This New Economy

This New Economy

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Exploring humanity through economics.
Diversity in Tech (pt 1)
Aug 16 • 21 min
Diversity can be a difficult issue to discuss, but the truth is the tech industry has a problem. Even a brief look at the data collected by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reveals huge racial disparities in the tech workforce compared to the…
The Napster Effect
Aug 9 • 44 min
We look at the changing music industry and how it’s effecting the most important people involved, artists. We bring you three stories today, from Denver Colorado’s the Simulators, Soundcloud darling Oliver Tank and Jazz & Funk legend Galt MacDermot about…
The Weird World of Fantasy Sports (Pt 2)
Aug 2 • 24 min
In the second part of our look at the weird world of fantasy sports, we dive deep into the journey’s of Draft Kings and FanDuel, two of the biggest DFP apps on the market today. If you thought Fantasy Sports was high stakes, wait till you throw venture…
The Weird World of Fantasy Sports (Pt 1)
Jul 25 • 23 min
It’s draft day. The day when even the most miserable sports teams have a glimmer of hope. Make the right pick for your team — and you can turn around the entire franchise. It doesn’t matter if you’ve gone winless the entire year and can never seem to…
Achieving Greatness w. Laird Hamilton (Pt 2)
Jul 19 • 31 min
Laird Hamilton is known as one of the greatest big wave surfers in the world. He’s the co-inventor of tow-in surfing, and an occasional fashion and action-sports model. In this episode we dive into the circumstances in his life that allowed him to achieve…
Achieving Greatness w. Seth Godin & Dennis Crowley (Pt 1)
Jul 12 • 32 min
We would all love to achieve greatness, if only in one skill in our entire life. Most of us will fall into the realm of expert in something in our lifetime – but what differentiates the good from the great? The experts for the masters? In his book…
The Untold Story of Books.com (Pt 2)
Jul 5 • 21 min
In the second and final episode of our look at Books.com, we discover what happens when Charlie Stack is faced with competition from Amazon.com and a multi-million dollar buy out offer on the table. We also learn more about what Charlie is up to currently…
The Untold Story of Books.com (Pt 1)
Jun 28 • 30 min
The year was 1992. The location… Cleveland, Ohio. The birthplace of online commerce. That’s right. Cleveland Ohio. Not Silicon Valley, Not San Francisco. Not even Seattle Washington. This is the story of Books.com, the internet’s very first e-commerce…
Can Basic Income Save Us? (Pt 2)
Jun 21 • 28 min
Basic Income is the idea that we should provide a base level of support for our nations poorest and most exposed. This the second episode we take a look at the benefits of lifting up the poor and what it would take to fund such a program. We talk with…
Can Basic Income Save Us? (Pt 1)
Jun 14 • 23 min
What is one thing that the left and right can agree upon? Not much these days, but Basic Income is one of the few ideas with the ability to reach across the aisle. We have some big dilemmas facing us as a society, with the rise of AI and automation jobs…
Welcome to This New Economy
Jun 10 • 2 min
Exploring Humanity through economics. Season one brings us stories on Basic Income, Achieving Greatness, The Untold Story of Books.com and even a look at the weird world of Fantasy Sports. With interviews from amazing individuals like Seth Godin, Dennis…