Imagine you could call up a friend and say "Meet me at the cafe and give me the latest on the future of learning, higher ed and edtech." That's our aim with the Educate Yourself podcast. Brought to you by the team behind Treehouse, an online technology school with 75,000+ enrolled students.
Deborah Quazzo is the Founder of GSV Acceleration, a venture capital fund investing in great entrepreneurs and their companies in the learning and talent technology sector. She discusses the value and changing landscape of higher education. http://gsvacceleration.com/ https://www.asugsvsummit.com/
Deepa Subramaniam’s inspiring career includes lead Product roles at Kickstarter, Hillary for America, charity: water, and Adobe. She shares her story of taking chances, conquering doubts, active networking, and using tech to solve global problems. twitter: @iamdeepa instagram: @ideepa linked in: deepa subramaniam
Tim O’Reilly is the founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media, Inc. a media company that tries to change the world by spreading and amplifying the knowledge of innovators. He discusses his new book, WTF? What’s the Future and Why It’s Up to Us, which give tools for understanding how all the parts of modern digital businesses work together to create marketplace advantage and customer value, and why ultimately, they cannot succeed unless their ecosystem succeeds along with them. www.oreilly.com/tim/wtf-book.html
Van Jones is a social entrepreneur, activist, CNN political contributor and host. He shares details of his new book, and suggests ways we can work across party lines to get youth and underrepresented people into tech jobs. http://www.vanjones.net/
Wayne Sutton is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Change Catalyst and its Tech Inclusion programs. Change Catalyst is dedicated to exploring innovative solutions to diversity and inclusion in tech. Topics: benefits, practical steps to increase D&I.; Change Catalyst
Ryan Singer, Head of Strategy at Basecamp, shares insights on product design (especially how to efficiently get from abstraction to what customers actually need while avoiding bloat), resource allocation, and the value of apprenticeship.
Jordan Harbinger, co-founder of The Art of Charm, is an entrepreneur, talk show host and world-renowned social dynamics expert. He shares powerful self-development tips on body language, communication, and even his personal calendar strategy.
Anil Dash, CEO of Fog Creek, is an entrepreneur, activist and advocate for a more humane, inclusive and ethical technology industry. Topics: diversity, inclusion and Glitch, the friendly new community that helps anyone make the app of their dreams.
Jason Fried, CEO at Basecamp, co-author of Getting Real, Remote, and REWORK thinks deeply about collaboration, productivity and the nature of work. Topics: Basecamp’s unique culture (and why it’s so effective), problem solving, issues with higher ed.
On his blog, Wait But Why, Tim Urban uses wry stick-figure illustrations and occasionally epic prose to explain everything from procrastination to AI. He discusses popular posts, Elon Musk’s Neuralink, and its implications for education.