For years, Jay Yarrow and Farhad Manjoo had a podcast, the Jay and Farhad show. You might remember Jay from his time at BusinessInsider (he’s an executive editor at CNBC now) and Farhad of course is a NYTimes columnist. Well, they stopped doing the podcast late last year, which was a super bummer for a lot of us. Jay and Farhad had a super cool chemistry and I know a lot of people for whom the show was unmissable. Well, I got Jay and Farhad to put the band back together, so you’re about to hear a special reunion episode of the Jay and Farhad show! We talk Apple! Facebook! Layoffs! (No twitter, oddly...) It's great! Sponsors: Vistaprint.com. Code: ride Burrow.com/tech Code: tech
Support Brian's work on the Techmeme Ride Home directly!
For just $5/month, you can subscribe to the ad-free Premium feed.
Full details at tech.supercast.com
Thank you for your support of Brian and the Techmeme Ride Home!
Jay Yarow is Senior Vice President and Executive Editor for CNBC Digital, responsible for setting the editorial direction for all CNBC Digital products and services.
Yarow joined CNBC from Business Insider, where he was Executive Editor responsible for overseeing and implementing the editorial strategy.
He began his career with Business Insider working as an intern when there were only four people at the company.
Yarow holds a Master’s degree in Journalism from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Delaware.
Farhad Manjoo became a Times Opinion columnist in 2018.
Before that, they wrote The Times’ State of the Art column, covering the technology industry’s efforts to swallow up the world. They have also written for Slate, Salon, Fast Company and The Wall Street Journal. To their chagrin, their 2008 book, “True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact World,” accurately predicted our modern age of tech-abetted echo chambers and “alternative facts.”
Farhad Manjoo was born in South Africa and emigrated with their family to Southern California in the late 1980s. They live in Northern California with their wife and two children.