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

    Dec 19 2018

  • Data Stories / 133  |  Year Review 2018

    Download: MP3 Audio92 MB MPEG-4 AAC Audio71 MB [Thinking of gift-giving this holiday season? Consider a gift to Data Stories! You can join our growing community of Patreons or make a one-time donation to us on Paypal.] Here we go! Another year has passed and lots has happened in the data visualization world. This time we decided to scramble things up again with a new annual review format: five podcasters (includin...more

  • Giant Bombcast / Giant Bombcast: 563: Sopping Wet Socks

    We're here with the final "normal" Giant Bombcast of 2018, so let's get into some Smash Bros. unlocks, Earth Defense Force 5, Heroes of the Storm, slinging $100 copies of Kingdom Hearts III, Battlefield V, and your chicken skin-related emails!

  • The Modern Mann / 2018 Christmas Special! (Season 9, Ep 9)

    It’s Christmasssss!... well, nearly: so time is running out for our charity single, ‘The Sounds of Christmas’, to crack the UK festive Top 40.In this week’s Zeitgeist, Ollie Peart reveals the surprise celebrity friends who’ve added their weight to the campaign, whilst a generous Mann-fan blows our fundraising target out of the water.Meanwhile, Olly heads to St Andrew’s Church, Islington, to meet Reverend Jessica Swift, an inner-city vicar managing a diverse congregation; some reliant on food ban...more

  • Click / Global Printer Hacker Strikes Again

    The hacker who hijacked printers around the world a month ago has done it again. The so called “PewDiePie” printer hacker says he’s been trying to show that "'hacking' isn't a game or toy; it can have serious real-life consequences." We find out how he did it… AI narratives – why Hollywood is leading the industry So why is it when it comes to writing up an AI story and finding a suitable image it often ends up being the same one used over and over again...? It's a problem that Dr Kanta Dihal h...more

  • Science Talk / Meet the Real Ravenmaster

    Christopher Skaife talks about his new book The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London, in front of a live audience at Caveat, “the speakeasy bar for intelligent nightlife" in Lower Manhattan.

  • Brakeing Down Security Podcast / 2018-044: Mike Samuels discusses NodeJS hardening initiatives

    Mike Samuels Hardening NodeJS   Speaking engagement talks: A Node.js Security Roadmap at - Improving Security by Improving the Framework @ Node Summit - Achieving Secure Software through Redesign at Nordic.js - What is a package...more

  • Viral Podcasting / Always Be Upgrading #49

    It’s very easy to get into a podcasting rut. Everything seems to be going fine and why should you want to upset the applecart. However, investing in technology that will actually improve your show is almost always a good investment. We’re not talking about vanity upgrades where you buy something new just to satisfy an emotional desire. Rather we’re talking about investing in innovations that actually improve the quality of your show. I recently purchased a new Mac Mini 2018. I didn’t buy the top...more

  • The Totally Football Show with James Richardson / Heaven knowns Mou’s miserable now

    The deed has been done - Manchester United have sacked Jose Mourinho. Has he become an angry self-parody living in the past? And what’s next for the once-Special One and, indeed, United? Jimbo, Rory Smith, Tom Williams, Ian Irving, Carl Anka and Iain Macintosh give their thoughts RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: The latest from Carrington - with Ian Irving (01m 40s) • PART 1b: Was Mou the problem or the scapegoat? (04m 40s) • PART 1c: How good should United’s squad be Champions League Last 16 (23m...more

  • The Startup Chat with Steli and Hiten / 371: Encore Episode: How to Find Product Market Fit

    Today we’re re-publishing our most popular episode of 2018, which is all about finding product-market fit. The post 371: Encore Episode: How to Find Product Market Fit appeared first on The Startup Chat with Steli & Hiten.

  • Cortex / Cortex 78: State of the Apps 2019

    Grey has a terrible to-do hack, Myke is going back to PodCon, and they both discuss their favourite software for 'State of the Apps 2019'. This episode of Cortex is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code CORTEX at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Fracture: Photos printed in vivid color directly on glass. Get 15% off! Away: Travel smarter with the suitcase that charges your phone. Get $20 off with the code ‘cortex20’. Links and Show Notes Support...more

  • Decrypted / Assault, Harassment and Lower Pay: Women in the Gig Economy

    Jody Pagliocco drives for Uber and Lyft in Maine. Like many working mothers, she depends on the income and the flexibility of the job—but she can't stand the constant harassment from male passengers. This week on Decrypted, Bloomberg Technology's Selina Wang and Brad Stone hear from women in the gig economy. Selina and Brad also discuss one study that examines the gender disparities that are putting women at a disadvantage in this emerging corner of the job market.

  • BrainStuff / Do Dogs Get Embarrassed When We Put Them in Costumes?

    The photos on social media are arguably the cutest, but how do dogs feel when we dress them up? Can dogs feel emarrassment? Learn what science has to say in this episode of BrainStuff.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit

  • Unchained: Big Ideas From The Worlds Of Blockchain And Cryptocurrency / Mike Novogratz on Why Bitcoin, "a Big FU to the System," Needs Institutions - Ep.98

    Mike Novogratz, founder and CEO of Galaxy Digital Holdings, describes the company's services and products, why it's launching a credit offering, and why he pivoted from his original intention to launch a crypto hedge fund and then pivoted again from working with ICOs to serving institutional players. He talks about why, if he had the chance to go public again, he wouldn't do it, why Galaxy's stock fell so precipitously one day that trading was halted, and why he thinks the SEC has made it clear ...more

  • Today in iOS - The Unofficial iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch Podcast / Tii 0476 - iOS 12.1.2 and Apple Air Pods

    Tii 0476 - iOS 12.1.2 and Apple Air Pods Give us a call - 206-666-6364 Send us an email -   Links Mentioned in this Episode: Today's Sponsor - - Promo Code = tii iOS 12.1.2 now available Ming-Chi Kuo Says iPhone XR Demand Lower than expected Apple to build new campus in Austin Purchases in the Cydia Store no more Australia's Commonwealth Bank to Support Apple Pay The Most-Googled “Should I” Questions Major Complaints About the iPhone XS Apple hit with lawsuit ov...more

  • MacMost - Mac, iPhone and iPad How-To Videos / Play Apple Music With Amazon Echo Devices (MacMost #1812)

    View in HD at . A new feature of Amazon Echo devices is that they now support Apple Music. Previously, you could use a number of music streaming services with Echo devices, but Apple Music was left out. With Echo dots being so inexpensive, this allows Apple Music users to hear their music in many places without needing a Bluetooth speaker or Apple HomePod. You can now ask Alexa to play your Apple Music songs, albums, and playlists. You can even make Apple Music your default service.

  • The Naked Scientists Podcast / Regeneration: Healing Revealed

    This week, we are getting to grips with regeneration: how does your body heal itself, and what can science do to help? Plus, in the news, the tech set to change our lives in 2019, the hidden perils of AI, and does a crossword a day really keep dementia at bay?

  • Soundcheck / The Badass Blues-Rock of Larkin Poe

    Larkin Poe is Rebecca & Megan Lovell -two singer/songwriters and multi-instrumentalist sisters who are originally from Atlanta, but are now Nashville-based. Combining guitar, lap steel, minimal percussion, and sibling harmonies, they make roots-infused southern heritage-steeped rockenroll, with a helping of both gut bucket and Delta blues. Larkin Poe are acutely aware of the historicity of blues legends, touching on the imagery of the crossroads (Robert Johnson) and including a version of Sk...more

  • You Need A Budget (YNAB) / Hassle and Bustle

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  • Off the Chain / Ari Paul, CIO of BlockTower: The Current State of Crypto

    Ari Paul is the CIO of BlockTower, one of the best known crypto investment firms. In this conversation, Paul and Anthony Pompliano discuss his previous work at a university endowment, what Ari thinks about the current state of crypto, and how he sees digital assets performing during a global financial crisis. ----- BlockFi BlockFi allows you to keep your crypto, put it up as collateral, and receive a USD loan funded directly to your bank account. They do loans ranging from $2,000 to $10,000,000,...more