Scott Hanselman

This Developer's Life 1.1.2 - Drive

January 29, '11 Comments [4] Posted in Podcast
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12-Lead In this episode of This Developer's Life Scott and Rob talk to 4 entrepreneurs about the risks they take, and what's happened as a result. Dave Neilsen, Tom Preston-Werner, and Nate and Niki Kohari.

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In this episode we talk to 4 entrepreneurs about the risks they've taken - and what's happened to them because of it:

  • Dave Neilsen tells us about working only for himself and what sleeping on a couch in a basement storeroom feels like
  • Tom Preston-Werner talks to us about founding Github and turning down $300,000 from Microsoft
  • Nate and Niki Kohari talks to us about starting up, and then selling, a tech company while being married

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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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    Tuesday, February 01, 2011 1:43:15 PM UTC
    Scott, Does this podcast have PDF Transcripts available like Hanselminutes?
    Tuesday, February 01, 2011 6:11:02 PM UTC
    Not yet, but we are working on it.
    Friday, February 04, 2011 1:21:58 AM UTC
    My biggest fear with this podcast is that Scott will start picking the music. Lady Gaga mash-ups rule. Nine Inch Nails rules. I'm from Soviet Canuskistan so I wasn't familiar with the This American Life format, so it took me a few episodes to get it. I now love this podcast. It has replaced EconTalk as my favorite podcast. (I'm serious; I like economics.)
    Sunday, February 06, 2011 10:16:42 AM UTC
    The background score is really good.. being homeless is really bad, and technically being homeless is real bad.
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