Podcast How We Manage Stuff

Technology.  Organizations.  Globalization.  People.

It’s funny.   It’s cute.  It’s insightful.  It has an eight year old entrepreneur and an office manager from Bangalore.   A black CEO from Silicon Valley and an intern who believes she will conquer the world.  An Irish Consultant on Big Data and a Chinese project on Machine Learning.

How We Manage Stuff is a weekly scripted podcast dealing with the trials and tribulations of living in an age that is both technical and global.  It has a cast that is located in Hollywood, New York City, Berlin, India, Silicon Valley and one of the many ships at sea but they tell a story that touches you where you live and work.

  • The Improvised Engineering Career
    What does it mean to plan your career. You have a degree in some technical field. Plenty of experience and lots of well-meaning advice from friends, family, colleague and strangers who have nothing bu …
  • How Smart Is Your Phone?
    > It’s not a question of smarts. It’s a question of how it got that way. A lot of the smart apps are fairly straight forward – classic computing ideas repackaged in a clever case. You start taking …
  • Machines that Learn Our Jobs?
    > A metal lathe. A 40 year old clasp. A playlist of unfortunate songs. Most unfortunate. A suspicious relationship between Henry Ford and Thomas Alva Edison. All of these point to questions about w …
  • Searching for Intelligent Machines
    > Do smart machines help us understand smarts? More important, do we learn something about intelligence by working with artificial intelligence? The results are mixed. Current researchers regularly …
  • Smart Technology in the Intersection
    A series on smart technology technology and autonomous vehicles is running when a self-driving Uber car goes astray. It probably does not mark the end of the technology. However it causes us to rememb …