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Allen Underwood, Michael Outlaw, Joe Zack

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Pragmatic talk about software design best practices: design patterns, software architecture, coding for performance, object oriented programming, database design and implementation, tips, tricks and a whole lot more. You'll be exposed to broad areas of information as well as deep dives into the guts of a programming language. Most topics discussed are relevant in any number of Object Oriented programming languages such as C#, Java, Ruby, PHP, etc.. All three of us are full stack web and data ...
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Faber Poetry Podcast

Faber Poetry Podcast

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The Faber Poetry Podcast is a twice-monthly podcast bringing together some of the most exciting voices from the world of poetry, curated, produced and presented by poets Rachael Allen and Jack Underwood. Whether you're a devotee or a newcomer to verse, join Rachael and Jack for lively conversation with their studio guests and audio postcards sent by acclaimed poets from around the globe.
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Matt Schichter Interviews

Scared Goose Productions

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Interviews with cultural icons hosted by Matt Schichter. Guests include Lady GaGa, Robert DeNiro, Bradley Cooper, Katy Perry, One Direction, Christopher Walken, Taylor Swift, Gary Oldman, Sylvester Stallone, Justin Bieber, Kevin Hart, Alan Arkin, Kristen Stewart, Selena Gomez, Metallica, Pierce Brosnan, The Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, Lady Antebellum, Don Cheadle, Tim McGraw, Benedict Cumberbatch, JJ Abrams, The Killers, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Will.I.Am, Carrie Underwood, and Slash to name but ...
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In this episode, Braxton Critcher is joined by Ryan McKinnon from Charge Ahead Partnership. Ryan discusses the current state of EV infrastructure in Florida, emphasizing the barriers to EV adoption due to the lack of charging stations despite the availability of federal funds. He highlights the problematic role of power companies raising consumer r…
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In this episode, Braxton Critcher dives into recent findings by the IIHS and HLDI, revealing that partial automation systems in vehicles do not significantly prevent collisions. Chris Messer joins Braxton to preview the Ratchet and Wrench Management Conference's new format, emphasizing its focus on peer-to-peer learning from shop owners and operato…
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In this episode, Braxton Critcher discusses various important updates in the automotive repair industry. Ryan McKinnon from the Charge Ahead Partnership explains why Florida and other states haven't committed their EV charging station funds, highlighting the challenges businesses face with upfront costs. Braxton shares the inspirational story of Jo…
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It’s Water Cooler Time! We’ve got a variety of topics today, and also Outlaw’s lawyering up, Allen can read QR codes now, and Joe is looking at second careers. View the full show notes here: https://www.codingblocks.net/episode238 News As always, thank you for leaving us a review – we really appreciate them! Almazkun, vassilbakalov, DzikijSver Atla…
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It’s Water Cooler Time! We’ve got a variety of topics today, and also Outlaw’s lawyering up, Allen can read QR codes now, and Joe is looking at second careers. View the full show notes here: https://www.codingblocks.net/episode238 News As always, thank you for leaving us a review – we really appreciate them! Almazkun, vassilbakalov, DzikijSver Atla…
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It's Water Cooler Time! We've got a variety of topics today, and also Outlaw's lawyering up, Allen can read QR codes now, and Joe is looking at second careers. View the full show notes here: https://www.codingblocks.net/episode238 News As always, thank you for leaving us a review – we really appreciate them! Almazkun, vassilbakalov, DzikijSver Atla…
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Wanna go to the ASTA Expo? Learn how here In this episode, Braxton Critcher is joined by Lucas Underwood, who sheds light on the significance of upgrading business management skills for automotive repair shop owners. Lucas emphasizes how refining customer service and client experience are crucial, noting that actual car repairs make up less than 10…
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In this episode, hear the latest news around the automotive repair industry on things like Right to Repair, a dispute between automakers and the NHTSA, Florida's unwillingness to install more EV charging stations, and more! Send Braxton an email and let him know your thoughts about the show: braxton@automotiverepairnews.com Thanks to our sponsor Au…
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In this episode, Braxton Critcher is joined by Chris Cotton from Autofix Auto Shop Coaching. Chris tackles the hotly debated issue of technician shortages in the automotive industry. He argues that there isn't a shortage of technicians but rather a shortage of "good shops" where technicians want to work. Chris draws insights from a survey he conduc…
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In this episode, Braxton reports that AAA projects a record number of travelers this Independence Day, leading to a potential influx of customers in repair shops in mid-July. Lucas Underwood provides an update on the ASTA Expo’s growth and relocation plans for 2025, highlighting the event's rapid expansion. Additionally, Braxton discusses the signi…
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In the past couple of episodes, we’d gone over what Apache Kafka is and along the way we mentioned some of the pains of managing and running Kafka clusters on your own. In this episode, we discuss some of the ways you can offload those responsibilities and focus on writing streaming applications. Along the way, Joe does a mighty fine fill-in for pr…
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In the past couple of episodes, we’d gone over what Apache Kafka is and along the way we mentioned some of the pains of managing and running Kafka clusters on your own. In this episode, we discuss some of the ways you can offload those responsibilities and focus on writing streaming applications. Along the way, Joe does a mighty fine fill-in for pr…
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View the show notes on the web: https://www.codingblocks.net/episode237 In the past couple of episodes, we'd gone over what Apache Kafka is and along the way we mentioned some of the pains of managing and running Kafka clusters on your own. In this episode, we discuss some of the ways you can offload those responsibilities and focus on writing stre…
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In this episode, Braxton Critcher is joined by Justin Allen from Hunter Engineering Company. Justin emphasizes the urgent need for ongoing training in the automotive repair industry due to rapidly evolving vehicle technology. He introduces Hunter University, an innovative online learning platform designed to provide accessible training for technici…
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In this episode, Braxton Critcher covers the launch of Hunter University, an online learning management system, emphasizing its potential to provide certified training to technicians individually. Braxton reports on the automotive aftermarket sector's resilience, noting an 8.6% growth in sales despite persistent inflation in 2023. Additionally, the…
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In this episode, Braxton Critcher is joined by Mark Pons from Chapel Hill Tire and industry veteran Randy O'Connor. Mark discusses the implications of Michelin's Minimum Advertised Price program and how Costco's free install promotion is affecting independent tire shops. Randy highlights the long-term effects on consumer safety and the professional…
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In this episode, Braxton Critcher is joined by Jonathan Tangye, the Mechanical Director of MACA. Jonathan highlights the potential impact of Pennsylvania's proposed increase in registration fees for electric vehicles to offset declining gas tax revenues. He emphasizes the need for balanced taxation across all vehicle types to maintain infrastructur…
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Will Pennsylvania join the list of states that charge an electric vehicle fee to offset lost gas tax revenue? Braxton Critcher highlights that and the legal risks Minnesota dealerships face when showing copyrighted content without proper licensing. Virginia's decision to reverse its stance on California's emission standards, opting for federal guid…
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Topics, Partitions, and APIs oh my! This episode we’re getting further into how Apache Kafka works and its use cases. Also, Allen is staying dry, Joe goes for broke, and Michael (eventually) gets on the right page. The full show notes are available on the website at https://www.codingblocks.net/episode236 News Thanks for the reviews! angingjellies …
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Topics, Partitions, and APIs oh my! This episode we’re getting further into how Apache Kafka works and its use cases. Also, Allen is staying dry, Joe goes for broke, and Michael (eventually) gets on the right page. The full show notes are available on the website at https://www.codingblocks.net/episode236 News Thanks for the reviews! angingjellies …
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Topics, Partitions, and APIs oh my! This episode we're getting further into how Apache Kafka works and its use cases. Also, Allen is staying dry, Joe goes for broke, and Michael (eventually) gets on the right page. The full show notes are available on the website at https://www.codingblocks.net/episode236 News Thanks for the reviews! angingjellies …
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In this episode, Braxton Critcher and Lisa Foshee, from the Auto Care Association, discuss the importance of Right to Repair. Lisa provides a detailed update on HR 906, the Repair Act, highlighting its bipartisan support and its importance for both consumers and independent repair shops. Lisa also covers the potential limitations on consumers' repa…
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In this episode, Braxton Critcher is joined by Randy O'Connor, Marc Pons, and Lisa Foshee to discuss the latest developments in the automotive repair industry. Randy shares concerns about how tire manufacturers favoring big box stores over independent repair shops could impact the market. Marc highlights the potential devaluation of tire installati…
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In this episode of Automotive Repair News Today, Braxton Critcher and Justin Allen from Hunter Engineering Company. Justin highlights the importance of staying updated with WinAlign reports, emphasizing the need for recalibrating advanced driver assist systems. He discusses how the technology in vehicles is evolving rapidly, impacting driving habit…
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In this episode of Automotive Repair News Today, Braxton Critcher interviews Margaret Light, a licensed marriage and family therapist with experience in mental health in the automotive repair industry. Margaret highlights the growing awareness of mental health issues in the field and emphasizes the importance of self-care. She discusses the interse…
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In this episode, Braxton Critcher discusses key developments in the automotive repair industry. First, he highlights the record average age of cars in the US, signaling a growing market for repair services. Also, hear about a legal case involving two men charged with violating the Clean Air Act through tampering with pollution control software in d…
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In this episode, Braxton Critcher talks with Ann Wilson and Paul McCarthy from MEMA about the US government granting $100 million to aftermarket suppliers. Three key points discussed include the importance of consistent funding over time for small suppliers to keep up with the transition to EVs, the necessity for aftermarket repair shops to engage …
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We finally start talking about Apache Kafka! Also, Allen is getting acquainted with Aesop, Outlaw is killing clusters, and Joe is paying attention in drama class. The full show notes are available on the website at https://www.codingblocks.net/episode235 News Atlanta Dev Con is coming up, on September 7th, 2024 (www.atldevcon.com) Intro to Apache K…
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In this episode, Ann Wilson and Paul McCarthy from the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association talk about the impact of a recent $100 million government investment on the EV parts sector and the importance of industry readiness. Justin Allen from Hunter Engineering delves into the significance of the latest WinAlign software update for alignm…
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Today, Braxton highlights the introduction of electric vehicle (EV) technology courses at Brookdale Community College in New Jersey, supported by a generous grant from the National Science Foundation. You'll also hear an overview of a new survey on diesel technicians that reveals pressing concerns and demographics within the industry. How did your …
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Joe Zack was on a brief holiday so Allen and Michael took over the helm for an episode. What would a new episode be without a little something regarding AI, some more love for Kotlin, and a number of excellent tips throughout (as well as at the end of) the episode. Reviews iTunes: ivan.kuchin News Atlanta Dev Con September 7th, 2024 https://www.atl…
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Joe Zack was on a brief holiday so Allen and Michael took over the helm for an episode. What would a new episode be without a little something regarding AI, some more love for Kotlin, and a number of excellent tips throughout (as well as at the end of) the episode. Reviews iTunes: ivan.kuchin News Atlanta Dev Con September 7th, 2024 https://www.atl…
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https://www.codingblocks.net/episode234 Reviews iTunes: ivan.kuchin News Atlanta Dev Con September 7th, 2024 https://www.atldevcon.com/ Topics People trying to remove their answers from StackOverflow to not allow OpenAI to use their answers without permission/recognition? https://www.tomshardware.com/tech-industry/artificial-intelligence/stack-over…
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In this episode, Braxton Critcher welcomes Lucas Underwood to discuss the implications of mandatory automatic emergency braking systems by 2029. Lucas shares his insights on the challenges and opportunities this new regulation may bring for repair shops, emphasizing the need for technological adaptation and advanced training for technicians. Additi…
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In this episode, hear the latest news from the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration and a mandate for automatic emergency braking in all passenger and light vehicles. Additionally, you'll hear insights from a Lang Marketing survey on consumer preferences between dealers and independent repair shops, noting a competitive narrowing in perce…
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In this episode, Braxton talks with Brian Plott from the Equipment and Tools Institute (ETI). Brian shares exciting news about ETI's expansion into the global market, specifically their plans to establish a presence in Europe. He discusses the long-range planning that preceded this decision and the strategic moves ETI made to align with its board's…
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In this episode, hear the latest developments in the automotive repair industry, focusing on several innovative technologies and industry trends. Brian Plott from ETI shares insights into the expansion of ETI into Europe, replicating their successful American model to engage with new members and OEMs overseas. Auto makers are pushing for advancemen…
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In this episode Joe introduces us to more security items you should be aware of in the world of CWE’s, Michael bends to the will of Joe and Allen in his favorite portion of the show, and Allen pontificates on the time spent setting up IDE’s and environments. Reviews – Thank You! iTunes: Vlad Bezden, Mom in VA, Make1977 Spotify: chutney3000, Xuraith…
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