Steve and Dave are back on the regular schedule to bring you another Waves of Tech episode. On this week’s podcast, they discuss a shift in the college classroom – more students are utilizing tablets versus laptops. This speaks volumes to the shift in consumer buying and the tablet industry. Also in the show, they breakdown the use of smartphone applications in the farming industry and what this means in terms of saving lives and preventing injuries.
Availability of child content from Dave’s childhood to today’s on-demand lifestyle. Also, we have a lengthy discussion on teenage texting while driving as compared to drunk driving.
The Internet Sales Tax debate has pushed through the Senate and heads to the House for debate. YouTube is beginning partnerships with large enterprises to bring a paid subscription-based policy on board. And finally, we discuss some of the off-the-wall and not so smart things we do on our smartphones.
In this week’s episode of Waves of Tech, we celebrate the 10th Birthday of iTunes and relive what the platform has done for the music industry, the musical artist, and the music consumer. We also have a lengthy discussion on how Ford is beginning to transform the car industry be utilizing big data gained through vehicle diagnostics and hard drive information.
We dedicate the entire show to discussing the technology used during the Boston Bombing and subsequent Boston manhunt. We dive into new age tech advancements and into some older viable systems still in place.
This week’s podcast features two topics of discussion. First, Steve highlights his attendance at the NAB Show 2013 in Las Vegas as the broadcasting business quickly incorporates itself into the audio and video podcasting realm. Second, Steve and Dave try to keep their heads straight around Google’s Eric Schmidt’s comment about having everyone being connected by 2020.