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A podcast for the cyborg lifestyle. We cover culture, tech, science, health and gadgets. With hosts Ben Freedman and Andy Walker.

The Next Big Ping Ben Freedman and Andy Walker

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A podcast for the cyborg lifestyle. We cover culture, tech, science, health and gadgets. With hosts Ben Freedman and Andy Walker.

    AI can predict your death / AirPod Flexing

    AI can predict your death / AirPod Flexing

    Ben and Andy close out their 30 day Carnivore Diet challenge...New study shows that artificial intelligence can predict your impending death from electrical data from a your ECG....  AirPod Flexing and 17 year old girls (and boys)...Is there a foldable tablet in your future? 3D printing is coming of age... Elon Musk's Starlink project will bring Internet from orbit to the whole Earth....1982 Blade Runner movie's future is our now.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Abolish Time Zones and Rise of the RoboBees

    Abolish Time Zones and Rise of the RoboBees

    Abolish daylight savings and time zones? Perhaps, though could be a dumb move...Harvard researchers have created a robotic bee powered by solar...ADHD is up 50% in 10 years... Keep Monsanto from sponsoring us by joining the Cyborg Army at http://nextbigping.com. Self driving farm equipment is almost here...and it will drive down the cost of food...Does the flu shot matter? Good question...And Apple TV+ is here and it has a unique advantage ..Plus an update on Ben and Andy's Carnivore Diet adventure.

    • 59 min
    Making babies in space | Carnivore Test In Progress

    Making babies in space | Carnivore Test In Progress

    Making babies in outer space, Carnivore Diet Update, Dumb Dumb AI, breakthrough in Quantum Computing at Google and Universal Basic Income in California. All this and more in episode of the Next Big Ping. More on our site at http://nextbigping.com

    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Great Carnivore Diet Test / Life on Mars / Bots on the Moon

    The Great Carnivore Diet Test / Life on Mars / Bots on the Moon

    Ben and Andy dig deeper into the wildly popular carnivore diet and start their own personal test to see if these two cyborg fatties can shed a few pounds eating only meat. Plus the Brits are sending a spider bot to the moon. And maybe there is life on Mars after all. Plus a look at robot food delivery tests at the University of Houston and a peek at the Pixel 4. Which although cool, does not have a fricking headphone jack.

    • 42 min
    Alt Meat Burger vs Dog Food | Book a ticket to space

    Alt Meat Burger vs Dog Food | Book a ticket to space

    We taste test the Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat burger...Alt-meat burgers are made out of the same stuff as pet food...New study suggests meat consumption is not a health hazard...UPS certified as a drone airline by the US government..Get a ticket to ride on Elon Musk's passenger rocket....in the next 5 years?
    Visit us on the web at http://nextbigping.com

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Algae may save the world | Facebook sees all

    Algae may save the world | Facebook sees all

    A new algae bioreactor helps scrub greenhouse gases...Join the Cyborg Army....Facebook introduces the Facebook Portal TV that helps make conferencing from your TV easy. But it also listens to you at home and can watch you via a camera....Beyond Meat burger goes retail in the U.S....Nike buys an AI company ....Bye bye jobs, hello Universal Basic Income? Rod Stewart cured of prostate cancer...Reach out and touch someone on your Skype calls with a robot...Visit us on the web at http://nextbigping.com

    • 50 min

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