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Shopify vs. Mailchimp - An E-Commerce Data Dispute

Have you heard about the most recent e-commerce breakup? Wondering if you should be team MailChimp or team Shopify? Brian and Malinda share what led to the split and what it means for the future. Learn who will be affected by the severed ties and what they can do to protect themselves in the future.


How to Win at Pitching: A SXSW Recap

Brian and Malinda share key insights on how to talk about your company to your audience and investors. What does it take for your company to get funding? What are VC’s looking for? Find out what needs to be added or removed from your pitch.


The Rise and Fall of Robots

Brian and Malinda host Jon Morgan, product manager at Google, to discuss all things robot-related. Is it enough to create robots with a main purpose of keeping people company or is it just a phase? Today, people are buying services, not robots.


Don't Get Left Behind by The Network Effect

What does the hardware and software future look like? Is IoT sustainable? Brian and Malinda discuss the importance of creating risc processors to help reduce the burden on the network, define internal and external network effect, and what the barrier to entry looks like for platform companies.


Don't Let Curation Kill Discovery

Does curation take over the world and discovery go away? Is there anything online that isn’t touched by curation? Brian and Malinda cover how we consume our news and whether or not discovery is truly dead.


When Does Facebook Lose Our Trust?

When is it too late for people to start caring about data breaches? Is it already too late? Brian and Malinda discuss the importance of protecting people's information and making sure that the information which is collected, is anonymous and used to better the user experience.


Augment My Reality Please

How will augmented reality (AR) continue to change the world as we know it today? How will virtual reality fit in? Brian and Malinda explore the world of AR and discuss the positives and negatives of the Fyre Festival, Blippar, Pokémon Go, and digital cloning.


Considering Autonomous Driving Things

Can machines have empathy? Are we ready for true autonomous driving? What happens when our technology fails us, or maybe more importantly, when we fail our technology? Brian and Malinda break down the five levels of autonomous driving and the ramifications it has on society.


I'd Like a PhD With a Side of AI

Where do liberal arts and artificial intelligence intersect? How transparent is AI? Will discovery be dead by 2020? Brian and Malinda discuss the problems that AI solves and the problems AI creates.


All Things CES 2019

What are the big new tech trends kicking off 2019? Will Brian and Malinda quit their jobs and become professional ESports gamers? Breaking down the good, the bad, and the scantily clad at CES 2019. Brian and Malinda recap the brands and trends that left lasting impressions, including the companion tech that rocked the boat.