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Walt Mossberg: Tech Has Changed The World, But Has It Improved The World?

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Saul Kaplan and Walt Mossberg discuss the explosive growth of technology and how well, or not, we use its power to solve social problems. And how Mossberg's Wall Street Journal column on technology helped us all learn the “secret handshake” of early, hard-to-learn technology.

The Business Model Sandbox Podcast is a series of conversations between BIF's Chief Catalyst Saul Kaplan and leading business model thinkers and doers. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Stay in touch: Get notified when new podcasts, articles, and case studies are released.

From 1991 through 2013, Walt Mossberg was the principal technology columnist for The Wall Street Journal. Before turning his attention to technology, he spent 18 years covering national and international affairs in the Journal’s Washington bureau. He is currently Executive Editor of The Verge and Editor-at-Large of Recode, web sites owned by Vox Media. He writes a weekly column for both. Mossberg also has a weekly podcast, Ctrl-Walt-Delete, and is co-executive producer of the annual Code Conference. 

With Kara Swisher, Mossberg launched the online publication Re/code and the Recode conference in 2014. Mossberg and Swisher had previously co-produced the D: All Things Digital conference, and had been co-executive editors of the AllThingsD.com Web site since 2007 until the end of 2013.

Mossberg was the first technology writer to win the Loeb Award for Commentary. He holds degrees from Brandeis and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. 

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