Episode 82 – Remote First

On this week’s show we review Bob Hayward and Nick Baldock’s book Persuade. The next book up on the WB40 Bookclub list is Dan Pink’s Drive. Matt also speaks to NetGuru CEO Wiktor Schmidt about how he’s built his business on the principle of Remote First. Don’t forget you can join the conversation on WhatsApp – just […]

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Episode 80 – Judgement

On this week’s show Chris & Matt speak about Judgement – judgement of the book that was this week’s Bookclub focus, The Master Algorithm, judgement of whether computers will ever possess judgement, and last but not least how to make a judgement of technology suppliers, especially in regard to information security. You can find the […]

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Episode 79 – Bernie Projects

On this week’s show Chris & Matt discuss the nature of “Bernie” projects – those IT initiatives that continue to chug along even though everyone involved knows that the patient is dead. We also have Internet Yin in the form of Google Don’t Be Evil and Google, really, Don’t Be Evil. And the best Internet Yang so […]

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Episode 78 – Neurodiversity

On this week’s show, Matt interviews psychologist Nancy Doyle about neurodiversity and the tech industry. You can find Nancy’s BPS report here: https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-policy/psychology-work-improving-wellbeing-and-productivity-workplace And Genius within can be found at https://www.geniuswithin.co.uk/ This week we also reviewed Seth Stephens-Davidowitz’s Everybody Lies. The next Bookclub book is The Master Algorithm.

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Episode 77 -Digital Workplaces

On this week’s show Matt meets workplace specialist Neil Usher to discuss the nature of digital workplaces. You can find out more in Neil’s book The Elemental Workplace. This week’s Internet Yin is best described here: http://time.com/5339037/turtle-video-plastic-straw-ban/ And the Yang, the Web Design Museum, is here: https://www.webdesignmuseum.org/ (Hat tip to the wonderful Imperica Web Curios – https://www.imperica.com/en/newsletter) Chris’s spot […]

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Episode 76 – Blockchain Redux

This week we review Daniel Coyle’s The Culture Code. The next book on the Bookclub shelf is Everybody Lies, by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz. The Economist’s series of articles on Blockchain, Bitcoin and Distributed Ledgers start here: https://www.economist.com/leaders/2018/08/30/bitcoin-and-other-cryptocurrencies-are-useless

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Episode 74 – Book Club Special

On this week’s show Matt and Chris discuss their summer holiday reading, in which they got to at least chapter 3 in the following: Be More Pirate The Everything Store The Upstarts The Psychopath Test Alastair Campbell Diaries Volume One The next WB40 Bookclub Book is The Culture Code. You can find more details about […]

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