Ep. 19: Platform Revolution (with Geoffrey Parker)

In Episode 19 we had a nice chat with Geoff Parker, professor and author. He shared his thoughts on platform economics—and why they matter. Definitely give this episode a listen and buy his book Platform Revolution.
Episode notes:
  • About Geoff
  • What is a platform?
  • Demand, supply, and matching
  • Network effects, two-sided markets, multi-sided markets
  • The sharing economy
  • Regulation
  • Fun question: a historical debater
  • Commercial: Platform Revolution, the book!
  • International regulations
  • Data for machine learning
  • Driverless vehicles
  • Crowdsourcing trust: AI, blockchain, bitcoin
  • Security and tradeoffs in innovation

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