29 minutes | Apr 16, 2015

Episode 50: Harper Reed on making e-commerce not suck

You might think politics and e-commerce might seem unrelated, but Harper Reed, who was the CTO of President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign, would disagree. On this week's episode of What to Think, Reed, who's now building mobile commerce startup Modest, tells us why he's thankful for learning about getting people to donate to a campaign. (Hint: It's not that different from getting people to buy T-shirts.) Plus, we tell you what to think about pre-ordering the Apple Watch, Snapchat's deep-learning research, and LinkedIn's $1.5 billion acquisition of lynda.com.
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