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.
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.