In this week’s episode, we talk with Kakul Srivastava, the VP of product management for GitHub.
We caught up with her recently to talk about how GitHub has evolved into a platform (and what it means to be a platform), how the company figures out which new features and products to build, and the role of open source software in stimulating innovation.
Plus, we tell you what to think about:
- The year in tech-company unicorns (and the idea that 2016 might see a “unicorn death march“)
- Microsoft’s big — and largely successful — launch of Windows 10 in 2015 (and its recent acquisition of Talko) and
- What happened with virtual reality in 2015, from the New York Times distributing a million Google Cardboard headsets to the launch of Samsung’s Gear VR kit.
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