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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.
||CleanRocket Lab with Peter Beck||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||16 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding on Blockchain||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.||2 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDigital Gold - Part 2||Continuing our look at digital gold we ask 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: 0xe7e6f412472e57639204fb715ac5b12cc66288c7 Check out our sponsors for this episode: TextExpander||19 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDigital Gold - Part 1||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 our sponsors for this episode: TextExpander||6 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Space: The Nanosat Fleet||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 things. Check out our sponsors for this episode: TextExpander / Casper||19 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Space: Small Rockets||A wave of investment and interest in space has inspired a new breed of entrepreneurs across the globe 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||5 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDesigning a Driverless City||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||20 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChanging the Future at Web Summit||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: Krzysztof Palka - AlwaysBLUMaria McKavanagh - VervJoão Pinto - IonseedViktor Börjesson - Revibe EnergyThomas Samtmann - Camtoy Check out our sponsors for this episode: GoTenna / Wordpress.com / Skillshare||23 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe XPrize with Marcus Shingles||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. Check out our sponsors for this episode: GoTenna / Dollar Shave Club / Skillshare||13 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanElectric Dreams||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? Flash Forward: Check out another podcast about the future - visit flashforwardpod.com to learn more. Check out our sponsors for this episode: GoTenna / Wordpress.com / Skillshare||5 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobot Ethics with Nell Watson||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. Our sponsors: GoTenna / VideoBlocks / Dollar Shave Club||24 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Age of the Robot||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 your first order. VideoBlocks: Get studio-quality footage for a fraction of the cost with VideoBlocks. Head to videoblocks.com/moonshot to get all the stock video you can imagine for just $149 a year. Wordpress.com: Every business needs a great website. So if you're looking for a new website sign up for Wordpress.com at Wordpress.com/MOONSHOT and receive 15% off your brand new website.||17 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFlying into the Future with François Chopard||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. 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 your first order. VideoBlocks: Get studio-quality footage for a fraction of the cost with VideoBlocks. Head to videoblocks.com/moonshot to get all the stock video you can imagine for just $149 a year.||13 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Future of Personal Flight||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 - GravityMark Jennings-Bates - Pal-VFrançois Chopard - Starburst VenturesAndrew Hawkins - The VergeOur 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 your first order. VideoBlocks: Get studio-quality footage for a fraction of the cost with VideoBlocks. Head to videoblocks.com/moonshot to get all the stock video you can imagine for just $149 a year.||5 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInvesting in the Future with Kevin Rose||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.||9 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHacking the Brain with Bryan Johnson||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 Johnson.||1 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMoonquakes||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.||24 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHacking Humans||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 - KernelMoon Ribas - Cyborg FoundationAmal Graafstra - Dangerous ThingsKevin Rose - True Ventures||19 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding Trello with Michael Pryor||Entrepreneur Michael Pryor shares the story behind Trello - the visual productivity app that's changing the way people organise their businesses and their lives.||14 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAI: The Rise of Intelligent Machines||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||31 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTHE RACE TO MARS!||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.||22 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIGNITION! (A Moonshot Preview)||Welcome to Moonshot - A new podcast where we explore 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.||8 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Nice preview. Excited to hear the first ep!
Brilliant production values!
I just listened to the teaser and this is going to be an awesome podcast!
From the narration through to the accompaniment and the cover art, this podcast reeks quality. Great to hear the contributing artists acknowledged so I can check out their other stuff!
I'm intrigued, awesome production, music and narration, but most important the topic has me hooked. Can't wait!