10 episodes

A zippy conversation about trending technology hosted by industry veteran Niki Christoff. What’s happening right now on the frontlines of tech? From the C-Suite and Capitol Hill, to crypto and Gen Z TikTok, Niki breaks it all down to help savvy listeners get even smarter. Guests include experts, enthusiasts, regulators, policymakers, CEOs, and reporters. New episodes come out on Thursdays.

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    • 4.8 • 39 Ratings

A zippy conversation about trending technology hosted by industry veteran Niki Christoff. What’s happening right now on the frontlines of tech? From the C-Suite and Capitol Hill, to crypto and Gen Z TikTok, Niki breaks it all down to help savvy listeners get even smarter. Guests include experts, enthusiasts, regulators, policymakers, CEOs, and reporters. New episodes come out on Thursdays.

    Thanks from Tech’ed Up

    Thanks from Tech’ed Up

    Happy Thanksgiving from Tech’ed Up! Niki is popping into your feeds to thank you for tuning in and supporting the show since our launch just two months ago. We’ll be back in the studio next week with tech reporter Emily Birnbaum to unpack the metaverse.

    • 51 sec
    Disinformation, Troll Farms & Fake Influencers

    Disinformation, Troll Farms & Fake Influencers

    Our guest is Camille François, an expert in disinformation and misinformation campaigns. She sits down in the studio with Niki Christoff to explain what a troll farm is, how they operate, and the business of building online influencers. 
    Watch the full unedited episode on YouTube.

    • 27 min
    Why is Cyberspace a Hot Mess?

    Why is Cyberspace a Hot Mess?

    Our guest is Niloo Razi Howe, a cybersecurity expert with 25 years of experience as a tech investor.  She visits the studio to talk with Niki Christoff about all things cyberspace -- from cyberbullying and ransomware to disinformation and surveillance.  As hard as these problems are, smart people can engineer solutions to fix them. 

    • 27 min
    Hacked: How to Survive a Cyber Attack

    Hacked: How to Survive a Cyber Attack

    Our guest is Steve Bernard, former head of global security for Sony Pictures. He walks host Niki Christoff through his personal experience with a North Korean cyber attack. How do these hackers operate and how can you protect yourself? We discuss cybercrime, gunslingers on the Dark Web, multi-factor authentication, password managers, and the importance of a survival mentality. 
    Watch the full unedited episode on YouTube.

    • 27 min
    Crypto 101: What's the SEC doing?

    Crypto 101: What's the SEC doing?

    Our guest is Commissioner Hester Peirce of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). She joins Niki Christoff in the studio to chat cryptocurrency and regulators: the players and the stakes. Affectionately known as "CryptoMom," Commissioner Peirce outlines her vision of protecting investors and consumers while fostering new crypto projects.
    Watch the full unedited interview on YouTube.

    • 28 min
    Crypto 101: What's an NFT?

    Crypto 101: What's an NFT?

    Our guest is blockchain expert Macey Smith. She joins host Niki Christoff in the studio to break down non-fungible tokens (aka NFTs) for those of us who aren’t billionaire art collectors, expert gamers, or Mark Cuban. In a quick conversation, Niki and Macey chat about the Ethereum blockchain, OpenSea marketplace, CryptoPunk NFTs...and a vision for how these digital tokens could be used in the future.

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    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

rilesriles ,

Must-listen!

Engaging and informative. Looking forward to new episodes.

LCG579 ,

Entertaining and digestible way to understand tech isses

Niki brings in true, all-star experts to walk you through how emerging technologies or companies work and most importantly, why they matter to society. Episodes are entertaining and digestible, and I’m looking forward to more.

ofergie ,

Crypto

Great breakdown of the basics.

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