Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

381 episodes of Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots since the first episode, which aired on June 11th, 2012.

  • Communication & Collaboration- ShearShare

    May 25th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  49 mins 33 secs

    Chad and Lindsey talk with Courtney & Tye Caldwell, Co-founders of ShearShare, about being founded as remote company, their communication tools and methodologies, interview process, and messaging implementation.

  • Communication & Collaboration - Teikametrics

    May 18th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  47 mins 2 secs

    Chad and Lindsey talk with Alasdair McLean-Foreman, CEO & Founder of Teikametrics, about Teikametrics' guiding principles, Zoom fatigue, rethinking stances on remote work, the value of a peer group, and how retail is adapting during Covid-19.

  • Communication & Collaboration

    May 11th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  39 mins 23 secs

    Chad and Lindsey discuss thoughtbot's methodology & tools for communication and collaboration, both in general and adapting them to a fully remote workplace, the pros and cons of this new environment, and approaching your work with optimism.

  • Product Roadmap - Nurse-1-1

    May 4th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  50 mins 32 secs

    Chad and Lindsey talk with Michael Sheeley, founder & CEO of Nurse-1-1, on learnings from their launch, challenges of building in the health-tech space, their approach to long-term planning, and the future of medicine in a post COVID-19 world.

  • Product Roadmap - ShearShare

    April 27th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  50 mins 44 secs

    Chad and Lindsey talk with Courtney & Tye Caldwell, Co-founders of ShearShare, about the history of the platform, how the beauty industry has been impacted by COVID-19, building yourself as a brand that people can trust, and how their product roadmap has adapted to the changing landscape.

  • Product Roadmap - Teikametrics

    April 20th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  50 mins 44 secs

    Chad and Lindsey talk with Alasdair McLean-Foreman, CEO & Founder of Teikametrics, about the history of the platform, staying focused on the needs of your customers, shifting product requirements to meet your ideal buyer-personas, and their newly-minted formal product roadmap.

  • Product Roadmaps

    April 6th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  41 mins 48 secs

    Chad and Lindsey discuss their experiences around, and the pros and cons of, product road maps.

  • Giant Robots v1

    March 30th, 2020  |  Season 9  |  18 mins 3 secs

    Chad and Lindsey announce Giant Robots' latest evolution as a long-form startup series, following three startups over the course of a year. Throughout the season we will celebrate the wins, learn from the setbacks, explore how they approach high-concept issues, and truly capture the arc of a year in the life of their startup!

  • 357: Sustainable Growth Hacking (Anuj Adhiya)

    March 23rd, 2020  |  Season 8  |  50 mins 54 secs

    Anuj Adhiya, VP of Growth at Jamber, discusses 'growth' vs 'growth hacking', growing value through your north-star metric, A/B testing, and sustainability.

  • 356: Start From the Beginning (Scott Miller)

    February 24th, 2020  |  Season 8  |  46 mins 39 secs

    Scott Miller, CEO of Dragon Innovation and co-founder of Bolt, discusses building out manufacturing from a prototype, sustainability & environmentalism, and working with thoughtbot to validate a software idea.

  • 355: The New Hospitality (Maria Loughlin)

    February 17th, 2020  |  Season 8  |  35 mins 24 secs

    Maria Loughlin, VP of Engineering at Toast, discusses restaurants adaptation to new technology, her approach to building and supporting a team, and providing better business opportunities & education to their clients.

  • 354: Securing Opportunity (Shelly Bell)

    February 10th, 2020  |  Season 8  |  36 mins 11 secs

    Shelly Bell, CEO & Founder of Black Girl Ventures, discusses working to open up your messaging, what makes for a good pitch, and the current state of the investment landscape.

  • 353: Built off of Hustle (Ashlee Ammons & Kerry Schrader)

    February 3rd, 2020  |  Season 8  |  45 mins 4 secs

    Ashlee Ammons & Kerry Schrader, co-founders of Mixtroz, discuss the pain points in attending networking events, building an app from a non-technical / non-entrepreneurial background, and share some of their personal challenges along the way.

  • 352: How Stories Are Told (Matt Daniels)

    January 27th, 2020  |  Season 8  |  39 mins 50 secs

    Matt Daniels, journalist at The Pudding, discusses journalistic editorial funding models, translating ideas through visual communication, their content-creation processes, and measuring 'success' in creative work.

  • 351: The Forecast Calls For Goals

    January 21st, 2020  |  Season 8  |  37 mins 50 secs

    Chad & Lindsey welcome in the new year at thoughtbot, discussing actually having a budget, setting corporate goals, and the rise and fall of 'Use Your Best Judgement' as thoughtbot's principle zero.

  • 350: Beyond Transit (Tiffany Chu)

    January 13th, 2020  |  Season 8  |  31 mins 51 secs

    Tiffany Chu, CEO of Remix, discusses the different entities involved in transportation initiatives, pivoting to service an unanticipated user-group, and utilizing open-source in civic tech.