The Earth now needs to feed 8 billion people… every single day. The only way to meet this almost unimaginable demand for food is to continuously improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and cost basis of growing and delivering that food. That is the agriculture industry’s biggest challenge in the 21st century. Increasingly, agriculture is relying on artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver those gains.
EV charging takes center stage in this week’s podcast! My guest Adam Urban (Director of Engineering – SparkCharge) joins me to chat about how SparkCharge is changing the EV charging landscape. We dig into the details of their Roadie mobile DC fast charger, what their SparkCharge Out of Charge (OOC) Program is all about, and where Adam sees EV charging heading in the future. Also this week, I investigate … Read More → "Have You Got the Spark? How SparkCharge is Changing the EV Charging Landscape"
Open source is the name of the game this week! Arun Gupta from Intel and I investigate the many ways that open source initiatives can foster innovation. We also chat about Intel’s history in the open source community, the evolution of Intel’s open source strategy and the progressive open source projects Intel is … Read More → "Fostering Innovation with Open Source Initiatives"
This week’s podcast is all about one of my all-time favorite topics: VTOLs! My guest is aviation expert and CEO of AFuzion Vance Hinderman. Vance and I chat about AFuzion’s role in the aviation industry, Atea’s plans to launch an eVTOL aircraft in 2026, and where Vance thinks the eVTOL industry is headed in the future.
My guest this week is Bryce Yonker, Executive Director of Grid Forward – an industry association dedicated to electric grid modernization through advanced technology, policy progress and business innovation. Bryce and I discuss Grid Forward’s mission, main activities, the variety of members involved in this organization and why they chose to schedule their EV-Grid symposium at the same … Read More → "All Charged Up! Grid Forward Plots a Path to Electric Grid Modernization"
I think my dear old dad sometimes wished he’d been born in the American Wild West circa the 1850s. When I was a kid in England in the 1960s, we both used to love watching the American “Cowboys and Indians” programs on TV. Even now, almost 60 years later, the names of these westerns still trip off my tongue: Gunsmoke, Rawhide, Wagon … Read More → "The End of the Beginning of the End of Civilization as We Know It (Part 2)?"