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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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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.

    What Happened with Dogecoin?

    What Happened with Dogecoin?

    Dogecoin's price has been increasingly dramatically in recent weeks, and it now has a market cap of more than $40 Billion USD. So why is a joke cryptocurrency suddenly worth so much? In this episode of Moonshot, we revisit our conversation from 2018 with Dogecoin Co-Founder Jackson Palmer, and update listeners on the latest with Dogecoin.
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    • 32 min
    How Apple Changed Mobile Gaming

    How Apple Changed Mobile Gaming

    In the span of around 12 months, the release of the very first iPhone and the launch of the App Store created a whole new appetite for mobile games, empowering a generation of indie developers in the process. But one small decision, to support in-app purchases for iOS games, would change the marketplace forever. This episode of Moonshot comes from our podcast series Gameplay.

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    • 50 min
    Sky Lanes

    Sky Lanes

    Autonomous drone delivery has the potential to change the way businesses operate. While drones will have a significant impact on consumer delivery, it's actually the B2B sector where it's likely to have a more immediate impact. In this episode of Moonshot, we speak with Hannan Parvizian the CEO of Volansi, a Bay Area company building long-range drones for B2B deliveries.

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    • 31 min
    They Go Up So Fast

    They Go Up So Fast

    The commercial space race is heating up. Whether it's big rockets, or small, there's been significant progress achieved by many companies across the sector. In this episode of Moonshot, we update two space stories to see how far the companies we featured have come.

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    • 33 min
    Red Ring of Death

    Red Ring of Death

    When the Xbox 360 was launched in December 2005, Microsoft had accomplished a significant objective that would give it the edge in the console war - beating Sony's PS3 to market by almost a year. But a few months later, a huge problem began to surface - a major hardware defect that threatened to destroy the entire Xbox brand. This episode of Moonshot comes from our podcast series Gameplay.

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    • 46 min
    Humanising AI

    Humanising AI

    AI systems are improving in their reliability all the time - but when it comes to chatbots they're often still clunky. Soul Machines is a New Zealand company that's trying to build Artificial General Intelligence by creating digital people who can react to visual and audible human input. But what's involved in closing the gap between a clunky chatbot, and a believable digital human that can think and feel for itself? Greg Cross is a Co-Founder of Soul Machines, and speaks about the work they're doing to close that believability gap, and how Hollywood has helped inspire some of their technology.

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    • 37 min

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