“Alexa, what’s new?” It’s part of my morning routine — and the routine for 39 million Americans and counting [https://beta.techcrunch.com/2018/01/12/39-million-americans-now-own-a-smart-speaker-report-claims/] . As I drink my morning coffee, my smart speaker gives me short blasts from NPR News, BBC World News, and the Washington
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Hi there! I’m Kim [https://twitter.com/realkimhansen], Chief at Gretta.com [http://www.gretta.com] for podcasts, started in Vancouver, Canada way back in the summer of 2015 with my cofounders Kelly [https://twitter.com/themindwright] and Rainer [https://twitter.com/rainerakoch]. Our mission: to bring podcasts in
Think of where you were fourteen years ago. A lot has changed, right? Technology has changed. Information flow has changed. The way we relate to and understand each other has, in many significant ways, changed. Fourteen years ago, people used Discmans. Much has changed!Fourteen years ago, my co-founder Ilias
Some said it was too expensive. Others said it would never scale. But Jessica Lessin ignored the naysayers and stuck to her convictions. Almost three years ago, the former Wall Street Journal tech reporter founded The Information [https://www.theinformation.com/], an in-depth, online-only publication that combines rigorous investigative journalism
It took me 28 years to realize the power of science-fiction. I’d worked with my family for 15 of those running Future in Review, a $6,000 a head conference that brings together C-level executives, world-class scientists, economists, filmmakers, and, yes, science-fiction authors, to talk about where technology is