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.



#85: Accidentally Racist Technology

December 10, 2015 at 5:45PM • 1 hour 36 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about the death of Mailbox, the new Final Fantasy 7 remake, and accidentally racist technology. Questions/Comments? Visit awkwardhuman.com/ask


#84: The Virtual World of Smart IUDs

December 2, 2015 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about virtual reality, Android Wear for iPhone, and the one true death of Adobe Flash. Guest: Patrick Allen (Lifehacker). Ask a question or comment at awkwardhuman.com/ask!


#83: Mediturkey

November 25, 2015 at 11:45PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Thanksgiving, meditation, and outer space! Got a question or comment? Go here to awkwardhuman.com/ask!


#82: The Machines Are Coming

November 19, 2015 at 5:45PM • 60 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Amazon’s quiet takeover of home automation, YouTube music, and the fear of future technology. Guests: Thorin Klosowski (Lifehacker) and Erica Elson (Awkward Human).


#81: Social Norm Override

November 11, 2015 at 6:15PM • 1 hour 26 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about another T-Mobile event, the American placebo effect, and whether or not it’s possible to override cultural standards.


#80: The Price of Poverty

November 5, 2015 at 6:45PM • 1 hour 34 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about the new and not improved Apple TV, video game painkillers, and the price of poverty. Guest: Eric Ravenscraft (Lifehacker).


#79: The Febreze Killer

October 29, 2015 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 41 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about rating systems, living near friends, and MURDER! Alan Henry (Lifehacker) joins Adam and Darren to discuss how to dispose of a body.


#78: Don't Track Me, Bro!

October 22, 2015 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 36 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about self-driving cars, commercial-free YouTube, and disappearing forever. This week we're joined by Patrick Allan of Lifehacker (and Darren, of course)!


#77: Evil Mind Hacks

October 15, 2015 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 43 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about the trans-pacific partnership, the iOS 9 jailbreak, manipulating the brain. Guests: Darren Herczeg (of Darren Corp.) and Alan Henry (of Lifehacker).


#76: First World Solutions

October 8, 2015 at 7:30PM • 1 hour 56 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about a Microsoft hardware ejaculation, Apple’s latest stupid whatevergate, and first world solutions. Guests: Eric Ravenscraft and Darren Herczeg.