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Where Science Fiction and Technology Converge!
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Where Science Fiction and Technology Converge!
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    The Future of Space Exploration! Immense new wave of space exploration

    The Future of Space Exploration! Immense new wave of space exploration

    The Future of Space Exploration! Immense new wave of space exploration
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    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/sofanauts/id1740911381
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    Tony C Smith: @tonycsmith
    Bryan Alexander: https://bryanalexander.org/
    Three space triumphs!
    SpaceX Boeing Flights.
    https://arstechnica.com/space/2024/06/after-a-drama-filled-day-boeings-starliner-finally-finds-its-way/ ISS https://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/boeing-starliner-spacecraft-issues-space-station-rcna155862 -SpaceX
    https://wccftech.com/spacex-shares-unseen-clip-of-starship-boosters-soft-landing-tower-catch-in-flight-5-says-musk/ 
    ->Change’e-6 https://youtu.be/qnonHQ_s1p8?si=XwCyWIEdFjr3EG5P 
    Also SpaceX, the giant spaceship factory: https://www.space.com/spacex-starship-one-a-day-starfactory 
    Water frost on Mars: https://www.space.com/mars-water-frost-equator-exomars-tharsis-olympus-mons 
    Apple WWDC: https://www.space.com/mars-water-frost-equator-exomars-tharsis-olympus-mons 
    https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2024/06/introducing-apple-intelligence-for-iphone-ipad-and-mac/ 
    https://www.theverge.com/2024/6/10/24175405/wwdc-apple-ai-news-features-ios-18-macos-15-iphone-ipad-mac?utm_source=tldrai 
    Intelligence (“AI”, har har): https://www.apple.com/apple-intelligence/ 
    Optional call to ChatGPT
    Genmojis https://youtu.be/VT6CLxbJZWc?si=mn-20-oId2XBnWca (images, not unicode)
    AI-created art
    “Writing Tools”
    Musk isn’t happy: https://deadline.com/2024/06/elon-musk-apple-feud-open-ai-1235969590/ 
    Fish on Board China's Space Station Are Doing Swimmingly, Confused as Hell https://futurism.com/the-byte/fish-china-space-station 



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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Kids Trust Robots More, Wooden Satellites, Solar Powered Gravestones

    Kids Trust Robots More, Wooden Satellites, Solar Powered Gravestones

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    The Wooden Spaceships by Bob Shaw: https://amzn.to/3yPuajF
    Cemetery solar: Spain turns cemeteries into solar powerhouses, aims 440,000 kW by 2030 https://interestingengineering.com/energy/solar-panels-cemetery-spain
    Strange Discovery Suggests Children Trust Robots Over Humans: Strange Discovery Suggests Children Trust Robots Over Humans : https://www.sciencealert.com/strange-discovery-suggests-children-trust-robots-over-humans
    Starliner launch ahead! What is the latest?
    Wearable computing fun: Meta’s Ray-Ban glasses will post Instagram stories for you - The Verge Magic Leap is Google’s new mystery partner for XR headsets - The Verge Blink and you missed it: Google has a new pair of prototype AR glasses - The Verge
    Scientists Confirm The Planet Vulcan Doesn't Actually Exist After All. https://shorturl.at/8qdU9
    There's a Hole on The Surface of Mars And Scientists Have No Idea What's Inside It: There's a Hole on The Surface of Mars And Scientists Have No Idea What's Inside It https://www.sciencealert.com/theres-a-hole-on-the-surface-of-mars-and-scientists-have-no-idea-whats-inside-it
    A Tiny Satellite Made From Wood Is Actually Going Into Earth's Orbit: https://www.sciencealert.com/a-tiny-satellite-made-from-wood-is-actually-going-into-earths-orbitScienceAlertThe Wooden Spaceships

    Google AI : check out Astra Google strikes back at OpenAI with “Project Astra” AI agent prototype | Ars Technica
    Google Ai problems: Google Search Is Now a Giant Hallucination

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    • 1 hr 16 min
    From Mysterious Objects in Space to ChatGTP Scarlett Johansson Debacle.

    From Mysterious Objects in Space to ChatGTP Scarlett Johansson Debacle.

    Today we talk the big blow up with ChatGTP and Scarlet Johansson. Our conversation also covers a range of topics including technology, AI, privacy, and orthopedic surgery. It delves into the challenges and controversies surrounding AI, as well as the potential benefits and advancements in the field. The discussion also touches on the impact of AI on privacy and the business strategies of tech companies like Apple and ChatGTP. Additionally, the conversation highlights the positive impact of AI in the field of orthopedic surgery, showcasing the potential for innovative solutions and advancements in medical technology.
    Dark Matter TV series is out! Thoughts Film “Atlas”
    Starliner launch ahead! What is the latest?
    Dyson Sphere!
    https://www.sciencealert.com/mysterious-objects-in-space-could-be-giant-dyson-spheres-scientists-say
    Smelting Steel Without Fossil Fuels: Solar Power Shatters the 1,000°C Barrier for Industrial Heating: https://scitechdaily.com/smelting-steel-without-fossil-fuels-solar-power-shatters-the-1000c-barrier-for-industrial-heating
    Has Scarlet got a price? OpenAI ‘Her’ : https://www.axios.com/2024/05/20/scarlet-johansson-openai-chatgpt-sam-altman
    1,000 Times Smaller Than a Grain of Sand – Newest Optical Fiber Technology Could Supercharge Internet Speeds: https://scitechdaily.com/1000-times-smaller-than-a-grain-of-sand-newest-optical-fiber-technology-could-supercharge-internet-speeds/
    Pin is done: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2024/05/humane-ai-pin-founders-run-for-the-exits-one-month-after-launch/
    Synthetic Bones Designed by AI Set to Transform Orthopedic Surgery: https://scitechdaily.com/synthetic-bones-designed-by-ai-set-to-transform-orthopedic-surgery/
    Tony C Smith: https://www.youtube.com/@TonyCSmith
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Extra - How We Read

    Extra - How We Read

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    • 31 min
    Micro-bots in the Seas, Doomsday Asteroids, Wearable Technology

    Micro-bots in the Seas, Doomsday Asteroids, Wearable Technology

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    Scientists Sequence Arabica Genome, Opening Doors to Climate-Resilient Coffee: https://scitechdaily.com/scientists-sequence-arabica-genome-opening-doors-to-climate-resilient-coffee/
    SpaceX reveals new sleek spacesuits ahead of upcoming historic mission: https://www.popsci.com/science/spacex-eva-suits/
    Did the Webb Telescope Find Alien Life on Exoplanet K2-18b? Here’s What We Know: https://scitechdaily.com/did-the-webb-telescope-find-alien-life-on-exoplanet-k2-18b-heres-what-we-know/
           
    Cambridge’s Flexible Implants Promise New Hope for Paralysis Patients: https://scitechdaily.com/cambridges-flexible-implants-promise-new-hope-for-paralysis-patients/

    Microrobots Swarm the Seas, Capturing Microplastics and Bacteria:  https://scitechdaily.com/microrobots-swarm-the-seas-capturing-microplastics-and-bacteria-video/
    On the Radar: Can We Detect Doomsday Asteroids in Time?  https://scitechdaily.com/on-the-radar-can-we-detect-doomsday-asteroids-in-time/
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    • 50 min
    The Ai Race Just Got Super Charged

    The Ai Race Just Got Super Charged

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    Open AI video announcement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQacCB9tDaw&ab_channel=OpenAI

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    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

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Really enjoyable

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Interesting podcast

Highly recommend!

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Great to hear

If you love tech and science fiction then yes this is the show to listen to. Thanks chaps.

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