GeekNews: Intel new Logo, 2005 days of vulnerability – browser vs browser, cyber-crime vs drugs, 2005 Americans data comprimised, HD-DVD vs BlueRay, virus protection vulnerability, Sony XPC CDs exchange, ePaper.Geek Call-In: LCDs on Cameras, locking-up MS XP, heat problems, portable recorders (iPod, Marentz, iRiver and MyRiver), Safari vs others, dial-up accelerators, new laptop, and more.
’Tis the season to buy techy toys for geeky girls and boys. This episode of GeekSpeak, the geeks discuss their technical desires, and invite Susan Corben of Nyko Technologies to help us get a feel for the way companies look at geeks like us — the technically savvy consumer. Throw in some GeekNews, some holiday cheer, some questions and comments from you — our listeners — and you have this episode of GeekSpeak.
In March of 2001 Apple introduced OS X to widespread acclaim. This Unix-based operating system has
brought new “geeky” users over to Apple’s offerings.
Andy Lester, author of Mac OS X Tiger, in a Nutshell, from O’REILLY, joins the geeks for a technical inspection of Apple’s OS X and why it has become so widespread among Geeks.
This week on GeekSpeak we are speaking with Michael McKay, a programer, father and social aware Geek. Michael’s expertise and interest include Security Encryption and social issues about Digital Rights Management. Durring the second half of the show we will take your calls or emails with questions and comments.
For our first installment of “Meet-a-Geek”, Daniel Wang, Programer and partner at the startup Rasmal Research, joins Miles and Lyle for a geeky reunion and to help take calls from listeners.
The Geeks are joined by Senior Associate Editor of IEEE Spectrum Magazine, Harry Goldstein.
In IEEE Spectrum’s September Issue Harry wrote a comprehensive article on the FBI’s Virtule Case File System. On this episode of GeekSpeak we discuss what went wrong and the complexities in large scale software development.
The Geeks get together for a little GeekNews and some of that old fashon “help you out”.
Some estimates say that 15,000 audio pod casts exists today, including around 1000 video podcasts.
On october 12th Apple released an enhanced iPod that supports video and comes in black. "Taylor Barcroft ":http://FutureMedia.org joins the Geeks for a discussion on video podcasting and the future of media.
Durring this pledge drive show, gamers Matt Widener and Derrick Psaros join the Geeks to talk a bit about the history of role-playing games like D&D. Learn about the wonderous world of dice throwing on GeekSpeak.
This week, the geeks discuss tech with Gordon Mah Ung, Senior Editor of
Maximum PC magazine.
Maximum PC is the ultimate upgrade magazine for savvy PC owners. Every
issue is packed with breaking news, tons of tips and techniques, and some of
the most in-depth reviews and articles in the industry.
Internet phone calls easy. So easy in fact, you don’t need headphones
or even a computer to make them! What are the benefits? Low rates and premium
features including voice mail (with direct and web access), three-way
calling, Caller ID, Call Waiting—and most importantly—the ability to use your existing
phone number. Greg Troxell, CEO of NetVelocite, joins the Geeks as
they discuss Voice Over IP (VOIP) and next-generation voice network
technologies that are allowing people to make Internet-based calls using
standard telephones with special broadband adapters.
Do you feel overwhelmed with the amount of pictures and video
that you have on your home computer? Shayne
Bowmen, from iView Media, joins the geeks for a discussion
about how to manage digital assets… your personal photos, videos and audio.
David Moir, a professional photographer, joins the Geeks for a real world discussion about traditional and digital photography. David was the team photographer for the NY Yankees and photogaher for the NY Times. He now shoots using digital cameras and has some interesting things to share about digital photography.
Continuing the Digital Photography month of GeekSpeak Deke McClelland, author of Adobe Photoshop CS2 One-on-One, joins the Geeks. Deke’s book is a wonderful guide to features and tricks for Adobe Photoshop CS2.
Continuing the Digital Photography month of GeekSpeak Peter Krogh joins the Geeks with a discussion about his soon to be released The DAM Book: Digital Asset Management for Photographers from O’Reilly. You can take picutres with your right index finger, but what do you do then… digital asset management is the rest of the story.
To kick off the Digital Photography month of GeekSpeak Derrick Story joins the Geeks with a discussion about his new book the Digital Photography Pocket Guide from O’Reilly. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Digital Photography in 55 minutes… well, at least get started.
The internet is relatively ethereal. A simple description is “a lot of computers connected together”. On this episode of GeekSpak Derek Wise, President and CEO of Global NetOptics Inc., joins the Geeks for a discussion on where those computers are, what they need and how they communicate.
The Geeks are joined by
David Lawrence, a well known talk show host who covers Pop culture, tech, movies, music, TV, humor, morals, ethics and politics 6 days a week on satilite radio. David has the term GeekSpeak trade marked, a while ago he contacted the Geeks to talk about our name, GeekSpeak. Learn all about David Lawrence, talk radio and the future of GeekSpeak.
Michael Mount is an Attorney focusing in digital copyrights. Michael joins the Geeks to give us a what’s what with the current status of US copyright law and where it is going.
The Geeks talk with Jeffery Smedberg of the Santa Cruz Public Works Department
about community resources and responsible manufactures (and how to get in contact with
them) for e-waste management, recycling, and reuse.
Henry Ramirez D.D.S. joins the Geeks for an in depth discussion of the current high tech of teeth technology.
Paul McGrath creator of CarShare.biz joins the geeks for a discussion on company specific carpooling with incentives for participation. Learn how you can better your commute. The Geeks also do some GeekNews and answer calls and emails from listeners.
Evan Harris author of The Next Step in the Spam Control War: Greylisting joins the Geeks for a discussion on fighting SPAM. Geeks Sean, Miles, Drew and host Lyle.
ATI Technologies, a world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative 3D graphics
and digital media silicon solutions, joins the Geeks to discuss their latest multimedia product –
the ATI All-In-Wonder 2006 video card. From TV to gaming, video editing and free software, this
All-In-One card provides users with an excellent video editing/publishing platform at a very
The rise of Shuttle computers and their domination of the small form factor (SFF) computer market is a great success story. The fact that people latched onto the concept of the small, quiet, square-shaped computer was not surprising, but the fact that they bought Shuttle computers in droves was. Shuttle’s unique lightweight all-aluminum case combines a stylistic, aesthetically pleasing design without compromising cutting-edge features or performance.
The Geeks interview Cameron Rogers of Shuttle computers to learn
how they started the SFF craze and what they plan to do next.
Executive Director of KnowledgeContext, Miguel F. Aznar, joined the Geeks to talk about his new book Technology Challenged, Understanding Our Creations & Choosing Our Future.
You may have noticed that good web applications are hard to come by.
You may also have noticed that a lot of websites
offer an experience that is less than pleasant. Well move over bad design and hello
37signals makers of Basecamp.
The Geeks are joined by photographer Uwe Steinmuller, owner an operator of
www.outbackphoto.com. We will talk about
digital photography from how to compose a picture to color management to archiving and organization.
Geek News plus calls and emails answered by the geeks.
Geek News plus calls and emails answered by the geeks.
Geek News, calls and emails answered, and an introduction to RSS. Learn a bit about how RSS is changing the way people use the Web. And get a quick " how-to start using RSS" from our very own Dedi.
The geeks are jointed by author and technologist Preston Gralla about his new book Internet Annoyances, How to Fix the Most Annoying Things about Going Online published by O’Reilly.
The geeks are jointed by Intel to discuss PCI Express technology and the new BTX form factor. Join Jim Pappas, director of technology initiatives for Intel, and Craig Randleman, Balanced Technology Extended (BTX) program manager for Intel, and the geeks to learn more about these next-generation PC technologies.
Craig Campbell from Nero, known for CD and DVD creation softare, joins the
Geeks to discuss software for helping you manage your information.
The geeks cover some geeky news, take calls and email from listeners, and have fun with technology.Mac Geek, John Tracy, tells us all about his recent laptop-mishap.
The Geeks talk about the Cassini space craft and the probe Huygens which landed on Titan this morning.
Drew Meyer, from Adaptec’s Snap
Appliance Division, helps us
kick off our month of storage. We will talk about current products and
upcomming technology. Adaptec’s Snap
Appliance Division makes Network
Storage Devices; not exactly home storage solutions, but very cool nonetheless.