Laurie Segall, Silicon Valley’s go-to reporter and former CNN Senior Tech Correspondent, hosts First Contact - a weekly podcast series that explores the people and technology that are changing what it means to be human. First Contact brings listeners engaging and thought-provoking interviews with some of the biggest names in tech in ways we can all relate to. Laurie’s authentic and nuanced conversations give listeners “first contact” with the world’s most influential figures in tech - people the audience may know by name, but have never heard speak in this way before. Laurie built a decade’s worth of trust and credibility in Silicon Valley, and now she is giving listeners unprecedented access to the behind-the-scenes world only she knows. Each week, First Contact exposes the audience to engaging one-on-one interviews with everyone from billionaire tech founders to vigilante hackers shaping the world. First Contact goes beyond the big names and 24-hour news cycle. First Contact introduc... more
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Highly recommend this podcast!
The host clearly avoids any deeper debate on any controversial issues. Are you being paid by Facebook under the table to make them look good? Regardless, this interview was insightful: it turns out that Mark Z is not the only one in the organization who is remarkably unprepared: “Boz” is not well read, not well travelled, pathetically shallow, and simply not equipped to understand the downside of the Facebook “creation”. No wonder they avoid any responsibility...
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Love the interviews. Such interesting people and really thought provoking discussions. I highly recommend.
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