Flux

23 EpisodesProduced by Alice Lloyd George

Flux is a podcast about the pioneers building companies at the frontier of technology. This series of interviews goes beyond the soundbites, allowing some of the most interesting players in technology to share their insider expertise and explain the challenges they face in building the future.

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22: Isaac Cohen —An XR Trailblazer on how to Build Humane Technology

January 3rd, 2019

42:38

In the this episode I sit down with Isaac Cohen (Cabbibo), a fascinating creator at the forefront of VR and AR who has released a number of apps and experiences that push the boundaries - you can find some of his pieces …

21: Alban Denoyel—One Billion 3D Views and Counting

November 15th, 2018

30:10

Alban Denoyel is the CEO of Sketchfab, a 3D hub to publish, share, buy and sell 3D, VR and AR content. We discuss the history of the business and what the company has learned from Youtube and why they are pursuing a …

20: Thomas Reardon—Building an API for the Brain

October 31st, 2018

42:12

Thomas Reardon is the cofounder and CEO of CTRL-labs, a company building an electromyography-based armband that decodes the brain's intentions, …

19: Assaf Glazer—Solving the Mystery of Sleep

September 18th, 2018

25:27

Assaf Glazer is the founder and CEO of Nanit, a baby monitor and human analytics company that helps parents navigate their child’s sleep. In this episode we get into Assaf's experience working in the Israeli defense and …

18: Austin Woolridge—Where Playas Play

July 5th, 2018

30:53

Austin Woolridge is the co-founder and CEO of Players Lounge, a site that allows casual gamers to compete against each other and win money in games …

17: Dean Kamen—The Myth of Eureka

December 31st, 2017

50:44

Dean Kamen is an engineer, businessman and inventor who holds over 400 patents. He is the man behind the Segway as well as the first wearable …

16: Keller Rinaudo—Building the Sky Ambulance

December 24th, 2017

56:46

Keller Rinaudo is the CEO of Zipline, a company building instant delivery that currently supplies 20% of Rwanda's national blood supply via drone. In this episode, we get into the future of autonomous infrastructure, …

15: Arthur Hayes — The Wild West of Crypto Futures

December 6th, 2017

57:52

Arthur Hayes is the CEO of Hong Kong based BitMEX, one of the first cryptocurrency derivatives exchanges that currently ranks #1 in bitcoin USD …

14: Kathleen Breitman — Tezos Unleashed

July 11th, 2017

38:24

Kathleen Breitman is the co-founder and CEO of Tezos, a self-amending blockchain platform. In this episode Kathleen reveals how flaws in bitcoin's design inspired Tezos to bake governance mechanisms into the blockchain …

13: Helen Greiner—Robot Queen

July 5th, 2017

24:42

Helen Greiner was the co-founder of iRobot, the company behind the Roomba and PackBot, and is now the founder of CyPhy Works, a leading commercial drone company. In this episode of Flux, Helen reveals why timing the …

12: Blake Scholl—Mach II with Your Hair on Fire

May 30th, 2017

31:00

Blake Scholl is the founder and CEO of Denver-based Boom, a supersonic jet company. Blake gets into how the Concorde business model was flawed, why …

11: Bill Doyle—Electric Feels

April 28th, 2017

26:49

Bill Doyle is executive chairman of Novocure, an Israeli company using an entirely new method to fight cancer: electric fields. Bill tells the story of the founder of Novocure, his unorthodox approach to …

10: Natalya Bailey— Propelling the Future

April 17th, 2017

23:18

Natalya Bailey is co-founder and CEO of Accion Systems, an MIT spin-out commercializing miniature propulsion systems for satellites that enable them …

09: Gary Marcus— Making AI More Human

April 1st, 2017

31:15

Gary Marcus, best-selling author and NYU professor, has spent decades studying how children learn and is a known critic of deep learning. Gary was the founder and CEO of Geometric Intelligence, which uses insights from …

08: Sophia Dominguez — Building the Search Engine for VR

March 18th, 2017

34:10

Sophia Dominguez is co-founder and CEO of SVRF, a company making VR content discoverable. Sophia discusses how consumers are scared of the term "virtual reality", why nausea is critical in search rankings, how Snapchat …

07: Paul Dabrowski — The CRISPR Revolution

February 27th, 2017

25:56

Paul Dabrowski is co-founder and CEO of Synthego, a company building a platform of tools for scientists. Paul discusses why CRISPR is much more …

06: Balaji Srinivasan— The Third Web is Coming

February 17th, 2017

26:47

 

Balaji Srinivasan is CEO of 21, a company building the machine payable web. Balaji discusses how his software enables you to earn bitcoin for doing tasks on your phone, why ranking inbound email by most recent first …

05: Peter Platzer— The Weather Wizard

February 10th, 2017

31:25

Peter Platzer is co-founder and CEO of Spire, a company building one of the fastest growing satellite constellations. Peter discusses how his tiny satellites will deliver dramatically better weather forecasting, why …

04: Gabi Lewis— Crickets are the New Kale

February 3rd, 2017

31:21

Gabi Lewis is co-founder of Brooklyn-based Exo, a startup that makes cricket powder protein bars. Gabi talks about ordering 2,000 live crickets to his university housing, what they've learned from sushi's rise in …

03: Matthew Rendall— Rise of the Robots

January 27th, 2017

23:14

Matt Rendall is co-founder and CEO of Clearpath Robotics, a Canadian company automating dull, dirty and dangerous tasks. Clearpath manufactures and …

02: Philip Rosedale— Hello, Metaverse

January 20th, 2017

42:00

Philip Rosedale is the founder and CEO of High Fidelity, a company providing the building blocks for virtual worlds. Phillip discusses how Virtual Reality parallels the early Web, what he learned from building the …

01: Micah Winkelspecht— How the Blockchain Can Fix Healthcare

January 20th, 2017

38:48

Micah Winkelspecht, founder and CEO of Gem, on how he fell down the bitcoin rabbit hole, how the crypto community has evolved, why our healthcare …

Trailer

January 6th, 2017

1:40

Welcome to Flux, a podcast about the people building the future. 

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