19 Jun

TCASP EP:135 – The one with Fieldays

Summary:

This week’s episode is here a bit late, but not as late as the things Chris has been procrastinating with. Find out what he’s supposed to be doing.

Hamilton has Fieldays this week which means one thing, the busiest time of the year for escorts.

We discuss the cat that has teeth problems that Chris is now the proud owner of.

Sam went to Fieldays, so find out all about that, highlights include helping people to not get ripped off by fidget spinners, a chainsaw stuck in a log, interesting people and getting stuck in mud.

Chris is heading off to Wellington to go to a TedX, find out what his travel plans entail, and next week we will no doubt hear about how that trip went.

Homer Simpson thwarts Deep mind this week, find out how he confused one of the smartest computers around.

Elon Musk interview is something you must watch according to Chris, find the link below.

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11 Jun

TCASP EP:134 – Sweet Chili Sauce

Summary:

Chris is feeling flat this week, after his trip away he must now face reality and work hard, it might be getting him down.

A TedX Ruakura Salon is coming up in Hamilton, find out what that is about.

Trademe is launching by now pay later, find out how much you can by and what the repayments are going to be, is this a good idea for NZ?

Chris got some bone conduction earphones, Sam isn’t so sure they are the real deal, but they do fit comfortably.

There is now 7 litres of sweet chilli sauce at home now, find out how that happened, and Sam had a tweet about Hamilton retweeted this week, find out what the surprising tweet was.

We are now on the lookout for a new flatmate as our one wants a change and is moving out very soon, she’s also offloaded her old cat off to Chris, which it’s hard to tell if he is happy about or pissed.

Links:
Uber sparks cabbie war in Hamilton | Stuff.co.nz
Trade Me launches buy now, pay later technology | Stuff.co.nz

04 Jun

TCASP EP:133 – The Las Vegas Report

Summary:

Chris recalls all the awesome stories from his very recent trip to the US.

We won’t spoil what happened by putting it all here in the show notes, but highlights include:

The flights out of NZ and how that all went, movies Chris watched, accommodation, sights he saw and how the film festival went.

Of course, any episode like this wouldn’t be complete without Chris doing some dumb stuff, have a listen, and find out what he did and didn’t do while travelling around the globe.

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21 May

TCASP EP:131 – The Marriage Breakup

Summary:

We start this podcast with a talk about Facebook and the new thing they are bringing out. And then a new story has come out saying MP3 is now a dead format, is this just click bait headlines or is there something to it? We discuss it.

Wannacry ransomware has been in the news a lot the last couple of weeks, what is it and how did some random dude slow down the spread of it? Find out in this episode.

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14 May

TCASP EP:130 – John Wick 2, Upcoming Travels and a Weird Rage

Summary:

Welcome to another episode of everyone’s favourite podcast, we start off with Chris talking about how unfit he feels, and how he’s going to be sore after going to the gym, we went and saw John Wick 2, find out our thoughts on this film.

Chris has possibly the worst rant ever, it makes no sense, find out what he is going on about.

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07 May

TCASP EP:129 – Can of Air and the TED Cinema Experience

Summary:

Chris has had another full on week, which included house sitting and looking after a toothless cat. Chris has been watching Rick and Morty and now likes it. Sam watch a documentary called Silicon Cowboys and explains what that was about.

YikYak is no more and is shutting down its services, we discuss that and find out if Chris knows what it is.

Chris has been so busy that he hasn’t been keeping up with his busy busy Tinder life, find out what he has been up to with that lately.

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30 Apr

TCASP EP:128 – Sperm Fights Tumors, Rigging a Competition

Summary:

Welcome to episode 128, we touch on if ANZAC is a different thing to what it used to be, we heard about some more old people getting scammed, make sure you aren’t one of them.

Sam’s in the early stages of entering a competition to win a new car, this leads onto a story from his past on how he gamed the system to win a pretty sweet prize.

Chris found out about some sperm that is being targeted against tumors, find out what that is all about.

Google has launched an online tool called Auto Draw, which looks pretty cool, it guesses what you are trying to draw and you can pick from its suggestions, ideal for people like us that can’t draw at all.

We talk about Juicero, a well funded juicer that no one really needs, find out how much it cost and what works better.

Find out what the summit on content marketing is, and find out what Chris is doing with it.

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23 Apr

TCASP EP:127 – Chris Tells a Story and we Catch up

Summary:

In this week’s episode we catch what’s been happening, Sam has been to pumpkin events, spoke to someone who worked at a cool place.

Chris has been busy working and tells a story he might regret in some ways.

17 Apr

TCASP EP:126 – Go Balls Out and a Crazy Cancer Cure

Summary:

We are back after missing last week, mainly due to being busy and having 2 giant pumpkin events within a week

We find out what has been keeping us super busy lately, and we find out about testicular cancer NZ.  Colin Meads has been in the news about some crazy expensive home remedy for cancer, it doesn’t sound very legit.

We find out how Chris’s plans are going for America.

John Clarke died, and we talk about a possible kickstarter that might be happening called small batch audio.

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04 Apr

TCASP EP:125 – Peanut Butter, and Running out Room for People

Summary:
This weeks episode is a bit late due to be being busy with the great pumpkin carnival.

This whole summary is based off my memory, so it is a real treat to what you will actually hear about.

We talk about the rise of peanut butter, all starting from a kitchen counter then moving to a concrete mixer.

All that and a lot more in this episode of the podcast.