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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!

Jun 1, 2021

Topic 1: Google Replaces Bert with MUM

At I/O 2021, Google introduced MUM — Multitask United Model. According to Google, this new language model is 1000 times more powerful than BERT, the search engine they released in 2019. MUM is coming to Google products sometime in the future.

Note: BERT = Bidirectional Encoder...


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.

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Jul 7, 2020

Topic 1: Regulations are real in Louisiana.

Now moving to a city and state near you.

Also, check out the new page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3011459202301532 (MSP Regulation and Legislation).


Topic 2:Face-changing technology . . . with a nod to what this means for facial recognition.

And maybe a quick...


May 5, 2020

Check out the “Killing IT Reading List” at https://killingit.smallbizthoughts.com.


Topic 1: Virtual Events -- what you want to see

A different kind of discussion here. Would you rather rush out from quarantine to a channel-focused event, or maybe a sporting event, a social event, or even a concert?

We are still...


Mar 17, 2020

First, a note from listener Chris.

Issue clarification Link: 

https://www.informationweek.com/cdc-plagued-by-virus-of-a-different-strain/d/d-id/1051659

 

Topic 1: Louisiana Secretary of State on Defining MSPs

We do a little analysis on Dave's interview on his Business of Tech podcast. What consitutes “malpractice”...