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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.

    Jam to the Center of the Earth

    Jam to the Center of the Earth

    This week's Jam: there is a proposal to ban private jets, Facebook is removing its facial recognition tech, the earth's inner core is not a solid, Amazon kept driver's tips, and so much more!
    Discussion: Ban Private Jets - Link 
    Dumb Tech of the Week
    Canon's Powershot PX is smart home camera for family moments - Link 'Squid Game' cryptocurrency, $SQUID, is a scam - Link Chromecast volume controls are disabled on Android 12 due to a ‘legal issue’ - Link Tech News Bytes
    Facebook is shutting down its face recognition system - Link The McPlant tastes just like any McDonald's burger - Link Microsoft's Mesh for Teams brings mixed reality to work - Link 'New hidden world' discovered in Earth's inner core - Link Instagram is letting people publicly participate in Stories for the first time - Link More than 140,000 Amazon drivers to be repaid nearly $60 million in alleged withheld tips - Link Follow Up Story
    Tesla launches Supercharger pilot program to charge other EVs - Link

    • 37 min
    Meta Jam

    Meta Jam

    This weeks Jam: Apple has new Macs, the Google Pixel series matures, Fisher Price releases a phone for adults, Pinterest learns a thing or two from TikTok and so much more!
     
    Dumb Tech of the Week
    Fisher-Price made a working Chatter telephone for adults - Link Facebook is rebranding itself as 'Meta' - Link Mac Event - Link
    Pixel Event - Link
    Tech News Bytes
    The Boring Company gets approval for Las Vegas public transportation system - Link Hertz Announced they Were Buying 100,00 Teslas and 50,000 of which will be rented to Uber Drivers - Link Amazon’s Clubhouse competitor may let you DJ your own radio show - Link Pinterest gets more TikTok-like with a ‘Watch’ tab for videos, announces $20M in creator rewards -  The new Assassin's Creed educational tour lets you explore the Viking Age - Link Sinclair Broadcast Group hit by ransomware attack, upending local TV newscasts - Link

    • 45 min
    Spooky Tech Jam

    Spooky Tech Jam

    This weeks Jam: You probably have a scary piece of tech lurking in your home right now! Pat, Alex, and Mike expose the horrifying dark side behind some common tech devices and services we use everyday.

    • 34 min
    Fraudulent Jam

    Fraudulent Jam

    This weeks Jam: Amazon fraud, people's hatred of technology in cars, scooters on sidewalks, and so much more!
    Dumb Tech of the Week
    Amazon Fraud Issues- Link The latest Microsoft Teams update is like something straight out of Black Mirror- Link This Weeks Discussion
    Tech in Cars- Link   Tech News Bytes
      Chevy Bolts are a Fire Hazard and LG has to Pay Out- Link California could ban gas-powered generators and mowers by 2024- Link Acer's glasses-free 3D SpatialLabs laptop arrives this winter- Link Bird will test sensors that prevent riding on sidewalks- Link Amazon’s new work-from-home policy: let individual teams decide- Link

    • 41 min
    Super Duper Jam

    Super Duper Jam

    This weeks jam: Netflix botched the Seinfeld release, scientists held a fat bear contest, GM announced Ultra Cruise, Uber can now track your flight, and a slew of other stories.
    Dumb Tech of the Week
    Seinfeld' hits Netflix, but some jokes have been cropped out of view- Link
    Lime fights back against QR code snatchers- Link
    Is that bear fat or just chonky? Lasers may help scientists find out-  Tech News Bytes
    How and when to upgrade to Windows 11- Link
    Tesla is building Model Y bodies with single front and rear castings, a manufacturing first- Link GM unveils a hands-free driving system that works in nearly all of the US and Canada- Link
    Google turns its AI on traffic lights to reduce pollution- Link European Parliament backs ban on remote biometric surveillance- Link
    Uber can now track your flight so a ride home is ready when you land-Link

    • 36 min
    New Fact Off Podcast: Search "Fact Off" in your Podcast App of Choice

    New Fact Off Podcast: Search "Fact Off" in your Podcast App of Choice

    Episode 1 is out! Follow the links below to subscribe and listen.
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    • 2 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.
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