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Pod as a Service Ep 9: Voice Design (aka Conversation Design)

Alex Castrounis and Kim Harvey, a voice designer at Google, discuss the field of voice design (aka conversation design).

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Pod as a Service Ep 8: UX Design, User Research, and Usability

Alex Castrounis and Kim Harvey, a former user researcher and current voice designer at Google, discuss UX design, user research, and usability as these important fields apply to software, hardware, and general object product design.

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Pod as a Service Ep 7: Selling Data Science and Advanced Analytics

Alex Castrounis and Skylar Roebuck discuss the value of data science and advanced analytics, including how to sell both. The discussion includes selling a process vs a product, AI hype vs reality, data science as being non-deterministic, abstraction and automation of AI and machine learning, explainable AI, and more!

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Pod as a Service Ep 6: Cloud Service Providers Compared (AWS, GCP, …)

Alex Castrounis and Zac Seigel discuss and compare cloud service providers, including service offerings, costs, performance, differentiators, strategies for choosing a provider, developer friendliness, and more!

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Pod as a Service Ep 5: IoT POCs vs Commercial Solutions

Alex Castrounis, Luke Libraro, and Skylar Roebuck discuss creating IoT solution proof of concepts (POC), quality considerations, and the major differences between POCs and commercialized IoT solutions.

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Pod as a Service Ep 4: The Business of Design

Alex Castrounis and Skylar Roebuck discuss the design of technology products, including building a design organization. Design topics include UX, UI, usability, and more.

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