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https://youtu.be/P55g2ee94hM Matt and Sean discuss carrying a sunburn in a bottle… oh and it’s an energy storage solution as well. Discussing a recent scientific advance that could allow us to store solar energy directly into a liquid for up to 18 years. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Why This Liquid That Stores Solar Energy for Ye…
 
https://youtu.be/tS-4bc5qH08 Matt and Sean discuss biochar and other carbon capture methods that may overlap to help manage human generated CO2. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “The Reality of Carbon Capture”: https://youtu.be/HrRq2lzQb08?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi7cadIj6qpCWkg-tPzN1sgj YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/…
 
https://youtu.be/nq4AzL_mRok Matt and Sean discuss solar panel tech advances in efficiency breakthroughs, organic solar cells, perovskites, and multi junction solar panels. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Exploring Solar Panel Efficiency Breakthroughs in 2022”: https://youtu.be/m8crjuL8FFs?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi7UWp64ZlOKUPNXePMTdU4d You…
 
https://youtu.be/h46ZvGaeYso Matt and Sean discuss what to expect when breakthroughs miss their moment. Are solid state batteries in danger of missing their moment to other technologies like lithium sulfur or Tesla’s new 4680 battery cells, chemistry, and structural battery pack? Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Is This Solid State B…
 
https://youtu.be/mIKkdCHmQZU Matt and Sean discuss the potential of seaweed as a plastic replacement. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Why Seaweed Could Be The Future Of Plastic”: https://youtu.be/901aQFR6Ft0?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi5LVxHfWfQE6-Y_HnK-sgXS YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: …
 
https://youtu.be/zZB4OD4sbiA Matt and Sean discuss a Death Star we can all be excited about… that’s drilling with nuclear fusion technology, a gyrotron, for affordable geothermal energy. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Why This Fusion Tech May Be a Geothermal Energy Breakthrough”: https://youtu.be/g8sjdOjNxIE?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi4dFnLD…
 
https://youtu.be/OrT9q7y_WOI Matt and Sean discuss accidental discoveries that push technology forward, like Drexel University and their lithium sulfur battery breakthrough. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Why This Accidental Battery Breakthrough Matters”: https://youtu.be/tHRoefpqMaM?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi7UWp64ZlOKUPNXePMTdU4d YouTube …
 
Matt and Sean discuss letting physics do the heavy lifting via heat pumps in our homes for heat and air conditioning. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Why Heat Pumps are Essential for the Future - Explained”: https://youtu.be/73qzU8vOc4U?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi5LVxHfWfQE6-Y_HnK-sgXS YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/s…
 
https://youtu.be/-AGpSAO0MXk Sean is out, so Ricky Roy from Two Bit da Vinci is joining me to talk about his experience with solar panels on his home. Between the two of us we’ve got experience with solar panels in dusty California and snow covered Massachusetts. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “4 Year Update - Are Solar Panels for H…
 
https://youtu.be/_m3TXFweZJ8 Matt and Sean discuss how quantum computers may impact our lives, whether they’ll be in our homes, and how our days might change the quantum world. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Quantum Computers Are Coming … But Why Should You Care?”: https://youtu.be/10rQ_2WbxC8?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi4dFnLD9622FK77atWtQVv…
 
https://youtu.be/a_KTPcCWMqY Matt and Sean talk about hydrogen as a future means of energy storage, or an “also ran” for the memory vault? Will it every stack up against things like lithium ion batteries? Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Why this Hydrogen Breakthrough Matters”: https://youtu.be/m0d6iljzzEI?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi7UWp64ZlOK…
 
If the machines have learned anything, it’s that we’re talking about them and machine learning’s impact on our future. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “How AI Could Solve Our Renewable Energy Problem”: https://youtu.be/HAdiVIitI9M?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi5LVxHfWfQE6-Y_HnK-sgXS YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbd…
 
On today’s episode of Still To Be Determined I’m going to be interviewing Dan Alpern from Battery Streak about their new fast charging battery technology that uses Niobium. This Battery Breakthrough Lets EVs Charge in MINUTES: https://youtu.be/48vPgAPtkJg Join Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/mattferrell YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.…
 
Matt and Sean talk about oceans as renewable energy storage? The tide may be turning. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “How the Ocean Could be the Future of Energy Storage”: https://youtu.be/gd1fTJ-csio?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi4dFnLD9622FK77atWtQVv7 YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https:/…
 
Matt and Sean discuss how “old reliable” might be the best reliable ... we’re talking about how pumped hydro storage is the biggest energy storage system in the world. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “The World's Largest Battery Isn't What You Think”: https://youtu.be/qBW3KpXp1FM?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi7UWp64ZlOKUPNXePMTdU4d YouTube versio…
 
Matt and Sean discuss how human waste is a hot commodity and could provide renewable energy and materials for the future. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Turning Human Waste into Renewable Energy?”: https://youtu.be/p6CF-umWLZg?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi5LVxHfWfQE6-Y_HnK-sgXS YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpo…
 
Matt and Sean discuss how improvements to batteries also have a negative side. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “This Battery Breakthrough Lets EVs Charge in MINUTES”: https://youtu.be/48vPgAPtkJg?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi7UWp64ZlOKUPNXePMTdU4d YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https://undec…
 
Matt and Sean take a look at solar powered cars: sci-fi or sci-why? Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Why Don’t We Have Solar Powered Cars?”: https://youtu.be/SgQ2T5g3Rn8?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi7cadIj6qpCWkg-tPzN1sgj YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https://undecidedmf.com/podcast-feedbac…
 
Matt and Sean take a look at solar roof options and discuss the multiple approaches to getting them to market. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “The Problem With Tesla’s Solar Roof”: https://youtu.be/sFwZQHZAJDc?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi7UWp64ZlOKUPNXePMTdU4d YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch…
 
Matt and Sean examine how 3d printed homes may solve some problems… someday. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “The Truth About 3D Printed Homes”: https://youtu.be/m46QekDm0oY?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi7cadIj6qpCWkg-tPzN1sgj YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https://undecidedmf.com/podcast-fee…
 
Matt and Sean examine how hemp may become a renewable, eco-friendly building material. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Exploring How This Plant Could Replace Concrete”: https://youtu.be/mx7g79Jh66k?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi7UWp64ZlOKUPNXePMTdU4d YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https://un…
 
Matt and Sean talk about biofuels advantages and disadvantages in the drive for a cleaner future. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Do We Really Need Electric Cars?”: https://youtu.be/PJT2xbKMH4U?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi7cadIj6qpCWkg-tPzN1sgj YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https://undeci…
 
Matt and Sean talk about recent advances to thorium reactor research and projects that might solve some energy production needs. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Revisiting Thorium Energy - The Future of Nuclear Power?”: https://youtu.be/uv6qt45lXDM?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi55IJwXkqPkgtq03bgQDNoH YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.y…
 
Matt and Sean talk about the concerns, costs and advantages to nuclear powered shipping. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, Can Nuclear Powered Ships Clean Up Shipping? : https://youtu.be/rTGL6TAvwcU?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi7UWp64ZlOKUPNXePMTdU4d YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https://unde…
 
Matt and Sean talk about a decentralized power grid in the form of thousands of at home batteries. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “How My Tesla Powerwall Could Save the Grid”: https://youtu.be/_UJiglrYgJY?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi7sp17ey2ydGRGBTFijdYCh YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: htt…
 
Matt and Sean talk about tiny houses, the mindset necessary to live in one, and aliens. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Is a Tiny House Good for Sustainable Living?”: https://youtu.be/xPB4RIxLPb4?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi5LVxHfWfQE6-Y_HnK-sgXS YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https://unde…
 
Matt and Sean talk about a very small technology that requires big brains to understand. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Revisiting How Carbon Nanotubes Will Change Renewable Energy”: https://youtu.be/QEAmTvan0EU?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi55IJwXkqPkgtq03bgQDNoH YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in to…
 
Matt and Sean talk about the grid, transmission lines, and energy independence. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Exploring the Power Grid of the Future”: https://youtu.be/YcuzTliUnXw?list=PLnTSM-ORSgi7UWp64ZlOKUPNXePMTdU4d YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https://undecidedmf.com/po…
 
Matt and Sean talk about solar powered boats, and Sean gives away a million dollar idea. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “This Solar Powered Boat Could be the Future of Transportation”: https://youtu.be/FnYL3C9pWO4 YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https://undecidedmf.com/podcast-fe…
 
Matt and Sean talk about 3D printing of solid state batteries and their applications. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Why 3D Printing Batteries Matters”: https://youtu.be/Jlt8_z86F-o YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https://undecidedmf.com/podcast-feedback Support the show: https:…
 
Matt and Sean talk about tech, water consumption, and some interesting desalination techniques that could address the fresh water crisis. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “How Nanotech Can Help Solve the Fresh Water Crisis”: https://youtu.be/D1kqGyPGsF8 YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in tou…
 
Matt and Sean talk about some positive steps in graphene and supercapacitor development & production. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Revisiting the Supercapacitor - The Wait for Graphene is Over”: https://youtu.be/swdyGHvmXw0 YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https://undecidedmf.c…
 
Matt and Sean talk about being blockheads and concrete battery storage. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Turning Buildings into Batteries? Concrete Battery Storage Explained”: https://youtu.be/OJxU3fKMdaw YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https://undecidedmf.com/podcast-feedback Sup…
 
Matt and Sean talk about potential wind power transport for cargo on the high seas. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Why Wind Power Ships May Be The Future of Transportation”: https://youtu.be/MdI191-vNlc YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https://undecidedmf.com/podcast-feedback Sup…
 
Matt and Sean talk about solid state hydrogen, lasers, VCR tape, and why Sean’s brain is melting. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Energy Storage Breakthrough - Solid Hydrogen Explained”: https://youtu.be/U7CCq4oBgw4 YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/stilltbdpodcast Get in touch: https://undecidedmf.com/podcast-…
 
Matt and Sean talk about where fusion energy production stands right now, and how a time machine might help. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Why Rust Batteries May Be the Future of Energy - Iron Air Battery Technology”: https://youtu.be/Ui6wWzxCrQ8 YouTube version of the podcast: https://youtu.be/GIRdl8r-CdI Get in touch: https://un…
 
Matt and Sean talk about iron air, rust batteries and how to effectively compare new technologies with old. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “Why Rust Batteries May Be the Future of Energy - Iron Air Battery Technology”: https://youtu.be/Ui6wWzxCrQ8 YouTube version of the podcast: https://youtu.be/cuk-Yh4XoME Get in touch: https://und…
 
Matt and Sean talk about bold and bad predictions, bias, and how to achieve balance in our own response to the new. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell episode, “5 Debunked Tech Inventions That Changed The World”: https://youtu.be/d2szo16g0fI YouTube version of the podcast: https://youtu.be/pWd2u_5WRW0 Get in touch: https://undecidedmf.com/podcas…
 
Matt and Sean talk about the life of a YouTuber, how Matt got into creating Undecided with Matt Ferrell videos, what it takes to pull videos together, and much more. YouTube version of the podcast: https://youtu.be/t2iAQKpq09s Get in touch: https://undecidedmf.com/podcast-feedback Support the show: https://pod.fan/still-to-be-determined Follow us o…
 
Matt and Sean (and special guest Rob van der Wouw) talk about the impact and hurdles to incorporating solar energy production into agricultural production. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell “Solar Panels Plus Farming? Agrivoltaics Explained” episode: https://youtu.be/lgZBlD-TCFE YouTube version of the podcast: https://youtu.be/vn369oftBsg Get i…
 
Matt and Sean talk about putting heat into space, and wrestling with how to incorporate new technology into old homes. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell “Space Powered Cooling May Be the Future of Energy” episode: https://youtu.be/pq8xDXkbXZs YouTube version of the podcast: https://youtu.be/C7lsbYzPIp0 Get in touch: https://undecidedmf.com/podc…
 
Matt and Sean talk about puns and plastics and how they affect our health. Algae oils may be the future of of biodegradable plastic production. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell “Why Algae Could be the Plastic of the Future” episode: https://youtu.be/oy9NRjZQK10 YouTube version of the podcast: https://youtu.be/rWHQ2TCJvpU Get in touch: https://…
 
Matt and Sean talk about solar panels that move away from silicon, and the industry’s challenge to balance panel longevity and energy production. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell “Perovskite Solar Cells Could Be the Future of Energy” episode: https://youtu.be/YWU89g7sj7s YouTube version of the podcast: https://youtu.be/figogs8Bb8I Get in touch…
 
Matt and Sean talk about repurposing nuclear waste into radioactive diamond batteries. No, really. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell “28,000 Year Nuclear Waste Battery? Diamond Batteries Explained” episode: https://youtu.be/VWwKqSzakYU YouTube version of the podcast: https://youtu.be/dUJ03uJcPQs Get in touch: https://undecidedmf.com/podcast-fee…
 
Matt and Sean talk about earthships (off-grid homes built from repurposed materials like tires), their challenges and advantages, and what more conventional building could learn from them. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell “Exploring Off-Grid Earthship Homes - Ultimate Efficiency?” episode: https://youtu.be/Si9DpgSy1EE YouTube version of the po…
 
Matt and Sean talk about airships: their viability, their safety, and whether passenger travel will ever be something for the masses (or even the super-rich). Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell “Why the Airship May Be the Future of Air Travel” episode: https://youtu.be/_phicOPoQT8 YouTube version of the podcast: https://youtu.be/F6fibjjZW5M Get …
 
Matt and Sean talk about IT companies that have found a use for heat waste that provides for consumers’ hot water needs. A win-win-win. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell “These Computers Could Heat Our Homes - Exploring Waste Heat Recoveryv” episode: https://youtu.be/hNytmvltsWk YouTube version of the podcast: https://youtu.be/RjiuofpSG0c Get i…
 
Matt and Sean talk about lab grown meats, the positives to the environment, and the strange opportunities it serves up. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell “The Future of Meat - Lab Grown Meat Explained” episode: https://youtu.be/hVBq4Pw2_fQ YouTube version of the podcast: https://youtu.be/Td3_Ncfcipc Get in touch: https://undecidedmf.com/podcast…
 
Matt and Sean talk about Matt’s experience with smart circuit breakers and smart electric panels, how you might need to divvy up your power needs in a blackout, and what to do when you’ve got a rogue dehumidifier. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell “This Smart Home Electric Panel Fixed My Tesla Powerwall” episode: https://youtu.be/CQWehDQ9_uQ Yo…
 
Matt and Sean talk about the the future of car ownership, how there’s not just one solution for everything, and the viability of floating cities … and how many Bond villains it takes to make it happen. Watch the Undecided with Matt Ferrell “Our Future of Living on the Water - Floating Cities?” episode: https://youtu.be/lt-lAFGJ_3o YouTube version o…
 
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