Free Code Camp with Quincy Larson

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2016-06-29

Quincy Larson (@ossia) runs Free Code Camp an open source community organization that helps people learn to code, and helps non-profits with software needs.

Nuclear powered file allocation tables help in brain training Barbies

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2016-06-22

This week the Geeks discuss China’s new supercomputer,
new Apple photos app and file system, Uber self driving cars, and much more geek news of the week.

Carbonated Elements Thank Asimov for Automating Jobs

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2016-06-15

Ben ponders hot carbonated drinks, Bios update security fail, new Element names, trademark on “thankyou”, Microsoft+LinkedIn, some Apple news and other GeekNews of the week.

Kenny Hill, Guitar Geek

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2016-06-08

Al and Lyle visited Kenny Hill at his Ben Lomond, CA Guitar shop and then chatted about his guitar making history. This is a true Guitar Geek.

Kenny is a well known Classic Guitar maker.

$20,000 iPod Screams in ALL CAPS

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2016-06-01

Vintage iPods are selling for amazing amounts, All Caps can make you overlook important information, and Human Glue comes to Japan. These and more stories on this week’s Geekspeak.

Shining Sunlight on the FBI’s Backspace Button

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2016-05-25

Solar cell efficiency milestone, solar fire outside of Vegas, near Paradise, praise for CGP Grey, lovely video of Mercury transiting the sun and more Week in Geek news.

Kids Caught on Mic Reading Kepler’s Poem

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2016-05-18

Kid hacks parent iPhone, Oliver on Science, OkCupid data for all, Government Surveillance using Google vehicle, Emoji Race, Keplar update and much more geek news of the week.

Qubits Cause Podcast Cancer

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2016-05-11

Miles is getting sheep, Lyle cuts grass with a scythe, Aussies share a great brain cancer study, podcasts are popular, game reviewer gaming the YouTube Content ID, and more geek news of the week.

The Fellowship of the Geeks

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2016-05-07

Geeks from near and far gather at the station for this last on-air broadcast, and reminisce on shows past, while discussing tech news and the future of media.

If you live in the Central Coast of California, join us live on May 21st… visit live.GeekSpeak.org

Firefighting Battery Podcasts with Lab Mice

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2016-04-30

Using drones to fight fire, another promising battery technology, and an in depth look at podcasting. These and many other stories on this week’s episode of GeekSpeak.

Synchronised SNES Bikes to Troll’s Nest

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2016-04-23

Reprogramming SNES games on the fly, Modelling bike sketches, and Feeding the Trolls. These and many other stories on this week’s episode of GeekSpeak.

Spacebound Emojis Learn with Libs

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2016-04-16

The Geeks discuss the need to constantly learn in their jobs; Emojis can be misinterpreted; and there have been two successful spacecraft landings recently. These and many other stories on this week’s episode of GeekSpeak.

Want to Convert your Flower Pots into Drones? Ask Siri!

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2016-04-09

With technology you can buy a flowerpot that’ll keep your plants alive, steal drones from the police, and even turn air into water. The Geeks discuss these and many other stories on this week’s episode of GeekSpeak.

Tay Tweets on FBI’s Phone Via Roller Coaster

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2016-04-02

Long, long virtual coaster, bad names for computers, AT&T wants CA $$, AI get’s racist, and more geek news of the week.

Node goes Nova over Marketing of GMO Pizzas

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2016-03-26

We see a supernova, robot-pizza delivery, Nvidia has a massive graphics card and Facebook’s trailer for Straight Out of Compton was different for different ethnic groups.

Pi's Chrome Extension uses a Unique PIN on Open Hardware

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2016-03-19

1234 may not be the best PIN, quitting iOS apps does nothing, should Ben keep working on his Chrome extension for OkCupid, a 314gb drive for the RasberryPi, detecting people even while using Tor.
And in the post-show Ben and Lyle geek out on Star Trek and how working for NF and FB feels a bit like being in a Gene Roddenberry universe.

Batteries Pledge to Ransom Mosquitos from FBI

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2016-03-12

Let’s release GMO mosquitoes in Florida, give money to KUSP, beat a Go champion, encrypt every web server for free, and take care of your cell-phone battery.
KUSP’s new Interim General Manager Bonnie Jean Primbsch hosts, with Lyle Troxell, on a live pledge week episode. Discussion also include ransomware entering the Mac universe.

Squirrel’s Comic Font Illustrates Google Car Crash

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2016-03-05

Augmented Reality comic books, Squirrels cause power outages, and a look at highway sign fonts. Also; how a former NASA administrator says they have lost their way, and a Google car hits a bus.

Thea Cook Archives the FBI’s Encrypted Data Forever

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2016-02-27

The future of data storage, and Apple vs. the FBI, plus gender equity on GitHub repos.

Bricked iPhone Blamed on Gravity Leak

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2016-02-20

Starting with software fails and then talking about the confirmation of Gravitational Waves existence and detection.

Gaming the Laws on Cockroach Repair

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2016-02-13

Repair your gear rights, cheap USB C’s can kill your gear, Apple is bricking repaired iPhones, getting tired will increase your Facebook usage, and much more news of the week.

Government Scanning ABTests

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2016-02-06

Shodan has been scanning ports on IPV6 networks, Going Dark doesn’t mean you can’t be tracked, and an in depth discussion on how software engineers use you to improve their products using AB Tests.

Netflix Takes Broadband to the Broken Screen

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2016-01-30

Netflix will do more to stop customers from bypassing country restrictions, Miles fixes his laptop screen, Donald Rumsfeld makes an iOS solitaire game based off of Winston Churchill’s design, and more week in geek news.

Throttling Bitcoins at the Back Door

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2016-01-23

A follow up on T-Mobile’s Bingeon service, Discussion of Encryption and backdoors, Plus the latest news about Bitcoin.

Enigma Translates SSL Certs using The Force

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2016-01-16

The Computer History Museum has a full-scale Babbage Engine, SSL/TLS Sha-1 suite is discontinued and we Geek Out on SSL/TLS Certificates and The Force.

Reusable WiFi Checks Out IPv6

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2016-01-09

An update on SpaceX’s Falcon 9, IPv6’s 20th birthday, and a whole lotta Wifi brings the Geeks into the new year.

Perl’s First Stage of Net Neutrality is Swift

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2016-01-02

A successful SpaceX flight, Swift and Perl, mobile carriers and net neutrality issues. Disney using DMCA against individual’s photo of a Star Wars figurine.

And we round up the show with talk of Star Wars VII (at the end with warning).

Big Solar Sends Kids to the AI Mine

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2015-12-19

A town in North Carolina says no to solar power, There’s a new game in town when it comes to Artificial Intelligence, and the EFF brings light to the side effects of outsourcing public school IT services to companies like Google.

Interview Kepler on Jury Rigging

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2015-12-12

It’s “Jury Rig”, use PEX, software development expertise is useful for software development, use three words for any spot on the planet.

And in the second half: Aline Lerner, founder of interviewing.io, shares her insight about the uselessness of a resume when matching a person to a tech job: there is a better way.