Cool Tools Show 164: George Dyson
How Joris turned his passion for military history and Operation Market Garden into a thriving tour business.
Harry Houdini became one of the greatest entertainers of the 20th century, a showman whose escape artistry added a new dimension to the tried-and-true craft of stage magic. In this show, we present not only a mini-biography on the daredevil wizard, but a survey of the environment which made him — a city of magic, mediums and mystery.New York during the late 19th century was a place of real, practical magic — electric lights, elevated trains, telephones and other wonders that would have seeme…
What was it like to experience that epic symbol of New York City – the world famous New York City subway system – for the first time? In this episode, we imagine what opening day was like for the first New York straphangers.We begin by recounting the subway system’s construction and registering the excitement of New Yorkers in the days leading up to the opening on October 27, 1904. That fateful day was sheer pandemonium as thousands of people crammed into brand spanking new stations to push the…
Ben and James discuss Spotify’s move into podcasts and integration and modularity in value chains.
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James Allworth, @jamesallworth, Harvard Business Review
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Marco Arment, developer of podcast app Overcast, joins Lex on the Wolf Den. Lex and Marco discuss pretty much everything going on in podcasting today.
Two Canadian friends and accidental documentarians discuss a pair of quixotic adventures. Canadians Dustin Corkery and Adrian Traquair first rowed a boat 2500km down the Ganges, from India to Bangladesh. They didn’t even bring food for the first night. That became the 12-part series "Around the Next Bend." Seven years later, they reunited for a…
Today on the Dice Must Flow… I Interview with David Pearce of Tabletop Heroes Production the new owners of the AQMF franchise, and we will talk about all their future plans!
The Talk Show
‘The Butts Incident’, With Special Guest John Moltz
Thursday, 31 January 2019
John Moltz makes his long-awaited return to the show. Three big topics this week: the Facebook VPN app fiasco (and the company’s pattern of ethical violations), the Group FaceTime bug that allowed callers to listen to audio before the call was answered, and Apple’s quarterly results.
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Bugs in Group FaceTime Allow Callers to See and Hear Recipients’ End Without Them Answering.
TechCrunch: Facebook Pays Teenagers to Install VPN That Spies on Them.
Google Was Doing Something Similar.
Apple’s Q1 2019 Financial Results.
This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.
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