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FT Tech Tonic

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Rank #32 in Technology category

Business
Society & Culture
Technology
Entrepreneurship
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A weekly conversation that looks at the way technology is changing our economies, societies and daily lives. Hosted by John Thornhill, innovation editor at the Financial Times.

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A weekly conversation that looks at the way technology is changing our economies, societies and daily lives. Hosted by John Thornhill, innovation editor at the Financial Times.

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US bashing only

By ihjaoanuanaksna - Jul 22 2019
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They really do LOVE saying how much better China is than USA. Complete garbage

Spot on

By WestchesterNY - Apr 08 2018
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The information is fascinating and up to the moment. The interviews get to the heart of the matter and are with leading figures. Worth every minute of listening.

iTunes Ratings

20 Ratings
Average Ratings
14
3
2
0
1

US bashing only

By ihjaoanuanaksna - Jul 22 2019
Read more
They really do LOVE saying how much better China is than USA. Complete garbage

Spot on

By WestchesterNY - Apr 08 2018
Read more
The information is fascinating and up to the moment. The interviews get to the heart of the matter and are with leading figures. Worth every minute of listening.
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FT Tech Tonic

Updated 3 days ago

Rank #32 in Technology category

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A weekly conversation that looks at the way technology is changing our economies, societies and daily lives. Hosted by John Thornhill, innovation editor at the Financial Times.

Rank #1: What lies ahead for AR

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Matt Miesnieks, creator of one of the first augmented reality apps and co-founder of startup 6D, tells the FT's Tim Bradshaw about the technological advances that make AR possible, and what needs to happen if it is to fulfill its promise. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Jun 21 2017
35 mins
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Rank #2: A look inside Uber

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Uber investor and adviser Bradley Tusk talks to the FT's Leslie Hook about the highs and lows of the ride-sharing company's rapid expansion, and how companies in the sharing economy can manage regulatory hurdles. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Mar 15 2017
27 mins
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Rank #3: When data rules the world

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John Thornhill talks to author and historian Yuval Noah Harari about his vision of a future when humans are no longer the smartest algorithm on the planet. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Nov 30 2016
26 mins
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Rank #4: Rana Yared on investing in fintech

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John Thonhill talks to Rana Yared, a partner and managing director at Goldman Sachs’ Principal Strategic Investments, about how technology is transforming the banking industry.

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Apr 10 2019
23 mins
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Rank #5: Inside Google's innovation factory

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Alphabet's research and development lab X is the breeding ground for Google's biggest technological bets, including self-driving cars and a network of internet-providing balloons. Astro Teller, the entrepreneur and scientist at the helm of X, talks to the FT's Richard Waters about the new technologies he is helping to bring to market, and what he has learned in the six years of running an innovation factory. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Dec 07 2016
23 mins
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Rank #6: What robots can teach humans

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John Thornhill talks to Maja Pantic, Professor of Affective and Behavioural Computing at Imperial College in London, about her work testing the boundaries of human robot interaction.


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Dec 12 2018
35 mins
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Rank #7: Calum Chace on a world without work

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Business and science fiction writer Calum Chace talks to John Thornhill about the exponential growth of AI and why we need to start planning now for a world without work.


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Dec 27 2017
24 mins
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Rank #8: Using blockchain to fight fraud

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Leanne Kemp's company Everledger uses blockchain technology to track the provenance of assets, from diamonds to fine wines. She talks to John Thornhill about the technology's potential to combat fraud. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 17 2017
23 mins
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Rank #9: Andrew Ng on building an AI workforce

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Artificial intelligence expert Andrew Ng talks to John Thornhill about his concern that AI technology is concentrating wealth in the hands of a few and why we need to spread AI skills and understanding across society.

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Apr 17 2019
24 mins
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Rank #10: The virtue of cash

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Rutger Bregman tells John Thornhill there is evidence to show that we can end poverty by handing out cash to those who need it. The idea of a universal basic income is one whose time has come, he says, and it is finding support in unexpected places like Silicon Valley. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Mar 22 2017
23 mins
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Rank #11: Guarding against the next cyber attack

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Army veteran and cyber security expert Rick Howard talks to the FT's Hannah Kuchler about the current state of cyber security, what we have learned from recent large-scale attacks known as WannaCry and NotPetya and what companies can do to try to guard against the next attack. 

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Dec 06 2017
26 mins
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Rank #12: ENCORE: When data rules the world

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In this encore episode, John Thornhill talks to author and historian Yuval Noah Harari about his vision of a future when humans are no longer the smartest algorithm on the planet.

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Feb 21 2018
26 mins
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Rank #13: What has gone wrong with the internet revolution?

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Internet pioneer Martha Lane Fox talks to John Thornhill about her work in trying to ensure that the technology lives up to its early ideals and serves the interests of people rather than big companies.

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Nov 15 2017
27 mins
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Rank #14: Rethinking the way we earn money

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Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes joins the FT's Hannah Kuchler to talk about economic inequality in the age of "big tech", and his proposal to shrink the income gap in the US. It's the subject of his book Fair Shot: Rethinking inequality and how we earn.

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Mar 14 2018
22 mins
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Rank #15: Science and security

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Entrepreneur Tom Ilube talks about his work with scientists to deploy their research in the battle against cybercrime, tech advances and education in Africa and why companies need to take cyber security more seriously. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Mar 08 2017
23 mins
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Rank #16: Shoshana Zuboff on surveillance capitalism

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John Thornhill talks to the social scientist Shoshana Zuboff about her book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, and what we need to do to reclaim the more benign impacts of the digital revolution.

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Feb 13 2019
27 mins
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Rank #17: Jennifer Doudna on gene editing

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Jennifer Doudna talks to Richard Waters, the FT's San Francisco bureau chief, about how she discovered the CRISPR Cas-9 system and how it is transforming the world of gene editing.

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Jul 08 2019
30 mins
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Rank #18: Road testing self-drive cars

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John Thornhill talks to nuTonomy's Gretchen Effgen about why the company chose Singapore as well as Boston to test its self-drive cars and why it uses a formal methods approach to developing its software.

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Feb 14 2018
23 mins
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Rank #19: Tim Berners-Lee on reshaping the web

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John Thornhill talks to Tim Berners-Lee about the achievements of the world wide web which he invented 30 years ago, what he thinks has gone wrong and what he is doing to help fix some of these problems.

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Mar 12 2019
25 mins
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Rank #20: Keeping the cyber hackers at bay

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Nadav Zafrir, a former Israeli intelligence officer and co-founder of cyber security company Team8, talks to John Thornhill about tracking down cyber criminals and training the tech entrepreneurs of the future For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Nov 16 2016
24 mins
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