E44 - What Makes Austin Special? Tech Is (Only) a Part of It!
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Austin is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, fueled by explosive growth in its tech sector companies ranging from startups to global leaders and spanning many areas of computing plus biotech, energy tech, manufacturing tech, and more. The Austin Next podcast duo of Michael Scharf and Jason Scharf talks with Austin Forum on Technology and Society executive director Jay Boisseau about what makes Austin different... special... unique. Their bullishness and positivity about Austin overall, and its spirit of tech innovation in particular, are backed by interviewing many Austin leaders as well as conducting extensive research and drawing on their own significant expertise. They share insights, perspectives, and even recommendations of value to Austinites, to techies, and to anyone interested in what is working in Austin and how cities and regions should embrace their own opportunities, culture, and unique characteristics.
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