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What you need to know about the future — so you can make the best decisions today. The rate of change we are experiencing is the fastest humanity has ever seen. Stay head of the pack with award winning podcast creator, journalist & futurist Mark Pesce as he simplifies the complex technological and societal changes we face - how we will work, connect, use money and even the food we eat. 

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What you need to know about the future — so you can make the best decisions today. The rate of change we are experiencing is the fastest humanity has ever seen. Stay head of the pack with award winning podcast creator, journalist & futurist Mark Pesce as he simplifies the complex technological and societal changes we face - how we will work, connect, use money and even the food we eat. 

    Will the next war be fought for control of semiconductors?

    Will the next war be fought for control of semiconductors?

    TSMC now makes the best computer chips - making Taiwan a prize that China needs in order to continue its rise as an economic and military superpower.

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    • 19 min
    How did America lose the semiconductor race?

    How did America lose the semiconductor race?

    For sixty years, Intel made the best chips in the world. As of 2020, they no longer do - and a company you've likely never heard of now holds the chipmaking crown.

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    • 21 min
    Why do computers get faster and smaller and cheaper?

    Why do computers get faster and smaller and cheaper?

    More than 60 years ago, integrated circuits created a revolution in electronics that transformed the entire world. How are chips made? And why do we keep getting better at making them?

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    • 19 min
    Why is there a global shortage of computer chips?

    Why is there a global shortage of computer chips?

    GEOPOLICHIPS part 1: Manufacturers of video game consoles, automobiles - even toothbrushes - have been impacted by a global shortage of semiconductor integrated circuits - chips. How did these devices become so central to everything we make?

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    • 19 min
    What stands in the way of electric vehicles?

    What stands in the way of electric vehicles?

    Co-host Sally Dominguez and special correspondent Drew Smith explore the many facets of vehicle electrification with Mark. EVs are finally happening - but does that make them inevitable?

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    • 26 min
    Have Australians embraced electric vehicles?

    Have Australians embraced electric vehicles?

    Australia’s cities are already chockers with electric bikes, electric scooters - even electric uniwheel skateboards. Has the nation already made a transition to EVs? And what does this tell us about the future of the family car?

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    • 13 min

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