In Akimbo episode 12, Seth talks about freelancing, what it takes to become a good freelancer and why to strive to become a category of one. He talks about differentiating your freelance work from the comodity levels of a category.
A fascinating article on theoutline.com about Sfyria, a whistling based language in remote villages on the Greek islands, which is going extinct. The whistling language is/was used to communicate short messages over large distances, such as large farm fields and mountain areas. The higher pitch of a whistle is more distinguishable by the human ear of long distance.
I recently discovered the Developer Tea podcast, which is great. The podcast delivers bit-sized pieces of life advice, aimed at developers, but are applicable and can be of help to everyone. This particular episode discusses 3 problems every developer faces, such as dealing with burnout.
The Irish Film Institute has made a number of historical news reels available online, including footage of the shelling of The Four Courts and Michael Collins' fighting speech on College Green in 1942.
As podcasts go, Business Wars by Wondery is very binge-worthy. The show offers a factual based story look at some of the biggest company battles in corporate history like Netflix V Blockbuster and Marvel V DC. Each story lasts for 7 or 8 episodes and finishes with some interviews of people close to the story. I found the Nike V Adidas story particularly good, the history of both companies is a great story!H/T to Niall Harbison for posting on Twitter about Business Wars.
Seth Godin has recently started a new podcast called Akimbo, in which he discusses a topic and answers questions on the previous week's topic. As with all of Seth's content, it is excellent. Episode 10, The Regular Kind is particularly good.