TechFirst with John Koetsier

By John Koetsier

Tech that is changing the world. Innovators who are shaping the future. Deep discussions with diverse leaders from Silicon Valley giants and scrappy global startups. Plus some short monologues based on my Forbes columns.

  1. 1.
    Blue Ocean Robotics: the world's only robotics venture factory?
    23:18
  2. 2.
    The X Shore electric boat is the Tesla of the sea
    17:10
  3. 3.
    Twitter spaces versus Clubhouse: access vs ego?
    11:51
  4. 4.
    Fight Camp: chatting with former US national boxing team member Tommy Duquette about boxing and his smart gloves
    11:09
  5. 5.
    Beating Moore's Law: This photonic computer is 10X faster than NVIDIA GPUs using 90% less energy
    16:43
  6. 6.
    Are shared virtual experiences the future of meetings and work?
    8:19
  7. 7.
    Synthetic humans: is the future of fashion fake?
    17:33
  8. 8.
    A computer for your brain? Neurosity releases the Crown to boost productivity
    13:15
  1. 9.
    Imagine 80 million self-driving trucks. Nuport Robotics wants to make every truck autonomous
    15:45
  2. 10.
    Why Clubhouse is winning … and can Facebook and Twitter catch up, with Josh Constine
    32:21
  3. 11.
    Google’s new Nest Hub is the sleep tracker I want
    6:26
  4. 12.
    'The Future Starts Now' book: 18 futurists collaborate on visions of tomorrow
    39:21
  5. 13.
    This smart contact lens packs 14,000 pixels per inch into its micro-LED display
    22:36
  6. 14.
    Clubhouse. Twitter Spaces. Facebook. What is happening in social audio right now, with Jeremiah Owyang
    21:22
  7. 15.
    Is Elon Musk wrong about LIDAR in self-driving cars? This autonomous driving exec says yes ...
    15:40
  8. 16.
    Robot spas, here we come: the LUUM lash extension robot in action
    17:26
  9. 17.
    How Google is making the entire world smart, one jacket, t-shirt, and shoe at a time ...
    25:08
  10. 18.
    $100 trillion of annual commerce is at risk. Can quantum computing save us?
    23:10
  11. 19.
    This startup prints camera lenses like computer chips, 5000 at a time, with full EM spectrum sensing
    25:59
  12. 20.
    Veteran to janitor to physicist: how Josh Carroll changed his life with YouTube
    17:08
  13. 21.
    Biden’s Peloton vs national security: the danger of smart products to all of us (and our leaders)
    16:05
  14. 22.
    The bank of nature? A stock exchange for trees, swamps, and biodiversity is tokenizing the planet
    21:41
  15. 23.
    Interstellar travel via propellant-less propulsion: The Mach Drive that NASA is funding
    42:02
  16. 24.
    YouTube #1 creator PewDiePie is coming to Facebook
    27:49
  17. 25.
    Infosec is the new war. Big tech is ground zero. Chatting with Twitter's chief information security officer and Info-Tech Research Group
    23:56
  18. 26.
    How do we make drones as smart as birds or bats? How Intel’s Loihi chip is 100Xing drone capability
    17:35
  19. 27.
    Battery-free IoT: this bluetooth-based tag harvests energy from radio waves
    42:33
  20. 28.
    Deus ex machina: how AI is reshaping us and our world
    1:17:38
  21. 29.
    Quantum computing, quantum supremacy, and a new Quantum Moore's Law with D-Wave CEO Alan Baratz
    34:22
  22. 30.
    iPhone 12 Pro's lidar enables 100X faster 3D scanning than conventional photogrammetry
    23:28
  23. 31.
    From phone to Star Trek tricorder: This company is working with Qualcomm to put a spectrometer in your phone
    11:27
  24. 32.
    Deepfakes, synthetic humans, and the future of stardom with Reface.ai cofounder Dima Shvets
    28:48
  25. 33.
    Are robot chefs the future of food? From Flippy, the burger-making robot, to home cooking, robo-style
    17:40
  26. 34.
    Apple GateKeeper: Macs phone home whenever they open an app ... but one hacker's blog post forced the world's largest corporate to change course
    23:27
  27. 35.
    Former Microsoft CTO Nathan Myhrvold on taking the world's highest-res snowflake photographs and more ...
    34:26
  28. 36.
    Robots and AI can 10X e-commerce shipping productivity. But are they also better for workers?
    21:57
  29. 37.
    The future of farms is vertical: 400X more yield, 95% less water, 99% less space
    24:32
  30. 38.
    From Bali with love: this meditation app with 17M users has a unique approach to making money
    26:32
  31. 39.
    Is Google cheating YouTube creators?
    8:31
  32. 40.
    Fixing US elections: Can digital voting and blockchain save us?
    18:29
  33. 41.
    Connecting rhinos to the internet of things via space ...
    11:13
  34. 42.
    Fraud in this Russian-owned app targets US election swing states ...
    7:34
  35. 43.
    Starlink's internet from space is faster than 95% of US internet connection speeds
    4:44
  36. 44.
    Smartphones Q3 2020: Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi
    4:43
  37. 45.
    Apple's beta software program is ... very beta right now
    3:25
  38. 46.
    TikTok owner ByteDance is selling a smart desk lamp with a camera for kids
    2:46
  39. 47.
    How do you digitally transform an entire government? Chatting with Oklahoma's lieutenant governor Matt Pinnell
    20:17
  40. 48.
    This AI creates movies from hundreds of smartphones automagically
    12:45
  41. 49.
    Starlink’s internet anywhere via SpaceX satellite: $99/month
    3:29
  42. 50.
    Facebook Gaming head talks cloud gaming: Facebook launches free cloud gaming service
    17:32

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