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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

    May 31 2020

  • Future Tense / “Lie Machines” in the age of Coronavirus

    Covid-19 is being weaponised in a new propaganda war against Western democracy, according to Oxford University’s Philip Howard.. His new book shows that misinformation extends far beyond a few bad actors - there's a global industry behind the world’s problem with junk news and political misinformation Also, we hear about new legislation that human rights groups say could expose Australian citizens to silent data requests from US authorities.

  • Rebel FM / Rebel FM Episode 458 - 05/29/2020

    This week it's duo queue as we talk Arcade Moonlander, Nordic Warriors, Maneater, what we expect (and don't expect) from next week's PlayStation event, and then read some of your letters. This week's music: Skylar Grey - Goosebumps

  • This Week in Startups - Audio / E1068 AMA: NEA’s Ben Narasin takes questions from founders: most important content in a pitch deck, COVID’s impact on dealmaking, traits he looks for in founders & more!

    The post E1068 AMA: NEA’s Ben Narasin takes questions from founders: most important content in a pitch deck, COVID’s impact on dealmaking, traits he looks for in founders & more! appeared first on This Week In Startups.

  • Data Skeptic / Robustness to Unforeseen Adversarial Attacks

    Daniel Kang joins us to discuss the paper Testing Robustness Against Unforeseen Adversaries.

  • TED Talks Daily / My story of love and loss as a transracial adoptee | Sara Jones

    A mysterious tattoo on her forearm was all that linked Sara Jones, who was adopted as a child by white parents, to her South Korean origins. Searching for her birth family taught her that transracial adoption stories often frame new lives abroad as strokes of luck that call for endless gratitude, obscuring a far more complex reality. Through her experience of loss and discovery, Jones offers guidance on what adoptive parents can do to protect their children's unique cultural and personal narrati...more

  • BrainStuff / BrainStuff Classics: Why Is Our Blood Red?

    Human blood is red -- yes, even when it's in your body. Learn why -- and why your veins appear blue through your skin -- in this episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • The Bad Crypto Podcast / Bitcoin Creates a New Economic Elite - Bad News for Friday, May 29th

    You’ve heard of the top 1%, but is it possible you are in the top 0.5%? If you’ve got at least 10 Bitcoin in your wallet, you are. Bitcoin has also topped $9000 again. Is the move to $10K finally in sight? And China intends to use their new digital currency to compete with the us dollar. One hedge fund manager says the government may make it illegal to hold gold, while a Trump nominee for the Federal reserve envisions that a gold-backed crypto currency could become a thing. The Bra...more

  • Core Intuition / Episode 422: It Wasn’t Perfect

    Manton checks in with Daniel about progress with MarsEdit 4.4, and Daniel explains his lack of focus has led him down a new crossword obsession. Manton talks about shutting down Micro.blog’s Slack, and they discuss whether a comparable decision for Core Intuition would make sense. Finally, they talk more generally about the value of cutting out distractions and less important projects, in order to focus on the most important goals. http://traffic.libsyn.com/coreint/CoreInt_422.mp3 Down...more

  • Science Talk / Your Brain, Free Will and the Law

    Stanford University neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky talks about human behavior, the penal system and the question of free will.

  • TechStuff / TechStuff Classic: The Electronic Arts Story: Part One

    Who is the founder of Electronic Arts? What was the company's philosophy about making games? Why did the founder leave the company? Tune in to learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

  • The Joe Rogan Experience / #1483 - Jesus Trejo

    Jesus Trejo is a comedian, actor and writer. His new special "Stay At Home Son" premieres on Showtime on May 29.

  • Nature Podcast / Coronapod: The divisive hydroxychloroquine study that's triggering mass confusion

    00:59 Chloroquine on rocky groundPresident Trump's preferred coronavirus treatment is the focus of a new study suggesting it could cause more harm than good, but not everybody agrees. We discuss the fallout as trials around the world are paused and countries diverge over policy advice.News: India expands use of controversial coronavirus drug amid safety concernsNews: Safety fears over hyped drug hydroxychloroquine spark global confusion12:12 Are we rushing science?Coronavirus papers are bei...more

  • Photofocus Podcast / InFocus Interview Show: How to get the most out of metal printing with Mirza Izic

    My guest is the general manager of the premiere metal printing and project management company Image Wizards, Mirza Izic. Mirza has a unique task not just managing the company but also creating educational content teaching how to get the most out of metal printing.  Topic includes proper setup, proofing, black and white printing and how to upload large files. Be sure to let us know if you have any thoughts or questions in the comments section. We do our best to answer all questions in a timely ma...more

  • 9to5Mac Happy Hour / Apple Store at the curb, macOS 10.15.5, Apple TV+ expansions

    This week Zac and Benjamin discuss the state of Apple Stores during the global pandemic, updates to Apple's Exposure Notifications API, macOS 10.15.5 and new battery features, new details about Messages for Mac on macOS 10.16, loads of Apple TV+ developments, and much more. Subscribe to receive new episodes every Friday: 🟣 Apple Podcasts 🟠 Overcast 🟢 Spotify Sponsored by Pillow: Pillow is an all-in-one sleep tracking solution to help you get a better night’s sleep. Download it from the Ap...more

  • The Twenty Minute VC: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch / 20VC: TravelPerk’s Avi Meir on Why 2021 Will Be A Record Year For Business Travel, The 3 Priorities For All Founders During COVID, What VCs Can Do To Really Support Their Founders In A Recession

    Avi Meir is the Founder & CEO @ TravelPerk, the travel management platform that combines the best of leisure and corporate travel into one smooth experience. To date, Avi has raised over $134m with TravelPerk from the likes of DST, Spark Capital, Felix Capital and Heartcore to name a few. Prior to founding TravelPerk, Avi co-founded HotelNinjas, a hotel management product that was acquired by Booking.com. Before that Avi was VP Product at budgetplaces where he managed a team of 50 across product...more

  • Pivot / Fact checking Trump on Twitter, SpaceX privatizes space, and a Listener Mail question on mental health apps and big tech

    Kara and Scott talk about Twitter's responsibility in fact-checking and regulating Trump tweets as they slap their first misinformation label on one of the president's tweets. They also discuss the future of a "private" space as Elon Musk prepares to launch his SpaceX rocket. Meanwhile, Amazon is having its annual shareholder meeting and some people are hoping they can push the company to be transparent about data around covid-19 deaths of warehouse workers. Plus we hear a listener mail question...more

  • eCommerce Fuel / Riding the eCommerce Wave

    Derek Dodds is the CEO of Wave Tribe, a business on a mission to create an important relationship between sport and planet. Today he joins the show to discuss how he has managed to combine his passion for surfing with his work—something that doesn’t always go over well. Derek is an inspiring person and someone who has a lot of knowledge to give on the subject of standing by your values, so listen in to learn how to structure your weeks so you have a more balanced lifestyle between work and play....more

  • MacMost - Mac, iPhone and iPad How-To Videos / How To Use the New macOS Catalina Battery Health Management Setting (MacMost #2194)

    View in HD at . The new macOS 10.15.5 features a battery health management switch in System Preferences. With it on, your battery will charge to a point that is best for longevity. With it off, it charges for maximum capacity.

  • Nerdette / Book Club: ‘The City We Became’

    What if cities were embodied in human beings? If The Bronx were a human, what would she be like? And why is xenophobia so toxic? Listen along as Nerdette host Greta Johnsen discusses 'The City We Became,' the new novel from Hugo-award-winning author N.K. Jemisin, along with WBEZ host Jenn White and Michi Trota, editor for the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.And then get ready for next month’s Book Club pick: The Vanishing Half, a new novel by Brit Bennett.

  • The Vergecast / Trump signs executive order targeting social media companies / HBO Max launches in the US

    Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn welcome back Adi Robertson and Casey Newton to the show to discuss Trump's executive order targeting social media companies like Twitter, Facebook, and Google. Julia Alexander also stops by to discuss the launch of WarnerMedia's new streaming service HBO Max.Stories discussed this week: Google search results will take ‘page experience’ into account next year T-Mobile now supports cross-carrier RCS messaging Google Messages may finally be adding end-to-end encryption f...more