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

    Apr 23 2018

  • Party With The Lost Bayou Ramblers, Swinging Cajun-Style

    Louisiana-based Lost Bayou Ramblers are a swinging punkass party band who mix Cajun melodies on fiddle, accordion, guitars, and some electric sounds. They just won a regional roots Grammy for their record, Kalenda, but they’ve also done an original score for ROUS, a film about Nutria Rats and Louisiana’s coastal land loss, and contributed to the score for Beasts of the Southern Wild. Fresh from the French Quarter Festival in New Orleans, the Lost Bayou Ramblers join us in the studio. Watch the f...more

  • 322 - Buyer's Remoreselessness

    Which items have you purchased that have created buyer's remorselessness.

  • Zero Dead Ends - Why Complaining Can Hold You Back

    If you've ever known a small child, then you've probably noticed that when they get hurt, they react by running to an adult for consolation. We'd like to think that we grow out of this as adults, but we need to be taught to manage a situation. Today, we're talking about the concept of being a tattletale and knowing when it's helpful and when it's hurtful. Get in touch If you have questions about today's episode, want to start a conversation about today's topic or just want to let us know if y...more

  • TAS 506: (Important TAS Announcement) NEW Direction That Impacts You and Why I’m Changing Things

    What? A special announcement from Scott? What is going on with TAS and this new direction Scott is headed in? How will this continue to benefit ecommerce sellers? Find out the answer to all these questions and more on this exciting episode! As Scott reveals his new direction, he also touches on what has contributed to his success so far and why he’s hopeful for the future. You are going to love the new direction that Scott is headed in, and it makes sense! Hear all about it by listening to...more

  • Bryan Cranston on Life Before Acting & Becoming Walter White

    Rerun of 9/5/17 episode w/ guest Bryan Cranston. Actor Bryan Cranston recalls a difficult childhood and the two year road trip that changed his life.  He shares some of his adventures before acting including traveling as a carny, catching shoplifters as security guard, and the time he ended up a suspect in a murder investigation.  He talks about getting a crash course in comedy from Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David, landing the role of a lifetime on Breaking Bad, and how he built one of the most i...more

  • 20VC: The Biggest Trend Of Our Lifetime Is The Decentralisation of Entrepreneurship Away From The Valley, The Biggest Lessons From Learning The Craft of VC at Sequoia & The Benchmarks Required to Attract Growth Investors with Chris Olsen, Founding Partne

    Chris Olsen is the Founding Partner @ Drive Capital, the venture firm that believes the Midwest is the opportunity of our lifetime with more entrepreneurs building billion-dollar companies in the Midwest than in the last 50 years combined. Since inception in 2012, Drive have built an exceptional portfolio including the likes of Duolingo, FarmLogs, LeadPages and Udacity. As for Chris, prior to founding Drive he was a Partner @ Sequoia Capital on the West Coast where he learned the craft from some...more

  • 232: Filesystem: Linking Explained: Symbolic, Soft, Hard, Junction.

    Filesystems allow you to refer to refer to your content with different names. You can usually get by just fine without linking files and directories. Until a situation arises where linking would help. Recognizing these situations and then knowing how to use linking will let your filesystem help you. If not, then you’ll just cause yourself more work. And if you ever come across a linked file without a full understanding, then you’ll be more likely to make a mistake. If you make a mist...more

  • The dark side of dating apps (Joanna Coles, author, 'Love Rules')

    Joanna Coles, the chief content officer at Hearst, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "Love Rules: How to Find a Real Relationship in a Digital World." Coles says dating apps can be a great tool for meeting new people, but they can encourage the wrong attitudes among their users: Seeing potential mates as interchangeable, wasting weeks to texting in the buildup to one conversation and fantasizing about whether a stranger is "the one." She also talks about the negative impact of...more

  • TWiT 663: Reasonably Miserable

    Security conference season in full swing. iPhone X takes over a third of ALL smartphone profits. Google tries to fix messaging again. Who do you trust with your data? IRS servers down on Tax Day. SCOTUS dismisses DOJ vs Microsoft: CLOUD Act makes it moot. Twitter bans ads from Kaspersky. Host: Iain Thomson Guests: Mike Elgan, Greg Ferro, and Dwight Silverman Download or subscribe to this show at Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by CacheF...more

  • Scott Adams & Dilbert Go All in for Crypto

    You’ve created and illustrated one of the top comic strips of all time, selling over 20 million books and with your strip seen in in over 2,000 newspapers, in 57 countries, and in 19 languages. What do you do next? Well, if your name is Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert, you go down the crypto rabbit hole and attempt sabotage your career by agreeing to do an interview with us. Today, you’ll meet the man behind Dilbert as we speak with Scott about his successes, his career ladder and ...more

  • Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1482

    Changing the email address associated with an Apple ID, does USB cable quality matter? How to set parental controls on an iPhone, Chris Marquardt talks about using contrast in photography, downloading YouTube videos, HDMI switches vs A/V receivers, an add-on that brings back the "view image" button in Google Image search, fixing a Windows Update that is preventing shut down, and more of your calls. Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Chris Marquardt Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit....more

  • TBP198 - Ubitquity Part IV

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform has recently introduced its Blockchain framework for Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric allowing users to build and manage their own Blockchain. According to the statement, users will be able to create their own Blockchain applications via the AWS CloudFormation Templates tool to avoid the time-consuming manual setup of their Blockchain network. We dive into this news headfirst. Then, Ubitquity LLC, the first blockchain-secured platform for real estate recor...more

  • Trends in Crypto: Marco Santori, Michael Sonnenshein and Barbara Minuzzi on 2017 and What's Next

    In this live recording of a panel discussion at the CoinAlts Fund Symposium, Marco Santori, president and chief legal officer of Blockchain, managing director at Grayscale Investments, and Barbara Minuzzi, cofounder and managing partner of Ausum Ventures take stock of the 2017 year and discuss a range of trends they're seeing in the industry. Santori describes what the ICO wave was like from his seat as one of the most in-demand lawyers for ICOs, and why he doesn't actually think that securities...more

  • a16z Podcast: Principles and Algorithms for Work and Life

    Can one really apply the lessons of history and of the past to the present and the future, as a way to get what they want out of life? By deeply understanding cause-effect relationships -- clearly expressed, shared with others, overlaid with data, back-tested, modified -- you can build a set of principles/algorithms/recipes for dealing with the realities of your life, observes Ray Dalio in this episode of the a16z Podcast (in conversation with a16z general partner Alex Rampell and Sonal Chokshi)...more

  • Defensive Security Podcast Episode 216

  • If Singing's Tough, Try Whistling

    A new study claims it's easier to accurately whistle a melody than to sing it. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

  • The Dirt on Digital Audio

    How is audio recorded digitally? In this first episode on a series about mp3 and digital audio, Jonathan breaks down how we convert sound into 0s and 1s.

  • 2018-013-Sigma_malware_report, Verizon_DBIR discussion, proper off-boarding of employees

    Report from Bsides Nash - Ms. Berlin New Job Keynote at Bsides Springfield, MO Mr. Boettcher talks about Sigma Malware infection. **new website upcoming** Registration is coming and will be updated on next show (hopefully) DBIR -   VERIS framework   53,000 incidents   2,216 breaches?!   73% breaches were by outsiders  ...more

  • Chatcast

    Hello! This week, Jay predicts that Facebook hasn’t had their biggest scandel yet, and Farhad tries to figure out who will join the ranks with the large, successful companies like Amazon and Apple. Produced by Matt Edwards.

  • 394: Thousands of apps are illegally collecting data about kids

    Apps directed at kids are violating US children's privacy laws. Your data plays a vital role in research. Loreena McKennitt is leaving Facebook. Uber and others are bringing 'dockless' bike sharing to North America.