Episode 146 A Dose of Reality for High Tech

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Topic 1: A Dose Of Reality: Big Promises vs. Small Results in Emerging Tech

Money makes innovation possible. But there seems to be a disconnect between big, big investments and successful innovations. We look at the failure of big market growth through actual, tangible products. How do we reconcile this divide?

https://www.fastcompany.com/90708339/were-living-in-an-age-of-big-tech-promises-and-small-results 

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Topic 2: Revisiting Remote Work Predictions for 2022

Any favorite remote work predictions? We have long-term trends that have been overwhelmed by the pandemic changes. Will remote go back to what it was? Probably not, but how much change will be permanent. We look at recent trends and then . . . well, we speculate.

https://www.vox.com/22839563/remote-work-climate-change-house-prices-cities 

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Topic 3: Chip shortage might be bringing us a new generation in automotive technology.

Qualcomm announced that they’ve made a a deal for Volvo and Polestar to use Qualcomm’s “Snapdragon Cockpit” chips along with an operating system from Google. These chips will be in those cars later this year.

https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/qualcomm-inks-car-chip-deals-with-volvo-honda-renault-2022-01-04/ 

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