Book Talk

Premiere DateFeb 28, 2015
00:00 Book Talk Intro – DJ Kory
04:41 “Feel The Lightning” – Dan Deacon
09:12 Interview with Brian Chen
17:22 “Meme Generator” – Dan Deacon
21:53 Interview with Shane Harris
40:43 “Mind On Fire” – Dan Deacon
44:07 Interview with Dave Crenshaw
55:22 “Sheathed Wings” – Dan Deacon
59:20 Finish


The iPhone has implications far beyond the phone or gadget market. In fact, it’s opening the way to what Brian Chen calls the “always-on” future, where we are all constantly connected to a global Internet via flexible, incredibly capable gadgets that allow us to do anything, anytime, from anywhere.

The United States military currently views cyberspace as the “fifth domain” of warfare (alongside land, air, sea, and space), and the Department of Defense, the National Security Agency, and the CIA all field teams of hackers who can, and do, launch computer virus strikes against enemy targets. In fact, as @WAR shows, U.S. hackers were crucial to our victory in Iraq.

Crenshaw boldly presents a very powerful argument that multitasking is worse than a lie. It’s a lie because nearly everyone in our fast-paced world has accepted it as something that’s true. Most have adopted it as an inevitable way of life. Yet, while many people are proud of their skill at multitasking, the truth is that multitasking is neither a reality nor is it efficient.

Links:
http://www.brianxchen.com/
http://shaneharris.com/
http://davecrenshaw.com/
http://www.dandeacon.com/

Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…

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