SPP 80: Abstract Walls and Acid Powered Robots

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #80 for February 12, 2017 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2017/STEAM_0080_12FEB17.mp3 This week we cover: Abstract: Art of Design on Netflix Drug to Regenerate Teeth (just like Doctor Who!) NASA Makes a Computer Chip that can Survive Venus (and run Battlefield 1 at at least 10fps!) Stomach Acid Powers NextGen Medical Robots Eiffel Tower to get a Wall…

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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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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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Less Data, More Creativity

Check this site out. A lot of blue collar jobs have been lost to robots, especially in factories and manufacturing.  More jobs are at risk as robots begin to become more mobile and intelligent. But we rarely talk about the huge risk for Artificial Intelligence (AI) to take over the vast majority of white collar…

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For The Love Of The Build:  Why I Enjoy Making

In life it’s not the destination that matters, it’s the journey that counts.  Same thing with making.  I enjoy the process, the design more than realizing a final product.  Partially because I enjoy simply learning new skills.  If there was one thing I could change about undergraduate engineering curriculums is I would make them way…

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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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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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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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