Innovational Correctness

9/26/2021

#018: Free Private Cities – Why Governments Are Obsolete Relics of the Past /w Dr. Titus Gebel

Ep. 18
This episode talks to Dr. Titus Gebel about how Free Private Cities could fundamentally change the way we view government as a whole and force governments to compete for their citizens. We also explore why the structure of government hasn’t changed much throughout history and why democratic welfare states eventually all decline and create social unrest among their societies.We cover some of the following topics:What “Free Private Cities” are, and how they differ from “Special Economic Zones” and other similar modelsHistoric and successful examples of Free Private Cities and why they didn’t prevailWhy the structure of government hasn’t changed much throughout history and why moving to another country isn’t always a viable optionIf Free Private Cities have a majority appealHow and why democracies around the world have been failing usWhy do democratic welfare states eventually all decline and create social unrest among their societiesWhy do small countries with a limited government and countries with little social structures tend to be more hospitable and have more tight-knit communitiesReal-life examples of Free Private Cities from around the world along with their biggest challengesHow social welfare, education, taxes, crime, and other issues would be handled in Free Private CityShow Notes, Transcription, & Resources Mentioned: gammabeyond.com/en/podcast/018Podcast Website: www.innovationalcorrectness.com---If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you for one small favor?Would you please consider rating and reviewing this podcast on iTunes, Overcast or the podcast app of your choice? It really helps us out, by encouraging more people to find our podcast and reach hard-to-get guests.Last but not least, if you have any suggestions for further episodes or guests should be invited on this podcast or just have feedback, shoot us a quick email: info@gammabeyond.com or fill out our feedback form.Follow & add David on:LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/davidluna/Youtube: youtube.com/c/GAMMADigitalBeyond
7/25/2021

#017: How Autonomy & Insubordination Made Sweden’s Army War Heros /w Tony Ingesson

Ep. 17
In this episode, I talk to Tony Ingesson about why the Swedish army was viewed as trigger-happy and insubordinate during the Bosnia war and was celebrated as war heroes, whereas the very disciplined and professional Dutch army forced the entire Dutch government to ultimately resign.We cover some of the following topics:Why other countries and politicians viewed the Swedish army as a bunch of trigger-happy and insubordinate mavericks during the Bosnia warHow their actions and maverick attitude led them to save over 200 civilian livesWhy the actions of the very disciplined and professional Dutch army lead the entire Dutch government to resign and the insubordinate Swedish army to be viewed as war heroesWhere the insubordinate behavior of the Swedish army originated from and how the Swedish military culture of mission command differs from that of other armiesWhy a high degree of autonomy makes sense for certain scenarios and unitsHow decisions are made in the military and what types of leadership styles are used for which unitsWhy the UN didn’t allow the peacekeeping soldiers to shoot back, despite being attacked and tasked with protecting civiliansShow Notes, Transcription, & Resources Mentioned: gammabeyond.com/en/podcast/017Podcast Website: www.innovationalcorrectness.com---If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you for one small favor?Would you please consider rating and reviewing this podcast on iTunes, Overcast or the podcast app of your choice? It really helps us out, by encouraging more people to find our podcast and reach hard-to-get guests.Last but not least, if you have any suggestions for further episodes or guests should be invited on this podcast or just have feedback, shoot us a quick email: info@gammabeyond.com or fill out our feedback form.Follow & add David on:LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/davidluna/Youtube: youtube.com/c/GAMMADigitalBeyond
1/10/2021

#016: How Microsoft Felt Threatened by a Small Innovative Browser Company /w Jón S. von Tetzchner

Ep. 16
In this episode, I talk to industry legend Jon von Tetzchner about what it takes to compete in crowded markets. And we also explore how Microsoft felt threatened in its market dominance by his browser company and ultimately resorted to unethical business practices.We cover some of the following topics:Why Microsoft became afraid of a small Norwegian browser startup that challenged its market dominance and resorted to unethical business practices,How Opera mobile was able to capture almost 80% market share,What made the Opera and now the Vivaldi browser so unique,The way Opera experimented with new business models,How a company can continue to add innovative features to its product without killing the usability or turning it into a product that nobody wants to use,How to create and foster high-performing teams,Why almost all browsers can be traced back to a single origin,How, despite the seemingly endless browsersout there today, there‘s actually very little choice and competition for end-users,Why browsers are some of the most complex pieces of software out there.Show Notes, Transcription, & Resources Mentioned: gammabeyond.com/en/podcast/016Podcast Website: www.innovationalcorrectness.com---If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you for one small favor?Would you please consider rating and reviewing this podcast on iTunes, Overcast or the podcast app of your choice? It really helps us out, by encouraging more people to find our podcast and reach hard-to-get guests.Last but not least, if you have any suggestions for further episodes or guests should be invited on this podcast or just have feedback, shoot us a quick email: info@gammabeyond.com or fill out our feedback form.Follow & add David on:LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/davidluna/Youtube: youtube.com/c/GAMMADigitalBeyond
10/12/2020

#015: CRISPR – One of the Biggest Science Breakthroughs of the Decade /w Joram Schwartzmann

Ep. 15
CRISPR is considered one of the biggest and most important scientific breakthroughs of the past decade and will probably remain the biggest science story for the foreseeable future. CRISPR could revolutionize everything from medicine to agriculture - and it has worked on every organism it’s been tried on. And with COVID-19 at our doorsteps, this is a perfect time to get acquainted with the powerful new gene-editing technology called CRISPR.Topics covered:What CRISPR is - explained in simple terms,Why it’s considered to be one of the biggest scientific breakthroughs in the last decade and why it’s such a powerful tool,How CRISPR actually works and in what areas it can be applied, along with limitations,How far we are from curing cancer, HIV/AIDS, and other terrible decease,Discuss some of the ethical concerns that many scientists have around CRISPR and how far we humans should really go when applying this technology,and so much more.Show Notes, Transcription, & Resources Mentioned: gammabeyond.com/en/podcast/015Podcast Website: www.innovationalcorrectness.com---If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you for one small favor?Would you please consider rating and reviewing this podcast on iTunes, Overcast or the podcast app of your choice? It really helps us out, by encouraging more people to find our podcast and reach hard-to-get guests.Last but not least, if you have any suggestions for further episodes or guests should be invited on this podcast or just have feedback, shoot us a quick email: info@gammabeyond.com or fill out our feedback form.Follow & add David on:LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/davidluna/Youtube: youtube.com/c/GAMMADigitalBeyond
8/23/2020

#014: How Drug Cartels Operate & Innovate Like Silicon Valley Startups /w Rodrigo Nieto-Gomez

Ep. 14
In this episode, I caught up with Rodrigo Nieto-Gomez to talk about the criminal entrepreneurial and innovation skills of Mexican drug cartels, how they operate and what we can learn from them. Toward the end of this episode, I also explain how cocaine is produced and what makes it so profitable. Then I show you how to set up your own drug empire, what skills and mentality you need to succeed in this industry, how to scale your business and what offshoring options you can use.Some of the topics we’re going to cover in this interview are:How drug cartels operate and innovate more like Silicon Valley startups than one would initially assume,Why they’re so good innovation,What today’s companies can learn from this illegal drug trade,How they adapted their business models to reflect disruptions and changes in their markets,How the drug cartels were previously using planes, tunnels, catapults, and drones and are now resorting to more unorthodox methods such as manned narco-submarines and other techniques to evade authorities,Why these cartels are shifting and diversifying their business to human trafficking and other „services“ and products,How cocaine is produced from its raw material to its end consumers and what makes it so profitable,How to set up your own drug empire, what skills and mentality you need to succeed in this industry, how to scale your business, and what offshoring options you can use,and so much more.Show Notes, Transcription, & Resources Mentioned: gammabeyond.com/en/podcast/014Podcast Website: www.innovationalcorrectness.com---If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you for one small favor?Would you please consider rating and reviewing this podcast on iTunes, Overcast or the podcast app of your choice? It really helps us out, by encouraging more people to find our podcast and reach hard-to-get guests.Last but not least, if you have any suggestions for further episodes or guests should be invited on this podcast or just have feedback, shoot us a quick email: info@gammabeyond.com or fill out our feedback form.Follow & add David on:LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/davidluna/Youtube: youtube.com/c/GAMMADigitalBeyond
7/27/2020

#013: How Vacuum Panels Are Already the Best Insulator for the Next Century /w Dr. Joachim Kuhn

Ep. 13
In today‘s episode, I talk to Dr. Joachim Kuhn who is the CEO and founder of va-Q-tec - a very innovative company that produces highly efficient and space-saving vacuum panels that insulate 10 times better than traditional insulators and will remain the best insulation material for the century.va-Q-tec has won the TOP 100 innovator award, has been the National Champion at the "European Business Awards" multiple times, and made it into the TOP 10 of the GreenTec awards, along with so many other awards and recognitions that it would seriously take a half an hour to name them all.In this episode I talk to Dr. Joachim Kuhn and explore:What vacuum insulated panels are and what they can be used for,What makes them so special, along with some of their properties,Why a vacuum is such a good insulator that it will be the best insulator for the next 100-150 years,How do common insulators such as styrofoam perform against vacuum panels (spoiler alert: it‘s staggering)?Some of the challenges he faces with his innovative vacuum panels,How his product stakes up against the competition and how he‘s able to compete against Asian manufacturers, despite there being much cheaper,The steps his company is currently taking to make these panels much more affordable and available for more customer applications,How he decides which market to enter next, when the potential of his product is so vast,Why he didn‘t take his successful company to Silicon Valley, but instead stayed in Germany,What he recommends companies do to bring their breakthrough innovation to market,and so much more.Show Notes, Transcription, & Resources Mentioned: gammabeyond.com/en/podcast/013Podcast Website: www.innovationalcorrectness.com---If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you for one small favor?Would you please consider rating and reviewing this podcast on iTunes, Overcast or the podcast app of your choice? It really helps us out, by encouraging more people to find our podcast and reach hard-to-get guests.Last but not least, if you have any suggestions for further episodes or guests should be invited on this podcast or just have feedback, shoot us a quick email: info@gammabeyond.com or fill out our feedback form.Follow & add David on:LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/davidluna/Youtube: youtube.com/c/GAMMADigitalBeyond
6/29/2020

#012: Scamming the Scammers — How Scammers Innovate /w Jim Browning

Ep. 12
This episode takes a deeper look at the much-hated scamming industry, by exploring what types of scams there are, how the business model behind these scamming organizations works and how scamming has evolved over the years.My guest is Jim Browning, an IT professional who, in his spare time, investigates and fights scammers. He has been featured in the famous BBC documentary series “Panorama”, where he managed to infiltrate a large-scale technical support scamming operation, leading to worldwide press coverage along with arrests of the scammers involved.In this episode I talk to Jim Browning and cover some of the following topics:What types of scams there are, how they work and how my guest fights back,Why fighting scammers isn‘t as fruitless as you might think,How my guest infiltrated large-scale technical support scamming operation that was then aired on the infamous BBC documentary „Panorama“, leading to international press coverage and arrests,What the underlying business model of these scamming organizations looks like and how lucrative this business really is (spoiler: it‘s staggering!),Where most of these scams originate from and who their victims are,What some of the most creative and dumbest scams were that my guest has encountered,How scamming organizations have evolved over the last decades and how they are innovating and embracing new technologies,How to effectively combat scamming and better protect yourselves from being scammed,What type of mindset one needs to have in order to have success in the scamming industry.Show Notes, Transcription, & Resources Mentioned: gammabeyond.com/en/podcast/012Podcast Website: www.innovationalcorrectness.com---If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you for one small favor?Would you please consider rating and reviewing this podcast on iTunes, Overcast or the podcast app of your choice? It really helps us out, by encouraging more people to find our podcast and reach hard-to-get guests.Last but not least, if you have any suggestions for further episodes or guests should be invited on this podcast or just have feedback, shoot us a quick email: info@gammabeyond.com or fill out our feedback form.Follow & add David on:LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/davidluna/Youtube: youtube.com/c/GAMMADigitalBeyond
6/7/2020

#011: Why a CEO Stepped Down so an Intern Could Take Over /w Hermann Arnold

Ep. 11
In 2013 Herrmann Arnold (at that time CEO and shareholder of Haufe-umantis AG) voluntarily stepped down as a CEO and appointed a former intern for the CEO position, because he was convinced that he wasn‘t the right person to continue the next growth stage of his company. Many would view this as a colossal failure. Why the exact opposite is true, is something we discuss at length in this episode.In this episode we will answer some of the following questions:Why my guest voluntarily stepped down as a CEO in order to give a former intern his positionHow his successor and customers reacted to this decisionHow a manager recognizes the point where he or she is not the right person anymore to continue to lead the companyWhat it felt like coming back to the company and working under the new CEOHow he handled the conflict of his successor implementing his ideas with successWhy more companies should think about limiting the terms of their CEOsWhat he learned from letting his employees vote for managers and why he believes this might not be the solution for the futureShow Notes, Transcription, & Resources Mentioned: gammabeyond.com/en/podcast/011Podcast Website: www.innovationalcorrectness.com---If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you for one small favor?Would you please consider rating and reviewing this podcast on iTunes, Overcast or the podcast app of your choice? It really helps us out, by encouraging more people to find our podcast and reach hard-to-get guests.Last but not least, if you have any suggestions for further episodes or guests should be invited on this podcast or just have feedback, shoot us a quick email: info@gammabeyond.com or fill out our feedback form.Follow & add David on:LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/davidluna/Youtube: youtube.com/c/GAMMADigitalBeyond
5/11/2020

#010: How Gallium Nitride (GaN) is Changing the World /w Award-winning Prof. Martin Kuball

Ep. 10
This episode explores a special material called gallium nitride (GaN) that is not only a super-efficient semiconductor but is also changing the tech industry and is destined to disrupt the established silicon industry. GaN tech could save 10% of the electricity consumption in the US alone. And consumers can already purchase products using this high-tech material. To further explore this fascinating material, I interview the multi-award-winning professor Martin Kuball.This episode will explain:What gallium nitride (GaN) isThe properties that make this material extraordinaryWhat advantages GaN has compared to siliconHow GaN is disrupting the silicon industryWhat challenges there are when developing GaN devicesThe common misconceptions people have about GaN and what aspects are over-hypedWhat it really takes to go from research to groundbreaking innovation and how much effort goes into producing next-generation technologiesHow our future could look like once GaN and next generations batteries are widely deployedWhat types of skills researchers need in order to go from research to productAnd finally, the biggest surprises and breakthroughs my guest has had during his career as a scientistShow Notes, Transcription, & Resources Mentioned: gammabeyond.com/en/podcast/010Podcast Website: www.innovationalcorrectness.com---If you enjoyed this episode, could I ask you for one small favor?Would you please consider rating and reviewing this podcast on iTunes, Overcast, or the podcast app of your choice? It really helps us out, by encouraging more people to find our podcast and reach hard-to-get guests.Last but not least, if you have any suggestions for further episodes or guests should be invited on this podcast or just have feedback, shoot us a quick email: info@gammabeyond.com or fill out our feedback form.Follow & add David on:LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/davidluna/Youtube: youtube.com/c/GAMMADigitalBeyond