It's time to listen up: The second episode of Inc.'s brand new podcast has hit the wire this week.
Inc. Uncensored is our weekly look inside the world of startups, entrepreneurship, and technology news that piques our interest. Tune in, download, or stream for a glimpse at how our editors and writers think about the most important stories in our world. Inc.'s editor, Jim Ledbetter, is host, and regular participants include: executive editor Jon Fine, a longtime BusinessWeek columnist and Inc.'s technology editor; senior writer Christine Lagorio-Chafkin, who covers technology, startups, and culture; and staff writer Will Yakowicz, who covers legal cannabis, crypotcurrency, and the grey economy.
Our friends at Slate, who recently launched the Panoply network, a collection of new podcasts by publishers such as The New York Times and New York magazine, helped bring our podcast to life.
Our second episode takes a look at the app of the moment, Trivia Crack, which has been downloaded more than 130 million times. Listen to what Christine Lagorio-Chafkin thinks about the app and see if the crowdsourced trivia questions can stump the rest of the crew.
Will Yakowicz talks about how the ever-growing Internet of Things has turned home appliances and other consumer devices into potential gateways for far-reaching cyberattacks.
Jon Fine talks about Roadie, a new app that connects people who need to ship something quickly with drivers who are already traveling in the direction of the destination. To pull off the logistics, the company behind the app has partnered with Waffle House. Find out what Fine thinks about the odd combincation of a 24-hour chain restaurant and urgent cargo.
Stream the second episode below.