Jonathan got a Tesla, and has been putting it through its paces for the past few months. A Tesla Experience What is it like? What are his thoughts? Are there any things that are really cool or weird about it? Tune in as Jonathan and LD get into this cool new car!
We continue our talk on shopping scams and being careful online! Shopping Scams – Part 2 Its the holiday season, there are shortages of goodies, and scams abound!
Got your vaccine card handy? Looking forward to travelling off-island? Well Jonathan did and boy-howdy, did he have fun! But he also ran into some snafus with his digital life! Travel Tech! A few things he’s noticed: A smartphone is really not optional with some airlines! Boarding? Ordering food? In-flight entertainment? You’re going to want to find out where the USB chargers are when in the airport and on the flight! Because not all planes have those things in good spots! Guess how much stuff is being handled digitally or via app? You guessed it! TONS! All this and MORE this hour!
Its a new year and we’re looking ahead! 2021 in Astronomy! Well, we’re looking up, to be more specific. Dr. Armstrong from the UH Institute for Astronomy is joining us this show! Plan on viewing those meteor showers, full moons, and more ahead of time! The top astronomical events to look forward to in 2021, from ‘supermoons’ to eclipses | The Seattle Times 2021 Astronomical Calendar: Full Moons, Meteor Showers, and Eclipses to Watch for This Year | Travel + Leisure (travelandleisure.com) 2021 astronomy calendar: When to see full moons, planets, eclipses and meteor showers – CNN
Dr. Tim Slater is an astronomy professor at the University of Wyoming and lives in Hawaii over on the big island. He writes college textbooks, he loves science fiction, and he helps run HawaiiCon Science Fiction convention! Prelude to Hawaiicon 2019 What’s going on for HawaiiCon 2019? Glad you asked! New guests, panels, continuing education for teachers, student scientists, cosplayers, gamers, and more! Its September 26-29, 2019 at the Kona Sheraton Resort! Find out all about it at www.hawaiicon.com.
Well, we’ve certainly been having fun here on Maui! Its been a hot, HOT summer, and while we escaped the 4th of July with no bad fires? It seemed we couldn’t stay lucky for long… Disaster Preps Given the Test! So, how did our disaster preparedness go? How did yours go?
Hawaiicon 2018 – Part 1 Whoohoo! Wow! Is it possible to scratch your science and fandom itch at the same time? Why yes, yes it is! Dr’s Stephanie and Tim Slater are two of the directors of the 2018 HawaiiCon, and they’ve joined us on the show! What’s going on? Who will be there? Why, we talk about that and more!
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!
The Great American Eclipse with the Slaters! Jonathan finally gets to talk about the eclipse! And more than that? This week we have actual scientists to chat with as well! Doctors Tim and Stephanie Slater join us for both hours of the show to discuss astronomy and HawaiiCon! Also, we talked about the Equifax security breach during the news. Were you needing a link to the FTC on how to get a free credit report? https://www.ftc.gov/faq/consumer-protection/get-my-free-credit-report Are you the victim of identity theft? https://www.ftc.gov/faq/consumer-protection/report-identity-theft
Hawaiicon with the Slaters! HawaiiCon is Hawai’i’s very own Science and Science Fiction/Fantasy/Fandom convention on the Big Island. GB Hajim and Patricia Tallman talked about it with us, but now? Lets focus on the SCIENCE! Doctors Tim and Stephanie Slater have joined us this hour to talk about HawaiiCon’s science track! What’s planned? Who is this for? Is it going to be fun? Join us to find out! 🙂