Babbage from The Economist

By The Economist

What's Babbage from The Economist about?

Babbage is our weekly podcast on science and technology, named after Charles Babbage—a 19th-century polymath and grandfather of computing. Host Alok Jha talks to our correspondents about the innovations, discoveries and gadgetry shaping the world. Published every Wednesday. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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