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Podcast: Apple Sauce Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis week, to offset the Conduit’s enthusiasm about Apple products, we bring on someone who’s job it is to maintain those products, and has a slightly different take on the apple-sphere. We’re talking computers, by the way, and not delicious fruit products. You’d want the Tower of […]

Podcast: Roaring Sober Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe explore Jesus’s love life, including if he loved someone better than others, examine the world’s largest comic strip, why iOS 6 maps can get lost, and why there might be a warp drive in your future. Also, Kentucky slim is irritatingly sober for the entire podcast. […]

Podcast: Hole Packing Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe crew tries to fill the spaces in their geek education by looking at Battlestar Galactica and Disney’s The Black Hole. Also, the Conduit hurts the Repeater’s feelings, and Kentucky Slim has a hearty laugh at it. Show Notes: • Bye, buy Ping,2817,2409675,00.asp • Just in […]

Convenient Destruction Of An iPad2

So, a couple of weeks ago this iPad came across my desk with a screen busted beyond repair, and even though I’ve seen an iPad “how-to disassemble” before, I thought it would be fun to do a little exploratory surgery. It is an amazingly simple device. I do not recommend taking your ipad apart as […]

Podcast: The Slippery Slope Play in new window | Download | EmbedAfter delving into questions the Repeater has about super hero naming conventions, we take a swing at the question “What is truth.” Yeah, like that’s a hard one. We got this. Show notes: • “This American Life” retraction from the Mike Daisey episode – • Henry […]

Podcast: The Fun in Funeral Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis week, on the Tower of Technobabble, we go very, very dark. For the next season of fear episode, we look at scientist hooking up video to people’s brains, the euthanasia roller coaster, suicide by space debris, why russia attacked a big 10 state, and why we […]

56 Was Too Damned Young

“Look in the mirror everyday and ask, ‘if today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am doing today?’ If the answer is no for many days in a row, you need to change something.” – Steve Jobs About the last thing the world will need at this […]

Podcast: Revenge of the Conduit Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe Conduit puts down the Rageohol long enough to tell the Repeater where he was mistaken about superheroes last week. Also, Apple loses Jobs, the Earth loses Bud Hopkins and we celebrate the Great Moon Hoax of 1835. The Direct Link is HERE, or you can subscribe […]

The Case for Piracy?

I’m not advocating doing anything illegal (let’s just clear that up from the get-go), but Adobe made a really good case for illegal downloading with me this morning. Towerbot, engage rant mode. Okay, the new version of some of Adobe’s software came out this week — the CS5.5 packages. I looked, and the only one […]

I Love Your iPod…I Know…Mraugggghhhhh!

Steve Jobs in carbonite…you know you want it. Tweet