Future Of Humans And Automation, Wisconsinite On Mars Mission

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The world is increasingly being crafted by, and for, machines. An author joins us to discuss his hopes for how humans can navigate the age of automation. We also talk with a Wisconsinite who’s helping the Perseverance rover photograph the surface of Mars.

Featured in this Show

  • Your Guide To Being A Human In A World By And For Machines

    A new book from the New York Times technology columnist explores how we can be happy, successful humans in a world increasingly built by and for machines. We talk with him about his hopeful vision for thriving humanity in an age of machines.

  • Wisconsinite Helping Perseverance Rover Photograph Mars

    In its first month on the surface of Mars, the Perseverance rover has given us a new look at the red planet. We talk with a Wisconsinite who’s working with the rover’s cameras about how they work and how he got involved in space exploration.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Kevin Roose Guest
  • Darian Dixon Guest

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