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Best Kevin Driscoll podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best Kevin Driscoll podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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Kevin's Rules of Life or a podcast blog of random nonsense.
 
A podcast about functional training with barbells. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kevin-driscoll1/support
 
Welcome to Advent of Computing, the show that talks about the shocking, intriguing, and all too often relevant history of computing. A lot of little things we take for granted today have rich stories behind their creation, in each episode we will learn how older tech has lead to our modern world.
 
Just an uninformed discussion about the cigars I come across.
 
Sunday mornings. 9 am. Bagels, coffee, chocolate milk, butter and cream cheese. Let the bull begin.
 
Kevin Chavez, Dr. Carol Aicher, and Ryan Michael Hartman combine their diverse backgrounds within music to interview professionals who work in the performing arts. GRC looks to explore the successful performer's individual path in the arts to discover themes that will help listeners with their own artistic path. Interviews include Grammy winning artists, Broadway and Classical performers, as well as composers, producers, teachers, and many more from the music community.
 
SourcingMatters is a talkshow for critical issues and the wonderful stories woven into our food system. Broadcasting from the Northeast U.S. - we host less-than-an-hour conversations with interesting characters from all over the globe. Visit our dialogues library to hear more from these folks making all kinds of good things happen. Chatting-up leaders focused on food system reform and reducing our environmental imprint, host Aaron Niederhelman examines both the problems and solutions paramou ...
 
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A place to discuss, debate, and argue about anything and everything about football. If you fancy a Kevin Keegan style rant then feel free to post here and lets get debating. Football is great because everyone has different opinions about it, so share your opinions here!
 
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The computer mouse is a ubiquitous device, it's also one of the least changed devices we use with a computer. The mice we use today have only seen small incremental improvements since the first mouse was developed. So how did such a long lasting design take shape, and how did it travel the decades up to now? We now have Advent of Computing merc ...…
 
In this mini-episode we look at a strange event in Microsoft's early history and their first case of piracy. Along the way you will learn about the best advetrizing campaign in history: the MITS MOBILE Computer Caravan! We now have Advent of Computing merch! http://tee.pub/lic/4jnwv7m_ZPw
 
In 1086 William the Conqueror commissioned a survey of England that would come to be known as the Domesday Book. 900 years later the BBC would create a similar survey, called the Domesday Project. This new survey spanned two LaserDiscs holding over a gigabyte of data and 200,000 images, most of which were collected by students. It presets an am ...…
 
Ep. 93: Congressman Jim McGovern, US Rep. Massachusetts 2nd -ft. cohost: Scott Soares, former Mass Ag Commish & shellfish leader || For episode 93 we welcome US Congressman from the Massachusetts 2nd district, Jim McGovern. Representative McGovern’s district ranges from Worcester to the Pioneer Valley, and includes a good portion of the Connect ...…
 
Intel is one of the dominant forces in the computer industry today, they may be most well known for their line of microprocessors. These chips have powered computers going back to the early days of microcomputers. How did Intel become so entrenched in the field? Well, it all started with the 4004 CPU, the first "one-chip" computer.…
 
Ep. 92: Bill Taylor – President & CEO of the Atlantic Salmon Federation || We welcome Bill Taylor – President & CEO of the world renowned conservation organization – Atlantic Salmon Federation. Est. in 1948 – the Federation is dedicated to the conservation, protection and restoration of wild Atlantic salmon and the ecosystems on which their wel ...…
 
Colossal Cave Adventure is one of the most influential video games of all time. Originally written for the DEC PDP-10 mainframe in 1975 the game has not only spread to just about any computer out there, but it has inspired the entire adventure/RPG genera. In this episode we are going to look at how Adventure got it's start, how it evolved into ...…
 
Ep. 91: Benedikt Bösel – Managing Director & Proprietor of Schlossgut Alt Madlitz – Germany || For episode 91 of Sourcing Matters we welcome Benedikt Bösel, the Managing Director and Proprietor of Schlossgut Alt Madlitz in Brandenburg, Germany. Through regenerative food production and forestry management; through hunting excursions and land ste ...…
 
Computer viruses today pose a very real threat. However, it turns out that their origins are actually very non-threatening. Today, we are going to look at some of the first viruses. We will see how they developed from technical writing, to pulp sci-fi, to traveling code. I talk about The Scarred Man by Gregory Benford in this episode, you can r ...…
 
Ep. 90: Daisy Freund, Senior Director of Farm Animal Welfare @ ASPCA || 76% of consumers are concerned about the welfare of animals raised for food. For episode 90 we welcome Daisy Freund – Sr. Director of Food Animal Welfare at ASPCA – to discuss her work set on improving the health, treatment and living conditions of farm animals. Earlier thi ...…
 
Today I am joined by Julien Mailland and Kevon Driscoll, co-authors of Minitel: Welcome to the Internet and proprietors of the Minitel Research Lab(minitel.us). We talk about their book, how they first started working on Minitel terminals, and the ongoing work to preserve Minitel.
 
High School Days by Kevin DriscollBy Kevin Driscoll
 
Today we are dipping back into the deep and complex history of the proto-internet. We are going to be looking at Minitel, a France-Wide-Web that was built in the 1980s as a way to help the country stay relevant in the digital age. Advent of Computing now has merch! If you want to support the show of just show off, you can buy shirts and more he ...…
 
Today we are going to be traveling back to the late 1970s to take a look at the early days of the home computer. And specifically how Microsoft found a foothold at just the right time and place. And for Bill Gates and Paul Allen that would come in the form of BASIC. Along the way we will cover the Altair 8800, vaporware, and how Bill Gates viol ...…
 
It really seems like in the last decade video games have gone from a somewhat niche hobby to a widespread part of our culture. Nowadays, there are a multitude of ways to get out gaming fix. Consoles, handheld game systems, and even smartphones make video games more accessible than ever. But when and how exactly did video games start to creep in ...…
 
In this mini-episode we look at the Jargon File, an early primary source about hacker culture. The most recent version of the file lives here: http://catb.org/jargon/html/ If you want more of my voice, I was also recently on the What Do You Do With That podcast talking about restoring an IBM PS/2 Model 25. You can find all their episodes here: ...…
 
In this episode we are going to explore the ARPANET. This is a companion to the last episode, which covered contemporary Soviet attempts to create an early internet. Like with last time, today we are still in the Cold War era. Now, this won't be a point by point comparison of Soviet to US networks. They are totally different beasts. Instead, wh ...…
 
Ep. 89: Kevin Murphy, former CEO & President to Driscoll’s fresh berries Enterprises || On episode 89 we welcome Kevin Murphy, former CEO of California-based fresh berry company – Driscoll’s. Murphy has 30 years of business and agriculture experience. Kevin joined Driscoll’s, the world leader in fresh berries with operations in over 20 countrie ...…
 
Often times people assume the US is the homeland of the internet. Funded by the US Department of Defence, the first attempts at a large-scale network were started during the height of the Cold War, and a large part of it's design was redundancy and robust-ness. Some of the researchers were quite frank about it's purpose: to create a network tha ...…
 
Ep. 88: Erin Baumgartner, CEO & co-founder of Family Dinner || On show #88 we welcome the CEO & co-founder of Family Dinner – Erin Baumgartner. Family Dinner is a farmer’s market delivery service that uses data to improve the food supply chain. It’s an innovative approach to the standard CSA model working directly with a network of farms to bro ...…
 
https://bagelsandbullshitcom.files.wordpress.com/2019/07/bagels-and-bullshit-vol-1-ep-1-dads-bullshit-rules-of-life-7-25-19-8.25-am.mp3By Kevin Driscoll
 
Ep. 87: Sara Eckhouse – Executive Director, FoodShot Global || On episode 87 of Sourcing Matters we welcome the Executive Director of FoodShot Global – Sara Eckhouse. Launched in Fall of 2018, FoodShot Global is an investment platform aimed at accelerating food system transformation through an annual challenge – a call for “Moonshots for Better ...…
 
The Raspberry Pi had been a huge success at its stated goals, and continues to be. But, this isn't the first time a British company would design and develop a computer as an accessible platform for learning programming. In fact, if you've read much about the Pi then you've probably seen people calling it a "BBC Micro 2". So what was the BBC Mic ...…
 
Ep. 86: Kathleen Kennedy, Executive Director of MIT Center for Collective Intelligence || On episode 86 we welcome Kathleen Kennedy, Executive Director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence. Kennedy is a frequent speaker at technology and entrepreneurship events around the world. She serves as a judge for many competitions including the ...…
 
Today, I want to share with you the story of the first PC clones and how they cemented the rise of the x86 chipset. Most of this story takes place between 1981 and 1984, but I think it's fair to say that these 3 years are some of the most influential for the PC's rise to domination. So lets start the story with a discussion of the IBM PC, how i ...…
 
Ep. 85: Greg Horner, Greg Horner Consulting – Profiles in Land and Management Series || As we contemplate a future where land management is an important part of addressing climate change (as the IPCC Report suggests), we can’t overlook the vast acres of US public lands. These acres need to be resilient to the stresses of climate change, and we ...…
 
In this byte-sized episode we look at edge-notched cards. A punch card adjacent technology with a strange connection to the early internet.
 
Ep. 84: CEO – Cheryl Cronin and Director of Community Engagement – Carrie DeWitt of Boston Public Market Association. -ft. cohost: Lisa Sebesta, founder of Sitari Capital and co-founder of Fresh Source Capital || On episode 84 we’re live recording on-site from The Boston Public Market on Hanover St. in downtown Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston ...…
 
What are the origins of our modern day text-to-speech systems? In this episode we will dive into the rich history of electronic talking machines. Along the way I will tell you the story of the vocoder, the first singing computer, and a little about the father of modern synthesized speech.
 
Ep. 83: Kristofor Lofgren, Sustainable Restaurant Group CEO, and Founder. -ft. cohost: Scott Soares, former Mass Ag Commish & shellfish farming leader || For episode 83 of Sourcing Matters we welcome CEO & Founder of Sustainable Restaurant Group and Bamboo Sushi – Kristofor Lofgren. Sustainable Restaurant Group (SRG)’s mission-focused concepts ...…
 
Ep. 82: Richard Stavis, Chief Sustainability Officer at Stavis Seafood -ft. cohost: Scott Soares, former Mass Ag Commish & shellfish farming leader || Joining for episode 82 of Sourcing Matters is Richard Stavis – Chief Sustainability Officer of the Iconic New England Brand – Stavis Seafood. Stavis Seafoods has been an anchor of the internation ...…
 
Now, as the name suggests this is the second part of a series on the history of UNIX. Part 1 mainly covers the background leading up to UNIX. If you haven't listened to it yet, I strongly suggest you go do that now. A lot of what was covered in part 1 provides needed context for our discussion today. Just as a quick recap, last time I told you ...…
 
Ep. 81: John Piotti, CEO & President of American Farmland Trust, Washington D.C. || On episode 81 of Sourcing Matters we welcome John Piotti, CEO & President of American Farmland Trust. American Farmland Trust (AFT) is an organization that works to protect and conserve farmland throughout the United States. Headquartered in Washington, D.C, – A ...…
 
In this mini-episode we talk about Space Travel, an obscure video game from 1969.
 
Ep. 80: Dr. Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director of Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) – Geneva Switzerland || For Sourcing Matters episode 80 we welcome Dr. Lawrence Haddad – Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) was launched at the UN in 2002 to tac ...…
 
Ep. 79: Shannon Algiere – farmer liaison manager, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture – ft. co-host Jennifer Hashley, founder of New Market Farming project || On episode 79 we welcome Shannon Algiere – farmer liaison manager at Stone Barns Center. Shannon has taught at Nature Centers, volunteered as a ranger for the Costa Rica National ...…
 
Many people have never even heard of Unix, an operating system first released in the early 1970s. But that doesn't change the fact that all of the internet, and nearly every computer or smart device you interact with is based on some variant of Unix. So, how was such an important project created, and how did it revolutionize computing? Today we ...…
 
Ep. 78: Paul Rice – founder, President & CEO of Fair Trade, USA. – ft. co-host Jennifer Hashley, founder of New Market Farming project || What about the folks producing our food? Tune in to episode 78 to hear from Paul Rice, founder, President & CEO of Fair Trade USA, the social enterprise and leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North A ...…
 
The original Apple Macintosh, later rebranded the Macintosh 128k, is inarguably one of the most recognizable vintage computers. Even it's design has become iconic: a single 3 ½ inch floppy drive and 9 inch black-and-white CRT built into one small rounded beige box. Even on its release in 1984 it was heralded as a visionary and groundbreaking ma ...…
 
Ep. 77: John Roulac, founder & Chief Hemp Officer at RE Botanicals. Roulac is founder & former CEO of superfood and hemp industry leader – Nutiva || On episode 77 we welcome John Roulac – founder & Chief Hemp officers at RE Botanicals. For the production of Fiber and CBD, the potential reach and Hemp’s total production footprint is vast. So, is ...…
 
Ep. 76: Luke Holden, CEO & Founder of Luke’s Lobster || On episode 76 of Sourcing Matters we welcome CEO & founder of Luke’s Lobster – Luke Holden. Luke’s Lobster first opened its doors in the East Village of New York City in 2009. The company brings traceable, sustainable seafood to guests across the country. They work directly with fishermen ...…
 
Ep. 75: Teresa Ish, Program Officer of the Environment @ The Walton Family Foundation || On Sourcing Matters episode 75 we welcome Teresa Ish – Oceans Initiative Program Officer at The Walton Family Foundation. Ish manages grants in the Environment Program that leverage the power of the supply chain to advocate for more sustainable fisheries. W ...…
 
A lot of newer technology doesn't expressly say it's going to "revolutionize the human experience", but sometimes, that line may actually be closer to the truth than you would expect. Today, I am going to tell you about a time when that was very much the case. Today we go back to 1968 to look at Doug Engelbart's "The Mother of all Demos" You ca ...…
 
Ep. 74: Live recorded from Treefort music festival in Boise, Idaho – Chef & food system advocate Kris Komori, and farmer & seed propagator Beth Rasgorshek || – For Sourcing Matters episode 74 we join chef & food system advocate Kris Komori, and farmer and seed propagation Beth Rasgorshek for a conversation @ The Treefort music festival in Boise ...…
 
On Sourcing Matters episode 73 we welcome Adam Kesselman, Executive Director & board member of the The Center for Ecoliteracy -&- Vince Caguin, Director of Nutrition Services & Warehousing Natomas Unified School District in Sacramento CA. Kesselman’s programs encourage schools to teach and model education for sustainable living – beginning with ...…
 
Today, I want to share with you a technology that shambles among us as a corpse that refuses to die. That is, of course, the punch card. In this episode, we will be talking about the storied history and influence from beyond the grave of the punch card.
 
Ep. 72: Jon Cianfrani – Producer, Director, Editor at ZPZ Production || On Sourcing Matters episode 72 we welcome Jonathan Cianfrani – documentary & television producer/ editor/ director at Zero Point Zero Production. Over the past ten years Jon Cianfrani has travelled the world in pursuit of unique stories and creative ways to tell them. He’s ...…
 
Ep. 71: Marc Oshima - CMO & co-founder of AeroFarms || On Sourcing Matters episode 71 we welcome Marc Oshima, co-founder & CMO of AeroFarms. An award-winning marketer and passionate about food, Oshima has led the marketing for major supermarket chains and specialty food retailers. With his B.A. from Columbia College and M.B.A. from Columbia Bus ...…
 
Ep. 70: Elizabeth Whitlow – Executive Director of Regenerative Organic Alliance || On Sourcing Matters episode 70 we welcome Elizabeth Whitlow – Executive Director of the Regenerative Organic Alliance (ROA). In early 2018, the ROA was formed as a non-profit cohort of organizations and businesses led by Rodale Institute, Patagonia, and Dr. Bronn ...…
 
Ep. 69: Larry Feinberg – CEO & co-founder of KnipBio || On episode 69 of Sourcing Matters we welcome Larry Feinberg – CEO & Co-founder of KnipBio. A Boston-Based technology company pioneering advanced nutritional solutions for animal feeds since 2013, KnipBio offers a range of single cell protein products that come from non-food feedstocks. It’ ...…
 
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