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The mind machine is a podcast devoted to the latest research in applied neurosciences, physiological computing, neuroadaptive interfaces and human factors psychology. Each episode features a conversation with a different researcher about their work. Our discussions will focus on emerging technologies, such as: brain-computer interfaces, system automation, affective computing, wearable sensors and assistive technology. The conversations will cover technical aspects of the work as well as pote ...
 
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Andy Berry from DVC Resale Market joins us this week to discuss this month's happenings. Prices have stayed fairly consistent from November, however, there are few resorts that are in the buyer's favor with good inventory. Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC Resale Market – …
 
The Schapmann family fell in love with the Grand Floridian on one of their trips when the Grand Flo just happened to be the actively marketed property. Sam explains that they set their “point calibration” on a 2-bedroom villa over at Bay Lake Tower; however, on their first stay, they booked a 2-Bedroom Lake view at the Grand Floridian, and that cha…
 
Jordan Peele is an important Black filmmaker and a horror nerd’s horror nerd. His 2019 film Us is packed full of references to obscure classics—but does that make it less original? Boston and J from one of our favorite podcasts, Race Trader, join us to discuss it (along with a little sidetalk about Get Out and Tyler Perry).…
 
Monera launches a new program that allows people to purchase resale contracts with lower down payments. Not every contract will quality, however, the team at DVC Resale Market will help you find a contract that works for this program. Given that we're just now starting to receive stimulus payments and tax refunds are right around the corner, this n…
 
As a native Floridian, Rebecca Portalatin finds that her family tends to use DVC more for extended weekends than the traditional week-long vacation. We discuss buying into DVC as a Floridian and buying a direct contract at the Polynesian. Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC …
 
In episode 131, we get a chance to catch up with Rob Lott. It's been two years since his original interview so not only do we get an update here, and hear a trip report from a recent stay we booked for him at the Polynesian resort using donated points. Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dr…
 
Episode 130 is a rebroadcast of Episode 013. Given the recent layoffs at Walt Disney World and a new point donation program we started, we thought it was appropriate to rebroadcast this episode before Rob's trip report in Episode 131. This is the first interview in our “Meet the Magic Maker” series. As a DVC-based interview-based podcast, we normal…
 
You've heard why Blue Card Members love going direct; now it's time to hear why so many people opt out and purchase on the secondary market. Spoiler: it saves you a LOT of money, but that's not all. Join Chad, Jake, & DVC Resale Market Agents – Marissa and Derek as they discuss why adding resale or just having a virtual white card is still an excel…
 
Jodi Gross from DVC Resale Market joins us to discuss the latest happenings in the resale market. Old Key West leads Right-of-First-Refusal buybacks in 2020. For the most part prices held steady or slightly rose in November; however, most changes were within anticipated deviations. Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through fin…
 
Vikki Wells and her husband Anthony were married in their home country in the United Kingdom and spent their honeymoon in Orlando. The couple made some financial sacrifices to save money to come to Disney World on their honeymoon. It was their first day ever on Disney property. They were riding a bus to Magic Kingdom when they learned about an acci…
 
It's a classic debate in the DVC community: do you buy direct from Disney or save money and buy from the resale market? We recruited three died in the wool, blue-card-carrying, buy direct from Disney evangelists to share the top 5 reasons why people should consider buying directly from Disney. Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible…
 
Scott and Karen Daves have about an hour commute to Disney from their home near Tampa. If you've ever wondered about keeping DVC after moving to Florida, the Daves' provides excellent insight as to being DVC members and living within a commutable distance. This episode of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from th…
 
Glenn Danzig’s Verotika (2019) is a failure. But has it failed in an interesting way? That all depends on how much you like boobs. In this episode we discuss bad acting, bad effects, bad music, and bad films. We also touch on things we like: Tommy Wiseau, outsider art, The Mandalorian—and yes—boobs. Also, keep your ears alert for Marc flexing on th…
 
Andy Berry is back to discuss the DVC Resale Market trends for October 2020. We cover right of first refusal (ROFR), average sales prices and inventory analysis. Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC Resale Market – Industry Leader in DVC Resales DVC Rental Store – DVC Point R…
 
Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC Resale Market – Industry Leader in DVC Resales DVC Rental Store – DVC Point Rental and Swap Partner Incredible Vacation Homes – Luxury Vacation Homes for Family Gatherings Be Our Guest Vacations – Travel Agent for DVC Point Swap Programs M…
 
Gather ‘round boils and ghouls, it’s our annual Halloween episode! This year we’re covering It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966). Short and sweet like a peppermint patty, we talk about television, made up holidays, bad boomer ideas, belief, trash cinema, The Boys, and renting movies in the 90s.…
 
Josh Kennedy has been a DVC member since 2017 and calls SSR his home resort. We discuss points, resorts, upgrades, and the magic of membership in this DVC member interview. One of the things that make everybody jealous is Josh's streak of getting room upgrades at DVC. Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support…
 
Anne-Marie Brouwer is a senior Scientist at TNO in the Netherlands. She has a background in cognitive psychology but has applied her methodological expertise to a wide range of research projects. During our conversation, we talk about the importance of methodology for applied research in psychology and neurosciences. We also talk about specific pro…
 
DVC Members love their home resorts for a variety of reasons. Chad, Valerie, Brad, and Sandy are back to discuss the three main factors people use when picking their home resort. Some people buy them because they love the resort. Others buy specifically for the 11-month booking window advantage. Yet other members are more influenced by the financia…
 
Jake Anthony shares his DVC story and buying into DVC at 18 years old. For many people, this wouldn't be a wise decision. However, we really encourage you to tune in and hear Jake's story. Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC Resale Market – Industry Leader in DVC Resales DVC…
 
Humberto Santos from DVC Resale Market is back to go over our monthly resale market update. 56 contracts were bought back from ROFR (40 SSR, 10 OKW, 5 VGF, and a Vero). All but two resorts rose in average sales price in the month of September the two that did not were within normal deviations. The resale market is very strong. At the time of record…
 
Writer Michelle Tea, writer Meg Elison, and composer Lawrence English join us for a trio of COVID-19-era conversations. We ask them each, “Is this how you thought it would all end?” All three guests have great perspectives on the apocalyptic vibrations affecting us all, but are any of us truly ready for the end?…
 
Our new member education series continues in Episode 118. Brad and Chad discuss what makes DVC different from other timeshares. The flexibility of the point system and incredible strong demand to stay on property at Disney. This demand creates a huge resale and rental market. Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial…
 
David Mumpower continues the conversations from Episode 116 and we focus on classic DVC debates. At the end of episode 116, we thought we should talk a little more DVC. Chad was supposed to edit this into the main episode, but it seemed better as some stand-alone content. We discuss Team Kidani vs Team Jambo. Team Beach Club vs Team BoardWalk. Team…
 
David Mumpower is a powerhouse blogger in the DVC community. He's written for almost every major site. You can read his most recent work on DVC Resale Market's Blog. David writes the weekly parks and news updates for DVC Resale Market. This episode of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team\ DVC…
 
Caleb Allison is back with a case of addonitis. What started as a post for thoughts and advice in the My DVC Points Patreon Producer's club ended up being a podcast episode as Chad and Caleb discuss options for adding on. Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC Resale Market – I…
 
Rick and Morty is one of those shows people love making video essays about. It’s smart, it uses philosophical ideas to deliver dick and fart jokes, and it includes a lot of high-level sci-fi/cosmic horror. This classic Scary Thoughts adventure is just Chad and Marc. Depending on what universe you’re listening to this in, that might be a very big de…
 
DVC Member Cruises are the most sought after cruises in all of DCL. You have to be a DVC member who purchased points through Disney direct to set sail on a member cruise. (Part of the reason I bought more than the minimum points for a blue card from DVC was so that I would have points that I could use on a member cruise). Brian Flock from DCL Duo p…
 
Andy Berry joins us for our monthly DVC Resale Market monthly update. Disney exercised Right of First Refusal on 22 contracts in August 2020. We're back to pre-COVID resale prices. August was a banner month for sales and inventory is slightly low. Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream T…
 
The first episode of a podcast series focusing on New Member Education. If you're a new member or researching becoming a member, we're creating a podcast playlist just for you. Our panel will be made up of experienced DVC members that are very active in DVC Facebook groups. We ask the question is DVC right for me? We also do an introduction of what…
 
In this episode, I talk to Fabien Lotte from INRIA in Bordeaux about his research on Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI). Fabien is a computer scientist working in this field with a particular interest in signal processing and machine learning for EEG-based BCI. We talk about the role of machine learning in neurotechnologies and Fabien's research proje…
 
Dan and Holly Austin explain that they've been to Disney about every other year since their Honeymoon in 2012. In 2018, Dan started looking at the rising costs of a Disney vacation and bought into DVC thinking they would go every other year. However, once they acquired annual passes and stayed in deluxe studios and one-bedroom villas, addonitis qui…
 
Nick Cotton joins the show to return to the parks, unique opportunities we have to enjoy the parks during COVID, deals on discounted DVC points, and an update on the DVC rental and resale markets. Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC Resale Market – Industry Leader in DVC Res…
 
In Episode 109, we meet Heather Knecht. Heather transitioned from off-property to renting DVC points to becoming a member at Wilderness Lodge. In this process she provides a wonderful testimonial story for DVC Rental Store, DVC Resale Market and Monera Financial. Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from…
 
Shudder’s Zoom-based film Host (2020) is the belle of the COVID-19-horror-film ball. This fun and imaginative movie is a great way to spend an hour at the end of a depressing work day. But is it actually good? Or are we just starved for options? We are joined by Madeleine Koestner, the co-founder and programmer of the Unnamed Footage Festival. She’…
 
Jodi Gross from DVC Resale Market joins the show to provide a market update for July 2020. Resale prices rose almost across the board, and the average price is back up to the same point as last year. The market is leaning towards a slight seller's market. While Disney did not exercise their Right of First Refusal in July; however, before we could e…
 
Dan Cockerell, former VP of Magic Kingdom, joins the show to discuss his career at Disney, answer My DVC Points Community member questions, and discuss his new book, “How's the Culture in Your Kingdom?” Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC Resale Market – Industry Leader in D…
 
Joe Dante’s 1989 film The ‘Burbs has been our most requested film to cover since we started this podcast. It’s great and so is our guest Nathan Thompson. He’s a writer and journalist and hosts the Yoga and meditation podcast Escaping Samsara. We get into the occult, genre films, living in the suburbs, longing for nostalgia and the joy of strong cha…
 
Cormac McCarthy’s bleak, apocalyptic father-son road trip novel, The Road (2006), won both the Pulitzer Prize and the admiration of Oprah. Daniel Coffeen (Zero Books, Renegade University) rejoins us to discuss if the book deserves all the praise and whether or not the movie gets it right. We talk a bit about Blood Meridian, too, if that’s your thin…
 
Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC Resale Market – Industry Leader in DVC Resales DVC Rental Store – DVC Point Rental and Swap Partner Incredible Vacation Homes – Luxury Vacation Homes for Family Gatherings Be Our Guest Vacations – Travel Agent for DVC Point Swap Programs M…
 
Jeremy Mobley joins us for a conversation about his DVC story. Jeremy's passion for Disney didn't hit until later in life. Jeremy thinks that he's one of the few people who bought DVC based on a conversation with an advanced sales associate in the park kiosks on one of his first few trips to Disney. They ended up buying a small contract at the Poly…
 
Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC Resale Market – Industry Leader in DVC Resales DVC Rental Store – DVC Point Rental and Swap Partner Incredible Vacation Homes – Luxury Vacation Homes for Family Gatherings Be Our Guest Vacations – Travel Agent for DVC Point Swap Programs M…
 
Max Brooks nailed it with his 2006 fictional oral history, World War Z. It’s a fun book with lots of original ideas, which makes it a blast to talk about; especially since there are so many parallels with our own current COVID-19 lifestyles. We give the movie as much attention as it deserves (not much) and touch on our own survival tactics. Episode…
 
Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC Resale Market – Industry Leader in DVC Resales DVC Rental Store – DVC Point Rental and Swap Partner Incredible Vacation Homes – Luxury Vacation Homes for Family Gatherings Be Our Guest Vacations – Travel Agent for DVC Point Swap Programs M…
 
Go behind the scenes at My DVC Points and get to know our Community Hall Live show and Mouse Quiz show producer Gina Grotsky. Gina considers her home park Disneyland; however, she ended up buying at Copper Creek. This episode of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team\ DVC Resale Market – Indust…
 
Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC Resale Market – Industry Leader in DVC Resales DVC Rental Store – DVC Point Rental and Swap Partner Incredible Vacation Homes – Luxury Vacation Homes for Family Gatherings Be Our Guest Vacations – Travel Agent for DVC Point Swap Programs M…
 
The Wicker Man (1973) is British folk horror at its best. It’s got weird townsfolk music, a mysterious and sexy monarch, bizarre occult practices, and nude pagan dance numbers. We’re joined by Steven Intermill, the Director of the Buckland Museum of Witchcraft & Magick (Cleveland, OH). We get deep into the well-researched details of the film, the h…
 
Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC Resale Market – Industry Leader in DVC Resales DVC Rental Store – DVC Point Rental and Swap Partner Incredible Vacation Homes – Luxury Vacation Homes for Family Gatherings Be Our Guest Vacations – Travel Agent for DVC Point Swap Programs M…
 
Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC Resale Market – Industry Leader in DVC Resales DVC Rental Store – DVC Point Rental and Swap Partner Incredible Vacation Homes – Luxury Vacation Homes for Family Gatherings Be Our Guest Vacations – Travel Agent for DVC Point Swap Programs M…
 
Season 4 of the My DVC Points Podcast was made possible through financial support from the DVC Dream Team: DVC Resale Market – Industry Leader in DVC Resales DVC Rental Store – DVC Point Rental and Swap Partner Incredible Vacation Homes – Luxury Vacation Homes for Family Gatherings Be Our Guest Vacations – Travel Agent for DVC Point Swap Programs M…
 
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