February 20th, 2019 | 18 mins 57 secs
marketing, opinion, podcast, startup, tech
They didn't ask me but here's what I think anyway.
February 13th, 2018 | 17 mins 27 secs
change, ibm, memories, podcast, technology
I am grateful for the observation perch I had for the arrival of the most recent generation of the Information Age. I’m also grateful to have felt, first hand, the shockwave and the seismic tremor of its arrival, and to be smart enough to know what it was.
January 20th, 2018 | 14 mins 8 secs
homesickness, life lessons, podcast, russia, travel
In this episode, host Terence C. Gannon recounts his time as an accidental tourist in Western Siberia in 1998. It was a time and a place so far away, and so strange, he learned something about what connects us all to home.
August 3rd, 2017 | 12 mins 55 secs
apple, opinion, podcast, podcasting, technology
A fearless prediction of where Apple will take podcasting in the near future. They will not be able to continue to resist the temptation to monetize all those analytics for Apple Podcasts.
July 13th, 2017 | 7 mins 30 secs
automotive, climate change, environment, podcast, road trip, travel
We all want to be good environmental citizens, but achieving that will require—at least for a while—giving up some things in life we truly cherish.
July 7th, 2017 | 10 mins 18 secs
economics, home improvement, podcast, solar energy, technology, tesla
With much of the Northern Hemisphere baking in the summer sun, thoughts often turn to converting all of that light into electricity. Yep, it’s time to talk residential solar. My biggest concern? Can it withstand a much harsher brand of judgement: the annual select committee enquiry that is the neighbourhood summer barbecue.
June 30th, 2017 | 9 mins 34 secs
automotive, bicycles, bikes, cycling, podcast, road safety
There are few subjects which can be as divisive as the interaction between cars and bicycles on urban streets. Cities around the world are proposing all sorts of solutions to make it safer. In my home town, however, it seems as though as well-intended as it may be, they have it “100 percent and 180 degrees wrong.”
June 22nd, 2017 | 18 mins 5 secs
automotive, aviation, history, innovation, podcast, technology
The star-crossed history of the most beautiful aircraft ever.
June 15th, 2017 | 7 mins 34 secs
basketball, cars, le mans, life lessons, podcast, racing, sports
What can you learn about life from a car race and a basketball game? Turns out quite a bit.
June 1st, 2017 | 7 mins 14 secs
calgary, entrepreneurship, innovation, podcast, silicon valley, startup
Societies around the world are struggling with the disruption brought on by technological change combined with other factors. Calgary, Alberta, Canada has been profoundly impacted by the sustained collapse of oil prices and has been forced to reinvent itself. It's usually at times like these local government and business leadership call for us to be 'more innovative' and inevitably comparisons with Silicon Valley are invoked. Sorry folks, it just isn't that easy.