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Kirk Nurmi: The Toll of Defending Jodi Arias
Kirk Nurmi was one of the court appointed attorneys on Jodi Arias’ defense team. If that name sounds familiar, it’s because Jodi had one of the highest profile murder cases in America from 2008 to 2013. As her defense attorney, Kirk found out how high the price of justice can be when it almost derailed his entire life.
#46 Afghanistan with Chris blood: Based Biden or Botched Bailout?
Chris Blood is back again! This time we talk about about the recent decision for the U.S. military to pull out of Afghanistan. It’s a 20 year war with no clear path to an end, so President Biden decided to go with ripping the bandaid off quick. Was it the best choice, or will this haunt us for another 20 years?
#45 Deepfakes with Iike Demir
Iike Demir is a research data scientist specializing in deepfakes and AI. This week she tells us exactly what deepfakes are, how they effect us, and how we can identify them. Tune in to learn everything you need to know to start your journey down the rabbit hole of procedural generation, ai, and machine learning right here, on Beautiful Bastards!
#44 Chasing Elephants with Aaron young
Aaron Young is a lot of things. An Australian, a conservationist, a stand up guy, and cool as hell. This week we get to talk about his story going from Australia to Africa, and back and forth multiple times. In those travels he fought to protect wild animals from poachers, and accidentally became a conservationist. He Spent time in African prison...twice. He smuggled himself across boarders, and soooo much more. It's a wild tale from a wild man. You don't want to miss this one.
#43 Bitcoin with Jimmy Song
Jimmy Song is a Bitcoin developer, educator and entrepreneur. He's an open source contributor to many different Bitcoin projects and is the author of Programming Bitcoin from O'Reilly, The Little Bitcoin Book and Thank God for Bitcoin. Jimmy writes a weekly newsletter, Bitcoin Tech Talk and has a podcast Bitcoin Fixes This.
#42 Jeff Le
A lot of people are just hearing about Asian hate for the first time lately because of covid. Is it new? Is it real? These are just a couple questions we've heard come up from people. Well Jeff Le is here this week to talk all about it. As the son of Asian immigrants in America, he knows a thing or two about Asian hate. He has a long history in politics doing what he can to improve the United States, and he also acts as a strong voice for underprivileged citizens of this country.
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Griz and Gerry tackle a range of issues through their podcast, and with each episode the seek to drive a conversation with their guest that is informative and useful for the listener. They do so in a way that is both engaging and humorous. Really like the work they are doing.
Griz and Gerry conduct informative interviews and welcome challenging discussions. I appreciate how Griz and Gerry created an open space to discuss racial equity for our interview.
Dr. Kimya Nuru Dennis
June 14, 2021 Interviewee