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Unearth seemingly impossible ideas and the crazy people that believe they can make them happen. These are ideas like self-driving cars and going to Mars, that are about to change the future as we know it. Moonshot is hosted by Kristofor Lawson and Andrew Moon. You can follow them on Twitter: @kristoforlawson and @moonytweets.

Unearth seemingly impossible ideas and the crazy people that believe they can make them happen. These are ideas like self-driving cars and going to Mars, that are about to change the future as we know it. Moonshot is hosted by Kristofor Lawson and Andrew Moon. You can follow them on Twitter: @kristoforlawson and @moonytweets.
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Unearth seemingly impossible ideas and the crazy people that believe they can make them happen. These are ideas like self-driving cars and going to Mars, that are about to change the future as we know it. Moonshot is hosted by Kristofor Lawson and Andrew Moon. You can follow them on Twitter: @kristoforlawson and @moonytweets.

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@moonshotpod

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English


Episodes

The Future of Meat

5/14/2018
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The world is on the brink of a global food crisis due to an increasing population and climate change. So how will we combat these issues to make sure every person has access to the calories they require? Would you be willing to swap your regular steak for something that tastes the same but is grown in a lab, if it meant saving the planet? Check out our sponsors for this episode: Cover: Don't waste time trying to find insurance. Cover is an app designed to make finding insurance easy....

Duration:00:28:05

Print Your Own Food

4/30/2018
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3D printing has taken the world by storm - we can print everything from the tiniest parts for a model robot, to jet engines, and even entire buildings. But one of the biggest revolutions in 3D printing is only just starting to take shape, and that’s the idea of having 3D printed food. Check out our sponsors for this episode: Cover: Don't waste time trying to find insurance. Cover is an app designed to make finding insurance easy. Just take a picture on your phone and Cover will search...

Duration:00:32:04

Rocket Lab with Peter Beck

4/16/2018
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There are many startups building technology for the small satellite market, but there actually aren't many places where you can launch them. In this episode we meet Peter Beck, the Founder and CEO of Rocket Lab - a company building launch vehicles (i.e rockets) for the small satellite market, and which has built their own rocket launch facility on the east coast of New Zealand. Check out our sponsors for this episode: TextExpander / The Great Courses Plus

Duration:00:19:46

Building on Blockchain

4/2/2018
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The technology behind cryptocurrencies, blockchain, is proving to be a revolutionary technology for many industries. From cryptokitties, to the stock market, and even digital music rights, there are decentralised applications being built that have the potential to change the world. Join us as we explore just some of the experiments happening in the world of blockchain.

Duration:00:34:33

Digital Gold - Part 2

3/19/2018
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In this episode we continue looking at digital gold and ask the question of how you actually create a cryptocurrency? To answer that question we speak with Jackson Palmer, the founder of Dogecoin - a cryptocurrency that was meant to be a joke but started 2018 with a market cap of almost $2 Billion USD. Find Jackson Palmer on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/jacksonpalmerbc Support Moonshot: Bitcoin: 14wSCgJ7gdkiLv5ARZWavszTGRB4cmtTKo Ether:...

Duration:00:26:24

Digital Gold - Part 1

3/6/2018
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In recent months there's been an awful lot of hype surrounding the cryptocurrency market with currencies like Bitcoin reaching record highs. However almost as quickly as the price goes up, the price comes back down with many investors wondering whether Bitcoin is in a bubble. So are cryptocurrencies all driven by hype, or is everyone actually striking digital gold? Support Moonshot: Bitcoin: 14wSCgJ7gdkiLv5ARZWavszTGRB4cmtTKo Ether: 0xe7e6f412472e57639204fb715ac5b12cc66288c7 Check out...

Duration:00:38:32

New Space: The Nanosat Fleet

2/19/2018
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Satellites have changed the way people live and communicate - we use them for everything from accessing the internet, to television, and even GPS. While traditional satellites are big and expensive, there are many new companies embracing the small satellite market in an effort to reduce costs. In this episode of Moonshot we meet Flavia Tata Nardini, the CEO of Fleet Space Technologies, an Australian startup that's building a constellation of nano-satellites to power the internet of...

Duration:00:25:07

New Space: Small Rockets

2/5/2018
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A wave of investment and interest in space has inspired a new breed of entrepreneurs across the glove to find ways to do space on the cheap. We chat with Adam Gilmour, the CEO of Gilmour Space Technologies, a company trying to get in on the space race by building small, low-cost, rockets. Check out our sponsors for this episode: TextExpander

Duration:00:26:48

Designing a Driverless City

12/20/2017
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We know self-driving cars are coming - everyone is talking about them. But what impact will these autonomous vehicles have on our cities and how will they integrate with our existing city space? Check out our sponsors for this episode: Valt / Time Slippers / Dollar Shave Club

Duration:00:28:47

Changing the Future at Web Summit

11/23/2017
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There is nothing more inspiring than being in the room with entrepreneurs and innovators who are actively changing the future. In this episode of Moonshot we take you to Web Summit in Portugal - a gathering of 60,000 of the brightest minds in tech who are all on a path to change the world. Featured in this episode: AlwaysBLUVervIonseedRevibe EnergyCamtoy LISTENER SURVEY: There are just a few days left to participate in our 2017 listener survey. Visit moonshot.audio/survey to help us...

Duration:00:30:28

The XPrize with Marcus Shingles

11/13/2017
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Often moonshot ideas are pursued by large companies with lots of money but how can tools like AI be used to democratise the problem solving process? Marcus Shingles is the CEO of XPrize - a global competition encouraging anyone with a creative mind to tackle the world's biggest moonshot ideas. LISTENER SURVEY: We're running a listener survey until the end of November. Visit moonshot.audio/survey to help us improve the show. Check out our sponsors for this episode: GoTenna / Dollar Shave...

Duration:00:31:10

Electric Dreams

11/5/2017
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The world is slowly moving towards one powered by renewable energy. Currently renewable energy largely means hydro, wind, solar, or geothermal, but what forms of clean energy will we see in the future? And how will we store that energy for use in electric cars or even spaceships? LISTENER SURVEY: We're running a listener survey until the end of November. Visit moonshot.audio/survey to help us improve the show. Flash Forward: Check out another podcast about the future - visit...

Duration:00:35:58

Robot Ethics with Nell Watson

10/24/2017
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Artificial Intelligence systems are becoming increasingly prominent in our society. They power everything from robots, to self driving cars, and even many websites. But how do humans make sure we stay in control of these robotic systems? In this episode of Moonshot we speak with Nell Watson from Singularity University and OpenEth.org to find out why humans need a code of ethics for AI. LISTENER SURVEY: moonshot.audio/survey Our sponsors: GoTenna / VideoBlocks / Dollar Shave Club

Duration:00:25:15

#8 - The Age of the Robot

10/17/2017
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There's no more visible display of artificial intelligence than in the field of robotics. But when will we all have our own robots? In this episode of Moonshot we meet people who are actively building robots that are set to change our future. This episode of Moonshot is supported by the following sponsors: Alphabox: Alphabox briefs come in super cool and fun prints and as well as some classic colours. Visit Alphabox.com and enter the promo code ‘MOONSHOT’ at checkout to receive 15% off...

Duration:00:28:09

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