Episode 59 • 🖨 Economy is AOK, Quantitative Easing, & China’s African Cities

We kick the decade off with an irreverent look at the last month of news. Kicking off with YouTube’s Christmas crypto purge, shifting into New Year Drone displays, and taking a hard brake alongside Craig Wright’s 2019 Bitcoin predictions.

The economy is fine, quantitative easing is just a bit of light entertainment, and China is building self-sustaining cities in the middle of Africa… All is well.

Nevertheless, drone deliveries are becoming a thing, an autonomous fighter jet is undergoing trials, and Segway are creating the dystopian utopia we’ve all been dreaming of.

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Show Segments

0:00 Intro: Soleimani, Iran, Bitcoin

1:56 Welcome!

2:45 Disclaimer

3:11 What We’ve Been Up To

8:54 Privacy & Security + Bitcoin Basics

9:19 YouTube’s Christmas Purge

14:17 Shenzen Stock Exchange Launch Blockchain Index

15:43 Drones Becoming Big Part of NYE Fireworks

17:20 Dr Wrong? Jan 1st Craig Wright Update

20:29 Bitcoin Halving

23:13 CNBC: Goldman Say US Economy is Nearly Recession-Proof

24:21 Quantitative Easing Strikes Back

28:11 China Is Building Enormous Cities All Over Africa

35:17 China Confirms 3rd GM Baby Born

38:54 Google Launch Interpreter — Real-time Language Translation

40:54 Commercial Drone Deliveries – Heading for Mainstream?

44:19 Autonomous Boeing Fighter Jet Beta Testing in Australia

47:48 Autonomous Ship Mayflower — Set to Sail in Sept?

50:08 Segway’s New Wall-E-inspired Chair-Transport-Thing

55:44 Wrap Up

57:00 Outtakes

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