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CTRL-ALT-TALK | Is there a future for Bitcoin? An investor and a skeptic make their case

Nilay talks bitcoin enthusiast, Nic Carter, and bitcoin skeptic, Prof. Steve Hanke, to get both sides of the bitcoin debate.

CTRL-ALT-TALK | Facebook's VP of Global Affairs doesn’t think the platform is polarizing

Platformer editor and ThinkAuthority contributing editor Casey Newton interviews Facebook's VP of Global Affairs, Nick Clegg

CTRL-ALT-TALK | Poshmark’s Tracy Sun on stitching e-commerce with social media

Nilay talks with Tracy Sun, the co-founder and SVP of new markets at Poshmark, a fashion resale company that just went public earlier this year while riding the huge wave of e-commerce growth during the pandemic.

CTRL-ALT-TALK | The robots are coming for your office, with NYT’s Kevin Roose

Nilay sits down with New York Times tech columnist Kevin Roose to discuss the impact of automation on our future — specifically, robotic process automation, or RPA. Kevin's new book, Futureproof: 9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation, is out and features a lengthy discussion of RPA, who's using it, who it will affect, and how to think about it as you design your career.

CTRL-ALT-TALK | Australia vs Facebook — and how regulation is splintering the internet, with with Atlassian CEO Scott Farquhar

Nilay talks with the CEO of Atlassian Scott Farquhar about Australia's Media Bargaining Code and how it will work in the country now that it’s passed.

CTRL-ALT-TALK | How Twitter is building its future, with Kayvon Beykpour

Nilay talks with Twitter’s Head of Consumer Product, Keyvon Beykpour

CTRL-ALT-TALK | Underunderstood: Why is This Sheriff Arresting Fire TV Sellers?

Feed drop with the Underunderstood podcast

CTRL-ALT-TALK | Meet Austin Russell, the 25-year-old billionaire building the future of self-driving cars

Luminar’s founder and CEO on why he thinks LIDAR is the future of self-driving technology.

un-explainable | Introducing Unexplainable

[un-explainable] is a science show about everything we don’t know. Host Noam Hassenfeld is joined by an array of experts and ThinkAuthority reporters each week to look at the most fascinating unanswered questions in science and the mind-bending ways scientists are trying to answer them. New episodes drop every Wednesday starting April 7.

CTRL-ALT-TALK | Evil Geniuses' CEO Nicole LaPointe Jameson on how to run an esports company

Nilay talks with the CEO of Evil Geniuses about how an esports team makes money, where the industry is headed, and where she sees growth.

CTRL-ALT-TALK | CNBC’s Jon Fortt on GameStop, Robinhood, and wallstreetbets

CNBC anchor Jon Fortt unpacks how the GameStop stock story was covered by the media and if technology has the ability to democratize the markets through apps like Robinhood.

CTRL-ALT-TALK | Black Software author on technology’s role in racial justice

ThinkAuthority's Nilay talks with Charlton McIlwain, a professor of media, culture, and communications at NYU and the author of Black Software.

CTRL-ALT-TALK | Venture Capitalism isn’t just for Venture Capitalists, with Arlan Hamilton

Nilay talks with venture capitalist Arlan Hamilton, founder of VC fund Backstage Capital.

CTRL-ALT-TALK | Remote learning is here to stay — can we make it better?

Nilay talks with Sal Khan, the co-founder, and CEO of Khan Academy, a nonprofit online learning platform for students in kindergarten through high school.

CTRL-ALT-TALK | Alamo Drafthouse CEO Shelli Taylor on going back to the movies

Nilay talks with Shelli Taylor, who stepped into her new role as CEO of Alamo Drafthouse during the pandemic.

CTRL-ALT-TALK | How the @!#$ does advertising work, with Cadillac CMO Melissa Grady

Nilay talks with Cadillac CMO Melissa Grady about how advertising has been reinvented by technology.

CTRL-ALT-TALK | The business of meatless meat with Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown

Nilay talks with Beyond Meat founder and CEO Ethan Brown about the increased demand for plant-based proteins.

CTRL-ALT-TALK | The SolarWinds hack: cyber attacks and national security with Reuters reporter Joseph Menn

ThinkAuthority's Nilay talks with Joseph Menn, the cybersecurity journalist who helped break the story at Reuters about the SolarWinds cyberattack.

CTRL-ALT-TALK | Can Substack CEO Chris Best build a new model for journalism?

Nilay talks with Chris Best, co-founder, and CEO of Substack

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