This in special year-end episode we look back at what happened during the year. Specifically, we look back at our predictions for the year and grade ourselves. Honestly, it’s shocking how well we do. Below is a reference for all the events we covered from 2016. It was a busy year!
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.
It’s time for our annual postdictions of 2015. James nails is and Matthew… We’ll… Let’s just say there’s room for improvement. We start off recapping the big stories of the year and then dive into how well we called things. Enjoy the show!
This week we talk about competitions happening in the tech space. For example, Twitter takes on group messaging, Snapchat takes on the media, Tumblr takes on simple design and Microsoft takes on Gmail through the iPhone.
We managed to almost completely ignore D11 this week. Though, we did stick in a couple stores about Apple and Mary Meeker.
We also talked about light canceling fiber optics, the 49er’s new stadium, HTC’s advertising problem, Yahoo’s strategy of buying a ton of companies, Freescale’s ant-sized SoC, Apple’s new iPod Touch, Sony’s electronic loses, the Sun-Times photographer firing, and Intel’s new Haswell chips.
The new Xbox will be called the Xbox One despite being the 3rd iteration. So today’s show is called Episode One despite being the 87th.
We also talk about the death of Google Buzz, Yahoo buying Tumblr while fixing Flickr, an amazing gun scope, Amazon’s new bio-dome, Samsung’s crazy bid to take over Android from Google, and Microsoft’s commercials vs Apple’s.