It’s the Scammiest Time of the Year (11/19/22 Part 1)

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Do you like shopping? Sure you do. And it’s shopping season. Which means shopping frauds and scams! Season of Scams The bad guys are hard at work trying to separate you from your hard-earned money. Oh, and we have a big tangent on Twitter (sorry). https://consumer.ftc.gov/scams https://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/ https://www.cbsnews.com/minnesota/news/heres-how-to-avoid-online-holiday-shopping-scams/ https://consumer.ftc.gov/articles/mystery-shopping-scams https://www.fdacs.gov/Consumer-Resources/Scams-and-Fraud/Online-Shopping-Scams      

Need a Social Media get-away or vacation? (10/29/22 Part 1)

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Are you burned out on social media? The constant negativity, drama, insane conspiracy theories and multi-level marketing invitations from friends? Perhaps you need a break or need to make an escape. We talk about doing that on Facebook and Twitter! Escaping Social Media Facebook How to temporarily deactivate your Facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/help/214376678584711?helpref=faq_content How to delete your Facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/help/224562897555674/ How to download your Facebook information: https://www.lifewire.com/back-up-your-facebook-data-2655254 Twitter How to backup and deactivate your Twitter account: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2022/10/how-to-download-a-backup-copy-of-your-twitter-data-or-deactivate-your-account/ The official how to deactivate, delete, and download your Twitter account: https://help.twitter.com/en/managing-your-account/how-to-deactivate-twitter-account Effects of Social Media and Mental Health https://www.cnet.com/health/mental/heres-how-social-media-might-be-hurting-your-mental-health/ https://www.mcleanhospital.org/essential/it-or-not-social-medias-affecting-your-mental-health https://www.unicef.org/stories/social-media-bad-teens-mental-health https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/becoming-resilient/202108/how-social-media-affects-mental-health-in-adolescents

Staring up at the October night sky… (10/15/22 Part 1)

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Star light, star bright, first star I see tonight… October Astronomy It’s time for our favorite local astronomer, Dr. Armstrong from the UH Institute for Astronomy, to visit us on the show! We yakked about a local event, stuff going on in the world of astronomy, telescopes, and more! https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2022/10/black-hole-burps-up-shredded-star-years-after-consuming-it/ https://www.space.com/james-webb-space-telescope-neptune-rings-moons?utm_campaign=socialflow https://astronomy.com/news/2022/03/astronomys-exoplanet-boom-crests-5000-confirmed-worlds

Listener Mail Show: Summer Edition (8/27/22 Part 1)

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It’s that time again! Viewer Mail August 2022 – Part 1 We go through your emails and talk about them on the air! From Alert Internet Surfer “John Smith”: https://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/am_deadlink.html And Jonathan found a fun list of link checkers: https://www.softwaretestinghelp.com/broken-link-checker/ Cool stuff in your car! https://www.aamcocolorado.com/computers-in-your-car/ How to back up your Gmail! https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-backup-your-gmail-2378049  

Who won the Contest Drawing? (8/27/22 Part 2)

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Our friends at OfficeMax/OfficeDepot have given us an amazing Sandisk 2tb external drive which one of you won! Viewer Mail August 2022 – Part 2 More reading from the show: https://earthsky.org/space/galaxies-spiral-arm https://www.interviewbit.com/linux-interview-questions/ https://www.linux.com/what-is-linux/ https://www.wired.com/story/what-is-the-metaverse/

It’s our Summer 2022 prize from OfficeMax/OfficeDepot!

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Our friends at OfficeMax/OfficeDepot on Dairy Road is a fantastic SanDisk® Professional ArmorATD Portable External Hard Drive. From the website: USB-C™ (5Gbps) drive for quick content backup and storage. USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt™ 3 compatible. Premium, anodized aluminum enclosure for strength you can feel. Transfer rates of up to 140MB/s read and 130MB/s write (1TB and 2TB). Rain-and dust-resistant (IP54) enclosure with a 1000-lb crush resistance. Backed by a 3-year limited warranty so you know you have storage you can rely on in the field for years to come. You’ve heard us tell you about the importance of backing up, and this looks great for that! You can win this by sending us an email to mauionline@q-a.net with a question, comment, show topics, and notes saying hello!