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Unveiling the layered realities of our world via long-form conversations involving Culture, Technology, Comedy, and Business with host Peter Shortino. Intriguing, hilarious, and powerful conversations about the Curiosity burning within us all can illuminate the universe’s deepest secrets while empowering individuals for our present and future. The Oddly Observant podcast will be a learning journey; it will include guests from a wide variety of industries with different points of view. Peter Shortino, host of the Oddly Observant podcast & Lead Strategist for the Brassroots music app at Tuner Inc, is a curious technologist, sports fanatic, financial market connoisseur, and Bitcoin advocate. He believes that connective music, openness, monetary freedom, and most importantly Conversation is key to empowering the human experience.

Oddly Observant Peter Shortino

    • Technology
    • 5.0, 8 Ratings

Unveiling the layered realities of our world via long-form conversations involving Culture, Technology, Comedy, and Business with host Peter Shortino. Intriguing, hilarious, and powerful conversations about the Curiosity burning within us all can illuminate the universe’s deepest secrets while empowering individuals for our present and future. The Oddly Observant podcast will be a learning journey; it will include guests from a wide variety of industries with different points of view. Peter Shortino, host of the Oddly Observant podcast & Lead Strategist for the Brassroots music app at Tuner Inc, is a curious technologist, sports fanatic, financial market connoisseur, and Bitcoin advocate. He believes that connective music, openness, monetary freedom, and most importantly Conversation is key to empowering the human experience.

    #020 Tesla, Elon Musk, Cyber Truck

    #020 Tesla, Elon Musk, Cyber Truck

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    Elon Musk led the Tesla Cyber Truck reveal about a month ago. To say it caught the media's attention would be an understatement. In the recent months Elon worth and Tesla’s stock price have been running up in response to the company’s new factories and vehicles being completed. Surprisingly, the Cyber Truck show blew the lid off of social media. Elon Musk threw a heavy stainless steal ball at the “bullet-proof” glass. Therefore, in embarrassing fashion the glass broke and instantly the video was trending across the globe. Was this planned by the genius Elon Musk, or was this totally random? 







    Subsequently, the aftermath on social media led to a record amount of pre-orders to be paid for the Tesla Cyber Truck. Elon Musk and the Tesla team have proven that they can build top quality electric vehicles that the public demands intently. The sky is not even the limit for Tesla and the rest of Elon Musk’s initiatives. He also is moving at breakneck speed on the SpaceX rocket that will carry people to moon and beyond. The future is looking bright in the transportation industry for the first time in ages. Take a look at tesla.com for more information on the different models of the upcoming Truck!







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    • 5 min
    #019 Roddy Rich The Box

    #019 Roddy Rich The Box

    Everybody by now has heard of The Box by Roddy Rich. This song has been a billboard #1 hit for the past view weeks. However, it’s important that we take a step back to see how this song blew up. Songs, artists, and creators in the future will have to use similar strategies using social media. Another example of this recently in our society is "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X.







    TikTok had a great hand in blowing up the song by Roddy Rich. The platform was the most used song clip in the app for about 2 weeks. Therefore, Roddy Rich has set the infrastructure of how to blow up in a technology obsessed age. Subsequently, it will be fascinating to see what ideas the glow up of The Box gives aspiring artists who are scrapping to get their music heard by the masses. Visit TikTok.com for more oddly observant clips, insights, and podcast highlights. Listen to Roddy Rich The Box on Spotify!







    Leave a comment if there are any other songs or sounds you have seen blow up on TikTok. A key to being Oddly Observant is always analyzing trends within different mediums of technology. TikTok is just another way for artists like Roddy Rich to expand their reach for a very low cost. Who will be the next artists to become a hit star overnight right in front of our eyes?







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    If you or any artists wants to talk more about how to get a song to blow up across social medias, visit tunerinc.com, and call us today! Tuner Inc can not only help you on your individual social medias, but we can also build your brand. Visit tunerinc.com/services to see some of the past work we have done.

    • 5 min
    #018 Underdog Athletics

    #018 Underdog Athletics

    In Podcast #018 Underdog Athletics joins the show! Underdog Athletics is a personal training community, sports organizer, and sports coaching facility in Garland Texas. Marcus Perkins and Anthony McGhee run the facility and are great stewards for the Garland Sports Community. In today’s episode Marcus and Anthony give some background on the founding of Underdog Athletics. After, they will give us an understanding of the future. Underdog Athletics takes pride in coaching sports year round. Consequently, Underdog Athletics cements the fundamentals of sports and life to the sports youth of Garland Texas. On a daily basis Underdog Athletics seeks to improve people’s lives through the lessons of sport and a family atmosphere. If you live in Garland and need a place to workout, push yourself, and grow, take a visit to the Underdog Athletics today! Located off of Shiloh in Garland, Texas. 







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    • 1 hr 8 min
    #017 Spotify Wrapped & The Future of Media

    #017 Spotify Wrapped & The Future of Media

    Spotify recently sent out the 2019 Spotify Wrapped Review, and everyone has acted eagerly to share their stats to the world via social media. The Spotify Wrapped also made playlists for you based on your listening habits in previous seasons and years. The buzz Spotify created with their investment into the Spotify Wrapped feature makes guest Cameron Azeez question the financial model of Legacy media and the conglomerates around it. The cost of entry to make high quality content is lower than ever. Subscribe to Oddly Observant! 

    • 36 min
    #016 TikTok Announces Music Streaming App

    #016 TikTok Announces Music Streaming App

    TikTok just surpassed 1.5 billion downloads across the globe, and now they have announced plans to offer a music streaming application to rival Apple Must, Spotify, Tencent Music, and Amazon. The TikTok app offers the company immense pools of song data on how pieces of content perform with certain background music. Bytedance, the parent company of TikTok, has already announced that this new music streaming app is going to pilot this year in India and across South East Asia. Shortly after this music streaming app will become available in the United States. There will be major competition for their application but TikTok/Bytedance believe that their technology focus and advanced algorithms will help them build the best platform available. 

    • 7 min
    #015 Facebook Enters Music Streaming | Bluetooth 2.0 | Product Hunt Review

    #015 Facebook Enters Music Streaming | Bluetooth 2.0 | Product Hunt Review

    Facebook Enters Music Streaming through mysterious new company! Todays Episode of the Oddly Observant Podcast welcomes back Cameron Azeez, CEO of Tuner Inc and the Brassroots Music app. On Product Hunt (A social media for products, ideas, and projects), we found a very lowkey entry into the Music streaming world by Facebook. The company started a new off shoot company labeled the New Product Experimentation to tackle a revamp of the turntable.fm music streaming app from years ago. Subsequently, we took a dive into the thematic of collaborative music streaming as well as Brassroots place in the mix. New technologies such as Bluetooth 2.0, AirPods, and even 5G will make the bandwidth between people and their devices higher than ever previously imagined. Additionally, such hardware and software advancements make the environment ripe for innovation in the music streaming sector.







    0:00-5:00 (Aux - NPE by Facebook)







    5:30-7:40    (Why companies make smaller companies to innovate quickly)







    7:50-8:30     (The purpose of Facebook making New Product Experiment team specifically







    8:49- 9:30    (Difference between a social music streaming experience and a social media music experience)







    9:38- 10:20    (TikTok’s Infrastructure/Their Success and Facebook copying TikTok with Lasso app)







    10:43-11:20    (AirPods on Bluetooth allows you to listen to same song with friends)







    11:20-12:10     (Bluetooth 2.0 and the future of Collaborative Music Hardware)







    13:25- 14:08   (Why indirect competition can indicate excess Demand)







    14:20-14:50    (Audience Idea generation / Product Hunt Podcast)







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    • 15 min

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