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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!

May 4, 2021

Topic 1: Hacked Ice Cream Makers at McDonalds

A very strange right to repair! If you buy an expensive machine, do you have the right to buy a third-party add-on that makes it work better?

https://www.wired.com/story/they-hacked-mcdonalds-ice-cream-makers-started-cold-war/


Topic 2: EU looking to regulate...


Apr 27, 2021

Topic 1: Racist (and other offensive) Tech Jargon

Words matter. The most obvious example is "master/slave" but there's plenty of other insensitive terminology around. Remember, these terms might make sense to you, but you clients may hear it and wonder exactly what you're talking about.

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Apr 20, 2021

Topic 1: Will Bots Take Jobs?

AI Robots are coming for your jobs! Or - in a much more realistic interpretation, they are coming to reduce the amount of mundane process work that humans do so they can focus on interpersonal stuff that robots can’t do.

We take a mostly positive spin on this one.

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Apr 13, 2021

Topic 1: Should you rely on best practices?

We return to the question of what ARE best practices and how you define them. But more than that, should you be following other peoples' so-called best practices? Stop leaning on best practices, and experiment!

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Apr 6, 2021

Topic 1: Stop Talking About Multicloud and Hybrid Cloud

It's time to take this seriously and talk about Integration. As always, we take a stab at the terminology used by our industry and ponder about what's really going on. We all love jargon, but it's important to dig a little a figure out what's really...