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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 30, 2020

Topic 1: Limit AI Research before it happens?

Wired reports that an AI algorithm that "predicts" criminality based on a facial recognition is drawing ire. Meanwhile, some AI experts are calling to stop this line of research altogether.

Jun 23, 2020

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Topic 1: Coming boom for freelancers?

Part of the rhythm of the economy is that economic downturns result in new opportunities. This time, the question is, will this help independent IT consultants?

Note: When decision makers are...

Jun 16, 2020

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Topic 1: IBM and Amazon get out of facial recognition

Major companies are backing away from developing and working with facial recognition technology. Issues include both the racial bias and...

Jun 11, 2020

Topic 1: Facebook Shops

Will you (should you) set up a shop on Facebook? We give our perspective.

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Topic 2: Lobbying by and for the IT Community

Should we be lobbying on behalf of the IT Community? What does that look like?

We discuss some of...

Jun 2, 2020

We have a bit of a theme going through all three of today's topics: Education.

Topic 1: Google Classrooms - too meager?

In case you haven't seen it, here is "Google Classroom."

Google Classroom is super low tech. Is it too low tech? How much tech is needed in...