Ep2: Power Dynamics

Saving Polar Bears, Laser Weapons, and a Looming Battle between Global Superpowers.

  • Personal: How have batteries influenced our social behavior? Do you suffer from “low battery anxiety?” I’ll share a few ways batteries have influenced our culture and even our language.
  • Industry: From renewable energy to entertainment, batteries are creating exciting new opportunities. I’ll look at a few markets that are set to rake in billions of dollars in annual revenues.
  • Global: Are we heading towards a global arms race for battery technology? I’ll show you two big moves that China has made in the last two years that’s setting the stage for competition.


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Rahaf Harfoush

Digital Anthropologist. NYT Best Selling Author. Professor. Technology and Culture are my jam. #hustleandfloat