2003-12-26
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Child Development Technology

Exploring Mars, IBM 960 chips, Fed Court rules against photographers, DNA collected by law enforcement and then a discussion of child rearing and technology. John and Bruce have different child rearing patterns.

2003-12-19
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Gadget Gifts

Holiday gift giving Geek style. The Geeks take a look
at the gadgets, games and tech goodies that will make any Geek on your list
smile.

2003-12-12
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AMD

AMD(American Micro Devices) ":http://www.amd.com, with a loyal fanbase and a market share in the

mid-teens, has been nipping at the heels of Intel for years. Now, with its
new backwards compatible 64-bit technology, AMD has a chance for the limelight.
John Crank, Product Manager of AMD joins the Geeks to discuss AMD’s latest technologies.

2003-12-05
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Inside Intel

Ever wonder how the Intel Pentium 4 processor works?
Is Centrino the next big thing? Is HyperThreading for you? George Alfs,
Manager of Intel Client Public Relations joins the Geeks to discuss Intel’s
latest technologies.

2003-11-28
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Classic Geek - Call-In

Got computer problems? Every Friday at 10am the geeks are on air to help you with your technical woes.

With a little Geek news, a bit of humor and a supportive digital ear, the Geeks are standing by.
Listen to the Geeks amaze, confuse and possibly even help you on KUSP.

2003-11-21
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Classic Geek - Call-in and COMDEX

Got computer problems? Every Friday at 10am the geeks are on air to help you with your technical woes.

With a little Geek news, a bit of humor and a supportive digital ear, the Geeks are standing by.
Listen to the Geeks amaze, confuse and possibly even help you on KUSP.

2003-11-14
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Panther

Apple’s newest OS X version 10.3 operating system, codenamed Panther, has just been released. Join the Geeks as they discuss the latest evolution of the Macintosh and how its innovative graphical user interface features are leading the industry. The Geeks get "GUI(Graphical User Interface) " with Michael Pieracci.
2003-11-07
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Call In

Sean, Miles and John join Lyle for a spot of Geeky News and a lot of phone calls.

2003-10-31
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News and Call In

2003-10-24
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Pledge Drive

A family pledge drive show, Daria Troxell chimes in with her call to action.

2003-10-03
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Digital Camera Sensor

Eric Zarkov, the Vice President of Marketing of Foveon Inc., joins the Geeks for a discussion on a new type of Digital Camera Sensor by Foveon.
2003-09-12
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Digital Prints

Digital Photography is here to stay, but that doesn’t mean your
photos have to stay on your computer. Multiple print shops now offer
traditional photography quality prints from your digital images.
Steve Manousos, owner of ImageSnap,
joins the Geeks on a discussion of digital output formats.

2003-09-05
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Digital Photography

The advent of the personal digital camera and the matching of a personal computer capable
of editing our photos has caused a rejuvenation of photography. Our guest, John Nack,
is Product Manager of Adobe Photoshop and is an expert on Digital Photography.

2003-08-29
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Macromedia Flash

Product manager of Macromedia Flash, Lucian Bebe, joins the Geeks to chat about Flash! (15:30)
In the news PacBell and DSL lawsuits. PostgreSQL replication service. AMD revives Duron line. Miles talks about (9:45) – regarding the MS Blast Virus, why not to use someone’s name when they are accused. Hitachi’s new 4GB micro drive. Symantec software license… goes to a new registration methodology.
nVidia may get access to Intel’s Pentium 4 license via IBM deal.

2003-08-22
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Image Resolution

The concept of Dots Per Inch (DPI) is one of the most common misunderstood problems for computer users. The geeks explain DPI as well as the tools and tricks you can use to create clear pictures with your computer and printers. Additionally the geeks take your calls at (831) 476-2800 or toll-free at 1 (800) 655-5877 (from CA).

2003-08-15
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Mapping Mars

Joe Day, Electro-Optical Engineer working on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter knows all about mapping on Mars. More specifically he knows about the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO ) being built by Lockhead-Martin. And even more specificly he knows aout the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE(High Resolution Imaging Sciance Experiment) ) which is one of the instruments of the Orbiter.Joe’s job is to help design and build the optics for the 50cm wide telescope that is the center of HiRISE(High Resolution Imaging Sciance Experiment) . The telescope will be coupled to a digital camera that takes pictures 20,000 pixels wide! That’s a picture over “40 TV sets by 40 TV sets”!

2003-08-08
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Maxtor Hard Drives

Hard drives are getting smaller and smaller while drive capacities continue to grow. Is this trend sustainable? Paul Streit, senior product manager for Maxtor Corporation will be on hand to discuss Maxtor drive technologies and answer your questions.

2003-08-01
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Phones and Call-in

Chris Dunphy, our hand-held expert geek, joins the rest of the geeks for a phone heads up and a calling-all calls show. Learn about the newest in cell phone technology and call in for comments, questions and concerns.
2003-07-25
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Auction Drop

This week eBay reported a net income of over $109 million for this last year.
And not just eBay is making money from these online auctions. Our
very own Geek John Tracy
recently started an eBay based company selling minurature figures. We will have a disscussion about John’s selling and our guest, Bill Rollinson, co-founder of AuctionDrop.com will join us for a disscussion about his retail store outlet that sells on eBay. Their slant – customers bring in something they want to sell and, for a commission, AuctionDrop sells the peice for them on eBay.

2003-07-11
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Dedi to the ITP at NYU

Dedi is moving to NY to get her Masters at NYU. This is her farewell show – with a disscussion about the Interactive Telecommunications Program she is participating in.
2003-06-27
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Mac G5 Spec-Talk

2003-06-20
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Iron Science Teacher

The Exploratorium, in San Fransisco, is the home of
over 600 interactive
exhibits in the areas of science, art, and human perception.
Dr. Paul
Doherty
, Co-Director & Staff Physicist, joins the Geeks to talk about the
exhibits and the popular webcast program " Iron Science Teacher".

2003-06-13
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Data Backup

There are two types of hard drives, ones that have failed and ones that will.
Prepare yourself by backing up your data. You hear about backing up your data all
the time, but it can sometimes be a little intimidating and challenging.
Learn the do’s and don’ts with the Geeks.

2003-06-06
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Data Recovery

Hard drives fail all the time. Eventually your hard drive will fail and your data
will no longer be available. Ron Austin of
Action Front Data Recovery Labs
joins the geeks for a discussion on how data can be recovered from “dead” hard drives.

2003-05-30
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Digital Divas

The ability to make art on a computer has come a long way since the
Commodore Amiga 1000. Thanks to a handful of talented artisits, computers are
now a medium for Fine Art. Lynda Levy and
Tana Brinnand-Tolson are
Digital Divas, women making
art with computers. Learn all about digital artwork with the Geeks.

2003-05-23
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Adobe Acrobat

The digital file format pdf(Portable Document Format)
is in wide use. The concept behind pdf is simple, make a standard file format to
use in the distribution of electronic documents. From Adobe Jonathan Knowles,
Acrobat Evangelist, joins the geeks for a disscussion of Adobe Acrobat and the
pdf(Portable Document Format) format.

2003-05-16
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Geek Call-In

Do you have a problem with your computer? Do you have a local network problem?
Call in during the show, and we will do what we can to shed
light on the issue. Who knows? We might even be able to solve
your problem on air. The Geeks focus on your computer problem and try to help.

2003-05-09
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ATM Security

Every one has a PIN
for using an ATM , and
we all know not to give it out to anyone, but have you ever wonder how ATM ’s do secure transaction? Financial
security expert Michael McKay, Director of Software Development at "iS3(Information Security Systems and Services) ":http://www.iscubed.com talks with the Geeks about how ATM ’s and Point Of Sale
systems communicate with Banks to get money from your account.

2003-05-02
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Call-In Help

Do you have a problem with your computer? Do you have a local network problem?
Call in during the show, and we will do what we can to shed
light on the issue. Who knows? We might even be able to solve
your problem on air. The Geeks focus on your computer problem and try to help.

2003-04-25
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IC Design with Paul McGrath

Exploration of development and design of Integrated Circuits.
Paul McGrath of Mixed Signal Systems, joins the Geeks to discuss the details of creating the silicon chips that are in everything these days.
Intergrated Circuit Design with Paul McGrath of Mixed Signal Systems Inc. of Scotts Valley, CA.

2003-04-18
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Home Network Installation

John Tracy, our very own Geek, set’s up home networks as an independent contractor. Recently he installed a ethernet network for Miles Elam (another one of the Geeks). Learn all about how it is done, what issues you may ran into, and what the benefits of a home or small business network are.

2003-04-11
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Adobe Website Creation Industry

As the World Wide Web becomes more and more relied appon,
companies have an enhanced need for simple, reliable website creation tools and practices.
Learn the trends of Web site creation and where the industry is heading next.
Web guru George Arriola and SVG expert Jon Ferraiolo from
Adobe join the Geeks for an indepth discussion on Web Site Creation.

2003-04-04
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Digital Arts Festival: Santa Cruz

The technology behind Digital Arts can be considered cold and calculating, but the Art is rich and full of life. The Santa Cruz Digital Arts Festival celebrates the artists, their works and the accessibility of digital art in Santa Cruz County.

2003-03-28
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Preempted: Web Site Authoring and SVG

As the World Wide Web becomes more and more relied appon,
companies have an inhanced need for simple, reliable website creation tools and practices.
Learn the trends of Web site creation and where the industry is heading next.
Web guru George Arriola and SVG expert Jon Ferraiolo from
Adobe join the Geeks for an indepth discussion on Web Site Creation.

2003-03-21
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Preempted: Web Site Authoring and SVG

As the World Wide Web becomes more and more relied appon,
companies have an inhanced need for simple, reliable website creation tools and practices.
Learn the trends of Web site creation and where the industry is heading next.
Web guru George Arriola and SVG expert Jon Ferraiolo from
Adobe join the Geeks for an indepth discussion on Web Site Creation.
Update: Preempted by war coverage.

2003-03-14
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Game Developer's Conference

Geek Sean Cleveland attended the Game Developer’s Conference last week in San Jose and will be providing the lowdown on the computer gaming industry. Hear interviews from graphic card competitors ATI and NVIDIA, an interview with Nokia, and news and trends about future games and technologies.

2003-03-07
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Preempted

Update: Due to live coverage of from the UN, this show did not air.
2003-02-28
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High-Tech Job Searching

Marky Stein,

career coach, joins the Geeks for a discussion about the high-tech job shortage and the tricks to landing a job. Learn how to find a high-tech job in tough economic times.

2003-02-21
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Processor Technical Challenges

For more then 20 years chip manufactures have been improving processors at an amazing rate, doubling performance every year. Learn the difficulties that microprocessor creatoers face in the years to come. Harry Goldstein, Senior Associate Editor at IEEE Spectrum magazine, joins the Geeks for a detailed disscussion about the micro-processors industry.
2003-02-14
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Preempted: Online Dating

Jeff Rudluff, VP of Product at
Match.com, joins the Geeks
for a discussion about online dating. How do computers match people
together? How many people use online dating services? How successful
are these online dating services?
Update: Due to live coverage of from the UN, this show did
not air. Jeff, thank you for being there for us.

2003-02-07
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Network Security with Chey Cobb

Chey Cobb, author of Network Security for Dummies joins the geeks in a discussion about making your home offices and homes networks safer and more secure. Also on the table, the recent Homeland Security Act and how this will, or will not, affect hacking and security.

2003-01-27
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Plantronics- Headsets

Matt Miller, Director of Product Marketing at Plantronics joins the geeks to talk about the marvels of audio headsets.

2003-01-20
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Small Web Dev Survival

Jasper Larence, CEO of Words & Images of Santa Cruz, joins the Geeks for a discussion about the status of web development as a business. The quick growth of the Internet lead to a large need for web development companies. The crash saw the death of many of these new ventures, but some companies like Words & Images are still around. Learn why.
2003-01-13
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Web Accessibility

Miles Elam, student and web developer, shares his recent experience in learning about web accessibility.
Web sites can be created to be used by sight-impaired and less then full-featured browsers and still make them look good.

2003-01-06
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Geeks Take Your Calls

Do you have a problem with a recent tech gift? Do you have a local network problem? Call in during the show, and we will do what we can to shed light on the issue. Who knows? We might even be able to solve your problem. The Geeks focus on your computer problem and try to help.