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Friday, July 3, 2015
- Geek Heresy with Kentaro Toyama
A conversation with Kentaro Toyama, the author of "Geek Heresy: Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of Technology." The former Microsoft researcher, who helped to launch the company's research lab in India, contends that tech leaders and philanthropists are counting too heavily on technology to improve conditions around the world.
Friday, June 26, 2015
- Amazon's Treasure Truck and More
Amazon wants you to check out its Treasure Truck, how Microsoft is overhauling its culture, and a biotech pioneer thinks he can radically improve your health with a new approach he calls "scientific wellness." Plus, a new high-tech way way to monitor the weather, and Todd fixes John's phone, live on air.
Friday, June 19, 2015
- Tech at the U.S. Open and more
Big news from Microsoft's Xbox group, highlights from the E3 game convention, a groundbreaking partnership for the UW and a tech report from the U.S. Open. Plus an App of the Week that's perfect for your vacation photos, and a review of the new Pebble Time smartwatch, from GeekWire contributor Tim Ellis
Friday, June 12, 2015
- Municipal Broadband in Seattle
Amazon draws a crowd at its annual meeting, how Uber and Lyft are hurting the taxi industry, big moves for Twitter, and a discussion about the prospects for municipal broadband in Seattle.
Friday, June 5, 2015
- Amazon, Madrona, Windows 10, Urbanspoon and more
Urbanspoon stops shaking, Amazon gets even faster, and Windows 10 has a date! Plus, an inside look at a company that controls the flow of funding to a large number of Seattle-area startups, and the news about a Seattle company that was acquired this week by IBM. Plus, an App of the Week that will make up for the fact that there was no snow in the mountains this winter.
Friday, May 29, 2015
- Tips for Cutting the Cord
Uber and Lyft are headed to the Seattle airport, Amazon Prime launches free same-day shipping, and tips for wannabe cord cutters from an expert in streaming services. Plus, an app of the week that will help you navigate all the streaming services, and a brand new GeekWire Trivia Challenge. Our guest in the studio is Rob Toledo, editor in chief of Exstreamist.com.
Friday, May 22, 2015
- Smartphones at the Playground
A prominent startup uses questionable tactics in the restaurant delivery business, RealNetworks releases a great new app, and hey parents, some UW researchers have been watching you use your smartphone at the playground, and you might be surprised by what they found.
Friday, May 15, 2015
- The Week in Geek
Minesweeper and Solitaire have company on Windows 10, inside the world of a top Amazon executive, and a new technology that could make your next bike ride safer. Plus, an App of the Week that spans iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch.
Friday, May 1, 2015
- The Week in Geek
Microsoft is bringing Android and iOS to Windows, an update on our cord-cutting adventures, and Amazon makes a big new move in the education market. Plus, the secret to getting the most out of MLB.com's At Bat app. GeekWire's John Cook joins us on the phone from Ohio, with GeekWire columnist Frank Catalano co-hosting in the studio.
Friday, April 24, 2015
- Science-Inspired Clothing for Girls
Google's Project Fi, Apple Watch launch, and guests Jennifer Muhm and Malorie Catchpole of BuddingSTEM tell us about their science-inspired clothing for girls!
Friday, April 17, 2015
- GeekWire Geek of the Year Finalist David Harris
A big week in space, Halo comes to the iPhone, why you won't be camping out for the Apple Watch, and a visit with one of our GeekWire Geek of the Year finalists, David Harris, the co-organizer of Hack the Central District, the first-ever Startup Weekend in Seattle’s Central District, held for the first time last September.
Friday, April 10, 2015
- Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith
Amazon sues over fake customer reviews, a Seattle team wants to make your stovetop smart, and our special guest is Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith. Plus an app of the week from Microsoft that will change the way you use your whiteboard.
Friday, April 3, 2015
- Do We Have Your Attention?
This week on GeekWire: Expedia's big move to Seattle, Amazon's new button for your home, and how to get people's attention in a word of short attention spans. Our guest is Ben Parr, the former co-editor of Mashable, and the author of the new book, "Captivology: The science of capturing people's attention."
Friday, March 27, 2015
- Gaming for Families
Amazon's growth challenges Seattle's infrastructure, app developers try to solve our transportation problems, and insights into the world of video games from the perspectives of parents and kids. Our guest in the studio is Nicole Tanner, the managing editor of Pixelkin, a site that looks at the video game world with families in mind. Plus a new app from Instagram that will help you do new things with photos on your phone.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
- Sports Analytics
Log into Windows with your face, the real news from Starbucks this week, and how data and predictive analytics are changing all aspects of sports.