#57 - Alex Blumberg of Gimlet Media· Y Combinator
Alex Blumberg is the cofounder of Gimlet Media. Gimlet makes several podcasts you’ve probably heard of–StartUp, The Pitch, and Reply All are a few.Before Gimlet Alex worked on This American Life and Planet Money.The YC podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon.
#56 - Leah Culver of Breaker and Tom Sparks of YC Answer Your Questions About Security and Podcasting· Y Combinator
Leah Culver is cofounder and CTO of Breaker, which is a social podcast listening and discovery app. They went through YC in the Winter 2017 batch. Leah’s also an author of both the OAuth and oEmbed API specifications.Tom Sparks is an engineer on the YC Software team. He also cofounded Cryptoseal which went through YC in the Summer 2011 batch and was acquired by CloudFlare in 2014.The YC podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon.
#55 - Tim Urban of Wait But Why· Y Combinator
Tim Urban cofounded the blog Wait But Why with Andrew Finn in 2013.His posts about Artificial Intelligence, Elon Musk, and the Fermi Paradox have been read millions of times.We discussed Tim's research strategy, the purpose of Wait But Why, and his thoughts on technologies including cryptocurrencies, A.I., and AR/VR.
#53 - Be Wary of Solving a Small, Rare Problem - Des Traynor of Intercom· Y Combinator
Des Traynor is the cofounder of Intercom.Here's his talk Product Strategy Means Saying No and the blog post.
#52 - Making Physical Retail as Easy as Opening an Online Store - Ali Kriegsman and Alana Branston of Bulletin· Y Combinator
Ali Kriegsman and Alana Branston are the founders of Bulletin.Bulletin is a platform that allows brands to share the cost of a physical store.They currently have two locations, one in SoHo and one in Williamsburg and there are more to come.Ali and Alana went through YC Fellowship and then the winter 2017 batch.The YC podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon.
#51 - There's an Art to Getting Brilliant People to Surprise Themselves - Kevin Slavin of The Shed· Y Combinator
Kevin Slavin is the Chief Science and Technology Officer of The Shed, which is an art center in New York that’s opening in 2019.Before The Shed, Kevin founded the Playful Systems group at MIT's Media Lab.He also gave a TED talk in 2011 called How Algorithms Shape Our World.The YC podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon.
#50 - Growth Office Hours with Anu Hariharan and Gustaf Alstromer· Y Combinator
Anu Hariharan and Gustaf Alstromer are Partners at YC.This episode is a follow-up to Anu's Growth Guide.The YC podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon.
#49 - Microbes, Robots, and Ambition - Robin Sloan on His Novel Sourdough· Y Combinator
Robin Sloan is a writer and media inventor based in Oakland.He just released his second novel, Sourdough.Kat Manalac is a Partner at YC.The YC podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon.
#48 - The Future of Bike Sharing with Ofo Cofounder Yanqi Zhang and Anu Hariharan· Y Combinator
Yanqi Zhang is a cofounder and COO of Ofo.Anu Hariharan is a Partner at YC.
#47 - Baidu's COO, Qi Lu Discusses AI with Daniel Gross· Y Combinator
Qi Lu is the COO of Baidu.Daniel Gross is a Partner at YC.
#46 - Tencent's Chief eXploration Officer, David Wallerstein on WeChat, QQ, and Gaming· Y Combinator
David Wallerstein is Tencent's Chief eXploration Officer.Anu Hariharan is a Partner at YC.
#45 - Building Dota Bots That Beat Pros - OpenAI's Greg Brockman, Szymon Sidor, and Sam Altman· Y Combinator
Greg Brockman is the CTO and cofounder of OpenAI.Szymon Sidor is a Research Scientist at OpenAI.Sam Altman is the President of Y Combinator and Co-Chairman of OpenAI.Watch their bot compete at The International.
#44 - Cindy Mi on Building VIPKID, the World's Largest English Learning Platform for Children· Y Combinator
Cindy Mi is the founder and CEO of VIPKID. VIPKID is a 1-on-1 teaching platform where children in China learn english from North American teachers.Anu Hariharan is a Partner here at YC.
#43 - Casey Neistat and Matt Hackett on Live Video's Struggle for Interestingness· Y Combinator
Matt Hackett and Casey Neistat are the cofounders of Beme, which was acquired by CNN last year.You might already know Casey from his YouTube channel which now has over 8M subscribers.And before Beme, Matt was a Hacker-in-Residence betaworks and the VP of Engineering at Tumblr.
#42 - Robotics and 3D Printing with Voodoo Manufacturing· Y Combinator
Oliver Ortlieb and Max Friefeld are two of Voodoo Manufacturing's four cofounders.Voodoo went through YC in the W17 batch. They bridge the gap between prototype and mass production with 3D printing.We're also joined by Daniel Gross, a Partner at YC.
#41 - Experiments in Art and Technology with Artforum Editor Michelle Kuo· Y Combinator
Michelle Kuo is Editor in Chief of Artforum.Kat Mañalac is a Partner at YC.Michelle came in to chat with us about art and technology and, in particular, a group called Experiments in Art and Technology.
#40 - Content Marketing Tips from Experts at First Round Capital and Andreessen Horowitz· Y Combinator
Camille Ricketts is the Head of Content and Marketing at First Round Capital.Sonal Chokshi is an Editorial Partner at Andreessen Horowitz.
#39 - Mr. Robot's Technical Producer and Writer - Kor Adana· Y Combinator
Kor Adana is a writer and technical producer on Mr. Robot.Mr. Robot season three premieres tonight.
#38 - The More You Communicate with Users, the Higher Chance You'll Build Something They Want - Ryan Hoover of Product Hunt· Y Combinator
Ryan Hoover is the founder of Product Hunt.Get a 10% discount on Ship pro plans by using this link.