#1 – George on Soylent — Topic Episode

We have George (a member of our local makerspace) in studio today. He has decided to eat nothing but Soylent (a food replacement) for an entire year. Listen in below to hear George discuss the social implications of not eating food and the impact on his daily life.


 

CHRONOLOGICAL NOTES
Concept of Simplified Living [1:00]
Soylent [1:20]
www.soylent.com/
Kickstarter [2:30]
www.kickstarter.com/
Doctor’s opinion on Soylent [9:56]
Soylent bars as an alternative to the shake [11:22]
Weight loss since beginning [12:49]
Adapting to the new diet [20:32]
Soylent product list [21:44]
How George’s friends and colleagues reacted [22:57]
Quantified Self Crowd [26:10]
quantifiedself.com/
Hosts Dustin and Aaron try Soylent [28:25]
Soylent as an aide to hunger and malnutrition [33:28]
The Right Cup (not Kickstarter, actually Indiegogo) [35:07]
www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-rig…lth-technology#/
Can you cook it? [36:13]
If George ran out of Soylent tonight, what would he eat tomorrow? [42:05]
Optimal temperature for consuming [43:52]
Cost of Soylent compared to regular grocery shopping [44:50]
Changes in daily habits and relationships since starting diet [50:28]
– Life at Home, Office, Group Meals, Downtime, Holidays, Smoking, Sleep
Making it to the end of the year [1:07:15]
King’s Dominion Amusement Park [1:09:22]
www.kingsdominion.com/
George’s other Makerspace projects [1:12:42]
www.makerspaces.com/
Makerspace stories [1:15:50]
Hack.rva [1:20:50]
www.hackrva.org/blog/
Mouth-controlled bass drum [1:21:25] Couldn’t find any info on this.

CONVERSATION NOTES
Concept of Simplified Living [1:00]
Doctor’s opinion on Soylent [9:56]
Soylent bars as an alternative to the shake [11:22]
Weight loss since beginning [12:49]
Adapting to the new diet [20:32]
Soylent product list [21:44]
How George’s friends and colleagues reacted [22:57]
Hosts Dustin and Aaron try Soylent [28:25]
Soylent as an aide to hunger and malnutrition [33:28]
Can you cook it? [36:13]
If George ran out of Soylent tonight, what would he eat tomorrow? [42:05]
Optimal temperature for consuming [43:52]
Cost of Soylent compared to regular grocery shopping [44:50]
Changes in daily habits and relationships since starting diet [50:28]
– Life at Home, Office, Group Meals, Downtime, Holidays, Smoking, Sleep
Making it to the end of the year [1:07:15]
George’s other Makerspace projects [1:12:42]
Makerspace stories [1:15:50]
Mouth-controlled bass drum [1:21:25] Couldn’t find info on this

LINK NOTES
Soylent [1:20]
www.soylent.com/
Kickstarter [2:30]
www.kickstarter.com/
Quantified Self Crowd [26:10]
quantifiedself.com/
The Right Cup (not Kickstarter, actually Indiegogo) [35:07]
www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-rig…lth-technology#/
King’s Dominion Amusement Park [1:09:22]
www.kingsdominion.com/
George’s other Makerspace projects [1:12:42]
www.makerspaces.com/
Hack.rva [1:20:50]
www.hackrva.org/blog/


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