MANHATTAN BEACH – It was another busy week of tech headlines, with lots to discuss on our USA TODAY tech podcast.

So ICYMI, here’s a collection of some of our favorite audio moments.

The week featured a Wall Street Journal tech conference, a leaner operation at Twitter and a big look back at a movie that came out 30 years ago, Back to the Future, that peered into (in the first sequel) what life would be like in 2015.

So we thought it would be fun to go into our current future, and imagine our lives in 2045. Electric cars, naturally, but will we still use the smartphone? Listen to our #talkingtechLIVE panel weigh in.

We met up with tech columnists Geoffrey Fowler and Joanna Stern at the WSJ conference in Laguna Beach to compare notes on covering gadgets, and to learn a little about Fowler and Stern as well.

After eliminating 7% of the workforce, can Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey revive the company? USA TODAY’s Laura Mandaro, Elizabeth Weise and Jessica Guynn explore.

I was a guest at Cheri Steinkellner’s media class at the University of California, Santa Barbara, so naturally, during the show, we did a live podcast. She’s the Emmy winning former executive producer of the classic NBC sitcom “Cheers,” so we tried to go back to the future there as well, imaging how tech has changed the lives at the Cheers bar.

Thursday, we’ll stage a special edition of #talkingtechLIVE from the L.A. bureau of USA TODAY, where it’s “Meet the (tech) Press” night. Our guests include syndicated TV tech reporter Rich DeMuro, Andrew Wallenstein, the co-editor of Variety and Re/Code senior editor Dawn Chmielewski. Tickets are free, and available here: Chmielewski. The show will air live on TuneIn at 9 p.m. ET.

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