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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Teamistry: AI Saving Endangered Species
Wildbook blends structured wildlife research with artificial intelligence, citizen science, and computer vision to speed population analysis and develop new insights to help fight extinction. Go behind the scenes as an international ecosystem of data scientists, biologists, computer vision researchers and citizen scientists, level-up their resources by connecting their data and insights on one platform.
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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.
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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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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?
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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