197 episodes

Exponent, a production of Stratechery.com, is hosted by Ben Thompson and James Allworth.



In this program we seek to explore the massive effect technology is having not just on technology companies, but also on society as a whole. Ben Thompson is the author of Stratechery, a blog about the business and strategy of technology. James Allworth is the co-author with Clay Christensen of "How Will You Measure Your Life" and a writer for the Harvard Business Review.



Visit the website at https://exponent.fm for show notes and to subscribe. To see old Stratechery.FM episodes, please visit http://stratechery.fm

Exponent Ben Thompson / James Allworth

    • Technology
    • 4.8 • 76 Ratings

Exponent, a production of Stratechery.com, is hosted by Ben Thompson and James Allworth.



In this program we seek to explore the massive effect technology is having not just on technology companies, but also on society as a whole. Ben Thompson is the author of Stratechery, a blog about the business and strategy of technology. James Allworth is the co-author with Clay Christensen of "How Will You Measure Your Life" and a writer for the Harvard Business Review.



Visit the website at https://exponent.fm for show notes and to subscribe. To see old Stratechery.FM episodes, please visit http://stratechery.fm

    Episode 196 — Forecasting the Metaverse

    Episode 196 — Forecasting the Metaverse

    Ben and James discuss Facebook and Microsoft’s metaverse announcements, and how the future might play out. Links Ben Thompson: Meta — Stratechery Ben Thompson: An Interview with Mark Zuckerberg about the Metaverse — Stratechery Ben Thompson: AR vs. VR — Stratechery Ben Thompson: Apps, People, and Jobs to be Done — Stratechery Ben Thompson: Metaverses — Stratechery Hosts   Ben Thompson, @benthompson, Stratechery James Allworth, @jamesallworth, Harvard Business Review   Podcast Information   Feed iTunes SoundCloud Twitter Feedback

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 195 — Technological Revolutions

    Episode 195 — Technological Revolutions

    Are we in the middle of the IT revolution, or on the verge of something new? Links Ben Thompson: The Death and Birth of Technological Revolutions — Stratechery Ben Thompson: The End of the Beginning — Stratechery John Perry Barlow: A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace — EFF Ben Thompson: Internet 3.0 and the Beginning of (Tech) History — Stratechery Ben Thompson: The Internet and the Third Estate — Stratechery Hosts   Ben Thompson, @benthompson, Stratechery James Allworth, @jamesallworth, Harvard Business Review   Podcast Information   Feed iTunes SoundCloud Twitter Feedback

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 194 — Back on Spotify

    Episode 194 — Back on Spotify

    Ben and James discuss the history of podcasts and why Spotify's recent announcements are so compelling for creators.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 193 — Sovereign Podcasters

    Episode 193 — Sovereign Podcasters

    Ben and James discuss Substack and the rise of the sovereign creator. Links Ben Thompson: Sovereign Writers and Substack — Stratechery Ben Thompson: Never-Ending Niches — Stratechery Bruno Maçães: History Has Begun — Hurst Publishers Ben Thompson: Defining Information — Stratechery Hosts   Ben Thompson, @benthompson, Stratechery James Allworth, @jamesallworth, Harvard Business Review   Podcast Information   Feed iTunes SoundCloud Twitter Feedback

    • 57 min
    Episode 192 — The Australian Perspective

    Episode 192 — The Australian Perspective

    Ben and James discuss Australia’s Media Bargaining Code and its fall-out. Links Ben Thompson: Google Makes Deal With News Corp, Facebook Blocks News in Australia, Microsoft’s Shamelessness — Stratechery Daily Update James Allworth: Australia’s Proposed “Fox News Tax” — Medium Hosts   Ben Thompson, @benthompson, Stratechery James Allworth, @jamesallworth, Harvard Business Review   Podcast Information   Feed iTunes SoundCloud Twitter Feedback

    • 49 min
    Episode 191 — Facebook, Twitter, and Trump

    Episode 191 — Facebook, Twitter, and Trump

    Ben and James discuss whether Facebook and Twitter should de-platform President Trump. Links Ben Thompson: Tech and Trump — Stratechery Ben Thompson: New Defaults — Stratechery James Allworth: Prioritizing Economics is Crippling the U.S. Economy — Medium Ben Thompson: Trump and Twitter — Stratechery Hosts   Ben Thompson, @benthompson, Stratechery James Allworth, @jamesallworth, Harvard Business Review   Podcast Information   Feed iTunes SoundCloud Twitter Feedback

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
76 Ratings

76 Ratings

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It’s a good pod

Even though they overindex on jargon, I remain bullish on the podcast: there are many points well made.

Naoufel (Naw-ooo-fel) ,

Best tech podcast

I have been listening to exponent for a very long time. I love the deep dive analysis Ben and James do. If you are in tech or curious about how tech affect our society this podcast is for you. Great!

RaF_aTtAcK ,

The best podcast on strategy and tech!!!

The best podcast on strategy and tech! Listen to this religiously!

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