18 episodes

A discussion on the important topics of today and what effect they will have on the world of tomorrow. This father and son discussion crosses generational lines as we gain insight into how the issues of are becoming the reality of tomorrow.

Insights Into Tomorrow Sam and Joseph Whalen

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A discussion on the important topics of today and what effect they will have on the world of tomorrow. This father and son discussion crosses generational lines as we gain insight into how the issues of are becoming the reality of tomorrow.

    Insights Into Tomorrow Episode 16: “Microsoft's Gaming Monopoly”

    Insights Into Tomorrow Episode 16: “Microsoft's Gaming Monopoly”

    On January 18th, 2022, Microsoft announced that they were acquiring Activision Blizzard in an all-cash transaction valued at $68.7 billion, or $95 per share. 
    This is arguably the biggest piece of news in the history of the games industry. 
    Today, we’re going to take a look at why this acquisition is so important and what it means for Microsoft and the industry going forward. 
    In addition, we’ll hit some key elements that should be remembered surrounding this news. 




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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Holiday Special 2021: The Grinch Who Stole Christmas

    Holiday Special 2021: The Grinch Who Stole Christmas

    Continuing our annual holiday tradition the Insights Into Things hosts bring you our 2021 Holiday Special: The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.

    This retelling of the Dr. Seuss classic is told through the voices of our shows hosts. If you're lucky enough to catch the video version of this performance you'll also get to see original artwork for the production done by our own Madison Whalen.

    Sit back, relax and immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with this classic tale told by the voices your familiar with.
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    • 10 min
    Insights Into Tomorrow Episode: 15 “Battleground Afghanistan”

    Insights Into Tomorrow Episode: 15 “Battleground Afghanistan”

    After 20 years of military operations, over $2 trillion dollars, an estimated 160,000 lives 50,000 of which were civilian, 2,448 American Service members, 3,846 US Contractors, roughly 66,000 Afghan national military and police, 1,144 allied service members, 44 aid workers, 72 journalists and over 50,000 Taliban and other opposition fighters the United States is finally pulling out of Afghanistan. While that is an exceedingly high toll to pay for America’s longest war ever those numbers are just a fraction of what the long term consequences will cost. In today’s episode we’re going to take a look at the long war in Afghanistan, the history surrounding the disputed country, how we got here, what went wrong and what the future holds for the country, the region and the world as a result of what’s happened there.


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    • 58 min
    Insights Into Tomorrow Episode: 14 “The Specter of Student Debt”

    Insights Into Tomorrow Episode: 14 “The Specter of Student Debt”

    This week we’re talking about the pandemic of student debt. Why is it a problem in the United States? We’ll talk about a brief history of student debt. We’ll take a look at what is driving the rise in student debt. And we’ll look at possible solutions to this problem plaguing today’s youth.
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    • 59 min
    Insights Into Tomorrow Episode: 13 “Modern Monopolies”

    Insights Into Tomorrow Episode: 13 “Modern Monopolies”

    Today we’re discussing monopolies in the modern age. We’ll understand what a monopoly is, how they operate and why they are detrimental to a free and open market, yet they are a unique product of capitalism. We’ll take a brief look at the history of monopolies in American and how they’ve been handled before we look to the future with today’s monopolies and the complications inherent in regulating them.


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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Insights Into Tomorrow: Episode 12 "The Cryptocurrency Conundrum"

    Insights Into Tomorrow: Episode 12 "The Cryptocurrency Conundrum"

    In this episode  we’ll talk about what Cryptocurrency is, and understand a little about blockchain technology and how it works. Then we’ll take a look at some of the real world impacts cryptocurrency is having on today’s economy and weather it’s something worth investing in.  Finally we’ll look at how cryptocurrencies are changing the world and what the future of crypto is and talk a little about NFT’s and their place in the crypto universe


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    • 1 hr 7 min

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