Category: Gear / Gadget Lab Podcast

April 3, 2020

How We Ended Up Short on Medical Equipment

This week, we discuss the nationwide shortage of ventilators and protective equipment, and how we’re going to deal with it amid the coronavirus pandemic.


by Wired Staff in Gear
March 27, 2020

When Coronavirus Misinformation Goes Viral

This week on Gadget Lab, we discuss how misinformation about the pandemic is being handled by the government, the media, and social platforms.


by Wired Staff in Gear
March 20, 2020

Dealing With Quarantine, Family-Style

This week, we discuss why Italy has been hit so hard by the coronavirus, and we have tips for how parents can keep kids entertained as schools close.


by Wired Staff in Gear
March 13, 2020

Gadget Lab Podcast: Socially Distanced

This week’s episode explores what happens when schools, conferences, and even offices shut down. Also: tips for working from home.


by Wired Staff in Gear
March 6, 2020

Gadget Lab Podcast: Is Facebook Forever?

Steven Levy joins the show to discuss his new book, “Facebook: The Inside Story.”


by Wired Staff in Gear
February 28, 2020

Gadget Lab Podcast: There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

Silicon Valley’s influence over American workplace culture is now complete. Also, we bring you up to date on the latest cybersecurity news.


by Wired Staff in Gear
February 21, 2020

Gadget Lab Podcast: Inside Textio’s Anti-Bias Bot

Textio CEO Kieran Snyder talks to WIRED about training computers to make human language more inclusive.


by Wired Staff in Gear
February 14, 2020

The Spectacle of Samsung’s Launch Event

This week, Samsung hosted an event to show off Galaxy S20 phones, “Space Zoom” cameras and a new fold-y Flip. How seriously should we take these extravaganzas?


by Wired Staff in Gear
February 7, 2020

Gadget Lab Podcast: The Virus and the Vote

This week, we discuss the coronavirus outbreak’s impact on the economy, plus the scary state of mobile voting security in the US.


by Wired Staff in Gear
January 31, 2020

Gadget Lab Podcast: Byte Video Sharing, and Motorola’s Razr Reboot

On this week’s show, we talk about Vine’s rebirth as Byte, and the new Razr reboot, which now comes with (of course) a folding screen.


by Wired Staff in Gear