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Here's an Idea

What are the stories behind today’s most innovative technologies?

Here’s an Idea is a podcast series that goes behind the scenes of today's most innovative technologies and industries. Each episode takes on a different theme, and host Billy Hurley gives engineers, scientists, and indus... More
2019-1-21

Car Hacking

In this episode, we’ll talk with researchers, including noted Jeep Cherokee hacker Chris Valasek, who have found weaknesses in today’s connected cars, and we explore the teamwork involved in keeping today’s vehicles as secure as possible.
2018-11-26

Garbage

In this episode, we talk with researchers who are finding small — and maybe even fun — ways to take out all the trash.
2018-10-15

Asteroids

In this episode, we talk with NASA's Planetary Defense Officer Lindley Johnson, Dr. Bruce Betts of the Planetary Society, and astrophysicist Mike Owens, about working together to detect and deflect these near-Earth objects (NEOs).
2018-9-24

Haptics

In this episode, we look at one haptics application right out of science-fiction — a full-body HoloSuit — and several smaller-sized ideas that could help people right here and right now.
2018-8-13

Alcohol

2018-7-17

Superpowers

Engineers today are using their creativity to build a variety of superhero-like technologies that enhance our human capabilities, including exosuits, invisibility cloaks, and wall-scaling gloves.
2018-6-12

Sponges

In this episode of Here's an Idea, we look at how researchers are expanding the sponge concept to entire cities.