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#123: Dan Friedman - COVID-19 Response from the Co-Founder of Thinkful
Breaking Into Startups
Dan Friedman is the Co-Founder of Thinkful, a coding bootcamp that provides online courses Software Engineering, Design and Data Science courses. Dropping out of Yale, Dan is proof that you don't need a college degree or certain qualifications to find your way to success. Thinkful is the first coding bootcamp that came out and created offerings for people impacted by the COVID-19. Listen in to find out more about their initiatives. Another thing Dan emphasized today is the principle of reversibility.
#45 Dan Friedman and Zach Drill on The Neville's Quarter Show
Neville's Quarter Live Show
Recorded on October 17th, 2018. We have a quarter of a band in with Neville’s Quarter today. Together we all make a half, which is nice for a change! The band is normally Zach Drill and the Bits, but for limited spatial reasons we are hanging out with just a drill and one bit today: Zach Driland Dan Friedman . We have constructed a good show for y’all with “Never Stop Singing” (NQ), “Sunny Day Dreams” (ZD), “Grand Theft Heart” (ZD), and “Storybrook Window” (ZD), and to finish “Plenty of Nothing” (NQ). We chose to finish the show with this because it is International Eradication of Poverty Day. May poverty troubles lessen throughout all the world! Donate to a hunger relief program today! Help the poor in whatever you can today.Dan and Zach want you to reach out to them if you are an aspiring recording artist. Studio Z is an extremely well outfitted room, and they know their stuff. Contact for info: firstname.lastname@example.org Hosted by Lex Headley and Brian Moyer.
Episode #31, Google & Yelp Reviews with Dan Friedman
The SpaRetailer Podcast
Dan Friedman from The Hot Tub Store joins us on the podcast to talk about reviews. He was recently interviewed for a story on Yelp, and we talk about that as well as Google reviews. Jeff and Dan’s stores both use Broadly to help them manage reviews, but there are a number of resources, just a few of which we list here. Womply PowerReviews ReviewTec Podium DealerAutomatedReviewsSystem Also, if your interest was piqued like Megan’s, or maybe just your hunger, you can look into sending your customer’s thank you treats from Smitty’s. This episode is sponsored by Bullfrog Spas. Does your spa business offer a customer experience that engages and excites? Bullfrog Spas is the only hot tub manufacturing partner with a program dedicated to retail experience. Power Per Square Foot is a set of customer experience best practices designed to elevate dealership performance. With game-changing products, interactive sales tools, and step-by-step planning guides, Power Per Square Foot by Bullfrog Spas provides the complete package you need to succeed in today’s retail environment. Visit bullfrogspas.com to learn about dealership opportunities today!
Episode 18 - Microphones with Emmett Andrews and Dan Friedman
VO School Podcast
The microphone is the centerpiece of any voice actors studio setup and this week on the VO School Podcast we put this piece of technology front and center.Join us as we geek out about an exalted but often misunderstood piece of technology!Do you need an expensive microphone to be a professional voice actor? How much better is a $3k mic compared to a $200 model? How do you use a microphone to get the best out of it? Do they require maintenance? And how long should a mic last?Joining me this week are Dan Friedman and Emmett Andrews. Dan is an audio engineer, producer, voice talent and author from the mountains of Asheville, NC. With nearly two decades in the voiceover industry, he has produced, directed or provided hisvoice to thousands of audio productions.In 2010 he published SOUND ADVICE- Voiceover From An Audio Engineer's Perspective. Afirst of its kind in the industry, the book covers audio engineering and studio session etiquette asit relates directly to voiceover talent. Emmett’s background includes over 20 years in commercial radio, with much of the time spent in St. Louis and Indianapolis. Additionally, he has worked for Sweetwater as both a Sales Engineer and Tech Support Specialist. He is also a national voice talent, with clients like Dell, Long John Silvers, Spalding, Lexus, and Pandora. He offers technical design services for home studio owners and ad agencies. Emmett currently serves as Production Director for Emmis Communications.
In this episode I talk with Dan Friedman. Dan gives shares stories of his history working with Lisp, including topics such as the power of Lisp, and tips for introducing a language. Our Guest, Dan Friedman Dan’s Faculty Page Conference Announcements Elm Europe will be taking place June 8th and 9th in Paris, France. Visit http://elmeurope.org/ for more information and to register. Erlang User Conference 2017 will be taking place June 8th and 9th in Stockholm, Sweden. Visit http://www.erlang-factory.com/euc2017 for more information and to register. ZuriHac 2017 will be taking place in Zurich on the 9th-11th of June. For more information, and to register visit https://zurihac.info/ Oslo Elm Day is a one-day conference about Elm taking place June 10th in Oslo, Norway. Visit https://osloelmday.no/ for more information and to register. Curry On Barcelona will be taking place June 19-20th. For more information, visit http://www.curry-on.org/2017/. O’Reilly Fluent Conference will be taking place June 19–22, 2017 in San Jose, California. Visit http://www.oreilly.com/pub/cpc/61309 to find out more and to register, and use code USRG for 20% off. EuroClojure will be taking place in Berlin, Germany on July 20th & 21st. Visit http://2017.euroclojure.org/ for more information and to keep updated. BusConf will be taking place the 3rd-5th of August in Frankfurt, Germany. Registration is open, and more information can be found at http://www.bus-conf.org/. The Strange Loop coming! It will be held in St. Louis, MO on September 28-30, 2017 at the Peabody Opera House. To submit your CfP, visit http://thestrangeloop.com/. Open FSharp will be taking place the 28th-29th of September in San Fransisco, California. Visit openfsharp.org for more information and to register. LambdaWorld will be taking place in Cadiz, Spain on October 26th and 27th. For more information visit and to keep updated visit http://www.lambda.world/. If you have a conference related to functional programming, contact me, and I will be happy to announce it. Announcements Some of you have asked how you can support Functional Geekery, in that vein, Functional Geekery now has a Patreon Page. If that is one of the ways you would like to show your support, you can find out more at https://www.patreon.com/fngeekery. Topics [@5:03] About Dan Dan’s early entry into teaching Elliott Organick MAD (Michigan Algorithmic Decoder) language Multics LISP 1.5 Programmer’s Manual Indiana University The Little Lisper origins Selectric Smith Corona PDP-11 Ben Schneiderman Getting Tenure David Wise CONS should not Evaluate its Arguments Mitch Wand Essentials of Programming Languages Kanren Oleg Kiselyov Grasp Bill Cohagan Grope Bob Baron IBM 360 What about Lisp that appeals now and then to Dan Brian Smith Planner Carl Hewitt Eugene Charniak Gerald Sussman Conniver Scheme Report (1975) Higher Order Functions Coda language Bob Filman William Byrd Simplicity as the over arching model miniKanren Prolog Dan’s 60th Birthday Celebration Chung-chieh Shan The Reasoned Schemer Richard Salter Implementing languages from scratch in a couple of evenings Dick Kieburtz Marigold Power of macros in Lisp Matthias Felleisen Building an Operating System in a week Racket Jason Hemann µKanren Advice and tips for teaching Convince students in first two lectures they will be changed 2 or 3 cases max when dealing with recursion Ackermann function Carl Eastlund The Little Prover David Christiansen “Little Book” in the works on dependent types Pie language As always, a giant Thank You goes to David Belcher for the logo design.
Join Mike as he interviews producer, audio engineer, author, and voice talent Dan Friedman. Dan is a man of many talents. With over a decade in the voice-over industry, he has produced, directed, or provided his voice to thousands of audio productions. In 2010 he published a book, SOUND ADVICE - Voiceover From An Audio Engineer's Perspective. A first of its kind in the industry, the book covers audio engineering and studio session etiquette as it relates directly to voiceover talent. Dan continues to write a popular blog at his website, SOUND4VO.com. Dan was chosen to be among the top 10 "Most Influential Voice-Over Writers in 2011" in a Voice123 online survey. He is a home studio coach with Voicebank and Edge Studios and is also a voiceover teacher and coach for the Screen Artists Co-op in Asheville, NC. For more information about this and other episodes head over to mikelenzvoice.com.