Danny In The Valley

Danny In The Valley

After more than a decade in London, Danny Fortson returns to Silicon Valley to meet the techies trying to change the world - and make loads of money while doing it.


Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
Udacity’s Sebastian Thrun: “A watershed moment for online education” 00:53:55 2020-05-29 04:00
NFX’s James Currier: “The end of the social media ice age” 00:36:55 2020-05-22 04:00
Inrupt’s John Bruce “The web we could have” 00:40:14 2020-05-15 04:00
Curative’s Fred Turner: “A million tests a week” 00:44:31 2020-05-08 04:00
Mojo Vision's Steve Sinclair: “Tech in your eye” 00:40:25 2020-05-01 04:00
Moneyball's Michael Lewis: “The Trump Death Clock” 00:28:18 2020-04-29 04:00
Lean Startup's Eric Ries: "The cavalry is not coming" 00:35:39 2020-04-24 04:00
Special Episode: Stories of our times - could tech giants get us out of lockdown? 00:27:02 2020-04-23 11:45
AI Now's Meredith Whitaker: "Exploitation by design" 00:41:58 2020-04-17 04:00
Agility Robotics’ Damion Shelton: “Legs over wheels” 00:44:51 2020-04-15 21:38
10x Genomics’ Serge Saxonov: "Never has so much brainpower been focussed on one problem" 00:35:32 2020-04-10 04:00
Zipline’s Keller Rinaudo: “Teleporting medicines” 00:26:53 2020-04-03 07:58
NYU's Paul Romer: “Killing people or killing the economy” 00:35:04 2020-03-27 04:00
Fifty Years‘ Seth Bannon: “When a bear chases you into a tree, how do you get down?" 00:25:09 2020-03-26 06:00
Coronavirus Special: Dr John Ioannidis: "Minimal evidence, monumental decisions" 00:44:21 2020-03-20 04:00
Stephen Levy: "Peak Facebook" 00:55:36 2020-03-13 05:45
Beeflow's Matias Viel: "Building better bees" 00:43:59 2020-03-06 04:00
Stanford’s Matthew Jackson: “You’re not as popular as you think” 00:48:07 2020-02-28 04:00
Expensify's David Barrett: “Any good idea has to sound bad” 00:56:14 2020-02-21 04:00
Shorter's Alex Soojung-Kim Pang: "Arguing for the four-day work week” 00:47:24 2020-02-14 04:00
Virgin Galactic’s George Whitesides: “Democratising space” 00:29:06 2020-02-07 06:04
Zeus Living's Kulveer Taggar: "The Greek god of corporate housing" 00:49:07 2020-01-31 04:00
Fifty Years’ Seth Bannon: “Passing the Mr. Burns test” 00:45:25 2020-01-24 04:00
Caliva's Dennis O'Malley: "We're simple farmers - of cannabis" 00:57:34 2020-01-17 12:00
Socos Labs' Vivienne Ming: “I want to build better people” 01:17:23 2020-01-10 04:00
Atari’s Al Alcorn: “The dog who caught the car” 01:08:40 2019-12-20 04:01
Tulip's Tom Harries: "Ashes to airmail" 00:46:30 2019-12-20 04:00
Openwater's Mary Lou Jepson: "Telepathy is inevitable" 00:58:46 2019-12-13 04:00
Pinscreen's Hao Li: "Deepfakes have been democratised 00:33:44 2019-12-06 16:29
Square Roots' Kimbal Musk: “Working in tech was like chewing sawdust” 00:47:36 2019-11-29 07:44
Lily.ai’s Purva Gupta: “Why do these shorts make me sad?” 00:52:52 2019-11-22 04:00
Humm’s Iain McIntyre and Tim Fiori: “A brain-enhancement subscription” 00:42:47 2019-11-15 04:00
Stratechery's Ben Thompson: "Apple's App Store is textbook anti-competitive" 00:38:07 2019-11-08 04:01
Microsoft's Brad Smith: "Orwell's 1984 was a warning" 00:49:39 2019-11-08 04:00
Atari's Nolan Bushnell: "I started tinkering in third grade and never stopped" 00:51:36 2019-11-02 03:39
Ben Horowitz: "Jeff Bezos should be more like Genghis Khan” 00:45:38 2019-11-01 08:06
Stuart Russell: “When machines become smarter than us, there will be no 'reset' button” 01:03:20 2019-10-25 04:01
Lilium's Daniel Wiegand: "Flying hairdryers" 00:43:01 2019-10-25 04:00
Prellis Biologics’ Melanie Matheu: “Lab-grown kidneys" 00:42:17 2019-10-18 06:26
We're back! Season 4 launch 00:02:13 2019-10-16 22:54
An Update, and other pod news 00:02:10 2019-07-19 07:00
Introducing The Pivot 00:01:46 2019-07-06 08:51
Andreessen Horowitz's Scott Kupor: "Sand Hill Road 'frenemies'" 00:39:01 2019-07-05 04:00
Center for Human Technology’s Tristan Harris: “Tech’s inconvenient truth” 00:36:46 2019-06-28 03:00
LabGenius' James Field: "The dawn of super-humans" 00:20:17 2019-06-21 07:00
Sila Nanotechnologies' Gene Berdichevsky: “The million-mile battery” 00:51:24 2019-06-14 04:00
Yelp's Jeremy Stoppelman: "15 years battling Google" 00:51:34 2019-06-07 04:00
Five questions with.... Andreessen Horowitz's Angela Strange 00:33:11 2019-05-31 04:00
Mr Nice's Neil Mahapatra: "Every mammal can get high" 00:43:24 2019-05-24 04:00
Kai Fu Lee: "AI isn't biased, humans are" 00:37:05 2019-05-17 04:00
Blue Zones' Dan Buettner: "Fine-tuning the human machine" 00:45:23 2019-05-10 16:23
Apeiron’s Christian Angermayer: "Magic mushrooms' long, strange trip" 00:44:26 2019-05-03 04:00
Esther Wojcicki: “Kids do what you do, not what you say” 00:50:31 2019-04-27 10:56
GoCardless' Hiroki Takeuchi: "We thought about quitting once a week" 00:38:16 2019-04-26 04:00
Clara Foods' Arturo Elizondo: "Eggs - without the chicken" 00:34:22 2019-04-19 04:00
Arch Mission Foundation’s Nova Spivack: “Humanity's billion-year backup” 00:38:10 2019-04-12 04:00
UC Berkeley's Alison Gopnik: "Babies are the ultimate supercomputers" 00:44:26 2019-04-05 04:00
Humu's Laszlo Bock: "Nudge, nudge" 00:40:00 2019-03-29 05:00
Dr Phyllis Gardner, Stanford professor and Theranos critic: "I'll only really feel good if she's convicted" 00:41:33 2019-03-22 04:00
Troy Carter: "There was no Plan B" 01:05:16 2019-03-15 05:30
Jon Vlassopulos: "We're all nano-influencers" 00:52:02 2019-03-08 04:00
BeeFlow's Matias Viel: "Bionic Bees" 00:40:52 2019-03-01 04:00
Renee DiResta: "Information gone haywire" 00:57:05 2019-02-22 04:00
Patreon's Jack Conte: “People used to pay for things” 00:43:35 2019-02-15 04:00
Academia.edu's Richard Price: "The end of the paywall" 00:51:24 2019-02-08 04:00
Uber's Mark Moore: "Don't call them flying cars" 00:28:36 2019-02-01 06:00
Five questions with... Benedict Evans 00:46:15 2019-01-25 04:00
Credit Karma's Nichole Mustard: "Self-driving finance" 00:45:40 2019-01-18 04:00
DoNotPay's Josh Browder: "Your very own robot lawyer” 00:39:27 2019-01-11 04:00
Y Combinator's Michael Seibel: "Stupidity or genius" 00:52:45 2018-12-21 06:30
Pioneer's Daniel Gross: “Everything big starts small” 00:49:04 2018-12-14 04:00
Chargepoint's Pat Romano: "Hiding in plain sight" 00:45:26 2018-12-07 17:10
Five Questions with... Tim Draper 00:50:11 2018-11-30 06:00
IndieBio’s Arvind Gupta: “Recoding life” 00:40:11 2018-11-23 04:00
Houseparty’s Ben Rubin and Sima Sistani: “An epidemic of loneliness” 00:52:32 2018-11-16 15:58
Five Questions with... Louis Hyman 00:27:57 2018-11-09 05:00
Index Ventures' Danny Rimer and Jan Hammer: "Quinoa-bots and sneaker heads" 00:43:27 2018-11-02 05:00
89up's Mike Harris: "Hiding in plain sight" 00:26:12 2018-10-26 05:01
Mick Batyske: "DJing is like angel investing" 00:44:26 2018-10-26 05:00
Naveen Jain: "Moon babies and optional illness" 00:42:48 2018-10-19 05:00
Longevity Fund’s Laura Deming: “Age is a disease” 00:43:32 2018-10-12 05:00
Former Google PR chief Jessica Powell: "Light-sabre aerobics" 00:44:04 2018-10-05 09:17
Lambda School's Austen Allred: "Go to university - if you can pay for it in cash" 00:43:05 2018-10-05 01:00
Five Questions with... Amazon's former chief scientist Andreas Weigend 00:59:10 2018-09-28 05:00
Babylon Health's Ali Parsa: "A doctor in your pocket" 00:32:13 2018-09-21 17:38
Five Questions with.... Adam Fisher 00:48:15 2018-08-03 05:00
HVMN's Geoff Woo and Brianna Stubbs: "Metabolic Dominance" 00:45:22 2018-07-27 23:03
Calm's Michael Acton Smith: "Dopamine-frazzled zombies" 00:46:43 2018-07-20 05:00
Five Questions with... Jason Calacanis - PART 2 00:40:06 2018-07-17 21:56
Five Questions with... Jason Calacanis - PART 1 00:54:09 2018-07-13 05:00
Color Genomics’ Othman Laraki: “A crystal ball for cancer” 00:47:17 2018-07-06 05:00
What3words' Chris Sheldrick: "Driver, take me to 'Table Chair Spoon'" 00:37:45 2018-06-29 05:00
WeTransfer's Damien Bradfield: "The future of the paid Internet" 00:38:30 2018-06-22 05:00
EVelozcity's Stefan Krause: "Skateboards, top hats and the future of the car" 00:44:50 2018-06-15 05:00
Boris Sofman: "Engineering emotion" 00:41:45 2018-06-08 05:00
Five Questions with... cyber-security expert Dan Woods 00:32:50 2018-06-01 05:01
Beyond Meat's Ethan Brown: "Burger 2.0" 00:47:26 2018-06-01 05:00
Sir Richard Branson: "Moon hotels" 00:47:10 2018-05-25 05:00
Jaron Lanier: "The bummer machine" 00:41:40 2018-05-18 05:00
PlateJoy’s Christina Bognet: “Healthy-eating algorithms” 00:44:55 2018-05-11 09:10
SPECIAL: Inside the world of Esports 00:34:52 2018-05-04 05:00
TheBoardlist's Sukhinder Singh Cassidy: "Women are the new unicorns" 00:38:19 2018-04-27 05:00
Five Questions with.... NYU's Scott Galloway 00:20:37 2018-04-20 05:01
Vicarious founder Scott Phoenix: "Humanity's last invention" 00:38:27 2018-04-20 05:00
Bill Gates: "The report card of humanity" 00:43:38 2018-04-13 05:00
Zipline's Keller Rinaudo: "Blood from the sky" 00:27:56 2018-04-06 05:00
Five questions with... Benedict Evans 00:45:56 2018-03-30 05:00
Former Facebook executive Antonio Garcia Martinez: "A gaping wound of data" 00:29:57 2018-03-23 05:01
Ethereum’s Joe Lubin: “Building a crypto-Google” 00:30:18 2018-03-23 05:00
Groupon founder Andrew Mason: “I may not be Jeff Bezos or Jesus Christ, but I've done ok” 00:38:38 2018-03-16 05:00
Sophia Mahfooz: “It’s torture or an adventure, depending on your perspective’” 00:50:18 2018-03-09 04:00
Stripe's Patrick Collison: "I'm petrified of getting too confident" 00:42:27 2018-03-02 05:00
AirBnb's Brian Chesky: "We're the David to the hotel industry Goliath" 00:45:03 2018-02-23 16:45
SENS Foundation’s Aubrey de Grey: “You may live for a million years” 00:44:05 2018-02-16 05:00
Hooked’s Prerna Gupta and Parag Chordia: “We went from zero to 40 million users" 00:40:32 2018-02-09 17:12
Finless Foods’ Mike Selden: “We brew fish meat” 00:39:57 2018-02-02 05:00
Tim O'Reilly: "It's our brains that are being hacked" 00:39:54 2018-01-26 05:00
Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales: "I have this crazy idea that people will pay for free news" 00:35:04 2018-01-19 05:00
ROBOTS SPECIAL: Inside the rise of the machines 00:38:16 2017-12-09 19:30
Trulia founder Pete Flint: “Either the world was ending, or we had an opportunity” 00:42:43 2017-12-02 20:00
Comma.ai's George Hotz: "Computers don't get drunk" 00:26:08 2017-11-25 19:30
Baroness Beeban Kidron: "Kids are more than clickbait" 00:36:53 2017-11-18 19:30
Tanium’s Orion Hindawi: “This is a snake-oil industry” 00:32:00 2017-11-11 19:30
Martha Lane Fox: “A Geneva Convention for the web” 00:41:59 2017-11-04 19:30
NYU's Scott Galloway: "Being an innovator doesn't make you Jesus" 00:38:38 2017-10-28 19:30
SPECIAL: inside the cryptocurrency craze 00:33:35 2017-10-21 19:30
Scribd’s Trip Adler: “In the future, we won’t buy or own anything.” 00:35:53 2017-10-14 19:30
Lightspeed’s Jeremy Liew: “People aren’t sneaking out of class to sext” 00:39:35 2017-10-07 19:30
Twitter co-founder Ev Williams: “You’re selling attention” 00:36:29 2017-09-30 19:30
Plenty's Matt Barnard: "You’re eating year-old apples” 00:35:29 2017-09-23 19:30
Plug and Play's Saeed Amidi: "We invest a little money, then pray a lot" 00:39:27 2017-09-16 19:30
Uber's Frances Frei: "Culture can kill a company, full stop" 00:38:10 2017-09-09 19:30
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer: "Make Data Great Again" 00:33:32 2017-09-02 19:30
Marc Andreessen: "Darwin has kicked in" 00:47:00 2017-08-26 19:30
SPECIAL: inside Silicon Valley's quest to defeat ageing 00:44:21 2017-08-19 19:30
Boxed.com's Chieh Huang: “1999 called, they want their business model back” 00:41:27 2017-08-12 19:30
Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff: "You just bankrupted the company." 00:43:07 2017-08-05 19:30
Pullstring CEO Oren Jacob: “Alexa, order me 100 gallons of chocolate ice cream” 00:52:32 2017-07-29 19:30
Headspace CEO Rich Pierson: ”This is my business partner, the ex-Buddhist monk.” 00:36:43 2017-07-22 19:30
Evernote founder Phil Libin: “I sold my first company for $500” 00:37:33 2017-07-16 10:12
Planet CEO Will Marshall: "We swept the leaves out of the garage and started building satellites" 00:33:04 2017-07-08 19:30
True Ventures' Jon Callaghan: 'You've got to fail with class' 00:44:44 2017-07-01 19:30
Thumbtack CEO Marco Zappacosta: "We got 42 'no's' before we got a 'yes'" 00:36:55 2017-06-24 19:30
Mitch and Freada Kapor: "Uber is a seven-foot tall 12-year old" 00:34:21 2017-06-17 19:30
Slack co-founder Cal Henderson: 'Email is the cockroach of the Internet' 00:35:22 2017-06-10 19:30
Hyperloop's Dirk Ahlborn: “The moon landing of transport” 00:57:28 2017-06-03 19:30
Meta AR's Ryan Pamplin: "The end of the flatties" 00:49:40 2017-05-27 19:30
Jason Calacanis: "A cacophony of idiots" 00:43:53 2017-05-20 19:30
Comet Labs' Saman Farid: "Let's be friends with the robots" 00:44:12 2017-05-12 16:45