The Premise: Stories From The Front Line Of Tech

The Premise is a new podcast from Forbes’ tech news team that defogs and defuses the hype in business technology. We try to spot and explain the most important trends in mobile, security, cloud and data and explore how companies and organizations are using these tools to make the world a better and more profitable place. The Premise will alternate between feature segments and interviews with the brightest minds in tech.
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Apr 26, 2016

Two conversations about how design informs technology and vice versa. David Edge leads the visualization team at UK engineering firm Arup and talks about how the firm is using augmented and virtual reality tech to help design and pitch giant projects like London’s Olympic Park and the upcoming Garden Bridge over the Thames. Gadi Amit is one of Silicon Valley’s most important product designers (clients include Fitbit, Netgear, Palm, Google) and cares deeply about making sure human needs and democracy make it into tomorrow’s tech gadgets.

Apr 19, 2016

Lyft is locked in a battle for market share with Uber and nailing the driver and passenger experience is crucial to winning their fickle loyalties. Morelli, a veteran technologist, talks with Forbes managing editor Bruce Upbin about what's going on inside Lyft's design, test and product development culture.

Apr 5, 2016

How do you create a digital experience that leads to great real-world experiences? Equal parts art and technology, says Airbnb’s VP of Engineering Mike Curtis. He shares some of the design secrets behind one of the most successful on-demand startups of all time.