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Our Ludicrous Future

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Our Ludicrous Future is a collaboration between Joe Scott, Tim Dodd, and Ben Sullins. We have an obsession with how wild our future is going to be given the pace of technological innovation. Each week we get together to talk about the latest from SpaceX, Tesla, The Boring Company, Neuralink, and more.

Our Ludicrous Future is a collaboration between Joe Scott, Tim Dodd, and Ben Sullins. We have an obsession with how wild our future is going to be given the pace of technological innovation. Each week we get together to talk about the latest from SpaceX, Tesla, The Boring Company, Neuralink, and more.

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Our Ludicrous Future is a collaboration between Joe Scott, Tim Dodd, and Ben Sullins. We have an obsession with how wild our future is going to be given the pace of technological innovation. Each week we get together to talk about the latest from SpaceX, Tesla, The Boring Company, Neuralink, and more.

Language:

English

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Episodes

Playing Video Games with Neuralink, Your Tesla is Watching You, ISS gets Overcrowded - Ep 128

4/10/2021
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Neuralink’s success with a monkey and pong, Tesla’s driver awareness system, and new crowded activity on the ISS 0:00 - Intro 8:02 - Your Tesla is watching you 24:43 - Mars helicopter preps for takeoff 31:25 - SN15 rolls out to launchpad 44:08 - Monkey Mind Pong 56:09 - #whydonttheyjust 1:06:21 - ISS is getting crowded 1:11:05 - Falcon9 fairing loses its TPS Read more from the articles we referenced: Monkey MindPong -...

Duration:01:20:55

SN11 Lands...Everywhere, Lyft/Hyundai Robotaxi Fleet, Boston Dyanmic’s Threatening Robot - Ep 127

4/2/2021
Watch and Listen live by joining Patreon https://olfpod.com/patreon Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about how no one really knows what happened to SN11, Lyft’s promise of a fully autonomous robotaxi fleet, and Boston Dynamics’ labor robot that could replace us all. 0:00 - Intro 4:56 - What happened to SN11 33:56 - Lyft/Hyundai Robotaxi Fleet 48:33 - SpaceX new Crew Dragon--- observation bubble 53:55 - Inspiration4 Full Crew Announced 1:00:06 - #whydonttheyjust 1:08:34 - Virgin Galactic...

Duration:01:43:57

Tesla’s Odd Gear Selector, The New Chevy Bolt EUV, New Massless Battery Tech - Ep 126

3/27/2021
Read more from the articles we referenced: Tesla Gear Selector - https://www.theverge.com/22348668/tesla-prnd-drive-mode-park-neutral-model-s-x-refresh Chevy Bolt EUV - https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1131710_first-drive-review-2022-chevrolet-bolt-euv-is-a-better-bolt The Ship that blocked the entire Suez Canal - https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/infrastructure/a35925244/suez-canal-blocked-ever-given-ship-stuck/ Structural Masslesss Battery -...

Duration:01:33:56

New Dragon XL Renders, Tesla Overpromised on FSD, Unidentified Bacteria on ISS - Ep 125

3/19/2021
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about SpaceX’s new renders of Dragon XL, the Tesla FSD debate, and unknown bacteria that could help us survive in space. 0:00 - Intro 12:21 - Tesla FSD won’t drive autonomously 23:08 - Mars Perseverance Rover Noises 30:48 - Oumuamua came from another Solar System 44:24 - #whydonttheyjust 50:51 - BMW’s new i4 1:06:26 - NASA releases new renders of SpaceX Dragon XL 1:10:00 - SpaceX’s new all-purpose ship 1:14:23 - BREAKING NEWS: Rivian announces charging...

Duration:01:47:57

Starship Explosion Investigation, Jump towards Hyperdrive, and the Canoo Electric Pickup- Ep 124

3/12/2021
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about what caused the SN10 explosion, Canoo’s interesting pickup EV, and possibilities of warp drive 0:00 - Intro 4:10 - SN10 Explosion Explanation 11:53 - #whydonttheyjust 1 16:44 - Starship looses its legs 30:04 - Canoo Electric Pickup 39:40 - Toyota EV 53:38 - #whydonttheyjust 2 1:09:28 - Warp Drive research Read more from the articles we referenced: Warp Drive white paper -...

Duration:01:31:14

Leaning Tower of Starship, EV Battery Hot Swaps, Crypto gets Musical - Ep 123

3/5/2021
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Starship SN10’s near perfect landing, NFTs for artists, and a new EV battery swap company 0:00 - Intro 2:49 - Starship SN10 landing 33:50 - Rocket Lab Neutron 46:26 - EV battery swap company 54:36 - NHTSA comments on Tesla Yoke 58:19 - #whydonttheyjust 1:10:18 - Crypto for music, NFTs Read more from the articles we referenced: Battery Swap Startup - https://electrek.co/2021/03/03/battery-startup-ample-announces-autonomous-swapping-stations/ NHTSA on...

Duration:01:30:47

NASA's Perseverance Footage, Thermal Energy Breakthrough, Blue Origin reveals New Glenn - Ep 122

2/26/2021
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about NASA's epic footage of Perseverance's Mars landing, a $50M investment in thermal energy storage, and Blue Origin's surprise footage of New Glenn 0:00 - Intro 4:42 - NASA Perseverance Rover footage 18:05 - Blue Origin reveals New Glenn 32:12 - Rocket Spotters rapid fire 39:57 - SpaceX stops catching fairings 43:59 - Possible Tesla rideshare app 48:50 - Tesla Yoke is no Joke 54:06 - #whydonttheyjust 1:01:53 - Thermal energy storage 1:10:40 - China's...

Duration:01:32:14

Perseverance Landing, Tesla Price Drops, Texas Faces Disaster - Ep 121

2/20/2021
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about NASA's successful Perseverance Mars mission, SpaceX's failed Falcon 9 recovery, Tesla price drops....again, and the Texas storm that caught everyone off gaurd 0:00 - Intro 1:59 - Texas Storm 26:21 - NASA lands Perseverance 49:55 - SpaceX loses a Falcon 9 58:57 - Rocket Spotters 1:06:06 - #whydonttheyjust 1:21:20 - Tesla price drops 1:25:06 - Tesla revokes the yoke 1:31:00 - 2020 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Read more from the articles we...

Duration:01:45:33

Tesla takes over Bitcoin, Falcon Heavy gets NASA contracts, Mars has new Visitors - Ep 120

2/12/2021
Listen live by joining Patreon https://olfpod.com/patreon Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about why Tesla invested in so much bitcoin, Falcon Heavy's new NASA missions, and news from Mars missions Read more from the articles we referenced: Audi e-Tron GT - https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/9/22274376/audi-etron-gt-rs-electric-car-specs-price Tesla Buys Bitcoin -...

Duration:02:01:09

SN9’s Launch + Landing, New Hydrogen Power Goo, Rivian's Delivery Vans on the road - Ep 119

2/5/2021
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Duration:01:44:48

Tesla Model S Refresh, Double Starships, Cool CES Tech - Ep 118

1/30/2021
Enter for a chance to win a Telsa of your choice and support Climate XChange at carbonraffle.org Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the new Tesla Model S, SpaceX Starship SN9 and SN10, and cool tech from CES. Read more from the articles we referenced: CES stuff - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XabpNlxq0oQ https://youtu.be/q6F_x5Uhpio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQ5iJnctzLE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-3c9Pt3_J0 Biden’s Electricl Fleet -...

Duration:01:50:57

Tesla's New Batteries, SLS's First Light, Virgin Orbit goes Orbital - Ep 117

1/22/2021
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Starship SN9's impending launch, Elon's ridiculous wealth, and Tesla sales numbers Read more from the articles we referenced: SLS lights all of its engines for the first time - https://youtu.be/ELHOXi2t3lk https://blogs.nasa.gov/artemis/2021/01/19/green-run-update-data-and-inspections-indicate-core-stage-in-good-condition/ Starliner requalified and will fly Q1 -...

Duration:01:55:22

Model Y 7-seaterish, Starship SN9 triple static fire, Bio Data storage using CRISPR - Ep 116

1/15/2021
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the long awaited Model Y 7-seater, SpaceX Starship SN9 triple static fire, and scientists using CRISPR to store binary data in DNA Read more from the articles we referenced: Model Y 5 Star Saftey - https://www.tesla.com/blog/model-y-achieves-5-star-overall-safety-rating-nhtsa Model Y Crash Videos - https://twitter.com/Tesla/status/1349572805122113540 Model Y 7 Seater -...

Duration:01:27:24

Starship SN9 Ready for Takeoff, Elon Musk Richest Person Alive, Tesla Crushes 2020 - Ep 115

1/8/2021
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Starship SN9's impending launch, Elon's ridiculous wealth, and Tesla sales numbers Read more from the articles we referenced: Tesla Q4/2020 Production - https://ir.tesla.com/press-release/tesla-q4-2020-vehicle-production-deliveries Norway Sales - https://cleantechnica.com/2021/01/06/norway-hits-record-87-plug-in-ev-share-66-pure-electrics-in-december/ Elon Musk is the richest person in the world -...

Duration:02:02:22

New Particles Discovered, Tesla Model Y Long Range, 2020 Recap - Ep 114

12/18/2020
Be one of the first 1000 people to sign up at http://skillshare.com/OLFPOD and get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Be one of the first 20 people to sign up and get 20% off Premium at http://brilliant.org/OLF Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the newest Model Y trim level, Anyon.... Read more from the articles we referenced: Model Y LR RWD in Jan 2021 - https://cleantechnica.com/2020/12/16/tesla-model-y-rwd-deliveries-reportedly-starting-in-january/ Anyon...

Duration:02:14:28

SpaceX Starship SN8 Test Flight Prep, Launch, and Landing? - Ep 113

12/14/2020
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the SpaceX Starship Serial Number 8 Test Flight, a lot.... Read more from the articles we referenced: SN8 SN8 SN8 SN8 -...

Duration:01:51:29

Arecibo Collapses, SpaceX Starship 15km Hop, Tesla V11 Leaks - Ep 112

12/4/2020
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Duration:01:37:37

SpaceX Sends Humans to Space, Tesla 2021 Model Y, Arecibo is in Trouble - Ep 111

11/20/2020
Be one of the first 1000 people to sign up at http://skillshare.com/OLFPOD and get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Be one of the first 20 people to sign up and get 20% off Premium at http://brilliant.org/OLF Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about SpaceX successfully launching 4 astronauts on Crew-1, the updates to Tesla Model Y, and Arecibo Telescope is getting decommissioned Read more from the articles we referenced: crew-1 launch -...

Duration:01:37:12

SpaceX Biggest Week Ever, Rivian Updates, Virgin Hyperloop Test - Ep 110

11/13/2020
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about SpaceX Starship Hop, Rivian getting closer, and Virgin Hyperloop Human Test Read more from the articles we referenced: SN8 gets closer to launch! https://youtu.be/jM61ZkUoO4U https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-starship-nose-cryo-proof-explosive-static-fire/ First operational SpaceX crew mission for NASA! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpaceX_Crew-1 Rocket lab gets ready to recover a rocket. First look -...

Duration:01:58:08

Rocket Lab Recovery, Tesla Model 3 Refresh, Las Vegas gets Boring - Ep 109

11/6/2020
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the Rocket Labs schedule to rocket recovery, the released Model 3 refresh in Hong Kong, and updates on the Las Vegas Boring Tunnel Read more from the articles we referenced: We're still waiting on SN-8 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ip2f9LL3nw&ab_channel=NASASpaceflight New Tesla Battery in Australia - https://electrek.co/2020/11/05/tesla-tsla-wins-contract-giant-battery-australia/ 2021 Model 3 Updates in Hong Kong -...

Duration:01:30:03