Welcome to Soonish, a new podcast about the future from technology journalist Wade Roush. How do we think and talk about the future? What can we do to shape it? Why are our best forecasts—and our worst fears—so often wrong? Season 1 starts out with shows asking why the technology predictions in the movie "2001: A Space Odyssey" never came true; why monorails have been neglected as an urban transit option; and whether technology can help museums stay relevant in the digital age. More info at soonishpodcast.org.