89: A Lot of Hot Air? Space Powered Cooling PanelsListen now
Matt and Sean talk about putting heat into space, and wrestling with how to incorporate new technology into old homes.
88: Algae You in My Dreams? Talking About Algae PlasticListen now
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.
87: Burying the Lead? Perovskite SolarListen now
Matt and Sean talk about solar panels that move away from silicon, and the industry’s challenge to balance panel longevity and energy production.
86: Is That a Diamond in Your Pocket? Nuclear Diamond BatteryListen now
Matt and Sean talk about repurposing nuclear waste into radioactive diamond batteries. No, really.
85: Tired of Earthships?Listen now
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.
84: Full of EmptyListen now
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).
83: Don’t Compute Your Chickens Before They’re Hatched!Listen now
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.
82: Better Off MeatListen now
Matt and Sean talk about lab grown meats, the positives to the environment, and the strange opportunities it serves up.
81: Circuit Breaker CircumstancesListen now
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.
80: Too Many Bond Villains – Floating the Idea of Floating CitiesListen now
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.