Latest podcasts on Technology

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5 Jun 2018
5 min

The Globalist - Forward thinking: 

David Phelan talks through the latest projects emerging from the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference.

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10 Apr 2018
15 min

The Monocle Daily - Do we trust Facebook?: 

After Mark Zuckerberg’s apology to a joint senate committee, we discuss what he had to say.

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13 Dec 2017
5 min

The Briefing - Google and China: 

Monocle’s technology correspondent David Phelan explains why Google is opening an artificial intelligence research centre in China.

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14 Sep 2017
4 min

The Monocle Daily - Apples takes a bite out of Toshiba: 

We take a closer look at Apple’s bid for Toshiba’s memory-chip business.

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11 Sep 2017
6 min

The Globalist - The big reveal: 

Monocle 24's technolgy correspondent looks ahead to this week's Apple launch and explains why new products are so hard to keep under wraps.

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4 Apr 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Xero: 

New Zealand-based Xero is a world-leader in accounting software. The cloud-based programme was designed to help small and medium-sized businesses manage their finances – a tedious and time-consuming task for any entrepreneur. Since its launch in 2006, Xero has spread to about 180 countries worldwide, enabling business owners everywhere to dedicate more time to the important stuff. Co-founder Gary Turner tells us how to build a global brand and how you create “beautiful” software.

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30 Jan 2018
30 min

Monocle on Design - What’s next for tech?: 

We mull over self-driving cars, facial-recognition technology and the dubious dream of an utterly connected kitchen. Plus: nab a word with Hong Kong-born designer André Fu and ask a new appointee at the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design how these institutions can play a larger role in the public debate around design.

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7 Dec 2017
30 min

The Urbanist - Looking ahead: 

What role do technology giants play in urban planning? And what do you love the most about your city? Plus: an audio essay on Venice’s troubled relationship with water.

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16 Nov 2017
29 min

The Urbanist - Technology and utopias: 

This week we hear how technology is helping companies collect data – and profits – from you, but also how it can help fight issues such as gun violence. Plus: a special report from the first edition of Torino-Stratosferica.

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13 Nov 2017
25 min

The Monocle Culture Show - WeTransfer: creative technology: 

We go behind the scenes of technology company WeTransfer, which invested its spare advertising space into the arts, to ask whether the sector should be responsible for funding creative endeavours.

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12 Nov 2017
15 min

The Bulletin with UBS - Cryptocurrencies: beneath the bubble: 

A new UBS report explains a decade of soaring popularity of these digital platforms as a bubble, and discusses why they can never go mainstream. Our experts will explain some of the anarchic behaviour that surrounds the space and we’ll also look beneath the bubble at the underlying technology – blockchain – and consider how it can reshape the future.

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24 Oct 2017
4 min

The Tech 10 - Virtual reality : 

Bec Brittain opened her eponymous lighting and product-design studio in Brooklyn six years ago. For her designs – such as the Shy Light – she relies on 3D programmes that translate paper models and sketches into reality.

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23 Oct 2017
5 min

The Tech 10 - Time to shine: 

Meet the Melbourne watchmaker using technology to keep things ticking. Alex McBride left a career in property to launch The Fifth, an online watch business that only trades five days a month.

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2 Oct 2017
25 min

The Monocle Culture Show - Radiotopia: 

Holly Fisher meets Julie Shapiro, executive producer for Radiotopia – the US podcast network responsible for hit shows such as ‘99% Invisible’ and ‘Song Exploder’.

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20 Sep 2017
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Health check: 

Is artificial intelligence the future of healthcare? We talk to Dr Claire Novorol, co-founder of Ada: an app designed by doctors and powered by AI that’s aiming to be your personal health companion when you’re unwell.

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17 Sep 2017
15 min

The Bulletin with UBS - Flying solo: the path to pilotless planes: 

A UBS Q-Series report on pilotless flight has made some compelling conclusions. We will be unpacking the report in detail with its two leading analysts, learning how reducing the intervention of human pilots on aircraft can bring economic benefits and improved safety.

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13 Sep 2017
28 min

The Entrepreneurs - Wide-awake start-ups: 

In a technology industry obsessed with artificial intelligence and augmented reality, one of the most exciting sectors involves foam and springs. Start-ups are shaking up the once-sleepy sector of making and selling mattresses. But with competition through the roof, who will become the industry leader? We sit down with James Cox, co-founder of London mattress company Simba.

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6 Sep 2017
28 min

The Entrepreneurs - Clean technology: 

Despite our growing eco-friendly credentials, humans still waste too much water. Malmo-based industrial designer Mehrdad Mahdjoubi has a solution: a futuristic shower designed by his clean-technology start-up Orbital Systems, which can reduce water usage by 90 per cent. It’s backed by Nasa-approved technology and the co-founder of Skype – but will this Scandinavian solution catch on around the world?

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