Flying Cars, Smart Robots, and Cars Made from Ocean Waste – The Brief for 11.08.17

Here are the notes from the Chris Brogan Media broadcast for 11/08/17. (You can watch this on my Facebook account).

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Stories Shared

According to a report from Deloitte, over 26000 blockchain projects were launched in 2016 alone.

If you’re STILL confusing bitcoin and blockchain, this is a great article that helps.

Even though I think Snapchat is a bust, China’s Tencent just snapped up 12.5% of the company’s shares.

Evidently NASA is partnering with Uber to make flying cars.

From the skies to the seas, Volvo is making cars from ocean waste. Well, their interiors.

I’m not a big fan of VR, but this museum visiting project seems pretty cool.

You know I love video. Here’s a great article from Content Marketing Institute about the formula for making great video featuring Amy Schmittauer Landino herself.

Congrats to the first openly transgender US legislation member, Danica Roem, who beat out the guy who sponsored the infamous “bathroom bill” and called himself the state’s “chief homophobe.” Victory plus karma?

Want to find out how much a sponsored post is worth on your Instagram? Now you can. I’m not worth crap. 🙂

Have you heard of Sophia? She’s an AI communications robot that famously made a crack at Elon Musk but also said she wanted to destroy all humans. She’s an interesting one to see interviewed.

I love ending with cosplay. How about people who dress up as Star Wars vehicles?

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