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New Directions in Trends and Tech with Nora Young and Cathi Bond



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Health Trends: Apps for Recovery and Tech for Mobility

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:06:20 +0000

In this podcast, Nora Young talks about Triggr Health, an app designed to support people in recovery from substance abuse (via Technology Review). It reminds her of Onward, an app to help people manage 'overuse' that her show Spark covered … Continue reading


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New Ideas for Mass Customization: Houses and Shoes

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:10:21 +0000

This time, Cathi Bond talks about Cover, an architectural startup that aims to give people customized, small houses - based on their preferences - at a lower cost than hiring an architect to design a home, but with more options … Continue reading


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-05-24.mp3?dest-id=237069




Gig Economy Pushback and Still Using Word

Mon, 01 May 2017 14:45:26 +0000

Welcome back to the podcast! This time, Nora Young talks about this article over at Backchannel, and why some service-based startups are rejecting the 'Uber for X', gig economy model in favour of hiring actual employees. Meanwhile, Cathi Bond points … Continue reading


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Sorry State of the Web and Cool, Modular Phones

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 20:18:35 +0000

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Web and recent winner of the Turing Award, has been sounding the alarm about the sad, sad state of the Web (read it here in The Guardian). Cathi Bond has heard the alarm bells loud and … Continue reading


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New Ways to Pay: Do You Tap? And Using Your Ring to Pay

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:14:01 +0000

Cathi is a fan of "tap and pay" credit cards. But now she's wondering if they're really secure. She also mentions this security report about malware on phones installed somewhere along the supply chain.  Nora looks at Kerv, a cool-looking … Continue reading


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Innovation in heating and cool new robot

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 18:46:42 +0000

Cathi Bond talks about Swiss research into a process that supposedly stores summer heat for use in the frosty winter months. Read about the process here. Meanwhile, HOLY CATS! Nora Young talks about Boston Dynamic's cool/freaky new robot, Handle (via … Continue reading


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Taming Trolls and Adult Swaddling

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:53:14 +0000

In this podcast, Nora Young talks about research suggesting pretty much any of us can be a troll, or otherwise just plain nasty online, given the right circumstances (via Technology Review). And, Cathi Bond shares this video on the trend … Continue reading


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-02-13.mp3?dest-id=237069




Your Own Smart Home Robotic Assistants

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:21:01 +0000

In this podcast, Cathi Bond takes a look at the story coming out of the recent CES extravaganza, and the dominant role played by Amazon Echo in building a smart home hub (see, for example, CNET's writeup. Nora Young talks … Continue reading


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-01-16.mp3?dest-id=237069




Cool, Sustainable Buildings and Uncanny Valley Update

Sun, 01 Jan 2017 14:00:17 +0000

In this podcast, Cathi Bond talks about architect Vincent Callebaut's cool, sustainable, luxury condo project. Will this be the way of the future for condos that aren't on the luxury end too? See more of Callebaut's projects here. Nora Young … Continue reading


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High Cost of Fast Fashion and Cool Gift GuideNo RX Motilium Online Internet DrugstoreThe SnifferHealth Trends: Apps for Recovery and Tech for Mobility

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:06:20 +0000

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:12:25 +0000Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:12:25 +0000

New Directions in Trends and Tech with Nora Young and Cathi Bond New Directions in Trends and Tech with Nora Young and Cathi Bond In this podcast, Nora Young talks about Triggr Health, an app designed to support people in recovery from substance abuse (via Technology Review). It reminds her of Onward, an app to help people manage 'overuse' that her show Spark covered … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-06-19.mp3?dest-id=237069




New Ideas for Mass Customization: Houses and Shoes

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:10:21 +0000

This time, Cathi Bond talks about Cover, an architectural startup that aims to give people customized, small houses - based on their preferences - at a lower cost than hiring an architect to design a home, but with more options … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-05-24.mp3?dest-id=237069




Gig Economy Pushback and Still Using Word

Mon, 01 May 2017 14:45:26 +0000

Welcome back to the podcast! This time, Nora Young talks about this article over at Backchannel, and why some service-based startups are rejecting the 'Uber for X', gig economy model in favour of hiring actual employees. Meanwhile, Cathi Bond points … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-05-01.mp3?dest-id=237069




Sorry State of the Web and Cool, Modular Phones

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 20:18:35 +0000

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Web and recent winner of the Turing Award, has been sounding the alarm about the sad, sad state of the Web (read it here in The Guardian). Cathi Bond has heard the alarm bells loud and … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-04-09.mp3?dest-id=237069




New Ways to Pay: Do You Tap? And Using Your Ring to Pay

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:14:01 +0000

Cathi is a fan of "tap and pay" credit cards. But now she's wondering if they're really secure. She also mentions this security report about malware on phones installed somewhere along the supply chain.  Nora looks at Kerv, a cool-looking … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-03-21.mp3?dest-id=237069




Innovation in heating and cool new robot

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 18:46:42 +0000

Cathi Bond talks about Swiss research into a process that supposedly stores summer heat for use in the frosty winter months. Read about the process here. Meanwhile, HOLY CATS! Nora Young talks about Boston Dynamic's cool/freaky new robot, Handle (via … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-03-04.mp3?dest-id=237069




Taming Trolls and Adult Swaddling

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:53:14 +0000

In this podcast, Nora Young talks about research suggesting pretty much any of us can be a troll, or otherwise just plain nasty online, given the right circumstances (via Technology Review). And, Cathi Bond shares this video on the trend … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-02-13.mp3?dest-id=237069




Your Own Smart Home Robotic Assistants

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:21:01 +0000

In this podcast, Cathi Bond takes a look at the story coming out of the recent CES extravaganza, and the dominant role played by Amazon Echo in building a smart home hub (see, for example, CNET's writeup. Nora Young talks … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-01-16.mp3?dest-id=237069




Cool, Sustainable Buildings and Uncanny Valley Update

Sun, 01 Jan 2017 14:00:17 +0000

In this podcast, Cathi Bond talks about architect Vincent Callebaut's cool, sustainable, luxury condo project. Will this be the way of the future for condos that aren't on the luxury end too? See more of Callebaut's projects here. Nora Young … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-01-01.mp3?dest-id=237069