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The words that ate 2018

Each year the Macquarie Dictionary Committee choose a new word that represents the year gone by. Drawn from a short list, the words selected are both innovative and highly topical: so it’s no coincidence we have delved into some of the issues underlying these evolving words.

The Future, This Week 14 Dec 18: fake restaurants, fake news, and monsters

This week from San Francisco: a fake special with restaurants, reviews and monsters.

Our must-listen podcasts from 2018

To celebrate the milestone of producing our 100th podcast and the closing of a successful year, here is a collection of our favourite podcast interviews from 2018.

Automated vehicles may encourage a new breed of distracted drivers

Humans are poor at remaining vigilant over time. That’s bad news for the safety of partially automated cars, which sometimes need the person behind the wheel to quickly take over control.

Mind the fake news

In this podcast, we talk with Professor Alan Dennis about the fake news phenomenon.

‘Google it’ at your productive peril

Are we heading into a future where workers will have their daily work practices dictated by an algorithm?

Cathy O’Neil on The Future, This Week

This week: a special edition with mathematician and data scientist Dr Cathy O’Neil.

A bumpy road ahead

Fatal Uber crash highlights both AI and non-technical questions about autonomous vehicles.

The Future, This Week 16 March 2018

This week: fixing the web, the farmer wants a bot, and big gigs and solar in the rain in other news.

Lawyers v. AI

AI fought the lawyer, and the AI won.


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