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This is Only a Test

Will Smith, Norman Chan, Jeremy Williams

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This is the official podcast of Tested.com. Tested brings you the week's technology and science news, with hosts Will Smith, Norman Chan, and Jeremy Williams. There's no jargon here, just solid explanations of the week's news--and plenty of wacky tangents. Make sure you stick around after the outro for fake outtakes!
 
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Ariel Waldman, Norman Chan

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Welcome to Offworld, a new show from the Tested network that explores the fun places where space and pop culture intersect! In each episode, host Ariel Waldman is joined by guests from the space and science community to examine a science fiction story and discuss how it holds up under some scientific scrutiny.
 
Welcome to The MatterHackers Podcast - a dedicated space that dives deep into the world of 3D printing and digital manufacturing. Here, we'll break down machines, materials, and revolutionary ideas through exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes processes. Join Dave Gaylord, MatterHackers' VP of Product and Technology and self-proclaimed tech nerd as he navigates us through the depths of this cutting-edge technology. To learn more about 3D printing, visit www.MatterHackers.com
 
In this podcast, Paul Kalburgi takes you inside the writing rooms of some of his favourite playwrights and screenwriters, for conversations that will leave fellow writers inspired and excited to write. Paul Kalburgi is a playwright and screenwriter, and the author of The Writer's Toolkit, published by Nick Hern Books, London. Visit paulkalburgi.com for information about his projects and writing workshops. -- This podcast is fuelled by coffee. If you'd like to support the show, send some writ ...
 
Timeless Practical Wisdom For Living a Meaningful Life Inspiring stories and practical advice from creatives, entrepreneurs, change-makers, misfits, and rebels to help you become successful on your own terms Our listeners say, “If TEDTalks met Oprah you’d have the Unmistakable Creative.” Eliminate the feeling of being stuck in your life, blocked in your creativity, and discover higher levels of meaning and purpose in your life and career. Listen to deeply personal, insightful, and thought-pr ...
 
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Kelly Gordon shares her inspiring story of how she went from growing up in an abusive home to building her own digital agency and finally, teaching others how to communicate like her. Learn how her autism counter-intuitively helps her communicate as well as how, through grit and resilience, she turned the hardships of her childhood into bountiful b…
 
When Dain Heer was young, all he wanted to be when he grew up was happy. He knew that if he was happy, everything else would fall into place. In this episode, he shares his wisdom on how to consciously transform your reality into one that is light and authentically you. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
There's only one place to start this week as we discuss the massive acqusition of Activision/Blizzard by Microsoft, its implications, and how it's not a metaverse play. Plus, the saga of a Dune concept art book bought at auction, the technical hurdles of software interoperability, and our reaction to the new Moon Knight trailer!…
 
Wes Kao has a refreshing perspective on education and knows how to build systems that provide incredible learning experiences. Take a listen to see what Wes Kao thinks about the current methods that we use to educate as well how to build transformational learning experiences for students. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Mark Fuller discusses the simple yet complex nature of captivating peoples attention through creativity. This is something Mark has done through the countless spectacles that he has designed around the world - water features that cause people to stop, admire, feel and connect. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
When Ozan Varol was just 17, he moved from his home in Istanbul to the United States to study Astrophysics at Cornell University. When he got there, he sent his resume to a professor and was invited to work on the operations team for the 2003 Mars Exploration Rovers project that sent 2 rovers to Mars. Ozan is now a law professor and teaches others …
 
Special guest Clayton aka Uncle Jessy joins us this week for a full episode discussing the latest in resin 3D printing! We hear how he got started with rapid prototyping and his thoughts on new innovations being introduced to resin printers this past year. An hour of geeking out with one of our favorite YouTubers!…
 
Annie Murphy explores an entirely new concept of thought - to think outside the brain. Annie claims that there are external resources which we can utilize to build an extended mind. How can we use the host of 'extra-neural' resources that exist around us? What possibilities does this present to us? Take a listen to find out. See acast.com/privacy f…
 
Nick Velasquez shares insight from his book that will help you develop the power to learn any skill, no matter your background or competitive advantage. Taking wisdom from learning science, cognitive psychology and examples set by the greats, Nick will not only show you how you can learn anything but also how you can maximize the efficacy of your l…
 
Josh Linkner joins us to talk about his unique perspective of entrepreneurship and how it will enable us to become the architects of our future. Find out why playing it safe while you're young is the riskiest thing you can do, what entrepreneurship really looks like, what enables the coexistence of ambition and fulfillment, how to make the most of …
 
The new year commences with CES in full swing as we recap how we spent our holidays, the movies we watched, and the gifts we gave and received. The gang discusses the big tech announcements out of CES, including details on Sony's PSVR 2, HTC's wrist trackers, and passthrough applications on Quest 2. Plus, a new Stern pinball machine and neat drone …
 
April Rinne has woven a strategy for adapting to change and navigating a world in flux. Find out how to develop a flux mindset and ultimately acquire the 8 superpowers that will improve your relationship with uncertainty and transform the way you live your life. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Kumar Mehta has studied the intangible qualities that define those who he refers to as 'The Exceptionals' - the 1% of the 1% who reside at the very top of the pyramid. Hear the story of those people and discover the traits of those who have achieved seemingly impossible levels of success. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
In this episode, I chat to Kathryn Burnett - an award-winning screenwriter and playwright, whose name can be found on many successful TV series in New Zealand. We talk about the development journey of her new comedy play, The Campervan, the iconic kiwi sit-com writing room that provided her first TV credit (plus enough stories to dine out on for a …
 
If you've started the race as an artist and stolen your way to creativity but found yourself feeling defeated, Austin Kleon invites you to stay creative, focused and true to yourself. He joins us to help us get in touch with why we started and to keep going even when we're tempted to quit. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
For our last podcast episode of the year, we go over the top technology and science stories from the past 12 months and give our retrospective takes on what trends were fads and what technologies may have legs into the future. Plus, one of our favorite recent 3D prints and excitement for the upcoming James Webb telescope launch! Thanks for hanging …
 
Leslie Ehm wants to help you unleash your authentic self and become the confident, magnetic, unmistakable creative that you've always wanted to be. Take a listen to discover how you can unlock and unleash your own personal swagger. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Carefully controlling heat is the name of the game with 3D printer hotends and Slice Engineering developed an interesting method to solve two problems at once; surgical tube stand offs allow for single-tool nozzle changes and supreme heat performance over traditional methods. Daniel Barousse of Slice Engineering spends some time talking with Dave a…
 
In this episode, I talk to Norman Yeung - a Chinese Canadian writer for whom the use of language takes on a whole new meaning. As we discuss Norman's body of work in this episode, he explains how he uses 'magical realism in his work to encourage empathy through dialogue, blurring of the lines between fantasy and reality in order to break down langu…
 
Leslie Ehm wants to help you unleash your authentic self and become the confident, magnetic, unmistakable creative that you've always wanted to be. Take a listen to discover how you can unlock and unleash your own personal swagger. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
After Andre Norman was sentenced to over 100 years in prison and spent 2 years in solitary confinement, he decided to turn his life around. He spent the next 8 years working 20 hours per day on his dream to attend Harvard University. Find out how he went from prisoner to Harvard professor and became known to many as “The Ambassador Of Hope.” See ac…
 
Steven Kotler tackles the neuroscience of achieving the impossible in a quest to make sense of the magic. He decodes the secrets of elite level athletes, CEO's, artists and more, who have redefined what is possible, bringing our own impossible dreams within our reach. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Luke Burgis introduces us to the power of mimetic desire and how it influences our wants, fears, fulfillment and much more. Understanding why we want what we want helps us to desire differently, influence the desires of others and build a more fulfilling future. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Learn how to master your craft, regardless of industry or job role, by learning from people who are already successful. Ron Friedman shares knowledge on how the most accomplished people in the world use a different framework of learning to reverse engineer success. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Tim Harford introduces us to the messy world around us with an insightful new perspective. Tim explains that gifts of character like creativity, responsiveness and resilience are not found without the disorder, confusion, and disarray to produce them. Discover the wonder of mess and the unexpected connection it has with creativity. See acast.com/pr…
 
Katy Milkman brings a science-based approach to achieving your goals. The amount of methods and tips we hear that are meant to help us change can turn into a foggy mess, leaving us chasing our tails. Katy uses science to bring you clarity and a roadmap for getting from where you are to where to want to be. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-…
 
When Ankur Jain was 11 years old, he wanted to play in the basketball team and believed he needed a special pair of shoes to jump higher. So he coded a website, phoned the shoe company and asked to speak to the CEO. Ankur told the CEO that he would advertise their shoes on his website if they mailed him a pair. The CEO sent Ankur a pair of luxury s…
 
From a young age, we're all taught that setting and achieving goals is the way to live a happy and fulfilling life. Stephen Shapiro says that this stops us from enjoying life right now, only to later discover that our achievements rarely create lasting fulfillment. How can you ditch your goals and enjoy life where you are while still being successf…
 
In this episode, I talk to Gary Goldstein. Since cutting his teeth in the writer's room on TV shows like Saved By The Bell and Beverley Hills 90210, Gary has seen more than fifteen of his screenplays produced, including Hitched for the Holidays, starring Emily Hampshire and the first two movies in the Flower Shop Mystery series, starring Brooke Shi…
 
We return for another episode, this time with Hillary Weiss, a creative director, coach and speaker. Hillary tells us how we can take brazen ideas and use them to captivate our audience. Learn about anti and advocate standpoints, how to be shamelessly polarizing and much more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Your happiness and success are tied to your popularity. And it goes all the way back to high school. In today's episode, Mitch Prinstein helps us to explore the correlation between popularity and happiness by sharing secrets to boosting your likability through things such as understanding what makes people tick; developing empathy for others; makin…
 
So many people don’t have an awareness of their internal thoughts, functions, and struggles. Kelly Sheets seeks to help people discover themselves internally and be more present in their lives. She believes in curiosity, playfulness, kindness, and creativity. Hear her story and the impact that internal awareness can have on your life. See acast.com…
 
After a restful Thanksgiving holiday, we're back with an extended Moment of Science for Kishore to answer our questions about the Omicron coronavirus variant. We also give a spoiler-free review of the first two episodes of Haweye and recap the Unity Slices VR demo Norm tried last week. Plus, what's one movie you'd want to be able to watch again for…
 
How can we celebrate the experience of aging? How can we take the process of getting old and turn it into a purposeful journey? In this episode, we explore this very unexplored subject with aging expert Richard Leider in order to hopefully unveil the path of purposeful aging to all. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
The crew are break this week for the Thanksgiving holiday, but Norm gives an update of what to expect on the channel in the coming week and we rebroadcast a recent livestream q&a for those of you who may have missed it! Thanks to all our listeners and channel members for supporting the show and we'll see you next week!…
 
What is it that distinctly separates impact players from others of equal talent and drive? Liz Wiseman knows how you can take the lead, do things differently and multiply your influence. Discover how to make yourself indispensable and become and impact player at work. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
In this episode, I meet Toronto-based playwright and librettist Marjorie Chan. Best known for her epic dramas focusing on Chinese history, including; China Doll, A Nanking Winter, and The Madness of the Square, Marjorie is also the Artistic Director of Toronto's Theatre Passe Muraille - Canada’s original alternative theatre. We talk about her pract…
 
The path to success doesn't have to be as hard as we make it. In our pursuit of over-achieving, we tend to overwhelm ourselves until we burn out. According to Greg McKeown, this desperate pursuit of success gives us even less results and he's here to teach us how to succeed without burning out. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informat…
 
David Wood, a life coach and CEO at Play For Real, talks about the concept of playing the game of life, unapologetically and wholeheartedly. He explains that losing at a game doesn’t need to spoil the fun or even worse, prevent you from playing. Our discussion makes for a captivating episode as David shares some valuable stories, many profound less…
 
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