Flash Forward

Rose Eveleth

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Flash Forward is a show about possible (and not so possible) future scenarios. What would the warranty on a sex robot look like? How would diplomacy work if we couldn’t lie? Could there ever be a fecal transplant black market? (Complicated, it wouldn...Show More
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17:33 | Jun 23rd, 2015

If you’re reading this, you have access to the Internet. But what would happen if the Internet suddenly went away? And what would it take to make that happen?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit me...Show More

46:58 | Sep 10th, 2019

On today’s episode we take everything we’ve learned so far about the future of crime, and take it to space. Guests:Loren Grush — senior space reporter at The VergeMichelle Hanlon — associate director ...Show More

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Every episode of this show is great, but “Moon Court” is SO great. The student debate intro is perfect, guests (as always) are well chosen, ...Show More

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58:31 | Aug 20th, 2019

Today we travel to a future where satellites can catch criminals.Guests:Sarah Parcak, professor of anthropology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and author of Archaeology from Space: How the...Show More

48:27 | Jun 4th, 2019

Today we travel to a future where we can swap bodies with one another. Would you trade places with someone? Do you own your body?  Guests:Calvin Gimpelevich — writer, author of “Rent, Don’t Sell” Sav ...Show More

49:36 | Nov 20th, 2018

Getting from one place to another is hard. What if we could just teleport? From the physics of how this would work (it wouldn’t) to the ripple effects it might have on politics, urban development, and...Show More

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Are you dead and a clone after you teleport? Answers in this episode. @recamilio @danny

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