In Episode #61, we are joined by Andrew House, partner and co-leader of the national security team at Fasken. We discuss: Andrew's career trajectory, from criminal defense work in Halifax to Canada's national security establishment in Ottawa. The challenges of working in post-conflict Kosovo. Foreign investment reviews in Canada, and the outsized role of America's concerns. Why legal knowledge is beneficial when working in government relations. The shifting tides of Canada's COVID experience, and why the pandemic constitutes a healthy wake-up call on Canada's industrial base. Canada's challenges in its relationship with China. Key differences between Canadian and U.S. officialdoms. Listening, and watching recommendations from:AndrewThe Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, by William L. Shirer Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, by Doris Kearns Goodwin The Comey Rule, on Showtime Fred"Gargantuanisation," by John Lanchester, London Review of Books JonathanWhy Does the C.I.A. Need Puppets?, on Sway, New York Times podcast We’ll see you next week for another exciting and informative episode when we sit down with Azhelle Wade, AKA The Toy Coach!
Welcome back to The Science Basement Podcast!Our guest this week is Andrew House, who is a PhD student in Wildlife Biology at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He works with a large sample of Atlantic Salmon and studies the fat composition in these fish during their early development (from the stage of embryo up to 2.5 years into their life!)....and, of course, it wouldn't be an episode of the TSB podcast without a science anecdote. This time we talk about the medaka fish, the little japanese fish that went to space!This is the last episode for Season 1 of TSB Podcast, see you after the summer break for Season 2!~•~•~Links from this episode:• Andrew's group at the University of Helsinki: https://www.helsinki.fi/en/researchgroups/evolution-conservation-and-genomics• Andrew's blog: http://talesofahouse.com • More info about the medaka fish space experiment: https://phys.org/news/2017-01-real-time-imaging-transcriptome-analysis-medaka.html~•~•~Where you can find us:Homepage: www.thesciencebasement.orgFacebook: www.facebook.com/TheScienceBasementTSBInstagram: @science_basementTwitter: @ScienceBasementEmail: email@example.comMusic by Havelocke http://thisishavelocke.bandcamp.com
Episode 13: Battlefront II Beta, loot boxes, and Andrew House steps down from Playstation,
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In this episode Jay talks about playing Fable Anniversary on BC, Jamie gives impressions on Battlefront II Beta and discusses the hit and miss nature of loot boxes in gaming. They cover Assassins Creed getting its first difficulty selection, updates to the Blizzard App, Andrew House stepping down as President of Playstation, Nintendo upping Switch production, and the long awaited gifting feature coming to Xbox.
This week the team discusses the loss of Andrew House and what could be for consoles. PSVR is also getting some welcome updates although the guys aren't sure it will matter in the short term. Visit Gamerstoo.com for comments or to hear old episodes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.