Elias and Sean grew up together overseas before studying engineering in Germany and the US respectively. Breadcrumbs is their weekly chat about things past, present, and future.

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104: Million-Dollar Rabbit Out of a Hat


Elias and Sean start out discussing win-win scenarios and end up talking about hospitality and generosity.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 48.2MB - Duration: 1:06:46 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)

103: Fingernail Insurance


Sean tries to guess the definition of moral hazard, and then he and Elias discuss types of German insurance, gaming the insurance system, and judgmental data.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.1MB - Duration: 54:04 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)

102: A Precipice Has Drama to It


Elias tells a story from Portugal and then he and Sean discuss the tragedy of the commons, why it happens, and how it can be addressed.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 36.6MB - Duration: 50:35 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)

101: RGB Slider a Hideous Phone


Elias and Sean once again discuss the new iPhones and Apple Watch after an Apple event, but this time it’s two weeks later and with no chess clock involved.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 66.1MB - Duration: 1:31:32 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)

100: A Very Niche Portfolio


On this 100th episode, Elias quizzes Sean on the dates of Breadcrumbs milestones (or…wait for it…breadcrumbs) and news stories around those dates. Then they discuss anniversaries and round numbers before reflecting on two years of podcasting.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 50.8MB - Duration: 1:10:37 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)

99: Permahangry


Amid the ambient sound of planes, trains, and automobiles, Elias and Sean discuss their connection issues. Somewhere in there they also find time to talk about urban planning and the blending of old and new in city infrastructure.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 45.5MB - Duration: 1:01:58 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)

98: As Predictable as a Listicle


Another week, another location for Elias. He and Sean discuss travel planning, looking forward to things, and the joy of serendipity. Sean finally has some updates to share.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 68MB - Duration: 1:34:09 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

97: Pollo Jalfrezi


This week Elias records from Santiago between his hike on the Camino and his cycling trip into Portugal.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 41.9MB - Duration: 58:00 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

96: Full-on Luxury Hike


Elias continues his travels, recording this week from the Camino de Santiago.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 33.5MB - Duration: 46:21 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

95: Frankensteinian Cable Setup


On the first day of Elias’s eight weeks off, he and Sean reflect on the past six months in relation to their “yearly” themes and look ahead to the next six.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 64.6MB - Duration: 1:29:36 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

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