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A podcast by old-school BMX riders Isaac and Craig. We discuss the history of BMX and Freestyle and how they influenced our lives. You'll hear stories from 80s BMX races, freestyle shows, and interviews with the greats of our sport both past and present. We still ride today and have found a renewed love of our bikes through the big bike 29er bikelife movement.
 
Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn make sense of the week's tech news with help from our wide-ranging staff. Join us every week for a fun, deeply nerdy, often off-the-rails conversation about what's happening now (and next) in technology and gadgets.
 
Since its inception in May 2019, A Vietnam Podcast (originally A Saigon Podcast) has been one of the top English language speaking podcasts in Vietnam. We all have a story. A Vietnam Podcast talks to people connected to Vietnam, who each share their individual story. We all have a story. Now entering its 8th season, with over 25,000 downloads, please enjoy A Vietnam Podcast. Follow us on Facebook. Host Niall Mackay, from Glasgow, has lived in Saigon since 2016 with his wife, Adrie, and 7MB M ...
 
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Ever heard a joke and asked, “Did That Really Happen?” In each episode of this podcast we’ll talk to comedians from around the world, play you one of their jokes, then ask them, “Did That Really Happen?” As the host of A Vietnam Podcast and a comedian... long before I ever started comedy, when I heard comedians tell the craziest, funniest stories I…
 
Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn chat with Alex Heath and Casey Newton about Jack Dorsey stepping down as CEO of Twitter and what's going in the world of crypto. Managing editor Alex Cranz stops by to share news that the FTC is suing to block Nvidia's $40 billion purchase of Arm. Stories referenced: Jack Dorsey steps down as Twitter CEO Twitter CTO Para…
 
This episode has been remastered using AI technology - Enjoy! Thank you for listening to Seven Million Bikes, A Vietnam podcast. My name's Niall Mackay and I've been the host of this podcast since 2019, when we started as A Saigon Podcast. We set out to share the stories of people that lived in Saigon, because it's such a crazy energetic city. And …
 
Join the Seven Million Army on Facebook and tell us your answer! Join the Seven Million Bikes Community. Thank you for listening to A Vietnam Podcast by Seven Million Bikes. We share the stories of people with a love for Vietnam. Host, Niall Mackay, has lived in Vietnam since 2016. As the show has grown we now talk to people from all over the world…
 
Join The Community! In Season 5 we spoke to Nhi Mai a Swiss born and raised Viet Kieu who decided to live in Saigon to discover more about her roots and gave her another perspective of her motherland. She decided to create a YouTube channel about it, called Now Or Nhi to give insight into her life as a Viet Kieu / Expat in Saigon. I was lucky enoug…
 
Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn interview CEO of Eero Nick Weaver live at On The Verge in New York City. The discussion includes how the Ring Alarm Pro came together, Eero supporting Thread and Matter, integration of 5G, and what's next for the smart home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
Join the Seven Million Army on Facebook and tell us where you'd go! Join the Seven Million Bikes Community. Thank you for listening to A Vietnam Podcast by Seven Million Bikes. We share the stories of people with a love for Vietnam. Host, Niall Mackay, has lived in Vietnam since 2016. As the show has grown we now talk to people from all over the wo…
 
Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn chat with policy reporter Makena Kelly about Pres. Biden's $1 trillion infrastructure package and what it will do to improve broadband access in the US. Senior science reporter Loren Grush joins the show to talk about Russia destroying one of its own satellites with a ground-based missile. Managing editor Alex Cranz stop…
 
If you want to start your own podcast let Seven Million Bikes help you! Book a call or meeting for a free consultation. This is an extra special episode at the end of season seven of A Vietnam Podcast. Each month, we are now hosting a networking event for creatives and creators looking to meet like-minded people and share ideas. Our second event wa…
 
Join The Community! We recently talked to Tracey Nguyen Mang from the Vietnamese Boat People podcast, listen here. This is a special PodSwap Episode of A Vietnam Podcast where we share Tracey’s family story in the first ever episode of the Vietnamese Boat People podcast. The Vietnamese Boat People podcast shares stories of hope, survival and resili…
 
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Alex Cranz, and Sean O'Kane discuss electric vehicle startup Rivian becoming a publicly traded company after executing one of the biggest initial public offerings in history. The crew also cover multiple stories about Apple from this week, Microsoft's Windows 11 SE release, and a new Surface Laptop for schools.…
 
Join The Community! TW// abandonment, racism, physical and mental child abuse, death This episode talks about topics that might make our audience uncomfortable. Before reading further, please consider your own journey and safety. A Vietnam Podcast hosts a wide variety of guests from all over the world of all different backgrounds. Hosted by Niall M…
 
The Verge's Dieter Bohn dedicates this week's Tuesday episode to the fractious history and fraught future of USB-C. Guests include: CTO of ASTC Rod Whitby, who has worked with USB-C standards since its infancy Verge senior reporter Chaim Gartenberg, who explains the many variations of USB-C cables Ken Pillonel, a hacker in Switzerland who figured o…
 
Join The Community! TW// abandonment, racism, physical and mental child abuse, death This episode talks about topics that might make our audience uncomfortable. Before reading further, please consider your own journey and safety. A Vietnam Podcast hosts a wide variety of guests from all over the world of all different backgrounds. Hosted by Niall M…
 
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Alex Cranz, and Tom Warren discuss Microsoft's take on the metaverse at their Ignite event this past week. Verge editor Chris Welch joins to chat about his review of the Beats Fit Pro and Apple's third-gen AirPods. Stories from this week: Microsoft Teams enters the metaverse race with 3D avatars and immersive m…
 
Join The Community! TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide is mentioned in this episode.​ This episode's guest has an incredible story to share with A Vietnam Podcast. Zoonie Nguyen grew up on Nguyễn Thông street in Sài gòn and left on the last day possible - on April 30th 1975. At only 8 years old, her family escaped and went through an exodus from hell on the …
 
Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn are joined by Verge alums Joanna Stern and David Pierce live on stage at The Verge's 10th anniversary party. Stories discussed from "Episode 69" Tim Cook must testify in ebook price fixing case FCC approves T-Mo/MetroPCS merger Google Reader shuts down Intel in discussions to make Apple chips Wii U sales slump Release da…
 
Join The Community! TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide is mentioned in this episode.​ This episode's guest has an incredible story to share with A Vietnam Podcast. Zoonie Nguyen grew up on Nguyễn Thông street in Sài gòn and left on the last day possible - on April 30th 1975. At only 8 years old with her family they escaped and went through an exodus from hel…
 
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Alex Cranz, and Alex Heath discuss Facebook's new name. Dan Seifert joins to discuss the reviews for Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro as well as MacBook Pro. Mark Zuckerberg on why Facebook is rebranding to Meta Facebook’s new name is Meta What is the metaverse, and do I have to care? Facebook’s Oculus Quest will soon b…
 
Join The Seven Million Bikes Community. Jovel Chan has made a big impression in Saigon in a short time, but she is no overnight success, having worked in the food and beverage industry since she was 14. It is her passion and her life and it shines through. Jovel is a food marketer, writer and industry speaker who has a decade of working, living and…
 
Join The Community Jovel Chan has made a big impression in Saigon in a short time, but she is no overnight success, having worked in the food and beverage industry since she was 14. It is her passion and her life and it shines through. Jovel is a food marketer, writer and industry speaker who has a decade of working, living and eating across Europe…
 
Dieter Bohn hosts a discussion with Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and Verge reviewer Monica Chin about The Verge's approach to reviewing gadgets, focusing specifically on Apple's 2021 MacBook Pro. The crew are still in the process of reviewing the laptop, so the conversation also leads to topics like how battery testing has evolved the past dec…
 
Join The Seven Million Bikes Community. Jovel Chan has made a big impression in Saigon in a short time, but she is no overnight success, having worked in the food and beverage industry since she was 14. It is her passion and her life and it shines through. Jovel is a food marketer, writer and industry speaker who has a decade of working, living and…
 
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Alex Cranz, and Alex Heath discuss Facebook's plan to rebrand the company with a new name, the products announced at Apple's Unleashed event, and what happened at Google's Pixel 6 event. On The Verge is happening October 22nd and 23rd, and you’re invited Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new na…
 
Join the Seven Million Bikes Community. This is another fascinating deep dive into the live of someone who has chosen to make Vietnam home for over a decade. Hayden Lowry runs Caribê Jamaican Patties, is a freelance video post-production specialist, and the admin for the "Black in Saigon" Facebook group. "I was bequeathed it by a lovely, smart and …
 
Dieter Bohn sits down with Google CEO Sundar Pichai and SVP of Devices and Services at Google Rick Osterloh to discuss the launch of the Pixel 6 — including its tensor processing chip, the Android ecosystem, and what makes this Pixel launch different from the rest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
Join the Seven Million Bikes Community. This is another fascinating deep dive into the live of someone who has chosen to make Vietnam home for over a decade. Hayden Lowry runs Caribê Jamaican Patties, is a freelance video post-production specialist, and the admin for the "Black in Saigon" Facebook group. "I was bequeathed it by a lovely, smart and …
 
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Alex Cranz, and Adi Robertson discuss HTC's new VR headset the Vive Flow. Also: Apple, Google, and Samsung all have events next week. The crew discuss what to expect. Further reading: The $499 HTC Vive Flow is VR for people who don’t like VR I have a hard time believing your wearable is good if you had to Photo…
 
Join the Seven Million Bikes Community. This episode's guest is another foreigner fluent in Vietnamese who was put forward to us by similarly fluent Nam Den from Season 5, and works with both him and Season 6 guest Micka Chu regularly, including on VTV. Brandon Hurley, known as Phúc Mập is a popular YouTube Content Creator in Vietnam, going viral b…
 
Isaac and Craig discuss the new bike drops from SE Racing celebrating 45 years of history from SE. Follow Isaac: http://www.instagram.com/bigbikebmx Follow Craig: http://www.instagram.com/80s_BMX_Craig Get Big Bike BMX Merch: http://www.bigbikebmx.com Show sponsor: Knight Bike Co http://www.knightbikeco.com Etnies BMX https://www.etnies.com/us/coll…
 
Dieter Bohn hosts a discussion on reviews for the newest Microsoft products launched this fall — Windows 11, Surface Pro 8, Surface Laptop Studio, and Surface Go 3 — with The Verge's Monica Chin, Dan Seifert, and Tom Warren. Further reading: Windows 11 review: a familiar home that’s still being renovated Surface Pro 8 review: the best of both world…
 
In Land of the Giants: The Apple Revolution, Recode’s Peter Kafka explores the company that changed what a computer is — and then changed what a phone is. From its beginnings as a niche personal computer company, Apple became the preeminent maker of consumer tech products, a cultural trendsetter, and the most valuable company in the world. And alon…
 
Join the Seven Million Bikes Community. This episode's guest is another foreigner fluent in Vietnamese who was put forward to us by similarly fluent Nam Den from Season 5, and works with both him and Season 6 guest Micka Chu regularly, including on VTV. Brandon Hurley, known as Phúc Mập is a popular YouTube Content Creator in Vietnam, going viral b…
 
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Alex Cranz, and Russell Brandom discuss Facebook's bad week: from a 60 Minutes interview, to a 6-hour outage, to a Facebook whistleblower hearing. The crew also get into Android 12, Pixel 6 rumors, iOS 15.1, and more. Further reading: Verge Tech Survey 2021 Facebook encourages hate speech for profit, says whist…
 
Join the Seven Million Bikes Community. This episode’s guest, Tracey Nguyen Mang, is the founder and creator of the award winning podcast: The Vietnamese Boat People. This podcast shares the stories of hope, survival and resilience from the Vietnamese diaspora during 1975-1992. Tracey was so interesting and engaging an interview it went for nearly …
 
For the next four Tuesdays, Verge senior reporter Ashley Carman will explore how artificial intelligence and machine learning are shaping the future of a variety of industries. In this episode, Ashley explores how AI can be used for product design, but more specifically, for creating fragrances and flavors. Guests include founder of ScentTronix Fre…
 
Join the Seven Million Bikes Community. This episode’s guest, Tracey Nguyen Mang, is the founder and creator of the award winning podcast: The Vietnamese Boat People. This podcast shares the stories of hope, survival and resilience from the Vietnamese diaspora during 1975-1992. Tracey was so interesting and engaging an interview it went for nearly …
 
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Alex Cranz discuss all the product announced at Amazon's fall devices event, as well as Google's Search On fall event. Verge senior reporter Alex Heath joins the show to discuss news that came out of the interviews at Code Conference. Further reading: Amazon’s fall hardware event 2021: rumors, news, and ann…
 
This episode’s guest, Tracey Nguyen Mang, is the founder and creator of the Vietnamese Boat People podcast, an award winning podcast which shares the stories of the Vietnamese diaspora, and something that has often been discussed with previous guests on this show. Tracey was born the youngest of seven children, in Nha Trang Vietnam before her famil…
 
For the next four Tuesdays, Verge senior reporter Ashley Carman will explore how artificial intelligence and machine learning are shaping the future of a variety of industries. In this episode, Ashley explores the wild world of AI writing and storytelling to find out if her job is in jeopardy. Is AI ready to replace seasoned writers or experienced …
 
This episode’s guest, Tracey Nguyen Mang, is the founder and creator of the Vietnamese Boat People podcast, an award winning podcast which shares the stories of the Vietnamese diaspora, and something that has often been discussed with previous guests on this show. Tracey was born the youngest of seven children, in Nha Trang Vietnam before her famil…
 
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Alex Cranz, and Tom Warren discuss the reviews of the iPhone 13/iPhone 13 Pro and the many new devices Microsoft announced at their Surface event this week. Further reading: iPhone 13 review: yep, bigger batteries are better iPhone 13 Pro review: a better display, the best camera, and incredible battery life iO…
 
Only the second ever Live A Vietnam Podcast! This is the Question and Answer session after the main episode which is an insightful and interesting conversation. Season 7 is sponsored by Blue Dragon's Children's Foundation and Saigon Children's Foundation. Please donate if you are in a position to. https://www.bluedragon.org/donate/ https://www.saig…
 
Only the second ever Live episode of A Vietnam Podcast! Niall is joined by business consultant Martial Ganière, from Switzerland. Niall and Martial discuss Martial's background, moving for Europe to Vietnam and creating a life and business in Saigon. We also talk about setting up a business in Vietnam and how to deal with the current lockdown, lock…
 
Isaac and Craig invite Hall of Fame Freestyler RL Osborn and his son Dylan to join us to discuss why some old-school bmx fans complain about bikelife and wheelie kids. Follow Isaac: http://www.instagram.com/bigbikebmx Follow Craig: http://www.instagram.com/80s_BMX_Craig Get Big Bike BMX Merch: http://www.bigbikebmx.com Show sponsor: Knight Bike Co …
 
For the next four Tuesdays, Verge senior reporter Ashley Carman will explore how artificial intelligence and machine learning are shaping the future of a variety of industries. In this episode, Ashley explores how AI is being used to streamline video creation. Guests include VP of Adobe Sensei Scott Prevost, co-founder and co-CEO of Flawless Scott …
 
Only the second ever Live episode of A Vietnam Podcast! Niall is joined by business consultant Martial Ganière, from Switzerland. Niall and Martial discuss Martial's background, moving for Europe to Vietnam and creating a life and business in Saigon. We also talk about setting up a business in Vietnam and how to deal with the current lockdown, lock…
 
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Alex Cranz discuss all the products announced at Apple's hardware event this week: iPhones, iPads, the Apple Watch, and more. Keep listening for some gadget news, including Nintendo finally adding Bluetooth audio to the Switch. Further reading: ​​Apple’s iPhone 13 event: the 8 biggest announcements The iPho…
 
Thuyen Vo is the founder of Easy English Vietnam and Easy Vietnamese - 2 language centers in Saigon. She is also known as the seasonal host at Best Ever Food Review Show, with a background in Digital Marketing. Thuyen has a passion for education and is combining her skills in English and Marketing to make this happen. She predominantly wants to hel…
 
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