Divergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation.

Divergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation.

By -J
I’m a self taught voice in your ear that finds things of interest to research and build, and if I don’t patent them myself, I share them with the world in hopes of making it a better place if possible. I suffer from Schizoaffective Disorder and Cerebral Palsy, but that doesn’t mean I’m incapable. I also write Young Adult Fantasy Novels so I’m taking a crack at turning them into daily episodic podcasts as well. Feel free to choose which you would prefer. 8-12 and up for heroic fighting. Starting with Animal Quest: The Travelers. Much Pleasure -J.
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Ep. 64 Divergent Mind - Insanity and Innovation, September 22nd-November 26th, 2017.
Going into the dreamscape a bit and then I talk about what’s need to write an ai. Fun times for sure.
24:41
January 17, 2020
Ep. 63 Apologies and Meeting Nettios and what she’s working on.
As a couple we’re both creators for art, to photography, to soap, or dresses, or finery. It all depends on what we feel like creating really. Here’s what Nettio(s) is creating at the moment and learning her first podcast, so please forgive the ums and ahhs, as we all do them from time to time. ^_^ Much Pleasure, -J. Regular recordings will resume tomorrow after a visit to the disability office.
09:09
January 17, 2020
Ep. 62 Animal Quest - The Travelers - Ch 6 - Pgs 1231-1280.
No spoilers. Listen in to find out what happens next in Animal Quest - The Travelers.
24:28
January 14, 2020
EP. 61 Divergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation - July - August, 2017.
Delusions and a new type of magnetic energy generator are discussed over these months. Also, dancing in a coffee shop like that’s the normal thing to do.
21:19
January 14, 2020
Ep. 60 Animal Quest - The Travelers - Ch 6 - Pgs 1180-1230.
What happens on their ride? Let’s find out and see.
24:25
January 13, 2020
Ep. 59 Divergent Mind - Insanity and Innovation - April-June, 2017
Short one this one, was very unwell at the time.
11:47
January 13, 2020
Ep 58 Interlude - Message to you, the listeners.
Just going over some stuff. Check out DivergentMind.shop for a nifty Episode 1 shirt, and AnimalQuest.Shop for a spanking new design of Barklyn in an Art Deco style that will make sense later on I promise. I’ve been awake for almost two days, so I’m going to try and catch some sleep before my new gear arrives from the wonderful delivery people. If this budget setup works I’ll make a how to video for you so you can do the same with links on what to buy so that I can become an amazon affiliate as well. Fun times everyone. Much pleasure, -J.
05:42
January 13, 2020
Ep 57 Animal Quest - The Travelers - Ch 6 - Pgs 1128-1178
Much more to do in Tanzeria isn’t there.
24:55
January 12, 2020
Ep. 56 Divergent Mind - Insanity and Innovation - February-March, 2017.
There’s some inventing. Some randomness, and a whole lot of oddness in this episode. Hold onto your pant legs, or you may lose your shorts.
13:26
January 12, 2020
Ep 55 Animal Quest - The Travelers - Ch 6 - 1079-1127
Let’s find out what happens today on Animal Quest the Travelers! Shout out to all my new listeners and friends around the globe. You’re making this completely worth while as I make this better. I’ll be re-recording things—like crud at the end you don’t need to listen to unless you want to help a person out of course, so they sound better hopefully today if not tomorrow. Much Pleasure, -J.
20:41
January 12, 2020
Ep 54 Divergent Mind - Insanity and Innovation - January, 2017.
So We’ve made it to the next year in the story, and the entire month of January’s a short one due to my illness picking up during the winter again. Always fun. Seems to be a bit of a pattern don’t you think.
09:14
January 12, 2020
Ep. 53 Animal Quest - The Travelers - Ch 6 - Pgs 1028-1078
Hmm. What happens this time? Let’s find out together. Woo. ^_^
22:45
January 11, 2020
Ep. 52 DIvergent Mind - Insanity and Innovation - September 20th-December 27th, 2016.
We made it through the first year together! How exciting. I’ll be shooting for three episodes today. Much pleasure to you all, -J.
18:53
January 11, 2020
Ep. 51 Animal Quest - The Travelers - Ch 6 - Pgs 976-1027.
Let’s find out together what happens to Jefferies and Averly as they head Under the House!
22:22
January 11, 2020
Ep. 50 (In 18 days) Divergent Mind - Insanity and Innovation - September 5th-15th, 2016.
So I made it to my goal of 50 episodes in under three weeks! What a blast it has been so far. I’ve been learning a bunch and I’m hoping to learn how to get sponsors next so I can get enough gear to have other people on the podcast. I’ve had so much fun so far, honestly. Thanks for being along with me through the tough times—and I hope you’re enjoying the fantasy book too. There’s so much more content coming that I’m not sure how to handle it really. We’ll have to learn how to together. And a global shout out to all my new listener and watcher friends! World wide is such a fantastic feeling. Much Pleasure, -J.
21:15
January 10, 2020
Ep. 49 Animal Quest - The Travelers - Ch 6 - Pgs 924-976
Averly and Jefferies go under the Amberstone House. Much fun to be had, jokes and dancing included. To all my global listeners, I love that you’re seeing these. It means so much that people get to hear and share my stories with their friends and families. Thank you!
19:39
January 10, 2020
Ep. 48 Divergent Mind - Insanity and Innovation - September 1st, 2016.
Just a small episode because I keep nodding off from my meds. It’s almost 3 p.m for goodness sakes. Hi Global buddies!! You’re rocking my world right now. This one is on how to predict future movement based on past data correlation and current data interpretation sets. Fun stuff.
16:13
January 9, 2020
Ep. 47 Animal Quest - The Travelers - Ch 5 - Pgs 863-924 - End of Ch 5
I wanted to do a full four episodes today because I slept late again and I feel like that’s just not good enough. I’m shooting for the big 50 tomorrow so here’s hoping. I dislike giving synopsis’s of book parts as I’m giving them out. I want you to enjoy them as fresh and new, instead of reading a snippet and knowing what’s going to happen. But here’s something just for you! The next chapter is called Under the House and it’s a total blast.
22:53
January 9, 2020
Ep. 46 DIvergent Mind - Insanity and Innovation - August, 2016.
It’s an entire month because it’s another quick one. One more episode for today incoming after a short break to grab some ebt ramen, and then I’ll be good to go. Be back shortly. And Welcome to all my new listeners from around the globe!! You’re awesome, and I think you know that.
09:01
January 9, 2020
Ep. 45 Animal Quest - The Travelers - Ch 5 - Pgs 799-862
The beginning of Chapter Five: Arriving in Tanzeria.
24:35
January 8, 2020
Ep. 44 Divergent Mind - Insanity and Innovation July 18th-31st, 2016.
So we come to the end of July, and onto the next month in the next episode. I’m trying to break these into proper segmented issues. This one deals with what it very really is like to be delusional for a long period of time and how it can change even over as little a time as a few weeks.
25:59
January 8, 2020
Ep. 43 Animal Quest - The Travelers - Ch 4 - Pgs 726-798 - End of Ch 4
So we come to the end of chapter four. Tomorrow will be surprising for sure, I just know it.
26:12
January 7, 2020
Ep. 42 Divergent Mind - Insanity and Innovation - July 3rd-18th, 2016.
We cover a lot of topics ranging from working with the grand unified theory again to breaking down people into mathematical subsets without using any real maths. Fun stuff. Plus a small story I wrote to pass the time when I couldn’t sleep.
26:22
January 7, 2020
Ep 41. Animal Quest - The Travelers - Ch 4 - Pgs 676-725.
The group makes it’s way through the forest and enjoy a small fishing break before heading towards Tanzeria. (I’m learning to do better commentary descriptions =p).
19:56
January 7, 2020
Ep. 40 Divergent Mind - Insanity and Innovation. June 26th-28th, 2016.
The end of the month comes upon us. Next comes July, 2016. Looking forward to it? It’s got to be better than the feelings of self expression in this episode don’t you think? I do. Let’s hope so. We’ll find out together in any case. -J.
14:11
January 7, 2020
Ep. 39 Animal Quest - The Travelers - Ch 3 - Pgs 601-675 - End of Ch 3.
So we come to the end of Chapter 3. What will happen in Chapter 4 Tomorrow? Let’s find out together!
25:54
January 7, 2020
Ep. 38 Divergent Mind - Insanity and Innovation - June 23rd-25th, 2016.
Check out the avocado story!
24:35
January 6, 2020
Ep. 37 Animal Quest: The Travelers - Ch 3 - Pgs 551-600.
The chat with the rams and learn some amazing things. Let’s find out what they learn on this episode of Animal Quest: The Travelers.
20:01
January 6, 2020
Ep 36. Divergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation. June 20th-22nd, 2016.
If you need help on what to expect for your loved one when calling the first responders team about their psychosis this is the episode for you.
17:03
January 5, 2020
Ep 35. Animal Quest: The Travelers - Ch 3 - Pgs 501-551
The group learns more about themselves with Martin’s help. Did you see the Steven King reference in the last episode. Huge fan.
21:06
January 5, 2020
Ep 34. Divergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation, June 10th-19th, 2016.
This is a longer episode about a few topics mostly within one entry. Hope you enjoy it.
22:04
January 4, 2020
Ep 33. Animal Quest: The Travelers - Ch 3 - Pgs 451-500.
Something strange is happening in these woods. Wonder what it could be? Let’s find out together on this episode of The Travelers.
20:32
January 4, 2020
Ep. 32 How to Make an Artificial Lung ASAP. I figured out how to make one, and I’m giving it away!
So I’m manic and have a lot of energy but very little to do with it. I was working on an artificial lung and other than drawing that up it’s pretty much done design-wise. I just need to nestle wiring beyond, around, and through, the phrenic nerve and I’ll get control of the system through a RBC chipset that anylyzes blood content levels. I need to get this made asap for my nephew who has Cerebral Palsy (like I do but much worse) where he chokes on food and water while eating and drinking. I’m worried he’ll have an early death if I don’t get this made and I’m sitting here with no money but I can whip the rest of the design up over a day or two after recording my podcasts for the day, as long as I get up in time to record. I’ve found that if I get up at 3 A.M. I can get quite a bit done before 9, which is great. But it means my posting times are off and I get screwed on hitting that East Coast sweet spot of 8-10 commuter valley. I’ve realized if I don’t get this done or get it leased somewhere I may not get to see my nephew as it’s going to be a while before I can get home and see them all again. He wasn’t a person when I was done there last time which is just crazy. Now he’s a few years old and doing his best. So maybe what I’ll do for the next few podcasts is focus on him and get his artificial lungs made and drawn and then give them away under public license so that he they can be made down there by him and he can get a chance of a longer, more plentiful life. The only issue I can foresee—other than the scariness and danger of open chest surgery is that the lungs will have to be replaced periodically as they’ll either fill up with fluid permanently (which I don’t think will happen honestly) or the person using them will outgrow the build and need the next size up. What’s interesting is that the last time I spoke to my brother he was talking about hot swappable limbs, in a semi serious semi joking manner and I took him literally and got to work that night figuring it out for our nephew. I hope I get it done in time, or something with the skill set can use my design as I have neither the funds nor people skills to get it done myself quickly. Much to do. -J
19:17
January 3, 2020
Ep. 31 Divergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation. June 8th-10th, 2016.
It’s a shorter episode because the next section in June 10th, 2016, which will be made tomorrow is quite long, which will take a while to get made. But other than that I hope you enjoy todays episodes and I’ll be back tomorrow with a couple of fresh ones. Much pleasure. -J.
13:49
January 3, 2020
Ep. 30 Animal Quest: The Travelers. Ch 3 - Pgs 401-451.
The group gets to know the Bars and Stripes gang and their predicament. Let’s see what happens in this episode of Animal Quest: The Travelers.
19:49
January 3, 2020
Ep. 29 Going to the Gym as a 325+ lb person for the first time in years,
I got there because of Nettio! She showed me a deal I could afford as my disability benefit was increased per month just enough to cover the 10 dollar (roughly) fee of going to Planet Fitness down the street from me. So I woke up, had a bit of sugar to power the workout, took my meds, and off I went for my first workout in years. It lasted all of ten minutes. It was hard and I had to stretch multiple times because of the cerebral palsy making my muscles like stone, and my heart rate shot up to around 170 which I know is terrible as when I was at around 220 I would be doing 120-130 beats doing a five k every two days. So that’s my goal. Get back to there and see if it’s even possible for me to get down to 180 lbs. Here’s hoping. Happy New Year to fellow weight loss enthusiasts and everyone who hits the grind stone every day to last longer.
01:46
January 3, 2020
Ep. 28. Divergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation. June 1st-7th, 2016. Messing with the Grand Unified Theory.
So I was thinking, at the time, and will come back to it often for that year, about the Hawkins Grand Unified Theory—and how to make a simple version with a computer program. I’m sure my maths is off. But it was a fun thought exercise and something I’ll be working on in the future to keep myself entertained. Hope you enjoy it.
20:49
January 2, 2020
EP. 27. Divergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation. May 21st - 31st, 2016.
Ten days worth of content to catch up a bit and start of at June 2016, tomorrow. Should be a blast.
13:23
January 2, 2020
Ep. 26. Animal Quest: The Travelers - Ch 3 - Pgs 351 - 400.
The group it taken by a strange new group: The Bars and Strips Gang, a fellowship of raccoons. Let’s find out more about them in this episode of Animal Quest: The Travelers.
19:28
January 2, 2020
Ep. 25. A Message about being Schizoaffective.
So I take roughly 4,000 pills per year currently to handle my various conditions. One is a Benzo and the other is an anti seizure medication that acts as an anti anxiety medication but is also a downer. I don’t drink or do drugs, but because I get manic and have weeks to months of little to no sleep (I’m talking 2-5 hours max compounded) I eventually crash and have to work around it. That happened this morning. I’m usually up at around 3-4 a.m. but first woke up at 7, so I was already late to get to work on this. I got set up from getting back from Nettios’s place and promptly fell asleep at my desk until literally just five minutes ago. Here’s my apology while I crank out todays three episodes to make up for yesterday’s lost episode. Starting with DIvergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation. Thanks for your patience.
04:28
January 2, 2020
Ep. 24. Animal Quest: The Travelers. Pgs 301 - 350. Ch 2-3
So half way through this episode we make it into Chapter 3: Into the Forest. What will happen to the group as they make their way into the woods? Let’s find out together on this episode of Animal Quest: The Travelers.
20:24
January 2, 2020
Ep: 23. Interlude: Spending the day at J-Wife’s to record. Nettios’s Studio!
So I won’t be able to use my swing arm at her place so the audios going to sound different I suppose until I can figure out how to make it better. Other than that I learned that J-wife prefers Nettios as her nickname, so that’s what it’ll be for now. That’s about it. Happy New Decade Folks. Two episodes incoming once we get over to her place later in the afternoon. Sorry for the late releases today.
03:40
January 1, 2020
Ep. 22 Broken over 100 Plays in Six Days. Thank you so Much. Here’s to you all and a happy Decade!
Interlude: Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/divergent-mind-insanity-and-innovation/id1492815919 Google: New app please: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xMWUxZDhlOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw== Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/10hRqi8e6R3cdzcC5umwAj Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/divergent-mind-insanity-and-innovation PocketCasts: https://pca.st/hm59mjbn RadioPublic: https://radiopublic.com/divergent-mind-insanity-and-innov-Wo2BpO Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1492815919/divergent-mind-insanity-and-innovation Castro: https://castro.fm/podcast/5a5d6e8b-59b9-4b70-b905-befc91c58c9d Spreaker: https://www.spreaker.com/show/divergentmind
Podcast Addict: https://podplayer.net/?podId=2504081
Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id2529723
 And of course www.Anchor.fm/DivergentMind Or you can visit my site for Art, Comics, Free Books, Podcasts, and Inventions. www.JTownsendsart.com www.millionwords.net www.asimovcomic.com Or my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/DivergentMind Or the subreddit at https://www.reddit.com/r/DivergentMind 

 Much Pleasure. -J (and J-wife)
04:48
December 31, 2019
Ep. 21 Divergent Mind - May 20st, 2016.
Talking about the Grand Unified Theory as a mathematical probability set. When I started futzing with it when I was 19 I called it the Cascade, having not heard about GUT yet, which I still do. There’s a few examples of what I mean within the episode and I can go in depth whenever. Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/divergent-mind-insanity-and-innovation/id1492815919 Google: New app please: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xMWUxZDhlOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw== Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/10hRqi8e6R3cdzcC5umwAj Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/divergent-mind-insanity-and-innovation PocketCasts: https://pca.st/hm59mjbn RadioPublic: https://radiopublic.com/divergent-mind-insanity-and-innov-Wo2BpO Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1492815919/divergent-mind-insanity-and-innovation Castro: https://castro.fm/podcast/5a5d6e8b-59b9-4b70-b905-befc91c58c9d Spreaker: https://www.spreaker.com/show/divergentmind
Podcast Addict: https://podplayer.net/?podId=2504081
Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id2529723
 And of course www.Anchor.fm/DivergentMind Or you can visit my site for Art, Comics, Free Books, Podcasts, and Inventions. www.JTownsendsart.com www.millionwords.net www.asimovcomic.com Or my Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/DivergentMind Or the subreddit at https://www.reddit.com/r/DivergentMind 

 Much Pleasure. -J
14:25
December 31, 2019
Ep. 20 Animal Quest: The Travelers - Ch 2 - Pages 251-300
They begin their adventure heading into the woods and get to know their new friend Averluton.
20:50
December 31, 2019
Ep. 19 Divergent Mind: May 19th, 2016.
Another quick one to pass the time. Not much thought happening that day, I suppose.
06:05
December 30, 2019
Ep. 18 Interlude: Getting Over Stage Fright with some Piano Playing.
Wanted to bit the bullet and play something for you. Happy New Year!
05:45
December 30, 2019
Ep. 17 Animal Quest: The Travelers - Ch 1 - Pgs 186 - 250. The end of CH 1.
So we come to the end of Chapter One. That lets me start off the new year with a brand new chapter for your enjoyment and I get to practice my craft even longer by increasing my longevity. Hoping you’re loving it as much I enjoyed making it and feel free to leave me a message if you’re curious about where the ideas/methods to create/or anything related to this book came about. I’ll be taking tomorrow off most likely to spend with J-wife but I just couldn’t stop myself from getting this out here today since I was able to get a bunch of stuff done early in the morning. We’ll pick up with DIvergent Mind in the New Year and keep going!
24:05
December 30, 2019
Ep. 16 Divergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation. May 18th, 2016.
This has a few entries in it so it’s a bit longer. Mostly about creating a rotating hull for a unipole magnetic setup. Fun stuff!
14:11
December 30, 2019
Interlude: A message about your donations to my podcast and my Patreon.
I don’t like when people push that they need your money to survive. So I made the message as asked of me, but I’ll be placing it at the end of my episodes to go and support my patreon at www.patreon.com/DIvergentMind look for the Being an Asmovian Yellow Sign and you’ve got it. It’s a little underwhelming at the moment but I’ll fix it up and get it all snappy over the course of today I think.
02:51
December 30, 2019
Ep. 15 Animal Quest: The Travelers . Ch. 1. Pgs 135-185
Things are coming together before the nights naming ceremony. Let’s see what happens.
17:29
December 30, 2019
Ep. 14: Bonus: My First Message Came In! Yay!
Five days in and I got so lucky someone was willing to message in. It’s a fantastic message too.
03:01
December 30, 2019
Ep. 13. DIvergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation. May 13th-15th, 2016.
This is a quickie. I’ve found out I’m on apple Podcast platform now as well as 9 others. Go to Asimovcomic.com and click the Podcast Link up above to see them all. Tomorrow’s going to cover May 18th, which has 5 entries, so it should be a little meatier.
03:19
December 30, 2019
EP. 12 Animal Quest: The Travelers - CH 1 - Pages 84-134
Things are starting to happen in the town of Mistlehop. Listen in to find out!
17:16
December 29, 2019
Ep. 11 Divergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation. May 12th, 2016.
A three parter about that day written within about two hours of one another.
13:06
December 28, 2019
Ep. 10. Animal Quest: Ch. 1. Pages 29-83.
So the story continues further. I do hope you’re enjoying it.
11:48
December 28, 2019
Ep. 9 Divergent Mind: Insanity to Innovation. May 11th, 2016.
I talk about graphene and terraforming machines while figuring out how to make a unipolar magnet.
04:32
December 27, 2019
Ep. 8 Animal Quest: The Travelers. Chapter 1. Pages 1-28.
If you liked the teaser trailer please feel free to listen here. So the story begins! Suitable for ages 8 years and older. Mild Heroic Violence.
13:04
December 27, 2019
Ep. 7 Divergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation. May 10th, 2016.
This took all day to make as it was done as I think an audiobook is created. Painstakingly, haha.
10:43
December 27, 2019
Teaser: Animal Quest: The Travelers.
I write young adult novels for fun for my family so I figured I would turn them into bonus episodes or it’s own series and put them up. Here’s a teaser of what I made this morning. I hope you enjoy it, as it was immensely fun to make, and is also my first true exploration into writing for fun.
05:12
December 25, 2019
Ep. 5. Divergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation. May 9th-10th, 2016.
Working our way through may, baby! Looking at all that crazy.
32:21
December 25, 2019
Ep 4. Divergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation. May 2016, Part 1.
We’ve hit May 2016. This is a long and crazy ride peeps so hold on to your marshmallows and we’ll get through it together. Much love, -J.
30:50
December 24, 2019
Ep. 3 Divergent Mind: Insanity and Innovation. November - December 2015.
We go deep in this one and go through a whole month and a bit to see what that’s like to produce. This time it was easy, but I think I’ll be breaking up future episodes into chunklets to keep it interesting.
19:01
December 24, 2019
Ep: 2. Divergent Mind: The Beginning. October 30th, 2015.
I began writing what would become one of my first books, named Divergent Mind, as suggested by my therapist who’s a pretty chill guy. You’ll see some coherency and then utter lunacy. Fun times.
16:57
December 23, 2019
EP: 1. 1,000,000 Mile Tesla Batteries. Helping Fight C-diff. Non-fissile 10,000 year batteries.
Figured out how to make a million mile Tesla setup. I also cover a way to combat C-Diff spread, and non-fissile 10,000 year batteries. It’s also my first episode, so here’s to learning the craft while I whittle away through my research. I’m also a person that suffers from Schizoaffective Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, and mild Autism. So excuse me if it take a few episodes to learn how to do this properly.
30:34
December 23, 2019