It’s hard to determine what’s most impressive about Richard Gottehrer. Maybe it’s his ability to write songs, like the 1963 No. 1 hit My Boyfriend’s Back. Maybe it’s his long career producing acts like Blondie, Ramones, and Talking Heads. Or, maybe it was his ability to successfully predict the rise of digital music long before it became mainstream.
Not everyone can be a talented computer programmer. But knowing how computers “think” is an absolute must for any business person. Luckily, John Maeda is here to help. After years of teaching at MIT and working with tech powerhouses like Sonos, Google, and eBay, Maeda knows how companies can harness the exponential power of technology […]
Sumorwuo Zaza is tackling one of journalism’s toughest problems: monetizing content. In the old days, people bought physical newspapers and magazines and those revenues — combined with advertising sales — made publishers profitable.
Founder Molly Beck has a plan to make podcasting easy for everyone by making it as uncomplicated as launching a blog. Her startup Messy.fm is an all-in-one podcast production platform that makes it possible for even the most novice podcasters to record, edit, publish, publicize, and monetize podcasts without ever leaving the Messy.fm site — and without buying fancy equipment.
Edisn.ai is an artificial intelligence platform that uses real-time player recognition technology to deliver interactive content to fans while they watch live sports.
It all started over dinner. Ellen Hyslop was waxing poetic about the Toronto Maple Leafs’ improbable run into the NHL playoffs despite having a young, rebuilding team. Her friends Roslyn McLarty and Jacie deHoop weren’t big sports fans, but they found themselves mesmerized by Hyslop’s story. Her storytelling had a millennial voice and felt like a breath of fresh air compared to today’s typical (meaning, primarily male) sports culture.