SPP 78: Gravity in Meatspace

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #78 for March 6, 2016 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2016/STEAM_0078_6MAR16.mp3 This week we cover: Gravitational Waves Discovered Ex-NSA Chief Agrees with Apple Teaching Math Using Dance and Theater Google Invents Needless-Needle MIT Brings IFTTT to Meatspace Mattel’s $300 Toy 3D Printer [Download] For more tech news and how-to’s visit the blog, follow along on Google+, and check out our YouTube Channel. Or listen…

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I Compute Therefore I Am

http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2015/STEAM_0069_5JUL15.mp3 This week we cover: Apple Music Launches The City That Runs on Twitter Google Tackles Urban Planning with Sidewalk Labs Astro Wireless Speaker/Lightbulb Mashup Amazon Drones Launch in One Year… Maybe STEM: It’s What We Need Placebos and Medical Ethics Ford Gets Serious About Driverless Tech and 3D Printing Minecraft Convention Breaks Records AI…

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A Rant on Google Brillo+Weave, Apple HomeKit, OpenHAB

Going to start something new. Instead of writing my blogs, I am going to try (when I am wearing pants) to do more videos. We shall see how long this lasts! But for now… I go on a rant about the potential of Google’s newly announced #Brillo and #Weave projects. How it racks and stacks against…

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Sometimes Innovation Comes Down To Timing

There is great anticipation that the forthcoming Apple Pay will finally herald the death of magnetic stripe credit cards in favor of a more secure smartphone based technology.  But before we praise Apple for singular genius, let’s realize there are a few fundamental truth about technology and it’s adoption by the masses.  A lesson that…

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OS X-based 3D Printing Workflow

I bought into the Apple ecosystem (somewhat begrudgingly) to get into IOS development. Needless to say that dream is still on hold, trumped by new fascinations such as 3D printing. With lots of maker applications requiring WIndows or Linux, you might feel the need for a second mortgage in order to have tools to do…

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