Track Changes

What happens when software eats the world? Industry veterans Paul Ford and Rich Ziade chat with their friends about technology, design, and business from a distinctly East Coast point of view. Decades of experience inform their no-BS, quick-witted patter about what digital transformation really means. Created by Postlight, the digital product studio they co-founded in New York City

https://postlight.com/trackchanges/podcast

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 32m. Bisher sind 200 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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Postlight at One


Taking stock after one year: this week Paul and Rich assess the company they founded last year and what they’ve learned in the intervening months. They detail Postlight’s origin story, talk about philosophies around hiring and building a diverse...


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 2016-11-22  34m
 
 

Cathy O'Neil on “Weapons of Math Destruction”


Our dangerous reliance on big data: in an episode recorded before the election, Rich and Paul talk to Cathy O’Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy. They discuss Cathy’s origins in...


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 2016-11-15  47m
 
 

Put Your Phone Down


Are we addicted to our phones? This week Paul and Rich very deliberately avoid talking about the fate of our democracy and tackle perennial questions about our devices and our (possibly unhealthy) relationships with them, starting with Andrew...


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 2016-11-08  25m
 
 

In the studio with Jeffrey Zeldman


The next step for Jeffrey Zeldman: this week Paul and Rich talk to the web design pioneer who, in Paul’s words, “designed the aesthetic of the web for a while.” They discuss his history as founder of the design studio Happy Cog and A List Apart...


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 2016-11-01  40m
 
 

Tom Vanderbilt explains all of your choices


How does the web shape our taste—and our choices? This week Paul and Rich talk to Tom Vanderbilt, author of You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice. They examine how online ratings affect our perceptions, the power of negative reviews,...


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 2016-10-25  45m
 
 

101 Fifth Avenue


What can we learn from the history of an address? Fresh off Postlight’s recent move to offices at 101 Fifth Avenue, Paul and Rich use The New York Times’s archives to delve into the history of that particular parcel of land. Some of the results...


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 2016-10-18  35m
 
 

A Conversation with Michael Bierut and Jessica Helfand, Part Two


How does design shape the world? This week, Paul Ford and Rich Ziade finish their conversation with Michael Bierut, a partner at Pentagram, and Jessica Helfand, senior critic at the Yale School of Art. Topics discussed include the public’s...


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 2016-10-11  44m
 
 

A Conversation with Michael Bierut and Jessica Helfand, Part One


How designers see the world: this week, Paul Ford and Rich Ziade talk to Michael Bierut, a partner at the design firm Pentagram, and Jessica Helfand, a senior critic at the Yale School of Art. In the first installment of a two-part conversation, they...


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 2016-10-04  39m
 
 

Clover Newsletter—Turning over a new leaf (or four) with founders Liza Darwin and Casey Lewis


New media on old platforms: this week Paul and Rich talk to Liza Darwin and Casey Lewis, former teen magazine editors who launched “Clover,” a daily topical newsletter and app for girls ages 13-22, early this year. They discuss their former...


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 2016-09-27  45m
 
 

“See media for pic”—a conversation on emergency alerts


Terrorism and technology: this week Paul Ford and Rich Ziade talk about a host of topics in the wake of the past weekend’s bombing in Manhattan. They cover the state of the city and the collective reaction of its residents, the ease of international...


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 2016-09-20  36m