WSJ’s The Future of Everything

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<p>Discover what comes next with this in-depth look at how science and technology are revolutionizing the way we live, work and play. Join our award-winning team of journalists as we crisscross the country to interview the leaders and luminaries reshaping our world.</p>

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WSJ Tech Live: The State of Play
1441
The global videogame industry is worth an estimated $150 billion-and it's rapidly growing and evolving. As part of the WSJ Tech Live conference, columnist Jason Gay spoke with Andrew Wilson, chief executive of Electronic Arts, the maker of 'Apex Legends,' 'Need for Speed,' 'FIFA' and 'The Sims,' about how esports, mobile gaming on social networks and mixed-reality games are changing the way people play.
Nov 20, 2019
WSJ Tech Live: Where AI Is Headed Next
1603
Artificial intelligence has been compared to electricity, meaning that it will soon be integral to the world as we know it. There's an arms race for global dominance in AI, especially between the U.S. and China. But what do experts in the field have to say? Where are they optimistic, where do they see challenges-and where are they raising red flags?
Nov 06, 2019
WSJ Tech Live: The Next Big Thing
1256
What will keep the engine of tech innovation running in an era of skeptical users and wary regulators? From driverless cars to outer-space colonies, two moonshot thinkers talk about their cutting-edge work and how calculated risks may spark the next giant leap for mankind.
Oct 23, 2019
Custom Parts: The Future of Transplanted Organs
1080
Demand for donated organs far outstrips supply. But researchers are working to remedy the crisis using everything from gene-edited pigs to 3D-printed tissue.
Oct 09, 2019
Customized Kids: Are Designer Babies on the Way?
1084
Advances in gene editing and DNA analysis are allowing parents unprecedented control over the traits their children will inherit. We explore the science-and ethics-behind the movement.
Sep 25, 2019
Get Ready for Gene-Edited Food
961
Vegetables engineered with the gene-editing technology Crispr are moving closer to supermarket shelves. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has decided these genetically altered foods won't require a special label. But will they curry favor with consumers?
Sep 11, 2019
Can Gene-Edited Mice Solve the Lyme Crisis?
1148
Lyme disease is rampant on Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. MIT scientists believe that releasing genetically altered mice on the islands could curb-and even wipe out-the disease. A close look at an unprecedented environmental intervention.
Aug 28, 2019
The De-Extinction Movement Comes to Life
933
In labs around the world, scientists are using gene-editing technology to revive species that disappeared from the face of the Earth long, long ago. In this episode, we talk to the researchers working on a project straight out of science fiction.
Aug 14, 2019
How Robots Will Feed Our On-Demand Culture
883
For decades, we've dreamt of an all-purpose robot that can cater to our every need. Silicon Valley is trying to catch up with that vision. One company is starting with a task already consuming our economy: home delivery.
Jul 31, 2019
Moonshot: How Apollo Launched the Digital Revolution
1067
The Apollo program to go to the moon marks the only time humans have left our home planet to set foot on another world. The biggest effect of this voyage was transforming the civilization it left behind.
Jul 17, 2019
Adapting Medicine for Outer Space
1239
What happens when an injury occurs on a commercial space flight or manned mission to Mars? Meet the scientists and astronauts studying how to keep us safe where routine care is impossible-and the closest hospital is a million miles away.
Jul 03, 2019
How to Build an Island
1394
Self-assembly could be a boon for manufacturing in extreme and resource poor environments. Meet the scientist experimenting with the tech to develop adaptive materials and land masses.
Jun 20, 2019
The Future of Everything Festival: What's Next for Alexa?
1650
The duo behind Alexa and Amazon's in-home devices explain what's coming in the next wave of voice technology and machine learning that will power connected homes, search and shopping.
Jun 05, 2019
The Future of Everything Festival: Building an Artificial Human
1631
As tech giants embrace voice-enabled AI assistants to power purchases, play songs and deliver the weather report, hear the latest on Mica, Magic Leap's AI-powered virtual human, who wants to help you do more.
May 22, 2019
Frozen Frontiers: The Alien, Iron-Breathing Microbes of Blood Falls
1278
Scientists are looking to Earth's most extreme environments for clues about what alien lifeforms might look like. The data they gather could help future space explorers to understand the origins of life in the universe.
May 08, 2019
Frozen Frontiers: Meet the Robot Explorers Hunting for Alien Life
1208
In Antarctica, robots are helping scientists explore how life evolves in extreme environments. Such missions are dress-rehearsals for future space exploration to the ice-covered moons of Jupiter and Saturn, where alien life could be thriving.
Apr 24, 2019
Instant Message: How Amazon Changed Delivery
2427
This week, it's all about how we buy stuff and how that stuff gets to us. David, Joanna and Christopher bring on WSJ reporter Katie Bindley to talk about how to make sure you're getting the best deals on Amazon-and all the ways what you see on the page might not be what you think. Next, Julie Jargon, the team's new Family & Tech columnist, comes on to talk about a project she worked on before she took up her new gig: The Journal's Delivery Wars series looked at the tension between customers who want everything on their doorstep and businesses who want to actually make money. Finally, Christopher interviews Yariv Bash, CEO of Flytrex, about whether drones could one day deliver everything we need right into our hands.
Apr 10, 2019
The Next Battlefield: Connected, Augmented and Urban
1235
Encore edition: The wars of the future will be fought in megacities around the world by soldiers connected - and possibly even augmented - by neural implants and AI. In this episode, we examine how military leaders are preparing for a radical shift in combat.
Mar 27, 2019
How AI is Augmenting Therapy
1432
Encore edition: Millions of people suffering from mental health issues are left untreated and undiagnosed. In this episode, we meet the psychologists and scientists studying how artificial intelligence can help.
Mar 13, 2019
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on Reskilling Workers in the Age of AI
1408
Artificial intelligence will change all of our jobs, according to IBM's Chief Executive. But will the technology augment workers or replace them? Ms. Rometty spoke with WSJ Editor in Chief Matt Murray at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Feb 27, 2019
Machine Love: Dating in the Digital Age
1423
Algorithms are the new matchmakers. Apps have turned dating into a game. And unlimited options have confounded digitally savvy singles. We spoke to the technologists and social scientists reshaping romantic connection.
Feb 13, 2019
The Price of Climate: The Northern Farming Frontier
1444
Shifting weather patterns and rising temperatures are altering what crops farmers can plant. In the last of a three-part series on climate, we examine how advancements in AI and genetics could help farms battle drought and crop disease.
Dec 19, 2018
The Price of Climate: Producing Heat-Resistant Beef
1109
As cattle farmers struggle with rising temperatures, scientists are scrambling to find solutions. In the second of a three-part series on climate, we meet a calf genetically engineered to withstand heat and get a taste of lab-grown beef.
Dec 12, 2018
The Price of Climate: Is Commercial Fishing in Hot Water?
1309
Demand for wild seafood is rising-but so is the cost of bringing it ashore. In the first of a three-part series on climate, we meet the fishermen and scientists grappling with warming waters, shifting currents and rapidly changing economics.
Dec 05, 2018
Losing Our Wallets: The Rise of Mobile Payments
1018
Encore edition: Kenya and China have rapidly embraced mobile wallets. Why are Americans still reaching for cash and credit cards? We speak to the experts and explore a future where making a payment could be as easy as nodding your head.
Nov 28, 2018
WSJ Tech D.Live: The Connected Devices That Will Rule Our Homes
1244
The WSJ's David Pierce sits down with David Limp, Amazon's Senior Vice President of Devices and Services, to discuss Alexa's next moves. Plus, an inside look at how Amazon chose its newest headquarter locations.
Nov 17, 2018
WSJ Tech D.Live: In the Driver's Seat at Uber
1627
Dara Khosrowshahi, chief executive of the ridesharing giant, talks with the WSJ's Gerard Baker about expanding Uber's reach, fixing its work culture and setting the course for an initial public offering.
Nov 15, 2018
WSJ Tech D.Live: The Downside to Social Success
1460
Instagram Co-Founder Kevin Systrom sits down with Wall Street Journal Editor in Chief Matt Murray to discuss social media's evolution amid increased content scrutiny.
Nov 15, 2018
WSJ Tech D.Live: Investing in a Data-Driven Future
1452
The WSJ's Jason Anders sits down with Ruth Porat, CFO of Alphabet and Google, to discuss Google's equity culture, collaborating with the military and understanding AI bias.
Nov 15, 2018
WSJ Tech D.Live: The Chips That Power Our Devices
1002
The WSJ's Jason Anders sits down with Richard Clemmer of NXP Semiconductors and Renee J. James of Ampere to discuss life in the fast-paced semiconductor industry, the impact of U.S.-China relations and the future of computing.
Nov 14, 2018
WSJ Tech D.Live: Are We There Yet? The Future of Driverless Cars
1164
The global race for autonomous vehicles is on-but roadblocks lie ahead. Waymo CEO John Krafcik tells WSJ's Jamie Heller about his company's plans to launch a commercial self-driving car service in the coming months.
Nov 14, 2018
Customized Kids: Are Designer Babies on the Way?
774
Advances in gene editing and DNA analysis are allowing parents unprecedented control over the traits their children will inherit. In this episode, we explore the science-and ethics-behind the movement.
Nov 07, 2018
The Sparkling Future of Lab-Grown Diamonds
1005
The days of diamond mining may be numbered, and lab-grown stones have become almost indistinguishable from those pulled from the earth. In this episode, we talk to the diamond dealers and growers hedging against a future in which the mines run dry.
Oct 31, 2018
The Next Battlefield: Connected, Augmented and Urban
1235
The wars of the future will be fought in megacities around the world by soldiers connected - and possibly even augmented - by neural implants and AI. In this episode, we examine how military leaders are preparing for a radical shift in combat.
Oct 24, 2018
Robot Restaurants: Good or Gimmicky?
912
The restaurant industry is embracing automation, from robot-staffed espresso bars to fully automated burger chefs. In this episode, we explore what this means for workers, diners and--most importantly--the quality of our food.
Oct 17, 2018
The De-Extinction Movement Comes to Life
928
In labs around the world, scientists are using gene-editing technology to revive species that disappeared from the face of the earth long, long ago. In this episode, we talk to the researchers working on a project straight out of science fiction.
Oct 10, 2018
Tech Gets in the Game
1124
Football-playing robots. Algorithmic umpires. Neurological performance enhancement. In this episode, we look at how science and technology are reshaping the playing field - and how these advances could benefit life beyond sports.
Oct 03, 2018
Robot Growers: How AI Will Change Farming
962
Agriculture is turning to automation as it grapples with growing demand and a shrinking labor force. In this episode, we meet the robots making farms more efficient.
Sep 26, 2018
Hack the Vote: How Safe Are Elections?
1110
In this episode, we watch hackers compromise voting machines and hear from technologists hoping to safeguard democracy with help from blockchain and mobile voting. Can tech protect our democratic process from foreign interference?
Sep 19, 2018
Welcome to Your 3-D Printed Home
1114
The construction industry has remained essentially unchanged since the invention of the nail gun. But can a labor shortage force builders to embrace technology? In this episode, how drones, automation and prefabrication are changing housing.
Sep 12, 2018
Eating Insects for Your Health (and the Planet's)
1183
Billions of people around the world include protein-rich bugs in their diet. But are crickets really a sustainable alternative to chicken? This episode, we talk to the scientists and startup founders looking to put bugs in everything we eat.
Sep 05, 2018
Battling the Superbugs
1339
Encore edition: What happens when antibiotics stop working? With drug-resistant infections on the rise, scientists are scrambling to develop new weapons in the fight against evolved bacteria-from cutting-edge diagnostic tests to revolutionary gene-editing techniques. Programming note: All new episodes resume in early September.
Aug 22, 2018
Smart Cities: Safer Living or Cyber Attacks?
1121
Urban areas around the world are increasingly equipped with sensors to track-and control-everything from traffic patterns to wastewater. But this increased connectivity and data collection opens us up to devastating hacks and unwanted surveillance.
Aug 15, 2018
Living Smarter: How Tech Is Disrupting the Home
737
What if our homes took care of us and not the other way around? In this episode, a look inside the smart homes that could transform everything from entertaining to eldercare.
Aug 08, 2018
Adapting Medicine for Outer Space
1165
What happens when an injury occurs on a commercial space flight or manned mission to Mars? Meet the scientists and astronauts studying how to keep us safe where routine care is impossible--and the closest hospital is a million miles away.
Aug 01, 2018
Can Gene-Edited Mice Solve the Lyme Crisis?
1176
Lyme disease is rampant on Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. MIT scientists believe that releasing genetically altered mice on the islands could curb-and even wipe out-the disease. A close look at an unprecedented environmental intervention.
Jul 25, 2018
How AI is Augmenting Therapy
1433
Millions of people suffering from mental health issues are left untreated and undiagnosed. In this episode, we meet the psychologists and scientists studying how artificial intelligence can help.
Jul 18, 2018
Can Blockchain Fix Our Food Chain?
1000
When a deadly E.coli outbreak sickened hundreds, it took investigators months to determine the source. In this episode, we look at how sensors, digital ledgers, and genome sequencing could reduce that window to seconds-and make our food supply safer.
Jul 11, 2018
How Lab-Grown Materials Are Changing Manufacturing
855
Rebroadcast: Adidas sneakers made from vegan spider silk. Mushroom-based Dell computer packaging. Today, biofabrication--the science of growing raw materials in a lab--is producing everything from furniture to fabric.
Jul 04, 2018
The Next Battlefield: Hacking as Warfare
1576
Foreign governments are targeting our information, our infrastructure and even our democracy. But what constitutes an act of war in the digital age? When does espionage become an outright attack? Meet the soldiers in the fight for cyber security.
Jun 27, 2018