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Welcome to a brand new show from Data Skeptic entitled "Journal Club". Each episode will feature a regular panel and one revolving guest seat. The group will discuss a few topics related to data science and focus on one featured scholarly paper which is discussed in detail.
 
The mission of The Edtech Podcast is to improve the dialogue between ‘ed’ and ‘tech’ through storytelling, for better innovation and impact. Our audience consists of education leaders from around the world, plus start ups, learning and development specialists, bluechips, investors, Government and media. The Edtech Podcast is downloaded 2000+ each week from 145 countries in total, with UK, US & Australia the top 3 downloading countries. Podcast series have included Future Tech for Education, ...
 
The Uptake with Anna Chu is a new show on all things tech and community. Host Anna Chu will be traveling and introducing you to people all over the world as she follows the path of Microsoft Ignite The Tour. The show covers topics in the world of tech, as well as uncovers people’s journeys - and how-tos - of professional learning, development and community building. You will meet inspiring people in the community of tech and get inspired to be a part of a vast and expanding community in your ...
 
Have you been forced to work from home by your employer? Have you been laid off and are feeling depressed at home? Do you want to make money while working from home? When your W-2 world changes and you're told to work from home, or when work sends you home and tells you that you have to use vacation time if you want to get paid, it's time to figure out how. Adam Schroeder and Naresh Vissa have been working from home for over a decade each, and are here to teach you how to not only prove your ...
 
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Remember those days when it was possible to climb aboard a plane and jet off around the world? Well, while we might be yearning for foreign shores, there's no denying that air travel comes with a big ol' carbon footprint. But is it possible to make aeroplanes 'greener'? We chat to Dr Chiara Falsetti, a researcher at the Oxford Thermofluids Institut…
 
Reading is the foundation for children's learning, but sometimes between the 50th and 150th time reading you start to think there MUST be another way to read it. Shannon Bex is Co-founder & Chief Communications Officer of VOOKS, which is a newstreaming platform that is unlike any other streaming service available today by adding movement and sound …
 
How do you go from professional NBA player earning millions of dollars to a work from home professional running a business successfully? Not many of us will ever get a chance to do that, but Jim McIlvaine, former NBA center, joins Adam and Naresh to discuss what that transition was like. Jim discusses his NBA career, what he's been able to do now t…
 
Many managers assess developer performance as if they were runners, where how many lines of code you write determines how good you are. Instead, developers are like baseball players, where a suite of metrics is needed to measure performance. In today’s episode, we unpack how metrics are used to judge coding performance and how metric incentives can…
 
The moon may be the closest planetary body to us, but we still have a lot to learn about it. For example, what is the water-cycle like on an airless body such as the moon? How much water can be found there, and could we one day utilise this water for space exploration? In this episode of the Big Questions Podcast, we chat to Dr Katherine Shirley, a…
 
With the cluster of people vying to be "the one", how do you stand out in today's landscape? Can a simple book possibly be the answer? Adam Witty, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Advantage Media Group and Forbes Books, bestselling author of Authority Marketing: How to Leverage 7 Pillars of Thought Leadership to Make Competition Irrelevant, a…
 
Welcome to the latest episode of the What Matters in Edtech Series, our podcast collaboration with Bett. This podcast series is all about the things that matter in education, and how and when tech might help. This episode was brought to you in association with TES, Bett's global Well-being partner. Thank you to Bett for supporting this series and a…
 
While it may be true that coding is something that anybody can do, that doesn’t take away from how difficult it is to learn. Join us for the second part of our conversation with brilliant software engineer and instructor Bryan Berry as we dive into what it takes to learn to code. Early in our conversation, we focus on the extra non-language-specifi…
 
Episode 85 features theoretical physicist Dr. Stephon Alexander. Stephon specializes in cosmology, particle physics and quantum gravity (String Theory and Loop Quantum Gravity). We begin our conversation with an exploration of black holes, quantum mechanics, and string theory. After that, we discuss how physics suffers from a monoculture problem, h…
 
Could you fit your business plan on a notecard? Adam Witty, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Advantage Media Group and Forbes Books, bestselling author of Authority Marketing: How to Leverage 7 Pillars of Thought Leadership to Make Competition Irrelevant, as well as Book The Business: How To Make BIG MONEY With Your Book Without Even Selling …
 
While everybody who wants to learn how to code will approach this challenge in their own way, most programmers would agree that having the help of a supportive community is hugely beneficial. Today we talk about the process of learning programming with Bryan Berry, AKA ‘Beege’. Bryan started CodeSeoul, an international community dedicated to connec…
 
We're over a year into the coronavirus pandemic, and it's affected our lives in many ways - including, for many of us, how we sleep. You may have experienced changes to your sleep pattern (particularly if you waved goodbye to your commute last March), your quality of sleep, or even had some very weird or vivid dreams! If so, you're not alone. Join …
 
Episode 84 features Nate Stewart. Nate is an Operations Planning Flight Controller at NASA's Johnson Space Center. The content of the episode does not represent the opinions of NASA or the United States government. It is solely the beliefs and opinions of Nate Stewart. We discuss how America got back in the spaceflight game, the future of commercia…
 
How can one person help so many others improve their lives? How can one doctor fight the current medical system that promotes more and more patients with less and less face time, to create a profitable business with good bedside manners and high quality of care? Dr. B.S. Ajaikumar, founder, chairman and CEO of HealthCare Global Enterprises and auth…
 
How many coders can you afford to lose to a series of inexplicable bus accidents before your project fails? As morbid as it sounds, your bus factor is an important means of measuring how risky your project is. Today we unpack the bus factor while touching on the top ways that you can boost your team’s capabilities while increasing project resilienc…
 
How do you avoid the feeling of loneliness while you're working from home? Especially during the lockdown we've been kept separated for a long time. Is it possible to actually build a community through these times? Charles Vogl, author of The Art of Community: Seven Principles for Belonging, joins Adam and Naresh to discuss ways in which you can cr…
 
Today we shine the spotlight on our very own William Jeffries to talk about the virtues of Terraforming and why it’s such a smart software tool for coding. Kicking things off we first dive into infrastructure as code and why we use it before we tackle the benefits of using Terraform. We find out that Terraform allows you to use a variety of languag…
 
What's in this episode? You know all those campaigns to divest out of fossil fuel investments and the huge positive impact this has for new ecosystems around climate change? Well, imagine if educational charities took the same approach by pro-actively investing their funds in more mission-aligned ways with the requisite step-change in funding and s…
 
Most college students are going out on the weekend to party and doing the minimal work needed to get their degree. Others, however, are working from their dorm room and getting started on their life after college. Nathan Hirsch was one of the driven ones. He tells Adam and Naresh his story and shares how he's had such success from home while runnin…
 
If you've ever been lucky enough to hear a lion roar (whether that's at the zoo or in the wild - hopefully at a safe distance!), you'll know that it's a truly bone-shaking experience. But do lions have a unique roar, or do they all sound the same? How could knowing this help with conservation efforts? Join us for this episode of the Big Questions p…
 
Many new tech companies have dreams of changing the world. But chasing revenue and market share has led the majority of big tech companies to engage in unethical practices. Today we speak with Kara Swisher, one of Silicon Valley’s “most powerful tech journalists,” about the role that developers play in swaying companies from evil. We open our conve…
 
Episode 83 features astrophysicist Dr. Ethan Siegel. We discuss the interstellar interloper ʻOumuamua, why Ethan pushes back on the ʻOumuamua-Alien hypothesis, the scientific commandments to abide by, and much more! Use codename "Universe" to get 20% of all products at PremiumJane.com. Check out the "Starts With a Bang" Universe at https://www.star…
 
Welcome to the latest episode of the GLOBAL edition of our What Matters in Edtech Series, our podcast collaboration with Bett. This podcast series is all about the things that matter in education, and how and when tech might help. Thank you to Bett for supporting this series and to FormAssembly for supporting this episode. What's in this episode? T…
 
Our relationships can easily be described as "messy, complicated, and confusing". Dr. Edward Tronick studies human relationships and did what's known as the "Still-Face Experiment" with babies to figure out the keys to forming better relationships. Dr. Tronick joins Adam and Naresh to discuss our need for connection, how we can improve connections …
 
Building on last week's episode about continuous integration, today we explore the idea of continuous delivery and whether it is the best way forward. We start off with some basics, defining continuous delivery and what can truly fall into this category. From there we weigh the value of a deployment button and the difference that this single step i…
 
In this year's Valentine's episode, we're exploring one of the most special relationships around. That's right - the one between us and our dogs! We often hear pooches described as "(wo)man's best friend", but for how long has this been the case? Join Prof Greger Larson, an expert in palaeogenomics and bio-archaeology, as we journey back thousands …
 
Studies have shown a connection between volunteering and health. Spiritual practices seem to have impacts on our health that aren't spoken of much in our society. Adam and Naresh are re-joined by Stephen G Post, Professor of Preventive Medicine and the Founding Director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics at Ston…
 
Expressing gratitude is crucial to our own happiness. What many people fail to figure out, however, is how to express that gratitude in a useful way. Things like gratitude, love, compassion, and hope can help your health in ways that medicine can't. Adam and Naresh are joined by Stephen G Post, Professor of Preventive Medicine and the Founding Dire…
 
Becoming a senior engineer is a defining moment in an IT professional’s career. Yet, this moment might not make itself obvious. Today hosts Michael Nunez and David Anderson talk about when they realized that they had become senior engineers and the traits that come with this increase in status. After sharing some back-and-forth banter about their e…
 
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