The Critical Path

by 5by5

The Critical Path is a talk show contemplating the causality of success and failure in the evolving story of mobile computing and related industries. Using Apple as a lens to look at existing and emerging tech markets, we try to understand what it means to be great. Hosted by Anders Brownworth & Horace Dediu.


Latest Episodes

204: Organic

Horace and Anders discuss Apple earnings, the iPhone X and take listener questions.

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Posted on 9 November 2017 | 11:00 am

203: ICOs with Ryan Zurrer

Horace and Anders speak with Ryan Zurrer of Polychain Capital about the disruptive possibilities of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and the blockchain token model.

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Posted on 10 August 2017 | 2:00 am

202: GDPR with Tim Walters

The big privacy switch. How legislation is affecting perception of privacy and vice versa. The European regulation GDPR is something everyone will be talking about next year. Find out why.

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Posted on 7 August 2017 | 6:00 pm

201: Like a Costco Pickle Jar

Horace and Carolina Milanese discuss WWDC 2017 minutes after the Keynote and Hands-on with the new products.

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Posted on 7 June 2017 | 6:15 pm

200: Recap

In this special 200th episode, Horace and Anders discuss the history of the show, what was done well, what wasn't and what might come.

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Posted on 2 May 2017 | 10:00 pm

199: Transport

Horace and Anders discuss two wheeled vehicles, commute times and tunnel boring!

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Posted on 17 March 2017 | 12:00 am

198: The Most Valuable Business

Horace and Anders discuss Apple amongst the new top five tech companies and take listener questions.

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Posted on 4 March 2017 | 12:00 am

197: Death of an Algorithm

Horace and Anders discuss Bond movies, cars, commute habits, streaming services and take listener questions through the hashtag #CriticalQuestion on Twitter.

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 3:00 pm

196: Antifragile

Horace and Anders discuss Apple's fiscal 2017 first quarter results and take listener questions from Twitter.

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Posted on 3 February 2017 | 12:00 pm