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The Old Alt+Shift+5 | AwesomeCast 417

10/16/2018
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This week’s episode brought to you by Comic Book Pitt, Slice on Broadway, and Alex Kahrs Design & Media! It was rather fortuitous that Brian Crawford of the River's Edge happened into the studio on Podcast Day. What better than to get him set up with Sorg and Chilla as we talk this week's tech news, including: Ring video doorbellFire TV Cubegaming related with some TwitchPremiere RushMario Kart barWIRED + Apple TV screenshotsoriginal shows may be free After the show remember to: Eat at...

Duration:01:02:27

Prothusiasts | AwesomeCast 414

9/25/2018
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This week’s episode brought to you by ScareHouse, Slice on Broadway, and Alex Kahrs Design & Media! Katie joins Sorg in studio this week as Chilla is remote from Studio C. It's time to get geeky as we're talking about this week's tech news, including: ScareHouseElgato CamLinkLyft filtersPlaystation NowAmazon Echo Showbeach has VRworkout assistanceWindows InsiderWhiteboard appversion of Angry BirdsMega Man Classics BONUS: Katie shared a great Reddit thread about a missed connection in...

Duration:00:55:07

C. C. Busy | Awesome Chat

8/30/2018
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We talk about C. C. Busy, or "child care busy" an Alphalab startup that is working on an application for Amazon Echo to assist in child care services. We chat with co-founders Shimira Williams and Greg Quinlan about the challenges of this space, the benefits to the space and more! Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment. Follow Michael Sorg (@sorgatron) and @AwesomeCast for updates and live streams of our interviews! Subscribe on Facebook,Stitcher,...

Duration:00:25:54

Whitethorn Digital | Awesome Chat

8/16/2018
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Dr Matthew White from Whitethorn Digital joins us to discuss running a video game publisher in Erie, PA after years in the business in California, Replay FX, game design at Penn State and we take a look at a few of their games like Bombfest! Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment. Follow Michael Sorg (@sorgatron) and @AwesomeCast for updates and live streams of our interviews! Subscribe on Facebook,Stitcher, Spreaker, Apple Podcasts, and Youtube!

Duration:00:21:57

Drug Lord The Board Game | Awesome Chat

8/2/2018
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This week R. Jesse Denaux joins us from his "underground bunker" to talk with us about his new Kickstarter for the Drug Lord:Lord of Drugs board game. We discuss his history in board games including the secret game included in the Insane Clown Posse Bizaar album, Morton's List, Quest for Shangri La, and his science fiction book, "Jynabare". Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment. Follow Michael Sorg (@sorgatron) and @AwesomeCast for updates and live...

Duration:00:36:55

Arts Festival at Millvale Music Festival 2018 | Awesome Cha

4/12/2018
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We talk about Mike Zickefoose about the NEW Arts Festival as part of the Millvale Music Festival, what was awesome about the 2017 edition and more! Find more at millvalemusic.org ! Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment. Follow Michael Sorg (@sorgatron) and @AwesomeCast for updates and live streams of our interviews! Subscribe on Facebook,Stitcher, Spreaker, iTunes, and Youtube!

Duration:00:15:09

Krissy DeShetler | Awesome Chat

3/29/2018
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Krissy DeShetler is the Shared Services Manager with Family House, a non profit helping to house those coming into Pittsburgh for medical services. Krissy shares with us her venture into being an "accidental techie" for a non profit as well as a large project upgrading her organization to the cloud. Find out more about her organization at www.FamilyHouse.org ! Read her article on the process here: https://www.nten.org/article/to-the-cloud-one-agencys-it-transformation/ Also, check out...

Duration:00:21:11

Karen Alexander of XRConnectEd | Awesome Chat

3/15/2018
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Karen Alexander joins us to discuss 360 video, VR and AR as we talk about her experience as the winner of the 2018 Social Justice Innovation Weekend pitching a program to get 360 cameras in the hands of kids and her company XRConnectED working with these new technologies and education. You can find her final pitch presentation as part of the Final Showcase stream at Repair the World Pittsburgh's Facebook Page. Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment....

Duration:00:18:30

Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management and TechNow Conference | Awesome Chat

3/1/2018
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Cindy Leonard joins us to discuss the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management and the TechNow Conference, how she became the tech person first in her nonprofit, helping groups get the assets they need in tehnology, and more!

Duration:00:24:37

Jack Morgan of Duolingo​ | Awesome Chat

2/15/2018
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When your resume pretty much starts with Google and you’re currently employed at a growing startup, chances are there’s a fun story on how you got there. This week we sit down with Jack Morgan as he shares some insight into his path across the pond from England right here to Pittsburgh, what he’s working on over at Duolingo, and what he’s learned about Pittsburgh (and Pittsburghers) thanks to rideshare encounters and work friends. Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for...

Duration:00:23:04

Dream Loud Podcast | Awesome Chat

2/1/2018
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Dan Scifo is a Sport Writer covering the Steelers and Penguins at the Latrobe Bulletin. Ben Hull is the bassist for former Flyleaf lead singer Lacey Sturm. Together, they wanted to combine their stories and talk with others who make their dreams come true with the Dream Loud Podcast. We talk about how they got the show together, some of the interesting stories they've heard so far and where they hope to go with their show. Listen to the Dream Loud Podcast at dreamloudpodcast.podbean.com....

Duration:00:30:00

Spare Change | Awesome Chat

12/13/2017
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Josh Corcoran of Spare Change joins us to play a few tunes and talk about his video series bringing awareness and actual donations to great causes in and around Pittsburgh, most recently "A Pittsburgh Story" featuring friends from the city including Mayor Bill Peduto and using Spotfund for their project! Find out more and how you can help at www.sparechange.tv. Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment. Follow Michael Sorg (@sorgatron) and @AwesomeCast for...

Duration:00:43:50

The Metal Edge | Awesome Chat

11/23/2017
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We chat with Zach Fehl about the new spinoff from The River's Edge: The Metal Edge, Pittsburgh's online metal station. We discuss his days with Cal U radio, the metal scene in Pittsburgh, and try the most Metal Pizza ever! You can check out The Metal Edge at www.metaledgepgh.com. Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment. Follow Michael Sorg (@sorgatron) and @AwesomeCast for updates and live streams of our interviews! Subscribe on Facebook,Stitcher,...

Duration:00:25:05

Aliza Sherman | Awesome Chat

11/16/2017
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Aliza Sherman is a web pioneer and tech passionista who is concerned about our dependence on Social Media and our phones. Recently, she spoke at the TechNow Conference in Monroeville, PA and has a chat with us about the things we need to watch out for to not be so dependent on technology, and the future of these devices. Find out more about our guest at www.alizasherman.com. Find out more about her book "The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact Without Burnout" at...

Duration:00:17:30

Aaron Watson | Awesome Chat

10/25/2017
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This week, we had the fortune to chat with Aaron Watson of Going Deep with Aaron Watson. Podcasting for around two years at the time of our sit down, Aaron has been making some great strides. He’s been having some great discussions, including his recent sit down with Pittsburgh’s Mayor, Bill Peduto. He’s also working on his Going Deep Summit slated for January – a one-day conference centered around discussions of economic opportunity, civil discourse, and personal development. If you’re...

Duration:00:22:54

Joanna Lowe | Awesome Chat

10/19/2017
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Joanna Lowe is making theater interesting again with multimedia theater in the Pittsburgh area including the current Halloween season Unhinged production that mixes theater with a haunted house! Joanna Lowe's productions can be found at www.cupajoproductions.com or experience her spoken word music at www.joannalowepoetry.com. You can also catch Joanna in the open scene of Mindhunter on Netflix! You can also listen to Joanna's recent appearance on Fishing Without Bait discussing conquering...

Duration:00:23:11

Daniel J Lewis | Awesome Chat

10/11/2017
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This week, we had the fortune to chat with Podcasting Industry Expert Daniel J Lewis about the history and evolution of Podcasting, getting into and building a business around Podcasting and tips for the newbies out there! You can learn from Daniel J Lewis on the Audacity to Podcast show and listen to other shows on his Noodle.mx Network! Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment. Follow Michael Sorg (@sorgatron) and @AwesomeCast for updates and live...

Duration:00:19:29

Cynthia Closkey | Awesome Chat

9/27/2017
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Cynthia Closkey of Shift Collaborative talks with us about her career including a brush with Steve Jobs at NEXT Computers, MIT, and more! Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment. Follow Michael Sorg (@sorgatron) and @AwesomeCast for updates and live streams of our interviews! Subscribe on Facebook,Stitcher, Spreaker, iTunes, and Youtube!

Duration:00:28:51

Mega Cat Studios | Awesome Chat

9/21/2017
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We’ve got a familiar face – with a different gig, on the show this week as James Deighan of Mega Cat Studios makes a visit to the studio. James sits down with us to talk about what he’s up to, including developing for several platforms, life as a serial entrepreneur, and more! Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment. Follow Michael Sorg (@sorgatron) and @AwesomeCast for updates and live streams of our interviews! Subscribe on Facebook,Stitcher, Spreaker,...

Duration:00:14:35

Joe Wos | AwesomeChat

9/7/2017
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Joe Wos of Wos is Me joins us for this week's AwesomeChat. We've previously had Joe on the main AwesomeCast show, but we're sitting down with him to talk about some of the cool stuff he's doing since we last caught up with him. Joe shares his story about becmoing a cartoonist, starting Toonseum, going out on a limb to reach his dream as a syndicated cartoonist, and more! Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.com for more entertainment. Follow Michael Sorg (@sorgatron) and...

Duration:00:31:10