Our Ludicrous Future

By Joe Scott, Tim Dodd and Ben Sullins

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John X
 Nov 21, 2018
Love these 3 guys before this podcast. With their powers combined, you get Captain Musk!


Our Ludicrous Future is a collaboration between Joe Scott, Tim Dodd, and Ben Sullins. We have an obsession with how wild our future is going to be given the pace of technological innovation. Each week we get together to talk about the latest from SpaceX, Tesla, The Boring Company, Neuralink, and more.

Episode Date
Ep 25 - Will Starhopper Hop? Is SLS Done? And Tesla Model Y Reveal

In this episode Joe and Tim take a look at Starhopper developments, SLS and a potential budget cut, as well as Ben joins after the Model Y reveal to give his thoughts. 


Mar 16, 2019
Ep 24 - SpaceX DM1, SuperCharger V3, and Tesla Model Y

Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the SpaceX DM1, the new SuperCharger V3, and the Tesla Model Y unveiling


SpaceX on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SpaceX/with_replies

Introducing V3 Supercharing: https://www.tesla.com/blog/introducing-v3-supercharging

Tesla supercharger v2 vs v3: https://imgur.com/gallery/MHSSnZf

Mar 08, 2019
Ep 23 - Tesla's Big Announcment and Model 3 Standard Details

Joe and Ben talk about the Tesla Model 3 Standard Edition and other key details from Tesla's latest announcement.

Blog post with details - https://www.tesla.com/blog/35000-tesla-model-3-available-now

Ben's video with details - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Griajiw-xOg

Mar 01, 2019
Ep 22 - SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch, Future Solar Panels and Model 3 Leasing

Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch, the most efficient Solar Panels, and Tesla's Model 3 Leasing Program.


NASA, SpaceX Demo-1 Briefings, Events and Broadcasts: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-spacex-demo-1-briefings-events-and-broadcasts

Tesla is preparing to offer Model 3 leasing to boost demand: https://electrek.co/2019/02/19/tesla-model-3-leasing/

Better solar panels have record-breaking efficiency: https://knowridge.com/2019/02/better-solar-panels-have-record-breaking-efficiency/

Plans for first Chinese solar power station in space revealed: https://www.smh.com.au/world/asia/plans-for-first-chinese-solar-power-station-in-space-revealed-20190214-p50xtg.html

On The Road To Full Autonomy With Elon Musk: https://ark-invest.com/research/podcast 

Feb 22, 2019
Ep 21 - Tesla Sentry Mode, Lost Opportunity, and Harpooning Space Junk

Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss Tesla's Sentry Mode, Lost Opportunity, and Space Junk Harpoons.


Tim was wrong: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IRdZjjq1Ik&t=1s

Amazon Invests in electric truck-maker Rivian: https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/15/amazon-rivian-investment-electric-pickup-truck-suv/

Tesla Dog Mode: https://twitter.com/Tesla/status/1095885520058515456?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet

Here's what Tesla Sentry mode looks and sounds like in action: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-sentry-mode-activated-video/

Space harpoon skewers "orbital debris": https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/science-environment-47252304

NASA's Opportunity Rover Mission on Mars Comes to End: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7334

List of artificial objects on Mars: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_artificial_objects_on_Mars

Feb 15, 2019
Ep 20 - Model 3 in Europe, Tesla Ultra Capacitors, and Space X's Raptor Engine

Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the Model 3 hitting Europe, Tesla's new ultra capacitor manufacturer, and the Space X Raptor Engine


Tesla beings Model 3 Deliveries in Europe: https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1093287719294230529

Tesla acquires ultracapacitor and battery manufacturer for over $200 million: https://electrek.co/2019/02/04/tesla-acquires-ultracapacitor-battery-manufacturer/

Elon Tweets about the Raptor Engine: https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1091958352513425408

Feb 08, 2019
Ep 19 - Falcon Heavy, Universe in a Box, and Tesla Q4 Earnings Results

Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the Falcon Heavy, the Universe in a box, and Tesla's Q4 Earnings Results


This 'Universe in a Box' Has Enough Astronomical Data to Fill 30,000 Wikipedias: https://www.space.com/43164-pan-starrs-telescope-releases-largest-sky-survey.html

After government re-opened, SpaceX sought two Falcon Heavy permits: https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/01/spacex-may-launch-the-next-falcon-heavy-rocket-in-less-than-two-months/

Tesla Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2018 Update: http://ir.tesla.com/static-files/0b913415-467d-4c0d-be4c-9225c2cb0ae0

Jan 31, 2019
Ep 18 - Sweaty Starship, The Starhopper Falls Over, and Tesla Sentry Mode

Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the new SpaceX Rocket, the Starhopper falling over, and an upcoming Sentry Mode on Teslas


Tesla Battery Swap Event: https://www.tesla.com/videos/battery-...

Tesla Might Solve Its Cash Woes With Franchise Dealers: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeremyal...

Elon Musk: Why I'm Building the Starship out of Stainless Steel: https://www.popularmechanics.com/spac...

Elon Musks Tweets about new SpaceX Rocket: https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1...

A HUGE PROBLEM WITH THE TESLA MODEL 3!!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrZVF...

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Jan 26, 2019
Ep 17 - SpaceX Layoffs, Billboards in Space, and Goodbye Tesla Referral Program

Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss recent SpaceX Layoffs, Space Billboards, and the end of the Tesla Referral Program


Jan 18, 2019
Ep 16 - Ben is at CES, "Why Don't They Just", and SpaceX Crew

Joe, Tim and Ben discuss CES, the first official segment of "Why Don't They Just", and the SpaceX Crew


Jan 10, 2019