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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 #18 - The Big Easy

07-05-2015

Recording in New Orleans, Louisiana today; so how would you strengthen the levees?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.87MB - Duration: 6:25 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #17 - Mystery Cylinder

30-04-2015

You need to measure the amount of liquid in a sealed cylinder.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 4.51MB - Duration: 4:56 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #16 - Juggling Machine

23-04-2015

Design and build a juggling machine.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.5MB - Duration: 6:00 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #15 - Taco Vending Machine

16-04-2015

Today we challenge you to either design a taco vending machine, or run own.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 4.45MB - Duration: 4:52 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #14 - Communicating Without Words

09-04-2015

How do you communicate to your customers without using words?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.78MB - Duration: 6:19 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #13 - Build a Pyramid

02-04-2015

How would you build the Great Pyramid of Giza today? And how long would it take?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.97MB - Duration: 6:31 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #12 - A Flag on Top of Rainier

26-03-2015

Plant a flag at the summit of Mt. Rainier, 14,411 ft above sea level.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.88MB - Duration: 6:25 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #11 - Gilligan's Island

19-03-2015

You need to use the resources on an island to get your castaway crew safely off the island.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 6.96MB - Duration: 7:36 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #10 - Oxygen Free Meeting Room

12-03-2015

How do you remove all the oxygen from the meeting room you are in right now?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.78MB - Duration: 6:19 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





Launch Pad Problems #9 - Fuji Torii

08-03-2015

Build a Torii at the summit of Mt. Fuji, only you have to do it remotely.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 6.49MB - Duration: 7:05 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)





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