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The X-Factor: Introducing the Fujifilm X-T4

The X-Factor: Introducing the Fujifilm X-T4

February 26, 2020

It's no secret that we're fans of photography and FujiFilm's X series cameras. In this episode, Alberto got a chance to chat with Justin Stailey, Product Manager at Fujifilm North America about the importance of design and function, the evolution of photography, and a sneak peek of the just-announced X-T4.  

If you're a fan of photography and design, this is a must-hear episode. 

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Episode 19 - This Is Not a Politics Podcast

Episode 19 - This Is Not a Politics Podcast

February 22, 2020

After a very rough start to 2020, Alberto and Paul are back. Apologies to everyone - this episode was recorded after CES and before the Oscars in mid-January. As things (finally) get back to normal, we're going to bombard you all with content. 

In this episode, we discuss "Crunch" in videogames, the Democratic primaries, dystopian applications of facial recognition software, the value of CES, and what we're looking forward to in 2020. 

The Noisecast Episode 18 - Failure to Launch

The Noisecast Episode 18 - Failure to Launch

November 25, 2019

Paul and Alberto are back on the mic and they've come to a realization - launching a new product is tough. In this episode, they discuss day-one issues with the Google Stadia and Disney Plus. From issues with connectivity, lack of options, and in Disney's case - compromised user data it appeared everyone experienced a failure to launch. 

It wasn't all bad news, Ford launched their new Mustang Mach-E, an all-electric performance SUV whose most controversial feature was the Mustang name. Alberto goes in on what's in a name - spoiler alert: shut up nerds. 

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The Noisecast Episode 17: Design Choices and Photo Plus Expo 2019

The Noisecast Episode 17: Design Choices and Photo Plus Expo 2019

November 12, 2019

Hey everyone. It's been a wild start to November, but Alberto is flying solo this episode as he brings you two interviews and some notes on the Fujifilm X-Pro 3. 

Interview 1: Marco Cimetti and PepsiCo's Hydration Platform. How design choices affect everything from your carbon footprint to your willingness to make healthier choices. 

Interview 2: Alberto chats with Julien Zakoian about Meero, a platform that leverages community to help photographers land their next gig. 

Interview 3: Justin Stailey of Fujifilm North America talks to us about the X-Pro 3 and why Fujifilm still believes in the mighty APS-C X-Series cameras. 

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The Noisecast Episode 16 - Like Cable But Worse

The Noisecast Episode 16 - Like Cable But Worse

October 3, 2019

Originally recorded in mid-September, this episode was originally a recap of Apple's iPhone Event but quickly turned to streaming services. It's like cable! (But, you know, worse.) So while Paul and Alberto gripe about having to subscribe to ten different services to watch a handful of shows, they did manage to talk about all things iPhone and Apple Watch, Google Pixel 4, and the new Fujifilm X-Pro 3. 

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The Noisecast Episode 15 - What’s next in the MCU? Bad Facebook! And the Right to Repair.

The Noisecast Episode 15 - What’s next in the MCU? Bad Facebook! And the Right to Repair.

August 12, 2019

Paul and Alberto are back with another summer episode. This time they tackle Phase 4 of the MCU, the FTC's free pass on Facebook, and the Right to Repair. Also, it was a hot start to August (when this episode was recorded) both Alberto and Paul need help with their electric bills. 

The Rundown

This episode kicks off with Paul and Alberto discussing the Right to Repair and how it impacts not just the DIY community, but big industry and regular consumers as well. 

Facebook got the ultimate get-out-of-jail-free card from the FTC; sure it costs them $5B but they make that much in a month. Worse yet, Wall Street got the message loud and clear: the FTC isn't concerned with your privacy and neither are they - Facebook's stock went up immediately after news of the fine was announced. 

Lastly, the MCU is the GOAT. Period. Now let's get hyped and drunk off of speculation! 

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The Noisecast - Episode 14: Far From Home But Gaming Is Always Near

The Noisecast - Episode 14: Far From Home But Gaming Is Always Near

July 22, 2019

We're back after taking some time in June. 

In this episode, Paul and Alberto review Spider-man: Far From Home, the second MCU-helmed Spider-man adaptations starring Tom Holland and Zendaya. Spoiler alert: there will be many spoilers, and it's one of the best live-action Spider-man adaptations - Fight us. 

Also, Alberto gives his thoughts on the departure of Jon Ive from Apple, Paul chats about Google Stadia and gives his impressions on his new whip! 

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Noisecast Episode 13 - John Wick 3 and Memes Are Better Than TV

Noisecast Episode 13 - John Wick 3 and Memes Are Better Than TV

June 27, 2019

This episode is a little late because life happens, but Paul and Alberto got a chance to talk about John Wick 3 and Paul said farewell to Game of Thrones. Alberto would rather just catch up in meme form, as all adults should. 

The Noisecast Episode 12 - Endgame

The Noisecast Episode 12 - Endgame

May 15, 2019

It's been two full weeks and some change - here's our spoiler-filled review/commentary on Avengers: Endgame. We waited 11 years and over 20 movies to get to this point - Alberto and Paul go over why they loved the movie, but more importantly the universe that the MCU was able to cohesively put together. You've had more than enough time to prep - Let's talk Endgame. 

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Noisecast Episode 11 - No Cameras Allowed

Noisecast Episode 11 - No Cameras Allowed

April 29, 2019

Welcome to another episode of The Noisecast. It's another off week and Alberto is flying solo and bringing you another photographer interview, this time we got a chance to speak with filmmaker, photographer, and author Julian David Stone. We got a chance to talk about his latest book, No Cameras Allowed: My Career As An Outlaw Rock & Roll Photographer and discussed what it was like to photograph some of the most influential bands in Rock & Roll history. 

Be sure to check out the book by visiting Julian's website: http://juliandavidstone.com/index.html or on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/No-Cameras-Allowed-Career-Photographer/dp/0989831515/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=julian+david+stone&qid=1556592723&s=gateway&sr=8-1 

For some excerpts of the book, check out Julian's Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/juliandavidstone/