We kick of this week’s podcast with the 50 best gadgets on the last 100 years. Then we jump deep into Apple, Facebook/Instagram, Snapchat, Viv, and much more. Check out all the notes below for the details and links.
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Show Notes on The 50 Best Gadgets and So Much More
Here’s the list of the 50 best gadgets of the last 100 years (despite what the title says).
The 50 Most Influential Gadgets of All Time
What Was the Greatest Era for Innovation? A Brief Guided Tour
What is Facebook’s responsibility to remaining unbiased in how it presents the news?
Former Employee Said Facebook Suppressed Conservative News
“No, We Totally Don’t” Facebook Claims
Facebook Denies It, But There Is Room For Human Error
Facebook is going to get more politically biased, not less
James successfully baits Matthew into going off on Evan Spiegel.
Inside Evan Spiegel’s very private Snapchat Story
This is the best quote about Instagram’s new icon: “This is not to say it’s a bad-looking icon, no… as far as camera icons go, this is quite lovely and has the minimal amount of elements necessary to be recognized as a camera BUT not the minimal amount of elements necessary to be recognized as Instagram.”
You Stop Being Exciting When You Make A Huge Deal About Your Icon
Official: Designing a New Look for Instagram, Inspired by the Community
John Gruber’s Thoughts
Willamette University professors put together a Halo report that shows trends for angle investors.
Trends in angel investing
Slack remains awesome and continues to push out new features on a regular basis.
Slack debuts ‘Sign in with Slack,’ the work chat platform’s answer to Facebook Login
The Slack generation
These RFID devices are cheap, ultra-thin, and battery-free, the applications seem endless.
Disney Developed Sticker Technology That Can Turn Any Piece Of Paper Into An Interactive Controller
Microsoft and Google have decided keyboards on iOS are a thing. And they’re really cool. If you’re on iOS, check at least one of them out.
Google’s New iPhone Keyboard Lets You Instantly Search GIFs, Images, Places and More
Google Invades Every Pixel Of iOS
Apple invested $1 billion into Uber’s Chinese competitor: Didi Chuxing.
Uber’s King Of The Hill Dilemma
This kitchen gadget will revolutionize how you grill.
The Rise Of The Sous Vide