A Podcast that translates Geek into Regular Speak. Tech expert Brett Levy discusses cool tech, Virtual and Augmented Reality and more! 

Episode #055 - Techknowledgy – Are You Data Wise!

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Do you think about the big picture when you invest?  Brett and guest host Angela Vithoulkas look at ThingZ and XR, chat to Carmi Ben-David, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Upwise, who offer the first of its kind, real-time, actionable view of the market,  their app of the week is Libby, which is a way to “rent” eBooks and Audiobooks through your existing Library membership, they continued with "B: in the "It's all Geek to Me' challenge and there is another awesome little Alcatel 1 smartphone up for grabs.

Brett chats with Angela about Thingz and the letter “B” in “Its All Geek to Me”.  Our guest Carmi Ben-David, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Upwise joined us in studio and the Libby is the #AppoftheWeeK.

In this week’s show the #AppoftheWeek, Its All Geek to me, Cool news and tech in Thingz with a “z”

  • The #AppoftheWeek is Libby – A way to “rent” eBooks and Audiobooks through your existing Library membership.
  • #Thingz with a Z – A look at Anki closing down L and Uber and Toyota’s new partnership.
  • ”Its All Geek to me”. Brett continues the challenge Angela laid down with the letter “B”
  • Periscope (Follow us on Twitter to see the next preview of the show) use is getting better and as always shot on the Alcatel5V and
  • We giving away another Alcatel 1 – so you need to follow us online on all the different platforms because someone is going to win this cool little phone.
  • We chat to Carmi Ben-David about his company, UpWise – Realtime data when you need it


Four tips:

  • You can rent eBooks and Audiobooks too!
  • B is for ……?
  • Data driven decisions are critical to your business!
  • When investing think about the whole picture and the future returns/competitors?


Learn more about Carmi Ben-David  – Co Founder and Co CEO of Upwise

Upwise is a corporate development solution offering a first of its kind, real-time, actionable view of the market – providing the ability to identify the opportunities and risks and make data-driven decisions to act on them.  Through a unique, customized and insightful view for keeping the finger on the pulse and making the kind of decisions that matter. 

LinkedIn - Carmi
LinkedIn - UpwiseBiz


Brett Levy

With a passion for all things digital, Brett is at the forefront of new developments in data analytics, brand development and insight.

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