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– Startups – Peter Diamandis, Chairman and CEO, X PRIZE Foundation -TWiST #315

Never miss an episode! Subscribe in iTunes: Audio (bit.ly || Video (bit.ly Get up to 2000 subscribers and send up to 12000 emails per month for free with MailChimp. There’s no contract, no trial, and the free plan is always free — visit www.mailchimp.com. Visit http to begin your web app development journey. Take a meeting with Sourcebits and you’ll also get a 15-minute meeting with Jason Calacanis! Email sourcebits@thisweekin.com for more info. ====================== On today’s episode @jason chats with Peter Diamandis, founder of the XPrize Foundation and Singularity University. The two debate what are some of the world’s biggest problems. Topics include illiteracy, cancer, alzheimer’s, and renewable energy. Peter explains the roots of his fascination with space and breaks down the requirements for acceptance into his Singularity University. 0:25 Hey guys on the show today, it’s Peter Diamandis. This is going to be the UPLIFTING episode 2:05 Go get Peter’s new book Abundance 2:25 Thanks to our friend’s at SourceBits. Parker Holcomb actually had his app made by Parker and he’ll be talking about his app, eHighlighter 4:10 How are you transcribing the highlights? 4:30 You can check this application out in the app store under eHighlighter 4:50 So can you share all of your highlights? 5:40 Email sourcebits@thisweekin.com for more information to get your app on TWiST like Parker 6:25 How did you come to the concept of XPrize? 9:00 Who were putting up prize money for aviation