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AwesomeCast 326: Awesomely Thankful Things

  • It’s time for Katie’s #AwesomeThingOfTheWeekGoogle will tell you in real time whether a place is busy. Google or Maps integration.
  • Sorg’s #AwesomeThingOfTheWeek is the AI XPRIZE competition we learned about through Ascender and MIT Enterprise Forum
  • Chilla’s #AwesomeThingOfTheWeek is the Koogeek HomeKit compatible SmartPlug.
  • It’s Thanksgiving.  What are you thankful for in tech?
  • Katie is thankful for 360 Video and all the new and exciting things it makes happen.
  • Katie is also thankful for the convenience of Facetime to help her be part of her niece’s life even though they live so far away.
  • Chilla is thankful for Comic Con options in our tri-state area and how they’ve brought family together.
  • Sorg is thankful for smaller tech – he used his iPhone and a GoPro to film a friend’s wedding without having to haul #pro cameras.
  • Tesla Motors shared some video of their  Self Driving car experience.  We’re comparing it to the Uber system.
  • Katie is telling Chilla about a Smart mattress that tracks sleep and has heat and white noise options among other features.
  • Speaking of Tesla Motors, they’re also powering an island using solar energy and power packs.
  • Airbnb made a cool announcement about “experiences and places” options.  Sorg is talking about it as an option for his travels.
  • Keep an eye out for the #AwesomeCast @Airbnb #TechTour. 😉
  • Doom on a #MacBook touch bar is so cool!

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AwesomeCast Special: Home Automation

This week on AwesomeCast it is a special Holiday edition as John Chichilla (@chilla) walks us through a DEEP discussion about everything you should know when embarking on Home Automation.  from hubs to bulbs to light switches.  We have you covered!

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AwesomeCast 219: Select * from SQL where Cast=Awesome

Ohio Linux FestThis week on Awesomecast 219, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

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  • The upcoming Ohio LinuxFest! 4:00
  • Linux operating systems.
  • The usefulness of Free and Open Source Software.
  • The future of operating systems. 24:07
  • How relevant Columbus is in the world of technology.27:02
  • Sway and theories on what exactly it will do. 32:50
  • Students getting free access to developer tools. 40:30
  • The TIINY app. 42:00
  • The happenings with Adobe. 47:00
  • An AppleTV homekit. 52:10
  • A Chrome Dinosaur game. 54:45
  • GoPro in streaming in real time. 55:30
  • Lastly, we discuss upcoming things going on in technology. 56:50

After the show remember to:

Eat at Slice on Broadway if you are in the Pittsburgh area! It is Awesome! (sliceonbroadway.com)

Follow these awesome people on Twitter: John Chichilla (@chilla), Katie Dudas (@kdudders), and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).  Also visit Vance and Susan’s event at ohiolinux.org for more information on Ohio LinuxFest.

Also, check out sorgatronmedia.com and awesomecast.net for more entertainment; and view us livestreaming Tuesdays at 6:30 PM EST!