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Thinkly 13 – Salt Water Electricity, Paris, and Basic Income

In this episode from June 1st, Luke has to tackle science, technology, and culture without the help of his copilot, Zander. Come along to hear about AlphaGo's campaign to dominate humanity, Penn State's ability to generate electricity where rivers meet the ocean, Trump's plan to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and GiveDirectly's experiment to … Continue reading Thinkly 13 – Salt Water Electricity, Paris, and Basic Income

Thinkly 11 – Tesla Roof, Mother’s Day, and All-Wheel vs Four-Wheel

Hello beautiful people! Luke and Zander are back at it after a short break following our 10th episode. In that time, Tesla has opened it's new solar shingle roofing option for orders and an astoundingly-well-preserved ankylosaur fossil was unveiled to the world. Then we ask the question: What's the difference between AWD and 4WD? On … Continue reading Thinkly 11 – Tesla Roof, Mother’s Day, and All-Wheel vs Four-Wheel

Thinkly 09 – Artificial Womb, Flying Cars, and Bills Saving the World

A lot of great content this week, including a premature sheep carried to term in a laboratory bag-and-hose womb, tech companies racing to put out the first production-grade flying car, and an archeological find in California that tentatively suggests proto-human activity in North America tens of thousands of years before we were supposed to be here. … Continue reading Thinkly 09 – Artificial Womb, Flying Cars, and Bills Saving the World