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The next gen of meat will be grown in a lab

A future where animal products come from cell cultures.

A non-profit is working toward a post-animal bioeconomy. But does meat grown in a lab really take animals out of the picture?

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What if you could Photoshop your voice?

A new tech can change your voice – to anything you want.

Modulate could help people use a voice that represents who they truly are – but what’s real if you can’t trust what you hear?

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We can change the DNA of an entire species — in the wild

What would you do to cure disease?

With new tech, you can change the DNA of an entire species – but can anyone ever fully understand the risks?

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3DR: When Your Invention Becomes

a Weapon

What is the inventor’s responsibility?

3DR and DIY Drones work to provide open source drone technology for everyone – but bad use cases always emerge.

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Boom: The Return of Supersonic Flight

What if you could travel faster than the speed of sound?

Boom is a supersonic plane that could be the biggest disruption to air travel since the Jet Age. But progress always has a price.

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Affectiva: Software That Detects How You Feel

What if your computer could read your face?

Affectiva is an AI tool that can detect and read universal emotions. It could make tech more “human” – but could it also invade our inner lives?

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Woebot: A Virtual Therapist 

What happens when we remove the human therapist from therapy?

Woebot uses AI to guide users through a session, anytime, anywhere. It could increase access to mental health care, and reduce the stigma around it – no human therapist required.

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Halo: A Headset That Makes You Learn Faster 

If you could learn as fast as a kid again, would you?

A headset that helps you learn as fast as a kid again. Athletes use it; musicians too. But we’re not far from a future when Halo could help anyone master anything. Where will that take us?

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EPISODE 1

Handcrafted

Brian Chesky
Co-founder & CEO of Airbnb

With cameo appearances by Patrick Collison (Stripe), Nancy Lublin (Dress for Success)

Photography By Jacqui Ipp

“In order to scale you have to do things that don’t scale.”

Reid’s theory:
If you want your company to truly scale, you first have to do things that don’t scale. Hand-craft the core experience. Serve your customers one-by-one. Then figure out how and what to scale.

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