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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# future stories

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Buy your coffee in the blink of an eye (literally): Here's the future of paying for things
We’re moving more and more quickly toward a cashless society. Hear more in our new podcast.
Goodbye woofs and meows, hello doggie translators: Here's the future of being a great pet owner
Could tech help you converse with your pet? Hear more in our new podcast.
Bye-bye bad chat-up lines, hello online flirting assistants: Here's what the future of dating looks like
Romance is about to become more tech-heavy than ever. Hear more in our new podcast.
Mirrors that track wrinkles and lipstick that never runs out: Hear about the future of doing your makeup
‘Mirror, mirror, on the wall, is my night cream working at all?’
Sick of doing the dishes? Ask the dishes to do themselves: Here's what the future of cleaning up looks like
Tech is turning housework into less work. Hear more in our latest podcast.
Rewind that dream, I missed a bit: Hear about the future of sleep in our latest podcast
Tracy Tough finds out what’s coming next for your eight hours of ZZZZs.
Swap your takeaway for a test-tube burger: Hear about the future of your dinner in our latest podcast
Plus we try out a meal powder that cuts out the need to prepare (or chew) your own food.
Skip leg day because your DNA says so: Hear about the future of fitness in our latest podcast
From DNA tests to exercise pills, this is what staying in shape could look like in a few decades time.
Space hotels and supersonic travel: Hear about the future of your summer holiday in our latest podcast
You could be posting your next holiday snaps from 400 km above Earth.
Is this the future of Friday night TV? Hear about the new wave of virtual reality in our latest podcast
Plus we meet the crew behind Ireland’s first VR animated film.
What does the house of the future look like? Hear about Lego-style homes and natural fridges in our latest podcast
What’s next for the way we build – and live in – our homes?
Can you trick your tastebuds with music? Find out in's brand new podcast
In episode one of Future Stories, we visit an Irish restaurant where sound and visuals take a front seat.