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Puget Systems Podcast

Puget Systems Podcast

By Our Creative Team
We build high performance workstations custom tailored for content creation, engineering, and scientific computing.
This podcast will discuss topics related to the workflows and software of those industries.
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Episode 49 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Will Gibbons, 3D Modeling, Rendering and Animation
Our host sounds a bit off during the first half of the show. Sorry about that. We're excited to have Will Gibbons join us today for Workflow Wednesday! Will Gibbons creates stunning product renderings & animations for innovative and quality physical products. Before launching Will Gibbons Design, he was traveling the world teaching designers how to render their products.    Check out his work at: https://willgibbons.com/
1:03:55
October 22, 2020
Episode 48 - Labs Open Office Hour: Dr. Don Kinghorn - Scientific Computing Advisor
In this episode, we have the pleasure of hosting Dr. Don Kinghorn!    Don is the escalation point for sales and support questions concerning HPC, Scientific Computing, Machine Learning, AI, Linux System Administration, and Hardware Troubleshooting. He works on hardware systems validation for Scientific workloads and provides an internal educational resource for others here at Puget Systems. If you read our publications with any frequency, you’ll see Don contributes often to our HPC Blog. Don has been with Puget Systems since 2013 and has a long history with scientific and high-performance computing that was nurtured by his educational background in Computational/Theoretical Chemistry.
1:08:35
October 19, 2020
Episode 47 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Matt Bach, Content Creation Hardware Analyst
Today we talk with Matt Bach, Senior Labs Technician. Matt works as a hardware analyst where he researches, tests, and develops hardware solutions tailored specifically for content creation software packages. This is not limited just to hardware and software performance benchmarks, but also includes working closely with the professional community to ensure that our workstations properly address the real-world pain points of users.
1:02:15
October 16, 2020
Episode 46 - Labs Open Office Hour: William George, Photogrammetry & Engineering Software Expert
This week William George spends an hour with us to chat and take questions about his area of expertise, Photogrammetry & Engineering software like Solidworks and Pix4D.
1:05:32
October 12, 2020
Episode 45 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Justin Lassen, Record producer, Composer, VR Sound Design Expert
This episode was plagued by a number of technical issues; Zoom crashing, audio cutting out, etc. Sorry about that. Hopefully, there's value to be gained for the audience anyway. Today we talk with Justin Lassen, a composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist and remixer with over 20 years of experience in the music, film, tech, and video game industries!  Justin is currently working as a spatial audio designer for VR/AR/MxR projects.
1:02:10
October 8, 2020
Episode 44 - Labs Open Office Hour: Kelly Shipman - 3ds Max, Unreal, and MORE!
This week Kelly Shipman spends an hour with us to chat and take questions about Unreal Engine, Game Development, Virtual Production, and More!
1:03:13
October 6, 2020
Episode 43 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Ryan Connolly, Owner of Triune Films and Host of Film Riot
Today we talk with Ryan Connolly writer and director of 16 incredible short films and creator/host of the popular filmmaking show Film Riot, a channel covering nearly every aspect of indie/small budget filmmaking. They've got tips and tricks for VFX, sound design, cinematography, and more! Film Riot explores the art of filmmaking in a way you've never seen.
1:08:10
October 6, 2020
Episode 42 - Labs Open Office Hour: The Labs Lads Discuss the RTX 3090
While the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30-series cards are certainly the most powerful GPUs ever released, it is important to understand that different applications utilize the GPU in very different ways.  The entire Labs Team joins us today to discuss and take questions about the newly released Nvidia RTX 3090 GPU!
1:12:12
October 3, 2020
Episode 41 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Emmy nominated Online Editor, Brady Betzel!
Today we talk with Brady Betzel Online Editor at Margarita Mix Hollywood! Starting as an intern on the show "On Air with Ryan Seacrest" all the way to being the online editor on the show Life Below Zero, on top of being a reviewer for Post Perspective and Post Magazine, Brady has seen a lot as he's moved through the post-production industry! We're excited to have him on today!
1:08:22
October 3, 2020
Episode 39 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Valentina Vee!
She's a photographer, a director, a cinematographer, an Adobe Master Trainer, and an Aputure Resident Pro! We're excited to have the incredible content creator Valentina Vee join us today! (http://www.valentinavee.com/)
1:07:45
September 22, 2020
Episode 38 - Labs Open Office Hour: Matt Bach, Adobe Creative Cloud Hardware Expert
Matt Bach joins us this week to talk about the latest developments in the Adobe Suite and answer any questions you have about how to optimize your hardware choices to get the best performance you can.
1:08:16
September 22, 2020
Episode 37 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Jay Lippman!
Today we talk with freelance video editor Jay Lippman!  Jay shares tips on video editing, sound design, color grading, and video editing gear in order to take your video editing skills to the next level. He uploads videos every Friday, so be sure to check out his channel! https://www.youtube.com/c/JayLippman
1:08:55
September 22, 2020
Episode 36 - Labs Open Office Hour: Jon Bach - President & Founder of Puget Systems
This week Jon Bach spends an hour with us to chat and take questions about RTX 30xx GPUs, the PC industry, and more!
1:03:32
September 22, 2020
Episode 40 - Labs Open Office Hour: Jon Bach and the Labs Lads!
This week Jon Bach, Dr. Don Kinghorn, William George, Matt Bach, and Kelly Shipman all join the show to talk about and answer questions regarding the newly announced Nvidia graphics cards!
1:07:24
September 22, 2020
Episode 34 - Labs Open Office Hour: Kelly Shipman - 3ds Max, Unreal, and MORE!
This week Kelly Shipman spends an hour with us to chat and take questions about Unreal Engine, Game Development, and Building a Better Benchmark.
1:05:58
September 22, 2020
Episode 35 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Oliver Peters, independent video/film editor
Today we talk with Oliver Peters an independent video/film editor, colorist, post-production supervisor, and consultant who also moonlights as a contributing editor/writer for Videography, DV, TV Technology magazines, Creative Planet Network, and RedShark News.
1:07:09
September 22, 2020
Episode 33 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Pye Jirsa - SLR Lounge
Today we talk with Pye Jirsa founder and partner of SLR Lounge and Lin and Jirsa Photography. Pye is the creator of every workshop and resource inside the SLR Lounge library and we're proud to have him join us this week!    SLR Lounge: https://www.slrlounge.com Lin and Jirsa Photography: https://www.linandjirsa.com/
1:01:14
September 16, 2020
Episode 32 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Eugene Capon of Capon Design
Today we talk with film, animation, and XR creative director Eugene Capon! (http://www.capondesign.com/) Eugene entered the XR field in June of 2016. Previously a social media creative director, he self-produced/animated the 360 film Journey VR which was well received and was quickly included as a staff pick by VeeR, Adobe, and the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF).
1:03:19
September 16, 2020
Episode 31 - Labs Open Office Hour: Matt Bach, Adobe Creative Cloud Hardware Expert
Matt Bach joins us this week to talk about the latest developments in the Adobe Suite and answer any questions you have about how to optimize your hardware choices to get the best performance you can.
1:06:11
September 16, 2020
Episode 30 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Christopher Clements of FXitinPost
Today we talk with Visual Effects Artist Christopher Clements of FX It In Post! You may know Christopher from his incredible short "Star Wars SC 38 Reimagined". (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to2SMng4u1k)  We're excited to have him on this week to talk about his work!
1:04:39
September 16, 2020
Episode 29 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Heath McKnight, Journalist for RedShark News
Today we talk with long-time user of Apple and Final Cut Pro, Heath McKnight! Recently Heath reviewed one of our high-performance Genesis workstations and we're excited to hear about his experience switching over to a Windows10 machine.
1:07:05
August 8, 2020
Episode 28 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Wren Weichman, VFX Artist/Director at Corridor Digital
Today we talk with master of the visual arts, Wren Weichman! He and the crew at Corridor Digital create some of the coolest effects on the internet today. We're excited to have Wren join us to answer some questions about the world of VFX and YouTube storytelling!
1:05:16
August 8, 2020
Episode 27 - Labs Open Office Hour: Kelly Shipman - 3ds Max, Unreal, and MORE!
This week Kelly Shipman spends an hour with us to chat and take questions about Game Dev, ArcVis, Engineering, Film, and AI/machine learning.
1:03:38
August 7, 2020
Episode 26 - Labs Open Office Hour: William George, Photogrammetry & Engineering Software Expert
This week William George spends an hour with us to chat and take questions about his area of expertise, Photogrammetry & Engineering software like Solidworks and Pix4D.
1:02:15
August 7, 2020
Episode 25 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Daniel Hashimoto (Action Movie Dad)
Today we talk with the one and only Action Movie Dad, visual effects artist Daniel Hashimoto about his workflow, the current state of the industry, and tips, tricks, and advice.
1:06:10
August 7, 2020
Episode 24 - Labs Open Office Hour: Dr. Don Kinghorn demonstrates Tensorflow GPU compute via WSL2 LIVE
This week's episode has Dr. Don Kinghorn showcasing a live demo of Tensorflow running via a Linux Only Nvidia docker container through WSL2. He's pretty hyped about it and we're pretty sure it's a world-first demonstration of the feat.
1:10:02
August 7, 2020
Episode 23 - Labs Open Office Hour: Matt Bach answers your post-production hardware questions!
This week, we have Senior Labs Tech Matt Bach joining us to talk about post-production workstation hardware and answer questions from the audience.
1:01:04
August 7, 2020
Episode 22 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Ant Pruitt!
Today we talk with photographer, videographer, and host of Hands-On Photography, Ant Pruitt about his workflow, the current state of the industry, and tips, tricks, and advice.
1:04:16
August 4, 2020
Episode 21 - Labs Open Office Hour: Matt Bach & Dr. Don Kinghorn
This week, we have Labs team members Matt Bach and Dr. Don Kinghorn joining us to talk and answer questions from the audience.
1:00:49
August 4, 2020
Episode 20 - Workflow Wednesday: LIVE Q&A with Sir Wade Neistadt!
Today we talk with Animator, VFX Artist, Filmmaker, and Trainer Sir Wade Neistadt about his workflow!
1:02:16
August 3, 2020
Episode 19 - Labs Open Office Hour: Matt Bach & William George - Intel 10th Gen CPU Launch
This week, we have Labs team members Matt Bach and William George joining us to talk about the recent Intel 10th Gen CPU launch and what they found during their performance testing.
1:00:46
August 3, 2020
Episode 18 - Workflow Wednesday - Jon Bach
Today we talk with Puget Systems President Jon Bach about his programming workflow!
1:00:26
May 27, 2020
Episode 17 - Labs Open Office Hour - Kelly and Dr. Don
In this week's Labs Office Hour, Puget Systems President Jon Bach takes the reigns as host, fielding questions, and keeping the conversation going with Kelly and Dr. Don talking about the latest GPU developments.
1:08:10
May 27, 2020
Episode 16 - Workflow Wednesday - Mike Pecci
Today we talk with director and host of the In Love With the Process Podcast, Mike Pecci about how he's found success with his podcast and everything that goes into creating the content and distributing it out to the world.
53:30
May 26, 2020
Episode 15 - Labs Open Office Hour - Matt and Kelly
For today's Open Office Hour, Matt Bach and Kelly Shipman join us to answer your questions about the Adobe Suite, 3D Modelling, and Game Development!
1:01:38
May 26, 2020
Episode 14 - Workflow Wednesday - Ben Eshagpoor
In our first Workflow Wednesday live stream we chat with multi-hyphenate filmmaker Ben Eshagpoor, of beMOTION.dESIGN, about the state of the motion design industry right now and what people can be doing to prepare for the future.
1:20:00
May 26, 2020
Episode 13 - Labs Office Hour Live - William and Don
In this episode, William George and Dr. Don Don Kinghorn talk a little about what they do for Puget Systems while answering some questions from the YouTube Live Chat.
56:11
May 5, 2020
Episode 12 - Matt Chat - Dave Helmly
In this episode, Matt chats with Dave Helmly, Head of Strategic Development at Adobe, about a lot nerdy details regarding Adobe's approach to new technologies, how they adapt to changes in hardware like GPU acceleration, multi-threading, AI/Machine Learning and more!
41:21
April 23, 2020
Episode 11 - Matt Chat - Maxim Jago
Matt Bach and Adobe Master Trainer and media technology specialist, Maxim Jago, discuss the trends and editorial opportunities for content creators now, and in the future, the long term effects of working remotely, 360 film making and virtual reality technology, and the wonderful positivity that comes out of creating.
44:52
April 22, 2020
Episode 10 - Matt Chat - Paul Babb
Matt chat's with Paul Babb, Global Head of Community and Customer Experience at Maxon about the incredible opportunities for VFX artists, Maxon's acquisition of Redshift, as well as a brief look at the future of the industry.
33:17
April 21, 2020
Episode 9 - Matt Chat - Michael Kammes
Matt chat's with Film & TV Media Engineer Michael Kammes, about the current state of editing in the cloud and what the future may hold for the industry as things progress toward a cloud based workflow.
42:27
April 20, 2020
Episode 8 - Live Round Table - Adjusting to Working From Home w/ Eric, Brett, Mike, Kevin
Our host Eric Brown is joined by customer experience engineer Brett Nordquist, director Mike Pecci, and independent PR consultant Kevin Bourke to discuss some of the challenges that come with working remotely and how they've overcome those challenges.
1:06:15
April 17, 2020
Episode 7 - Puget Podcast - Matt Bach
Eric and Matt meet up at a local pub to dig a little deeper into the Labs process; what they do, why they do it, and how. 
34:42
April 13, 2020
Episode 6 - Matt Chat - Gary Adcock
Senior Labs Technician Matt Bach chats with writer, producer, and visual artist Gary Adcock.
47:44
April 6, 2020
Episode 5 - Dr. Don's Company of the Decade - Dr. Don Kinghorn
After laying the groundwork in our previous episode, Dr. Kinghorn discusses the advances and major milestones in machine learning that have occurred over the past 10 years.
42:00
March 30, 2020
Episode 4 - Dr. Don's Company of the Decade - Dr. Don Kinghorn
Dr. Don Kinghorn talks a little about his background, how he came to be a part of the Puget Team, and some early history of machine learning.
29:43
March 25, 2020
Episode 3 - CPU Launch 2019 - William George
William George talks about the CPU launches of November 2019 and the effects they had on the various CPU rendering applications he specializes in.
10:48
February 17, 2020
Episode 2 - CPU Launch 2019 - Matt Bach
Matt Bach discusses the CPU launches that happened in November 2019 and the effects they had on the Photography, Video Editing, and Motion Graphics/VFX industries.
26:55
February 10, 2020
Episode 1 - CPU Launch 2019 - Josh Raye
Josh Raye, Puget Systems' Product Manager, discusses his role at Puget Systems, the CPU launches in November 2019 and their effect on his work and the tech industry as a whole.
13:22
February 3, 2020
Episode 0 - The Intro
This is the first episode of the Puget Systems Podcast! Thanks for listening and be sure leave us some feedback!
24:27
January 21, 2020