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This is an excerpt of last weeks ‘The Podcast Playlist’ newsletter suggestions. If you like the recommendations and would like to get them in your inbox every Friday, subscribe for FREE here: thepodcastplaylist.substack.com

1. Selling Sleep


a podcast by Reid Hoffman on successful businesses (mostly startups)

image credits: https://mastersofscale.com/

Snapshot

  • Host: Reid Hoffman
  • About: Scaling a new business (startup)
  • Frequency: Seasonal
  • Format: Interview of key players
  • Links: iTunes| Stitcher

Why listen to Masters of Scale?

  • Beautifully crafted (edited) and entertaining
  • Summarised content — you are spared from long boring conversations
  • Guests on the show are achievers & their stories are focused on the topic — insightful!

Share your thoughts on this podcast channel in the comments section (below). Should you have any recommendations, feel free to drop in an email at podcasts[at]doulos[dot]xyz 🖖🏾


podcasts — an episodic series of digital audio or video files which a user can download in order to listen to…

While podcasting is just a little over a decade old, the concept of orally sharing information & learning has always been the cornerstone of our development. …


A quick checklist for entrepreneurs who are starting their eCommerce journey

everybody needs a checklist — especially an entrepreneur

Everybody needs a checklist, especially an entrepreneur.

If you do not have one already, or have it on bits of paper spread across your desk, you better get it sorted into one document. …


An overview of how we use Machine Learning to edit & create new images at FlixStock

source: State of the Web report by httparchive.org

About 50% of any eCommerce website is full of images! And it is this 50% that is the most crucial factor in influencing the decision of most buyers.

Yet, 99% of images are created and edited by skilled ‘Humans’ — a repetitive & mundane job. …


How do you create a great work culture in your workplace (or startup)? Have you successfully fostered one at your workplace?

pic: pixabay.com

Epilogue: this story was first published on LinkedIn here with the purpose of starting a dialogue on the often neglected & most critical aspect of a new business.

I am trying to find a solution to this mystery. …


A tired Panda — pic by DaiLuo

a reflection of a larger problem — information overload

Slack Fatigue, is it possible? I have been pondering over this question for some time. A simple search on medium directed me to this comment i could relate to!

The comment barely scratched the problem. The next one was this article on Hackernoon

Finding the Pandora’s box of information

I joined Slack about two years back…


Everyday folks of New Delhi

Delhi barbad hogayi, delhi ab delhi nahi raha

‘Delhi is destroyed, it’s not the delhi anymore’

“I was 9 years old when i came to Delhi. It was a different Delhi then! Now it’s not the Delhi I know”

I didn’t bother to ask his name, in fact I didn’t…


can a virtual assistant change the way we shop & thereby change the entire ecosystem?

Yesterday, internet was on fire after Sundar Pichai demonstrated Google Duplex!

…said Google Duplex

A part of me still don’t believe that it is a machine behind that voice! The nuances and pauses, the Mm-hmm and the Gotcha…sure it’s not a human voice?

An extract of the demo:

While watching this video…


About 6 months ago, I started listening to a podcast. It was mere coincidence. I needed an excerpt from an interview which was aired on a podcast. While listening to the podcast, I started browsing and subscribing to few others. This is now a practice! …

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