Displaying episodes 61 - 90 of 236 in total

Podcast Economics: The Math to $14,000 a month [Jordan Harbinger, Cal Newport]

Two top podcasters talk CPMs, audience size, and the math of podcasting.

[Weekend Drop] Sunil Pai: React and the Meta of the Web

A wideranging convo with Sunil covering the future of React, the Third Age of JavaScript, and the Meta of online discourse.

[Weekend Drop] Temporal - Not so Temporary (with Jaden Baptista)

My conversation with Jaden Baptista introducing him to Temporal.

React Native's Near Death Experience [Christopher Chedeau]

The fate of React Native hung in the balance. One man's brave decision changed an industry forever.

How React got Traction [Pete Hunt]

How React overcame its haters: by listening.

[Movie Fridays] Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

The wuxia Marvel film is here and it mostly worked!

Journey to Vitess [Alkin Tezuysal]

A proxy layer to scale MySQL, from YouTube.

Journey to CockroachDB [Spencer Kimball]

Journey to TimeScaleDB [Mike Freedman]

A short history of Time Series databases, and why TimeScaleDB is a PostgreSQL extension rather than a new DB.

Journey to MongoDB [Mark Porter]

Why MongoDB, from the CTO of MongoDB

[Weekend Drop] The True Story of Frank Abagnale

Frank Abagnale tells his own story in his impeccable style.

[Music Fridays] The Petersens

The most wholesome family band on YouTube.

The Origin of Braintree [Bryan Johnson]

The $800m business school plan, executed in 6 years.

The Origin of Twilio [Jeff Lawson]

Twilio's origins and early mishaps, through Jeff's eyes.

The Origin of Waze [Noam Bardin]

How Waze crowdsourced its way to a Billion dollar payout — because it had no choice.

The Origin of Kubernetes and Heptio [Joe Beda]

The origin of k8s and its spinoff company, from its CTO.

[Weekend Drop] An Evening With Kevin Smith

Deconstructing how Kevin Smith talks about Superman Lives and Tim Burton.

[Music Fridays] Walk Off The Earth

One of my favorite indie rock + pop cover bands

Unity [Robert Cialdini]

Tribalism - the newest Influence principle.

Commitment and Consistency [Robert Cialdini]

The most underappreciated principle of Influence.

Social Proof and Scarcity [Robert Cialdini]

How does Steph Smith's ratchet pricing strategy use Cialdini's principles?

The Power of Contrast [Robert Cialdini]

How do you convince someone to accept a situation they normally wouldn't? Show them that it could be much worse.

[Music Fridays] Alan Silvestri

Defining over 40 years of the greatest Hollywood soundtracks.

The Third Generation of Cryptocurrency [Charles Hoskinson]

What comes after Ethereum?

Solving The Oracle Problem [Sergey Nazarov]

How do you bring the real world into the blockchain world when billions of dollars are at stake?

Scaling Blockchains [Vitalik Buterin]

What are the Layer 1 and Layer 2 approaches to scaling?

Ethereum 2.0 [Danny Ryan]

What is Eth 2 and what is The Merge?

[Weekend Drop] What We Know We Don't Know — Hillel Wayne

An exploration of Empirical Software Engineering. We know far less than we care to admit, and the stuff we do know is boring but definitely worth investing in.

[Music Fridays] Writing Songs - Ed Sheeran, Charlie Puth

Taking songwriting notes from musicians, for Music Friday.

Writing Poetry [Writing Excuses]

What writing tips can we take from professional authors?

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