This week we talk about the book Bold and the 6 D’s of growth. Specially, what does it take for a technology to generate exponential growth? It’s great discussion we think you’ll love.
We also hit on Samsung’s new products, why Alphabet’s X tries to kill projects, Apple’s fight against the FBI, how teens use Tumblr, Kanye’s Tidal of troubles, new VR headsets, publishing with Reedsy, and saying thank you with ThankView.
This week contained highs and lows. Life is good if you’re Apple, Google, Rockstar and HP. Life isn’t so good if you’re Nintendo, Blackberry or Microsoft. We dissect each reason why.
We talk about the new Scout alarm system, Hiroshi Yamauchi of Nintendo passing away, Apple’s 64-bit processor, Blackberry’s death, Google’s new health company called Calico, robots building cars next to humans at BMW, HP’s new Android/Windows tablets and their new laptop with Leap Motion control, Grand Theft Auto 5’s record sales, and Matthew’s unfortunate experience with multi-path TCP.
Buying all the latest tech can get pretty expensive fast. Despite all our excitement for everything new coming out, we still encourage people, can companies, to practice fiscal responsibility.
Elon Musk shows off how SpaceX using Leap Motion, North Carolina University invents strong glue for solar panels, Microsoft buys Nokia, Samsung officially unveils the Galaxy Gear, we pine over Apple’s new iPhone, we try to guess which start up will be the next big thing (Spoiler: Oculus Rift), HDMI 2.0 for 3D 4K video transfer and Intel’s fiber optic breakthrough.
Wearable and interactive computing is all the rage on this week’s podcast. Companies and coming up with more and more ways to meld our digital lives with our physical lives. It’s an exciting time! Great examples include the Oculus Rift Omi Treadmill, Google’s Glass, Pebble’s Watch, and Leap Motion’s integration with HP PCs.
We also discuss Netflix’s switch to HTML5 video, Microsoft’s next steps with Windows 8, Funny or Die’s iSteve movie, David’s adiction to Kickstarter board games, and James’ crush on Yahoo’s new weather app.
It is a new year and HTML 5 is live! Leap Motion raised some cash, Netbooks are dead, Windows 8 is not selling well because of the iPad, Chromebooks are selling well on Amazon, Samsung might move away from Android, and Silicon Valley innovation exists… kinda.
Also, Amazon is crushing B&N, Cue reviews our email, Square card reads are now sold at Starbucks, Avis buys Zipcar, and Google does not favor their own services, except Maps on Windows Phone.