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The Intellectual People Podcast

The Intellectual People Podcast

By Jason
I’ve always loved speaking with people, whether they’re the founder or a tech company, a customer service representative, or a showroom floor associate. People who are passionate about their product and often, their journey is just as interesting. Join me for candid conversations with guests across industries, on The Intellectual People Podcast.
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Do you really need surge protection? | Jim Minadeo of Zero Surge Explains
In this video, Jim Minadeo of Zero Surge explains how his past Chemistry experience led to a voting machine patent and ultimately becoming the owner of Zero Surge in January 2014 from J. Rudy Harford.     https://zerosurge.com  info@zerosurge.com
01:13:28
April 16, 2021
Alone In The Backseat | Jennifer Lourie
Author Jennifer Lourie explains how her self written and self published Memoir came about.  Her life after divorce and into survival mode while  navigating dating life of a woman in her 40's.     Her book: https://www.amazon.com/Alone-Backseat-Jennifer-Lourie/dp/0692977023  Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/jenlourie/?hl=en  Blog: https://www.aloneinthebackseat.com/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aloneinthebackseat  #aloneinthebackseat #dating #singlelife
52:44
April 9, 2021
Captains For Clean Water | Florida Skiff Challenge
In this video, Capt. Mike tells us about the importance of Captains For Clean Water for Everglades Restoration.  This is something all boaters and fishers should watch and learn about.  Heck, anyone that cares about earth should watch this.  Yes, that means YOU!  ;)   https://captainsforcleanwater.org  https://captainsforcleanwater.org/skiff-challenge  https://www.facebook.com/FloridaSkiffChallenge/ https://www.facebook.com/CaptainsForCleanWater  #captainsforcleanwater #boaters #florida #water
36:54
April 8, 2021
Legacy Audio with Bill Dudleston
Bill Dudleston explains what got him into building speakers and ultimately Legacy Audio.  His history is quite interesting!     He even talks about Earl Geddes, the late Arnie Nudell and speaks about the powerful Legacy Audio Wavelet.     If you manufacture drivers, you might want to hear his request.     https://www.legacyaudio.com  #legacyaudio #hifi #speakers #music
01:21:10
April 2, 2021
Shark Tank Supervising Casting Producer Mindy Zemrak | Mindy Casting
Do you love the ABC show, Shark Tank?  Supervising Casting Producer Mindy Zemrak is here to tell us about Shark Tank, including how to pitch your winning idea!   https://www.instagram.com/mindycasting/?hl=en   https://www.facebook.com/MindyCasting   #sharktank #mindycasting #entrepreneur #entertainment #abc #WomansHistoryMonth
43:37
March 26, 2021
What is Audio Science Review? | Amir of Audio Science Review
In this video, Amir of Audio Science Review (ASR) explains his past career and what led to the formation of ASR.  He also explains the testing process of electronics and speakers using his $200k of measurement equipment. #audiosciencereview #hifi #science
01:26:43
March 19, 2021
Do audio cables matter? | Galen Gareis formerly of Belden Wire
Former Belden Wire Designer Galen Gareis explains how cables need to meet certain standards and the design parameters around them.  He also speaks about the actual science and the subjective side within hifi audio.    After many years of a business relationship with Blue Jeans Cable, he now leads the ICONOCLAST cable line.     https://www.iconoclastcable.com  http://www.bluejeanscable.com  https://www.belden.com  #beldenwire #cables #hifi #1313A #iconoclast #science #subjective #objective
01:14:26
March 12, 2021
What is Audiophile Style? | Chris Connaker
We have the pleasure to hear from Chris Connaker the founder of Auidophile Style (Computer Audiophile) on how and why he initially started the forum.  The path is sure to surprise you! https://audiophilestyle.com #computers #computeraudio #hifi
01:04:27
March 5, 2021
Accurate Sound Calibration using Digital Sound Processing (DSP)? | Mitch Barnett
Mitch Barnett of Accurate Sound tells us about his journey to become a leading expert in Digital Sound Processing (DSP).  Accurate Sound is a remote service using Audiolense, Acourate and Room Eq Wizard (REW).     Check out Mitch https://accuratesound.ca  MItch's Book on DSP https://www.amazon.com/Accurate-Sound-Reproduction-Using-DSP/dp/1520977905  Audiolense https://juicehifi.com  Acourate https://www.audiovero.de/en/acourate.php
59:24
February 26, 2021
Need a unique mail order gift? | Georgia Crafted
Erin tells us how and why she created Georgia Crafted.  She has put together themed gift boxes or build your own from her many different talented artisans.     www.georgiacrafted.com      #giftbox  #mailorder  #georgiacrafted  #georgiamade  #locallove
19:30
February 20, 2021
Does digital sound better? | Blue Coast Records and Cookie Marenco
We all get a chance to hear from 5 Time Grammy Nominated Cookie Marenco.  We talk about studio equipment requirements, artist discovery and of course how she records and produces some of the best DSD recordings available on the Sonomoa DSD Recording System.  Any music lover is sure to enjoy this candid conversation!   Please be sure to watch, like and subscribe!     www.bluecoastrecords.com   Meghan Andrews  www.bluecoastrecords.com/artist/meghan-andrews/   What is DSD? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Direct_Stream_Digital  #dsd #recordingengineer #producer #grammys
01:19:39
February 19, 2021
Founder and CEO of Sweetwater.com Chuck Surack
The inspiring story of Chuck Surack who started in a VW Bus and has grown Sweetwater.com to over $1B in sales.  Chuck is a humble man who does a lot for music education on top of being a business leader in online music instrument sales.   www.sweetwater.com   See all brands here: www.sweetfamilyofcompanies.com   #sweetwater #CEO #music #vwbus #guitars
43:52
February 11, 2021
New Record Day Talks Subjective and Objective Audio Reviews | Ron Brenay
Ron explains his past in audio and how he transitioned into being a content creator for YouTube audio reviews.  We also speak about the science within audio and how to increase the use of making reviews more objective while not losing the subjective side.  Ron also shares a personal story of him and his wife.     New Record Day on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Newrecordda...​  Is there anybody out there? The comeback video that is referenced: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6biQ0...​  #hifi​ #newrecordday​ #speakermeasurements​ #erinsaudiocorner
01:19:46
February 8, 2021
Larry Dixon Racing 2 Seat NHRA Top Fuel Dragster
In this video, I sit with the 3x Champ Larry Dixon to discuss his past and present.  The history of his racing career and even the details of what it costs to run a competitive NHRA Top Fuel Team.     We learn about the 2 seater Top Fuel Dragster that YOU can rent a ride in.  Yes, that's right, 0 -100mph in 1 second!     Larry's mention of the warmup video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1un1L-6NI4  Contact Larry: www.larrydixonracing.com
53:25
February 5, 2021
High-end audio design & PCB layout with Tom Christiansen, Neurochrome & TCA | Part 2
In this video I speak with the brilliant Tom Christiansen of Neurochrome and Tom Christiansen Audio (TCA). We cover a wide range of topics, including circuit design for manufacturing, PCB layout and its influence of circuit performance, and the influence of component selection on audio performance just to mention a few. We also touch on marketing, consumer psychology, cognitive psychology, and even briefly explore the neuroscience of gender identity. Enjoy!   This is part two of a two-part series.   Part 1 is here: https://anchor.fm/dashboard/episode/epnab8 Be sure to like and subscribe.  Neurochrome: https://neurochrome.com   TCA:  https://www.tomchr.com   Doug Self’s book that was mentioned:   https://www.oreilly.com/library/view/...
45:05
January 31, 2021
High-end audio design & PCB layout with Tom Christiansen, Neurochrome & TCA | Part 1
In this video I speak with the brilliant Tom Christiansen of Neurochrome and Tom Christiansen Audio (TCA). We cover a wide range of topics, including circuit design for manufacturing, PCB layout and its influence of circuit performance, and the influence of component selection on audio performance just to mention a few. We also touch on marketing, consumer psychology, cognitive psychology, and even briefly explore the neuroscience of gender identity. Enjoy!   This is part one of a two-part series.   Be sure to like and subscribe.   Neurochrome: https://neurochrome.com  TCA:  https://www.tomchr.com  Doug Self’s book that was mentioned:   https://www.oreilly.com/library/view/...
54:54
January 31, 2021
Why buy a Teardrop Camper? Tom from WeeRoll!
I sit with Tom from WeeRoll about his multiuse campers and learn about the history of WeeRoll.   https://www.weeroll.com/  https://www.facebook.com/weeroll
01:04:33
January 29, 2021
Over one MILLION followers for the Drunk Donkey? | Mike's Weather Page
Today I chat with Mike from Mike's Weather Page and learn how he got into building a weather page and doing live videos with his guests.     His FaceBook page has over 1M followers and he's quickly becoming the go-to online unofficial meteorologist around the world.   His webpage: https://spaghettimodels.com/​  His FaceBook page: https://www.facebook.com/mikesweather...​  Where Drunk Donkey came from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EE9Y1...
58:42
January 22, 2021
Erin's Audio Corner buys a $100k Klippel NFS
I recently had Erin from Erin's Audio Corner on my podcast.  We talked about his recent acquisition the $100k Klippel NFS   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQvXbJJln-s&t=1s
01:14:21
January 17, 2021
Wood Pallet Recycling for Greenhouse Heating | Novem Industries
In this video, Brad of Novem Industries explains how his company recycles wood pallets for heating for the largest Greenhouse in the USA.   Please be sure to subscribe for new content!     Follow The Intellectual People Podcast on FaceBook:  https://www.facebook.com/theintellecutualpeoplepodcast
58:49
January 15, 2021
Boat Building and Boat Racing with Steve Stepp of Velocity Powerboats and HydraStepp
I sit down with legendary boat builder Steve Stepp.  In this video we talk about building boats and his journey of racing along with growing two successful boat companies.     Please visit HydraStepp: https://hydrastepp.com
58:08
January 8, 2021
From Flo Rida to Florida Ski Riders and Jetski Excursions with Randy Cabrera
I sit down with the leader of Florida Ski Riders to hear how he has built an online Personal Watercraft (PWC) community of 20,000 members.     Link to Randy https://flskiriders.com/  Link to Capt. Ron https://www.evergladesjetskitours.com/  FL Ski Riders on FaceBook https://www.facebook.com/FLSkiRiders 
51:11
January 1, 2021
Waveguides, Acoustics and Speaker Design with Dr. Earl Geddes
In this first episode I sit down with Dr. Earl Geddes who has been a pioneer in speaker design.     Here is the link to the mentioned waveguide design thread: https://www.diyaudio.com/forums/multi...  Please visit his website at www.gedlee.com for his white papers   Contact me through: https://www.theintellectualpeoplepodc...
01:03:40
December 30, 2020