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26 Episodes
This Reality Does Not Exist: Trust in an Age of Synthetic Media with Alexei Efros (UC Berkeley) and

This Reality Does Not Exist: Trust in an Age of Synthetic Media with Alexei Efros (UC Berkeley) and

AI-based tools are proving capable of fabricating or modifying imagery and audio in ways that are nearly indistinguishable from reality. How can these systems and media be detected, and how can we trust anything when everything could be faked?
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Greener Pastures with Colin Angle (iRobot)

Greener Pastures with Colin Angle (iRobot)

iRobot’s CEO will discuss the company’s work to make robots a household mainstay, from the Roomba to Terra, the new robotic lawnmower that was 12 years in the making.
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What happens after the Industrial Robot-lution with Dr. Kiyonori Inaba (FANUC)

What happens after the Industrial Robot-lution with Dr. Kiyonori Inaba (FANUC)

Two centuries after the Industrial Revolution, robotics and deep learning are creating another paradigm shift in manufacturing. As more parts of production become automated, what will human workers gain and what will they lose?
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Fireside Chat with Anthony Levandowski (Pronto.AI)

Fireside Chat with Anthony Levandowski (Pronto.AI)

Anthony Levandowski, the former star Google engineer and serial entrepreneur who was at the center of a trade secrets lawsuit between Uber and Waymo, is back with a new startup. TechCrunch sits down with Levandowski for a wide-ranging discussion o...
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Building the Robots that Build with Noah Ready-Campbell (BUILT Robotics) and Saurabh Ladha (Doxel AI

Building the Robots that Build with Noah Ready-Campbell (BUILT Robotics) and Saurabh Ladha (Doxel AI

Can robots help us build structures faster, smarter, and cheaper? Built Robotics makes a self-driving excavator. Doxel develops a robot powered solution that uses computer vision to help track and monitor progress on job sites. We'll talk with the...
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DEMO: Manmeet Maggu (Trexo Robotics)

DEMO: Manmeet Maggu (Trexo Robotics)

Trexo Robotics is on a mission to help children with disabilities walk. See the latest wearable robot from these researchers at the University of Toronto.
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DEMO: Berkeley Skydeck (UC Berkeley)

DEMO: Berkeley Skydeck (UC Berkeley)

Caroline Winnett of Berkeley Skydeck introduces us to the latest creations from KiwiBot and Squishy Robotics
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DEMO: Gui Cavalcanti (Breeze Automation)

DEMO: Gui Cavalcanti (Breeze Automation)

Leading roboticist Gui Cavalcanti, formerly of Megabots and Boston Dynamics, launches a new company, developing a soft robot for research and exploration.
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Can’t We All Just Get Along? with Anca Dragan (UC Berkeley), Rana el Kaliouby (Affectiva), and Matt

Can’t We All Just Get Along? with Anca Dragan (UC Berkeley), Rana el Kaliouby (Affectiva), and Matt

Robots and humans are working and living together more than ever, and that means we have to watch out for one another - literally.
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Putting Drones to Work with Grant Canary (Droneseed) and Arnaud Thiercelin (DJI)

Putting Drones to Work with Grant Canary (Droneseed) and Arnaud Thiercelin (DJI)

Drones can be used for more than buzzing around the beach or recording weddings. In the last few years, we've seen drones that help stop poachers, deliver packages, inspect pipelines, and more. What's next?
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DEMO: NVIDIA Robotics

DEMO: NVIDIA Robotics

NVIDIA’s VP of Engineering Claire Delaunay will showcase the company’s push to democratize robotics development. She will be joined by some of the company’s own robotic creations, including Kaya and Carter.
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Artificial Intelligence: Minds, Economies and Systems that Learn with Ken Goldberg (UC Berkeley) and

Artificial Intelligence: Minds, Economies and Systems that Learn with Ken Goldberg (UC Berkeley) and

AI and robots are being adopted by industry after industry, ushering in a new era in technology and services — but one that needs to be built as it grows. Berkeley's Ken Goldberg and Michael Jordan discuss the advances that got us here and what co...
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The Best Robots on Four Legs with Marc Raibert (Boston Dynamics)

The Best Robots on Four Legs with Marc Raibert (Boston Dynamics)

Boston Dynamics rocked the world with the robots like Big Dog, Cheetah and Atlas. As one of the company's latest creations SpotMini comes to market, CEO Marc Raibert will discuss the company's journey to productizing.
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Unfolding the Samsung Galaxy Fold

Unfolding the Samsung Galaxy Fold

After months of teasers and speculation, Samsung's foldable is finally here. But can the fold live up to the hype -- and the $2,000 price tag?
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IAM Robotics puts a unique spin on warehouse automation

IAM Robotics puts a unique spin on warehouse automation

Before robots get to do the fun stuff, they’re going to be tasked with all of the things humans don’t want to do. It’s a driving tenet of automation -- developing robotics and AI designed to replace dull, dirty and dangerous tasks. It’s no surpris...
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How Bossa Nova’s robots track inventory at Walmart stores

How Bossa Nova’s robots track inventory at Walmart stores

The Pittsburgh based startup pivoted from kids toys to inventory robots. Now they’re monitoring store shelves in 50 Walmart locations.
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CMU builds a backpack with a robotic arm

CMU builds a backpack with a robotic arm

The latest invention out of Carnegie-Mellon's snake lab is an assistive robot arm mounted to a backpack.
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CMU team develops a robot and drone system for mine rescues

CMU team develops a robot and drone system for mine rescues

The team is preparing for DARPA’s subterranean challenge in a Pennsylvania coal mine.
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Everything Apple announced at its ‘Show Time’ event

Everything Apple announced at its ‘Show Time’ event

Apple made numerous announcements at a two-hour event, primarily focusing on its new premium media subscriptions. Don’t have time to catch up on all of it? Here are the highlights.
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Apple unveils its subscription streaming service, Apple TV+

Apple unveils its subscription streaming service, Apple TV+

Apple has officially announced its streaming initiative, Apple TV+. CEO Tim Cook said this will be an ad-free subscription, with everything available for online and offline viewing, in more than 100 countries. It’s coming this fall, but Apple has...
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Meet the robots that help get your Amazon packages on time

Meet the robots that help get your Amazon packages on time

Up close with the robots that run Amazon's fulfillment centers.
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The Tesla Model Y is a 300-mile-range Model 3 doppelgänger coming in fall 2020

The Tesla Model Y is a 300-mile-range Model 3 doppelgänger coming in fall 2020

The Model Y is a mid-sized all-electric vehicle that will start at $39,000 and is slated to hit the marketplace in fall 2020.
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Hands-on with Microsoft's HoloLens 2

Hands-on with Microsoft's HoloLens 2

We go hands-on with Microsoft's new HoloLens 2 mixed reality headset at MWC Barcelona.
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Huawei’s folding Mate X: a closer look

Huawei’s folding Mate X: a closer look

Huawei's new 5G device isn't the first foldable, but it may well be the best.
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A Closer look at the Samsung Galaxy Fold

A Closer look at the Samsung Galaxy Fold

A week after debuting in San Francisco, Samsung gives us a better look at its forthcoming foldable.
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Samsung’s Galaxy S10 lineup arrives with four new models

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 lineup arrives with four new models

Meet the S10, S10+, S10 E and S10 5G. Pre-orders open Feb. 21.
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Plant-based food company, Just, says traditional meat and dairy industries are great partners.

Plant-based food company, Just, says traditional meat and dairy industries are great partners.

We visited Just, Inc. headquarters to try out their latest product, Just Egg. Udi Lazimy, showed us the vast plant library, Chingyao walks us through their Discovery Platform, and CEO Joshua Tetrick explains what's wrong and what's right with the...
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Patreon: First Hires

Patreon: First Hires

Patreon founders Jack Conte and Sam Yam talk about how they recruited their first engineers against stiff competition.
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Patreon: Funding

Patreon: Funding

Patreon founders Jack Conte and Sam Yam discuss how they raised their first round, offer tips for founders, and talk about the strange moments that come with raising capital from VCs.
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Patreon: Taking a Salary

Patreon: Taking a Salary

Patreon founder Jack Conte didn't take a salary from his startup for the first three years. Learn why he thinks that this hardship was critical to Patreon's success.
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Patreon: The Founding

Patreon: The Founding

Patreon founders Jack Conte and Sam Yam discuss how they transformed an idea for the future of the creative economy into an actual startup.
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Patreon: The Idea

Patreon: The Idea

Patreon founders Jack Conte and Sam Yam talk about the YouTube video that triggered the creation of their startup.
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Introducing our membership program, Extra Crunch

Introducing our membership program, Extra Crunch

Extra Crunch is a utility layer on TechCrunch.com that gives you the tools and resources you need to build a better startup. Extra Crunch membership offers exclusive access to analysis of successful startups, resources on company building, lists o...
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Aibo hangs out with some (real) dogs

Aibo hangs out with some (real) dogs

Aibo spends a couple days with some real dogs.
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How media companies can use blockchain

How media companies can use blockchain

Blockchain isn't just applicable to the finance world. Joseph Lubin and Amanda Gutterman of Consensys explain how media companies can use the technology in the future #TCDisrupt
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Unlocking Home Equity with Point and Cadre

Unlocking Home Equity with Point and Cadre

Point's Eddie Lim and Ryan William of Cadre talk to Ryan Lawler about creating and increasing access to financial opportunity and insight on a small scale.
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Fireside Chat with Stina Ehrensvärd (Yubico) | Disrupt Berlin 2018

Fireside Chat with Stina Ehrensvärd (Yubico) | Disrupt Berlin 2018

Fireside Chat with Stina Ehrensvärd (Yubico) | Disrupt Berlin 2018
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FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on the inmate calling system

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on the inmate calling system

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on the inmate calling system
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Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch with eggXYt

Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch with eggXYt

Male chickens have to be incubated and hatched before they're discovered to be useless for commercial purposes; what if you could do it while they're still eggs? eggXYt's technology does just that.
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Startup Battlefield Alumni Update | Disrupt SF 2018

Startup Battlefield Alumni Update | Disrupt SF 2018

Startup Battlefield Alumni Update | Disrupt SF 2018
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Steve Jurvetson of DFJ on portfolio company Zooks

Steve Jurvetson of DFJ on portfolio company Zooks

Steve Jurvetson of DFJ on portfolio company Zooks
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Steph Curry discusses "Nothing But Nets" at Disrupt SF

Steph Curry discusses "Nothing But Nets" at Disrupt SF

Social activism with Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)
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Matt Miesnieks (6D.ai) demos a new AR tracking technique

Matt Miesnieks (6D.ai) demos a new AR tracking technique

Matt Miesnieks (6D.ai) demos a new AR tracking technique
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Pinterest's Tim Kendall On Designing Your Life

Pinterest's Tim Kendall On Designing Your Life

Matthew Lynley chats with Pinterest's Tim Kendall about why people use Pinterest and the future of advertising and product discovery there.
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A Very Busy Bee with Whitney Wolfe Herd (Bumble) | Disrupt SF 2018

A Very Busy Bee with Whitney Wolfe Herd (Bumble) | Disrupt SF 2018

A Very Busy Bee with Whitney Wolfe Herd (Bumble) | Disrupt SF 2018
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Shivani Siroya (Tala) on why she started a credit scoring company

Shivani Siroya (Tala) on why she started a credit scoring company

Shivani Siroya (Tala) on why she started a credit scoring company
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Matt Rogers of Nest Labs on what new company he would start today

Matt Rogers of Nest Labs on what new company he would start today

Matt Rogers of Nest Labs on what new company he would start today
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What are the biggest themes for European startup investors right now?

What are the biggest themes for European startup investors right now?

Everything to play for with Frederic Court (Felix Capital), Sonali de Rycker (Accel) and Reshma Sohoni (Seedcamp)
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