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Fresh update on "max" discussed on Lee Mathews

Lee Mathews

01:21 min | 1 hr ago

Fresh update on "max" discussed on Lee Mathews

"Charges have been amended against the Tuttle man who allegedly drove his pickup truck into a group of more high school runners in February, killing three of them and injuring four others. 57 year old Max Townsend was originally charged with three counts of manslaughter. Well today, those charges were upgraded to three counts of second degree murder. Cleveland County D. A. Greg Mashburn told the Oklahoman that town sins blood alcohol level came back lower than initially thought so with less alcohol and marijuana in his system. Mashburn says towns and clearly knew that he was engaging in dangerous conduct at the time of the crash. Mashburn says that led to his decision to upgrade the charge is to better fit the facts of the case. Ah Yukon native executed this morning at a federal prison in Indiana for killing three members of an Arkansas family in 1996. With that story. Here's Jack Whalen Scott, 47 year old Daniel Lewis. Lee's execution is the first federal execution in nearly two decades. He carried his denial even into the execution chamber, admitting he made a lot of mistakes, but saying he was not a murderer. His last words You're killing an innocent man. These execution had been scheduled for yesterday afternoon. But ah, court order stopped it dead Ferreira Lee. The US Supreme Court yesterday ordered the execution to take place. These victims were gun dealer William Mueller. His wife, Nancy, and her eight year old daughter, Sarah Powell..

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Boeing Reports More MAX Cancellations

Rush Limbaugh

00:15 sec | 7 hrs ago

Boeing Reports More MAX Cancellations

"Shrink further Last month, the playmaker recorded 67 37 max cancellations in June. Boeing's order in peril from customers and poor financial health and those intent on revising contracts rose by 123 last month.

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From Glassblower to Software Developer using Free Coding Resources with Michael Pimentel

Learn to Code with Me

46:03 min | 12 hrs ago

From Glassblower to Software Developer using Free Coding Resources with Michael Pimentel

"And we're back in today's episode. I speak with Michael, Pimentel. Michael Story is fascinating worked in the glassblowing industry specifically for film sets for nine years before he started teaching himself how to Code. And what makes him even more? Interesting is the fact that he doesn't have a college degree. Anti never went to a coding bootcamp. He is entirely self-taught. and. That is exactly what we're GONNA be talking about today. How he taught himself to code. WOW, working fulltime. How guys first job in tack and how he got more roles in the tech industry as time went on. If you tips for staying motivated while learning how to Code. This episode is for you enjoy. Hey. Michael. Thank you so much for coming on the show today. It will on six February I'm real excited to talk with you. You have like interesting. Self taught experience in. That's what I would like to dive into I. Could you share with us how you got started in software engineering? Absolutely so kind of Story kind of goes back to a few years ago when I was working for a company that made life for the film industry now working there as a manufacturer glassblowing really interesting work. Kind of working in a manufacturing type of shop warehouse, loud, working on a lay, that spun in a really hot environment I was there for a really long time and things just. Kinda didn't progress in terms of career. Wise and financially it was just really typical I live in California and California being one of the most expensive place live. It just wasn't sustainable. married and I have a child and that it just wasn't something that I could maintain so it kind of motivated me to start thinking I need to. Probably either go back to school or another another route career choice so i. can you know build to support and have a career that can provide general finance, support and everything like that, so it kind of led me to back to. My interest in computers and everything like that, so I started to do some online, searching and everything like that and it. Brought me to software development coding, you know some booming career choice that is really big right now and everything like that was like okay. Maybe I should go back to school for that, but at the time it really wasn't the best option I went acted. As a couple of glasses time, that's what I could afford at my community college, and then just got really difficult to maintain a full-time job and take one or two classes, and it got really expensive, because my wife was what was going to school in college and everything like that, so it was really difficult for us to support both less going especially you know. Not really knowing what I wanted to do. So I I did a lot of searching and I came across recode camp and recode camp. You know like when you get on their landing page. It's like learning one to code for free and always people learn this way and I was like wait three. This isn't make sense. This will usually scams off there. Start off Rian. Then you have to pay something and everything like that and you know to my surprise actually was free, and then so I started I jumped right in, and just started to go to the curriculum, and it sparked my interest and I was like. Wow, this is really cool. It's it kind of. Goes about in a way that. Gets you interested really quickly? You know with hd Mounsey assassin how you can get feedback on the webpage really quickly. Let's kind of how it started because I. Just I just couldn't go. That route was a canoe into school because it was just really expensive and I already had like a car loan, I couldn't get like student loan. It was just wasn't really practical. It's like cave. Do put myself some really extreme debt that I don't know if it's GonNa lead to something. That's GONNA pay in the end so I had to find another option and looked like learning to code on my own free resources when that resource beginning with recode camp was was the route I took. Awesome so I, want to backtrack a little bit to your. Your work before you got into coding, so you you okay? You said he was a manufacturing role. I haven't made notes that you were a glass blower which anti note that is for movies today shows. Definitely. What is it glasses? Sure okay, so a glass blower, typically like of someone like Google glass large usually someone that takes some raw material which consists of the materials, t make glass essentially depending on what what the? The. End Product is going to be different types of glass. Of course so basically you take them in you hit Heaton furnace, or with a really hot torture claim so that it becomes like in this malleable state, and then you shape it essentially so what I did there? We work on a leave, and we basically built like the light bulb globe. It's spun on a lathe and then you would really. Really hot with a hydrogen oxygen burners, two thousand degrees, and then you shape it based on certain dimensions so basically they would take that, and then we'd have a filament type that would basically you know, have some kind of chemical reaction than light up base off whatever the the fixture needed you know for the filming, so the specific light that they made there was an Hmo which is like a chemical. Name that I really don't know all the details into it, but it basically replicates the color of the sun so like if you see like on film sets, use those lights that kind of are the background that make everything look real, daytime and night-time filming. Those are the lights that we made when I worked there we're one of the few American companies still made them like with our hands, still as opposed to a machine meaning making them in a in a warehouse somewhere. But in a sense, essentially, that's what it was. We were just making them with a glassblowing. That's what I did while working there while I think nine or ten years. We Really, oh my goodness. Wow so start I'm surprised. It was that long because for people. Listening to this show were actually speaking through video so I can see you so I'm like. Wow doesn't look like he can hold a John. Young so young to have a job for that long. Then start another career. Okay? Wow, that awful. How did you get into that? Because that feels very niche, you're essentially making bulldogs. That camera crews in production crews are using on the sets of TV shows I mean. We were chatting before we recorded you live in California. I know like the entertainment industry is. In the movie industry in all of that is obviously very prominent out there is that kind of how that happened or It's interesting so actually the reason why I got into it is because my dad worked in that industry or like thirty years, and I had come out of working at John Juice and I was their. First job actually was working as a team member workup to insistent manager, and then eventually needed to make more money, because I got married at a really young so I. My dad ended up helping me getting the job there and you know I just ended up staying there for a really long time, but it's really how I got into. It was as my dad was in that industry longtime. He had connections and everything like that. Dot It. Did you go to a trade school or anything for glassblowing? No I actually just learned on the job. And still to this day is one of the most difficult things that I've ever done. Physically I for almost anything that can compare it to I think. Programming is its own challenge, but is like the hardest physical. Thing I've ever had to learn because it was like. If you don't do it right the first time, then you ruin it. So there's no going back and fixing it once. You kind of ruin it because the glass that we would work with you'd have to mix it with metals, and then once it's kind of melted to a certain point, you can't go back in extract those materials out of the glass, so it's Kinda ruined. If you don't do it, right is probably there really nerve, wracking or when I did that job. Yeah Wow, it also sounds like it could be dangerous if you're working as really like high temperatures. Absolutely I got burned really bad third degree burns I have degree burns like all my arm from it, but yeah, it was. It's definitely. Was I'm just curious. Did that have any role in your decision to look for a new job like I? Know you mentioned like the financial side, but were there other things, too? Yeah absolutely a that part being okay, so the big part, actually a aside from like the financial reasons that it just didn't pay that much. It was the work environments. It is in the Central Valley of California which in the summertime gets you know triple digits consistently and the warehouse that it is done is basically like a garage. It doesn't have an air condition. It doesn't have any of those things so the environment itself was. was just really really taxing. There's been a couple of times when I had gotten heat exhaustion, I got sent home because of it because like say it's one hundred, three, hundred ten, even outside inside that shop where you'd be working is a hundred twenty one hundred thirty degrees, and it was just unbearable is the if you've our to look back on some old twitter posts? I probably have pictures of like a thermometer in the area. And it's just like maxed out because it was just so hot, but yeah, that's that's probably WANNA be. A motivating factors to wanting to look for another job. It got to point where I was like. I need to get out of here. No matter what this job is just killing me physically, and you know a lot of other reasons you can imagine in an environment like that the people that you tend to work around kind of like really. Not The best work environment because you know on a lot of stress and you know tend not to get along very well when they're under a lot of stress is mentally and just everything that came along with that job, so it just became kind of like a hostile work environment as well so it was like a lot of. Factors that Kinda came into me like I have to get out of here you to find something else you know. Yeah well I mean that definitely makes sense. There's a few other people or one that is coming to mind that. We had on the show in a previous season. Whose name is Josh Camp? And he was a hope I. Stay this right a horse I think it's a horse fairer fairer, hope, number news right, but he would change the hooves on horses, which could also be really dangerous. Obviously, a horse kicks you and I believe it was an injury that ultimately led him to. You know look for other work in in what will link to that in the show notes for people listening now 'cause it. Was You know a few years back when we had on the show and any other episode, I believe it could have had a few where there was someone with a moron. Sick physically dangerous or physically labor job, and that's kind of what led them to to make a pretty big pivot because I can like working for you as a glass blower in those in that environment, physical Super Super Hot. It's totally different from working as a software engineer. And when you started coding, you mentioned using Free Co camp in other free resources. Were you still working fulltime as the glass blower and you are learning outside of that? Yes I was so I would I had a fulltime job there, and because of the heat I would work really really early hours I try to go in his earliest possible as three in the morning. Get off at noon or whatever it was Leonard Twelve so that time that I would get off of course I'd already so exhausted. Matt jobs so I have to go home and sleep a little bit and then. The thing with those interesting with that is. It was hard for me to be going having a fulltime job like that. Maybe some people can relate to that. You know like a maybe just a fulltime job in general is exhausting, but this job probably pushed it because of the environment itself the hostility behind it. That kind of gave me more motivation to be like you know what I'm really tired right now. And I'm not really motivated to to learn coding complete, foreign and difficult, but when I get off work the way I did time, so you know wanting to leave that place so bad that it was just that extra boost motivation for me to learn and study and just do everything I needed to do to succeed in it on just because it was just so bad. I got desperate. Really desperate I just remember that I tend to forget that, but then when I do remember I'm like wow, it helps me to be like really grateful. You know to where I am now, and it was really hard working fulltime job in learning, because I did learn while working there probably about a year and a half, maybe almost two years I was learning. And There was there were times when I would make huge progresses, but then. At the same time thinking like is this really possible? How do people get a job doing? It's like yeah. I can build a website, but there's more to it you like. Is this all I need to get a job type thing you know But Yeah! It was it was hard and I. Don't want to say like Oh yeah. It's super easy because it. Wasn't especially having to work fulltime job in it's all I could just you know. Take days off now and everything like that. I had to work. But yeah. It was difficult. So you were. Doing ice, you said for like one and a half two years where you were doing boom things at the same time. appleaday mentioned this earlier, but you. Free Co camp. Did you use any other resources or you mentioned Community College? Were you taking classes there? Yeah so additional to recode camp so the there's a lot of other things that I did that helped me so free code camp opened up at the time. I haven't camp while, but at the time had lake. Away that you would join and beat up and it was through facebook. It was like face, looking need groups or something, and it was like find a recode camp. Meet up because I. Guess they had like an umbrella. Recode camp meet ups that you can join, and you would basically type in your city in order find the nearest one that was that was organized and everything like that, so I found one in my city and it was you know a few people apartment that would meet up in so I joined that group and I reached out on their. Pre Cochem does a really good job with trying to connect people, so it's like hey, introduce yourself in post on there, so that people can no, no your journey Cetera so i. did that and I ended up meeting up with the organizers of that? Meet Up. We met at starbucks talked about you know everything on learning this and that where you and Rico camped up thing so eventually, I got more involved in that met more people that were learning as well and then now it. Kinda led to Terry member Oh the Mita. Dot Com meet up. There was also the recode. KEMP MEDIA DOT COM for our area that was attached to that facebook group. And, he was like yeah. I just started this. Meet up group, so we can kind of be more broad for people that don't have facebook. We can just Kinda grow up there and he was like you WanNa, help me with that because you know. He was maintaining full job as well, and he needed someone to Kinda. Fill in that gap where he couldn't. You know sounds like yeah. Sure I could definitely help with that, so I helped him. kind of on the organization's portion of that. meet up and like. Hey, let's try to meet. Kind of swap the weeks you know will be on a Saturday one week and then. I'll take the next every type of thing we'd be out of starbucks. And then someone posted on the meet up of feed. Like hey does a hack upon coming up, you guys should come reach out and you know I think it was free, and it was in our area, so I went to the hacker thon and myself in a couple of other people that were in that group, and then we ended up a or ended meeting a few other people at that meet up. That were real professional programmers. At the thoughts I introduced myself to them and everything like that met some really really nice. And probably the most helpful in kind person was actually the the organizer of that Agathon. When. I met him and everything like that. He gave me his contact information in and said Hey, we should get together sometime. I'm Cha and he was a professional programmer, running his own business and everything like that, so eventually I stayed in contact with him, and I met up with him, and I told him my journey and what I'm trying to do, super supportive of us all about helping people in my situation, you know like make connections, and even even help them with an internship and everything like that, and that's Kinda weird kicked off actually where it went from me trying to learn to me, actually making connections in potentially those connections leading to jobs. That was huge. Actually so this person that ran out. Pakistan also ran his on meet up. and His name was a little bit more. Mature he had a organized large meet ups and organised like a speakers where he would teach people how to get started with a new technology and all that stuff you know, so. This percent met up with them, and they're willing to like. Hey, you WANNA work on a project with. Wow real project like that's what I need to experience with a project, so I met with him or opt in some of the people that worked with him, and he ended up working with a lot of other guys that or just people in general men and women that were like kind of doing their own thing that a little bit more advanced as As programmers they're building girl websites starting their own software business in lake, a consulting and everything like that. That's where kind of took off. Is that connection? You know I to a upon met some people, and then it led to more people that we're kind of in the same boat as me, and if they are more advanced, they're willing to help me. By struggled with something and everything like that. It was really a douse like typical in me being successful. Yeah that is a great story and Other interviews I've been doing this season. We invite the guests on, and we think they have a really interesting transformation. Story is kind of like who I've been really Trying to get on the show this season and every single person that I've interviewed so far and there's been you know. Handful have all. Had this like really awesome Lake County. Component to their story and men like Kinda. Showing how supportive the tech community is in in various ways, and it sounds like you found that you know through this. Through connections through other connections with more experienced people in the field that helped catapult you forward in the they were able to help support you in various ways and maybe help if you're stuck as you said, build your first project and I think that's really cool I. Think it's really good for beginners to hear that because I know when I first started out in probably you, too. I would imagine it can be really intimidating and feel like very overwhelming, and you can feel really alone, and it's like it's almost. I haven't experienced like trying to break into other industries, but in a lot of ways I feel like even though texts seemed really intense in really hard I mean it is, but there's just such kind and helpful people like a friend, totally random side story, but she's not intact. She was trying to break into. The entertainment like film like Moodley TV shows. and. She had to work at an unpaid internship for like a year in really like claw her way up. She actually does really awesome. producing on really awesome documentaries now but. It was like really hard, very competitive very very. Very like you know and I feel like the tech community is so different from that like it's. People are Super Helpful yeah definitely. I've heard that as well. I'm not sure if it's if it's like the demand in this industry that were like trying to get into maybe people, maybe a logical gotten to it, and they kind of see you know all the hard work that. It takes. I, guess that they want to help other people as well or like coming from something like my background and everything like that. They kind of want to help people as well, but yeah, I noticed that as well as a lot of really helpful people, even before I started going through the ups and everything I joined twitter, and that's when I found like just like a free code cannot co Newbie A. PODCAST are their Hashtag in general dislike just to get help and everything like that, and when I when I reached out that way, just random people that were professionals judgment like hey. I think I'll struggling with. Like centering Adib or CSS, something something kind of silly. You know I needed help with it and some random person was like. Hey, Gimme, your hub Repo albeit with that was like. Wow, some random person that realize but more Santander worked at Microsoft or something like that and are willing to help I didn't even know this person but yeah, definitely noticed that about the industry's is a lot of willing people to help you regardless. Of Your background and everything like that. Yeah another guest I. Literally just had on the podcast said that she had so many breakthroughs. A CAITLIN for people listening to the show and in episode Caitlin. She was talking about how she had so many breakthroughs on twitter asking for help in people that she didn't even know. Offering to help her in various capacities, I feel like twitter is such a good. Well, it's funny. Because social media like every platform kind of has its own. Little like corner or whatever it could be really good for certain things and I feel like asking for help. Like in that way. Twitter is awesome because people will jump in people. It's almost like a forum, but it's not, but people are very like. Communicate unlike you know instagram or something, which is mostly about the photos and it's. It's not the same kind of. Environment just different. Anyway, it's it's interesting. Yeah so switching gears a tiny bit I would like to hear about how the new ended up getting your first full-time real position. Yeah absolutely. So it was when our meet up grew so when I met this person a friend. His name is nate a probably. Give him recognition there because east been so huge in my in my career as a friend and generally slow parental today we kind of joined are meet ups and we grew into this big. Meet Up. And it was like three hundred people. We grew to over three hundred people, and then we. He had connections with someone that was really involved in trying to grow the tech scene in the Central Valley of California. Washable, probably think though in California. It's like tech everywhere. Tech is huge, but that's really isolated towards like Silicon Valley Bay area, and when you go to the outskirts where I live, it's like farms and orchards in just really like farmland in. The outskirts of all the techie over the hill and there's all the big central. Silicon Valley everything like that, but out here it's it's completely different. There's still a lot of factories out here and everything like that, so tech isn't the big thing out here, so he was trying to person. He tried to basically bring tech out this way like hey companies. There's a talent out here as well so he was a part of that big that this big movement. That's still going on today so anyways. We ended up getting a space with his help, and he supported he. He got funding for it and we moved our meet up there. And, we were able to go reach out to the computer. Science professors ask some of the community colleges. They are able to come out. We reached out to people that talk computer science in the high schools I reach people on facebook I went out trying to like introduce myself to all these people, so we can grow all his these groups that are people better in software or coating to hey, come to this, Mita because we can all grow with the tech in the valley, so we had this large event whereas kicking off are merging of our beat ups, and we had I think. Over one hundred fifty people like almost two hundred people from professors in computer science to high school teachers in computer science to people, learning and everything like that so I went up there and I was speaking in front of it, and I was basically motivating other people that were in my position like hey. You guys? Should really you know? I was trying to leaning towards free code camp like if you guys want to learn to cope because those people that were like thinking about it, you know not really that much into it, so I kind of wanted to focus on those people because that's where they had the experience of coming from so was like. Hey, you know it's not that hard to get into it. There's some really really great resources that are free. That doesn't cost anything you know. MEET UPS like this a lot of great connections here and people willing to help you. If you're struggling every twenty five solves talking. They're all that and at that. Meet up was a few other. That worked at companies nearby when Consulting Agency the the banks have some of their software people out in the Central Valley as well and a couple of of the people that were there were friends with my friend, nate, a one that have basically helped me out and everything that always connections. He introduced me to one of guys there and he said Hey his company's hiring. I want you. I want to introduce you to Michael and this is after all is kind of getting already getting. Getting experience with building some projects and everything and my friend was like. Yeah, he knows what he's doing now. He he's employable. He's definitely has experience with building front, and back and software and everything so introduced me to a friend of his name of Josh and he worked for a company that basically did consulting for like probations, law enforcement software. They did software for E N NJ Gallo, a lot of big companies, so they're really established there around for like twenty years so I met with him. And then he was like where we're actually looking for someone. More junior developer is like Amir number. We eventually had coffee. Just Kinda. Talk and everything like that and we just hit it off. We kind of our personalities. Kind of you know He. We liked hanging out and everything like that, so that kind of started like a friendship, you know. We talked for about a year and. And you'd help you with stuff like that and I was like. Hey, and he's like our company is kind of in the middle of Lake, you know hiring, but they kinda. Put a freeze on that everything like that, so after about a year when I. When I met him, he finally called me up one day, and the funny story is that I was getting to a point. In in learning how to Code and currently working where I was almost ready to give up, because it felt like I was putting effort and then. I wasn't getting any any reward from like. If I was applying everywhere and I wouldn't get any kind of response to resume. I reached out to people to help with resume all these things. Did I did a lot? Maybe not everything that could have just because I didn't know, but I felt like I was getting any hits on my resume or If I. DID GET A call. It was like you know I didn't know how to do some kind of algorithm that I didn't learn or memorize or whatever it was, so I was getting really discouraged, almost going to be like. Maybe I do need to go to school at unity at degree. Maybe I need to just join a boot camp or or joint something that is going to make me be more appealing to employers so I was looking. and. Just kind of getting really discouraged at that time. But the funny thing is that I got a call for my friend Josh and he goes. Hey, we have this contract coming up. We need to hire a developer and I've been talking to my boss about you and we'd like to bring you on. He's like. Of course we'll interview you and everything like that and he's like. Are you interested in? He's like. Like I'm almost one hundred percent, sure they've we bring you on because you know like I know you and I know your work, and I can help you and everything like that and I was like. Are you kidding me? And when he told me that I was thrilled, I was actually really scared. Same time this is reality is like real software coding. In, part of me was going to say no like I do this. This is too much like the difference between working on side projects that you know like whatever no one's really going to care about versus working on software that people use so I. I got really scared. I even once. My wife and I was like I. Don't know if I can do this like I'm GonNa. Quit my job and I go do this and then I fail. I can't go back to that job. I can't do that, you know. This is a big decision. You know I've been here for nine years or whatever it was. So ultimately, my my wife convinced me and was like you need to do this. People don't get good things unless they take some kind of risk. Regardless, you should try you know. So I call it my friend. I told him I concerns and Josh was like you know you're just trying to scare yourself out of. It Dude so just take it from me. I'm going to be there to help you, so don't worry us to take this. Just, take it you know and I was like. Okay, let's set up the interview and everything like that and goes all right, so set the interview and. They hired me. And that was basically it I started there with no professional experience. It was all because of someone was willing to help me know again back to that. You know this industry is always really helpful people that are willing to take a chance on you and help me help you and everything, and and and of course there's a lot of challenges you know working in in actually writing real software and everything like that, but in the long run it really helped me in was just huge into getting my job, and then after that first job. Of course, my resume after that just everyone always cared to look at it. You know I I didn't have nearly as. Much difficulty looking for next role after that I think it's like once you get your first job regardless of its junior level, or whatever in in this industry it kind of goes downhill OCTA that you actually get considered. You know you'll get your resume looked at. You'll get that first interview and everything like that. Yeah Wow, so. How long did you work there at the first job? And then what what kind? You don't have to get like super detailed, but like what kind of work redoing essentially. There year, so I started off working on a back end actually of in node framework, or on the no runtime. Basically, the contract was migrating some. It's funny because I went from like barely learning it in writing mostly front end to writing some back in code and the PRI, the contract was basically taking some old enterprise services that were written in Java and then rewriting them on no gs lambda, so that that was what I was doing for like the first four months and after that contract and they moved on to another. Another project and it was more full stack. It was job script. It was using angular on the front end no on the back end and some sequel server, but I got the rightful stack of front end back in using Java javascript note and everything like that. It was really fun. 'cause I got to work on two different big projects there and I learned so much. That's where my whole stack experience kind of took off I got I got to learn so much and the people that I worked with worse huge. It was just I can't even express how thankful I am to people that I work with there and I still am friends with them. That helped me explained things a broke things down. And having been able to understand these other languages. Yeah Wow and I know you recently got a laid off due to cove in nineteen. was that from this same employer or was this another job you had gotten after leaving that company? Another story so I was there at that company for about a year, and then towards the end my wife and I found out. We're GONNA. Have Child and so I needed to. That company was great for it was actually a bump in salary than I currently made up. My Company the light, Bulb Company, but it's I still needed to. I needed to progress I needed to move on and grow my career, and financially so I started to look I started. You know I even asked my boss at the time. I was like Hey I have a child, the ways or any chance that I can move up or anything like that, and you give me feedback, and it was like yeah, definitely, in whatever amount of time so I took that and say okay, that's CREPE. should start looking in see by even get my resume considered now that experience so I started to look, and then I got hired at a start up in the bay area and Silicon Valley. And I was there for almost a year way so i. don't want I. Don't want to interrupt you, but was at working remotely or you move there. I actually had hybrid role, so I would go into the office like an hour and a half commute two days a week. And then worked from home the other days, but yeah, it was a there. I got a taste of the whole silicon valley. Feel of how software companies ran, and my skills went up even higher because of that environment, but yeah, so I was there for about a year and It was a startup that wasn't able to get another round of funding, so actually we all. They started laying people off. fortunately they didn't lay the soccer team like right away, but since we found that out, we started to look all the engineers that worked at that company, or like Oh they're not getting. Funding is a good chance. They're gonNA lay people off, so we all started looking and I got hired at the Credit Union and I. was there for about a year? or about a year exactly actually, and due to the pandemic and everything like that they started to kind of restructure, reorganize everything and effected a lot of teams, including my own team and We're a part of that layoffs will. But yeah, it was. It was kind of something that I. Could. Imagine obviously has affected a lot of people everywhere, and it feels like it's just one of those times. That no-one can have planned for, but yeah. I've been a part of that have been affected by that as well. Yes, so justice like for myself in the listeners, so you basically had three different jobs like intech at this point in each for about a year. Give or take, so you essentially now have like three years of like fulltime software engineering experience. And the most recent position that you've got furloughed related offer a Is that a credit union? And what were you doing there so? It's interesting. 'cause you've such like different experience like from like like a consulting firm to a tech startup to credit union like I imagined that the experiences at each one were quite different like the environment of in the way people work in south. Absolutely so. Go working at a credit union, it's a pretty large credit union and the way things are done there as opposed to the other companies that I worked at. Worse it significantly different so look the startup that I worked at. They were pretty large. Start up there actually around for ten years they had employed over three hundred people. The engineering team was fifty engineers people and. They operated like they were a big tech company and everything like that, so but at the same time I had the experience of being able to shift. To project same time like there's times when I was working on a mobile APP and one for one sprint I'd be working on a whole two weeks on a mobile APP, and then I'd be pivoted to work on their web APP, clients. Front end code, and then after that I'd be working on some hardware code completely different working on a proprietary algorithm that needs to be converted in red on a mobile APP. It was different stuff all the time, and it was really exciting, but also really nerve wracking because of the context, switching a lot and learning new languages at the same time. So that was I learned a lot by lot of the fast paced stuff at that start up, and then when I got to the Credit Union. There was a little bit more relaxed because those only one product that I worked on essentially. Korb, inking APP and there I had a team of eight engineers that were dedicated for this core banking APP. I got brought on as a senior engineer there, and then that that role kind of pivoted towards a lead developer. I was on that project for about four months. And then my a boss. Promoted to the lead developer of that team so essentially there was a lot different roles because for one it was one project, and it was a mobile APP. I had experience with mobile APP at the other company, but not to this extent, it was just a huge mobile APP. And the primary, the primary objective being handling with people's money was probably a significant factor to the change of of like a importance of the application that part probably. At a lot to the stress when I worked knowing that you're working on something that deals with people's money and five hundred thousand active members so that was a big learning experience. And I do. I learned a lot of new stuff learned new languages learned how to do a lot of things that you wouldn't typically do web development, but yeah, it was a lot of differences in structure, probably a lot of different departments that you have to work with before you can get approval in changing something like maybe typically and. Change some piece of code that would maybe look slightly different, because it just makes more sense while at the Credit Union. It wasn't that simple. You had to get a lot of approvals and a lot of test. Writing to make sure lingers securer in a rented to different avenues. You know which was different. Yeah, that yeah makes dealing with financial information. You know sensitive data, and all that would be quite different. I imagined so now that your you by the time episode airs, you could already be in a new job, but. Being active in your job search now. What kind of company aiming to work out? What do you want to stay in like? The financial industry are trying to go back to a startup or maybe a consulting firm that you get to work all these different projects. Yeah, what were you? What did you like the most I guess? Let's see. Probably a ideally would wouldn't stay in the financial industry just because. All the little differences in how delayed development can be due to all those hoops. You have to jump through, but probably most fun I had was. Working in consulting agency. Because working so many different things. Different projects everything like that, but a lot of them had their own pros and cons. You know in terms of like. What I would prefer probably something that is more established due to. More stability just because of everything. That's going on right now. I've heard a lot of people have lost their jobs regardless of the industry even in software I would probably prefer stability. If I could choose regardless of the industry but Yeah. It's probably it's probably more geared towards that. You know what I can find that it is more stable and everything like that. I do have a few other avenues in alert. You know companies that I'm going through right now so I am confident that something will end soon. That's probably the good part is that they're still a high demand for software engineers and everything like that, so there's a lot of good a good places that are hiring right now and everything like that. But. They do specific Yeah Yeah Gotcha so I'm. Kind of jumping around here, but I really wanted to ask this question, and it goes back to your glassblowing experience. I was wondering if there was anything from that or your position before a Jumba juice that you. Were able to transfer or in some way to you in your job, your new job as a software developer. Probably the thing that. I don't know if it helped me, but there's a few different things probably so working probably in an environment that required me to have a lot of perseverance, probably aided to my benefit, and in general and just work ethic. It helps me To be able to deal with probably stresses and deadlines Challenges in my current role because I dealt with that a lot on any. Of can can relate to that. Is You know working in a place like that or just any kind of work that requires them to give a little bit extra is required, just laken. Succeed or do well their job. It probably just helps helped with those areas in work ethic to work hard enduro ally and everything like that but also know what I want going forward, and what I don't want in a career or or next role. Also of a big part of that. Working at that company helped me in was. Probably having difficult conversations with my employer I had a lot of those at that company and it prepared me to be able to deal with those difficult situations. A lot better at all night, other roles a and what I mean, my difficult situations, probably dealing with difficult people another one being having a conversation with your superiors about compensation You know asking for what you feel like. You deserve and everything like that I've had a lot of those, and they didn't go so well at that company that I feel really confident and know how to approach those types of people or Whenever those conversations need to happen, you know. It can be difficult for a lot of people, but I think have so much experience with it that it's. It's kind of more fluid and how to do in the right way. It's aided a lot in that in in my career going forward. Yeah that makes sense and like. I, I can only imagine like the stressors you deal with being in an environment with the glassblowing like Super Hot. You said you were sent home from heat exhaustion, the stress like literally the physical danger bringing yourself. It's like working from home as a software engineer or star office in Silicon. Valley is like the stress level would be so much less like the. They compare Cinderella the stressors you're dealing with compared to maybe like the ones at the other place. Yeah, like whole other scar accord whole other thing, right? We are like running at time and there's one last question I want to ask before we wrap this out and it's just if you could share any like final advice to people listening right now. Who are just starting out? Maybe they were where you were like. You know four or five years ago. Whenever whenever you got your start. What advice would you give them? All. Let's see so I. Think for one perseverence when things feel like it's difficult, it may be difficult at first, but the more and more you do it in the more and more you practice. You'll eventually understand it some complicated things that I. That I could not have imagined when I first started of doing I'm able to thoroughly explain. They seem like almost simple. Now I think the more and more you do it. The the more natural feel, and it'll be really simple. Just just keep on doing it and things easier. also in your journey and learning. It's really important to try to reach out to people to make connections go to meet UPS ask questions. Because those are going to be the areas where where you're gonNA find a connection that can help you find that career and ultimately successful in in this career field. But those are probably the two biggest ones is. Now I know it's hard at first, but it gets easier, and it gets fun on the challenges they start to face. Get really exciting, and it's really rewarding. Ultimately you know all hard work will pay off as long as you just keep to it. And it will pay off so yeah, awesome, great advice in a great way to end this interview. Thank you so much again for coming on. Where can people find you online? Yeah absolutely. Probably a mitre twitter, a twitter handle is mit p. j are eight eight. Or my website is just a my name, my first name Michael or implemental. Dial my personal, Mitchell my last name.

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Florida has become a new coronavirus hot spot - Miami-Dade County is in the eye of the storm.

Ground Zero with Clyde Lewis

00:17 sec | 1 d ago

Florida has become a new coronavirus hot spot - Miami-Dade County is in the eye of the storm.

"Virus crisis of reaching a new tipping point in three hot spots states, including Florida, where 50 to hospital I see youse are maxed out. The Miami area seems to be hardest hit. With the use of ventilator

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Volkanovski takes on Holloway in championship fight

Nocturnal Journal with Dave Hoekstra

01:00 min | 2 d ago

Volkanovski takes on Holloway in championship fight

"Jose, although who was a longtime featherweight champion before losing economy, Gregor He will be fighting somebody. Camera written in yon for the Bacon family title, which is Henry Kudos. I have been in the coming events. Featherweight champion out there, hoping he's going to put it both on the line against Max Holloway, the former featherweight champion, who he beat to win the belt. So this is an immediate rematch because Holloway You know, enduring and long range champion, and that's always exciting fighters as well. You know, there's a famous fight where he points to the mat, you know, with 15 seconds left in the fight, and they just stood in the middle of the cage exchange blows. Very dynamic, exciting fighter. So it's Jose, although as well so there's just a lot of great fighters on the car fight on the card and three title fights. Normally, your money doesn't go this far when it comes to us the gold Hi, I'm the show goes till

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New Looney Tunes Series Hits HBO Max, With New Music

Weekend Edition Saturday

03:51 min | 3 d ago

New Looney Tunes Series Hits HBO Max, With New Music

"Bugs Bunny is back white BJ Wiedemann, who does her theme music, The West Go a weapon in his pal Start anew. Looney Tune Siri's on HBO, Max. And it wouldn't be loony tunes with that loony tunes. The soundtrack album for the New Syriza's Out, Tim Grieving has the story. The new Looney Tunes still opens with that theme. They wouldn't dare change that, but everything that follows needed a new composer. There was certainly intimidating. Joshua Moshier is one of two composers for the new Looney Tunes. I Come at this from jazz background, and when you learn to play that music, you just embody the language of these musicians that you look up to. And so I really approached Carl stalling the same way Carl Stalling was the big goon of cartoon scoring. He started with silly symphonies at Disney, but he made his name a Warner brothers starting in the 19 thirties, where he scored more than 700 cartoons. Stalling applied. The same techniques had learned as an organist accompanying silent films reacting and improvising toe onscreen antics and using existing classical pieces and popular Theo Orchestra runs upstairs tiptoes and gets bonked on the head along with the characters no matter what you anyway, Don't you even know I already have one. John Powell is the Oscar nominated composer of animated features like How to Train Your Dragon and Kung Fu Panda, Even though he's not part of the new Looney Tunes. He feels Carl Stallings influence so strongly that he uses a sort of Richter scale with directors that he calls the stalling number, You know. So if you say Okay, we only need a story number of two here. That basically means, you know, Tone it down. Don't hit things don't don't go for the musical juggler Calm down, but if madness and shoes in the cartoon world Why not have fun with it? So new Looney Tunes composer Joshua Moshe had some acne sized shoes to fill, and even though he's never scored a show like this before He's actually been preparing for a while. I was always experimenting with how could I do a Carl stalling kind of sound on my own, even going back to college, and I had some experiments that I found on old hard drive said. I threw together on a riel motion submitted that really in an open casting call and got the job. He recorded a full orchestra on the Warner Brothers lot for the 1st 2 cartoons, and for the rest, he had a chamber ensemble of six players at Capitol Studios. There's cartoons like the road runner. And the coyote where there's no dialogue, except for a few minutes. The first time I worked on with those It just looked like this big blank slate. But you realize oh, the dialogue is the music the coyote. His dialogue is below meandering soon. Road Runner, you know, we reference the classical piece dance of the comedians. Joshua motion has infused HBO Max's new Looney tunes with Carl stalling spirit and added some twists of his own like bebop, but the main thing he carried over from stalling Writing seriously funny music. What's so great about Looney Tunes is that they are caricatures, and it allows the music to be a caricature. It's just such a joy to me to participate. In the comedy in an overt way and be part of what's making people laugh. That's all folks for

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In Florida, 52 hospitals max out ICU capacity amid coronavirus surge

Sports Investors Weekly

00:33 sec | 3 d ago

In Florida, 52 hospitals max out ICU capacity amid coronavirus surge

"Covert 19 case numbers but hospital capacity concerns people who work in medical facilities. Governor De Santis has hospitals normally operated the 90% capacity to do now. But surgical TECH Linda White toast news Channel eight in Tampa. That she and her colleagues worry about a surge. We're just going into work, headstrong and trying to do the best that we condemn to get through this dilemma Together. Florida reports more than 7000 Corona virus patients in state hospitals right now 52 hospitals report No available intensive care unit beds

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'Palm Springs' is like 'Groundhog Day' all over (and over) again

The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith

03:12 min | 3 d ago

'Palm Springs' is like 'Groundhog Day' all over (and over) again

"Getting straight into Palm Springs, and and you know we're in the non spoiler section right now, but we'll get into a little later really. Really, I'm just curious because you know most writers when they know that they're in the shadow of Groundhog Day, you know they kinda give up. Because how could you do better than groundhog day, but would soon entertaining about your film, is you? You take it in a different direction, but you still you know I feel pay a little bit of orange to some of the the mathematics of groundhog day and kind of go on your own direction. Tell me, tell me how palm springs started. I know it's the most boring question. The you've been asked a million times, but we're GONNA get deeper into the story mechanics, so it'll be interesting to hear how the idea formed. On At Afi maximum I made a couple of shorts together made our thesis Dome Together, and then during our second year there. Trial McDowell and Justin later came in showed us the one I love. And they're both in fi. grads had graduated maybe eight years earlier than when they aim roughly at at and they talked about being stuck in. A finishing school being stuck in kind of a development hell. On some other movie, and then there, whatever five years out of school and they didn't have much to show with it, children and Think drugs at a general meeting with Mark Who said like what do you have that we can go and make? Something on the cheap, and they're. They made the one I love, and so their advice to our entire class was like. Go make something right away. Is that same kind of marked loss. Due to blast. Brothers model just like just make something. and I think maximum. I took that to heart in the week after graduation. I think exactly five years ago, maybe this weekend or last week and we. We Like let's make our first meeting. We headed out the palm springs in had a our little last week in talking about. What we want to be is one location or locations contained that we know we can do. and. We both have an affinity to palm springs settled on hot springs, but Out Can, we came with a sketch of this character. Niles, who is just who was born out of conversation between me and Max in like? Mining our own personal fears in shame and insecurities, and from that point on Like it evolved into the groundhog day. Thing in a way. Did it just like? Ask US five years ago, it was it was more like of leaving Las Vegas. In just. As our as our own personal lives change over the cut, the following years, and you know. The influence of large forty-nine on me all that stuff it. It led the movie into a different direction than I think initially set out to do, and then once we landed on the ground hog day aspect of it all. You can look at groundhog days. Maybe at the end he figures out the meaning life. He's gifted this. This the day handing in the next day begins

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American Airlines Has Threatened to Cancel Some Boeing 737 MAX Orders

Total Information PM

00:15 sec | 4 d ago

American Airlines Has Threatened to Cancel Some Boeing 737 MAX Orders

"Some overdue orders for the ground is 7 37 max unless the plane maker helps line up new financing for the Jets. That's according to people familiar with the discussions. The Jets have become more expensive as the Corona virus pandemic cripples airlines came Alexe NEWS time. 5

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NBC's free streaming service Peacock hopes to cut through subscription fatigue

KCRW's Hollywood Breakdown

04:11 min | 4 d ago

NBC's free streaming service Peacock hopes to cut through subscription fatigue

"Kim Masters and this is the Hollywood breakdown joining me as Matt Melanie and Matt Peacock, which is the streaming offering from NBC? Universal and comcast is coming online next week. You know people made fun of Peacock in the industry. People were like Oh. Peacock is so late and peacock is so behind, and peacock is going to be free and Haha that's funny and I have to. To I'M GONNA treat myself not for one minute that I think that was funny. I thought that is sensible logical, and it will be a standout in this crowded field, and I kind of feel like I'm right now a lot of people. I think also were thinking that I was right. We'll see, but there is definitely what what comcast calls subscription, fatigue and I agree. Agree there is a feeling in the consumer world that there's all these subscription television services that are pitching themselves as Netflix's alternatives or or Netflix's for X., or you know you gotta get this upgrade to HBO and get HBO. Max and they all cost money. And if you look at the advertising associated with peacock there hammering home, the fact that this is free, if you. You want a free alternative to those other guys. This is for you and there's some pretty good stuff. I mean there's thirty rock. There's law and order. There's movies from NBC Universal You. Know they've got decent stuff on there. And they're looking for that casual TV viewer, who is migrating away from the cable universe, cutting the cord and looking for something they can kind of. And they don't necessarily need the latest greatest game of thrones that that. The premium subscribers looking for I wouldn't use game of thrones, because that they would need but other things they don't necessarily need, and they don't want to find it and I know people in the industry. For example, it still haven't figured out how to get HBO Max and it all just feels confusing, and and they can't deal with it and so this thing that being free and And the casual viewer that's definitely does appeal to me. You know if I had a long day. I WanNa, Watch something short easy, familiar and free, but you can also pay if if you don't have comcast us as your cable provider, or if you don't have a an access to it that way, you can pay five dollars a month and if you wanted to be ad, free? Free you can pay ten dollars a month and I will note that both of those prices are cheaper than an HBO subscription. So that is an option that I. Think is the people will want to look at meanwhile. Disney plus dropped Hamilton. They've needed something. They haven't had anything that really appeals to older people, or you know not not little kids for a long time they had a huge jump in people downloading their APP over that Hamilton weekend. Whether Hamilton really helps Disney right now remains to be seen, but I think the buzz around. It can't hurt no definitely not, and that's why they moved up the theatrical release, which was not supposed to be till twenty twenty one and put it on the service over the July fourth weekend they. They need a positive narrative right now Disney. Because this next earnings, call is going to be brutal. They have zero revenue from the theme. Parks Pin is just in free fall without sports. They have no movies in theaters because there aren't any theatres they need something. And now they have these Hamilton numbers that they'll be able to reveal and I've seen a lot of people speculating about. About. How Big Hamilton is going to be on Disney pleasant? How many people are just going to subscribe for that? I think those numbers are going to be big but I think there are a little bit skewed in the discussion by the fact, that Hamilton is a media phenomenon and everybody on social media in the media world to talk about it. Ad Nauseam so I'm not sure. Sure exactly how big it's going to be. I think you may disagree with me a little bit on that I just feel like you know reminds me of Hbo had things like the Sopranos and everybody was talking about it and you say well. It's in a bubble, and it's the media, elites, or whatever, but the truth is that seeps out in gives the gives the product A. A bit of a sheen a feeling that you kind of made me want to be a part of that and want to watch what they have. The the issue is coming. Follow it up with anything and I don't know we'll see. Thank you matt. Thank

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Texas Hospitals Battle COVID-19

The Indicator from Planet Money

07:30 min | 5 d ago

Texas Hospitals Battle COVID-19

"John Henderson President of the Texas Organization of rural and community hospitals. Thank you so much for talking with us. so tell me what if things been like for you? With covert nineteen, so in the early days of the pandemic are hospitals started telling us they were having a terrible time getting p. mask, and gloves and gowns enhanced sanitizer, and so we kinda became a procurement shop for our rural Texas, hospital and most of those supply chains that we would normally lean on were turned upside down, so we were working with nontraditional vendors and middleman like what were some of the channels that you were reaching out to? Your last. Well. The craziest one was a friend of a friend connected me to a guy he knew that had. Literally smuggled them across the Mexico border in had mask in A. Warehouse in east, Austin, and so. I went down there, and he offered me a Tequila shot and we worked out a deal. And from what I understand like distribution, you say destruction, but that was like you in a car. Well maybe not formal distribution, but twenty or thirty friends of ours that had called our office, saying. Hey, I'd love to help you make deliveries. Kind of created this daisy chain of volunteers across Texas where you know, we could get something to abilene and then a friend in Abilene. Get it on up to Lubbock Grammar out west Texas and the Permian Basin. And, then as we kinda develop and got better at it. We were introduced to people who wanted to help. A A really good example is a lady I met named Camilla all this who I didn't recognize the name, but she's actually married to Matthew mcconaughey. And they were great about getting US donated. Supplies, mcconaughey! Yeah. Hey. Yeah And I didn't realize when she said she had a driver ready that it was matthew with A. Truck full of mask ready to go to. Hospitals. And she said I have a driver. Eddie and it was her husband Matthew mcconaughey, who was like liver masks. If you need me to the threat, it's amazing. Talk to me a little bit about sort of how things have changed since the early days as we talk today, most areas of Texas. Are. Reporting Trans that are a little bit problematic and scary. Right because from what I've read and what I understand like Texas was at a a pretty advanced stage of reopening, and then his actually like walked it back. Early on we were will behind other states especially New York, in thought, we managed it fairly well. Most of that worst case scenario forecast did not materialize in March and April, but it certainly has since the Memorial Day holiday I think that actual coca cases in hospital admissions are like four times higher than they were at the beginning of June and I think for the first time over the weekend. We were reporting more than eight thousand cases a day. So it's it's all headed. Definitely headed the wrong direction, and now we've got a statewide mask. Order Oh so everywhere you go. You have to wear masks outside. Everywhere you go in counties with more than twenty cases, which is almost everybody. We're working to try to secure a stockpile ventilators that we can distribute around Texas you know as we see those flare ups and can help them deal with it. The thing that's actually a little bit scary to me is that the urban areas are at or near capacity which means that the rural hospitals are having to keep patients that are a little bit more acutely, ill or higher level of need than they would normally keep, so we're? They would, they would transfer someone who is really sick to a larger urban hospital, which might have more equipment resources. Things like that. That's exactly right. And they're doing that fairly well, but. In, they've got bed capacity. They're just stretched when it comes to staffing, primarily I think the state of Texas actually has sent twenty three hundred nurses to South Texas to try to help them because the hospitals her. You know bursting at the seams. There's been a lot of coverage about the difficult financial situation that a lot of hospitals are in right now. The things that they traditionally made a lot of money off of elective surgeries and clinic visits have been canceled and they've had to make big investments in equipment and staffing other things to prepare for the pandemic rural hospitals operate on a really thin margin, compared to other hospitals often barely make a profit with this surge coming in Texas. Are you worried that some rural hospitals won't make it? Oh, yes. I was worried in April that we might have a dozen rural hospitals close in, I would get multiple calls every day from rural hospitals. CEO's that were saying. We're on the ropes. You know we didn't have any cash and we were maxed out on credit before this thing started. Now we've got you know. Shutdown orders, clinic, visit, cancellations, and no elective surgeries or procedures in. We aren't going to make the next payroll soccer. We're GONNA close. Thankfully in April. They got some significant federal stimulus money that aimed ten billion dollars nationally that rural hospitals and rural health clinics that single funding alone saved half a dozen rural Texas Hospitals Oh. And so a concern of mine as we look at the whatever the next stimulus package be that if if conditions don't change and that doesn't move, then we could. Have you know more rural hospital closures. You could make an argument that like well we. We should concentrate our resources an urban hospitals and they can have like the very best everything. People can just get transferred. Well, that's that's the argument that urban citizens matter more than rural citizens and I believe every Tex Mex and some of these rural communities are literally. From a larger community, so I think I think Cova has actually been a pretty stark reminder of lots access to healthcare in hospital. Capacity Matters. you know I, I know that we wish we had some of hospitals available that have closed in the last few years. I'm wondering I. Don't know just like what your? Takeaway from this whole thing has been. Well. I think it's probably the most consequential six months in my lifetime, and and maybe the most the next one hundred days. We'll be as important as anything we've been through. A since April,

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Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Canceled Due to COVID-19

The Mike Trivisonno Show

00:28 sec | 6 d ago

Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Canceled Due to COVID-19

"Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Cleveland's Public Auditorium is another cancellation. Thanks to the pandemic, the induction ceremony downtown. Cleveland was originally to have been made that it was pushed back to November now. It's being replaced with an HBO special. That's going to air on November seventh at eight. PM also streamed at the same time on HBO Max Cleveland Normally gets the induction ceremony. Ceremony every other year and the Rock Hall says we will still get it, but in two thousand twenty one.

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Boeing Completes 737 Max Certification Flight Tests

Airplane Geeks Podcast

02:50 min | 6 d ago

Boeing Completes 737 Max Certification Flight Tests

"And the FAA have completed the certification flight testing for the seven three seven Max. So that's done There isn't a lot of detail about how that went. everybody seems to be saying well. It went well. The FAA has to take a look at the data that they collected during these test flights, and then we'll see see what happens next. You know if the FAA certifies that based on what's happened with the FAA recently, our feelings about it worldwide, what happens with the rest of the world and other agencies doesn't need to be certified every place again well. The. The other agencies need to issue the directives that would put the plane back in service I guess Mike. The the open question is what are they to base that decision on? Are they going to just sort of rubber? Stamp the FAA's decision now. They GONNA WANNA. Do their own analysis I don't know if we know well. It's several other organizations like the Europeans and Some of the other Asian countries want to do their own certification so just because the FAA. I have a feeling is going to be triple. Check quadruple check. Yeah, no doubt now I mean whether or not there will be. A requirement for additional test flights is is a good question. I mean maybe these other regulatory agencies around the world can use the data that's been collected for these test flights. It'd be kind of. Kind of An issue. I think if additional flights are required in order to satisfy those. regulatory agencies desire to do their own certifications. It'll be curious to see where where the FAA stands worldwide now well, yes, because They have a reputation that got somewhat damaged as a result of this. Yeah I'm curious to see how quickly that gets repaired I think it will get repaired. maybe not instantly but I. Don't know I'm I'm thinking? That maybe won't take too long hopefully. Well I think they're going to be more interested in involved this time around simply because of you know the two crashes. has expressed interest in getting involved in recertification, as has the Canada. There's no doubt about T- ten days ago. That said that Yasser has been prevented from travelling to the US. Because of covid nineteen restrictions to schedule Max certification flights, so my guess is, there might actually be a delay in getting certified for use again in

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Apple Stores in Australia to re-close amid coronavirus

Mac OS Ken

01:28 min | 6 d ago

Apple Stores in Australia to re-close amid coronavirus

"Did, you know that re close is not a word. Every time I type. The letters are e C. L O s e with no hyphen. Pages, give me a little red squiggly line to let me know that re close is not a word. Perhaps it speaks to planetary optimism. That reopen is a word, but re close is not. Probably needs to be added since lots of things that had closed then reopened. or closing yet again. For example nine to five Max has apple is re closing all of its stores in the Greater Melbourne area of Australia as portions of the state of Victoria prepared to enforce new lockdown measures. Apple highpoint located in the Melbourne. Suburb actually closed on the second of July. Affected the nine July. The site says Apple's other retail locations in Victoria Chan, stone, Southland, Don, Caster and fountain. Gates will also re close. All four stores have been offering reduced pickup and appointment. Only genius support serve as simple highpoint closed. Melbourne's lockdown is expected to last at least six weeks according to the report. A piece from the Herald. Sun says that decision was made after Victoria recorded. One hundred ninety one new virus cases.

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EPA approves two Lysol products as the first to effectively kill novel coronavirus on surfaces

Colorado's Morning News with April Zesbaugh and Marty Lenz

00:26 sec | Last week

EPA approves two Lysol products as the first to effectively kill novel coronavirus on surfaces

"For the first time the EPA has approved to household cleaning products as effective at killing Cove in 19 the EPA says Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol disinfectant Max cover missed have Even they kill the corona virus on surfaces. Up to now, EPA is listed products as effective based on reviewing data on how the product performs against other viruses. But these are the 1st 2 with successful tests against the current pandemic

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EPA approves use of Lysol surface disinfectant products against COVID-19

Dave Ramsey

00:30 sec | Last week

EPA approves use of Lysol surface disinfectant products against COVID-19

"For the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency has approved two products as effective, killing the virus that causes covert 19. Here's ABC struck secrets in the EPA says Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol disinfectant Max cover missed have proven they kill the Corona virus on surfaces. Up to now, EPA is listed products as effective based on reviewing data on how the product performs against other viruses. But these are the 1st 2 with successful tests against the current pandemic

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Epstein's alleged accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell set to be arraigned next week

AM Joy

09:39 min | Last week

Epstein's alleged accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell set to be arraigned next week

"Maxwell. epsteins closest associates. And helped him exploit girls. who were as young as fourteen years old? Mental played a critical role in helping Epstein to identify the friend and groom minor victims for abuse. In some cases, Maxwell participated in the abuse herself. Okay if you thought the Jeffrey Epstein case was over after his apparent suicide in his jail cell last year. Thank again you'll remember that Epstein was the disgraced financier and convicted sex offender who socializes powerful men like Prince Andrew Bill Clinton and Donald Trump on Thursday, his longtime associate d'alene Maxwell, was arrested and charged for allegedly helping Epstein recruit groom, and sexually abused girls as young as fourteen years old. She has denied any wrongdoing. Here's more of what the US attorney from the southern. District of New York had to say about it. Max will and Epstein had a method. Typically. They would befriend these young girls by asking them questions. About their lives, pretending to be taking an interest in them. They would take them to the movies. And treat them to shopping trips. Maxwell would encourage these young girls to accept offers from Epstein to pay for their travel and their education. Making these young victims feel indebted to Jeffrey Epstein. Developing a rapport with Victims Maxwell then try to normalize sexual abuse with a minor victim. Joining me now. Our our sisters in Law Maya Wiley Professor at the new school and NBC legal analysts Barbara Maclead, former US attorney and MSNBC contributor and Joyce vans, also a former US attorney, and also MSNBC contributor so ladies first I love the all female panel, but I will say starting out I used to be a field producer for America's most wanted, and my beat was covering missing and exploited children. On, this and ask you if you could. How important is the role of the person WHO's The enabler? The person who is recruiting these young girls and my experience, that person was integral to abuse cases when I was a journalist covering these types of cases so. What what say you on that? Yeah. You're absolutely right, tiffany. This is this person and the person who plays the role that. Just Lane Maxwell accused of playing is a Predator is just as culpable as. Jeffrey Epstein or anyone else who sexually assaults anybody? The reason it's so critical to have a person play the role maxwell is accused of is because it's manipulation gain. We have three hundred thousand young people in this country estimated to be sex trafficked domestically, and what that means is finding young kids met male and female. We shouldn't pretend that it's just girls here. In this country who are vulnerable, who need help who need the support of a system hasn't provided it. These are young women who were disadvantaged in many different ways, and what the role that Maxwell played was to play on their need. Get them to trust and being a woman who does that is particularly important, because if you're a vulnerable young woman, you're more likely to let your guard down and believe that the person who is offering you help means it so her role. Is Pivotal in enabling essentially the victimization of a lot of young women and girls, and it happens all over the country. One of the things that so important about this arrest is that predators who are powerful too often go unpunished. So something I found interesting reporting coming out of the Tampa. Bay Times highlighted that this case is actually being handled by the Office of Public Corruption Unit so I. WanNa ask you, Barbara. What does that say about the scope of this? Nation is that. Link to anyone in the current administration. Is it possible that Labor Secretary Alexander Costa's entangled in this break it down for those of us who don't necessarily know how the inner workings of the Southern District. It's a really interesting detail. Tiffany of the press release that was put out by this other district of New, York. This is also true when the case was originally just against Jeffrey Epstein that the public corruption unit is involved, that's a unit that has specialized training and expertise to deal with public officials who get charged there a lot of nuanced issues that arise when public officials are involved and so it says to me that this case. Case at least touches in some way public officials. Now as you said we know that Alex Kosta had some involvement with this. We don't know that he is a subject or a target of the investigation, but his involvement in negotiating sweetheart plea deal a number of years ago. With Jeffrey Epstein could be a reason. We also know that Prince. Andrew has been implicated as recently as last month Jeffrey Berman. The former US attorney recently ousted. Ousted was demanding an opportunity to talk with him and Prince Andrew was a dodging that request to be interviewed. It may be that he is only a witness and not a subject or a target, but this no doubt touches some people who have positions of power, and that could explain why the involvement of public corruption unit or could be others as yet unknown I think four names I be looking at immediately or not public. Public officials, but enablers as Maya, was talking about. If you look at the plea non-prosecution agreement that was negotiated with the Southern District of Florida back in two thousand eight. You'll see the names of four individuals that Jeffrey Epstein specifically wanted to protect. Those are very likely to be people who were enablers recruiters I'd want to get to the bottom of their role. and I think that this case is not done being charged yet. I want to turn the Joyce. Barbara brought up Berman and his abrupt firing. Do you see any connection here with what the dismissal of Berman and the FCC case? So, Tiffany I think it's very hard to know. We know that. The Attorney General Poll Day late Friday night effort to usher Berman out the door, unceremoniously in the southern district of New York and that didn't work became public when Berman refused to go along and instead of having the Attorney General's political appointee in place. We ended up with a woman who was. was already in the office, a career employee, a career prosecutor who will hopefully be playing things straight up so it's difficult to make any sort of direct political line there what we do know is that this is the classic type of an indictment that looks like prosecutors aren't done. It looks like they're headed in further direction, and that's something that there could perhaps. Perhaps be powerful. People who are interested in shutting off when I say it's a classic indictment. What I mean is this indictment comes in six counts, and there's a I can't. That's a conspiracy count and the maximum penalty. There is five years, but there are also substantive counts and conspiracy counts of enticement and transportation of minors, and those counts actually range from ten. Ten years to lifetime sentences, and so as MS Maxwell, is forced to confront the potential charges. She's looking out. Does she want to go to prison for the rest of her life, or is she willing to cooperate and become a witness and look at lesser charges? Perhaps five year sentence that I think will give some powerful people some reason to sleep poorly. All right. Am I GONNA? Go back to you. What do you think that gain maxwell will do you anticipate that she? Said they say. It's hard to know. We're looking at a case as both Barbara Jo of a choice have said where there are powerful people connected to Maxwell and Epstein. There's the mysterious death of Jeff Jeffrey Epstein that has still raised questions in people's mind. And I think the question becomes. Where do you feel more vulnerable? Do you feel more vulnerable from law enforcement, or do you feel more vulnerable other ways we don't really know. We're not going to know, but the one thing we do know and I think is important to remember is this is an over for the victims? This is only the beginning of what will be a very deeply difficult. Possibly re traumatizing process that they have really bravely stood up and faced down despite the fact that I don't think there's any illusion for them. They will have to protect themselves from further victimization in the way, in which the defense will be mounted for Maxwell. So if there's any decency at all left in this woman, she will certainly spare them.

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Black Women and Hip Hop

The Nod

03:48 min | Last week

Black Women and Hip Hop

"Hbo Max, documentary on the record betrays how sexual abuse against Black Women in hip hop has gone largely unchecked, the New York Times and said there were other women. That they will go on the record unless I go on the record, but I'm terrified of the backlash. Due to rampant misogyny, careers and dreams have been destroyed. That's the case according to drew. Dixon and Cherry share to women who say their bright futures and music were disrupted by the actions of record executive. Russell Simmons Dixon alleges that Simmons use the promise of tape to learn her into his apartment where he allegedly raped her. Cher Cher was a young aspiring artist and member of the first. All female rap group the Mercedes Ladies One day in nineteen, eighty three. She says Simmons invited her up to his office to talk business, but instead he proceeded to assault her. Both women eventually left the industry after these alleged incidents and remained silent for decades. Drew Sherri thank you so much for joining us today. Thanks for having US drew I'm going to start with you the early days of your career in hip hop. We're really impactful. You made one of my favorite songs of all time. You're all need with Mary J. What were your hopes when you entered the hip hop industry before I even got to New York I had a vision board conjuring in my mind I wanted my life to be like that I had a picture of Russell in the center of it all the idea of working for him, making records and influencing this art form was the dream I felt like it was the opportunity of a lifetime in. In the film you said that there were plenty occasions on which Russell was exhibiting behavior that would be called I think in any employee handbook sexual harassment, exposing himself to you propositioning you. How are you able to navigate your career? While also dealing with that type of behavior, I sort of felt like it's like there's another Russell. Simmons I can't duplicate level of an opportunity, so if I could just. Manage around his bad behavior long enough to make a hit record with my name on the back. I can get out of here with like my next golden ticket for the next job. I was twenty three and twenty four. And I now realize my compass was getting moves just a little bit every single time I understand that's how it worked. I didn't think anybody cared about sexual harassment. As far as black women were concerned, because nobody cared about Anita Hill, and that was like maybe two years earlier I didn't understand I was dealing with a Predator in my mind wasn't dangerous. He was just inappropriate. You stay because you hope that perhaps you can provide enough value to the company and move ahead. It's something that you have to go along with. Because the alternative is, you'll be unemployed. Something that I noticed drought. The film is like this desire to keep what you were dealing with to yourself so that. You could make it to the next stage especially as a woman. How did that? Affect like how much leeway powerful men in the industry had to behave in a way that was inappropriate and sometimes violent fees. Men understood that they were the gatekeepers. If Russell decided I was a problem. Then I wasn't just dead in the water at jam dead in the water in the whole black music game when I tell you I love hip hop, I love hip hop. It's like a death I? mean it was a kind of suicide leaving the industry? It was like A. It was kind of suicide.

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Making Nathans Famous

Household Name

05:01 min | Last week

Making Nathans Famous

"Decided to even out his it, he's got its July, fourth, two thousand hundred. The Sun is beating down on the corner of Surf. Instill will avenues. We're in Coney Island. New York that legendary playground with its beach and boardwalk in my favorite, the cyclone, this huge wooden roller coaster, thousands of people are packed together is locked on a bright blue stage from five four three. We are off for the one hundred. Of the Nathan's famous hotdog, eating contest Joey Chestnut Amanda Pete. If you follow the world of competitive or at least the annual hotdog eating contest, you probably know the name Joey Chestnut. Athlete Nans. Legend he's dominated the scene for more than ten years. Just take it from the reporters at ESPN has changed the game because of his dedication physically. Chest. Taken up. In Our What's? Flow is much more. This is what chestnut does for a living. He trains for this. He's made hundreds of thousands of dollars stuffing his face with food. Chicken Wings shrimp cocktail, glazed donuts and this year. It looks like it's paying off joey chest. With seventy seconds left and sixty five hotdogs and buns. No starts Jordan right now. He's the go go. The people are starting to call other great. The like Michael. Jordan is Joey Basketball Brady Joey of football after ten minutes of intense gut busting competition. It's no surprise who wins. It's A. Dozen Twelve at night. Thanks for the twelfth time, Chestnut will take home. The Grand Prize from Nathan's famous hot dog, eating contest, the mustard belt, and on the fourth of July. What could be more all American than the hotdog? From business insider? This is brought to you by. Brand, given crush brands stories you. Don't I'm Charlie grooming? McDonalds! People Fire Up. Do Brill's for Classic Summer Barbecue. We take a look inside that most mysterious of meets the hotdog. What's inside is the stuff of legend, but when it comes to one in particular, the one sold at Nathan's famous, it's got a lot to do with America underdogs and huckster international rivalries and good old fashioned American dreams the good, the bad and the ugly of this country stuff through me grinder organs and all. Today producer Julia press checks out the hot dog stand and the country that she did. Stay with us. Each fourth of July, as fireworks light up the night sky, red, white and blue flags fly overhead Americans scarf down hotdogs, one hundred and fifty million of them to be exact. That's if you take the national hot dog and Sausage Council at its word, but like most American traditions. In fact like America itself, the hot dog is what it is because of immigrants, and it really made its name. Thanks to one man in particular. Here's producer Julia Press. Nathan's famous hot dogs was started by one Guy Nathan hand worker. He's not alive anymore, so I spoke to his grandson. My grandfather had no schooling whatsoever. You didn't spend one day in his life. In a school Lloyd hand worker has made a documentary and a book about Nathan's famous and the story of the guy who started. Mazen, hand worker was. Extremely poor immigrant from Poland who lived the American dream? He was one of thirteen kids. They were extremely poor. To add. When he was growing up. Only you know how to add two plus two Nathan. Story is about as classic as they come as a kid back in Poland. He'd worked in a bakery for a couple of years and he'd learned that food service jobs were pretty smart. Move if you didn't WANNA. Go hungry so when he arrived in New York in nineteen twelve. Is this right and nineteen year old? He Got A. A job as a dishwasher at a restaurant in the city called Max's busy, he learn English and maxes by repeating what the customer said, basically just hearing what they said, and just trying to repeat it without even knowing what it meant soon, he started working weekends as a role slicer at a place called Feldman's this enormous restaurant on the coney island boardwalk, even back then coney island was the sort of urban escape. For the cost of just a subway ride, immigrants could get away from the tenements of the industrializing city and find themselves at a beach, an amusement parks. Many of them set up small businesses. They're hoping to make it big. Dog Is an immigrant foot, right? Immigrants sold lamb grits. Bruce Crag is an emeritus Professor at Roosevelt University who specializes in food history in particular, the history of the Hotdog, the earliest written evidence we have for his from New York Cody.

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"max" Discussed on Max Q from Peabody LAUNCHPad

Max Q from Peabody LAUNCHPad

02:07 min | 2 weeks ago

"max" Discussed on Max Q from Peabody LAUNCHPad

"Which sense kind of whacky, but joy is a? It's a very. Powerful human emotion. Joy Can. Cause people to gain strength together. It's very unifying emotion. And the idea of joy is not something sustained like happiness, which of course you can never really find. Oh, I just WANNA. Be Happy out. Good luck with that, but you know if you say look. I got up today and I was hoping to have a moment of joy. And of course every day has joy in, but you start to save her those moments of joy and. I've been doing this course. I met this woman who who's a professor at Yale and they're offering an online course in happiness and joy, and I've been doing that. Course and Laurie Santos. She's terrific. Than I'm reading some blogs and books. I'm just really curious and going back looking at the San the original first word that we have recorded for joy at Sanskrit word, but it doesn't just mean joint means, life pulse, and all these kinds of things so. That's what's intrigue me, and then, of course I love novels. So I'm reading a lot. I've been I. Think I've been doing. A good. Number of hours on Netflix's well, I think I've been doing my required Netflix's hours. Let's put it that way. But I love mysteries on. So. That tends to be my go-to. That's great. I want to leave it there. Okay, thank you so much. Oh my pleasure, saying thanks for talking. Theme Music for the Max Hugh podcast composed by Vincent Fasano..

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"max" Discussed on Max Q from Peabody LAUNCHPad

Max Q from Peabody LAUNCHPad

03:14 min | 5 months ago

"max" Discussed on Max Q from Peabody LAUNCHPad

"Thought I would like. Somebody things I didn't really know existed need an out of peabody largely largely out but I did feel really inspired by what I was doing at school to print out especially through some jazz courses that I was taking here and that was really life changing because now let's mostly what I do is experimental music proposition. Jazz writing my own stuff Contemporary classical music. What about any setbacks? Do you feel like there has been any significant obstacles that you faced either during your time at school or afterwards and if so how did you get past those? I think that this career really demands that you know yourself really really well. And that's been a pretty big source of stress for me coming to terms with what I'm capable of when not capable of and which things I can change which I can't and that's changed throw my whole life. I'm sure but it's time management. That's really bad at that. Something could freelance. It's gotten better through much hard work. I can say that But also mental health stuff is definitely gotten in my way the last few months especially and I'm not sure how much of that is directly related having graduated been out in the world fully. And how much is that? It's kind of coincidental. But that's something I'm starting to learn. You can't just power through. You have to find some kind of way of gently addressing it like as soon as you start to notice a pattern and I've kind of thought points where I powered through enough that by the time it really gets to me. I can't have no defense against it and takes me weeks to feel like I recovered and I haven't really found it yet. There must be a way to become more conscious of those cycles in emotional health and and in finding ways to boost yourself before I can control to recognize it and then be able to address it sooner and to talk about it with people you trust as there anything in particular that surprises you about your life after graduation. Well I had kind of forgotten what it was like to have any sort of free time so we other than that. I think. Probably just what you'd expect in terms of person now in the real world. How do I knew that taxes are really hard worrying about taxes while you're in school before you have to pay them on that note? I'd like to thank you very much for sharing your insight and your experience. You're welcome. Thanks for being here. Lido recently WanNa new music. Usa grant with the Bergamo Quartet for peace in the brink for string quartet and percussion which the group is performing and touring.

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"max" Discussed on Max Q from Peabody LAUNCHPad

Max Q from Peabody LAUNCHPad

04:24 min | 5 months ago

"max" Discussed on Max Q from Peabody LAUNCHPad

"Helps you gain skills not only in your craft but also how to teach that craft as well again. You're in school to learn how to learn so you know ultimately to be able to teach yourself how to do something how. When I opened up the score does my experience at peabody studying with Mironov How is this going to you? Know How is my experience going to help enrich the experience from how Muhammad I going to approach this gorgeous? How am I going to prepare this or show this sound show this and and so now? I've got all these questions and not necessarily all the answers because as I mentioned a lot of that comes with experience but those kinds of questions are great so that I can help teach those things later on her. You know approach different issues on So I I think that's a along along limited way to answer your question but i. I think that each person's relationship with our mentors gonna be different always assumed the best and come with earning questions like some kind of two things one touch on. I don't know if there's anything burning that you would want to say to current students any advice or words of wisdom. It doesn't have to be. I think I mean there are things that I want that. I want to say that I should say gopher both adjust Strike that don't let your curiosity for music. End at the start and end of your lessons. Classes classes and ensemble rehearsals for me coming out of school understanding what it really means to be a professional musician What it really means to grasp performance practice style. Things like fat. It really comes down to Listening a lot reading literature about composers that interests you or About Music and trying to find your own way. I think it's really easy when you're at school to go with the flow to especially if you're in a program that's really busy doing a lot You know you're required to do all these chamber ensembles. All these large ensembles all these courses in classes seminars and these new initiative classes. You know you're you're now taught you need to think entrepreneurially you can't let that inhibits your love for the music and your desire to know more about it beyond music needs to also be a hobby outside of the class as outside instead of just you know this is my job therefore I do it at these times and that I turn off Don't get me wrong. I think it's really important to have a life. Goodness knows that I don't know how to really make that balance. It's really hard to work music and live there. I think I think I remember seeing a A Pie chart of you can pick to. Hopefully you can pick work in life and live music but you know you got to find some way to to have have a balanced sleep somewhere in sleep somewhere. There's probably since we spoke Ryan has moved to continue his conducting education at Yale School of music. But he's still the music director here in Baltimore for the Occasional Symphony. You can check out their upcoming projects at occasional symphony dot org.

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"max" Discussed on Endless Thread

Endless Thread

03:45 min | 8 months ago

"max" Discussed on Endless Thread

"Chuck says he doesn't usually take his work home with him so as an employee of WGN he wasn't watching Ching his company's TV station. When during the nine o'clock news the broadcast was hijacked and then all of a sudden I started getting calls like a lot of calls? I mean ridiculous amount of calls. Hey did you just hear or did you see what are you talking about Max headroom. Yes what about Max headroom. Well I mean. He mentioned you wouldn't say he said you were a liberal uh-huh what come on I thought it was a practical joke. The person who is taking over the TV broadcast broadcast was wearing a Max. Headroom mask emory. You remember Max headroom. Yeah still not born yet been but at the time. Chuck didn't know him all that. Well well either. I really didn't understand this whole Max headroom phenomena. I mean I really couldn't relate to them. I had no connection so max headroom was this fictional character described by creators. As in artificial intelligence he was played by a real person in a ton of makeup to make him look sort of computer generated. I did and he also sounded. Computer generated his voice would like pitch shift and stutter randomly. This is Max headroom. He looked like a news program. Ram Talking head that floated in this computer generated cube and Max was a satire created to poke fun at the stereotypical cocky Western. Earn White Male newscaster. Here's Tech Writer and editor Alex Pasternak on these Super Meta plot that was created around. Max Headroom the character. Basically basically Max was a journalist working at a television station owned by large corporation and he had discovered some dark secret about the INC and was in the process of reporting on it for his employer owned by this corporation when he is assassinated donated and his brain is preserved by his hacker friend. The brain is loaded to the network and Max headroom became this digital character who would drop into television broadcasts. Okay this is the magmatic magmatic. Max Max headroom show and I'm cocky swagger Max headroom and it's great to have you back again. I'm sorry there's a guy keeps moving around over there all right all right well. I wish he'd this down while keep still for God's sakes I'm trying to show here you're in his original inception in the UK in one thousand nine hundred four. Max Was Pretty Alternative. His character was that of a hacked together robotic artificial intelligence one that existed to subvert the mainstream Alex Pasternak says both Max end the incident itself connected to to this rise of hacker culture. Hackers were starting to gain notoriety as as criminals. They were being prosecuted by the government but they also also have been born in this world of of Hobbyists and Pranksters and Max I think embodied the hacker who's a protester And who has a a certain agenda and is fighting for a good cause. That's part of what makes this whole staying even more cyberpunk when the signal intrusion has happened.

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"max" Discussed on Max & Murphy on Politics

Max & Murphy on Politics

03:51 min | 1 year ago

"max" Discussed on Max & Murphy on Politics

"I went to the UK, for example, immediately after my primary the week after for UK labor party conference in Liverpool where I expected to be relatively anonymous and people recognized being there, which was very very peculiar and surprising for me. I think that that alone was an indicator not of of who I am really as a candidate. But of the extraordinary attention that the race. Received. So I think I think if anything it was just a higher level of scrutiny than I could have expected, especially as as a brand new candidate. Does that mean that that you don't feel like you did anything that you regret? Or are there things that now you feel like you do wanna prove to to your constituents, especially it demanded for me was to just think carefully about my own how how my own narrative the significance of my own narrative. Right as a candidate and gave it gave me the opportunity to. I think articulate that better. I think if if I would change anything it would have been to be more prepared for that. And I'm I'm glad that going into going into session. But also into the next the next election. I'll have had that experience and be able to better communicate and more clearly communicate with. With with my constituents so talking about the session and the governor, obviously, Democrats control the Senate, there's a lot of power there. But the governor of still has a lot of thority in terms of keeping him honest. Progressive goals. How do you see you and other advocates slash elected officials doing that what's the mechanism? He's won a landslide victory is in there for another four years. How do you hold him to his promises, and we should note that you cross endorsed with his primary opponents at the Nixon as context area? I mean, even even as governor Cuomo won a huge victory. I think it I think that what that race demanded what the governor's race to banded was for him to actually confront issues that he didn't previously have to take a a very clear stance on and I think with the deadline coming up in June on the rent laws, for example, with the L train shutdown coming up in April. These are things that previously the governor may have have not had to pay attention to. But are naturally coming to ahead. And so I think that is that is one thing is is the naturally is going to face pressure to to make decisions about the MTA about. I think about congestion pricing different funding mechanisms and as. As a legislator. I'm I'm hopeful that particularly with the majority that we have in such a progressive majority that we will have more leverage to to pressure governor Cuomo when when necessary and certainly around the budget as well, we're gonna have to leave it there. Julius house. Our state Senator elect Julius Houser. Thank you. And thank you for watching agenda two thousand nineteen Manhattan neighborhood network for more on this series. You can visit 'em N dot org. Gotham dot com or city limits about org from the Manhattan neighborhood network studios. I'm Ben max. And I'm Jared, Murphy goodbye..

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"max" Discussed on Max & Murphy on Politics

Max & Murphy on Politics

04:29 min | 1 year ago

"max" Discussed on Max & Murphy on Politics

"So while it's it's a new experience for me. It's also a particularly at transitional time for all of us. Even even those who have our more senior senators, so you mentioned being sort of on the left pole of of even the democratic conference, which is mostly pretty progressive. And as I mentioned a lot of these other primary winners were were challenging folks from the left mostly those members of the IDC Senator line was not one of them. But how how are you going to approach that Duke specked to be sort of an outspoken voice calling on your colleagues too? You know that they have to really stay true to things they ran on. Do you think you're going to have to play some of that role and really trying to pull your conference left eye? Look forward to playing that role to a degree to urging my colleagues, for example to make the commitment as I'm seeing more of the make to not take money from from the real estate lobby or from private interests. I think that I I'm looking forward to playing that role. But I'm I'm not sure if if it's going to be demanded of because what I found in conversations with colleagues so far and and from our conference retreat this week, it's it's that people are that that's unders are really responsive to the needs of their districts and recognizing whether it's through this. You know, blue Blue Wave in New York and the victories that we saw in the primaries or or otherwise that the elector is demanding more progressive stances, and that we actually fight to advance for legislation. That's been held up for a long time. You've been there. Named the incoming chirp person of the subcommittee and women's health. What will that involve it's because it's a brand new subcommittee. It's it's still a relatively unclear but I know that I'm I'm thrilled to be able to to focus on passing the reproductive health act. Also, the CCA, but I think it will also extend to many of the public health issues that disproportionately affect women as well. So so I think there's a tendency to associate women's health reproductive health. But it goes it goes far beyond this. And I'm excited to to work on a range of issues, including you know, mental health, including environmental issues that disproportionately impact impact women as well. Especially my own district. I wanna ask you about about the governor and pulling him left, but before that because something you just said reproductive rights to something where you've had a personal shift in in your views. And there were also some other things that came up during the campaign about how you're telling your story. And so whereas whereas all that now where are you? Now, are there things you feel like you still need to prove or do or or or is that all behind you? How are you thinking about about that? I'm excited to have the opportunity to to actually get to work as so much of of a campaign while it's it's necessary. What we're talking about whether it's it's narrative or or even just speaking about platform, and what we're going to do while it's while it's essential. It's it. It's difficult to not be able to actually get get to work on these things and demonstrate our commitment to them. Right. So what I'm really looking forward to is having the opportunity to demonstrate through my work in the legislature that that I'm serious about about these issues and be able to to show who I am to to my constituents and to my colleagues as well. Do you feel just to stand there for a second? Do you feel that the media mistreated you during the campaign or do you feel some of the problems where self inflicted? Yeah. I think that I was I do think I was subjected to extrordinary scrutiny for a state Senate candidate and for a new candidate, even even people who I would say our political opponents of mine, I think acknowledged that this for a state Senate race this received completely completely extraordinary attention..

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03:07 min | 1 year ago

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"What do you what do you see sort of some of the dynamics that are going to be in play? There. Are there do do you see a lot of things lining up where the assembly in the Senate majorities will agree and really have to just sort of convinced the governor to get on board are there different priorities in the assembly versus the Senate. How how does that all work say I have yet to have a conversation about the priorities of the speaker? I don't know if they've met in conference the way, we have already to be perfectly honest. But traditionally the assembly has been able to pass a lot of the progressive legislation that's been stalled for a long time in a Republican controlled state Senate. And of course, a lot of the legislation that we campaigned on not just me, but the other IDC challengers and even others who once he didn't come in like Julius ally. Right. We are. We are very upfront about what our priorities are an ultimately were hoping that the assembly will. Stay in support of these things. Because of course, we know that sometimes it's easier to support things that you know, aren't going to go anywhere. But you know, we we we are aware that that is a possibility, and we'll be working with the state assembly to make sure that you know, things stay the priority that they should be year from now journalists like us they're going to look back on two thousand nineteen and say, here's your that began with all this hope these speculations democratic controlled state government a long list of progressive legislation. What got done what didn't what do you think is a realistic expectation for voter? There's so much on the table. There are other things to think about to what would be a reasonable expectation for successes this year. And where do you think we'll still do work a year from now, I think that for sure we like I said earlier we have to pass the reproductive health act. I would really love to. See a lot of voter reform pass before twenty twenty specifically automated registration early voting. No, excuse absentee ballots, even campaign finance reform for certain I mean, running for office is very very difficult, especially for people who have to work for a living. So making sure that that more working class New Yorkers can run for office and compete is. I think very very important. And I really think that there needs to be significant progress made on the MTA front or New Yorkers are going to revolt. I mean, I I was you know, Josh with you guys earlier about how I had to. I now have learned to leave twenty minutes earlier. And of course, the train was on time today. Right. So I was here a little a little a little earlier than you guys. But, but Nevertheless, I think that that's now become the exception not the norm. And that's a problem because we can't be the best city in the world. If our, you know, our trains, not working to follows on that one is other than congestion pricing..

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03:00 min | 1 year ago

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"Maybe it's just more making sure that everybody has insurance and healthcare rather than a single payer system. So I am I am very much in favor of a single payer system. That is what we campaigned on. And that is what we would love to deliver. I think that once Gustavo is done having all of the conversations he needs to have. We'll hopefully have a good Bill that everyone everyone can accept your district. What do you see is the case for single payer? Sometimes healthcare is talked about it's kind of an abstract issue with principles and ideology. But in terms of your constituents where is the case in your district to move what we have now to a single payer system. So for starters, the single payer healthcare Bill would cover transitions for a lot of my transgender neighbors, regardless of whether they are documented or not, and this is a huge huge issue because unfortunately, not many insurance companies cover the medical needs for these transitions. And if they do cover the only. For them partially. So this is something that's very important to me and making sure that transgender New Yorkers are included. And of course, then there are undocumented immigrants and making sure that we're actually seeing access to healthcare as a public health issue. We don't want the person on the subway next to us to be coughing to be no we want. We want to prioritize preventive care. We don't want there to be any barrier. Espec- especially in economic one for New Yorkers to be able to go to the doctor and get that annual checkup or if they're not feeling well, or ultimately, we know that the most expensive type of healthcare emergency healthcare, right? We want to Levy eight all of the craziness that takes place in emergency rooms. Now, I technically don't have a hospital in my district, which is another problem that we can discuss, but but we are served by hospital and Mount Sinai hospital, and of course, elmhurst hospital is famous for having a full emergency room. All. All the time because it's a trauma center because it ends up serving such a such a large geography. So there's there's a lot of work to do on the health front. I'm someone who's fighting desperately for a health clinic for east elmhurst where I have in aging black population of also a big undocumented population. And where there are virtually no doctors, and if God forbid, there's some sort of emergency, they get stuck on the ambulance in on in congestion in traffic on on the on the Grand Central Parkway, for example, on their way to the hospital, and that's something that's not fair, and we're looking to correct in order for a lot of the primaries to move, and it's gonna be a brand new day in Albany, Democrats control, the state's Senate Democrats, having a very strong majority in the assembly still, and of course, democratic governor. But for anything to really move, you have to have agreement Senate assembly governor, unless of course, the governor's going to veto something the legislatures going over. Ride that. But that's very rare..

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02:51 min | 1 year ago

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"Is that something that you plan to take any action on when the new term begins worse much worse. The more. I learn the worse. It gets. I think a lot of us have been educated about Amazon's failings as a company that released their workforce as it relates to their relationship with the immigrant community in this country. They now have a partnership with ice to provide facial recognition technology. These are very concerning things about them as an institution. Now, the project specific queens is also bad and getting worse. So we we're learning that the three billion dollars in subs as we talk about or going into being more than that. Because this this parcel of land is in what's called an opportunity, which means there's a digital tax benefits beyond three billion that are going to go for that. Some of these sites may be. Brownfield sites which is going to layer on even more tax credits on top three billion already getting. And they have shown little willingness to reset the conversation and talk about not accepting some of these subsidies and trying to be more of a good corporate citizen and talk about investing in the community. They wanna join as opposed to sucking money out of it and just taking over can you stop it. It's a good question. The stay in the city of moving mountains trying to void any approvals bypassing MRIs Euler process. They are suggesting that they don't need budgetary authority at least this year from the state legislature. There's an open question about the public control board. And when and what needs to go before it everyone's pouring over the the regulations and the rules to see what's required at some point. They will certainly be approvals necessary the Excelsior program, which is funding. A lot of these credits needs to be reauthorized and reappropriated I what we're gatherings at the state intends to push that off two three years down the road in the hopes that this is already moving by the time that happens there will. Come a time when we have something to say about and you can rest assured, I'm going to say something about it. When that time comes there's also things we learned that allows us to set the stage going forward in a better way. So this idea that has required nondisclosure agreements from all the cities and states that were bidding is outrageous. You have a private company dictating to government what it's allowed to tell people about the money. It wants to spend on their behalf is is rage raging. Crazy, I I'm going to be interesting legislation to ban that practice, and there's this larger issue of insider dealing in real estate world, we prohibit insider trading released the socks securities because it's unfair for someone who has confidential knowledge to use that to enrich themselves at other people's expense. It's no reason the analysis is any different as it relates to real estate. And we're hearing reports that Abbas on employees purchased departments and the week before the announcement. Maybe that's a crazy coincidence. But if it is them there have nothing to worry about. But if it isn't that should be prohibited. It'll be advancing legislation do that as well. Well, lots more to discuss. But I think we're gonna leave it there soon too. De deputy majority leader of the state Senate, Michael generous, thanks so much for for being with us. Thanks a lot. And we'll be right back..

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04:46 min | 1 year ago

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"To the nitty gritty of the issues, I was running against a an incumbent who was taking tens of thousands of dollars from real estate money while you know, we many of us as renters I'm a preferential renter are going through a lot of injustices for for example, left city in my dissed. Which is swamped in major capital improvement fees, increasing their rent sometimes two hundred dollars a month. So I think just the cost of living the quality of life and the state's ability to act on those things ended up being a crucial factor for for a lot of a lot of our neighbors. What should your constituents and anybody else watching and anybody who's interested in state government, expect from you as a state Senator in terms of how you are going to approach your voice and your work in Albany? Should we expect you to be someone who's you know? Sort of blends into the scene. More in wants to have your wanted to give you the chance to say. But there are people who approached their legislative work and our part of the conference, and they make sure that they're almost never getting out ahead. You know in public of having talked to their colleagues, and then there's people come out and say, you know, like state Senator Liz, Krueger, for example, just comes out and say and says, here's what I think here's what I think my constituents need, you know. And here's what I'm going to talk to my colleagues about I cannot believe I get to be loose Kruger's colleague for the record. The woman is amazing. I've mired her for such a long time. And yes, I'm not I'm not exactly the blend into the background type of person. I think that people should expect for me. All the reasons why I ran for office to come to light to be the driving force behind the agenda that will put forth, we will fight visibly. A lot of what I talk. Talked about on the campaign trail was creating a political environment or a public discourse that is conducive to passing progressive legislation. We know how transactional this the governor's administration can be and if if things need to be made more comfortable for him to come ahead and be supportive of a lot of measure measures. And we'll do that. And I think that's what I bring to the table, especially now that all the incoming Senate labor committee chair and most of my a lot of people know me from my time at city hall, but I actually spent a near decade in the labor movement before that and to me was it's a matter of making sure that we are increasing or making better the ability for working class people to live in New York in many, many ways and really lifting the floor on Wegrzyn on labor protections to make. Sure that people can keep New York home. So I think that that we'll we'll have a very very interesting year. And we're going to do everything we can to be as productive as we can be talking with some of the policies. You mention before two big ones congestion pricing and senior single payer congestion pricing. Great place to start forty people in the conference some of them from districts that don't have anything to do with the MTA some districts that have resisted congestion pricing because of where the system touch them or doesn't touch them in the cloakroom behind the scenes when you're talking to colleagues like that how do you sell them on congestion pricing? So I think that alternate -ly. We will end up coming to some sort of green where nobody's happy which is intimately. How you know? You'll have a successful deal. Right. Of course. Because I mean, we're my district starts right by the East River. We're very supportive of congestion pricing because we understand the dire. Need of a fixing fixing public transportation? System. Other state senators care a lot about the environmental impact that taking these cars off the road would have it's it's really a big green issue to reduce carbon emissions. We want people to drive less. And of course, people will only drive of public transportation works, and that's kind of sort of the which one should come first question. But ultimately, you know, I think that we can never conceive of expanding the MTA right eastern, queens, a huge transportation desert east elmhurst in my in my district, which is the neighborhood where LaGuardia Airport is is actually a transportation desert..

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03:56 min | 1 year ago

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"I sit on a task force. That's a report to discuss recommendations and just even sitting on that everyone can agree the MTA needs money needs to get corrected. But what that means where it comes from certainly going to be subject of conversation on a supporter of condition pricing, but a lot of people from the suburbs or even in the boroughs outside of Manhattan needs to be convinced though. And so there's gonna be a lot of work to do in that respect the other piece of it is that even if we're not gonna gestion pricing by all accounts. That's not nearly enough money to fill the hole that the has. And with all of that revenue generation wherever it comes from. We also have to make sure they're spending wisely because there's not a great history at the MTA of how they spend their money. But that's going to be an area that we we spent a great deal of time, and I don't wanna leave without mentioning the rent laws, which huge issue for a lot of us. They expire June. And this is the first time in decades when you don't have a Republican majority when laws expire to do the bidding of landlords instead of attendance. And it was always a majority overwhelmingly from outside New York City regulation, of course, is ninety to ninety five percent within the city limits. And so we're finally going to people representing tenants making these decisions going to be a lot of progress in that as well is that one going to be something that's more tinkering or do you expect sweeping reform? I expect very significant reforms we're going to push back. A lot of the gaping loopholes that the real estate industry is created on vacancy decontrol vacancy bonuses, preferential rents the MCI process, which is the major capital improvement process. There are tools that landlords have had to abuse tenants and essentially force them out of the apartments because the way the law's written. When the apartment comes vacant the rents go up. And that is create an incentive for landlords to drive tenants out of their homes to get that advantage. And we're going to put a stop to that single payer healthcare advocates who want that people who want that they likely to be disappointed this year. I hope not it's an issue a lot of support and are going to roll up our sleeves and and move that ball is far down the field as we can that is a complicated issue. I was before and people questioning why, but it is among the most complicated things we have to deal with questions about whether federal waivers necessary and with this administration. Good luck on that front. There are some things we can do without a federal waiver. But we are also getting concern expressed by traditional progressive allies of there's elements of organized labor that are concerned that their benefits would be reduced in such a situation. So I think these are things we can work through. But we have to do the work to work through them, the dynamics change in terms of Democrats controlling the state Senate. But does that mean that? You will operate the levers of government and the processes of government in a similar way as the past. But it's just new people in power. Or can we expect things to change in ways? Like more public hearings more oversight hearings more transparent budget process or any of these types of things going to change or is it just newly new people our intention. I don't know how many of us are game of thrones fans. But I like the to use the the metaphor that they use which is to say, we're not here to just be the new spokes on the wheel we wanna break the wheel of Albany, and reframe the way people think about it and give them a point of pride in this government. So there will be changes. Now that being said, there's a democratic majority for a reason because that's what the electorate wants they want our gender advance. So you're not going to open up the process to let Republicans have equal say what we've owed on his Democrats, obviously. Because they're distinct minority, and that's not what the voters want. But in terms of transparency in the process. More. Here's your certainly expect to see that one of the big developments since the election has been the announcement of the Amazon deal. You've expressed some serious reservations about it since the deals unveiling have you learned anything that has made you feel better or worse about it..

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04:27 min | 1 year ago

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"Make sure that we have an actual funding formula that is protected in a lock box. This is something I personally feel very strongly about tired of governors using the MTA like an ATM. I wanna make sure that we have study funding streams that are protected. So that we can actually have the MTA we deserve. Things that in Europe action that you know, your constituents really expect you to carry in the state legislature. Sure, I mean, obviously, given the work that my predecessor did around the dream act because we have the most dreamers in our district across the state. We're hoping that will continue to carry the dream act that we'll continue fighting for drivers licenses for all, of course, and the liberty act as well. These are just a few of the immigration reform that we can do at this at the state level because of course, immigration is federal law. But at the same time, I think that given what the White House is. And I'm sure folks have have read this morning about the seven year old girl who died in border patrol custody out of dehydration and shock, which is completely inhumane and heartbreaking that we at least at the state level. Do everything we can to protect our population. You mentioned your. assessor. We should talk about that. I mean, your manual unseated. Jose Peralta died just before thanksgiving during the transition, especially when you have an upset victory. There's always this effort, I assumed to reach out to supporters try to show the represent the full district. How has his death changed that if you had much contact with his camp in terms of unifying the district? We have not had much contact with his camp at all. You know as was reported. I tried to pay my respects and made folks uncomfortable, and understandably, you know, my team, and I left we just felt that it was the right thing to do at the end of the day. You know, we didn't wish him any harm. We just had very distinctive specific disagreements with which you know, what we believe representation for district should mean. And that's why I think you know, we put democracy in action. But ultimately, you know, I think it's been very difficult or district certainly in morning. He was our state Senator. For eight years the assemblymen for many of them for a long time. And and I think that we on our behalf are trying to be as cooperative as possible. And of course, we would love for for for us to work together to make sure that you know, there is no there's no hard stop and start in between specially services for our constituents Fernie bers, which I think is the most important thing for any elected official anyway that a month out from the election. So looking back Reten to cast we being the media cast elections in broad strokes. But you've had a chance I assume to look at the numbers talk to people. What do you attribute your victory the general which is a month ago? But in the primary to what was what was behind. The fact you were able to win. So I very much feel that it was a combination. Just because the verses so sorry the district is so diverse as I said earlier, you know, there were people who were very educated about the independent, Deborah. Pratt conference became activists this election cycle because they've woken up from, you know, the Trump nightmare. An case folks aren't up to speed. You're one of eight candidates who in the democratic primary took on former members of the independent democratic conference. Six of you remarkably were successful, which is virtually unheard of for that many primary wins to happen in one year. So sorry. That's exact-. That's exactly right. So a lot of people specifically in Jackson heights. You know, where where the infamous townhall took place where he tried to explain what the IDC was tried to explain it as the progressive caucus, even even though they were empowering Republican majority which was inexplicable and indefensible to me that very much helped in Jackson heights in a story and many other parts of the district. But of course, not everybody is that in tuned with politics, a lot of it was also a change in demographic are Latino population in the district is increasingly South American like me, and I think that then it came.

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03:03 min | 1 year ago

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"Don't necessarily need everyone to be an agreement on everything in order for the past the last time Democrats have the majority I wasn't there. But they had a bare majority of thirty two which is the minimum number required. Anytime one Senator didn't wanna do something everything got gridlock. So we have now thirty nine or forty depending on what happens with sympathizer in Brooklyn. But that's a huge cushion of seven or eight votes that we can not necessarily need enemy on every say to some centers. Do do what you need to do for your district. I mean that type of thing or it's just a question of as we discussed it as a group if we have thirty five members and four problem those four can vote. No. And it could still pass. We don't need every vote for passage of everything and that's going to give a lot of flexibility to leadership to set the agenda into more detail. What about the relationship? With the governor it during the period when the IDC was in power there were suspicion that governor Cuomo tolerated that maybe even engineered it you in the governor's people had some friction during the campaign over where money was being spent what's the relationship like his progressive self image during the campaign. How solid does that look to you. What do you think that's going to be like this the dynamics between the executive and legislature are less important to me from a personal perspective than what we can get done together. And so there are issues of agreement, and we're gonna move forward together and aggressively and change some of these laws that have been waiting to be to be improved for so long. But that's all that matters. I lived with Jeff Klein of the Senate for how many years at the end of his tenure. There was this deal where everyone came together. And everybody was wondering how I was going to sit across the table from him. And I said I don't care if I like someone somebody if we're on the same page and trying to get things done, then we're gonna get things. On. And whether someone likes doesn't like me is not as relevant as helping the twenty million people who live in the state is going to be the Senate majorities job, maybe in conjunction with the assembly majority to hold the governor to his campaign promises to to keep pulling him left. You know, it seems like he gravitates towards the center is that part of how you you see the new Senate majority job. I mean, there's certainly a bunch of folks who who defeated IDC members who ran on pretty far left platforms. I don't think our job her say's to create some kind of broad desire to pull the governor anywhere. Our job is to get done what we campaigned on. And what people expect us to do on a host of issues. Now, they tend to be progressive nature, and I'm very very progressive in a lot of ways. So if the governor agrees with us who self-proclaimed progressive and self then this'll be very easy, and they won't be much friction if areas of disagreement, we certainly intend to assert ourselves. We're there for reason we're there to be anybody's rubber stamp. And so I think. You'd expect us to stand up and make our case, and they'll be negotiation both with the assembly and the governor, and we'll come to resolution what we'll say is the normal dynamic of Albany has been broken where these semblance Senate are in control of different parties and the playing one off against the other is part of a strategy to keep things from happening..

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03:58 min | 1 year ago

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"We're bringing a short series of discussions as part of gender twenty nineteen including one today to look ahead to two thousand nineteen in Albany, the seat of state government. And what newly empowered Democrats plan to do. For today's discussion. We'll have to fficials will be part of the new state Senate Democratic majority one who pulled off an upset victory. Earlier this year to become a first time elected official and another who is a veteran lawmaker. We'll be the deputy leader of the Senate majority. So welcome soon to be Senate deputy majority leader Michael gymnast, thanks for joining us. Thank you been for. Sure. So tell us what that means. You're going to be the deputy leader of a new democratic majority in the state Senate head you captured for people how significant that is mentioned. It'd be transformational. I don't know. How controversial also added that word. But, but it certainly we'll be transformational is the largest democratic majority one hundred six years in New York nineteen twelve was the last time anything like this happened. And we have been struggling with very strange dynamic in the Senate for the last decade, at least we're winning elections and having majority of members elected, but because of internal problems of the Senate something team up with Republicans. We never actually had control of the body. And we finally achieved that and now there's a long list of. Priorities that have been on the shelf that the people of New York, not only want but had been voting for and been denied you mentioned some of them. There's a lot more than that. And so it's gonna be very full agenda. Expect it's going to be the most productive session than any of us. Remember, so looking back at the election that created this large majority that you have a few weeks worth of perspective. What do you tribute to? How did you guys pull this off? What what happened to make this possibility and strategy? Also chair the camping. But honestly, look if you look around the country, you could tell there was a very good election for Democrats everywhere, the turn out was approaching presidential levels, which is very unusual in a midterm and typically when the turn out his higher Democrats perform better because it's our constituencies for whatever reason that seem more interested in presidential elections than other elections. Typically, I will say the while. There was a Blue Wave everywhere, we really maximized our results here in New York, we outperformed the top of the ticket and the number of victories and the Hudson valley where James scoops, Jen Metzker, and your senators now, they outperformed the votes that governor Cuomo got in those districts and on Long Island where we have Monica Martinez. John Brooks, Monica member John Brooks, reelected, they outperformed the congressional candidate for party there. So we do take pride in having really good candidates having run smart campaigns because of the eight seats we picked up which is historic of itself. Twice as many as the maximum that it ever flipped in the past. They were narrow victories. And so I think we were intelligent about where we dedicate our resources where we knew that the energy of the grassroots would carry us, and it was great success on those narrow victories as we transition. This conversation's talking about the governing. How did those districts and those narrow wins dictate how you approach governing? How worried do you need to be? You know, there's a lot of talk ready will Democrats can't go too far because then they'll lose those seats. They just picked up. How does that come into your first initial matter? I think what you can expect to see in the first two months. The pre-budget portion of session is a lot of things that the people have been waiting for an very popular everywhere. You mentioned your list, I think protecting women's reproductive rights is popular across the board, establishing more sensible gun laws popular across the board improving voting laws. So we make it easier to vote establish early voting automated, registration those types of things are popular with everybody. So there's an enormous amount of work that we can do. And I left a lot off those. Right away that I think will work for everybody as you get into some of the things that have a different support regionally around the state, and that's a conversation. We're going to have to have with our colleagues, but I will say this the margin is so large that we.

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02:45 min | 1 year ago

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"Hello. Max executive editor gothic is at Jared. Murphy executive editor of city limits and city limits are partnering on agenda twenty nineteen a project to set the stage for promises to be a transformational and controversial year at the city and state levels of government in New York. We're exploring many of the major political dynamics and policy issues that will be on the table in the year ahead starting with the fact that Democrats will have complete control of state government in New York creating new opportunity for the party to move along a list of legislation on everything voting reform to abortion protections gun control rent regulations to environmental policy and more with Manhattan neighborhood network. We're bringing you a short series of discussions as part of gender twenty nineteen including one today to look ahead to two thousand nineteen in Albany the seat of state government. And what newly empowered Democrats plan to do. Joining us for today's discussion is a newly elected state Senator who pulled off an upset victory earlier this year. We welcome Senator elect Jessica Rambos. Thank you for being here. Thank you for having me. Excited. Good to get a chance to talk to you before you really get going. But what's the transition period? Been like so far for you. You know, it's been really interesting. I think that people traditionally have expected a lull in between when you win election, and when you are getting ready to take over the seat and get to work. There's a ton of work that goes into into this. This this time in staffing up figuring out who it is that we're going to hire where our district office is going to be. But we want the office to look like. And of course, making sure that we're laying the groundwork to pass the progressive legislation that we campaigned on and that we know is really necessary for all New Yorkers, and especially with such a big incoming new class. Right. So out of a thirty nine Machar person majority. There are fifteen new democratic state senators coming in. So it's it's gonna be fun time. So let's pull back. Can talk about your district. Where is it? What neighbors does it cover where you from? So I'll be res- representing the thirteenth senatorial district in queens, which is Jackson heights, corona east on pursed and parts of story. Woodside elmhurst it is the corner of the planet where I was born where I was raised where I still live. I'm raising two boys. We're five and seven their doorbell and pain in the butt, especially this morning before going to school. But. But, but they're wonderful and future reason, why Iran in the first place, I mean, you know, come from very working class district that really depends on the MTA to get around..

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"max" Discussed on Max & Murphy on Politics

Max & Murphy on Politics

02:26 min | 1 year ago

"max" Discussed on Max & Murphy on Politics

"Max from golfing gazette with Jared Murphy from city limits and Jarrett we heard from Eliza cats at the daily news at a to'real board. Some of our thoughts really significant election day, both nationally and in New York and the conversation is a ready Turney as we did a little bit too. Also, looking ahead now what's going to happen in two thousand eighteen we can leave the federal level of side perhaps a little bit really there's a lot to be determined there. But also so much of our focus both on the show and at our publications, and of course, elsewhere New York is going to be on what's going to happen in New York. Now that you have this unified democratic control of state government coming in for two thousand eighteen will you mention to the top, and that, you know, the day after election feels like speaking as a person raised raise. Click that they have to Christmas what you do with the letdown with the unwrap presence and the tree starting to look a little bit dragged. This is a different day because I think so much about this election has been teasing very concrete ideas of what the next year is going to bring and even beyond that there's just a lot happening to nineteen that's gonna make it a very interesting year. Normally, this is the part for those who follow it closely in our real junkies about it. This is the part of the New York City New York state cycle that is down. Here is the the Europe between a statewide race at a presidential race. There's no city council mayor elections nothing on the state level. All you have really are some traditional elections and three district attorney races. So normally it would be kind of a dead zone struggling, we're gonna talk. But for a lot of reasons there is just a lot happening both in the city and the state and a lot of the same issues all year long, starting frankly with Turney races, one of which at least is going to be very very. Interesting because the queen's just turning Richard Brown is stepping down. And that race is. I think it become a kind of electoral test of some of the sentiment around criminal Justice reform based on some of the people who are running and very different opinions. They have on that topic. I'm interested to see how much of the city's sort of attention gets grabbed by this race queens. Obviously the second biggest borough population wise, there's everything in queens, and I can say that having grown up there with a lot of thirty. But it's going to be really really interesting to see how this district attorney race plays out. It's going to be important. It might even get national attention..

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"max" Discussed on Max & Murphy on Politics

Max & Murphy on Politics

01:57 min | 1 year ago

"max" Discussed on Max & Murphy on Politics

"Incumbent controller, Tom Napoli. This is Ben max. Thanks for joining us here on maxim Urfi. How're you. I'm great. It's wonderful to be on maximum Irvy's. Yes, and we didn't tell you a head of time, but Jared actually had to depart for the second half of the show. So it's me and u, but it's good good to have a chance to talk with you. Thanks for joining us. So we're in the heat of election season here. We've got less than five weeks until election day November. Sixth, tell voters and those listening. What's your pitch for getting another four years is the state controller. Well, I think that the easy way to answer that question is for the voters to look at the record of achievement and accomplishment that I've had during my time in office, the controller's office day controls offices, somewhat unique position. Many folks don't know quite what we do. They had something to do with money, but it certainly has been a very important position to keeping the state move forward during challenging times. And certainly if you look at how effectively we've managed the state payroll, state contracts, state payments, it certainly has been a very large and efficient body of work in that regard. Kind of caught the back office operation for state government, very important to keep New York moving are commentary on St. fiscal practices. State budget has been thoughtful and made a number of suggestions for reform and change most of which have not been adopted by the legislature and the governor, but we're going to keep pressing. Our stewardship of the state pension fund is one area. That I take particular pride. And when you look at the number of states that have poorly funded pensions and are in crisis, New York does not have that issue or challenge. In fact, we're one of the best funded state pension plans for the country. It means we can deliver on the retirement security to the one point, one million members of our pension system, and we've done more to invest money in New York state and to be responsible investors holding corporations..

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