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

    Jun 24 2018

  • TBP #210 - Felipe Sant Ana

    Hey, it's another episode. This week Cello gets fired up about the #Buidl hashtag and questions why price is a 'distraction'. Corey and Dee think the price IS a distraction, so we bunt heads. Or is it butt heads? I just Googled it, and it turns out the proper term is head bunting. Which most of us have been mistakenly referring to as head butting, is a way for cats to exchange scents so that everyone in their environment—their colony—smells the same. Interesting. Special guest all the way from B...more

  • Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1499

    Good news for MacBook keyboards and data privacy, registering Windows 10 on a Mac with Parallels, soundbars with Dolby Atmos, first impressions of the Huawei P20 Pro, the right Chromebook for school, hooking up two monitors to a MacBook and more of your calls! Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo Download or subscribe to this show at For detailed show notes, visit Bandwidth for The Tech Guy podcas...more

  • Saved blushes and a massive rampart

    Jimbo is joined in the pod by Tom Williams and Matts Stanger and Scott and Rafa Honigstein in Russia to relive the drama of Germany’s last-gasp victory over Sweden to keep their campaign alive. Plus, Anton Toloui in Nizhny Novgorod ahead of England v Panama; and Argentina continue to unravel. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Sweden 1 - 2 Germany - wow! (01m 10s) • PART 1b: …and the word from Rafa Honigstein (11m 30s)   • PART 2a: Mexico 2 - 1 South Korea (18m 20s) • PART 2b: Belgium 5 - 2 Tunisia ...more

  • Natalie Prass Serves Up Groove, Romance and Sparkle

    Richmond-based musician Natalie Prass is a fighter. Her forthcoming record, The Future And The Past, has transformed resistance and personal heartache into defiant, groove-laden romantic anthems. With a little dash of disco, and a little bit of soul, this record might look to Janelle Monae & Prince but also further back to Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye for its sound. That said, hear tender, big-hearted, shake-your-groove-thing songs by Natalie Prass, in-studio. Watch the session here:

  • Microsoft President Brad Smith (Live at Code 2018)

    Brad Smith, the president of Microsoft, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher at the 2018 Code Conference. Smith reflects on what Microsoft learned from losing the U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit in 2001, which broke the company up. He explains what tech companies that are in the crosshairs today should be thinking about their responsibility to the public. He also talks about how Microsoft has become politically active in the Trump era, particularly around immigration. He predicts a “toug...more

  • #1134 - Kyle Dunnigan

    Kyle Dunnigan is a writer, actor and comedian. Check out his hilarious Instagram page:

  • Bird's Song Staying Power Implies Culture

    Certain motifs in swamp sparrow songs can last hundreds, even thousands of years—evidence of a cultural tradition in the birds. Christopher Intagliata reports.

  • The Information's 411 — I Can See for Last Miles and Miles

    Amir talks about scooter mania and why the scooter share startups face a tougher regulatory climate than ride hailing companies did. Then he discusses the debate at Uber about whether equal pay guidelines have hurt its recruiting efforts.

  • 403: The wave of media mergers signals a major shift in the TV landscape

    Wave of media mergers signals major shift in TV landscape. Turning citizen science into a captivating video game. How you use your phone can tell Uber if you're drunk. Being a social media manager can be bad for mental health. How internet access to porn is helping women and sexual minorities in India.

  • The future of Microsoft Cortana, with guest Javier Soltero

    When Google wowed the tech world with its demo of Duplex -- the tech that allows its digital Assistant make phone calls to perform mundane tasks like booking haircuts or making restaurant reservations -- Microsoft's Cortana chief was impressed, but not worried.   "The technologist in me had no choice but to feel impressed," Javier Soltero, Microsoft corporate vice president of Cortana, said in this episode of Mashable's MashTalk podcast. "The idea that a computer can generate a voic...more

  • The InFocus Interview Show with James Schmelzer | Photofocus Podcast June 22, 2018

    In this episode: Master Craftsmen Photographer and Lumix Ambassador James Schmelzer shares his insight on continuous lighting and the benefits of Mirrorless cameras. Topics: - Why he switched to Lumix - Continuous lighting - The future of continuous lighting and mirrorless - Wrap around lighting If you like these Infocus Interviews, please consider supporting our partners and sharing these links with your friends! TruLife acrylic,,

  • 159: Confusing and Hard to Use

    An ORM that's a pleasure to use with raw SQL when needed? Sean discusses how that can be. Plus, Derek shares a new and exciting way for migrations to break! Diesel v1.3.0 RailsConf 2018: Up And Down Again: A Migration's Tale by Derek Prior ActiveSupport::Inflector

  • Defending Against Adversarial Attacks

    In this week’s episode, our host Kyle interviews Gokula Krishnan from ETH Zurich, about his recent contributions to defenses against adversarial attacks. The discussion centers around his latest paper, titled “Defending Against Adversarial Attacks by Leveraging an Entire GAN,” and his proposed algorithm, aptly named ‘Cowboy.’

  • Smart Camping and Backyard Renovation

    Summer is heating up and the Most Useful Podcast Ever has advice for you for all of it. First, we talk to the authors of Popular Mechanics' investigation into camping in 2018, with advice on site booking, packing food, truck camping and something called packrafting. We talk to Peter Martin about how they made this summer's blockbusters, including a crazy series of stunts Tom Cruise pulled off, and Roy Berendsohn leads a conversation about what we learned working on our boss's backyard, including...more

  • The nightmare videos of children's YouTube -- and what's wrong with the internet today | James Bridle

    Writer and artist James Bridle uncovers a dark, strange corner of the internet, where unknown people or groups on YouTube hack the brains of young children in return for advertising revenue. From "surprise egg" reveals and the "Finger Family Song" to algorithmically created mashups of familiar cartoon characters in violent situations, these videos exploit and terrify young minds -- and they tell us something about where our increasingly data-driven world is headed. "We need to stop thinking abou...more

  • 311: Kara Swisher, AT&T - Time Warner, and IGTV

    Instagram announced on Wednesday a standalone app called IGTV, a place for watching long-form vertical video. Casey and Ashely — who went to Instagram’s event that announced the app — talk with Nilay, Dieter, and Paul about their initial feelings about the platform and predict how it will fit into the social mediasphere. Also, Nilay Patel sits down with Kara Swisher to talk about the recent AT&T and Time Warner merger. Kara published a book in 2003 about the AOL and Time Warner merger There...more

  • Episode 333: I Will Be Speaking Briefly

    Daniel and Manton talk about upcoming travel plans, and the challenge of carving out time for work during the summer. Daniel shares his experience hacking on macOS Mojave’s new “Marzipan” support for iOS apps. They both talk about the deprecation of WebView and their respective plans for migrating code to WebKit2’s WKWebView. Download Audio (MP3, 49 minutes) Many thanks to our sponsors this week: OmniFocus 3 for iOS: Accompli...more

  • Developing Indie Retro Games - The Retro Hour EP127

    We talk to ex Gameboy developer Quang Nguyen about his Space Harrier inspired indie game Moa Moa Castle, and tips on console collecting. Asobi Tech: Thanks to our amazing donators this week: Pete Black, Karl Kuras, Eric Nelson, John Martorana Join our Discord channel: This week's Easter Eggs: Our website: Our Facebook: Our Twitter: http://twi...more

  • The Giant Beastcast - Episode 161

    The full crew is back in New York and ready to decompress after E3! Listen as we chat about Jurassic World Evolution, Splatoon 2 DLC, Atari uh-oh's, and SO MUCH MORE.

  • Curiosity Marketing: A Better Way to Win Loyal Customers

    Want your audience to ask about your products? Wondering how to spark people's interest? To explore how to use curiosity in your marketing, I interview Chalene Johnson. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It's designed to help busy marketers, business owners, and creators discover what works with social media marketing. In this episode, I interview Chalene Johnson. She's a marketer, speaker, and teacher. S...more