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The WIRED Podcast

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The award-winning WIRED UK Podcast with James Temperton and the rest of the team. Listen every week for the an informed and entertaining rundown of latest technology, science, business and culture news. New episodes every Friday.

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The award-winning WIRED UK Podcast with James Temperton and the rest of the team. Listen every week for the an informed and entertaining rundown of latest technology, science, business and culture news. New episodes every Friday.

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31 Ratings
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Good topics with fun and funny hosts

By burnbizzle - May 01 2019
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What makes this podcast fun is the light and engaging interactions due to the chemistry of the hosts.

Best Podcast!

By BilalNaseer - Mar 19 2019
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Simply amazing. It is very well done and the content is diverse and it is truly entertaining and informative. My Friday is never complete without listening to it.

iTunes Ratings

31 Ratings
Average Ratings
25
3
2
0
1

Good topics with fun and funny hosts

By burnbizzle - May 01 2019
Read more
What makes this podcast fun is the light and engaging interactions due to the chemistry of the hosts.

Best Podcast!

By BilalNaseer - Mar 19 2019
Read more
Simply amazing. It is very well done and the content is diverse and it is truly entertaining and informative. My Friday is never complete without listening to it.
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The WIRED Podcast

Updated 9 days ago

Rank #104 in Technology category

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The award-winning WIRED UK Podcast with James Temperton and the rest of the team. Listen every week for the an informed and entertaining rundown of latest technology, science, business and culture news. New episodes every Friday.

Rank #1: Elon Musk's wild space internet plan

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Coming up today: Huawei’s very bad week; Elon Musk’s space internet; and a psychedelic experience without the psychedelics.

Join the WIRED Book Club – we're reading Lost in a Good Game, by Pete Etchells

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/wired-book-club-lost-in-a-good-game

Stories we talked about this week:

Losing ARM is a disaster for Huawei. It can't be replaced
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/arm-huawei-us-china-trade-war

Elon Musk just ignited the race to build the space internet
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/elon-musk-spacex-starlink-satellite-launch

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by Matt Burgess
May 24 2019
38 mins
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Rank #2: Google's grand gaming plans

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Coming up today: Google’s bold vision for the future of gaming, we explain why you need to change your Facebook password right now and take an in-depth look at an obscure piece of legislation that made Facebook what it is today.

Join the WIRED Book Club – we're reading The Uninhabitable Earth, by David Wallace-Wells

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/wired-book-club-uninhabitable-earth

Stories we talked about this week:

Google's Stadia game service is more powerful than an Xbox One X and PS4 Pro combined
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/google-stadia-games-console-service-gdc-keynote

If Google Stadia is the future, the games industry should be worried
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/google-stadia-future-of-gaming-analysis

You need to change your Facebook password right now
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/change-facebook-password

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by Matt Burgess
Mar 22 2019
12 hours 53 mins
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Rank #3: Why a four-day work week makes sense: Podcast 385

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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: the scientific and economic case for a four-day working week, the EU’s war on memes continues and we deliver our verdict on all the good stuff Apple announced this week.

These are the stories we discussed this week...

The science behind the success of a four-day working week

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/four-day-working-week

The EU has passed Article 13, but Europe's meme war is far from over

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/eu-article-13-passed-meme-war

Here's all the big news from Apple's iPhone launch event

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/new-apple-iphone-launch-event-live-2018-uk-time

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by James Temperton and Matt Burgess
Sep 14 2018
47 mins
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Rank #4: How realistic is the BBC's Bodyguard? Podcast 386

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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: we look at how the police can make better use of artificial intelligence, run the rule over all the weird and wonderful Alexa stuff Amazon announced this week and find out what life is really like for personal protection officers.

These are the stories we discussed this week...

How realistic is Bodyguard? A real Personal Protection Officer tells all
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/bodyguard-finale-realism

Amazon's announced lots of new Echo speakers... and a microwave
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/new-amazon-echo-alexa-2018

AI is invading UK policing, but there's little proof it's useful
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/police-artificial-intelligence-rusi-report

UK police are using AI to inform custodial decisions – but it could be discriminating against the poor
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/police-ai-uk-durham-hart-checkpoint-algorithm-edit

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by James Temperton and Matt Burgess
Sep 21 2018
45 mins
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Rank #5: The controversial Caster Semenya verdict

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Coming up today: Facebook gets a redesign, the controversial science behind the Caster Semenya verdict and the latest edition of the world famous WIRED Book Club.

Join the WIRED Book Club – we're reading Lost in a Good Game, by Pete Etchells

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/wired-book-club-lost-in-a-good-game

Stories we talked about this week:

Look past the Facebook redesign and the future is totally not private
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/facebook-redesign-f8-encryption

The controversial science behind the Caster Semenya verdict
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/caster-semenya-testosterone-ruling-gender-science-analysis

WIRED Book Club: Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/wired-book-club-invisible-women

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by Matt Reynolds and Matt Burgess
May 03 2019
52 mins
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Rank #6: Why you're not a morning person: Podcast 403

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On the WIRED Podcast this week: Apple and Facebook square off, we learn how to train a dragon and we find out why you’ll never be a morning person.

These are the stories we discussed this week...

Join the WIRED Book Club – we’re reading Bad Blood, by John Carreyrou: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/wired-book-club-bad-blood-theranos

Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them
https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/29/facebook-project-atlas/

The ticking time bomb hiding in Facebook’s record profits
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/facebook-financial-results

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is an unusual coming-of-age story
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/how-to-train-your-dragon-3-the-hidden-world-review

No matter how hard you try, you'll never be a morning person
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/morning-person-genetics-how-to

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by James Temperton and Matt Burgess
Feb 01 2019
42 mins
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Rank #7: How to think about algorithms: Podcast 401

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On the WIRED podcast this week: How the demise of HMV shows the way forward for the high street and it’s finally time for the first WIRED Book Club in-depth discussion extravaganza

These are the stories we discussed this week...

Join the WIRED Book Club – we’re reading Bad Blood, by John Carreyrou: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/wired-book-club-bad-blood-theranos

HMV's failure shows a way forward for the UK's struggling high street
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/hmv-closure-administration

The latest from Huawei's troubles:

Germany 'considers ban on Huawei' amid global backlash
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46914489

Oxford University suspends Huawei donations and sponsorships
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46911265

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by James Temperton and Matt Burgess
Jan 18 2019
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #8: The truth about standing desks: Podcast 402

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On the WIRED podcast this week: standing desk myths, busted, the latest on the Chinese CRISPR baby scandal and how skyscrapers are fighting back against YouTube’s daredevil rooftoppers.

These are the stories we discussed this week...

Join the WIRED Book Club – we’re reading Bad Blood, by John Carreyrou: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/wired-book-club-bad-blood-theranos

Turns out your standing desk isn't solving your sitting problem
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/standing-desk-benefits

Chinese officials circle as a second CRISPR pregnancy is confirmed
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/second-crispr-baby

What is CRISPR? The revolutionary gene-editing tech explained
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/what-is-crispr-cas9-gene-editing

London's skyscrapers are fighting back against YouTube rooftoppers
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/youtube-parkour-stars-ally-law-ryan-taylor

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by James Temperton and Matt Burgess
Jan 25 2019
41 mins
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Rank #9: The Facebook hack is way worse than you think: Podcast 388

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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: everything you need to know about the massive Facebook hack, we go inside the weird and wonderful world of YouTube’s ASMR video makers and find out about the high-stakes race to save the banana from oblivion.

These are the stories we discussed this week...

Facebook's massive hack exposes the flaws with social logins
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/facebook-hack-beach-single-sign-on-social-login

YouTube's ASMR artists are going bespoke in search of new thrills
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/bespoke-asmr-youtube-videos

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by James Temperton and Matt Burgess
Oct 05 2018
52 mins
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Rank #10: What's the point in Mark Zuckerberg's podcast?

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Coming up today: Mark Zuckerberg launches a podcast, Samsung pulls its folding phone and we argue about the best sci-fi film of all time

Join the WIRED Book Club – we're reading Invisible Women, by Caroline Criado Perez

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/wired-book-club-invisible-women

Stories we talked about this week:

We listened to Mark Zuckerberg’s new podcast so you don’t have to
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/mark-zuckerberg-podcast-review

Everything Samsung needs to fix to stop the Galaxy Fold from breaking
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/samsung-galaxy-fold-breaking-fix

The WIRED guide to the best sci-fi movies of all time
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/best-sci-fi-movies-of-all-time

The best password managers to keep your data safe
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/best-password-managers

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by Matt Burgess and James Temperton
Apr 26 2019
47 mins
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Rank #11: The CRISPR gene-edited baby scandal: Podcast 396

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These are the stories we discussed this week...

Join the WIRED Book Club: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/wired-book-club

Reusable coffee cups? Tote bags? Here's the truth about what you can do to be more climate-friendly: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/climate-change-myth-busting

The Chinese CRISPR baby debacle takes another dark turn: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/chinese-crispr-baby-he-jiankui

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by James Temperton
Nov 30 2018
47 mins
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Rank #12: Jeff Bezos's blackmail masterclass: Podcast 404

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Coming up today: Jeff Bezos, what we can learn from France’s big tech tax plan and we go inside the weird and disturbing world of YouTube’s child ASMR stars.

Join the WIRED Book Club – we’re reading Bad Blood, by John Carreyrou: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/wired-book-club-bad-blood-theranos

Jeff Bezos has given a masterclass in how to respond to blackmail: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/jeff-bezos-blackmail

The world could learn a thing or two from France's plan to tax Amazon, Facebook and Google: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/france-tax-amazon-facebook-google

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by James Temperton
Feb 08 2019
45 mins
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Rank #13: The strange world of food portions

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Coming up today: GDPR hits British Airways, the tricky politics of lithium mining, and does anyone believe a packet of crisps contains more than one portion?

We want to know what you think about the stories we discussed this week. Email podcast@wired.co.uk with your rants, raves and reviews.

The stories we talked about this week:

A simple fix could have saved British Airways from its £183m fine
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/british-airways-data-breach-gdpr-fine

The tricky politics of lithium mining could derail electric cars
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/lithium-mining

The UK's weird portion sizes make no sense. What went wrong?
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/uk-food-portion-serving-size-recommendations

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by Matt Burgess
Jul 12 2019
31 mins
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Rank #14: Did the Google walkout work? Podcast 392

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On the WIRED podcast this week: Google staff members walkout in protest over sexual misconduct, Tony Blair on big tech and the medical cannabis is now legal in the UK. Sort of.

These are the stories we discussed this week...

Google walkout: employees stage protest over handling of sexual harassment
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/01/technology/google-walkout-sexual-harassment.html

Tony Blair: we must regulate big tech properly and prepare for China's AI threat
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/tony-blair-technology-regulation-government

UK doctors can now prescribe weed. But you probably won't get it
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/uk-medical-cannabis-cbd-oil

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by Matt Burgess
Nov 02 2018
42 mins
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Rank #15: If aliens call, what should we say? Podcast 387

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On the WIRED UK podcast this week: the global fight over whether we should try talking to aliens or not (and what we’d say), the next big thing from LEGO and the sad sight of space being colonised by boring billionaires, not brilliant scientists.

These are the stories we discussed this week...

The almighty tussle over whether we should talk to aliens or not
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/messaging-aliens-seti-meti

This new LEGO for adults is unlike anything you've ever seen before
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/lego-forma-launch

Elon Musk's Moon mission and the depressing near-future of space
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/elon-musk-spacex-moon-mission-mars-nasa

Music by Filip Hnizdo

Show produced and edited by James Temperton and Matt Burgess
Sep 28 2018
51 mins
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