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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


#7 - Flying into the Future with François Chopard

9/13/2017
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François Chopard is the CEO and founder of Starburst Ventures - a French aerospace accelerator that is investing in new technologies that are about to change our skies and make space more accessible. Moonshot is a podcast that explores seemingly impossible ideas and the crazy people that believe they can make them happen. Moonshot is produced by Lawson Media and hosted by Kristofor Lawson and Andrew Moon. You can follow them on Twitter: @kristoforlawson and @moonytweets. This episode of...

Duration: 00:18:50


#6 - The Future of Personal Flight

9/5/2017
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For more than a century, people have been dreaming of one day being able to build a personal flying machine. In this episode of Moonshot we meet people working on flying vehicles and jetpacks to see where the technology is headed and when we might be able to fly ourselves everywhere we go. Featured in this episode: Richard Browning - Gravity Mark Jennings-Bates - Pal-V François Chopard - Starburst Ventures Andrew Hawkins - The Verge Moonshot is a podcast that explores seemingly...

Duration: 00:32:29


#5 - Investing in the Future with Kevin Rose

8/9/2017
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What new products and technologies are going to take off? And which ideas are worth investing in? Kevin Rose is a serial entrepreneur and currently an investor with True Ventures. Kevin was an early investor in Twitter and Foursquare, and previously founded Digg.com along with other companies like Revision3, Milk, and North Technologies. We chat to Kevin about what ideas he's interested in, where he feels technology is heading, and why he won't be investing in VR. Moonshot is a podcast...

Duration: 00:25:37


#4 - Hacking the Brain with Bryan Johnson

8/2/2017
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What does it mean to be human? And what would be possible if you had technology hardwired into your mind? Bryan Johnson is the founder and CEO of Kernel - a company building chips to implant in your brain to fix problems and improve human potential. Bryan was previously the founder of Braintree which sold to eBay for $800 million USD. He's now invested $100 million to make sure humans don't fall behind in our pursuit of new technology. Join us as we dive into the human mind with Bryan...

Duration: 00:25:11


BONUS: Moonquakes

7/25/2017
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Moon Ribas is a Cyborg Artist and Co-Founder of Cyborg Foundation. In this special bonus episode we speak with Moon about her plan to get an implant to feel the seismic vibrations of the Moon. Moonshot is a podcast that explores the biggest technology ideas and the crazy people that believe they can make them happen. Moonshot is hosted by Kristofor Lawson (@kristoforlawson) and Andrew Moon (@moonytweets). Join the Moonshot community on: Facebook / Twitter / Instagram. Our theme music...

Duration: 00:07:34


#3 - Hacking Humans

7/19/2017
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What would be possible if the human body was integrated with technology? In this episode of Moonshot we meet the people who are actively trying to augment the human body and improve our own abilities. Featured in this episode: Bryan Johnson - Kernel Moon Ribas - Cyborg Foundation Amal Graafstra - Dangerous Things Kevin Rose - True Ventures Moonshot is a podcast that explores seemingly impossible ideas and the crazy people that believe they can make them happen. Moonshot is hosted...

Duration: 00:26:31


Building Trello with Michael Pryor (EXTRA)

6/14/2017
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Entrepreneur Michael Pryor shares the story behind Trello - the visual productivity app that's changing the way people organise their businesses and their lives. Moonshot is a podcast that explores the biggest technology ideas and the crazy people that believe they can make them happen. Moonshot is hosted by Kristofor Lawson and Andrew Moon. You can follow them on Twitter: @kristoforlawson and @moonytweets. Join the Moonshot community on: Facebook:...

Duration: 00:16:49


#2 - AI: The Rise of Intelligent Machines

5/31/2017
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This week on Moonshot: Researchers have spent decades trying to build machines that have the ability to think and reason like humans. But how close are we from reaching the point of Artificial General Intelligence? You can find Liza Daly's article on AI and the basics of machine learning right here: https://worldwritable.com/ai-literacy-the-basics-of-machine-learning-2e20f93e34b4 Moonshot is a podcast that explores seemingly impossible technology ideas and the crazy people that...

Duration: 00:24:58


#1 - THE RACE TO MARS!

3/22/2017
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This week on Moonshot: If you're a billionaire with lots of money there's no better way to spend that cash then to try and send other humans to Mars. But is Mars space travel really something that could be a reality in less than a decade? Moonshot explores the race to Mars and the people trying to make it happen. Moonshot is a new podcast where we unearth the seemingly impossible ideas and the crazy people that believe they can make them happen. Think everything from self-driving cars,...

Duration: 00:17:14


#0 - IGNITION! (A Moonshot Preview)

8/8/2016
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Welcome to Moonshot - A new podcast where we unearth the seemingly impossible ideas and the crazy people that believe they can make them happen. Think everything from self-driving cars, to going to Mars, and all the technology and startup ideas in-between. Moonshot is hosted by Kristofor Lawson and Andrew Moon. You can follow them on Twitter: @kristoforlawson and @moonytweets. Join the Moonshot community on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/moonshotpod/ Instagram:...

Duration: 00:04:26