Apr 6, 2023
Sam Lundin Deep Dive on Abundance360: The Future is Now
In this podcast episode, Flaviu and Taylor welcome back Sam, a guest who just returned from the Abundance 360 conference, where they discussed future technology, including AI, quantum computing, and organ printing. They also talked about new ways of spying, YouTube channels that summarize movies, and a new phone trick. The conversation covers a range of topics, including the potential democratization of technology, the impact of AI on the music and film industries, and the challenges of scaling businesses and building successful communities. The hosts discuss the potential benefits and risks of new technologies and business models, and how they may shape the future.
Links & Mentions
* Future Fitness (digital personal trainer): mentioned at 00:19:50
* Yousician (music learning app): mentioned at 00:21:16
* Negotiating prices on Airbnb and healthcare bills: mentioned at 00:23:18
* Identifying location of a phone call through electric signal: mentioned at 00:24:53
* Veritasium video on YouTube about using electricity to solve crimes - 00:25:54
* YouTube movie recap channels - 00:27:27
* Shazam technology and documentary - 00:28:08
* Jerry Colonna's book and Reboot bootcamp - 00:30:11
* Discussion on investing and involvement - 00:32:07
* Idea for the podcast to help a business - 00:33:07
Abundance 360 Conference [00:00:42] Sam talks about the Abundance 360 conference and the future technologies discussed, including organ printing, longevity, robotics, quantum computing, AI, and computer interface.
Democratization of Creativity [00:14:57] The potential for technology to remove infrastructure requirements for creativity and open up opportunities for new creators.
Difficulty in Detecting AI [00:15:24] The challenge of detecting AI-generated content and how different generations may have varying abilities to distinguish it.
QR Code Phone Trick [00:16:30] A new phone trick involving a QR code on the lock screen to quickly exchange contact information at events.
Bonus Phone Trick [00:19:05] A bonus phone tip from Speaker 1.
Fitness and Music Apps [00:19:09] Discussion of two apps: Future Fitness, a digital personal trainer, and Yousician, a music learning app.
Negotiating Prices [00:23:18] Tips on negotiating prices for Airbnb bookings and healthcare bills, particularly with dentists.
Phone Frequencies [00:24:52] Explanation of how electric buzzes in phone calls can be used to locate where a call was made, and how this technology is used by law enforcement.
New ways of spying [00:25:54] Discussion on how electricity running through devices can be used to solve crimes and how it's being used to gather intelligence.
YouTube movie summaries [00:27:27] Discussion on a business idea for YouTube to create AI-generated movie summaries to monetize and democratize movie-watching.
Shazam and fingerprinting technology [00:29:08] Discussion on how Shazam works and how it's one of the best detection mechanisms in the world for identifying songs. Also, a mention of how humming a song can now be flagged as a violation of copyright.
Building Communities [00:34:54] Sam talks about his new business, Hampton, which is a competitor to other entrepreneur communities. The speakers discuss what makes a great community and the value it brings. They also differentiate between community and audience.
Disrupting the insurance industry [00:44:34] Discussion on a new insurance company that offers lower prices due to having less headcount and being more efficient, and the potential for the insurance industry to be disrupted.