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Podcast: White Smoke Flowin’

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/White_Smoke_Flowin_-_S03E11_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedTowerbot discovers a new hero and a talent for rap, then we talk about people freaked out by a strange animal washing up on a beach, we discuss kickstarter, and on the occasion of the new Pope, the Repeater the about some, shall we say, less reputable […]

Podcast: Ghost Chewbacca

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Ghost_Chewbacca_-_S02E42_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedIt’s apparently Angry Day at the ol’ Tower – from Towerbot’s depressive spiral to the Conduit’s anger at an (Austrian) national treasure. Pick an opinion and stick with it this week! Show Notes: • Towbot’s not in the Robot Hall of Fame…yet.: http://etc.cmu.edu/site/RHOF_Induction_Ceremony/RHOF2012.html and http://www.robothalloffame.org/news.html • Italian […]

Podcast: Pressure Suit Up!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Pressure_Suit_Up_-_S02E31_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe learn about the evil Denver airport and it’s devil horse, talk about that glory hound Curiosity, examine Little Death House on the Prairie, and attempt to fill the Conduit’s geek hole of missing information. Also, was Little Orphan Annie the victim of experimentation and war profiteering? […]

Podcast: Mental Replay

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Mental_Replay_-_S02E29_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSince it appears that Kentucky Slim is A.W.O.L., the Bald Stallion answers the call to help make our triumvirate. This time, we reminisce about how hard things were for geeks back in the 1970s, and remind ourselves that we’re middle aged. Show Notes: • Our BFF Monica […]

Podcast: History and Mystery

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/www.toweroftechnobabble.com/tower/tower_of_technobabble_46_-_history_and_mystery.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis week, on a very sleepy Tower of Technobabble, we are taught lessons by a Twittering Kansas teen (Hey, Governor Brownback! You’re a wiener!), dare to delve into money an politics, wonder if NASA just sneezed all over Mars, tell the sad tale of a man who […]

Come to the land of the ice and snow

Talk about a cold case! Thirty-five years ago the two Viking probes were launched up, up and away towards Mars, and in 1976 they landed and sent us back holiday snaps of the planets red sandy beaches. But there was no water … or hot beach babes … not even green ones. However, that tiny […]