Technology

2014 Tech Predictions And Target Hacking

Dec 27, 2013

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Amos Aesoph, Joel Broveleit and Jeff Litterick - discuss the latest tech news. Topics included 2014 technology predictions and the recent Target hacking of credit cards.

Tech Gadget Gift Ideas

Dec 19, 2013

Joel Broveleit and John T. Meyer of Tech Radio with the Computer Guys visited about last minute tech gadget gift ideas for Christmas.

Holiday Gift Shopping And Wearable Tech

Dec 13, 2013

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, John T. Meyer, Amos Aesophe and Jeff Litterick - discussed the latest news in tech. Topics included holiday gift shopping for tech gadgets and some tech that you can wear.

Snapchat And New Video Gaming Systems

Nov 15, 2013

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit, John T. Meyer, and Jeff Litterick - brings you the latest news in technology. Topics on today's show included the new XBox One and Playstation 4 gaming systems coming out soon, Mark Zuckerberg offering Snapchat $3 billion in cash, Cryptolocker revisions, and more.

Dakota Midday Tech Radio

Oct 7, 2013

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit, John T Meyer, Amos Aesophe, and Jeff Litterick - discuss the latest in technology news.

Nate Wek / SDPB

The South Dakota Air National Guard in Sioux Falls continually trains for emergency situations. Thursday the National Guard invited emergency personnel to the Joe Foss air base to show others what kind of technology they are using. Some of the technology and equipment used is very advanced, similar to equipment seen in popular crime shows.

Security And Encryption

Sep 6, 2013

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit, John T. Meyer and Jeff Litterick - discuss the latest news in technology. Topics include security and encryption as well as social media and some Apple news.

Steve Jobs Movie And A New App

Aug 16, 2013

This week, the Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit, John T. Meyer and Amos Aesoph tackle the latest tech news, including the new Steve Jobs movie starring Ashton Kutcher, technology issues concerning the leaks by Edward Snowden and a new app called "Full."

Sharon Schueler is the Director of Curriculum and Instruction for the Sioux Falls School District and Bob Jensen is the district's Director of Assessment, Technology and Integration. Schueler answers "goal of integrating technology" questions and Jensen addresses the logistics of deployment.

Google Glass And Use Scenarios For Google Email

Jul 19, 2013

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, John T Meyer, Joel Broveleit, and Jeff Litterick - talk about the latest news in tech. Today's topics included, the new Google Glass, use scenarios for Google email apps and RSS news feeds.

Every century or so, our republic has been redesigned by a new technology that changes the way we think: 170 years ago it was the railroad, for us it's the microprocessor, and in between them came Henry Ford's Model T. Ford was born the year of Gettysburg and died two years after the atomic bombs fell, personifying the tremendous technological changes in that span.

Summer Tech Tips

Jun 28, 2013

Kent Osborne, Amos Aesoph, Jeff Litterick and Joel Broveleit discuss the latest news in technology. Topics included Internet streaming, how to survive the summer with your gadgets in check and also listeners' calls and questions.

XBOX One, Tumbler Acquisition And 3-D Printing

May 24, 2013

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit, and Amos Aesophe - discuss the latest tech news. Topics included the new XBOX One, the Tumbler acquisition, 3-D printing and Intel's late entry into the tablet market.

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit, Jeff Litterick, and guest Joe Tlustos - discuss the latest tech news. Topics covered included the recent appearance of the Woz in Rapid City, the Sioux Falls school districts making the decision to buy Chromebooks, a new DUI program called "Twitter Shaming," and the loss of subscribers to World of Warcraft, which hit 1.3 million in the first quarter.

Business Launch Boot Camp

Mar 15, 2013

Pam Boehm, Client Services Manager at the South Dakota Technology Business Center, and Shane Thomas and Adam Learing from Beginr Media discuss an entrepreneur program. The Business Launch Boot Camp is a South Dakota Technology Business Center program that helps fast track startup businesses. The boot camp is May 21-23, but the deadline to apply is March 29th. Shane Thomas and Adam Learing participated last year in the program as Propeller.

Research Based Weight Loss Program

Mar 15, 2013

Kim McCoy, director of Profile, joins Innovation to discuss a new weight loss program. Profile is a research based weight loss program that uses technology and coaches to design a life style changing plan for weight loss.

The Computer Guys - guest host Joe Tlustos, Joel Brovelite, Amos Aesophe, and Jeff Litterick - discuss the latest technology news over the past two weeks. Topics discussed were the Chinese military hacking that has been developing the past couple of weeks, a new use for 3-D printers, the introduction to the new gaming console Playstation 4, and much more.

Makers: Kathryn Johnson

Feb 15, 2013

Kathryn Johnson is the owner of Johnson Environmental Concepts in Rapid City.  Johnson was appointed to the Board of Regents in 2005 by Governor Mike Rounds.  She currently serves on the 2010 Research & Commercialization Council.  She was federally appointed to the Congressional Commission on the Advancement of Women and Minorities in Science, Engineering and Technology, and is a member of the National Research Council Committee on Women in Science & Engineering.

XBOX 720, Blackberry 10, And Dell News

Feb 8, 2013

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Brovelite, John T. Meyer, Amos Aesophe, and Jeff Litterick - discuss the latest tech news. Topics include new plans for XBox 720, Adobe Flash updates, the announcing of Blackberry 10, and what OTA stands for and why you should mark March 15th on your calendar.

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, John T. Meyer, Joel Brovelite, Amos Aesophe, and Jeff Litterick - talk about the latest technology news over the past two weeks, including Vines launch day woes, and even some travel tips for an out-of-country experience.

New Sioux Falls Research Park

Jan 2, 2013

Last month, the South Dakota Board of Regents authorized the University of South Dakota to begin development of a new research park in Sioux Falls.  Laura Jenski, vice president for research at the USD, Rich Naser, Executive Director of the South Dakota Technology Business Center in Sioux Falls, and Dan Engebretson, Chair of Biomedical Engineering for USD, spent a few minutes with Karl Gehrke to explain how the research park will help grow companies in South Dakota.

I-Watch Rumors, Apple Profits, and Music Libraries

Dec 28, 2012

The Computer Guys update you with the latest technology news, including Apple profits and rumors of an iWatch,, the value of e-readers, and moving your music library.

USD To Plan, Build Research Park

Dec 19, 2012

Plans for a university research park in Sioux Falls have the go-ahead from the Board of Regents. The panel authorizes the University of South Dakota to plan a facility that houses  private and public researchers.

Getting approval for a research park is the beginning of an endeavor that lasts a couple of decades. That’s according to Laura Jenski, who is the vice president of research at USD. She says people can envision several acres of buildings in Sioux Falls where tenants conduct research and develop prototypes in emerging fields.

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Brovelite, John T. Meyer, Amos Aesoph, and Jeff Litterick - bring you the latest technology news. Topics included last-minute Christmas tech buying tips and ideas, browser script errors and security updates, and much more.

World's Smallest Microscope

Dec 7, 2012

SDPB news producer Kealey Bultena joined Innovation host Cara Hetland to discuss her experience in watching Dr. Muslim Atiq perform a procedure using the world's smallest microscope.

CTE Academy

Dec 7, 2012

SDPB News Director Cara Hetland spent Friday visiting with students in the media department at the Career and Technical Education Academy in Sioux Falls.  Hetland hosted BioMed instructor Allison Hutchinson and Engineering instructor Christy Carlson on Innovation.  The CTE Academy is a "Project Lead the Way" school.

Sanford Health

Doctors at a Sioux Falls hospital have a new tool to help patients facing cancer. Sanford Health now has the world’s smallest microscope. It allows physicians to view cells as they live inside patients.

His family huddles along the wall as an aging man stretches out in a hospital bed. They listen to a doctor clad in the classic white coat. A fluorescent light illuminates the room. The patient wears a light patterned hospital gown.

Tech Radio: Black Friday Buying

Nov 16, 2012

On this week's Tech Radio, "The Computer Guys" talk about hot items as the holiday buying season approaches.  Whether its a tablet, smart phone or the latest game, "The Computer Guys" have the answers!

Sanford Lab Safety Officer Retires

Nov 1, 2012

Sanford Laboratory Safety Officer Tom Regan leaves his position on November 2, exactly 43 years after he started working at Homestake as a student in 1969.  Over the years, Regan has been an underground laborer, a locomotive operator, a miner, a heavy equipment operator and a scheduler.  Regan was among those who worked with the state to help establish the South Dakota Science and Technology Authority, which would eventually secure the former Homestake Gold Mine pr0perty for development into a federal underground laboratory.  Regan visits with Karl Gehrke from the Sanford Underground Lab.

Teacher of the Year

Oct 15, 2012

Katie Anderson has been named South Dakota's 2013 Teacher of the Year.  Anderson teaches science and reading at East Middle School in Rapid City.  Part of her award is a technology package valued at $11,000 to use in her classroom.  She'll represent South Dakota as a candidate for the National Teacher of the Year award.  The National Teacher of the Year is announced during a special ceremony in Washington, D.C., each April.

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