Monday, June 01, 2015

2015 Internet Trends

2015 Internet Trends — Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers
Mary Meeker May 27, 2015

The Story Of Alibaba

Episode 565: The Story Of Alibaba : Planet Money : NPR

"A massive Chinese company, Alibaba, is about to have what could be the biggest initial public offering on ever on planet earth.

You can think of Alibaba like Amazon or Ebay, except you can buy way more on Alibaba — you can get a used 747 airplane, or an oil tanker, or 500 million tiny screws.
...the company that made it possible for anyone anywhere to build almost anything they want..."

podcast, data, economy: "Planet Money" @ NPR

podcast: Planet Money : NPR
Planet Money

many interesting and unexpected stories... many of them with transcripts.

recently many stories about future of work, robots taking over jobs

How Machines Destroy (And Create!) Jobs, In 4 Graphs : Planet Money : NPR