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.

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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

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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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

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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

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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.

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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.

Episode 12: Ripe For Disruption… Agriculture and Transportation

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Episode 12

In this episode, Peter and Dan discuss how sensors and robotics will disrupt a multitude of billion-dollar industries.

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In This Episode:

  • Sensors and robotics are two exponential technologies that will disrupt a multitude of billion-dollar industries. Peter gives a few amazing statistics about agriculture and transportation.
  • Peter talks about moving towards a world of intelligent direction, where we safely produce foods with perfect proteins, carbs and vitamins, and do so more efficiently than ever.
  • Dan explains why a mindset shift is key to the adoption of fully autonomous vehicles.

Episode 11: Problems Are Goldmines

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Episode 11In this episode, Peter and Dan discuss mindset and how problems can be the biggest business opportunities.

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In This Episode:

  • Peter and Dan discuss mindset and how problems can be the biggest business opportunities.
  • Peter explains why fixing one problem in an organization can completely change the culture from people complaining about problems to empowering people to fix them.
  • Dan talks about the “irritation factor” and why people often times don’t know they are looking for a solution until it is created and presented to them.

Episode 10: Robots: Out of the Factories, Into Our Lives

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Episode 10In this episode, Peter and Dan discuss the term “robot” and the fact that we’ve been using robots in our daily lives for years.

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In This Episode:

  • Peter and Dan discuss the term “robot” and the fact that we’ve been using robots in our daily lives for years.
  • How factory workers’ skills will be upgraded in their partnership with robotics.
  • Peter shares what he believes are the most interesting applications of robotics in the next decade, and how they will impact your business.

Episode 9: How the Sharing Economy Can Disrupt Your Business

 

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Episode 9In this episode, Peter and Dan discuss how to keep up with the sharing economy and how it will affect your business.

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In This Episode:

  • Peter explains the sharing economy and how it is impacting the world
  • Peter and Dan discuss how to keep up with the sharing economy and how it will affect your business
  • How your business will be disrupted if you don’t disrupt it first