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The Future of Food while we eat
October 11, 2015
podcast

Background:   Neither Shawn or Wang have cannibalistic tendencies, but we both love eating food. Everybody eats food in some shape or form and it is one of the oldest industries (Shawn thinks that prostitution may have been older and Wang is curious what that episode…

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Are Major League Sports Indisruptable?
September 30, 2015
podcast

Background: Sports. Everyone’s favourite pastime. Although the major sport leagues have certainly adopted new technological trends, it still remains true to its original roots. While fantasy leagues, e-sports, wearable technology, drone cameras, analytics, Twitter and more have changed how we play and consume sports, it’s still remarkable how the NBA, NBA,…

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Is Publishing a Zero-Sum Game?
September 14, 2015
podcast

Background: The publishing industry has been evolving since the advent of the printing press. Today, humans discover and engage with content in completely different ways and platforms. As Gary Vaynerchuk puts it, it’s all about…

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The Future of Uber…While Ubering?
September 11, 2015
podcast

Background: Did you know that nowadays, we can share rides (Uber), homes (Airbnb), cars (RelayRides), jobs and tasks (TaskRabbit), bikes (SpinLister), wi-fi (Fon), money (Lending Club) and even wives? Okay, the last one was a joke…

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Will Universities Exist?
July 29, 2015
podcast

  Background:  Let’s face it – school sucks. Humans are just starting to figure out how to optimize the classroom and learning. From marketplaces for learning to hyper-personalized education to rethinking career pathways, there is no question that education is one of the world’s largest opportunities right now. The Story: In Episode #2 of the Dip, Wang Yip…

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Is Radio Dead?
July 22, 2015
podcast

Background:  Disruption is everywhere: in transportation, education, healthcare and even in our own home. As Shawn puts it so aptly in his post Disrupt Yourself: “Every industry is being disrupted…

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