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I woke up about 4:30, I felt a tingling. It was like I had cut off the circulation in my whole body. “I have to pee,” I thought. It was very difficult to move but I struggled. I had to pull myself to the toilet. I was having another stroke. I had had a stroke a year ago, however it had not been as bad and I had not seeked out medical attention or changed my lifestyle. I have always been stubborn this way.
I started smoking at twelve, of course trying to fit in. Every Summer I was given money for lunch by my parents. I would convert it into a 6-pack of Dr. Pepper and Taco Bell. I started growing and loosing my health at a massive rate. Later that year I also found marijuana, which made it much easier to indulge in “the munchies.” I was always good in school, but in the back of my head I was embarrassed of my size, which made me eat much more. School, that is where the lying started. I would tell lies to get approval from friends and was mean to people to make myself feel better, which both lasted my whole life until the stroke.
I called out to my mother from the toilet seat, she came. Then my sister arrived, who called the ambulance. When I got to the hospital my blood pressure was 225 over 145. I then went in for a CAT scan. I was told I had a brain hemorrhage in my brain stem and they could not perform surgery. I was alive but I had realized I was a terrible person who did this to himself.
I was put in intensive care for a week. I was then transferred to a rehabilitation hospital next door. I was given Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy. The kindness of the doctors, nursing and therapy staffs at both hospitals were inspirations to me. It was then that I decided I would change my life. No more incredible portions of food, no more lying and no more meanness.
It has been four months now, I have lost 54 pounds, I have stopped the lying and started confront people with truth and I have abandoned the meanness. I now look forward to a happy life.
I first started podcasting in 2006 with the show Tasty Logic. I played royalty-free music, strange audio clips and recited strange stories to entertain the audience. In 2007, I started a Fantasy Football-based show named Pigskin Radio with a partner, John Neese who I played the sports dungeons and dragons with. Back then we started streaming on USTREAM, adding a video element. I then starting attending Dallas area tech groups and hooked up with some friends (Sarah McGee and Kyle Kondas) to start a geek culture video show called The Tech Tards Show. I have run Dallas PodCamp twice and visited the Los Angeles Podcast Festival and the Podcast Movement to name a few. I now host and produce the Dolphin Squad Show. I have been listening to podcasts for years and here are what I currently listen to, hope you enjoy.
Gillmor Gang X RSS This is the first podcast I start listening to in 2005 and it isnpired me to do it myself. Some od the smartest people in technology every show hosted by Steve Gillmor @stevegillmor
Common Sense with Dan Carlin is the news supplement to Hardcore History again hosted by Dan Carlin @hardcorehistory
Sean Carroll’s Mindscape: Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas Great science interview podcast with Sean Carroll @seanmcarroll
Ted Talks Daily Daily episodes with Ted talks about everything
The Church of What’s Happening Now: With Joey Coco Diaz RSS Another comedian interview pod check out Joey Diaz @madflavor
I woke up with a tingling sensation. It was 5 a.m. in the morning, my Sister called an ambulance. I got sick on the way out of the house. The ride seemed to last forever. I finally made it. They took my blood pressure it was 215/96. I was sent to the CT scanner. In the morning I was put in intensive care for a week . They then put me in a single room. After another week it was time for rehab. I was transferred to a rehab center next to the hospital for 2 weeks. After physical, occupational and speech therapy, I returned home.
I recovered pretty well but I missed Twitch and podcasting. I had started podcasting in 2016 and live video streaming the following year. I became a Twitch Affiliate in two years,and loved it. Now it was time to get back to it. I was still using a walker but my speech almost fully returned. I had an old computer in my garage and decided to make it a streaming PC. I had streamed with my PS4 but I needed a change. With the help of my brother-in-law and Elgato, it worked well.
I started a new show called The Dolphin Squad Show. Started podcasting for free using Anchor. Now three shows back, it feel so good. I went back to Twitch also. It gives me something to do and to exercise my voice. I feel like I am actually back.
If you want to take a listen, hit this site. leave me a comment would love your feedback.
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We were frustrated with Facebook. Tired of the terrible blog comments. Wanted more control and more features. For a brief period of time, we thought we had it. Google Plus was the future, but now it is the past.
Google Plus is now five years old and for the most part, a ghost town. Google was thinking they could make a better social media platform. Technically they did, however social media is about who is there. I had amazing conversations on Google Plus about very technical things. Google Plus was made by engineers for engineers. Facebook was so damn simple even my Mom could use it, and that is why they won.
Facebook is incredibly sticky. It is made for the masses and made to conquer the world by feeding in to the narcissism of our time. Cat videos, baby pictures and 5 year old obituaries flow like water. Grandma is there. Your neighbors are there. That high school classmate that you can barely remember is there. It is what we want and Facebook knows it.
Will something new take over? Maybe. Chances are Facebook will buy it first. My guess is a shift to something like VR gives a new platform a chance which is why Facebook bought Oculus Rift.
I will miss Google Plus. Today I decided to stop posting there. Not because it isn’t a technical great social media site, but parading down the street of a ghost town just seems like a waste of time.