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A podcast about bringing strangers together. We talk to people all over the world and show that we are all actually very similar. We may have different interests and very different lives, but at the core we all have similar drives dreams and problems, we are all human. Thus we are all strangers with something in common in this small world.

A podcast about bringing strangers together. We talk to people all over the world and show that we are all actually very similar. We may have different interests and very different lives, but at the core we all have similar drives dreams and problems, we are all human. Thus we are all strangers with something in common in this small world.
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United States

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A podcast about bringing strangers together. We talk to people all over the world and show that we are all actually very similar. We may have different interests and very different lives, but at the core we all have similar drives dreams and problems, we are all human. Thus we are all strangers with something in common in this small world.

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English


Episodes

#9: Fancy Octopus - Computer Science, Math and Searching the Internet for Buried Gems

3/21/2019
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Episode Notes Fancy Octopus is a mathematics and computer science student who hosts a podcast called Buried Gems. Buried Gems is a podcast where Fancy Octopus and his team search the internet for the next hidden great author. We go into detail on why he started the podcast, we discuss learning music and playing music, and he takes the time to explains to me a D&D newb about what D&D is all about. Fancy Octopus loves movies and he takes the time to share with us his list of best and worst...

Duration:01:20:49

#8: Michael Rossi - Making Life Changes and Diving Into Philosophy

3/12/2019
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Episode Notes Michael Rossi is a young philosopher residing in Ohio. Michael shares his story on how from a young age he wanted to be in the military and even got into a ROTC program. Over time he was aware enough to determine that this was not how he enjoyed spending his time. He consciously made a decision to transfer out of the ROTC program and into what he enjoyed doing and that was studying and discussing philosophy. During our conversation we talk about different philosophies, some of...

Duration:02:04:38

#7:Jason Jang - Solving Problems and Helping Others, From Software to Acupuncture

2/25/2019
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Episode Notes Jason Jang currently living in Toronto, started his first career, post university, as a web developer. After about 10 years of work in the software field, he felt that this was not where he saw himself spending the majority of his time. He left his job at a software company and took some time off to find out about his compulsions. After spending time in Amsterdam he discovered he was interested in solving problems and helping other people. Jason talks about how acupuncture...

Duration:01:38:09

#6: Curry Stegen - A Curious Skeptic Turned Paranormal Investigator

2/18/2019
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Episode Notes Curry Stegen (@Passion4thePara) is a retired Air Force Reserve Officer currently living in Utah and is an active Paranormal Investigator. He is absolutely passionate about Paranormal and is the creator of the podcast, Passion For the Paranormal Podcast. During our conversation, we go into detail on how Curry became interested in the Paranormal, how he got started, his first paranormal experience. We also touched on the many different types of paranormal activity, spirits, big...

Duration:02:17:09

#5: Josh Tracey - Sports, Analytics, and Crunching Life's Numbers

1/31/2019
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Episode Notes Josh Tracey (@JoshuaDTracey) is a new jersey based host of the podcast, Juicing the Numbers. He is a data analyst, a martial arts instructor, a lover of music, and, of course, a sports enthusiast. His favorite sport is baseball which is logical considering his love of math and analytics. Baseball is truly a game of statistics! During our conversation, we cover topics like what Josh considers to be the most important baseball statistic, martial arts and its benefits, concerts...

Duration:00:52:55

#4: Mathew Falvai - An Inspiring Journey of Mastery and Music

1/31/2019
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Episode Notes Mathew Falvai (@MathewFalvai) is a musician from Canada who spends his time by day working as a video game streamer on a90skid.com. When he is not playing video games professionally, you can find Mathew performing his music live at local venues. He is part of a band called The Magyars. In this episode, we talk about how he got to be able to play both video games and music for a living. We delve into topics like human nature, fear, and Mathew shares a good story about an...

Duration:03:00:36

#3: Zack Sokol - The Magic of Books, Movies, and Theme Parks

1/31/2019
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Episode Notes Zack Sokol (@SUDA41) is a podcast producer and an audio engineer from California who spends his time reading books, watching movies, and visiting theme parks all over the world. During our conversation, we spend time discussing Zack's background and how he came to find his passion of theater and film. We discuss some of Zack's favorite books and a play he wrote and performed about one of his favorite authors, Ray Bradbury. We get into some highly interesting history of theme...

Duration:00:55:44

#2: Hipster Pug - Music and Doing What You Love To Do

1/31/2019
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Episode Notes Hipster Pug (@hipsterpug is a musician from Holland whose focused genre of music is downtempo lo-fi electronic. He also has songs that are electro swing and dub step. In this episode, we go through his journey of how he started his video game Youtube channel under the name of arcadesalad. As he recounts the story, he tried his hand the Youtube channel world, didn't love it, so he moved on and discovered what he loved: spending time on music production. He recently released an...

Duration:00:35:14

#1: The Prologue

1/31/2019
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Episode Notes Background I am going to start with a quick background about myself: I am 30 years old. I am a son, a brother, a husband, and a friend. I enjoy music, books, sports, being outside in nature at the beach or on the mountains. I like being around positive people and I think of myself as a pretty optimistic person. I work as a Computer Engineer and have been working since graduating from college 8 years ago. My life is good and I know that I am extremely fortunate to be in the...

Duration:00:09:54