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04 December 2017
Many smart visionaries and innovators have come in gone with each successive generation. Some have their visions realized, and others do not. This Top 10 list from Chase Raz and Christopher Woodward highlights the visionaries that we wish hadn't been off the mark so they could see their wonderful visions come to light.
20 November 2017
From smartwatches to office necessities, and a few nerd toys, too! Join Christopher Woodward and Chase Raz for this year's guide to the best items from the dozens of gift guides online. If your shopping during this year's Black Friday or Cyber Monday, be sure to listen in so you know what to get for your co-workers, your friends and family, and yourself.
13 November 2017
Garret Albritton joins Chase Raz for the third Multinewmedia Nerd Out November. This wonderfully meandering conversation covers movies and TV, the cloud, board games, storytelling, retro-tech, AR and VR, and the future.
30 October 2017
Chase Raz has been working on a book for Multinewmedia and it focuses on emerging technologies and how business and technology will be impacted by innovation in the future. To support this book, Chase is working on a lecture series to help spread even more information about how our shared future will evolve. This episode introduces the first rough draft and dry run for the lecture series and the focus is on cloud computing's present and future, with plenty of context for good measure.
16 October 2017
Star Trek has been back on television (and mobile, and computer, etc.) for a few weeks now. Chase Raz hails friend, co-worker, and former student Garret Albritton to engage the Klingons and discuss what it means for Star Trek to be back. The biological and technological distinctiveness will be added to our own; meaning that the cultural influences and technical production elements of the new series are explored, even where no one has gone before. Some spoilers are to be expected.
09 October 2017
Chase Raz has been feeling quite a bit of apathy towards consumer technology recently, and he believes that he's not alone. Not only do others seem to be "tapping out" of tech because of the continually elevating price tags, but tech companies themselves seem to be retrenching from their wide-reaching ecosystems and into a few key competencies... or at least cutting out what they are so competent at doing or making. Chris Ayers, on the other hand, feels find about technology and has no problem supporting multiple devices, platforms, and ecosystems to get whatever content he wants, whenever he wants it.
02 October 2017
Our world seems to be full of such turmoil and chaos right now. From never-ending war and embarrasing statesmen on one side, and fanciful visions of an immediately possible future on the other. Chase Raz goes solo to explore some of the sources of posititivity and negativity directly surrounding his professional life and helps make sense of how businessess can navigate this new normal, connects technology as the partial source of conflict, and offers a suggestion on how to mitigate business problems as a result of the clash between optimism and pessimism.
18 September 2017
Cordy Rierson, Director of Mixed Reality Experiences at Microsoft, joins Chase Raz via Skype to talk about Mixed Reality. Cordy and Chase explore what Mixed Reality means, how augmented and virtual reality are incorporated, and the future of blending the physical and digital worlds. Cordy addresses productivity and creativity from a business perspective, as well as the technologies of 3D, VR, AR, screenless computing, cloud computing, and more.
04 September 2017
Chris Ayers and Chase Raz extol the virtues of not just using third party tooling, but also deploying content and services through third party platforms. These tools are sometimes snubbed because of age-old branding instincts that encourage everything to be custom and proprietary or at least white label. Chris explains why this old methodology is broken, and how it slows progress and diverts focus away from the real business objectives that deserve more attention.
21 August 2017
Carl Pullein is a business owner, consultant, author, and teacher. His business, Fandcorp Business Solutions helps international businesses, especially Korean, operate in the English speaking world. Carl's university work and other projects all center around creativity and productivity. In this episode, Carl and Chase Raz talk about these topics which are of interest to almost all business professionals: creativity, productivity, and communication.