Wade Roush

At Soonish, tech journalist Wade Roush argues that the future is shaped by technology—but technology is shaped by us. Season 2 features shows on the power of virtual reality to persuade us (and maybe deceive us) and the power of a total solar eclipse...Show More

43:34 | Nov 14th, 2019

Fifty years after Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins went to the moon, it’s hard to shake off the afterimage of the Saturn V rocket rising into the sky on a column of flame, and remember...Show More

35:23 | Oct 31st, 2019

Without free, fair, open, and trustworthy elections, democracy itself is in peril. But the scary truth is that at this moment of extreme political polarization—with a history-changing U.S. presidentia...Show More
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06:43 | Aug 19th, 2019

In this short bonus episode, hear the bizarre story of a college student who scaled a New England weather tower on a dare, stole a curious scientific instrument as a trophy, and inadvertently disrupte...Show More

28:42 | Aug 7th, 2019

Once in a while, a trickle of incremental, everyday innovations can merge into something surprising and transformative. And when that happens in a fundamental area like the technology of image reprodu...Show More

34:24 | Jul 24th, 2019

Earlier this year Soonish took on social media in an episode called "A Future Without Facebook." In that show I explained my own decision to quit the troubled platform, and talked with friends and col...Show More
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