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- Global News Podcast July 26, 2021
Tunisia: PM is sacked after violent Covid protests
President Kais Saied has sacked Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi and says he's taken over. This follows angry nationwide protests on Sunday over the government's handling of the pandemic. Also, civilian casualties in Afghanistan are at a record level, and a disturbing report on the treatment of women in Britain's armed forces.
- In Machines We Trust July 21, 2021
Playing the job market
Increasingly, job seekers need to pass a series of ‘tests’ in the form of artificial intelligence games—just to be seen by a hiring manager. In this third, of a four-part miniseries on AI and hiring, we speak to someone who helped create these tests, we ask who might get left behind in the process and why there isn’t more policy in place. We also try out some of these tools ourselves. We Meet: Matthew Neale, Vice President of Assessment Products, Criteria Corp. Frida Polli, CEO, Pymetrics Henry Claypool, Consultant and former Obama Administration Member, Commission on Long-Term Care Safe Hammad, CTO, Arctic Shores Alexandra Reeve Givens, President and CEO, Center for Democracy and Technology Nathaniel Glasser, Employment Lawyer, Epstein Becker Green Keith Sonderling, Commissioner, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) We Talked To: Aaron Rieke, Managing Director, Upturn Adam Forman, Employment Lawyer, Epstein Becker Green Brian Kropp, Vice President Research, Gartner Josh Bersin, Research Analyst Jonathan Kestenbaum, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Talent Tech Labs Frank Pasquale, Professor, Brooklyn Law School Patricia (Patti) Sanchez, Employment Manager, MacDonald Training Center Matthew Neale, Vice President of Assessment Products, Criteria Corp. Frida Polli, CEO, pymetrics Henry Claypool, Consultant and former Obama Administration Member, Commission on Long-Term Care Safe Hammad, CTO, Arctic Shores Alexandra Reeve Givens, President and CEO, Center for Democracy and Technology Nathaniel Glasser, Employment Lawyer, Epstein Becker Green Keith Sonderling, Commissioner, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Sounds From: *Science 4-Hire, podcast *Matthew Kirkwold’s cover of XTC’s, Complicated Game, Credits: This miniseries on hiring was reported by Hilke Schellmann and produced by Jennifer Strong, Emma Cillekens, Anthony Green and Karen Hao. We’re edited by Michael Reilly.
- The Twenty Minute VC: Venture .. July 26, 2021
20VC: Ribbit Capital's Nick Shalek on How To Think Through Ownership and Price Sensitivity, When More Money and Pre-Emptive Rounds are Good vs Bad & Investing Lessons from Yale's David Swensen
is a General Partner @ , specializing in fintech they are one of the most successful venture firms of the last decade with a portfolio including Robinhood, Coinbase, Revolut, Nubank and more. As for Nick, he started his career as a Senior Analyst @ Yale Investments Office before moving to the world of operations as Director of Business Operations @ Verne Global, a provider of 100% carbon neutral data centers. In Today’s Episode with Nick Shalek You Will Learn: 1.) How Nick made his way from Senior Analyst at Yale's Investment Office to be one of the leading fintech investors in the world with Ribbit? What were Nick's biggest lessons from his time working with David Swenson @ Yale? How would Nick summarise Yale's investment algorithm? 2.) Entering Venture and Advice: Why does Nick tell many friends entering venture, to not join a new fund? What does Nick believe is takes to build an enduring firm in venture? What were the core reasons and inflection points in the success of Ribbit? What have been some of the biggest challenges in the professionalisation of Ribbit over the years? 3.) Pricing and Ownership: Is Nick concerned by the levels of pricing we are seeing in fintech today? How does Nick analyze his own relationship to price? How does Nick view the importance of ownership? Is it possible to build ownership across rounds? How does Nick advise founders now receiving very fast offers to pre-empt their rounds? 4.) Investment Decision-Making: How does Ribbit structure its investment decision-making process for initial investments? In what way does this process change for re-investments? Why does Nick believe in the benefits of not having attribution within venture partnerships? 5.) AMA: What has been Nick's biggest miss? How did it change his investment decision-making process as a result? What does Nick know now that he wishes he had known when he started in venture? What have been Nick's biggest lessons from his working with Micky? Item’s Mentioned In Today’s Episode with Nick Shalek Nick’s Favourite Book: Nick’s Most Recent Investment:
- The Two-Minute Briefing July 26, 2021
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- Brian Lehrer: A Daily Politics.. July 26, 2021
What To Expect From Tomorrow's Jan. 6 Hearings
Tomorrow, a congressional panel will convene to begin hearings into the Jan. 6 insurrection. What should we expect from the hearings, and just how bi-partisan is this effort? On today's show, Mara Liasson, national political correspondent for NPR, ticks through the biggest political stories from over the weekend and what to watch for in the coming days, including tomorrow's hearings on the Jan. 6 insurrection and vaccination efforts around the country.
- Conscious Leaders with Ruth Fa.. November 20, 2020
Taking compassion to the next level | Pip Jamieson
Pip Jamieson is the Founder and CEO of The Dots, a professional network for creatives dubbed “The next LinkedIn?” by Forbes. Pip brings a very compassionate leadership style and truly cares about her employees on a deep level. She demonstrates this, not only through her own behaviour, but in the rituals and practices the organisation undertakes each week to support each other and the business. She knows that happy staff equal productive staff and so works tirelessly to support their happiness. They recruit employees based on values as they want a collective, caring, positive approach from all team members. Pip also does not tolerate gossip and will stamp it out at the slightest sniff, believing it leads to tension. She’s learnt partly from her father as a leader and from the (good and not so good) practices she’s experienced throughout her career.
- 16 Minutes News by a16z July 26, 2021
Opioid Crisis - How, Who, and Tech
with @jorgecondebio @vijaypande @smc90 Given recent news of drug company settlements, policy moves, and more, this episode is a rerun of one of our early explainers on the opioid crisis -- how do opioids work; who's to blame; and where does (and doesn't) tech come in?
- American Greed Podcast July 21, 2021
Nightmare at NXIVM
Keith Raniere is a god-like figure in his mysterious organization NXIVM. Using his powers of persuasion along with classic multilevel marketing techniques, he amasses thousands of followers. (Original television broadcast: 01-25-2021) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at:
- FT News Briefing July 26, 2021
The stock winners and losers half way through the year
The international community is responding to the military’s protest crackdown in a variety of ways, and a look at why Nasdaq is separating its existing marketplace for private company shares into a new unit. Plus, the FT’s markets editor, Katie Martin, talks about the performance of the FT’s annual stock picking contest, thus far. US places sanctions on head of Cuban military over protest crackdown Nasdaq: private market exchange is the next frontier, with US Lex editor Sujeet Indap FT stockpicking contest: winners and losers at the half way mark, with markets editor Katie Martin The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Our intern is Zoe Han. Additional help by Gavin Kallmann, Michael Bruning, and Persis Love. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley.
- WSJ Tech News Briefing July 26, 2021
Can Camp Help Kids Break Their Tech Habit?
Most overnight camps don't allow electronic devices. Some parents see this as an opportunity to bring their children's screen time back to pre-pandemic levels for back-to-school. Columnist Julie Jargon joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss how parents can reset their kids' tech use. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
- Questlove Supreme July 26, 2021
QLS Classic: Mike Birbiglia
Comedian, writer and filmmaker Mike Birbiglia talks about real-life sleepwalking, his movie "Don't Think Twice" and the insatiable nature of success.
- Running in Production July 26, 2021
Politico Europe Is a Business to Business News and Data Service
Karl Roos talks about building a B2B news platform with Rails, Node and Python. It's hosted AWS using Elastic Beanstalk.
- Independent Music Podcast July 26, 2021
#334 – Kutiman, Slugabed, Jana Rush, Hawthonn, Ourman, Ignatz & De Stervende Honden - 26 July 2021
Abstract music from across the globe on this week’s show. We have twisted footwork, stripped back drum and bass (or perhaps not, you decide), and metronomic tunes. We have library-infused experimental electronics, two beautiful tracks from Israel and lots more. Tracklisting Slugabed – The Tiny Man is Here (Activia Benz, UK) Kutiman – Guruji (self-release, Israel) Ignatz & De Stervende Honden – Saturday’s Den (Tokuroku, UK) Markey Funk – Roy & Avner Speaking (SOM Recordings, Israel) Jana Rush – Mynd Fuc (Planet Mu, UK) Omar Joesoef – Morning World (Hard Fist, France) Hawthonn – Diamond of the Day (Larkfall, UK) DYL & DB1 – Basement Track 1 (One.Seventy, UK) Claire Rousay + More Eaze – Smaller Pools (Ecstatic, UK) Ourman – Namárië (White Peach, UK) Produced and edited by Nick McCorriston
- Social Minds - Social Media Ma.. July 26, 2021
Ep. 148 - SOCIAL IN SIX 
This week on Social in Six, we’re going over lots of updates from Twitter, TikTok, YouTube, Clubhouse, and Instagram. These include a potentially upcoming edit button on Twitter, Instagram collaborative posts and Reels, and YouTube’s LIVE shopping test. Plus we talk about Twitter’s latest plans for subscriptions, including adding a new and improved version of TweetDeck. We also discuss Clubhouse’s wide launch, rebrand, and new messaging feature, and the latest from Instagram including auto captions in feed posts and a Reshare sticker to replace the current share to Stories function. Finally, we go over TikTok’s latest additions to LIVE, plus all the potential of its new Spark Ads format. Got a question or suggestion for the Social Minds podcast? Contact us at [email protected]
- How I Built It July 26, 2021
How Your Content Strategy can Grow Your Business with Jean Perpillant
Let me tell you something: I’m not great at social media. I KNOW…totally shocking. But you know who is? My friend Jean. In fact, we had a SUPER long chat all about content strategy and social media. It was super helpful and we covered a lot of ground, from growing your audience to TikTok. Plus there’s a Build Something More pre- AND post-show. We talk about parenting in the pre-show and accents, culture, and repurposing in the post-show. … How Your Content Strategy can Grow Your Business with Jean PerpillantRead More » Transcript Transcript Coming Soon. Sponsored by:Linode: Visit linode.com/howibuiltit to get $100 in credit! TextExpander: Get 20% off your first year by visiting the this link. The Events Calendar Source
- The Hunting Dog Podcast July 25, 2021
Do trial dogs really hunt? Hell yeah
Greg Blair works for Purina. As the area manager he attends most all of the tests and trials for pointing dogs. He personally owns a couple of dogs that excel on the circuit, as well as they excel on wild birds. We bust a few myths and learn a bit about his job with the worlds best dog food company.
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