Show #34 | GLAZED Conf and Kyle Ellicott

Interview with Kyle Ellicott, Founder of the Stained Glass Labs Incubator

A better picture of Kyle Ellicott

Kyle is an acomplished entreprenuer and jokingly says all he had to do to start his incubator was: “sign a piece of paper, call a few people and boom it happened!”.

Everybody in the SF Area check out the GLAZED conference happening on SEPTEMBER 28-30, 2013.

Glazed Conference Logo

Here are some of the interview questions:

  • Will wearable technology always need my smartphone?
  • Do you think we will get to the point of a Brain-Computer interface being mainstream?
  • Do you envision Bitcoin intersecting with wearable technology?
  • Battery life / energy harvesting
  • When you’re looking at startup teams, are you more concerned with the idea and story, or things they’ve already been able to execute?
  • Does outsourcing turn you off when looking at startups?
  • What is the most ridiculous “slide ware” you’ve ever seen?
  • If somebody wanted to pitch to you, what would be the best approach?
  • Did you go to college? if so did it prepare you for what you’re doing today?
  • Who is one person who really influenced, your “Hero”?

    Ron Conway, Warren Buffett, Jim Cramer, Kyle’s Father and Grandfather

    (Cramer’s book: Confessions of a Street Addict)
  • Call to action for anything you are excited about?

Contact info for kyle:
Stained Glass Labs Incubator

After the interview Merrick shares a registration for which we talked about in the last episode:

Sign up for codepub today!

Music: DC Breaks, Skism – Killer Ft. Dee Freer (Tantrum Desire Remix)

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Show #29 | Glitches In Sam’s Homeless Matrix

Show Notes:
This week we talk BitCoin, QuadCopters, Tech Company subpoena woes, and good office culture. Also there is a major glitch in Sam’s Matrix:

Music: Orkidea – Unity (Solarstone Pure Mix)

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Show #26 | Whisper Tap

This week Ben and Merrick interview Michael Dominic and ask him all the hard questions.

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Show #18 | Stop Chewing on My Electric

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Sam’s new service:

& why we need it
XKCD Comic 949

ATM side-channel attack contributed by our favorite listener Neal:

Catch-up on our life doings, Merrick: Drupal 7, Sam: Motion Graphics, Ben: JavaBeans & JSP (Java Server Pages).

Merrick was confused about the Das Keyboard being able to switch layouts & having a trainer (internal to the keyboard), if you know of a keyboard that can do this please email us at @packets

Sam tells us about his new GSpot:

Ben’s Asus Eee PC SSD upgrade debacle (ram easy, hard drive hard)

The dreaded SSD “write cliff”:

Ben’s thumb drive ISO boot adventure:

Bunny! Stop Chewing on My Electric!

Show #13 | This may break your iThing

iOSDevCamp coverage, recorded July 25, 2011

Official Website:
- 4Sight:
- Real Money Slots:
- Mashboard
- RMS used for icons
- Google+ and why it’s so much better than Facebook

Bitcoin Cents:
- Neal mentions: The attacks we covered last week are “Probably not a problem” according to this wiki page

- Fail depth is level 2 :)


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