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Today's most talented and compelling musicians visit Musicians' Spotlight to "talk shop" and give you a deeper insight into their music. Host and producer John Floridis brings his own musical expertise along with over a decade and a half of experience conducting interviews. Guests on the show have included legendary musicians like B.B King; Alison Krauss; Lyle Lovett; Wilco; Brandi Carlile; Daryl Jones of the Rolling Stones; The Cowboy Junkies; Richard Thompson; Mary Chapin Carpenter; Bruce ...
 
The 20s are a critical time in our lives and together on this show, my guests and I navigate the highs and lows of early adulthood. I'm a 25-year-old podcast host/producer currently living in Denver. And even though this show has my name on it, this is really a podcast about us: the dreamers, the up-and comers, the future. New episodes every Monday and Thursday. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts and visit TheTroyFarkasShow.com for more information.
 
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One of the best athletes on the planet joins the show today to discuss a variety of things, including how he reaches "flow state," insane kettlebell workouts he taught himself during the pandemic and the powerful spiritual meaning lacrosse has within the Native American community. We also talk about the centuries-long mistreatment of natives in thi…
 
Alex Cooper and the Paul brothers are disrupting the traditional media industry, and I absolutely LOVE it because it shows that if you're entertaining, anything is possible. Plus, TikTok star Jillian Bennett joins me for a chat about her popular account and some of her secrets to standing out on TikTok (10:00). If you'd like to watch my conversatio…
 
How do you move from discussing AI ethics in the abstract to putting them into practice? Abhishek Gupta, founder of the Montreal AI Ethics Institute and a machine learning engineer at Microsoft, shares tools and best practices and encouragesdata scientists to share and learn from failures. Join in on our Cocktail Conversation on the Alteryx Communi…
 
My recent travels have taken me to beautiful places: picturesque mountains, old mining hotbeds and idyllic college towns, to name a few. But what's the point? Plus, I deliver some news about the future of the podcast. If you enjoyed today's episode, please consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or on the show's web site. For more podcasts, blo…
 
Today's guest once cold-emailed billionaire media mogul Mark Cuban, eventually receiving a response that landed him an appearance on popular business TV show "Shark Tank." Zamarin tells me about the six-figure company he built in high school, the importance of finding mentors, how his company, Detrapel, helped fight the coronavirus and so much more…
 
In 2020, singer Falu Shah, bassist Yasushi Nakamura, drummer Clarence Penn and guitarist & vocalist Clay Ross teamed up to form American Patchwork Quartet . They're on a mission to reclaim the immigrant soul of American roots music, interpreting timeless songs through a 21st century lens.By John Floridis
 
From a hostel in Portland, I update y'all on my travels and then ask you, the loyal fans, some important questions about the podcast and what you want me to talk about going forward. For more podcasts, blogs and videos, please visit TheTroyFarkasShow.com. You can also follow me @Troy_Farkas on Instagram or the show @thetroyfarkasshow on Instagram a…
 
We go behind the scenes of Alteryx Machine Learning and the Alteryx open-source Python libraries with Alteryx CDAO Alan Jacobson. He shares his experiencesleading the data scientists who create tools that empower even the most hardcore data scientists. Join in on our Cocktail Conversation on the Alteryx Community or on social media with #DataScienc…
 
On my last day in Arizona, I discuss a simple mindset shift that has changed my life. If you apply it, it can completely change yours as well. For more advice on how to navigate your 20s, check out our blogs over on TheTroyFarkasShow.com, where you can also find our full podcast archives featuring conversations with everyday twenty-somethings getti…
 
After talking about my Tuesday night at a townie bar in Gilbert, AZ, I discuss why it's so important for young people to get out there and see the world. We all say we want to see new places, but we rarely actually follow through with it. For more thoughts on how young people can navigate the world better, check out our full archive of episodes and…
 
In the 10th episode of This Ability, co-hosts Gary Heatly and Maria Lyle have an in-depth chat with Jack Poulton who runs Positively Cerebral Palsy and is a very infectious and positive character. Follow the hosts on Twitter via @G_HMedia and @Lyle_Maria and find us on Instagram at @thisability_podcast Find Jack on Instagram at @positivelycerebralp…
 
One year after the murder of George Floyd, my friend Allen takes me back to his childhood, telling me about his own mistrustful relationship with police officers, why he alters his behaviors around them and the talk his parents gave him at a very young age about dealing with the police. Then, we discuss Floyd, the significance of that moment last y…
 
One of the most interesting people I've met joins the podcast today to discuss growing up in Europe and what it was then like attending college in America. Plus, Nancy talks about zig-zagging through life, overcoming loneliness, monthly mantras and why she doesn't have any social media accounts. Nancy Aburto is a 24-year-old currently studying arch…
 
Alberto Cairo, author, researcher and internationally recognized expert on data visualization, joins a special video episode of our Data Science Mixer podcast. We’ll discuss best practices, including communicating complex data, dealing with 2020’s outliers, and preparing ourselves and others for the future of data visualization. This episode origin…
 
Renee Teate shared her career move into data science publicly through social media and her podcast, Becoming a Data Scientist. Today, Renee — now director of data science at HelioCampus — joins us for a special episode of our Data Science Mixer podcast to share her experience and advice for others who want to deepen their data science knowledge and…
 
On my last day in Colorado, I share five lessons I've learned about myself and the world (11:34). But before that, I read an essay explaining why making mistakes as a young person is actually a really good thing. To read the five lessons, check out TheTroyFarkasShow.com first thing in the morning tomorrow. If you liked today's show, please consider…
 
In a wide-ranging discussion, an old boss of mine, Tom Goslowski, talks to me about my dreams growing up and how they didn't pan out. Then, I talk about some internship stories (which may or may not include a famous naked man), my relationships with famous journalists like Jeremy Schaap and Ariel Helwani, my current job status, career advice for yo…
 
“A people blessed by God" is how Gullah speakers translate their Afro-English dialect's name. Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA are hotbeds of Gullah language, songs and stories, and the rich repertoire of the Charleston quintet Ranky Tanky doesn't disappoint: "ranky tanky" is Gullah for “get funky.” Singer Quiana Parler shares the band's origin stor…
 
Change starts with action, not words. On today's episode, we discuss how young people are at the forefront of so much great change happening in the world and how, unfortunately, some of us are talking a big game but not actually doing anything about it. If you enjoyed today's show, please consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or on TheTroyFar…
 
On today's episode, U.S. wrestler (and Marvel superfan) Alexis Porter joins the show to discuss her illustrious wrestling career and a tough decision she's recently made regarding it. But before that, Alexis and Troy get real while talking about AP's unfortunate experiences as a Black woman in America and how they pushed her to become an activist. …
 
Struggling to find insight with your image, video, audio, or text data? Join us for a conversation about Veritone’s aiWARE tools for Alteryx that help users at any skill level find breakthroughs in their data. Share your thoughts in our Cocktail Conversation on the Alteryx Community or on social media with #DataScienceMixer! Want more from Alteryx?…
 
Sharon Isbin , "the Monet of the classical guitar," returns to Musician’s Spotlight to talk technique, collaboration and guitar diplomacy with host John Floridis. Isbin's accomplishments involve big numbers: she has recorded more than 30 albums, premiered 80 new works by composers like John Corigliano, Joseph Schwantner and Lukas Foss, performed as…
 
If you think you spend too much time on your phone, then listen up. On today's episode, Troy discusses our cell phone addiction, why it's a big problem, and how we can solve it. Today's quote: "You have to let people down to be happy." - Unknown If you like today's podcast, please consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts, or on our web site. You…
 
The CEO and co-founder of Willie's Superbrew, a craft hard seltzer company, joins the show to tell the origin story of his company, which may or may not include a goat farmer. Plus, Nico discusses earning the respect of older colleagues, facing competition from legacy companies like Bud Light, his company's humanitarian efforts and advice for young…
 
In the ninth episode of This Ability, co-hosts Gary Heatly and Maria Lyle have an in-depth chat with actor and model Maya Coates who recently starred in an episode of primetime TV detective drama McDonald and Dodds. Follow the hosts on Twitter via @G_HMedia and @Lyle_Maria and find us on Instagram at thisability_podcast Find Maya on Instagram at ma…
 
We can't stay stuck in our old ways. On today's episode, Troy explains why, as young people, we must constantly challenge the status quo. If you liked today's show, please consider leaving a review on our web site or on Apple Podcasts. You can also watch today's podcast on our YouTube channel. Today's quote: "In spite of everything, I still believe…
 
SEC Network's Alyssa Lang joins the show to discuss how a rap she made in college landed her a job at ESPN. She also gives some career advice for young people. Plus, she shares stories about a 16-mile hike gone horribly wrong, mistakes on live television (20:05) and how she built an on-air persona around...donuts? You can also watch the podcast her…
 
How does data science power the university student experience behind the scenes? We’re joined by Danielle Lyles, data and evaluation scientist at the University of Colorado Boulder, to learn more. Share your thoughts in our Cocktail Conversation on the Alteryx Community or on social media with #DataScienceMixer! Want more from Alteryx? Follow @Alte…
 
Likes/favorites/retweets/views/clicks are all forms of validation, and it's a dangerous game we play. On today's episode, we discuss social media as social currency and how we can use it to be more authentic, not destructive. Plus, we take questions from listeners and Troy gets you up to speed on his latest Colorado adventures. Book rec.: "What Mad…
 
On today's must-listen episode, an old friend from UAlbany discusses why she moved to Miami a few months ago, how writing three things she's grateful for every day changed her life and how she deals with all the mean comments she gets on TikTok. Plus, she gives Troy advice on modern dating and where he should live, and also explains why she peer pr…
 
Acclaimed classical violinist Hilary Hahn returns to Musician’s Spotlight on the heels of the release of her latest recording, Paris . She's won three Grammy awards, recorded twenty feature albums, commissioned several works (including a Pulitzer Prize-winning concerto by Jennifer Higdon), been featured on the Oscar-nominated soundtrack of the film…
 
It's extremely important that we find people to look up to. On today's episode, we discuss why. Today's quote: “Whatever thing you have wrong in your life with a person -- it might be small or big -- let that shit go. It doesn’t matter. None of this stuff matters.” - Jay Williams To watch today's podcast, check out the video. Essay: We can’t go at …
 
On today's episode, the woman behind the brilliant "Cereal with a Stoic" Instagram account (@cerealwithastoic) joins us to talk about why she posts videos talking about Stoicism while eating cereal, and how this ancient philosophy helps her navigate work and relationships. Then, old friend Mikey Miner joins to discuss his college soccer career, rec…
 
In the eighth episode of This Ability, co-hosts Gary Heatly and Maria Lyle have an in-depth chat with fellow disability podcasters Robert Meikle and Kieran Sutherland who are behind the excellent TalkABILITY Podcast. Follow the hosts on Twitter via @G_HMedia and @Lyle_Maria and find us on Instagram at thisability_podcast https://open.spotify.com/sh…
 
How can leaders encourage data scientists to experiment? Best selling author John K. Thompson joins us to share tips, including the importance of having a psychological understanding of what drives data scientists. Share your thoughts in our Cocktail Conversation on the Alteryx Community or on social media with #DataScienceMixer! Want more from Alt…
 
On today's podcast, we challenge all the listeners to stop talking about our jobs so much. Our jobs don't define us, and they're not as important as we think. Today's quote: "And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it." - Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Click here to watch today's podcast, or to read the blog.…
 
An old friend joins the show to discuss her solo singing career, taking us behind-the-scenes of her latest music video and her songwriting approach. And, as a mental health counselor, Caity talks about some coping strategies for navigating tough times (19:12). Caity Gallagher is a 28-year-old Albany-based musician. Her new single, "Pressed Flowers,…
 
On today’s episode, we'll talk about knowing when it’s time to move on from certain situations in our lives. It may be difficult, but if you feel it deep within you, you need to do it. We'll also hear from Kara Gray, the newest member of our team (10:43). She'll manage the show's new social media accounts and will be producing content across all of…
 
My longtime friend, who recently moved to Florida to begin a career in door-to-door solar panel sales, tells me all about his time thus far. He's lost half of his belongings in Mexico, purchased several cars, acquired a cat he didn't want and he can get evicted at any point. Buckle up. Today's cause: Kids in the Game, a sports-based youth developme…
 
From studying extreme environments to using data to answer business questions, Tessa Jones from Calligo shares how her science-focused mind has helped her succeed in data science. Share your thoughts in our Cocktail Conversation on the Alteryx Community or on social media with #DataScienceMixer! Want more from Alteryx? Follow @Alteryx on Twitter, F…
 
My two best CT friends join to talk about me and all my flaws. I'm not sure if I'll ever recover from this. Today's quote: "Sleep is the cousin of death." Today's cause: The V Foundation. Donate here as part of the show's all-natural initiative. Follow them @theoneanddones on all platforms. Liked the episode? Please leave a review or tell a friend.…
 
How does Shawn Colvin stay busy during a pandemic? By pairing her own hits with classics of the silver screen. In Live From These Four Walls you’ll hear a solo acoustic reinterpretation of her 1992 album, Fat City, and a second album of movie songs like “Edelweiss,” “Beyond Thunderdome,” “To Sir With Love” and “Everybody’s Talking.”…
 
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