A couple of months ago I was interviewed by Peter Nikolaides, former host of the Fresh Ubuntu podcast and Tetris World Champion in the last Burundian Para-Lympics (Google told me so). The interview was part of a series that Peter started on podcasters (and other internet superstars) and what they actually did for a living. As a rule of thumb I don’t blog about work, so the names of companies and involved parties have been changed to protect the innocent ( Honey ! Where’s mah Sooopah Suit ? ) But the interview might give you some insights on how and where you can find the knowledge and experience to turn your hobby into your day job.
We warp back into our childhood and go off the deep end in the land of Cult and Sci-Fi. Expert wiseguy Jaspio tells us about the history of one of the most popular toylines of all time : Transformers. We celebrate 30 years of Silicon Civil War with this great interview and bring you music from Scann-Tec, brought to you by Ultimae records. Don’t forget that this episode is also available as a Google hangout recording.
- Archonia store : http://www.archonia.com/mangashop/en/
- Transformers Wiki : http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Main_Page
- Scann-Tek : http://www.ultimae.com/en/composers/scann-tec/index.html
- Ultimae records : http://ultimae.com/
For those of you who haven’t listened to our great interview with ‘the mac mommy’ in our latest knight wise.com podcast “Macs and Mommies” you can also watch this bonus video we made of the Skype interview featured in that very podcast. (if you HAVE listened to the podcast .. you still might want to watch the video to see the lovely Melissa Davis giggle and gesticulate as she makes her point )
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Join us for episode 34 of the Knightcast. After a long hiatus where we took some time of for rest and relaxation (and to get married) we are back once again with an action packed show. In episode 34 : An interview with captain command line we have an in depth interview with Daniel Turner , a 16 year old Linux user extra-ordinaire. We talk about the social implications of a life in linux between peers and peers of Windows users, the open document format, the linux distribution of Daniels choice and more. With fantastic music from Delphinium Blue and some audio comments from the QCF, we top it of with his views on Vista and what the future will bring. Its full of laughs, fun and information packed. Your medicine on the edge of real and cyberspace : The Knightcast.
The Story is ALL OVER the internet , so we carry our bit .. Just read the little intro below and click play. See how one of the biggest company's in the world (Apple) is represented by .. A random sollicitant coming in for a job at the BBC! (Don't miss the first second of the introduction and check out the face on poor mr Goma). " Guy Goma, a graduate from the Congo, appeared on the news channel in place of an IT expert after a mix-up. But Mr Goma, who was wrongly identified in the press as a taxi driver, was really at the BBC for a job interview … (more) ("