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Michael White and Kent discuss the TV show Silicon Valley on HBO.  Also, briefly discussed, is the role of technology in baseball.

Someting Ventured Podcast -- Silicon Valley insider Kent Lindstrom explores the reality behind the Silicon Valley headlines, as he sits down with the established veterans and up-and-comers who are shaping the way we view the world online and beyond.

New episodes are posted at noon each Tuesday.

Direct download: 7_Michael_White_Silicon_Valley_the_TV_Show.m4a
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Nick Heyman - Facebook's first ops director -- talks about the early days at Facebook.  Also discussed are what wealth did to Facebook employees, and what Facebook's latest strategic moves are all about.

The Something Ventured Podcast is released every Tuesday at noon.  Silicon Valley insider Kent Lindstrom explores the reality behind the Silicon Valley headlines  as he sits down with the established veterans and up and comers who are shaping the way we view the world online and beyond.

Direct download: 6_Nick_Heyman_of_Facebook.m4a
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Kent Lindstrom and Michael White -- very carefully -- discuss sexism in Silicon Valley.  An aricle about Silicon Valley (from the New York based press) covers issues around an inappropriate mobile app, the reactions to it and the implications.  The first in a series of discussions with different people about gender in Silcon Valley.

 

In "Something Ventured" startup insider Kent Lindstrom explores the reality behind the Silicon Valley headlines as he sits down with established veterans and up-and-comerrs who are chanign the way we view the world onine and beyond.

Direct download: 5_Something_Ventured_Sexism_in_Silicon_Valley.m4a
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Michael White -- Silicon Valley Attorney to corpoate clients -- discusses how to maintain control of your company.  Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg famously has ironclad control of his company, to its great benefit.  Also discussed is "why so much animosity towad lawyers?"

Direct download: 4_Something_Ventured_Attorney_Michael_White__on_Maintining_Control.m4a
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Eric Hall ifrom Dolby s the guest.  Topics discussed include why the sound quality component of technology  has fallen, while everything else has gotten sharper.  Also discussed is the beginning of the Beats saga.  Thomas Dolby's role in Dolby is cleared up.

Direct download: 3_Somthing_Ventured_Dolby_Guy_Eric_Hall_on_Beats_Headphones.m4a
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

A famous venture capitalist tells the Wall Street Journal that rich people are being persecuted, comparing them to the Jewish people living in Germany in 1938.  He also imagines himself being of a kind with people who ride (Google) buses to work.  The craziness of Silicon Valley 'us vs. them' mentality is discussed.

Direct download: 2_Something_Ventured__Kristallnacht_and_Google_Buses.m4a
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:46pm EDT

In the first episode, Kent Lindstrom talks about the inspiration behind Something Ventured, and welcomes listeners to explore the people and ideas of Silicon Valley.

Direct download: 1_Something_Ventured_--_Why.m4a
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:06pm EDT