October 25, 2014
This week, NASA joined audio-sharing platform SoundCloud, attracting more than 25,000 followers with sounds from historic spaceflights and current missions. Classics like “Houston, We’ve Had a Problem,” and “Solar System & Beyond Sounds” are a must.
For those who love to explore the myriad of sounds brought to you by Soundcloud, there are a few accounts we highly recommend you to follow.
1. HBR IdeaCast: Harvard Business Review (HBR) Soundcloud channel that includes discussions between writers on articles published. Includes a discussion on “How Silicon Valley Became Uncool” to “Marc Andreessen and Jim Barksdale on How to Make Money”
2. The Economist: Even the Economist has its own account, with some great reporting. The podcast includes weekly stories like “Why America has been so slow to adopt modern credit-card technology” and “Why video games are so expensive to develop”
3. Startup School: Seth Godin is an American author, entrepreneur, marketer, and public speaker. His podcast contains excerpts of his summer working with entrepreneurs. They include “Raising Money” and “Freelancer or Entrepreneur?“
4. Standford Ecorner: Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Corner offers 3000 free videos and podcasts, featuring entrepreneurship and innovation thought leaders. Speakers include: “Geoff Donaker – The Road to IPO” and “Bob Sutton – Scaling Up Excellence“
5. Lean Startup: A collection of interviews with Lean Startup methodology specialists. From content for beginners like “Lean Startup 101 Featuring Janice Fraser And Sarah Milstein” to more advanced “Where Cloud Infrastructure Meets Lean Startup, sponsored by Rackspace”
6. M24 Entrepreneurs: Monocle’s round-the-clock business radio station. Some great interviews you won’t want to miss.
7. Tech It or Leave It: Tech It Or Leave It is the first tech news show from Simply Syndicated, recorded live. It is a conversational podcast about gadgets and more. They are British and sound drunk but it’s great. It includes “The Best Gadgets of 2013” and “Apple Did $650 Smartphones Years Ago“
8. Fast Company: There are some great gems in this account. They include “Diane Von Furstenberg in Conversation with Jack Dorsey” and “Innovation Uncensored New York 2013: Pharrell Williams“
9. Intelligence Squared: A bit pretentious but great debates nonetheless. The account is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Examples: Money Can’t Buy Happiness and “America’s Drone Campaign Is Both Moral And Effective“
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