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From Audio to Video to Movies and More: the Past, Present, and Future of All Content Streaming with Rob Glaser

Rob Glaser, the founder/inventor of streaming audio and video on the internet, shares what it was like taking this powerful technology to the music and movie industries, and discusses the past, present, and future of AI.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN:

  • WHAT IT'S LIKE FOR A DISRUPTIVE TECH COMPANY TO WORK WITH THE MUSIC AND THE MOVIE INDUSTRY

  • ROB GLASER PREDICTS WHO IS A BIGGER COMPANY 5 YEARS FROM NOW: NETFLIX OR ROKU

  • WHO HAS MORE USERS IN 2-3 YEARS: INSTAGRAM OR TIK TOK

  • WHO IS THE BETTER VISIONARY BILL GATES, STEVE JOBS, OR ELON MUSK?

  • WHAT WAS IT LIKE TO JOIN MICROSOFT WHEN IT WAS ONLY 250 PEOPLE?

  • WHAT TO DO AND HOW TO SEE THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY BEFORE IT HAPPENS

  • WHAT THE FIRST LIVE AUDIO STREAM ON THE INTERNET WAS IN 1994

  • HOW A CONGRESSIONAL HEARING WAS THE FIRST STEP TO MUSIC

  • LABELS OPENING THEIR CATALOG TO STREAMING RIGHTS

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  • HOW THE MUSIC'S STREAMING SERVICES YOU USE TODAY WERE FIRST LAUNCHED AND ENVISIONED IN 2002

  • THE BIRTH OF SPOTIFY AND HOW IT EMERGED TO BECOME WHAT IT IS TODAY

  • HOW LONG DID IT TAKLE THE MUSIC INDUSTRY TO ACCEPT STREAMING AND REALLY GET BEHIND IT

  • HOW DID NETFLIX FIRST GET OFF THE GROUND

  • THE STORY OF THE BIRTH OF ROKU

  • HOW AI IS BEING USED TO IMPROVE FACIAL RECOGNITION

  • WHY ARE WE IN STREAMING SERVICE OVERLOAD AND WHAT MIGHT HAPPEN TO FIX IT

  • IS AI TRULY HERE NOW OR STILL IN THE FUTURE?

  • HOW YOU WILL BE ABLE TO CONTROL YOUR COMPUTER WITH YOUR BRAIN

This podcast is presented by:

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Hosted by: Richard Wolpert

Produced and edited by: AJ Moseley