005 - Talking Backwards? (And Other Freakish Human Skills)

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SECTION 1: SKILLS
Destin's Cat Flipping Video
Feline High Rise Syndrome
Destin’s Business Cards
1980’s Frosted Flakes Ad

AD 1: http://www.thefiftyfifty.com
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SECTION 2: BACKWARDS TALKING WITH KURT QUINN
Kurt's YouTube Channel
His Instagram
His Twitter
His Email

AD 2: WORD OF MOUTH
(Please share the podcast with a cool person)

SECTION 3: LIGHTNING ROUND
Questions from Patrons
Freakish Human Skills thread in the Subreddit (pics or it didn’t happen)
Leave a review on iTunes
What skill are you personally working on?

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004 - What Is the Fifty-Fifty?

Matt and Destin introduce the world to "The Fifty-Fifty" and respond to the first wave of listener feedback... which makes for a great opportunity to unpack the nature of feedback in general; giving it, receiving it, and the dangers associated with over-responding to as well as under-delivering on feedback given to us by loved ones.

INTRO: MATT PITCHING A TENT

AD 1: WHAT IS THE FIFTY-FIFTY?
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SECTION 1: LISTENING TO THE FEEDBACK
Very clear thesis statement as requested: “Should we listen to the feedback?”
Analyzing the feedback we received about the podcast itself
An engineering look at feedback and its uses in control theory (Example: Tracking a rocket).
Discussions about Matt’s feedback from teaching at a university.
Canoeing vs Pilot Induced Oscillations
Boardgames used as teaching aids:
•  Shogun
•  Axis & Allies
•  Conquest of the Empire
Battlefield simulations without immediate feedback:
•  Waterloo Campaign

AD 1: CONSEQUENCES OF LOSING THE FIFTY-FIFTY
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SECTION 2: THE VELDT
The Veldt - Ray Bradbury
deadmau5 feat. Chris James - The Veldt (Music Video) 
deadmau5 discovers vocals for “The Veldt” (Crude Language Warning)
Original vocal track by Chris James
Providing negative feedback after extended positive feedback.
Using technology to calm children
Casting your pearls before swine

AD 3: THE FIFTY-FIFTY TRIPLE DOWN
"Blood oath covenant with yourself and with the very notion of integrity."
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SECTION 3 - LISTENER QUESTIONS LIGHTNING ROUND

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003 - Drones and BEARS?

Destin accuses Matt of over-marveling at mundane things before the conversation shifts to advances in drone warfare. Matt expresses his skepticism about the whole concept of weaponized drones. Destin talks about tracking down a missing toy drone over Christmas.

SHOW NOTES
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Insane Drone Swarm

001 - Are We Too Similar?

Destin and Matt take personality tests to figure out if they're too similar to make a podcast together.

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Here are the links to the three personality tests we took in this episode:
Stupid Pirate vs. Ninja Test
Awesome Regional Dialect Test 
Personality Profile Test