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PlusPlus is a show about science, tech and the future, told from laboratories, garages and factories across the world. Motherboard embeds with the humans and machines shaping our future behind the scenes.

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#2 - America's Television Graveyards

31:02 | Mar 10th, 2017

We love our gadgets, but we rarely think about what happens with them when we get rid of them. Often, they don't go far at all. In the last three years, the EPA has found warehouses full of millions of abandoned CRT televisions in eight states.  Moth...Show More

PlusPlus Update!

11:22 | Jul 13th, 2017

After a fun first season Jason and Ankita talk about what's next for the podcast.

Introducing Science Solved It

16:40 | Apr 24th, 2017

A mystery is only as good as its solution…at least, that’s what host Kaleigh Rogers believes. Science Solved It is a new weekly show from Motherboard that introduces listeners to the world’s greatest mysteries that were solved by science, with insigh...Show More

Vote for Motherboard

12:23 | Apr 18th, 2017

We'll be back with a new episode of plusplus tomorrow, but in the meantime, please vote for our other podcast, Radio Motherboard, in the Webbys: vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting#/…sts/technology  Tweet at us telling us you voted (@jason_koebler or @...Show More

#5 - Should Robots Make Your Clothes?

27:36 | Mar 31st, 2017

Motherboard editor Ankita Rao went to Hyderabad, India to investigate the city's garment industry. She found rooms filled with hundreds of people making clothes by hand for low wages. If their jobs were automated, would they be better or worse off?

#4 - Who Killed the Smart Gun?

34:17 | Mar 24th, 2017

With an epidemic of mass shootings and gun accidents devastating communities nationwide, a small movement seeks to change technology instead of gun control laws. But the players behind the movement to create smart guns have been blocked at every turn...Show More

#3 - Domestic Surveillance

37:03 | Mar 17th, 2017

Motherboard reporter Joseph Cox surveils himself using off-the-shelf Android spyware he bought from a sketchy Polish website. It turns out this software is commonly used by domestic abusers to spy on their partners. pluspluspodcast meets a woman who ...Show More

#1 - The Strange Life and Death of Sam Maloney

34:12 | Mar 3rd, 2017

A hacker, a revolutionary, a racist crusader, a father, a husband, a university student, a son, and a friend: Sam Maloney was all of these things, depending on who you ask. Toronto-based reporter Jordan Pearson investigates the work, software, and se...Show More