Category Archives: transportation

News! The cult of Bitcoin maximalists, Bezos is going to space, & Facebook’s smartwatch | E1230

First up, Jason covers “Bitcoin Toxicity.” Are Bitcoin maximalists exhibiting cult-like behavior? (1:19) Then, he assesses the risks of Bezos going to space: is the potential upside worth the risk of ruin? (36:16) Finally, he wraps with news of Facebook’s rumored smartwatch. Have Apple’s recent privacy measures forced Facebook’s hand into the wearables space? (40:59)

Flexport CEO Ryan Petersen on “going big” with $1B funding round, insights from scaling globally, lessons from the pandemic | E1169

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E1120: Shift Co-CEO George Arison on going public via SPAC, lessons from building Uber’s predecessor & innovating in the massive used car market

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E1112: Emergency Pod! Nikola fraud allegations, Trevor Milton resigns, Jason reflects on Trevor’s answers

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E1110 The Next Unicorns E18: Ghost Locomotion CEO John Hayes builds self-driving kits for consumer vehicles, shares insights on cameras vs. Lidar, targeting highways, 5G’s impact on self-driving & more

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E1090: Nikola Founder Trevor Milton on competing with Tesla, hydrogen over battery, going public as a pre-revenue company & more

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E678: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edward Humes on his book “Door to Door,” the world of transportation, the tech behind on-demand, & the future of alternative fuel, autonomous travel

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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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