Supercharged

Supercharged

Every week, Supercharged tackles a complex—and sometimes unusual—question about technology, science, psychology, and human existence to find out how we can approach life better in our rapidly changing world.

Got a question you'd like us to answer or comment for the show? Visit awkward.email for lots of options! Check out our Subreddit, too!

Hosted by Adam Dachis and Darren Herczeg.



#130: The Switch

October 21, 2016 at 11:00PM • 1 hour 17 minutes

This week we're just going over the news, because there was a lot of it. Microsoft's nearing the peak of their comeback, AT&T's taking over Time Warner, Nintendo's taking their last shot at a console that does it all, and Apple plans to prove they still care about media professionals next week. (And more, of course!)


#129: AI Wars: How to Make Chatbots and Future Artificial Intelligence Work for Us

October 13, 2016 at 5:30PM • 1 hour 21 minutes

This week we’re talking about Samsung’s big bang, Amazon Music Unlimited, and Evernote’s data loss. Questions/comments/tips? Visit awkward.email or call/text 509-AWKWARD.

Guests: Chris Messina (Uber) and Liam Broza (BitScoop)


#128: Google's Daydream

October 6, 2016 at 7:15PM • 1 hour 19 minutes

This week we’re talking about Google’s latest announcement, Apple’s Mac problem, and the Void. Questions/comments/tips? Visit awkward.email or call/text 509-AWKWARD.


#127: The Lofty Aspirations of the Financial Elite

September 29, 2016 at 7:15PM • 1 hour 5 minutes

This week we’re talking about subscription TV, curing disease, and colonizing Mars. Questions/comments/tips? Visit awkward.email or call/text 509-AWKWARD.


#126: Digital Democracy

September 22, 2016 at 10:45PM • 1 hour 18 minutes

This week we’re talking about the Yahoo hack, YouTube comments, and digital democracy. Questions/comments/tips? Visit awkward.email or call/text 509-AWKWARD.


#125: Dimensions of Consciousness

September 17, 2016 at 4:00PM • 57 minutes

Apple OS impressions, a possible T-Mobile error, and probably theoretical physics. Questions/comments/tips? Visit awkward.email or call/text 509-AWKWARD.


#124: Synthesizing Modularly

September 8, 2016 at 7:45PM • 1 hour 22 minutes

This week we’re talking about Apple’s September event, Playstation Pro, and modular synthesizers! Questions/comments/tips? Visit awkward.email or call/text 509-AWKWARD.

Guests: Andrew “Os” Ostler and Liam Broza


#123: Battle of the Billionaires

September 1, 2016 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 18 minutes

This week we’re talking about T-Mobile’s confusing cellphone plans, Apple’s upcoming iPhone event, and billionaires! Questions/comments/tips? Visit awkward.email or call/text 509-AWKWARD.


#122: Bovine Cheese Stomach: the Holy Grail of Genetic Modification

August 25, 2016 at 9:15PM • 1 hour 3 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Android Nougat, touch disease, and genetic modification! Questions/comments/tips? Visit awkward.email or call/text 509-AWKWARD.

Guests: Darren Herczeg and Liam Broza


#121: Beyond Health Tracking

August 18, 2016 at 4:15PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

This week we’re talking about Google’s new operating system, Intel’s Project Alloy, and the future of health tracking! Questions/comments/tips? Visit awkward.email or call/text 509-AWKWARD.

Guests: Jeff Dachis (One Drop) and Liam Broza (BitScoop)