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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!

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...


Mar 30, 2021

Topic 1: Cops and Robots

Move to stop NYC police from using armed robots. Note: The police do not own any armed robots, but they do own some robots. So this is totally a preventive measure. We previously discussed the use of AI and facial recognition by police departments. The question here is, when do we begin the...


Mar 23, 2021

Topic 1: AI Mayflower to Cross the Atlantic

This is a recreation of the Mayflower voyage with a 100% autonomous ship. Great for research and proof of concept.

The Smithsonian doesn’t talk about autonomous shipping vessels, but that might be an option going forward. There are currently very small crews on shipping...