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Smash Notes

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I summarized a million podcasts. You can find all the notes on or listen to this podcast and get the best bits in your ears. Rock on!

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The best in Smash Notes feed on April 8, 2020

April 8th, 2020


Latest from the front lines of Smash Notes feed, your one stop show for new delightful pieces of knowledge, extracted out of your favorite podcasts, …

What's going on with the world today?

March 19th, 2020


Hey listeners, another day, another day. Lucky you've got Smash Notes!

This is a quick summary of this Sunday's newsletter, covering:

- Chamath and …

How to make a billion dollars, the Coronavirus panic, Jason Calacanis and Scott Galloway go head to head, family of 4 living out of a van and more.

March 13th, 2020



This is a short summary of what you would find in the Smash Notes newsletter this week. Please take a look at the full newsletter for all the …

Best of Last Year, plus My Favorites!

January 1st, 2020


Top 3 podcast episodes of 2019 by engagement


#1 - My Dad Wrote a Porno

Also, the story for how Smash Notes become a porno hit.

#2 - Sleep is your super power with Matt …

Management and Storytelling lessons from Tony Fadell - Tim Ferris Show #403

December 24th, 2019


Oh hello there, old friend. Smash Notes podcast is back in business! 

Taking notes is a tedious process, and however much I like to give you the best …

Special interview with Mubashar Iqbal, Product Hunt Maker of the Year for 2016 and founder of Pod Hunt, WILL ROBOTS TAKE MY JOB, plus 80 other projects.

September 20th, 2019


Mubashar Iqbal is a developer, dad, and a maker who just cannot stop creating products on the internet.  He is the guy behind Pod Hunt, Product News, Practical MVP and quite literally, 80 other projects. Some of them …

Tim Ferris Interview with Charles Koch of Koch Industries

September 12th, 2019


Charles Koch is a billionaire, political donor, philanthropist,  and the CEO of Koch Industries. In this Tim Ferris Interview with Charles Koch, he …

Paul Graham talks about Y Combinator (back in 2009)

September 11th, 2019


Today, Y Combinator is a runaway success. Having created $100B+ in valuations and almost 100 startups valued at over $100M each, Y Combinator is now …

What's the $400 problem and why are Americans paying loan sharks instead of buying vegetables?

September 10th, 2019


Hustlin’ Tech is a new show from a16z. It feels a bit like blatant promotion for A16Z startups, but if you read between the lines, it's also full of …

Eric Ries on Toxic founder image and Marc Nager on startups in small town Colorado

September 9th, 2019


Why don't the founders in Silicon Valley ask for help? The answer is "Toxic Founder Image", and the desire, the need to constantly maintain a …

Stewart Alsop III explores the life in Silicon Valley through a conversation between Peter Thiel and Eric Weinstein - July 26, 2019

July 26th, 2019


Today's Smash Notes is brought to you by Stewart Alsop III. He is the host of Crazy Wisdom podcast where he explores creativity, stress and spirituality. Stewart grew up in Silicon Valley but found it too much of a …

My dad wrote a porno, startups and happiness, teaching kids about consent. - July 19, 2019

July 19th, 2019


Thank you for subscribing to Smash Notes weekly. 
You can find all the segments mentioned in this episode right here - Smash Notes - Top Podcasts for 2019 - Week 29


~ In this episode ~
* Why are people searching for …

Existential dread, screen time, drugs and venture capital - July 10, 2019

July 11th, 2019


Thank you for subscribing to Smash Notes podcast. This week's episode is one of the best to date.
Here is what's included.

  • Happiness: Sahil …

Vaccines and Healthcare in America - July 1, 2019

July 3rd, 2019


In this episode of Smash Notes I am focusing on healthcare, and primarily the cost of care, and how anti-vaccination groups are putting us all in danger. Sounds interesting, come along for the ride!

Urgent Care or a …

Melinda Gates on the future. Justin Kan on startups and happiness. Sahil Lavingia and Bryce Roberts on living in Utah. - June 17, 2019

June 19th, 2019


Thank you for subscribing to Smash Notes weekly, your one stop shop to learn something new. In this update, you will hear about living in the future, being a startup founder, life under Mormon influence, and tips on …

Machine learning, Education, Constitution and Startups. - June 10, 2019

June 11th, 2019


Thank you for subscribing to Smash Notes weekly. Every update is a little different. If you see something you particularly like, please let me know.

Science, Stress, Long Distance Running, Startups and Small Business. - May 27, 2019

May 28th, 2019


Smash Notes update for week 22 of 2019, in no particular order.

  • Business: Have you heard of a company called One Month? They are a Y Combinator …

May 20, 2019 - Can you drink your own pee?

May 20th, 2019


Should you drink your own pee? How does pooping work? When is a good time to give up on your startup? What advice to give as a mentor? What does …

May 13, 2019 - Weekly summary of the best podcasts on the internet

May 14th, 2019


This week's episode of Smash Notes features serious science, health, entrepreneurship and money. Listen and you will find out why sleep is actually extremely important for your body, why Melinda Gates nearly quit …

May 6, 2019 - Weekly summary of the best podcasts on the internet

May 6th, 2019


In this episode we have the story of Justin Kan drowning in the Pacific Ocean, Chamath Palihapitiya telling his investors that he's not a slave, …

What is The Smash Notes podcast?

April 30th, 2019

0:30 creates summaries of most interesting podcasts on the web and Smash Notes Podcast covers those summaries in an audio form. Signup for Smash Notes and Smash Notes podcast and never miss the most …

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