In this special double-sized episode, we look at this week’s Apple product announcement and feature a bountiful late summer harvest of tech news.
Also on the show, are technobabble, jargon and buzzwords ruining our ability to write clearly — and get the point across with our colleagues? Author Phil Simon joins us to discuss the general state of professional correspondence in this high-tech world of ours. Phil’s latest book, Message Not Received: Why Business Communication Is Broken and How to Fix It, is out now and here’s its trailer:
Message Not Received – Book Trailer from Phil Simon on Vimeo.
This week we go big on Pop Tech Jam! Technology expert and author Phil Simon talks to J.D. about his new book, Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data and Pedro reviews two new headphones in his never-ending quest for the perfect subway headphones. In the news, Amazon’s Cloud Drive service takes on Dropbox; Microsoft’s Windows Phone making inroads against Apple and Android’s dominance; Google’s new privacy czar; and mobile ads that talk back.
Just what is Big Data? What do we need to know about it? What does NASA have to do with it? Author Phil Simon joins us on the show this week to answer these questions and discuss his latest book, Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data.
Want more information about the book and links to buy it in the format of your choice? Check it all out here on Phil’s Web site, where you can also read the introduction and watch the trailer.
This week futurist, polymath, technology expert, and author Phil Simon visits Pop Tech Jam. In the news segment J.D. and Pedro crank up the rumor mill, Microsoft gets into the touch screen business get set to release the latest version of their OS. Also in the news Google gets a smackdown from the U.S. government, the DNSChanger threat and a new Open Source game console gets ready to make a play for your living room.