75 episodes

THE FUTURE JAM! a Podcast designed to ignite curiosity about where humanity is headed— tomorrow, ten years from now, or as far as the mind can wander.

Future Jam Mike Sandberg

    • Technology
    • 4.4 • 14 Ratings

THE FUTURE JAM! a Podcast designed to ignite curiosity about where humanity is headed— tomorrow, ten years from now, or as far as the mind can wander.

    Privacy Jam

    Privacy Jam

    We are back from a week off and we are playing a little bit of catch-up.
    Creepy Tech of the Week

    Google reportedly made it difficult for smartphone users to find privacy settings Apple is updating AirTags to make them less creepy Tech News Bites
    Microsoft putting Xbox in TVs, building its own streaming devices, and exploring new Game Pass subscriptions Self-driving Waymo trucks to haul loads between Houston and Fort Worth Monterey is the next version of Apple's macOS FaceTime is coming to PC and Android via a web app Airlines say passengers and their baggage are getting heavier, and they're responding with new safety plans United Airlines plans to add 15 Boom Supersonic jets to its fleet The pandemic was the bloodiest year for driving in over a decade Summer Series
    How Covid has affected Manufacturing Tech Sent to the Retirement Home
    Microsoft to end Windows 10 support on October 14th, 2025 Where to find us: @thefuturejam on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter and thefuturejam@gmail.com

    • 44 min
    Top Five Sci-Fi Summer Blockbusters

    Top Five Sci-Fi Summer Blockbusters

    Alex and Mike are joined by a special guest to reminisce about their favorite summer sci-fi movie going experiences.
    Stick around for a summer quiz at the end with our beloved gameshow segment, "Which Came First". *copyright pending
    -Episode Spoilers Below-
    Nate
    5. Back to the Future
    4. The Mummy
    3. Mission Impossible 3
    2. Independence Day
    1. Spiderman
    Alex
    5. X-Men: Days of Future Past
    4. Jurassic Park
    3. Armageddon
    2. Star Wars- A New Hope
    1. Independence Day


    Mike
    5. Arrival
    4. Minority Report
    3. Terminator 2
    2. Aliens
    1. Jurassic Park

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Jamming with Robots

    Jamming with Robots

    Dumb Tech of the Week 
    Microsoft turns Surface Duo's second screen into a 'gamepad' for Xbox Cloud Gaming Creepy tech of the Week
    Living with Moxie, the robot companion for kids Tech News Bytes
    The popemobile is going all-electric thanks to Fisker
    Ford F-150 Lightning starts under $40k w/ 300-mile range and can power your home Novel concrete battery could let buildings store their own energy New Propulsion System Could Enable Flying at Speeds Up to Mach 17 China will likely ban all bitcoin mining soon The US Federal Reserve begins looking into its own digital currency Wolves scare deer and reduce auto collisions 24%, study says Amazon Makes $8.45 Billion Deal for MGM Summer Spotlight Series: How has the Pandemic accelerated technology?
     
    These figures confirm what people think about robot delivery  
    Tech RIP
    Charlie Bit My Finger Viral Video Being Removed From YouTube to Become an NFT
    https://www.bbc.com/news/newsbeat-57227290

    • 46 min
    Jam Oxygen up your Arse

    Jam Oxygen up your Arse

    Dumb Tech of the Week
     
    Tech giants want the US to fund domestic chip production A bug let Eufy security camera owners access strangers' feeds Apple’s $549 AirPods Max can’t play lossless Apple Music — even when plugged in  Alex's cool new product he found
     
    https://www.ball.com/aluminumcups Tech News Bytes
    Framework’s modular DIY laptop is available to pre-order Sony applies to patent noise-cancelling drones AT&T to spin off and combine WarnerMedia with Discovery in deal that would create streaming giant Brain implant lets people with paralysis write using their minds Wacoal's AI-powered myBraFit app scans your body to give you sizing advice Scientists say mammals can breathe through their butts in emergencies News Stories
    Pentagon Surveilling Americans Without a Warrant, Senator Reveals Tech RIP
    Internet Explorer for Windows 10 Will Be Discontinued Next Year  
     
     

    • 41 min
    The Follow-up Jam

    The Follow-up Jam

    Dumb Tech of the Week
    YouTube crams YouTube TV into its main app on Roku Hans Zimmer isn’t the only composer that can make tech sounds, you know  Target will stop selling Pokémon cards in stores
    Smart Idea of the Week

    Ford’s first electric pickup truck will be called the F-150 Lightning Tech News Bytes
    Why some electric car owners return to gas – the reasons aren’t surprising SAE Updates, Refines Official Names for 'Autonomous Driving' Levels Sony sued over PlayStation’s digital store ‘monopoly’. FDA Authorizes the First Brain-Computer Interface Device (It’s Not Musk’s Neuralink ) IBM says it has created the world's first 2nm chip
    (additional info) A Gas pipeline held at ransom by cyberattackers River plastic Interceptors are stopping trash from reaching the ocean Follow Up Stories
     
    UK postal service tests autonomous drone deliveries to remote islands Are we seeing the return of the closed-door office? I hope not. Tech RIP: Good Riddance Edition
    LiveLeak's reign of gory terror is over after 15 years Follow us @thefuturejam on Twitter/Instagram/Facebook
    Voicemail: 513-Bot Cola
     
     

    • 54 min
    The Jam Drones on and On

    The Jam Drones on and On

    Dumb Tech of the Week
     
    You can drill a keyring hole in Apple's AirTags (but you probably shouldn't) Today I learned that card grading companies are drowning in Pokémon cards  
    Tech News Bytes
     
    Kroger begins testing drone deliveries for baby products and s’mores Microsoft follows Epic’s lead, lowers its cut of PC game sales to 12% Sony Invests in Discord, Full Integration Coming to PS5, PS4 Next Year Deepfake satellite imagery poses a not-so-distant threat, warn geographers Broadcasters Are Moving Forward in Their Case Against Locast World's largest compressed air grid "batteries" will store up to 10GWh  (Explanation Video) Story of the Week

     
    Fitness Drones are Coming, if Investors Can Get all the Kinks Out Tech on LifeSupport
     
    Verizon sells AOL and Yahoo for about half of what it paid  
     
     
    @thefuturejam on Twitter/Instagram/Facebook
    Voicemail: 513-Bot-Cola

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

The Geeks Strike Back ,

Love this show!

Quick, informative, and loads of fun! I didn’t expect to learn so much! For anyone interested in tech-related news I can’t recommend this show enough!

Bleedkyblue ,

Great Podcast

Normal people, bringing you the latest technology news in the most ridiculous manner possible. It’s great!

Clay Lamb ,

Nice Insight

Nice conversation with some very intersting insights.
Tkx guys

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