Radio Badger episodes

Podcast on tech, science, art and internet
14 Feb 2018

Space is hot again

Episode 63 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 61mb).


In this episode @robbiemccorkell, @alexsavinme and @marcelcutts chat about following hot topics.

  • Recording on the evening of Falcon Heavy test launch
  • Software errors causing rockets to explode
  • Story of failures at SpaceX
  • UK space agency is (potentially) building a rocket launch site
  • What would UK do with its own spaceport
  • Brexit and space
  • Prices of launching your own satellite
  • Benefits of launching your rocket from New Zealand
  • Space is hot again
  • Doing the difficult stuff
  • Crypto crash
  • Losses of Marcel's diverse crypto portfolio
  • Using bitcoin to avoid your local hyper inflation
  • Speed of traditional money transfer vs speed of crypto transactions
  • Living through the unstable economical times of your country
  • Story of Germany's transition to Euro
  • Why you never think of taxes in the UK
  • HMRC as a very abstract place
  • Having more than one bank account in UK
  • Insight into Open Banking API
  • Crypto mining destroying PC gaming market
  • Sweatcoin
  • DJI Mavic Air drone
  • Bonus track: live commentary on Falcon Heavy rocket launch
  • Ethics of planetary terraforming

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