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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 […]

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Episode 59 – Witch Hunts

Stephen spent the weekend at a writer’s retreat in Salem, MA, so we start off discussing that and lead into talking about witch hunts in general. Lots of fun facts when talking about the whole Salem witch trials. Some of those facts are how we’ve learned new info, though it’s not reflected in our history […]

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Episode 58 – Asimov, Russel, Putt Putt, and Windows

We hit the topic – Bam Bam Bam One of the first items of discussion is books, and particularly the two that I am reading – Foundation by Isaac Asimov and The Silent Corner (Jane Hawk) by Dean R. Koontz. We discuss not only how different they are because of genre but from being written […]

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Episode 57 – Construction, Comics, and Inclusion

Now that the weather is nice there are several naturous hiking adventures we reminesce. Alan has gotten a new garage – but what an adventure. There are some cool geek things in modern construction that we discuss. Plus, how contractors in that world are different than how we are as computer consultants. We can’t go […]

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Episode 56 – Fun and Wonder

Today’s theme seems to be fun and wonder. These are things that kids have but adults tend to lose and we wonder why. We start off talking about Stephen’s brother in law getting a Steve Austin (Bionic Man) doll from Gina, and he loved it. The memories of childhood open you back up to the […]

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Episode 55 – Live Broadcast: Working from Home

We have another special episode that we recorded live. The topic is working from home, which we have quite a bit of experience with. In the past year, more people have started working from home and discovered there are good and bad aspects to doing so, and we discuss those.

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Episode 54 – Tabletop Simulator and Apple Dev Con

We tie everything together nicely today – how tech has changed and that has changed the games we play, but we can still play old board games using Tabletop Simulator. And with Apple’s Developers Conference next week, there will be new high end Apple tech to discuss. We also fit in a discussion on popular […]