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What Will The Future Be Like? (Episode #606H)
KQED 9: Wed, Jun 18, 2014 -- 11:00 PM
Mobile phones that read your mind? Video games that can cure cancer? Wearable robots that give you the strength of Ironman? David Pogue investigates which technologies are likely to transform daily life for you -- and your grandkids. They're already taking shape in laboratories around the world -- and gadgets that once were purely science fiction are on the verge of becoming as common as the iPhones and Androids Pogue reviews every day. What technological hurdles must engineers and computer scientists overcome before robots, mind-readers and holograms are all around us? And what will it mean to us as humans if we become even more entrenched in a 24/7 digital world?
- KQED Life: Sat, Jun 21, 2014 -- 4:00 AM
- KQED Life: Fri, Jun 20, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
- KQED 9: Thu, Jun 19, 2014 -- 5:00 AM