2001: A Space Odyssey with Wade Roush of Soon(ish)
About Wade Roush
Wade Roush is the producer and host of Soon(ish), an independent podcast about the future: how we think about it, what we can do to shape it, and why our best forecasts—and our worst fears—are usually wrong. From 2014 to 2016 Wade was acting director of MIT’s Knight Science Journalism fellowship program and lead developer of a proposed science communication initiative for MIT’s School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. From 2007 to 2014, he was chief correspondent, Boston editor, San Francisco editor, columnist, and editor-at-large at Xconomy, an online news network covering high-tech innovation. From 2001 to 2006 he was senior editor and San Francisco bureau chief at MIT Technology Review. In earlier posts he served as the Boston bureau reporter for Science, managing editor of supercomputing publications at NASA Ames Research Center, and Web editor at ebook technology startup NuvoMedia. He has a B.A. in history and science from Harvard College (1989) and a PhD in the history and social study of science and technology from MIT (1994). He publishes at www.soonishpodcast.org, blogs at www.waderoush.com, and tweets from @soonishpodcast and @wroush.