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Dream Boy And The Poison Fans

Rough Translation

05:23 min | Last week

Dream Boy And The Poison Fans

"By the time that Emily Fangs reporting this story in March, the controversy around this actor at already gotten so hot that many of his fans refused to talk to a reporter others asked to speak in ways that would not reveal their true identities. NPR, by the way has very strict standard on this, you have to reasonably expect harm to your person or livelihood, and they met the standard there been retributive attacks and death threats. But we're GONNA start our story before all that back when Xiaojun was getting more endorsements than almost any idol in China is twenty eight tall and thin with Pale skin big eyes and understand the role he played in Chinese pop culture. You can look to the TV ads that were scripted with his image in mind. Mike Emily showed me this ad for Esti Lipstick So it starts in this. Hotel lobby most is really warm. Golden Sojourn appears the top of the staircase. He looks down and sees one beautiful woman in the crowd. She looks quite unsure of herself. He, sees this woman. And he can tell you quickens his steps who walks down the staircase briskly and it looks like he's about to approach her. But instead he grabbed golden balloon and he sends it her way with a package attached. The balloon didn't inside is surprise and estee louder lipstick which puts on an all of a sudden. She has confidence she struts out and she takes position on stage in front of a microphone. And you sojourn the crowd, he begins to clap for her and everyone else begins to clap her. As the woman smiles. They're selling the image of him as someone who helps others and to as helper of beauty he's too good to be human. But he's always there helping others be their best selves. Really Shapes. Shenzhen's millions of fans. See Him looks very clean. Looks. Very decent. He looks very gentle. This is an we're calling by her initials is E. IMA passer. Yes life I have never seen someone look at it. Is. E is thirty years old married. and. She was about to become the mother when I talked to her. So she has not the typical style Jonathan? Savage John Fans are usually single women young teenagers, teenagers likely in middle school or high school is e says that. This kind of connector to her friends because they always have something to talk about show. Good looks. And also there is a another reason is because I feel when people are pursuing I'll say when they're Authorian cert- can kind of celebrity they must have fun something in the celebrity that way don't have our self. So is he describes herself as very frank, a very frank and outspoken person maybe even a little harsh and one of the things she ended these most in South Asia is his gentleness so that I feel that is something I want to learn from him because John is portrayed a sweet person. He also needs protection because that gentleness can be taken advantage of in his fans need to. Be the ones who stand up for him here is where China's Fan Culture and actually Asian Fan Culture in general it kind of veers away from even the most intense fan behavior in the West because a lot of fancy it as their job, even their responsibility, not just to admire their idol and to support him but to go so much further. So is he talks about how in these? Media groups, some of which will have hundreds of thousands of followers. Each there are something called a child Wa. So sopra topic, what's called Super Topic or Toha, and which some of the lead fans who devote hours a day to organizing this fans structure, we'll give orders to. Fans beneath them about what they need to achieve for that day. So today, we're all going to click on this one music video and watch it or today we're all going to buy products from this brand because they've signed an endorsement deal with children. Say the broadcaster from the Child Watt who say today when you to do this today when you to do that so you remember that Estee Lauder ad for lipstick according to Chinese media estee Lauder Botox, pitched show in two thousand eighteen sold out not only within the first day of their release but within the first. Hour. Totalling almost six million dollars in sales, and then back on the fan club sites, fans would celebrate what they saw as their success. It's IMMA fine. You want to support your idol by making here she gets the most brand endorsements and makes the most money on behalf of these companies. I get I get what Xiaojun gets out of this he gets. And success money what fans get out of making him. So successful by being particularly influential fan of Superfan you also get a lot of power and influence the majority of his fans are going to be. Young girls in their middle school or high school years. So in real life, they're not going to have a lot of power in Chinese society. But by being a part of this fan group, you become part of this very powerful commercial

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Speech Processing for Disease - Dr Ami Moyal, President, Afeka Tel Aviv College of Engineering

The Voice Tech Podcast

03:29 min | Last week

Speech Processing for Disease - Dr Ami Moyal, President, Afeka Tel Aviv College of Engineering

"Center for Language Processing Quick Example was founded by eleven years ago after I spent fifteen years in the high tech industry as a research engineer vice-president technology, and CEO. Since then the centre has grown to be the largest research. Sentiment is bound helpless on Applied Research Field With project completed for the defense industry high companies, the medical field and more. Most recently, the language processing has been researching the use of speech processing, not sufficient diligence algorithms for providing a quicken, readily available three diagnostic assessment of Covid, nineteen infection we belden need for human intervention. When it comes to a rapidly spreading virus such as covid nineteen with millions of potential carriers Goud the global population. It is essential die identified like carry-ons virus at the early stages confection in order to private as testing efforts and break the chain of mission while it's great to hear there's just so much going on in Israel in the in the research failed, and specifically around language processing, you guys are really applying it to one of the most worthy and needed causes at the moment, the pre diagnosis of covid nineteen. Completely, understand the need to prioritize testing efforts. Tests are in short supply so you really do have to get to the right people i. I'm rendered. There was some talk around whether it was possible to use voice for the diagnosis of Kavita. This is a couple of months ago. Remember I'm on the on the what's that groups and things? I'm part of people were skeptical that it was actually possible. So tell us. Is it actually possible to use voice files, voice recording speech even coughs and non? Verbal. nonverbal recordings of of a human voice to be able to diagnose covid nineteen. That is precisely what our current research is into. After consulting with physicians specializing oratory disease and ear nose and throat, as well as with doctors conflict within coronavirus patients, we learned that among the earliest symptoms. So covid nineteen. Vocal the. And throat infection. These affect human localization patterns. We are modeling samples of speech coughing and breathing from both symptomatic and Azima the night to carry us to compare with models taken from healthy subjects. AUTOMO-. We are also modeling vocalisations subject the tested negative for covid nineteen yet are exhibiting similar symptoms shot such as those infected by the common flu. DC will a loaded the commodity who differentiate between someone who is likely a carrier and someone? Well. That makes perfect sense I mean obviously someone who is infected and is showing symptoms is going to sound different to someone who is isn't so I completely understand how you can train these machine learning models to recognize the difference I'm fascinated by the ability to be able to distinguish between different diseases though because I would imagine the you know if you have one type of disease or another, the reaction of your body would largely be the same the produce flam in the lungs which would come up in a fatal throw in different ways I'll be really really interested to know what the difference is. In how that sounds depending on the on which disease that you have

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US stocks struggle higher as tumultuous week comes to close

Bloomberg Markets

01:06 min | Last week

US stocks struggle higher as tumultuous week comes to close

"Dr. Trying for another comeback as a tumultuous week of big swings comes to a close. Analysts expect swings to continue to rattle markets for weeks, if not months, as investors with more clarity on several key issues. At the head of that list of uncertainties, for now, at least, is what to do with your big pick stocks. We checked the markets every 15 minutes of trading day on Bloomberg, Brady of the S and P is up 4/10 of a percent of 15. The Dow's up 7/10 of a percent up almost 200. The NASDAQ's Up 1/10 of a percent of 16 10. Years up. 3 30 seconds. The yield 300.66% West Texas Intermediate Crude is up 14% of 37 46 a barrel Comex gold is down 3% in 1957 80 an ounce A dollar yen 106 18 the euro dollar 18 35 in the British pound that all 27 88 US inflation quickened in August, driven by the sharpest monthly game in used vehicles. Since 1969 and consistent with the gradual pickup in prices is the economy recovers from the pandemic. We check the market since I say every 15 minutes at the trading day. That's your Bloomberg business Flash. I'm Gregg Jarrett.

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Trump abruptly taken out of briefing room as White House goes into lockdown following a shooting

Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

00:22 sec | Last month

Trump abruptly taken out of briefing room as White House goes into lockdown following a shooting

"President trump abruptly evacuated for the White House briefing room by security Monday after shots were fired near the white, house grounds that from CNN they report trump returned to the briefing room minutes. Later, confirming shooting trump ended I like to thank the Secret Service for doing the always quicken for effective were a senior administration official said that the shooter is in custody

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Rocket Companies IPO: Stock of Quicken Loans parent company rises almost 20% following debut

Wendy Bell

00:11 sec | Last month

Rocket Companies IPO: Stock of Quicken Loans parent company rises almost 20% following debut

"And Quicken loans, made a successful Wall Street debut after shrinking its offering. Last night. The stock closed at $21.51 after starting at 18. On the eve of the July jobs report

Sen. Bernie Sanders calls for tax on billionaires' gains during the pandemic

Squawk Pod

02:38 min | Last month

Sen. Bernie Sanders calls for tax on billionaires' gains during the pandemic

"A major milestone for the Nasdaq on Thursday the index briefly crossed eleven thousand for the first time ever the Nasdaq them closed out the day a hair below that eleven km milestone, a record high that's the indexes six record close in. So. Far, the Nasdaq is clocked a record close thirty one times in twenty twenty. It's remarkable run for the and exit especially considering what a hit like the rest of the stock packet back in. March. Clearly, the Nasdaq is come back with ferocity it's gained about twenty three percents alone the S. and P. Five hundred and the Dow Jones indices have each clocked day winning streak and the S&P is now near percentage points away from his own twenty twenty. Of course, record highs in the marketplace seem at odds with the troubles were seeing a real economy small and medium businesses are shuttered big retailers bankrupt individuals and entrepreneurs are anxiously awaiting more government relief according to some as you'll hear, the disconnect is in part due to the Federal Reserve's unprecedented actions throughout the pandemic. And investor competent that the Fed will continue to support the markets. One former presidential candidate is calling for billionaires to step up to the real economy. Here's duckie quick Senator Bernie Sanders he is now. Calling for a crackdown on billionaires, this is what he tweeted last night. I will be introducing legislation tomorrow meaning today to tax the obscene wealth gains billionaires have made during the public health crisis. The senator tweeted a thread explaining his proposal saying while over thirty million. Americans. Have seen their six hundred dollars a week and unemployment benefits. Expire emergency actions taken by the Federal Reserve to prop up the stock market have meant that four hundred, sixty, seven billionaires saw their wealth go up by over seven hundred and thirty billion dollars since the pandemic began while Amazon is denying paid sick leave hazard pay personal protective equipment to four, hundred, fifty, thousand of its Workers Jeff Bezos has increased his wealth by over seventy billion dollars. Amazon shares are up more than seventy percent year to date. You can see this morning down by about twelve dollars. Senator Sanders also calls out Walmart's Walton family. Tesla's Elon Musk and facebook's mark Zuckerberg for making billions of dollars during the pandemic, and then trying to juxtapose that with what they've done for some of the workers along the way he then said by taxing sixty percent of the wealth gains made by just four, hundred, sixty, seven billionaires. During this pandemic, we could guarantee has a right for an entire year and billionaires would still be able to pocket over three hundred, ten billion dollars gains during the worst downturn since the Great Depression.

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Rockets Win Contrast of Styles Against Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks

CBS Sports Radio

01:57 min | Last month

Rockets Win Contrast of Styles Against Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks

"Victory over the bucks and the way they played down the stretch. We're about to go inside that game here momentarily. We're live from the rocket mortgage by Quicken Loan studios when you need certainty in the home buying process with a loan that fits her life rocket can 1 50 to go. Middleton doubled to Yonas into the paint your own steps hard stolen from Horn picked this pocket hearted pounds past Westbrook by middle delay a good nine in a row for the Rockets. 1 13 1 12 They regain the lead. Craig Ackerman on the Houston Rockets radio network. Russell Westbrook finished with 31 points, and it was a 90 run that brought the Rockets back when they were trailing by eight. With roughly three minutes to go. We're pleased to welcome Eric. Name to the show. He covers the bucks for the athletic in Wisconsin. Eric, What did you see in those final three minutes from Milwaukee? Yeah, I mean, it was They really had a rough go of it tonight. It's It's something that this team all year has is really blown out a lot of teams so they haven't been forced into a spot where they've had to play a lot of close games and Get it on Friday night against the Celtics. I played opposed close game there. They finished it out. Make a couple plays. Chris Middleton had a couple of shots made a couple of passes and their everyone closed out. But tonight It was really just kind of a comedy of areas from, you know, about three minutes left. They had been posted up Brook Lopez the entire night Chris Middleton tosses them. What looks like a pretty simple past. Brooke Lopez has it bounces. Off his hands go out of bounds in that. From that point, it was turnovers. Sloppy play late, getting into their offensive said like it was just kind of Sloppy basketball that we really haven't seen but from the boxes season and they ended up losing this one and just doing something totally uncharacteristic of what they've done thus far this season. Except that as

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Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin's Most Dangerous Hackers

The Vergecast

46:42 min | 2 months ago

Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin's Most Dangerous Hackers

"Everybody from the British. Ask this week's interview. Episode has any Greenberg senior writer at wired. He just SORTA book called Sand Worm New Era of cyber war in the hunt for the Kremlin's Miss, dangerous hackers, it is all about hacking group inside of the Russian government called San Worm. They were responsible for the most damaging cyber warfare attacks over the past year there behind not PECI. The hackers took out in the mayor shipping line hospitals across the U. K San has totally escalated. What we think of Cyber War, and he's book gets all into how they were discovered how they were flushed out the. The intricacies of these various hacks. It's super interesting. The book is a thrill ride. If you're looking for something that isn't the virus. This is like a thriller, a highly recommended. It was really fun to talk to her about the stuff. one thing I. WanNa know we're all at home so during this in every might hear some kids in the background. I asked you just be a little forgiving that we're all. We're all dealing with it and he was a great interview. Check Out Sandy Greenberg of sand worm, a new era of cyber war and the hunt for the Kremlin's most dangerous hack. Any Greenberg your senior writer at wired you're also the author of Sand Worm, new era of cyber war in the hunt for the Kremlin's most dangerous. Welcome glad to be here so even writing about cybersecurity frontier I think you just said two thousand six and writing about Cybersecurity, but this book sand worm as I was reading it. It seems like it's called the new era of cyber war. It seems like there's been a huge turn in sort of state-sponsored. Particularly Russians sponsored cyber attacks. How did you come onto that notion? How did you begin reading this book I'm I'm very curious how you see. See that turn happening well. In late twenty sixteen, my former colleague Kim Zetter she had been the one who really covered state sponsored hacking in cyber war stuff, but she left wired, and this was also at the time. When you know Russian hackers were meddling in the US election, they'd hacked the democratic. National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the Clinton Campaign, so my editors were really primes on face, mantra hacking all of a sudden, but what they? They really what they told me they wanted was a actually like a big takeover of the whole magazine. All about cyber war, but cyber war to me is different than those kinds of espionage election, meddling tactics so I went looking for no real cyber war story, which means to me like a actual disruptive cyber attacks, and as I looked around. It seemed like the place where that was really happening was in Ukraine not really in the US in fact maybe. Maybe what was happening in? Ukraine seemed to me like it was in some ways, the only real full blown cyber war that was actually occurring where Russian hackers were not just attacking the election which they had done, they tried this spoof the results of a presidential election, but they had also attacks media and destroyed their computers. They had attacked government agencies and tried to like destroy entire networks, and then they had turned off the power for the first time. In December of two thousand, fifteen, the the first actual blackout triggered by hackers, and just as I was look into this happened again the the effect, the seem hacker group caused a blackout this time in the capital of Kiev so I wince looking in Ukraine for this cyber war story that. Turned into a cover story for wired that kind of gave editors what they wanted, but then also kept unfolding This cyber war kept growing in scope and scale and. The original story written for wired was kind of about the fact that you could look to Ukraine to see the future of cyber war that will what was happening. There might soon spread to the rest of the world. And that is actually what happens to like just after we publish that cover story to same hackers released this climactic terrible cyber attack in Ukraine. Called Not Petiot that spread beyond Ukrainians became the worst cyberattack history cost ten billion dollars, so when that happened, that was when I saw that there was potential to do a book about this that it was not just a kind of case study about Ukraine or even kind of predictive story, but a an actual full story arc about this one group that had carried out the what I would say was not only the first. First Real Cyber War, but the worst cyberattack in history and the you know I wanted to capture the the Ark of that story in the effects, the real experience of cyber war. Yeah, so the group is called sand worm in this is just one of the the sort of opening arcs of the book is how they've come. They come to be named this because references and code walk people through just like it's so. relatable that like even these hackers are using using this language that leads them recalled Sandwich Tell people about it. So when I started to look into the origins of this group after that second blackout attack I I found that this this company called eyesight partners which have been acquired by fire I I, said partners was the first to find these hackers in twenty, fourteen, basically using fishing in kind of typical espionage tactics, plant malware in the networks of typical Russian hacking targets like groups across Eastern, Europe and NATO in a look like what they were doing was just kind of typical espionage. They were planning. This by wear calls lack energy buds will first of all they could see that they were rushing, because they had this server that they were using to administer some of these attacks and they. They left the server, so anybody could look at it in. There was a kind of Russian language to file for how to use black energy on the service, so these guys seem like they were rushing, but even more interesting in some ways. was that they to track each victim each instance of black energy? This malware has little campaign code in each campaign was a reference to the science fiction novel Dune and you know so like one of them was something about Iraq is, and then one of them is about the sutter cars, these like imperial soldiers in in that SCI FI universe so I said partners named this group sand worm, because well just because it's a cool. Name associated with doing, but it turned out to me. It became this very powerful because a sandwich miss this monster that lies beneath the surface, and occasionally arises from underground to do terribly destructive things. partners didn't know that at the time, they they soon afterward realized what sand. was doing was not just espionage, but they were actually doing reconnaissance for disruptive cyberattacks. They were also hacking power grids. They were planning black energy, not only in the European Eastern European targets in the US power grid networks as well. The Ultimately Syndrome was the first twenty fifteen to cross that line in use black energy as the first step in a multi step attack that led to a blackout. So this was not just espionage really was kind of like you know this monster that rises from under the ground to do terrible acts of mass destruction that came to pass so one of the things that comes up over in the book. Is this growing sense of dread from security researchers and analysts? Oh this is an imminent threat to the united. States just Ukraine, but like this is happening here and then there's a sense that the United States actually open the door to this kind of warfare with stuxnet. which was an attack on Iran? How how did those connect for you that it seemed like there's a new rule of engagement new set of rules of engagement for cyber warfare that actually the United States implicitly created with with stuxnet by attacking Iran. Yeah, I mean I tried to highlight. Clearly sand worm are the real bad guys in the story, they are the actual hacker group that did these terribly reckless destructive attacks that actually in some cases put people's lives at risk, the kind of in some parts of the story they actually shutdown medical record systems and I. Think may have cost people's lives with cyber attacks today they are the actual antagonist here, but I also want to highlight the ways that the US government is is partially responsible for the state of Cyber War, and there are a few ways that that's true. I The US! Open the Pandora's box of cyber war with stuxnet. This piece of now where that. That was used to destroy Iranian nuclear enrichment centrifuges that was the first piece of our that actually have caused that physical disruption destruction, and we now see Sandra doing the same thing in Ukraine. In in fact, in some ways around the world, also the the US hordes, these kind of zero day, secret hacking techniques, some of which were stolen and leaked and used by sand worm, but then I think the in fact, the biggest way that I tried to highlight that the US is responsible or complicit or negligent. Here is that we did not call allows what Santorum was doing in Ukraine and say to Russia. We know what you're doing. This is unacceptable. Nobody should be turning out the lights. Two civilians with cyber attacks. There wasn't a message like that I. mean the Obama White House sent a message to Russia over this kind of cyber hotline to say your election hacking is not okay. We see what you're doing and we want you to stop, but they said nothing about a tube blackout attacks in Ukraine, and that was kind of implicit signal to Russia. They could keep. Keep escalating, and even as all the cyber security, researchers and Ukrainians were warning that what was happening to Ukraine, would soon spread to the rest of the world, the US government ignore this both Obama, and then the trump administration until that prediction came to pass and a sand worm cyberattack did spread to the rest of the world, and it was too late, and we all suffered globally as a result, so let's talk about patch it. WAS CATASTROPHIC IN SCOPE, right? It took out the mayor shipping line, which is a massive business. It took out some hospitals in UK like it was huge in scope. I don't think people really put it all together. Talk about how it started and how big it grew. Yeah, so not too was kind of like big apotheosis sandwich, where all of these predictions of the terribly destructive things they were doing to the rest of the world came to pass but it did it started in Ukraine. They hijacked this. The the software updates of this accounting software called me doc that is basically used by everybody in Ukraine. The quicken turbo tax of Ukraine. If you do business in Ukraine, you have to have this installed, so sanborn hijack the updates of that news to push out this worm to thousands of victims mostly in Ukraine, but it was a worm, so it's spread the mmediately end quickly kind of carpet bombs. The entire Ukrainian Internet's every computer at spread to would encrypt permanently. You could not recover the computer, so it very quickly took down pretty much every. Every Ukrainian government agency twenty two banks multiple airports for hospitals in Ukraine that I. could count and in each of these cases. What is eight took them down. I mean it destroyed essentially all of their computers, which requires sometimes weeks or months to recover from, but then as you know, this is a worm that does not respect national borders. So even though it was, it seemed to be an attack intended to disrupt Ukraine. It immediately spread beyond Ukraine's borders. Borders to everybody who had this accounting software installed? That was doing business in Ukraine and some people who didn't so that includes Maersk. The world's largest shipping firm and Fedex and Mondelez, which owns cadbury, NABISCO and ranking manufacturing firm that makes tylenol in Merck. The Pharmaceutical Company in New Jersey on each of these companies lost hundreds of millions of dollars. The scale of this is kind of difficult to capture but I in the book I tried to. To I focused in part Maersk because it is just a good company to look at because you can. They had this gigantic global physical machine that is they have seventy six ports around the world that they own as well as these massive ships that have tens of thousands of shipping containers on them. And I told the story of how on this day seventeen of their terminals of were entirely paralyzed by this attack with ships arriving with just. Piles of containers on them. Nobody could unload. Nobody knew what was inside of nobody knew how to load or unload them with around the world of seventeen terminals, thousands of trucks, Semitrailers, carrying containers were lining up in Lyons miles long because the gates that were kind of checkpoints to check in the these trucks to drop something off or pick it up. They were paralyzed as well. This was a fiasco on a global scale is responsible for a fifth of the world's lable shipping capacity. They were truly just a rendered brain dead by this attack, but yeah displayed out at all of these different victims MERC had to borrow their own each vaccine from the Center for Disease Control because they're manufacturing. Manufacturing was disrupted by this, and it ultimately spread to a company called nuance, nate speech to text software. They have a service that does this for hospitals across the US to dozens of our possibly hundreds of American hospitals at this backlog of transcriptions to medical records that were lost because of this, and that resulted in patients, being do for surgeries or transfers, other hospitals in nobody knew their medical records were updated. I mean this was scale where hundreds of hospitals each of which has thousands of patients missing changes the medical records. We don't know what the effects of that work, but very well could've actually harmed people's health. Our lives I mean the scale of not petty is very difficult to. Get your mind around, but we do know that you know monetarily cost ten billion dollars, which is by far the biggest number we've ever seen, but it also had this this kind of harder to quantify toll on people's lives, so it it you know you read about it at length and wired. Obviously these companies go down of ripples in mainstream sort of general press, but I don't feel like people really not like Oh. This Russian group called San Worms sponsored by the Russian government. Unleash this attack in it caused this cascading effect of failure and disaster cost in that because we know what we can attribute it to the government, our government. I don't feel like that connection got made for people. What is the gap between other as a hack and Oh, this is actually a type of warfare engagement, because that that connection seems very tenuous. I think for a lot of people. Even as sort of the more general mainstream press covers this stuff. Yeah, you know. I don't think that that's is just like the nature of. Of Cyber War I think that was a failing that that lack of connection is a failing on our government's parts, and on you could say even on the part of some of these victims like these large companies I mean I at the time did not pitch it happened. I was fully on the trail of standard within days. I was talking to cyber security researchers who? Who had piece together? Some of the forensics to show the not petiot was Sandra that it was a Russian state-sponsored attack in yet none of those companies that I mentioned mercker Mondelez or Maersk or Fedex, or any of them wanted to say the Russia had done this to them and know governments were talking about either like the Ukrainian government was. They're always willing to point. Point the finger at Russia, but the US government was not, and you know that to me seemed to be just kind of I mean I felt like I was being gas. Let's at that point. I had watched Russia due to Ukraine for a long time at that point tonight. I sort of understood that NATO in the West. We had this kind of cruel logic that. Ukraine is not us. Russia can do what it likes to Ukraine because they're not NATO not e you. They are Russia's sphere of influence or something I think that that's very wrongheaded, but at least it made sense. You know to have that that viewpoints, but now this attack had spread from Ukraine to hit American soil American companies in many cases and yet still the US government was saying nothing I just thought this was bizarre and you know so i. For months I was like. Trying to get any of these companies to tell the story of of their experiences, not Peta I was trying to figure out why the US government wasn't talking about the fact that this was a Russian cyberattack and ultimately I. Think it was I. think it was kind of I know partly disorganization negligence. I think it may have something to do with the fact that the. The? Trump administration doesn't like talking about Russian hackers for obvious reasons, but eight months after it took eight months ultimately for the US government to finally say not that it was a was Russia it was the worst cyberattack in history, and then a month later. The White House impose consequences in put new sanctions on Russia and response, but it took nine months and more importantly it took. Multiple years this without was the first time this was twenty eighteen, and the Russian cyber war in Ukraine had started around the fall of Twenty fifteen, so that's just incredible span of negligence when the US government said nothing about these escalating unfolding. Acts, of Cyber Award that there should have been unacceptable from the very beginning I mean these are the kind of quintessential acts of state sponsored cyber attacks on civilians, trying out the lights. You know that's the kind of thing that I believe that the US government should have called out and drawn a red line across at the very beginning took ears, so I do think it was a big failing. Of of diplomacy, it just seemed like that part of the problem, and this is kind of an expression is it's so hard to describe like if the Russian government sent fighter jets to America and live their support. Okay, like everyone understood, you can see it. You can understand what happened there. In the you know, there's like a however many decades of movies about how to fight that war. This is a bunch of people in a room typing. Like it there's just an element of this where the dangerous Oh federal where the attack is invisible, and while the effects might be very very tangible, the causes are still sort of mysterious people so. My question is who is sandwich. What what do we know about them? Where do they work? What are they like? Do we have a sense of how this operation actually operates? In some ways the the biggest challenge of reporting this book, and I spent essentially the third act of the book, the last third of the reporting of the book, trying to answer the question of who is in worm, who are these people? Where are they located? What motivates them and I guess to partially spoil the ending here. They are a unit of the year you. They are a part of Russia's military intelligence agency, which is responsible for you know, this is not a coincidence. They are responsible for election meddling responsible for the attempted assassination of You. chemical weapons in the United Kingdom they're responsible for the downing of a seventeen as commercial passenger jet over Ukraine were three hundred innocent people died on the G. R.. You are this incredibly reckless callous out military intelligence agency, but they act like kind of almost just cut through mercenaries around the world. Doing Russia's bidding in ways that are very scary, so I threw essentially like a combination of excellent work of a bunch of security researchers who I was speaking to combined with some confirmation from US intelligence agencies, and then ultimately some other clues from the investigation of Robert Muller into meddling all these things combined created the trail that led to one group within the JERE. You that were you know I? Eventually had some names and faces even address of this this group, and all that was actually only finally fully confirms After the book came out Justin in recent months when the White House finally actually was the State Department's. End as well as the UK on Australian and other governments together finally said yes, sand worm is in fact that this unit of the year you so this theory that I developed in positive near the end of the book was finally basically confirmed by governments just in recent months. So one thing that strikes me at that is I, think of the Russian military things. Gru is being foreboding being obviously, they're very very good at this other a buttoned up in then they have like a incredible social media presence that kind of POPs up throughout the book that distracts from what doing. They set up Gucci for two point Oh when they were doing the DNC hacks that fed to wikileaks in the. That account insisted it was just guy. They set up the shadow brokers which was. I read. It is just like your some goof-balls like they wanted to seem a lot dumber and a lot smaller than they were. They were very effective at it to people I. Talk About those that strategy, and then I guess my question have is like a re better at seeing that strategy for what it is well. You make a really interesting point. The uses these false flags like throughout their recent history that we I should say we don't know that they were responsible for shadow brokers. In fact, nobody knows who shot a brokers. The shadow brokers truly are, and they are in some ways the biggest mystery in this whole story, this one group that hacked the NSA apparently and leaked a bunch of their zero day hacking techniques, or maybe they were even say insiders. We still don't know the answer to that question, but the other other incidents you mentioned. That are you are responsible for this Guja for two point zero fake hacktivists leaked a bunch of the Clinton documents. They're responsible for other false flags like they at one point to call themselves the Cyber Caliphate pretended to be Isis. They've a pretended to be like patriotic pro. Russian Ukrainians at some point they they're always like wearing different masks ends. They're very deceptive. in the a later chapter of the book, some of the biggest one of the biggest attacks they. They did was this attack on the twenty thousand Olympics where they not only wore a false mask, but they actually had layers of false flags where as cyber security researchers W. This melwert was used to destroy the entire back end of the two thousand eighteen winter Olympics. Just as the opening ceremony began, this was a catastrophic events. The aware had all of these fake clues made look like it was Chinese or North Korean or maybe Russian. Nobody could tell it was like. It was this kind of confusion bomb almost designed to to just make researchers throw up their hands. Give up on attributing mallards. Any particular actor was only through some amazing detective work by some of the analysts that I spoke to the able to cut through those false flags identify that sand was behind this essentially, but yeah, it's it is a one very real characteristic of the jury you that they are almost they seem to almost take pleasure or like be showing off their deception capabilities to and their evolving those capabilities they are getting more deceptive over time as fake gets more, destructive aggressive. Advertising content when I say Utopia what comes to mind? Birds Chirping lush natural beauty dialed up and vibrant technicolor. Is it within reach. Your world. World. explained. You are an essential part of the Pathak social body. Everybody in that place. Everybody happy now. While the peacock original series brave new world takes place in a scientific futuristic utopia. The concept is nothing new Sir Thomas more. 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Not Connected Right, but the way they throughout the book the way they execute East campaigns they're deeply connected, and that seems like not only just a new kind of warfare, and you kind of craft, but some just consistently seems to work in surprising ways like the tech press is GonNa. Be Like Gucci. I says this and we're. There's never that next step of also we think it's Russian government, and that seems like first of all I'm dying. I imagine the meeting right. I would love to be a fly on the wall of the meeting where they decide what their twitter name is going to be today. I'm very curious how they evolve those attacks in such a way that it just seems to be more and more effective time. Yeah, I mean. I also love to have been those meetings in. It's my one kind of regret in this book that I never actually got. Interviews, it's almost an impossible thing to do. They liked find defectors from the R., you or something. He will tell those stories at a knock it murdered I mean. It's kind of a possible, but but. In some cases? I think your earlier points. They almost seem kind of bumbling in these things they do them in a very improvisational way. for two point Oh seemed almost like it was a justice thing they invented on the spot, tried to cover up some of the the accidental ups like they had left russian-language formatting errors in the documents that they had leaked from the DNC, so they admitted this guy who appeared the next day and started. Talking about being a Romanian. Friends as motherboard Lorenza, Franceschi decry he started this conversation. Align with with Guja for two point, oh basically proved at the guy could not actually properly speak Romanian. BE Russian speaker. In fact, it was. It was almost comical at the same time. They're using very sophisticated hacking techniques doing destructive attacks on a massive scale, but they're also. They seem like they're kind of making it up as they go along. They do things that don't actually seem very kind of strategically smart. They kind of seem like they're trying to impress their boss for the day. Sometimes with just like some sometimes, it's just seems like the Jere. You wakes up in asks themselves. Like what can we blow up today? Rather than thinking like? How can we accomplish the greater strategic objectives of the Russian Federation? So they are fascinating in that way and very stringent colorful group. That's I think one of the biggest questions I have here is. We spend a lot of time trying to imagine what flat and Mirror Putin wants. You know when he grows up, but it. None of this seems targeted like what is the goal for Russia to disrupt the Winter Olympics right like. Is there a purpose to that? Is that just a strike fear? Is it just to? EXPAND THAT SUV influenced. Is it just to say we have the capability furious is there? has there ever really been the stated goal for this kind of cyber warfare? That one is particularly mystifying. I mean you can imagine why Russia would want to attack the Olympics. They were banned from the two thousand Eighteen Olympics doping, but then you would think that they might want to attack the Olympics and send a message maybe like eight deniable message a message that you know if you continue to ban us. We're GONNA. Continue to attack you like like any terrorists would do, but instead they attacked the winter. Olympics in this way, that really seemed like they were trying not to get caught, and instead like make it look like the was Russia North Korea? And then you have to like what is the point of that was? The could kind of. Sit there in Moscow and kind of like rub their hands together in gleefully. Watch this chaos unfolds. It almost really does seem like it was petty vindictive thing that they just for their own emotional needs wanted to make sure that nobody could enjoy the Olympics if they were not going to enjoy them I that was, but that one is i. think outlier in some ways for the most part you can kind of see. The Russia is advancing. The G. R. You that sand worm is advancing something that does generally make sense which is that. In Ukraine for instance, they're trying to make Ukraine look like a failed state. They're trying to make Ukrainians. Lose faith in their security. Services are trying to prevent investors globally from funneling money into Ukraine trying to create a kind of frozen conflict, as we say in Ukraine where there's this constant perpetual state of degradation. They're not trying to conquer the country, but they're trying to create a kind of permanent war in Ukraine and would cyber war. You can do that beyond the traditional front end. It is in some ways the same kind of tactic that they used in other places like the US which. which here we saw more than influence operation that they were hacking leaking organizations like democratic campaign organizations and anti doping organizations to kind of so confusion to embarrass on their targets. They're trying to influence like the international audiences opinion these people, but in Ukraine, it is in some ways, just a different kind of influence operation where they're trying to influence the world's view of Ukraine. Influence Ukrainians view of their themselves under government to make them feel like they are in a war zone even when their kid hundreds of miles from the actual fighting. That's happening on the eastern fronts in the eastern region of. Of Ukraine so in a book you you you go to Kiev. You spent time in Ukraine. Is there a sense in that country that while sometimes light goes out sometimes our TV stations. Their computers don't boot anymore. Because they got rewritten, the Hydros got Zeros like. Is there a sense that this is happening? Is there a sense the defy back is there does Microsoft deploy you know dozens of engineers to to help fight back. How does that play out on the ground there? Yeah, I mean to be fair. Ukrainians are very stoic about these things and regular. Ukrainian citizens were not bothered by you know. Know a short blackout. They didn't particularly care you know. This blackout was the first ever. Hacker induced blackout in history but Ukrainian cyber security. People were very unnerved by this end, people in these actual utilities were traumatized I mean these attacks were truly like relentless sins very kind of scary for the actual operators at the controls I mean in the first blackout attack. These poor operators Ukrainian control room in western Ukraine they were locked out of their computers, and they had to watch their own mouse cursor. Click through circuit breakers, turning off the power in front of them I. Mean They watched it happen? At these kind of Phantom hands to control of their mouse movements, so they took this very very seriously, but yet Ukrainians as a whole I mean they have seen a lot. They are going through an actual physical war. They've seen the seizure of Crimea and the invasion of the east of the country. You know the the date hits. A Ukrainian general was assassinated with a car bomb in the middle of Kiev, so they have a lot of problems, and I'm not sure that cyber war is one of the top of their minds, but not patio I. Did, actually reach Ukrainians normal. Ukrainian civilians to it. It shook them as well. I talked to two regular Ukrainians. who found that they couldn't swipe into the Kiev Metro. They couldn't use their credit card at the grocery store. All the ATM's were down The Postal Service was taken out for every computer that the postal service had was taken out for more than a month. I mean these things really did affect people's lives, but it kind of. A until that kind of climactic worm. Not Patio for I think for this to really reach home for Ukrainians. who have kind of seen so much. How do you fight back? I, mean I one of things that struck me as I was reading. The book is so many of the people you talked to people who are identifying the threat. They're actually private companies. Eyesight was the first even detect it. they are contractors to intelligence agencies the military in some cases, but they're not necessarily the government right like it's not necessarily Microsoft. Who has to issue the patches from the software not necessarily GE which makes simplicity, which is the big industrial controls talk about a lot. How does all that come together into a defense because that seems like harder problem of coordination? Yeah, I mean defense in Cyber. Security is in an eternal problem. It's incredibly complicated, and when you have a really sophisticated determined adversary, it know they will win eventually ends I. think that they're absolutely lessons for defense in this book about you know. Maybe you need to really really think about software updates for instance like the kind that were hijacked to a with this medoc accounting software. As a vector for terrible cyber-attacks. Imagine that like. Any of your insecure apps that have kind of updates can be become a a piece of Malware, really unique to signature networks need to think about patching on. There are just an endless kind of checklist of things to every organization needs to do to protect themselves so. In some ways that just like a Sisyphean task and I don't. I don't try to answer that question in the book because it's too big, and it's kind of boring as well, but what I do really hammer on is the thing that the government's really could've done here. which is to try to establish norms tried to control attackers through diplomacy through kind of disciplinary action through things like kind of Geneva Convention for Cyber War if. If you think about a kind of analogy to say like chemical weapons, we could just try to give everyone in the world a gas mask that they have to carry around with them at all times, or we could create a Geneva. Convention norm that chemical weapons should not be used in if they are than crime, and you get pulled in front of the Hague. Hague and we've done the ladder and I think that in some ways should be part of the the answer to cyber war as well we need to establish norms and make countries like Russia or like organizations like the G. Are you understand that there will be consequences for these kinds of attacks, even when the victim is not the US or NATO or the? The EU and I think we're only just starting to think about that. One of the questions I had as reading is it seems like a very clear red line for almost everyone you talk to is attacks on the power grid right? That is just unacceptable. You should not do it if you do it. You've crossed a line and there should be some consequence. Is, that clear to governments. Is that something that our government says? It's something that the says it has been established. It seems like it's it's the conventional wisdom wants to salvage, but I'm not unclear whether that is actually the line that exists. It definitely has not been established, and when I kind of did these I managed to get sort of interviews with the top cyber security officials in the Obama ends trump administration Jay Michael Daniel was the cyber. Cyber Coordinator for the administration was the kind of cyber coordinator boss in the The Homeland Security Adviser for trump and both of them when I asked him about like wiped. Why didn't you know to put it bluntly like? Why didn't you respond? When Russia caused blackouts in Ukraine? Both of them essentially said well. You know that's not actually the rule that we want to set. We want to be able to cause blackouts in our adversaries networks. In their power grids when we are in a war situation or when we believe it's in our national interest, so you know that's the thing about these cyber war capabilities. This is part of the problem that every country. Absolutely the US among them isn't really interested in controlling these weapons, because we in this kind of Lord of the rings fashion, we are drawn to them to like we want to maintain the ability to use those weapons ourselves and nobody wants to throw this ring in the fires, of Mount Doom. We all wanted maintain the ring and imagine that we can use it for good in out. So that's why neither administration called that Russia for doing this because they want that power to. Make the comparison to to nuclear weapons but Negotiated drawdown and treaties with Russia in the past we count warheads where aware that the United States stockpiles can destroy the world. Fifty Times over today maybe tomorrow one hundred hundred like what we have a sense of the the measure of force that we can. Put on the world when it comes to nuclear weapons, there's a sense that Oh, we should never use these right like we have them as a deterrent, but we've gained out that actually leads to his mutually assured destruction like there's an entire body of academics. There's entire body of researchers. Entire body is got scenario planning with that kind of weapon. Does that same thing exist for for cyber weapons. There are absolutely. Know community is of academics. Policymakers who are thinking about this stuff now, but I don't think it's kind of gotten through to actual government decision. that. There needs to be kind of cyber deterrence in how that would work. In in the comparison to nuclear weapons is like instructive, but not exactly helpful. In fact, it's kind of counter-productive because we cannot deter cyber-attacks with other cyber-attacks i. don't think that's GonNa work in part because we haven't even tried to establish it yet. There are no kind of rules or read lines, but then I think more importantly. Everybody thinks that they can get away with cyberattacks that they can. They're going to create a false flag. That's clever enough that that when they blow up a power grid, they can blame their neighbor instead, so they think they're. They're gonNA. Get Away with it, and that causes them to do it anyway. A not fear the kind of assured destruction so I think that the the right response, the way to to deter cyber attacks is not with the promise of a cyber attack in return. It's with all the other kind of tools we have, and they've been used sometimes, but but they were not in the case of Sand Werman. Those tools include like sanctions which came far too late in the story indictments of hackers. In some cases, we still haven't really seen syndrome. Hackers indicted for the things that they did in Ukraine or or even not petty. And then ultimately just kind of messaging like calling out naming and shaming bad actors, and that has happened to some degree with Sandra, but in some cases there have still been massive failures there there has still been no public attribution of the Sandwich attack on the twenty eighteen Olympics I mean. My Book has been out for months. I think show pretty clear evidence that syndrome is responsible for this attack. The very least it was Russia and yet the US and Korean War, These Olympics took place at UK, none of these governments have named Russia as having done that. That attack which almost just invites them to do it again whenever our next Olympics are going to be, I guess maybe not this year, but if you don't send that message than you're just essentially inviting Russia to try again so I think might my big question is what happens now? I mean right we you write about. The NSA has tailored access operations, which is their elite hacking group. We are obviously interested in maintaining some of these capabilities. We've come to a place where people are writing books about how it works. What is the next step? What is the next? does it just keep getting worse or does this kind of diplomacy you're talking about? Is that beginning to happen I? Think there is some little glimmers of hope about the diplomacy beginning to happen I mean this year in February I think it was the State Department's called out a sand worm attack on Georgia, where a worms hackers basically took down a ton of Georgian websites by attacking the hosting providers as well as a couple of TV's broadcasters in the US. State Department with a few other governments not. said this was sand. Worm named the unit of the GRU. That's is that was confirmation that I've been looking for for a long time, but they also made a point of saying that we're calling this out is unacceptable, even though Georgia. Georgia is not part of NATO or the U. so that's that's progress. That's essentially creating a new kind of rule. That's state-sponsored. Hackers can't do certain things, no matter who the victims and that's really important. Also, it was kind of interesting because federal officials like gave me a heads up about that announcement before happened, which they have very very rarely do and I think they were trying. To say was in we. We read your book and we. Got The message okay like Stop attacking us about this like we're trying. We're doing something different here I. Don't want flatter myself that I actually changed their policy, but it did seem interesting that they wanted to tell me personally about this so i. I think that like maybe our stance on this kind of diplomacy is evolving, and we're learning lessons, but at the same time we also see the attacks evolving to. To and their new innovations in these kinds of disruption happening, we've seen since some of these terrible Sandra attacks. You know other very scary things like this piece of our called Triton or crisis that was used to disabled safety systems in a oil refinery in Saudi Arabia on that was you know that could have caused an actual physical explosion of petrochemical facility? The the attacks are evolving to okay final last real question. Tell people where they can get your book. You can find all kinds of places by on indie Greenberg Dot net. Written another book as well previously, yes. That's right. I wrote a book about wikileaks. Cypher punks and things like that. That's right well. I'm a huge fan. It was an honor to talk to you. Thank you so much for coming on I know it's. It's a weird time to be talking about anything, but the coronavirus I was very happy to talk about something else, which is that it seems a little bit more in control Even if it is quite dangerous, a thank you for the time. I appreciate it. Yeah, I'm glad to provide people with a different kind of apocalypse as a distraction.

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UFC Partners with China's Reskinned PUBG Mobile League

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UFC Partners with China's Reskinned PUBG Mobile League

"Seemingly quickened by MasterCard in right games partnership, the push financial services companies in the east. Sports is a trend worth monitoring. Finally the big one you have see his sponsored China's mobile peacekeeper elite league, so you've probably never heard of that game at least I hadn't. The game is called game of peace or peacekeeper lead, and is basically a re skin pudgy mobile to get around Chinese censorship laws. It was made by tencent. If you had Nardi guest poked mobile AK peacekeeper elite set to be a massive title and brands are buying in pretty quickly. You is a bit of ran a partnership, but there's a lot of value. Bringing the Chinese audience is the mixed martial art competitions. I sports advertisement in China.

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Bruce Rasa - AgVoice: Voice Tech for the Farm

Future Ear Radio

06:04 min | 2 months ago

Bruce Rasa - AgVoice: Voice Tech for the Farm

"Fascinating space because it seems, everyone is interested in voice. Everyone's willing to try and trial. It but we. We really here's got sparked. So about five years ago many people might remember that. Google did a public competition. For. Smart Glasses and they primarily aimed at you. Know vast majority that at the consumer market. But when I saw the device first floor in about it as a possible successor, initially compliment, but possible successor to the smartphone itself. I was really intrigued. At could be A. Very useful very practical everyday hands on tool to help people collect a saying for example in any industrial use case. And I just knew that intuitively because of Mine Akron grown up on the farm, families still farms in total like my a father brother GonNA cousins farm about ten thousand acres in western Missouri. uncles Nance also have an portrait of a forty thousand apple trees. Really Groping really neat, fascinating, rich diverse environment for for agricultural. work in the short versions observe was her hands on intense job, so when hands free tool came along I was interested tried out, so the specific origin story was. Through my name in the ring. In a you know Google did a public competition said. What would you do if you had this device? And I said well, if I had glass I would help. Farmers Growers Connect with consumers and show how their food is grown in a safe and environmentally responsible way so effectively the type of communications platform. To allow the world of agriculture to connect with the world of consumers, which usually has a lot of. Differences are GonNa Misunderstandings and the simple version is I was I was fortunate I was selected. and went through the list of the eight thousand people selected, and only five even mentioned the word agriculture. Got, this, device that has intriguing possibility, it's tested and so I actually I got the device in Los, Angeles I fully can say Missouri, and I went and test it with farmers the next day, so the first place in the world, smart glasses retested in the in the food production sector, anyway at least to general purpose, you know mass device. On Google's device was in western cooler bar. That's so cool, yeah! I think that's super interesting and you mentioned something there. You know hands busy labor intensive like that's where I think that. This is where it really caught. My attention is this. Is this notion that you know you think about that type of job? If you're a grower, you're a farmer more times than not I would imagine that you are doing things that are really. Really preoccupying yourself, but I think that as I've learned a little bit about your product, it really allows for them to continue to do the job that they're doing, but also sort of take care of a lot of different like almost like clerical work right like this is what I did today. These were the amount of bushels of apples that I picked. The right s you know kind of going like one by one and you can do this all on the go and and I. Just think that's so interesting, because clearly as you know, I would imagine that would the type of feedback that you've gotten is like this is a really positive thing because it allows me to do my job just way more efficiently than I had been doing it can. Can you speak a little bit to that idea of like how this tool serves that type of professional? Assure so a couple of examples quicken in that you know toying with the device on my whole goal was to put that. SMART glasses in a lot of people's hands, which I I got to meet with about eight hundred people over the course of a year people were from. Slightly more than twenty different countries got very diverse input and Dave. Two things came out loud and clear was. Screaming need for hands free device. NC exactly what you said was people already with a hands on job, sometimes a full professional job, not just if you will caller, but all of them have an escalating need to capture information as they're doing their job and they don't WanNa stop work doesn't sound like a big deal. Many people saying office, but this this stops ten twenty or thirty percent of their day by today's recordkeeping, which is really not frankly they're usually. They're talented their passion. But the the second thing that came out in their search was the voice recognition absolutely sucked. So these people have specialized dedicated jobs there. People could veterinarians a plant scientists agronomist. Machinery inspectors repair support in a very specific jobs. Basically, they have a very specific vocabulary or dictionary or lexicon. If you will a things they need to do the reports and pretty simple. If you if anyone listening this is tried anything with a general purpose, surface optimize for consumers be Siri. It could be google. Times Alexa Cortana. Usually those things really. Are Not optimized all for specific industrial use case yen. Okay, the second thing is. I'd observe what has happened. Ed Buried very successfully in the healthcare sector. So the quick kind of analogy there is whistling somewhat. Similar idea, but again the healthcare sector just one company alone called nuance. Brilliant job kind of from a distance think last I understood they've about five hundred thousand. Users that are doctors, nurses, health practitioners doing this thing you're talking about to invoice capture against healthcare records, so the big benefit to them is a reduction in this this overwhelming painful. recordkeeping piece so critical mandatory yet 'cause it's a major. Of Major source of overwhelming and burn out for physicians and other people in health care. And the second thing is frankly they're taking their eyes off the patient.

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"quicken" Discussed on Daily Detroit

Daily Detroit

04:53 min | 2 months ago

"quicken" Discussed on Daily Detroit

"Public doesn't mean we should worry about any changes on the downside. You've presented very optimistic view of this whole. Move to going public and everything I wonder like. Do you see any big risks for bedrock? The risks when you go public is the litigation risk when you're a private company, your own by very small group of people, not only a few people who get angry and you typically work it out. When you go public, any of your thousands or tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands of shareholders can sue you, and in fact, there's a whole group of lawyers. The Plaintiff Securities Law Bar, cruising around, and if you have a disappointing quarter, they can't get. Anybody fired but what they can do. is file lawsuits claiming some kind of securities fraud so public company spend just even the best up and up. Public companies just regularly. Spend money swabbing down these. Nuisance lawsuits so. That's an annoyance I I don't know that it's really going to be a danger, but everybody will have down quarter quarter or two, and you can be sure somebody will convince somebody to bring a suit and sue them, so you know that's just unavoidable. What I was. GonNa ask about one of the other companies that is in this kind of their whole like. Family of companies stocks. That's been you know corn that's gotten a ton of press at a ton of traffic and a ton of attention. Do you think a successful IPO? Here could portend well for other companies in this group, or or does that not affect it? Or what do you think around that? Yeah, you know it could happen. I. Mean took what thirty or thirty five years to take quicken public, but for Stock Act or something else which could be spun out as public I think if the spirits for. For Management and for Dan is positive if he isn't to aggravated by and how having public company Yeah we could see one of the other successful growth engines also spin out as a public company. What is your sense? Finally of the kind of response? That's IPO is likely to trigger from Wall Street. Do you think it'll be successful? And is it all noteworthy that this IPO? Will you know we don't know exactly when it's going to happen? But presumably it's going to come during the coronavirus pandemic, which has obviously. Shut. A huge swath of the economy Ya and you have to wonder you know what it's doing for. Home loans I i. don't really know whether it's affected home loan. Some people might be financing houses..

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Mortgage lender Quicken Loans is planning an IPO: report

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Mortgage lender Quicken Loans is planning an IPO: report

"C. N. B. C. reporting Detroit based quicken loans planning an initial public offering quick and is the largest mortgage lender in the United States founded by Dan Gilbert quicken loans close is about a hundred and forty five billion dollars in loans they did that last year it could be one of the largest IPOs this year the company is valued in the tens of billions of

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Mortgage lender Quicken Loans is planning an IPO

"Of us reports indicating the targeted valuation of quicken loans is still being decided what it's likely in the tens of billions of dollars that would imply a multi billion dollar IPO one of the largest if not the largest of twenty

"quicken" Discussed on My Career Fit

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"quicken" Discussed on My Career Fit

"Remote employment, the benefits seem almost endless. There's no commute can fit your office wherever it fits into your life. More separate wardrobes work in your personal life and can also save on food costs since you're really able to whip your own lunch and coffee. If you work from home, quicken loans, a leading mortgage company, they're obsessed with finding better ways of keeping their business cutting edge of financial leadership in about a year and a half ago, quicken loans watch the remote mortgage banking division than enlists the work of an elite team of remote mortgage professionals that sit all across the country work from home. This episode.

MAC eliminating and scaling back postseason tournaments

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MAC eliminating and scaling back postseason tournaments

"This month and some news out of the mac the conference's canceling post season tournaments for multiple sports and also changing the postseason format for the men's and women's basketball tournaments this will see all first round home games being eliminated with the top eight teams from the regular season automatically advancing to Cleveland for second round play at quicken loans arena the conference is also eliminating divisions for men's women's basketball and will expand to a twenty game conference slate the regular season the change is going to affect in the twenty twenty one season and will

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CBP Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan: immigration “daily encounters” in April decreased “more than 50%” from last month

"Immigration authorities say arrests at the southern border continue to fall in April down fifty percent from March as NPR's John Burnett reports that the decline comes amid broad measures to limit border crossings with the corona virus pandemic under an order from the CDC immigration agents now arrest and swiftly expel anyone who crosses the border without documents the idea is to keep migrants who may have the corona virus out of federal detention facilities that includes asylum seekers who can no longer ask for protection the U. S. Mexico border is closed to all but essential workers many foreign residents cannot see green cards and meanwhile construction has quickened on the massive border wall president trump is expected to highlight his tough immigration controls during his reelection campaign and observers say fears over coronavirus have played into his

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Small business emergency lending program expands fintechs portfolios

Marketplace Tech with Molly Wood

05:23 min | 5 months ago

Small business emergency lending program expands fintechs portfolios

"The paycheck protection program is a weekend to its second round of hopefully funding small businesses through the corona virus outbreak. Some financial tech companies also known as Syntax got permission from Congress to offer those loans. They include pay pal into it cabbage and others. The hope is that they can get loans to people and businesses who haven't worked with traditional banks in the past and the Fintech say they're tack is also an advantage but so is that true. Let's dig into it and quality assurance the segment where we take a second look at Big Tech Story Felix. Salmon is chief financial correspondent for the tech site axios. The banks were a bit slow to be able to set up websites that customers found it impossible to get to a to a human being or to find out where they stood whether their applications were going through and there was a general feeling that given that all of this was being done on the Internet the Internet companies might be better doing it than the banks were so relatively quickly. This program was opened up so that the eligible lenders included not only banks but also Internet companies Lake Pay Pal and quicken and square. Gotcha I mean. I feel like one of the questions about these lenders. And FINTECH companies and neo banks in particular is that in some ways they serve. Replace this idea of the Community Bank. Like do we have any evidence that they are or could be more inclusive than established lenders. I think they are in the if you applied for P. P. Loan from pay pal. Then your chances of guessing it. We're probably the same no matter who you were given that many of the people applying if not most of the businesses applying had no particular relationship with these Fintech to begin with now doesn't mean they're going to get that loans. It's far from clear that the ability of pay pal to get loans through the SBA system and get people. Funded is any greater than any other bank. But at least you can feel that you're on a level playing field if that's any. Solis which you probably isn't to be honest. Who is applying through? Let's say pay pal or square or into it. Who are these small businesses to a first Brooks mission? Everyone who didn't get a loan or wasn't able to get through when applying through that bank. Whatever the reason was if you haven't got your money it's not give up on your bank entirely but you say well. Maybe I can't get a loan through my bank. I should try a getting along with someone else and given the it's not difficult to apply through pay pal. Oh quicken intuit it. You May as well try if they come back to you and say hey you've been funded. Brin and you can take the money and if they don't it's no harm no foul and is there any evidence or will there ever be a way to tell you think whether they claim that these kind of like tech driven platforms are more nimble and better able to get your application through than a big bank the banks and the Fintech have all been extremely unhelpful? When people like you and me have been asking them for details about how many people try to apply. How many of those people who try to apply actually got their money those ratios on not public information than the information that the SBA has see you need to get that information directly from each one. And I don't think any of them are going to be releasing that data on the kind of apples to apples basis that we'll be able to make that determination. Is this an opportunity for these companies like if they are able to establish themselves as this type of lender or just do good by some small businesses is an opportunity for them to build a customer base down the road I think for about twenty four rows an opportunity to get some goodwill? I think the small business owners actually went to those places putting their applications and then didn't receive any money that some of that goodwill did evaporate. What's more of these companies? Aunt actually lenders at heart companies like paypal and square a much more based on payments on loans. And so. It's not clear that even if this did give them a foot in the door when it came to small business lending that something that they would really want to be right and it feels like certainly some of them have provided loans like cabbage are into it but the others haven't to think they're likely to discover that in fact. This is a terrible morass that they would like to back out of slowly. Small business loans were horrible thing to be in in general because small businesses so many things can go wrong is so difficult to really get under the hood and find out how credit worthy they are for. P. It's different because it's all guaranteed by the government so you don't need to spend too much time really underwriting the loan and understanding the business before extending the credit but if you want to actually lend money to small businesses as part of your business especially if you're doing unsecured and you're not you don't have access to cash flows which you can just S- ts to pay back the loan. Then yeah it's really Nali business where lots of lenders have become unstuck. And it's not clear that very many investors want these companies to get into that line of

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Scientists announce vaccine treatment breakthrough

AP News Radio

00:24 sec | 5 months ago

Scientists announce vaccine treatment breakthrough

"A major international study showed rem desert via quicken the recovery of hospitalized covert nineteen patients by four days on average what it is proven is that a drug can block this virus Dr Anthony Fauci says it'll be the standard of virus care the government says it's working to make the drug available to patients as soon as possible Sager met Ghani Washington

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Scientists announce vaccine treatment breakthrough

AP News Radio

00:24 sec | 5 months ago

Scientists announce vaccine treatment breakthrough

"A major international study showed rem desert via quicken the recovery of hospitalized covert nineteen patients by four days on average what it is proven is that a drug can block this virus Dr Anthony Fauci says it'll be the standard of virus care the government says it's working to make the drug available to patients as soon as possible Sager met Ghani Washington

Dr Anthony Fauci Sager Ghani Washington
Scientists announce vaccine treatment breakthrough

AP News Radio

00:24 sec | 5 months ago

Scientists announce vaccine treatment breakthrough

"A major international study showed rem desert via quicken the recovery of hospitalized covert nineteen patients by four days on average what it is proven is that a drug can block this virus Dr Anthony Fauci says it'll be the standard of virus care the government says it's working to make the drug available to patients as soon as possible Sager met Ghani Washington

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"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

Stuff To Blow Your Mind

03:10 min | 1 year ago

"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

"And then we're going to call it. Well, it looks like this is from our listener Aaron regarding the jumping fish episode that we reared recently as a as vault episode on Saturday Aaron says Howdy been listening to the podcast for a month and a half. Now, I was listening to one from the volt just now and you discuss whether or not the candy ru has swamp persons. Your throw remember in the jumping fish episode. That's where we talked about this urban legend or possible urban legend that this Amazonian fish called the Kindi ru can get into mins. You re throws by swimming up the stream of a man's urine. As he pees into the river. We said that you know, it might actually be able to get in there. We don't know. But it's definitely not going to be swimming up a stream of urine through the air continuing with errands Email Aaron says, Jeremy Wade, actually interviews a victim and doctor that removed the fish in one episode of river monsters. I think that's a show about scary fish, it is yes, I have seen. Before three good. There was actual video of them removing the fish, regardless of whether or not the mode of the fish inserting itself happened it appears as though it did happen. Indeed, it is rare. But it can happen. If you're to believe the story if you watch season one episode episode fish episode six you will see that. The candy Roo is quite a scary little fish. Well. Okay. I still don't believe they can swim up through the air stream of urine. But I you know, if there's a Kindi around, and you've got a your e say don't put it in there. Don't let it get in there. Always good advice. All right. Well, it looks like Carney has finally calmed down. Looks like his his his infection has run. Its course he has reached the quickening state and is now one again. So we're going to go close out this episode. We thank everybody who wrote in. Whether we got to read your Email or not we do try and screen. Everything ourselves there is there is no other member of the Email team. Your your. Listening to them right now. So even if we didn't respond or Email here, you know, we we are reading we are listening. We would love to hear from all of you in the future. In the meantime, if you want to hear more episodes of stuff to blow your mind checkout stuff to blow your mind com. That's the mothership. That's we will find all the episodes find links out outdoor very social media counter find you'll find our store tap. And that's a fun thing to click on because you can check out our various bits of merchandise such as the all hail. The great basketball. Best A-List t shirt that we put out that will help cover all your options case, some sort of evil overlord takes over in the future. But if you want to support the show in a way that doesn't cost you a dime. The best thing you can do is first of all make sure you have subscribed to stuff to blow your mind and in Vande invention are other show, and then give us a rate rating and a review wherever you have the power to do. So wherever you get your podcast give some stars. Give us a review it helps us in our our battle against the almighty algorithm. Huge. Thanks as always to our excellent audio producers, Alex Williams and Tari Harrison, if you'd like to get in touch with us directly, let us know feedback on this episode or any other suggested topic for the future just to say

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"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

Stuff To Blow Your Mind

03:55 min | 1 year ago

"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

"To your previous episodes on folklore, particularly Jenny green teeth in the willow, the wisp. I believe your team could do an amazing job of dealing with the many facets of these creatures and beliefs. Why do some cultures have them in some not? Why do they what do they say about us? How did some of these pagan concepts vibe Christianity, formalized religion and modernisation while others were lost though? Not as immediate as other folkloric entities where wolves vampires etcetera there is something so Matic and disturbing about the idea of creatures lurking in the peripheries of our homes. Best regards from snowy Sweden, and thanks again for the wonderful podcast. Thank you, Simon. I think that's a great idea for an episode to explore. Yeah. Totally. And you know, I'm a meeting reminded that there there are variations of this that you see in in Chinese mythology. I mean, the most obvious being like that of like of certain Lee of of a household spirit or God, you know, the the kitchen God. But I do see this kind of thing code. I think a lot of different mythologies and folklore the idea that there are there are not only the strange entities, and then spirits of the woods in the waste. But also of the immediate domicile. I can absolutely see how beliefs like this. Or a specially likely to survive the sort of devastating sweep of an organized religion conquers. So you yeah. You might see like Christianity conquers Europe, and it largely gets rid of organized pagan religion. And yet pagan beliefs that are sort of private and concerned with with the secret. Of life remain does that make sense? Absolutely. And especially if there's not something in the new religion that really scratches the same issue. It's not going to it's not going to satisfy the, you know, the this particular, you know, dark or just unstated corner of everyday experience. In fact, I remember reading stories when I visited Iceland a few years ago, we were learning about the history of Iceland. And they're they're like national museum in Reykjavik, and one of the one of the things I remember reading about there, and some of their exhibits was the Christianisation of Iceland. So they I think I don't remember which they were under different like imperial powers from northern Europe at different times under like Denmark or Norway or Sweden. I guess, but at some point the the Christian is Asian impulse came from abroad, and they were like, okay, Iceland, you gotta become Christians now. So the leaders of their clans got together, and they intially negotiated a compromise and the negotiated compromise. Was that they would be Christians do Christian worship in public as long as they could still keep doing their pagan practices in private at home. Interesting. Well, that's a great way for the you're you're more minor household spirits to survive the change. All right. So we've got another message here. This comes to us in response to our episode about tunneling underground this from our listener Li Li writes, greetings from Australia. I'm guessing you're going to get a lot of these because we're taught this in school just following up regarding your episode about tunnel ours in coober pedy. I don't know if I'm saying that right, but C O R P E D Y, South Australia about eight hundred kilometers north of the state's capital Adelaide people live underground, but it is a fairly recent development. The community did begin as one of the largest Opal mining communities in the world. However, people began living underground in dugouts because the heat in the painted desert can be extreme over thirty degrees celsius and dry for six months of the year. And in winter, it will usually be in. The twenties. They also didn't have to pay or seek permission to extend their houses, and it's relatively cheap and quick to get materials when you are an independent minor to build a house underground underground in Cooper petty. The temperature is a constant twenty six I guess that's also celsius, which is quite nice and cool. However, they are not necessarily caves or underground they also build mounds and live within them.

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"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

Stuff To Blow Your Mind

03:36 min | 1 year ago

"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

"All right. We're back. I to make take a quick moment here to talk a little bit about another sword wielding warrior, and that being the legendary Irish hero coup Holon or coup Cullen, orca Kellen, we had a lot of Irish listeners right in about this and correct on the pronunciation or give their two cents on the pronunciation. So first of all I want to mention that. I reached out to my friend Linus online who is not a listener to the show because he sucks, but he, but he is Irish. And so he I asked him what you're how would you say this? And he says he told me that it would be a colon. Granted this wasn't much help as it occurred. After we recorded the episode. We also heard from listener been in the discussion module. That's our Facebook discussion group stuff to discussion module, and he said quote there three dialects in Irish, Don. Legal Connemara and Munster, and they all vary. I've heard the second see pronounced as a hard. See and your pronunciation is. Well, I received people always disagree on pronunciation, depending on where they're from. You guys did a great job. And I loved the episode. And then it was also pointed out that the Pogues have a song on their nineteen eighty five album rum sodomy and the lash which I listen to a lot years back. Just wasn't in my my head to go back into you know, I didn't remember that. There was a Polk song that mentioned him. But in that song here. Shane macgowan saying more like coup. Kellen colon colon KU Kellen. So if we were to go with shame gallon then. Yeah, we were incorrect in our episode for sure. Well, sounds like they can't even make up their own minds. Well, my interpretation is that we were probably wrong of we really wanted to dig our heels in and say, no, we know what we're talking about with see. Okay, foolishly than we would be able to perhaps back up our case by pointing to a particular dialect, but I'm happy to say we've probably messed up the pronunciation a little bit there. But it seems like everybody really enjoyed the episode regardless. So our apologies. Well, I'll try to do colon from now on, but man, those Irish ones are they're harder than most languages. They're mouthful. All right, continuing on the subject of pronunciation, we also got quite a few communications about the product pronunciation of Uranus. Aka urine us a perfectly. We're going from colon to Uranus right since that's exactly where the guy Bogo went exactly straight into war uh knows. Apparently, that's another way to do it. So listener Nile rights says sorry. When you went off on your pronunciation of Uranus. It reminded me of one of my favorite jokes, which you're welcome to use. I'm sure I heard it from someone somewhere, you know, how jokes goes. So anyway was the starship enterprise like a roll of toilet paper because they both circle Uranus. Looking for klingons? A that is that's one of the worst jokes ever worse off for having heard that joke. Should we cut it out? Now, we gotta keep it. No, sadly, okay, Albert gets in touch and says, hey, guys on the topic of pronunciation, I had an observation. I speak Japanese which uses a phonetic alphabet in Japanese Uranus. Or you're in us is in the uses some Japanese characters which you would right as you run new sue which is pronounced with all short vowels..

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"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

Stuff To Blow Your Mind

03:58 min | 1 year ago

"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

"There's a shot of him reading the instructions for zero gravity toilet. Thank you again for the entertainment and education, you've given me well friend, if you wanna know more by the zero gravity toilet. I think we talk about it a bit. In our episode on two thousand one space odyssey from earlier last year. Yeah, we do. We did talk about it just a little bit. Yeah. That was the one of the one of the earlier movie episodes that we did that scene is great. That's Kubrick, the comedian at work, well, especially because it's immediately preceded by him drinking out of a carton. Of corn with the straw. And then it just cuts to him like staring at the toilet instructions. You got to kind of put things together in your mind. Okay. We got one here from Adam that does involve Highlander too. But it's also about our ninth planet episode. So Adam says, hi, Robert NGO, I'm writing into help answer some questions posed about various Sifi franchises in the past few episodes. The first is about the planet. Mandis the original home world of doctor who's cyberman. This must be an Email from who've Ian nights, Lisa who've been who've, you know, I don't think that's right who've Ian, okay? So Adams says mandis is indeed both a parallel planet to earth as well as the ninth planet in our solar system. However, the cereal in which it first appeared was named the tenth planet because it was released in nineteen sixty six forty years before Pluto was reclassified to a dwarf planet. And I think that would also be about forty years after Pluto was discovered. Right. Oh perfect. Yeah. So Adam continues the geography. Of mandis is very similar to earth with the main and only apparent difference being that the continents are upside down mandis drifted into deep space long before humanity existed, possibly because of the moon's orbit around earth. Luckily, there's no problem that television Sifi from the nineteen sixties can't solve because the cyberman where able to pilot their planet back to earth where it was visually destroyed which is much less of a problem in the show where the main component is time travel. Also, the term used to describe doctor who fans who've Ian in case that comes up on C. No is eight. Yeah. I can't believe he could be this wrong. I think you think you have to trust Adam here, he seems to note he's talking about I don't know how could be a doctor who fan without knowing that they're called Hoover don's. But anyway, the other question I wanted to answer was from the episode about the silence science of Highlander to the question asked was whether or not the alien franchise had ever had a face Burster concerning the Sudak on flies because remember the Sudoku. Or the Highlander fly. We talked about it decapitates, the ant the larva grows within the ants head, and then hops out of the ants face ever saying was there ever. Oh, is there everhart move something popped out of someone's face? Specifically was there ever an alien in the alien franchise instead of bursting out of the chest like going out of John hurt chest pops out of somebody's face still maintain. No. I don't remember ever seeing. Then I think I would know. Well, Adam says the answer is both. Yes. And no while the official franchise has not had a chest Burster burst out of somebody's face. Instead, the nineteen eighty own authorized sequel alien two colon on earth, which I had no idea this even exists in Avas -ation. I don't know. I can look this up. Maybe it's a fan alien two on earth. A did have seen like this. Whether this was for copyright reasons or for pure gross out. I do not know I've included a link to the trailer for the film that includes a very similar scene. Certainly in the wake of alien you see a lot. Of needless scenes where creatures bust out of people. Specifically humanoids from the deep comes to mind is a film that among its various problems one is that they were like we got to end it in Chesler, bursting scene work it into the plot. And they're like, yes Cormon? We will. I'm only half listening to you. Because I'm watching this trailer now, and oh, yeah. Yeah. I just got to face bursting seeing this looks to me like a alien, okay?.

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"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

Stuff To Blow Your Mind

02:21 min | 1 year ago

"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

"I can see. See it. That's all. I haven't seen ladybird jets. Oh, lady bird is great. Okay. They certainly nailed some of the other casting. I do like the idea of Stellan Skarsgard as his Conan. We'll see how that goes. Yeah. Okay. Looks like we've got a great one up here from Amelia Amelia rights says hi, Robert Joe, I'm so happy finally did a Highlander themed episode. Why never had the pleasure of seeing the quickening? I was tickled to hear you mentioned among highlanders various spin off series, the two animated films. Now, I don't claim to be a Highlander connoisseur is I've only seen the original nineteen six film and one of these animated features namely Highlander quest for vengeance. But although objectively terrible Highlander quest for vengeance. Was my initial introduction to the series, and remains my most supreme guilty pleasure. Views of all time is directed by Yoshiaki Coa Jiri better recognized for his work on ninja scroll. Oh, yeah. I I love interest grow back in the day. I don't know it vampire. D bloodlust. I may have seen that I do watch some sort of empire hunter animate back in the day, and the animatrix it's also written by David Abramowitz who gave us Highlander the series and Highlander the raven is one of those the cop show, the raven is the cop. So we may have another listener mail by this. But I think she was technically thief, and she like works with cop. It's still it's still a cop show. But anyway, she continues I won't spoil too much in case other listeners check it out, but we'll say this edition to the Highlander series is absolutely worthwhile for the Celtic and Roman history. Buffs like myself. It's epic scope definitely plunges into the ridiculous, and like many of Jerry's films, the animation alone makes it worth a watch it functions. Well, as a standalone film, so even if you haven't seen other Highlander related material, it's very accessible I recommend it to anyone who's a fan of the original. Well, now, I wanna see that too. Because you know, I definitely have nostalgia for for the Highlander series. And I have a. Little bit of I think, I'm almost to the point my life where it can be nostalgic about watching some of these anime films in college. Now, you know, what I think I didn't realize this until just now I think this is not the first time Amelia has gotten in touch with us about Highland. I think she might be a listener who's written to multiple times whenever we mentioned Highlander on the show..

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Stuff To Blow Your Mind

01:36 min | 1 year ago

"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

"All right. This first one comes to us from Dan, Dan writes in I'm writing in response to your episode on Highlander to the quickening. I'm so glad you finally made good on your promise lash threat to do this episode as it was well worth the wait. We're glad you're glad while I've never seen any of the Highlander movies. I've al- I'd always seem to be part of the pop culture in media landscape during my teen years in the late nineties and indeed while it was it was always on either the movies, especially the, you know, the first the first one especially to get on TV constantly on USA all the time. Probably I know I was on USA all the time. So that's probably where watch that or TBS TNT. Those were MMA hangouts. He continues growing up. I watched a lot of USA Highlander TV series both live action. And animated always seemed to be on. No matter what day or time. It was even today I can still seeing slash home the opening of princes of the universe. That's just how ingrained it is. In me. I guess you could call it. The let it go. The late nineties cult cinema slash TV for me. I think that's a song from frozen. I know this from my friends who have little kid. That's definitely from frozen. And yeah, Princess of the universe is kind of our our frozen, even though for the TV show the movies. They never use the full version, you know, because it gets a little weird later in the song. It's still great. But I think he can be surprising. If you you expect it to maintain that same. Overtly like epic vibe that it has right at the start. Anyway, he continues keep up all the great work. You do looking forward to a potential science of.

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"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

Stuff To Blow Your Mind

03:16 min | 1 year ago

"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

"Mindlessly clicking around the internet and run into a quick news. Blurb that someone found a copy of the patriot tucked away in a weather just in an old producers addict or something like that one of the majority of readers would skim right over that news for me. It would be like locating the holy grail. Thanks for your continued offering which offerings which enlighten and entertain us. All Tony in Chicago. Of course, this the bears that makes sense. Well, thank you. Tony. Yeah. Sounds like unless somebody finds a copy of the patriot your life is a lie. I I I can understand what he means about like the desire to find something that you are into. And then you set the goal of completing it. Yeah. I fall into this trap. Sometimes they discover a new author that I really did. Or filmmaker an artist even wanna be a completion est or I've also done this with discover a new in the past of I discovered like a new professional wrestler, like some new Japanese professional wrestler that I had never heard of before. And then like, I've gotta see all their matches now. And then of course, you always run into the same problem like either it's an actual incompleteness situation. Where okay this film is not available or this book is is is as hasn't been published in ages. And now it's too expensive to buy used copy up or you just run into the fact that if you become a complete on something like sometimes, you're means consuming stuff. That's maybe not the Primo mature. Cereal. You know, like sometimes it's best just to stick to the top five. Hits from this particular artist rather than dive into their full discography, but still seventy percent completion rate on on nominees. That's pretty good. Well, I know I also see the appeal of just going down the list, even when there their other things you could be doing right. I was thinking about when we were getting really into the nineteen eighty nine underwater payroll movies. And it's like, even though you know that like lords of the deep is is not gonna be good. Maybe not even good bad. You're just you've just gotta go down there because you've already started. And I did that. Luckily, there was a mystery science theater. Three thousand episode of lords the date came out this year or the tail into last year. But I also tried to watch. I forget the name of it lose like a German nineteen Eighty-nine underwater film. Not one of the top tier either. It was it was really bad. It was it was unwatchable head nothing of I that's why I have nothing to even say about it other than it was just complete boredom, but you got to cross it off. That's true. I did it to cross it off. Okay. Carney's going gone into kurkin mode. Oh, no. I think he has a correction we have wrath coming our way. Well, okay. So this is from Dunkin so don't can begins by saying. Hi, guys, a couple of minor corrections. If you will forgive my OCD, I think this might be a little more of a clarification, but we'll take it. Yeah. We're in favor of clarity. Yeah. So Duncan says about gravitational physics in our thought experiment episode. You know, we talked about the idea of of the the Aristoteles in view of gravity versus the Galileo view of gravity. And so what Duncan says is most people get a couple of simple semantic distinctions wrong..

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"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

Stuff To Blow Your Mind

02:49 min | 1 year ago

"quicken" Discussed on Stuff To Blow Your Mind

"Wings beating. Directly under your drum, Kim, both feel and sound deceptively large. I believe it though. This did not answer. My biggest question, which is what were you doing with the headlamp out in the backyard? Dominique where you burying a body. What's happening here? A lot of reasons to go into your backyard with the headlamp mining for lead, selfies maybe searching for the source of the Nile. I mean, there are a number of reasons to go back there. Anyways, thanks to the podcast guys. I love every minute of it. And oh, by the way, he is. He is from Florida can be quite buggy. So that also explains it now, Robert you mentioned in that episode that you once when you were a kid had a bug fly into your ear in that it was very loud. So does this match your experience Lutely newspaper. Absolutely as he described it brought back the sense memory of that that time. All right. We got another one about the bugs under the skin episode. This one is from our listener Ming Ming says, hey, Robert, Joe, just listen to your episode on bugs under the skin and I loved it, really gross. And fascinating at the same time. The copious mentions of sin appears in orifices. And bugs in ears reminded me of the doin. Woo festival. So I thought I'd ride in about it. I grew up in central China and every Duanmu festival. My grandfather would crush up reality, which is a arsenic sulfide mineral actually had to look it up. I didn't know what that was. But so he would crush up reality to make gene Hong zoo. Hope I said that right? It's a type of yellow wine people drink toward away evil as well as poisonous creatures as a child at the time, I was only allowed a tiny bit of the wine to drink. But my grandfather would pour drops of inside. Both my ears when I would ask why he would explain that. It was to keep Cinta Pedes from crawling into my ears because reality was a powerful deterrent to the creepy. Crawlies this featured heavily in mythology to where sin pede monsters or snake monsters, two of the five poisons in Chinese myth would be undone by reality. It was only with research. Just now brought on by the episode that I found out that reality is an arson. Nick, selfies mineral, I guess what keeps people away keeps bugs away to. Thanks as always for the show, my favorite in the stuff network Ming. Well, thank you so much. We're glad you like it. Yes. Indeed. I always love to hear from listeners who have spent time in China. I wanna know a little more about this though, what did that feel like in the ear, the arsenic sulfide? Does that burn? What does that do? And is it indeed preferable to an actual centipede in the ear? I suspect that it probably is probably probably Brandis emerged. Somebody got a centipede in the ear. And then they said, well, this this kind of sucks, but it's still far better than worrying about centipedes in the air. Okay. This next Email concerns, both dangerous foods and idiot phones. So this is from our listener, Joe she lives in Malaysia. And Joe rights. I discovered your podcast and have been slowly working my way through all of the episodes..

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"quicken" Discussed on Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

01:44 min | 1 year ago

"quicken" Discussed on Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

"If plenty of stylish sneakers that would have matched perfectly with that readdress you will wear your readdress and neon. Green Tennessee's not only are the tennis. Just tell we got to the ideas. I then I put on regular shoes. Motive in the photograph documented forever for all time. Young green tennis shoes in a red dress, see bones and not ask permission before posting that. However, I did wear them again today with my shorts because I went go karting, and I had to have fine. So that's a fine us for those tennis shoes area. But those with that dress is the definition of a tough look. Yes adrian. I was just appointed. I disappointed you Adrian. I went to a concert on Friday in LA. And there was a guy a couple rows ahead of us that had a man he had a side ponytail and a cowboy hat on top of the Cy ponytail, and I turned Andrea. And I said if you looked up tough look in the dick. There's a picture of that. And next to the picture of that guy is Aaron in neon. Green tennis, shoes, very tough for my girl. I know it was bad rate us, Andrew view us slants. What's your favorite number? Big fan of five I love the number sixty nine but after that number then it's number four twenty and then after four twenty five so the third number, but forget you can't you can't rate us four hundred twenty stars. You can't read sixty nine stores. You have to rate us five stars. You could do that on itunes is great Stitcher Spotify..

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"quicken" Discussed on Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

01:41 min | 1 year ago

"quicken" Discussed on Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

"I think you're onto something lands. Arts what is the worst disease that a sex worker could get? We should probably ask a rubber craft. That would be fuck. What's that disease carpal tunnel syndrome, that would be carpal tunnel? But this civically diseases of the t t. Away. We okay, that's a great one. That's a cry. Yeah. Chronic Tam, Jay. If you're I mean, I think the easiest like infectious disease stuff HP gonorrhea clemency HIV, right? Those are those are obviously high on the list of the palette for sure. Yes. So it could that lead to like necrotizing silo metal ways. Yeah. Which I think is a word that I remember for moral path. Palette, and it kinda starts like, an inflammation. And then I guess the salary Glenn dies and just sort of sloughs off. Right. So I guess maybe could be part of it. I must say no traumatic injury. Sure trauma can happen anywhere. That is true. Yeah. Ain't now is actually get suicide ENA. Ugh. Stress. Yeah. And I was there spire Keat or something like that. If I remember. So maybe you could get that sort of transmission? Plus the Sosa give the vector transmission plots the stress leading to an a type of situation. He brings up ginger Vitus, which is maybe if you're working so hard, you can't brush your.

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"quicken" Discussed on Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

03:24 min | 1 year ago

"quicken" Discussed on Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

"And I also like stay away from the work golden when you're talking like that so weird. Just like I wouldn't use the considering the state that we're in now, it's like the weird Russian tapes and stuff like that of void the word golden in relation to anything sexual is what I would say do we think he's right? Or she toy K one one five just going down on her. And you're okay. I don't understand why being different maybe more vigorous. Workout for the guy. I don't know. I don't think it is there in a pretty big. Got it all you can just lay there. Kinda just lay there. It's pretty. The guy. Yeah, I'm saying even then don't say that. Like, you're not having to swing off of a trapeze like, it's. You could I guess you could. But I've been I'm just gonna tell you like look up this kiffin method. I'm just telling like everyone guys out there. I n you can thank me later, or your your wives fiancee's, girlfriends side pieces. Whatever can thank me later. Just check this out. It's great. It's great. So we think this guy's clear go go nuts. Two days out. Now, whatever's going to happen is going to happen. You're good. Yeah. Literally, go nuts. Go nuts. This next one is great, right? Right. It user about code asks the Harvard versus whorehouse project. What are the diseases of the teeth that sex worker should be most careful about? What are some tooth related diseases that sex workers could get when working at a whorehouse is divided something you could get I also want to pose the same question about Harvard. What are some diseases you could get when working at Harvard, obviously, I'm talking about job related injuries and diseases at Harvard, but I the diseases sex sex workers could get at various online. Forums have been asking the question, which is morally superior Harvard or whorehouse intriguing isn't I built up quite a substantial kiss to show that Harvard is worse at a moral level than a whorehouse. It consider myself a history expert visa vis the history of Harvard and Yale now, if I could find someone who is both Denison history about that'd be pretty awesome. I'm sure we could have a fantastic conversation. What on earth is this guy talking about? What are diseases you could get one working at Harvard? The same fucking diseases. You get any I don't like what is different about Har. I don't understand. I literally I'm having a really hard time grasping the purpose of this question to over. It is worth more than four house. We know it Dennis that graduated from Harvard. Maybe we could just set. Yes. We do. They would know they would know written by somebody that went to Yale. Yeah. I mean, he's what does he say here? Which is morally superior Harvard or whorehouse intriguing isn't I consider myself a history expert of the history of Harvard and Yale. There's not mentioning like what's the worst? Like, what's the worst disease? You could get it. Yeah..

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"quicken" Discussed on Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

03:38 min | 1 year ago

"quicken" Discussed on Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

"Everything went off without a hitch yesterday Thursday, I had some pain, but today, the swelling seems to have gone down. And I generally feel pretty good. My question is I know I'm supposed to avoid any strenuous activities with this include sex and masturbation by one hundred keeping our hands off each other. But I'm starting to get a little jittery here. If there's a chance sex would increase the risk of dry socket? Yeah. Okay. Count me out. But would it? Thanks, guys. How strenuous this is masturbation. I have to also the same question about the sex, right? Like. Are you planning on going four and a half hours here with with like breaks for Gatorade in an IV? Like when you start cramping up like how exactly you know? This is going to go four and a half minutes long. And you're going to get up a heart rate of our out one hundred ten and that's pretty much it. Let's could be over. Right. Is that just me? Okay. I guess I guess I'm Ron. You're doing it wrong. Wasn't it sting who is famous for that tantric the? Yeah. Have I gotta be honest with you. I don't have time for that. I really don't get bored. Sears. Sears something like the NCAA tournaments going on. I gotta get like the report on that Robert Mueller investigation. There's always you just over the shoulder. So while you're into what it is. I guess he's spending attention other shit. So he just like zone zone zone. Man, where to go or minutes becomes at least five. That's the latest version of tantric. Megan. I. What's the network to be fair? That's an extra twenty percent, really. Couple of thoughts should've asked your surgeon. Yes. Yeah. Going flies to this. Bullshit question on the person who's getting reimbursed. That's the thing that rubs like Rosie the wrong way about all of this. There is a dentist somewhere. He's getting paid ask them. They're the one. Second thought would this include sex, and or masturbation? So are those simultaneous? It makes it sound. Like it does I mean like sex and mass or those having the same time because I don't think you're doing one of them. Right. If that's the case. Yeah. Sure. Seems that way. My wife, and I have been keeping our hands off each other. I helped they're newlyweds two days. And you're starting to get the quote a little jittery. That's crazy. Can can you guys handle two days? Well, here's what I'm thinking. Is that? It seems like this question. I've listened to every word of every show. This question comes up so much that I'm considering putting it into my post op instructions, but will have one for men and one for women like you should lay off for a week. And then for men, it's like, there's no problems go right ahead. That would. Yeah. I mean, you're talking about like giving women sort of an out, right? So do you need to have two different forms. Like do you like your husband or hey, do you like your wife or no, yes? Or no. The.

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"quicken" Discussed on Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

04:40 min | 1 year ago

"quicken" Discussed on Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

"Our show, listen to like last week's episode, listen at one the very measured professional response about the process in Denver. Listen to now. Yeah. This is this is this is this one's for us. For us. And quite frankly, this is for all of you to all of you are hardcore fans, no pun intended. Undented? When it came time to discuss episode sixty-nine both wins, and I felt at the time that there was only really one guest that we could possibly have. That's the great Erin Elliott, Aaron good evening. Hello. They're happy episode sixty nine. I think I entirely new I was. Probably you know, you're signing up for something as monumental as the moon landing. But I'm honored that I was asked. I was thinking about it. And we can add it this out if we need to probably not but episode sixty nine. Are preferred guest is somebody who famously has only had one partner in her entire. Did we think this through critically? It's probably not. Yeah. We're. I don't know what you can offer on this conversation. And I don't know if you have a fastball you can bring in this area. Well, I do since we're on topic. What is six point nine? What is six point nine? It's good. It's another good thing. Ruined by period. Like it. Yeah. Very good. Very how long have you been sitting on that one? Oh, too many comments there. I was thinking. In a day. Like today episodes sixty nine which is really something. I been thinking about for sixty eight weeks to be honest with since week what we were like, oh, man. I can't wait till you get sixty nine in a year and a half. I thought you know, I mean, we all kind of understand what the number means. But none of us really understand the history behind it. It's just something that like somebody explains to you when you're in the sixth grade, or whatever it is is really funny, and then continues to be funny for the next thirty plus years of your life. That's right. I did some research and guys do you guys have any any knowledge of where this came about where the number came about anything like that then whatsoever. Aaron anything from you know, I have not researched that I can I didn't think before urban dictionary. So yeah, I mean, there are this is going to blow you out of the water. Right. This is absolutely. This is going to blow your mind. Okay. So I just googled wall. What's the history of the term sixty nine? And so I found this this article the title of the article is where was the term sixty-nine I use and how did it affect people culturally in one thousand nine hundred sixty nine and this is sort of like a read it kind of kind of deal in this person named sully. Sully. What are you? What are you too, buddy? Were yet asked. I'm looking for two things number one. First instance of the sexual use of the term sixty nine and two if the term was in use in one thousand nine hundred thousand nine interested in finding any articles or books on the effect of the term had on people during the year, one thousand nine hundred sixty nine can you imagine writing an entire book on that? Entire book on on how it affected the culture in the year nineteen sixty nine that's like gets a crazy book, that's a crazy book. So here's what I found. Mutuals? Oh god. Larry here, we go mutual simultaneous oral genital ISM is usually referred to in the English under the euphemism. Euphemistic French new miracle form soi all north. Can you help me with that French pronunciation, let smart enough? Hot damn Lancia. Just got like. To mess because again swallowed enough Soissons north. The ancient Chinese Yang and yen female and male symbol is identical..

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"quicken" Discussed on Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

02:03 min | 1 year ago

"quicken" Discussed on Working Interferences Dental Podcast for Dentists

"Nothing. It's time blow this kid. Together. Okay. Three to here is Josh land. Grise? What does that welcome working interferences podcasts live I show, Josh Walston? And I am last Timmerman. Well, it's trying to think of monumental moments. The the moon landing Kennedy's assassination Kennedy assassination nation. Yeah. There wasn't. There wasn't media around at that time to really document that for posterity yet media moments. The opening of Al Capone's vault. I think would be up there. Remember that? Oh, yeah. With Geraldo Rivera. Geraldo Rivera ended up being a big dud? Good time, saying huge media moment. OJ OJ chase the Braga. Yeah. The suit, you know, any Super Bowl really pretty much. Yeah. An episode sixty nine of the working interference to leave psalmist. Yeah. We're right up there with it. We. Late tonight debate on how to handle this. That's one way to put it. There's a show that we both love called my brother, my brother, and me, and they recently had show four hundred twenty and they had the same discussions about how to handle it. And what they did was. They went from episode four nineteen deficit four twenty one and pretended. Like, it did not exist. I think our listeners deserve more than that. Or did you think Lance? They do they do we love our listeners both of them. Yes. All two of you. We love why one of them is on the show. So. Here's the deal. It's episode sixty nine it is what do you think we're going to talk about tonight? So if your kids are in the color. Yeah. Yeah. Time for a Disney. If you're a potential sponsor for.

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"quicken" Discussed on Success! How I Did This

Success! How I Did This

02:00 min | 2 years ago

"quicken" Discussed on Success! How I Did This

"Dan gilbert runs a mid western empire in michigan he founded quicken loans which made him a billion now he's trying to rebuild detroit you may know him as he owner of the cleveland cavaliers lebron james's nba team this is success how i did it from business insider i'm rich looney i went to detroit in early mates meet with gilbert after getting a tour of his properties downtown all of his real estate is under a company called bedrock which is part of gilbert's larger parent company called rock ventures we sat down in conference room in the cobo center after gilbert gave a speech we had some audio issues at the start which is why it sounds different but keep listening in it'll clear up i i asked dan about his childhood which included a pizza delivery business when he was twelve years old always trying to hustle this hustle that right i like you said we started chef boy or d pizza company out of my kitchen by those ship or dis you make them we put fliers until the mailboxes and my brother and his friends were ten years old used to have them deliver the pizzas and we make them then we got closed down by the health department and the city of us we violated zoning laws violated on health inspection laws we know anything so that was our first exposure to the regulatory environment that we now deal without with daily basis that entrepreneurial spirit continued through college where he became interested in real estate shortly after he founded quicken loans he got started in the business by getting his residential real estate license and becoming a mortgage broker i said the one on one of these shared office was similar to what we work is today like the you know put very much much more boring just ugly great walls and qs he was shared office space and it was like a ten by ten office south i'll just try for the summer see what happens brokers loans and now it's it'll be thirty three years in june quicken loans recently became the country's biggest mortgage lender gilbert says he was proud of not making subprime loans leading up to the finan.

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