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A brutally honest look at marketing and mobile engagement, plus interviews with some of the brightest minds around technology, social media, marketing technology, MarTech, and customer experience. Hosted by VentureBeat's Stewart Rogers and Travis Wright.

VB Engage - Mobile, Marketing, & Technology Podcast from VentureBeat Stewart Rogers & Travis Wright

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A brutally honest look at marketing and mobile engagement, plus interviews with some of the brightest minds around technology, social media, marketing technology, MarTech, and customer experience. Hosted by VentureBeat's Stewart Rogers and Travis Wright.

    Nirmal Mehta, emerging tech, and VR vacations for everyone

    Nirmal Mehta, emerging tech, and VR vacations for everyone

    This week, Travis and Stewart discuss the latest in VR experiences including a VR vacation simulator -- or VRacation simulator, if you like Travis' made-up words. They also discuss VR's marketing problem, and European standards for watching ads in VR. Yep, it's a VR-fest this week.
    And speaking of emerging technologies, the duo then interview Nirmal Mehta, who schools them in everything new and exciting just in time for us to take a short holiday break and head into the exciting technologies that lay ahead in 2018.

    • 32 min
    Mike Wikan, the singularity, and the first blockchain smartphone

    Mike Wikan, the singularity, and the first blockchain smartphone

    This week, Travis and Stewart interview Mike Wikan on the future of emerging technologies and what they're going to mean for both our daily lives and how organizations, businesses, and governments will be affected.
    In the news, we talk about A.I. that learns from all other A.I.s, Sophia the robot citizen, a new Messenger bot of note, and the world's most secure smartphone -- apparently the only one ready to hold cryptocurrency without fear of being hacked.

    • 32 min
    Peggy Anne Salz, mobile futures, and the crazy world of cryptocurrencies

    Peggy Anne Salz, mobile futures, and the crazy world of cryptocurrencies

    This week, Travis and Stewart discuss the latest in A.I.-powered apps and show that you don't have to be a massive organization to use artificial intelligence across your product or service. They also work their way through a list of 100 cryptocurrencies and explain what these blockchain-powered tokens mean for the future of payments.

    • 29 min
    Steve Rayson, hacking Alexa, and how A.I. writes better headlines than you

    Steve Rayson, hacking Alexa, and how A.I. writes better headlines than you

    This week, Travis and Stewart interview the awesome Steve Rayson of Buzzsumo, which has analyzed over 100 million headlines to learn what works, what doesn't, and what converts.
    In the news, we discuss a new solution for creating Alexa skills, the questions businesses must answer before creating a bot, and give a shout out to those of our friends that made this year's "30 under 30" list.

    • 36 min
    Robert Rose, epic content, and Facebook's myriad of money making methods

    Robert Rose, epic content, and Facebook's myriad of money making methods

    This week, Travis and Stewart talk about AI and the Internet of Things (still the worst tech term in existence), AI and customer service, and two opposing Facebook stories that are united by one common thread - how the social media levitation makes its money. We then interview Robert Rose, a content marketing genius who gives us the lowdown on what works, what doesn't, and how you can win.

    • 34 min
    Erich Joachimsthaler, Amazon Slay, and how computer vision changes everything

    Erich Joachimsthaler, Amazon Slay, and how computer vision changes everything

    This week, Travis and Stewart interview the incredible Erich Joachimsthaler, celebrated branding expert and author. This is one of the most impactful interviews of the year - Erich gives takeaway after takeaway.
    In the news, we discuss A.I.'s role in bringing TV advertising up to date and how computer vision is changing the world: not just in marketing through solutions like Google Lens, but in applications that will save lives. We also talk about Amazon's new delivery option that lets delivery drivers into your house and The Onion's fun/macabre take on it. Well, it is Halloween, after all.

    • 36 min

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