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The Biggest Inventions of the 2020s: Cancer Vaccines, Flying Cars, Space Travel, and More

Derek breaks down what could be coming in science and tech over the rest of the decade

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Let’s kick off the new year with a bit of techno-optimism! After a miserable start to this decade, we can still have a Roaring Twenties. In this episode, Plain English presents a tour of the frontier of science and technology with Derek’s favorite innovation writer, the economist Eli Dourado.

Host: Derek Thompson
Guest: Eli Dourado
Producer: Devon Manze

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