Tech Top 6 Podcast

The Best Hype-free Technology Articles Every Week

Small World Big Data analyst Mike Matchett chats with Warren Avery, chief editor and publisher of IT Weekly Newsletter about Warren’s latest “top 6” tech articles selected from the always-free IT Weekly Newsletter. Each week the newsletter highlights 60-80 hype-free technology articles in over 40 categories hand-curated from 500+ reputable publications. Listen to two seasoned IT pros checking out the best of the best IT technology “how and why ”! Often entertaining, always enlightening.

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Tech Top 6 – It’s Compliance Not Compliant w/ guest K Royal (and 5 More Tech Articles)

You might have strong feelings (like Warren here) about lawyers and corporate general counsel, but no doubt there is big opportunity for IT-savvy lawyers to play a strong role in establishing world-class security and privacy policies. K Royal gives us the highlights of her TechTop6-picked article on Compliance and what CCPA means. Plus we review five more best tech articles from across the world this week as curated by the (free) IT Weekly Newsletter.

  • Compliance Everywhere – Privacy is creeping back into vogue
  • Coding Defects – Because coding is fraught with peril
  • Executive Search Firms – Warren was a head-hunter, he knows the deal
  • Smishing – Like phishing, but through text messaging
  • Not Investing In AI – Can’t the AI pay for itself?
  • AI Can’t Solve Everything – Well, not yet…
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Tech Top 6 – BONUS – Ganes Kesari Interview – 2021 AI/ML Perspective

We featured a tech article by Ganes Kesari this week on Covid accelerating AI/ML adoption in 2020/2021. Here is our full entertaining interview with Ganes on AI/ML and more of his perspectives on why and how IT should approach AI/ML projects in 2021. Well worth a listen if you either wonder or worry about the magic of AI, and what is the best way to initiate and drive ML projects to get a positive ROI.

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Tech Top 6 – Ganes Kesari on AI and IT Still Looks Like 2020

Hey folks! Why does 2021 not yet feel like an all new year yet? Maybe we all need to make an IT resolution to improve ourselves, our organizations, and our world… A great place to start is here every week with our always informative, entertaining and mostly professionally developing podcast! This week Warren and I invited Ganes Kesari to review his article on Covid and AI, plus 5 other great tech articles about:

  • Covid Helps AI/ML Progress – Maybe we are all getting a bit smarter
  • Cybersecurity Exercises – Playing with fire safely
  • CISO’s and Lawyers – General Counsels need to be schooled in security
  • Edge Computing Trends – 2021 bleeding trends including OpsDev!
  • Common Passwords Still Common – 12345 still isn’t a good password
  • Reasons To Hate The Cloud – Beware the Dark Cloud!
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