105 – Animal Treatment with Paul Shapiro pt. 1

Paul Shapiro (@PaulHShapiro), the Vice President of Policy Engagement for the Humane Society of the United States, joins Dave via skype to chat about our current standards for animal wellness, advancements we can make, and the potential viability of clean meat in the future. A chat with Sinead Savage starts things off.

Music at the end by the late, great Don Williams with Good Ole Boys Like Me.

88 – System Engineering with Jeremiah Crane pt. 2

88-jeremiah-craneJeremiah and Dave share more Whiskey Barrel Brew from Indian Wells and continue their chat about System Engineering, exploring space, why it matters, and then they try to figure out what the universe feels like.

Music at the end from the Fresh and Onlys with Dream Girls.

87 – System Engineering with Jeremiah Crane pt. 1

System Engineer Jeremiah Crane, who has degrees from USC and Georgia Tech drops by to chat with David about Model Based System Engineering over some Whiskey Barrel Brew from Indian Wells. The title might sound kind of boring, but Jeremiah has lived a fascinating life and studied and interned at some very interesting places, like an electronics company in Japan. He and David have a great conversation about space travel, rockets, the universe, all of it. Grab your own Whiskey Barrel Brew and join in. A call to Steven Yates (@StevenEYates) kicks things off.

Music at the end from Motorama with Ghost.

63 – Asteroids with Farah Alibay pt. 1

Farah Alibay (@trifarahtops), a systems engineer at JPL with a PhD from M.I.T. in Astronautics and Aeronautics, drops by to share some Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Brewing and chat about the mission to Mars, space in general, and how to remove a boulder from an asteroid.

Dance Me to the End of Love by Leonard Cohen (RIP) finishes it off.

60 – Educational Technology with Lyle Tavernier pt. 2

60-lyle-tavernierPart two of the chat with JPL Instructional Tech Specialist Lyle Tavernier (@lyletav) and his delicious home brewed IPA. This one gets further into Mars, the search for life, and figuring out whether we are alone.

Music at the end by Young Prisms with the song Runner.