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Episode 68 – Marketing and Childhood Toys

Al is getting a COVID check today, which starts the episode. We intended to talk about several things, but of course we flit from subject to subject and land on Marketing. Luckily, we use this to jump into toys of our childhood. If you love lego, skittleball, gyroscopes and more of the toys of the […]

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Episode 67 – Sin City and Our World

A couple weeks ago, we discussed old tech. This week it’s new tech – starting with Windows 11. We do delve into some old tech talking about system code and driver code, but it is part of our talk about how Windows 11 security requires a system to have certain chips. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-11 This leads us […]

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Episode 66 – Medical and Video Game Improvements

Some recent health issues – root canal and broken bone – lead to a great discussion on improvements in health care. Things like using your own blood to rebuild bone so it isn’t rejected. We take a bit of a detour into the paranormal and what is science and what isn’t science. This leads us […]

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Episode 65 – Old Tech and Updates

We reminisce about old tech programming compared to newer programming. Full of tech stories which I’m sure some of you can relate to. Al has fun name dropping some very smart people. We talk about procedural programming, gui programming, and the shift to more modern programming. https://www.amazon.com/Tog-Interface-Bruce-Tognazzini https://gdevelop-app.com/ If you’re interested in seeing and hearing […]

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Episode 64 – Meandering Topics

Is Orange really Green? Maybe we don’t answer that question. But we do talk about the gifts big Al received for his birthday – including a snazzy green shirt, that he’s wearing. Do we stay on the birthday topic? No, of course not. You should know us by now. The topics meander from there. Intelligent […]

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Episode 63 – Kathy Kerestman Talk

Kathy is the author of Creepy Cat – a collection of tales about her travels to spooky places. She talks about her love of horror, starting with Dark Shadows. Kathy has been all over the world and regales us with several stories of her travels, including one that really freaked her out. https://madmimi.com/p/ddc0a11?pact=22377-161133657-12808802593-4203277dd704ac42f834cd0470bb7dd1309e7ce1 Upcoming appearances: […]

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Episode 62 – Tech Support, Tech Problems, New Tech

We start off today after having not been able to troubleshoot tech problems. As Al says, two Codger Alpha Geeks that are usually the ones to fix things, can’t figure this out. Very frustrating. Talking about tech support is natural because we’ve done it for so long. Naturally, one tech item leads to another – […]

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Episode 61 – All The News

We do a catch up with a bunch of news. Of course it’s not just the news, we pontificate on each item. Our big Clued Up event from last Saturday was canceled due to rain. We hope to do it next year. Next, Ted Sikoara has another Kickstarter with the latest issue of Bloom. Alan […]

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Episode 60 – Black Widow and Weekend Plans

We have an upcoming, outdoor Clue type mystery game this weekend we are playing in Cleveland. Fun times running around solving things with friends. Stephen talks about the great book/audiobook Console Wars. It details the struggle between up and comers Sega and the entrenched behemoth of Nintendo. If you enjoy video games and remember the […]

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Top 10 Under Appreciated 70’s Rock Albums

Alan: Artist Album Year For Sure Alan Parsons Project Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1976 1 Aphrodite’s Child 666 1972 Captain Beyond Captain Beyond 1972 Frank Zappa Over-Nite Sensation 1973 Gentle Giant The Power and the Glory 1974 Jethro Tull Stormwatch 1979 1 Kansas Song For America 1975 1 King Crimson Red 1974 1 Manfred […]