Blind auditions for comedy writers

Comedian Samantha Bee has a late-night talk show that starts this week. From a recent New York Times story on the show: “The ‘Full Frontal’ producers used a blind submissions process to hire new writers, meaning they did not know the names or backgrounds of the people whose material they were reading.” That’s a great […]


AppDynamics CEO: Don’t call my $2B company a unicorn (podcast)

This week’s guest is David Wadhwani, the (relatively) new CEO of AppDynamics. My interview with him is in this week’s podcast. Above: David Wadhwani Image Credit: AppDynamics Wadhwani joined AppDynamics as its CEO and president in late 2015, after a storied career at Adobe. AppDynamics, which provides application monitoring services for developers and enterprises, recently […]

AppDynamics CEO: Don’t call my $2B company a unicorn (podcast)

You will be no swimmer till you can place some confidence in the power of the water to support you. —Benjamin Franklin (via 10 Mile Swim)