This is episode #8 of our news show, 16 Minutes, where we quickly cover recent headlines of the week, the a16z way — why they’re in the news; why they matter from our vantage point in tech — and share our experts’ views on these trends.
This week we cover, with the following a16z experts:
- Apple’s latest event announcing new products and services across mobile, TV, and gaming; where is (and isn’t) innovation happening, and what’s next — with a16z’s Benedict Evans;
- wearables and health trackers such as Fitbit supplying services to the government of Singapore, and what it means for the hype vs. reality of the current trends of wearables (and “the quantified self“); going beyond counting steps to clinical applications and detecting comorbid conditions; strong vs. weak technologies and how to pay beyond fee-for-service to fee-for-value; and where does this all fit in a sensor-ified future? — with a16z bio general partner Vijay Pande;
…hosted by Sonal Chokshi.
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