Episode 22: What WON’T Change in 10 Years?

21


With exponential technologies exploding into the market place changing industries and the way we live, Peter and Dan discuss what won’t change in the next ten years. Regardless of technological change, it’s always courageous entrepreneurs bringing practical ideas into the marketplace.

 

In This Episode:

  • Peter and Dan look to the future and discuss what is NOT going to change in the next decade.
  • Dan explains his model of stabilizers and accelerators and his belief that you can predict the major events in the news.
  • Peter talks about the human need for connection and how interaction in society is changing from the local hangout in your town to digital connections with Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram.

Episode 21: Inside the Future of Healthcare

21


In this episode, Dan discusses his recent trip to the Human Longevity Inc. Health Nucleus and why he believes it is the best clinical experience in the world.

Many species on this planet live for hundreds of years, why should we accept a typical life expectancy of 70 or 80 years.

In This Episode:

  • Dan recaps his recent experience going through a full eight-hour day at the Human Longevity Inc. Health Nucleus.
  • Peter and Dan explain their personal longevity goals and why they believe living more than 100 healthy years is doable.
  • Peter gives examples of how algorithms with enough data are beginning to save clients by identifying early threats.

Episode 20: VR & Technology Convergence

20Episode 20Unexpected convergent consequences… this is what happens when eight different exponential technologies all explode onto the scene at once.

An expert might be reasonably good at predicting the growth of a single exponential technology (e.g. the Internet of Things), but try to predict the future when A.I., Robotics, VR, Synthetic Biology, and Computation are all doubling, morphing and recombining… You have a very exciting future.

In This Episode:

  • Dan and Peter discuss their conversation with one of the world’s leading experts in Virtual Reality (VR), Philip Rosedale, creator/founder of Second Life, and more recently the CEO of High Fidelity.
  • As entrepreneurs and investors, Peter outlines the areas in AR/VR you should be focusing on, as the business opportunities are tremendous.
  • Dan recaps his experience at one of the latest Augmented Reality demos and his thoughts on how this technology will transform travel and conferences.

Episode 19: AI: A Tool, Not a Threat

19

Episode 19Dan and Peter discuss the hot topic of Artificial Intelligence (cognitive computing) and their belief that this technology will soon tackle society’s most daunting challenges bringing exabytes of data into perspective. 

Read on for highlights from this episode, and be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you never miss an episode.

In This Episode:

  • Dan and Peter chat about their conversation with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing expert Stephen Gold, the CMO and VP of Business Development and Partner Programs at IBM Watson
  • Dan talks about his confidence in AI pushing forward the ideas of transparency, seamless interactions, and making everything personalized and easy to use.
  • Peter discusses his belief that AI will become the most important human collaboration tool ever created, amplifying our abilities and providing a simple user interface to all exponential technologies.

Episode 18: Nearing a Trillion-Sensor Economy

An expert might be reasonably good at predicting the growth of a single exponential technology (e.g. the Internet of Things), but try to predict the future when the following eight technologies are all doubling, morphing and recombining… You have a very exciting (read: unpredictable) future.

Read on for highlights from this episode, and be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you never miss an episode.

In This Episode:

  • Peter explains why the Internet of Things (IoT) enables a data-driven future where you can know anything you want, anytime you want, anywhere you want.
  • Dan and Peter recap their conversation with Raj Talluri, the Senior VP of Product Management at Qualcomm, who oversees their IoT and mobile computing businesses.
  • In a world of instant, high-bandwidth, communications and near-perfect information, Peter describes how this enables radical transparency and changes cultural norms.

Episode 17: The Power of Experimentation

17

Episode 17In this episode, Dan and Peter discuss starting a new product in the year 2016 and the idea of continuous testing.

Read on for highlights from this episode, and be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you never miss an episode.

 

In This Episode:

  • Dan and Peter discuss starting a new product in 2016 and the idea of continuous testing.
  • Dan explains why honesty and courage are two of the most important traits an entrepreneur should have when testing an idea on a check-writer.
  • Peter talks about his own company experiments and why you must embrace, celebrate and learn from failure.

Episode 16: Driving Innovation: Part 2

16

Episode 16In this episode, Peter and Dan continue their discussion on innovation concepts with a chat about the age bias and why most people are at their creative best before age 30.

Read on for highlights from this episode, and be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you never miss an episode.

In This Episode:

  • Dan and Peter continue their discussion on innovation concepts with a chat about the age bias and why most people are at their creative best before age 30.
  • Dan explains why forcing yourself to take risks is important to keeping a youthful and innovative mindset.
  • Peter connects Darwin’s evolution with “idea evolution” in a way entrepreneurs can use to help keep their companies from going extinct. He also mentions Peter’s Laws — check out diamandis.com/peters-laws to see the full list.

Episode 15: Driving Innovation: Part 1

15

Episode 15In this episode, Peter and Dan discuss the“idea economy” and why this has led to an explosion of innovation in the last 200 years.

Read on for highlights from this episode, and be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you never miss an episode.

In This Episode:

  • Dan explains why taking the “fear of failure” out of the equation will force any company to grow exponentially. 
  • Dan and Peter discuss the “idea economy” and why this has led to an explosion of innovation in the last 200 years.
  • Peter gives three real-world examples any entrepreneur can apply today to increase innovation in their organization.

Episode 14: Opening the Space Frontier

14

Episode 14In this episode, Peter and Dan discuss the film “The Martian” and the science behind actually living on Mars. 

Read on for highlights from this episode, and be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you never miss an episode.

In This Episode:

  • Peter and Dan discuss the film “The Martian” and the science behind actually living on Mars.
  • Peter gives an update on recent entrepreneurial activities in the space world and the massive breakthroughs in the last six months.
  • Dan explains why private ownership has been the driver of economic activity historically and what this means for the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Episode 13: Transforming Healthcare and Education

13

Episode 13In this episode, Peter and Dan discuss two of the slowest-moving industries in the past 25 years — healthcare and education — and why they’re excited about the innovation and reinvention happening.

Read on for highlights from this episode, and be sure to subscribe on iTunes so you never miss an episode.

In This Episode:

  • Peter and Dan discuss two of the slowest-moving industries in the past 25 years — healthcare and education — and why they’re excited about the innovation and reinvention happening.
  • Why virtual reality and artificial intelligence will unleash a creative revolution in education unlike anything we’ve ever seen.
  • Peter looks to the future and explains why he ultimately believes healthcare will become free with the help of sensors, data science and artificial intelligence.
  • Peter mentions Abundance Insider, a briefing of the week’s most exciting abundance-enabling tech developments and why they matter to entrepreneurs.