Ep.227 The World At My Finger Tips (Brendan - Cartography)
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by Alex Hobby
5d ago
(Brendan - Cartography)   In this episode, I had the honour of having Brendan as my guest. He shared with me his interest in cartography as their hobby.   Definition: Cartography is the study and practice of making and using maps. Combining science, aesthetics and technique, cartography builds on the premise that reality (or an imagined reality) can be modeled in ways that communicate spatial information effectively. Wikipedia contributors. (2024, February 2). Cartography. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 14:17, February 22, 2024, from https://en.wikipedia.org ..read more
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Ep.226 Bring The Science To The Fiction (Rena - Collecting Sci-Fi Novels)
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by Alex Hobby
1M ago
(Rena - Collecting Sci-Fi Novels)   In this episode, I had the honour of having Rena as my guest. They shared with me their interest in collecting sci-fi novels as their hobby.   Definition: Science fiction (sometimes shortened to SF or sci-fi) is a genre of speculative fiction, which typically deals with imaginative and futuristic concepts such as advanced science and technology, space exploration, time travel, parallel universes, and extraterrestrial life. It is related to fantasy, horror, and superhero fiction and contains many subgenres. Its exact definition has long been dispute ..read more
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Ep.225 The Pull That Brings You Forward (Matthew - Canoeing)
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by Alex Hobby
2M ago
(Matthew - Canoeing)   In this episode, I had the honour of having Matthew as my guest. He shared with me his interest in canoeing as his hobby.   Definition: Canoeing is an activity which involves paddling a canoe with a single-bladed paddle. Common meanings of the term are limited to when the canoeing is the central purpose of the activity. Broader meanings include when it is combined with other activities such as canoe camping, or where canoeing is merely a transportation method used to accomplish other activities. Most present-day canoeing is done as or as a part of a sport or re ..read more
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Ep.224 Kick It, Flip it, Sprink Some Style On It (Mike - Fingerboarding)
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by Alex Hobby
3M ago
(Mike - Fingerboarding)   In this episode, I had the honour of having Mike as my guest. He shared with me his interest in fingerboarding as his hobby.   Definition: A fingerboard is a scaled-down replica of a skateboard that a person "rides" with their fingers, rather than their feet. A fingerboard is typically 100 millimeters (3.9 in) long with width ranging from 26 to 55 mm (1.0 to 2.2 in), with graphics, trucks and plastic or ball-bearing wheels, like a skateboard.[1] A fingerboard can be used to do traditional skateboarding tricks, such as an ollie and kickflip. Wikipedia contrib ..read more
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Ep.223 Let Me Just Throw You (Tim - Brazilian jiu-jitsu)
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by Alex Hobby
4M ago
(Tim - Brazilian jiu-jitsu)   In this episode, I had the honour of having Tim as my guest. He shared with me his interest in brazilian jiu-jitsu as his hobby.   Definition: Brazilian jiu-jitsu is a martial art and combat sport based on grappling, ground fighting, and submission holds. BJJ approaches self-defense by emphasizing taking an opponent to the ground, gaining a dominant position, and using a number of techniques to force them into submission via joint locks or chokeholds. Wikipedia contributors. (2023, October 25). Brazilian jiu-jitsu. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Re ..read more
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Ep.222 Tuning The True Tone (Kalilo - Song Writer)
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by Alex Hobby
5M ago
(Kalilo - Song Writer)   In this episode, I had the honour of having Edward as my guest. He shared with me his interest in being song writer as his hobby.   Definition: A songwriter is a musician who professionally composes musical compositions or writes lyrics for songs, or both. The writer of the music for a song can be called a composer, although this term tends to be used mainly in the classical music genre and film scoring. A songwriter who mainly writes the lyrics for a song is referred to as a lyricist. The pressure from the music industry to produce popular hits means that so ..read more
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Ep.221 Hearing your thoughts (David - Listening To Podcasts)
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by Alex Hobby
6M ago
(David - Listening To Podcasts)   In this episode, I had the honour of having David as my guest. He shared with me his interest in listening to podcasts his hobby.   Definition: A podcast is a program made available in digital format for download over the Internet. For example, an episodic series of digital audio files that a user can download to a personal device to listen to at a time of their choosing. Podcasts are primarily an audio medium, with some programs offering a supplemental video component. Streaming applications and podcasting services provide a convenient and integrate ..read more
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Ep.219 The Poet Who Knows it (Javier - Poetry)
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by Alex Hobby
8M ago
(Javier - Poetry)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Javier as my guest. He shared with me his interest in poetry as his hobby.   Definition: Poetry (derived from the Greek poiesis, "making"), also called verse, is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and often rhythmic qualities of language − such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre − to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, a prosaic ostensible meaning. A poem is a literary composition, written by a poet, using this principle.Wikipedia contributors. (2023, June 6). Poetry. In Wikipedia, The Free Ency ..read more
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Ep.218 Controller Or Keyboard? (Richard - Playing Video Games)
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by Alex Hobby
9M ago
(Richard - Playing Video Games)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Richard as my guest. He shared with me his interest in playing video games as his hobby.   Definition: A video game[a] or computer game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface or input device – such as a joystick, controller, keyboard, or motion sensing device – to generate visual feedback. This feedback is shown on a video display device, such as a TV set, monitor, touchscreen, or virtual reality headset. Video games are often augmented with audio feedback delivered through spea ..read more
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Ep.217 Seems Like The Right Project For Me (John - Doing Projects)
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by Alex Hobby
10M ago
(John - Doing Projects)   In this episode, I had the honour to have John my guest. He shared with me his interest in doing porjects as his hobby.   Definition: A project is any undertaking, carried out individually or collaboratively and possibly involving research or design, that is carefully planned to achieve a particular goal.   An alternative view sees a project managerially as a sequence of events: a "set of interrelated tasks to be executed over a fixed period and within certain cost and other limitations".   A project may be a temporary (rather than a permanent) soc ..read more
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