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Interested in the future of Internet technology? Join us each week as we talk about the latest news and trends in AI, blockchain, IoT, and cloud with founders and innovators building the next wave. We cover the rise of the fourth platform that will serve billions of connected people, apps, and devices in the age of IoT. Along the way, we interview leaders and executives at some of today’s top technology firms, who share their real-world experiences from the practitioner’s point of view. About our hosts: Dean Nelson is the founder of Infrastructure Masons and CEO of Virtual Power Systems. Previously, he was head of Uber Compute. Dean's an expert in IT and hyperscale infrastructure who's led over $10B in datacenter projects in 9 countries. James Thomason is the CTO of EDJX and President of Rave Media. He was formerly CTO of Cloud at Dell. He's a repeat Silicon Valley technology expert and entrepreneur with over $1B in career exits across 14 startups. Brad Kirby is the COO of EDJX and is a CPA with deep fintech experience gained through various roles over his 15 year career, split between Deloitte and Brookfield prior to EDJX.

Interested in the future of Internet technology? Join us each week as we talk about the latest news and trends in AI, blockchain, IoT, and cloud with founders and innovators building the next wave. We cover the rise of the fourth platform that will serve billions of connected people, apps, and devices in the age of IoT. Along the way, we interview leaders and executives at some of today’s top technology firms, who share their real-world experiences from the practitioner’s point of view. About our hosts: Dean Nelson is the founder of Infrastructure Masons and CEO of Virtual Power Systems. Previously, he was head of Uber Compute. Dean's an expert in IT and hyperscale infrastructure who's led over $10B in datacenter projects in 9 countries. James Thomason is the CTO of EDJX and President of Rave Media. He was formerly CTO of Cloud at Dell. He's a repeat Silicon Valley technology expert and entrepreneur with over $1B in career exits across 14 startups. Brad Kirby is the COO of EDJX and is a CPA with deep fintech experience gained through various roles over his 15 year career, split between Deloitte and Brookfield prior to EDJX.

Location:

United States

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Interested in the future of Internet technology? Join us each week as we talk about the latest news and trends in AI, blockchain, IoT, and cloud with founders and innovators building the next wave. We cover the rise of the fourth platform that will serve billions of connected people, apps, and devices in the age of IoT. Along the way, we interview leaders and executives at some of today’s top technology firms, who share their real-world experiences from the practitioner’s point of view. About our hosts: Dean Nelson is the founder of Infrastructure Masons and CEO of Virtual Power Systems. Previously, he was head of Uber Compute. Dean's an expert in IT and hyperscale infrastructure who's led over $10B in datacenter projects in 9 countries. James Thomason is the CTO of EDJX and President of Rave Media. He was formerly CTO of Cloud at Dell. He's a repeat Silicon Valley technology expert and entrepreneur with over $1B in career exits across 14 startups. Brad Kirby is the COO of EDJX and is a CPA with deep fintech experience gained through various roles over his 15 year career, split between Deloitte and Brookfield prior to EDJX.

Language:

English

Contact:

725-222-3334


Episodes

Ep 60: Fatema Hamdani, CEO and co-founder, KH Aerospace

4/22/2022
In this episode, we’re joined by Fatema Hamdani, Co-founder and CEO of Kraus Hamdani Aerospace. Fatema is the first guest to return to the TNW podcast, first appearing on the show in February 2020 after meeting TNW co-host Dean Nelson on Necker Island. KH Aerospace has made ground-breaking progress since then. Fatema leads an incredible team unlocking the potential of Unmanned Aerial Systems to augment and save lives, applied in everything from disaster relief and anti-poaching operations...

Duration:00:55:48

Ep 59: Dr. Merritt Moore, Quantum Physicist on Dancing Robots

3/22/2022
In this episode, we're joined by Oxford PhD, Dr. Merritt Moore, a quantum physicist, professional ballerina, future astronaut-in-training, who is currently doing groundbreaking research in AI and robotics. Dr. Merritt graduated Magna Cum Laude in Physics from Harvard and holds a PhD in Atomic and Laser Physics from the University of Oxford. She also has a second career in professional ballet, previously with the Zurich Ballet, Boston Ballet, English National Ballet, and Norwegian National...

Duration:01:00:11

Ep 58: News Roundup (Feb 8) - SpaceX Tonga, Meta Updates, Trouble in Cryptoland, Cyber & Ground Warfare, Net Neutrality

3/8/2022
This week we have a slightly delayed news update covering various topics: SpaceX helps Tonga restore internet after a massive volcano eruption; various Meta Updates including the official end of its Libra/Diem crypto project, threats to shutter EU ops; Trouble in Cryptoland as $3.6B of Bitcoin was seized by the DoJ related to the Bitfinex hack, a $320M cross-chain hack between Ethereum and Solana, and the launch of OpenCBDC; Cyber Warfare and the NSO Group; California Net Neutrality laws...

Duration:01:04:07

Ep 57: Till Schneidereit & Ralph Squillace on WebAssembly and Bytecode Alliance

2/14/2022
This week we're talking about the #1 Internet Technology of 2021: WebAssembly (According to The New Stack) and the organization building its future: Bytecode Alliance. We are joined by the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Bytecode Alliance: Till Schneidereit (Principal Software Engineer, WebAssembly @ Fastly and Former Sr. Engineering Manager at Mozilla) and Ralph Squillace (Principal Program Manager, Azure Core Upstream, Microsoft), two leaders in the continued development of WebAssembly. The...

Duration:01:25:19

Ep 56: News Roundup - Acquisitions, OpenSea, Executive Shuffles, NASA's James Webb Telescope

1/31/2022
This week we're talking about big deals and big tech and big stuff as Farmville's Zynga was acquired for 11 billion and NFT marketplace OpenSea raises $300 million at a scorching $13 billion valuation. Big tech staff movements are on the rise, people are moving all over the place, including Meta's head of PR resigning and Signal's CEO is stepping down. And our reports of 70 departures from Microsoft's HoloLens team to companies like Facebook Meta and other stories, including the successful...

Duration:00:41:35

Ep 55: News Roundup - Elizabeth Holmes Verdict, 2022 Predictions, Team Telecom back Big Tech Cables to China, Future of Social Media & The “M”verse, Rogan & COVID Misinformation

1/26/2022
This week we’re covering the news and 2022 predictions (a few weeks behind due to COVID in the production studio). Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos was convicted of fraud, we discuss both her first HBO special as well as the film in production starring Jennifer Lawrence; 2022 Predictions, America’s Team Telecom is back Big Tech Cables for Google and M*** to China; we discuss the future of social media and alternatives like Mastodon, Discourse and more after Joe Rogan’s COVID Misinformation...

Duration:01:45:58

Ep 54: Hrish Lotlikar, CEO of SuperWorld on the Metaverse, XR and NFTs

1/7/2022
This week we have as our guest Hrish Lotlikar, the Co-founder & CEO of SuperWorld. Hrish has recently been named one of the 30 most influential people in the Metaverse, and has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, The Business Times, Entrepreneur.com and since recording, appeared on CNBC and was featured in The Economist. SuperWorld's virtual real estate platform is mapped over the entire surface of the globe, allowing users to purchase —virtually—any place on Earth. From...

Duration:01:01:07

Ep 53: News Roundup - Log4J, AWS Outage, China Data Swipes, Big Tech Threatens Internet, Data Center Acquisitions

12/23/2021
This week we’re covering the latest news, from the biggest Zero Day vulnerability in history, to Dorsey’s departure from Twitter, to huge data center acquisitions, the AWS Outage, the Edge, and more...

Duration:00:56:13

Ep 52: News Roundup - Meta, Broadband, Bitcoin Tax, NSO, Google, Tencent, and more

11/30/2021
Facebook vs Meta on face recognition and other intrusive tech. Biden's broadband plan. Bitcoin tax. NSO Group. Ransomware. Google gets into trading. Apple looking at Crypto.

Duration:01:06:01

Ep 51: Matt Johnson, CEO of QC Ware, on Quantum Computing

11/20/2021
This week we have as our guest Matt Johnson, CEO and Co-founder of QC Ware. QC Ware focuses on Enterprise Software and Services for Quantum Computing with offices in Palo Alto and Paris, and soon, Tokyo. With one of the largest teams of quantum algorithm experts QC Ware strives to make quantum computing easily accessible by classically-trained data scientists and to offer performance speed-ups on near term hardware. Enterprise customers include Airbus, BMW Group, Goldman Sachs, Roche, and...

Duration:00:57:14

Ep 50: Dave Perrill, CEO, Compute North - Colocation for Cryptocurrency Mining

11/9/2021
This week our guest Dave Perrill, CEO and Co-founder of Compute North. A 25-year veteran of IT and InfoSec, Dave has been keenly immersed in the cryptocurrency mining industry and blockchain technology since its formative days. He founded and subsequently sold two technology companies, including SecureConnect, an ISP which morphed into a Managed Security Provider, and was ultimately was acquired by Trustwave Holdings in 2012. He also served as CEO of Wand Corporation, a leading...

Duration:00:52:50

Ep 49: Kristen Buchanan, CEO of Edify

10/12/2021
Our guest this week is Kristen Buchanan, the CEO and Founder of Edify, an AI platform that enables engineers to be high performing. Edify’s first product, Eddy, is slack-native solution that helps developers and product managers build technical onboarding plans for their new hires. She received $2M of seed funding in Dec. 2020 right before being accepted into the TechStars Seattle 2021 Cohort. Prior to founding Edify, she consulted for various large organizations implementing onboarding and...

Duration:01:04:19

Ep 48: Eddie Schutter, CTO of Switch

10/5/2021
Our guest this week is Eddie Schutter, the Chief Technology Officer for Switch. He has over 25 years of experience and leadership in the data center and information technology industry for organizations including eBay, AT&T, DCF Technologies, The Green Grid, Data Center Pulse, and other various advisory boards. He is a Director on the iMasons BOD, Executive advisor of the Technical Curriculum Advisory Board for CNET Training, and Engineering Advisory Board for SMU Lyle School of...

Duration:01:21:44

Ep 47: News Roundup - Apple, China, Covid Tech, Artificial Intelligence

9/22/2021
Dean Nelson visits Texas and brings back a special gift. This week we're discussing China's Covid data creep, Amazon's plans to censor certain AWS customers, we check in on Steve Mullaney at Aviatrix, a 77-atom AI molecule, and Nasa's big UFO plans.

Duration:01:01:51

Ep 46: News Roundup - Big Tech, Big Hacks, Big Brother, Big Deals

9/14/2021
This week we’re discussing the latest news making headlines in Big Hacks, Big Tech, Big Brother, Big Deals, and China.

Duration:00:53:24

Ep 45: News Roundup - Microsoft’s Secret Cloud, Tesla Robot, Big Tech Summoned to D.C.

9/3/2021
This week we have more updates on Apple privacy concerns, Microsoft Azure reveals a Top Secret Government Cloud while emerging threat vectors in the cloud prompt Biden to take action, the Indian Government is trying to establish a surveillance state, US Officials run into a few issues and Elon, who once feared Terminator-like AI, is now building Tesla robots

Duration:00:55:14

Ep 44: Latest News - Apple's Big Brother Program, Huawei Backdoors, SpaceX and Swarm, NVidia and IoT

8/24/2021
We’re discussing the privacy concerns with Apple’s new child protection feature, Huawei pressuring US businesses for backdoors, China’s ownership stake in Bytedance and Weibo, SpaceX’s quiet acquisition of Swarm and what it means for 5G and IoT, and the news in crypto…

Duration:01:06:14

Ep 43: Joshua Schechter, Director of Cognitive Delivery and Implementation at Amelia, an IPSoft Company

8/17/2021
Our guest this week is Joshua Schechter (shek-ter), Director of Cognitive Delivery and Implementation for Amelia, the Most Human AI along with additional products such as the Amelia Hyper Automation Platform introduced in 2018 for true end-to-end, enterprise-wide automation. He is passionate about bringing “Conversational AI” to the world, believing it is the foundation for the future state of work and will help usher in the next industrial revolution. Josh has been leading the...

Duration:00:57:13

Ep 42: News roundup - Pegasus iPhone Hack, FCC vs SpaceX on Broadband Subsidies, US Accuses China of Cyberattacks, Bezos in Space, UFOs in South Carolina

8/10/2021
Major investigation Reveals Israeli-based NGO Group’s Pegasus spyware has been used to spy on journalists, activists and others via Apple’s iOS - Snowden pointed out., Amazon CloudFront, URL Shorteneing Servers, DNS Servers, and more. China was accused of backing cyber attacks in a rare co-ordinated effort by the US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the EU, Japan and NATO, followed by the DoJ charging 3 Chinese officials. Bezos landed safely and has since offered NASA $2B to reignite the...

Duration:00:46:02

Ep 41: News roundup - DRT enters India Market, 5G and Infrastructure, ATT & Boingo, Remote Work, Branson & Wally Funk

7/24/2021
This week we’re talking about a different Billionaire, Sir Richard Branson, successfully voyaging to space with 5 Virgin Galactic employees just days ahead of Bezos. Brad’s alma mater Brookfield entered a JV with Digital Realty to enter India and more.

Duration:01:07:27