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The future is wonderful, the future is terrifying. We should know, we live there. Whether it's on the ground or on the web, Motherboard is traveling the world to uncover the stories that will define what's coming next. New technologies, cultures, and discoveries are constantly reshaping this old planet of ours. And it's happening faster than ever before. Radio Motherboard is all of that, in a fast-paced, fun, and informative podcast.

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The future is wonderful, the future is terrifying. We should know, we live there. Whether it's on the ground or on the web, Motherboard is traveling the world to uncover the stories that will define what's coming next. New technologies, cultures, and discoveries are constantly reshaping this old planet of ours. And it's happening faster than ever before. Radio Motherboard is all of that, in a fast-paced, fun, and informative podcast.

    [Bonus] Introducing CYBER, a Hacking Podcast by Motherboard

    [Bonus] Introducing CYBER, a Hacking Podcast by Motherboard

    Motherboard has launched a new podcast, called CYBER. It's available on Apple Podcasts and on whatever app you listen to.


    Hacking. Hackers. Disinformation campaigns. Encryption. The Cyber. This stuff gets complicated really fast, but Motherboard spends its time embedded in the infosec world so you don't have to. Host Ben Makuch talks every week to Motherboard reporters Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai and Joseph Cox about the stories they're breaking and to the industry's most famous hackers and researchers about the biggest news in cybersecurity. 
     
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    NASA Turns 60

    NASA Turns 60

    NASA turns 60 this week. We're joined by Former NASA chief technologist Mason Peck joins us to discuss the agency’s history of spaceflight milestones, which include landing humans on the Moon (six times!), putting rovers on Mars, sending probes to interstellar space, and partnering on the International Space Station. Beyond these physical exploration achievements, NASA has also revolutionized the human view of Earth, the solar system, the Milky Way, and the deep swaths of space and time beyond our local group of galaxies. 


    We also discuss NASA’s future, including its partnerships with the commercial space sector, megaprojects like the Space Launch System and the James Webb Space Telescope, and human exploration of the Moon and Mars.
     
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    • 56 min
    [BONUS] Introducing Queerly Beloved

    [BONUS] Introducing Queerly Beloved

    If you've been enjoying Radio Motherboard, we think you'll also love our newest VICE podcast, Queerly Beloved.


    Queerly Beloved ​is a new podcast series from Broadly. Co-hosted by Broadly editor Sarah Burke and Fran Tirado of the popular queer podcast Food 4 Thot, it’s a multifaceted portrait of LGBTQ chosen family—the people who help us figure out who we are and inspire us to live as our most authentic selves. In a world obsessed with significant others, Queerly Beloved focuses on the unconventional, seemingly insignificant relationships that actually end up shaping us most.


    Here's the first episode, "The Past Lovers." For the full season, sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen.
     
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    • 20 min
    Motherboard's New Crossword Puzzle: Solve the Internet

    Motherboard's New Crossword Puzzle: Solve the Internet

    Radio Motherboard talks to Caleb Madison and Marley Randazzo about Solve the Internet, Motherboard's new internet-themed weekly crossword puzzle.
     
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    • 18 min
    Sex Workers Lobby Congress Against a Terrible Internet Law

    Sex Workers Lobby Congress Against a Terrible Internet Law

    Radio Motherboard talks to Liara Roux, a sex worker who was part of the first ever organized effort by her industry to lobby Congress. We talk about SESTA/FOSTA, a law that puts sex workers in danger and has fundamentally changed the internet.
     
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    • 38 min
    PewDiePie, Alinity, and the Burden of Being a Female Streamer

    PewDiePie, Alinity, and the Burden of Being a Female Streamer

    Radio Motherboard breaks down the harassment that has been leveled against Twitch streamer Alinity and other women online, as well as the phenomenon of YouTube's "Twitch Fails" videos.
     
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    • 45 min

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