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Explore the world's biggest ideas and the people making them happen. Are you ready for self-driving cars, jetpacks, 3D printed food, or a trip to Mars? Moonshot talks to the people who are at the forefront of all this rapid change to find out what the future of humanity might actually look like. Hosted by Kristofor Lawson and Andrew Moon.

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    • Technology
    • 4.6 • 63 Ratings

Explore the world's biggest ideas and the people making them happen. Are you ready for self-driving cars, jetpacks, 3D printed food, or a trip to Mars? Moonshot talks to the people who are at the forefront of all this rapid change to find out what the future of humanity might actually look like. Hosted by Kristofor Lawson and Andrew Moon.

    Introducing Gameplay

    Introducing Gameplay

    Gameplay is a podcast about video games and the virtual worlds that power culture and community. It's a documentary show, using long form storytelling to explore a variety of narratives from the world of games. Gameplay speaks to the ability of games to create immersive experiences and social connection. Episodes are released every two weeks.

    You can find Gameplay in your favourite podcast app or visit https://podfollow.com/gameplay.

    • 3 min
    The Next Generation of Firefighting

    The Next Generation of Firefighting

    Firefighters are facing scenarios they’ve never seen before. And as these extreme events become more frequent, learning how to battle them, safely, is a top priority for fire departments around the world. And many of them have found a solution in virtual reality. In this episode of Moonshot, producer James Parkinson explores how VR is preparing firefighters for the real world, through immersive training simulations.

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    • 29 min
    Scooter Town

    Scooter Town

    Scooters and e-bikes are all the rage in the tech world as companies push to provide easy-to-use options for last-mile transportation. We've seen hundreds of millions poured into businesses like Lime, and we've also seen others, like Boosted, fail due to an over reliance on capital. So as Scooters and e-bikes are rolled out in cities around the world, what does the future of last-mile transport look like?

    • 37 min
    Universal Basic Income

    Universal Basic Income

    Universal Basic Income is an idea that many people have thought about for centuries, but are we any closer to seeing people receive a base level of financial support?

    This episode was first published in November of 2018.

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    • 36 min
    No Goal!

    No Goal!

    One of the most visible examples of technology in sports is its increasing use in officiating. American sports were the first to experiment with instant replay, while systems like Hawk-Eye have been widely implemented in professional cricket and tennis since the early 2000s. But are these technologies making sports better, or should we just embrace human error?

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    • 28 min
    Alphafly

    Alphafly

    Technology and sports have always been closely intertwined. From advancements in equipment, like tennis racquets and golf clubs, to the evolution of sports science and data analysis. But not all developments in the field have been well received in the sports world. In recent years, Nike’s Vaporfly and Alphafly running shoes have sparked new controversy in athletics, raising questions about fairness, equality, and where we draw the line on performance enhancing technology.

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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 Ratings

elly_j89 ,

Addictive

There are so many great science and tech podcasts and yet this one stands out. Engaging hosts, excellent production and beautifully woven stories. I'm hooked!

Onslo1234 ,

Great podcast

Loved this podcast. Really interesting content. Looking forward to hearing more.

Eddie Ranu ,

Shooting for the moon

A refreshingly well produced and insightful look into the future with wide-ranging topics and excellent interviews.

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