21 episodes

More than a Refresh is a new podcast dedicated to learning about data and the people behind it through lively conversation, diverse topics, and engaging guest speakers. We explore professional trends within the ecosystem including trouble spots, privacy, equity, democratization, and future directions. Listen wherever you get your podcasts.

More than a refresh: A podcast about data and the people who wrangle it Joshua Drake

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

More than a Refresh is a new podcast dedicated to learning about data and the people behind it through lively conversation, diverse topics, and engaging guest speakers. We explore professional trends within the ecosystem including trouble spots, privacy, equity, democratization, and future directions. Listen wherever you get your podcasts.

    AgData: Tom Michaels, Co-Founder @ Open Source Seed Initiative

    AgData: Tom Michaels, Co-Founder @ Open Source Seed Initiative

    Welcome to the second episode in our AgData series of More Than a Refresh, where JD sits down for a second time with Tom Michaels, Co-Founder @ Open Source Seed Initiative and Horticultural Science Professor at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Listen in as they discuss industrial hemp in all its glories: legislation and economics, how hemp could save the US water system, and why it's always important to have a fire extinguisher on your combine.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Episode 17: Tom Michaels, Co-Founder @ Open Source Seed Initiative

    Episode 17: Tom Michaels, Co-Founder @ Open Source Seed Initiative

    Welcome to episode 17 of More Than a Refresh, where JD sits down with Tom Michaels, Co-Founder @ Open Source Seed Initiative and Horticultural Science Professor at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities. Listen in as they discuss copyleft, the hallmarks of healthy open-source communities, the value of diversity, and DNA as source code. 

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode 16: Jeff Mains, CEO @ Intelligent Contacts & CEO @ Champion Leadership Group

    Episode 16: Jeff Mains, CEO @ Intelligent Contacts & CEO @ Champion Leadership Group

    Welcome to episode 16 of More Than a Refresh, where JD sits down with Jeff Mains, five-time founder and current CEO @ Intelligent Contacts and CEO @ Champion Leadership Group. Listen in as they discuss solving real problems for real people, idea validation, succession planning, and why ideas without passion will lead to failure.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Bonus Episode: Andrés Arrieta, Director Consumer Privacy Engineering @ Electronic Frontier Foundation

    Bonus Episode: Andrés Arrieta, Director Consumer Privacy Engineering @ Electronic Frontier Foundation

    Welcome to a bonus episode of More than a Refresh, where JD sits down with Andrés Arrieta, Director Consumer Privacy Engineering @ EFF. Listen in as they pick up where they left off in their last conversation, chatting about the price of convenience, the complexities of  children being online, and the inherent dangers of passing legislation without understanding the technology behind the laws.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 15: Jacque Istok, Vice President, Data at VMware

    Episode 15: Jacque Istok, Vice President, Data at VMware

    Welcome to episode 15 of More Than a Refresh, where JD sits down with Jacque Istok, Vice President, Data at VMware. Listen in as they discuss closed source giants, why Postgres is the Linux of databases, and the politics of the rental housing market.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Episode 14: Ned Lilly, President & CEO of xTuple

    Episode 14: Ned Lilly, President & CEO of xTuple

    Welcome to episode 14 of More Than a Refresh, where JD sits down with Ned Lilly, President & CEO of xTuple. Listen in as they discuss ERPs, innovation vs. acquisition as growth strategy, and why there's more to xTuple's name than you may realize.

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

radioestes ,

Crucial content

Love the interviews! 🚀🦊🚀🦊

SavPoi ,

Great show

Love the episodes and content 🦊❤️

EllieB_18 ,

A breath of fresh air

This show is great. It really stands out in an ocean of "Another Data Show" type podcasts. Wonderful work Joshua!

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