After dark waffle-cast season 8 cliffhanger episode!
A weekly podcast about how technology is changing the way we interact with the world. Hosted by Jonathan Stark and Kelli Shaver.
After dark waffle-cast season 8 cliffhanger episode!
The AI scientists who were meant to protect us have scared themselves.
I got a new laptop and the wrong mic was selected. Sorry about the sound quality :/
Your job is safe from robots. LOLZ! Just kidding :-P
Good news! Our jobs are safe after all.
TRD Book Club featuring I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
So much for "trust, don't track"
This week we imagine the unholy union of interactive Netflix and Oculus Go.
Gifts for geeks
Here in my car, I feel safest of all. It's the only way to live.
Don’t worry! WSJ is on this deepfakes thing.
Who you gonna trust?
What would happen if you were being controlled by an anonymous internet hive mind?
What happens once you can sequence all the things?
How might TBL's new distributed identity system work?
Gadget week review of the Rocketbook Everlast connected notebook.
Everything from cybergeddon to summer jobs to yarn bombs. You've been warned.
A discussion of the book Driverless by Hod Lipson
JS is on vacation this week, so we uploaded this short interview with Cooper talking a bit about making animations.
Kelli's Gencon recap
Mmmm... a short stack of waffles
Are computers better at entertaining us than we are?
Is machine learning the new relational database?
Robot cats, flying androids, and motorcycle drones, oh my!
A fake photo is worth a thousand fake words.
Can VR be used as a legitimate medical therapy?
Plants in space, a psychotic AI, and cringe-y WWDC news.
Yeah... robots coated in rat flesh is now technically a thing.
WARNING: This is our most epic wafflecast yet
We're back with a TRD Book Club review of Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan
We can preserve your brain perfectly. There's just one catch...
Using deepfakes for good.
Who do you trust?
Is tracking maybe kinda sorta okay when cars are involved?
Geeking out about Falcon Heavy test launch
The banking needs of teenage digital content creators.
Voice in everything, compromised chips on your face, and Facebook toying with our emotions. Oh my!
Is technology changing the definition of music?
What happens when stuff is basically free?
Giving the gift of AI this holiday season.
China's plans to reward (or punish) its 1.3 billion residents based on a mandatory trustworthiness score.
Maybe repealing Net Neutrality was a good thing? /me ducks
Ray Kurzweil's three bridges to immortality.
In which we learn that we can't not podcast.
This week we talk about Max Jesus.
New gadgets from Amazon, Apple, and Google.
This week we talk about the end of credit cards.
TRD Book Club with Brave New World by Aldus Huxley
Cortana and Alexa have exchanged friendship bracelets
The Internet of Them™
Grab bag of "sci-fi" tech news.
Storing GIFs in our DNA.
Cool stuff made with ARKit.
Bioengineering an immunity to cancer.
The return of the house call.
This week we talk about Amazon buying Whole Foods
Everything that happened in the break!
TRD Book Club! We geek out on Leviathan Wakes, book 1 of the Expanse series.
Facebook doubles down on mixed reality (and revolutionary I/O interfaces)
Smartphone addiction in Millennials
Intro to Blockchain
The Stop Button Problem
TRD BookClub with The Inevitable by Kevin Kelly
Platform for innovation inside the eye
Hacking Teddy Bears
This week we talk about - TRD book club!
Boldly going where no one has gone before.
This week we talk about iBoy
Being spied on by a potato chip bag.
The effect of big data + social media on public opinion.
The challenges of becoming immortal through technology
The Alexa Murder
Virtual snow days
Our top tech moments/announcements/trends of 2016.
The internet goes down
This week is gadget week!
Child tracking technology
Facebook VR announcement
We're goin' to Mars!
The moral dilema of being an autonomous vehicle
Gadgets (Echo Dot, AirPods, Google Home)
It's Hypothetical Gadget Week!
The genie letting itself out of the bottle
An audience of one
This week we talk about: Bulbasaur!
AlphaGo saves Google 15% on their electircity
Tesla's Master Plan, Part Two
Ross the Lawyer Bot
Paying for coffee with your tattoo
Autonomous commercial vehicles
Gadget Week: Gear VR, Uno Noteband, Echo Dot, and Nest Cam
Privacy, Security, and Encryption - Part 3
Privacy, Security, and Encryption - Part 2
Privacy, Security, and Encryption - Part 1
Dearth of gadgets week
3D Printers - Part 3: Controversy!
3D Printers - Part 2
3D Printers - Part 1
Tech that changed our lives in 2015
Gadget week! Sonar for your head, eInk for your wrist, and a cellphone for your dog.
The future of entertainment.
Aliens land on the White House lawn. Thanks, Obama!
Gadget week! We talk about a pen that allows you to draw in 3D, an input surface that can morph into anything you like, and a solar powered electrical adapter that you can plug anything into.
How a smartphone is like a mouse pointer for the physical world.
Josh Hale from Village Features 3D on which industries virtual reality is poised to disrupt.
A listener question has us wishing that time travel was real.
Gadget week! This time around, we’re going to devote the entire episode to Amazon Echo.
Hands on with Oculus Rift and our seemingly inevitable future in VR.
The coming wave of robot minions.
Gadget week! We talk about VR gloves, desktop milling, and a booze printer.
The potential pros and cons of conversational computing.
How a simple camera could change everything about our relationships.
Scott Jenson from Google on dropping our obsession with servant-style automation.
Gadget week! We talk about a holographic tabletop display, a mood altering headset, and active listening earbuds.
Artificial intelligence - what it is, when it's coming, and what it can do for us.
The trust vs track debate - should you use smart devices to track your kids?
Smarthomes: why anyone might want such a thing and how we might get from where we are to where they be.
Four clever tech gadgets from Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
We prepare to greet our drone overlords.
We go deeper into the reality of virtual reality.
Virtual reality and why it's not as far off as you might think.
The impact of driverless vehicles on society.
Negative reactions to Amazon's new Dash smart button.