46 episodes

Interviews with Technical People is a podcast that discusses a unique STEM topic each episode through interviews with people participating in those fields. Join us as we broaden our knowledge horizons through dialogue with experts in various fields, hosted by John Robertson and James Havu. Follow our updates on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/InterviewsWithTechnicalPeople.If you would like to contact us, feel free to e-mail us at interviewswithtechnicalpeople@gmail.com

Interviews with Technical People John and James

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Interviews with Technical People is a podcast that discusses a unique STEM topic each episode through interviews with people participating in those fields. Join us as we broaden our knowledge horizons through dialogue with experts in various fields, hosted by John Robertson and James Havu. Follow our updates on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/InterviewsWithTechnicalPeople.If you would like to contact us, feel free to e-mail us at interviewswithtechnicalpeople@gmail.com

    Ep 45: 4x4electric

    Ep 45: 4x4electric

    Today we are joined by Renske Cox and Maarten van Pel, of 4x4electric. They are now at the halfway point of their journey to drive from the Netherlands to South Africa and back, in an electric vehicle charged with solar. They share their many insights from the journey so far, and give us an interesting look ahead into their journey, and also the really interesting technology that is powering it.You can also follow their journey at their instagram page and their youtube page.

    • 55 min
    Ep 44: Brice Peters: Nuclear Power

    Ep 44: Brice Peters: Nuclear Power

    We are joined by Brice Peters, superintendant of Station Sciences at Duke Energy Corp. We discuss many aspects of how a nuclear power plant operates.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Ep 43: Matt Ferraro: Coffee Roasting

    Ep 43: Matt Ferraro: Coffee Roasting

    Today we are joined by Matt Ferraro, head coffee roaster for Black and White coffee. Join us as we dive us into the various aspects of how coffee goes from a green seed to a delicious beverage. Follow Matt on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/mattferraro/Follow Black and White coffee at https://www.instagram.com/blackwhiteroasters/and at https://www.blackwhiteroasters.com/

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Ep 42: Carrie Cole: Theater

    Ep 42: Carrie Cole: Theater

    Thats right! Interviews with Technical People is going to the theater with Carrie Cole, associate professor of integrative theatre studies in the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. We discuss a wide variety of topics related to what goes into putting on shows, from personnel selection to fight choreography to unique effects for sci-fi shows.

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Ep 41: Cris Hazzard: HikingGuy

    Ep 41: Cris Hazzard: HikingGuy

    Today we are joined by Cris Hazzard, the Hiking Guy himself, founder of HikingGuy.com. This website provides turn-by-turn guides to various hikes in the southwestern United States and beyond, and Cris shares how he started the website, how it has grown, and the importance of getting outside. And of course, we discuss the technology that goes into keeping us informed and safe in the outdoors.For more info on Cris, you can check out his website hikingguy.com/, and can also check out...

    • 52 min
    Ep 40: Ben Lewson: Spinal Implants

    Ep 40: Ben Lewson: Spinal Implants

    What is a spinal implant? How are they made? In this episode, we go all into the devices that are designed to fuse vertebrae together, how they are made (via 3D printing), what they are made out of (Titanium alloys), and all of the various fascinating aspects of building these medical devices. Ben Lewson is the engineering manager at the company Nexxt Spine, a manufacturer of these devices.Nexxtspine.com

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Don H 11795 ,

Great topics, real questions, real people!

I’m really enjoying this podcast! Lots of stuff that it above my pay grade but great questions that I can understand and learn from. I live learning and I learn a lot from these two and this podcast!!! Thanks!!

Drebby ,

Such a great show!

I wish I could recommend somewhere to start but it’s all so good. I’m a future of work geek and so I love all these glimpses into different fields, keep these coming please 🙏🏼

Suresh_Singh ,

Insiders' Take on STEM for Curious Outsiders

Intriguing glimpse into various technical fields and a humbling look into the lives of colleagues and their individual journeys. Well done!

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