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A Miami Guy talking to various movers and shakers who operate in South Florida. Exploring how they're currently shaping Miami and the world beyond. All Love and Positivity Darwin Figueroa © Fresh or Phresh 2018 in association with Cafeteria Film Studios Miami, Fl
 
The Ratcliffe Art + Design Incubator at Florida International University presents "Tech Conversations", talks with experts innovating at the intersection of technology, creativity, and entrepreneurship. Hosted by Director, Dr. Jacek J. Kolasiński and co-hosted in Season 2 by producer, Maggie Salas-Amaro.
 
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Meet Dr. Anindya Kundu, a sociologist who loves thinking about how people can succeed despite various challenges. In 2020, his TED Talk ranked in the Top 5 ! In this podcast episode, we discuss how to close the opportunity gap and more! How can we promote the learning and well-being of all students, especially those who come from some of the most d…
 
Winston E. Scott, a Miami native, retired navy captain and former NASA astronaut takes listeners to infinity and beyond. Scott, a veteran of two shuttle missions on Endeavour and Columbia logged a total of 24 days, 14 hours and 34 minutes in space, including three spacewalks totaling 19 hours and 26 minutes. Did Winston Scott dream of being an astr…
 
Meet Nicole Akong! #HouseofAkong How do you start your own business and what does it take to stand out from the rest? Nicole takes listeners through her journey of designing jewelry and expanding her fashion line. She's also known for the BBC's Great British Sewing Bee which won her a place in the final! AKONG’s collections were bought by some of t…
 
Evan Shapiro, Emmy and Peabody award- winning producer, pundit and professor at NYU Stern School of Business. Our podcast talk takes through the stages of the #streamingwars and the many questions of who is winning and losing... Who is profitable and why? What influence did technology have on the entertainment ecosystem and more! About Evan Shapiro…
 
Just a kid from Miami putting alot of love into making different pastelitos for the city he loves. Today you can find him at Ariete in Coconut Grove dishing out wild creations such as the Miami cheesesteak pastelito: A palomilla steak is chopped up and mixed with complete seasoning, lime juice, boiled yuca, and touches of cream and white cheddar. H…
 
Join Mikhaile Solomon, Founding Director of PRIZM as she talks about her journey in art and this year's panel program including the growing interest in NFTs. During our talk we explore what opportunities is technology providing artists for receiving benefits from the resale of their work? PRIZM returns for its ninth edition, taking place from Novem…
 
Amanda D. Lotz, professor and author presents her latest book, Media Disrupted- When did the media companies know that they had to launch their own streaming services? The subscriber- funded services have created the most unique business venture developing a direct relationship with its subscribers. We're taking a journey in this talk through the p…
 
Leigh-Ann Buchanan talks about her journey from being an attorney to finding her way in the tech space. In this podcast we talk about her purpose, passions and the black entrepreneurial stories that haven't been told. Leigh-Ann A. Buchanan, Esq. is a strategist, writer, facilitator, and frequent speaker on strategies for inclusive innovation and de…
 
In this innovative talk, we learn about the latest and the future of electric vehicles with expert Ebo Entsuah, a Policy Principal at Advanced Energy Economy (AEE). Florida is the third most populous state in the nation with over 21 million residents and growing. What are the current incentives and rebates available to purchase an EV and how is tha…
 
#Roku is dominating with subscribers not just in the United States, but in international markets like Latin America. Meet Gretel Perera, a proud native of Venezuela and the Director of PR for Roku in Latin America. In this episode she takes us through her journey managing and leading public relations at various organizations. Our talk focuses on th…
 
A unique creative talk with our next guest-- Anjanette Delgado is a Puerto Rican writer and journalist. In this conversation we take a journey and learn about her passion for storytelling , as well as the creative entrepreneurial process during these unprecedented times. She is the author of The Heartbreak Pill (Simon and Schuster, 2008), 2009 winn…
 
Melissa Medina is a Founding Executive team member and President of eMerge Americas. In this talk she takes listeners through her journey with entrepreneurship deep in her DNA she's working hard to make #Miami and #SouthFlorida the next tech hub of the Americas. eMerge Americas, a venture-backed platform focused on transforming Miami into the tech …
 
South Florida is a botanical daydreamers paradise. It's said anything will grown in the fertile sun-soaked soils of the 305. In this episode we got the chance to get some insight on how and why to create the garden of you dreams. Also we spoke on how the garden is now part of the climate change discussion. Beyond that we touched on SoFlo's dysfunct…
 
Go Like Mariana! What led Mariana Atencio to become an entrepreneur and co-found her company GoLike? Mariana Atencio, award-winning journalist, motivational speaker, best-selling author and co-founder of Go Like! Her journey takes us from the early days of her passion for storytelling working at Univision and NBC News to creating a unique path with…
 
Get on your feet! What does it take to be an entrepreneur in these times...Hosted by producer, Maggie Salas-Amaro. Emilio Estefan talks about his journey as an award- winning producer, recipient of 19 Grammys, director, entrepreneur, known for launching the careers of artists like Shakira, Ricky Martin just to name a few... His unique rhythm has cr…
 
Meet FIU Alumnus, MARTIN AMADO - TV personality, interior decorator, lifestyle expert, and author of One-Day Room Makeovers. He is currently a TV host/design expert on ION Television, a leading U.S. general entertainment network, a home contributor on Acceso Total on WSCV Telemundo 51 and NBC’s 6 In The Mix airing in South Florida, and nationally o…
 
In our first interview with NASA, the Perseverance Rover was about to land on Mars. A few months later we connect with Elio Morillo, a system testbed engineer working on the Mars Mission. In this out-of-this-world talk we learn about his journey and what inspires his interest in space and science. For the last four years, he has contributed to the …
 
In the 20 years since Cesar has arrived in Miami many things have evolved, but the party still goes on. But how and where? Cesar has been at the forefront of answering those questions by creating the venues and environments through his hospitality and entertainment group. The Wood Tavern in Wynwood is a testament to his awesome endeavors. He broke …
 
We had the opportunity to peer into the world of investigative journalism through the eyes of this accomplished South Florida native. After honing his writing through poetry Mario Ariza switched lanes into journalism. He has since written a book (Disposable City: Miami's Future on the Shores of Climate Catastrophe) and has gone on to work at one of…
 
What is Black Quantum Futurism... Our guest is Rasheedah Phillips, artist, author, attorney , community activist and 2021 Knight Arts+Tech Fellow. Black Quantum Futurism is an interdisciplinary creative practice between Camae Ayewa and Rasheedah Phillips exploring the intersections of futurism, creative media, DIY aesthetics and activism in margina…
 
Octavio Rios journey through the media landscape of South Florida has allotted him an interesting point of view. While at the University of Miami he had the opportunity to host a show on WVUM 90.5 FM. That launching pad has pushed him to greater heights. In this talk we broke down different adversities facing creatives/South Florida political clima…
 
Meet Rodolfo Peraza, a Cuban-born multimedia artist that began his journey in Havana, Cuba. His work focuses on public spaces, both virtual and physical. Peraza is the founder of Fanguito Estudio in Havana (2009). In 2013, he launched the VRLab for the development of browser-based VR technology. Peraza also created MUD Foundation (Miami, 2016) to a…
 
In this conversation we feature Stephanie Dinkins, a transmedia artist who creates platforms for dialog about race, gender, aging, and our future histories. This impactful conversation takes listeners on a journey with a project Bina48, a humanoid robot in a quest for friendship and questions about the future. Dinkins’ art practice employs emerging…
 
Do you know which technology policies are being introduced for legislation in Washington, D.C. ?Meet Dr. Dominique Harrison, Director of Technology Policy at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. Our talk takes us to explore three issue areas: Platform accountability, broadband access privacy and algorithm experience. Our conversatio…
 
Why Miami? Our next conversation is with Eric Rosenthal, VP and Managing Director, Americas for Rapyd. The company recently announced a $100 million Miami Tech Power initiative, placing the spotlight on Miami when it comes to tech companies sourcing talent and using our geography to further expand their businesses globally.…
 
Is Miami ready for the tech revolution? In this conversation we have the honor of featuring Mayor Francis Suarez, the first Miami-born mayor and FIU alumnus. Mayor Suarez talks about the opportunities that emerged to run the city during the pandemic, and the virtual platforms that exist for residents to start businesses and interact virtually witho…
 
As we close Women's History Month, our guest is Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava. The county's first female mayor will talk about her digital engagement strategies during her campaign in the time of the pandemic . We also discuss the initiative "Thrive 305", a survey aimed to get feedback for determining priorities,creating innovation a…
 
The weather is always either a HOT or COLD topic... so what's in the forecast? Our conversation turns to the famous weather models and the current tech tools to predict everything from storms, hurricanes and well the overall changing weather. We're talking to Meteorologist, Paola Elorza, a familiar face in South Florida and throughout Latin America…
 
Joanna Popper, Head of Global VR at HP takes us on this unique experience to discuss the newest tools and innovation in headsets, backpacks and full body experiences in VR. Did you know you can connect with people to build and collaborate on anything from visiting and building art to performing surgery with VR?…
 
In our inaugural episode, we connect with NASA's Mars 2020 Guidance Navigation and Control Subsystem Manager, Dr. Andrew E. Johnson, working on Terrain Relative Navigation for the Perseverance rover's mission in 2021. https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/mission/technology/#Terrain-Relative-Navigation
 
We’ve reached out 50th episode. Thank you so much for your continued support and love. On our 50th episode we sat down with Mr. Ricky Valido from the Hialeah Hillbillies. I was an honor 2 have a rising star on the 50th. This kid is a representation of Miami Creative Hustle. He’s going places and sharing that Dade county love everywhere he can. #She…
 
We teamed up with some Funko Pop influencers to figure out how this phenomenon started, where its going and who is part of their world. Funny talk with down to earth individuals. Some get up a the crack of dawn to go hunting for exclusive pop drops, others drives hours to Disney World for the chance to buy an elusive exclusive. Hope you enjoy the t…
 
Prince from HELP FOR THE PEOPLE came into the studio to talk to us about the organization that has provided over meals to the less fortunate in Miami. This organization has put together an awesome team with a concrete plan to be able flourish in many more avenues. #Shekitout IG @helpforthepeople @QuebolaPodcast @FreshorPhresh…
 
Kevin is a stylist/model in the South Florida fashion industry that caters to both local and international markets. The city provides a great launching pad for novice and experienced talent to be showcased. In this chat we had the opportunity to hear for one of it's veteran's on how he managed to persevere and follow his dream. Shekitout IG @MrKevi…
 
Chris is the Chief Business Officer over at the the publishers of the New Tropic. The New Tropic is Miami’s leading publication for curious locals, reaching more than 1.5 million people every month. We had a dope conversation focused on all things Miami, digital media, creative advise etc. Shekitout IG @chrisadamo @thenewtropic @quebolapodcast @fre…
 
The multi talented chill-music-producer Golden Flora graced us with his presence in this exceptional episode. He recently dropped his longest EP through Future Everything Records. We discussed how that process went and how he makes moves in the South Florida music scene. Shekitout IG @goldenfloramusic @strangebassmedia @quebolapodcast @freshorphres…
 
This young lady is bursting full of comedic energy and positive vibes. Having the pleasure to pick her brain on topics varying from fashion, dating, mom life, and old men being descarados was a blast. Thru her comedy skits and Miami character portrayals this multi-talented producer is putting on for the city. Shekitout IG @linettestorybook @Quebola…
 
In this feature we had the privilege to chop it up with the cast and crew of the Lemon City Live podcast. We learned their origin story, their current situation and all the struggles involved to get to the current success. From Jai Alai, to strip clubs and everything in between don’t miss out on this talk. It’s chock-full of laughs and insight. IG …
 
Andres Guevara is a Colombian who emigrated to the wonderful city of Miami and set up a tattoo shop in the heart of the up and coming area of Allapattah Miami. His journey to become a tattoo artist and then a shop owner was fraught full of obstacles, but like a row of dominoes he keeps knocking them down. We had fun in this inspirational talk. Shek…
 
Miguel and Daniela of Lifestyles_Miami stopped by the studio to talk shop. We learned about their journey to the top of social media mountain. How and why they started the page, how it got successful, and who it was initially targeting. They shared the pitfalls and provided gems on how to procedure forward in the social media world in order to buil…
 
Formerly known as Juleisy from the bearded drag queen duo Juleisy & Karla, Bass Funk Daddy has stepped out solo and is reaching for new height. We talked about the struggles and successes in being a performance artist in the magic city. His affinity for mayor Francis Suarez and many other funny things. Shekitout IG: @bassfunkdaddy @glitterly…
 
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