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Whether you're a fan of Cinema or Science, TV or Tech, Entertainment or Economics, this show has a little something for everyone. Join host Cameron Boozarjomehri as he questions the tiny details that make our world richer.

Whether you're a fan of Cinema or Science, TV or Tech, Entertainment or Economics, this show has a little something for everyone. Join host Cameron Boozarjomehri as he questions the tiny details that make our world richer.
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Whether you're a fan of Cinema or Science, TV or Tech, Entertainment or Economics, this show has a little something for everyone. Join host Cameron Boozarjomehri as he questions the tiny details that make our world richer.

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English


Episodes

032 - Indiana Jones: And The Temple Of Doomed Design

9/16/2019
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We're back for another installment of our series on the implications of real world Structural Engineering on our favorite Indiana Jones moments! This time we try to figure out what's really dooming the Temple of Doom! Here's a hint, not all traps need gratuitous spikes! ...I mean most do, but not when they come out of the cieling... Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri and our returning Engineering Expert Abdi Boozarjomehri as we break down Indiana Jones and the Temple of...

Duration:00:17:29

031 - Indiana Jones: How to Booby Trap Your Golden Idol

9/9/2019
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Welcome to the first installment of our series on the implications of real world Structural Engineering in our favorite Indiana Jones moments! Traps, Tricks, and Tropes aren't safe from our Eagle Eyed Expert! So join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri and our super special mystery guest (and expert Structural Engineer) as we investigate what they got right ...and totally wrong in Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark! Have small stuff you're sweating? Email us at...

Duration:00:16:53

030 - What Does 'Africa' by Toto Have To Do With Hurricane Dorian And What You Can Do About It

9/2/2019
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Hurricane Dorian has had the US on edge (especially Florida), but lucky for you listeners you have 3 hurricane veterans to ride out the storm with! Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri, co-host and Neural Nutritionist Sam Spiers, and special celebrity guest Lisha Yang as they Sheppard you through the wind and the rain. They even explain why Toto may have had a vendetta against Florida all along, hiding in plain sight ... in 'Africa'. Enjoy the episode? Then please share it...

Duration:00:22:12

029 - Dr Wiley, Dr Eggman, Elon Musk: Mad, Scientist, Or Engineer

8/26/2019
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Now for something completely different. Why are so many people classified as "Mad Scientists" when they aren't even doing science?! Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri and special co-host and Mind Fiend... Keon Boozarjomehri as they sweat over whether you favorite Movie, TV, and Real Life idols are really scientists at all! Inspiration for Reference Have small stuff you're sweating? Email us at smallstuffshow@gmail.com, reach out on Twitter with #smallstuffshow, and...

Duration:00:29:08

028 - Amelia Robert: "Your Commute is Killing You!"

8/19/2019
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Every year people all over the world spend days worth of time stuck in traffic headed to and from work. But what is the real "toll" badum tss of all that sitting and waiting. Not just on the economy, but on your health and your life! Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri and special co-host and Mensa Muscle Man Amelia Robert as they dive into the real toll of commuting to work! Have small stuff you're sweating? Email us at smallstuffshow@gmail.com, reach out on Twitter...

Duration:00:31:53

027 - Spiderman Far From Home: Marvel's Double Standard

8/12/2019
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Captain America Winter Soldier sure was a fun movie! But we gotta step back and ask, why is it when Tony Stark builds killer drones no one bats an eye, but when hydra does it everyone loses their minds?! Well that's what we're asking in this weeks episode! Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri and special co-host and Mind Fiend Keon Boozarjomehri as they pick apart the deeper message from Spiderman Far From Home! Have small stuff you're sweating? Email us at...

Duration:00:29:02

026 - Into The Spider-verse: Are Drones Killing The Superhero Industry?

8/5/2019
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Drone laws are a strange reality for us. It combines the idea that there are these several pound flying hunks of plastic with everyone's favorite thing... Bureaucracy! But they also invite a more serious question for superheroes who have to navigate these drone filled skies! Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri and special co-host and Mind Fiend... Keon Boozarjomehri as they sweat over the past, present, and potential future for drones in SciFi! Have small stuff you're...

Duration:00:24:25

Bonus - Love, Death & Robots: Making A Man Out Of Pool Equipment

8/1/2019
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For this bonus episode Cameron Boozarjomehri takes you through the Zima Blue episode of Love, Death & Robots. Find out how this simple episode shows you the subtle art of machine learning and how imputs impact the machines we are trying to train! Have small stuff you're sweating? Email us at smallstuffshow@gmail.com, reach out on Twitter with #smallstuffshow, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube! If you enjoyed the episode we hope you'll like, subscribe, share it with a friend,...

Duration:00:13:32

025 - Ex Machina: Who's Really being Tested?

7/29/2019
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Ex Machina is certainly not the first movie to introduce us to the questions around AI and Ethics. But it was one of the first to show us the terrifying existence of a machine that spent its whole life waiting for its creator to push the off button. The only real question was, who was the real machine?! @_@ Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri and special co-host and AI Assistant Taylor McCorkill as they sweat over the implications of the winding road to Artificial...

Duration:00:23:08

024 - Jurassic Park: Are They Even Dinosaurs?!

7/22/2019
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Jurassic Park is full of cool dinosaurs! ...Or is it... Maybe there are no dinosaurs, what would that mean for the park, its staff, and those unfortunate enough to have to "inspect" it? Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri and special co-host and Neural Nutritionist Sam Spiers as they discuss what it's like to be on the bleeding edge badum tss of genetics research!. Have small stuff you're sweating? Email us at smallstuffshow@gmail.com, reach out on Twitter with...

Duration:00:23:28

023 - The Tattooed Gravity Queen: How Do You Get Real Science In SciFi?!

7/15/2019
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Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri for a very special interview with Dr Erin MacDonald as we pull back the curtain on what it takes to make sure your favorite Science Fiction is grounded in Science Fact! For more of Dr Erin's work, and to hear the bonus episode about her journey becoming a SciFi consultant, head over to her website: https://www.erinpmacdonald.com/ Dr Erin Macdonald is an astrophysicist, science fiction consultant, aerospace engineer, and host of the...

Duration:00:23:45

Bonus - Jurassic World: Dinos Not Hot

7/12/2019
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Just a good old fashioned bonus episode full of goofs, and gaughs (whatever those are). We make references, memes, and other stuff. Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri and co-host and Mind Fiend Keon Boozarjomehri as we pick apart Jurassic World (along with Jurassic Park). Have small stuff you're sweating? Email us at smallstuffshow@gmail.com, reach out on Twitter with #smallstuffshow, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube! If you enjoyed the episode make...

Duration:00:06:35

022 - Jurassic Park: How Not To Treat Your Staff

7/8/2019
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In part 2 of our series on Jurassic Park we bring you a CEO's guide to how to treat your employees and build your organization! ...Or perhaps, how Mr "Spared No Expense" doesn't do that and how it bites him in the butt! Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri and special co-host and Mind Fiend... Keon Boozarjomehri as they dive into the hiring, firing, and general treatment of staff and services at Jurassic Park! Have small stuff you're sweating? Email us at...

Duration:00:29:10

021 - Toy Story 4: Pixar's Journey To Visual Mastery

7/1/2019
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Pixar is a company that has been pushing the envelope on computer generated technology since the early 90s and one of the few companies to do it well! Now, almost 25 years later, we thought it would be a good time to take stock of the technical progress made by a company known for exceptional story telling! Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri and co-host and Neural Nutritionist Sam as they explore how every movie in Pixar's line up has been both a Master Craft in story...

Duration:00:23:54

020 - Jurassic Park: Who Should Inspect The Park?

6/24/2019
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So you are running an incredible new amusement park that doubles as a covert genetics research lab. And now someone has been murdered on your property by one of your "experiments". So we gotta ask, "Who should you hire to inspect Jurassic Park?!" Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri as he proves that Jurassic Parks business model is already a real thriving amusement park that proves everything in the movie is nothing short of incompetence! For your sanity, our notes on...

Duration:00:17:13

Bonus - Men In Black: Are The MIB A Police State?!

6/21/2019
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The Men In Black protect the earth from all sorts of alien threats, whether we know it or not. But the secrecy and neuralyzing comes at a cost. A cost to our freedom, a cost to our individual liberties, and a cost to our society. So we had to ask: "If the MIB are real, do we live in a police state?" Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri and co-host/Neural Nutritionist Sam as we probe the cost of not knowing what's out there. Have small stuff you're sweating? Email us at...

Duration:00:14:39

019 - Black Mirror: The Social Trap

6/17/2019
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Black Mirror is Back Y'all and this season is just as poignant as ever! But one episode really stood out. I'm talking about S5E2 "Smithereens". This episode covers so very much but we figured we could stick to the high level stuff here. 1) Just how much data can these companies get (even when they aren't tracking you?) 2) Who's really at fault for making our smart devices so addictive? 3) Can you really Google your way through a kidnapping?! Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron...

Duration:00:28:41

018 - Matt Basta: Building Pinecast From Scratch!

6/10/2019
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Matt Basta is a full-time programmer, and we do mean full time! By day he develops for the global technology platform Stripe. By night he is the visionary driving the technology, development, and support for the popular podcast hosting service Pinecast! And for anyone interested, he was nice enough to include a promocode for 2 free months of Pinecast, but you'll have to listen to the episode to find it! Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri and Matt Basta as they discuss...

Duration:00:29:11

Bonus - The Adventure Zone: Mountain Mechanics

6/6/2019
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It's time to answer that most heinous of questions. What happens when you drop a freaking mountain out of the sky!!! This is potential spoilers for The Adventure zone Amnesty Episode 28 but I gotta get it out there! Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri as he does the literal math of what happens when you drop a solid mountain peak out of the sky! Here some fun reference articles I found to go along with this episode: - XKCD Dropping mountains - Quora dropping a cubic mile...

Duration:00:16:35

017 - John Wick: Carrier Pigeons vs Basic Encryption?

6/3/2019
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John Wick is a movie/comic series steeped in "Cool Factor". From tattooed supermodels to ...guns... it's the greatest hits of how to ooze style! But with all that cool factor we gotta ask, how do carrier pigeons and slide phones compare to good old fashioned encryption?! Join your Personal Brain Trainer Cameron Boozarjomehri and Mind Fiend Keon Boozarjomehri as they examine why the Nokia 8800 might make sense as the assassin phone of choice! Have small stuff you're sweating? Email us at...

Duration:00:22:34