The Atlas Podcast

The Atlas Podcast gives you a weekly look into industry news, technology updates and riveting interviews. Join Martin and Alex weekly and keep up to date on tech.

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July 15, 2022 00:54:51
Ian Jenner, Carbon Costs, and Lithium Issues

Ian Jenner, Carbon Costs, and Lithium Issues

Welcome back to another episode of the Atlas Podcast! This time round we're talking about lithium issues. Disposable vapes are resulting in tonnes of lithium ending up in landfills and incinerators. This is having a big impact on a vital resource. We're also taking a look at the carbon cost of emails. You may well have thought your spam folder was just annoying, but you might find it's having a bigger effect on the world than you expect. Finally, we're joined by Ian Jenner of Vacuum Furnace Engineering (VFE). Ian talks us through his history in the engineering world, what's going on at VFE right now, and what's exciting him about the future. Let us know what you thought of the episode by leaving a review, you can do it in app! To get in touch you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram, send us an email, or follow us on LinkedIn. ...

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July 04, 2022 00:56:44
Lina Huertas, Digital Shadows, and Electricity

Lina Huertas, Digital Shadows, and Electricity

We're back with another episode of the Atlas Podcast! This time we're chatting about digital twins, and their lesser talked about sibling, digital shadows. We discuss their origins, applications, and possible futures. We also try and untangle some of the lesser known facts about electricity. Martin does his best to explain one of the most interesting conundrums in physics and Alex does his best to understand him. Finally, we're joined by Lina Huertas, the first official return guest on the Atlas Podcast! We chat about her new role at Microsoft, what's new since we last spoke, and what's looking exciting in the future. ...

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June 17, 2022 00:55:15
Ella Podmore, James Webb Telescope, and IT/OT Convergence

Ella Podmore, James Webb Telescope, and IT/OT Convergence

This week we're heading to space and checking out the latest info on the James Webb satellite. We discuss a small meteor strike to the satellite, as well as the incredible sharpness of images it's going to be producing and how it manages that. We also get into IT/OT convergence, a topic close to our heart! Martin does his best to illuminate Alex and the listeners on a long thought about and contentious issue. Finally, we're joined by Ella Podmore, IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year 2020, Materials and Fault Analysis Engineer at McLaren Automotive, and owner of a brand spanking new MBE! Ella talks to us about her passion for engineering, how she worked her way into McLaren and lots of incredibly interesting science and technology topics. ...

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June 06, 2022 00:57:02
Mark Litjens, Dogger Bank, and Anarchic Manufacturing

Mark Litjens, Dogger Bank, and Anarchic Manufacturing

For this episode of the Atlas Podcast we kick things off by discovering the 'Lost Atlantis' of the North Sea' and how underwater archaeology relates to the proposed Dogger Bank wind farm. And, continuing from last week's fascinating chat with Dr Aydin Nassehi, Martin does his best to educate us all on anarchic manufacturing. Finally, we're joined by Mark Litjens, founder and business development specialist at Mark Global. In our interview with Mark we chat about his work history, what led him to starting his own business, and the opportunities and pitfalls that come with striking out on your own. ...

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May 19, 2022 01:03:37
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Fusion Reactors, Aydin Nassehi, and more!

This time on the Atlas Podcast we're talking about Martin's new mode of transport! He's ditched the car and taken up a new app-based means of getting around. We also discuss First Light Fusion's novel approach to the biggest question in energy - is nuclear fusion finally viable? And we chat with Aydin Nassehi. Aydin is Professor in Production Systems and Head of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bristol. He gives us a look into his work history, passions, and asks the question "how smart is smart manufacturing?" Aydin's Paper on Anarcic Manufacutring   Let us know what you thought of the episode by leaving a review, you can do it in app! To get in touch you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram, send us an email, or follow us on LinkedIn. ...

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May 06, 2022 00:56:45
Richard Foggie, 5G Networking and A New Electric Speed Record

Richard Foggie, 5G Networking and A New Electric Speed Record

We're back! On this, the first episode of the second season of the Atlas Podcast, we're talking about Rolls Royce's new all electric speed record. Then we're talking the history of 5G and communications technology in general. From Alexander Graham Bell through to the smart phone in your pocket. Finally, we're chatting with Richard Foggie. Foggie is a key player in the UK5G Innovation Network among many other things. He talks us through his storied history and what's exciting him right now in the world of technology; communication-wise and in the tech world at large. To get in touch you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram, send us an email, or follow us on LinkedIn. ...

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