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

    Feb 20 2019

  • Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher / Shoshana Zuboff: Surveillance capitalism is eroding democracy

    Harvard Business School professor emerita Shoshana Zuboff talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power.In this episode: Zuboff's background and why she wrote the book; how the economy got digitized; maximizing shareholder value "scraped the life out of so many of our institutions and our businesses"; how surveillance capitalism was invented; why Zuboff uses the term "surveillance capitalism"; ho...more

  • Security Now (MP3) / SN 702: Authenticity on the Internet

    Last week's doozy of a patch Tuesday for both Microsoft and AdobeAn interesting twist coming to Windows 7 and Server 2008 security updates Eight mining apps pulled from the Windows StoreAnother positive security initiative from GoogleElectric scooters being hackedChipping away at Tor's privacy guaranteesA year and a half after Equifax, and where's the data?The beginnings of GDPR-like legislation for USAn extremely concerning new and emerging threat for the InternetWe invite you to read our show ...more

  • Channel 33 / Man at His Worst | The Press Box (Ep. 575)

    The alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollett (03:00), Esquire in 2019 (26:30), and the first real dumb controversy of the 2020 presidential campaign (39:30). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker

  • Unchained: Your No-Hype Resource for All Things Crypto / Unchained Live With Vitalik Buterin

    In case you haven’t heard, I’m doing a live podcast recording with Vitalik Buterin, the creator of Ethereum. What is a live podcast recording? It's a podcast performed by me and the guest on a stage, in front of an audience.  Vitalik and I will be discussing Ethereum 2.0, Polka Dot, Substrate, what happened with Afri this week and more. And you’ll have an opportunity to ask questions.  It’ll be in New York City the evening of March 20th, which is one month from today. The doors open at 6, the sh...more

  • The Bad Crypto Podcast / Is Craig Wright the Real Satoshi?

    Brock Pierce. Roger Ver. John McAfee. The Bad Crypto Hall of Fame has welcomed many of these legendary blockchain personalities. But today we are pleased to welcome the man who has claimed to be part of the team who created the Bitcoin whitepaper… Satoshi Nakomoto. Dr. Craig Wright says Bitcoin core is not true to his original vision, but Bitcoin Cash SV is. He’s incredibly opinionated and doesn’t care what you think. After all, he’s got a super phat stack of Bitcoin. ...more

  • Giant Bombcast / Giant Bombcast 571: It's Like a Big Slider

    Games games games! We dig into Tetris 99, Anthem, Crackdown 3, and Far Cry: New Dawn, along with the momentous Nintendo Direct, Activision layoffs, the future of Fortnite and Apex Legends, and our thoughts on tiny sandwiches.

  • The Bitcoin Podcast Network / The Bull Pen Podcast #22: A Hacker Made Me Change My Name

    n Episode 22 of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully steps into the Bull Pen with Robert “BitRebel” Tiger. Robert has been a part of the blockchain and crypto community since the early years and can be considered one of the OGs and is also a good friend of Lyndon as well. This episode will be a blast into the past as it was originally recorded just 2 days before the launch date of this podcast on August 21st. Robert shares his experiences in the early days of crypto and how things have changed...more

  • Click / Farming of the Future

    The Future of farming As the human population continues to grow can ag-tech developments create a more sustainable and efficient way of farming that will increase yields to cope with demand for food? Click looks at what farms of the future could look like; from fitbits for cows and robotic milking and growing crops without a human setting foot in a field. Are we looking at a digital agricultural revolution with highly technically skilled farm labourers needed to manage some of these automated ...more

  • Ctrl Alt Delete / #181 Felicity Jones: On Playing Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Today's guest is the brilliant actor Felicity Jones, known for her previous roles in The Worst Witch, Spiderman 2, Rogue One and The Theory Of Everything which won her an Oscar nomination. Her newest role is playing the "Notorious RBG" Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in On The Basis Of Sex which is out now.As the Guardian said recently on RBG: "At 85, she remains one of the few progressive hopes on what’s set to become an increasingly Trumpian supreme court and after the documentary RB...more

  • 60-Second Science / Light Skin Variant Arose in Asia Independent of Europe

    A new genetic study of Latin Americans provides evidence that gene variants for lighter skin color came about in Asia as well as in Europe. Christopher Intagliata reports.

  • The Vergecast / Foursquare is tracking you... responsibly

    CEO of Foursquare Jeff Glueck discusses the ethics of companies that track their users’ movements. Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and Glueck further explore Foursquare's aim to help its customers become less reliant on mapping companies like Google, and how responsibly managing a user’s data and privacy is not only the right thing to do, but good for business.

  • Psychology in Everyday Life: The Psych Files / Introducing One Plus One

    Every great collaboration is a love story. It’s intense. Passionate. Along the way, there are flashes of love, hate, pride, ego, ambition, and brilliance. This is One Plus One, the show about the... Show notes and more available at

  • The Startup Chat with Steli and Hiten / 389: The Dangers of Being Overprepared

    Today on The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about the dangers and the downsides of being overprepared. Sometimes we tend to overprepare for a meeting that we screw it, meaning we research the other party a lot, and go into that meeting trying to impress them. This can be a bad thing, and can be as bad as being underprepared. In today’s episode of the show, Steli and Hiten talk about how to overpreparing is a bad thing, why you need to chill out a little bit, they share some tips that can hel...more

  • BrainStuff / Should You Be Squatting More?

    Short answer: Yeah, probably. Most Westerners have traded squatting for sitting and standing, to the detriment of our backs and joints. Learn the benefits of a good squat -- and how you can incorporate them into your day -- 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

  • Developer Tea / How We Construct Software, Part 4b: Code and Communication

    In today's episode, we dive into the rest of the communication model we started discussing in the previous episode in this series. 🙏 Thanks to today's sponsor: Sentry Sentry tells you about errors in your code before your customers have a chance to encounter them. Not only do we tell you about them, we also give you all the details you’ll need to be able to fix them. You’ll see exactly how many users have been impacted by a bug, the stack trace, the commit that the error was released as par...more

  • MacMost - Mac, iPhone and iPad How-To Videos / Masking Video In Keynote With a Donut (MacMost #1855)

    View in HD at . It is easy to put an image in a shape and mask the image using Keynote. But you cannot do the same with video. However, you can place a shape or image on top of a video. So by using the right shape, like the donut shape, editing it, and positioning it just right, you can put video in a circular mask.

  • Acquired / Spotify + Gimlet/Anchor Quick Take + Worldwide Meetup Details!

    Worldwide Meetup Details! Join us on February 21, 2019 at 530pm PT (830pm ET) at for our first worldwide meetup! Ben and David will be live on video hanging out and taking questions on both Slack and Zoom.   Spotify + Gimlet/Anchor Quick Take! We continue to experiment on Acquired, this time with a quick-take on Spotify’s bombshell dual-acquisition of Anchor and Gimlet Media. While we may give these deals the full Acquired treatment in the future, we wanted to share o...more

  • The Joe Rogan Experience / #1247 - Andy Stumpf

    Andy Stumpf is a retired Navy SEAL and is also currently a wingsuit world record holder. He hosts his own podcast called “Cleared Hot” that can be found on iTunes & Stitcher.

  • The Naked Scientists Podcast / Periodic Table: 150 Au Years

    This week we're celebrating 150 years of the Periodic Table - we'll find out how scientists uncovered the elements in the first place and what other mysterious materials may be waiting to be discovered. Plus a way to power up the body's own morphine-like chemicals, how microbes are gluing microplastics back together in the ocean, and post-Valentine's Day, some dating do's and dating dont's to bear in mind for next year!

  • Soundcheck / Mandolin Orange's Bittersweet Pickin' Tunes

    Mandolin Orange is the folk duo of North Carolinians Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz, who blend traditional Americana roots music – folk, country, bluegrass – in their warm and intimate, bittersweet acoustic songs. They met at a bluegrass jam, and have been known to wield mandolin, guitar, banjo and violin between them, with Marlin mostly doing lead vocals and Frantz, who thinks of herself as a harmony singer. Mandolin Orange sometimes expands to five instrumentalists for the live shows, but stil...more