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262: BlackBerry, Meerkat And GoPro All Qualify For A Trip To Mars

262: BlackBerry, Meerkat And GoPro All Qualify For A Trip To Mars

Mars star chart

In talking about who the first people to visit Mars should be, Elon Musk suggests that it should be people who are willing to die. So… BlackBerry, Meerkat & GoPro are already on their death beds, so it makes them perfect candidates to go to Mars. Each of our story’s are below.

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255: SpaceX Wasn’t The Only One With A Follow Up

255: SpaceX Wasn’t The Only One With A Follow Up

SpaceX Follow Up Rocket

This week’s podcast is mostly about follow up stories. SpaceX re-launches another rocket, Apple’s Macs are still old, Instagram will probably kill Snapchat, & smart locks aren’t very secure. Then there’s the new stuff: Tim Berners-Lee’s plan to take your data back, Facebook v AdBlock, LG’s awesome headphone jack, Amazon’s 1-click video purchases, and Sweden’s mechanized pot holes. All the links and details are below.

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252: The Master Plan Is To Get a Shave and Marry a Supermodel

252: The Master Plan Is To Get a Shave and Marry a Supermodel

Master Plan

This week we start off with Matthew’s Vive adventures and James’ smart home. Then we dive deep into Elon’s Master Plan with Telsa, which genuinely sounds awesome. Then is off to 3D printing, ARM getting bought, Volata’s high tech bike, an engagement, Unilever’s purchase of Dollar Shave Club, space, Facebook drones, machine learnings and drones. Check out the notes below for all the links.

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250: Catching Pokemon With Lethal Force

250: Catching Pokemon With Lethal Force

Catching Pokemon With Lethal Force

James and I couldn’t help but get into Pokemon Go this week with everyone else while we discuss the game, the community and the companies involved. Things got serious as we discussed the death of a shooting suspect in Dallas and the drone that killed him. We talked about the worlds most famous router (more interesting than it sounds) and a $4 dollar smartphone that might start a revolution. There was a weekly VR update brought to us by the Warriors and a First-Person drone race that looks like a ton of fun. We also talked Twitter, 5G cell service, Google’s iPhone app and wrap it up with some cathartic Snapchat bashing.

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