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Last update: 2015-04-05

Episode 10: Adding a Female Catalyst to the Formula

2015-04-05 :: Nerd Optimal
Length: 1s

Listen Now and React.Special guest Liz from Catalyst Wedding Magazine bunkers down to discuss the various aspects of feminism.  We plot a course through gender roles, pink jobs, weddings, video game controversy, becoming the vocal minority, and choosing a new last name. Liz helps us do some titration on the unknown factors in misogyny, and … Continue reading Episode 10: Adding a Female Catalyst to the Formula

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Episode 9: I Swear We are Gonna talk about Swearing

2015-03-29 :: Nerd Optimal
Length: 1s

Perhaps profanity has its place when exclaimed in the company of peculiar people. NerdOptimal takes a look through historical swearing, replacing curse words, social classes, language in front of kids, MPAA, film ratings, violence, nudity and swear word substitutes. We profess our stance on the matter and work through our predicament pertaining to profane language. Does … Continue reading Episode 9: I Swear We are Gonna talk about Swearing

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Episode 8:The Art of Bees

2015-03-19 :: Nerd Optimal
Length: 1s

The top ranked art house podcast.  We aim our critical eye at art criticism.  Our vocal artistry will paint you a masterpiece about Jabba the Hutt, GroupMe app struggles, the interest of pinterest, government websites, architecture class, performance art, tattoos, bee hives, bee honey, and even bee milk! This week’s intro and outro music: Catmatic- … Continue reading Episode 8:The Art of Bees

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Episode 7: Cerebrally Celebrating Selective Celebrities

2015-03-12 :: Nerd Optimal
Length: 1s

What’s Arnold’s power level? Take a sneak peak into our expertise on Game of Thrones and the lack of knowledge on DragonBall. Go super saiyan as the nerds talk wildly about The Dark Tower, lottery tickets, Akira, and Fullmetal Alchemist. We trade and barter our celebrity stories, Albert’s Mr. Rogers for Ricky’s Arnold Schwarzenegger(Power Level 9001) … Continue reading Episode 7: Cerebrally Celebrating Selective Celebrities

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Episode 6: Let’s Get Smart on Smartwatches

2015-03-07 :: Nerd Optimal
Length: 1s

Listen and your knowledge increases with every tick of your smartwatch. Welcome to a super nerd sized episode.  We put our smart phones on silent to ponder the evolution of consumer electronics and computing paradigms.  The hosts warm up on Machinima, joining a fraternity, motorcycle cliques, and a new social network.  The main course looks … Continue reading Episode 6: Let’s Get Smart on Smartwatches

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Episode 5: Scamology

2015-02-27 :: Nerd Optimal
Length: 1s

Ricky dun got scammed!  Find out how in this week’s episode. The Nerds at Nerd Optimal tell tales of getting scammed in their youth.  Includes: stories of pyramid schemes, craigslist sellers, the original Ponzi scheme, Bernard Madoff, multi level marketing, con-men home contractors, state of the art parking lot speakers, Diablo 2 items and other … Continue reading Episode 5: Scamology

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Episode 4: Show Me Your Vietnam Credentials

2015-02-19 :: Nerd Optimal
Length: 1s

The quadrilogy is now complete with Episode 4. Our goal this episode was to lay down some of our basic nerd credentials, including but not limited to our HAM radio licences. Ricky explains the theories of Fred Hoyle, a proponent of panspermia. Albert learns about the creation of the heavier elements in star-forges and the power of fusion … Continue reading Episode 4: Show Me Your Vietnam Credentials

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Episode 3: Jumping Through the Sci-Fi Transporter

2015-02-11 :: Nerd Optimal
Length: 58s

With a new optimized formula for audio, the show is coming at you clearer than ever! We tackle the troublesome use of sci-fi transporters and who or what comes out the other end.  Dive deep with us into discussions on consciousness, life and death, the identity of the self, reincarnation, video game addiction, Call of … Continue reading Episode 3: Jumping Through the Sci-Fi Transporter

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Episode 2: Intel on Artificial Intelligence

2015-02-07 :: Nerd Optimal
Length: 1s

The first sequel to Episode 1 has arrived, cleverly titled Episode 2. This week the two man show has evolved!  Albert and David bring in reinforcements with the new third host Ricky.  We discuss artificial intelligence, including the Turing test, artificial sentience, computing, memories, the human brain, and another kind of grey goo.  Prepare to have your … Continue reading Episode 2: Intel on Artificial Intelligence

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Episode 1: Nerds, the Deadliest Animal

2015-02-07 :: Nerd Optimal
Length: 1s

Welcome to Nerd Optimal! Enjoy the premiere episode of the podcast where nerds Albert and David discuss a bevy of topics.  We start off with sci-fi and comic book movies and talk our way through to dodo birds, hippos and a splash of video games.  Check back every week for more. This week’s intro and … Continue reading Episode 1: Nerds, the Deadliest Animal

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Nerd Optimal

Nerd Optimal is a podcast that is determined to maximize discussion of nerd topics for a minimal amount of effort onto you, our listener. The show is hosted by (in an optimized alphabetical order) Albert: Schemer, masterminding, fanatical video gaming nerd with a penchant for science. David: Sarcastic nerd with a insatiable appetite for comics, films, and games; maybe just on here for the chicks. Ricky: Post-futurist bred in Northeast Ohio and recently returned from a year in Vietnam.

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