Time Capsule: Trends in Tech, Product Strategy

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20 Lessons (3.5h)

  • Introduction
    You, This Course and Us2:32
  • From Dotcom Bubble to the Financial Crisis
    2001-02: Surf and Turf13:36
    2003-04: Google and the end of spray-and-pray13:00
    2003-04: Amazon and search-find-obtain12:53
    2005: Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent in China12:55
    2006: MySpace and YouTube13:26
  • From the Financial Crisis to the Present
    2007-08: Reality bites - the financial crisis strikes13:13
    2009: Winners and losers from the crisis13:36
    2009-10: Chinese giants13:18
    2008-10: Smartphones explode16:11
    2011-12: The weird tale of Groupon11:06
    2013-17: Uber and AirBnb crack services16:58
  • Today and Tomorrow
    2017: The Big Five, and a winner-takes-all world12:00
    Learning from history5:06
    Four Ideas1:07
    Why Cloud Computing Matters9:49
    Why Big Data Matters9:08
    Machine Learning and why it matters8:11
    Deep Learning and why it matters10:34

From Yahoo! & AOL to Cloud Computing & Machine Learning


Loonycorn is comprised of two individuals—Janani Ravi and Vitthal Srinivasan—who have honed their respective tech expertise at Google and Flipkart. The duo graduated from Stanford University and believes it has distilled the instruction of complicated tech concepts into funny, practical, engaging courses, and is excited to be sharing its content with eager students.


Learn from history, or be condemned to repeat it. That goes double in the world of tech! Why did GroupOn, Yahoo, and MySpace stumble while AirBnB, Google, and Facebook thrived? This course seeks to answer questions like this, studying the past two decades to summarize some key trends of the tech industry. It rounds off with some specific ideas on how an individual or a company may deal with these trends.

  • Access 20 lectures & 3.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Explore trends from 1994-2003, 2003-2008, 2005 to today, 2008-2012, 2012 to today, & 2008 to today
  • Analyze today's biggest trends: Big Data, cloud computing, & machine learning
  • Learn from the mistakes of tech history


Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels


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