In the new podcast, Chris and I talk about Dropbox, its amazing story and its challenges ahead as a public company. The company filed for an IPO recently. We discuss how not all storage is equal, and the best way to extract premium dollars from a storage operation is to combine it with more useful applications. Dropbox, so far, hasn’t succeeded in its ability to get its 500+ million registered users to buy into its app attempts so far.
Some previous posts that I refer to in this podcast:
Chris Albrecht (a former colleague) and I had a conversation about Facebook, why both of us were off the service and what is wrong with Facebook and its corporate moral compass. And then it got caught in a media kerfuffle, thanks to one of its advertising executives made light of Facebook’s role in the ongoing investigation of the Russian interference in the US elections.
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I sit down with Metamarkets Co-Founder and CEO, Michael Driscoll to geek out and deep dive on technology topics like AWS and Google Cloud, blockchain and edge datacenters. (Apologies in advance for some audio dodginess.)
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I published my interview with Louis Rossetto earlier this month. Many of you asked for a podcast version of the conversation. Thanks to help from my friend Chris Albrecht, we turned this around and here it is. I hope you enjoy it.
Shakil Khan, the head of special projects at Spotify and co-founder of Student.com is one of the fixtures in Internet circles. And connected as he is — is the guy who got many of my peers to support CharityWater — no one really knows him. These days he is Spotify’s special ambassador and a wellknown … Continue reading The Om Show Podcast: w/guest Shakil Khan