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Big questions about technology, science, and culture, hosted by The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson. On Season 3 (launching May 9): unbreak the internet.
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29:29 | Jun 20th

Algorithms pervade our lives. They determine the news we see and the products we buy. But most Americans don’t understand how they are transforming every part of the criminal justice system—from policing and bail to sentencing and parole. Could compu...Show More

23:53 | Jun 6th

Instagram influencers are beloved by fans and mocked by critics, but is there more to influencing than meets the eye? A look at what a growing industry can teach us about the future of life online.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/...Show More
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24:06 | Jun 14th, 2018

Since the Internet exploded journalism’s business revenue, local newsrooms around the country have been in free fall. We speak to The Denver Post's former managing editor and other experts to debate how to save the news—and, just possibly, democracy ...Show More

27:50 | Jun 26th

The numbers are staggering: thousands of titles for 160 million subscribers in 190 countries. Netflix has changed where we watch -- that's obvious. But has it also changed what we watch, and how?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ad...Show More

27:46 | May 30th

From Beijing to Brooklyn, facial recognition is on the cutting edge of surveillance technology. But does the threat of this tech outweigh its benefits? A look at two communities living under the microscope.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit mega...Show More
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