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The Next Big Thing in Tech: BoomTown Sporting Giant Headphones on WSJ.com's "Digits"

Today, I appeared on WSJ.com’s daily online show, “Digits,” talking about the “next big thing” in tech, on the 10th anniversary of the tech stock bubble high.

Those were the days, my friend, I thought they’d always end.

In the video, I am wearing a pair of honking big headphones that work well on Skype, to give it that year 2000, nonmobile feel.

So what do I talk about? The importance of mobile, of course!

Here’s the video:


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik