The Razor’s Edge is an investing podcast that combines a prop trader’s viewpoint and deep-dive fundamental research to provide a unique take on the markets. The show is co-hosted by Akram’s Razor, a trader, tech enthusiast, meat lover, Marvel fanboy, battle tested activist short-seller and humble market servant, and by Daniel Shvartsman, VP of Content at Investing.com and someone who has seen thousands of investing pitches and ideas and how they play out over the past decade. The duo start with a theme or idea from Akram’s investing, then break it down to understand what goes into the idea, what could go wrong, and what else investors and traders need to know. They also interview industry leaders, executives, and other investors to get a wider perspective. The show has thousands of listeners around the world.
Wednesday May 05, 2021
Wednesday May 05, 2021
We're sharing the debut episode of a new Shortman Studios podcast, The Big Tech Ticket. The show, hosted by veteran journalist James Rogers, will cover many of the topics you hear on The Razor's Edge, but from a different angle. AI, semiconductor supply chain, antitrust, all the big issues facing tech and our society today, from the perspective of people with a front-row seat to the stories.
The initial episode features James speaking with Jason Mollica, professor of communications at American University, about Facebook’s oversight board and its awaited decision on whether or not to let Donald Trump back onto the platform. The show was recorded a few weeks ago, and with the decision expected to come out today, the discussion is timely. So, without further ado, check out this episode of the Big Tech Ticket, and sign up for the show wherever you get podcasts, including:
- 2:30 minute mark - The background on the Facebook Oversight Board’s pending decision
- 7:00 – What is the board considering?
- 9:30 – The board’s independence and the stakes of this decision
- 13:30 – The impact on users
- 18:00 – How might this affect Facebook’s business as a brand-safe platform?
- 21:30 – The global political impact of this decision
- 24:30 – Knock-on effect to other platforms like Twitter
- 27:30 – What would Trump’s play be in a social media network
- 33:30 – Facebook’s resiliency
- 38:00 – The legacy of Trump’s social media use