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The terror and trauma of surviving ICU with Covid-19 March 12, 2021
Coming up today… the long-term psychological impacts of surviving ICU with Covid-19 and how Slack can actually fix workplace communications.
Can deepfakes replace The Simpsons? March 5, 2021
Coming up today: we explain why anecdotal benefits of microdosing might only be a placebo effect and find out how a bunch of deepfakes could one day replace the cast of The Simpsons.
Why grow grapes in space? Feb. 26, 2021
The Uber lawsuit feeding frenzy, how growing grapes in space can make wine better on Earth and the reality of life under Myanmar’s internet shutdown.
Uber has lost. What happens next? Feb. 19, 2021
Coming up today: What Uber’s loss in the Supreme Court means for the gig economy, why Facebook was right to ban news in Australia and we go inside the UK’s controversial Covid-19 challenge trial
The origin of the UK variant Feb. 12, 2021
Coming up today: Matt Reynolds delves into the origins of the UK Covid-19 variant, Natasha looks at how Amazon saved Deliveroo from disaster and Amit charts the strange demise of Habbo Hotel
How QAnon took over yoga Feb. 5, 2021
Coming up today: we explain how QAnon took over yoga, look at Google’s plan to rewrite the rules of the web and investigate the scammers getting rich from the lockdown puppy boom.
Is this the end of WeWork? Jan. 29, 2021
Coming up today: we delve deep into WeWork’s financials, look at what’s really happening with Covid-19 in North Korea and get moderately angry about generic startup adverts
The Covid-19 nose disaster Jan. 22, 2021
Coming up today: a Covid crisis for sommeliers and bakers, the tragic rise of instant loan apps and that data that shows why April is going to be a tough month for everyone.
The last days of Parler Jan. 15, 2021
Coming up today: we’re 500 today so we’re all feeling terribly old. Come celebrate
Our (optimistic) predictions for 2021 Jan. 8, 2021
Coming up today: lucid dreams, lonely penguins and our predictions for 2021
The great WIRED quiz of 2020 Dec. 11, 2020
Coming up today: it’s the final podcast of 2020, so we’re having a party...
Coming up today: How a coronavirus vaccine will affect the return to work, what we learned from F1’s biggest crash in recent history, and how will Santa deal with lockdown?
How to make sure Christmas isn't a Covid-19 disaster Nov. 27, 2020
Coming up today: Matt Reynolds lays on a Covid Christmas, Amit explains why Netflix is elbowing in on linear TV, and Matt Burgess explores the issue of work burnout.
How China crushed Covid-19 Nov. 20, 2020
Coming up today: Matt Reynolds dissects China’s coronavirus strategy, Amit asks why games are getting shorter, and we discuss the security faux pas you’re probably making
All you need to know about the Covid-19 vaccine Nov. 13, 2020
Amit and Matt Reynolds talk us through the Covid-19 vaccine breakthrough and Natasha explores the weird world of pandemic office Christmas parties
What we can learn from Africa’s pandemic response Nov. 6, 2020
Coming up today: Matt Reynolds explains why Africa has been spared the worst of the pandemic, Natasha reveals the middle-class private jet boom and Matt Burgess looks at the worrying rise of police fingerprint scanners
The nasty rise of stalkerware Oct. 30, 2020
Coming up today: Natasha looks into Uber’s robo-firings, Matt Burgess charts the grim rise of stalkerware and Vicki explains why there might not be signs of life on Venus after all
Did Sweden's Covid-19 experiment work? Oct. 23, 2020
Coming up today: Sweden’s pandemic gamble; the deepfake bot being weaponised against women; and Natasha tries to put the ‘interesting’ in negative interest rates
The grim demise of the cinema industry Oct. 16, 2020
Coming up today: Natasha investigates the UK’s broken housing algorithm, Matt Burgess reveals how universities are snooping on students and Amit witnesses The grim demise of the cinema industry.