Scott Hanselman

Hanselminutes Podcast 144 - Week Three in South Africa - Ntombenhle

January 2, '09 Comments [12] Posted in Africa | Podcast | Programming
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My one-hundred-and-forty-fourth podcast is up. Scott's on holiday in South Africa with his family this month. Rather than doing repeats or "best of" shows, Scott's doing man-on-the-street interviews and uploading them over cell phone. In this episode, Scott talks to his Wife, Ntombenhle, an MBA and Homemaker from Zimbabwe.

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Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. He is a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.

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Friday, 02 January 2009 05:35:35 UTC
Have a Happy New year to you and your Family.
Regards,Vivek.
Vivek Halapeti
Monday, 05 January 2009 03:00:59 UTC
Great interview Scott. I would have been interested in your wife's insight into the current Zim crisis.
Dave
Monday, 05 January 2009 05:14:11 UTC
I really enjoyed this podcast. Thanks to both of you for sharing.
Brian Boatright
Monday, 05 January 2009 09:30:09 UTC
I've really enjoyed these series of podcasts and it's provided a fascinating insight into another culture. Thanks for putting it all together and for arranging the interviews with your guests.

You are a lucky man to have such an intelligent and thoughtful wife.

All the best for 2009
Hardeep Virdee
Monday, 05 January 2009 16:15:09 UTC
Best. show. ever :-)

Have a happy new year.

Best regards.
Monday, 05 January 2009 16:25:59 UTC
Really good show. I occasionally listen to the technical shows - when time allows - but this was a must listen. Thanks to both of you.
Monday, 05 January 2009 17:49:48 UTC
Thanks for the podcast. Quick question: What does "small wife" mean?

Cheers.
mnrp
Tuesday, 06 January 2009 02:03:50 UTC
I thought your series of podcasts while on holidays most enlightening. From Australia we are not exposed to what countries such as South Africa are going through. This podcast was great to listen to because you could hear what your wife thinks of her transition from South Africa to America.

On a side note after listening to this I went back and listened to the podcast of you and your dad. That was a good interview!

Interview your brother - that would be good.

Cheers
Malcolm
Tuesday, 06 January 2009 05:04:31 UTC
Scott,

didn't pay my subscription this month so haven't been online. just seen who you are talking to on this podcast and wanted to say thanks to you both. haven't heard it yet, but thanks.
jake
Friday, 09 January 2009 05:21:18 UTC
Dude!!! great podcast!!!
So when are we going to hear what it is like being married to ubergeek??? COMMUNITY SUPPORT ME HERE!!!
jake
Thursday, 15 January 2009 14:43:12 UTC
Hi Scott - another message of thanks for sharing .
Chris
Wednesday, 21 January 2009 18:58:28 UTC
Scotth, these are great blogposts and podcasts from South Africa. Particularly this was a good discussion with Mo, where the two of you deconstruct the cultural differences in behavior and what the underlying thoughts and assumptions are. Although this was not one of your technical podcasts, it is still extremely pertinent to the business world, which requires understanding the behavior and expectations of customers and coworkers from around the world. Thanks, as always, for your hard work and insight.
Elena
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