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In “The Future of Everything,” host and Stanford bioengineering professor Russ Altman explores how technology, science and medicine are shaping our lives. From stretchable electronics to ecological surveillance, foldable microscopes and video editing with artificial intelligence, Altman asks his guests to discuss their role in creating the future — of everything.

Read more on the Stanford Engineering website: https://engineering.stanford.edu/magazine/future-everything

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In “The Future of Everything,” host and Stanford bioengineering professor Russ Altman explores how technology, science and medicine are shaping our lives. From stretchable electronics to ecological surveillance, foldable microscopes and video editing with artificial intelligence, Altman asks his guests to discuss their role in creating the future — of everything.

Read more on the Stanford Engineering website: https://engineering.stanford.edu/magazine/future-everything

    Kuang Xu: How to make (and keep) genetic data private

    Kuang Xu: How to make (and keep) genetic data private

    An expert in genetic privacy says there’s a fine line between one’s right to know and another’s right to not know.

    • 28 min
    Eric Appel: Gels are changing the face of engineering ... and medicine

    Eric Appel: Gels are changing the face of engineering ... and medicine

    An expert in gels explains why these “Goldilocks” materials are the among the most promising areas of research today.

    • 28 min
    Lianne Kurina: How controlling confounders makes better epidemiology

    Lianne Kurina: How controlling confounders makes better epidemiology

    Public health studies are among the most challenging to get right, says this expert in epidemiology. But better design can yield greater confidence.

    • 28 min
    Priyanka Raina: How computer chips get speedier through specialization

    Priyanka Raina: How computer chips get speedier through specialization

    Increasingly, the path to faster, more efficient computers is in chips that excel at specific tasks, says this expert in chip design.

    • 27 min
    Biondo Biondi: How to measure an earthquake through the internet

    Biondo Biondi: How to measure an earthquake through the internet

    New technologies that detect motion in the Earth’s crust are emerging in surprising places and reshaping our understanding of earthquakes … and much more.

    • 28 min
    Emmanuel Candès: How to increase certainty in predictive modeling

    Emmanuel Candès: How to increase certainty in predictive modeling

    Today’s predictive algorithms carry too much uncertainty says one mathematician, who is working to bring confidence to the models that, increasingly, rule our lives.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

capsun100 ,

Excellent science podcast

Very informative interviews on cutting edge research

laguna949 ,

Embarrassment to Stanford

This used to be an interesting venue to hear about new scientific topics. Has since devolved into little more than left wing propaganda. Do better Stanford.

gregorious1 ,

Great science discussion show

The Future of Everything presents current science happening at Stanford in an easy to understand interview style show. Russ has a great way of engaging with the guests and asking the right questions. Really fun listen.

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