With Jeff Bezos announcing Amazon’s intention to use Drones for package delivery, we take a closer look at the technology, especially in how it may actually impact our lives, what kind of infrastructure is likely to be put in place in the near future. We have several callers who share their thoughts on this topic, including it’s impact on the issue of privacy.
We also welcome Dr. Bruce Damer to the show, as we discuss his latest projects with NASA and the future of space research, tourism, and the emerging solar system economy.
Happy Holidays to you! The big question this week is should we install a state-of-the art HD webcam on top our KSCO towers, so that we may share the beauty of our Monterey Bay with the rest of the world. After today’s show, the answer is an absolute yes! One caller even wanted us to install two cams, so we could broadcast in 3-D!
Boy, did Bitcoin capture our attention this show! And speaking of shows, we had the lovely Laura Bishop show up to give us an update on the upcoming 418 Project Shindig, “Incandescence,” celebrating 20 years in Santa Cruz! Enjoy..
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The emergency in the Phillipines, caused by the largest storm in history, certainly got our attention this week. We’d thought we pass on the some links that would help, should you have relatives or friends embroiled in this disaster.
As 3D printing matures, more and more complex things are being made, including object of metal, such as hand guns. We have an update (and an info-laden phone call) on this topic.
We also hear from John Draper (aka Captain Crunch) on the Hombrew Computer Club reunion at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View this week. It sounded like quite the gala geek event!
Curious about top trending stories? We plug you into bizzare facts that show you how reality is stranger than fiction…