After years of listening to the same iTunes playlists and stale talk radio programs, I finally moved the purple podcast app on my iPhone from my “useless” folder (where Safari, Game Center, Compass and Apple Maps still live) onto my home screen. In the last year, that app has become one of my most-used.
“This Week in Tech” usually kicks off my work week, because you can’t work in tech PR and be unaware of what’s going on in the tech world. Midweek, I’ll tap into the Grantland network for deep dives into sports and pop culture. “99% Invisible” gives me a look at the most fascinating elements of design and architecture (Ikea Hacking, anyone?). By the time Friday rolls around, I’m usually left with NPR’s “All Songs Considered,” Slate’s “Political Gabfest” and Harvard Business Review’s “HBR IdeaCast” – whatever else I missed. Read more