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Each podcast is a presentation of a single problem that will help you stretch your imagination and critical thinking skills before you start problem solving. The problems are formulated to not have a single “correct” answer but to give you the opportunity to have an open discourse on different approaches to a solution.

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Launch Pad Problems #53 - Egg Launch & Recovery

07-01-2016

Launch and recover a raw egg without breaking it.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.1MB - Duration: 5:34 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #00

01-01-2016

Goals and format of the show.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 4.38MB - Duration: 4:47 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #52 - Where's Waldo

31-12-2015

Find a person, in real time, in a large crowd.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 4.91MB - Duration: 5:22 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #51 - Gift Identification

24-12-2015

Determine what is inside a wrapped gift, without opening it.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.4MB - Duration: 5:54 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #50 - Egg Drop

17-12-2015

The classic school "experiment" of dropping an egg.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 4.32MB - Duration: 4:43 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #49 - Water Depth

10-12-2015

Determine the depth of a body of water.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 3.83MB - Duration: 4:11 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #48 - Communication Delays

03-12-2015

How long is an acceptable communication delay for your customers?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 4.52MB - Duration: 4:56 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #47 - Neighbors Car

26-11-2015

What kind of car does your buildings secretary drive?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.8MB - Duration: 6:20 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #46 - Coin Flip Cheater

19-11-2015

Build a device that cheats a coin flip.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.9MB - Duration: 6:27 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #45 - Coin Flip Predictor

12-11-2015

Build a device that predicts the outcome of a coin flip.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 4.29MB - Duration: 4:41 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





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Listen to show #0 and #00 for a primer on the format of the show and the goals.

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