Jul 13, 2017

07/13/2017: Let’s travel in a vacuum tube

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We're getting closer and closer to ultra-fast travel. Hyperloop One recently completed a test that sent a vehicle down a vacuum track at 70 miles per hour. On today's show, we'll talk to the company's co-founders about their goals and what this technology can actually be used for. Next, we'll speak with Tina Sharkey, cofounder of the new online grocery store Brandless, about their company's unique business model — everything at the store is just 3 bucks. 

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Hyperloop One had its first successful test run

Jul 13, 2017
But you probably won't see this speedy travel technology in the U.S. anytime soon.
Hyperloop tubes are displayed during the first test of the propulsion system at the Hyperloop One Test and Safety site in 2016 in North Las Vegas.
David Becker/Getty Images

Every product at this new online grocery store is $3

Jul 13, 2017
"Brandless is about limiting the choice. It's about curating the just what matters," says co-founder Tina Sharkey.
Brandless co-founders Tina Sharkey and Ido Leffler
Courtesy of Brandless

We’re getting closer and closer to ultra-fast travel. Hyperloop One recently completed a test that sent a vehicle down a vacuum track at 70 miles per hour. On today’s show, we’ll talk to the company’s co-founders about their goals and what this technology can actually be used for. Next, we’ll speak with Tina Sharkey, cofounder of the new online grocery store Brandless, about their company’s unique business model — everything at the store is just 3 bucks. 

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