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James Crabtree on India’s billionaire raj

With the rise of a billionaire superclass from the austere remnants of India’s state socialism, how will India handle rising inequality?

Shakespearean AI and the capitalism crisis on The Future, This Week

This week: AI and Shakespeare, the capitalism crisis, and cows in VR.

The future of work not as usual on The Future, This Week

This week: working less for more, and the future of work not as usual.

Calling bullshit and algorithms on The Future, This Week

This week: calling bullshit, sexist credit cards and death predictions with Jevin West.

Halloween with beer corpses and zombie bots on The Future, This Week

This week: a Halloween special with beer corpses, zombie bots and connected birds

Seeing in colour with Alvy Ray Smith

What is the history of digital colour? How did Moore’s Law shape computer animation? Mike Seymour talks with Pixar co-founder, Dr Alvy Ray Smith.

Thinking with Daniel Kahneman

How can we make better decisions? Professor Daniel Kahneman discusses bias, noise and algorithms.

Superannuation and the future of work on The Future, This Week

This week: “death and taxes,” the future of retirement and superannuation.

Data analytics on The Future, This Week

This week: part two of a special with Simon Kemp on data analytics.

The state of digital on The Future, This Week

This week: part one of a special with Simon Kemp on the state of digital.

Climate action and the apocalypse on The Future, This Week

This week: What can we do to save the planet? And how will the world end?

Big ideas and work satisfaction on The Future, This Week

This week: real innovation between steam trains and convenience, and the automation paradox.

Chicken wars and ring my bell on The Future, This Week

This week: chicken wars – don’t be chicken, eat the balls; and ring my bell.

Myspace and consumerism on The Future, This Week

This week: preserving our digital heritage, and the national identity crisis caused by consumerism.

Size matters and what the tech on The Future, This Week

This week: size matters when there’s scarce abundance, and what the tech?

YouTube fame and ghost kitchens on The Future, This Week

This week: welcome to Season 6, with hidden YouTube fame and ghost kitchens.

Joseph Stiglitz on the age of inequality

Joseph Stiglitz says our rising level of inequality is not the unfortunate by-product of economic development but is the result of deliberate policy choices. Who is making those choices?

Coming soon: The Future, This Week Season 6

Season 6 of The Future, This Week – stay tuned.

Jonathan Haidt on good intentions and bad ideas

Internationally acclaimed US academic and author Jonathan Haidt is warning of a rising generation of social-media addicted, pathologically anxious ‘Gen Z’ youths.

The Future, This Week 19 Jul 19: #DeepFakes, #DigitalHumans, #WillSmith

This week: deep fakes, digital humans and a young Will Smith in our Vivid Ideas Special.

Revisiting Uber, money and monkeys with Keith Chen

Behavioural economist Keith Chen investigates what will humans do for how much money.

The Future, This Week 14 Jun 19: #FlyingCars, #Mobility, #EVs

This week: Flying cars, China pushes electric vehicles, and the future of the automobile.

The Future, This Week 7 Jun 19: #DigitalMarketing, #Apple, #TheNorthFace

This week: Apple’s privacy push cuts out marketers, marketing to the algorithm and robot furniture

The Future, This Week 31 May 19: #MonaLisa, #Platforms, #Competition

This week: Mona Lisa’s fake smile, more Digital Humans, and missing platform competition.

The Future, This Week 17 May 19: #GOT gets real

This week: real-life implications of Game of Thrones.

The Future, This Week 3 May 19: #OldTownRoad and #Microbiome disruption

This week: wonderful country-trap, weird bacteria innovation, and Elon’s leaf-blower.

The Future, This Week 10 May 19: #biodiversity, swearing robot

This week: a million species disappear: what that means, what we can do, and a swearing robot.

The Future, This Week 19 Apr 19: #996, #futureofwork, #GOT

This week: #996 working long hours, predicting work and who dies on Game of Thrones.

The Future, This Week 12 Apr 19: #TechLash

This week: the #TechLash bandwagon: companies, people and governments

The Future, This Week 5 Apr 19: #ChinaTech: chatbots and #TikTok

This week: A special on #ChinaTech, with chatbots and the TikTok phenomenon

The Future, This Week 29 Mar 19: It’s all #AppleNews

This week: a lot of #AppleNews, platforms and piracy.

The Future, This Week 22 Mar 19: More #BreakUpBigTech

This week: the five conversations at the heart of #BreakUpBigTech

The Future, This Week 15 Mar 19: #BreakUpBigTech

This week: big tech breakup, Amazon power and a Facebook rethink.

The Future, This Week 1 Mar 19: data is not oil, dangerous AI, and robo-monk

This week: why data is not like oil, dangerous AI, and a robot that gives sermons.

The Future, This Week 22 Feb 19: predictions, predictions and more predictions

This week: looking ahead, looking back and looking to see what looking means.

Misbehaving with Dan Ariely

Leading behavioural economist Professor Dan Ariely shares his insights into US politics, how we think about inequality, his desire to become a waiter – plus his advice on how to split the bill.

Coming soon: The Future, This Week Season 5

Season 5 of The Future, This Week – stay tuned.

The Future, This Week 21 Dec 2018: coffee, chickens, and fake food

This week: a food Christmas special with coffee, chickens and a fake food future.

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.

The Future, This Week 7 Dec 18: tasty app, fish faces, and car data

This week: food flavours, fish faces and China’s car data collection.

The Future, This Week 30 Nov 18: happiness, big data and big claims

This week: happiness, big data analysis, and inclement weather.

The Future, This Week 23 Nov 18: patents, co-housing, and dangerous questions

This week: disturbing patents, smart housing, and asking a dangerous question.

The Future, This Week 16 Nov 18: AI puppets, fake stuff, and cashless

This week: puppets reading news, fake stuff, and Sweden’s out of cash.

The Future, This Week 9 Nov 18: satire, science, and bio bricks

This week: satire sells science, rats are not human, and bacterial bio bricks.

The Future, This Week 19 Oct 18: beds, streaming, and the end of the world

This week: sweet dreams, lots of streams, and the end of the world.

The Future, This Week 5 Oct 18: self-automation, minimum wage, and lettuce

This week: programming for obsolescence, raising minimums, and lettuce-loving robots.

Mind the fake news

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


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