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New Data Driven Podcast: Donald Farmer Talks Nakatomi Space, Ambiguity, Gatekeepers vs Shopkeepers

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This week on Data Driven, Frank and I are honored to interview Donald Farmer, founder of TreeHive Strategy! In this episode, we talk with Donald Farmer about data, profiting off ambiguity, fish farming, and Die Hard. Oh yeah, and tree houses.

Notable Quotes

Frank talks Star Wars. (1:40)
Donald is more interested in the six-pointers. (6:40)
Donald speaks about archaeology, fish farming, and his famous fish-farming acquaintance. (8:48)
On ambiguity… (14:00)
On probability… (17:15)
Gatekeeper vs. Shopkeeper (18:10)
IT vs Business (24:40)
“Nakatomi Space” (25:49)
Data finds a way. (31:23)
On 9999 + Y2K (35:15)
Fooled by Data (41:25)
On the TreeHive (44:20)
Using Blockchain to fight slavery. (51:00)
On pacifism… (53:04)

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Published Tuesday, June 6, 2017 6:00 AM by andyleonard
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Mandeep said:

Hi, i was trying to subscribe to Data Driven podcast on itunes (Podcast App), when you click on subscribe button, it shows error "Unable to Subscribe - The provided link is not valid podcast."

June 6, 2017 7:52 PM

andyleonard said:

Hi Mandeep,

  Thanks for letting us know. We are looking into it now.


June 7, 2017 11:40 AM

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