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2019: The Latest

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It’s official: we are co-founders of Revoice Media, a digital media company that focuses on music and entertainment podcasts. We began with Andy Grammer’s podcast in mid-2018, and recently launched “Wheels Off”, a podcast created and hosted by musician Rhett Miller. Rhett interviews Rosanne Cash, Fred Armisen, Rob Thomas, Will Forte, and other notable personalities. Episode 5, an interview with graphic designer Aaron Draplin, was published yesterday.

Meanwhile, over at Studio Kairos, we’ll increase focus on the live experience. Our next event is Tuesday, Feb 26 in partnership with GoKartLabs. We will be discussing digital transformation over food & drinks at Norwood Club. In March, we’ve got a women’s salon event on Tuesday, March 19 that will feature women in finance and funding (founders, take note). And, Revoice will produce some live podcast shows later this year.

Feel free to email if you’re interested in attending or want to learn more.

A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.
— Helen Keller

Spring 2017: Updates from the Network

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The year is heating up for Manoush Zomorodi, who is in Oxford this week speaking at the Skoll Foundation World Forum. She heads to Vancouver mid-month to speak at this year's TED conference. And this fall, her book "Bored and Brilliant: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Spacing Out" will be released on St Martin's Press. (pre-order it here)

We're super excited to announce the addition of a new speaker - Matthew Brimer, co founder of global learning experience General Assembly and the awesome morning dance party Daybreaker. I first saw Matt speak in this video (HustleCon 2015), loved his story as well as his businesses, which are designed to build communities. His thinking on the future of work and education is especially timely now, as people seek to update their skills to move forward in their careers or start on a new journey personally and professionally.

Finally, we made it back from SXSW in one piece, with a ton of new content for Fast Forward, Dan Costa's interview show about living in the future. If you've never been to SXSW, his series from Austin will give you a snapshot of what you'll see and hear while there; and if you have been, you know how overwhelming the festival can be -- think of this as a curated program from 2017. The interviews will be posted each week, starting with his interview with VP of Product for Pandora. Pandora launched a new premium service at SXSW, one that rivals Spotify and delivers a "unique set of playlist features tailored to each person's distinct preferences".  

Fast Forward with Dan Costa: Interview with Chris Becherer, VP of Product, Pandora

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Manoush in Fast Company, talking about digital privacy.

Tomorrow, Dan Costa interviews Steve Singh of SAP about boundary-less business. They'll also chat about his incredible career, which began at Apple in the Steve 1.0 era. Tune in at 10am ET or catch the podcast on iTunes.

Check out Sophia's piece for PCMag this week on how VR might be able to help people with mental illness. 

And John Keefe, formerly the Senior Editor of Data News at WNYC, has moved on to work in his own Bot Studio at Quartz. It's an exciting move and we're looking forward to the ideas and experiments that he'll be sharing as he gets settled into his new gig.