EP#33 DR. JONATHAN FARLEY – USING MATHS TO WIPE OUT TERRORISTS

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This is a part 2 of my conversation with Dr Jonathan Farley. If you haven’t listened to the first one yet, below is a short bio of the Dr.Farley.

Dr. Jonathan David Farley is a well recognized mathematician, traveler, entrepreneur among other things. He has been a Visiting Professor of Mathematics at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), a Science Fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation, a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Mathematics at Harvard University, and a Visiting Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

In this episode, we talk about Math and his professional career. Below is a list of some of the topics we covered:
-His childhood
-When he became interested in Math
-Can anyone learn Math?
-How he applies Math in other areas
-How he would use Math to eliminate ISIS
-How he helps students to get straight A’s
-His thoughts on the current education system
-How math should be taught in schools
-His definition of “smart”
-And all the questions from listeners.

Links to books and articles mentioned:

Facebook page for How to get straight A’s https://www.facebook.com/Ivyish/

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/apr/12/black-mathematicians-john-derbyshire-fields-medal

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EP#32 CARISSA CUPIDO – THE HUSTLE NEVER SLEEPS

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Widely known as a radio and Tv presenter on Goodhope FM and TLC. Carissa is also a part time actor and vlogger. She recently won the TLC Next Great Presenter competition 2016. She is very driven and energetic which you’ll be able to tell just by listening to this Podcast.

A summary the topics we covered in this episode:
-Her story and childhood
-Her breakthrough into the industry
-Her education
-Transformation from radio to tv presenting
-The road to becoming TLC’s Next Great Presenter 2016
– London trip
-Tips and advice for aspiring presenter
-She also answered the Peter Thiel question

Carissa on instagram: carissacupido

Carissa’s video on youtube:

Other Podcasts with Rad below:
Couchsurfing episode
Careers choices episode

 

The Rob stewart story I mentioned
https://www.outsideonline.com/2154621/rob-stewart-obituary

 

 

EP#30 DR. JONATHAN FARLEY – UNCONVENTIONAL THINKING.

 

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Dr.Jonathan David Farley received his D.Phil. in mathematics from the University of Oxford in 1995, after winning Oxford’s highest mathematics awards, the Senior Mathematical Prize and Johnson University Prize, in 1994. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University in 1991, with an A.B. in mathematics. He had the second-highest grade-point-average in his graduating class. He has also had visiting appointments at the California Institute of Technology, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Harvard University, and he has been a Science Fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation. Dr. Farley is one of only four Americans to win a 2001-2002 Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award to the United Kingdom. He is the 2004 recipient of the Harvard Foundation’s Distinguished Scientist Award, given on behalf of the president of Harvard University for “outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of mathematics.” Seed Magazine named him one of “15 people who have shaped the global conversation about science in 2005.”

Professor J. Farley also co-founded Hollywood Math and Science Film Consulting where they’ve worked on several tv shows including Elementary, Numbers and Flatland(consulted for a film with Kristen Bell and Martin Sheen).

Jonathan thinks very differently, in fact his thoughts are usually unconventional. My impression was to talk about math as you might’ve thought but we talked about life. Specifically about politics, dating, places among other things.

Below are few points I picked up from Jon which stood out for me in our conversation:
-Obama is a war criminal. He should be charged for murder.
-Marriage isn’t worth it for men, it’s actually a mistake.
-Alimony should be eliminated.
-Feminism is harming women.
-The skills required to be a successful politician are not the same skills that are required to run a state successfully, that’s the problem.

We also did a part 2 where we talked about other subjects we didn’t cover on this one like his mathematical formula to eliminate ISIS/terror, his childhood, academia and more. All you need is to subscribe to stay updated with new podcasts.

All the videos, links, articles and other statistics mentioned in this podcast below:

Dr Farley’s Essence Magazine essay on how women prefer players to nice guys – “Players and Professors: A Nice Guy Steps up” »   cover page one page two

Maureen McGrath Tedtalk  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVgzOyHVcj4

“Girls Just Wanna Not Run: The Gender Gap in Young Americans’ Political Ambition”
American University
https://www.american.edu/spa/wpi/upload/Girls-Just-Wanna-Not-Run_Policy-Report.pdf

” it is estimated that anywhere between fifteen and twenty percent of marriages are sexless.”
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/office-diaries/201203/sexless-marriage-is-surprisingly-common

“75 Percent of Women Say They Won’t Date Unemployed Men”
http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/2753-dating-unemployed-men-women.html

“84% of working women told ForbesWoman and TheBump that staying home to raise children is a financial luxury they aspire to.”
Forbes Magazine
http://www.forbes.com/sites/meghancasserly/2012/09/12/is-opting-out-the-new-american-dream-for-working-women/

“in 1987, only 18 percent of women were breadwinners in marriages where both partners were working”
National Public Radio (USA)
http://www.npr.org/2015/02/08/384695833/what-happens-when-wives-earn-more-than-husbands

“Are women more interested in men who are already in a relationship?”
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
http://www.synergy-pr.com/files/JESP72009%281%29.pdf

“Look out! It’s a Nice Guy! DESTROY HIM!!”
Karen Straughan video

“Michelle Duggar’s Marriage Advice: Women Should ALWAYS Submit To Sex With Their Husbands”
http://radaronline.com/exclusives/2014/02/michelle-duggar-jim-bob-sex-wife-always-submits-husband/

“Advice for Women Who Don’t Want to get Divorced”
by Janet Bloomfield

Fermat’s Last Theorem

Letters from an Indian Clerk

Return of Kings (dating advice—I am not advocating this specific article)
http://www.returnofkings.com/90409/3-ways-to-be-more-successful-at-online-dating

http://www.returnofkings.com/56914/silicon-valley-entrepreneur-is-target-of-yet-another-public-false-rape-accusation

The Princeton Mom
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/28/jon-stewart-princeton-mom-susan-patton-daily-show_n_5050037.html

http://www.cc.com/video-clips/w8qgqz/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart–marry-smart-

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

http://people.com/celebrity/terry-mcmillan-sues-ex-husband-for-40-million/

EP#27 STEVE DISTANTE – DRIVING TESLAS. LIVING ELECTRIC

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Steve DIstante is an Entrepreneur and car aficionado from Long Island, New York. He started his first business when he was only 5 years old. He is the CEO of Vanderbilt Securities LLC, member of Long Island Exotics Club and an incoming president of Entrepreneurs Organization(EO)

I was fascinated by his love and enthusiasm for electric vehicles(EV). He owns the model S, P90D with Ludacris mode, The Roadster 2010 and other non-teslas. The first part, We talked about his experience with the cars among other things. One of his car’s number plate is “USA FAN, THE EMPIRE STATE, ZERO EMISSIONS”

This Podcast is relevant on so many levels, its appeals to car geeks, electric car geeks and electric car doubters. I asked Steve the questions that the above groups might ask and his answers are definitely valid because he plays with these toys. It was a fascinating talk really.

I did a part 2 with Steve where we talked about Entrepreneurship, his advice and philosophies are quite unconventional and profound. I recommend that you check it out and subscribe.

EP#26 ANNIKA FRIESEN- GIRL BOSS, TRAVEL, FERNWEH SOCIETY

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“If you’re a man and super organised, you are a such a good worker. If you’re a woman and organised, they say you’re “bitch”-Annika Friesen, my favorite take away from this Podcast.

Annika Friesen is a business person, blogger, traveler, accountant and consultant. She is the creator of Fernwehsociety.com, a blog about lifestyle, travel, and entrepreneurship.

She was bitten by the travel bug while she was only 10 months old and she never look back. She has traveled alot and lived many places while doing all sorts of odd jobs just to stay on the road. That just reminds me of how travel or new places forces you to go out of your comfort zone and try new things that you wouldn’t do in your home town.

In this podcast, we covered:
-Her story
-Her transition from 9-5 to doing what she love.
-How living in a foreign country affects your life
-How she balance her job and blog
-Women in business
-Her favorite blogs and podcasts

The blogs she mentioned:
www.theskinnyconfidential.com
www.careergirldaily.com

podcasts:
Mytaughtyou
Jess lively

EP#25 EVERYONE IS SELLING YOU SOMETHING

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Everyone is trying to sell you something. From social media, dates and everything else.

The question is “Are you the seller or the buyer?”, “How many of the things you own/buy are really based on your decisions, preferences as opposed to persuasion through different mediums of advertising?”, “What are the things you’re really passionate about as opposed to interests based on unfiltered desire?”. I also talked about how Mark Zuckerberg’s Jarvis app motivated myself.

This is my very first solo episode and I talk about all that.

The book I mentioned that you can get from audible using my link were:
1)Sapiens
2) Man’s search for meaning
3)The Alchemist

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EP#24 Maureen McGrath – WOMEN IN BUSINESS, SEXTALK, HARASSMENT, NSM

 

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SHOWNOTES:
Maureen McGrath is the Host of the the Sunday Night Sex Show on CKNW 980 AM in Vancouver, author of the book “Sex & Health”, Tedx speaker of the famous Ted talk “No sex Marriage” and also a Sex & Relationship Advisor among other things. Moving from the story of workplace and office bullying that she went through, we went all in on the subject of Sex in all aspects.

In minor details, below are some of the topics we covered:

Her background story
Sexual harassment and office bullying
Why women should rely on themselves
Married couples not having sex
Sex tips and tricks
Female orgasm
Healthy relationships
The current status of dating
Personal profiles on social media
Fetishes
And more…

All links mentioned in this podcast:
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Maureen’s ted talk: No sex marriage
Maureen’s book: Sex and Health
Another podcast with Dr Eve Sex & Cyber infidelity

 

EP#23 CAREERS AND LIFESTYLE CHOICES

 

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Besides being professionals, These guys were lots of fun to do a podcast with. They share insights and give advice based on their successful professional careers.
We talked about anything as usual, from their building successful careers, background stories, dodging organized marriages, career advice to chicks and anything in between. You’ll definitely enjoy this.

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EP#21 COUCHSURFING – FINDING AWESOME HOSTS

 

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SHOWNOTES
Everything you need to know about Couchsurfing is covered in this episode. Myself, Radhesen and Ashley are hosts and we talk about Couchsurfing. The main subject is “How do you successfully find host” thus avoiding declines or unpleasant experiences.

All topics in summary below:
What couchsurfing is
How couchsurfing works
How to participate
How to successfully find hosts
What not to do
What to do
And everything awesome in between.

Links:
Couchsurfing http://couchsurfing.com
My profile https://www.couchsurfing.com/people/grey-jabesi
Radhesen’s profile https://www.couchsurfing.com/people/radhesennaidoo
Ashley’s profile https://www.couchsurfing.com/people/ashley-blayne

EP#20 BLESSER & BLESEE, STATE OF THE UNION

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Nobody was drunk , just tired. Just me and Kannan talking after a long day of work.

We talked about:
Donald Trump
Couchsurfing
Catching feelings
Capetown liftesyle
Blesser, Blessee lifestyle
Growing up
Chenges and more.

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