Category: Gear / Gadget Lab Podcast

September 20, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Your DNA Belongs on the Blockchain

Guest Megan Molteni tells us about gene-sequencing startup Nebula, and how its privacy practices could positively impact the way we share personal information on the web.

by Wired Staff in Gear
September 13, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Unpacking Apple’s Big iPhone Launch Event

We ask WIRED senior writer Lauren Goode to give her impressions of the iPhone launch in Cupertino this week.

by Wired Staff in Gear
September 6, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: How Uber Went Down in Flames

New York Times reporter Mike Isaac charts the rise and fall of the ride-hailing company in his new book, “Super Pumped.” He joins us on the podcast to tell us all that went wrong.

by Wired Staff in Gear
August 30, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Why It’s So Hard to Unlink Yourself From Facebook

WIRED’s Paris Martineau joins the show to explain all the ways Facebook tracks your activity across Instagram and the rest of its apps.

by Wired Staff in Gear
August 23, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: You’ve Got Microplastics

WIRED’s Matt Simon joins the show to talk about microplastics—what they are, why they’re a nightmare, and whether you should fret about eating them.

by Wired Staff in Gear
August 9, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Amazon’s Prime Mission

Jason Del Rey, host of Land of the Giants, a new podcast all about Amazon, joins the Gadget Lab to talk about the company’s quest for world domination.

by Wired Staff in Gear
August 2, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Charting Our Robocar Future

WIRED writer Alex Davies joins us to discuss the challenges companies face as they race to get self-driving shuttles and delivery vehicles onto streets.

by Wired Staff in Gear
July 13, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Facebook’s Libra and the Future of Money

On this episode of Gadget Lab, WIRED writer Greg Barber explains the intricacies of Facebook’s ambitious plan to and how Libra is poised to rattle the future of crypto.

by Wired Staff in Gear
June 28, 2019

Gadget Lab Podcast: Rebalancing Our Relationship With Tech

A conversation with Aza Raskin of the Center for Humane Technology. Also, we discuss Jony Ive’s departure from Apple.

by Wired Staff in Gear