Spotting Misinformation, Freight Tech Trends, Stolen Sand, and Orca Revenge
Episode Transcript

Grace Sharkey is back for another edition of Freight Freinds, where we talk about how we try to spot scams and misinformation online and how you can do it too. We also get into Grace’s story on three emerging freight tech trends, our favorite ‘logistics of’ stories, and finally, our favorite conspiracy theories at the moment.

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TIMESTAMPS:

  • How to Spot Scams Online. 0:00
  • How to know the good news from the bad. 4:47
  • How to combat clickbait. 10:04
  • How fake news travels around the world. 15:28
  • How to filter through the breaking news cycle. 19:23
  • Support the journalists who do the work. 26:12
  • Apple’s new VR headset. 31:09
  • How will virtual reality become popular? 35:27
  • Do you feel that you would end up working too much like they probably already do? 40:21
  • Are we going to become more experiential as a society? 45:33
  • Three emerging trends in freight tech 49:38
  • My Carrier is digitizing the manual processes of the LTL industry and getting rid of BOLs. 54:34
  • Do you wish there was a central place to pull in all of your social media posts, recruit employees, and give potential customers a glimpse into how 59:59
  • The logistics of sand and sand theft. 1:05:00
  • What is the logistics of Hollywood paint? 1:11:34
  • Humpback whales respond more to the sound of wind than noise from ship engines, despite their similar frequencies. 1:16:03
  • Store brands vs. private label products. 1:21:35

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Blythe Brumleve
Blythe Brumleve
Creative entrepreneur in freight. Founder of Digital Dispatch and host of Everything is Logistics. Co-Founder at Jax Podcasters Unite. Board member of Transportation Marketing and Sales Association. Freightwaves on-air personality. Annoying Jaguars fan.

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