Smart Home Show #25: No more dumb sprinklers! Talking smart irrigation with Rachio's Chris Klein

Guest: Rach.io's Chris Klein Is your sprinkler system dumb? Maybe it's time to make it smart. Rachio builds a Wi-Fi connected sprinkler/irrigation controller and we talk to Chris Klein about the product, what this means and get a little of the story behind this Colorado based startup. You can find out more about Rachio at www.rach.io Subscribe to more Smart Home Show at www.technology.fm/thesmarthomeshow/
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NextMarket Podcast #91: Getting Paid As Expert Online With Clarity.FM's Dan Martell

Guest: Dan Martell, CEO of Clarity.FM This is part two in our look at the future of work. If you're a consultant, freelancer, analyst, or someone who charges by the hour for their expertise, you should listen to this podcast. Things are changing as new marketplaces enable folks with deep expertise to connect with those who are willing to pay for it and charge down to the minute for this knowledge. You can learn more about Clarity.FM at, you guessed it, www.clarity.fm You can listen to more NextMarket Podcast - and find out where to subscribe - atwww.technology.fm/nextmarketpodcast/ Follow Mike on...
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NextMarket Podcast #90: Future of Work Part 1: Online Work Marketplaces w/Gary Swart

Guest: Gary Swart Up until a month or so ago, Gary Swart led the largest online work marketplace company in oDesk. After helping complete the merger with his biggest rival, eLance, Gary is now becoming a venture capitalist. We catch up with Gary to learn what he's observed about the world of online work and work marketplaces. We talk about the changing nature of work, how oDesk pivoted it its early days, and how the online work marketplace business looks today vs. a decade ago. You can find oDesk at www.odesk.com You can listen to more NextMarket podcasts and subscribe atwww.technology.fm/#/nextmarketpodcast/...
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#89: A Look at the PotTech Landscape with Steep Hill's Dave Lampach

 Guest: Dave Lampach of Steep Hill Halent.While Mike doesn't use pot, he's been fascinated to watch the unfolding of a new legal market for it in his home state of Washington after voters approved the legal sale of pot at retail in 2012.So when he was pitched a chat with Steep Hill's CEO Dave Lampach, he said why not? After all, there's a good chance legal market will be a multibillion market in the coming years, and there's a gold rush in terms of new VC and investor money pouring into the pot-tech space.You can find out more about Steep...
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#88: Talking Byliner & The Hard Road For Publishing Startups With Richard Nash

Guest: Richard NashThis week Mike visits with Richard Nash to hear about some of the difficulties Byliner, one of the most high profile publishing startups of recent years, faced as the company sees most of its senior management leave in the last few weeks. We also talk about the broader book publishing business and Richard makes a prediction about Amazon's future.Mike also catches you up on what he's been up to (and why it's been a month since he's had a podcast) and tells you about a new podcast he and a few friends are trying out looking at the...
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#87: Talking Podcasts & MommyCast with Paul Vogelzang

Guest: Paul Vogelzang You may not know this, but back in the early 2000s the Treasury Department started a podcast. The person behind that effort was Paul Vogelzang. But this conversation isn't about that podcast, but instead about the hugely successful Mommycast Paul helped create with his with wife Gretchen and her friend Paige Heninger. We talk about those early days and working with Adam Curry, the rise of the show and its success with advertisers like Proctor and Gamble, all the way to the end of the show and where Paul, Gretchen and Paige are up to now. If...
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#86: A conversation with Howard Lindzon

Guest: Howard Lindzon Howard is an interesting guy. From being one of the first (maybe ever?) to sell a podcast creation (Wallstrip) for millions of dollars, to the founding of Stocktwits, a company which harnesses collective social knowledge to help people better invest, to his numerous investments in social media and tech companies, Howard has lots of stories to tell. You can find out more about Howard at www.howardlindzon.com/ You can listen to most NextMarket Podcasts at:www.technology.fm/nextmarketpodcast/
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#85: A talk with makers of Cue, a device for at-home, smartphone-connected lab tests

It's been busy over here at NextMarket headquarters (as evidenced by the lack of podcasts the last two weeks), but we found time this week to talk to an interesting startup called Cue, which is making a deep health tracker. What does that mean? With this $149 device(presale price)that connects to your iPhone, you can now check your vitamin D levels, fertility, testosterone levels and whether you have the flu. You can find out more about Cue at www.cue.me You can listen to more NextMarket Podcasts at:www.technology.fm/nextmarketpodcast/
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Smart Home Show #10: Liat Ben-Zur of the AllSeen Alliance

Guest: Liat Ben-Zur

Liat Ben-Zur is the Chairman, Board of Directors, for the AllSeen Alliance. The AllSeen Alliance is a consortium that is developing an open source software framework for the Internet of Things.

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#84: Becoming a Rainmaker with Copyblogger's Brian Clark

In this episode, I catch up with Brian Clark. Brian launched Copyblogger media as a personal blog with $1000 in seed capital, and has since grown the company to a multimillion dollar company and one of the most influential blogs and media companies looking at marketing and web publishing.
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