Moonshot

by Lawson Media

Moonshot
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 19
  • Last: 6 Mar 2018
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.

Episodes (19)

  • Digital Gold - Part 1
    Digital Gold - Part 1
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    Published: 6 Mar 2018 Duration: 40:16
    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 wonde... Read more →
    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 wonde... Read more →

  • New Space: The Nanosat Fleet
    New Space: The Nanosat Fleet
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    Published: 19 Feb 2018 Duration: 28:04
    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 th... Read more →
    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 th... Read more →

  • New Space: Small Rockets
    New Space: Small Rockets
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    Published: 5 Feb 2018 Duration: 29:44
    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... Read more →
    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... Read more →

  • Designing a Driverless City
    Designing a Driverless City
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    Published: 21 Dec 2017 Duration: 29:50
    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 ... Read more →
    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 ... Read more →

  • Changing the Future at Web Summit
    Changing the Future at Web Summit
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    Published: 23 Nov 2017 Duration: 32:05
    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 ... Read more →
    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 ... Read more →

  • The XPrize with Marcus Shingles
    The XPrize with Marcus Shingles
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    Published: 13 Nov 2017 Duration: 34:25
    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 creat... Read more →
    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 creat... Read more →

  • Electric Dreams
    Electric Dreams
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    Published: 5 Nov 2017 Duration: 38:20
    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 ... Read more →
    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 ... Read more →

  • Robot Ethics with Nell Watson
    Robot Ethics with Nell Watson
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    Published: 24 Oct 2017 Duration: 26:26
    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... Read more →
    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... Read more →

  • The Age of the Robot
    The Age of the Robot
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    Published: 17 Oct 2017 Duration: 29:39
    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 futur... Read more →
    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 futur... Read more →

  • Flying into the Future with François Chopard
    Flying into the Future with François Chopard
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    Published: 13 Sep 2017 Duration: 20:20
    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 ... Read more →
    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 ... Read more →

  • The Future of Personal Flight
    The Future of Personal Flight
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    Published: 6 Sep 2017 Duration: 34:15
    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 w... Read more →
    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 w... Read more →

  • Investing in the Future with Kevin Rose
    Investing in the Future with Kevin Rose
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    Published: 9 Aug 2017 Duration: 30:14
    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 p... Read more →
    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 p... Read more →

  • Hacking the Brain with Bryan Johnson
    Hacking the Brain with Bryan Johnson
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    Published: 2 Aug 2017 Duration: 26:56
    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 p... Read more →
    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 p... Read more →

  • Moonquakes
    Moonquakes
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    Published: 25 Jul 2017 Duration: 08:49
    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.
    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.

  • Hacking Humans
    Hacking Humans
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    Published: 19 Jul 2017 Duration: 27:46
    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 -... Read more →
    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 -... Read more →

  • Building Trello with Michael Pryor
    Building Trello with Michael Pryor
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    Published: 14 Jun 2017 Duration: 18:04
    Entrepreneur Michael Pryor shares the story behind Trello - the visual productivity app that's changing the way people organise their businesses and their lives.
    Entrepreneur Michael Pryor shares the story behind Trello - the visual productivity app that's changing the way people organise their businesses and their lives.

  • AI: The Rise of Intelligent Machines
    AI: The Rise of Intelligent Machines
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    Published: 31 May 2017 Duration: 26:14
    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 ... Read more →
    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 ... Read more →

  • THE RACE TO MARS!
    THE RACE TO MARS!
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    Published: 22 Mar 2017 Duration: 18:29
    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 ra... Read more →
    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 ra... Read more →

  • IGNITION! (A Moonshot Preview)
    IGNITION! (A Moonshot Preview)
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    Published: 9 Aug 2016 Duration: 04:26
    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... Read more →
    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... Read more →

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