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Interested in the future of Internet technology? Join us each week as we talk about the latest news and trends in AI, blockchain, IoT, and cloud. We cover the rise of the fourth platform that will serve billions of connected people, apps, and devices in the age of IoT. Along the way, we interview leaders and executives at some of today’s top technology firms, who share their real-world experiences from the practitioner’s point of view. About our hosts: Dean NelsonDean is the founder of Infrastructure Masons and CEO of Virtual Power Systems. Previously, he was head of Uber Compute. Dean's an expert in IT and hyperscale infrastructure who's led over $10B in datacenter projects in 9 countries.James ThomasonJames is the CTO of EDJX and President of Rave Media. He was formerly CTO of Cloud at Dell. He's a repeat Silicon Valley technology expert and entrepreneur with over $1B in career exits across 14 startups.

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Interested in the future of Internet technology? Join us each week as we talk about the latest news and trends in AI, blockchain, IoT, and cloud. We cover the rise of the fourth platform that will serve billions of connected people, apps, and devices in the age of IoT. Along the way, we interview leaders and executives at some of today’s top technology firms, who share their real-world experiences from the practitioner’s point of view. About our hosts: Dean NelsonDean is the founder of Infrastructure Masons and CEO of Virtual Power Systems. Previously, he was head of Uber Compute. Dean's an expert in IT and hyperscale infrastructure who's led over $10B in datacenter projects in 9 countries.James ThomasonJames is the CTO of EDJX and President of Rave Media. He was formerly CTO of Cloud at Dell. He's a repeat Silicon Valley technology expert and entrepreneur with over $1B in career exits across 14 startups.

    Ep 22: Cyborg Pigs, Jetpacks, TikTokMartSoft

    Ep 22: Cyborg Pigs, Jetpacks, TikTokMartSoft

    Strange times continue in 2020 as Elon Musk demonstrates Neuralink on a pig, a man wearing a jetpack disrupts air traffic at LAX, and WalMart is rumored to be bidding for TikTok in a joint venture with Microsoft. 

    • 58 min
    Ep 21: Trump’s ban of TikTok, WeChat, and the Clean Network Initiative

    Ep 21: Trump’s ban of TikTok, WeChat, and the Clean Network Initiative

    Trump's unprecedented ban of TikTok, WeChat, and the administration's Clean Network Initiative promise to wreak havoc across the entire industry and supply chain. 

    • 44 min
    Ep 20: Michael Hiles, Founder and CEO of 10XTS, on digital currency

    Ep 20: Michael Hiles, Founder and CEO of 10XTS, on digital currency

    Our guest this week is Michael Hiles, co-host of the Digital Dollar Podcast and Founder and CEO of 10XTS. He brings us up to speed on digital currencies and the future of cental banking with crypto. 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ep 19: Ali Fenn, President of ITRenew, on IT Sustainability and the Circular Economy

    Ep 19: Ali Fenn, President of ITRenew, on IT Sustainability and the Circular Economy

    Our guest this week is Ali Fenn, President of ITRenew, a company that is pioneering circular economic models for IT and datacenter hardware. ITRenew transforms used servers, networking, and storage back into new gear, redefining the lifetime value for...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ep 18: Are they about to ruin the Internet?

    Ep 18: Are they about to ruin the Internet?

    Section 230, a law that protects online services from lawsuits based on user-created content, is under bipartisan attack. We discuss how Section 230 came to be, how Big Tech is abusing it, and what it might mean for the future of the Internet. 

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep17: Digital Surveillance on the Rise

    Ep17: Digital Surveillance on the Rise

    From employee tracking to COVID contact tracing, companies and governments are increasing their surveillance efforts around the world. This episode we discuss some of the emerging digital surveillance trends taking shape as the pandemic continues.

    • 42 min

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