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Desalinate 7 Billion Brain Simulations

Mike Rodkin, former Mayor of Santa Cruz, will join us for a discussion on Santa Cruz water issues. Is a high-price desalination plant a good solution?

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Camera, Tank and Keyboards

A new camera that you can focus later, Skype can connect your username to your IP address, new infrared camouflage system for tanks, seeing through walls with cool tech, and lots of calls from listeners. Assistive typing with devorak vs qwerty keyboards or use a camera-microphone-pen and more. Al is back with a Crazy USB and Ben and Lyle are there too.

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Dennis Ritchie, You Will Be Sorely Missed

We mourn the passing of [Dennis Ritchie, creator of C, co-creator of Unix|http://herbsutter.com/2011/10/12/dennis-ritchie/], and one of the biggest influences on modern computing. Not for wealth, not for fame, but simply because the challenges existed. He will be remembered fondly by those who knew him as well as by those of us who unfortunately never had the honor.

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So Long and Thanks For All the iPods.

A fond farewell to the irreplaceable Steve Jobs. Also quasicrystals, earthquake monitoring, living bridges, and more while Lyle, Terry and Miles extol the virtues of community radio. Pledge KUSP today!

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Kindles and Other Stuff

The new Amazon Kindles and other non-related news items. All of this while Lyle, Ben, and Miles take your live calls and comments.