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Tech and Biz Buffet

The Tech and Biz Buffet channel contains relevant podcast episodes on technology and business. Look for selections from great podcasts like a16z, Startup, Planet Money, Marketplace, and How I Built This.

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    Tech and Biz Buffet

    Sep 23 2021

  • Future Tense / Should we really aim for sustainable development?

    The terms “sustainability” and “sustainable development” are now so commonplace as to be meaningless – according to the sceptics. Worse still, a focus on sustainability, they say, can actually mask the very real problems we have in dealing with climate change and managing the world’s diminishing resources.

  • Ctrl Alt Delete / #353: Nova Reid: What Makes A Good Ally?

    My guest today is Nova Reid, a Ted speaker, activist and author. Nova uses her past experience working in mental​ ​wellbeing to encourage meaningful change from the inside out in many areas of how we live our lives including anti-racism work. Her work is really powerful, energising and moving and I really admire and respect everything she creates. In this episode, we also discuss Nova’s new book The Good Ally: A Guided Anti-Racism Journey, an urgent call to arms to become better allies to each o...more

  • Download This Show / Can AI prevent crime?

    Can artificial intelligence (AI) and predictive technology prevent crime? And what is at stake if it does? This week we look at an AI tool Queensland police are trialling to help predict and prevent domestic violence incidents, and what’s happening around the world with this type of technology more broadly and how transparency can underpin public trust and support of such tools. Guests: Professor Lyria Bennett Moses, Director of the Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation and a Professo...more

  • This Week in Startups / Apple Maps 3-D update, SEC Chair tips off coming crypto regulation + Pacaso’s Austin Allison | E1288

    First, Jason covers the new Apple Maps and what he speculates it means for their next major product (2:11), then discusses SEC Chair Gary Gensler calling crypto the "wild west"(10:38). Then, Jason interviews Pacaso Founder & CEO Austin Allison about fractional home ownership, battling NIMBY's and more (24:46)!

  • Clockwise / 417: Propping Up Late-Stage Capitalism

    What size iPad we prefer, our assessment of Apple Arcade two years in, the new iOS 15/iPadOS 15 features we love, and our most recent Apple purchases. Guest Starring: Brianna Wu and James Thomson Links and Show Notes: Support Clockwise with a Relay FM Membership Relay FM for St. Jude 2021 – Donate today! SelfControl app

  • Indie Hackers / #227 – Constraints, Longevity, and Avoiding Competition with John O'Nolan from Ghost

    In this episode I'm talking to John O'Nolan (@JohnONolan), the founder of Ghost. For the last year, he's been living on a sailboat and growing his company remotely. I want to ask him about what decisions he made early on that put constraints on how and why Ghost grows. Follow John on Twitter: https://twitter.com/johnonolan Check out Ghost: https://ghost.org/

  • Nature Podcast / The floating sensors inspired by seeds

    How tiny seed-like sensors could monitor the environment, and the latest from the Nature Briefing.In this episode:00:45 Spinning seeds inspire floating electronicsResearchers have developed miniature electronic-chips with wings that fall like seeds, which could be a new way to monitor the environment.Research article: Kim et al.Video: Seed-inspired spinners ride the wind and monitor the atmosphere06:02 Research HighlightsHow humans can adjust to an energy-efficient walking pace almost without th...more

  • TED Talks Daily / The genetic rescue of Earth's endangered species | Ryan Phelan

    From a special black-footed ferret to coral that can withstand warming waters, genetic rescue efforts that use genomics and synthetic biology are helping nature thrive. But despite the huge successes of this kind of intervention, conservation innovator Ryan Phelan points out that fear of unintended consequences often stifles innovation -- risking further extinction. She makes the case for embracing the "intended consequences" of genetic tools that have the power to restore Earth's balance, abund...more

  • MacMost - Mac, iPhone and iPad How-To Videos / Using the New Safari Tabs Features On Your Mac (MacMost #2537)

    View in HD at . Safari 15 includes major changes to how tabs look and work. You can now choose between two different ways tabs look at the top of the Safari window, and can create tab groups to organize your tabs.

  • The Twenty Minute VC: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch / Welcome 20Growth: How To Hire a Head of Growth? What are Signs of World-Class Talent? How To Structure the Process? How To Onboard Growth Teams? The Relationship Between Head of Growth and CEO and more with Casey Winters, Chief Product Officer @ Eventbrit

    Casey Winters is the Chief Product Officer at Eventbrite where he leads the PM, product design, research, and growth marketing teams. Prior to Eventbrite, Casey spent close to 3 years at Pinterest where he led the growth product team. At Pinterest, Casey turned SEO into a scalable acquisition strategy, increasing conversion to signups 5x. Before Pinterest, Casey started the marketing team at Grubhub and scaled Grubhub's demand-side acquisition and retention strategies. Casey played an instrumen...more

  • The Cloudcast / Managing Tech Burnout

    Michael Cucchi  (VP of Product @PagerDuty) talks about the challenges of increased hours, more frequent incident responses and overall tech burnout as a result of the 2020-21 pandemic.SHOW: 551CLOUD NEWS OF THE WEEK - http://bit.ly/cloudcast-cnotwCHECK OUT OUR NEW PODCAST - "CLOUDCAST BASICS"SHOW SPONSORS:AWS Data Backup for Dummies (Veeam)Choose Your Own Cloud Adventure with Veeam and AWSDatadog Database Monitoring: Modern Monitoring and AnalyticsGet started monitoring performance ana...more

  • Acquired / Standard Oil Part I

    It's time. We dive into original American capitalist mega winner, Standard Oil, and its legendary founder John D. Rockefeller. This company and man almost defy characterization — Elon, Bezos, Gates, Buffett... they've got nothing on old John D. Not only was Rockefeller the wealthiest person in modern human history, his company wrote the blueprint for today's corporations and everything we now know about business and capitalism. Pull up a chair and get ready to hear how this hillbilly, nobody kid...more

  • Giant Bombcast / Giant Bombcast 704: Da Droid Become Human

    On this episode we talk about Kena: Bridge of Spirits, taking pictures in Toem, more loops in Deathloop, determining what game is over and underrated, and MILK!

  • Macworld / Episode 761: iPhone 13 and iOS 15 first impressions

    It’s that time of year again! The new iPhone is here! We just got them and on this episode of the Macworld Podcast, we talk about our first impressions of the new phones as well as iOS 15.

  • Security Now (Audio) / SN 837: Cobalt Strike - Android Auto-Revokes Permissions, DDoS on VoIP.ms, Patch Tuesday, Was GRC Pwned?

    Picture of the week. The DDoS attack on VoIP.ms. Patch Tuesday's Mixed Blessing. Android to auto-reset app permissions on many more devices. BREAKING: FBI held back ransomware decryption key from businesses to run operation targeting hackers. Google patched the 9th & 10th ITW 0-days in Chrome this year. Was GRC Pwned? Sci-Fi to look forward to. My work on SpinRite is progressing. Cobalt Strike. We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-837-Notes.pdf Hosts: Steve Gibs...more

  • Digital Planet / Can AI predict Arctic ice loss?

    Arctic AI Have you checked the ice-cap forecast? Melting sea ice might be a well-known symptom of global warming, but how do scientists predict how quickly ice will recede? A new Artificial Intelligence tool does a better job than traditional prediction methods to forecast whether sea ice in the arctic will be present two months in advance. We hear from Tom Andresson, Data Scientist at the BAS AI Lab, who developed the algorithm. VR Cystoscopy Cystoscopy is vital for managing bladder cancer an...more

  • The Bike Shed / 309: Naming the Change

    Steph talks about a new GitHub feature and Twitter account (@RubyCards) she's really excited about and Chris talks about his new job as a CTO of a startup and shifting away from writing code regularly. GitHub RubyCards Resilient Management The Manager's Path Transcript: CHRIS: Oh God, my computer is so stupid slow. I need a new computer. STEPH: Come on, little computer, you can do it. You know you could just buy a new one. You don't have to wait for the fancy-schmancy M1. C...more

  • 60-Second Science / Dinosaurs Lived--and Made Little Dinos--in the Arctic

    New research shows that the prehistoric giants were even cooler than we thought

  • The Vergecast / AI might help edit the next generation of blockbusters

    For the next four Tuesdays, Verge senior reporter Ashley Carman will explore how artificial intelligence and machine learning are shaping the future of a variety of industries.In this episode, Ashley explores how AI is being used to streamline video creation. Guests include VP of Adobe Sensei Scott Prevost, co-founder and co-CEO of Flawless Scott Mann, and Verge senior reporter James Vincent. This podcast was made by producer Liam James, senior audio director Andru Marino, senior reporter James ...more

  • Decoder with Nilay Patel / How F*ck You Pay Me is empowering creators

    We talk a lot about the creator economy here on Decoder and one thing we’ve learned from all those conversations is that the creator economy is a market just like any other, with supply and demand, but that it’s also a market that is absolutely starved of information. So today I’m talking to Lindsey Lee Lugrin, the co-founder and CEO of a new platform called Fuck You Pay Me, which is an all-time great company name. FYPM is an app for creators to review and compare brand deals: what brands are pa...more