Setting the Record Straight on Big Data

In this episode of “Voices of KPCB,” KPCB Partners Anjney Midha and Mike Abbott join RelateIQ’s VP of Product DJ Patil to discuss all things big data. Is there too much hype? What will be the hits of the future? And, most importantly, where will human touch and intuition find a place in all of this?

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Why the Apple Announcement Was The Biggest of the Past 6 Years

On September 9th, 2014, KPCB partners got together to discuss the major implications of the Apple Announcement for the technology industry. The iPhone 6, Apple Watch, and Apple Pay will collectively change the human experience forever. Emily Chang from Bloomberg TV interviewed design guru and KPCB partner John Maeda to discuss why Apple is the best at making us feel something about technology. Meanwhile, in an exclusive podcast discussion, KPCB Investment partners Mike Abbott, Matt Murphy, and Anjney Midha weighed in on the software opportunities for developers and applications for consumers.

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The Evolution of Messaging and Sharing

In this podcast, KPCB Partner Anjney Midha chats with Jared Morgenstern, former PM at Facebook who launched the “like” button, to discuss how communication technology has evolved and will continue to change the way we connect and share with one another. Among other topics, they explore the shift from a culture of infrequent broadcasting to large audiences to a culture of frequent messaging within small groups. Morgenstern contends that we’ve created an “intimacy market” and analyses why we are migrating back to emotionally driven messaging.

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How are Designers and Engineers Teaming Up in Today's Technology World?

In this podcast, KPCB partners Mike Abbott, John Maeda, and Anjney Midha discuss the increasingly critical intersection between technology and design – and what it takes to be a strong leader in this new phase of the user experience. Among other topics, they evaluate the evolution of the two disciplines, what happens when engineers and designers fail to work effectively together, and whether or not open sourcing is an inevitable result of this collaboration.

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