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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 18 2020

  • Future Tense / Reinventing research – Part One: future scenarios and moving away from the publish or perish mantra

    The research community is facing a “crisis of reproducibility”, according to the head of the Center for Open Science, Professor Brian Nosek. He says many of the traditional practices designed to make research robust, actually distort and diminish its effectiveness. In this episode, he details his ideas for reform. We also explore three plausible scenarios for how the academic sector could look in 2030.

  • The Twenty Minute VC: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch / 20VC: Lambda School Founder, Austen Allred on How To Assess Your Relationship To Risk and Money, Why San Francisco Is A Case Study For The Greatest Squandering of Wealth in History & Why Complexity Increases Exponentially with Scale

    Austen Allred is the Founder & CEO @ Lambda School, the startup that remotely trains people to become a web developer or data scientist and the students pay no tuition until they are hired. Just last month, Lambda's $74M Series C was announced led by Gigafund bringing their total funding to date to over $129M with prior investors including Stripe, Bedrock, GV, Gigafund and GGV to name a few. Prior to founding Lambda, Austen was Senior Manager for Growth @ LendUp and before that co-founded Grass...more

  • eCommerce Fuel / Productivity Superheroes (aka Project Managers)

    Have you been hoping to boost productivity in your business? Maybe you are looking for some help executing a project? Today I have my project manager (PM), Jessie, joining the show to discuss what a good project manager does, how a PM can help you boost productivity and free up your time, and how you can bring one into your company. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3gUz9Ri  Interested in our Private Community for 7-Figure Store Owners?  Learn more he...more

  • Pivot / “The Apple “Rundle” is anemic, the California brain drain (California’s exodus) and a prediction on Palantir’s direct listing

    Kara and Scott talk about Apple's "rundle" and their push into the fitness space. They also talk about celebrities freezing their Instagram accounts in protest of Facebook. In listener mail, they discuss how California can save its "brand". And in predictions, Scott shares thoughts on the Palantir direct listing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Vergecast / Apple announces Watch Series 6 and new iPad Air / PS5 reveals price tag / Oculus’ announces Quest 2

    Nilay, Dieter, Chaim, and Nicole discuss Apple's newly announced products including the Apple Watch Series 6 and the new iPad Air. Also discussed: the PS5 announced pricing, Oculus has a new headset, and TikTok acquisition news continues to brew.More stories from this episode: Apple Watch’s blood oxygen monitor is for ‘wellness,’ not medicine Apple is creating a fitness subscription service called Fitness Plus The new Apple Watch Series 6 has blood oxygen monitoring The Apple Watch Series 6: fir...more

  • Nerdette / How The Bechdel Test Changed This Woman's Career

    The Bechdel test asks a simple question: Does a work of fiction have two named female characters who talk to each other about something other than a man?Today we talk with Sarah Kozloff, who was a film professor at Vassar College when she learned that The Lord of The Rings movies fail the Bechdel test. That inspired her to write The Nine Realms, a series of fantasy novels about a young princess who must grow up and fight her way back to the throne.Greta talks with Sarah about...more

  • The CultCast / #458 - Series 6 Apple Watch & AirPods Studio - Let’s talk!

    This week: we’re talking Apple Watch Series 6, and the freshly leaked AirPods Studio headphones! Plus: we recap all the best announcements from Apple’s Time’s Up event, discuss the power of the U1 chip, and explain Spatial Audio, the crazy good new feature added to AirPods Pro. Join our CultCast Live stream, Friday Sept 18th @11:30am PT! https://youtu.be/HngYh6PXdYk     This episode supported by Our thanks to Linked In for supporting this episode. A business is only as strong as its people, and ...more

  • 60-Second Science / These Small Mammals Snort To a Different Tune

    Hyraxes, which live in Africa and the Middle East, punctuate their songs with snorts. And the snorts appear to reflect the animals’ emotional state. Jason G. Goldman reports. 

  • TED Radio Hour / Listen Again: IRL Online

    Original broadcast date: March 20, 2020. Our online lives are now entirely interwoven with our real lives. But the laws that govern real life don't apply online. This hour, TED speakers explore rules to navigate this vast virtual space.

  • The Giant Beastcast / The Giant Beastcast: Episode 278

    Holy Smokes! Got some business to cover here. The gang is back and so is the information dump on new consoles. Join us to get our thoughts on the Xbox and PlayStation news, thoughts on the GB and CNET sale, and what some of us have been up to while taking

  • Tech News Weekly (Audio) / TNW 151: Facebook's VR Quest - TikTok, iOS 14, and Oculus Quest 2 & PlayStation

    Oracle's bid for TikTok and Trump's response to the news. How iOS developers are responding to the launch of iOS 14. What you need to know about the Oculus Quest 2 and PlayStation 5.First, Alex Kantrowitz joins Jason and Mikah to provide the latest updates on TikTok. Oracle (and possibly others) want to have a stake in the company, but the Trump administration plans to weigh in.Then, PCalc developer James Thomson stops by to give us the play-by-play of Apple's decision to launch iOS 14 after its...more

  • Accidental Tech Podcast / 396: The World of Moving

    Please join ATP in donating to St. Jude Pre-show: Sleepy Shirts Headphone cups Sony MDR-7506 John’s new pads Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro, 250-ohm Beyerdynamic EDT 1770D pads Follow-up: PlayStation 5 pricing and availability PlayStation 5 sizes Apple Event: Time Flies Apple Watch Series 6 U1 & Ultra-wideband Measuring Your Blood Oxygen Technology Connections: How pulse oximeters work Casey’s pulse oximeter Bands Sport Band Link Bracelet Solo Loop Sizing PDF Br...more

  • The Talk Show With John Gruber / 295: ‘Signing Up to Take Some Vitamins’, With Peter Kafka

    Peter Kafka returns to the show to discuss the news from Apple's "Time Flies" event -- new Apple Watches, new non-Pro iPads, and particularly the Apple One services bundle. Sponsored by: Linode: Instantly deploy and manage an SSD server in the Linode Cloud. New accounts get a $20 credit with code talkshow20. Mack Weldon: Reinventing men’s basics with smart design, premium fabrics, and simple shopping. Get 20% off your first order with code talkshow. Links: “Ricky Jay’s Magical Secrets” — ...more

  • The Joe Rogan Experience / #1538 - Douglas Murray

    Writer, journalist, and political commentator Douglas Murray is the author of The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race and Identity, now available in a newly expanded paperback edition from Bloomsbury Publishing. Also look for The Strange Death of Europe available everywhere.

  • TED Talks Daily / Why you should define your fears instead of your goals | Tim Ferriss

    The hard choices -- what we most fear doing, asking, saying -- are very often exactly what we need to do. How can we overcome self-paralysis and take action? Tim Ferriss encourages us to fully envision and write down our fears in detail, in a simple but powerful exercise he calls "fear-setting." Learn more about how this practice can help you thrive in high-stress environments and separate what you can control from what you cannot.

  • The Second Captains Podcast / Ep 1858: Champagne Football With Mark Tighe And Paul Rowan - 17/09/20

    Champagne Football is out today. It’s the definitive history of John Delaney’s rise, reign and spectacular fall at the FAI, by the journalists who brought him down.   Eoin and Ken interviewed authors Mark Tighe and Paul Rowan at the book's virtual launch last night and we're making the chat available to everybody for free. Plus there's episode 4 of 'Where Is George Gibney?', Scorsese goes Irish, and truth is stranger than fiction.

  • MacMost - Mac, iPhone and iPad How-To Videos / 10 Actually Useful Siri Commands To Use On Your Mac (MacMost #2268)

    View in HD at . Learn 10 Siri commands for your Mac that may be faster than doing the same thing using the cursor and keyboard. You can open folders and files, get answers to calculation, schedule events and set reminders, and send messages or emails.

  • The Podcast Engineering Show / PES 197: Chris’s Goody Bag

    I overview recent Daily Goody's from July 3 - July 16 (see list below). Don't forget you can sign up to receive Daily Goody's in your email every day or a weekly roundup. Sign up here. Here are the Daily Goody posts that were discussed in this episode: Listen to Your Own Podcast in All These Places Because… I WANT THIS MIC SO BAD! AEA KU5A Hypercardioid Ribbon Microphone Studio Monitor Placement El Rey, Compressor Plugin Forgetting to Press Record How to Use a Multiband Compressor to Remove P...more

  • Ctrl Alt Delete / #285 Quieten Your Inner Critic: A Sneak Peek of SABOTAGE (Audiobook)

    Welcome back to Ctrl Alt Delete. I am excited to share a snippet of my SABOTAGE audiobook here for you! (Out on Sept 24th!)I wanted to give you lovely listeners a sneak peak of my SABOTAGE audiobook! SABOTAGE: How to Silence Your Inner Critic and Get Out of Your Own Way is my newest non-fiction book publishing on the 24th September (in both UK and US), available to pre-order now! (Links below!)The book is a personal exploration of my own journey of self-sabotage, and more broadly,...more

  • This Week in Startups - Audio / E1110 The Next Unicorns E18: Ghost Locomotion CEO John Hayes builds self-driving kits for consumer vehicles, shares insights on cameras vs. Lidar, targeting highways, 5G’s impact on self-driving & more

    The post E1110 The Next Unicorns E18: Ghost Locomotion CEO John Hayes builds self-driving kits for consumer vehicles, shares insights on cameras vs. Lidar, targeting highways, 5G’s impact on self-driving & more appeared first on This Week In Startups.