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This week, Travis and Stewart interview the incredible Erich Joachimsthaler, the founder of Vivaldi, celebrated branding expert, and author. This is one of the most impactful interviews of the year; Erich gives takeaway after takeaway.

In the news, we discuss AI’s role in bringing TV advertising up-to-date, and how computer vision is changing the world — not just in marketing and through solutions like Google Lens, but in applications that will save lives. (Just don’t ask Stewart how to pronounce “zebra.”)

We also talk about Amazon’s new delivery option that lets delivery drivers into your house, and The Onion’s fun/macabre take on it. Well, it was Halloween, after all.



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Resources mentioned in the episode

 Digital pitchforks: Turning social media complaints into brand wins | Insight | VentureBeat


Next week on VB Engage

Tune in next week as we interview Robert Rose, one of the founders of the Content Marketing Institute, and one of the dudes who knows what is up in marketing.

If you missed last week’s episode

Last week, we interviewed the amazing Shaul Omert, who has grown Playbuzz from scratch to an audience of over 80 million. He tells us what it takes to not only make that possible, but maintain the community he helped build. Don’t miss one of the smartest interviews of the year!

Listen to episode 73.

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