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December 3, 2019
Brand New #Techish: A snippet from our recent live episode. Recorded live in Nov 14th in TechHub London. The streaming wars [6:20] Bringing dead celebrities back [17:20] Instagram removing likes [1:00] Further Reading: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/drake-camp-flog-gnaw-boo-frank-ocean-910512/ https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/48134723 https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/16/disney-plus-streaming-wars-just-warming-up.html https://www.businessinsider.com/james-dean-posthumous-casting-in-new-movie-through-visual-effects-2019-11?r=US&IR=T Level Up: Find a new job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more productive and inclusive through Abadesi’s: www.hustlecrew.co #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish on Twitter. Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Stay In Touch: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
November 26, 2019
Brand new Techish… Michael and Abadesi are away on holiday, but in this a pre-recorded clip they break down: Capitalism's War on Sleep Is Demo Day Racist/Sexist? [7:20] Further Reading: https://marker.medium.com/why-silicon-valleys-demo-day-is-racist-and-sexist-and-how-to-fix-it-9a3f2efe2106 Level Up: Find a new job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more productive and inclusive through Abadesi’s: www.hustlecrew.co #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish on Twitter. Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Stay In Touch: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
November 19, 2019
Brand new Techish: Michael and Abadesi are finally back breaking down: T.I Acting Creepy [0:20] Age Gaps [9:13] Airbnb Reforming the Platform [15:42] Supporting Black Business [21:45] Further Reading: https://techcrunch.com/2019/11/06/airbnb-to-verify-all-of-its-listings/ https://www.vox.com/2019/11/6/20949642/who-is-keanu-reeves-new-girlfriend-alexandra-grant Level Up: Find a new job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more productive and inclusive through Abadesi’s: www.hustlecrew.co #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish on Twitter. Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Stay In Touch: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
November 13, 2019
Brand new Techish… Michael and Abadesi are finally back breaking down: Harriet Tubman film boycott [15:04] WeWork employees screwed [0:20] Fitbit acquired by Google [10:00] B2K [8:01] Sponsor: getguru.com sponsors this episode. They are hiring on POCIT: www.pocitjobs.com/company/page/10442 Techish Live Show: In other awesome news, the first Techish live show is happening in London, November 14th. Info here: www.eventbrite.com/e/techish-podca…ets-74714006605 Further Reading: https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/11/1/20943583/google-fitbit-acquisition-privacy-antitrust https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/11/7/20953930/wework-adam-neumann-severance-laid-off-employees-layoffs-buyout-unicorn-ipo https://afropunk.com/2019/07/is-cynthia-erivo-the-wrong-person-to-play-harriet-tubman/ Level Up: Find a new job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more productive and inclusive through Abadesi’s: www.hustlecrew.co #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish on Twitter. Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Stay In Touch: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
November 5, 2019
Brand new Techish… Michael and Abadesi are finally back breaking down: A four day work week? [0:23] Fair to hold employees from marginalised communities accountable at Big Tech? [6:32] A review of Jesus is King - Kanye’s new album, [13:03] Racist algorithms [19:14] Sponsor: getguru.com sponsors this episode. They are hiring on POCIT: www.pocitjobs.com/company/page/10442 Techish Live Show: In other awesome news, the first Techish live show is happening in London, November 14th. Get your tickets here: www.eventbrite.com/e/techish-podca…ets-74714006605 Further Reading: https://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-4-day-work-week-boosts-productivity-2019-11?r=US&IR=T Level Up: Find a new job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more productive and inclusive through Abadesi’s: www.hustlecrew.co #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish on Twitter. Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Stay In Touch: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
October 29, 2019
Michael and Abadesi are finally back breaking down: Rich kids: 0:15 TikTok: 8:59 VC's are Gods: 11:59 Saving the world: 17:55 getguru.com sponsors this episode. They are hiring on POCIT: www.pocitjobs.com/company/page/10442 Techish Live Show: In other awesome news, the first Techish live show is happening in London, November 14th. Get your tickets here: www.eventbrite.com/e/techish-podca…ets-74714006605 Further Reading: https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/the-glass-floor-is-keeping-americas-richest-idiots-at-the-top_us_5d9fb1c9e4b06ddfc516e076?ri18n=true Level Up: Find a new job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more productive and inclusive through Abadesi’s: www.hustlecrew.co #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish on Twitter. Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Stay In Touch: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
October 22, 2019
Michael and Abadesi are finally back breaking down: Facebook free speech debate [5:05] Meetup.com messing up [2:53] Tristan regretting taking VC Money. [16:15] Tyler Perry: Black Excellence, [12:37] Rihanna the billionaire? [23:15] Chimamanda comments on race [26:49] This episode is sponsored by getguru.com. They are hiring on POCIT: link in the show notes: www.pocitjobs.com/company/page/10442 Techish Live Show: In other awesome news, the first Techish live show is happening in London, November 14th. Get your tickets here: www.eventbrite.com/e/techish-podca…ets-74714006605 Level Up: Find a new job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more productive and inclusive through Abadesi’s: www.hustlecrew.co #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish on Twitter. Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Stay In Touch: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
October 15, 2019
Michael and Abadesi are back [kind of], with a founder special. This is the #Techish perspective on starting a company. - How to find a CTO - Should I bootstrap or raise money? - Am I too old to start a company or learn to code? - Can I do it by myself? This episode is sponsored by getguru.com. They are hiring on POCIT: link in the show notes: https://www.pocitjobs.com/company/page/10442 Techish Live Show: In other awesome news, the first Techish live show is happening in London, November 14th. Get your tickets here: www.eventbrite.com/e/techish-podca…ets-74714006605 Level Up: Find a new job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more productive and inclusive through Abadesi’s: www.hustlecrew.co #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish on Twitter. Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Stay In Touch: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
October 8, 2019
New #Techish Michael and Abadesi are still resting, so this episode is a look back at some of their amazing interviews featuring: Arlan Hamilton - Founder of BackStage Capital Sarah Cooper - Author, Comedian and ex Googler, Ryan Hoover - Founder of Product Hunt Techish Live Show: In other awesome news, the first Techish live show is happening in London, November 14th. Get your tickets here: www.eventbrite.com/e/techish-podca…ets-74714006605 Level Up: Find a new job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more productive and inclusive through Abadesi’s: www.hustlecrew.co #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish on Twitter. Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Stay In Touch: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
October 1, 2019
Michael and Abadesi are back [kind of], with a look back at some of there greatest hits on the topics of self-care as a founder and as POC in society/tech. Techish Live Show: In other awesome news, the first Techish live show is happening in London, November 14th. Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/techish-podcast-live-show-tickets-74714006605 Level Up:  Find a new job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more productive and inclusive through Abadesi’s: www.hustlecrew.co #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish on Twitter. Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Stay In Touch: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
September 25, 2019
Michael & Abadesi [via phone] are back with Techish. WeWork iPO Cancelled [Before CEO stepping down] Airbnb Prospects Andela cuts 400 jobs Michael answers FAQ Sponsored by https://foundersacademy.io/ Our Patreon: www.patreon.com/techish Further reading: https://qz.com/africa/1709828/andela-lets-go-of-250-developers-in-nigeria-kenya-uganda/ Level Up:  Find a new job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more productive and inclusive through Abadesi’s: www.hustlecrew.co #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish on Twitter. Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Stay In Touch: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
September 17, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with a Techish mini episode: This time answering the common question they get weekly: how do I start a podcast? Our Patreon: www.patreon.com/techish Sponsored by Close.com. They are hiring here: https://www.pocitjobs.com/job/20482 Level Up:  Find a new job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more productive and inclusive through Abadesi’s: www.hustlecrew.co #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish on Twitter. Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Stay In Touch: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
September 11, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with brand new Techish... South Africa xenophobic attacks [0.27] Google shaking down companies, [16:57] Crazy Rich Asians sequel writer quit over gender pay gap [24:15] Dropbox confusing Christine Teigen [29:07] Our Patreon: www.patreon.com/techish Further Reading: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-49576397?ocid=socialflow_twitter https://twitter.com/jasonfried/status/1168986962704982016 https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/crazy-rich-asians-screenwriter-adele-lim-exits-sequel-pay-disparity-dispute-1236431 https://twitter.com/chrissyteigen/status/1169027130308644867?s=20 Level Up:  Find a new job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more productive and inclusive through Abadesi’s: www.hustlecrew.co #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish on Twitter. Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Stay In Touch: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
September 3, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with brand new Techish. This is a special episode initially made exclusively for our Patreon supporters. In it, we discuss a Stanford study that shows that Black Venture Capitalists are judged more harshly [even when they make money]! Sponsor '1 Second Everyday' is hiring: https://www.pocitjobs.com/company/page/10082 Our Patreon: www.patreon.com/techish Further Reading: https://news.stanford.edu/2019/08/12/race-influences-professional-investors-judgments/ Find a Job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more inclusive: www.hustlecrew.co Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
August 27, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with brand new Techish... Instagram as therapy: [0:34] Black girl magic in the tech game [7:39] Indie Hackers:  [16:15] Jay-Z is cancelled?  [18:08] How to network in 2019? [26:05] Our Patreon: www.patreon.com/techish Sponsors: Modern Tribe is hiring: https://www.pocitjobs.com/job/19992 Future Startup Now: https://createjobslondon.org/employers/current-programmes/future-startup-now Further Reading: https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/23/tastemakers-raises-1-4m-to-sell-africa-experiences-to-the-world/ https://news.crunchbase.com/news/sarah-kunsts-cleo-capital-raises-3-5-million-to-boost-women-decision-makers-in-vc/ Level Up:  Find a new job: www.pocitjobs.com Make your company more productive and inclusive through Abadesi’s: Hustlecrew.co #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish on Twitter. Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Stay In Touch: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
August 20, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with brand new Techish... When Does "Faking It Till You Make It" Go Too Far? [0:27] WeWork Going Public [8:37] Did Jay Z Sell Out [20:19] Our Patreon: www.patreon.com/techish Sponsors: Haven Life is hiring: https://www.pocitjobs.com/job/19932 Further Reading: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/08/jay-z-helps-nfl-banish-colin-kaepernick/596146/ https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/15/20806366/we-company-wework-ipo-adam-neumann Find A Job: www.pocitjobs.com Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
August 13, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with a mini-episode of Techish, recorded last week... They break down: Lessons learned so far in 2019 Alternative forms of wealth Our Patreon: www.patreon.com/techish Sponsors: Amazon is hiring: https://www.pocitjobs.com/job/19502 Further Reading: https://awealthofcommonsense.com/2019/08/different-ways-to-be-rich-in-2019/ Find A Job: www.pocitjobs.com Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
August 6, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with brand new Techish The Great Hack Netflix documentary [0:26] Beyonce brown skin girl controversy [10:37] Divesting your money from Big Tech... [15:34] Amazon kills of Dash - Failed experiments [26:58] Racist Reagan [24:17] Our Patreon: www.patreon.com/techish Sponsors: Customer.io is hiring: https://www.pocitjobs.com/company/page/4582 Further Reading: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/07/ronald-reagans-racist-conversation-richard-nixon/595102/ Find A Job: www.pocitjobs.com Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
July 30, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with brand new Techish Notion raises a large angel round $800mill valuation WeWork founder pulls out 700million before iPO [5:00] Eddie Murphy getting paid 70million for new standup special [11:15] Creepy Photograper Dude on IG [15:53] New Blade! [18:08] RT button inventor regrets it! [19:23] Boris Johnson is Prime Minister - Not all skin folk are kinfolk [26:28] How will the rich survive. [29:15] Our Patreon: www.patreon.com/techish Sponsors: VSCO is hiring: https://www.pocitjobs.com/company/page/4582 Further Reading: https://medium.com/s/futurehuman/survival-of-the-richest-9ef6cddd0cc1 Find A Job: www.pocitjobs.com Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
July 23, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back after a short break! Did you miss us :D Hidden Likes on IG, [34:07] #IStandWithIhlan, [26:38] Peter Thiel accuses Google of being Chinese spies [1:00] Free ASAP Rocky? [18:30] Facebook’s Libra Coin Potential Impact [7:18] FaceApp Security Concerns [12:25] Lil Nas X coming out! [31:06] Netflix sub number are down! 38:44 Our Patreon: www.patreon.com/techish Sponsors: Your First Million Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/your-first-million/id1467515562 VSCO is hiring: https://www.pocitjobs.com/company/page/9222 Further Reading: https://t.co/N1gSxWKGrS https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/16/ai-photo-editor-faceapp-goes-viral-again-on-ios-raises-questions-about-photo-library-access-and-clo/ https://www.axios.com/peter-thiel-says-fbi-cia-should-probe-google-9846a042-e689-49bc-bdc7-595988ce5d8c.html Find A Job: www.pocitjobs.com Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
June 18, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with Techish mini-episode Adding women to tech Meetup photos: 0:52 Jay-Z the billionaire: 10:27 Indian space program: 5:59 DJ Khaled the hater: 3:11 Monzo entering the US market: 14:41 When they see us: 17:24 Our Patreon: www.patreon.com/techish Sponsor: https://www.pocitjobs.com/job/18352 Further Reading: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/tech-titans-women-fake-photoshop-cucinelli-gq https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/13/india-space-station/ https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/13/across-the-pondo/ Find A Job: www.pocitjobs.com Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
June 4, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with brand new Techish. BBC stealing the “Slay in your lane” tagline [0:49] Facebook crypto [7:41] Ageism [13:50] Roblox - Parenting with Tech [19:27] Random Story [26:05] She’s got to have it 2 [27:48] Amazon Street Wear [32:25] Our Patreon: www.patreon.com/techish Sponsor: https://www.pocitjobs.com/job/18292 Further Reading: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/may/29/the-bbc-ripped-off-my-slay-in-your-lane-slogan-now-im-being-attacked https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48450604 http://www.businessinsider.com/ubiome-startup-fbi-raid-jessica-richman-ceo-founders-misled-age-2019-5 https://metro.co.uk/2019/05/27/john-boyega-calls-spike-lees-gotta-trash-ignorant-debate-black-british-actors-9699195/ Find A Job: www.pocitjobs.com Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
May 29, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with brand new Techish. [Michaels audio has a small echo - super sorry :-/, it will be better next week!] Do you need to be a rich kid to do a startup [0:07] Why high-class people get away with incompetence [5:08] Snapchat gender filter [11:32] Live versus Dead Players [16:38] Morehouse student loan payoff [19:10] Is Black Capitalism the answer… [22:21] BeautyStack raises 4 million [27:51] Further Reading: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/20/science/social-class-confidence.html?smid=tw-nytimesbusiness&smtyp=cur https://www.vox.com/technology/2018/12/11/18134440/huawei-executive-order-entity-list-china-trump https://medium.com/@samo.burja/live-versus-dead-players-2b24f6e9eae2 https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/23/beautystack/ Find A Job: www.pocitjobs.com Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
May 20, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with brand new Techish. [Michaels audio isn't great in this episode - super sorry :-/, it will be better next week!] D&AD and exploiting the stories of Black Women [0:07] FakeNews on Beyonce's Uber win [10:05] Naval's advice on finding your niche [16:39] Gucci and racist publicity stunts [22:31] Side Hustle [25:52] Royal Baby Racism [28:45] Sponsor: Customer.io. Check out their open role for a Product Manager here... https://www.pocitjobs.com/job/18062 Further Reading: https://uk.style.yahoo.com/gucci-turban-cultural-appropriation-112908503.html https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2019/05/16/1557998308000/Did-Beyonce-make--300m-from-Uber-s-IPO-/ https://www.forbes.com/sites/nafisabakkar/2018/11/21/a-16-point-guide-on-how-to-get-paid-your-worth-as-a-person-of-color/ Find A Job: www.pocitjobs.com Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
May 10, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back breaking down. Facebook pivot to privacy lol [0:20] Pushing your own people away [7:18] Facebook banning people [10:10] Uber IPO [28:08] Jack Dorsey the Manfluencer [33:20] Beyonce + UberIPO [32:28] Kim K freeing prisoners [18:03] Further Reading: Find A Job: www.pocitjobs.com Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
May 1, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back breaking down. The controversy over Jay-Z’s statement about Gentrification Serena announcing that’s she’s been VCing on the low for the last 5 years. The Pinterest IPO Avengers Endgame/ Spoilers Going to space with SpaceX Further Reading: https://www.forbes.com/sites/simonogus/2019/04/19/serena-williams-announces-her-vc-firm-on-instagram-after-five-years-investing-in-diverse-companies/#6e4bc9aa7bac https://eu.usatoday.com/story/tech/2019/04/18/pinterest-ipo-stock-priced-above-range-lyft-uber/3505778002/ https://www.forbes.com/sites/louisefron/2019/04/26/will-your-next-job-be-on-mars/#139be17ae27f https://gizmodo.com/skip-the-gym-plastic-surgeons-can-now-sculpt-belly-fat-1834239462 Find A Job: www.pocitjobs.com Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
April 24, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back breaking down. Disneys new streaming service, The controversy as to whether Jumia is actually an African startup [26:00] Alibaba’s Jack Ma’s 996 work schedule - 9am-9pm six days a week, [14:22] What is a startup? Is it purely all about growth? [6:36] Beyonce’s Homecoming documentary and Donald’s Guava Island [23:45] Further Reading: https://twitter.com/garrytan/status/1118589223114698752 https://twitter.com/tmsruge/status/1117092692423512064 Find A Job: www.pocitjobs.com Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
April 12, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back breaking down: Black hole discovered Beyonce/Reebok [2:46] Culture Fit in Tech! [9:42] Raps middle class [15:37] Lyft going public [22:10] Andreessen Horowitz [33:38] Further Reading: https://www.wired.com/story/beyonce-netflix-homecoming-coachella/ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/04/arts/music/nipsey-hussle-shooting-death.html https://qz.com/1583815/the-biggest-winners-from-lyfts-blockbuster-ipo/ #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
April 3, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back breaking down: Is working at an early stage startup worth it. [0:44] Nipsey Hussle and his legacy [7:34] Putting respect on Arlan Hamiltons name [16:53] A review of Jordan Peele's Us. [9:14] Further Reading: https://www.axios.com/arlan-hamilton-diversity-minded-investment-fund-falls-through-3476dc4c-a541-4bcd-bbe1-a038d5a18c09.html #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
March 18, 2019
Brand new #Techish! Abadesi and Michael talk - Ethiopian Airlines - Airbnb & Uber IPO [8:00] - Meek Mill/How Much Do You Owe Your Family? [14:00] - College Scandal [20:25] - Chief Diversity Officers Being Set Up To Fail [29:00] Sponsor: Datarightsfinder.org Further Reading: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/mar/12/college-admissions-fraud-scandal-felicity-huffman-lori-loughlin https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/13/technology/silicon-valley-network-mafias.html https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/03/ethiopian-airlines-302/584533/ http://fortune.com/2019/03/04/chief-diversity-officers-are-set-up-to-fail/ #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech twitter.com/joinelpha Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
March 4, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with brand new Techish! This episode they talk: Michael Jackson new documentary [1:06] The lives of Facebook moderators [18:35] Netflix opening the world to global content [47:29] Going from $143k to $1500 a month - life of a bootstrapped founder. [10:23] Youtube Algorithm [32:37] Green Book Oscar Win [27:32] Working from home makes you happier - new study. [41:22] Sponsor: Datarightsfinder.org Further Reading: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/22/opinion/sunday/netflix-oscars.html https://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/working-from-home-makes-you-happier-less-likely-to.html?utm_content=buffer1fc85&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=buffer https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/25/18229714/cognizant-facebook-content-moderator-interviews-trauma-working-conditions-arizona https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/money-diaries-podcast-episode-4-girls-night-in https://www.vox.com/culture/2019/2/27/18241432/leaving-neverland-review-michael-jackson-hbo-safechuck-robson #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech twitter.com/joinelpha Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
February 22, 2019
Brand new #Techish! Abadesi and Michael talk - Failing to build a billion dollar company - Jussie Smollet debacle [8:30] - Working for Equity [13:51] - Jay Z and Beyonce shouting out Megan Markle at the Brits [20:54] - Amazon New York HQ cancelled [26:19] - Shout Out Section: [34:37] Sponsor: Datarightsfinder.org Further Reading: https://medium.com/@shl/reflecting-on-my-failure-to-build-a-billion-dollar-company-b0c31d7db0e7 https://www.instagram.com/p/BuHvVDPgVdF/ https://twitter.com/amyhoy/status/1097674407277936641?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=notion%3A%2F%2Fwww.notion.so%2Fb22b1b80d00b435a9757efcbe8979f51 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech https://twitter.com/joinelpha Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
February 14, 2019
This week's Techish was recorded remotely as Aba is still in San Fran for one more week working on the launch of her new startup! Via the internet, they break down... - Abadesi now being a YC founder and what it means [1:50] - The Grammy Awards and Cardi B [7:30] - Spotify purchasing Gimlet and Anchor [15:00] - CEO of crypto exchange dies with the password to a $190million. [20:06] - Lonely founders [22:40] Further Reading: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/feb/06/spotify-buys-podcast-firms-gimlet-and-anchor-streaming-profits-music https://news.sky.com/story/crypto-trader-boss-dies-with-password-to-clients-110m-11628106 #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
February 8, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with something different. This episode isn’t their usual round of up of the week's news, but instead a heart to heart on the struggles of being a founder, and all the stuff they had to learn the hard way over the last 3-4 years. This was recorded a few weeks ago, as Abadesi is currently in SF working on her new startup Elpha! We cover: - What we wish we knew before we started - Keeping yourself mentally okay, [7:40] - Controlling your ego, - Spotting talent [10:37] - The value of patience, [12:00] - Black millennial burnout [16:10] Big Thank You To Our Sponsors: OneTech: weareonetech.org/?utm_source=tech…=techish_podcast Blockstack: blockstack.org/ www.techishpod.com/partners Further Reading: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/annehelenpetersen/millennials-burnout-generation-debt-work #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustlecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
January 31, 2019
In this week's Techish Aba and Michael go through a whole bunch of serious and non-serious topics - including - Oracle allegedly underpaying Women and POC [1:50] - Black Panther oscar nomination [7:30] - Fyre festival recap [10:00] - The importance of negotiating [12:00] - Spotify muting people [16:00] - Getting a mentor [Hustle Tips] [19:00] - BuzzFeed layoffs [28:00] - Future no longer drinking Lean [30:00] - Alexandria Occasio Cortez + racist algorithms [34:00] - Influencer sponsored post crackdown [37:00] Big Thank You To Our Sponsors!: OneTech: https://weareonetech.org/?utm_source=techish_website&utm_campaign=techish_podcast Blockstack: https://blockstack.org/ http://www.techishpod.com/partners Further Reading: https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/22/oracle-discrimination-400-million/ https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2019/1/23/18194717/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-ai-bias https://bit.ly/2FSZjVT?cc=4a93e629b8ea27057a63880677493f10&fbclid=IwAR10cJfXOkiKBI4AU48bgMmuaLXm4AGgvg0XsPYhHV3TE99opDIXk0mq-1w https://theshaderoom.com/spotify-will-give-users-the-option-to-mute-artists-they-dont-want-to-hear/ #Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustlecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
January 23, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with episode 31. This episode they talk: - One founder or two? [1:34] - Soulja boy's new games console [9:08] - Fyre Festival documentaries [Recorded before the Netflix documentary was released] [12:06] - Tidal accused of false streaming numbers[24:49] - Jeff Bezo's divorce [27:23] - Gillette/Woke Brands [32:48] - Slack's new Logo [42:58] - Kenyan Excellence [47:47] Big Thank You To Our Sponsors!: OneTech: weareonetech.org/?utm_source=tech…=techish_podcast Blockstack: app.co/mining www.techishpod.com/partners Further Reading: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jan/10/mackenzie-bezos-jeff-amazon-divorce-worlds-richest-woman https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2019/01/fyre-review-netflix-doomed-festival-hulu-fyre-fraud/580678/ https://www.blackenterprise.com/kenyan-engineer-creates-high-tech-gloves-sign-language-into-speech/ http://mitsloan.mit.edu/ideas-made-to-matter/2-founders-are-not-always-better-1 https://www.wired.co.uk/article/slack-new-logo https://twitter.com/ksieff/status/1085933954446905351 Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustlecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
January 16, 2019
Abadesi and Michael are back with Season 3 of Techish. With more of your favorite mix of tech and pop culture news [and this time with some awesome sponsors!]! This episode they talk: - Tristan Walker selling Walker&Co to P&G [1:30] - Netflix investing in African content [11:36] - Telling VC’s bye with Aniyia Willams & Zebra United [14:25] - Coming to America 2? [23:14] - Oracle/Palantir hiding diversity stats [28:40] - #SurvivingRKelly [34:12] - Afrocenchix [37:30] Big Thank You To Our Sponsors!: OneTech: https://weareonetech.org/?utm_source=techish_website&utm_campaign=techish_podcast Blockstack: https://app.co/mining http://www.techishpod.com/partners Further Reading: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/12/business/tristan-walker-corner-office-procter-gamble.html https://www.revealnews.org/article/oracle-and-palantir-said-diversity-figures-were-trade-secrets-the-real-secret-embarrassing-numbers/ https://qz.com/africa/1482172/netflix-will-commission-original-african-shows/ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/11/technology/start-ups-rejecting-venture-capital.html https://twitter.com/RaeCorson/status/1083278636629733376 Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #Techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustlecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
November 7, 2018
Abadesi and Michael are back with a mini-episode full of Hustle-Tips for the final episode for this season of #Techish! And don’t worry we’ll be back for in a month for a whole heap of brand new content for our third season! :D This episode they talk: - What should tech be working on! [0:15] - Tinder economics and the 80/20 rule [08:15[ - Somali Entrepreneurs [14:01] - Breaking into Tech [14:50] Further Reading: https://qz.com/africa/1428066/somalias-e-commerce-start-ups-gullivery-saami-online-thrive/ https://medium.com/@worstonlinedater/tinder-experiments-ii-guys-unless-you-are-really-hot-you-are-probably-better-off-not-wasting-your-2ddf370a6e9a https://twitter.com/natfriedman/status/1041143830110593024 Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustlecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
October 31, 2018
Abadesi and Michael are back for brand new #Techish! Breaking down! Old versus young founders [0.22] Netflix personalising cover art for black viewers [08:32] Facebook adding music to profiles? The ghost of Myspace [13:00] Upgrading your social circle - cutting people off? [19:33] Does Press help your business? [24:41] The new Ethiopia President [29:32] Further Reading: https://hbr.org/2018/07/research-the-average-age-of-a-successful-startup-founder-is-45 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-45976620 https://www.forbes.com/sites/nafisabakkar/2018/10/22/these-initiatives-are-responding-to-the-lack-of-inclusion-in-startup-culture/#4a8ecfa04805 https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/24/facebook-music-profile/ https://www.theguardian.com/media/2018/oct/20/netflix-film-black-viewers-personalised-marketing-target Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustlecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
October 24, 2018
Abadesi and Michael [with a cold] are back with a brand new episode of Techish! This episode they talk: Mailchimp bootstraps to a billion dollar valuation Kanye meets Trump and goes Uganda [09:40] YC top 100 startups: [13:47] Google Plus [21:20] Black History Month Erasure [28:08] Facebook Portal [35:30] Further Reading: https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2018/10/08/the-new-atlanta-billionaires-behind-an-unlikely-tech-unicorn/#18941f731a21 https://www.thedailybeast.com/kanye-wests-trip-to-africa-is-even-more-embarrassing-than-melania-trumps https://www.ycombinator.com/topcompanies/ https://bgr.com/2018/10/16/google-plus-disaster-former-designer-writes-tell-all/ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-45731821 https://peopleofcolorintech.com/articles/five-things-ive-learned-in-my-first-year-working-at-product-hunt/ Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustlecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
October 16, 2018
Michael and Abadesi are back with brand new Techish. Recorded 2 weeks ago in NYC, the Techish team is joined by the amazing Sarah Cooper! Sarah is a dope comedian, writer and former Googler! Check her out: http://sarahcpr.com http://sarahcpr.com/books/ We talk - Sarah’s new book - [0:47] - Joining Google - [2:18] - Changing the world as a comedian [06:09] - Her first standup performance. [07:43] - Netflix impact on Comedy [13:50] - Diaspora Wars [17:41] - Thoughts on Tech [20:00] - Jamaican accents [26:02] Further Reading: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnBupO_Kjto&t=93s Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustlecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
October 9, 2018
Michael and Abadesi are back with a brand new episode of Techish, recorded live in New York city at Anchor ’s lab for creatives. This episode they talk: Black and Brown Founders recap Whatsapp founder admits to being a sell out [4:00] New emojis [13:00] Nigerian excellence - [14:59] Amazon $15 minimum wage - [18:25] Kanye meltdown [27:44] Trump notification [37:47] Further Reading: https://www.forbes.com/sites/parmyolson/2018/09/26/exclusive-whatsapp-cofounder-brian-acton-gives-the-inside-story-on-deletefacebook-and-why-he-left-850-million-behind/ https://guardian.ng/technology/26-year-old-nigerian-highest-paid-robotics-engineer-in-the-world/ https://amp.theguardian.com/technology/2018/sep/25/instagram-co-founders-resign-to-explore-creativity-again https://www.axios.com/airbnb-asks-sec-to-let-it-give-hosts-equity-a7d99495-0782-4bce-92bb-4c692ef1b621.html%5D(https://www.axios.com/airbnb-asks-sec-to-let-it-give-hosts-equity-a7d99495-0782-4bce-92bb-4c692ef1b621.html) https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/409826-presidential-alert-3-reasons-to-be-concerned%3famp Techish Stuff: Use the hashtag #techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustlecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
September 25, 2018
Abadesi and Michael are back again for episode 25! Enjoy! We talk… - Going to the moon with SpaceX, - The time well spent movement being co-opted, [9:50] - Facebook’s new dating product, [19:55] - Space Jam 2 with Lebron! [18:16] - Using tech to boycott companies, [29:50] - Teddy Perkins at the Emmy's [27:11] - Alexis Ohanian and Jewel Burks [33:33] Plus much more! Further Reading: https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/17/meet-yusaku-maezawa-the-private-passenger-to-take-spacexs-bfr-to-the-moon/ https://qz.com/1347231/technologys-time-well-spent-movement-has-lost-its-meaning/ https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/20/how-facebook-dating-works/ https://www.wired.com/story/wired25-alexis-ohanian-jewel-burks-diversity-tech/ https://www.buycott.com/?ref=producthunt Use the hashtag #techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustlecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
September 18, 2018
Michael and Abadesi are back again breaking down... - The Uber redesign. Yay or Nay? - New iPhone(s). Much ado about nothing? - Atrium raising $65m from a16z - Arlan Hamilton Fast Company cover - RIP Google’s Inbox - Nicki & Cardi Beef: are women forced to compete with each other… - Plus Serena at the brunt of racist imagery Further Reading: https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/12/comparing-iphone-xs-vs-xs-max-vs-xr/ https://www.businessinsider.com/twitch-founder-justin-kan-raises-series-b-funding-for-legal-startup-atrium-2018-9?IR=T https://www.fastcompany.com/90226832/they-run-the-show-arlan-hamilton-melinda-gates-and-more https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/12/uber-is-getting-a-new-look/ Use the hashtag #techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustlecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
September 11, 2018
Episode 23: Abadesi and Michael are back again... This time talking... - Kaepernick & Nike, - Abadesi attending a political meeting with the London mayors team, - Lyft going public before Uber, and the new millionaires it will create - The Jack Dorsey and Sherly Sandberg senate hearings - Backstage Capital's new accelerator, - and how to entice a CTO to join your startup? Plus much more Further Reading ==================================================== https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-31/lyft-is-said-to-hire-adviser-to-prepare-for-targeted-2019-ipo https://www.vox.com/2018/9/5/17822906/jack-dorsey-sheryl-sandberg-twitter-facebook-capitol-hill https://backstagecapital.com/accelerator/ ====================================================== Use the hashtag #techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustlecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
September 4, 2018
Michael and Abadesi are back again for episode 22. Joined by our first special guest host Wendy Liu [@dellsystem] This time we talk: - Abolishing Silicon Valley? - Companies not requiring a college degree - YC's new batch of startups - Serena Williams outfit controversy/French Open - Michael Jacksons 60th bday - Crazy Rich Asians & Blackkklansman ============================ Further Reading: Black Brown Founders Conference: http://northstarphl.com/ http://www.notesfrombelow.org/article/silicon-inquiry https://twitter.com/wadnsj/status/1032986142642253825 https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/29/bernie-sanders-fires-back-against- amazon-calling-subsidy-reliance-absurd/ https://www.vox.com/2018/8/28/17791518/serena-williams-catsuit- ban-french-open-tennis-racist-sexist-country-club-sport https://qz.com/work/1367191/apple-ibm-and-google-dont-require-a- college-degree/ https://metro.co.uk/2018/08/17/denzel-washingtons-son-brilliantly-schools-reporter-who-disregarded-his-mother-7853288/ https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/sony-music-and-michael- jackson-estate-cleared-of-liability-in-fake-vocals-lawsuit/ =============================== Use the hashtag #techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to advertise on Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/hustlecrewlive www.twitter.com/pocintech www.twitter.com/dellsystem Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
August 28, 2018
#Techish: Episode 21: Hustle Tip edition Abadesi and Michael are again back for a bite-sized episode of #Techish. No ‘winners and losers’ this week, but we got plenty of ‘Hustle Tips’... We cover: - Self-doubt: am I too old to start coding or do a startup - Hitting [or not hitting] goals before 30 - Double opt-in emails and general networking etiquette in 2018 - Growing your personal brand. Plus a quick look at a hard-hitting Youtube video attacking tax evasion and how it reflects on big tech. ================================== Further Reading: Oxfam video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAdpodJkB9c www.instagram.com/thingtesting =============================== Use the hashtag #techish, we respond to every tweet! Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to sponsor Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Follow us at: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech www.twitter.com/hustlecrewlive Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
August 20, 2018
Michael and Abadesi are back again for a landmark episode 20. This time we talk: Azealia Banks run-in with Elon Musk [haha], Bumble launching their very own fund, and why other startups should consider doing the same, YC launching in China, what does it mean on a macro level, AfroTech tickets, Idris Elba as James Bond, Plus Stormzy's Cambridge scholarship ============================ Further Reading: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-16/amazon-is-said-to-be-in-running-to-acquire-landmark-movie-chain
https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2018/08/15/bumble-launches-bumble-fund/#ded828f411fd 
https://www.businessinsider.com/azealia-banks-claims-to-be-at-elon-musks-house-as-he-sought-investors-2018-8?r=US&IR=T 
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August 14, 2018
Techish is back after a bit of delay for episode 19. Aba and Michael break down - An app that helps citizens report people to the police, - Twitter not banning Alex Jones, - Elon taking Tesla private, - Beyonce's Vogue article, - In my feelings challenge, - MOOC’s not living up to their billing Plus a hustle tip on secrets and an audience question. Further reading: https://www.vox.com/2018/8/8/17662774/twitter-alex-jones-jack-dorsey https://theoutline.com/post/5742/uber-for-snitching?zd=1&zi=c4h3ggsg https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45105674
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August 7, 2018
A short and sweet episode of Techish. Michael and Abadesi talk Will Smith raising a Venture fund, Whatsapp limiting forwarding messages, Lyft proposing a Zen Mode, Beyonce’s photo cover and Disneys new African Princess. Plus we look at @kerby's research into the academic background of VC's. Further Reading: https://www.fastcompany.com/90210794/most-vcs-are-still-white-men-and-40-went-to-harvard-or-stanford https://moguldom.com/152081/will-smith-launches-dreamers-fund-vc-for-startups-plans-to-raise-100m/ https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2018/07/lyft-zen-mode-quiet-car-ridesharing/566291/
http://theshaderoom.com/disney-is-adding-an-african-princess-to-their-royal-family-with-live-action-fairty-tale-sade/
http://theshaderoom.com/beyonce-reportedly-hired-the-first-black-photographer-to-shoot-her-vogue-september-cover/ Use the hashtag #techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to sponsor Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Follow us at: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech www.twitter.com/hustlecrew Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
July 30, 2018
Michael and Abadesi are back for episode 17! They talk... Blavity raising $6.5 million, A VC/bootstrap debate between Michael and Abadesi based on an article by Wistia [link below] Facebook shares tumbling by more than 20% Napping as a service, Serena Williams and her daughters Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. social media presence. Plus a hustle tip/debate on how should you support your friend's businesses. And much more! Further Reading: https://wistia.com/learn/culture/taking-on-debt-to-grow-our-own-way https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44957359 https://www.instagram.com/olympiaohanian/?hl=en Use the hashtag #techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to sponsor Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Follow us at: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech www.twitter.com/hustlecrew Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
July 23, 2018
Hey! We've got a special episode of Techish for you all this week! Two weeks ago, Abadesi and Michael got a chance to sit down with the founder of the legendary Product Hunt, Ryan Hoover. We talked about everything from... - Investing in crazy startups, - How Ryan would rebuild his network from scratch in 2018 - Bootstrapping verses raising money, - Building a community based business, - What social platforms we are bullish on, - Which celebrities could play us in our life stories, - And a hustle tip on why Ryan loves routine. Plus much more! =============================== Use the hashtag #techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to sponsor Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Follow us at: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech www.twitter.com/hustlecrew Email us at techishpod@gmail.com See you next week for our usual round of the latest tech and pop culture news.
July 16, 2018
Abadesi and Michael are back again for a short and sweet episode 16. They talk: Kylie Jenner on the cover of Forbes; is it fair to call her self-made. Women of color being left out of the diversity conversation, specifically looking at the open letter sent to London Mayor Sadiq Khan. Elon Musk and the Thai rescue mission, Tesla and Apple suing former employees, The twitter bot purge, Diddy calling Black Panther a ‘cruel experiment’. Plus Cardi B and Serena Williams ... Further Reading: https://medium.com/@vsanyauke/open-letter-in-response-to-behindeverygreatcity-silicon-valley-comes-to-the-uk-trade-mission-c4ff6fb31b8a https://variety.com/2018/film/news/diddy-black-panther-cruel-experiment-1202870736/ https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/10/ex-apple-employee-charged-with-stealing-self-driving-car-secrets/ Use the hashtag #techish =========================================================== Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to sponsor Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Follow us at: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech www.twitter.com/hustlecrew Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
July 8, 2018
Michael and Abadesi are back for episode 15! They talk... Drakes new album, and the controversy surrounding his take over of the Spotify homepage. VC’s being sheep and following the crowd with their investments. Youtubers acting a fool. Are digital celebrities the future of the influencer marketing? Plus are audiences getting too comfortable with community-based entrepreneurs? And much more! Further Reading https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/03/spotify-users-push-back-at-the-over-the-top-drake-promotion/ https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/03/facebook-confirms-bloomsbury-ai-acquisition/ https://medium.com/@rrhoover/request-for-crazy-startups-f3262fd62e24 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaWYKF0_tbc https://twitter.com/BenedictEvans/status/1005768107200335872 ========================================== Use the hashtag #techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to sponsor Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Follow us at: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech www.twitter.com/hustlecrew Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
June 28, 2018
Michael and [a full-voiced] Abadesi are back! This episode they talk: Akon's plan for a crypto city in Senegal, Instagram hitting 1 billion monthly active users, Amazons employees revoluting against their company selling facial recognition software to the government, Netflix's video showcasing the black talent on their platform, Uber legal woes in London, XXXtentacion's death and the conversation surrounding a persons ability to change, versus their present misdeeds, Plus a rant about people who belittle your goals or aspirations. Use the hashtag #Techish and please write us a review on iTunes or whatever app you use! :D See you next week. Further Reading: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/24/akon-building-real-life-wakanda-senegal-cryptocurrency-akoin https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/20/instagram-1-billion-users/ http://uk.businessinsider.com/over-100-amazon-employees-sign-letter-jeff-bezos-stop-selling-facial-recognition-software-police-2018-6?r=US&IR=T https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44594058
June 20, 2018
Abadesi and Michael are back again for season 2 of Techish after a quick summer break. Eclectic as ever, they cover a whole bunch of topics: Beyonce and Jay-Z's joint surprise album 'EVERYTHING IS LOVE', what it means culturally and for the ongoing streaming wars. SnapChat integration with Seat Geek to sell tickets, and its long-term prospects. The Theranos founder facing decades in jail for fraud. Accepting an MBE or OBE as a black or POC person, and the legacy of the British Empire. Plus hustle tips on getting rich via Naval's twitter thread. As usual, use the hashtag #techish to join in on the conversation. Email us at techishpod@gmail.com for any questions. Further Reading: https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/04/apple-unveils-a-new-set-of-digital-wellness-features-for-better-managing-screen-time/ https://twitter.com/naval/status/1002103360646823936?lang=en https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/jun/15/theranos-elizabeth-holmes-ramesh-balwani-criminal-charges ========================================================== Use the hashtag #techish Support Techish at www.patreon.com/techish Want to sponsor Techish: goo.gl/forms/MY0F79gkRG6Jp8dJ2 Follow us at: www.twitter.com/michaelberhane_ www.twitter.com/abadesi www.twitter.com/pocintech www.twitter.com/hustlecrew Email us at techishpod@gmail.com
May 28, 2018
Suprise! I know we said season one was finished, but we have this super amazing bonus episode, with none other than Arlan Hamilton the founder of Backstage Capital, a venture capital firm dedicated to investing in underrepresented [or underestimated founders :D]. The sad news was that Abadesi couldn't make it, as she was all the way in Lagos, Nigeria [Dont worry she'll be back in time for season 2]. Leave us your thoughts on the hashtag #techish
May 14, 2018
Michael and Abadesi are back again one more time before a month-long summer hiatus. They talk Google assistants new voice call feature. Facebook launching a dating product, Arlan Hamiltons new 'about damn time' fund targeted at black women entrepreneurs, plus Donald Glovers viral new video 'This Is America'.
May 6, 2018
Michael and Abadesi are back once more for episode 11. This time they discuss Kanye West tweets [this was recorded pre TMZ interview], black conservatives, how Slack got ahead in diversity, Mandela Dixon/Founders Gym and the WhatsApp CEO parting way with Facebook. Plus 'Hustle Tips' from Akala, and an audience question about education. Use the hashtag #techish and email us at techishpod@gmail.com
April 29, 2018
Abadesi and Michael are back again for a milestone episode 10. This time they discuss Carl Martin's open letter about his entrepreneurial adventures. An interesting study about Reddit's depression subreddit, trusting your companies with your health data, and new startups we like the look of. Use the hashtag #techish or email us at techishpod@gmail.com Further reading: https://medium.com/@carlmartin/taking-the-scenic-route-c7ba89e8aae2 https://futurism.com/reddit-depression-mental-illness/ https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/apr/22/martin-lewis-sues-facebook-over-fake-ads-with-his-name https://futurism.com/quit-drinking-alcohol-monitoring-implant/
April 22, 2018
Michael and Abadesi are back again for episode 9. They discuss, Zuck facing the music, a 400 million dollar exit for General Assembly, a new app that's attempting the fix the funding problem for black founders and asking yourself: what would be stupid not to do? Use the hashtag #techish, and tweet us at @abadesi and @michaelberhane_
April 15, 2018
Michael and Abadesi are back again for episode 8. This time they discuss the recent shooting tragedy at Youtube HQ, Weebly making inroads regarding gender diversity within management, Russia poised to ban Telegram, and the amazing Sharmadean Reid raising a million dollars seed round for her startup Beauty Stack. Plus an audience question about advice for a 16-year-old? Use the hashtag #techish to join the debate with @abadesi and @michaelberhane_ on twitter. Email us your questions for next week to techishpod@gmail.com Timestamp: Winners & Losers: 1.34 Youtube: 2.40 Consciousness of Algorithms: 10.19 Internet Creation vs. Silo'd Division of Who We "Follow" Today 11:27 The Internet Allows People to Find Their Social Groups: 16.44 Winner - Weebly & Diversity Being Key to Success: 19:55 Sharmadean Reid Successfully Spearheading Beauty Stack: 30:40 Telegram App Blocked in Russia: 38:16 MIT Develops "Alter Ego" - A Mind-Reading Device: 47.37 Community Questions: Advice For 16 Year Olds in Tech: 57.05
April 8, 2018
Michael and Abadesi are back again for episode 7. They talk Shyp going out of business and its founder's frank op-ed about their demise. More issues with data and privacy, this time Grindr coming under the spotlight for sharing the HIV status of their users. More drama in Big Tech, with Trump going to head to head with Jeff Bezos, and Tim Cook of Apple firing shots across the bow at Facebook. Plus discussing Arlan Hamilton's statement about unconscious bias, your founding dream team, and length of employment for millennials. Use the #techish hashtag to continue the conversation with Aba and Michael. Or shoot us an email at techishpod@gmail.com
April 1, 2018
Michael and Abadesi are back again for episode 6. This time they talk, Abadesi's birthday, horrible job board postings [does tech need to grow up], Jay-Z and Diddy's proposed buy black app, #deleteFacebook, the corporate beef between Tinder and Bumble, Uber leaving south-east Asia and the HQ trivia app partnering with Nike. Use the #techish hashtag to continue the conversation with Aba and Michael on twitter. Or shoot us an email if you want your question featured in the next episode of Techish. techishpod@gmail.com
March 25, 2018
Michael and Abadesi are back again for episode 5, with a super busy news week. They talk Jay Z investing in a startup attempting to reform the criminal justice system. Then cover the meaty topics of the day, including the Facebook and Cambridge Analytics drama, Theranos CEO being convicted of fraud, plus the first death related to a self-driving car. Use the #techish hashtag to continue the conversation with Aba and Michael. Or shoot us an email at techishpod@gmail.com
March 18, 2018
Abadesi and Michael are back again, talking Apple reaching a trillion dollar valuation, Elon Musk and his predictions of doom, and how to go about getting a mentor. Use the hashtag #techish and let us know your thoughts. Or give a message at techishpod@gmail.com
March 11, 2018
Abadesi finally watches Black Panther, so we can finally talk spoilers. Spotify goes public but bypasses the banks: what are their prospects? We take a look at the 'Light Phone,' and the need to detoxify your smartphone. Plus in light of the Fyre festival founder court case, we reminisce about startups that haven't quite lived up to the bill. Use #techish hashtag. Email us: techishpod@gmail.com Timestamps: Black Panther: 0.00 Spotify: 13:00 Light Phone: 19:00 Fyre Festival + Failed startups: 29:00 Snapchat + Winklevoss twins + Cyber Security: 38:00 Asking for more in your career + business: 48:00
March 1, 2018
We talk about the burgeoning tech scene in Africa after Michael's visit to Uganda. Amazon's acquisition of Ring, and their never-ending path to world domination. Kylie Jenner tweeting away billions from Snapchats valuation. Plus is the gig economy a fraud? And whatever happened to all of 50 Cents Bitcoins.
February 19, 2018
Say hello to the pilot episode of Techish. We discuss everything from Elon Musk throwing cars into space, the recent Crypto mania, being asked to be entrepreneurial within a company, becoming a venture capitalist and is Facebook eavesdropping on us? ------------------------------------------- Use the hashtag #techish. Email: techishpodgmail.com
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