Technology

Computer Course At DSU Without Keyboard Or Mouse

Mar 21, 2014

Dakota State University Professor Chris Olson developed a series of voice narrated tutorial videos for the DSU online course, Introduction to Computers. The course consists of 13 voice-narrated tutorials that align with a chapter in the textbook. Olson's online course targets those who have access issues or disabilities along with their rehabilitation counselors. He teaches the user how to leverage the power of the voice recognition software, Dragon Naturally Speaking, to create word processing documents, slideshow presentations, spreadsheets, databases and web pages.

SXSW And WWW's Birthday

Mar 14, 2014

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit, John T. Meyer and Jeff Litterick - discussed the latest in technology news. Topics included South by Southwest, the 25th birthday of the World Wide Web and GUMFISH and other NSA tools.

Facebook Takeover Of WhatsApp And Bitcoins

Feb 28, 2014

Guest host Kealey Bultena, Joel Broveleit, Amos Aesoph, Jeff Litterick, and John T Meyer discussed the latest news in technology. Topics today included one of the largest Internet deals in the works, a new wearable camera that snaps a photo of your perspective every 30 seconds and a major bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy.

Update On Target Hacking And Hard Drives

Feb 14, 2014

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit and Jeff Litterick - discuss the latest news in tech. Topics included Valentine's Day apps, the story behind the Target hack, and highlights from the General Managers Digital meeting that was hosted by PBS this week.

A bill that gives $2.8 million to training teachers in technology is dead. Friday morning, members of the House Education committee considered House Bill 1005. The measure dedicates funding for two days of teacher professional development in technology. That’s in addition to regular inservice and training districts provide.

Supporters say training is essential but time-consuming; they see the measure as a way to help schools integrate tech instruction.

Representative Dan Kaiser says he would rather put the millions directly into salaries.

Macintosh 30 Years Later And Research On Facebook

Jan 24, 2014

The Computer Guys - Jeff Litterick, Amos Aesoph, Joel Broveleit and John T. Meyer - along with guest host Kealey Bultena, discuss the latest news in technology. Topics included the 30 year anniversary of the Macintosh computer, a new app called Jelly and researchers saying that Facebook could be dead by the year 2017.

Cyberwar: How The Internet Changes World Conflict

Jan 21, 2014

The South Dakota World Affairs Council plans to examine cybersecurity during its annual symposium this Thursday and Friday in the Volstorff Balroom in the University Student Union at South Dakota State University in Brookings.  Michael McNerney, a cybersecurity, information technology and defense consultant, delivers the Harding Lecture keynote address, "Cyberwar: How the Internet Changes World Conflict," Thursday at 7:00 p.m.  McNerney said cybersecurity is a relitively new discipline of national security and can seem very complex.  He'll be discussing current threats, national policies an

Highlights Of The Consumer Electronics Show

Jan 10, 2014

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit, John T. Meyer and Jeff Litterick - discuss the latest technology news. Topics included the highlights of the consumer electronics show, cell phone processors and Intel's push into bodywear.

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.

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