Smash Notes | Today in podcasts The best new podcast episodes, summarized. 60 Christopher Michel. Photographer and Entrepreneur What can a revolutionary photographer teach you about business? Turns out, quite a bit! Christopher P. Michel has been a pilot in the Navy, created and sold a startup, got an MBA from Harvard, and has since been able to turn photography into both, a passion and a profitable career. In this podcast, he explains innovation, how to become a world class photographer, and more. We've got about 1/3 of the episode covered, so if you hear something you like and would like to contribute, please reach out! Mon, 30 Jan 2023 02:30:24 +0000 9: How to Connect with Your Students How important is the relationship you build with your students, and how can you make that relationship better? James Sturtevant, author of the book You've Gotta Connect, joins me to talk about why the teacher-student relationship is more significant... Sun, 29 Jan 2023 02:31:02 +0000 COVID-19 & Impact on Startups, Venture Capital & Public Markets Jason & Chamath intro David and check in on each other's quarantines and discuss directives & statistics, a potential covid19 treatment & policy changes that we need to have in order not to succumb to the Great Depression. Chamath explains the circumstances of recording a podcast while the Stock Market tanks in real-time and what it means for for startups & venture capital. Sat, 28 Jan 2023 02:30:24 +0000 Distributed teams, extreme transparency and buying out your investors On this episode Ryan is joined by Joel Gascoigne, CEO of Buffer, a simple tool manage all your social media accounts. We've been avid users, big fans, and paying customers for years. In this episode Ryan and Joel talk about... * Joel's roundabout journey from the UK to the US via Hong Kong and Israel. * What it's like to manage an 85-person completely distributed team. * Buffer's extreme transparency and how that endears the company to its customers. * Why (in a very unorthodox move) Buffer bought out their investors last year. Of course, Joel also talks about some of his favorite products as well. We’ll be back next week so be sure to subscribe wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. Big thanks to Pilot and for their support. 😸 Fri, 27 Jan 2023 02:30:35 +0000 Cindy Wu. Co-Founder of Jelly. Starting a company out of Hawaii is an unusual choice, but CIndy Wu says it has been a fantastic experience that has changed how she designs software. Find out more and learn about science, dinosaurs and caves! Thu, 26 Jan 2023 02:30:18 +0000 9 - BOTULISM ProkaryOK Cupid Profile: Clostridium Botulinum. If looks could kill! Loves low-oxygen environments, tropical temperatures, and Italian food. Will take your breath away. Wed, 25 Jan 2023 02:30:16 +0000 Special interview with Mubashar Iqbal, Product Hunt Make of the Year for 2016 and founder of Pod Hunt, WILL ROBOTS TAKE MY JOB, plus 80 other projects. <p><a href="">Mubashar Iqbal</a> is a developer, dad, and a maker who just cannot stop creating products on the internet. &nbsp;He is the guy behind Pod Hunt, Product News, Practical MVP and quite literally, <a href="">80 other projects</a>. Some of them sold, some shut down, and some are making him passive income. He's been featured on Lifehacker, The Next Web, Mashable, Fortune and more.</p> <p>Today Mubs joins us on SmashNotes to talk about his latest project, <a href="">PodHunt</a>, the life of a serial maker, what it takes to stay focused on his products without losing enthusiasm, his family life and much more. Tune in, listen in, and as always, you can get show notes on <a href=""></a></p> <p><a href="">Follow along and subscribe ~&gt;</a></p> <p>p.s. This episode is brought to you by Palm, a tiny phone of your dreams. Use discount code "raddad" to get $50 off. <br> Also, have you heard of <a href="">WeWork</a>? It's an awesome way to get an office space when you need it. I've been testing it out for a month, and I like it a lot!</p> Tue, 24 Jan 2023 02:30:21 +0000 Hangin With Hadley Fraser (Part 1) Hadley Fraser has carved himself a prolific and diverse career. From actor, musician to writer. From stage to screen. Ramin Karimloo and Hang have known each other for close to 20 years as their professional paths have crossed several times. Mon, 23 Jan 2023 02:30:16 +0000 Heredity & Me <p>You've probably heard someone say, "She takes after her father." But what does that really mean? How do we inherit certain traits and characteristics? Writer Carl Zimmer joins us to answer your calls about what heredity means, how it plays out, and whether you should consider taking a DNA test. His book, She Has Her Mother's Laugh, is now available in paperback.</p><p><br></p><p>This episode is sponsored by Turo, KiwiCo (<a href="" target="_blank"></a>), and MagellanTV (<a href="" target="_blank"></a>).</p> Sun, 22 Jan 2023 02:30:22 +0000 Can Fever Cause Brain Damage? You got a fever, and the only prescription is more...antipyretics? In this episode we break down what a fever is, why a fever is, as well as when and how to treat a fever. How hot can a fever get? Can it damage your brain? Is there such thing as a low grade fever? Do emergency departments have fancy Tylenol? All this plus hallucinations, seizures, and the most accurate way to take a temperature (hint: it isn't your mouth). Sat, 21 Jan 2023 02:30:25 +0000 Geoff Ralston on the future of education and technology. Geoff Ralston is a successful investor and entrepreneur, living in the heart of Silicon Valley. He founded Yahoo Mail, invested in hundreds of companies, and has seen dozens of successful exists. On this episode Kirill Zubovsky and Geoff Ralston discuss the price of entrepreneurship, challenges of modern-day parenting, device addiction, performance drugs, standardized tests and the future of education. Fri, 20 Jan 2023 02:30:24 +0000 Why we get mad -- and why it's healthy | Ryan Martin Anger researcher Ryan Martin draws from a career studying what makes people mad to explain some of the cognitive processes behind anger -- and why a healthy dose of it can actually be useful. "Your anger exists in you ... because it offered your ancestors, both human and nonhuman, an evolutionary advantage," he says. "[It's] a powerful and healthy force in your life." Thu, 19 Jan 2023 02:30:24 +0000