#052 - Juan Carlos and Diego Mendez - Musical Influencers of Ecuador

February 7, 2018
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Although music is known for breaking barriers and merging communities the cost to learn and own musical equipment still prohibits many from recognizing their full musical potential. Quito is one prime example of this with the Statue of The Virgin Mary historically dividing north and south, rich and poor. 

 
El Musican Project was founded, by Juan Carlos and Diego Mendez in order to break down these barriers and allow music to serve its true purpose. From offering scholarships to lower-income students to partnering with companies such as The Numa Project, which seeks to build low-cost musical equipment out of recyclable goods. This isn’t just a goodwill project these guys are looking to personally inject a stronger musical culture and. Community into not just Quito but all of Ecuador itself.
 
 
In the episode, we discuss everything from the historical aspects of music cultures from Ecuador and Latin America to socio-economic and cultural issues facing Ecuadorians today. 
 
 
This episode was recorded at IMPAQT hub in Quito, Ecuador. Not only did we sit down with Juan Carlos and Diego Mendez but we also sat down with one of their lead musicians JD Villacis.
 
 
Be sure to check out our bus stop with El Musican Project on our youtube channel.
 
If you’d like to donate or find out more about El Musican Project you can check out the website here and their socials on Facebook and Instagram.
 

We recorded this episode in Quito, Ecuador at the IMAPQTO workspace. 

 

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#051 - Richard McColl - A Different Colombia

January 31, 2018
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Colombias civil war has claimed over 200,000 lives and has lasted over 50 years. In 2016 the largest and most prominent rebel group, (The Farc), signed a peace treaty with Juan Manuel Santos and the Colombian government. However, there are still dissident guerilla groups and resentment on how to integrate the former rebels into society. Not only is the conflict intricate and complex but the peace process has only made things tougher to swallow. Not all rebel factions and paramilitaries have turned in their weapons and with an upcoming election, Colombians couldn't be more uncertain of their future. 

 

What is the role of media? Has the media evolved simply to be a source of entertainment for those tired and impatient of a political system that has disenfranchised them?

 

Que Richard McColl. Based in Bogota, Colombia he is a freelance journalist who specializes in conflict resolution. Through his podcast, Colombia Calling, he interviews experts in the travel industry, dealing with security issues and explaining the cultural nuances of this diverse and complex land that is Colombia. Richard has written for the likes of the Daily Beast, BBC online, Wall Street Journal, CNN Traveller, and BBC Radio.

 

On this episode, Richard breaks down the history of the Colombia Conflict, from the many different players to the many different stories Richard covers in his podcast. We discuss Colombia's potential future with a strong younger generation disconnected from the violence of war. As well as stronger and more in-depth media coverage that Colombians never experienced before. 

 

You can listen to Richards podcast here and you can check out some of his writing here.

 

We recorded this episode via Skype in Quito, Ecuador at the IMAPQTO workspace. 

 

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#043 - WIl Brown - Robots, Virtual Reality, and Data on the Blockchain

October 18, 2017
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Wil Brown @themadscientist, is the architect behind Иeureal: the first protocol designed to produce a predictive artificial intelligence (AI) architecture for cryptocurrency. He is a Bitcoin activist, Virtual Reality enthusiast, and futurist.

 

Outside of developing the first technology to fuse AI and blockchain technology, Wil has been working as a software engineer for over 20 years. He developed the Mozaex Media Server, which has a market value of over 30 million dollars. He is the organizer of the 400+ member Utah Bitcoin Community meetup, won the top prize at the Million Dollar Texas Bitcoin Conference hackathon, and has been involved in several bitcoin startup projects.

 

He also considers himself an old-school cyberpunk and hopes to eventually merge his consciousness directly with machines. He is currently in the funding phase of a documentary in which he will live completely in Virtual Reality for thirty days. 

 

“You want the technology that’s learning from you to grow with you in order to make your life easier.” 

Together, we look into futurism and the potential of humans fusing with technology. Wil believes we will grow interdependently into a completely new form of consciousness that has never existed before. This episode takes a deeper dive into virtual reality, making data accessible, information control, and Artificial Intelligence’s potential to predict the future and change the world.

 

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Episode 028: Dan Tortora - On Transforming Sports Media

May 3, 2017
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The transformation of traditional radio broadcast is most evident in sports. With a growing number of people looking for niche shows, ease of entry and access to equipment makes the barrier to entry low. And, you can be your own boss and build an audience quite effectively on your own.

 

Enter Dan Tortora, the new wave of sports radio. Dan is the host of his show Wake Up Call DT, President of Tortora Broadcast Media, and a former sportscaster for ESPN Radio on The Score 1260. His love has always been communications and we explore that on the show. 

 

Dan brings an authentic tone to his radio show which looks to find the bridge where sports meet life. We delve into Dan's passion and interests in communication and sports. Highlighting topics from the past, present and future states of podcasts and other medias. 

 

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This isn't our first Syracuse sports show. We did a 15-minute podcast with Marc Lomansky after he hit a one-time half court shot at Madison Square Garden in a packed stadium. 

  

Bus ‘Weekly Fuel

 

Wildbrine’s Kimchi Shots which are probiotics shots to benefit your gut biome. The gut bacteria field is just now being discovered to the levels of necessity and benefit to your body. We especially recommend this if you're on a high carb diet or pregnant.

 

The Book Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari - a brief history of humankind on society, culture, politics, and their relation to each other. We love this book

 

As two people deep into the ketogenic diet we know it can be difficult to surpass taste addiction for healthy foods. Check out Ketolife on Instagram - which we use for Keto Recipes like this waffle recipe