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WHUT TV BROADCASTS OUR 5-PART SERIES WITH BILL ATKINSON & ANDY HERTZFELD

WHUT-TV,  PBS station in Washington DC is airing our 5-part series with Silicon Valley pioneers Andy Hertzfeld and Bill Atkinson. You can watch the series in July on Wednesday nights 8.30 pm EST.  Here is the schedule: Wednesday, July 3, 2019 – Bill Atkinson Part-1 Wednesday, July 10, 2019 – Bill Atkinson Part-2 Wednesday, July… Continue Reading


MARC PORAT ON INFORMATION ECONOMY & GENERAL MAGIC

Marc Porat is an entrepreneur, venture capitalists and co-founder of General Magic. He coined the phrase “information economy.” In this wide ranging interview we talk to Porat on information economy and the frontier of privacy and how he came to co-found Genera Magic in 1990 and why he thinks Silicon Valley reminds him of Florence… Continue Reading


MARC PORAT ON COINING THE TERM “INFORMATION ECONOMY”

Marc Porat coined the term “information economy” in the 1970s. There was an information revolution in the air in the early 1970s shares Porat and that was the subject of his PhD thesis at Stanford in 1976.  Porat grew up in the 1960s during a period of revolution as he puts it. In the US… Continue Reading


Megan Smith on The Kamla Show

MEGAN SMITH ON APPLE, GENERAL MAGIC, US CTO & WHY SHE BECAME AN ENGINEER

Megan Smith is CEO of shift7 and 3rd US CTO and I got an opportunity to interview her a while back. In this wide-ranging conversation Smith talks about her work at Apple and General Magic, how she decided to study engineering and her work with President Obama as the 3rd US CTO  and  what keeps… Continue Reading


Megan Smith, CEO shift7

MEGAN SMITH ON GENERAL MAGIC

We bring you highlight of our conversation with Megan Smith, who was part of the team at General Magic. In the early 1990s General Magic was one of the hottest startups in Silicon Valley. Smith shares some of the  hardware challenges the General Magic team faced in developing their pocket crystal or personal communicator.  General… Continue Reading


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A 5-PART SERIES – ANDY HERTZFELD & BILL ATKINSON ON APPLE, MACINTOSH & GENERAL MAGIC

We are excited to share about our new 5-Part TV series with Silicon Valley pioneers Andy Hertzfeld and Bill Atkinson. Both were pursuing their graduate studies when they decided to drop out and join Apple in the late 1970s when it was a young startup. Hertzfeld and Atkinson were members of the original Macintosh team… Continue Reading


Tony Fadell on The Kamla Show

TONY FADELL ON NEST, GENERAL MAGIC & HIS GRANDFATHER’S INFLUENCE

Tony Fadell is an investor, entrepreneur and engineer. He worked at General Magic, Apple (iPod and iPhone), and  co-founded Nest Labs (maker of Nest Learning Thermostat) that Google acquired for $3.2 billion in 2014. He is currently an investor at Future Shape and lives in France. We caught up with Fadell during the Silicon Valley… Continue Reading