Best Tech podcasts — News and commentary on the digital world (Updated July 2018; image)
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TED Talks Daily
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Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.
 
Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech.Records live every Sunday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
 
This is the official podcast of Tested.com. Tested brings you the week's technology and science news, with hosts Will Smith, Norman Chan, and Jeremy Williams. There's no jargon here, just solid explanations of the week's news--and plenty of wacky tangents. Make sure you stick around after the outro for fake outtakes!
 
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The Vergecast
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This Vergecast is your source for an irreverent and informative look at what's happening right now (and next) in the world of technology and gadgets. Hosted by Nilay Patel alongside a cavalcade of tech luminaries, The Vergecast is the only podcast you need to make sense of the week in tech news.
 
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TechStuff
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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.
 
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Reply All
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"'A podcast about the internet' that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it." - The Guardian. Hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, from Gimlet.
 
Why are teens shoplifting makeup and posting their hauls to Tumblr? How can a blind man run a marathon through the desert with just an iPhone? And what happens to your social media profiles after you die? Week on week we answer questions just like these on our digital culture podcast, Chips with Everything.
 
Every week TWiT talks to the smartest people in the world about the most important topics in technology.Records live every Friday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
 
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Note to Self
Weekly
 
Is your phone watching you? Can texting make you smarter? Are your kids real? Note to Self explores these and other essential quandaries facing anyone trying to preserve their humanity in the digital age. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
 
Stay informed on the latest in technology during your weekday commute. Our journalists cover leading companies, new gadgets, consumer trends, personal technology, app features, start-ups and more.
 
Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.
 
BBC Radio 5 live’s technology and gaming podcast, discussing the world of video games and games culture. Plus your questions answered in 5 live's tech phone-in.
 
Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Megan Morrone brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Megan and Jason give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives.Records every Thursday at 5:30pm Eastern / 2:30pm Pacific / 21:30 UTC.
 
Do you have questions about tech products or the week's tech news that you’re too embarrassed to ask? Kara Swisher and the rest of the team at Recode have the answers. Tune in to their podcast every Friday for straight talk about confusing topics. Submit your questions in advance by tweeting them to @Recode with the hashtag #TooEmbarrassed, or by emailing TooEmbarrassed@recode.net.
 
A critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways of thinking, from politics to media to environmental sustainability.
 
BuzzFeed editors Ryan Broderick and Katie Notopoulos explore the weirdest corners of the internet, so you don't have to.
 
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The WIRED Podcast
Weekly
 
The award-winning WIRED UK Podcast with James Temperton and the rest of the team. Listen every week for the an informed and entertaining rundown of latest technology, science, business and culture news. New episodes every Friday.
 
A show about tech and media's key players, big ideas, and how they're changing the world we live in. One of tech's most prominent journalists, Kara Swisher, is known for her insightful reporting and straight-shooting style. Listen in as she hosts hard-hitting interviews with influential business leaders and outspoken personalities from media, politics, and more.
 
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Click
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Technological and digital news from around the world.
 
Stacey Higginbotham (formerly Sr. Editor at Fortune) and co-host Kevin Tofel discuss the latest news and analysis of the Internet of Things. Covers Consumer IoT, Industrial IoT and Enterprise IoT. Guests include Vint Cerf, Om Malik, and people from Amazon.com, AT&T, IBM Watson and more.
 
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Exponent
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A podcast about tech and society, hosted by Ben Thompson and James Allworth
 
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Flash Forward
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A show about possible and not so possible futures. From space pirates to conscious robots to the end of antibiotics. Hosted by Rose Eveleth.
 
Named after Charles Babbage a 19th-century polymath and grandfather of computing, Babbage is a weekly podcast on science and technology. Host Kenneth Cukier talks to our correspondents about the innovations, discoveries and gadgetry making the news. Published every Wednesday on Economist Radio.
 
The African Tech Roundup podcast delivers technology, digital and innovation highlights from across the African continent. The show is produced by broadcaster and entrepreneur, Andile Masuku (www.andilemasuku.com), and co-hosted by marketing maven turned investor and startup founder, Musa Kalenga (www.kalenga.me).
 
Every week, Linus and Luke take some time to discuss the most current happenings in the technology universe.
 
Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood helps listeners understand the business behind the technology that's rewiring our lives. From how tech is changing the nature of work to the unknowns of venture capital to the economics of outer space, this weekday show breaks ideas, telling the stories of modern life through our digital economy. Marketplace Tech is part of the Marketplace portfolio of public radio programs broadcasting nationwide, which additionally includes Marketplace, Marketplace Morning ...
 
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ycombinator
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Podcast by ycombinator
 
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Fw:Thinking
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It's about technology. It's about humanity. It's about our future. It's Fw:Thinking.
 
Know what comes next with this in-depth look at how science and technology are revolutionizing the way we live, work and play.
 
Download This Show is your weekly access to the latest in social media, consumer electronics, digital politics, hacktivism and more. Presented by Marc Fennell for ABC Radio National. Published every Friday.
 
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Ctrl-Walt-Delete
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Ctrl-Walt-Delete is a podcast from The Verge featuring legendary tech reviewer Walt Mossberg and Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel. In each episode, they dive into the modern tech landscape using Walt’s extraordinary depth and experience to tell stories in entirely new ways. The series finale aired on June 13, 2017, shortly before Walt’s well-deserved retirement.
 
The weekly podcast of TechnoBuffalo.com discussing the latest happenings in mobile, gaming and technology.
 
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TWiT Bits (MP3)
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TWiT Bits are highlights from shows on TWiT.tv. You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at http://twit.tv/shows/
 
News, Analysis and Service from Germany and Europe - in 30 Languages
 
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FutureProofing
Rare
 
Series examining the implications - social and cultural, economic and political - of the big ideas that are set to transform the way society functions
 
A podcast about evolving technology, society and consciousness to create a better future for all of humanity. Hosted by Mike Gilliland and Euvie Ivanova, with guests. We talk about future societies, conscious evolution, future technology, transhumanism, artificial intelligence, decentralization, and how we will be affected by the exponential curve of progress.
 
Top startup and technology news from Techcrunch. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and society. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com
 
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Decrypted
Weekly
 
The global technology industry is a powerful engine of innovation that drives the economy. It's also a collection of insular communities full of hidden projects, quiet rivalries, and uncomfortable truths. Join Bloomberg Technology's Brad Stone each week as he and the team's reporters uncover what actually happens behind closed doors.
 
Explore hundreds of lectures by scientists, historians, artists, entrepreneurs, and more through The Long Now Foundation's award-winning lecture series, curated and hosted by Long Now co-founder Stewart Brand (creator of the Whole Earth Catalog). Recorded live in San Francisco each month since 02003, past speakers include Brian Eno, Neil Gaiman, Sylvia Earle, Daniel Kahneman, Jennifer Pahlka, Steven Johnson, and many more. Watch video of these talks and learn more about our projects at Longn ...
 
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Techdirt
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The Techdirt Podcast, hosted by Michael Masnick.
 
The Verge’s Ashley Carman and Kaitlyn Tiffany ask the hard, weird, and occasionally dumb questions about how your tiny tech decisions impact your social life. Do you turn read receipts on? Do you share your Netflix passwords with friends? Why'd You Push That Button examines the choices technology forces us to make, through interviews with consumers, developers, friends, and strangers.
 
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Innovation Now
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Innovation Now is a daily 90-second radio series and podcast that gives listeners a front row seat to hear compelling stories of revolutionary ideas, emerging technologies and the people behind the concepts that are shaping our future.
 
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Clockwise
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Clockwise is a rapid-fire discussion of current technology issues hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent and featuring two special guests each week. Four people, four topics--and because we're always watching the clock, no episode is longer than 30 minutes. Hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent.
 
The editors of PC Perspective discuss the latest in-house product reviews and news from around the world that pertains to technology and PC hardware.
 
Hosted by Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurott; What The Tech!? delivers what every techy needs and that is a spotlight on new and emerging technologies from around the world. They cover everything that is up and coming as well as do live unboxings along with reviews of current products. Join in the conversation because it doesn’t matter if you’re a noob or a tech vet. You will find something you like!
 
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Innovation Hub
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Innovation Hub looks at how to reinvent our world – from medicine to education, relationships to time management. Great thinkers and great ideas, designed to make your life better.
 
Our online life is real life. We walk, talk, work, LOL and even love on the Internet – but we don’t always treat it like real life. Host Veronica Belmont explores this disconnect with stories from the wilds of the Web – and gets to the bottom of online issues that affect us all. Whether it’s privacy breaches, closed platforms, hacking, fake news, or cyber bullying, we the people have the power to change the course of the Internet, keeping it healthy, weird, and wonderful for everyone.
 
If Then: is a show about technology, society, and power. Each week, Slate‘s April Glaser and Will Oremus take you on a lively tour of the tech news that actually matters, from fake news in your Facebook feed to the algorithms that want your job to the Uber drivers who want a job with benefits. With news-making interviews of key tech-industry figures, fascinating academics, and top tech journalists, they explore not only how the technology that’s shaping our world works, but the ideas, ideolo ...
 
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This week I kick off the show by trying to explain my screaming lobster analogy from last week's episode about the changes in Windows 10 over the last three years. Hopefully, I helped and did not further muddy up the waters! Then we had a quick rundown of Windows Insider and pre-release news of the past week including no client side fast ring b ...…
 
Casey is joined by Stephen Hackett to discuss the start of indie life and how it evolves over the years before doing some #RelayYourFeels. This episode of Analog(ue) is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code ANALOGUE at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Pingdom: Start monitoring your websites and servers tod ...…
 
Computers and Technology Call-in Webcast
 
On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Patrick Norton push the new Core i9 Intel chip in the 2018 15" MacBook Pro to see if we get the full benefit of the 4.8GHz processor. As a result, the laptop gets very hot and throttles the CPU. We also attach the external Blackmagic eGPU from Blackmagic to see if this changes the thermals of the laptop ...…
 
The future of diplomacy: Backroom manoeuvrings are giving way to public forums. And carefully laid plans can come unstuck with a single tweet.
 
Tom Merritt talks with Jack Conte about the idea that the Internet has gone from subculture to mass adoption and whether that means we can't have nice things.By tommerritt@tommerritt.com (Tom Merritt).
 
Benjamin RockwellBy podcast@computertalkradio.com (Benjamin Rockwell).
 
Joe Tsai, the executive vice chairman of Chinese commerce giant Alibaba, talks with Recode’s Jason Del Rey at the 2018 Code Conference. He says that Alibaba has not tried to do a big acquisition deal in the U.S., but is definitely looking to create strategic partnerships. Specifically, Tsai wants to encourage American companies to tap into the ...…
 
Cisco networking equipment has had a history of backdoors exposing weaknesses in their security. in the last 5 months there have been 5 new backdoors. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twiet/300 Host: Louis Maresca Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.
 
Adam Fisher is the author of Valley of Genius: The Uncensored History of Silicon Valley (As Told by the Hackers, Founders, and Freaks Who Made It Boom). He talks with Leo Laporte about the secret history of Silicon Valley. Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Adam Fisher Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation. Thanks to C ...…
 
Adam Fisher is the author of Valley of Genius: The Uncensored History of Silicon Valley (As Told by the Hackers, Founders, and Freaks Who Made It Boom). He talks with Leo Laporte about how he wrote the secret history of Silicon Valley. For the full episode, visit twit.tv/tri/356 Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Adam Fisher Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is pr ...…
 
Because it can be a hassle moving your files and data from one service to another, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter are announcing a solution to the problem. KCBS’s Radio Technology Analyst Larry Magid says that the Data Transfer Project is a way to move data via the clouds.
 
Client work, Tech-support day from hell, Bitlocker tip, Folder path length limit, Untangle
 
WhatsApp limits forwards, Microsoft announces earnings, emergency alerts on Netflix, grocery chain Kroger throws shade at Amazon Prime Day, and the Weekend Longreads Suggestions. Sponsors: https://www.youmagazine.co/techmeme MetaLab.co Links: WhatsApp will drastically limit forwarding across the globe to stop the spread of fake news, following ...…
 
How is an upstart wireless broadband provider beating an incumbent cable broadband provider? We find out as Patrick Norton shares his experience with his new internet provider. Plus are tariffs really going to increase the price of popular gadgets? We unpack the news and drill through the FUD.By tommerritt@tommerritt.com (Tom Merritt).
 
TheTechCrunch Summer Party at August Capitalis the stuff of Silicon Valley legend. We’re celebrating 13 years of libations and convivial conversation while toasting the entrepreneurial spirit on the deck at August Capital in Menlo Park on July 27. And we want you to join us. If you have not yet secured your ticket to this summer soiree, heed ou ...…
 
A fun game if you ever find yourself at a comics convention: Try to spot as many gender-swapped cosplayers as you can. Throughout years of going to Comic-Cons and other fan gatherings, I’ve spotted women in drag as Loki, Harry Potter, and—before Paul Feig's reboot—various Ghostbusters. (However, this tends to be a one-way phenomenon; rarely, if ...…
 
This week we discuss the new MacBook Pro and the great keyboard cover-up. We also cover the not-true acquisition of 1Password by Apple and another round of supplier rumours! Show Notes Apple updates MacBook Pro with faster performance and new features for pros - Apple The Great Apple MacBook Pro Cover Up – iFixit 10 years of the App Store: The ...…
 
Dan Franks from Podcast Movement joins Rob and Todd for a quick update on what is happening with Podcast Movement. 2300 Podcasters will descend on Philly in the coming days for a show that is slated to be nothing short of incredible. Get the insider pre-show information. Reach out to Rob @ rob@voxnest.com or Todd @ todd@blubrry.com Happy Podcas ...…
 
Dan Franks from Podcast Movement joins Rob and Todd for a quick update on what is happening with Podcast Movement. 2300 Podcasters will descend on Philly in the coming days for a show that is slated to be nothing short of incredible. Get the insider pre-show information. Reach out to Rob @ rob@voxnest.com or Todd @ todd@blubrry.com Happy Podcas ...…
 
Another massive data breach exposing thousands of U.S. voter files has been discovered. A top 10 list ranking Android manufacturers by failure rate has come out and Samsung tops it. Another Amazon Prime Day has come and gone, but now scammers are using it to spread phishing scams. A Georgia woman finds a family treasure at a local Goodwill. All ...…
 
Minimal Ubuntu for containers and cloudsSource: https://www.zdnet.com/article/minimal-ubuntu-for-containers-and-clouds/.Desktop Apps on Ubuntu Touchhttps://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20180716#news.This new dual-platform malware targets both Windows and Linux systemsSource: https://www.techrepublic.com/article/this-new-dual-platform-malwar ...…
 
The European Commission says the firm used the mobile operating system to illegally "cement its dominant position" in search and has imposed a $5bn fine. Plus, is Twitter being used by foreigners to interfere in African elections? We talk to Rob Watkinson from communications agency Portland, which has issued a report on the subject. And Profess ...…
 
It's time to invest in face-to-face training that empowers employees to have difficult conversations, says Tamekia MizLadi Smith. In a witty, provocative talk, Smith shares a workplace training program called "I'm G.R.A.C.E.D." that will inspire bosses and employees alike to communicate with compassion and respect. Bottom line: always let peopl ...…
 
We’ve got a super stuffed episode of The Vergecast this week. First, the biggest news in tech right now is the European Commission’s ruling that Google has been unfairly using Android to push Google search on users, giving it an unfair advantage. Nilay, Dieter, and Paul sit down and discuss the implications. In the second half of the show, Diet ...…
 
The end of work, post-work, universal basic income—and a more hopeful frame than these. Show Notes Economists, guilt-ridden Silicon Valley inventors and investors, and others have been looking at the future of work. One possible conclusion? That it’s going away. We don’t think that’s quite right—and we don’t think it would be good if it did. No ...…
 
The Galaxy Note 9 won’t be announced until August. You wouldn’t know it by reading the internet, however. Every nook and cranny of the upcoming phablet has been bared for the world, in a series of leaks over the past several weeks. Sure, not all of them will pan out, but plenty have come from leakers with established track records, and enough o ...…
 
Unserer Sommer-Serie geht weiter: Für die zweite Ausgabe sind wir nach Liestal gefahren und haben Max Brugger (43) besucht. Max hat nicht nur über sein Interesse für Digital-Themen erzählt, sondern uns auch seinen 3D-Drucker und einige seiner besten Druck-Projekte gezeigt. Die Themen: * [00:01:58] Google erhält Rekordstrase * [00:05:51] Velofah ...…
 
In July 2018 a Dutch company showcased what it calls the first ever flying car already fit for purpose, at the Farnborough Airshow. But do we need flying cars in our lives?
 
On the WIRED UK podcast this week: Everything that’s wrong with Elon Musk’s non-apology apology, everything you need to know about water pipes and why the EU’s latest Google fine could put us on a path to all out regulatory war.These are the stories we discussed this week...All the problems with Elon Musk’s 'pedo guy' non-apology apologyhttps:/ ...…
 
Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, methods of organization, in order to solve a problem. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc ...…
 
Entertainment is an action, event or activity that aims to entertain, amuse and interest an audience of one or more people. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com…
 
While the country is in the midst of Amazon’s mid-year discount fiesta and Jeff Bezos enjoys beingcrowned the richest man in modern history, rivals Walmart and Microsoft announced a new five-year partnership in hopes of knocking the online shipping giant down a peg or two.
 
While the country is in the midst of Amazon’s mid-year discount fiesta and Jeff Bezos enjoys beingcrowned the richest man in modern history, rivals Walmart and Microsoft announced a new five-year partnership in hopes of knocking the online shipping giant down a peg or two.
 
Here's the truth: Comic book publishing—yes, just the business of selling printed comics—is a billion-dollar industry. This month, 1,194 new comic books and 391 new graphic novels and collections will hit shelves. That's a lot of titles for a single month, and those aren't uncommon numbers. Comics are everywhere; even your grandma knows who Tha ...…
 
This week, representatives from Google, Twitter and Facebook all spoke at a congressional hearing about how they present news and opinions on their platforms. The next day, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg told the Recode podcast that Facebook shouldn't overregulate speech on the site, even if it means not banning Holocaust deniers. So how much shoul ...…
 
Mars 2020 will send home the clearest, most sophisticated images of Mars we have ever laid eyes on.
 
Are computers better at entertaining us than we are? Links We Mentioned Uber Car Seat These New Worlds website These New Worlds story - part 1 The Iron Giant Star Wars Trivial Pursuit The nightmare videos of childrens' YouTube — and what's wrong with the internet today Voxel Finger Family Song Titles We Considered Brain Off Kissy Teenage Stuff ...…
 
How does film work? What are the basic parts of a camera? How can you take a photo of a high-speed subject and get a clear picture? Tune in as Chris and Jonathan break down the tech behind slow motion and high speed photography. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn abou ...…
 
Today, the Food Network is a touchstone of the entertainment industry. But it took a decade for the channel to make money. Chef Sara Moulton and author Allen Salkin tell us about the rise and influence of the cooking channel. Plus: If you use Uber Eats more than you use your stove, you're in good company — 90 percent of Americans either don't l ...…
 
If you knew what was going on behind the scenes at the Food Network during the ‘90s, you might have placed a hefty wager that it would fail. Chefs were cooking in incomplete kitchens, and couldn't stop filming — even if they got hurt. It was a mess. Even Sara Moulton, one of the Food Network’s earliest stars, didn’t think the channel would surv ...…
 
Jocko Willink and Mike Sarraille served together as Navy SEALs and now work together at Echelon Front, a company Jocko cofounded.We met up to talk about a new initiative they’ve set up called Overwatch. Overwatch is a talent acquisition firm that matches employers with veterans from special operations forces and combat aviation. You can learn m ...…
 
When we sit down to binge watch a season of Chopped, we rarely do it to learn a new cooking technique. In fact, the Food Network might actually discourage us from trying our hand in the kitchen. We speak with industry analyst Eddie Yoon about the future of grocery stores and food companies, in a world where cooking is no longer considered an in ...…
 
1300 Episodes Anniversary Special. Had two big events today, so a little different format for this anniversary show. Please enjoy as I take you on a trip down memory lane. Lots of ground gets covered here and the Ohana gets a big shout out. GeekNews.Chat (Mastodon) My New Personal YouTube Channel Geek News Central Facebook Page. Download the Au ...…
 
1300 Episodes Anniversary Special. Had two big events today, so a little different format for this anniversary show. Please enjoy as I take you on a trip down memory lane. Lots of ground gets covered here and the Ohana gets a big shout out. GeekNews.Chat (Mastodon) My New Personal YouTube Channel Geek News Central Facebook Page. Download the Au ...…
 
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