Dr. JD Armstrong from the UH Institute of Astronomy has joined us, so naturally we’re talking SPAAAACE! Space, with J.D! – Part 1 One of the great questions right now is “if there’s intelligent life out there, why haven’t they contacted us?” Well, there’s this little thing called the Fermi Paradox and Dr. JD gets into it!
Space is receciving our radio (and television) signals, and has been for quite some time. So, could aliens see our broadcast TV and Top 40 countdowns? In theory, yes! Space, with J.D! – Part 2 So, why haven’t they replied back with requests for more Moody Blues? Well, our domesticated astronomer Dr. JD talks about that and more!
We’re on a learning EdVenture! Edjumacation – Part 1 Ben is visiting us to talk about classes and learning at UH Maui’s EdVenture. What’s EdVenture? Its learning for adults that you can fit in your evenings after work. They have classes on computers, language, business and more! Also: KHON2 announced Zippy’s had a big data breach! You can read more at http://www.khon2.com/news/local-news/customer-credit-card-information-may-have-been-compromised-in-zippys-data-breach/1147628154 Furthermore, Zippy’s has a page about it: http://zippys.com/security/
If you go by the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” philosophy? Then you know #7 is “Sharpening The Saw.” Self-improvement and self-care! Edjumacation – Part 2 Many people don’t have the time, money, or ability to go to an in-person class. So, what are your alternatives? Online! Go online! Find lessons online, meet someone for one-on-one, and more. Khan Academy Lynda Even Q&A here on Maui does tutoring! (243-7600 during the week)
Its the Slaters! They’ve returned! Talking with the Slaters! – Part 1 Into astronomy? Cognitive science? Just science? This is the show for you! They’re a hoot, and we had a great time with them! 🙂 What are you waiting for? Listen now!
The Slaters talk more about science, astronomy, and HAWAIICON! Never been to HawaiiCon? Maybe you could start looking! Talking with the Slaters! – Part 2 Just announced exclusively on Maui Online? Femi Taylor will be at HawaiiCon this year! http://www.hawaiicon.com/ Some of the books mentioned on the show today! Blade Runner: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep – https://amzn.to/2DRNOco Ready Player One – https://amzn.to/2G6T7GY Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein – https://amzn.to/2I3XUK1 Hyperion – https://amzn.to/2G72Eh7 And a reminder of a good anti-malware utility! https://www.foolishIT.com/
Do you like books? Reading them? Listening to them? This is your show! E-books! – Part 1 Special guest Tracey the Librarian comes to us to get the low-down on ebooks and audiobooks. Paid or free, iPhone or Android, Mac or Windows! Its a great time to be a reader!
And we continue with eBooks and Audiobooks! E-Books! – Part 2 We talk more about them, and we offer links! Audible* – http://audibletrial.com/mauionline Amazon Kindle store* – http://amzn.to/2ELjMMi Overdrive – https://www.overdrive.com/ B&N Nook – https://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/nook/_/N-1pbl Gutenberg Project – http://www.gutenberg.org/ Libraries Hawaii for Android and iPhone/iPad * Affiliate link! Support Maui Online!
SpaceX and the Falcon Heavy made the news this week, and for good reason! It was a very important test flight that was skillfully marketed with Tesla Roadster payload. Ask Our Astronomer – Part 1 So, what’s up with all that? What’s the big deal? Join Jonathan, LD, Sam, and our special guest Dr. Armstrong as we discuss the test flight in retrospect!
We had a false alarm for a ballistic nuclear missile attack this morning. Who needs coffee? Looking at 2018 – Part 1 Yes, that was our first hour, and what an hour it was. KAOI station owner John even chimed in on how these alerts are supposed to work! We also had our usual news and a quick intro to our 2018 predictions!