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August 16, 2019
Plastic Waste Is Swallowing the Earth and Invading Our Bodies
Millions of tons of plastic wastes are dumped into the environment every, year polluting our oceans and even invading our bodies. The amount of plastic humans eat every year is rising at an alarming rate as the ubiqiutous packaging material is now even found in snow that turns into our drinking water. Plastic can take hundreds, or even thousands of years to break down. As economies of Asian countries such as China begin to mature, the plastic waste problem has only gotten worse. Will the earth and all of it's inhabitants be engulfed in a blanket of life-killing plastic? Maybe not. ColdFusion host Dagogo takes a look at the plastic waste epidemic and discovers that we may already have solutions to reverse the tide. Solutions that include cutting edge technology and incentives for the biggest plastic polluting nations to start recycling on a massive scale.
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12 min
August 13, 2019
The Rise and Fall of BlackBerry
BlackBerry once dominated the smartphone market with its slick software and amazing hardware. It seemed as if this Canadian company was poised to dominate the smart phone market forever until a computer company named Apple came along and revolutionized the way people communicate and access the internet with the iPhone. How could BlackBerry have been blindsided by a company with absolutely no experience in the mobile phone business industry? The truth? BlackBerry wasn't blindsided. The failure of the company lays at the feet of its co-founders, who decided to write off the iPhone as an expensive trinket because their company was invincible. It's a tale of arrogance and hubris that led to the destruction of a multi-billion dollar company everyone thought was unstoppable.
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14 min
August 9, 2019
How Steve Jobs Saved Pixar from Bankruptcy
In this episode of ColdFusion we look at how a struggling digital animation company spun off from Lucasfilm, revolutionized how films were animated, almost put Disney's animation division out of business, brought apple co-founder Steve Jobs to the brink of bankruptcy, and barely avoided imploding.WTF Podcast Toy Story 2 LinksAppleSpotifyGoogle Podcasts
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14 min
August 7, 2019
What Killed MySpace? (It Wasn't Facebook)
A lot of people think that Facebook ended MySpace but in reality, this isn't the case. In this podcast we'll go back to the 2000's to find out what really ended MySpace.
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15 min
August 1, 2019
iPad OS - A New Direction for Apple?
My quick take on Apple's WWDC and the iPad in particular.
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6 min
August 1, 2019
Worst Tech Predictions | 6 CEOs Who Got it VERY Wrong
In this episode of ColdFusion, we look at six CEO's who made the worst tech predictions and suffered devestating consequences. We'll touch on business blunders like Steve Ballmer saying that the iPhone was going to be a flop and Blockbuster turning down the chance to buy Netflix for a measly $50-million.
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12 min
July 30, 2019
How BIG is Microsoft?
Microsoft has become one of the largest and well known companies on the planet, but how did they start, what's their story and just how big are they today? In this video we'll take a look.
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18 min
July 26, 2019
Neuralink
We take a look at Elon Musk's Neuralink and how the billionaire founder of Space-X and Tesla says the device will revolutionize the treatment of brain related illnesses and diseases. But is this new technology ethical? Will it allow humans to become cyber organisms with computers implanted into our bodies, and if that is where the technology is headed, should we be worried.
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11 min
July 23, 2019
The Billionaires Behind The Opioid Crisis
America's opioid crisis has had the biggest and most dramatic effect on a the Sackler family. No, it didn't kill anyone within the family. Instead, it made them billions. In this episode of ColdFusion we take a look at how one family's greed and lust for money caused one of the United States greatest health epidemics, killing over two-hundred thousand people, and leaving hundreds of thousands more dependent to a drug 50-times more addictive than morphine. The Slacker family's aggressive sales tactics, bribes, lies, and greed has destroyed lives, communities, and shattered families. An army of doctors helped the Slackers rake in billions, violating their sacred oath to protect their patients, prescribing death sentences in the form of oxycodone in exchange for money.
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30 min
July 16, 2019
The Death of Facebook. How Social Media Ripped Apart a Generation
Facebook is dying, but why? In this episode of ColdFusion we take a look at why the social media monolith is heading in the same direction as MySpace, and how the company and its business tactics are tearing apart the social fabric of society, making people unhappy, and addicting people at an alarming rate.
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14 min
July 9, 2019
Promising Cancer Cure Hits the Market! (Car-T Cells)
Cancer as we know it may be coming to an end thanks to a cutting edge treatment. What's the key to this promising new breakthrough? Believe it or not, it's the cancer patients own immune system!
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11 min
July 2, 2019
Theranos – Silicon Valley’s Greatest Disaster
Theranos, what seemed like one of the most ground breaking companies of the 21st century ended up being one of Silicon Valley's greatest failures. How did Elizabeth Holmes manage to fool the world? In this video we find out the twisting rollercoaster of a story.
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27 min
July 2, 2019
Exploring the Dark Web
We take a look at the Dark Web in this episode of ColdFusion and find that this digital version of the Wild Wild West is home to a booming drug trade known as the Silk Road, dangerous hitmen, and a treasure trove of data containing your personal information. Find out how the American government helped create the Dark Web and why its existence is essential for American intelligence gathering and spying.
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13 min
June 7, 2019
ColdFusion Introduction
ColdFusion aims to reveal the bigger picture of our world by making complicated topics easy to understand, often through a narrative lens. Interested in the stretching of minds, ColdFusion is here to educate and inspire the thinkers in us.
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