ColdFusion

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<p>ColdFusion aims to reveal the bigger picture of our world by making complicated topics easy to understand, often through a narrative lens. Interested in the stretching of minds, ColdFusion is here to educate and inspire the thinkers in us.</p>

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The Untold Story of the iPhone
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The iPhone was initially a product that the majority of Apple's executive team, including Steve Jobs, didn't want to develop or see a need for. The revolutionary device had the odds stacked against it from the very beginning. What could go wrong did go wrong— everything from faulty computer processors to attempts from Apple's own management team to kill it. But, a talented group of innovators bent on creating the device persevered and pushed Apple to think beyond the iPod and computer hardware, whether Steve Jobs liked it or not.  Join Dagogo as he reveals the untold story of the iPhone and the tremendous professional and personal toll it took on the people who created it.
Nov 12, 2019
Tesla's Million Mile Battery
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A car battery that lasts over 1-million miles? That's what Tesla CEO Elon Musk is claiming his company has just created. In a world where the average car averages only 150,000 miles before it becomes too expensive to operate, the creation of a million-mile battery would revolutionize automotive transportation and efficiency. Is this bold new claim by Elon Musk true? It just might be. Join us as we take a look at the science behind the million-mile battery and what might be one of the most important energy and transportation revolutions in the last 100-years.
Nov 08, 2019
Billions, Bribes and Fraud: The Come Back of Wall Street A Con-Man
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One of the men responsible for the biggest corporate fraud in history is on a quest to make a comeback and he's got Wall Street investors lined up to help him make a dramatic return to the business world. Who would want to work with a felon convicted of corporate fraud? And what type of business can this man be a part of considering he was barred from the energy sector? We'll find you in this episode of Cold Fusion.
Oct 26, 2019
From $12 A Month to $38-Billion In The Bank: The Incredible Rise of Alibaba and Jack Ma
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Most tech billionaires achieve success early in their lives. Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Steve Jobs were all in their early 20s when they founded their companies. But the founder of the Chinese behometh Alibaba had a totally different route to success. Jack Ma started Alibaba while in his mid thirties after a string of failed businesses and setbacks including being rejected for a job at a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant. How did this former school teacher and Chinese entrepreneur overcome failure and beat out every Silicon Valley tech company trying to compete against him in China? We'll find out in this episode of ColdFusion.
Oct 23, 2019
Sex, Violence, and Money: How Rockstar Revolutionized Video Games
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Sex, Violence, Money and Controversy, lots and lots of controversy. This is the story of Rockstar Games. A company started by two maverick brothers that revolutionized the video game industry and raked in billions of dollars with games like Grand Theft Auto.
Oct 15, 2019
Is Thorium The Key To Reversing Global Warming and Saving Humanity?
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Oct 08, 2019
The Man Who Missed Out On Becoming The Richest Person In History
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Oct 05, 2019
A Brief History of the Internet
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Sep 29, 2019
Batteries Will Save The Human Race! Here’s Why.
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Sep 24, 2019
Big Brother: China
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Imagine a world where the government tracks your every move, text, email, and social media post. A government that not only knows all of your deepest darkest secrets, but controls every almost every aspect of your life through surveillance. This Orwellian scenario is a reality for hundreds of millions of Chinese people who have accepted Big Brother's over reaching influence on their daily lives thanks to a newly introduced social credit system. China says the new program is aimed at improving the lives of everyday citizens, but critics argue that it's really a draconian form of government control designed to control and even change people's behavior through oppression and public shaming.
Sep 17, 2019
How Big is Huawei?
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Is one of the biggest companies in the world merely a front for the Chinese government to spy on other countries, or is it a legitimate technology company with aspirations to become the next Apple? In this episode of ColdFusion we'll take a look at Huwaei, a Chinese corporation that has become technological titan powering the communications networks and smartphones of the world.  But as the company reaped enormous success from the internet revolution, it has found itself at the center of a firestorm of controversy.  Countries like the United States have accused Huwaei of being an instrumental part of the Chinese government's clandestine spying organization. Is Huwaei spying on the world, or is it simply a victim of its own success with all of the mistrust being completely unwarranted?
Sep 16, 2019
Enron - The Biggest Fraud in History
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In this episode of ColdFusion, we take a look at the Enron story. This US Energy company was once the darling of Wall Street thanks to its aggressive business tactics and powerful connections to two US Presidents. But the rosy picture painted by the company’s CEO was a facade that ended costing the American people over $60-billion. The company’s implosion went down as the biggest case of fraud in history.
Sep 11, 2019
Plastic Waste Is Swallowing the Earth and Invading Our Bodies
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Millions of tons of plastic wastes are dumped into the environment every, year polluting our oceans and even invading our bodies. The amount of plastic humans eat every year is rising at an alarming rate as the ubiqiutous packaging material is now even found in snow that turns into our drinking water. Plastic can take hundreds, or even thousands of years to break down. As economies of Asian countries such as China begin to mature, the plastic waste problem has only gotten worse. Will the earth and all of it's inhabitants be engulfed in a blanket of life-killing plastic? Maybe not. ColdFusion host Dagogo takes a look at the plastic waste epidemic and discovers that we may already have solutions to reverse the tide. Solutions that include cutting edge technology and incentives for the biggest plastic polluting nations to start recycling on a massive scale.
Aug 16, 2019
The Rise and Fall of BlackBerry
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BlackBerry once dominated the smartphone market with its slick software and amazing hardware. It seemed as if this Canadian company was poised to dominate the smart phone market forever until a computer company named Apple came along and revolutionized the way people communicate and access the internet with the iPhone. How could BlackBerry have been blindsided by a company with absolutely no experience in the mobile phone business industry? The truth? BlackBerry wasn't blindsided. The failure of the company lays at the feet of its co-founders, who decided to write off the iPhone as an expensive trinket because their company was invincible. It's a tale of arrogance and hubris that led to the destruction of a multi-billion dollar company everyone thought was unstoppable.
Aug 13, 2019
How Steve Jobs Saved Pixar from Bankruptcy
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In this episode of ColdFusion we look at how a struggling digital animation company spun off from Lucasfilm, revolutionized how films were animated, almost put Disney's animation division out of business,  brought apple co-founder Steve Jobs to the brink of bankruptcy, and barely avoided imploding. WTF Podcast Toy Story 2 Links Apple Spotify Google Podcasts
Aug 09, 2019
What Killed MySpace? (It Wasn't Facebook)
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A lot of people think that Facebook ended MySpace but in reality, this isn't the case. In this podcast we'll go back to the 2000's to find out what really ended MySpace.
Aug 07, 2019
iPad OS - A New Direction for Apple?
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My quick take on Apple's WWDC and the iPad in particular.
Aug 01, 2019
Worst Tech Predictions | 6 CEOs Who Got it VERY Wrong
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In this episode of ColdFusion, we look at six CEO's who made the worst tech predictions and suffered devestating consequences. We'll touch on business blunders like Steve Ballmer saying that the iPhone was going to be a flop and Blockbuster turning down the chance to buy Netflix for a measly $50-million.
Aug 01, 2019
How BIG is Microsoft?
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Microsoft has become one of the largest and well known companies on the planet, but how did they start, what's their story and just how big are they today? In this video we'll take a look.
Jul 30, 2019
Neuralink
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We take a look at Elon Musk's Neuralink and how the billionaire founder of Space-X and Tesla says the device will revolutionize the treatment of brain related illnesses and diseases. But is this new technology ethical? Will it allow humans to become cyber organisms with computers implanted into our bodies, and if that is where the technology is headed, should we be worried.
Jul 26, 2019
The Billionaires Behind The Opioid Crisis
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America's opioid crisis has had the biggest and most dramatic effect on a the Sackler family. No, it didn't kill anyone within the family. Instead, it made them billions. In this episode of ColdFusion we take a look at how one family's greed and lust for money caused one of the United States greatest health epidemics, killing over two-hundred thousand people, and leaving hundreds of thousands more dependent to a drug 50-times more addictive than morphine. The Slacker family's aggressive sales tactics, bribes, lies, and greed has destroyed lives, communities, and shattered families. An army of doctors helped the Slackers rake in billions, violating their sacred oath to protect their patients, prescribing death sentences in the form of oxycodone in exchange for money.
Jul 23, 2019
The Death of Facebook. How Social Media Ripped Apart a Generation
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Facebook is dying, but why? In this episode of ColdFusion we take a look at why the social media monolith is heading in the same direction as MySpace, and how the company and its business tactics are tearing apart the social fabric of society, making people unhappy, and addicting people at an alarming rate.
Jul 16, 2019
Promising Cancer Cure Hits the Market! (Car-T Cells)
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Cancer as we know it may be coming to an end thanks to a cutting edge treatment. What's the key to this promising new breakthrough? Believe it or not, it's the cancer patients own immune system!
Jul 09, 2019
Theranos – Silicon Valley’s Greatest Disaster
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Theranos, what seemed like one of the most ground breaking companies of the 21st century ended up being one of Silicon Valley's greatest failures. How did Elizabeth Holmes manage to fool the world? In this video we find out the twisting rollercoaster of a story.
Jul 02, 2019
Exploring the Dark Web
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We take a look at the Dark Web in this episode of ColdFusion and find that this digital version of the Wild Wild West is home to a booming drug trade known as the Silk Road, dangerous hitmen, and a treasure trove of data containing your personal information. Find out how the American government helped create the Dark Web and why its existence is essential for American intelligence gathering and spying.
Jul 02, 2019
ColdFusion Introduction
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ColdFusion aims to reveal the bigger picture of our world by making complicated topics easy to understand, often through a narrative lens. Interested in the stretching of minds, ColdFusion is here to educate and inspire the thinkers in us.
Jun 07, 2019