Huawei announces HarmonyOS, Apple's bad battery week, and smart ovens turning on overnight
Stories discussed this week:
Exclusive: Matt Mullenweg and Automattic bought Tumblr. What’s next?
Automattic just bought Tumblr from Verizon for reportedly 3 million dollars. CEO of Automattic Matt Mullenweg sits down with The Verge 's Julia Alexander and Nilay Patel for this emergency episode of the Vergecast to share what his plans are for the micro-blogging platform.
TechFreedom's Berin Szóka on bad tech policy
This week on the Vergecast interview series, The Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel sits down with Berin Szóka, the president of TechFreedom.
Samsung shows off Galaxy Note 10, Disney announces streaming bundle, and Apple's Siri recordings controversy
Stories this week:
Being hopeful about the web with Paul Ford
This week on the interview episode of The Vergecast , editor of cheif of The Verge Nilay Patel sits down with CEO of Postlight Paul Ford. Paul Ford co-founded Postlight in 2015 and is a writer, product strategist, educator, programmer, and software consultant. If you read a lot of tech writing, you probably know Paul’s name. In 2015, Ford wrote an entire issue of Bloomberg’s Business Week titled “ What is code?” which colorfully explained how programming works on the web for people who don’t do it. Recently, he wrote a piece in Wired about how we should still be hopeful and excited about tech and what it can still do for us. Theres a lot of negative conversation about tech lately — regulating huge companies, what Facebook and Amazon are doing wrong — but from someone who builds things for the web, Paul brings an optimistic look at how tech can positively and creatively impact our lives in a fun and exciting way. Paul comes in to talk about his hopefulness, his piece in Wired , the state of building stuff for the web, and how people think about tech today.