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Pod as a Service S01 EP15: Consensus Kills Products

Alex Castrounis and Skylar Roebuck, Co-Founder of Rocket Wagon, discuss consensus vs collaboration, decision making, and how requirements for consensus, aka design by committee, can kill products.

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Pod as a Service S01 EP14: Lean IoT

Alex Castrounis and Skylar Roebuck, Co-Founder of Rocket Wagon, discuss lean software development principles and methodologies as they apply to IoT solution design, development, and delivery.

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Pod as a Service S01 EP13: Wireless Communication Topologies

Alex Castrounis and Luke Libraro, in the second episode of a two-part series, discuss wireless communication topologies such as those associated with cellular, Wifi, Bluetooth, IoT, automation, and control technologies.

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Pod as a Service S01 EP12: Wireless Communication Protocols

Alex Castrounis and Luke Libraro, in the first episode of a two-part series, discuss wireless communication protocols such as those associated with cellular, Wifi, Bluetooth, IoT, automation, and control technologies.

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Pod as a Service S01 EP11: Virtual Reality

Alex Castrounis, Luke Libraro, and Skylar Roebuck discuss virtual reality, including Alex's first VR experience, games, equipment options, VR innovation, and more.

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Pod as a Service S01 EP10: Data Instrumentation and Measurement

Alex Castrounis, Luke Libraro, and Skylar Roebuck discuss data instrumentation, measurement, and considerations in IoT solutions.

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Pod as a Service S01 EP09: 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 S01 EP08: 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 S01 EP07: 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 S01 EP06: 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 S01 EP05: 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 S01 EP04: 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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Pod as a Service S01 EP03: Containerization and Container Orchestration

Alex Castrounis and Zac Seigel discuss all things containers, including prominent technologies and their benefits, considerations, orchestration, and management. Technologies discussed include Docker, Kubernetes, and more.

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Pod as a Service S01 EP02: Tech Company Founding and Entrepreneurship

Alex Castrounis and Skylar Roebuck discuss founding a tech company, entrepreneurship, considerations for choosing co-founders, concensus vs collaboration, and more.

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Pod as a Service S01 EP01: Introducing Pod as a Service

Alex Castrounis officially launches and introduces the Pod as a Service podcast!

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Pod as a Service Podcast Officially Launched!

Pod as a Service is a podcast on emerging, trending, and state-of-the-art advanced analytics, software, and hardware technologies. Episodes feature Alex Castrounis and his guests.

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Alex Castrounis' New Live Online AI Training Courses and Podcast!

Announcing three new AI training courses created and taught live online by Alex Castrounis, and also Alex's new Pod as a Service podcast!

Podcasts Artificial intelligence Machine learning

O'Reilly Media Podcast: 5 Questions on Artificial Intelligence with Alex Castrounis

An O'Reilly Media podcast featuring Alex Castrounis speaking about the field of artificial intelligence (AI).

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Open Data Science (ODSC) Podcast: Alex Castrounis on Data Science

An Open Data Science (ODSC) podcast featuring Alex Castrounis speaking about the field of data science and on being a data scientist.

Podcasts Data science