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284: The Problem With Owning A Camera Company

284: The Problem With Owning A Camera Company

Snap is a Camera Company

Snap become a publicly traded camera company this week. It’s the largest IPO since Facebook and is based purely on expectations of future growth and advertisements. Matthew and I don’t totally get why they insist on calling themselves a camera company, but I guess that’s because we’re not cool.

A ton of other cool things happened this week as well. See below for the whole list.

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262: BlackBerry, Meerkat And GoPro All Qualify For A Trip To Mars

262: BlackBerry, Meerkat And GoPro All Qualify For A Trip To Mars

Mars star chart

In talking about who the first people to visit Mars should be, Elon Musk suggests that it should be people who are willing to die. So… BlackBerry, Meerkat & GoPro are already on their death beds, so it makes them perfect candidates to go to Mars. Each of our story’s are below.

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258: What Do Samsung, Google and SpaceX Have In Common?

258: What Do Samsung, Google and SpaceX Have In Common?

SpaceX Rocket Explosion

Samsung, Google & SpaceX each appear to be experiencing their own types of explosion: Samsung’s batteries, Google’s experimental products, and SpaceX’s rocket. It’s been a tough week. On the bright side, Lenovo has a cool tablet, Lytro’s technology is finding a niche, and Zuckerberg’s house is getting smarter. Check out all the stories and links below.

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255: SpaceX Wasn’t The Only One With A Follow Up

255: SpaceX Wasn’t The Only One With A Follow Up

SpaceX Follow Up Rocket

This week’s podcast is mostly about follow up stories. SpaceX re-launches another rocket, Apple’s Macs are still old, Instagram will probably kill Snapchat, & smart locks aren’t very secure. Then there’s the new stuff: Tim Berners-Lee’s plan to take your data back, Facebook v AdBlock, LG’s awesome headphone jack, Amazon’s 1-click video purchases, and Sweden’s mechanized pot holes. All the links and details are below.

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253: If You Can’t Sell Ads, Sell Your Company

253: If You Can’t Sell Ads, Sell Your Company

Yahoo! Sells to Verizon

This week Yahoo! dies, SpaceX fires a used rocket, Facebook makes gobs of money, Apple forgets how to name devices, and Bitcoin is determined to not be currency. We cover it all, plus more. The show notes are below.

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246: The Reality of Breaking Moore’s Law, The Truth Will Shock You

246: The Reality of Breaking Moore’s Law, The Truth Will Shock You

Moore's Law on Nest

There appears to be no Moor’s Law with the Internet of things. As a result, this will impede the development of home devices like the Nest. This begs the question: is Next fundamentally in trouble, or was Tony Fadell the problem?

We also talk about flying cars, rockets, phones, VR, E3 and WWDC in the episode. Check out all the show notes and links below.

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241: This Episode Has In-Show Purchases, The Cost Will Shock You.

241: This Episode Has In-Show Purchases, The Cost Will Shock You.

In-Show Purchases

So far podcasting has been free and open. However, some would like to see Apple play more central role to allow things like better analytics and in-show purchases. As long as it doesn’t ruin the medium, it should be OK. We also talk about games, graphics, 3D printing, VR and so much more! Check out all the links and details below.

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237: You Won’t Believe Where Elon Musk Landed His Rocket

237: You Won’t Believe Where Elon Musk Landed His Rocket

Tired James After Musk Landed His Rocket

I’m back on the podcast! And what a week to be back. For starters, Elon Musk landed his rocket on a barge. How cool is that?! We’ve got all the other show note below. Enjoy!

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226: Companies Fail To Build Up the Stack. First You’ll Be Confused, Then You’ll Be Inspired

226: Companies Fail To Build Up the Stack. First You’ll Be Confused, Then You’ll Be Inspired

Jenna Up The Stack

It’s really hard for companies to build up the stack because they have to guess what they’re customers want. Furthermore, there’ll be a tendency to try and make their existing business’s life easy. This is what causes disruption! This week we talk about companies trying to move up the stack along with a bunch of other topics. See below for all the show notes.

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218: Watching Football And Eating Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi

This week we talk about the news that happened during Thanksgiving. Perhaps the best part is Matthew’s explanation of the difference between Raspberry Pi and Arduino. We also talk about drones, ESPN, surveillance, and a few really good stories. Check out the show notes below of the details.

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