“IT Conversations” offers recordings of interviews with IT experts

School IT executives and ed-tech enthusiasts, listen up: You might be interested in “IT Conversations,” a web site containing recordings of dozens of interviews, discussions, and debates with a number of IT experts and educators. Launched in June 2003 under the direction of recording engineer, sound editor, and IT executive Doug Kaye, the site collects interviews and panel discussions with big thinkers like Harvard Business School’s Clay Christensen, Amazon.com chief executive Jeff Bezos, and author Malcolm Gladwell. First-time visitors might want to begin by looking through some of the series listed on the site’s home page. Some of the issues addressed by these sessions include social innovation, technology development, and global security. Each interview also can be rated, giving you a helpful and time-saving tool for determining the usefulness of content. Users also can employ a search engine to locate various recordings of interest. The fee-based portion of the site offers personalized recommendations and an option to queue up audio programs for later listening.

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