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Do you like conversation on a variety of topics? Feel like no one wants to talk about the things that interest you? Tired of only hearing the same political, sports, or catastrophe talk. Yeah, we feel that way too.  Join two high functioning geeks as they discuss just about anything under the sun. We can’t […]

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Episode 109 – New Tech

Overview Even though we don’t cover all our chosen topics, we flow between talking about tech topics quite nicely. Stephen just got a new computer to put together and Alan got a new Apple Watch. In between we discuss old computer games with new tech and we discuss using car tech in ways that hasn’t […]

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Episode 108 – Comics, Magazines, and TV

Overview Magazines, remember those? We talk about reading magazines and how that has changed. We talk comics and books – genre’s which are all over the board. Recommendations Collectorz – https://www.collectorz.com/ Pulpfest – https://pulpfest.com/ Remo Williams – https://www.communizine.com/remo-williams-the-destroyer-books-worth-reading/#:~:text=Remo%20Williams%20is%20the%20main%20character%20in%20a,recruited%20into%20the%20secret%20USA%20government%20organization%20CURE. Torchwood – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torchwood YouTub Transcript [00:00:00] Stephen: Oh, we’re on the tar, huh? [00:00:03] Alan: Exactly. I […]

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Episode 107 – Variety

Overview We are all over the board today. Even more than usual. The Webb telescope has allowed us to see back in time. Target shooting is fun, even if you don’t want to hunt. Missing the Mensa AG and Colloquium isn’t fun. String theory is cool and complicated. George Carlin is still relevant today. Elton […]

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Episode 106 – Updates and Organization

Overview Yes, we have topics planned, but we start off talking about drugs, and media control, and not accepting of facts, and how all these things tie in. Stephen has an announcement of a project he is working on that can benefit authors and bookstores. Recommendations Bookstore Project – https://thebook-bookstoreproject.com Todoist – https://todoist.com/ Trivia Pro […]

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Episode 105 – Missing Mensa AG and State of the Nation

Overview Alan should be going to the Mensa AG and giving his talk. Instead, he needs to fly to California about family business. We discuss what an AG is like and what we enjoy the most. Then the discussion turns to some of the issues facing our country and how they have magnified over the […]

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Episode 104 – Flying

Overview Alan is once again flying, so we discuss how flying has changed over the last several decades. Using websites and apps and the ability to get up to the minute updates and seat changes. We discuss pandemic games that we’ve played. Recommendations Plague Inc – https://apps.apple.com/us/app/plague-inc/id525818839?itsct=apps_box_link&itscg=30200 YouTube Transcript [00:00:00] Stephen: you’re sitting sideways on […]

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Episode 103 – Automation and Show Catch Up

Overview Alan had to deal with a situation where app automation would have been helpful. This includes apps to help with travel plans. And with traveling and trying to automate, various cloud services are available, but man, the problems Stephen has had using Google and their lack of support. Recommendations https://www.angi.com/ https://www.biltmore.com/ YouTube Transcript [00:00:05] […]

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Episode 102 – AG program and M1 problem

Overview The Mensa AG is coming quickly. If you’ve never attended, there are so many great programs and we talk a bit about them here. There is also a problem with the Apple M1 chip. We discuss what the problem is and what it could mean for users. Recommendations Mensa AG – https://ag.us.mensa.org/ M1 Problem […]

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Episode 101 – Supernatural Conference and WWDC

Overview Stephen attended the Supernatural con in Chicago and tells all about it, including the awesome concert with Louden Swain. Alan has been virtually attending the Apple WorldWide Develop Conference and has updates on the coolest new stuff. Recommendations https://www.creationent.com/cal/supernatural_denver.htm https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2022/04/apples-worldwide-developers-conference-returns-in-its-all-online-format http://www.supernaturalwiki.com/Kings_of_Con https://www.apple.com/macbook-air-m2/ https://usa.kaspersky.com/ YouTube Transcript [00:00:31] Alan: Good morning, Alan. How are you, [00:00:41] […]

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Episode 100 – Car Shopping

Overview We share a couple car stories and then delve into the current status of buying cars. What should we look for in a car? New, used, or lease? Recommendations https://carvana.com https://autotrader.com YouTube Transcript [00:00:02] Stephen: oh, okay. Okay. Okay. So go ahead. No, go finish your thought. We started talking some tech stuff, so […]