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Between Amazon's phone and Microsoft's tablet, we're diving into the gadgety deep end this week. But what will those devices do with all your delicious data? We bring special guest Kevin Marks in to talk about the balance between utility and privacy within computer-based social systems. It's a gas!

Direct download: What_to_Think_by_VentureBeat__Episode_10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:35pm EST

VentureBeat talks with Jay Nath, the chief innovation officer for the city of San Francisco, about the ways that the city is embracing the "lean startup" philosophy and working with entrepreneurs.

We also discuss some of the news highlights of the week, including an innovative (and free!) French engineering school, Tesla's patent giveaway, and a $60 pencil.

Direct download: What_to_Think_by_VentureBeat__Episode_9.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:35am EST

As eBay and AOL struggle to learn expensive lessons about how they are NOT startups anymore, civic planning experts like Ron Conway are heckling progressive technologists at conferences. Join startup godfather Steve Blank as we discuss the crazybananas issues of the day.

Direct download: What_to_Think_by_VentureBeat__Episode_8.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:32am EST

WWDC completely took over the week... But why? We saw some incremental updates, but no new hardware. The biggest news was a total nerdbomb: a new programming language called Swift.

We also dish some heavy dirt on why Snapchat needs a new CEO. Seriously.

Direct download: What_to_Think_by_VentureBeat__Episode_7.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:10pm EST

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