Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Podcast: Juicero is Dead

Over the past six months, there probably hasn't been a company more roundly mocked in startup land than Juicero. The funmaking started after a Bloomberg article showed how one can squeeze the company's juice...

Podcast: What Does It Mean For a Beer Brewer When Their Product Becomes...

When you drink a great wine or a tasty IPA, you're often tasting the land from which that creation came from. But what happens when the means of production becomes distributed and food, once produced in a brewery or factory, is produced at the point of consumption?

Tim Enwall Thinks A Robot Should Be Our Friend, Not A “Mechanized Piece of...

If you have a robot in your home today, chances are it vacuums your floor or mows your lawn.  And while you may be thankful for the back pain the little guy spares you,...

Conversational Cooking: Exploring Chatbots As a Cooking Interface (Podcast)

People give me a strange look when I tell them I cook with Facebook, but using a chatbot as a cooking interface is surprisingly natural.

Your Face Is Your Key: Exploring Facial Recognition with TrueFace’s Shaun Moore

Back in 2014, Shaun Moore and his cofounder Nezare Chafni started selling a consumer video doorbell called Chui with facial recognition technology. They eventually realized the future of the company was not in doorbells, but in developing robust facial recognition and detection technology that could be applied to a variety of scenarios.

Podcast: Robot (and Big Data) Pizza: A Conversation With Zume Pizza’s Julia Collins

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Podcast: Amazon Buys Whole Foods

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/328418332" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Every now and then a deal of such magnitude happens, it makes you almost speechless when you first hear about it. Amazon buying Whole Foods is one of those...

The Smart Home Weekly: HomeKit’s Big Week & The Debut of HomePod

Each week I look at the biggest story in smart home and give context to what's happening in the connected home around the web. This was the most important week for HomeKit since Apple announced...

Podcast: The State of RF Cooking With Yuval Ben-Haim

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The WWDC 2017 Prediction Show (Smart Home Edition)

Are you ready for WWDC? Apple's big developer conference is just three days away, and so it's time to make some predictions. I get together with my old friend Adam Justice from Connectsense to discuss what we...

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Podcast: Juicero is Dead

Over the past six months, there probably hasn't been a company more roundly mocked in startup land than Juicero. The funmaking started after a...