HIROBYTES

HIROBYTES

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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: https://anchor.fm/hiroko/support


What’s “Japanese”? 「日本人」って何?・Interview w/Josh【Bilingual Episode】
Oct 4 • 96 min
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 years ago. Hiro is a Japanese born,…
On Facing Death, 7 Years Later: Story of Arteriovenous Malformation
Sep 28 • 20 min
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? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Society Causes Disabilities? Discussing Social Model of Disability
Sep 17 • 16 min
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 body and its social environment. —-…
Mindfulness: Moving, Chemo, and Slowing Down
Sep 2 • 13 min
I’ve just completed my 2nd move in a month, to start my new life in the suburbs, trying to get into remission. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
5 Financial Steps I took Before I Quit Corporate to Go Freelance
Aug 20 • 13 min
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, passive income, and more in this episode! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
Imposter Syndrome, Teaching on LinkedIn Learning, and my Week in SoCal
Aug 7 • 6 min
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. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
【バイリンガル】Intro to Hiro 初めまして! 【Bilingual Episode】
Jul 30 • 1 min
A quick introductory episode in Japanese and English to say Hello! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hiroko/support