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Special Guest Angel Jimenez

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Young author Angel Jimenez joins us to speak about overcoming challenges he faced early in life to go on to publish a book nominated for a Reader’s Choice Award and more!

Be sure to check out his website Age of the Kings and pick up a copy of his book on Amazon, Nook, and Walmart!

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UX and Customer Service Technology with Filippo Lovatti

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Filippo Lovotti, head of UX in the Customer Service Tech team at Zappos, joins us to talk about what exactly is UX, how technology should be used to help people, as well as some delicious Italian food! Learn more about Filippo on his website which can be found here. And be sure to check out his podcast “The Industry of UX”

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Special Guest Brenden Kumarasamy

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Brenden Kumarasamy, founder of Master Talk, joins us with important info to help us navigate how to present effectively online and share free resources with folks during this difficult time.

Be sure to check out his YouTube channel! – Mastek Talk Videos

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Censorship

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William Stodden returns to help clear the air about what The U.S. Constitution actually says about censorship, and whether or not social media platforms are actually engaged in it. We also talk about the responsibilities these platforms have, if any, concerning free speech, as well as some of the behaviors seen by certain high profile individuals on these platforms.

Be sure to check out William’s new podcast Supernova Earth, and grab a copy of his book The Practical Effects of Time Travel: A Memoir

The Congressional wealth graph mentioned in this episode can be found here.

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The Real Story Of Thanksgiving

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Although 2020 may be a little different, there will still be food, family, and football. But how did it all begin? Javi Benz from @JavzWorld joins us to talk turkey! (and history!)

For more information, as well as the complete timeline discussed in this episode, visit javzworld.com

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Choppin’ It Up with Samurye

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This week we talk with Samurye about those scary DMCA warnings some streamers have received, the ill-fated idea that streamers should pay game developers, and an “interesting” trend being seen in a lot of mobile games.

Catch Samurye streaming on Twitch at twitch.tv/samurye

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The Death Wobble

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This week, Leo and Adam talk about Oculus Quest 2 users getting permabanned, the new iPhone (and whether or not Leo is “aging out” of tech), Sweden’s ban on Hauwei, and Adam takes playing XBox on his iPhone for a test drive. And more! Be sure to visit the new Voluntary Input website for more!

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