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If you're a freelancer, then you're not just an expert in your field. You're also a business owner, responsible for everything from bookkeeping to marketing to customer satisfaction to business development. On the Business of Freelancing, our panel of experienced freelancers discuss the issues that they have encountered while building up their business — and give you practical, actionable advice to take your career to the next level. We also invite expert guests to provide their opinions and ...
 
James Altucher interviews the world’s leading peak performers in every area of life. But instead of giving you the typical success story, James digs deeper to find the “Choose Yourself” story—these are the moments we relate to… when someone rises up from personal struggle to reinvent themselves. The James Altucher Show brings you into the lives of peak-performers: billionaires, best-selling authors, rappers, astronauts, athletes, comedians, actors, and the world champions in every field, all ...
 
Test & Code is a weekly podcast hosted by Brian Okken. The show covers a wide array of topics including software engineering, development, testing, Python programming, and many related topics. When we get into the implementation specifics, that's usually Python, such as Python packaging, tox, pytest, and unittest. However, well over half of the topics are language agnostic, such as data science, DevOps, TDD, public speaking, mentoring, feature testing, NoSQL databases, end to end testing, au ...
 
Keeping democracy alive Democracy is not a spectator sport, it requires informed participating citizens. On Keeping Democracy Alive, we delve into dynamics that both inhibit democracy and reinvigorate it. looking into issues from: domestic economic issues to foreign, labor, trade, and education policy, NSA spying, the drug war, prison, police, and judicial issues, electoral and protest politics, middle east realities, right and left wing populism, environmental and energy issues, the wealth ...
 
We’re Adam Price and Jesse Paddock, and this is our podcast Fan’s Notes. Basically, it’s us yakking about two of our favorite things: books and basketball. Each episode will feature us discussing one of our favorite books, and then segue into some aspect of basketball (usually NBA-related but not exclusively.) We’re hopeful that the two will resonate in some thematic or aesthetic ways, but if not the conversation should still be lively.
 
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It's time for another update on the state of US finance! After I wrote Why New York City is dead, doesn't seem like we have any solution for all the issue that I brought up in the article. So I called up my friend, Jim McKelvey, the founder of Square and the deputy chairman of the Federal Reserve, to ask him a bunch of questions. Will they bail out…
 
Significant historic change it seems is often led by women. The movement for universal health care is not exception. Women telling their stories, leading from where they are is the key ingredient. In her new book Marching Toward Coverage, author The post Women Lead March to Health Coverage appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
I am always impressed by John Lee Dumas and Kate Erickson on their for-pay community, Podcaster's Paradise. I have them on to talk about their podcast, how to build from scratch, and their approach of running such a successful for-pay community! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/pod…
 
What in the world is going on!? The media doesn't cover the news. They only cover the "opinion of the day". I want to know WHAT IS HAPPENING? So I called up Ian Bremmer, an American political scientist and author with a focus on global political risk, and also the president and founder of Eurasia Group, to figure out what's going on and what the fu…
 
The president calls it a “previously unthinkable regional transformation.” But perhaps it both solidifies the power of medieval monarchies masquerading as modern states, as it ramps up sales of US weapons systems to them. Retired US Army Major Danny Sjursen The post Trump and Netanyahu’s “Peace Deal” appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
We're delighted to welcome Elisa Gabbert onto the pod to talk about her brilliant essay collection The Unreality of Memory, which was published in August. (Buy it! It is certain to be one of the best books you read this year.) Elisa also joined us for a discussion of Heinrich von Kleist's the supremely odd and wonderful nineteenth century novella M…
 
Guy Raz has interviewed 100 of the greatest entrepreneurs in the world for his podcast and now his book, "How I Built This". This book is a must for EVERY entrepreneur's library. In this episode, Guy tells me some of the lessons and stories he's learned from the likes of the founders of Airbnb, Spanx, Ben & Jerry's, and dozens of other companies. I…
 
FDR’s Civilian Conservation Corps achieved remarkable success in so many areas: Creating meaningful work for young men in a time of mass unemployment, planting forests, conserving our natural resources. It ended with the start of World War II. Perhaps now The post A New CCC to Save the Planet? appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
virtualenv supports six shells: bash, csh, fish, xonsh, cmd, posh. Each handles prompts slightly differently. Although the virtualenv custom prompt behavior should be the same across shells, Brian Skinn noticed inconsistencies. He set out to fix those inconsistencies. That was the start of an adventure in open source collaboration, shell prompt int…
 
I have made mistakes my whole life as an Entrepreneur before I figured it out. Here are all the mistakes that I've made, and I hope you can avoid all of them and learn from them! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, pleas…
 
We’ve seen it on the nightly news: the police, the tear gas, the fires, and the wall of moms. Our guest today, David Rovics is there in Portland Oregon and he explains that the city’s police protected the far right The post Unsafe to Protest? Realities Behind the Portland Picture appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
Another Side Hustle Friday! I have an idea to buy a lot of Instagram account with millions of followers and then point it to my account so I can do affiliate deals! And then I heard about, the Co-Founder of The Snow Agency, Daniel Snow! He did exactly that! Now he owns an agency and helped one of his clients from 30 thousand dollar revenue a month …
 
Sam Harris, author, Neuroscientist, and the host of the Making Sense Podcast came back on to talk about his new book, Making Sense: Conversations on Consciousness, Morality, and the Future of Humanity. We talked about racism, consciousness versus morality and how do you define morality. What is the baseline for human morality! He also recounted his…
 
The standard picture we northerners have of The South may no longer be accurate. Average working people are starting to see that the anti-union governments there are really just serving the rich. The long-thought-dormant left populist tradition of people like The post The Pandemic is Boosting Unions in the South appeared first on Keeping Democracy …
 
Onboarding new clientsEpisode SummaryOur panel dives into client onboarding — what it means, how we've approached it in our businesses, and how you can customize and improve your onboarding over time.Panelists Kai Davis Meg Cumby Erik Dietrich Panel PicksEach episode, the panel (and guest) share their picks: a book, app, service, resource, or somet…
 
I have another Choose Yourself person on the podcast! Ryan Long, a comedian, a podcaster, and filmmaker came on the podcast and talk about the methods that you used to get blown up in social media and the comedy scene. He also talks about how to see things from a different perspective! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and lear…
 
I asked people on twitter to fill in "How do I test _____?" to find out what people want to know how to test. Lots of responses. David Lord agreed to answer them with me. In the process, we come up with lots of great general advice on how to test just about anything. Specific Questions people asked: What makes a good test? How do you test web app p…
 
I wrote a viral essay on LinkedIn, which said that due to the Coronavirus's devastating effect on the city, NYC as we know it is dead, forever. A few days later, I woke up to find that the piece had received intense criticism from the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, who penned an op-ed against me in the NY Times, Mark Cuban, and even the mayor himself Bil…
 
Brooklyn Borough President (and possible next Mayor of NYC) Eric Adams is back on the show! I called him up and asked him, "How can we solve these problems? And how can ANY city solve the problems they are having now?" He took the challenge and shares solutions and his philosophy for running a city! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full…
 
There’s a brand new Central Park monument of feminist leaders Stanton, Anthony, and Sojourner Truth. It was a hundred years ago that the 19th Amendment became law: women won the right to vote. But what kind of compromises did the The post Racism in the Women’s Suffrage Movement appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
The Libertarian candidate for President got 5 million votes in 2016. This year their candidate is Dr. Jo Jorgensen. She came on the podcast and helps us solve all the issues. I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please su…
 
Episode Summary We talk with Dave Hulsen about the wild world of responding to Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and why you may (or may not) want to consider diving into it. Links https://rfp360.com/resources/ https://twitter.com/rfp360 Professor Mark Wolters: https://www.youtube.com/c/ProfessorWolters/featured Guest This episode, we talk with Dave Hu…
 
The nuclear family, white hetero male dominance and control is not the only way it can be. Why can we can have firearms freedom but not sexual freedom? On this show, Janet Jakobsen professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies The post Why is Sexual Freedom So Frightening? appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
USE CODE ADAM at http://squarespace.com/adam to get 10% OFF. In the 14th episode of ISO320 Adam Lerner, and Daniel Silbert are joined by Fine Art Portrait Photographer, Giles Clement! Adam first discovered Giles Clement's work on Instagram thru his stunning wet plate portraits of musicians at the Newport Folk Festival. Giles is one of a handful of …
 
We are coming out of the lockdown period, however, doesn't seem like there is an end in sight in the pandemic era. With this in mind, I call up my friend Quint Tatro, the host of DIY Financial and Managing director for Joule Financial, and ask him to come on to talk about how not to go broke, how to manage your debt, and also what's the best way of…
 
People have no idea how much you can make with Online Courses! In this episode, I talked to my friend Brendon Lemon, a comedian and author, about creating online courses without expensive equipment! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast. Thanks so much for listening! If you like…
 
Software tests should be order independent. That means you should be able to run them in any order or run them in isolation and get the same result. However, system state often gets in the way and order dependence can creep into a test suite. One way to fight against order dependence is to randomize test order, and with pytest, we recommend the plu…
 
Initially, I had Jeff Lerner to talk about building a digital agency on Side Hustle Friday. When I found out that Jeff used to be a professional pianist, I was intrigued by how he learns music at age 17, skipping the line, and became a professional pianist by age 20! So I had to find out how he skip the line, and I want to learn to play the piano t…
 
As Trump kicks off his fall campaign, and we wonder who is behind it, who benefits from destroying our republic, here is the story. The religious nationalists see him as a fierce leader. They believe God sends such kings to The post The Attack on Democracy: What’s Behind Trumpism appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
This episode, I have on Bobby Hundreds, Co-Founder of The Hundreds and bestselling author, “This Is Not a T-shirt” on, to talk about the principles of why the sub-cultures flourishes and it's attracted, teenagers and young adult. Those principles also can apply to different aspects of the business as well! I write about all my podcasts! Check out t…
 
Once again! We have our podcast favorite, Sam Parr back on again to talk about the top business trend right now! From non-alcoholic beverages to building lists, to newsletter to crate box and all! Enjoy, and build your own business! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast. Thanks …
 
Blurring the lines between law enforcement and vigilantism, why are off duty police at the polling stations mainly in black and brown neighborhoods? New Jersey in 1981 is a case study in what has happened and most likely will happen The post Armed Poll Watchers: To Protect or Intimidate? appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
Episode SummaryOur panel discusses signs that client isn't worth taking on and how you can guard against bad fit clients, saving yourself time and headaches in the process.Panelists Reuven Lerner Margaret Reffell Jeremy Green Erik Dietrich Panel PicksEach episode, the panel (and guest) share their picks: a book, app, service, resource, or something…
 
David Wright Faladé reads his story from the August 31, 2020, issue of the magazine. Wright Faladé is the author of the nonfiction book “Fire on the Beach: Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers” and the young-adult novel “Away Running.” This story was adapted from his novel-in-progress “Nigh-On a Brother,” whi…
 
Many people have been working from home now that are not used to working from home. Or at least are working from home more than they ever did before. That's definitely true for me. Even though I've been working from home since March, I wanted some tips from people who have been doing it longer. Julian Sequeira, of PyBites fame, has been working fro…
 
Optimism. Am I a “true” ny-Er, biz idea, buying book rights of old books, Post office, why I do more news stuff now, how to say goodbye to a loved one, biz idea of the week! Text me questions at 203-590-8607 I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast. Thanks so much for listening! If…
 
Start a digital agency from scratch in your spare time and build it to 7 figures. We give you the step by step. Also, go to https://millionairesecrets.com/jamesa to get the free book! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, …
 
She is exactly what Trumpists hate: a strong woman who is both black and Indian. Both groups were the subjects of white male dominance and control. American slavery and British rule over India both had their peak at the same The post Black and Indian, Kamala Harris: A New Mandate? appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
We're extremely grateful to Sandra Newman for taking the time to talk about her 2019 novel THE HEAVENS with us. It's a moving and wondrous book, and one that we highly recommend people read. After our conversation with Sandra, at about the fifty minute mark, we turn our attention to the NBA restart. We marvel at the remarkable success of the bubble…
 
Zuby, perhaps the nicest person on the planet, is a rapper, podcast host, author, and also, LET IT BE KNOWN, he has also broken the women's world heavy lifting record. Let him tell us the story. Meanwhile, he's also got advice about how to go viral on social media and why he might be the calmest person on the planet. I write about all my podcasts! …
 
Once again, I had Bill Beteet and Brandon Lemon on the podcast! This time, we are talking about their new book, The Power Bible! We analyze how we can change the narrative using frame control through influence and persuasion. You can get their new book on Amazon! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jam…
 
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