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Matt and Sean talk about potential wind power transport for cargo on the high seas.
Matt and Sean talk about solid state hydrogen, lasers, VCR tape, and why Sean’s brain is melting.
Matt and Sean talk about where fusion energy production stands right now, and how a time machine might help.
Matt and Sean talk about iron air, rust batteries and how to effectively compare new technologies with old.
Matt and Sean talk about bold and bad predictions, bias, and how to achieve balance in our own response to the new.
Matt and Sean talk about the life of a YouTuber, how Matt got into creating Undecided with Matt Ferrell videos, what it takes to pull videos together, and much more.
Matt and Sean (and special guest Rob van der Wouw) talk about the impact and hurdles to incorporating solar energy production into agricultural production.
Matt and Sean talk about putting heat into space, and wrestling with how to incorporate new technology into old homes.
Matt and Sean talk about puns and plastics and how they affect our health. Algae oils may be the future of of biodegradable plastic production.
Matt and Sean talk about solar panels that move away from silicon, and the industry’s challenge to balance panel longevity and energy production.
Matt and Sean talk about repurposing nuclear waste into radioactive diamond batteries. No, really.
Matt and Sean talk about earthships (off-grid homes built from repurposed materials like tires), their challenges and advantages, and what more conventional building could learn from them.
Matt and Sean talk about airships: their viability, their safety, and whether passenger travel will ever be something for the masses (or even the super-rich).
Matt and Sean talk about IT companies that have found a use for heat waste that provides for consumers’ hot water needs. A win-win-win.
Matt and Sean talk about lab grown meats, the positives to the environment, and the strange opportunities it serves up.
Matt and Sean talk about Matt’s experience with smart circuit breakers and smart electric panels, how you might need to divvy up your power needs in a blackout, and what to do when you’ve got a rogue dehumidifier.
Matt and Sean talk about the the future of car ownership, how there’s not just one solution for everything, and the viability of floating cities … and how many Bond villains it takes to make it happen.
Matt and Sean talk "massless" batteries, and how to tell if some of those apples you're comparing might actually be oranges. Or bananas.
Matt and Sean talk about molten metal batteries, how they may solve some power storage issues, and why their pace of development is slow.
Matt and Sean talk about possible advances in sustainable tech--even though the big picture project may be a pipe-dream--and what elements of that dream might even be truly crucial in the future (hint: there's salt in your water).
Matt and Sean talk about modular and panelized homes, if it’s an affordable path to net zero, Matt’s journey to his own modular home, and reaching 500,000 subscribers.
Matt and Sean talk about Mycelium Fungus, if it’s a good replacement for plastic, whether it might be a technology that will grow on us, and will we eat it or stick to cow.
Matt and Sean talk about space mining, the costs, the challenges, and if we’ll see it in our lifetimes. And we also talk about tidal turbines and how well they’ll stand up to the maintenance challenges.
Matt and Sean talk about water pipe turbine generators, turning your toilet into a power source, and the incredible number of ways we can turn wasted energy into electricity.
Matt and Sean talk about EV recycling research that could grow to a second source of critical battery components and help revitalize economically depressed cities in the US.
Matt and Sean talk about “bladeless” wind-powered electricity generation, and the inspiring (and awkward) design concepts behind them.
Matt and Sean discuss how the aesthetics of solar tiles might not find a mass market place if panels start to be an everyday item. Also: is the cost really out of control in the US?
Matt and Sean talk about recent progress in 3D printed homes, and what the future may hold. Also: STAR WARS: Bad Batch, Tenet, and FAST AND FURIOUS.
Matt and Sean discuss the ins and outs of transitioning to electric fleets of shipping trucks; also: hate watching Mortal Kombat, Space 1999, and how the 1970s were just plain weird.
Matt and Sean talk about what to expect from Solid State Batteries, and when to expect them. Also: NOBODY, SHADOW & BONE, and more.
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