AI can predict your imminent death / AirPod flexing

Epsidoe 8: AI can predict your imminent death /  AirPod flexing

Episode 8 of the Next Big Ping

Run time: 1:02:39

In Episode 8 of The Next Big Ping:

  • Ben and Andy close out their 30 day Carnivore Diet challenge with their results.  Andy is now on to the Bulletproof Diet and Ben is going to eat salad for a week just to get some crunch back into his meals, before going back on for another month.
  • Join our Cyborg Army
  • New study shows that artificial intelligence can predict your impending death in the next year from electrical data from your ECG. 
  • AirPod Pros that fly out of your ear? And what is with AirPod Flexing and 17 year old girls (and boys)?
  • Is there a foldable tablet in your future? New devices from Samsung and LG.
  • 3D printing is coming of age. With metal 3D printing coming, we discuss what is about to become possible. 
  • Elon Musk’s Starlink project should bring Internet from orbit to the whole Earth.
  • 1982 Blade Runner movie’s future is our present: Nov 2019. We discuss what has come true.
  • Visit us on the web at https://nextbigping.com

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Abolish Time Zones and the Rise of the RoboBee

Next Big Ping Episode 7

Episode 6 of the Next Big Ping

Run time: 1:00:18

In Episode 7 of The Next Big Ping:

  • Abolish daylight savings? Some say yes. Abolish time zones? Perhaps, though could be a dumb move. 
  • Harvard researchers have created a robotic bee powered by solar.
  • ADHD is on the rise in adults. Up 50% in 10 years. 
  • Keep Monsanto from sponsoring us by joining the Cyborg Army and support the show.
  • Self driving farm equipment is almost here…and it will drive down the cost of food.
  • Does the flu shot matter? Yes. No. Huh? Good question.
  • And Apple Tv+ is here and it has a unique advantage over Netlfix.
  • All this and more, plus an update on Ben and Andy’s adventures with the Carnivore Diet.
  • Visit us on the web at https://nextbigping.com

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Making Babies In Space and Dumb Dumb AI

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Episode 6 of the Next Big Ping

Run time: 1:06

In Episode 6 of The Next Big Ping:

  • Carnivore Diet Test Progress Report – We’re midway into our diet test and we’re making progress. Of course it ain’t all burgers and cream.
  • Making Babies in Space. Can humans conceive in space? Is sex possible in zero gravity? Science wants to know.
  • Join the Cyborg Army and support the show.
  • Dumb dumb artificial intelligence. It aint that smart sometimes especially when it comes to Ben’s adventures into restaurants for breakfast.
  • Google makes a quantum computing leap.
  • Universal Basic Income test in California. Bye bye jobs hello free money.
  • Visit us on the web at https://nextbigping.com

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Carnivore Diet Test, Life on Mars and Spider Bot on the Moon

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Episode 5 of the Next Big Ping

Run time: 0:42:10

In Episode 5 of The Next Big Ping:

  • The Great Carnivore Diet Test has begun. Chubby cyborgs Ben and Andy attempt to shed some pounds with an all meat diet.
  • Join the Cyborg Army.
  • Life on Mars may have already been discovered.
  • Spiderbot to explore the Moon in 2021, courtesy of the Brits
  • Google Pixel 4 is out and it has face radar (yay!) and no earphone jack (boo).
  • Visit us on the web at https://nextbigping.com

Basic Rules of The Carnivore Diet

Here are the basics that Ben and Andy are following on their Carnivore Diet that they started in Episode 5 of the Next Big Ping:

  1. Eat animals only. Beef, chicken, pork (including bacon) , seafood, etc.
  2. Whole fat dairy is ok if you don’t have an issue digesting it.
  3. Yes to cheese.
  4. We drink coffee as it is a neutral food but we both use whole cream and Andy also uses unsalted butter.
  5. Andy is drinking scotch.
  6. No bread, no processed foods, no rice, no pasta, no potatoes, no vegetables, no flour, no starches, no sugar.
  7. Andy supplements with duck fat and eats egg yolks for breakfast.
  8. Adding some carbohydrate neutral vegetables turns it into a ketogenic diet.
  9. If in doubt, ask if it is from an animal, if it is is is ok to eat.

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Alt-Meat Burger Taste Test

Dog Food vs Alt-Meat Burgers

Episode 3 of the Next Big Ping

Run time: 1:01:57

In Episode 4 of The Next Big Ping:

  • We taste test the Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat burger.
  • Alt-meat burgers are made out of the same stuff as pet food.
  • New study suggests meat consumption is not a health hazard.
  • Join the Cyborg Army.
  • UPS certified as a drone airline by the US government
  • Get a ticket to ride on Elon Musk’s passenger rocket….in the next 5 years?
  • Visit us on the web at https://nextbigping.com

See video of Andy taste testing Beyond Meat:

Beyond Meat Taste Test from Andy Walker on Vimeo.

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Algae can save the world and Facebook sees and hears all

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Episode 3 of the Next Big Ping

Run time: 0:50:37

In Episode 3 of The Next Big Ping:

Episode run time: 00:50:36

  • A new algae bioreactor might just be the solution we are looking for help scrub greenhouse gases.
  • Join the Cyborg Army.
  • Facebook introduces Facebook Portal TV that helps make conferencing from your TV easy. But it also listens to you at home and can watch you via a camera. 
  • Beyond Meat burger goes retail in the U.S. 
  • Nike gets into AI, buying an AI company to help fit your shoes and sell you more stuff.
  • Bye bye jobs, hello Universal Basic Income?
  • Rod Stewart cured of prostate cancer
  • Reach out and touch someone on your Skype calls with a robot.
  • Visit us on the web at https://nextbigping.com

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Crispr Babies and Thumbs Up Trump on Vaping

Episode 2 of the Next Big Ping

Run time: 1:14:00

In Episode 2 of The Next Big Ping:

  • Edit your baby’s genes with CRISPR technology.
  • No more raspberry vaping, kids! Flavored vaping to go bye bye, says POTUS, who gets rare CNN applause for his stance on e-cigarettes.
  • Drive your electric F150 truck from Ford? It’s coming.
  • Self drive cars should pull over if driver falls asleep, UK researchers says
  • Plastic eating super bacteria is now a thing. Garbage eating bugs may save the planet.
  • Accelerated drug development thanks to pharma AI.

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blinded by Eating Potato Chips

Blinded by Potato Chips

Episode 1 of the Next Big Ping

Run time: 1:01:44

In Episode 1 of The Next Big Ping:

  • Kid goes blind because all he ate was potato chips. 
  • Invasion of privacy – Will you let cops access your Ring doorbell video?
  • iPhone 11? What will they call the new iPhone set for release in Sept 2019. Three models to be released. Including a possible iPhone 11 Pro Max?
  • UK rocket man delivers mail using a five mini-engine jet suit.
  • Pizza and ice cream are additive, researchers find.  Wha? Yeah.
  • Carbon NanoTube transistors to replace silicon transistor chips…coming in 2024
  • Ah screw it…we’re all doomed anyway…because the next mass extinction event is on its way.

Note: In this episode we reference “last week’s episode” which we are calling Episode 0, which will be released soon as a bonus for those that are curious, but it was more of a test than anything else.

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