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Zachary Davis

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Defending the Western Canon...? With Zachary Davis

Classical Wisdom Speaks

What is the Canon? How is it defined? What should it look like... and should we even have it in the first place? This week’s Classical Wisdom Speaks is with Zachary Davis, the founder and president of Lyceum, an educational audio studio, the VP of Content for Himalaya as well as the organizer of the Sound Education conference. Zachary is also the host of Ministry of Ideas and Writ Large, a founding member of the Hub & Spoke audio collective.We discuss the history of the cannon, how it has evolved and what it should look like. To learn more about Zachary's work, please go to: https://www.zacharystevendavis.com/For more information about Classical Wisdom's Podcast Classical Wisdom Speaks, please check out our website at: http://classicalwisdom.com​​​​Sign up to get Classical Wisdom's Free newsletter as well as a FREE E-book on the "Two Sides of Jesus", Here: https://classicalwisdom.com/free-e-book-two-sides-of-jesus/ 


21 Apr 2021

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33. Going on the Offensive in the Fight for the Future with Hon. James "Hondo" Geurts and Dr. Zachary Davis

The Convergence - An Army Mad Scientist Podcast

James F. “Hondo” Geurts was designated as performing the duties of the Under Secretary of the Navy, effective February 4, 2021. In this position, he serves as the deputy and principal assistant to the Secretary of the Navy, as well as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Management Officer for the Department of the Navy. Additionally, he oversees intelligence activities, intelligence-related activities, special access programs, critical infrastructure, and sensitive activities within the department.  Secretary Geurts previously served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development & Acquisition (ASN (RD&A)), from December 2017 to January 2021, and as the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Acquisition Executive, at MacDill Air Force Base (AFB), Florida, where he was responsible for all special operations forces acquisition, technology and logistics. He has over 30 years of extensive Joint acquisition experience and served in all levels of acquisition leadership positions including Acquisition Executive, Program Executive Officer, and Program Manager of Major Defense Acquisition Programs.  Secretary Geurts penned the Foreword to Strategic Latency Unleashed: The Role of Technology in a Revisionist Global Order and the Implications for Special Operations Force. Dr. Zachary S. Davis is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and a research professor at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, where he teaches courses on counterproliferation. He has broad experience in intelligence and national security policy and has held senior positions in the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. Government. Dr. Davis began his career at the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress and has served with the State Department, congressional committees, and the National Security Council. Dr. Davis was group leader for proliferation networks in Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Z Program and in 2007 was senior advisor at the National Counterproliferation Center in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He leads the project addressing the national security implications of advanced technologies, focusing on special operations forces; authored the Introduction to Strategic Latency Unleashed: The Role of Technology in a Revisionist Global Order and the Implications for Special Operations Force; and co-edited said document. In today’s podcast, the Undersecretary of the Navy James F. “Hondo” Geurts and Dr. Zachary S. Davis discuss Strategic Latency Unleashed: The Role of Technology in a Revisionist Global Order and the Implications for Special Operations Force and how to think radically about the future, capitalize on talent, and unleash technological convergences to out-compete and defeat our adversaries.  The following bullet points highlight key insights from our interview with them: The U.S. Army should identify emerging technologies with “strategic latency,” or technologies that will change the balance of power once fully developed and deployed. While many technologies could fit this description alone (i.e., biotechnology, artificial intelligence, additive manufacturing, cyber), convergences could also emerge between them that multiply their impact. Novel applications of technology by creative operators will amplify the disruption caused by technology with strategic latency. Thus, identifying operators with diverse experiences and teaming them with technologists will enable better technology development, and will be essential to solving complex security problems. Attracting, connecting, and leveraging diverse perspectives will be critical to successful and rapid technological development. Including diversity in gender, race, age, skills, and networks will be imperative. Creating flexible platforms where these perspectives can engage safely and creatively will be essential to solving non-linear problems. The United States’ advantage lies in its people’s diversity and their ability to innovate. Creating strategic relationships among U.S. talent before they are needed will facilitate the development of multiple possible solutions for each technological problem encountered. The U.S. Army needs to adopt an abundance mindset. While budgetary constraints are present and persistent, the United States has an abundance of disruptive thinkers both inside and outside of the security sphere that can be accessed and leveraged to solve complex problems. Stay tuned to the Mad Scientist Laboratory for our next episode of “The Convergence,” featuring our interview with proclaimed Mad Scientist Mr. Richard G. Kidd IV, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment and Energy Resilience at United States Department of Defense, addressing the climate change resiliency challenges and opportunities facing the DoD, and the U.S. Army in particular.


15 Apr 2021

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Métis Self-Government - Zachary Davis

Keeping it Riel with the MNA

Listen in as we chat with an Indigenous Rights Lawyer, Zachary Davis. Zach is the Métis Nation of Alberta's legal counsel who was involved with our fight for self-government. We discuss how the MNA's Self Government Agreement is informed by historical practices of governance, the nature of the agreement, and what it means for the future of Métis  peoples in Alberta.More information on self government: http://albertametis.com/governance/self-government/


20 Jul 2020

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Zachary Davis

The Brothers Commonplace

It's time to join your favorite brothers as they take on the case of Zachary Davis, the hammer wielding teenage murderer!Thank you everyone for listening!Be good, Stay safe and Laugh at the Dark Stuff!#WildmanBrotherscommon.place

1hr 16mins

26 Apr 2020

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Ep #45: Zachary Davis

Excuse Me What?!

So this kid was kind of creepy…   BTW! For the forseeable future we will have to record our podcasts via skype due to the COVID 19 pandemic so our audio won’t be as good.  We hope you understand! Thank you so much for your support! Want to skip the chit chat? GET EXCLUSIVE CONTENT ON OUR PATREON! $5 a month, extra episode every week and early access to that week’s regular episode! Join us!   https://www.patreon.com/excusemewhatpodcast HUGE THANK YOU TO OUR CURRENT PATRONS!  Your support means everything to us! Elizabeth K Jay K Kayla A Mary K Tia M  References: https://morbidology.com/the-sledgehammer-killer/ https://allthatsinteresting.com/zachary-davis Dr. Phill-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59MO1X8dLLQ TWO GIRLS - ONE MIC - ONE SQUEAKY FUTON F I N D  U S! Show Twitter: https://twitter.com/excusemewhatp Show Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/excusemewhatpodcast Show YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5OapfhAUBT7wWNhYrvTz-g Mia’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/ameliabedilia16 Mia’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/miabia1637/ Jillian’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/JillianKjer Jillian’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jilliankjer/ EMAIL US:  excusemewhatpodcast@gmail.com FYI: The BEST place to follow us is on Instagram! Welcome to Excuse Me What?! Podcast!  Our names are Jillian and Amelia {aka Mia}. We are two sisters that live in MN, USA.  In this podcast we talk about all the weird shit you want to know about like paranormal activity, true crime, ufos, aliens, conspiracy theories and cryptozoology.  We like to keep it light hearted and super casual with a few curse words while we give you the info. Like the show and want to help out? Rate us and review us! SHARE US WITH LITERALLY EVERYONE YOU KNOW!  We really want to GROW!!!! Thank you so much for checking us out! Intro/Outro Music: Author: Kevin MacLeod Website - http://incompetech.com/ Royalty Free Link - http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-...


8 Apr 2020

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LIVE - Pazuzu Algarad & Zachary Davis

Scared Sh*tless Podcast

This week we chat about the horrific murders commit by Pazuzu Algarad, as well as the strange and unnerving story of Zachary Davis, aka the Sledgehammer Killer.EPISODE NOTES: "He wasn't just a guy who was messed up, he was pure evil". These are the words used to describe Pazuzu Algarad, one of the most deranged, sadistic and filthy people you'll ever hear about. Join us this week, and listen in on this live-recorded special episode, where James chats The VVitch, satanic murders and a murder like no other.Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scaredshitlesspodInstagram: @scaredshitlesspodFacebook , Instagram, TwitterSubscribe to us on ITUNES, STITCHER, SPOTIFY, RADIOPUBLIC or your podcatcher of choice.If you would like to support That’s Not Canon Podcasts you can find us on PATREON.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 4mins

6 Apr 2020

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The Power of Educational Audio with Zachary Davis

Trending In Education

Mike is joined by Zachary Davis, the President and Founder of Lyceum, an educational podcasting platform that is launching now. Zachary is also the organizer of the Sound Education conference and the host of the podcast Ministry of Ideas. He's also the host of a new podcast called Writ Large that is debuting now with the launch of Lyceum.. Zachary tells the story of how he became focused on educational audio after working at HarvardX, one of the early MOOCs associated with EdX. Despite doing great work there, he was frustrated by the low completion rate of the early MOOCs and eventually gravitated to podcasting as a way to make amazing educational content more broadly accessible to a global audience. This has led to the recent launch of Lyceum which is a curated educational audio platform with community features that allow for deeper engagement with folks who listen to educational podcasts.We explore why audio is such an emotionally powerful and affordable format and how in many ways it is a rising trend that is more flexibly available than video and more intimate and emotionally resonant than the written word We also explore some of the ideas discussed in Writ Large which dives into the impact that key books have had on the world around them after the ink has dried. Finally, we conclude with Zachary's thoughts about how the broader trends towards audio may signal the dawn of a new audio age in which longer form lectures and conversations may begin to supplant print formats in the future.It's a fascinating conversation and we hope you enjoy listening.


30 Mar 2020

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New shell phone who this? ft. Zachary Davis

That's what i'm saying ...

hey y'all, the boiz are back in another episode, this time with a twist.  A wild Zachary appears, do the boiz flee or attack. Find out in this fresh new episode ! ! !   <3 ~ Zach  


24 Aug 2019

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Ep 412: Zachary Davis | Ministry of Ideas

Outlier On Air | Founders, Disruptors, & Mavens

Zachary Davis | Executive Producer and Host Zachary Davis is a graduate student at Harvard Divinity School studying intellectual history and philosophy of religion. He is also a producer at HarvardX where he builds open online courses in the humanities. Ministry of Ideas is a podcast dedicated to investigating and illuminating the ideas that shape our society. It is an initiative of the Religious Literacy Project at Harvard Divinity School. It is produced in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is featured in The Boston Globe Ideas Section. Ministry of Ideas is a proud member of Hub & Spoke, a new collective of independent, idea-driven podcasts.


6 Jul 2018