Techradio 10/05/18

Oct 5, 2018

Lots of interesting tech happenings from the week.  

Join TechRadio host Kent Osborne as he welcomes Joel, Jeff, and special guest Thad Giedd for an hour of tech talk.

Join panelists William Bushee, Amos Aesophe, John T. Meyer for another edition of Techradio.  In our second segment we were joined by the e-sports coordinator for the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology for an interesting discussion of the benefits taking the club esport mainstream.

Join the panel of tech experts as we discuss the news of the day and answer listener questions.

On todays TechRadio our panel talks about Lawmakers call on Amazon and Google to reconsider ban on domain fronting . We talk cloud storage and computing with Tim Barry, and more.

On the July 6, 2018 edition of TechRadio the geeks talk about the Apple Stores 10th Birthday, cave rescue tech, take an antivirus question from a listener, and find out what is Amos' new favorite game.

Hear About The Science Of Swords

Jun 8, 2018

In The Moment ... June 8, 2018 Show 354 Hour 2

Dr. Michael West presents "The Science of Swords" on June 19 as part of the STEAM Cafe held every third Tuesday of each month.  Dr. West is Department Head of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology's Metallurgical Engineering Department.

West integrates blacksmithing into his curriculum.  He joins Innovation to preview his STEAM Cafe presentation.

The FBI seized control of a botnet and asks us all to reboot our routers and make sure that the firmware in them is up to date.  We talk about the latest news of the day including an unplausable Alexa problem.

Special guest William Bushee stopped by to discuss Arduino Day - what arduino is and why there is a day - and how you can get involved. Arduino makes single-board microcontrollers and microcontroller kits for building digital devices and interactive objects that can sense and control objects in the physical and digital world and there will be demos and fun for all ages May 12th in Sioux Falls.

We also talked about several "F8" announcements from Facebook including their plan to disrupt dating, expand VR with Oculus GO, and further develop Instagram stories on Facebook.  

Thad Giedd, Client Specialist, Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship, discusses the Accelerator Program for 2018 and how your small business can grow.

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

Facebook privacy concerns dominated the program today, but we also spoke about cloudflare's new DNS service, and a quick update on net neutrality. 

Mines And Vermillion Robotics Teams

Mar 20, 2018

In The Moment ... March 20, 2018 Show 300 Hour 1

Teams from South Dakota High Schools and Universities are preparing for VEX Robotics World Championship in Kentucky next month. Last week, In The Moment host Lori Walsh met with Enis Sefa, founding member of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology VEX U team.

The conversation is followed by Jackie Hendry's visit with the Vermillion High School team as they set their sights on the World Championship.

March 16th Techradio

Mar 16, 2018

Join our panel of tech experts as we discuss South By Southwest, autonomous vehicles, and more.

Interersting perceptions among different age groups in a survey about online privacy.

On today's Techradio we talk about an upcoming 90 day challenge for youth called Hack Sioux Falls with William Bushee.  

We talk about huge Ddos attack that should have never happened, and more.

Kent, Joel, Amos, and Jeff talk tech, keep you updated on the latest news, and answer listener questions.

February 2nd TechRadio

On today's Techradio we talk about the Specter & Meltdown unpatch.  We pay respects to LISA, and talk about the YouTube/Twitch showdown.

Kealey Bultena / SDPB

Technologists Amos Aesoph and Jeff Litterick explain what we know about 2 flaws in processing chips.  We look ahead to CES 2018 and take listener questions on the January 5th edition of Techradio. 


We looked forward to 2018 with some predictions with Joel and John T. then moved on to STEM gifts for kids and Facebook video woes with Joel and Heather.

On the December 1st Techradio Jeff, Joel, and John talk Net Neutrality, Cryptocurrency, and wrap up Black Friday sales.

On today's Techradio we talk security, cell phones, and black November sales.

In The Moment ... New America Cyber Security Fellow

Nov 6, 2017
Dakota State University

In The Moment ... November 6, 2107 Show 214 Hour 1

As one of 30 cyber security professionals chosen to serve as a New America Cyber Security Fellow, Ashley Podhradsky is poised to influence the nation's cyber security policy for years to come.  Podhradsky is Associate Professor of Digital Forensics and Information Assurance at Dakota State University in Madison.

On today's Techradio the panel of geeks talk about cable cutting, new iPhone features, and moving your 'internet of things' devices to a separate network.

A number of cyber security topics were discussed including wireless vulnerabilities and vpn's.

If you're looking to use a VPN, this comparison chart is a good resource. And, if you're feeling adventurous enough to build your own, Ars Technica provides this helpful guide.

Joel passed on a couple great links:

Joel, Jeff, and John T. join host Kent Osborne to discuss the latest in tech.

Techradio September 15

Sep 15, 2017

Join Host Kent Osborne as a panel of tech pundits tackle listener calls and discuss the latest rollout of Apple products.

2017 South Dakota Technology Showcase

Sep 7, 2017

The second annual South Dakota Technology Showcase brings together some of the country’s biggest technology companies in Sioux Falls.  At last week’s convention, representatives from Tesla, AT&T, and Air Bus met with the state’s political and business leaders. The showcase explores new ideas and technology challenges facing South Dakota.

U.S. Senator John Thune says one of his jobs as chair of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee is to find ways to improve South Dakota’s business climate. 

In today's show we talk about Apple's 11th hour Net Neutrality comments.  We talk new phones, and the ever changing media landscape as Facebook updates their TV offerings.

Tech Radio - 8 4 17

Aug 10, 2017