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"maddox" Discussed on Mother, May I Sleep With Podcast?
"Welcome back to another episode of mother. May asleep a podcast. I'm thrilled that. We have a familiar voice for you guys today. It's tiffany matic's coming in all the way from across the pond. What's up girl. Hello the international correspondent here at this is kind of an international movie too. So it's perfect for is absolutely absolutely to note. The reason why i picked is. Because i'm so i feel like i've proper cabin. Fever haven't traveled quite some time and it just felt like if i go to play than i will watch somebody else do it. I'll just ruined planes for myself. Why not i mean okay. So this movie was one that i feel like. I've heard you guys The nacho experts at home mentioned to me a lot on social media it did come out and twenty twenty mile high escorts so this has like a little bit of the thing that i've always been chasing in movies and haven't had yet which is the idea of like kind of a a yacht girl. I'm obsessed with the auditing obsessed with your saying with five in the instagram accounts of the women who a living that's life in the dubai's sunshine. So i'm right there with you. I just was never bold enough to do something like that. I was always very silly and like thinking like. Oh i'll just like find a regular like rich ascuy and fall in love like that will be my american love story but i was way too shy i did not have the right mindset to do something like this so unfortunately my opportunity to be a yada or a mile high escort. It's gone it's like being on the real world it's behind me. I can't i'm too old as was gonna say. What do you think is the year that you got put out to pasta. And then at which point you become sort of the the galangue maxwell character because this absence series that will do it did feel that way for sure and it felt a little on the considering like when this came out i was a little shocked. They drew those parallels. I think honestly. I don't think it's like a hard cutoff. But i remember being young and thinking twenty five was like that's a turning point. Twenty five is really like when you're no longer a young girl yet. It's like the Like the predicament. I remember talking to someone who said that. you know. there's a point at which you stop being a team and you have to wait to be a mouth. And i think that's probably a waiting period and your a between being the newco And then being able to graduate to being the sort of hannah character type in this so true because like you know there's men of a certain age there are some that are just fucking shameless. And are like yeah. I'm fine with my nineteen year old wife. That's fine but there are a lot of men especially like men. I would say that are like less than society globally but more in society locally that need to show someone off that's like age appropriate but still fabulous like is still considered very much a catch enters the country club. That's about two miles from my house. And i did find out that. They're taking like reservations from the public. I guess i don't know if it's been like fear but apparently you can just get a reservation to go there I've wanted to join like many summers in a row. But it's like three grand just to use the pool for this summer. Oh wow allah is it could be an investment. I guess but that gets you like three grand will get you a so house worldwide. Pass so i kind of like measure it against that. I'm like is it really worth it to go swimming. But now that i know i can just eat dinner there. Maybe i will find an eighty year old suitor. Live out of nicole's onto say right right but that's a really great point about you. Know that is a weird age to be the like twenty five to thirty five age in this sort of work. Yeah my mother actually did have a national millionaires for quite a bit when she was at my mom said of muddled very briefly and And have some quite quite diesen decently wealthy and i think towards high have likes of foods as as as picked back up again. Ah she. She had a longtime boyfriend. There probably wasn't just walk Each other yet when she was fourteen edge and she was like she still kept a job. That was really important. She has a corporate competency relates. What and she said. I've lived his life style with him for a couple of years right because of women of that age. There's like you know like in the twenty five to thirty five year old range. I would say like. There's this implication of like do you. Oh this person a family like do they want to be a mom. But like i think forty's good sweet spot because i guess technically if you wanted a family you could still have one but you're probably not looking to have a kid or they're raised exactly. There's a few years of seattle's. I mean if my husband died in a mysterious accident then you best believe. I'm going to be sticking on that boudoir rope and down and looking for like maybe like seventy plus suga. Daddy not sorry. I cut you off. What were you saying about your mom's Forty s. I'll just the. That's when i think my mom was like. I think at how most gorgeous in her forties and i was however road i would have been like in my teams by mom's boyfriend at the time the had a He was pretty decently. Wealthy as she sort of led has lifestyle with him through part time and then worked for the rest of the time she was not alike. Want to be. I think give up what into slept like a country club lifestyle as she really enjoys open. She's ready get it but I remember that we did have some pretty some pretty good times on y'all's which feels like a distant memory pretty fabulous holidays but yeah it sort of. She was accidentally lush and also has quite wealthy boyfriends. That is kind of like settle down a bit forties Backups like if she's the blueprint that i think she's pretty she's done quite well. That's fabulous honestly. It sounds like your mom is a queen. She's a let's be real like this type of work is very high risk. This is super high risk. And i think they touch on that like that is definitely a big part of the movie is how high risk this type of work is. But i don't think it stressed enough that like. It's not a matter of if something happens to you. It's a matter of when yeah yes. It felt pretty much from the gatt guy that that that was something sort of nasty. Burn underneath this f s. And i think if you're a fan of following those kind of yoga instagram's i have caught hell You can't help but look at what's going on the surface at wonder if it's actually sunshine and lollipops it's like it's very high risk. So should we explain yachting like the concept of it to anyone who might not understand because they do i forgot. It's kind of niche. Yes yes exactly exactly and we can use the lindsay lohan in the example of this. Yeah that's a good example. Because i feel like what people should know. Is that it definitely as a lot of girls that are no one to you or me but sort of like faves i would say within that world but then there's.
Angelina Jolie Filed New Court Documents Alleging Domestic Abuse By Brad Pitt
"Jolie is accusing. Brad pitt of domestic violence and claims that she has proof. So these documents were filed by angelina jolie. Alleging that she's prepared to offer proof against pets regarding her claims of domestic violence she also filed another document in which three minor children that would be shiloh and the twins. Knox and vivian. Who are both night twelve. They might testify now. Her three older children maddox zahara and packs. They do not need parental consent to testify that they could to sources as saying quote. This is just another case of angelina changing the narrative when it suits her so what they're saying here. Is this divorce. This child custody battle has been going on for so long that now it seems to be coming to an end right when we thought market was about to be over. Certainly there are these new accusations and it's very difficult because on this show when people come forward with accusations we take them very seriously. We don't joke about that stuff. Timing of this seems odd to some people but this stuff is explosive mark. You know we really is rob. And i have to tell you as a reporter someone who's covered this couple for years for us weekly had tell the people listening at home that there is so much more that goes on behind that behind the scenes on then you really realize and i think we can read between the lines but a lot of information leaks out about this couple a lot of the story lines and narratives that we see in the magazine and on tv shows. Listen it's very messy and what makes me so sad is that i think the real losers in the situation are the kids and rob. I think it's hard to comment on this until we really see the proof as she That she plans to share. and then i just think it's a very sad situation. Hollywood us very much brad size. They've turned on angelina and to be honest here. A lot of people in hollywood don't really trust angelina and they think that she's playing a game and she's manipulating the facts but we should acknowledge to that in two thousand and sixteen. She accused him of child abuse just before she filed for divorce member. He got into an incident on a private plane with maddox. The fbi was called. Mark the fbi as they investigated brad and they find nothing to be there. The case was closed also to the department of child and family services. They investigated brad to and they cleared him. What some of brad's friends are saying. And i hit the phones this morning. Is they told me. This is very very suspicious. Because had she had proof before they've not being together knife for a long time she would have released it just holding onto something for the last minute. Seems a little bit suspicious. They also point out that with the exception of the two thousand and sixteen accusations that once again he was cleared off by the f. b. i. They've never been any of the police records any reports or even any accusations until now after the case was closed in two thousand sixteen there was a little bit of hope. Angelina actually expressed relief that the investigation had been concluded. Brad spoke out about the investigation to g q and he said the following but nobody wins in court. It's just a matter of who gets hurt
"maddox" Discussed on Home Gadget Geeks
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"maddox" Discussed on Home Gadget Geeks
"Warning via usb off the shield it would say Hard drives not fast enough. And so i you know. I basically Shucked a eight terabyte hard drive and put a one terabyte Ssi in there to To use it as device because it was going to be an area kinda wanted to protect it Any issues have you guys. Seen any of that. As far as if i wanted to use a single spinner off this recording wise people use it all time ago. Whether it's a nas- it's a you know. Spread across two drives are four drives or just one five. Terabytes seagate plugged into usb It's you know the only thing we suggest is. Please don't record on. Usb thumb drives or sd cards. It'll work the night you set it up but eventually it's all just gonna crash down and you're gonna lose. Why is that. It's bad flash memory. It's just a sheet. Yeah yeah it's just not. It's not set up to do that kind of stuff. I i still like having zaidi's setting resume pies with a with a s d card in fat are are are in our raspberry pi image. We don't even we don't it's it's it's specifically for. Us hard drives so you flash it to a hard drive it partitions at the million different ways you plug it into usb and usb boots off of that and now you're not at because we had trouble suggesting price because it was like there s d cards are gonna get corrupted in three weeks and they're all gonna come back and be upset and we don't want anybody to be upset so with our raspberry pi imaging thing It boots off of the the The usb drive and it's good to go it will not mess up in so it's a lot better that way s contest was a testimony to your documentation. I already have it up and running. I'm using it and unafraid right now. That was the easiest that was almost easier than finding and commute applications to add the repository. It shows up as a template that was probably a minute and a half. I found the civic unrest instructions to any website. I rarely see that. So shannon. yeah that's family on raid. What we know about unread right. That's why we've included in made sure that like we are. We got a two way road going so that people like This doesn't work and then we figure it out and it works through like thinks they thirty day. Trial right got thirty days okay. Well we have a lot of people. Have you know that was the easiest process ever. I'm gonna give it a shot over the last thirty days and play with it and have some fun and and get the wife acceptance factor. She would see what she thinks about. It took me two weeks. Mike took me two weeks and she was like you can shut down. The other stuff is just our biggest compliment. Because like i said. I've been in this space a long time and whether it was in my own house or it was you know somewhere else. I have to be honest. my wife is my muse. She doesn't put up with crap for technology right. If it takes too many clicks or if it doesn't work like she expects it she doesn't take shit and i say she's right that's how it should be. All of us are walking around like the fact that like you know we used to turn. Radio's on like this now or listen to music now. It's twelve taps on our phone to airplane. Pick a song and stream. That's why nobody listens to music anymore. You know insist. She doesn't do that. And i am so like impressed with her. And so i you know if. I want her using my own software. It's gotta be. It's gotta be like that that's funny. That's how quickly so it's radio. I do oughta ham radio on my desk. So i'm still the very analogue radio guy these days if somebody bill radio today every time you turned it on it would reset to zero for the tuning station insipid instead of being on the same one that you were on las- that's how it used to work. It was great. Yeah indeed well. John thanks for for coming on and being a part of the community and before we're going to let you go because we've kept you long enough but before i let you go. Your gadget geek. Kaik you're in if you if you were to kind of talk about the the gadget you couldn't live without at this point. I mean what's your what what what are you. What are you into or even kinds of gadgets whether it's home automation or any of those kinds of things. What do you. Wha- what are you messing around with right now. You know. It's the answer to this isn't fair. You should exclude smartphones from this question. Because it's like we live in a world where good lord i mean it would be tough and the reason is i started doing stuff early because early on in the mobile world. I was so excited for data on my phone and being able to access anything. I wanted her control. Anything i wanted so for me. The iphone still like number one on just the fact that like because now. I don't have to build the software everybody's building all the software and i can just control anything from anywhere. It's a really big deal. If i excluded that i would. I would say as general as much trouble as i. 'cause with my home automation. I don't think i could live without at this point in terms of turning on enough lights lake we moved a couple years ago and got a little bit bigger than if i started with automated lights. The old house. this is one is dislike. I mean i. I can't imagine turning off many lights. Every time i went to bed. Which which platform for that automation okay. So i've got z. Wave switches on the wall for fixtures. And then i've got hue lights for the lamps that aren't on anything and with home assistant. I'm controlling everything. And i even have for the dining room. Family room Living room were. There's overhead lights and hugh. I've got sort of a sink automation. So when the fixture goes up and down the hue lights go to which is rare because nobody really uses which is in our house because we have a schedule. We're all at home. My wife works from home. And the kids. Are you know in and out a lot so Our lights are on all day so we have sort of a schedule and because of it we don't touch switches which is really the end in game on automation. So yeah. I'd probably see that. Okay yeah i think. It's lighting was lighting and switching and those kinds of things was hard for a while. And then i just think we've kind of come into the golden age of it right now and it's never been easier it's getting cheaper you philips hue and they're probably the most expensive way to do it but there are you know there are a lot of other ways to get it done And get it done well and i'm with you. I you know we have lights set. The sun goes down and they come on and the sun comes up and they go off and we leave him nobody ever touches him and it's pretty great right we have. I'd studio lights us home assistant to be able to turn those things on in here in the basement to super lazy. Because i just got conked instead of getting turning it off or go into the garage and i have an. I have a amazon A motion sensor in there. That has a an. You know an echo device in there that i can talk to in the garage to turn things on. Turn them around or introduce off. The house into the garage is enter turns on. I think the only thing. I haven't done yet as the mailbox like i need right. I i know the mail comes every day. I hate mail so i don't need another notification. I'm not gonna go get the mail. I said to my instinct. The mail i went since. I've been home for the pandemic like i wanna know one. It's here like that's how crazy. That's okay. I didn't realize though the home automation or the the ring cams i set up would be my only window to the world and do that sometimes you. What is it like in the driveway right now. I know you're like is it sunny out there. I just wanna be outside but Yeah no idea that my ring cams would be you would be the window you know two things but that is.
"maddox" Discussed on Home Gadget Geeks
"Our apps or native are android and fire tv up or are apple. Tv app is needed iowa. All that stuff. It's very important to us but also has a million caveats when it comes to decoding pick to. It can't do it it. Just can't there's an hd home run up that does it but only some channels word. Because it's not just about decoding mpeg two it's de interlacing it to. It's very very hard because a lot of will come across at ten eighty. I and when it's ten eighty i we have to interlaced it and it takes a lot of effort in cpu gpa. To do it in. The roku. just doesn't have it so. If we were to do a roku up it would have one hundred percent. Be trans coding. So now all of a sudden one of the features that we love the most about our app and everybody else does is gone. Right are fast tuning are playing the video. All that's gone so it's sort of just this thing where it's like well. It's going to take us forever to build the app. The apps not going to be as good as everything else. We just sort of just been like no. We're just like you know maybe one day it'll it'll work out. We are very familiar. It pains us to know when people are like. I have five roku. Tv's in my house and that's great because there's no streaming box it's all built in those tcl's those tcl. Tv's are great and they come with roku in it. And if i could start my fingers and make a roku up tomorrow. I would write but it's sort of like there's all these reasons for us not to do it and we're a small team and we're looking into it i. It's not a no forever but it's roku box right now does not stand like the other boxes to provide the experience. We're providing for everybody so we'll see a fair answer john from your in the tv space. Is we look ahead in the future. Any gadgets coming along that you have your eyes on that you're kind of excited about as far as either players or platforms or systems or just directions. Things are going off that you can talk about. We're not looking for anything. Why don't i don't. I mean as far as tv boxes go like i don't know they're all sort of like same now. It's all about the software would like to see offered better. I would like to see more expensive fire. Tv's that have less advertising them You know it's one of the reasons we push the apple. Tv earlier asked which the suggests. Oh no you're asking what the suggested server hardware was. And i was answering client and the answer to that is apple tv. Because we developed for that. I like the most and then our features go over to the android fire tv ups. The reason we like it the most is that it doesn't have advertising on it. It doesn't track everything you do in the other boxes. Do and you know it's a they've got this battle of who's going to win the wars. In the way they do. It is by loss leaders and What i would you know what i would love to see. I would love to see in andhra teebox which is part of the shield. There's not a lot of advertising on the shield and you have to pay for it just like the apple tv and so have it fire tv. Having an amazon like that would be cool to like just a little bit more expensive with a little bit less advertising with a little bit more custom experience versus. We want you to stream this right now. we're going to cram it down your throat. It's these devices aren't as personal as people think they are. You don't get to pick and choose what you see on the home screens. It's all a suggestions and that's all about who's paying the most that month. Let's be really clear. There's an nvidia shield. That's three hundred and twenty five dollars so it's not like those are necessary cheap development have ads on it now. It didn't used to but it does now with the suggested a banner at the top. I would we would. What about four k from from your forward like. I mean for ks everywhere. This okay talk to that. We do four. K fine you import. You know if you have four k blue or alter blu-ray reps or something like that it. It works fine We are currently working on a tse Three support for The hd home run silica dust has an An ats c. Three four k if you run right now most regions. They're still testing the towers. And they're all ten eighty. They're not four k yet but they are. Hvac right so they've moved over so you're looking at ten eighty p signals and were working right now every city starting to like have different bugs for us. But you know we're fixing it right away in We're fixing the fastest. People can tell us about problems. We've got a real robust diagnostic system inside of our apps so when people have trouble. We tell them submit diagnostics. Get them sent to us right away. We could see everything that's going on in Were able to fix things as fast as we can. But Yeah four k. Broadcast is a little far away but were closer than anybody else. I think right now. It's it's it's playing back audio video. Everything cool cool yeah i. I'm excited for the future. I mean it has created for me. I have less. I get less questions about the. Hey this isn't working. Widens us record. We did have a weird. I mean since we've been using channels in in. I think we're having some problems. I may maybe the tuners but friday nights for some reason. Friday nights just would not record all the shows. We don't record on friday night. I apparently the allies. There's blue laws that say board games. Were very opinionated. You should be reading a book something like that but it was. It was kind of weird. We were trying to pin that down and figure out. Okay why why are all the shows getting kinda messed up on. Friday nights Do you guys from from a one of the One of the problems with sports has always been it's unpredictable. Oh out when it ends and that's always been a struggle. Is that something. Can you guys handle that. As far as figuring out like when i was at work. I believe sage. Tv has some sort of feature that like figures this out for it and it will pat it for you. We don't do that but we do. Support patting manually or automatically while by automatic. I mean we prompt you anytime you go to record something. It will it when it knows that. It's a live program it'll say. Hey did for years right. I believe that's where we got that from Hey this looks like this programs live do you want to add padding the end so we suggest that with season passes you can add padding the end as well We don't do anything on the fly with sports though but one of the things that we lean on is the fact that we are diy. Where with a tivo. It's like everybody was all about the recording storage right like they record too much. Then my stuff's gonna get dumped off the bottom. And so i gotta be careful put. It's twenty twenty one and you know you can't buy anything smaller than five terabyte. Usb hard drive for buzzed by and so storage. Is it really a big deal for us. So we suggest like if you're worried about the game just pat it two hours or three hours you know and just delete it afterwards because you really not going to use a lot of storage my plex box would not allow me to record content or at gimme a warning via usb off the shield it would say Hard drives not fast enough. And so i you know. I basically.
"maddox" Discussed on Home Gadget Geeks
"Which if you've got a lot of threads on your computer it may be advantageous to just use more to get it done quicker versus using less in it being running longer. So again it's up to you you can play with it The shields going to be fine for you but if you wanna if you put on the mini it'll be fast but again like i said it doesn't need a fast computer. We i mean we've got people running off raspberry pies thirty five dollar computers the times. I am broadcasting. Most of the time like right now. I hear the tv behind me. Sarah's thing like she's watching so we do share that time right now. I'm not too worried about it. I mean if i if i did make that move it was just one. I saw this. I was like 'cause i bought it specifically for the m one ship like i had end. I had a m one. Indy like i was like i need this chip like it sounds right now so yeah so. They got it for the laptop. I ditched my amac three days later and was like well. This is my main computer now. It's been it's been fabulous so far. I mean it's not without its problems but if it were me i liked. I liked to in my older age. Monday ops side of me says separate them because like you don't want for some reason. Tv spiking up in like up alive. Podcast that's just like like whether or not it can run fine. It's just probably not a sound thing to jerk. That's my opinion right like if a production environment. You wouldn't do that if somebody if you told somebody. Hey i set up a server on the The audio server that we do live stuff on. They'd be like what are you talking about. Why would you do that right. And that's more of an ops opinion. If if if a windows guy You know. I've got kind of an older. Maybe six year old five six year old windows box issued okay. That's the beauty. Like i these these six year old computers are really fast talking like you know gen three or gen four. I five right right. That's a really fast computer to be like. Oh it's old like what can we do. It computers there. So fast yeah. I've i've still got some corey threes. That are fairly old that are re purposed to do you know. We talked about enron. I've got enraged running on a core. I three five thirty and it does. It does what it needs to do like it. can it just continues to work. So johnny thing. Also we think as we were getting close to the top of the hour. Anything else you'd add anything. We missed that. We should be talking about when we're thinking about channels. I mean i think by now you're listening to the show. I've been talking about it for a while. We did spend a bunch of time talking about at the beginning of the year. But i think some folks are gonna want to check this out anything else. They should know going into this. Just like I guess to know who we are. You know we're writing this software for ourselves and our families in in and stability is really important to us on. The fans loves for the fact that they sent up a cord cutting device that their family was like. Hey i'll try this and use it Which you know i. I don't think i'm crazy to say that. That's not that common. Everybody wants to do it but it's all been a pain. This is what we're setting out to do. We're just trying to make like software that you love suffer. That helps you. That sounds corny. I know but it's sort of how i've written software forever. You know just to make software should be something that's improving your life that is ruining it. Because a lot of suffering these days just ruins your life And so that's our goal. People are loving it. You know families are loving it. It's really safe stable. That's very important to us. and If you have any questions contact us right away if you have any ideas i mean if it's not if you're trying to and it doesn't do what you want and it doesn't work for your workflow you know. Go open a post on the community. We read every single post whether we replied to them or not. We read every single post couple of questions. Couple comments come in from the chat room. Let's just bring them in. So tony says interesting. I have a spare raspberry pi four and a four four terabyte external hard drive. That should work right right. John's been trying it Says loves in the built commercial skipping in channels that's something. I didn't tell sarah. That was even there. And she gave a couple of days later. She's like all the index. I can just skip past him. That's great now to be fair that was in plex before but but she found that very very quickly and and us at pretty easily. John says he's running channels in unrae. Docker right now. Mike so i i have a feeling. Actually john wall were talking. Mike is installing. This is jim. Notorious was as we talk. Start to set up and then play around with it. I was actually over and under right now. I was looking to see if it was in the app store. It's not so often docker for it if you get channels dot com slash. Dvr dash server and the all that substrate. They're perfect John asks do you have a roku up so you know that's probably the answer. Your question of what's the number one thing people are asking We're very familiar. That roku is the number one streaming app or streaming box out there. But we're also we also are familiar with the that roku knows it right and we are not the biggest fan roku for a couple of things number one their development platform is completely unique to them. There's nothing shared. It's if we were to ride roku up it's start from ground zero and we don't want to do cross lot.
"maddox" Discussed on Home Gadget Geeks
"Advice or can you just install the app on an ipad or or apple tv and be good to go. How does this set of we need to set up a centralized server like you would would've the traditional plex. Nba those sort of things absolutely so. When we first started dvr it was flake. Oh well we i. You can't run a dvr on the streaming boxes right. They storage and at least for tv os. They can't background right so We immediately had to have a separate server but that allows us to do anything we want. Now right we're not at the will of app stores or rules or or the limitations that these mobile devices have. It's like a real computer. I mean even raspberry pies like ten times better than an apple. Tv in terms of what it can do in so At the time it was you could just by the for twenty five dollars and he's ritzy home. Run for live tv. Which you still can now or you would get the out for free and installed the server for your hd home run but as time has gone by since we had that server we get to do all this tv everywhere stuff in all kinds of extra sources that we would never do if it was only on the device because with the multiple platforms. It's just so hard but now you just do everything on the server and the client you know just is dumb. I love that. So what's your favorite or recommended kind of hardware for that silver. What's your what's the easiest favourite. We like the apple. Tv we think the apple tv the best advice out there. It's a little bit more expensive than everything else but would that can be the server as server. I'm sorry sorry as a server so vat again if you wanna get in the door. If you're one person in an apartment and it's just you throw it on a raspberry pi you're done seriously especially if you're using tv everywhere because if you're using a h run it's going to be a little bit harder on it for commercial skipping and stuff like that or commercial indexing With the peg but with. Hi two to six four coming from tv everywhere. I mean you're you're you're better than good you're never gonna transco because it does it transport inside the house that's important to remember too. We play right off the wire like we have a custom video player that we have put a lot of time into so that when you play it. It just plays the impact to it does not it plays. Mk vs it plays a you know it plays hec in all kinds of containers it. It's a custom video player. There's no trans coding. The only time that it's transporting his if you chosen to because for some reason your wifi network is bad in your house or your remote. And you're saving data but even remote you can use original quality. Which is what. I do a lot of times. Because i've got a lot of upload bandwidth does it help. hd home runs that trans codes. No aversion or archer in the extend is not a very stable. Each homered we'd love hd home runs but the extents out of bad history of of It's just not a very historically stable device. It's funny you say that. 'cause i bought the extend for the simple version of running on a very limited hardware for my media center. Got the extensive suite. It has trans coding. Bilton save some you on the media server. And i actually just turn that off. I just go straight and peg ju straight in because whatever hardware for media. I'm running usually. Does a better job at transcribing interesting. You guys ran into the same issue. Eight ten year. Old computers have gpo. Trans coding now right. we're so far beyond. Gpo transporting coding and hardware transcribing. Everything you use has it. So it's sorta like when we first got into the game right. We were like some people can go remote. Some people can't gotta have the transition but at this point everything has trance cody does. Amd bilton if you're running an md machine without they don't have everything's got off all hardware offloading thing and and so to complete your question. Raspberry pi out the door easy. If you're looking for something a little bit beefy or and you want to invest like say maybe you've got two houses or maybe you're like you know what i'm going to have thousands of movies. I'm doing this Definitely sinology to twenty the devastation to twenty plus it's It's a little bit. It's not cheap. It's not expensive and you can get an forebear to bay in This analogy offers is really good. It's just really good stuff. I read a server. Do you guys have docker capabilities to row. Yeah docker works for all that Okay all right john. So if you've been listening to the show. And i know you have 'cause you're you're a faithful home gadget geeks listener. Now you know that. I have this new mckinney now. I'm running. I'm currently running Channels off the nvidia shield. It's pretty good box sudden should. Should i move it like okay so as your your show. He you're showing on the screen right now. Our news posts about applicants silicone support really like to talk about how we were a native in a week of it launching right and that was we didn't even have the decay. That was us getting many and us getting our build stuff working. We were on arm before right because we were on other nasa's were on the raspberry pi but We were in a week. We were native on there. And what's really so. If you wanna talk about transcribing if you want good transcribing yeah move it to the mini because that secure that that chip that that ship that they've been shipping even on the two thousand eighteen mac mini. They have it. It is real fast like real fast transferred. It's crazy If you're many he's not doing anything all that is it do you. What are you using your many for this. So it's the it's the studio p so live streaming broadcasting video editing editing those kinds of things you can throw it on there and see what happens channels. Dvr doesn't have a lot of spikes if the recordings come in. It'll spec the disk right because it's recording but it's not really that bad it really uses like no resources at all. Barely any ram. The only time it uses resources are trans. Coding and commercial indexing and we just shipped away to use More than one core for your commercial indexing..
"maddox" Discussed on Home Gadget Geeks
"There's just a lot of configuration on pretty simple who you can kind of see my setup got running on the shield it gives me some information about the shield. How much ram how. Much disk musing. You can see the two sources down here. I have both a dual and a connect which by the way. When i sat up the no joke that you guys started these made him for. Hd home runs that plex setup used to be that was fifteen or twenty minutes. Set up to get one of the tuners working it. I almost had to double check. Because i was like did it actually. Did it. actually do this setup. I mean it really picked them up so fast hatem available. I thought maybe it didn't get them all and it did. It was crazy. I mean it's crazy. How good that is on the hd. Home run And then some you know. I've got some information about my the database in the guy database. Here another area. You guys seem to get the guide stuff fast like the another thing. I'm flex it takes forever to come in in the guy data just updated i. I don't know it was fast for me. So i guess times there but the the you still get a bunch of options i mean i think some of our listeners have been like well but i like all my options. Well you still get quite a bit options there right you mentioned transporter right adapt to streaming server quality that you just mentioned right down here right. I can set the server quality. What kind of feedback are you getting now. From your from your community. The channels community is pretty active. Right pretty pretty helpful out there as well so folks want to get out there and get information from the channels community. They can do as well. What kind of feedback are you getting from. So yeah so. We get tons of feedback from everybody when we first i what. I've written a law software. I was a get hub. I wrote a ton of internal software. That basically would help us be the way we were. We were really kind of a weird kind of company. That kinda did our own thing in. We were very remote. And so i built lots of soft for that helped us do that. Stuff in in in my peers at get hub were very opinionated with their software as well. It was sort of the time that we came out of it was kind of the that was what was a big thing and i still am in i you know i think i know it's right. It's my job. It's my responsibility to to to make this offer good and have those those right decisions and have right opinions And in so. That's how we started the app belt but as we started to move on and we started to look at who we wanted to write the app for in the personally wanted to break the up for was basically ourselves which is how you should always your software right. Not only are we users. But we're forty year old people that don't have the time to build myth. Tv or other things in rebuild our library on a meta data every sunday because either the just broke everything or it just wasn't compatible and so what we really wanted to do was. We wanted to build software. That was funded us in was still like let you kind of feel hacky but at the same time didn't ruin your sundays. Your family didn't get mad you you could rely on it and honestly introduce it to them and they were like. Hey let's use this. Yeah this is great which were getting a lot of feedback that that's what people are doing in so as time has gone by our community has been huge that because we've we have been successful and attracted that community We've got a lot of people that you know. They won't put up with nonsense that want reliability that want their ways to work in. We do a good we. You know we listen in and we balance that with what we think should be when we when we set out to do the dvr first. We had the app right and then we decided to do the dvr. And the first thing. That i'm on and i did was we set up a discourse right. We set up a community site and we announced it on that site and every email that we ever got which wasn't a lot because you can't get anybody's information from the app store and we were only on the app store at the time we sent them the community url and then we sit on the link to our announcement were building a dvr and everybody was super excited but the reason the first thing we did was build that community site was. It's because we needed help. You know amman. And i come back. Come from an open source background. We we sort of. Don't know any other way of building. Software except transparency and so while we make decisions at the end of the day. We absolutely know that. We don't know everything about how this offer should work. We don't even have all the devices it runs on right like it's just plain helpful to involve the community in terms of like. Hey try this out. does it work. Oh it doesn't what's the log. Let us fix it. here's a new version. That's us all day long and so the community has really just exploded in terms of telling us about bugs telling us about workflows that they want telling us about things are terrible on the app and the way it should be and we listen and read every single post on our community site. We also do all the support so we know we answer all the support emails. So we know what's going on and what people are complaining about or what is just not good enough you know. It's not not so much about what's broken or what's bad. Just it's for us. It's what's not good enough because we want something. That's super awesome and we want it simple and were not willing to. It's very hard developing channels because we wanna make sure that it's easy to use but we wanted to make it powerful as well and would slowly but surely started be adding more and more and more options because we really do want people to be able to create their own. Tv watching experience.
"maddox" Discussed on Home Gadget Geeks
"It's just for whatever. Reason didn't work for me. And i've done servers all over the house and whatever so. My first experience was to loaded on windows. 'cause why wouldn't i am a windows guy right. That's what i had bought the mac yet. So i was a windows guy and loaded on windows. You you said. It's clunky actually. Was perfect for me like i installed it got it configured and had it running in about seven minutes like it was a pretty easy experience running server onboarding. Close good yet wolf. No you're this channel. This is this is channel like no like a whole different deal like boxes a good half hour to an hour of going in and configuring it and setting things up i had. I had a connected. Hd home run and running within ten minutes. I mean it was. It was pretty amazing. Gotta work on my phone. Five minutes later downloaded the app. Had it working. I thought this is great then. Like but i don't want on a pc. So i i really wanted on the hd or on the nvidia shield so one out installed the app got it. Set up you know. It's sometimes on the engine. The shield is so hard with nothing for channels. This is just okay. Ip address some of those guys think the got it running and had sarah spent a week with and just said hey watch. Your show's set up all shows on by super easy to set up. Is there anything on the dashboard. I am. I have my dashboard up like the settings dashboards. Is there anything on there. I shouldn't show if i show this life. John's like okay. Are you talking about settings page on the dvr server weapons. I don't think so. Let's just start so so extra likely netscape. it's small so you have to but by A really a really well laid out again. i'll compared.
"maddox" Discussed on Home Gadget Geeks
"You can cancel at any time and when you do cancel it fulfils your period so you don't get cancelled right away and we can go month to month so if you wanna go in and if you if you need more child time people ask us that all the time we give them some more. But then you can figure out what we're if it works for you like if your provider is giving the channels you because everybody's got those set of channels that they want. Yeah well that's your leads right into. My next question was going to be so. Can you access channel stuff from your local land hundred okay. Because i've been thinking of trying to figure out a solution for my parents. They have you know houses in three different states that they are constantly at at. My dad is freaking out about paying for cable and every single one because my mom has these few channels that you can't get like hallmark channel and wtn right. She's a catholic in lausanne hallmark channels and a lot of homework fans. And so she's been trying to find a way to find one solution and so i've been thinking okay. If there was something like channels you could set up your home. Base their home bases at one house. That's kinda remain one. And that's what they have all their channels Maybe find you one solution that could pull in. And i've been struggling to find something that pulls in tv everywhere all this stuff. This sounds like it could be a perfect solution to at least try and get as much as we could under one roof. Look we started out as this. Hd home run up right and as time went on. We ended up with the tv everywhere. Stuff in all of a sudden it's like we're becoming this weird sources thing where he can combined stuff and do stuff. One of the people love the most is that they're pulling providers in adding new ones in their family doesn't even know right because it's the the app just works on itself it streams you know extremes the streams it doesn't stream from the provider its troops from the tv everywhere provider and so you can actually change providers around and try one month. Try another one another month and see what you like in. You're not disrupting anybody in so all of a sudden you get this weird kind of nerds strategy where you wanna combine stuff together to get just the right thing on the back end but on the front end. Everybody's just using that the i. It's not like oh the channel numbers are different now or whereas everything Nothing changes in so You mentioned the multiple houses. We have a ton of customers at set this up and they love it like they set it up at the home base and then they go to the other house and they don't have to have anything which is a big deal right. Because if you alice's you got like three x utilities drop tv. It's fantastic because For money i mean yeah. That's exactly right whether reason right like it's fantastic and it's also a little bit easier. We would to beach houses. And we bring our stuff with us because just because we had the experience the same versus whatever. The cable box was on the beach house. My family just be like boop bobbio using their stuff you know. I'm very big on normalization. I've got every the same remote in every room house so it's easy for everybody. But yes so we stream from home. It works fantastic. The streams are third. The the eric are third partner. Who came on a couple years ago. Who was a good friend. He worked on that because he would travel. He traveled a ton and he'd be in japan and in or or africa and he'd he used our stuff and he's like guys stuff terrible. And we're like i don't know man i'm using it here in america and it's great and they're like he's like no it's not and so he joined on and he got the streaming incredible It i. I was at a house fixing wifi while my kids were watching something on tv. And i had to take the whole wifi network down and then like bounce. It and i was like here. We go right complaints from the living room not a peep because it never lost its connection because of the buffer and everything like that was just so perfect as soon as the internet came back on it started buffering again at had so much buffer local locally that it it didn't even budge and i know it sounds like i'm bragging about our own product but i'm really just so happy as a dad did not that it just worked on so if you're from outside the house then is you know if it is coming from if not not a source right to tv or some of that is it flowing through the server itself channels has set up and then back out to wherever or can it come directly from the internet for remote streaming. Everything comes from your house. Okay so you need make sure you have decent because that was making sure i was like well. You're uploads early so you might not have a good experience having having server your home house. We're trying to get the best place to put like. Maybe i hosted here figuring out. I don't have the same cable. it's just a yeah so this could be a great said. You gotta figure that out for sure. I'm fighting us. I've got a gig up. So i basically have infinity compared to what people get like. Five and eight is like just a hostile abusive. It's really bad so you got to watch that but you know we're not making this for sharing we're not making this for your twelve friends. Were making this family right. So if you've got eight up or even if you've got three up and you're in a hotel room or you're at a rental house for a vacation or your own house vacation house you know three and eight will be okay because we not only let you set the quality but also we have You know it. Actively checks your bandwidth and we'll drop up and down so you won't have spinners right. It'll fix it and if you've got really great brand within it works great and it works for every source like that focus on its for you and your union family right. We're not trying to go out there and be the sharing platform. It's it's you and your your people. That's great john. My set up you know when we came to this. And i trying to remember i think i was. Maybe back in december I really had it struggled on plex to watch sports..
"maddox" Discussed on Home Gadget Geeks
"In your net flex and you're you know movie rentals and now you're live tv on one input. No more input switching. Nobody input to one. Whatever it's just exit net flicks go watch the oscars. And you couldn't do that before it was. It's it's nobody had that you know. This is even we shipped originally before you know a lot of tv streaming packages that are out there like youtube tv and instinct. Things like that so it was kind of a big deal. Then i think that's a good thing to kind of maybe summarize right now as you know. We've all been hearing from jim on his updates as he's been moving to channels and everything like that. But i think for a live so it helped give us kind of a rundown of channel sits today what you can use it for what you can do with it. Like why would i channel hs. And what would it replace for me. Or what would you know. All the features said that comes today in channels. Yeah so it's kinda tricky because genesis one of those very diy things it can do a bunch of things and you can throw all kinds of stuff at it and do what you want. So there's actually so many different scenarios and the simplest scenario would be if you have comcast or firehouse and you can go by and hd home run prime the cable card version. You can keep your cable. Return all your cable boxes and replace them with fire. Tv are apple. Tv's and you get all the tv you had before and you're gonna save hundreds a month right. That's what i do at my house now. Not every cable provider does that because a lot of them have copy wants protection cox is one of them and there's many other spectrum i think but but xfinity files they don't they are under channels and they work with Their their channels and they work with upper case channels Really really well and frankly with the cost of tv streaming things outside of the contract right. It's not that expensive. I pay for a gig. A gigabit internet connection and a big hd package which is just like everything without movie channels. It's one hundred twenty bucks a month. I mean i think you two. Tv's seventy five dollars right is it's expensive. Yeah i mean my mic hawksbill for internet and limited data. 'cause i crank through. Data is one hundred and fifty bucks plus. I'm paying for youtube tv. Which is an extra yes youtube. Tv if you have cable. I don't that doesn't include cable. One hundred and fifty thousand include any cable. It's just limited data. It's one hundred dollars a month. Ince's yes on gigabit down but only five up. So i would love to the fifty dollar add on from the data. I'm trying to pare down. Our data usage a little bit days of unlimited minutes on the phone. You just wanted to pay to not worry about it. And that's exactly. Why do it didn't want to worry about it. I wanna be able to throw in game on my console or whatever else you to my rentals on data this month yeah. It's not a good thing. If you're gaming you're screwed right now. I mean if you have an extra six to get games in each updates like twenty five gig. I am doing those every other week. I told you update the whole game every time it. It doesn't hold duty right and if you have kids who play both those are yourself like me. Play all those. Yeah well at least you've got broadband true through like i mean. I don't even know how people you know. It makes me so sad. People are being completely left out of things because they don't have any stuff so anyways that's one of the scenarios another scenario is is. You can take your if you right now. You can install channels. dvr server. You can log in with your What provider did you say. You had car clocks. So you can log in with cox and it will authenticate all the channels. That were you receive over. Tv everywhere tv everywhere. Of course is the technology that lets you log into streaming apps so you download the bravo app and then you log in with your provider and then you download the t app and you log in with your provider in so channels will will allow you to do that as well. And you get everything in a single lineup and so without any extra hardware. You can do that now. You can also do both of those things right. You could have a cable car tuner and get cable and then log in with your cable channel and now you have almost unlimited sooners right except one quality is going to be different than the other one will be impacted one obie The streaming quality which is each four at a c two channels for the I know that your listeners probably care about that stuff yes they do. I do but it's great right so like so like something's i record on. Tv everywhere to to free up a tutor. Because i don't care. I don't need five point one right right and also the recordings are smaller. So you get to play with all the stuff another thing is is. Hd hormone of course makes a notation so you plug in china. And maybe you're maybe you're getting your locals because it with tv everywhere. You won't get your locals right you can Fill in that gap with either low caste if you're in one of those areas. I don't know if you're familiar with low. Caste but locust is a nonprofit that will that you can donate to that will stream you your local channels without you setting up an antenna. Oh interest and so it's only available in about twenty five thirty places cities right now but you. If you're in that area you can log in with your low-caste account and you get all these channels. And if you can't do that you get an hd homerun ot tuner plug it in china. now you've got all this and if you want you can have as many tuners as you want. So if you want if you record a ton of a big family and you wanna record and watch and not have to worry about having zaidi about tuners You can get three tuners and you know and with four or three devices with fourteen years each now. You've got twelve things that you can record or watch and it doesn't reflect on the guide the guy stays the same it just channels handles it in the background and you can have a prime or not a woman or the tv everywhere. It all mixes up and just works. You don't notice anything you just watch stuff. Are there any limitations as to what channels can be done through tv everywhere. The limitations are what sides rotator has licensed right. Stroh like a lot of confusion that we have to deal with that that we wish would be a lot easier but we work with our customers as you know as best as we can and try to communicate this at a time but sometimes people are confused by the fact that they have all these channels on slaying right but when they signed him a channels only get say seventy percent of them and they're like well. I get tnt on slain. Why don't i get it. And the reason is is that we're not integrating with sling. We're integrating with tv everywhere and if slaying hasn't licensed tnt. Or alter with the tv everywhere system than it will work so what you end up with. His we have a lot of customers that will actually double up on providers and they'll have two different plants. they'll have filo and and maybe slaying or things like that and then that actually gets them different coverage for all the channels that they want and it's tricky for us because we don't really know until you sign up because things are different in different areas especially with cable providers things get regional. But that's why you know. We have a thirty day plan or thirty day. The thirty first three days are free so time when we can't answer these questions we tell our customers just sign up..
"maddox" Discussed on Home Gadget Geeks
"And then return it's responses back to it and instead of trailers we were returning a movie posters and meta data for movies and voila. We were on the apple. Tv and it was amazing and it worked really well for a long time. And so we use that for while and then the apple tv was announced the with an actual app store and amman's friend got had his had one of the developer kits because they ship developer kits before it went to retail. And he got his hands on it and the first thing he did was try to see if we could get impact to on it because during all this medicine or stuff that we were doing we were also playing with hd home run which is one of the greatest devices ever made with out for support. It just never did everybody. That had one used it for media center addition but i didn't want media center addition right and so they added new. Api's that were simple https which allows you to just hit it really easily and we had done a little bit of plain around like that and making dvr in our little media center system ahead of time but with the apple. Tv tv os. It started look like we could actually like make. You know not do hacks. And amman got it he got impact to decoding and cpu important because none of these things decode in hardware anymore. Not in peg not like the old days when we had dvd cards And it worked and we started making it up did you. You know in the space. I mean there's already a lot out there right. I mean when when we think about well you mentioned so you mentioned silicon dust and easy runs. There's their software. It was great but it's getting better. We think of companies like plex. We have a lot of folks using plex there is. There's a lot of this community that listens by when you said windows media center by the way everybody just like everybody's heart just broke kozaru pace because for the longest time we're on that did what what made you feel like you couldn't just just use one of those and that you wanna do something you wanted to do something different. Well it all comes down to. I didn't control it right. Okay when xbox media center dis- finally made the decision. We're getting off the xbox because what happened was hdtv's right so everybody started getting into tv's but they loved xbox media center and they're like you guys have to get off the xbox and for a while they were like we're not going to get off the xbox but it's like it's a dying platform the xbox And so they finally did the lennox port and so i moved over to that and it was a little rough for a long time but even before they did that. I started playing with xbox media center and i believe what. Mb was what was envy before was it became from something it did right. I'm trying to remember what it was media portal right. It was so the problem on windows was windows. Media center was great. The clients weren't so great. I like you had to have a pc on every single device and and to be honest having a pc neck Computer is a maintenance nightmare. Right like it's a whole operating system. There's a reason ipads and macbooks are completely different things. They're easer one's easier to maintain the other. The other option was xboxes right. Xbox three sixties. i don't. I didn't want that right. It was not friendly for the family. And i didn't even have a family yet right. I just like this is not just wasn't good enough. It wasn't that like streamline thing and the problem was is xbox meaner center was a good dvr but it was a bad media center in media. Portal was a good media center but it didn't have any real dvr features so i wasn't able to merge together my dvr in my own rip dvd's very well on windows and so it just came down to running my own thing and having my own server meant. I could do anything i wanted. That's the advantage of writing. Software was raspberry pi ever thought as you're kind of so raspberry pi when it was first announced like the to be plus right up single threaded. Cpu two hundred six aram was like. Oh my gosh here we are. This is going to be a good xbox media center client. It wasn't because it was too slow as it's moved on. It's become a great one very cheap great hardware. If you're an xbox media center fan it is amazing and that's exactly the hardware waiting for for a long time because people running. Pc's with xbox media center and it was too if you've got a tv on a bed state or a a dresser in your bedroom. Where's the pc go in. It's loud and there's fans and you're sleeping in there and the person who live with hates you so we were looking. Everybody was looking for those thin clients ended. Raspberry pi definitely popped in. It eventually. Became one of those. It's still has i- raspberry pi my favorite computer the last decade. It is an incredible device. Same for us one from media for awhile and then even now you are great for. Hey you you need an extra monitored of you your rtsp cameras around the house right just soon tape. Raspberry pi to the back of monir and and you're set and they work rate for those applications. We got our channel server running on it last year on the four in the four chicken when it first came out right even richer pie took eight months before finally like had a build for it because it changed a lot and it was sixty four bit and everything but We got channels running well on it with trance coding last year. And then this fall we have a whole custom build image that you can get where you just download images your st card and you've got a dvr raspberry. Pi people been really excited about that. Does that i love when there's an integration. Where take here's the package. Just get it and go. You don't have to worry about deion installing any other. Os package and go. That's fantastic wes. It upgraded it has network shares. You do it. All for the channel's d- channels dvr server Interface it's it's really great. People are loving it as a single appliance. But they're loving it too because people love putting channels at their parents house right. They're cutting their parents cords and they're setting up channels and channels is a little bit finicky to set up right but it's really stable and you don't have to mess with it in upgrades itself in the background and you don't have to touch it and so dropping it on one of these pies with an image it's like boom you're set up in you know ten minutes that's a perfect use. Case is managing parents or family members. I have that same thing i've been. I set one up from my parents plex. But it was okay. We needed the mac mini and then using for storage. And also they're like we're like keep this thing raspberry. Pi makes that such an easy tuck it away. In a corner device so then are you still using hd home run as the tuner for those raspberry pi or something else on the network. Yeah but you know over the last year and a half we've kind of Added so many different ways that you can use channels you know when we first started. Of course the app was just an hd homerun client it was like an email client and we were targeting people that had hd home runs and so we had this app that played. We had a simple grid guide and we let people pick something to watch and they and that was it. Our are plan originally was like. Hey this is going to be for tertiary. Tv's this is going to be the garage the kitchen a place. You go where you know what you're gonna wanna watch so you don't have a lot of expectations for the user interface. You go to you to put the news on you there. You're gonna put the game on you know but as what we saw over the first couple of months is that people were like using this as their main. Tv watching thing and one of the reasons they were one of the reasons it was great and we were already pitching. Was one input right. Finally you've got your who in your net flex and you're you know movie rentals and now you're live tv on one input. No more.
"maddox" Discussed on Home Gadget Geeks
"You kept up with. What's going on crypto. Ooh i you know the the the snake oil has kept me away. The environmental part has kept me away. The i can't buy video cards because of its kept me away. I don't know it's. I've got a friend that's gotten more into it in a more channel. I've got a few right here. What are you. What are you talking about. Video cards everywhere. I stopped comp- stopped not liking it. Because it's a ridiculous idea that it's a currency it's not a currency may Tesla's gonna sell seventy thousand dollar cars with twenty four minute transaction times. I don't know But it seems like not a currency but as a speculative item. It's i've been convinced that it's no different than gold. I'm okay with it. i've still not. Okay what the environmental part. Though i wanted it does. Yeah that interested. No you're right. It's got a huge impact with all the energy it's taking we've been telling folks if you want to get into the space you don't have to you know you don't have to buy video cards. You can try it out at coin base. So the guy dot tv slash clean base. Gets you free free. Ten dollars gets me ten dollars. And then there's some videos you can watch and actually make up to thirty bucks and then use tried out on their money. So if you wanna give it to get financial advice and If you if you if you want to If you want to get involved the average guy dot tv slash coin base. Okay mentioned john. Maddox is here from channels in japan. We've been talking a lot over the last couple months. Maybe this is why you're here is. I think it showed up on twitter for you and we got connected from some listeners on this i've really loved channels but before we dive in want. You tell us a little bit about you. So channels is not a gigantic company. Right i mean. There's there's a couple of you doing this three years of you doing this. Which when you look at it it's fabulous and you think when we met the first time you said. Oh yeah we have three. I was like what. But thomas a little bit about you. How do you and it was only two up until a couple years ago. Yeah so we've actually been my partner. And i am on have been doing this for a very long time. Like i've been into media center stuff since the original xbox days when you could hack him and put xbox media player on there. And that's what i ran for a very long time. I got into that because i was also tivo guy and mitee got taken over by my wife in that she had recorded so many things that there was no room right there was only tuners on them and so i had to sort of fire. I let her just have at that. And i stopped hacking the show and it became the only thing in the house that was stable for her when she loved it and and i went on just looking for other ways to like you know that we could do. Tv and one of those things. I found was xbox media player which provided not just a way to play back videos like voc but very in seasons of shows and things like that and it was really cool. And i messed around and played with that for really long time and eventually i started my own version of that because i wanted a centralized server because at the time xbox media player which turned xbox media center when it went to olympic sport was still not did have a centralized data store. It was all just each one. Had its own thing and so i wanted something that was centralized so that i could have clients all over the house in so i started working on my own media center to do my movies and tv shows and worked on that as a personal project to my friends. Use it for a while. I met a mon- ghetto. We were both early at get hub early employees and We met each other early on because he saw The app i'd made being used by a friend of ours that worked at it up as well and he was like what is this and he had been doing the same thing he had done it. And he had been building all that stuff on lenox and taking all that time and he really liked it so we kind of hooked up and he started contributing to the project. It wasn't open source. It wasn't public. It was just sort of something we used for ourselves in so As time moved on the biggest problem with this was hardware right because this is before fire. Tv's in roku coups and certainly apple. Tv's and so we didn't have anything to run it on. So at one point we had a client that was full objective. C and ran on a mac mini right and despite the five hundred and ninety nine dollar cost. I had all my. Tv's because darn it. I wanted that system right. I just wanted that. That setup of every room in the house pause here resume their do all that so it was all sort of are indeed right just like what. How do we make the system work in so as time went on client started to get a little bit more interesting but they you still couldn't develop for them then there. Was this really cool hat for the apple. Tv the second and third gen this before the tv os or dab store where you could hack the ds on it in that entire you. I was driven by. Xml at the time it all the apps looked the same because they were all driven by xml and had their own native Ui system so there was a trick. You could do where you could point the apple. Tv at your own. Dns server hijacked dns for trailers.
"maddox" Discussed on Home Gadget Geeks
"Are you located and are are you frozen or are you. Okay shape at this point. I'm in richmond. Virginia and We are used to a little bit of snow. We didn't have any last year But we had a bunch of snow last week and then we've got. We had ice all day today like the forecast was four inches of ice. And we actually got it. It was hike. It's pretty gross everybody. Espn i mean when we snow like that things are shut down people pile on some food in the house and just just wait it out. 'cause it'll be fifty in on saturday. It'll be fifty problem. It's no it's yeah we are looking forward. I think i saw thirty five or forty in the forecast for later in the weekend and today i went out. It was twenty four. I was like let's put shorts on. It felt so that was twenty to thirty degrees wing. We've been negative temps for the last. Two negatives is below john young welcome to nebraska right teams and that wasn't even with wind show that was just standard temps. Yeah yeah that's that's outside for a few minutes if your skin is exposed. It's freezing so you have to really. I mean it's dangerous to be outside and i ask you guys a question now far away because well watching a couple of series yes a couple of seasons of far. I wonder as well as you know minnesota places. I wonder where do you guys put all your jackets when you get where you're going outside right. I mean you just like a got cold now pandemic. Wow we're not moving around as much as we used to. So there's just less of that and then you kind of hardened to it you know you kinda like well. Scarf hat. Have a heat of eight thirty at night in winter. That's like cold. And i don't even put anything on. If i'm going somewhere. I just sorta deal with it. I put a hoodie on the cars. Warm we're going warm. I'm not going outside. I just don't want to deal with the jacket. Yeah yeah well you get kind of used to it. Here in nebraska. I don't you know. I went out today. It was twenty four. I went out with this. And i was actually pretty comfortable is like oh this is bad. Like when you're when you when it's that cold and you're not even you're like okay The blood gotten a little thick. So yeah well for for folks suffering. We know here in the midwest. It's been pretty dangerous And so just for for everybody. We hope everybody safe and gets.
Fox News Media cancels highly rated 'Lou Dobbs Tonight'
"Finally starting to see the consequences of lying for donald trump fox. Business has cancelled. Lou dobbs tonight. The show hosted by one of trump's most loyal media supporters in the weeks after trump lost the election. Lou dobbs repeatedly pedaled baseless and ridiculous theories of electoral fraud. Fox canceled the show. Just one day. After fox and lou dobbs became defendants at a defamation lawsuit seeking two point seven billion dollars in damages the lawsuit by the election technology companies. Smart matic also names as defendants to other trump favorite fox anchors. Maria barreda romo and janine pirro as well as trump lawyers rudy giuliani and sydney powell. Who lou dobbs had on as guests to lie about the election. The lawsuit argues that giuliani powell quote created a story about smart and fox news. Join giuliani and powell. In championing the disinformation campaign against smart matic. The lawsuit argues quote. The story of course did more than just make defendants money and smart maddox survival. The story undermine people's belief in democracy the story turned neighbor against neighbor. The story led a mob to attack the us
Thousands of Alabama fans celebrate in streets
"From the mayor and police against postgame block parties. The Alabama Crimson Tide fans had one of the biggest ever in the streets of Tuscaloosa, Reginald Green reports. Hundreds of not thousands of delirious Crimson Tide fans poured into the streets of downtown Tuscaloosa last night to celebrate the university's 18th National championship, the most in college football history. This despite a stern warning against large social gatherings for Mayor Walt Maddox last week place The consequences of that literally in the life and death for something in our community. I'm original green visor now planning to
Man photographed in Pelosi’s office identified as Arkansas Trump supporter
"Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls for President Trump's resignation authorities air trying to find the rioter who was photographed with his feet on her desk. From member station K. You A F. Susanna Cytotec reports that the man has been linked to a small town in Arkansas called Grab it grab it. Mayor Kurt Matics issued a statement after local and national media identified Richard Barnett as the man in the photograph. He says. People have flooded the city's social media pages with messages grab it. Police have received numerous phone calls, and a family who lives at Bar Nets. Former address has been threatened so the police had asked them tow. Maybe stay somewhere else that night just to be safe till we could clear this up. We're putting extra patrols in that area and, of course around the city to Maddox described grab it residents as salt of the earth, people who do not condone violence riding or breaking the law.
Three neat venture rounds, and Alibaba’s latest
"All right. So talking about the weekend well, here's what's up as the American election looms and the holidays beckon things kind of slowed down this weekend. Now, it's a little bit soon to say that this is the new normal, but certainly, it felt more like a traditional late October weekend if that makes sense. So posts covering new rounds where little bit light there wasn't a lot of news. There wasn't a big acquisition that drove the Monday morning chat cycle so here. Are Some things that did happen that really do matter but I think we can all exhale just a little bit as we head into the second half of October. So according to TECH WRENCH DOT com, you may have heard of it. alibaba group is going to spend about three point six dollars to take a controlling stake in Sun art. One of China's largest big box supermarket chains after transaction is complete, alibaba will own about seventy two percent of art this calm i. Because the Amazon wholefoods I, mean this seems to be relatively similar. What's interesting is Alibaba actually invest in son are back in two, thousand, seventeen million just under three billion for just over a third of the company. Now, this matters because that's part of Alibaba's quote new retail strategy new retail kind of blurs the lines between online and offline commerce. This should sound pretty familiar to all of us have seen Amazon, to this inside of its now big buck stores and other people are trying to do curbside pickup even small businesses it appears. That like this e commerce world that we all think everything's going to become we'll still have a larger physical footprint than we probably anticipated. So Fun to see what China is doing. Think about, what happens our marcus down the road Alibaba out a lot of money even during relatively bad economic times worth catching up on and it kind of good news this morning space x fired another sixty satellites into the sky as part of its starlink project to speak at all really moved the boonies when Musk and company done bring internet? Everywhere. So turn to funding around this morning, our bread and butter I found a few really really cool ones despite the talk of a slowing new cycle anyways in no particular. Here are three start ups that are funny runs out that are worth checking into if you have the time. We're GONNA START WITH API, which is a I F I. M printers pronounced eight five new they have announced a fourteen point five million dollar round this morning the company is calling this a pre series b according to crunch base news, which sounds like a series a. plus maybe a series B. minus or really just called a series B.. It's fourteen point five, million dollars any investors in the round include qualcomm ventures, serve ventures, translink capital, and a new investor clinic quench base news called Plum. I never heard of plum alley or serve adventures just goes to show how many theses firms there are out there right now, all that. Aside, what does if I do? Well, they build checkout free experiences for consumers. Essentially, they allow other folks to build and operate autonomous stores. So my read is like this Amazon go but for everybody crunch news post up on this, according to that article, fourteen stores from a fire in the market lots more coming off of capital here. Exciting to see the Sir Technology Spread more broadly I'm not entirely sold on it yet. But of course, always hard to know what's going to be the future and a lot of people are betting that this is that next up, we have law Maddox, a San, Diego based startup that is building software for lawyers kind of marketing crm. Suffer Lawyers. It has raised two point, five million dollars in seed funding always nice seen actually seed funding sized seed round very rare in twenty twenty. Why do we care about this? Well, we've known that for a couple of years vertical sats, which is software aimed at one particular slice of the market one particular. Law or like gardening has been pretty hot for a while. So why not this lawyers have money target them take some of that money gee-gee funding round was led by any act ventures forefront venture partners, and then of course, rebel ventures and bridge venture partners took part I know about half of those firms again. So many VC firms out there kind of crazy according to TC. A big part of what law maddox wants to do was help automate marketing tasks for law firms to big part of their business of nurture clients to the backslapping handshaking. Stuff really does matter even in the digital realm and like you said, alerts have money. So this round probably GonNa work out pretty well law maddox. And for a third run, we're GONNA leave the US and talk about cheaper which raised twelve million dollars. Now I try to proud correctly on the show because it's respectful. In this case, it's H. I. E. R., which is not chipper nor is it Go cheaper best shot. anyways. This is an ECOMMERCE platform for merchants in Latin America it series a was raised from wind ventures and two groups called Montes and Kosic ventures. The startup claims his built quote, the largest brand never of digitized corner stores in Latin
Trump faces criticism from former and current defense secretaries
"General James Mattis the former secretary of defense under president trump was blunt to say the least when he released his rebuke of the president yesterday evening he noted the similarities in **** tactics in Normandy to what he believes the president is trying to do nationwide during these George Floyd protest reporting on this in the Washington post is down the month who joins us on the commode whose identity afternoon good afternoon secretary Mattis had been pretty quiet about the president ever since he resigned in twenty eighteen was this an unexpected rebuke from him or had even hinting at something coming out against the president in an election year R. I think Mattis really did want to go away and and remain quiet as relates to this and any taken a beating I'm kind of in the political sphere in Washington for it I think would really change change the dynamics here was Maddox's believes that the military was being used as something of a political club partly with threats and partly with what we saw play out in the square just outside the White House on Monday where protesters were pushed away with non lethal weapons for the president's photo opportunity at the church and as a part of that group you have the chairman of the joint chiefs general not only in the current secretary of defense making that walk from the White House over so you've got this dynamic in this be topics where the military looks like it's okay with the way that played out the from the fallout standpoint yeah politically it it might not be an easy go for him but what about from current and former military leaders are they coming out with their own criticisms as well it's certainly not universal but but yes we that there've been quite a few others who have spoken up by general Tony Thomas come to mind thank you in special operations before retiring former chairman of the joint chiefs Mike Mullen with a four star navy admiral he spoke up and and since then you know what we're starting to hear more I I think one thing that that matter speaking up sensually yields that others who have been holding their tongue also start speaking up
Battered global tourism industry makes reopening plans
"Just like many industries it will be some time before tourism gets back to normal six months ago the global tourism industry was celebrating a record year for travel now it's decimated and facing a recovery that could take years and when it does return things may look very different at Universal Studios in Orlando a resort spokesman said multiple teams are working on scenarios including putting more space between writers on roller coasters Wynn resorts CEO Matt Maddox said his company may sanitized dice between users put fewer seats at blackjack tables and idle slot machines between players at its casinos in Las Vegas in Boston I'm surely after
Brad Pitt ditched the BAFTAs to reunite with estranged son Maddox
"Brad Pitt and the bass does so the bathrooms were on Sunday nights but he Brad Pitt canceled last minute citing a family obligate obligation and his co star in once upon a time in Hollywood Margot Robbie she accepted his award for best Supporting Actor and now it's being reported by some of the British publications that Brad dropped out to spend time with his son Matix that Matix said yes all talk to yield when so Brad dropped everything to go to him so Maddox's been away at university and so when Brad found out he was going to be around and they could have a conversation he canceled the trip to the U. K. because remember Matix is eighteen he is a freshman studying biochemistry at and a university in South Korea and in the fall of twenty nineteen he was asked by reporters if he planned on having a visit from his dad at some point and he said I don't know about that or what's happening and then when he was asked about rekindling a relationship with his father he said well whatever happens happens Matix and Angelina Joe leave were part of that big college move Brad Pitt was not involved when Matix went to college and then of course Angelina and Brad Pitt also share five other children by the the straw that broke the camel's back in the relationship between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie seems to be this argument that they got into on a flight which ended with them being grounded in international falls Minnesota that resulted in some sort of physical altercation between Brad Pitt and Max and then Angelina was out Mike trout yes she was meant as a the drinking a apparently was drunk at the time yeah N. Matix hasn't that Matix and Brad haven't had a relationship sense and that was that was twenty sixteen yeah you know that was a long long time ago to be estranged and and to be that young yeah and Maddox is Angelina's son who she adopted originally with Billy Bob Thorton and then adopted him herself when that relationship ended and then ended up Brad ended up
Florida considers allowing college athletes to earn money
"Florida could follow California's lead to tackling in C. EE rules that prohibit college athletes from pro from profiting from their names and likenesses it now has the support of governor run Disentis who is joined in Tallahassee today by FSU football legend's Corey Simon and Nick Maddox the governor today says he wants to see the state legislature passed a bill that would allow athletes to make money off their name image and likeness governor to save just knows how California's already done this now Florida could follow and I think that that's going to require the NC a a to re evaluate what some of you were saying that's not a good idea if they can get your Spence they don't need the scholarship money
"maddox" Discussed on Mike Drop
"Forces wealth management insurance and banking industry. Were Trust is the key element name one. That isn't yeah go on for Awhile. Yeah that's that's pretty awesome. What are the what a neat transition of using some pretty specific life skills or I guess military skills and transit transitioning over into a civilian or business application. That's fucking awesome. I'm happy for it's great. You do any consulting as it relates to teaching Ching interrogation or anything like that. I do so I've spit. I'll spend three hundred and twenty days a year in Abu Dhabi. Oh well I've done that for the last two years and I train. What is their Intel officers serves on interrogation? So they're dealing with Yemen situation right now they don't have any experience at war and they certainly have no experience in an interrogation so I actually just got back ten days ago. Oh go there for five weeks at a time and I love it because they basically gave me the school they said Tele- in five weeks. Your way you're techniques teaches however you want to teach us and that's such a great feeling. Yeah I mean it's sneath they give you that kind of flexibility to just fuck and run with it. That's a rare but refreshing and in two days ago so Tuesday I spent all day Eh in Washington. DC training the so. WHO's the DOD Invest I G Whistle Blowers investigators? No so oh it's any opportunities rain turn would you say it's about fifty fifty in terms of keynotes civilian business speeches verses Training meaning of government interrogation type type stuff or what's the balance it's probably eighty eighty percent Keno. Because there's way more money in it. Let's be honest ain't got the lag it is. I mean I can welcome to America companies a lot more money than uncle. Sam Lanka Sam's gotta the fuck town is just not going to give you very much. He's going to take a lot. You know and I will tell people which really interesting is a keynotes and our trainings eight hours. Yeah for some reason. That industry of keynotes the premium is up here in training your commodity nine. You can get that anywhere. I do. Nowhere near seventy. I do usually a handful of keynotes a year and the same thing. I'm just like Holy Fuck. I don't mean it's mind boggling. You know that that the whole process but Smoke if you got him. How can people get a hold of you if they want either a keynote or have you come train people how to interrogate? You can get a hold of me Eric. AT AROMATICS DOT com. You can go to my website Eric. MADDOX DOT COM. That's MADD radio X X one. E R I looked at the cover of the answer. I E R I C A do X.. And then you know I've got a facebook page and Kinda put videos about techniques. I have again not at your level. I have smaller podcast. Creating eating influence in you can kinda listen to that my facebook pages Eric. Maddox in so I kind. I just I try to stay out there and try to give information on. How do we make people talk? How do we get transparency if you wanted to? How their line? Here's how they're lying. The the most important message is in a relationship. How do you build trust? Yeah I like it. Have you thought about writing a book that centers around that is opposed to the story. So I have thought about it Mike. I feel so much more comfortable in verbal communication that I do written communication that this that was hard for me right now. I'm not saying I'm an imbecile. I can right but I feel like I I really am and good verbal communicator. I don't feel like a great written community so we'll give you that quick opportunity. Can you give us the thirty second elevator pitch on on how to build trust yes real quick. Trust is not about seeking to understand. But if you're talking mm someone every person every conversation you've ever have they're measuring you. Are you looking to fulfill your own needs in your own objectives taxes and quail your own fears or you looking to help me. And there's a measurement and if you can listen at a certain of so most people listen to twenty five percent you have to get it up seventy five percents you seventy percent people go. Will you send me way more interested meet and you ourself but the only way to fifty is you must seek empathy. That means you must seek understand the point of this conversation at this moment from their perspective. And if you do that there's no great away dangerous. Yeah Yeah I mean it's it's remarkable again the parallels it's very different with dogs in terms of how you do that because everything's nonverbal and body language oriented under mostly you can use resources and environment environment to kind of steer those those relationships and manipulated a little bit frankly but But to me that's one of the biggest problems I see whether it's social media or personal relationships business. Again coach athletes teacher students boss Awesome -ployees whatever is on both sides is is not listening to respond and not listening to understand you know and So so few people have have an innate ability to listen and really thank like well. How is the other person viewing this conversation? You know maybe I should try to understand where the fuck they're coming from. Maybe I should understand how they view me right now. You know giving example. Yeah please do how long we been talking not long enough but a little over three hours all right. If I'm listening to this conversation I like you but I like me and it's not because I don't have a cold store and I'm willing to sit here in feed right like all on doing his talking. This whole thing is about me because I'm a guest right. I'm coming one and done but honestly honestly you're the one that's be announcing being attractive in a sexual or you can go that route sexual. You're the one that that's more interesting. You're the listener. You're the one that's responding on the talk. This is about me and it's it's it's it's a little bit repelling at the in May Americ- what you're feeding these cool. I'm getting informed. What am I drawn towards you? I trust you. You know why because you're listening to me I'M GONNA leave. It'd be like really cares about. Wow and he was asking some goals. We should stay in touch. We're not going to leave here and go. I feel connected to Eric. You probably go. Who is talking about himself and I get it? I know but I'm a guest on your show. That's what I have to do do but I'm sitting here like I'd rather be in your seat right now and that's the example. That's just an example. It's like you're the listener. That's more intrigued. That's more tractive. Yeah I mean I guess it's enormously refreshing to hear that perspective from you. I I certainly try to make it that way where I give you know the guest of an opportunity to talk far more than me and just ask the questions that I think. Whoever's listening is is also going to wonder and things things like that that they're gonNA find intriguing fascinating or whatever but I appreciate saying a I think to push back a little bit? I think your story is incredibly incredibly fucking interesting and very cool and I could sit here for several more hours asking little little pinpoint questions. There is one that I actually forgot to ask that. I did want to throw in real quick just because again it ties in so heavy to what I do. How big of a role body language play in your interrogation allegations because again with dogs? It's every fucking thing I bet it is so it's it's semi important okay. So so body. Language is very very important but it's also something that could be definitely taught not so. I use a person's body language but it's so easy at this point in the game that it's not critical cool like it's critical. I don't know how to use it but it's so simple to me to understand body language in neural linguistics. That it's it's now I will just flow right. How important is reading education? I mean no you gotta be no. It's not it's foundation but once you get it down you which is read at that point. You're essentially taking it for granted the same way you would body lay okay so I think people just need to be careful about somebody just real quickly only if you WANNA talk about linguistics how people are lying right. Will they the the cap this and that and if if I'm over in this direction I'm probably being pretty accurate right if I'm continued do up here right like I'm nightly fabricating promise. I'm talking to the prisoner. I've talked to him fiber. He's been talked to interrogate five or six times. Your five or six weeks. Maybe he was creating their picture to fabricate. Hey the lines but after a while he's start looking over here because that's the story he's remembering so people get really tied up on that going. No Man he was telling the truth. I know he's telling the same story that he's remembering that at one time he was creating so I would just say be careful with. Don't rely on it too has no. Oh that's cool shit to me. It'd be it'd be really awesome if you did write a book. Anna talks about the intricacies of of those things and getting more in the weeds leads with the psychology. And the you know the framework behind interrogation and lying and things of that nature. I think it's IT'S PRETTY NEAT ship but Anyway before we wrap it up. Here's anything you'd like to add or talk about. I created a new way to interogations. And it's not because I'm smarter. I don't know it's because there was interrogation techniques that used to work the battlefield changed changed and we have to change with the battlefield. Any industry any CEO's or lesser managers out. There you tell me an industry that hasn't changed over the last five years and it's not that we are smarter than the people before us but we have to build a culture that cultivates our subordinates. Listening to our people listening to our clients and customers knowing we we have to check the world's changing it would be easy to do the things the way we always have. Only it's critically important. Do we go wait a second. Let's do things differently and I'm seeing. Why don't we have a culture where we embrace the idea of change? Not just for the purpose of change but under steamy amy it the battlefield changes we have got to change. I'm just going to say this. I take a lot of credit. I have no problem. Somebody wants to see me so much credit. I'm like okay ethic credit. I think I deserve but the one thing I will say is there is a Delta culture bright when you walk into that building they have a standing rule. If you you see something that can be done better. You have responsibilities. Speak Up. And it's not Haley here. We have a tip jar right some things. I might read them or all right. You got one on strike or not. You have one silver bullet. It's like none of them. Don't come in here. If you see anything we can do better. You have to speak up. How empowering hiring of a culture that is if you're the cook or you're the gardener or you the Chinese Mandarin linguists who never done an interrogation before that says you know what I didn't try out for this group I didn't make I'm not an operator but while I'm here I am one of them in? I am part of this family and I have the right to speak up that is. That's their power. I don't care what they get the baddest dudes and they're the most resources that's their power limits and it's is not specific to rank either right it's top to bottom it's everybody yeah they don't care if you show five the first one out the door. Yeah Yeah that's great I love it. that mentality. It's awesome a couple it with also don't bitch unless you have a solution you know so as as they say if you see something we can do better you have a responsibility to come through next line is don't bring us some stupid like I don't WanNa hear some stupid nece but come on me. We're here to get better and you know I always tell people do role plays in your the job. Do this do a ours. People don't WanNa do you know who does a ours J. Sock if there can do if they're willing linked to do a are after action report you civilian Dick's it basically says we're done with an operation or mission or a job. Let's take a look and see what we did. Good bad what we can do better. Yeah Oh we do role place yeah. They're called their walk. throughs right if the best of the best can do them. Yeah come come on. Yeah no I agree. I think that's how you learn. You know again the learn as much from your mistakes as you do. Your successes in many ways more That's it that's what I want to say. All right fascinating shed I I want to just say thank you again for common. It's been great having here Remarkable story no no less fantastic than I expected it to be in appreciate Sharon so much intricate detail with his process and In the story the book is called mission. Blacklist number one authors Eric Matic's again at highlights everything that we've just talked about in an even more in depth about the Hunting down and ultimate capture of Saddam Hussein. Who at that time was? I may argue. That he was the he was tied for the most. Those wanted man because Sherman bin Laden you know..
"maddox" Discussed on Mike Drop
"It's like their families pushing saying we gotta get this raid before Matt leaves. Our team believes we were tracking. We gotta the fishpond nothing to fishermen done. Let's say goodbye C.. Bam Bam take the prisoners. The analysts are like good acres. CIA informants as prisoner things. Not Working out so I think all my prisoners back to Baghdad with these fishermen. They're like all right. We're going to release the fishermen tomorrow so I had one night. Got These fishermen interrogate took them back and forth took thirteen hours. One of the fishermen breaks so that worked from home. Good evening catch fish river but upon cool Fishman says my cousins his deputy number two guy cool where they go simple. Two days ago Mohamed evening in his cousin deputy came and got an address for the fisherman's aunt and uncle. In fact then he said I think they got the address going to house. The map got sketched told the team in Baghdad. Can you go hit the raid in Baghdad. You know like Doc. May We'll put her on the list. My flight leaves the country in three days. December thirteen two thousand three. My flight leaves at eight in the morning. One o'clock in the morning on December thirteenth bag that in causes it. Slow night degenerate in finding Bahama debriefing on there we got. Some prisoners brought Prophet prisoners back to the morning flight. Leaves Eight started the interrogation of the person at the House. That dude is not from decree. I mean he's not not from Baghdad he's from decree took me and I'm the deputy I'm the deputy of Hamady took another hour. He says yeah no worries. He's in this. You gotta you gotTa. I'm like what he was sleeping next to me when you already the house. There's no way he got away. I'm like there's no way he got away so I got all the prisoners from the raid. Never Seen Mohamed. Ibrahim did have a picture. Nudist was looked. Like start looking. Hoods is last hood. They're I news face and I'm like Oh my God i. It was a significant weight. Gain that Oh Who's Chin he's supposed to have? I was told he was going to have at home on his chin and somebody a prisoner Jewish. It looked just like John Travolta's Chin in Before he got the hood off there's this Chen and I'm like that's him. Six o'clock in the morning flight light leaves they started. The interrogation. Wasn't going well. He knew he knew he knew he knew I knew he knew but he couldn't break break and he's getting emotional and some forty five the base you're out of here so I- colorist and I'm leaving. I'm not messing with you. I'm leaving and nobody thinks he's into cre- except for you and me put you in that prison. They're not going to give you another shot and I'm leaving so I need it now. He said I can't can't. I'm like you're going to change your mind. I know how the story ends and I'll be gone when I'm going make somebody come talk to you. I said no one's GonNa come talk to you he's foursome. Come talk to you. Go crazy put him in his cell left went to my coach. Had packed grabbed my stuff that had been under this for five months. They're driving across the tarmac in the senior interrogators. Would you do that. I didn't do anything keep going. He's like what did you say the prison among. I didn't say anything. Why he's like freaking out? They think your guys trying to kill him so like he wouldn't stop banging his head against the wall so and I'm like Oh gosh he just broke ran. Corrupt jumped out of the truck rain across flight lines like hold the plane grainy and grabbed the prisoner brought him out and he looks at me. And he's like you gotta go like domestically man. Where where is he? He's like he's in. He's in a little village. Called avoir at the farmhouse of a man case. Naming Jesse drew sketch got map and he's looked now. The prisoner Mohammadi brings looked at me. Go we've gotta go me and we cannot mess around let's go Saddam's right hand guy basically these the the one guy. They're only one person knew where he was. The one guy who knew where he was we had him. He said. Let's go right now. They so bad didn't think he was into Crete when the team comes back on like just broke and they're like cool me you'll get on track. I'm like no yours team. Ed like no no no. He knows in the senior Interior whereas he said he's into heels man you'll get on the Dadgum. AM truck and I gave the stuff. And I said please call Ma'am please. I love of God call. Bamyan took me the flight. You know. WHO's on the fly? Admiral Mc. Make your bed right. GotTa fuck with them. Admiral mcraven on the fly in his whole crew. When I was leaving leaving because the one point nine million I had to give all these briefings gave one to the Task Force Commander Admiral mcraven who I really awesome still? I just love right. I was like you're coming to Doha with me on the thirteenth. And your briefing that link Diagram. So here's our flight. Totally exactly Marine Corps Interrogators Cirque in. I've always thought maybe it's the jet awash. But what it truly was is. When you're a one-star with this task force in an e six comes and says a guy just broke he can take us to Saddam? Somebody on your chaining somebody in your team's gotta be the one that's gonNa tell you that. Not The the staff sergeant so we flight flight takes off lands by this time when it lands posse waiting on a pull him moth pull into a room. He comes out and I'm like what happened last night. I said we got Mohamed. Ibrahim and he's GonNa take to Saddam. He's like awesome. We're turning the flight around. He goes reduce it up. I'm going back and now it's on. He goes you have to give the briefing tomorrow. Because you're stating how big of a kick in the fucking balls was that I mean I I get your explanation like you know the reality was. They didn't need me anymore. But God Damn Damn I just wanted to be a clear indicator they still thinks in secrete and they operated Baghdad. In Admiral mcraven did not operate with a task force that I used interrogators like Bam Bam then never been done before. I'm care you you can go back and US history Bam. Bam was the first person to say the interrogation are taking the spearhead. And so why would they admiral mcraven though that I was I was just like every other interrogator in his mind. Yeah I guess that makes sense. He did he just didn't know. But do you still keep in touch with Bam Aminul. I've seen him warrants. Yeah get along all right. Oh I mean I don't know she still on active duty. No Jesus all right. He's everybody got promoted. I don't doubt it becomes a hero. He's my hero and he's general you from Canada General. Oh He's a major. He was a major. Okay it's thirty three years old. I was thirty one so the next day I had to go to hospitals to give this brief next day. Anything they write all briefings or cancel. We'll get out of here. Yeah so you didn't even give it well. The person okay an e. five was going to escort. Admiral mcraven mcraven in Doha. I need you to understand admiral. mcraven was going on that trip to Doha for Arnold Really. That's how close they thought they were to Saddam Hussein so we when he turns that plane up and goes back the e five looks at my marine buddy and I said hey man. I'm a mcraven had dinner reservations. He on are you want his reservations for the next day right. Yeah we're drinking beer. I would love to have admiral mcraven on here and get from his perspective this process. It'd be it'd it'd be interesting you know what I I can assure you. Every single thing is exactly the way it went down. It's a lot easier eared. Remember the details of the story because you were living in. But I'm curious if he remembers having that nonchalant attitude attitude towards him being in to create or not. If you'd be willing to admit that you know I wonder too and I can tell you this. Okay I'm going to give him. Credit heated serve tons of great right. When I got back with the fishermen the head of Intel he loved what Bambi was doing because the money and he said man we got these Intel analysts they need a briefing on to cree right? So all these aimless show so while I'm waiting for the three days hoping they're gonNA do my last rate in Baghdad. Getting Ready to leave a table of. Let's say twelve aimless there the task force think-tank. I think they sit around six. I'm falsely because they're exhausted. Nobody gives a flip. I get done. Swear all sitting like this like bullshit this six get up with and we walk away and he goes. I don't care what they think he goes. You're GONNA go brief. The Admiral he tells the admiral ammos cuts his time and gives me get full hour at breaking full hour. And he's like I have to go once whatever once a quarter back to headquarters and briefed the progress of Saddam. He's like you're going with me. Your briefing he goes. That's our briefing. So he believed the problem is when I was giving the briefing. I didn't say hey I've got your next hit I've got I've got your thing. So as we're leaving they did the capture will if they could tolling that morning got Mohammed covering. They know it when I figured it out. It's too late well. It wasn't it's just the right person didn't tell him. Yeah well so all right so the radio. That's the politics of. Yeah no I mean should have said I'd love to get a mcraven on here. Not that I probably ever would. But I'm curious so the so the raid happens. Where were you actually at your in Doha? That night when the raid took place we actually got him and so the next morning you do the brief you end up going back and you go. You are on your way home at that point right I was they sent me to DC. Yeah so that's when the world my world change but the in the intro the book if you could talk about when you actually when it was made public and where you were sitting those comedy comedy story so I knew in Doha. Yeah but we're not allowed to tell anybody nobody knows and we. I slow from Doha to Heathrow. We have a layover in Heathrow. And that's when it's popped and I'm like okay here we go and I'm standing in the bar are you. If you've been to Heathrow. There's right in the middle of the terminal there are and there's two Brits in I mean just as bright as they convenience like L.. Whatever ever they had him the whole time they just pulled him out for the elections and it was the first time in my life from like mother? Though I actually know the truth of something like I don't know if conspiracies exist in the world I don't I don't but I'm like there is no conspiracy. Chrissy yeah that had to be weird as fuck sitting there with that amount of knowledge surreal feeling surrounded seeing it on TV surrounded by you know Brits. It's talking shit and knowing what really happened in being an integral part of that is just. It's fucking wants Wyoming. Can I tell you what was the coolest surreal feeling is I call.
"maddox" Discussed on Mike Drop
"Yeah but this was the first time I'm white. Thank goodness I don't have to live my mill. I don't believe the rest of my life saying I didn't go right so juiced and they asked. Would you be willing to go out with the team's on their raids and I'm sure absolutely so. There are teams out there right in their areas where everyone assumed Saddam is the assumption was. He's in Baghdad. Active I'm telling you so the the the current interrogators or five of them. They wanted to go on missions with Baghdad. The last thing they wanted to do to create to create team calls. We're going on mission. I can we get an interrogator chat. We got the guy for you. Yeah so they said hey we got up to create. I might awesome. This'll be great Chinese Mandarin Lewis's taking the stupid mission into Curry Curry. You'll be home tomorrow. Well I I knew I WANNA stay. I didn't know if I was GONNA stay. I knew I wanted to win up there in the middle of the night right in quickly within an hour. We're leaving the wire and we're going on right and it was everything I wanted it to be right like you talking. It was right out of the movie. It was stupidity. There were definitely some miscommunication. Certainly when the team's fault but they're miscommunication mutations on driving through sectors of military you know we got lit up my fourth. ID fifty cow. I mean in and then we go in the house. The Guy Opens up an AK and he said well. I thought it was being robbed. So you're like we're not dealing with war here. We're dealing with guy who thinks he's being raw. Ah Yeah so it's all these stupid stuff but we went from one to the second two thirds three raids in one night. Yeah were you using the Intel and actionable. We'll show you gathered from raid one to hit rate to e kind of so I gotta be honest. I'm not sure what until we're using the hit house one. 'cause I got right there. Yeah but it was definitely an informant and it was cluster right like we went to a house of a former regime member. People had already been to the house now once we were there. A nephew of that guy said Oh. No I know where it's real houses. So so yeah so we go there. We'll guess what we already been there too. So we're going on raids of places that the military had already been in in the likelihood that personal return to almost nil. Yeah Okay if you could talk about kind of the the initial phase into that from a timeline timeline standpoint Because for the kind of context of the listener this is in summertime of three July. Twenty eight two thousand three three when I get to Iraq okay and then just so so. The reader knows everything that we're going to talk about for the next power long couple of days probably is the span from that time until December thirteenth which were not Saddam so just just for reference for the listener. All Right Mike so I get to secrete. We go on those three missions next day I am told I'm told this while you're going back to Baghdad. The team that was there there had an operator is named Jeff White and Jeff said you know what I am the liaison. Jeff said Jeff's the liaison as on between the team and agencies case officer in Jeff at had it with agency. I Dunno if you experiences but yeah I would never do in the agency. Do not get along out there. There's a there's a dispute jar who's got the bigger Dick. That's exactly right. Alright so I was not I wanNA threat and Jeff have so irritate with agency. And he hated their sources. He aided their informants that he said you know we got a bunch of prisoners. which what do you say you? Would I start doing an interrogation like sure. What are you can't trust trustees jackasses guarantee the report stuff up the chain not telling us right same Allston so I'm like yeah so jeff told his boss A by the way this Guy Lebron that was it i. I didn't leave so I start doing interogations Jeff White. The operators sitting in and from that moment is sort of when I began the interogations and then Jeff's also sitting in agency meetings the operator now so so he's come to me go. Hey by the way here's what agencies working on so I'm getting fed that ban. That was the beginning right. That was the beginning of my interrogation career and a had an advocate in this operator. Jeff and I didn't quite understand what true actual intelligence agents was like. I didn't know the fidelity was needed to give but he loved the way I questioned and he likes the way that I- piece things together. Yeah now do you still talk to him at all. He's one of my best. No Shit. Yeah we're actually doing event together September eleventh in AC man. That's awesome hearing you start to explain that process. It made me think back to you. Know again from a gateway they sent you up there in terms of in your background with infantry going through ranger school pushing them out to that unit but I am curious. If if kind of the general consensus of the of the country as it relates to in the the intelligence agencies et Cetera were all relatively or primarily convinced that Saddam was in the Baghdad area. Why I get that? You're not the Arabic speaker and whatever but why bring you country and push out to somewhere where they think he's not there well he worry was they thought he was in Baghdad. In looking back on it I'm convinced people. They get intelligence from where their sources to gather intelligence exist. The majority of agency case officers were in Baghdad. Yeah so it was is the draw there now. There was already a team into creek. But I can tell you. That team was seeking to relocate tobacco. Go anywhere anyway. And here's how here's how I know the Task Force knew he didn't thank. You was decreed halfway through tour into Crete. There was one agency case officer he got shot. It was stupid it was a two. Oh three Roy Moore the team guy. Yeah they want his real name. Yeah a little fragment goes in. He had to go exploratory. He Agency had fifty case officers in country. They couldn't replace one in Decree no because he said he went into cre- Gotcha you're looking for the most part of the world. Yeah and you have fifty case officers and you won't one. Let's go 'cause they didn't think he was there but to two questions Russians was was there actionable. Intelligence or corroborated enough intelligence to give them the idea that he was in Baghdad Baghdad or was it just he must be here because it's Baghdad. They did so many raids every single day in Baghdad. The problem is when a raid was wrong. The t-o-n would dick would drop the prisoners with the interrogators. What you never saw at least four days I was? There is the team or whoever there was never a a conduit that would say let us know why it went wrong. You just were told we didn't get the PC the precious cargo. Yeah tell us what to do with these prisoners. Are they innocent release or should they obligate because if you know why you fucked up. That's that's as important as if you know why you screwed up. Then you know that informants not reliable. Yeah Yeah but there was such a disconnect between agents Israeli Mormons hits and the follow up the interrogators saying hey this was just the wrong guy. What happened yeah? No it makes sense The other question I had and I don't know if you know can speak to it once he was caught Is there a general consensus or idea of you. Know from this March seventeenth the day that the work kicked off what his path was from one when he went underground. Is that known I can you. You share yeah. He was hiding in the Tacoma area at he'd stayed in one house like so right away. Lead up to Crete. Yes yes series up through the whole fucking time. It wasn't bouncing around and no. He was one of three farms in to create the whole damn time. Yes Shit. Now would I tell you what he would do. So I don't know if anybody's watching but are you can see but if you look at the town of Secre okay. There's a river. The Thi English River runs right so new tube assholes go to youtube and watch it but it runs right through the Middle City on the west side of the cities where the people are on the east side of cities where the farmland is yeah. There's one single bridge that goes across And you can see it from the rooftops of the decree palace correct. You can see it for me. It's right right there. Yeah I've seen that you so you know what I'm talking about well if all. US forces are over here because the population is he was pretty free to navigate through here especially especially after curfew so he would kind of he would look they drive him around and they saw somebody on Siro they'd pick them up give Mariah and he would he would he would say stay with the fight. Believe we're coming back but he kept his presence in the room meal of these people enough to go in gone. I don't think he's going to protect them or just. Don't think if you're if you're putting all eggs in the American basket. Yeah I'm gone yet. And they're scared. He had enough of an iron fist. Just that little bit of he was in this zone the eastern side the river all nine. Yeah it's interesting because you know we'll talk about my experiences and to create but I was really fucking close to where he was then which is interesting. We'll we'll get into that here in a minute so as as soon as you get into your first interrogation which I'm assuming was a follow you want from the the triple raid. I night or very soon. Yeah I thought that it was. It was really neat the kind of the synopsis that you provide of of the after action the things that you learned and you end up the guy that you interrogate is a nephew of Saddam a bodyguard nephew of Saddam. If you could explain who he was in the importance Of of him so in the very first person was a guy named Roffe. Itam Ebrahim In when you say nephew you'd be careful to say it wasn't like Saddam's brothers kid right not like you hear a distant relative relative but Saddam trusted all members only members of his family. All of his bodyguards were from to creep in Saddam. Had I'm GONNA say ED probably at one time at any given time you have two hundred bodyguards. But he had inner circle Middle Circle third. Well this was a second circle. said he was Thurbers. The second circle bodyguard and he knew the dynamics of a social network which was Saddam's uh-huh body guard network. The could not be explained by rank. It's just there were family ties. And connections that gave the power now. He didn't lay that out for me but it was clear this nobody nobody. He had information that we need. I just I. At that time I wouldn't nothing terrier to get it really out of him yet. You talk about you know your lessons learned from that. First interrogation irrigation. I want to read the first excerpt from from your book that I pulled out as as I thought it was a pretty apt. The conversation you say as I sat alone alone at the table I reviewed all the mistakes had made over the last several hours. I had asked unnecessary questions. Let Rafi see where I was going before I got there lost my temper when I should've stayed calm and vice versa. I now had firsthand experience in some of the many ways to screw up an interrogation. I couldn't tell myself that I wouldn't make the same mistake twice ace but at least I knew what the mistakes were slowly. I was beginning to learn how to keep the details straight how to close out the pass of evasion and how not to let a prisoner see the traps traps. I was laying for him. I was beginning to understand. Not just how to ask questions but why I was asking the questions. Raw Information was less important than what the the information told me about. The prisoner was questioning what he was thinking what he was afraid of and what he had to hide..
"maddox" Discussed on Mike Drop
"This is the one daddy. Give up like. It's a thing not a person so it was just a removal of that personal. Maybe you'd expect on a movie. I mean because to me. Obviously you're not in your mom's life but your mom was obviously early in your grandmother's life the entire time so again is put myself in in your grandmother shoes like if I have a child that gave a you know somebody heard option. They showed up like I. I would take a little more vested interest in that just seemed a very odd response but in any in any way it was just wondering if that Feted across your mind or if you've had any Perspective on that but oh yeah it crossed my mind. Yeah Yeah let's in nothing sense right like you haven't reached out you know well bill because of my job. I know exactly where she lives. Yeah so I always keep a tab on my mother my biological mother. I mean that grandmother that lady. She passed away fifteen months ago because I kind of follow that I follow them. But I don't make contacts. I don't want to mess with them do do they have any idea what you've done. No no idea not I mean. Would they even know your name to know that it was you know permanent now. I told the grandmother grandmother and I gave her my contact information but I was never reached out by the mother. I know she has a son who's three years after me right. I'm Kinda Joking Mike. Well it must have been a keeper right. But I don't want if she didn't tell that right I don't want to make that a difficult situation in her. Her now makes sense. It's a IT'S A. It's a hard experience to to imagine going through. You know for anybody that didn't have that man. I just want to say one thing. It's not that hard. If you got great adoptive parents yeah absolutely and that will. That's what makes it really simple is Mike thing may just DNA nothing else now. It's a good good perspective on it for sure heart. So you go into the army. And and there's a buddy named Casey that you look up to You know it was just a little bit ahead of you which I found Kinda funny and ironic in that. I had a similar situation in but I was the the Casey in this. In this case. My Buddy Matt joined we had originally talked about being rangers together and my my parents were pretty dead. Set against me being in the army army. They would rather the navy which is kind of funny because I ended up doing basically the same shit anyway. But but at any rate I joined about six months before he did Or so and You know he went up being arranged in an you know went on to to be in Delta in was in Iraq there but Just kinda funny any reading the same kind of a similar scenario but interestingly your friend K. C. ends up passing away unexpectedly. What Do you know what what happened. Sure whose name is Casey Banyan. He year older me joined about a year before I did Ranger Special Forces was teaching that the Swick at the time of his death and he died just before we invaded Iraq and he's dynasty leap and he had had heart murmur heart. Beat I don't I don't know what that means ride. The engine just would miss a beat once in a while while and he just in wake up so but he and I grew up together. SMART dude man humming coming Genius Smart. Oh how did that impact you in your career. He's impact for me was really the first ten year the first part of my career. I'm always chasing this guy and it's not negative right like I wish he would have been king of the world. I was hoping he would slowdowns downslide catching but you're still chasing right. You're still I think they did that. I gotTa do this and he. What's what's funny is whenever Our paths will cross the military he would do is grab people and Brag about me Chinese remainder main. Look at this and I'm way too. You're the guy so it was great relationship relationship of mutual respect and then when he died right before I went to Iraq. You know for me. It was like kind of talking talking to your Guardian Angel Literally. I because you're like I said eighty percent of your time with these prisoners. I'm not Delta Force right. I don't claim to be. I'm attached to them so I'm not one of them. So who am I hanging out with right up to prison. I mean so for for me it was that relationship. Even though he's dead said that I'm talking to him as I'm going through this really difficult deployment i. I don't know if that sounds weird. But that's how no not. Hey at all I mean I think you know how. How else can you maximize the the remembrance of somebody than than something like that? I don't know that you can. I think it's uh-huh great way to honor his memory. You know. That's I can't imagine having that happen you know. It's just such a kind of a fluke fluke mishap type of thing. You know it's one thing to be killed in action or even in an accident but you know something like that. So unexpected is tough. She spent three three years infantry. And then you go to interrogator school. What can you share about that? I know that There's probably a lot of it that you can't but Could you kinda cliff cliff notes. The experience in being trained at the base level to be a military sure. Okay so I'm three years as military infantry love. The idea of a foreign language witten took the foreign language aptitude test did really well and they say you can take any language you want. I said I want to learn Chinese manner and my goal was to become a Chinese mandarin linguist. They said well you got to have any less. And there's really two in the army you can either be Cygan Ninety Gulf which means you're going to sit and listen or they said you do interrogations and they said don't worry so ninety. You'll never do interrogations gauge. You'll never do one. Yeah so I picked interrogation so the Real Chore Was Getting Through Language School. You do seventeen months language school cool and then it's eight weeks of interrogation training and they even said you can't float the interrogation school so you go through this training that you're not worried about camp plunkett. Maybe you could if you were had a disciplinary added but we didn't in the nineties they didn't make you interrogators to be interiors stories. We needed linguists. We need Chinese rushing we we we had a language issue. We have any prisoners. So I mean what about for like even even if you pass from an aptitude standpoint but you're struggling with the language is still there basically just going to get you through. No No. You're you're you're not GonNa get you the language course just language course. You had had better pass you. You've got to be proficient the language. What I'm seeing is once you pass the language course not they needed you have an MOS but but the first couple of years out of interrogation course? I was a Chinese Mandarin linguists. Okay I was an Intel collector. There were no interrogation. Now gotcha that makes sense So just you know focusing on the important thing and then once one sets. They're doing what they have to for you to be able to apply that skill. Set Your intelligence collection officer with Elaine skill. Yeah okay. We didn't have prisoners till nine eleven. Yeah all right so you're in Arizona at that point I mean You end up getting married. have two kids divorced And essentially go go all in operationally after that I won't Dig Too heavy in your background around there but what I guess more importantly like how's the relationship with your kids and action in how our things. Now how did that kind of go. Sure go assure sure I so I got married in two thousand and immediately had had a son my son Jo jo jobs graduate high school just this week starting. His first year at Arizona State University almost full scholarship. Oh Shit he's smart little guy. He's an engineer Going into engineering. So he's at Asu freshman on her son. Eric Marshall is A junior junior in Gilbert. You know whatever reasons I don't go into my failed marriage but I will say this in three three and a half years. I did five deployments in the marriage was shot so I you know not making any excuses whatsoever and certainly. Wasn't my ex spouses a problem. But it is a tough gig once you you kinda get your jump into these deployments and they get really intense because it's just hard to come back back in the reassembly do get along with your ex. Now I think so. I'm she doesn't but I do give a very good relationship right like I'll all cities when I go visit my children. The boys I state her house. Okay cool so I mean I think that is good as it's yeah. Well Yeah if you're staying there it can't be too fucking bad How in terms of your role and in relationship with your sons? I am curious with the amount of the time that you were gone operating in. You know active on behalf of uncle. Sam Do. Do you feel like you still have that. Superstrong father son relationship is more hit miss. You know that's a great question. I would say the first ten years of their lives. I failed to have that build that relationship. Asian ship as you would want from like a small child too apparent. I would say I failed in that. I didn't realize the importance of it in really. It's been the work of my younger son. My my my sixteen year old over the last six seventy years they come to me and said you have to work on our relationship. And he's he's a smart young man and he's actually actually helped me. Establish what I would call. I love my relationship with my sons now but he's done it in in when he had to teach me some lessons or really hard to swallow a he had to really tell me. We don't know you we don't trust you. You're not listening at like things I preach and when you hear that from your son unite in your smart kid and I gotta listen to you so really. He's built he's helped me rebuild l.. My relationship with my sons. It wasn't bad it was almost non-existent like cool uncle so it was more of a he. He kinda completed that process breath he definitely pushed it from being a cool uncle a bad. That's not around but shows up and always paid his child support and gets it's Baiju stuff but he's not somebody can lean on to talk to on demand. We're we have a great relationship that's awesome to hear. Is your oldest son. That's that Arizona State is He is that Scholarship Academic Shush Outdo your eldest son. And I'm so proud of him because tie something. He's a brutal athlete but he he lettered in four sports his senior year and was captured the wrestling team made state twice in wrestling he..
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt reach child custody agreement: lawyer
"Back in September of twenty sixteen when it's alleged Brad Pitt became involved in an altercation with his oldest son Maddox now court records show that the couple actually. Separated the next day, and Mr Lee filed for divorce citing so-called irreconcilable differences for the health of our family, according to her lawyer now Brad Pitt was subsequently investigated on suspicion of child abuse but cleared by officials here, and he's since been fighting to gain joint custody of those children will today just three days the format of his trial. Angelina Jolie's lawyer said in a statement that a custody agreement had been reached signed by both parties. But the the details of the agreement were being kept secret in the interests of the children, and it's taken two years to get to this stage. This is only the first half, isn't it? There's still the divorce agreement to talk about right? And it may go on for quite a while sit still because needless to say with celebrities of this magnitude has a lot of money at stake. Jackie. And there have been reports that the two of them have been feuding. Over child support payments, and at one point there seemed to be set to be one of the most contentious celebrity splits of all time. But now in an attempt to keep matters out of the public eye the couple of agreed to work with a private judge. Ironically, the same man who officiated their wedding in August twenty fourteen in an effort to resolve issues such as the division of property and so on that was David Willis in Los Angeles. A National Football League player has been dropped from his team after a video emerged of him shoving and kicking woman. During an argument in a hotel Kareem hunt was a star running back for the Kansas City. Chiefs American football team. Sophie, east reports in the grainy Cici TV footage Kareem hunt is seen in the corridor of a hotel in Cleveland, Ohio arguing with a young woman hunt, forcefully shoves the woman who then strikes him in the face. He lashes out pushing her and another man to the floor. She seen clutching her face. Then the sports star kicks hat while she's crouching on the ground. The woman reported this
Wynn Resorts Misses Q3 Earnings Estimates
"Welcome back to fast money. We got an earnings alert on win resorts. As Wall Street is weighing in on the company's report. Let's get to Contessa brewer headquarters. I can definitely Melissa shares plummeted during the earnings call with Wynn resorts have fresh off a strong third quarter. Macau CEO mathematics through some cold water on expectations for the fourth quarter. Maddox expects the end of the year to be softer on the high end. And the majority of EBA comes from the premium end of the market and right now, they're seeing a slowdown in VIP and premium business that a contraction of confidence as it was labeled on the earnings call and it's being felt even in Las Vegas where the Bacharach revenues declined Matic says he's remaining cautious until there's more clarity around. What is happening with Asia and the premium business there Harry Curtis from incident says most investors have felt the market was stable and not contracting. So the assessment that it's softened somewhat is a surprise Curtis also blames that after hours market drop, a stock drop on muddy messaging on cap ex though Maddux talked about generating free cash flow when they open Boston and eight months. Then he went on to highlight all the investments they're going to make in Macau building up the seven acre parcel next to win palace, adding thirteen hundred suites all suite rooms with its concession up for renewal in twenty twenty two here. The companies just highlighting the unique ways it's contributing to Macau, but in Las Vegas Maddox went on to pull away from founder Steve winds grand plan for paradise park that lagoon or as Maddox called it a large public swimming pool on the Las Vegas strip. That's history and its place a revive golf course expanded convention facilities, and these ideas for thirty eight acre parcel directly on the strip at. This has been a rough week Melissa down to ninety four bucks. Recovered at one thousand today and in the after hours trading back down again again to about one hundred seven so we'll rough ride. Yeah.
DTNS LABS INTERVIEW - Shayla Maddox
"Welcome to tech news show labs edition on merit. Then we're back with another interview this time, very happy to have artists Shalem Maddox along with us. How's it going shayla? Hi, it's going really, really. Well. Thank you for having me. Thank you for joining us. I I I love getting a chance to talk to you because you fund yourself on patriots. You have science and technology as an influence, but you're an artist, and I don't get a chance to talk to artists that often doing tech new show. That's true. I mean, they're having been a lot of us for a little while we're trying to catch up in the tech world. Let's start there. Tell me a little bit about how science influences your art where it fits in your process and such. Well, I've been obsessed with astronomy since I was a little girl. And there was part of me when I was growing up, but always thought, oh, maybe I'll be a physicist or an astronomer or something. But I don't like math a whole lot. And. Journalism. I know exactly. So I kind of just try to channel out into a different different interest. And since my mom was always an artist. It was really easy for me to pick up and at a time in my life when I was sort of transitioning from being an actor, which I'd sort of grown up doing acting as a kid in and around LA to something I wanted something a little bit more that I had creative control over. And so I just kinda stumbled into painting because it seems to me like the best way to communicate how the universe, and what was interesting about astronomy and science to me. And the thing that I found really interesting was to me, scientists just so profound and beautiful and very very inspiring. And I think a lot of people don't view it that way, they've used a much more technical methodical type of interest, which it is, thankfully, but I see it in such a almost spiritual way. And so that's sort of where my art came to be I was really interested in view and night sky or the full moon, and then getting farther into the images from the Hubble telescope, those are so incredibly beautiful and so on Spiring that to me it almost lends itself to just a spiritual aspect I can't help. But look at photos like that and be moved. Emotionally. And so that's really interested me. And I wanted to kind of show people the way that I viewed something that is otherwise a little bit. A little clinical ways. I'm I'm tempted almost overstate the this. But that's an important perspective because we often are told while there's art and their science and rights, and I think even more art patrons than artists themselves. But there's this stereotype of of the artist shoes science and fundamentals and that sort of thing, and I've got starry night. Not the original, obviously. Here in my studio, which to me is is on that cross section as well. Yes. So I think it's important for people to realize that that, spirituality and science and technology, and aren't they they aren't exclusive. They don't have to exist in separate containers. Right. Very much creativity. Is honestly the thing that connects all of them. So I mean, we really have so much more in common in this artists. And scientists are both coming up with new ideas and trying to push them forward. So it's not as not as different as we often. Judge it to be there's multiple ways of understanding things. Right. Like this. Yes is another way of trying to understand the world around you absolutely very much though. Well, let's talk a little bit about the medium, you work in tell us about the materials you use. And how your works are constructed. Well, I make light reactive paintings is what I call them. I'm a mixed media artist. My work is all done on. Canvas or panel. So it hangs on the wall, but it's very sculptural use primarily acrylic. And then I will also add various earth elements that interest me things like the sand from specific locations or see salts hand collected in certain areas around the world, I use things like crushed garnet and glass, all kinds of just interesting things..
Maddox, Matic and FBI discussed on WFTL Programming
"For six day. Search for a missing autistic boy in gastonia North Carolina came to a tragic and Thursday more from Ashley Banfield, authorities searching a creek have found a body believed to be that of missing six year old North Carolina boy named Maddox. Rich FBI says the body was discovered about a mile east of the park where Maddox vanished on Saturday. By was partially submerged in about two to three feet of water. The area with thick underbrush had actually been searched numerous times this week. As teams looked for Matic's FBI declined to provide details on the condition of the body and gave no word on how it might have actually ended up there. Police released the nine one one call made by Parx employees within an hour of Matic's missing. Oh, he's been missing thirty or forty minutes. Our maybe. I. Where's the last place as seen in the park? The. Here. I seen in the peer and the trees Maddux's father had told the police that Maddox ran ahead of him that day and that he lost sight of the boy and couldn't catch up to them because of health
Manuel Bojorquez, Maddox Rich and North Carolina discussed on Brett Winterble
"Foty. We're learning. New details about the discovery of a body that authorities believe is that of a missing six year old North Carolina. Boy, Maddox rich was reported missing last Saturday CBS news Manuel Bojorquez reports. And
Crews discover body believed to be missing 6-year-old boy with autism
"Extremely sad. News out of North Carolina tonight, a tragic end to the search for a missing six year old autistic boy, CBS news, Jon Shuler reports. Search crews found the body of a young boy believed to be six year old Maddox rich in a wooded area in gastonia, North Carolina. Thursday police say it's about a mile from where the child with autism disappeared almost a week ago. We believe that we have found Matic's, I think it's reasonable to say that it's for nearly six days. Investigators comb thousands of acres in the area and followed up on hundreds of leads, but that search came to a tragic end Thursday, our
Maddox Ritch: Body believed to be missing 6-year-old found during search
"The Duncan duo a body believed to be that of the missing six year old boy in North Carolina has been found Maddox rich had non verbal autism. And his father says he ran ahead of him and disappeared while they were at a park Saturday afternoon. The FBI made the announcement today ending a nearly weeklong
Soldier Steals Armored Vehicle from Va. National Guard Base
"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly a democrat and a Republican will square off in November in California's race for governor NPR's, Jessica Taylor reports on the results of the state's gubernatorial primary genera election races set. It's democrat, Gavin, Newsom, and Republican, John Cox, who will face off to succeed, outgoing, democratic governor, Jerry Brown Newsome. The currently ten governor will be heavily favored. Hold a seat GOP party leaders have been worried in all democratic race would depress Republican turnout hurting more competitive down. Ballot races, President Trump weighed in on Cox's behalf, helping the GOP businessmen to advance Republicans have avoided that possibility in the Google notorial contest, but it could still happen in the Senate race in come at Democratic Senator. Dianne Feinstein has advanced to the November election, but it's unclear yet whether she'll face Republican or democratic challenger this fall, Jessica Taylor, NPR news, Washington in Alabama, governor k, I. V will be on the ballot in November app to winning the state's Republican gubernatorial. Primary, her opponent will be the democratic mayor of Tuscaloosa. Kyle Gasset with Troy public. Radio has more on the results there. I've use tapped to move up from ten governor to governor a little over a year ago after her predecessor left office. Amid a sex scandal on Tuesday night. She reminded supporters that over the past year, she's lowered both taxes and the unemployment rate and has quote righted. The ship of state Chacel told voters that she needs their help in November because the liberals won't this job bad they wanted, but they not gonna get it. These challenger Tuscaloosa mayor, Walt Maddox was the clear choice of Alabama Cima critic voters. He walked away with fifty, five percent of vote almost double the amount of his nearest challenger from pair news. I'm Kyle Gasset in Montgomery, Alabama in Mississippi Republican, Senator Roger wicker won the GOP Senate primary in New Jersey, democratic Senator Bob Menendez won his Senate primary contest and Republican businessman. Bob hugging won his party's nomination defacement end as in November, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Ave is planning more talks with President Trump. The two will be meeting at the White House tomorrow ahead of next week's planned summit between Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong, UN and Singapore. They're expected to discuss Japan's security concerns regarding North Korea. Iran is the focus today for his rarely Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. He's in Europe for a series of meetings. He held talks with the French finance minister in Paris this morning later. He's doing London for a meeting with British Prime Minister, Theresa may and foreign secretary Boris Johnson that. Now who has said his main focus is the removal of Iranian enforces from Syria, but he's also expected expected to discuss the twenty fifteen nuclear deal with Iran. This is NPR news from Washington. In Virginia. A member of the national guard is under arrest. After an armored personnel, carrier was stolen from fort Pickett, cried Carper with member station w. c. says the military vehicle was driven sixty miles before a chase ended in downtown Richmond, and as yet unidentified active duty, national guard member is responsible for the incident and is now in state police custody witnesses saw him smiling as he drove down broad street through downtown Richmond, this stop on his own accord out of the vehicle down onto the ground. He failed to comply to numerous orders from the trooper, and he was tasted that point. And then after that he was taken into custody without further incident surgeon, Keeley hill is the public information officer for division. One of the Virginia state police. No one has been reported injured in the incident. Police say the suspect was taken to VCU medical center to be valuated as a precaution for NPR news. I'm Craig corpora in Richmond game three of. The NBA finals is tonight in Cleveland. The Cavaliers trail, the Golden State Warriors, two games to none Golden State's Steph curry and Cleveland's. LeBron James say, regardless of which team wins the NBA championship. Neither team wants to make the traditional champions visit to the White House, Korean James site President. Trump's decision to revoke an invitation to the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles over players. Kneeling during the national anthem to protest social injustice and police brutality. The eagles won Super Bowl fifty two. Earlier this year. It's been a positive day for stocks in Asia following yesterday's gains on Wall Street. I'm Dave Mattingly in Washington.
Ben Roethlisberger of Pittsburgh Steelers wishes rookie teammate Mason Rudolph good luck before rookie minicamp
"You guys should davis a creature of habit here we crack jokes about dave rocking the he wears the piano key scarf he was the piano key beanie today though piano key scarf is a is a staple today just the gray beanie with dave also you rock demons give a demon sweater is that what i've seen word yeah i've got a san francisco demons tshirt says the hell hole and i've got my old usfl oakland invaders jacket as well oakland invaders i knew a guy who played for the oakland invaders depre used to play out at a what i was working at stones town galleria and the nordstrom espresso bar when i was in college dude used to come by everyday get his large coffee he played for the for the invaders he told me a started played the nfl a little bit too defensive and played at cal told me a story about how when they won the title they didn't get championship rings they got a belt buckle there you go let me tell you this dude not a die who was rocking cowboy boots and adult buckle tommy maddox though the the former quarterback of the pittsburgh steelers in the l a extreme was asked yesterday since he was the veteran quarterback who had to hand the reins off to ben rothlisberger he said he thinks big ben says he's going to help this kid after mason rudolph they asked him on draft night are you expecting big ben to a to usher you into teach you the playbook and and and you know a very they called it a diplomatic response he said you know it's not on big ben it's on me it's my responsibility to learn the playbook and to adapt to the nfl i think that's the right answer for a kid to give say hey it's not on me it's on me to do this is my responsibility he's already done it but a lotta people sort of took big bend response to that the wrong way ben rothlisberger said on his radio show last week if he asked me a question i might just point to the playbook and he kind of laughed it off any any went on to say you know i would probably answer questions for ben roethlisberger doesn't seem like the kind of guy who's who's confident or or pardon me.