SPP 74: Citizen Science Rules, Common Core Drools!

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #74 for October 4, 2015 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2015/STEAM_0074_4OCT15.mp3 This week we cover: Goodbye Google, Hello Alphabet The Exercise Pill Salt Water Flows on Mars Breakthrough in Desalination Going Driverless in the Netherlands DARPA Gives Prosthetics Feelings Out with Standardized Testing, In With Adaptive Testing Citizen Science Resources | Scientific America | What is CS?…

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On Invention and Making

It would seem that the opposition to the the Ahmed Mohamed situation has derided into an almost comical “debate” as to whether or not his homebrewed clock was worthy of being considered an invention or not; and I suppose therefore questioning his motives?  I am not sure really what the purpose of adults denigrating a…

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Why I Stand With Ahmed

This past week a young 9th grader in Irving, Texas was arrested for his curiosity. Ahmed Mohamed, like many teenage nerds (For the record I am also a teenage nerd, I just happen to have an additional 15 years of experience) has innate desire to understand how things work and a desire to make things they conceive…

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I Stand With Ahmed

Gears of Resistance Episode #15 20 September 2015             http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/GOR/2015/GOR_0015_20SEP15.mp3   This week the stories are: We Need The Right To Repair Our Gadgets How Tech Companies Can Build A ‘Can Do’ Generation #IStandWithAhmed | Twitter | GoFundMe Fishino – The Arduino for the Internet of Things Octopart Common Parts Library for Prototyping…

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Lighting up the IoT with a Particle.io Photon

UPDATE:  The code is now up on Github: https://github.com/geekcowboy/PhotonNodeJS Gears of Resistance Episode #14 6 September 2015             http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/GOR/2015/GOR_0014_6SEP15.mp3   This week we show off some code to make the Particle.io Photon get on the web to help power the DIY Internet of Things. Check back soon for the links to the…

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DIY Wearables 101

Gears of Resistance Episode #13 30 August 2015               http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/GOR/2015/GOR_0013_30AUG15.mp3   This week we cover it all, including: MSP432 TI LaunchPad Particle.io Photon LightBlue Bean [Download] For more tech news and how-to’s visit the blog, follow along on Google+, and check out our YouTube Channel. Or listen to the audio only…

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SPP 72: Scoutin’ Out STEAM

STEAM Power Podcast #72 for August 30, 2015. http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2015/STEAM_0072_30AUG15.mp3 This week we cover: STEM Scouts Four Day School Week Boost Math Skills Making Comp Sci Classes More Inviting To All Pentagon Drops $75M for Flexible Circuit Tech Microscopic 3D Printed Fish Could Change Medicine MouthLab: Johns Hopkins Medical Devices Get Mouthy Algorithm Breathing Analysis Gender…

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SPP 71: Got 99 Problems But Science Ain’t One

STEAM Power Podcast #71 for August 16, 2015. http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2015/STEAM_0071_16AUG15.mp3 This week we cover: 3D Printing Food Smart Diapers Tetris Used To Block Cravings Exercise Means Better Math Comprehension Shrimp Exoskeletons Helping Build Tougher Materials Rosetta and Philae Detect Organic Molecules Waterpipe Electrical Generators [Download] For more tech news and how-to’s visit the blog, follow along on Google+, and check…

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Experience The Future of Entertainment Today!

There is some history behind the fact we call movies “motion pictures“.  When technology progressed to the point that movies were possible, we attempted to simply transpose still photography artistic skills onto the new medium. After all, photography had an approximately 70 year period to perfect the skills and practices, so what worked for still photography…

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