how stack overflow is partnering with google to encourage so

Stack Overflow has teamed up with Google Cloud to develop an API—Overflow API—to give Gemini, Google’s AI model, access to Stack Overflow knowledge communities. 

Learn how Ryan’s team is working toward socially responsible AI.

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Stack Overflow user verygoodsoftwarenotvirus earned a Great Question badge by asking something at least 87,000 people have also wondered: How can I get all keys from a JSON column in Postgres?.

episode 703 | the accidental saas entrepreneur

In episode 703, Rob Walling interviews Jordan Hansen, founder of Cobalt Intelligence. They dive into Jordan’s unexpected journey into SaaS and the growth of his company, which specializes in business verification through API. Jordan reflects on quitting his job to pursue his startup and the benefits of community and mentorship he has received from TinySeed. 

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Topics we cover: 

  • 2:30 – What does Cobalt Intelligence offer?
  • 5:45 – Team scale, market, and business origins 
  • 9:55 – Starting YouTube and finding motivation to continually publish
  • 13:27 – Working with a savings runway and applying to TinySeed
  • 23:50 – Finding product-market fit
  • 26:58 – Unlisting content to align with business goals
  • 31:50 – “Accidental” SaaS founder

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