Baggin’ an Asteroid

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #10 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/STEAM_0010_6APR13.mp3 More Evidence of Dark Matter Baggin’ an Asteroid The Transcriptor Electronic Tattoos Right to Stream For more tech news and how-to’s visit the blog or follow along on Twitter @mbparks.  Or listen on iTunes. Music by Halloween, available at http://freemusicarchive.org/ Copyright: Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States

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BX: The Business Experience

Lately there has been all the rage for the ‘UX’ experts — User Experience gurus.  UX expert is a person who specializes in ensuring websites and software is ‘user friendly’.  It is more broad than the traditional User Interface (UI) in that UI focuses on a single screen of interactivity whereas UX is more of…

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Are We There Yet?

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #9 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/TTMP_0009_25MAR13.mp3 Voyager 1 Wants To Know Are We There Yet? The Merlin 1D Engine Who Could Future of Automobiling Cornell Campus 2.0 4D Printing — Now With More Dimensions! For more tech news and how-to’s visit the blog or follow along on Twitter @mbparks.  Or listen on iTunes. Music by Halloween, available at http://freemusicarchive.org/ Copyright:…

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Reverse Geocaching Box Reference Design

Seeed Studio Bluetooth shield not shown. I am uploading a reference design for a “reverse geocaching box” using the Open Location app.  The design is based on the following criteria: * Arduino Uno (Having the I2C SDA and SCL lines with dedicated pins is a help) * SeeedStudio Bluetooth Shield (TX on pin 6, RX…

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City of Bits and Bytes

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #8 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/TTMP_0008_16MAR13.mp3 Living in a Smart City Maker Scouts Get a Job or Tuition is Free Reforming the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Rural Cellular Carriers Push for Phone Unlocking Fashion Recognition in Google Glass DIY Geiger Counters Special Treat in the Sunday Night Sky For more tech news and how-to’s visit the blog or follow…

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Space Invaders!

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #7 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/TTMP_0007_10MAR13.mp3 Telecommunications in the USA (Hint: Not great) | 1 | 2 Space Invader caught by Hubble 3D Printing Frontiers  | 1  |  2 STEM Education Initiatives  |  1  |  2 The EVE Chip For more tech news and how-to’s visit the blog or follow along on Twitter @mbparks.  Or listen on iTunes. Music by Halloween, available at http://freemusicarchive.org/ Copyright:…

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Looking For Life In All The Wrong Places

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #6. http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/TTMP_0006_3MAR13.mp3 Highlights from this week’s science, technology,  engineering, art, and mathematics news: SpaceX Dragon Makes Second Touchdown Year of the Comets Community Focused Low Power FM Radio Stamping Out Patent Trolls A La Carte Cable TV Pricing Stretchable Batteries and Displays Looking For Life Near White Dwarfs For more tech news and how-to’s visit…

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Education For Life

Here we are in the 21st century.  And you know what?  We still treat education like we have for hundreds of years.  In America, we equate success with the completion of the Bachelor’s degree.  For many it is completed in a four year (or 5, or 6 year) sprint at the end of our teenage…

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Fireballs of Doom!

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #5 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/TTMP_0005_23FEB13.mp3 Highlights from this week’s science, engineering, and technology news: U.S. Government to Provide Free Access to Taxpayer Funded Research Papers. Higgs Boson and FIreballs of Doom! Apple Patent:  A Look At the Future of Wearable Computing First Nationwide EV Charging Network Now Open Deep Freeze Phone Hacking For more tech…

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