Conversations about books, music, movies, shows, tech, culture, and more. Jim is a songwriter and leader of the band Jim’s Big Ego. He is also an author of The Wakeful Wanderer’s Guide series. Lionel Cassin is an IT security specialist and a voracious reader of Science Fiction and History. They enjoy lively conversations with each other and interesting guests and are sharing those exchanges with you.
A podcast about technology, music, and speculative fiction.
Hosted by Jim Infantino and Lionel Cassin
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A conversation with Damien Cassin
Brothers revisited! This week, Lionel’s brother Damien joins us to talk about big construction, data centers for crypto mining and AI, modern art in the Hudson Valley, The M1 Abrams Tank, hybrids vs. electric cars, problems with money and [...]
Lionel, Jim, and ‘Tim’
We have our first caller! How this happened is a mystery, I suppose. Perhaps it’s all fake. However it happened, we ended up with a lively conversation with Tim on line one. We discuss phone hacking viruses, the future [...]
A conversation with Catherine Pilfrey, Matthew Bellows, and Jim Rosen.
Jim Rosen, Catherine Pilfrey, Matthew Bellows, and Jim Infantino have been teaching meditation online for almost 3 years as part of a twice weekly session that meets Tuesdays and Thursdays called Mindful Aware. In this episode, Matt, Jim, Jim, [...]
Another conversation with Professor Donald Smith
A new season for the new year! Professor Donald Smith returns to the pod, post haste to deal with Jim’s misconceptions about gravity, a discussion of neutron stars and the James Webb Telescope, mental models in physics, [...]