#17 - Digital 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.
#16 - Digital 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?
#15 - New Space: The Nanosat Fleet
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 nanosatellites to power the internet of things.
#14 - New 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.
#13 - Designing 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?
#12 - Changing 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.
#11 - The 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.
#10 - Electric Dreams
The world is slowly moving towards 100 per cent renewable energy and largely this 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?
#9 - Robot Ethics with Nell Watson
Artificial Intelligence systems are becoming increasingly prominent in our society, but how do humans stay in control? 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.
#8 - The 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.
#7 - Flying into the Future with François Chopard
François Chopard is the CEO and founder of Starburst Accelerator - a French aerospace accelerator that is investing in new technologies that are about to change our skies and make space more accessible.
#6 - The Future of Personal Flight
For more than a century, people have been dreaming of one day being able to build a personal flying machine. But where is personal flight technology headed and when we might be able to fly ourselves everywhere we go.
#5 - Investing in the Future with Kevin Rose
What new products and technologies are going to take off? And which ideas are worth investing in? Investor and entrepreneur Kevin Rose shares his thoughts about where technology is heading and why he won't be investing in VR.
#4 - Hacking 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.
BONUS - Moonquakes with Moon Ribas
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.
#3 - Hacking 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.
Building 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.
#2 - AI: The Rise of Intelligent Machines
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?
#1 - The 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.
#0 - Ignition! (A Moonshot Preview)
Welcome to Moonshot – A podcast where we unearth 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.