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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!

Aug 11, 2020

Topic 1: Micro-Management 2020

How are managers doing in the world all-remote work? In particular, how are remote managers doing? We continue the discussion of whether we'll really go back to the office when all this is over.

One element to watch: Not all managers trust employees and believe they can be effective...

Aug 4, 2020

Topic 1: The "Big Four" IT buisinesses grilled by Congress.

Will there be any real aftermath to these hearings, or is this all just political showmanship?

CEOs from Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google were grilled by Congress. We discuss what this might mean (or not).

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Jul 28, 2020

Topic 1: Tech VC funding down and moving sideways (not up) due to the pandemic.

Funding for new ventures is being affected by the recession and the circumstances surrounding the pandemic. The change in money makes sense, but the response to social distancing is a new factor the venture capitalists haven't dealt with...

Jul 21, 2020

Another fun show! Please give us your feedback. And share it if you love it!

We start with a couple of major stories and finish with an eye on the future.

Topic 1: EU says their privacy laws are not being enforced appropriately in the U.S.

To make that point, a random group of hackers broke into a series of Twitter...

Jul 14, 2020

Topic 1: AI - Take One: Fighting Covid on mass transit

In Barcelona's subway system, AI is helping regulate airflows to fight the spread of Covid. Of course, that has implications for other diseases and other mass transit. We discuss what this means for you.