I'm the host of the Flashback Saturday Nite! I also dabble in Ham Radio, computers and I am also a Dad.
Tech Tuesday – Build your own Watson Computer
I’m sure many geeks out there watched the game show Jeopardy as Watson, a computer cluster built by IBM, took on and wiped the walls with two Jeopardy champions. I found it amazing and wanted to know if I could build my own Watson. I can, and here’s how you can too.
Tech Thursday – The Legend of Zelda Turns 25
Do you remember the glory days of video gaming? The Nintendo Entertainment system, Coleco-vision, The Atari 2600? All classics and bring a smile to many adults faces when they remember the hours spent playing their favorite games. One of those classic games is celebrating 25 years. So get your TriForce and hookup with Link to save Princess Zelda of Hyrule!
Spam is Going Down, but Smart Phone Malware is Rising
It’s a well know business mantra, that you go where the people or money are, and cyber criminals are doing just that. They’re following innocent victims away from their email and computers, and going to smart phones and mobile devices.
Star Wars Alumni Make Apperance in Star Wars: Clone Wars Animated Show
One of my favorite TV shows is Star Wars: Clone Wars on Cartoon Network. I watch it for many reasons. The animation, the stories and just to relive being a kid. A recent announcement about the show has made me now go “fanboy” over the show, and my fiance’ may reconsider marrying me for her own sanity.
Tablets are Hot! Smartphones… ‘meh
When Apple unveiled the iPod it was a huge hit. Challengers to it never came close. When Apple brought out the iPhone, it was a huge success and made current phones on the market look like toys. Then the iPad came to be and many companies are playing catchup again. Can Google's Honeycomb OS give them a shot at beating the iPad?
The Internet is Running out of Addresses
For some time now, the engineers who run the internet have been saying that we are running out of IP addresses. IP addresses are how computers are identified on the internet and we are able to go to webpages. This past week, the last of the addresses ran out. What are we going to do now?
While searching for something to post about tonight, I came across this picture with the title, "This is way too much 90s awesome in one place". I thought it was only fitting I should post this since we are spolighting some of the best music from the 90's tis work escape weekend. So without further ado..
Be Prepared for Snow Emergencies
So tonight we have lake effect snow warnings, and in the E.A.S alerts we played earlier today, they suggested some supplies you should keep handy in your car in case you get stuck. So here's a list of what F.E.M.A. suggests you have.
The World’s Biggest Game of Hide and Seek
Have you ever thought about what it would be like to just disappear? Drop off the face of the Earth? Vanish without a trace? We've seen it in thriller and spy movies, even heard about some folks trying to get away with it in the news. Well the Discovery Channel wants to try and do it now.
Dial Your Phone with Your Gloves On
I saw that a coworker posted an article, on one of our sister stations, about an app on the iTunes store that lets you dial with your nose. Yeah, while I commend the app's creator for being smart and trying to solve a problem, he has opened up others. Like a messy touch screen. Eww. Here's an alternative.
HAPPY NEW YEAR
I'm sure many of us have had great years despite the economy and other factors. And some like me, have had a rough 2010. But the start of a new year gives all of us, no matter who we are, a new start to make things better not only for ourselves and our families, but others we know only in passing and even total strangers.
Solar Storms May Give Us a Light Show
The National Weather Service has been been keeping a watch on our Sun as it starts to move into a phase of increased activity called Solar Max. The sun will throw off more stellar matter and radiation which is what causes the Northern Lights when it hits the magnetic field that surrounds the Earth.