Episodes

Geekout Weekly 18 June 2021 - Twitter safety, Facebook puts ads in VR, and much more

June 19, 2021

Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant talk through the week's social media news as they explore the latest edition of their Geekout newsletter. This week: Twitter looks to help the abused take control, Facebook puts ads in VR, should scraping LinkedIn profiles be allowed... and a lot more. Follow al…

💡💬 with Brady Dale - Will decentralized finance expand to Solana?

June 18, 2021

Solana is a super-fast blockchain that is getting early interest from a lot of investors, and, our guests tell us, a lot of interest from folks in traditional finance as well. Chris McCann of Race Capital, an early investor; Bartosz Lipinsky of the developer team at Solana and decentralized finance…

Techmeme Ride Home - a16z's Media Play; Stripe As King Of Kommerce

June 17, 2021

This is the longest and widest ranging Space we've ever done. From a16z's media play and why VC's market themselves to Stripe as the hottest startup in the land and the very idea of payment tech. Hosts:@chrismessina@brianmcc Subscribe to the Techmeme Ride Home daily tech news podcast here

Geekout Weekly Social Media Debrief 11 June 2021 - Instagram's creator cash bonanza and more

June 12, 2021

Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant talk through the week's social media news as they dissect the latest edition of their Geekout newsletter. This week: Instagram pays crreators, Biden gives TikTok a fresh headache, Facebook works on a strange smartwatch... and a lot more.

💡💬 with Brady Dale - Earn.com Co-founder Lily Liu, from El Salvador to COVID-19

June 11, 2021

Lily Liu was a co-founder of Earn.com, a startup that paid people for access to their time in bitcoin, when it was acquired by Coinbase. Her career has spanned the U.S. and China and that global perspective sold her on Bitcoin in its early days. She's an angel investor with a unique perspective on …

Techmeme Ride Home - WWDC Wrapup And Fanhouse Founder @jasminericegirl

June 10, 2021

Talking about WWDC, why Chris and I both kinda didn't get what we want. And then, one of the co-founders of Fanhouse, @jasminericegirl comes on to discuss the larger creator battle with Apple's 30% take.

Big Tech News - Windows 11 is coming, Google diversity fail, WWDC tease, and more

June 5, 2021

Emil Protalinski and John Koetsier discuss some of the headlines from the BTN newsletter. This week: Windows 11 is coming, Bing's tank man error, Google's diversity fail, Android 12 privacy changes, Amazon Sidewalk's rollout, thoughts ahead of WWDC, and plenty in between.

Geekout Weekly 04 June 2021

June 4, 2021

Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant talk through the week's social media news as they dissect the latest edition of their Geekout newsletter. This week: Twitter Blue is a work in progress, Facebook could give politicians less of an easy ride, what does TikTok want with Americans' biometric data... a…

💡💬 with Brady Dale - Money is a Game, with Lumi

June 4, 2021

Lumi is a crypto twitter denizen who came into the industry in 2019 from the medical field. He started teaching himself markets by playing with fake trades on stock market simulation apps (paper trading) and then finally got into crypto during the bear market. We discussed his viewpoint of crypto m…

Techmeme Ride Home - F8 And @tomorrow (And Twitter's Product Strategy)

June 3, 2021

Talking about Facebook's F8, the (relative) lack of news at developer conferences lately, the coming (already here?) messaging wars. Then @EricHolthaus talks about his @tomorrow project at Twitter and @mep discusses Twitter's project roadmap. Hosts:@chrismessina@brianmcc Subscribe to the Techmem…

💡💬 with Brady Dale - Flexa and 1kx

June 2, 2021

Bitcoin was created as a peer-to-peer payment system, but these days people mostly hold it as an investment. Flexa was founded to make a consumer-to-merchant payment system so that crypto holders could splurge sometimes when the numbers are green (and also to enable a different kind of economy). Li…

Techmeme Ride Home - Streaming Wars And Tesla Radar

May 30, 2021

Going deeper on the news covered this week on the Techmeme Ride Home podcast. This week, @loudmouthjulia talks us through Amazon buying MGM and all things streaming wars and @lorakolodny walks us through Tesla dropping radar. Hosts:@chrismessina@brianmcc Subscribe to the Techmeme Ride Home daily…

Big Tech News - Amazon Acquires MGM, Facebook Sues India, And More

May 30, 2021

Emil Protalinski and Ken Yeung discuss some of the headlines from the BTN newsletter. This week: Amazon acquires MGM, Jeff Bezos reveals Andy Jassy's CEO start date, DC sues Amazon on antitrust grounds, AmaZen, Facebook sues India, and disinformation. Hosts: Emil Protalinski (@epro) Ken Yeung (@th…

Geekout Weekly 28 May 2021

May 28, 2021

Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant talk through the week's social media news as they dissect the latest edition of their Geekout newsletter. This week: Poparazzi hype (and data concerns), the sky clears around Twitter Blue, Likes become optional on Instagram... and plenty more besides. Hosts:Matt …

💡💬 with Brady Dale, Tracking the Big Traders With Uniwhales

May 28, 2021

In crypto, investors with deep pockets, so-called whales, move the market. Whale watching has proved to be a strong strategy for many crypto traders who prefer the open markets of decentralized exchanges like Uniswap, SushiSwap and Binance Smart Chain. The CEO of Uniwhales describes how his company…

Geekout Weekly: 21 May 2021

May 21, 2021

Matt Navarra and Martin SFP Bryant talk through the week's social media news as they dissect the latest edition of their Geekout newsletter. This week: Twitter verification opens up, Snap is quietly one of the most interesting social companies, and what Parler's return to the App Store says about h…

How To Submit Your Own SpaceCast!

May 20, 2021

SpaceCasts are where you can hear the best Clubhouse Rooms, Twitter Spaces and more, recorded and collected for your listening pleasure.