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9 EpisodesProduced by Hiro NishimuraWebsite

A special education teacher turned sysadmin turned business owner, talking about entrepreneurship, transitioning into tech, disability, identity as a "Japanese American," and personal finance. Support this podcast:

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Hiro Attends AWS re:Invent 2019 🎉

December 25th, 2019


I attended AWS re:Invent 2019 on a scholarship Grant, and also was a subject of AWS's film crew for a week!


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Kitten as a Service (KaaS) with @SiaMiaCat: Kitten as Therapy

November 20th, 2019


I got a kitten. A teeny tiny kitten! How a tiny kitten is helping me with my depression, anxiety, and stress and helping me with "mindfulness" and …

What's "Japanese"? 「日本人」って何?・Interview w/Josh【Bilingual Episode】

October 4th, 2019


What does it mean to be "Japanese"? Joshua is a Japanese born and raised 3rd generation "Japanese" with European heritage. But he's considered British, even though he visited the UK for the first time in his life 2 …

On Facing Death, 7 Years Later: Story of Arteriovenous Malformation

September 28th, 2019


Who am I? What makes me... me? Am I my memories? Personality? Humor? What does it mean to have brain surgery that could change all that?


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Society Causes Disabilities? Discussing Social Model of Disability

September 18th, 2019


Most people are aware of the Medical Model of Disability which says that disability is the body's impairment. But not many are aware of the Social Model of Disability, which says that disability is lack of fit between a …

Mindfulness: Moving, Chemo, and Slowing Down

September 2nd, 2019


I've just completed my 2nd move in a month, to start my new life in the suburbs, trying to get into remission.


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5 Financial Steps I took Before I Quit Corporate to Go Freelance

August 20th, 2019


There are many things to consider when quitting your full-time job. My process was months, if not years, in the making. I discuss saving, insurance, …

Imposter Syndrome, Teaching on LinkedIn Learning, and my Week in SoCal

August 8th, 2019


I'm spending the week in SoCal, soaking up the sun and recording 2 courses at the LinkedIn office for my "Introduction to AWS for Non-Engineers" series.


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【バイリンガル】Intro to Hiro 初めまして! 【Bilingual Episode】

July 30th, 2019


A quick introductory episode in Japanese and English to say Hello!


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