No Talkative Cheerio Phones in Class: It's The Law!

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2014-10-18

“I’m about to explode” – smart battery.
“I tried internal processes.” – Snowden.
“Are you ok?” – Facebook.
“I love Cheerios.” – Fungi
…and more from the week in Geek News.

NSA Goes to the Mattresses for KUSP

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2014-10-11

During this pledge drive episode we talk about keyboards, flying cars, Kmart breach, Obama on net neutrality and more in the week of geek news.

Where Augmented Radio Has Pride

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2014-10-04

FaceBook apologizes to drag queens, virtual reality on the cheap, and the web gets physical. These stories and more on the Week in Geek with Bonnie, Lyle, and Miles.

Drones Bash Microwaved Internet Censorship

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2014-09-27

The Geeks discuss skinny jeans, phone charging hoaxes, and the ethics in tech & cyberspace. All this and more from Bonnie, Ben, and Miles during your Week In Geek.

Minecraft Goes Catphishing on the Moon

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2014-09-20

Alibaba goes IPO, Phishing and Catphishing, Microsoft buys Minecraft, Nvideo renders moon landing, Warrant Canarys, and more Geek News.

Credit Card Swiping is Dumb

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2014-09-13

Our take on Apple news plus “Oooooooooooklahoma where your private life is laid out on the plain…” and big new hard drive, and tiny radios and Heartbleed exploit wasn’t.

Podcasts, Diapers, and Death Threats

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2014-09-06

Currently Live – and adding and editing this show – refresh to get new content.

Ice-water on Your Kid's Screen Time

2014-08-30

Non-geeks in charge of cyber security, how to raise your kids in a digital age, is the Ice Bucket Challenge good? NB: In this episode we acknowledge the existence of fetishes, and name a couple.

Burning Man Takes Public Domain Monkey Selfie

2014-08-23

A discussion of Burning Man, digital art, copyright, security traffic lights, and more.

Post-Singularity, Comcast Will Harasses Itself

2014-08-16

Robin Williams was a Geek. One of us! One of us! Plus gleanings from Defcon — reasons to be freaked out/encouraged by the efforts of hackers — The Singularity, Comcast as a synonym for misery, and more geeky news.

HTTPS: Science Fiction vs. Science Fact

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2014-08-09

Science fiction is cool, science fact is hot, and skipping a web certificate can make you harder to find. This and more on this episode’s Week in Geek with Lyle, Ben, and Miles.

Jailbroken Cookies Taste like Puppies

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2014-08-02

Jailbroken phones vs unlocked, new puppy, NASA engine? or not? 3d printed stuff delivery service, high-speed internet is more likely with competition, and more GeekNews.

Also, did we mention Lyle got a puppy? Puppy!!!

FCC Unlocks Verizon for Netflix Keyboards

2014-07-26

Google gets into health, domain miscreant gets its due, various Verizon shenanigans, fancy keyboards, and more on this Week in Geek with Bonnie, Lindsey, and Miles.

Node.js Packages Noriega's Cratering Verizon Service

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2014-07-19

Daniel Shaw, founder of NodeSource, joins the Geeks to talk about open source software development, NodeJS and running a software company.

Tesla is not Tesla, and your phone is not FM Radio

2014-07-12

The Geeks debate government intervention in the name of emergency situations, highlight pretty pictures for your computer, look at efforts to go to the stars, and the usual cynical eyeballing of what Big Tech is up to. Join Bonnie, Lindsey, and Lyle as they discuss the Week in Geek.

The Politics of Fighting Fire with Fire

2014-07-05

The Mayday Superpac, patent reform in peril, unfunding NSA surveillance, how mosaics lead to Amazon Fire TV blowback, and more geek news with Bonnie and Lindsey.

Solar Thermal Aggregates Medical Data at 60fps

2014-06-28

Though Germany is not happy with the US at least now in the US your cell phone can’t be searched without consent.

Pepper Dies in Superlative Flying Car Notification

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2014-06-07

Finding new products, fab dies, WWDC interests, superlatives vs expletives, sucker fish of might, and other tech news.

Ahoy Self Driving Measles Meat

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2014-05-31

Pledge Drive Show: Donate to KUSP and learn about Stem Cell Meat, Google’s self driving car, Measles on the rise, an astroid that will not kill us – and Reading Rainbow is back!

Titanosaur Texting Teens Triggers Traffic Ticket

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2014-05-24

Electronic skate, iMessage causing pain, meteors, dinosaur bones and more!

Ferengi Texts 911 about FCC Micro Bead Desalination

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2014-05-17

The Ferengi plan to support Net Neutrality, New York bans micro beads in face cleaning. the ID stop for bikes, avatar choices, desalination technical breakthrough and more tech news and calls with Ben, Bonnie, and Lyle.

Trashing Passwords from Space with Lightroom

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2014-05-10

Password day, planes powered by fuel from garbage, a design for commercial space flight, looking back in time at websites past, a new bitcoin-based cologne, and a live video feed from space.

Special Geek Guest Sharad Mangalick, Digital Imaging Product Manager at Adobe, speaks about Camera Raw and the recently-released Adobe Lightroom Mobile.

Badger Corrects OpenSSL's Spin with Pyramid Power

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2014-05-03

Window manager geeking out, privacy with Badger by EFF, Core Infrastructure Initiative, spin that exoplanet, and how to win at rock-paper-scissors.

SpaceX Sues Net Neutrality Over Bouncing Batteries

2014-04-26

Does a battery’s ability to bounce alter when uncharged? We find out from our own myth-busting team!
Also, Miles completely flubs a story on a SpaceX lawsuit; read the linked story to find out how wrong he was. These stories and more in this episode of Geek Speak.

Falling Rock Arrested for Fake Iapetus Tweets

2014-04-19

The mountain range that fell from space, earth-like planet discovered, open source seeds, stem cells help the blind, and other Geek news, with Miles, Ben and Bonnie. This show is dedicated to the memory of Finn, a good dog.

Fruit Fly Prints Plane while Violin Plays Heartbleed

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2014-04-12

Fruit flies are mini-jet-fighters, Staples prints in 3D, Violinists and Stradivarius, Hearbleed explained and much more.

NASA's Meteoric Software Clocked at Terminal Velocity

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2014-04-05

Skydiver films meteoroid, NASA and Microsoft open source code, Subversion switches to Git, Zebras are stripy because… – Some car tech, and listener calls. Fun Fun show.

Virtual 3D Klingon Skull Chooses Carrier

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2014-03-29

Rings around an Astroid, Klingon Subtitles, Facebook goes virtual and Our experiences with alt phone carriers Net10, Ting, and Kitty Wireless.