This is the very last episode of the show ever. And on it we tackle the big, BIG question: how do you change the world?
By Rose Eveleth
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’t, and yes, respectively, in case you’re curious.) Hosted and produced by award winning science journalist Rose Eveleth, each episode combines audio drama and journalism to go deep on potential tomorrows, and uncovers what those futures might really be like. The future is going to be weird, so let's get ready for it together.
What If We Could Shrink Technology?
Today’s episode is all about making our technologies and medicines tiny. Like, super tiny. Guests: Ainissa Ramirez -- scientist, speaker, author of The Alchemy of Us Eun Ji Chung -- biomedical engineer at the University of Southern California Inge Hermann ...
What Could A Better Economy Look Like?
Today’s episode is about a future where the economy revolves around gifts, instead of money. Guests: Ilana Strauss, a journalist and producer at National Geographic’s podcast, “Overheard.” Dr. Niels Thygesen, an associate professor at the Copenhagen Business School. Dr. James ...