SPP 83: Spectacle of Rockin’ Romans in Space (and BitCoin)

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #83 for July 29, 2017. http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2017/STEAM_0083_29JUL17.mp3 This week we cover: Clothing That Can Charge Your Phone Human Radio Signals Could Be Helping Shield Us From Space Storms Explaining BitCoin Google Gets Into Geothermal Energy Business Google Glass Returns  |  SnapChat Spectacles Disney Unveils Plans for Star Wars Hotel Roman Concrete Secrets Unlocked Quindar:…

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SPP 82: Now With Artificially Flavored Intelligence

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #82 for June 18, 2017. http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2017/STEAM_0082_18JUN17.mp3 This week we cover: Wastewater Treatment Tech Kills Pathogens and Generates Electricity Lowe’s Testing Exoskeletons for Employees Google Unveils a New AI-focuses Processor, offers Hardware as a Service Algorithms Design New Nutella Jars Mathematically Proof for Possibility of Time Travel Supreme Court Smackdown on Patent Trolls Supreme…

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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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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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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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More Phidget Phun

I have been playing with Phidgets more and more lately. Mainly because it is forcing me to go relearn good OOP programming skills, it’s also serving to push me to learn Python. As a hardware guy, it’s always a challenge to get motivated to learn yet another new programming language. But so far, so good….

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Twitch’in The Night Away

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #52 2 November 2014 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/2014/STEAM_0052_2NOV14.mp3 Phidgets  |  Mike’s Initial Review of Phidgets Infant Heart Surgery via the Liver Skunk Works Fusion Breakthrough? Colonizing The Solar System on a Budget Twitch.tv: Say Hello To eSports Telling The American Story Through YouTube Android TV Dev Kit XMOS Multicore Microcontroller [Download] For more tech news and…

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On The Wings Of Droids

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #49 14 September 2014 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/2014/STEAM_0049_14SEP14.mp3 Finger Nail Polish That Can Detect Date Rape Drugs Jaundice Detecting Smartphone App Boy Gets 3D Printed Vertebrae Energy Harvesters Google Project Ara Update | More Project Ara Project Wing, A Drone Project From Google X Can You Run Faster Than A T-Rex? Stories that didn’t make the cut:…

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DIY Minecraft Loot

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #46 2 August 2014 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/2014/STEAM_0046_02AUG14.mp3 DIY Space Shuttle and Mission Control Simulator Storing The Wind Under The Ocean Stereolithography 3D Printing + Geometry + Aerogel = Super Strong Materials Google’s Smart Contact Lens Gets Real Tesla Inks Deal For Battery Gigafactory Forget Fiberoptic, Hello Air Waveguides Michael Art and Crafts [Download] For more…

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