S04E14 — Pokemon Go

The Podcast


The Topic

Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm, Paul and Ivan analyze the phenomenon.


The Video


The Notes


This episode was recorded on August 4, 2016. Paul was in London and Ivan was in Warsaw.

S04E13 — Microsoft buys LinkedIn

S04E11 — Augmented Fashion

S04E10 — Snapchat

The Podcast


The Topic

From Gary Vaynerchuk to Mark Suster, everybody is jumping on Snapchat, the ultimate immediacy network.


The Video


The Notes


This episode was recorded on March 23, 2016. Paul was in London and Ivan was in Warsaw.

S04E09 — The Conversational UI

S04E08 — MWC 2016: VR and 5G

The Podcast


The Topic

Mobile World Congress: is the future of mobile in virtual reality? And the 5G networks that are essential to the development of instant-on technologies we are more and more dependent upon.


The Video


The Notes


This episode was recorded on February 25, 2016. Paul was in London and Ivan was in Warsaw.

S04E07 — #RIPTwitter, Facebook versus India

S04E06 — Davos 2016

The Podcast


The Topic

The World Economic Forum 2016, in Davos, Switzerland, focused a lot on the Future of Work, or how our societies are being transformed by technologies. We debate some of its findings.


The Video



This episode was recorded on January 29, 2016. Paul was in London and Ivan was in Warsaw.

S04E05 — CES 2016 With Dean Johnson

The Podcast


The Topic

Dean tells us all about the connected cars, VR headsets, watches and other gadgets he spotted at the big consumer electronics show in Las Vegas.


The Video


The Guest — Dean Johnson

Dean is SVP of Creative Innovation at Brandwidth.

As an accomplished design leader, writer, presenter and tech pundit, Dean is shaping the future at Brandwidth for Automotive, Publishing, Music, Film, Education and Leisure sectors. Dean is a Fellow and the former VP of The Chartered Society of designers and a mentor for the fashion tech incubator Front Row I/O.

Brandwidth has been responsible for designing and creating some of the world’s most dynamic mobile experiences, from 'The Doors’, ‘Doctor Who Encyclopedia’ and ’Star Wars Scene Maker' apps, to ‘Led Zeppelin: Sound and Fury’, ‘Saving Mr Banks’ and ‘Maleficent’ multitouch books. The wearable sector and VR platforms are the next interactive playgrounds.

Dean was a finalist in the 2014 Shorty Awards, presents the ‘Gadgetarium’ on the Dadsaster podcast, is Inspector Gadget on Nikki Bedi’s BBC London 94.9 show, writes for Computer Arts, iCreate, Apps Magazine and his own blog and wrote the number 1 Multi-Touch book ‘Digital Publishing: The Next Steps’.

You can find Dean on ActivRightBrain.com and on LinkedIn. He's @activrightbrain on Twitter.



This episode was recorded on January 13, 2016. Dean and Paul were in London, Ivan was in Warsaw.

S04E04 — Our Self-Driving Future

The Podcast


The Topic

Our self-driving future: the connected and self-driving cars, the Uber network facilitation, the GM/Lyft and Ford/Google strategic partnerships.


The Video


The Notes


This episode was recorded on January 5, 2016. Paul was in London and Ivan was in Warsaw.

S04E03 — Open AI, The Acceleration of Artificial Intelligence

S04E02 — A Mobile World, Black Friday and WeChat

S04E01 — Another Tech Bubble? The Future of Twitter and Facebook

The Podcast


The Topics

1. Is There Another Tech Bubble?
2. The Contrasting Realities of Twitter and Facebook


The Video



This episode was recorded on November 25, 2015. Paul was in London and Ivan was in Warsaw.