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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Why Science Matters In Politics

Vaccines.  Evolution.  Global climate change. The World is round.  Things that should not be in question in the 21st century, A certain U.S. governor and 2016 presidential hopeful responded to whether or not he accepted biological evolution as scientific fact.  To which he promptly responded “I’m going to punt on that one, as well, that’s a…

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Moto X and the Monopoles

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #24.  3 August 2013. http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/STEAM_0024_3AUG13.mp3 The Hunt for the Magnetic Monopole When Did Our Genetic Adam and Eve Live? NASA Missions Through 2030 3D Scanning Kickstarter Fuel3D UPS To Offer 3D Printer In Select Locations Moto X and Innovation (Or The Lack Thereof) [Download] For more tech news and how-to’s visit the blog or…

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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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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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Revenge of CISPA

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #4 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/TTMP_0004_16FEB13.mp3 Highlights from this week’s science, engineering, and technology news: Revenge of CISPA and now TAFTA (more info) Apple Invents ‘Microslot Antennas’ Ferrofluids and the Multiverse Touchscreen T-Shirts Bolides over Russia  (more info) 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…

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