Get WIRED

Get WIRED

Get WIRED is a new podcast about how the future is realized. Each week, we burrow down new rabbit holes to investigate the ways technology is changing our lives—from culture to business, science to design. Through hard-hitting reporting, intimate storytelling, and audio you won’t hear anywhere else, Get WIRED is the must-listen-to tech podcast that sets the agenda for the week. Hosted by WIRED Senior Writer Lauren Goode.


Virtual (Being) Insanity
Aug 3 • 29 min
On the latest episode of the Get WIRED podcast, we attend a Virtual Beings Summit and contemplate what it means to be human. WIRED staff writer Emma Grey Ellis reports on how virtual beings are taking over our timelines—sometimes, without our even…
The Racist History of Surveillance Tech
Jul 27 • 22 min
Facial recognition tech has been critiqued for being inaccurate for a while now. But its problems became pretty clear last month, when the New York Times reported a story about a Black man named Robert Williams who was identified incorrectly as a suspect…
Citizen and the Bizarre World of Live-Streamed Crime
Jul 20 • 24 min
The idea behind the Citizen app is that its users upload videos of the things that are going on in the neighborhood in real time — anything from as a gas leak to something potentially a lot more violent. It’s an app built on the premise that the more…
Teaser: “Citizen and the Bizarre World of Live-Streamed Crime”
Jul 16 • 3 min
From our first episode “Citizen and the Bizarre World of Live-Streamed Crime”, WIRED’s Boone Ashworth introduces us to a surprising superuser of this neighborhood watch app.
Introducing Get WIRED
Jul 12 • 1 min
This is the trailer for Get WIRED. Subscribe to get new episodes every Monday @ 6AM. Introducing Get WIRED: the must-listen-to tech podcast that sets the agenda for the week. Hosted by WIRED Senior Writer Lauren Goode, our brand new podcast launches on…