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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.


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4.5 out of 5 stars from 282 ratings
  • Ugh. Inarticulate guests

    Hard to take the content seriously when guests say “like” every third word and just generally speak like middle-schoolers or sorority chicks. Cannot tell you how often I’ve stopped listening less than halfway through an episode. It’s grating. more

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    United States3 months ago
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    United States8 months ago
  • A Must-Listen!

    This podcast is a must-listen for anyone who wants to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to the future of technology. Lizzie masterfully guides listeners through the latest insights from guests who explore the intersection of technology and innovation. The episodes are thought-provoking and engaging, leaving me with new perspectives and ideas to ponder long after they end. Whether you're a tech enthusiast or simply curious about the ever-evolving role of technology in our lives, this podcast ... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States8 months ago
  • Terrible.

    What a joke. I listened to the new twitter podcast. You call what you do reporting? Entertainment? I call it ridiculous.

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    United Statesa year ago
  • 🔥🤖🔥🤖🔥

    This show has quickly become a favorite in my feed! I'm consistently impressed by the engaging conversations that Lizzie leads, and the insightful content in each and every episode. I truly learn something new every time I listen!

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