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Micromobility #20: Investing in Micromobility - a conversation with Reilly Brennan of Trucks Venture Capital

February 8, 2019 at 4:00PM • 49 minutes

On today's episode we do a very quick recap of the inaugural 2019 Micromobility Summit and then turn our attention to talk through what early stage investment in micromobility looks like with Reilly Brennan of Trucks Venture Capital (@reillybrennan).

He is a founding general partner at Trucks (trucks.vc), a seed-stage venture capital fund for entrepreneurs changing the future of transportation. Reilly holds a teaching appointment at Stanford University and is influential newsletter Future of Transportation is a radar for what’s happening in transportation. Prior to Trucks, Reilly was Executive Director for Stanford’s automotive research program, Revs. He is very well known in the transport technology space.

In this episode we discuss:
- Trucks VC and how it's adjusted it's thinking about micromobility in its search for the companies that will power the future of transportation.
- How he thinks about the evolution of the supply chain in the micromobility sector, and who will be looking to get involved.
- Where he sees parallels between the existing early stages of micromobility and the autonomous vehicle space a few years ago.
- What opportunities he is looking for in the space, and his thesis of where value will accrue.

We also discuss the new Micromobility VC syndicate on AngelList that will be syndicating interesting deals in the micromobility space out to early stage investors. If you are an accredited investor and would like to hear about the deals that Horace, Oliver and others are coming across and backing, please find us on AngelList and apply.

Hosted by Oliver Bruce & Horace Dediu.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #259: Continuous Deployment (dpl) with Hiro Asari

February 8, 2019 at 3:00PM • 17 minutes

Hiro Asari is a software developer at Travis CI and has spoken at many conferences across the globe. Hiro guested on to the show to discuss dpl, a continuous deployment tool he maintains at TravisCI.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


Supercharged #226: True Crime

February 7, 2019 at 12:00PM • 47 minutes

Tommy and Adam discuss the effect the internet and technology has had on the way we view, approach, create, and react to true crime stories.

Hosted by Adam Dachis & Darren Herczeg.


5by5 at the Movies #18: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 18 - Guestless

February 5, 2019 at 8:00PM • 34 minutes

This week the boys chat Star Wars rumors, why Liam Neeson is a dick, a bunch of Disney/Fox thoughts, Zootopia sequels and more!

Also buddy comedies! Rush Hour 4, and Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw!

Co-host: Mason Scheer

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #412: A Hobo in a Cartoon

February 5, 2019 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

DISCUSSED: Gong Hei Fat Choy!; follow-up on the FaceTime bug and the complexity of getting bug and security reports from normals; the weirdness of bug-finders demanding a bounty; Merlin is fascinated to learn about "combinatorial explosion" and how it helps to explain why power-cycling fixes stuff; why you should always blow the dust out of the plug; recent examples of how restarting just fixes stuff; Merlin logs out of email apps and recommends an iOS calendar app; a case for killing OAuth where you don't need it; and, finally, your hosts respond to a listener question about whether podcasts can be "evil."

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #271: Tim Gettys: Apex Legends, Kingdom Hearts 3, RAGE 2, Anthem, Resident Evil 2 Remake, Groundhog Day VR

February 4, 2019 at 12:00AM • 1 hour 39 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Tim Gettys from Kinda Funny to the show this week to discuss a surprise Titanfall game release, Athem's crazy release graph, Metro Exodus going exclusive to Epic Game Store, Groundhog Day getting a VR sequel, and more!

The Playlist: Kingdom Hearts 3, Resident Evil 2 Remake, RAGE 2

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


The Critical Path #218: A Billion

February 3, 2019 at 10:00PM • 50 minutes

Using the recent earnings call as a jumping off point, Horace considers the size and shape of the premium content train that will soon be making its way down Apple's Services track.

Hosted by Horace Dediu, Anders Brownworth, and Judd Rubin.


Road Work #139: Clark Griswalding

February 2, 2019 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 20 minutes

John and Dan discuss thin t-shirts, the nature of money, eels, and patreon natives.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


Supercharged #225: Hack Your Morning Routine

February 2, 2019 at 12:00PM • 49 minutes

Tommy and Adam discuss methods for hacking your morning routine and why it's important to start your day well.

Hosted by Adam Dachis & Darren Herczeg.


Puromac #524: Solo

February 1, 2019 at 2:00PM • 42 minutes

Primer episodio de Puromac en donde Flavio graba solo. Habla sobre Fede, problemas con Facetime, otro abuso de seguridad y privacidad de Facebook y algo de Google. Recomendaciones y respuestas al final

Hosted by Federico Hatoum & Flavio Guinsburg.