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TOPIC: From spy drone hacking to automated speed capture devices in Chicago, and a quick takedown of RIM (again) it winds up taking Jay Garmon to save us from ourselves this TechTalk! After picking his brain on the upcoming Higgs Boson revelation, we even get some great Geek Trivia from him!
How did the fictional character of Spiderman help end an example of real life comic-book censorship?
- BoingBoing Getting Higgy Wit’ It - Some of the best Higgs-Boson jokes from around the net!
- Doodle – Another great pick for scheduling folk with no muss, no fuss!
- RendezNew – Find a place to meet in the middle, every time!
Podcast only song of the week is “I Don’t Know” by Jill Scott.
TOPIC: Both Dave and Mike get to opine about their individual idea of where the tablet wars will go, and have fun discussing the differences between geeks, nerds, and ne’er-do-wells! Plus Dave shares his ongoing love (and deep fear) of the hacking group Anonymous!
Jay Garmon leaves us for Dragoncon, though we’re sure we’ll talk to him again soon. That still leaves us time for a couple of cool cool sites this week:
- Plan B – Lost your phone? Forgot to install tracking stuff on it? No worries, go for plan B!
- Runkeeper Importer – Bring that Nike+ data straight into Runkeeper if you’re ready to make the switch like I was!
The podcast only song of the week is “One way ticket to the moon” by Dave Stewart!
TOPIC: Tips from Conan, iPad2 bashing, more kindle talk, angry birds on your screen and a quick discussion of the not yet but soon to be released RIM Playbook – yes, we’re scattered, but gosh do we have a good time this week!
Our good friend Jay Garmon chimes in with lots of discussion and geeky goodness, and then leaves us with this cliffhanger:
What hall of fame rock band lent their music to be the theme of the original “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” radio plays?
We make up for the paucity of last week’s coolsites with a whole mess of ‘em this week:
- Backupify.com – Jay’s recommended way to never lose any of your cloud; gmail, twitter, facebook, you name it they got your back!
- The Warrior Dash – Via Lisa in Wisconsin, this has nothing to do with tech and everything to do with fun! Run obstacles, get muddy, be in shape!
- Hedgewars – Only the best (and most opensourcey) version of Scorched Earth or Worms … ever!
- dlvr.it – Pronounced “deliver it” this neat little site means you only ever have to post once and in one place to get your posts put in all your sharing sites … from twitter to linkedin to facebook and back again!
And we end with the podcast only song of “Robot” by Dan Mangan!