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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68: Zelda Delivery Mechanism

22-12-2017

The Breadcrumbs 2017 Year in Review – Elias and Sean look back at the memorable moments of the year and the ways they’ve both grown.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 54.97MB - Duration: 59:56 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


67: Biological Instinct Machines

15-12-2017

Elias and Sean discuss the fox and the hedgehog—not a fable but a way to categorize two types of people based on a 2700-year-old quote with no context.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 54.28MB - Duration: 59:17 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


66: The Echo Chamber Situation

09-12-2017

Elias and Sean debate “triaging” friendships—pursuing people you want to rub off on you or avoiding association with “the wrong crowd.”

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 42.48MB - Duration: 46:18 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


65: Twiddling Thumbs and Being Lonely

01-12-2017

Elias and Sean discuss the saying “be a friend to make a friend” and the need to invest in friendships.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 36.11MB - Duration: 39:26 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


64: Not to Be Confused With Meatloaf

26-11-2017

With Sean visiting Elias in Germany, they record an in-person episode about everything they’ve been up to.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 86.2MB - Duration: 1:02:46 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)


63: Full-on Hermit Mode

17-11-2017

Elias and Sean talk about making friends as third culture kids and ask the more general question of whether it’s possible to make friends without being able to relate to each other’s past and/or identity.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 83.14MB - Duration: 1:00:32 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)


62: Forged in the Fires of 11th Grade

10-11-2017

Elias and Sean talk about best friends – why some friends are closer than others but also the phenomenon of calling someone “best friend.”

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 34.06MB - Duration: 24:48 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)


61: Beyond the Binary “I’m Not Dead”

03-11-2017

Elias and Sean try to figure out how to define friendship and discuss its survival value.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 43.45MB - Duration: 31:38 m (192 kbps 44100 Hz)


60: My Mental Model of My Mental Model

27-10-2017

Elias and Sean define grit and discuss its merit, whether they possess it, and how one could attain it.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 35.54MB - Duration: 38:49 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


59: Downtime Factor

20-10-2017

Elias and Sean compare tendencies to overwork or “underwork” oneself, and discuss whether superhuman quantities of output are something to be strived for.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 37.29MB - Duration: 40:44 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


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