May 4th, 2015
Episode 317 of 861 episodes
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg reacts to criticism of his free mobile data scheme. He’s inviting many more sites to contribute to the Internet.org project. We hear from Nikil Pahwa, one of the founding members of the group Save our Internet in India - who explains the widespread concerns with Facebook's plans. McDonald's new chief executive unveils his "turnaround plan" for the fast food chain, which has been performing badly, and Microsoft boss Satya Nadella explains the company's ambitions in the cloud. Is crowdfunding a viable business model for journalism? We ask a crowdfunded blogger covering the UK election if he can earn a living. Plus we hear about the financial rollercoaster ride at the almost-bankrupt Bournemouth Football Club - which has just been promoted to the UK's Premier league.
Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut explore how design works within complex organizations to shape decisions, ideas, products, and more. Guests include clients from many industries and designers in many fields. Recorded at the Yale School of Management.