Podcasts

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 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 It's outdated in many jurisdictions but the next step might have big security problems.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?

Cognitive Buildings

What if your building could think? Cognitive buildings are an integrated approach to the Internet of Things concept.

Are Futuristic Floating Airports Already Beached?

Back in the 1930s, engineers suggested we build floating airports on the water to work around space constraints. Is it finally time to build one?