Peter and Dan discuss setting boundaries for kids and their gadgets. They explore the potential benefits and pitfalls of kids using technology and growing up in a world where every toy contains exponential technology.
Peter and Dan discuss the massive change coming to the energy industry -- in particular, the switch to an all-electric economy in the next 20 years. With governments and large corporations relying on oil and gas,
Peter and Dan discuss awarding the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, which involved designing a portable wireless device that can monitor and diagnose health conditions from the palm of your hand. The prize concept originated during a lunch with Q...
In Episode 22, Dan explained his model of stabilizers and accelerators, and his belief that you can predict the major events in the news. This episode, Peter and Dan discuss how technology is changing the political process around the world,
The word “moonshot” is a term that comes from X (formerly Google X) and, as used here, simply means a daring, seemingly impossible mission. When most of the world is trying to go 10% bigger, a moonshot is something that is 10X bigger.
Peter and Dan discuss the implications of exponential technologies reinventing human reproduction. Imagine a near future where the process of having a child is not left up to the vagaries of Mendelian genetics, but to cutting-edge technology.