Conversations With Bacon shines a light into the thinking, approach, and work of a diverse range of guests across business, technology, entertainment, and beyond. It is presented by Jono Bacon, who puts the Bacon in Conversations With Bacon.
New shows are released every three weeks.
Kate Drane from Techstars shares the startup accelerator program - Techstars For Life. Listen to the full episode here. Communities are changing the way we do business. Discover a concrete framework for building powerful, productive communities and integrating them...
Work/Life Balance. How is yours? Good? Decent? Middling? Let's be honest, most of us suck at it. Well, David Finkel doesn't. David is a Wall Street Journal bestselling author of 11 books and CEO of Maui Mastermind. His new book, The Freedom Formula: How to Succeed in...
Jeff Atwood discusses the tools in Discourse that help keep conversations organized and easily accessible. Listen to the full episode here. Communities are changing the way we do business. Discover a concrete framework for building powerful, productive communities and...
Angela Brown of The Linux Foundation discusses what contributes to the energy and the core elements of a great event. Listen to the full episode here. Communities are changing the way we do business. Discover a concrete framework for building powerful, productive...
Would you pay $30 a month for an email service, especially when Gmail is entirely free? I do. A while back I started using a service called Superhuman. It provides a blisteringly fast, keyboard-driven, experience for email power users. Their value prop is simple: the...
Mårten Mickos comes on to discuss “hacker powered security”, and how he has built and led a series of successful businesses, including MuSQL, Eucalyptus, and now HackerOne.
Dr. Diane Hamilton comes on Conversations With Bacon to dig into what curiosity is, and what role it plays in our lives.
Liz McCabe comes on to not just demystify what coaches do, but to share so much of the insight she provides to her clients. A very, very interesting and pragmatic discussion.
Jen Wike Huger and Jason Hibbets come on to discuss how they created opensource.com, which generates millions of page views and is largely driven by a raft of community contributed content.
Zach Abbott comes on to talk about what goes into engineering probiotics, his new technology, and how he built a business using crowdfunding among many other tools.
Angela Brown, who leads events at The Linux Foundation comes on to discuss what goes into great events and how her method and approach has evolved over the years.
Jason Warner, SVP of Technology at GitHub comes on to not just talk about how GitHub builds GitHub, but what he sees as a key components of great leadership, and how his experiences and perspectives have shifted and evolved over the years.
Mary Thengvall comes on to talk about what Developer Relations is, how it works, where it should report in, what success looks like, and much more.
Building collaborative online platforms is hard. To make a platform that is truly compelling, and rewards the right kind of behavior and teamwork, requires a careful balance of effective design, workflow, and understanding the psychology of how people work together....
Ryan Bethcourt comes on to talk about the business of biosciences, raising a large round from Mark Cuban on Shark Tank, producing sustainable pet food, and more.
Emily Musil Church comes on to talk about the $15 million Global Learning XPRIZE that resulted in Android applications that teach kids reading, writing, and maths without a teacher. We get into the competition, the logistics of testing thousands of tablets in remote villages in Tanzania, the incredible results and impact of the entries, and more.
Kate Drane from Techstars (and previously Indiegogo) comes on to talk crowdfunding, supporting startups, expanding access to funding and information, innovation growth, craft beer, and more.
Todd Lewis, founder of All Things Open comes on to discuss what goes into great events, how to get the right balance of content and taking care of sponsors, building an open marketplace of (often contrasting) ideas, and what Todd has learned over the years as he has refined his craft.