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A podcast from Slate Podcasts

What Next: TBD | Tech, power, and the future

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150 Episodes • Released Weekly

150 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from Slate Podcasts

What Next: TBD | Tech, power, and the future

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150 Episodes • Released Weekly

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Every Friday, Slate’s popular daily news podcast What Next brings you TBD, a clear-eyed look into the future. From fake news to fake meat, algorithms to augmented reality, Lizzie O’Leary is your guide to the tech industry and the world it’s creating for us to live in.

Latest Episode

21 Aug 2020 • 20 mins

What Went Wrong With Contact Tracing Apps

In the early days of the pandemic, countries around the world invested heavily in new technologies that would help track the movement of the virus. Now, six months later, contact tracing apps are all but an afterthought in the fight to contain COVID-19. What happened? The U.K. provides some answers. The country put its faith in technology to contain the virus, and paid the price.Guest:Gus Hosein, executive director at Privacy International HostCeleste Headlee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices