With new technology emerging all the time, podcasts are a great way to stay up to date on all of the latest news and trends. Whether you are looking to simply learn some more about the tech space, or if you’re already a tech expert eager to expand your knowledge, there’s a podcast for you. Here are five great tech podcasts, ranging from serious to heart-warming that we thought you might enjoy.
TechStuff, produced by the creators of the television show HowStuffWorks, is a daily podcast covering the latest technology and the companies behind today’s biggest innovations. Host Jonathan Strickland takes a look at emerging technology and explores the issues related to technology that we are facing today. For example, in episodes #229 and #230, Strickland dives deep into the history behind Uber and providing insight into how it has completely upended the taxi industry. Listeners learn more about the implications that the revolutionary ride-sharing app has had both on cabs and on us.
This next podcast, Clockwise, gives listeners a discussion on the most current technology trends in a quick-fire format. The hosts, Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent, are both tech writers who bring passion and excitement to each 30-minute long episode. During the episodes, they examine four tech topics alongside two industry guests. In a recent episode, the topics of conversation include dealing with hoarding old tech, the biggest tech disappointments, new VR and AR experiences, and the state of voice assistant software. It’s the perfect podcast for those looking to get quick and relevant tech news during a commute.
IT Visionaries brings stories and lessons from the biggest tech innovators and industry leaders right to you. Its guests include C-suite executives from Fortune 500 companies and the founders of tech startups who give unique insights into the cutting-edge technology used by their organizations.
On episode #22, UPS’s Chief Information and Engineering Officer, Juan Perez, chats about the technology UPS uses to optimize delivery routes and improve efficiency, and he shares what he’s learned about driving change in large businesses. With two new episodes released each week, IT Visionaries supplies fascinating stories and inspiration from tech leaders’ real-life experiences.
While many tech podcasts on this list consist of technology news, Reply All takes a more human approach to technology by chronicling real-life stories of extraordinary experiences with modern technology. The hosts, PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, find fascinating narrative stories about people’s interactions with the internet to share with their listeners. From the history behind social-media famous dogs to stories of convicted felons writing blogs from within prison, each episode somehow relates to the internet’s influence over us. Reply All is a compelling tech podcast that is easily-digestible for all listeners.
This Week in Tech is the best podcast for true tech enthusiasts. Spanning over a decade with episodes that typically run over two hours, this podcast analyzes the biggest tech headlines and consumer electronics. The host, Leo Laporte, and his weekly guests have a round-table discussion across the wide variety of subjects. For example, in episode #687 a few of the topics explored are spying from Apple and Amazon, Windows 10, and Net Neutrality. Unlike other podcasts on this list, it’s live-streamed and unedited so listeners really feel like they are a part of the weekly conversation.
Podcasts are such a great way to stay up-to-date on the latest innovations and emerging trends that are constantly impacting the world around us. These five podcasts were thoughtfully selected by our team and are great for first-time listeners, all the way up to tech entrepreneurs.
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