Semil Shah wears a lot of hats. He is a product guy for Swell, invests in companies through his own seed fund and is TechCrunch's longest running guest columnist. I sat down with Semil to talk about investing in mobile technology, the changing world of angel and venture investing and what he thinks about every day running product for one of the up and coming podcast apps.
Kris Smith has been podcasting since it was a thing, starting his seminal show, Croncast, in 2004 with his wife Betsy.
I've gotten to know Kris a bit online, so I thought it would be fun to catch up with him to talk about the early days of podcasting.
Walt Mossberg set the template for the modern personal technology column back in the early nineties when he switched from being a war correspondent for the Wall Street Journal to writing about tech. Walt and I talk about those early days, the evolution of the personal technology columnist role in the age if the Internet, leaving the Wall Street Journal and the launch of his new company, Re/Code.