Mar 22, 2020
Pandemics have broad impact and the voice industry is no
exception to the ripple effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus
outbreak. Today's discussion focuses on the intersection of the
tech and voice industries and the rise of coronavirus.
Joining Bret Kinsella are three guests that are analyzing the
coronavirus pandemic closely. Rani Molla is the lead data reporter
for Recode and Vox where she writes about tech and how data sheds
light on what is really going on. David Watkins is an expert in the
global consumer electronics supply chain which includes coverage of
many smart devices including smart speakers. Ben Fox Rubin is the
lead reporter on Amazon for CNET and speaks to the recent surge in
online orders and the company's plans to hire 100,000 new workers
in the U.S. to meet demand.