Ottawhat 124 – Tom Goldsmith

This week’s episode features Tom Goldsmith, a software developer and technology enthusiast whose most recent project, Sadblock, aims to rid social media feeds of annoying or negative stories. We also hear stories from Tom’s childhood about growing playing paintball in the woods and giving Diefenbunker tours.


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Links:

@thetomthought on Twitter
tomthought.github.io
sadblock.io

Beer:

Crimzen – Lost Craft Beer

Ottawhat 123 – Grant McSheffrey

On the show this week, we sat down with Ottawa’s own 3-time Jeopardy Champion, Grant McSheffrey. Grant tells his story about finally getting on the show, and shares his feelings on Ottawa, including its robust trivia subculture.


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Beer:

Pale Ale Project – Beyond the Pale

Ottawhat 122 – Marc Evans

This week’s episode features Canadian astronaut candidate and up-and-coming Ottawa craft brewmaster Marc Evans. Marc spent a week in Halifax at the beginning of March as one of 32 remaining hopeful astronauts, and he gives us a glimpse of the intense recruitment process so far.


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Beer:

Saint of Circumstance – Collective Arts Brewing