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Rapid Disney+ growth, Predicting preference with Qloo’s Alex Elias, OK Boomer: Zehra Naqvi’s Z-list | E1384

Jason and Molly open the shown discussing Disney’s Q1 Earnings and the 37% increase in Disney+ subscribers (01:51).

Then, Qloo CEO Alex Elias joins to discuss his AI prediction company (21:12). You will learn:

1. How Qloo uses machine learning to understand taste and draw cultural correlations

2. Why Qloo adopted an API business model and is focused on developers

3. Ways businesses and brands are using Qloo to improve customer experience and drive revenue

To wrap, we have an “OK Boomer” segment where Producer Rachel speaks with Zehra Naqvi from Republic (45:21). They disucss Zehra’s work at Republic as an investment associate (48:00) and how Zehra developed the Z-list to facilitate intros between startups & VCs (55:21).

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Google AR, Peloton pullback + David Friedberg: Cana, the first molecular beverage printer | E1365

David Friedberg joins to discuss The Production Board’s latest company, Cana, which is making the world’s first molecular beverage printer. But first Jason and Molly break down some news. Google is reportedly working on an AR headset (2:15) and Peloton trying to improve their bottom line by raising prices and reportedly halting production and trimming headcount (18:54).

Then, David joins to chat about how his company Cana could totally remake the beverage industry with a device reminiscent of Star Trek’s Replicator (36:57). You will learn:

1. How humans perceive taste.
2. How The Production Board incubates deep tech companies and evaluates if science is ready to be commercialized.
3. The way the Cana device will be able to recreate any beverage on demand.
4. Which types of beverages will be practical first.

Check out Cana: https://www.cana.com/vision

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E1089 The Next Unicorns E11: insitro CEO Daphne Koller is revolutionizing drug discovery via machine learning & data, shares insights on remote education from time at Coursera & more

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E643: Vicarious co-founder Scott Phoenix on innovating in AI & the race to unlock the human brain to create artificial general intelligence, the last tech humans will invent

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E638: Blake Scholl, CEO & Founder of Boom Technology, resurrects the dream of fast flight with his supersonic passenger airplane

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E636: Pioneers of space tech & 3D printing: Planet Lab’s Will Marshall & Carbon3D’s Joe DeSimone at LAUNCH Festival

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E634: Hadley Wickham, RStudio Chief Scientist & open source pioneer, on breakthroughs in data science, visualization, statistics & the biggest philosophical questions facing humanity

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E621: Science rules! Rowbots transforms agriculture with robotic farming & Experiment.com crowdfunds cutting-edge research

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E615: News Roundtable! Mattermark’s Danielle Morrill & NYT’s Katie Benner dig into the state of the markets, funding & IPO fall-outs, Apple A.I. & VR, on-demand faves, & projections for 2016

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