Some GeekNews and taking calls from listenrs about technolgy and their computer problems.
Chris Dunphy, our San Francisco correspondent, joins the Geeks for a
discussion of handheld technology, a spot of geek news and to take calls.
The Geeks talk about geek-type gifts and take calls.
Gary Guseinov, CEO of eblocs.com, talks with geeks Miles Elam,
Sean Cleveland and host Lyle Troxell about SpyWare, Adware and other technically offensive behaviors and, of course, how to protect your computer and identity.
Spammer X, author of Inside the SPAM Cartel published by Syngress, talked with
the Geeks about the deviousness of SPAM.
Marty Collins joins the geeks for a spotlight on movie making in Santa Cruz.
Marty founded the Santa Cruz based Digital
Media Factory which is housed in the old Wrigley’s building which has bandwidth,
space and a factory feel to produce digital content.
The geeks take your calls.
DigiBarn is a computer history museum in Boulder Creek. They are promoting a November 7th Maze War 30 Year Retrospective
“The First First Person Shooter” at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA Bruce Damer of DigiBarn joins the geeks to talk about this 30 year-old game and it’s upcomming celibration and retrospective.
Voting machines are being used in the presidential election on Tuesday, Nov. 2 all over the US, but is this new technology stable, and even more important, trustworthy? Steven M. Cherry, Senior Associate Editor for IEEE Spectrum Magazine, joins the geeks for an in-depth discussion about the technologies behind electronic voting.
Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry, Chaos theory… have you tuned out yet? Mathematics is a lot more fun then you might think.
Ralph Abraham has been teaching math for decades and has a passion for Mathematics that is contagious.
Durring this show we do some GeekNews and taking calls from listenrs with questions and comments about technolgy and computer problems.
Some GeekNews and taking calls from listenrs about technolgy and their computer problems. Top News: The xPrize claimed.
Some GeekNews and taking calls from listenrs about technolgy and their computer problems… lots of butter needed.
Update: Looks like we may be able to go live this morning. Tune in
after 10 o’clock to find out!Unfortunately it looks like we won’t be on today. KUSP had a power
outage and won’t be back up by showtime. Thanks for listening and for
your support. We’ll see you all again next week.
FM Radio is taking the giant step into the digital
age. KUSP Station Manager,
Terry Green and Engineer, Brant Herrett -
join the Geeks for an in-depth discussion on FM
Digital conversion and KUSP’s plans for Digital Radio]. The benefits and
drawbacks of Digital Radio on GeekSpeak.
The geeks talk with Geoff Caras onwner and operator of LavaRock, a Santa Cruz
Internet Cafe located at 541 Seabright Avenue across from Linda’s Seabreeze Cafe.
The geeks discuss methods for combating Spyware, Adware and Internet Scams.
Just how susceptible are computers to data stealing applications that are
delivered by malicious email and fraudulent websites?
Learn how to keep your computer, personal information and identity safe on GeekSpeak.
The Geeks anser calls and emails.
Good rural Internet access is hard to find. Most people in out-laying areas are too far from their telephone companies’s central office to get DSL and satilite Internet access is expensive and problematic. Your local cable company might be your Internet providing savor. But it might not be that simple. The geeks talk Internet Cable and being firm with the “customer help line.”
Our very own Geek Sean Cleveland went to the 2004 ComicCon and tells us all about it.
The Geeks speak with Ken Botelho, owner and operator of Caffe Bene in Santa Cruz, about Coffee and high-speed Internet.
The Geeks do some news and answer tech-calls.
Host Lyle Troxell, recovering from walking pneumonia, shows off his deep sick voice.
The Geeks do some news and answer tech-calls.
Steven Schuchart Jr., analyst with Current Analysis and Contributing Editor for Network Computing Magazine, recently wrote an article called State of the Art: Long-Term Storage Strategy for Network Computing. In it, he discusses the limits of current storage solutions, the inevitability of hardware and software obsolescence and the evitable data migration that bad backup decisions create. Just how can individuals, companies and enterprises ensure future access to critical archived data and what technologies are available today to make the entire process painless? Join Steven and the geeks to discuss home storage and backup solutions this Friday on GeekSpeak.
(Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence), joins the geeks to discuss his work modeling the atmosphere of Saturn’s
moon Titan, where the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft will arrive in July 2004. This seven-year journey to Saturn will place the Cassini spacecraft into a four-year orbit around the planet to measure its magnetosphere and will analyze the composition of Saturn’s famous rings
and its atmosphere. In December 2004, Cassini will eject the Huygens probe that will descend into Saturn’s mysterious
moon of Titan. If Huygen’s survives the impact of the landing upon the frozen moon, it will be the furthest human-made
object ever to land on a celestial body. (Cassini-Huygens image courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech)
Flash mobs, similar to the happenings of the 60’s, are groups of people
that converge on a location, do something, and then disperse. In April professors
at the University of San Fransisco with their students organized a flash mob to build a
supercomputer. Greg Benson,
co-founder of FlashMobComputing.org,
joins the Geeks for a discussion about the first ever Flash Mob Supercomputer.
The geeks do a spot of news and then take your calls.
The ease of Digital Photography is only matched by
it’s potential complexity. Ken Milburn,
author of “Digital Photography – Expert Techniques” joins the geeks to share
some tips and tricks on getting the best from your digital photography work flow.
With identity theft on the rise, it becomes even more important to
keep your personal information private when using the Internet. Join
the Geeks as they dissect many of the tricks of the scamming trade
and learn to treat email and the web with a critical eye.
SPAM: How it works and how to get rid of it. Bob Cagle and Dean
Open Field Software
join the Geeks to explore spammer techniques and the development of
software tools to combat them.
Computer Virus protection is a necessity in our current computer world. Kraig Lane of Symantec, the makers of Norton Antivirus, joins the Geeks to explore how virus scanners work, their limitations and the importance of definition updates. Learn how to keep your computer’s immune system strong with the Geeks.
Viruses, worms and hackers abound. On the Internet you need your own Home LAN Security. Yorgos from Stratos Systems and Adam Baker from We’ve Got It Wired join the Geeks for a discussion about home networks: what you need to know and what you need to get.
Gary Herman, President and Senior Security Engineer for Jabico Enterprise, LLC,
joins the Geeks in a discussion about safe Email Clients and settings for email clients to make them even safer.
Video games get better, faster and more portable with every release. Learn all about Santa Cruz’s very own game developer, TKO Software Inc. with CEO Jacob Hawley.
Peter Chester and Robert Cross of the band Deepfried join the Geeks for a talk and presentation of digital music. The Geeks also answer your phone calls.
magazine":http://www.photoshopuser.com/, MacDesign magazine, Nikon Capture User magazine and President of
the National Association of Photoshop Professionals joins the Geeks for an
intimate look at Adobe Photoshop. Hear about the new features in Photoshop CS
from Match Color command to Integrated digital camera raw file format support and much more.
Daniel Goodwin, former employee of Diablo Canyon
Nuclear Power Plant, joins the geek for a discussion on nuclear power.
Learn how electricity is made in a nuclear reactor. Remember, radiation is not a four letter word.
Chris Dunphy from Palm Source joins the geeks for an update on what is new in the hand held industry.
Learn about the latest hand helds with the Geeks on GeekSpeak.
Relational database management systems.
Storing and searching virtual mountains of information? Join the Geeks in a
discussion on data management systems and which solutions work best.
The geeks cover a little tech-news including the latests updates on Sprit the Mars Rover, after that they take calls.