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Smart Car 2: Even Smarter | FULL SHOW | #24812/06/14
We start with chatting about the next wave of "Gimmick Drones", then launch into where the Smart Car can go from here. Segment 1: Gimmick Drones Pop Sci's own Kesley Atherton joins us to talk drones. From selfie drones to TGI Friday's kiss cam drones,...
Gimmick Drones | SEGMENT 1 | #248
Pop Sci's own Kesley Atherton joins us to talk drones. From selfie drones to TGI Friday's kiss cam drones, we cover 'em all!
Princeton Power | SEGMENT 2 | #248
Darren Hammell, Co-Founder of Princeton Power Systems, joins us to talk about why they've partnered with Nissan to put the battery power of EV's back into the electrical grid.
Vehicle to Grid Tech | SEGMENT 3 | #248
The government plans to save power by going electric. Darren Hammell tells us about Princeton Power Systems' exciting new partnership.
Privacy Principals | SEGMENT 4 | #248
If you drive in a connected car, are you losing privacy? Keith Lehmann from the Connected Car Council joins us to help answer this important question!
Biometric Cars | SEGMENT 5 | #248
Starting a car with a fingerprint? Time-share vehicles? These are both examples of the future for connected cars. Keith Lehmann tells us what's new and what's next.
3D Instrument Cluster | SEGMENT 6 | #248
Audi's new 3D instrument cluster, powered by a gaming graphics chip, is LESS distracting than traditional car gauges! Keith Lehmann tells us why.
Cars, Planes and Hurricanes | FULL SHOW | #247
Millennial seek software upgrades to customize their cars. From a more comfortable ride to autonomous driving, we learn what's new in the connected car movement. Find out how to skip the rush hour traffic, and fly to work! Then, how should we prepare...
Connected Car Expo | SEGMENT 1 | #247
As the automotive industry evolves, software could be this generation's Bondo. Fresh from the Connected Car Expo Hosted by the LA Auto Show, John Ellis gives us a bird's eye view of what's new in auto tech.
Little Car Gal | SEGMENT 2 | #247
Ford's Former Global Technologist, John Ellis shares a heart warming anecdote about his young daughter who's a true car gal in the making. Then, we find out what's next for John.
Skycar 400 | SEGMENT 3 | #247
Personal transportation is hitting the sky. Moller International's Skycar is capable of vertical take-off, and could be conveniently parked in your garage. We learn about the next phase for Skycar from its creator, Dr. Paul Moller.
Rotapower Engine | SEGMENT 4 | #247
Moller International has developed an exciting new powerplant alternative that's revolutionizing personal VTOL vehicles. Dr. Paul Moller tells us more about the game-changing Rotapower engine.
Storm Surge | SEGMENT 5 | #247
Atmospheric scientist and author of "Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate, and Extreme Weather of the Past and Future," Adam Sobel, explains the nature of Hurricane Sandy, and the preparedness of New York City.
Hurricane Sandy | SEGMENT 6 | #247
How well did we forecast the unprecedented events of Hurricane Sandy? Atmospheric Scientist, Adam Sobel sounds off on the communication breakdown that may have added to the destruction.
Evolution & Space | FULL SHOW | #246
With blockbusters like "Interstellar" hitting the silver screen, we shine a light on what Hollywood got right, and what's straight fantasy. We're covering everything from evolution to black holes and the relativity theory. You don't want to miss this...
ENCORE: Innovations & Infections | FULL SHOW | #245
Would you drive a 3D-Printed car or have a 3D-Printed organ transplant? We cover the bleeding edge of this exciting tech. Plus, we're delving into wearable drones, Walking Dead, the Ebola outbreak, and more. Segment 1: Wearable Drone Look out Apple...
ENCORE: Wearable Drone | SEGMENT 1 | #245
Look out Apple watch! Nixie is making drones a fashion accessory. Pop Sci's Kelsey Atherton fills us in on the tiny drone that you wear like a wrist watch. Plus, stay up to date with the latest drone privacy legislature.
ENCORE: Printed Vehicle | SEGMENT 2 | #245
Local Motors is aiming to make new vehicle designs come to market up to 50 times faster than traditional automotive manufacturing. How? With 3D-Printing! Jay Rodgers tells us more.
ENCORE: Rapid Changes | SEGMENT 3 | #245
More than good looks, 3D-printed cars may in fact be safer than traditional autos. Local Motors is modeling a production schedule similar to cell phones with rapid updates to take full advantage of tech advances. Jay Rodgers explains how this exciting...
ENCORE: Because Science | SEGMENT 4 | #245
Is hyperbolic news coverage blowing the Ebola outbreak out of proportion? Host of Because Science and Nerdist Industries Science Editor, Kyle Hill talks Ebola, Walking Dead virus, and zombie apocalypse.
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