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Uniting dataphiles and dataphobes one podcast at a time. Listen as the Gagnons interview industry leaders and startup founders, review new tech trends and products, and examine how data and technology drive our professional and personal worlds.

Uniting dataphiles and dataphobes one podcast at a time. Listen as the Gagnons interview industry leaders and startup founders, review new tech trends and products, and examine how data and technology drive our professional and personal worlds.

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United States

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Uniting dataphiles and dataphobes one podcast at a time. Listen as the Gagnons interview industry leaders and startup founders, review new tech trends and products, and examine how data and technology drive our professional and personal worlds.

Twitter:

@datamyths

Language:

English


Episodes

Tesla: 100 Years Too Early

4/2/2020
Did you know wireless power was invented more than a century ago? Nikola Tesla was a man far ahead of his time. What were some of his contributions to our modern everyday lives? Why is he not known for all of his inventions? Join us on this episode of Data Myths as we dive into “The man who invented the 20th century”.

Duration:00:47:46

The Rapid Shift to a Remote Digital World

3/27/2020
What has changed in business and technology due to the COVID-19 crisis? How can we use technology to evolve our businesses? How are we going to have to change in order to reemerge in a good place?

Duration:00:52:31

Talking Trash: The Data and Technology Behind Garbage

2/20/2020
What is the future of trash? What do we do with it? How bad are single use plastic bags and are there better alternatives? How does technology and data fit into the trash equation? What are startups doing to alleviate the trash problems and are they being successful?

Duration:00:47:44

Raiders of the data archive: Is our legacy safe?

2/13/2020
How do we archive digital content? Who decides what’s worth archiving? Where does it live and what is an internet archive? Can people use digital archives as evidence in a court of law? Does anyone know why Facebook hasn’t been archived since 2011?

Duration:00:44:15

Don’t Cross the Streams: A Closer Look at Streaming

2/6/2020
Are all of these streaming services just channels in disguise? What happens when people pull the plug on cable? Does it really save them money? How has streaming evolved and where will it go next? Why did Brian get throttled by Netflix? What is Malinda excited to watch in 2020? Most importantly, how many people are you sharing your logins with?

Duration:00:46:12

CES 2020 Recap: Impossible Pork Strikes Back

1/28/2020
What was Brian’s favorite take away from CES 2020? Whatever happened to Lora DiCarlo after CES 2019? Will parallel reality change the future of travel? Is it time to centralize your streaming services or is it time to simplify and go back to cable?

Duration:00:42:37

Is Hi-Fi Audio Dead in a Digital World?

6/12/2019
Is high fidelity audio dead in our very digitally-centered world? Will convenience win over audio quality? What ever happened to those 50-pound speakers in everyone’s living room? Brian and Malinda dive into the world of audio to discuss its history, where it may be headed, and some of the changes in the industry. Tune in to this week’s episode to find out more.

Duration:00:44:37

Romancing the Blockchain: Are We Ready?

6/5/2019
How does blockchain technology work? What are the regulations in place today? Who is winning in the battle of bitcoin vs the bank? Join Brian and Malinda as they host Thomas Nägele and Alexis Esneault in a discussion about the different uses of blockchain, what is standing in the way of mass adoption, and what is on the horizon for cryptocurrency.

Duration:00:45:49

Capturing Attention in a Busy World: Is it Possible?

5/29/2019
We change screens 21 times an hour and see 10,000 brand messages a day. That’s a lot. Our attention is fractured, so how do companies reach their consumers in ways that are meaningful? Join Brian and Malinda as they discuss the challenges of digital and traditional advertising. Learn which companies have an advantage, and why digital advertising is just a small part in a company’s overall communications strategy. Don’t know how to stand out to consumers? Tune in to find out.

Duration:00:46:12

Clouds on the Horizon: To Cloud or Not to Cloud

5/22/2019
Ever wonder what the cloud really is and how it was formed? Should companies utilize tools like AWS, or keep the cloud in-house? In this episode of Data Myths, Brian and Malinda discuss the history of cloud services and how we got where we are today. Don’t know the difference between a public, private, and hybrid cloud? Tune in to find out.

Duration:00:45:01

The Amazon Effect: Love to Hate It, or Hate to Love It?

5/15/2019
How big is Amazon really? Does the definition of a traditional monopoly apply to companies like Amazon? This week’s episode dives into Amazon’s presence in a broad range of markets and how it could affect you, the consumer. Tune in as Brian and Malinda discuss everything from antitrust to customer journey.

Duration:00:44:32

Welcome to the Age of Assets: Brokers vs. Owners

5/8/2019
The days of “solving for access” are gone. Whether it’s a TV show, a vacation rental, or a vehicle, companies must always be improving upon their assets. Once thought to be disruptor brands, Airbnb and Netflix are feeling the heat from more traditional brands like Marriott and Disney that are considered steadfast and trustworthy. How are these proven dependable brands revamping what they have to offer the consumer? Tune in to find out.

Duration:00:44:40

A Brief History of the Internet and Website Development: The Good, The Bad, and Everything In Between

5/1/2019
Who doesn’t love a little history? This week, Brian and Malinda are treating listeners to a historic overview of the Internet and website design. Ready to reminisce about home row keys and early flash sites? Plug in and get ready—Data Myths is throwing it back.

Duration:00:45:20

A Podcast about Podcasts

4/24/2019
An entire episode dedicated to podcasts—what they are, what they can do for your business, and why you need to get a plan in place before you publish your first episode. In episode 13, hosts Brian and Malinda share the podcast tricks they’ve learned along the way.

Duration:00:44:59

The E-Commerce Equation: To Prime or Not To Prime—That is the Question

4/17/2019
What is the state of e-commerce? This week’s episode dives deep into the world of e-commerce—where it’s been, where it’s headed, and what’s next for emerging e-commerce brands. Brian and Malinda discuss the buyer's journey, why people buy, where people buy, and how businesses are changing their online strategy to stay competitive.

Duration:00:45:29

The Business of Gaming

4/10/2019
Why are big data centers crucial to the gaming industry? What pushed AI, ML, and the GPU to the next level? Gamers - Thank you! Brian and Malinda explore the gaming industry and bring up the challenges game developers face in this market. Who will be the Netflix of gaming?

Duration:00:45:00

Shopify vs. Mailchimp - An E-Commerce Data Dispute

4/3/2019
Have you heard about the most recent e-commerce breakup? Wondering if you should be team MailChimp or team Shopify? Brian and Malinda share what led to the split and what it means for the future. Learn who will be affected by the severed ties and what they can do to protect themselves in the future.

Duration:00:44:55

How to Win at Pitching: A SXSW Recap

3/27/2019
Brian and Malinda share key insights on how to talk about your company to your audience and investors. What does it take for your company to get funding? What are VC’s looking for? Find out what needs to be added or removed from your pitch.

Duration:00:44:59

The Rise and Fall of Robots

3/6/2019
Brian and Malinda host Jon Morgan, product manager at Google, to discuss all things robot-related. Is it enough to create robots with a main purpose of keeping people company or is it just a phase? Today, people are buying services, not robots.

Duration:00:45:15

Don't Get Left Behind by The Network Effect

2/27/2019
What does the hardware and software future look like? Is IoT sustainable? Brian and Malinda discuss the importance of creating risc processors to help reduce the burden on the network, define internal and external network effect, and what the barrier to entry looks like for platform companies.

Duration:00:45:27