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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Excellent science podcast
Very informative interviews on cutting edge research
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.
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.