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Ep 417: WordPress, PHP, Tweetbots and a Pi – Oh My!

SHOW SUMMARY:  Radiothon this week!

News Update

  • Salesforce backs off of Twitter
  • FAA issues emergency Note 7 alert!
  • Much love for WordPress, PHP and some Pi
  • Cutting the cord with Jay
  • Living la vida cloud-a?

Geek Trivia Answer

This week, we provide the answer to:

What happens if the name Hurricane Matthew if it gets retired?

Podcast Only Song of the Week

Whilk & Misky – “Smalltown Boy”

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Ep 416: Trust Doesn’t Scale

SHOW SUMMARY:  What’s scarier? Evil clowns, politics these days, or exploding phones? We cast our vote in this rather disorganized show … listen in to find out!

News Update

  • Cubs win number 1!  3 more to go …
  • Galaxy Note 7 explodes on the scene! (No, really – it literally. Explodes. Flames and all.)
  • First word on the Google Pixel (interview with Verizon to be coming soon)
  • Verizon drone LTE coverage – could it be flying over a town near you soon?
  • Maybe a little politics (again)

Geek Trivia Answer

This week, we provide the answer to:

What was the first year – and contest – that computerized vote calculation was used?

Podcast Only Song of the Week

Small Crimes by Nilufer Yanya

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Ep 415: Getting Ticky Wit’ It

tickSHOW SUMMARY:  Robbie “Science FTW” Rigel joins us today for a great tech/science cross-over!

News Update

  • All things old are new again – even Commodore 64 in Poland!
  • Go commando with Google, and get rid of those folders!
  • Exchange server makes us cry, but most new MS products are pretty OK.
  • Hackers are attacking our voting machines!
  • Review of The Tick: new, old, and animated! (Jay’s recommendation is to watch “Little Wooden Boy and the Belly of Love”)

Geek Trivia Answer

This week, we provide the answer to:

What was the original Google search index programming stack written in?

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Ep 414: Coolsites for Everyone! Also, Brexit happened

SHOW SUMMARY:

Cool sites of the Week

  • KeeWeb – An online and downloadable password management app for you KeePass users!  Just as deliciously free and open source as KeePass – but it works on anything with a web browser!
  • OneTab browser extension – Creates an easy to manage extra browser tab you can send your open tabs to for later use … saves oodles of browser space (and CPU cycles)!

News Update

  • Google apps come to your chrome book
  • How will the Brexit impact technology – in the EU and here?
  • All too much politics …

Geek Trivia Answer

This week, we provide the answer to:

What was the name of Oracle’s very first database product?

Podcast Only Song of the Week

Hearts on Fire by FMLYBND

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Ep 413: Prince Bows Out

SHOW SUMMARY:

News Update

  • Google has a lot of info on you
  • Jay’s words of wisdom: “Don’t pass out business cards at a funeral”
  • Conglomeration recap – it’s not tabletop Diablo!

Cool sites of the Week

  • Conglomeration – It’s never too early to start planning for next year!
  • Roll for the Galaxy – If you love tabletop gaming and are looking for something just a little bit different, give this one a roll!

Podcast Only Song of the Week

 

“Kiss” by Prince

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