The Connect2 Podcast
Episode 51:Dealing with Older Relatives as they Age

Episode 51:Dealing with Older Relatives as they Age

May 24, 2022

In this episode Mark and Jeff discuss some of the difficult talks and circumstances as relatives age.  They also discuss the some of the less discussed issues surrounding aging.  In addition, they discuss things they learned in the past week and media they are consuming....

Episode 50: The Russian War on Ukraine… some interesting strategies by Ukraine

Episode 50: The Russian War on Ukraine… some interesting strategies by Ukraine

May 17, 2022

In this episode, Mark and Jeff examine some interesting details on the Russian war on Ukraine.  In particular, we examine the app that the Ukrainians are using to target Russian positions.  We also discuss the affect of having Finlanders as part of the foreign legionnaires in Ukraine.  We also examine what we have learned and the media we are consuming.

Episode 49: A Planned Travel Episode that turned into a Discussion about Roe v. Wade in the US

Episode 49: A Planned Travel Episode that turned into a Discussion about Roe v. Wade in the US

May 10, 2022

In this episode, Mark and Jeff start out with the best of intentions of discussing travel during a pandemic which was overshadowed by the leak of a draft opinion from the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) that would overturn a landmark decision from 1973 of Roe v. Wade.  Mark and Jeff also discuss what they learned this week including how many nuclear warheads countries actually have, where solar panels lose power, Lucid motors, military spending in the US, Moon knight, Better Call Saul, Picard and Dr. Strange: the Multiverse of Madness

Episode 48: Elon and the Twitterverse… what a mess!

Episode 48: Elon and the Twitterverse… what a mess!

May 3, 2022

In this episode, Mark and Jeff discuss the craziness surrounding Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter.  Typical of the short attention span required of twitter, the episode discusses a lot of other subjects too as topics led to other topics.  In this episode we also discuss things we learned (how much pee is in pools, virtual cashiers at Freshii, Aristotle's wheel paradox, bullet trajectories and Ryerson's name change)  We also discuss media we are consuming including Venom: Let there be carnage, Everything Everywhere All at Once, Chronical 2067, Moon Knights, Picard and Tenet)

Episode 47: Mark and Jeff’s Top 10 movies of all time

Episode 47: Mark and Jeff’s Top 10 movies of all time

April 26, 2022

In this episode, Mark and Jeff discuss their top 10 favourite movies and why they picked them.  We also discuss getting over COVID, a couple of DAD jokes, the coffee we are sampling, the treat we had as well as the media we are consuming (Alien Covenant, Better Call Saul, Moon Knight and Picard)

Episode 46: Is Time Travel Possible?  What would you do if you could travel back in time?

Episode 46: Is Time Travel Possible? What would you do if you could travel back in time?

April 19, 2022

In this episode, Mark and Jeff discuss the possibility of time travel and how it would work.  We also discuss things we learned including Emergence theory in physics, where hot dog meat comes from, Elon Musk and twitter, where to buy crypto and what coffee we drank.  We also discussed media we are consuming including Moon Knight, 1917 (the 2019 movie), The Tourist television series, the new season of Better Call Saul and Star Trek: Picard

Episode 45: The Helium Network, a new interesting type of crypto

Episode 45: The Helium Network, a new interesting type of crypto

April 12, 2022

In this episode, Mark and Jeff discuss a new type of crypto that may have avoided some of the pitfalls of other types of crypto.  We also discuss things we learned this week and media we are currently consuming

 

Episode 44: Here Comes the Sun…Mark Gets Solar Power on his House

Episode 44: Here Comes the Sun…Mark Gets Solar Power on his House

April 5, 2022

In this episode, Mark and Jeff discuss the benefits of solar power, touch on SMR as a green energy solution for Alberta as well as media they are consuming.  They also discuss the benefits of the croughnut with an on air sampling.

Episode 43: Best and Worst Business Decisions for Mark and Jeff

Episode 43: Best and Worst Business Decisions for Mark and Jeff

March 29, 2022

In this episode Mark and Jeff discuss their best and worst business decisions.  As usual, we also discuss what we learned this week as well as what media we have been consuming.

Episode 42: Play Stupid Games, Win Stupid Prizes - The dumbest things we have done

Episode 42: Play Stupid Games, Win Stupid Prizes - The dumbest things we have done

March 22, 2022

In this episode, Mark and Jeff discuss the stupidest things they have ever done.  As usual, we also discuss things we learned this week and media we are consuming.

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