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Podcast: Apple Sauce

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Apple_Sauce_-_S02E36_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: 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

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Roaring_Sober_-_S02E35_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: 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

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Hole_Packing_-_S02E34_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: 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 http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2409675,00.asp • Just in […]

Podcast: Regarding Jerks

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Regarding_Jerks_-_S02E33_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe meet the failures of our future, and then discuss the explosion of jerks that the internet has allowed to come into existence. We also talk about maintaining an online persona, and why you shouldn’t expect a birthday card from the Repeater anytime soon. Show notes: Not […]

Podcast: Origin Story

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Origin_Stories_-_S02E30_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe talk about local cartoonist legend Don Rosa and the opportunity to get your grubby mitts on some of his sweet work. We also talk about crashing space planes and old television programs that the Conduit didn’t get to see as a child because of unfortunate geographic […]

Space Monkey

Everyone who listens to the podcast knows my feelings about NASA and the moon program. (For those who don’t, here is a brief primer: “WHAT THE HELL MAN?!? WE SPENT ALL THAT F-ING TIME AND F-ING MONEY JUST TO GO A COUPLE TIMES AND THEN CALL IT QUITS? AND THEN NEVER F-ING GO BACK TO […]

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 […]

We Have An App For That!

Smart Phone = Smart Radio Tired of having your smart phone telling you what to do, where to go, and what to wear? Show that smart phone who’s boss by turning it into a radio! Download the Stitcher app for your phone here and you can listen to The Tower Of Technobabble podcast at your […]

Podcast: Carousel of Anger

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Tower_of_Technobabble_S02E18_-_Carousel_of_Anger.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe Conduit tries to sink the film Battleship (Spoiler alert – no on sinks the battleship), Kentucky Slim and his brother ponder keyboard layout, and the Repeater warns of the potential trouble female, um, issues can have with bigfoot while camping. Show Notes: • Battleship Every line […]

Podcast: Space Fluffer

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Tower_of_Technobabble_S02E15_-_Space_Fluffer.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe Repeater discovers automotive genitalia, we ponder the place of Gabby Hayes in space, discuss a hypothetical murder suicide homicide manslaughter conspiracy, and cut lemmings a freakin’ break. Show Notes: • James Cameron will save us all, and film it — http://io9.com/5904599/its-official-james-cameron-and-google-unveil-plans-for-asteroid+mining • Hypothetical murder/suicide — http://boingboing.net/2012/04/24/hypothetical-murdersuicide-co.html#more-156335 […]