Capacity Cast Podcast
We consider, evaluate, and postulate everything! New episode every Monday at 9AM CST with occasional specials later in the week.
info_outline Abridged podcast journey thus far and looking for feedback! 01/01/2018
Abridged podcast journey thus far and looking for feedback! In this episode Scott asks for feedback about the podcast as well as giving the abridged version of our podcast journey thus far. If you want us to continue, let us know through the main site, email, facebook, or twitter. Thanks for listening!
info_outline Nintendo, the good and bad from nes to switch. 12/25/2017
Nintendo, the good and bad from nes to switch. In this episode I talk with guest host Chris Warkocki all about Nintendo. Wii were both Nintendo kids growing up... starting with the NES and then moving on to the SNES. I ended my serious console time for the most part after the SNES, but Chris went on with the N64 being his most loved system. He also had a Gamecube and Wii, but didn't get a Wii U. We talk about many Nintendo fans that went into hiatus until the Switch showed up. The portable nature of the Switch brought him back into the Nintendo console ecosystem. Through each system we discuss, we bring up a handful of memorable titles. There is a lot of Nintendo retro nostalgia going on! Chris Warkocki's photography website:
info_outline 3D Printing Extravaganza With Chris 12/18/2017
3D Printing Extravaganza With Chris In this episode Scott talks with guest host Chris Warkocki about 3D printing in a lot more detail than we have in past episodes. He as been intensely tinkering with 3D printing and currently has 4 printers.
info_outline The death and rebirth of Amazon Associates in Illinois. 12/11/2017
The death and rebirth of Amazon Associates in Illinois. We discuss our experiences with the Amazon Associates affiliate marketing program as residents of Illinois. Back in 2010, Illinois lawmakers decided that they wanted a piece of the affiliate pie, but all they ended up doing was to destroy almost every business in our area supported by the program.
info_outline Local cost of living, is it possible to get ahead? 11/20/2017
Local cost of living, is it possible to get ahead? Why is a similar house 75 miles away four times the price? We discuss the difference in cost of living between areas in the United States.
info_outline Tabletop Gaming Current and Future Technologies 11/13/2017
Tabletop Gaming Current and Future Technologies Where will tabletop gaming go in the future? Augmented reality, 3D printing, helper apps, websites, and using websites to find local players. There is a lot happening and there will be even more technological progress to increase our fun and limit immersion breaking rule checks.
info_outline Rebranding Scott's cosplay photography, an experiment! 11/06/2017
Rebranding Scott's cosplay photography, an experiment! We talk about the re-branding of Scott's cosplay photography into its own social media box, along with a new focus on artistic quality over quantity. Simply put, pull that art out of the white noise and into its own social media universe!
info_outline Artificial Sweeteners... are they helpful, dangerous, or a little of both? 10/30/2017
Artificial Sweeteners... are they helpful, dangerous, or a little of both? We talk about various artificial sweeteners such as maltitol, splenda sucralose, stevia and aspartame. It all came about when we were ready to start recording and I noticed Michael's brightly colored Powerade Zero on the table.
info_outline Cybernetics Now and in the Future 10/23/2017
Cybernetics Now and in the Future We discuss the ideas of cybernetic enhancements from current day devices to speculation on how humanity might turn into a cyborg society. We also mention various uses of cybernetics in pop culture such as the classic Robocop movie.
info_outline Dumb things camera companies are still doing, but are they really? 10/16/2017
Dumb things camera companies are still doing, but are they really? Are camera companies slacking? Do they lack innovation? Are they slow on the uptake with advancements in transmission standards like WIFI? Is the new Nikon D850 the perfect camera? Was the Nikon D7500 a failure due to artificial market segmentation? There are a lot of questions that we discuss in this episode.
info_outline Goodbye Fatwallet! The practice of shuttering acquisitions. 10/02/2017
Goodbye Fatwallet! The practice of shuttering acquisitions. Did Fatwallet ever stand a chance after being sold to Ebates? Did they have a chance if they had not been sold? It's all debatable. After Fatwallet Cash Back ended in 2016, did you join the ebaters club?
info_outline The next frontiers for humans in outer space? 09/25/2017
The next frontiers for humans in outer space? We discuss some of the next viable frontiers for humans in the Solar System. Although the cold war space race is long over, we have transitioned into an age of private companies pushing forward to achieve what was once accomplished as well into new accomplishments.
info_outline D&D Workplace Etiquette Drama! 09/18/2017
D&D Workplace Etiquette Drama! We talk about a comical Dungeons and Dragons related posting on the Workplace StackExchange.com website. The gist is that a new employee finds D&D colleagues and subsequently dispatches them in-game while they shun him in real life. Don't be that chaotic evil dude!
info_outline Our Entrepreneurial Attempts That Failed To Synergize 09/14/2017
Our Entrepreneurial Attempts That Failed To Synergize It's story time! We talk in this special episode about our mutual entrepreneurship attempts. Expect some crazy situations full of laughs, intrigue, shocking twists, and even a big mystery that still feels unsolved.
info_outline Canadians in outer space... on television! - Weekday Special 08/31/2017
Canadians in outer space... on television! - Weekday Special We talk about outer space based science fiction shows produced in Canada, along with a few others that are not so spacey but still in the realm of science fiction.
info_outline Virtual Reality, where is it now and where is it going? 08/28/2017
Virtual Reality, where is it now and where is it going? Are we in a virtual world... oh wait, no, where is virtual reality now and where is it going in the future? We talk about our personal experiences with current VR technologies such as trying the HTC Vive at a restaurant trade show, the first Playstation VR games, the cheap and easy to use Google Cardboard, and others.
info_outline Are millennials killing businesses and industries!? - Weekday Special 08/25/2017
Are millennials killing businesses and industries!? - Weekday Special We discuss the idea that "millennials" are the reason that various businesses and industries are dying out. This includes diamonds, various restaurants including "Breastaurants", napkins, bar soap, cereal, golf, home ownership, home improvement stores, motorcycles, yogurt, designer bags, fabric softener, and banks to name a few.
info_outline AI, Automation, and Jobs in the Future 08/14/2017
AI, Automation, and Jobs in the Future In this episode we talk about humanity's desire to continuously automate work for better or worse. It's happened throughout human history from farming to the creation of robot supported manufacturing lines. We talk about software automation and what future it will have soon in industries such as trucking and the passenger car market.
info_outline Tech sites and news sources, what do we read currently? 08/14/2017
Tech sites and news sources, what do we read currently? In this episode we discuss a handful of technology sites we currently use to stay up to date on tech such as ArsTechnica, TechSpecs, HardOCP, Hacker News, and others.
info_outline The Fate of Local Stores? 08/14/2017
The Fate of Local Stores? In this episode we talk about the constant failures of retail stores, and why we think they keep going out of business. We talk about what value local retail stores have over online, but are those positives enough to keep that brick and mortar store around?