket shelves. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has decided these genetically altered foods won't require a special label. But will they curry favor with consumers?

Sep 11 2019

16mins

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Rank #17: The Price of Climate: Producing Heat-Resistant Beef

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As cattle farmers struggle with rising temperatures, scientists are scrambling to find solutions. In the second of a three-part series on climate, we meet a calf genetically engineered to withstand heat and get a taste of lab-grown beef.

Dec 12 2018

18mins

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Rank #18: How AI is Augmenting Therapy

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Encore edition: Millions of people suffering from mental health issues are left untreated and undiagnosed. In this episode, we meet the psychologists and scientists studying how artificial intelligence can help.

Mar 13 2019

23mins

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Rank #19: The Sparkling Future of Lab-Grown Diamonds

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The days of diamond mining may be numbered, and lab-grown stones have become almost indistinguishable from those pulled from the earth. In this episode, we talk to the diamond dealers and growers hedging against a future in which the mines run dry.

Oct 31 2018

16mins

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