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One brother is an Engineer, and the other is a Scientist. Both are hilarious and discuss the latest news, rumors, and developments going on in the Computer Hardware and PC Gaming Space. Broken Silicon is Brought to you by the Youtube Channel: Moore's Law Is Dead, and its creator Tom. Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRPdsCVuH53rcbTcEkuY4uQ Patreon That Makes this Possible: https://www.patreon.com/MooresLawIsDead Music by SAHARA, who were awesome enough to give written permis ...
 
Too often Silicon Valley has become the new Hollywood of broken promises and dashed dreams. Is the startup journey weighing you down? Are you searching for your own coffee shop conversation that turns into a $5M check? Weekly, Philip Topham, The Savvy Founder and Armchair sociologist, explores the startup struggle and what it means to be founder and Chief Everything Officer. Philip will be interviewing guests and sharing his own experiences uncovering the raw truths and hard earned “aha” mom ...
 
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Chris Rey is a VFX Artist currently working on the new God of War, and previously worked on Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. He makes vehicle explosions, Zombie lasers, and Norse spells look cool! We discuss the organization of PlayStation Studios, Activision, and the hardware behind special effects.[SPONSOR for cheap Windows & Gaming Keys: https:…
 
Sam's guest in this week’s books podcast is Mary Ann Sieghart, whose new book The Authority Gap accumulates data to show that so-called 'mansplaining' isn’t a minor irritation but the manifestation of something that goes all the way through society: women are taken less seriously than men, even by other women. She says it’s not just 'wokery' to poi…
 
We are raiding the Audio Long Read archives to bring you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2018: How a homeless child grew up to become the most inventive chef in history. By Kieran Morris. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod…
 
Responsible for 17 per cent of the UK’s carbon usage, government will be looking to the private sector to reduce its emissions in the years to come. But what does it really mean for a business to achieve ‘net zero’? Should companies - and their sectors - account only for their direct emissions, or must they also measure their indirect impact, relat…
 
Someday, I might say I knew Liam Rose, CEO and Founder Catalina Seven maker of Horus when he was just starting. Join me in a fantastic discussion on calendaring and time management. What are you building? What problem are you solving? You should really be able to schedule your time in one tool if you’re […] The post Ep 15: Calendars, Scheduling, an…
 
For most people, Mao Zedong and Xi Jinping stand out as the two Communist leaders of the People’s Republic of China. But growing up, it was actually a third man, by the name of Deng Xiaoping, whose legacy I felt the most. Though less than 5 foot tall, his impact on China’s trajectory was arguably more than Mao’s; and possibly will be more than Xi’s…
 
Flordelis grew up in a Rio favela, but rose to fame after adopting more than 50 children, becoming a hugely successful gospel singer and winning a seat in congress. And now she is on trial for murde. By Tom Phillips. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpodBy The Guardian
 
There are a Million Reasons to listen to this week's episode of True Story, as Tig and Cheryl descend from a stadium rooftop into "Gaga: Five Foot Two," a Netflix doc following pop icon Lady Gaga as she recovers from a breakup, records new music, and prepares for a Super Bowl performance. Tig imagines life with Gaga's glam squad, Cheryl desperately…
 
This week on The Edition: How free are we after freedom day?(00:27) Also on the podcast: Why does it take hours to refuel your car in Lebanon?(10:19) and finally… Is British gardening wilting or blooming?(21:21) With The Spectator's economics editor Kate Andrews, Michael Kill, CEO of the Night Time Industries Association, journalists Paul Wood and …
 
Sam's guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is the political journalist Marie Le Conte, whose new book is Honourable Misfits: A Brief History of Britain's Weirdest, Unluckiest and Most Outrageous MPs. She introduces us to some of the dishonourable members of the past, and explains why - despite what we may think - in terms of our present day crop …
 
We are raiding the Audio Long Read archives to bring you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2018: Their hero is Jordan Belfort, their social media feeds display super-rich lifestyles. But what are these self-styled traders really selling? By Symeon Brown. Help support our independent journa…
 
Zen 4 Raphael tops out at 16 Cores on AM5, but 96 Cores are coming to Threadripper afterwards! We discuss upcoming AMD products, Valve Steam Deck Concerns, Intel buying GlobalFoundries, and Switch 2 Whispers…. [SPONSOR for cheap Windows & Gaming Keys: https://www.cdkoffers.com/]25% software discount code: brokensilicon3% EVERYTHING discount code: d…
 
Have you ever wondered how an accelerator works? Or what an accelerator looks for? Then this episode is for you. I sit down with Brian MacMahon, Founder of Expert Dojo, an accelerator for early-stage high-growth potential startups. Brian shares how he came to found Expert Dojo; and shares his insights on what it takes to […] The post Ep 14: Startup…
 
Dumba has spent her life performing in circuses around Europe, but in recent years animal rights activists have been campaigning to rescue her. When it looked like they might succeed, Dumba and her owners disappeared. By Laura Spinney. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpod…
 
Britain is already making moves on the global stage to back a green agenda, including calls to slash tariffs on ‘green goods’ and to hold countries responsible for heavily polluting practices. But as Britain reopens after Covid-19 and plans for ‘Global Britain’ take off, will the green agenda become a dominant feature of our trade negotiations, or …
 
Tig and Cheryl take on "The Housewife and the Hustler," an ABC true crime documentary about a scandal embroiling a star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hill and her husband, a high-powered LA trial lawyer. Cheryl can't believe the twists and turns of the story, and the episode contains some twists of its own-- you won't believe who cried at this …
 
Moving to Paris in 1992 as a black American kid was totally disorienting. Its underground rap scene became my map to the city, and the soundtrack to my formative years. By Jesse McCarthy. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpodBy The Guardian
 
What are the pros and cons of vaccine passports? (00:33) Also on the podcast: is it time for restaurant kitchens to ditch their toxic masculinity? (18:00) And finally... Cricket, what does the new tournament, the Hundred mean for the sport? (30:14) With: Fraser Nelson; Melanie Phillips; Olivia Potts; the chef and owner of Darjeeling Express, Asma K…
 
We are raiding the Audio Long Read archives to bring you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2018: Some economists say the minimum wage should be raised. Others say it’s already too high. But what if both sides are missing the point? By Peter C Baker. Help support our independent journalism …
 
Sam's guest in this week’s book club podcast is Frederick Forsyth, whose classic thriller The Day of the Jackal has been in print for 50 years this summer. He talks about banging it out in a few weeks on a typewriter with a bullet hole in it, the shady characters who informed his research - and how he never realised that, for much of its readers, T…
 
Today's guest has extensive experience developing on PC, Switch, PlayStation, XBOX, and Mobile! We discuss the business behind games, FSR, DLSS, Nvidia vs RADEON, Zen vs Intel Core, & more! [SPONSOR for cheap Windows & Gaming Keys: https://www.cdkoffers.com/]25% software discount code: brokensilicon3% EVERYTHING discount code: dieshrinkWindows 10 K…
 
The way the City of London measures success is constantly changing. A new generation of discerning consumers has skyrocketed the importance of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) to company decision-makers. The finance sector is increasingly being seen as the next frontier in climate action. As the City navigates the post-Brexit l…
 
In this episode I speak with Varag Gharibjanian, CEO and Founder of ActuateTech. Actuate helps companies discover tech that accelerates growth. They are a B2B platform that help enterprises create faster, easier, and better partnerships with deep tech companies. Varag shares some wonderful “Nuggets of Truth.” And we cover the following topics: What…
 
Tangping, or 'lying flat', is a new lifestyle tempting China's millennials. Describing a minimalist stress-free life where one opts out of a career and raising family, lying flat is the young person's desperate answer to the infinite rat race of modern Chinese workplaces and society. But while there are few lie-flatters as of yet, the allure of the…
 
Big announcement-- Tig and Cheryl have merch! Check it out at podswag.com/truestory. On today's episode, Tig and Cheryl take on the hit 2018 doc "Three Identical Strangers." Matthew Modine and Madonna come up AGAIN, plus Cheryl recreates herself sobbing at Les Mis, and Tig pitches a potential name for an improv troupe. *this episode spills beans* (…
 
On this week's episode: Revd Marcus Walker shares his concern and disapproval at being described by the Church of England as an 'Key Limiting Factor' (00:26). Then Douglas Murray looks at the tricky subject of transracialism (09:48) And finally Petronella Wyatt gives her two cents on modern day Westminster culture (17:15). Presented by Sam Holmes…
 
For decades, anthropologists have been telling us that it’s often the informal, unplanned interactions and rituals that matter most in any work environment. So how much are we missing by giving them up? By Gillian Tett. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/longreadpodBy The Guardian
 
Trudy Harrison is the Conservative MP for Copeland and currently works as the Prime Minster's Parliamentary Private Secretary. On the podcast, she talks about how when she was younger she always thought she'd be a nanny and how that maternal nature developed into her own childcare business, then local politics and finally the House of Commons. Trud…
 
What level of control does China have at Cambridge University? (00:48) Also on the podcast: Will the Church of England’s new plans for modernisation leave us with an institution we even recognise? (10:26) And finally let's talk about Streaking, indecent exposure or proud British pastime of joy and humour? (27:26) With Ian Williams author of ‘every …
 
Who is John Galt? This week's Book Club podcast looks at the life, work and personality of Ayn Rand, probably the most influential writer you've never read. A favourite of our new Health Secretary, the author of Atlas Shrugged -- and the most strident advocate of the idea that "greed is good" -- continues to be revered and reviled four decades afte…
 
We are raiding the Audio Long Reads archives and bringing you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2017: More and more singers are cancelling big shows and turning to surgery to fix their damaged vocal cords. But is the problem actually down to the way they sing? By Bernhard Warner. Help supp…
 
Tom & Dan discuss upcoming AMD Zen 3D & Zen 4 codenames, core counts, and how Intel will compete on TSMC 3nm. There’s also heavy FSR 2.0, DLSS 2.2.9, 6600 XT, PlayStation, and XBOX talk![SPONSOR for cheap Windows & Gaming Keys: https://www.cdkoffers.com/]25% software discount code: brokensilicon3% EVERYTHING discount code: dieshrinkWindows 10 Key: …
 
In this episode I sit down with Scott Sandland, CEO and Co-founder for Cyrano.ai where we discuss: How does a Non-technical founder build a successful technical AI company? Focus on the problem. How do you manage your investors, especially when you are building for the long term and not fast growth? Make sure they are […] The post Ep 12: Engage wit…
 
Building Back is a limited series by award winning journalist Isabel Hardman. In every episode she asks how we can fix the damage caused by the pandemic to a different part of British society. In this episode, Isabel talks to those working front line in the NHS and the politicians in Westminster who decide its future. Featuring: Head of the indepen…
 
During the second world war, Chinese merchant seamen helped keep Britain fed, fuelled and safe – and many gave their lives doing so. But from late 1945, hundreds of them who had settled in Liverpool suddenly disappeared. Now their children are piecing together the truth. By Dan Hancox. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/long…
 
Tig and Cheryl celebrate 4th of July with "Weiner," an inside look at Anthony Weiner's public meltdown as he runs to become mayor of New York. Tig and Cheryl share a laugh at Anthony's "Carlos Danger" alter ego, as well as sympathy for Huma Abedin and anger over how Huma was treated. It's an all-around Weiner roast! Unfortunately, they forget to us…
 
On this week's episode: Journalist Isabel Oakeshott on how she let the Matt Hancock scandal slip through her fingers a week before it turned up in The Sun (00:59). We’ll also be joined by Melanie McDonagh who's written about how high tea has gone from an affordable British staple to and oversized and overpriced, still delicious monstrosity (06:17).…
 
19 July is approaching but what will life after ‘freedom day’ will look like? (01:19) Also on the podcast: what will Angela Merkel's departure mean for the EU? (14:12) And as many people fled the cities to the countryside during the pandemic, can a case still be made for urban life? (27:26) With The Spectator’s sketch writer and theatre critic Lloy…
 
In this week’s Book Club podcast Sam's guest is Anne Sebba - whose Ethel Rosenberg: A Cold War Tragedy tells the story of the first woman in US history to be executed for a crime other than murder. On the podcast, she talks about how attitudes to this notorious espionage case changed over the years; and why, while not wanting to relitigate the case…
 
We are raiding the Audio Long Reads archives and bringing you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2017: The red squirrel is under threat of extinction across Britain. Their supporters believe the only way to save them is to exterminate their enemy: the greys. But are they just prejudiced aga…
 
Colin Moriarty of Sacred Symbols joins Tom of Moore's Law Is Dead to discuss the state of XBOX, PlayStation 5, and gaming Journalism. We also talk about upcoming exclusives...[SPONSOR for cheap Windows & Gaming Keys: https://www.cdkoffers.com/]25% software discount code: brokensilicon3% EVERYTHING discount code: dieshrinkWindows 10 Key: https://bit…
 
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