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Welcome to the Star Wars party! Brews and Blasters is your chance to kick back and enjoy everything about that galaxy far, far away. From the prequels to the original trilogy to The Force Awakens, Rogue One, The Last Jedi and Solo, hosts Chris Salton and Joe Tavano sit down every week to do what would be doing anyway–talk about all things Star Wars, tell some stories, and have a good time. Join them as they share their love for Star Wars, the most obscure Star Wars characters, Boston’s North ...
 
A nonprofit based in Denton Texas, we support the tech / startup community through workshops & meetups to grow the community and density in creative / tech talent. We interview local tech leaders in Denton to help tell the story of our creative culture and amazing tech talent here in North Texas. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/techmilldenton/support
 
Music has always been the biggest passion in Alpha Romeo’s life and he felt he need to share that passion with other people. Between 2005 and 2006 he performed as a resident at several clubs in USA and Local Radio Station. In these years he developed an important foundation in dance music. Alpha Romeo’s remix of Delerium Featuring Sarah McLachlan – The Silence was the first house track ever broadcasted on daytime radio in north america and was four weeks in the U.K. top 10 chart. In 2005 Alp ...
 
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Rich has spotted a photo on Facebook, taken in a Far East factory, where a team of workers are busy assembling Star Wars figures. The lads discuss what insights this might have for our hobby, and whether it might affect our thinking about Star Wars toys. There’s a boisterous Action Figure Face-Off, and the team discuss some brilliant acquisitions f…
 
We take a look at the newest offering from D-ID with CEO and Co-founder, Gil Perry. Plus, we have the Deputy News Editor of The Verge, Kim Lyons, who reveals the new "Run For Office" in-app tool from Snapchat, which is designed to encourage young adults to run for local office. Also, we talk to the founder and president of Encode Justice, Sneha Rev…
 
Chris Velazco, tech writer for the Washington Post, joins us to chat about the slew of new devices that Amazon announced, including a home assistant robot named Astro. Plus, Kristian Ranta, CEO of Meru Health, joins us to talk about how they are improving the lives of people living with burnout, depression and anxiety. Also, we have the CEO of Deep…
 
The hosts are pondering a question of ethics - how should pursuing our hobby influence our public behaviour? Moving swiftly on, there are a plethora of new acquisitions from the team this month, and some great shout-outs from around the world wide web, including an excellent new collection room, and an unexpected Canadian discovery. Action Figure F…
 
Managing Director of Volvo Car Canada, Matt Girgis, on their Casca limited-edition sneaker, which is launching in recognition of the brands’ shared vision for a carbon-neutral future to celebrate World Car Free Day. Plus, we discover how to use technology to redistribute unused food to people in need with Jasmine Crowe, CEO of Goodr and author of E…
 
Amber caught up with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discuss the recent increase in online negativity and what the Canadian government sees as its role in combating these behaviours. Plus, the author of The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity, Toby Ord, joins us to share his suggestions on how humanity might ensure a brighter fu…
 
Google Engineering Program Manager, Komal Singh, joins us to discuss her new book, Ara the Dream Innovator: a novel series created to encourage young girls to participate in science, technology, engineering, and math. Plus, with kids heading back into the classroom Maplesoft has released free AI tools to help students with self-directed learning. K…
 
Cody Green, Co-CEO of Canada Drives, shares their simple process to purchase a car and have it delivered to your door in under 24 hours. Plus, political analyst Stephen Taylor joins us to talk about the impact social media platforms like Twitter will have on the outcome of elections. Also, Amber gives us her picks for back-to-school basics. In Soci…
 
Luke MacQueen, better know as Nomadic Gaijin, is a YouTuber, Streamer, and long time expat in Japan. You can find his travel videos on YouTube and catch his IRL streams on Twitch, Reddit, and YouTube.Nomadic Gaijin onYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/NomadicGaijinTwitch: https://www.twitch.tv/nomadicgaijin/Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/user/Nomad…
 
Leigh Tynan, cybersecurity expert and director of TELUS Online Security, joins us to share some tips and tricks to ensure your data and identities are better protected. Plus, we talk to Parham Aarabi, technical co-founder of HALT AI, about their focus on artificial intelligence validation and testing to ensure algorithms work on — and for — everyon…
 
If you are worried about oversharing online, check out the new documentary, Discriminator, as we chat with the director Brett Gaylor. Plus, CEO of Zebra, Dennis Gecaj, reveals the app where users share "talking photos" with friends. Also, CEO of Loop Returns, Jonathan Poma, joins us to discuss solving the problem of returns when shopping online. In…
 
The lads are in a nostalgic mood this month with a look back at Celebration Europe 3, which was 5 years ago this month. Panels, exhibits, costumes, celebs, swag and socials are all reminisced. Some great new acquisitions are discussed, from the team and elsewhere, and there’s a feisty Action Figure Face-Off - can anyone beat The Fett? In Rebel Brie…
 
Henry Michaelson, CTO and President of Halla, joins us to talk about their taste intelligence platform that uses previous purchases to steer online shoppers towards grocery items. Plus, plan your grocery shopping and save time with the Lollipop AI. CEO Tom Foster-Carter reveals how the grocery marketplace works. Also, Talkshoplive CEO, Bryan Moore,…
 
We talk to Courtney Symons, the Editor in Chief at Shopify, about their free Business Starter Kit exclusively designed for kids. Plus, Hour One’s CEO, Oren Aharon, joins us to explain how they can create on-screen lifelike presenters using artificial intelligence that can speak any pre-set text, complete with natural facial expressions and gestures…
 
Matt Crowell, CEO of Get in the Loop, joins us to talk about their partnership with BenefitHub wherein local offers will be included for BenefitHub members who receive discounts, benefits, and rewards via the employee lifestyle benefit hub. Plus, Bloomberg’s Naomi Nix gives us the details on the Pentagon’s cancelation of its $10 Billion contract wi…
 
With the 2020 European Championship in full swing the lads have gone football crazy this month (that’s soccer, if you’re in the States), discussing which Star Wars action figures would make it into the TVR fantasy football squad. The New Acquisitions section brings a plethora of goodies from Messrs Norton, Preston and Smith, with Rich and Pete sadl…
 
Maggie Grout is on a mission to build schools out of 3-D printed material through her nonprofit company, Thinking Huts. She joins us to share how this technology is helping decrease construction time from months to days for millions of displaced students in underprivileged communities around the world. Plus, we talk to the co-founder of Orbite, Jas…
 
TF265 – Tech Gift Ideas For Father’s Day The Feed’s tech specialist, Marc Saltzman, joins us to share some great gifts for Dad and the gadgets and games that will keep the family entertained all summer. Plus, Candela’s founder and CEO, Gustav Hasselskog, reveals how their new P-12 electric hydrofoil water taxi will change the transportation industr…
 
Blackberry is helping keep data safe around the world and the CTO, Charles Eagan, joins us to talk about how they are innovating security. Plus, Creative Director of Central Toronto Academy’s 6IX program, Beckie Di Leo, discusses how their program provides students in grades 11 and 12 the opportunity to work with professional mentors to gain real w…
 
A fully vaccinated panel discuss what constitutes Vintage these days: Jason "Mr Palitoy" Smith is certainly known as a fossil, Andy Preston - ancient, Andy "Spoons" Norton - a relic, Peter Davis - a golden oldie and Richard - northern. TV's celebrity chef Dean Edwards joins Jason and Andy to talk collecting, conventions, miscards, Toy Toni's, mealt…
 
Google Canada is committing $2 million to help train job seekers and we talk to the VP & Country Director, Sabrina Geremia, about how they are helping to prepare workers for their future careers. Plus, the CEO and Co-Founder of The Public Health Company, Dr. Charity Dean, discusses their mission to protect businesses and communities from infectious…
 
BigBrain’s CEO Nik Bonaddio joins us to chat about the app that allows you to compete against the world in live trivia contests for real-money prizes. Plus, we talk to Dr. Kate Darling, a Research Specialist at the MIT Media Lab, about her new book The New Breed: What Our History with Animals Reveals about Our Future with Robots. Also, author Brad …
 
We take a look at hits and misses when it comes to celebrities and social media with our friend Brittlestar. Plus, Alison Beder Solway, founder of ABS Fitness, provides us with five top tips to help with your at-home and virtual fitness. Also, Sandy McIntosh, Executive Vice-President of People & Culture and Chief Human Resource Officer at TELUS, jo…
 
Zach (@PHX787) is a long term expat and video content producer living in Tokyo. He runs a YouTube channel, Twitch stream, and runs his own filming studio in Tokyo. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/PHX787/Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/phoenyx787Twitter: https://twitter.com/phx787Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/phx787/Click these links!How …
 
An almighty 4 hours of Vintage Star Wars for Episode 83 and although a little later than normal we thought what better way to release on May 4th*. Our feature interview is with Dan Burgess, who can be found on Generation Skywalker TALKING MODERN MOSTLY! (the traitor), but is also a barmy vintage collector and has adorned the Vintage Rebellion on ma…
 
Uber is now offering a low-emissions ride option with Uber Green. We talk to the Director & General Manager of Uber Canada, Matt Price, about their plans to ensure all trips are emission-free by 2040. Plus, we take a look at the latest technology for the special Mom in your life. Also, we chat with popular content creator, Katie Feeney, about how s…
 
Genevieve Ryan Bellaire is the driving force behind the Realworld playbooks. She joins us to talk about how these step-by-step books help simplify adulthood and help with everything from budgeting to moving to salary negotiation. Plus, get chores completed with the Hire and Fire your Kids app. We chat with the founder, Jody Swain, about the inner w…
 
Personalize your corporate gift-giving with AI-powered recommendations from Alyce. Greg Segall, founder and CEO, reveals exactly how the B2B gifting tool works. Plus, we celebrate Earth Day by reviewing our wish list of items that serve to create a healthier earth. Also, we talk to Melissa Chee, President and CEO of ventureLAB, about funding to sca…
 
Craig McCutcheon, CEO of Zum Zum, fills us in on how they adapted their AI dispatch platform from chauffeur service to grocery delivery during the pandemic. Plus, founder of SOAR Entrepreneurship, Henry Greenberg, joins us with the details on its mission to foster a passion for innovation and entrepreneurship in students. Also, we chat about podcas…
 
Xander Kardian CEO and Co-Founder Sam Yang joins us to talk about their new sensor using radar-based technology to make your smart home or smart office even smarter. Plus, Ely Tsern, Co-Founder and CEO of Bryte discusses restorative sleep and the AI-powered mattresses that enable better sleep patterns. Also, Eran Galil, Co-Founder and CTO of ByondX…
 
Andy and Chris talk to Eric Walker, author, musician, broadcaster and star of the Ewok movies, Caravan of Courage and Battle for Endor. He shares tales of life on the set, working with Warwick Davis and George Lucas, and how he’s still connected to the galaxy far, far away. Yes.. you read that correctly. Its Chris Porteous. He's finally been let ou…
 
Keep in contact with your parents and grandparents with Picnyk. CEO, Hayden Dent, reveals their simple approach to keeping seniors connected via talk, text, and video. Plus, we chat about all things NFT with Abram Brown, a Senior Editor at Forbes. Also, we talk to the CEO of digital photo archive service ScanMyPhotos, Mitch Goldstone, about the rec…
 
It's a new era of human wearables and Brokoslaw Laschowski, a University of Waterloo PhD candidate, discusses the research to develop exoskeleton legs. Next, we delve into the new all-inclusive electric car subscription and this innovative model from Onto with CEO Rob Jolly. Plus, we talk to Nicholas Lembo, Head of Growth for the Americas at Wise, …
 
Jeff Tetz, CEO of Unleash Results, joins us to review the landscape for events over the past year and explain what changes accompanied the shift to hosting virtually. Also, we discover how our environment is impacting fertility with epidemiologist, Dr. Shanna Swan. Plus, we learn how to publish our own books with Andy Walker, author of "The Boy Wit…
 
Sheldon James, CEO and Managing Partner of the new VC firm Bay Mills Investment Group, is pursuing a goal of fostering BIPOC-owned businesses in Canada. Also, CEO of Flipboard, Mike McCue, discusses their expansion of local coverage into more than 1,000 cities. Plus, Greg Lynn, CEO of Piaggio Fast Forward, provides the details on "gita," their robo…
 
A little bit later than scheduled this month. We are blaming February, it ended early. But finally Episode 81 is here. Our main interview is with Palitoy legend Bob Brechin, not only the Chief of Design during the Star Wars era but also fundamental in creating much of the toys we loved as kids. Join Andy Spoons as he dives deep into those golden ye…
 
We explore how the pandemic is changing our relationship with e-commerce and the future of retail with Rob Garf, VP of Strategy and Insights for Salesforce Retail and Consumer Goods. Also, CEO of Treadly, Ronen Chen, reveals their new, affordable and compact treadmill to help you stay active when you are at home. Plus, Mars 2020 Guidance, Navigatio…
 
Michael Carvin, founder and CEO of SmartAsset, joins us to share their approach to equipping users with the necessary tools for navigating personal finance decisions. Also, we talk to the founder and head of product at Sketchbox, Joe Connolly, about implementing virtual reality employee training that eliminates the need for an in-class presence. Pl…
 
Special solo cast about solo travel and my top places to visit in Japan (so far!)Click these links!How to Move to & Work in Japan E-Book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01BSOBL22/Subscribe on iTunes: https://tinyurl.com/lonestarpodSpotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4Fe9HH5VNPnu8KbGM3pvkNSoundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/lonestarundertherisingsunBl…
 
We get an in-depth look at Arcadia, a Montreal-based startup that is combining eSports VR technology with real athletics to get people off the couch. The co-founder and CEO, Christopher Olimpo joins us to explain how. Also, we have Sophie Howe, founder and CEO of Xesto, share their innovative online shoe shopping solution to find the right fit with…
 
Gavin Lee, CEO and Co-Founder of Gwoop, gives us all the details on how they launched training programs to help video game players hone their skills. Also, GadgetMatch's Michael Josh joins us to breakdown Apple CEO Tim Cook's speech about upcoming privacy changes regarding sharing iPhone user behavior. Plus, we revisit last week's wild ride that wa…
 
Jay from the King of Kanto podcast joins the show. Jay clears the air about the recent comments from Radrey, how the King of Kanto podcast got started, how controversy creates attention, the Streisand Effect, cringey Jvloggers, best Strong Zero chuhais and more!Check out the King of Kanto Podcast:Website: http://www.kingofkanto.comApple Podcasts: h…
 
Ali Rae, Digital Senior Producer and host of #AllHailTheLockdown, discusses the 5-part series that focuses on the global response to the pandemic. Also, we have David Cravit, a member of the Canadian Association of Retired Persons Board of Directors, who reveals the lack of care for seniors in Canadian long term care facilities. Plus, we examine Bo…
 
Happy New Year everyone, we hope all listeners (and stalkers) are well and still collecting vintage Star Wars items during these Apocalyptic times. All the hosts are still alive however Jason has collected so much stuff that a hole in his collecting room wall has opened up as the 1980s has created a time vortex and is starting to reclaim certain pa…
 
Radrey from Why Come Japan Podcast joins again. We discuss the recent events with WallStreetBets & GameStop, pop culture, politics, conspiracies and free speech, as well as controversy over the King of Kanto podcast.Check out Why Come Japan:Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/why-come-japan/id1180108955YouTube: https://www.youtube…
 
General Counsel for The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE), Benjamin Bull, guides us through the recent lawsuit against Mindgeek — the parent company of Pornhub — accused of hosting content containing child sex abuse. Also, we talk to the president of Orangetheory Fitness Canada, Blake MacDonald, about their interactive virtual coaching…
 
The Martial Way is a weekly podcast discussing the journey of self-realization, utilizing both philosophy and practice to master our own lives and achieve our true potential. The host, Lewis, is a British native and personal trainer residing in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. Follow The Martial Way on Twitter:https://twitter.com/WayBudoBudo: The Marti…
 
Matt Crowell, Founder and CEO of GetintheLoop, joins us to share how they are making it easier to shop locally while connecting with small businesses in your community. Also, GrandPad's Head of Innovation and co-founder, Isaac Lien, reveals how their purpose-built tablet is heping connect seniors to healthcare professionals from the safety of their…
 
Rock Eastwood Outdoors is a channel focusing on Backpacking, Hiking, Camping, Bushcraft, Gear and Travel. Rock discusses his love of nature and bushcraft, how Japanese religion and culture relate to nature, owning a camping vehicle in Japan & having it stolen, places we both would love to hike, photography, and more.Check out Rock Eastwood on Youtu…
 
Oliver Jia is a Kyoto-based researcher on Japan-DPRK relations and Social Media Editor for NKNews.org. He discusses his meetings with Charles Jenkins & Donald Keene, kidnappings perpetrated by North Korea against Japanese citizens, the reunification of Korea and more.Find Oliver at:Twitter: https://twitter.com/OliverJia1014http://www.nknews.orgClic…
 
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