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Episode 36: Welcome to the Postliterate Society

What is a postliterate society and are we living in one? I dive into this question and include some of your thoughts about this topic in this episode of Y. Karp? Why Not!

Some reference material used in this podcast episode:
37 Staggering Video Marketing Statistics for 2018Did Video Kill Text Content Marketing?WikipediaE-books - Statistics & FactsThe State of Online VideoGlobal Audiobook Trends and Statistics for 2018January 2018 Report: US online book sales, Q2-Q4 2017Question and answer on Quora Click here to listen on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=152797&refid=stpr
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Episode 35: Sleep Tech

Getting the right amount of sleep, and good quality sleep is so important for your mental and physical well-being. The only way to know how to fix our sleep habits is to first measure it. Luckily there’s a lot you can do at home with consumer sleep tech.

Some reference material used in this podcast episode:
Is sleep tracking bad for you?Nature of Science and Sleep (PDF)Technology of Sleep Monitoring: Consumer Beware Click here to listen on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=152797&refid=stpr
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Episode 34: You're Fired!

When you work for someone else, you never really know if when you get to work, the boss will call you into his office and tell you that you’re being let go. It can happen to anyone. Here are some of your stories about being fired.

Click here for an article about the side effects of being fired from your job.

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Episode 33: The Google Duplex Fallout

The unveiling of Google’s Duplex technology at Google I/O last week was so amazing and so controversial, I can’t stop thinking about it. Here's my take and how it might affect you.

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Audience Contribution Time: You're Fired!

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New guy, around 20 years old or so, called in sick saying he thinks he had a stroke. Since he lived across the street from the store where we worked, we all then stood and watched through the store's glass door as he packed up his truck with beach gear and drove off with his girlfriend. Fired the next day. - From Refinery29.com

I’m putting together a podcast episode about firing people and being fired and I would love it if you would share your interesting, funny, or even sad story about when you fired someone or when you were fired.

Here are a few options for how you can contribute your story:
On Facebook Messenger, search for @ykarpwhynot and send a voice message (tap the microphone icon in a new message).Record a voice message using whatever app you like and send it either through Facebook messenger or by email to whynot@ykarp.com.If you are not comfortable recording it, or if you can’t manage to send a recording to me for whatever reason, send me an email to whynot@ykarp.com and…

Episode 32: We Have Your Personally Identifying Information

Hacking attempts occur all the time. Are you protecting your customer's personal information? Does your business comply with GDPR? As a consumer, how do you minimize the risk of long-term damage caused by data breaches?

Some interesting links about cybersecurity and GDPR:
EU GDPR Portal
Major data breaches and hacks
Google Search: How to protect yourself from data breaches

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Episode 31: Giving Up

What kind of motivation is good for you? What's the difference between motivation and manipulation? Is giving up always a bad thing? How do tech companies motivate and manipulate us?

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