Future Tense - ABC RN

Future Tense - ABC RN

A critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways of thinking, from politics to media to environmental sustainability.

Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
Western spies face a difficult future 00:29:07 2019-07-21 02:30
Outsourcing, automation and the messiness of global labour 00:29:05 2019-07-14 02:30
Prescient Predictions: 1984; Brave New World; and Network 00:29:06 2019-07-07 02:30
Prescient Predictions: 1984; Brave New World; and Network 00:29:06 2019-07-07 02:30
How to ensure free speech; and the EU’s new copyright directive 00:29:08 2019-06-30 02:30
How to ensure free speech; and the EU’s new copyright directive 00:29:08 2019-06-30 02:30
Emotions, relationships & technology 00:29:06 2019-06-23 02:30
The elusive edge of Innovation 00:29:07 2019-06-16 02:30
Corruption: stealing the future 00:29:07 2019-06-09 02:30
Capitalism without profit 00:29:05 2019-06-02 02:30
Turning aircon into a climate fighter; Open-source seeds; Otlet; and the truth about tiny houses 00:29:05 2019-05-26 02:30
Robots in the classroom and news on Wikipedia 00:29:05 2019-05-19 02:30
As the Internet divides 00:29:05 2019-05-12 02:30
Have we stopped evolution? 00:29:05 2019-05-05 02:30
Noise - does it have a future? 00:29:07 2019-04-28 02:30
How to trick AI, plus the online platform centred on encouragement 00:29:06 2019-04-21 02:30
Ancestry, DNA and the Project of the Self 00:29:06 2019-04-14 02:30
The refugee hackathon 00:29:07 2019-04-07 02:30
Med tech – simulation and immersion 00:29:06 2019-03-31 00:30
Pencil towers and issues around urban inequality and density 00:29:05 2019-03-24 00:30
The news on smart speakers; the podcast push; and bringing flying cars down to Earth 00:29:07 2019-03-17 00:30
Can free public transport save our cities? 00:29:06 2019-03-10 00:30
Does the Meritocratic ideal have merit? 00:29:06 2019-03-03 00:30
All at sea - mapping, mining and Arctic shipping 00:29:06 2019-02-24 00:30
Goodbye Google+, the end of privacy, and once were warriors 00:29:04 2019-02-17 00:30
Street art – the next space race? 00:28:52 2019-02-10 00:30
Future warfare 00:28:52 2019-02-03 00:30
What future Antarctica? 00:28:52 2019-01-27 00:30
Who would want to be a diplomat? 00:29:07 2019-01-20 00:30
A not so diplomatic future 00:29:07 2019-01-13 00:30
Faked reality 00:29:06 2019-01-06 00:30
Are rituals still needed in a world mediated through digital devices? 00:29:07 2018-12-30 00:30
The GIF as an increasingly important communication tool 00:28:58 2018-12-23 00:30
Data trust, Computational Law and a “Google city” update 00:29:04 2018-12-16 00:30
Making water out of thin air 00:29:03 2018-12-09 00:30
Trams, bots and solar roads 00:29:04 2018-12-02 00:30
Populism and its relationship with social media 00:29:06 2018-11-25 00:30
Designing technology to increase inclusion for the disabled 00:29:04 2018-11-18 00:30
Reflections on the smart phone 00:29:05 2018-11-11 00:30
Transitioning to a new economy 00:29:06 2018-11-04 00:30
The rapid growth of e-sports 00:28:57 2018-10-28 01:30
Future of reading 00:28:57 2018-10-21 01:30
Listening and responding 00:28:55 2018-10-14 01:30
Getting serious about drones 00:28:57 2018-10-07 01:30
Ensuring a classical future 00:28:57 2018-09-30 02:30
Europe’s time machine; solar geo-engineering; and how to build a better bridge 00:28:56 2018-09-23 02:30
Food, ageing and the future 00:28:57 2018-09-16 02:30
We need to talk about Facebook 00:28:59 2018-09-09 02:30
AI, populism and the threat to Human Rights 00:28:57 2018-09-02 02:30
Tall timber tales 00:28:56 2018-08-26 02:30
Space Force, space assets 00:28:52 2018-08-19 02:30
The role of humans in the technological age 00:48:59 2018-08-12 02:30
Augmented eternity and the potential of prediction 00:28:56 2018-08-05 02:30
Health data risks; the extended mind; and the Synthetic Age 00:28:56 2018-07-29 02:30
Who would want to be a diplomat? 00:28:56 2018-07-22 02:30
A not so diplomatic future 00:28:56 2018-07-15 02:30
Banning plastic may not be good for the future 00:28:52 2018-07-08 02:30
The implications of going cashless 00:28:56 2018-07-01 02:30
Alternative forms of body disposal 00:28:55 2018-06-24 02:30
The virtue of sharing 00:28:56 2018-06-17 02:30
The Tyranny of Metrics; and the Dark Web 00:28:56 2018-06-10 02:30
Good enough, the EU’s data protection regulation and what CryptoKitties can tell us about the future of art 00:28:59 2018-06-03 02:30
Putting the theory of big data into practice – on a massive scale! 00:28:52 2018-05-27 02:30
Forging influence – the Chinese Government's attack on democracy 00:28:52 2018-05-20 02:30
Activism that’s less aggressive and far more persuasive and persistent 00:28:52 2018-05-13 02:30
With nature against climate change 00:28:52 2018-05-06 02:30
The value of rituals in a digital world 00:28:52 2018-04-29 02:30
What happened to the “future of aviation”? 00:28:52 2018-04-22 02:30
Have we lost our sense of reality? 00:28:52 2018-04-15 02:30
New insights about what happened at Pompeii 00:28:52 2018-04-08 02:30
Warm data, innovative electric transport and “fossil free steel” 00:28:52 2018-04-01 02:30
Facebook’s about-face and what it means for the future of news 00:28:52 2018-03-25 00:30
Catching up with the Jetsons: cities in 2050 00:58:58 2018-03-18 00:30
NATO’s nadir and how best to move forward 00:28:52 2018-03-11 00:30
Disrupting the disruptors 00:28:52 2018-03-04 00:30
Can the UN Sustainable Development Goals work? 00:28:52 2018-02-25 00:30
A new player and the effectiveness of overseas aid 00:28:52 2018-02-18 00:30
At work with digital media 00:57:35 2018-02-11 00:30
The GIF as an increasingly important visual communication tool 00:28:52 2018-02-04 00:30
Three Great Potentials – China’s growing international role 00:28:52 2018-01-28 00:30
How to problem solve - the ultimate problem 00:28:52 2018-01-21 00:30
What future democracy? 00:28:52 2018-01-14 00:30
Chatting with heretics 00:28:51 2018-01-07 00:30
Is happiness vastly overrated? 00:28:52 2017-12-31 00:30
Animals and technology 00:28:52 2017-12-24 00:30
AI, algorithmic decision making, ethics and the under-representation of women in tech 00:28:52 2017-12-17 00:30
How to tell the good mental health apps from the bad 00:28:52 2017-12-10 00:30
Depression, anxiety and social media 00:28:52 2017-12-03 00:30
The future of war and reassessing the digital strategy of ISIS 00:28:52 2017-11-26 00:30
Cryptocurrencies and blockchain 00:28:52 2017-11-19 00:30
The need for cyber insurance; identifying and tracking drones; and building tiny houses for refugees 00:28:52 2017-11-12 00:30
Designing technology to increase inclusion for the disabled 00:28:52 2017-11-05 00:30
Have universities lost their way in the rush to appear corporate? 00:28:52 2017-10-29 01:30
Activism that’s less aggressive and far more persuasive and persistent 00:28:52 2017-10-22 01:30
Muslim start-ups, time crystals and a second chance for online comments 00:28:52 2017-10-15 01:30
Perspectives on Privacy 00:28:52 2017-10-08 01:30
Conformity as a product, not just a process 00:28:52 2017-10-01 01:30
The smart home as a safer space 00:28:52 2017-09-24 02:30
Fishing for better food solutions 00:28:52 2017-09-17 02:30
Robot cops, Solar paint and Solar roads 00:28:52 2017-09-10 02:30
The future of surfing 00:28:51 2017-09-03 02:30
Human rights and the archiving opportunities and challenges of the digital world 00:28:52 2017-08-27 02:30
Robots, AI and ethics 00:28:52 2017-08-20 02:30
Throwing rocks at the Google bus 00:29:29 2017-08-13 02:30
A future of reform, not retribution 00:28:52 2017-08-06 02:30
Cruising into the future - and the true cost of living digital 00:28:52 2017-07-30 02:30
How to make spaghetti bolognese 00:28:52 2017-07-23 02:30
Animals and technology 00:28:52 2017-07-16 02:30
One Health, many threats 00:28:52 2017-07-09 02:30
The problem with “humanity”, a museum of failure and cracking a medieval code 00:28:52 2017-07-02 02:30
Dynamic pricing - and should AI be granted “legal personhood”? 00:28:52 2017-06-25 02:30
How to problem solve - the ultimate problem 00:28:52 2017-06-18 02:30
What future democracy? 00:28:52 2017-06-11 02:30
Unions, freelance workers and Codetermination 00:28:52 2017-06-04 02:30
Unions and the future of employee representation 00:28:52 2017-05-28 02:30
Pop-up culture 00:28:52 2017-05-21 02:30
Chatting with heretics 00:28:51 2017-05-14 02:30
Hyperloops and circular runways 00:28:51 2017-05-07 02:30
Building Wellness 00:28:52 2017-04-30 02:30
The 24-hour city 00:30:26 2017-04-23 02:30
Your personal brand 00:28:52 2017-04-16 02:30
Talking with machines 00:28:52 2017-04-09 02:30
The end of ownership, iFixit and real-time encryption 00:28:52 2017-04-02 02:30
A new age of discovery, cardboard gliders and the Living Transport Lab 00:28:52 2017-03-26 00:30
What do we mean by innovation? 00:28:52 2017-03-19 00:30
Augmented eternity and the potential of prediction 00:28:52 2017-03-12 00:30
Witnessing, death and memory 00:29:21 2017-03-05 00:30
From before the cradle to after the grave – the power of the image 00:28:52 2017-02-26 00:30
Time, play and a word from Lord Russell 00:28:52 2017-02-19 00:30
Is happiness vastly overrated? 00:28:52 2017-02-12 00:30
Poetry in motion 00:28:52 2017-02-05 00:30
Agnotology: understanding our ignorance 00:28:52 2017-01-29 00:30
Re-imagining algae 00:28:52 2017-01-22 00:30
Plants and preservation 00:28:52 2017-01-15 00:30
Underestimated plants 00:28:52 2017-01-08 00:30
Art and the Connected Future 00:28:52 2017-01-01 00:30
Attention / distraction 00:28:52 2016-12-25 00:30
Automating the everyday 00:28:52 2016-12-18 00:30
Mini-brains revisited; the power of infographics; and future-focussed decision making 00:28:52 2016-12-11 00:30
How to make spaghetti bolognaise 00:28:52 2016-12-04 00:30
Narcissists, archaeologists and shouting into the void 00:28:52 2016-11-27 00:30
Pop-up culture 00:28:52 2016-11-20 00:30
Wooden skyscrapers and bacterial concrete 00:27:51 2016-11-13 00:30
Issues of digital security 00:28:52 2016-11-06 00:30
Drug resistance and a coming pandemic 00:29:01 2016-10-30 01:30
Your personal brand 00:29:13 2016-10-23 01:30
A Universal Basic Income 00:29:22 2016-10-16 01:30
Employment in the era of exploitation 00:29:25 2016-10-09 01:30
How to really get under someone’s skin 00:29:13 2016-10-02 01:30
The inside running 00:28:38 2016-09-25 02:30
The fabric of future life 00:29:06 2016-09-18 02:30
New directions for brain research 00:28:49 2016-09-11 02:30
BWF: A conversation exploring personal, community and social histories. 00:53:05 2016-09-10 08:05
Putting our minds to the brain 00:28:49 2016-09-04 02:30
The contingent workforce and the growth of digital taylorism 00:29:21 2016-08-28 02:30
What do we mean by innovation? 00:28:50 2016-08-21 02:30
Designing for Serendipity 00:28:50 2016-08-14 02:30
Does handwriting have a future? 00:28:50 2016-08-07 02:30
The post journalistic world 00:28:50 2016-07-31 02:30
CRISPR – part two 00:28:50 2016-07-24 02:30
The CRISPR breakthrough 00:28:50 2016-07-17 02:30
Three perspectives on the future of storytelling 00:28:50 2016-07-10 02:30
Big data and its influence on sport 00:28:50 2016-07-03 02:30
Are our perceptions of honesty changing? 00:28:50 2016-06-26 02:30
Blockchain, the Age of Fang and being careless with language 00:28:50 2016-06-19 02:30
Next Gen Tech – Beyond the Screen 00:43:36 2016-06-12 02:30
Cruising into the future - and the true cost of living digital 00:28:50 2016-06-05 02:30
Attention/distraction 00:28:50 2016-05-29 02:30
The human side of computing 00:29:09 2016-05-22 02:30
The quest for Quantum 00:29:09 2016-05-15 02:30
Digital vs Human 00:28:50 2016-05-08 02:30
Great big boats in the sky 00:28:50 2016-05-01 02:30
Re-imagining algae 00:28:50 2016-04-24 02:30
The changing face of development aid 00:29:20 2016-04-17 02:30
Art and the Connected Future 00:28:50 2016-04-10 02:30
Catching up with the Jetsons: cities in 2050 00:28:50 2016-04-03 02:30
The road to the future 00:28:50 2016-03-27 00:30
Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus 00:28:50 2016-03-20 00:30
Biofabricating organs 00:28:50 2016-03-13 00:30
Underestimated plants 00:29:19 2016-03-06 00:30
Lessons from the digital classroom 00:28:50 2016-02-28 00:30
Rate, rank, review and measure 00:29:20 2016-02-21 00:30
A very pointy future 00:29:20 2016-02-14 00:30
Living a digital life and some of the questions it raises 00:29:19 2016-02-07 00:30
Plants and preservation 00:29:06 2016-01-31 00:30
The language of Emoji 00:29:19 2016-01-24 00:30
Flight of fancy 00:29:19 2016-01-17 00:30
Crowds and motion 00:29:20 2016-01-10 00:30
Into the light 00:29:20 2016-01-03 00:30
Listening and responding 00:29:19 2015-12-27 00:30
We’re all data now: What Big Data could mean for law & policy 00:29:20 2015-12-20 00:30
Language, accents and we are what we eat 00:29:19 2015-12-13 00:30
Fan culture and co-creation 00:29:19 2015-12-06 00:30
Bug bounties and pentesting: the Wild West of online security 00:29:19 2015-11-29 00:30
Robotic agriculture and swarming with bees 00:29:20 2015-11-22 00:30
Making machines more like us 00:29:20 2015-11-15 00:30
Scramjets and the promise of hypersonic flight 00:29:19 2015-11-08 00:30
Future Tense - 2015-11-01 00:29:20 2015-11-01 00:30
Virtual Reality, real world trauma 00:29:19 2015-10-25 01:30
Designing for Serendipity 00:29:20 2015-10-18 01:30
From ‘peak car’ to the age of plastic 00:29:20 2015-10-11 01:30
Identity and citizenship 00:29:20 2015-10-04 01:30
Meet the Preppers 00:29:20 2015-09-27 02:30
The generation game 00:29:20 2015-09-20 02:30
The danger of a future nuclear winter 00:29:20 2015-09-13 02:30
Does handwriting have a future? 00:29:19 2015-09-06 02:30
Future Tense - 2015-08-30 00:29:20 2015-08-30 02:30
Predictive Policing: putting data on the beat 00:29:19 2015-08-23 02:30
Forests and the future – Part Two 00:29:19 2015-08-16 02:30
If the forests turn REDD 00:29:19 2015-08-09 02:30
Challenging assumptions 00:29:29 2015-08-02 02:30
Archaeology: current threats, future possibilities 00:29:09 2015-07-26 02:30
Online Comments – the view from the trenches 00:29:20 2015-07-19 02:30
Online Comments - a "wicked" problem 00:29:11 2015-07-12 02:30
The road to the future 00:29:20 2015-07-05 02:30
Listening and responding 00:29:19 2015-06-28 02:30
Watching the disruptors and Project Eden 00:29:19 2015-06-21 02:30
Future taboo 00:28:55 2015-06-14 02:30
Future Tense at Remix 2015 00:29:19 2015-06-07 02:30
When the *%#^ hits the fan! 00:29:19 2015-05-31 02:30
Dingoes, desalinators and a damn good roof! 00:29:19 2015-05-24 02:30
Prediction part two: We’ll all be ruined! 00:29:19 2015-05-17 02:30
The prediction predicament 00:29:19 2015-05-10 02:30
Soft power with Chinese characteristics 00:29:19 2015-05-03 02:30
The language of Emoji 00:29:09 2015-04-26 02:30
Mercenary world – Part Two 00:29:19 2015-04-19 02:30
The market for mercenaries 00:29:20 2015-04-12 02:30
The future is rubbish 00:29:19 2015-04-05 02:30
Flight of fancy 00:29:19 2015-03-29 00:30
Crowds and motion 00:29:20 2015-03-22 00:30
A gamble on the future 00:29:33 2015-03-15 00:30
Into the light 00:29:32 2015-03-08 00:30
Kill switches, solar soldiers and the campaign to stop killer robots 00:29:19 2015-03-01 00:30
A piece of the Sun 00:29:20 2015-02-22 00:30
The future hero 00:29:20 2015-02-15 00:30
Salad days for satire 00:29:19 2015-02-08 00:30
The power of the city 00:29:19 2015-02-01 00:30
Playing in the digital age 00:28:35 2015-01-25 01:30
Memory, photography and social media 00:29:19 2015-01-18 01:30
The ideas festival of the Future 00:29:07 2015-01-11 01:30