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S01E08 – Marc Fennell, Broadcaster

Marc Fennell & Peter Scobie

Episode 8 includes an interview with Marc Fennell, broadcaster extraordinaire. We discuss;

  • Live Journal – yeah remember that?
  • Why radio networks understand social networking better than TV networks
  • How podcasting has kept Radio National going
  • Why Google Glass is doomed
  • Why Apple will lead the wearable tech revolution
  • The secret to Apple Watch’s imminent success
  • Why Samsung struggles to launch products
  • The best advice Andrew Denton gave Marc
  • A synopsis of Marc’s new book – The Planet According To Film

Plus I talk about a slick new interactive commercial from Honda called The Other Side.

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Moves iPhone App

ProtoGeo Oy

One of my favourite apps is Strava which tracks your cycling and allows you to compare your times with other cyclists. The worst thing about the app (and most fitness apps) is that it requires the user to open the app, hit the start button and then hit stop once you’ve finished. The steps are annoying (especially when you’re wearing gloves). Sometimes I forget to hit stop and end up clocking a 4.6km/10 hour ride. Not ideal.

A new iPhone app called Moves solves this problem.

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