Futuropolis by Popular Science
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Hosted by Popular Science Assistant Editor Lindsey Kratochwill and Associate Editor Breanna Draxler, Futuropolis is a new podcast about everyday life in the future. We’ve always wondered what it will be like to grab dinner on Mars, pilot a flying car, or walk a robot dog. So to find out, we talk to the scientists, engineers, and innovators who are shaping the world of tomorrow. Plus we dig into Popular Science’s archives to revisit past predictions.
||CleanBon Voyage||We take a trip to explore what vacations will look like in the future||12/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThinking Outside the Cubicle||The jobs, offices, and commutes of tomorrow will look very different than today’s||12/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClicks to Bricks||We have good news for you: Shopping in the future is going to be so much easier than it is today.||11/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWinning the Numbers Game||What Will Basketball Look Like in the Future? More sensors, more data, and more ways to watch.||11/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Prognosis is Good||What diseases will look like in the future, and how we'll deal with them differently.||10/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShow me the digital money!||What will money look like in the future? It'll be safer, easier to use, and free of historical figures.||10/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTalk Emoji to Me||A look at future languages and the technologies that will allow us to communicate around the globe.||9/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFinding Mr. (Swipe) Right||Technology is changing how we meet people, how we flirt with them, and even how we break up. But when it comes to falling in love, some things never change.||9/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBetter, Stronger, Faster||Could humans one day scrap our flesh-and-blood limbs for bionic ones? High-tech prosthetics are improving in leaps and bounds, so bionics seemed like the perfect topic for the fourth episode of our Futuropolis podcast. In the past few years,...||8/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Programmable Pooch||During this exploration of everyday life in the future, we’re looking at pets. In the shiny world of tomorrow, you won’t be walking any old run-of-the-mill Fido—because we’ll have high-tech cuddling machines.||8/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobot You Can Drive My Car||Cars are dangerous and deadly machines. But they're also icons of freedom and the open road. In order to make cars safer and more relaxing in the future, we'll need to remove the driver from the equation.||7/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMicrogravity Dinners||One day, we may well be zipping around in commercial spaceships or colonizing Mars. But it will be hard to enjoy life in microgravity with freeze-dried foods alone. We speak with a space botanist, an astronaut, and the guy who 3-D prints pizza to find o||7/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPromo for Futuropolis||A new podcast from Popular Science.||7/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Entertainingly educationally; a nice chariot for a wandering mind
WOW… Futuropolis Podcast is flat out awesome. Good production quality. Easy to listen. Very impressed Lindsey & Breanna. Keep bringing it.
Entertaining and educational
This short podcasts are both entertaining and education.