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Tuesday
May242011

Makerfaire share, Power by Microbes, Terrabytes per second, Augmented Reality, Greg Panos

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A fun tete-a-tete show, with Mrs. Future, Agent Nada, Dr. Future and guest Greg Panos sharing  their Maker Faire adventures, discussing the latest Fukushima coverups, generating power with Microbes, marvel at the new record-setting data rate over a laser.

Our guest Greg Panos lives at the intersection of high tech and the entertainment world of LA, and shares with us the latest in Augmented Reality, where computer-generated worlds are blended with everyday reality.  A fast-growing field, AR promises to deliver what Virtual Reality started, back in the 90’s.  

Tuesday
May172011

3D Art, Enemies of the State, Digital Wallets, Google Music, DIY Maker Faire

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Agent Nada takes us on her journey to seedy Hollywood for an iPhone photographic art class. Hear what’s possible with MakerBot, a new consumer-grade, desktop-size 3-D printer.  See why some Beltway insiders consider the NSA to be suffering from an auto-immune disease. Check out Visa’s new cell phone money and Google’s new music service.

This coming weekend in the Bay Area features the annual Maker Faire, the largest festival of DIY people and projects in the world.  See for yourself why this Do-It-Yourself revolution is so popular..and a powerful social evolver..

Tuesday
May102011

Crowdsourced Geiger counters, computer on a stick, Skype buy, Glassless 3D, and Sacred Geometry with Jonathan Quintin

Dr. Future Show 5.10.11 Listen Now

Computer on a stick, crowdsourced geiger counters to measure Japan radiation, the big Skype buy, glassless 3D, Dr. Farb commentary and  special guest Jonathan Quintin, the Sacred Geometrist performing mathemagical wonders in Santa Cruz Thursday, May 12 at the Pacific Cultural Center, 7 p.m.  

We also chat with the producer of Night of the Alien, a featured film during this week’s Santa Cruz Film Festival!

Tuesday
May032011

Santa Cruz Film Festival begins! And with Osama, Obama, Royal Wedding Photos, Beltane... this was one theatrical week on planet Earth!

Our guest today was Elizabeth Gunnary, this year’s president of the board for the 2011 Santa Cruz Film Festival, http://santacruzfilmfestival.org/  May 5-14 . 167 Films, many made locally in the Monterey Bay area. This interview is possibly the best way to get a glimpse of the many talents and flavors represented in this year’s festival. Santa Cruz has a reputation as THE BEST film festival for the FILMMAKERS. We will be taking it in, and recommend that you do too. Check the GoodTimes for the insert, with the full write up for all the films, special programs, parties, and more. LISTEN to the Show, and be in the Know.

Wednesday
Apr272011

SETI Falls, NSA Rises to the Alien Question, Captain Crunch shares classic stories, new interests

Dr. Future Show The Alien Question and John Draper

We had a lot of stories for you this show, check our links section.  But, the KSCO audience was really interested in the alien question in this show, so we focused on that, particularly the latest defunding of SETI (Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence) for the Allen Array and the recent NSA (National Security Agency) decoding of a purported alien transmission of the Periodic Table of Elements!

The second hour features the granddaddy of hackerdom, John Draper, aka Captain Crunch, who shares with us some classic stories from his past with phones, pirate radio, and computers. He has lately been very interested in alternative energy, with stories of new revolutionary battery tech and such…