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The Killing IT Podcast

IT authors and entrepreneurs Ryan Morris, Karl Palachuk, and Dave Sobel provide commentary on the changing world of technology opportunities and emerging tech.

We want to expand the discussion from the SMB IT channel to all things tech - with one eye on the future and the other on profits. Join us!

Jan 14, 2020

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Topic 1: Is the age of hardware over - or are we just beginning?

We used to count computers in thousands or millions. Now we count cameras and IOT devices in billions.

Ryan mentioned this quote...


Jan 7, 2020

Ryan and I kick off the year and Dave joins us mid-way through.

Topic 1: California Privacy . . . Coming your way.

California has a new privacy law that will affect lots of other areas . . . because you probably do business in California. And, of course, once one state starts regulating something, other states will...


Dec 31, 2019

Topic 1: Drone food delivery goes nationwide in 2020

Flirtey has announced drone delivery of food services in Reno, Nevada. And they have announced that they will go nationwide in 2020. Earlier they announced a service to deliver defibrillators in emergencies.

We talk a bit about moving the conversation from "drone" to...


Dec 24, 2019

We recorded this show a few days ago. You can tell right away that we're all in a good mood.


Topic 1: Ring, Cameras, and Security

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/epg4xm/amazon-ring-camera-security

Ring cameras are easily "hacked," although most of the problems aren't really technical issues. Dave's big question is,...


Dec 17, 2019

We continue two favorite topics this week, and introduce a new one that is sure to be a perennial favorite.


Topic 1: Revisiting disruptions

It's a new era for "disruptive" technologies. There's a now a clear business model for disruption. Uber did it as a bad citizen (do it first, ask permission later). They...