Technology

Randall Libero on podcasting, streaming and Marilyn Monroe

In season two episode five, we sit with Randall Libero, a producer from “Voice America”, which is a live online podcast streaming channel. Randall is a speaker and radio-TV host with over 30 years of experience creating original productions in Network and independent television. Over his career, he has taken different media roles like the cameraman,…

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Visiting workplace and community questions that were answered for us

DEI isn’t a new thing, but it is in its trial period. Tied to culture season 2 episode 4 brings us a guest who was looking for a new way to look at the topic of DEI and found it in the sub-group of white affinity. Depending on your ethnic or cultural upbringing there may…

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Unpacking two software creators independent attitudes

Presenting a special episode of Unmotive Show. Season 2 Episode 3 on culture from the lens of technology has us visiting with Brian Krawitz – creator of The Connected Experience, and Tulley Rafferty – creator of Splinter, an indie game available on steam. Both these self-starters are professionals with years of experience in software and…

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Community shaped by a faith-based coworking space in Palo Alto

In season two episode two, we talk with Jake Duckworth in the heart of the Silicon Valley. A pastor from Crossroads Community Church in Palo Alto is a musician and presiding pastor at the church and the technology-based community coworking space that is hosted on church grounds. This episode is about the different ways that…

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DIY music for the post-modern generation

Ray Stevens III joins us to talk about his music career and many years in the skateboarding industry. Both music and skateboarding are part of modern culture. Ray is a punk-rock musician who has a superbly-refreshing take on music. I don’t think I have met someone as easy to get along with as Ray in…

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How does culture influence technology? / S1 Finale P2

Many people have avatars or persona’s they adopt on different platforms. There are terabytes of content that is made up of media from large organizations, friends to employee’s. The trouble with having such a wide array of content is that it may appear there is no connection from one platform to the next. In this…

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What does it take to be a good programmer and designer? / S1 Finale P1

The best part of being in the seasonal format is fluidity. Each season can focus on a specific set of topics and subject matter. Season One was about UX Design, Entrepreneurship and Engineering. We had interviews with people like Chris Marciano, Miguel Coder and Greg Morawietz who are experts in their respective fields of UX…

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Episode 12: How Technical People can do Better as Managers

It is well known that once technical employee’s have years of experience in their fields they get promoted to a management position. Some of the skills these new managers need to succeed is the advanced knowledge to oversee an engineering or design department. While other skills that are common to all managers, they may need…

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Episode 11: The Importance of Failure Analysis and Quality Assurance

Kash Momodu is a Failure Analysis and Quality Assurance Engineer who worked at FitBit and Square. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from San Francisco State. While the hype is all about Software Engineering and Programming the products we use today would not be possible without a solid Quality Assurance approach. Even…

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Episode 10: From MVP to Minimum Lovable Product with Ed Ipser

Ed Ipser is the founder of IpserLab and Coactify. He holds a PhD in Computer Science and has been an an entrepreneur since right out of college. Learning from these founding experiences he has been applying his experience but has also found that building a successful business based on technology often involves elements of market…

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