Same-day delivery at no extra cost will soon be a reality for consumers. That will meet the demand of consumers who want their online orders to arrive as soon as possible. Engineer Eric Rice explains the technology - including robots - makes warehouses efficient. That gets your order out for shipping and to your doorstep faster than ever before.
Shaving cream, hairspray and keyboard cleaners all use aerosols that have historically been harmful to the planet. But there is an alternative that has a low Global Warming Potential and can also be used in propellants like aerosols. Host Joe Toubes interviews a chief technology officer at Honeywell, Maribel Wilson, about how these molecules work.
The technology that businesses depend on to operate can be vulnerable to hackers. Those bad actors can threaten companies uptime and bottom line. Cybersecurity expert Sema Tutucu explains how the industrial world is at risk and why they should protect themselves.
Host Joe Toubes interviews senior research and development scientist Amanda Childers, who works on technology that helps astronauts stay alive on Mars. Amanda gives insight into how soon astronauts will explore Earth’s neighbor. And what those missions – which could be roughly three years – will look like. It will take a year to get to Mars, a year to do research and a year to travel back home.
A sneak peek at the first season of The Future Is... and the technology that it will explore.