On the latest episode of Inside the Hive, Nick talks to West Wing supersleuth Gabe Sherman about Giuliani’s latest meltdown, if the painful shutdown will ever end, whether Trump will even make it to 2020, and what it will take for the Republicans to finally turn on their leader.
Source: Human Civilization Won’t Be Around Much Longer
Are We Nearing the End of Human Civilization? Description: What if there was a simple calculation that could foretell when a company will go bankrupt, when artificial intelligence will become smarter than humans, and when human civilization will meet its eventual demise. William Poundstone, author of the upcoming book, The Doomsday Calculation, joins Nick to explain how such an algorithm does exits, can predict all of this and more, and why humans likely only have 760 years left in the universe.
Inside Apple’s iPhone Problem
In this week’s episode of Inside the Hive, Nick games out Apple’s startling revenue news. (Is it China? Trump? Or flat-lining iPhone growth. Then The Hive’s Claire Landsbaum swings by to discuss The Reign of Pelosi 2.0, and what it means for the border wall, presidential indictments, and the president’s forthcoming annus horribilis.
“Financial Colonoscopy”: Trump, Snap, Dara, Sheryl and Other 2019 Predictions
What will the Democrats do with their newfound power in the House in 2019? Will Snap sell to Verizon, Disney or Apple? Will Facebook be broken up by government regulators? What will Uber's valuation be when it goes public? When Robert Mueller finally releases his report, will Jared or Donny Jr. go to jail? And, will Donald J. Trump resign under pressure, or forge ahead into 2020 and possibly — gulp! — even beyond? Nick and Jon Kelly discuss all of this, and more, in the Vanity Fair yearly predictions episode of Inside the Hive. 2019 here we come!
Is Facebook Becoming Marlboro?
Being a tech company in Silicon Valley could be bad for your health, and the health of your company. Jason Fried, author of the book, "It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work," joins Nick to explain why, as the CEO of a successful startup, he stays as far away from the tech epicenter as possible. He explains why technology has become more of a hindrance than a solution at the office, and home, when A,I. will really start taking jobs, and how evil Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, and other social networks have become. Fried likens them to cigarette companies two decades ago, where the CEOs were fully aware that they were making something bad for our health and society, but did it anyway.