Facebook Music Videos

Facebook Bidding With Music Labels

We cover headlines from the past few weeks and also look at some future projects.  These include Facebook bidding with music labels; a cloud tax on subscription-based services in Chicago; Windows 10 hits as PC market has declined; and Apple’s public beta of OS X El Capitan.  We spend plenty of time discussing the move Facebook is making in the music space and what effect the cloud tax will have on consumers, businesses, governments, and the tech community.

Fireworks Tech

Fireworks Technology and Selfie Sticks Banned

We stick to our guns as one of the best variety shows around and bring four new tech stories making headlines this week. With July 4th around the corner, we dive into fireworks technology, as computers and microchips find their way into the industry. This morning, Apple Music and Beats1 launch. The latest music streaming service enters a strong and competitive field. Next, we talk about Livecoding.tv, which is the twitch.tv for coders. And finally, the Selfie Stick is in the news.

Kevin Horek

Kevin Horek Creative Director and User Experience Strategist

We are excited to talk with Kevin Horek – Creative Director and User Experience Strategist with Hybrid Forge.  Kevin provides us with a very distinct behind the scene look into the application design and development industry.  We discuss the strategist’s and design perspective on user interface and dive into the different design features that work for different industries (healthcare, startups, retail, government, travel).  Kevin breaks down some intricacies of web and native mobile platforms as well.

Andrew Kossowski

Andrew Kossowski Chief Information Officer Airtel Africa

We dive into the telecommunications industry with the newly appointed Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Airtel Africa. Africa continues to experience exponential growth in the technology field, include mobile communication, infrastructure construction, and application development. A key element to the technological growth includes social responsibility and demonstrating the improvements to quality of life. We hope you enjoy learning about the international components of the developing African continent.