Space, and the IfA! Part 2 We continue our show with special guest Dr. JD Armstrong from the UH Institute of Astronomy! LD talks about his vacation plans to Mars (maybe), Sam asks the guys to define some technobabble you might’ve heard, and we continue on SPACE BINGING! Missed hour one? Click here!
Yahoo, and the biggest breach in history (so far!) Whoops! Yahoo might have had a state-sponsored cyber attack launched against it, and over 500 million accounts might have been compromised. But, this isn’t the first attack like this, so surely they took protective measures, right? Uhm… about that. Needless to say, if you have had an account with Yahoo or a company they bought, you should really change your password right now. Listen in as we talk about this and more! When you’re ready for something cheerier? Tune in for hour two by clicking here!
Viewer Mail August! – Part 1 Its time for our famous listener mail show! We take your emails, and answer your questions, ponder your thoughts, and … what else… Oh, yeah, we give away a prize! This time it was an awesome set of Omni Bluetooth Headphones from our friends at OfficeMax/Office Depot! Ready for part two? Click here!
Comcast, and the commoditization of YOUR privacy! Have you ever heard the praises of Comcast’s customer service? How they put their customers first, have accurate, on-time billing, and generally look out for our good? No? That’s okay, neither have we. So, rather than buck their trend, Comcast has decided they have a new service they’d like to sell you: Privacy. Pay more or be watched by their advertising! How… yeah… Ready for hour two? Click here!
Protect your Privacy! Scammers are a sad fact of life. They call you, they email you, they try to trick you online, and they’re at the forefront of every new means of communication. If we ever become telepathic, they’ll be trying to con you via brainwaves within a week! Jonathan and LD hit up some big things they’ve been up to recently so you’re better informed on how to deal with those scumbags! Miss hour one? Listen here!
Windows 10 – The Final Verdict – Part 1 The dates are finally upon us. Microsoft’s brilliant (ahem) marketing schemes of getting people to upgrade to Windows 10 has run its course. There are now just 2 weeks left in the free upgrade program. And in this episode we’ll go into the details about what happens next with Windows 10, we’ll go into the new pricing scheme for the new OS, the pros and cons of the choices, and exactly how it can affect users like you! Ready for part two of the show? Click here!
Geeking Out with Patricia Tallman! – Part 1 Today was a super-special treat: we got a chance to talk with actor, stuntman, entrepreneur, and all around awesome human being Patricia Tallman! She’s headed to the Big Island this September and is leading activities for HawaiiCon 2016! But more than that? That’s only the start of things for her! She is the owner and operator of Quest Retreats, providing small groups an intimate, geek/nerd-focused adventure in London. In 2017 she’ll be going on even more adventures! Want to hear more! We have hour two right here!
Geeking Out with Patricia Tallman! – Part 2 Today was a super-special treat: we got a chance to talk with actor, stuntman, entrepreneur, and all around awesome human being Patricia Tallman! She’s headed to the Big Island this September and is leading activities for HawaiiCon 2016! In this second hour, we talked more about how and why she started Quest Retreats, some of the challenges and growth she’s experienced, and she even responded to your tweets! If you missed hour one? No fear, find it here!
Missed the websites mentioned on the show? Have no fear! www.HawaiiCon.com – Hawaii’s first Science and Science Fiction convention! www.questretreats.com – Pat’s fantastic retreat company! https://twitter.com/patriciatallman – Patricia Tallman on Twitter! https://www.facebook.com/PatriciaTallmanPage/ – Patricia’s page on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/questretreats – Quest Retreats on Facebook with FANTASTIC photos from their adventures!
The Fourth Amendment, and Tech As technology grows, so do the ways both the good and the bad guys want to use it. The bad guys don’t follow the law, obviously. The good guys? Well, they’ve got laws they have to follow. But, what happens as the laws change? When old laws and new tech meet up? What happens to the 4th Amendment? If you missed hour one? Click here to listen in to our examination of Apple’s World Wide Developer’s Conference!