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Episode 25: What is Cloud Computing?

An episode of "Dad I have a question"

By Spencer Rascoff
10-year-old Luke Rascoff asks his dad questions about politics, the economy, technology and science.
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Episode 28: What is Wikipedia?
What is Wikipedia and how does it work?
July 4, 2019
Episode 27: What is Facebook’s “Libra” cryptocurrency?
We discuss Facebook’s announcement of “Libra”, its new cryptocurrency and it’s wallet “Calibra” which uses blockchain.
June 22, 2019
Episode 26: What are debit cards and credit cards?
Luke and special guest Katerina learn about debit cards and credit cards.
June 11, 2019
Episode 25: What is Cloud Computing?
We discuss cloud computing and Amazon Web Services.
May 31, 2019
Episode 24: What is a trade war?
Episode 24: What is a Trade War? What are tariffs?
April 26, 2019
Episode 23: How do utility bills work?
We discuss how the water company, the electricity company and the gas company bill their customers. Plus a bonus discussion of fake grass!
April 17, 2019
Episode 22: How do airline ticket prices work?
We discuss airline ticket prices, supply and demand, and how to save money on airline tickets.
March 31, 2019
Episode 21: What is Franchising?
We discuss how franchising works. McDonalds, Subway, and more!
March 10, 2019
Episode 20: How does Google work (part 2)?
We discuss search engine marketing, Google AdWords, pay-per-click advertising
March 2, 2019
Episode 19: How does Google work (part 1)?
We discuss how google search results work. In the next episode, we will discuss how google makes money.
February 23, 2019
Episode 18: The Sharing Economy
We discuss peer-to-peer companies like Airbnb, Uber, Prosper and more.
February 16, 2019
Episode 17: What are Unions?
Discussion of what Unions are.
February 3, 2019
Episode 16; Government Shutdown
In this episode we discuss the Government Shutdown.
January 24, 2019
Episode 15: What is Brexit?
What is Brexit?
January 14, 2019
Episode 14: Pyramid Schemes
In this episode we discuss pyramid schemes, Ponzi schemes and multi-level marketing.
January 2, 2019
Episode 13: Bitcoin and cryptocurrency.
We discuss bitcoin and cryptocurrency.
December 30, 2018
Episode 12: Supply and Demand. Discussing the pricing of Christmas trees and the price of oil.
The supply and demand curve. Merry Christmas!
December 26, 2018
Episode 11: Blockchain
In this episode, we discuss Blockchain - what is Blockchain, and what could it be used for?
December 22, 2018
Episode 10: Social Security
Episode 10: Social Security. Luke asks great questions and comes up with good ideas on how to improve social security!
December 8, 2018
Episode 9: Insurance
Discussion of the different types of insurance and how insurance companies make money.
November 25, 2018
Episode 8: the stock market
New episode of "Dad I have a question" podcast: How does the stock market work? Learn how Luke will expand his lemonade stand empire by selling stock. I explain to Luke: #IPOs #StockMarket #Dividends #StockSplits #StockBuybacks #ShortSelling #Podcast
November 17, 2018
Episode 7: What makes a successful business?
Luke and I discuss what makes a successful business by exploring the economics of a lemonade stand. We talk about “the 4 Ps” and an income statement. Who needs business school when you have this podcast?!
November 10, 2018
Episode 6: Taxes
Luke and his little sister Katerina discuss how taxes work.
November 5, 2018
Episode 5: International Debt Crises
Do countries go bankrupt?
October 19, 2018
Episode 4: Savings
October 13, 2018
Episode 3: Inflation
October 13, 2018
Episode 2: Banks
October 13, 2018
Episode 1: Patents
Discussion of patents and trademarks
October 13, 2018
Welcome to "Dad, I have a question"
Luke, an inquisitive 10 year old, asks questions to his dad
October 13, 2018
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