In this ATD episode, founders Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian take us on the journey from their college dorm to the gas station, and through personal tragedy and even business-based heartbreak as they persevered to make Reddit the “front page of the Internet.” The social news website Reddit receives over 200 million unique visitors per […]
Joe Zadeh (a.k.a. “Joebot”) is Director of Product at Airbnb, a community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique spaces around the world. Much of his efforts are focused on keeping engineering and design tightly integrated to enable world-class online and offline experiences. He joined the company as an engineer when the entire […]
Matt Mason, Eric Klinker, and Bram Cohen of BitTorrent open up about piracy and what it actually means for the smaller artists out there. Want to learn from more experts? Check out Lean Content, the first online course for content creators taught by 2x Sundance Winner (and Academy member) Ondi Timoner and NYT bestselling author […]
How would you improve the lives of 1 billion people? Peter Diamndis believes the world’s biggest challenges are its biggest opportunities. In 2007 he realized there was no place on earth that allowed the brightest minds to study technologies that grow exponentially. So he founded Singularity University where students dive deep into computational systems, synthetic […]
America’s Forefathers were risk takers, but Peter Diamandis believes we have become risk averse. When Diamandis wanted to take the world’s leading expert Stephen Hawking on a flight that would let him experience zero gravity, the FAA said NO WAY. Watch how Diamandis fought for six months to achieve this risk taking mission. Like us […]
How close are we to a meta-consciousness? Peter Diamandis from Singularity University explains Evolution and where we headed in a not too distant future.
Just because you have a small team, a a handful of customers does not mean you’re a startup. So what is a startup? Michael Horn, from Craft Coffee simply and elegantly explains that if you are a startup you are concerned about rapid, exponential growth. Watch him illustrate it here.
Did you know we’re in the third wave of the coffee movement? In this fourth & final byte-size, Michael Horn walks us through the history of coffee, how wine was “lucky,” coffee has been very unlucky, and why coffee growers & roasters are much more like artists than you might think. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/atotaldisruption Like us […]
What does the Internet have to do with your coffee? Well, just as it has served to connect you with friends, information, causes, and opportunities around the globe instantly, it can also bring you beans and roasters you can never otherwise access. Now that’s a viable idea, as we all love coffee and drink it […]
Learn more from Ted Hope here: http://leancontent.atotaldisruption.com/ Ted Hope thinks Hollywood & the film industry rarely know who their audience is. In fact, he thinks it’s “ass backwards.” Instead of bringing an audience to your movie or work of art, why not take your work of art to where the audience is? In this third […]