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AwesomeCast 238: A Fine Quality Stick

AC-238This week on Awesomecast 238, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Discussion with Dr Matt Keener about emodt; which companies can use to measure emotions of their teams. 3:35
  • The sticky camera that is Podo. 26:25
  • Smartphone charging furniture from Ikea. 29:35
  • Livestream.com’s Broadcaster Mini camera. 36:46
  • App of the week: Evernote’s Scannable. 39:31
  • Discussion on Google+. 49:50
  • Discussion on the Samsung Galaxy S6. 1:01:00
  • News on upcoming events.

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), emodt.com Matt Keener (emodt.com/@keenzai) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

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AwesomeCast 237: Safe for All Ages

AC-237This week on Awesomecast 237, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Talk with WhoYu Inc. and how their networking application works. 2:58
    • What to look for in the future with WhoYu and how to learn more about it.
  • The announcement of a new Pebble. 15:23
  • IBM and ARM team up so you can build an Internet…of Things. 29:00
  • Safety for Snapchat for parents. 26:25
  • Youtube for the kids. 40:15
  • Digit, the automated savings account, and how it can help you with your finances. 47:18
  • An iPhone Google Cardboard game in the works?
  • The Astropad app and how it lets you use the ipad as a sketch board that converts to Mac apps. 55:22

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), COO Nicholas Ferrell and CEO Chase Midler of WhoYu inc (@whoyuinc www.whouinc.com) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).  Don’t forget to check out Alphalab.org for great new companies and learn how you can submit your idea!

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

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AwesomeCast 217: Never Trust a Cloud

AC217This week on Awesomecast 217, we talk awesome things in technology, including:

  • Josh Lucas telling us about what The Hardware Store is all about. 6:41
  • Mesh networks in Pittsburgh. 14:17
  • The Hardware Store’s “Five by Five” app. 23:00
  • “Hey Siri!” 27:37
  • Differences between Google and Apple products.
  • Keyboards on iPhone. 47:17
  • A way to text on a computer…MightyText! 55:18
  • App store “bundles” for ios8. 1:03:06
  • Adobe buying Aviary. 1:06:23
  • AT&T offering cord cutters a deal they might not be able to refuse. 1:08:37

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), Josh Lucas (@workhardpgh), and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

AwesomeCast 208: With Podcasting Comes Responsibility

PodcastingThis week on Awesomecast 208, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:

 


 

  • AppleTV and Netflix. – 2:00
  • Alphalab companies including one that really intrigues Sorg, Nebulus.io! – 6:11
  • Recommended Apps like ComicZeal and Timehop. – 14:00
  • The launch of the comic book themed podcast PanelRiot! – 22:30
  • The technology around making the PanelRiot podcast.
  • Trying to cancel Comcast and in general breaking up with a provider. – 31:10
  • Huge orders for iPhone 6 handsets. – 38:30
  • Can we use the Moon’s underground caves to house astronauts?- 40:05
  • Must haves for cord cutters. – 43:55
  • A local theater (Hollywood Theater in Dormont, PA) trying to go digital by using a Kickstarter (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1802805251/hollywood-theater-go-digital-final-push). – 53:20
  • Google not calling games with in-app purchases free anymore! – 57:00

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: Will Rutherford (@panelriot) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

 

AwesomeCast 207: Nebraska and Coolers

AC207This week on Awesomecast 207, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:

  • Apple and IBM teaming up!
  • Net neutrality with the FCC.
  • The ingress game.
  • Nebraska and their broadband.
  • Privatizing link tweets.
  • Hi-tech coolers.
  • MindRDR and what it does.
  • A Flappybird like game for GoogleGlass.
  • Home tech.

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: Mike Pound (@unclecrappy), John Chichilla (@chilla) and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron).

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

AwesomeCast 206: Bedazzled Glass

AC206This week on Awesomecast 206, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:

  •  Cindy talkes about www.calendly.com and how it changes her meeting making
  • Dudders talks about Dubai’s Mall of the World
  • Sorg discusses his zip tie Google Glass mod to make it more usable, and Explore the Stars on Glass.
  • We check in with our final interview from Alphalab Grea with Lifeshel
  • We discuss Mayor Bill Peduto’s big data and technology upgrades for the city of Pittsburgh

 
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: @alphalabgear, @awesomecast, @lifeshel

Follow this awesome cast on Twitter: @awesomecast, Mike Sorg (@sorgatron), Katie Dudas (@kdudders) and Cynthia Closkey (@cynthiacloskey)

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

AwesomeCast 205: Found My Geocities

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This week on Awesomecast 205, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:


– Data visualization, social media integration and technology
– Consumer-priced device-controlled lighting from GE
– Like automation? There’s a site for that!
– Social Media Day
– Twitter doing a mini documentary? About Twitter?
– Community fan? Upset about it being cancelled? Yahoo sweeps in for the save!
– FLASHBACK ALERT: Sorg is talking about his geocities account
– YouTube trying to show they’re “listening” & give a preview of what’s coming for creators
– Shoutout to Microsoft for a week of fails- Boston parks instituting solar-powered charging in parks
– We’re done with conferences and updates, so what is Microsoft revealing?

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: @alphalabgear, @awesomecast, @identifiedtech

Follow this awesome cast on Twitter: @awesomecast, Mike Sorg (@sorgatron), Patrick Dudas (@pdudders) and John Chichilla (@chilla)

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

Data Visualization
Smart Light Bulbs
Social Media Day Pittsburgh
Piecemaker
Community Goes to Yahoo
YouTube Creators
Microsoft Fails of the Week
Google buys Songza
Bench USB Chargers in Boston

#CityofMakers at Alphalab Gear: Lifeshel

We talk with Lifeshel about their encounter with President Barack Obama the day before in Pittsburgh, what the goals are for creating hardware for your phone to curb sexual assaults that you hopefully won’t have to use, and much more!
Check them out at http://lifeshel.com/
Learn more about Alphalab Gear at http://alphalabgear.org/
Find more at http://awesomecast.com

#CityofMakers at Alphalab Gear: PieceMaker Technologies

Katie Dudas talks with two of the hands on interns with PieceMaker Technologies to discuss how the 3D Printer kiosk is going to change toy stores, and maybe some other retail industries. We talk about the concept, how easy it is to make designs for (if you’re a 3D artist), and show off some of the products coming out of the machine!

Check them out at http://piecemaker.com/
Learn more about Alphalab Gear at http://alphalabgear.org/
Find more at http://awesomecast.com