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

    Aug 19 2019

  • Developer Tea / Beating Boredom in Your Career

    In today's episode we're talking about boredom. We can't avoid it in our day-to-day but we can provide ways to address boredom when it occurs. 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 you found this episode valuable I encourage you to join the conversation or start your own on our community platform 🧡 Leave a Review If you're enjoying the show and want to su...more

  • The Bad Crypto Podcast / Virtual Reality with Halsey Minor’s Live Planet

    Imagine being in the front row to see the Rolling Stones and experiencing all the excitement of being completely immersed in a live show… without leaving your living room. Imagine sitting on the fifty-yard line for the Super Bowl with your favorite team playing for the world championship,  experiencing it as though you were there… without actually being there.  And without the guarantee that your team will be playing.  But you get the point. And today the show is pl...more

  • Recode Decode / Index Ventures' Mike Volpi and Danny Rimer on global innovation and founder power

    Mike Volpi and Danny Rimer, the co-founders of the San Francisco office of Index Ventures, talk with Recode's Kara Swisher.In this episode:Volpi and Rimer's backgrounds and the early days of the internet; applying a global perspective to venture capital; being a smaller firm when capital is abundant; why the rise of other regions does not mean  Silicon Valley is "over"; open-source culture in Europe; Latin America, Israel, and China; scooters, autonomous driving, and the future of urban mob...more

  • You Need A Budget (YNAB) / Rule One Broken Down

    Jesse goes back to basics and breaks down YNAB's Rule One: Give Every Dollar A Job. Sign up for a free 34-day trial of YNAB at

  • This Week in Tech (MP3) / TWiT 732: Why is My Fridge Playing ICP?

    Amazon's paid tweeters program backfiresTelus email out for the past 4 days$3 Million Fortnite winner SWATtedHow Gamergate launched a culture warEsports is officially mainstream - how to get an esports scholarship to collegeVerizon sells Tumblr for about 2% of what Yahoo bought it for 6 years agoiPhone 11 coming September 10 - how private will it be?Apple sues Corellium for virtualization serviceGoogle's challenging past 3 yearsGoogle forces Nest to leave recording lights oniPhone 11 Pro Max?Pix...more

  • The Tech Guy (MP3) / Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1619

    Troubleshoot TV's, VOIP services for businesses, the life span of a hybrid vehicle battery, extending the range of Bluetooth, syncing audiobooks to your phone, unable to cut and paste in Android TV and more of your calls! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Sam Abuelsamid and Chris Marquardt Download or subscribe to this show at For detailed show notes, visit Sponsor:

  • Future Tense - ABC RN / With nature against climate change

    Nature Based Solutions is an environmental approach that seeks to counter the negative effects of climate change by working with nature.

  • The Information's 411 / The Information's 411 — Equity at a Later Date

    Ross and Amir talk about the case of Toptal, a startup that dangled equity to investors and employees that never came. Cory dives into the WeWork IPO filing and pulls out his favorite bits.

  • TechStuff / TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Looks at the LHC

    What does the Large Hadron Collider do? How large is it? What is the LHC looking for? Listen in and get the scoop on the Large Hadron Collider with Chris and Jonathan. Learn more about your ad-choices at

  • BrainStuff / Is Sparkling Water Good For You?

    More people are drinking fizzy water, both plain and in a boggling array of flavors. Learn about the different types of sparkling water and what you should watch out for in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at

  • The Bitcoin Podcast Network / On-Ramping with Dee #25: Cory Stevens

    Guest: Cory Stevens Occupation: Landscaper Investing, investing, investing! We did a lot of investing talk in this episode, but why not? In reality, the main reason people are even exposed to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency is becasue every few months there is an enormous price change that refocuses the populous. After nearly 6 year of me being "that guy" on Facebook, Cory decided to ping me in the DMs and learn why I've been ranting and raving for over halfe a decade. Enjoy!

  • 9to5Mac Happy Hour / iPhone 11 rumors, Spotify on Siri, iOS 13 beta 7

    This week Benjamin and Zac discuss using the new Apple Maps experience, the release of iOS 13 beta 7, a potential iPhone 11 event date, an improvement to Mac App Store stories, the possibility of Spotify working with Siri, our review of the new Sonos IKEA AirPlay 2 speakers, and much more. 9to5Mac Happy Hour is available Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Mint Mobile: Cut your wireless bill to 15...more

  • The Indie Hackers Podcast / #109 – Quick Chat with Reilly Chase of HostiFi

    In the early days of his business HostiFi, it seemed liked the deck was stacked against founder Reilly Chase (@_rchase_). From encountering frustrating roadblocks while he learned to code, to getting banned from forums where his customers hunt out, everything he tried was an uphill struggle. Today, however, just one year after launching, he's pushed through and reached the milestone of $100,000 in ARR as a one-person startup. Reilly came on the podcast to talk about keeping expectations low in t...more

  • Spark from CBC Radio / The Spark Guide To Life, Episode Eight: Smart Cities

    Confused by 'smart city' hype? This expert explains what it is and why we should care As cities around the world begin integrating technology more deeply into urban infrastructure, it's still not clear what people mean when they talk about "smart cities." Urban sustainability professor Andrew Karvonen talks about how to define smart cities, as well as some concerns critics have about the so-called cities of the future. Most Canadians skeptical about smart cities when it comes to their privacy E...more

  • The Giant Beastcast / The Giant Beastcast: Episode 221

    Everyone is back in the office and that means it's time to talk about Dracula. We've also get to talk about a new scary game, a new strategy game, and a new pinball game!

  • The Changelog / Shaping, betting, and building

    Ryan Singer, head of Product Strategy at Basecamp, joined the show to talk about their newest book — Shape Up: Stop running in circles and ship work that matters. It’s written by Ryan himself and you can read it right now for free online at We talked about the back story of the book, how the methodology for Shape Up developed from within at Basecamp, the principles and methodologies of Shape Up, how teams of varying sizes can implement Shape Up. Ryan even shared a special i...more

  • The Startup Chat with Steli and Hiten / 440: Tradeoffs – A New Show by Hiten Shah & Patrick Campbell

    In today’s episode of The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about product/market fit of popular products. Product/Market Fit is a common concept that is used a lot in the startup world. According to Marc Andreessen “Product/market fit means being in a good market with a product that can satisfy that market.” Understanding this concept is hugely important because when your users understand and use your product enough to recognize it’s value, it is a huge win for your startup. In this week’...more

  • eCommerce Fuel / Designing a Profit Sharing Plan

    Today Mark Thomas of joins the show to help shed some light on profit sharing. Who is eligible? How much do people get? Does profit sharing truly work to motivate people to work harder? While implementing profit sharing into his business, Mark has found the answers to these questions and more. Listen in as he shares them in this episode. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here:  Interested in our Private Community for 7-Figure S...more

  • Pivot / Sharks, WeWork & Tumblr's tumble from grace

    Kara and Scott take on sharks, summer in New England, WeWork's IPO and Tumblr's fall. They also talk about how trade-wars with China are slowing down tech. Scott had a win this week when Nike added a "rundle" subscription service. 

  • Nerdette / A Love Letter To Cabbage

    Abra Berens is a Midwest born-and-bred farmer-turned-chef. And her cookbook, Ruffage, is a gorgeous A-to-Z guide to vegetables.The idea, she tells us, is this: You go to the grocery store, buy what inspires you and then you go home to look up meal ideas in her cookbook.Abra’s not a pretentious chef who poo-poos comfort food. Instead, she’s all about meeting people where they are (and encouraging you to enjoy your veggies).She talks with Greta about how she approaches cooking, why her book is cal...more