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Our Ludicrous Future is a collaboration between Joe Scott, Tim Dodd, and Ben Sullins. We have an obsession with how wild our future is going to be given the pace of technological innovation. Each week we get together to talk about the latest from SpaceX, Tesla, The Boring Company, Neuralink, and more.

Our Ludicrous Future Joe Scott, Tim Dodd and Ben Sullins

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Our Ludicrous Future is a collaboration between Joe Scott, Tim Dodd, and Ben Sullins. We have an obsession with how wild our future is going to be given the pace of technological innovation. Each week we get together to talk about the latest from SpaceX, Tesla, The Boring Company, Neuralink, and more.

    Model Y 7-seaterish, Starship SN9 triple static fire, Bio Data storage using CRISPR - Ep 116

    Model Y 7-seaterish, Starship SN9 triple static fire, Bio Data storage using CRISPR - Ep 116

    Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the long awaited Model Y 7-seater, SpaceX Starship SN9 triple static fire, and scientists using CRISPR to store binary data in DNA







    Read more from the articles we referenced:



    Model Y 5 Star Saftey - https://www.tesla.com/blog/model-y-achieves-5-star-overall-safety-rating-nhtsa



    Model Y Crash Videos - https://twitter.com/Tesla/status/1349572805122113540



    Model Y 7 Seater - https://insideevs.com/features/465979/video-tesla-model-y-seven-seat-buying-advice/



    SN9 does a triple header static fire! - https://youtu.be/swL4xrmmLCk



    Earth's Future - https://phys.org/news/2021-01-earth-future-outlook-worse-scientists.amp



    New Shepard launches their 14th New Shepard - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9oTZu2HP8U



    #whydonttheyjust by @Metaphoriumino1 - https://twitter.com/Metaphoriumino1/status/1349774839368790019



    Lebron gets a Hummer EV, maybe - https://www.yahoo.com/amphtml/lifestyle/bad-girl-watch-lebron-james-230000984.html



    CRISPR DNA data storage - https://www.newscientist.com/article/2264383-crispr-gene-editing-used-to-store-data-in-dna-inside-living-cells/



    Insight loses MOLE - https://twitter.com/NASAInSight/status/1349760462854909957?s=20

    https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/spacecraft/about-the-lander/




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    Starship SN9 Ready for Takeoff, Elon Musk Richest Person Alive, Tesla Crushes 2020 - Ep 115

    Starship SN9 Ready for Takeoff, Elon Musk Richest Person Alive, Tesla Crushes 2020 - Ep 115

    Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Starship SN9's impending launch, Elon's ridiculous wealth, and Tesla sales numbers









    Read more from the articles we referenced:





    Tesla Q4/2020 Production - https://ir.tesla.com/press-release/tesla-q4-2020-vehicle-production-deliveries



    Norway Sales - https://cleantechnica.com/2021/01/06/norway-hits-record-87-plug-in-ev-share-66-pure-electrics-in-december/



    Elon Musk is the richest person in the world - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-01-06/musk-close-to-surpassing-bezos-as-world-s-richest-person?sref=xuVirdpv



    MKBHD on EVs - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJlA2J92Fw4



    Starship won't have landing legs and SpaceX will try and catch it - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1344327757916868608?s=20

    https://twitter.com/ErcXspace/status/1344448375001931776

    https://twitter.com/C_Bass3d/status/1345369252480643074

    https://twitter.com/julius_burton/status/1345436609848684550?s=12

    https://twitter.com/smvllstvrs/status/1344444938591866889



    SLS prepares to test fire - https://www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/proceeding-with-green-run-hot-fire.html



    SN9 Gets ready to fly! - https://everydayastronaut.com/starship-sn9-12-5-kilometer-flight/



    #whydonttheyjust by @astrav - https://twitter.com/astrav/status/1344356774250491912


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    New Particles Discovered, Tesla Model Y Long Range, 2020 Recap - Ep 114

    New Particles Discovered, Tesla Model Y Long Range, 2020 Recap - Ep 114

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    Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the newest Model Y trim level, Anyon....









    Read more from the articles we referenced:







    Model Y LR RWD in Jan 2021 - https://cleantechnica.com/2020/12/16/tesla-model-y-rwd-deliveries-reportedly-starting-in-january/





    Anyon Particles - https://www.wired.com/story/milestone-evidence-for-anyons-a-third-kingdom-of-particles/



    Eclipse footage - https://youtu.be/RtzqOQcf__8



    Autopilot augmented view - https://twitter.com/greentheonly/status/1338743592328847361

    https://electrek.co/2020/12/15/tesla-hacker-unlocks-autopilot-augmented-vision-and-its-awesome/



    SN8 corrections - https://youtu.be/XJZ7VWzqtJM

    https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1339248131037417478?s=21

    https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1339246278857940992?s=21



    NASA announces Artemis astronauts - https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-names-artemis-team-of-astronauts-eligible-for-early-moon-missions/






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    SpaceX Starship SN8 Test Flight Prep, Launch, and Landing? - Ep 113

    SpaceX Starship SN8 Test Flight Prep, Launch, and Landing? - Ep 113

    Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the SpaceX Starship Serial Number 8 Test Flight, a lot....









    Read more from the articles we referenced:



    SN8 SN8 SN8 SN8 - https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2020/12/from-hops-hopes-starship-sn8-test-program-next-phase/

    https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1336849897987796992?s=20

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBELXjq_X-M

    https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1336825121223434241?s=20

    https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1336809767574982658?s=20

    https://youtu.be/ap-BkkrRg-o





    Upload your Brain - https://www.technologyreview.com/2018/03/13/144721/a-startup-is-pitching-a-mind-uploading-service-that-is-100-percent-fatal/



    Never Charge EV - https://cleantechnica.com/2020/12/04/aptera-announces-first-never-charge-electric-vehicle/




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    Arecibo Collapses, SpaceX Starship 15km Hop, Tesla V11 Leaks - Ep 112

    Arecibo Collapses, SpaceX Starship 15km Hop, Tesla V11 Leaks - Ep 112

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    Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the Arecibo satellite's doom, Starship's next hop, and what to expect from Tesla OS V11









    Read more from the articles we referenced:



    Tesla Merger - https://electrek.co/2020/12/01/elon-musk-tesla-tsla-merging-with-other-automakers-after-valuation-surge/



    Remote Viewing of Sentry Mode - https://electrek.co/2020/11/28/tesla-owners-remotely-view-what-autopilot-cameras-can-see/



    Model X Damage not Covered - https://www.reddit.com/r/teslamotors/comments/k5lpv6/tesla_refusing_to_cover_damage_on_model_x_5_days/



    Chang'e 5 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OB-XVNyT1Lk&ab_channel=VideoFromSpace

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/02/science/china-moon-landing.html



    Arecibo - https://www.npr.org/2020/12/01/940767001/arecibo-observatory-telescope-collapses-ending-an-era-of-world-class-research

    https://www.cnet.com/news/watch-the-arecibo-observatorys-catastrophic-collapse-caught-by-multiple-cameras/

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vchDbyIRP44&ab_channel=ScottManley



    Starship - https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/12/its-happening-starship-may-fly-to-15km-as-early-as-friday/



    #whydonttheyjust by @DonBarbone on Twitter - https://twitter.com/DonBarbone/status/1333524034626195458



    #whydonttheyjust by @realDan203 on Twitter - https://twitter.com/realDan203/status/1333525086280716289


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    • 1 hr 37 min
    SpaceX Sends Humans to Space, Tesla 2021 Model Y, Arecibo is in Trouble - Ep 111

    SpaceX Sends Humans to Space, Tesla 2021 Model Y, Arecibo is in Trouble - Ep 111

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    Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about SpaceX successfully launching 4 astronauts on Crew-1, the updates to Tesla Model Y, and Arecibo Telescope is getting decommissioned





    Read more from the articles we referenced:



    crew-1 launch - https://www.cnet.com/how-to/spacex-and-nasa-set-for-historic-crew-1-launch-today-everything-to-know/

    https://everydayastronaut.com/crew-1-uscv-1-falcon-9-block-5/

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgPXtQQnQ-k&ab_channel=NASA



    Arecibo Decommissioned - https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/11/famed-arecibo-observatory-to-be-decommissioned-in-wake-of-cable-breaks/



    ARCA will change space!.... (not) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbIUjd8WFKA&ab_channel=ARCASPACE



    Tesla Model Y Updates to Match Model 3 - https://electrek.co/2020/11/19/tesla-updates-model-y-match-features-2021-model-3-refresh/



    TSLA in S&P 500 - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-tsla-all-time-high-sp-500/



    eMMC failure woahs - https://www.reddit.com/r/teslamotors/comments/jwrdw2/emmc_failure_symptoms_not_covered_by_service/



    SN8 gets spicier and ruins and engine? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDPuqEjIraY&ab_channel=NASASpaceflight

    https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1328742122107904000?s=20

    https://twitter.com/austinbarnard45/status/1327659432029933573?s=20

    https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1327070929868914689?s=20



    Slanty Booster B1061.1 - https://twitter.com/TrevorMahlmann/status/1329466436713140227

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHyN9NwN8k4&ab_channel=NASASpaceflight

    https://twitter.com/NASASpaceflight/status/1329477256599777282?s=20



    #whydonttheyjust by @Nerfariusl on Twitter - https://twitter.com/NefariusI/status/1329473288326754308?s=20


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