Podcasting is either booming or has been on a steady upswing. Either way it is a great way to catch up with a variety of topics. You can also check out last week’s links. Enjoy.


The power of podcasts: why Felix Salmon is contributing $20,000 to Doctors Without Borders.  (Slate)

Mistakes happen: even at Gimlet Media.  (Startup Podcast)

A review of the best podcasting apps.  (FT)


Michael Covel talks with Emanuel Derman author of My Life as a Quant.  (Trend Following Radio)

A discussion with Jonathan Miller of real estate appraisal firm Miller Samuel.  (Big Picture)

Consuelo Mack talks with Jonathan Clements author of Money Guide 2015.  (Wealthtrack)

Five good questions with Tobias Carlisle author of Deep Value: Why Activist Investors and Other Contrarians Battle for Control of Losing Corporations.  (Five Good Questions)

Mixed media

James talks with Alex Blumberg, podcast entrepreneur.  (James Altucher Show)

Justin Fox talks with AnnaLee Saxenian author of Regional Advantage: Culture and Competition in Silicon Valley and Route 128 about what makes Silicon Valley special.  (HBR)

Russ Roberts talks with Nick Bostrom author of Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies.  (EconTalk)

Marc Maron talks with Jenny Slate star of Obvious Child.  (WTF)

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