The Future Of: The Verge’s Netflix show about the future of everything is now streaming – Nilay Patel

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It’s taken nearly three years of work, but The Verge’s first Netflix show — The Future Of is finally here, with a second set of episodes coming on June 28th.

The Future Of is an ambitious look at how everything around us might change over time, narrated by Jurnee Smollett. And it really is a show about everything: our episodes focus on subjects from cheeseburgers and dogs to skyscrapers and life after death. We did our best to envision how these things might change in our lifetimes, the near future, and then the wildest far futures we could imagine. And we did it by talking to the people working on these ideas now — and a few Verge reporters along the way. Think of it like a documentary for the future.

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