Ep. 24: Ghost in the Shell, Nike HyperAdapt sneakers, U.S. self-driving car rules

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Mr. Robot streams virtual reality short, which then self-destructs

On Thursday, the creator of Mr. Robot, Sam Esmail rolled out the show’s one-time virtual reality experience starring Rami Malek (Elliot, the show’s lead character) and season one favorite Frankie […]


Ep. 14: Pokémon Go augmented reality, killer police robots, Mr. Robot

How Pokémon Go might take augmented reality mainstream, Dallas police are the first to use a robot to kill a human assailant (15:51), Mr. Robot season 2 and bringing hacking […]

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Ep. 13: Star Trek’s gay Sulu, Kubrick & the moon landing, BrainDead

Star Trek’s George Takei disagrees with making Sulu gay in ‘Star Trek Beyond,’ the FDA debunks cryotherapy (20:26), Stanley Kubrick’s daughter attacks rumors of a faked NASA moon landing conspiracy […]

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Ep. 12: Rihanna + Star Trek, Lost In Space reboot, Independence Day: Resurgence

Rihanna’s Star Trek video, ‘Lost In Space’ reboot on Netflix (9:24), James Cameron on ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ (14:40), ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ and real first contact (22:51). *If you […]


Ep. 11: Westworld, Immortality drugs, SoftBank & The Singularity

‘The Girl With All the Gifts’ trailer, ‘Westworld’ on HBO (4:20), Anti-aging drug testing (9:13), Sci-fi writers as commercial pitch men (10:51), Chris Pine vs. classic ‘Star Trek’ (15:02), The […]

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Ep. 10: Stranger Things, Trekonomics, Star Wars & Magic Leap

Scientists predict alien contact timeline, ‘Stranger Things’ on Netflix (8:45), ‘Trekonomics’ book interview with Manu Saadia (13:13), Lucasfilm and Star Wars teams with Magic Leap to pioneer ‘mixed reality’ entertainment […]

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Ep. 9: The 50th Anniversary of Star Trek

Events and special projects celebrating the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, a discussion of the history and future of the franchise and what the idea of The Federation means for […]

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Ep. 08: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos on Mars, Logan’s Run remake

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ what we thought, Manus x Machina exhibit at The Met (6:05), ‘Approaching the Unknown’ (9:54), Amazon’s Jeff Bezos on Mars (13:46), ‘Logan’s Run’ remake (22:14). *If you click […]

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Ep. 07: William Gibson’s Archangel, X-Men: Apocalypse

‘Alien: Covenant’ photo leak, William Gibson’s ‘Archangel’ time travel meets politics comic (4:35), ‘The Space Between Us’ delivers human Martians (12:26), ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ ‘Morgan’ and next-gen humanity (21:55). *If you […]

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Ep. 06: Time Travel TV, Wayward Pines, Transhuman Zoltan Istvan

New time travel TV shows ‘Timeless’ and ‘Time After Time,’ synthetic genetics (8:47), the return of ‘Wayward Pines’ (15:25), transhumanist presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan (42:02). *If you click on one […]