Archive for October, 2016

Ep. 25: Snapchat’s Spectacles, Star Trek vs. Trump, Elon Musk’s Mars plans

Snapchat’s wearable tech Spectacles, the cast and crew of Star Trek versus presidential candidate Donald Trump (8:50), and space professional and astrophysicist Laura Forczyk joins us to unpack SpaceX founder […]

Ep. 24: Ghost in the Shell, Nike HyperAdapt sneakers, U.S. self-driving car rules

We ask if the ‘Ghost in the Shell’ trailers make up for the casting controversy, examine Nike’s ‘Back to the Future’ self-lacing sneakers going on sale soon (14:26), dive into […]

Ep. 23: Samsung’s exploding smartphone, Tokyo’s VR Arcade, Train to Busan

This episode is all about tech in South Korea and Japan as Vic Song joins us direct from Asia! We talk Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explosions, the iPhone 7 and […]

Ep. 22: A deep dive into A.I. and the Singularity with Engadget’s Jessica Conditt

Engadget Senior Reporter Jessica Conditt joins us to talk about her insightful new story on artificial intelligence and the Singularity and why some of the best known futurists might have […]

Ep. 21: SpaceX explosion, 50 Years of Star Trek producer Brian Volk-Weiss

The SpaceX accident destroys Facebook’s satellite, ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 hints (13:00), the ‘ARQ’ time travel movie on Netflix (15:15), and Brian Volk-Weiss, executive producer of the History Channel’s ’50 […]

Ep. 20: Neil deGrasse Tyson vs. sexist science jokes, ‘80s tech drama Halt and Catch Fire

Astronomers discover Earth-like planet Proxima B, Neil deGrasse Tyson goes in on sexist science jokes on Twitter (5:29), protests over ‘Jason Bourne’ movie in 3D in China (13:06), the trailer […]