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Thought Stack: Design Principles, Mental Models, & Cognitive Biases

Sep 12, 2017

This podcast is about a genius reflecting on what it means to be a genius...that's pretty FREAKIN' cool!

Hey Thought Stackers, you're in for a treat. Today we have Jimmy Soni, author of A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age, joining us on the cast.

Today You'll Learn Five Things: 

  1. Claude...


Aug 25, 2017

Hey Thought Stackers!

We have a special episode, today we have one of the most inspiring people I’ve met, Mark Lakeman.

I met Mark a few years ago at the Lightning in a Bottle festival where he covered many of the topics you’re about to hear on this cast.

Portland has been in the midst of a total renaissance and...


Aug 3, 2017

When you hear the term Artificial Intelligence, what’s image pops in your mind? Is it a Terminator-style doomsday scenario or maybe a bit more optimistic?

For this Book Short, we are covering The Essential Turing by Alan Turing.

To help us make sense of the book, we've brought in AI expert, Dr. Shalini Ananda, who...


Aug 1, 2017

Learn the secrets of personal growth hacking:

  1. Part One: The Experiment List - What do you want to achieve in the next five years?
  2. Part Two: The Pipeline - You list of experiments you're actively testing.
  3. Part Three: The Experiment Journal - Track what works and what doesn't.

For a detailed breakdown of this episode...


Jul 28, 2017

Scott Hartley [Author, VC, past Facebook & Google] shares why the liberal arts will rule the digital world.

In this episode, you'll learn three things:

  1. Why being number 2 might be more valuable than being number 1.
  2. Why it's important to have a diversity of thought in the tech industry.
  3. Why we should be taking a more...