The job of the interviewer, or: my critique of Kanye on the Joe Rogan Experience

Kanye West was on the Joe Rogan Experience (JRE), which is likely the biggest interview podcast on the planet. Kanye didn't do any interviews for a long time before coming on the JRE. https://open.spotify.com/episode/0OrHFgKhoainuuJ9CBrw37?si=R-yomSlbQ02s0P1CB0GiPg My expectations and those of many others were high. Unfortunately the interview doesn't live up to my expectations. Here are some…

TCDP #28: Fabrizio Gramuglio on VR, AI & BCI – comprehensive show notes & my own thoughts

Episode description Fabrizio Gramuglio's mission is to democratize the access to knowledge with the means of Human-Computer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Artificial Empathy (AE). He is an expert on those topics and advised or still advises companies like Microsoft, Volvo, W├╝rth Phoenix, and FIAT Lancia and institutions like the European Commission and the European…

AI Video Compression for smoother video calls

This article is part of a series of blog posts that I wrote feeling inspired by my podcast conversation with Fabrizio Gramuglio about AI, VR and Brain-Computer-Interface (TCDP #28). Nvidia is working on improving the quality of video calls using AI technology. The project is called Nvidia Maxine. The software creates a model of your…

case study “ChefIN on Air”: female empowerment + networking

In July 2020 a fitness trainer, business owner and overall interesting woman named Kirstin Otto was guest on a program called "Chef on Air" at Frankfurt radio station Antenne Frankfurt. I heard about it because she and another founder and overall interesting woman named Imme Scheit posted about it. Considering how many women are on…

3 founders from Frankfurt you should know

For the Connecting.Dots.Podcast I dive deep into the life and expertise of my guests. I connect the dots with them in their life's story and key changing moments to understand their drive to start a business, to change careers etc.. Why do they do what they do? Why are they the way they are? That…

Joe Rogan Experience moves exclusively to Spotify. 4 thoughts on the future of Spotify and podcasting.

Joe Rogan has signed an exclusive licensing deal with Spotify. So his podcast the Joe Rogan Experience (JRE) will be available on Spotify starting September 1st, 2020. At first the JRE will also be on all other podcast platforms. At the end of 2020 the full audio and video episodes of the JRE will be…