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Silicon Real is the Weekly Talk Show dedicated to the People of the London Technology Startup Scene.In over 80 episodes we have spoken to the top people in Startups, Venture Capital, FinTech, Incubators, Hardware, and More.Our weekly episodes are viewed by over 10,000 people on YouTube and downloaded over 25,000 times on iTunes.Do you know someone on Silicon Real? Take a look...
 
Radio Badger is a podcast on tech, art, games and life in London, broadcasted from the shed in the middle of Silicon Roundabout in Shoreditch.
 
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In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin and Marcel Cutts talk about Falcon Heavy test launch, story of SpaceX failures, UK building its own spaceport, New Zealand has launch their own rocket, Brexit and space, crypto crash update, Bitcoin vs hyperinflation of a local economy, Open Banking API, Sweatcoin, DJI Mavic Air. More details an ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin and Marcel Cutts talk about Meltdown and Spectre update, evolution of complexity in chips, Cryptofriends secret Discord channel, energy efficient blockchain alternatives, proof of stake, hot picks from crypto market, Bitcoin Cash and how to get banned on Bitcoin subreddit, Lightning network, upd ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin and Marcel Cutts talk about celebrating New Year in Hackney Marshes, Star Wars, art of misdirection in trailers, how one of the podcast hosts got touched by Spielberg, cryogenics, life extension, DNA manipulation, 23andme service, Marcel's highly eventful trip to Berlin React conf, how to kill a ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin and Marcel Cutts talk about how much turkey you can eat before you die, what to do when a TSA agent tries to make a joke, what's the deal with pardoning a turkey, bitcoins, etherium, capital gain tax incentives when you have crypto as a commodity, basic income experiment in Finland, usability of ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin and Marcel Cutts talk about droning in Bulgarian mountains, Robbie's trip across California, cockroaches in cheap motels, shooting range, first time guns experience, Prague, anti-clubbing in London, steampunk Mac repair cafe in East London, Reactive Conf in Bratislava, React Finland conf, life i ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin and Marcel Cutts talk about React Boston and how to get accepted to your first international tech conference, what it takes to prepare an hour long talk on ReasonML, effects of tech bubble cities, Heathrow Terminal 5, mechanical keyboards, inter-planetary file system, Scuttlebutt, Uber and Greyb ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin, Marcel Cutts and Andy Cumine talk about Using Face ID with Apple Pay when on London Tube, Home button as an important part of accessibility, deeper pixels, getting professional photographer out of their jobs with neural networks, Zero-one-infinity rule in software, true 24 fps and how many peop ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin, Marcel Cutts and Andy Cumine talk about hotel inside a Boeing 747 in Stockholm, piloting DJI Spark in wifi mode, why you should not live in Whitstable, South Downs cycling trip, parkour course in London, Medium's clap (not slap) button, switching from Spotify to Apple Music, tethering Tesla's w ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin, Etiene Dalcol and Marcel Cutts talk about SHA 2017 hacker camp impressions (aka Nerdy Burning Man), ethical assessment of software projects, first hand report on filming of READY PLAYER ONE at Pinewood studios, playing an extra in a big budget sci-fi film experience, buying a first drone from a ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell and Alexander Savin talk about Brexodus, benefits of a dual citizenship, benefits of the open space layout for software development, curvature of the office walls, remote first culture, Tesla Model 3, DJI Spark first hand impressions, jailbreaking of drone hardware, Ready Player One. More details and links with ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin, Andy Cumin and Zoë Bryant talk about careers day at the secondary school, challenges of explaining a role of a software engineer to the young audience, coding career vs mechanical engineering, what is a cookie, Facebook algorithm mom problem, power of targeted ads, Alex's new job, biomethane, T ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin talk about DIY drone platforms, Google IO impressions, new kind of stand alone VR headset, strong magnetic interference vs drones, Destiny 2 announcement, Wannacry and Windows XP. More details and links with shownotes can be found on our site http://www.radiobadger.com This episode is once again ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin, Zoë Bryant and Mónika Ferencz-Szabó talk about top sport smart watches, listening to podcasts on Apple Watch, smart jewellery, American Gods, whispering Alexa, Amazon Echo Look, proper review of the Nintendo Switch (and taste of the new game cards), DJI Googles, AR games for drones, The Boring ...…
 
In this very special SXSW 2017 episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin, Melissa Marshall, Zoë Bryant and Mónika Ferencz-Szabó talk about AI, wearables, chatbots, NASA, Snapchat Spectacles, space, Steven Wolfram, Ray Kurzweil, Yasmine Green, Apollo Mission Control documentary, immutable reality. More details and links with shownotes can be fou ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin talk about taste of Nintendo Switch cartridges, registering a drone with the FAA, Tesla Model X test drive impressions, car key triangulation, amendments on keeping EU citizens in the UK, tourist trip to the dark side of the Moon, Trappist-1 system and how it is related to Elite Dangerous. More ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin talk about Estonian e-residentship and why you might need it, FOSDEM 2017 conference impressions fresh from Brussels, how to organize your own conference, React London 2017 conf speakers announcement, Trump2cash, Twitter bot generator, awesome falsehoods StackOverflow on a weekend, sci-fi books ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin talk about pre-ordering Nintendo Switch, pricing of classic NES games, Fallout 4 VR, Dolphin VR, alternative NASA Twitter accounts, UX of the protesting on the streets of London, droning update, plausible deniability and rubber hose cryptoanalysis, LibreTaxi and The Expanse TV show. More details ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin talk about DJI Mavic, flying a drone in London, dronecode, rules of safety, DJI camera, drones in Royal Parks, issues with indoor flying, DJI cloud big data analysis, Mavic vs GoPro Karma, Faradey Future FF91, Hasselblad, Kodak Ectachrome film, Apple QuickTake 100 digital camera, Trello. More de ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin, Marcel Cutts and Andrew Bestbier talk about traveling to the post Trump New York City, Momentum TNW conference first hand impressions, chatbots, houseparty at the MIT in Boston, Investigatory Powers Bill in the UK, most powerful passport in the world, Oculus Touch controllers, riding segways, B ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin and introducing Zoë Bryant talk about web accessibility, Mozfest in London, new Macbook Pro, Empathy Lab by Facebook, Homekit enabled radiator controller, VR game for punching sharks. More details and links with shownotes can be found on our site http://www.radiobadger.com This episode is once a ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin talk about Tesla self driving tech, project Titan development, PlayStation VR special event in Shoreditch, Batman VR, Pokemon Go Plus review, Nintendo Switch. More details and links with shownotes can be found on our site http://www.radiobadger.com This episode is once again recorded in a cozy s ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin and Mónika Ferencz-Szabó talk about Facebook brand new VR experience, Monster Factory, AltSpace VR, year of the virtual assistants, first hand impressions with Amazon Alexa, Siri vs Alexa, developing for Alexa with AWS Lambdas, dangers of having Amazon Dash button at home, Google Pixel and Daydr ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin and Anna Doubkova talk about StrangeLoop conf, Apple Event, Cat-o-phobia, filming Transformers in London, Breadxit. More details and links with shownotes can be found on our site http://www.radiobadger.com This episode is once again recorded in a cozy shed next to the Old Street roundabout in Lo ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin and Monika Ferencz talk about Monzo card while travelling in Russia, The Stranger Things, No Man's Sky, vintage soviet arcade machines, procedurally generated games, Dirt Rally for Oculus Rift. More details and links with shownotes can be found on our site http://www.radiobadger.com This episode ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin and Monika Ferencz talk about where to find Digletts in London, PoGo catch up, Wikipedia vs Wolphram Alpha, semiprime numbers, Tesla master plan part 2 review, Tesla fleet, recent trip to Germany, getting your walking stick pass the security in the airport, Star Trek movie review, Mr Robot, Warc ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin and Monika Ferencz talk about Brexit perspectives for software developers in the UK, freedom of movement, Pokemon Go craze, techniques for hatching eggs, Hyperloop proposal to connect Helsinki and Stockholm, controversy of releasing beta grade software features over the air to modern cars. More ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin, Monika Ferencz and introducing Amy Crimmens talk about details on the upcoming React London conference, recent Apple WWDC impressions, Pebble 2 vs upcoming new Apple Watch, differential privacy, impressions on JSConf in Budapest, impressions on Budapest in general, Valve's Destinations VR and o ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell and Alexander Savin talk aboutrecent React Europe conference in Paris, GraphQL stack at Facebook, Flow and Nuclide, Babel optimizations for rendering React components, post conference party with badgers, notes from the Tesla annual shareholders meeting, I-1 analog instant camera by Impossible Project, Polaroid S ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell and Alexander Savin talk about Mondo API, Google IO fresh impressions, metadata generation with image recognition, Tensor Processing Units, Nabaztag smart rabbit, Job Simulator by Valve, HTC Vive, UX of dying in VR, using torches in VR. More details and links with shownotes can be found on our site http://www.ra ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin and introducing Marcel Cutts chat on developing software for space satellites, Solar Orbiter mission by ESA, MatLab, bit flipping by cosmic radiation, cats taking over London tube station, Vive HTC unboxing and setup impressions, room scaled VR, undocumented hints on how to reset Vive VR control ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alexander Savin and Viktor Charypar chat on bot Fatigue, Oculus Rift CV1 live impressions, Eve Valkyrie, 755Mpx 300fps Lytro Cinema Camera, Tesla Mode 3 autopilot, transition to the driverless cars, Falcon 9 first stage landing on the ship. More details and links with shownotes can be found on our site http://w ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell and Alexander Savin chat on cycling on a foldable bike, rains in California, O'Reilly Fluent conference, Electron, botnets, darknets, notable conference swag, Oculus Touch controllers, pre-ordering the right VR headset, current state of WebVR, Valkee the human charging device, new DJI Phantom drone, recent Apple ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell and Alexander Savin chat on reasons why gravity waves are so awesome, how to build your own space satellite, HTC Vive preorders and features, using LeapMotion with your VR headset, introducing new section with book reviews on our podcast, What If -book review by Randall Munroe, swimming on the Moon, new likes on ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell and Alexander Savin chat about electronic cat flaps, Prime Now experience when living in East London, iPad Pro live review, Apple Pencil latency review, curved imaging sensors, Canon EOS 750D review, 360 VR documentary film project from Chernobyl, booking your holidays in Chernobyl and secret seed store on the i ...…
 
We're back after Christmas break with full length episode. Our hosts Robbie McCorkell, Alex Savin, Viktor Charypar and welcoming back Federico Capaldo will talk from the shed on Old Street about reusable rockets, burglary in Vauxhall, CIA declassifies catalogs of UFO related documents, AWS mechanical turks, NY Times VR, Oculus preorders, Mondo ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alex Savin and Viktor Charypar talk about life in New York and Dublin, underground shelters in London, Prague and Helsinki, empty floors in skyscrapers in the middle of Manhattan, ancient laws protecting London skyline, reflecting on the life changing tech innovations of the year, mesh computing, project Etheri ...…
 
WATCH: https://londonrealacademy.com/episodes/alex-macpherson-octopus-ventures/ Alex Macpherson - Octopus Ventures. Silicon Real - Entrepreneurs In Tech. Octopus Ventures has a clear mission: to be the preferred venture capital house of the most talented entrepreneurs. Octopus Ventures on Twitter: http://twitter.com/OctopusVentures In their own ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alex Savin and Mónika Ferencz-Szabó talk about new Apple TV, talks on iTunes movies subscription service, missing features of Netflix, starless faves on Twitter, smart wristband charging smart watches, anti drones radio wave gun, new upcoming Star Trek series and basic income pilot in Finland. For full shownote ...…
 
In this episode Alex Savin travells to the cozy Facebook London office to meet with core Relay team and chat on topics around Relay, roots of this project at Facebook, how it used internally today, upcoming features, ways of working at FB and London impressions by Relay team when travelling here from sunny California. For full shownotes and lin ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alex Savin, Viktor Charypar and our very special guest Jon Sharratt talk about Amazon re:invent event in Las Vegas, serverless apps, conference swag, snowballs, surviving on Mars, StarWars and ASP.NET based cinema sites, discovery of a curious star by Keppler project, and how advanced our civilization is on a g ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alex Savin and Mónika Ferencz-Szabó talk about WebExpo conference in Prague, Pebble Steel vs Pebble Round, seasonal wristbands for smartwatches, commuting on a citybike in London, Spartan race trifecto, Tesla Model X release and discovery of water on Mars. For full shownotes and links check our website http://w ...…
 
WATCH: https://londonrealacademy.com/episodes/jeff-lynn-seedrs/ Silicon Real - Entrepreneurs In Tech. Seedrs makes it simple to buy into the businesses you believe in and share in their success. In their own words: "We let all types of investors invest in businesses they believe in and share in their success. We let all types of growth-focused ...…
 
In this episode Robbie McCorkell, Alex Savin, Viktor Charypar and Mónika Ferencz-Szabó talk about Lego sets as effective investment, new Google logo, ethics of ad blocking and native support for this in iOS9, Dismaland, working at Amazon, self driving cars and laser pointers, human issues with singularity, post delivery by drones in Finland and ...…
 
WATCH: http://londonrealacademy.com/episodes/alice-bentinck-entrepreneur-first/ Alice Bentinck is the co-founder of Entrepreneur First, the leading pre-seed investment programme for Europe’s best technical founders. After McKinsey & Co, Alice turned down an offer from Google to found Entrepreneur First. Alice taught herself to code, and founded ...…
 
In this anniversary episode Robbie McCorkell, Alex Savin, Roisi Proven, Viktor Charypar and introducing Mónika Ferencz-Szabó mostly talk about being bread. They also reflect on one year of podcasting, upcoming Apple Car, curse of electric showers in London, bomb in Bethnal Green, boobs in Witcher 3, Hyperloop and Microsoft Edge browser. For ful ...…
 
In this episode Robbie Mccorkell, Alex Savin and our special guest Federico Capaldo talk about Badger Academy, challenges of pair programming, Facebook Relay first impressions, startup talks at Google Campus, how to choose worthy idea for a startup, solving Zork on Slack and using Emacs as primary IDE. For full shownotes and links check our web ...…
 
In this episode Robbie Mccorkell, Alex Savin and Viktor Charypar talk about React Europe conference impressions, notable talks, animations in React, big deal about GraphQL, migrating your legacy app to React, Slack Emoji reactions, Apple Music impressions, London Tube strike day, and touchable holograms. For full shownotes and links check our w ...…
 
In this episode Roisi Proven, Robbie Mccorkell, Alex Savin and Viktor Charypar talk about Fallout 4, playing post-apocalyptic games in stereoscopic mode, Apple WWDC, theoretical advantages of warp drives, AI generated pictures, Taylor Swift, relationship with Google Photos, Secret Cinema Star Wars, Plan 9 OS. For full shownotes and links check ...…
 
In this episode Roisi Proven, Robbie Mccorkell, Alex Savin and Viktor Charypar talk about unexpected consequences of sharing your heartbeat stats, project Soli, project Tango, shared augmented reality, Tesla Energy, Superman as a source of infinite gravitation, Mad Max the movie, Unicode 9.0 draft proposal, dong detector in games and upcoming f ...…
 
In this episode Roisi Proven, Robbie Mccorkell and Alex Savin talk about O'Reilly Fluent conference in San Francisco, Cocoaconf in Yosemite national park, share tips on effective networking when attending confs, Estonian electronic residenship , Bitcoin pizza day, evolution of Apple Watch apps UX, as well as doing live review of the Firefox OS ...…
 
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