WHO Radio Show Notes - 2010

Brian Gongol


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2010


Keywords not available Podcast January 2, 2010 (Nexus One..."psychics" should be shouted down)
Keywords not available Podcast January 3, 2010 (high-speed rail for the Midwest...a genome break for cancer...the rise of the text message)
Keywords not available Podcast January 9, 2010 (Google releases the Nexus One...the Burj Dubai is finished...NASA finds the 422nd planet)
Keywords not available Podcast January 10, 2010 (the "somebody do something" fallacy...privacy as a "social norm")
Keywords not available Podcast January 17, 2010 (Haiti's earthquake made worse by poverty...Pat Robertson is irresponsible...lifesaving properties of economic growth) (partial transcript)
Keywords not available Podcast January 23, 2010 (donating to Haiti...custom manufacturing...free antivirus programs) (partial transcript)
Keywords not available Podcast January 24, 2010 (why McGwire should apologize...making Congress much larger...when government has too much power) (full transcript)
Keywords not available Podcast January 30, 2010 (Apple's iPad...surfing the Internet in your sleep...making the bionic leap) (full transcript)
Keywords not available Podcast January 31, 2010 (Google's plans for the long term...mobile Internet goes mainstream...gasoline and SUVs) (partial transcript)
Keywords not available Podcast February 6, 2010 (Intel vs. AMD...captions at movie theaters)
Keywords not available Podcast February 7, 2010 (Congress damages human rights by racking up debt)
Keywords not available Podcast February 13, 2010 (Winter Olympics...killing mosquitoes)
Keywords not available Podcast February 14, 2010 (lasting success is a matter of getting the little things right with mind-numbing consistency)
Keywords not available Podcast February 20, 2010 (school laptops going home with kids)
Keywords not available Podcast February 21, 2010 (our debt handcuffs are a tight fit)
Keywords not available Podcast February 28, 2010 (save your treasured memories to a digital backup somewhere safe before tornado season)
Keywords not available Podcast March 6, 2010 (how to prep a new computer...reacting to a hacked Facebook account)
Keywords not available Podcast March 7, 2010 (don't ban the specific distraction, ban driving while distracted)
Keywords not available Podcast March 13, 2010 (airships as cruise liners of the sky...using genius into age 115...viruses on flash drives)
Keywords not available Podcast March 14, 2010 (saving money in health care -- can the government really do it?)
Keywords not available Podcast March 20, 2010 (Google Fiber applications...broadband Internet far from the fiber...recovering old Hi-8 movies)
Keywords not available Podcast March 21, 2010 (health-care reform...salaries in perspective...the value of the Century Farm)
Keywords not available Podcast March 27, 2010 (favorite tech news links)
March 28, 2010 (notes missing)
Keywords not available Podcast April 3, 2010 (early observations on the iPad)
April 4, 2010 (notes missing)
April 11, 2010 (notes missing)
April 17, 2010 (notes missing)
Keywords not available Podcast April 18, 2010 (our collective knowledge of economics is still immature)
Keywords not available Podcast April 24, 2010 (smartphone news...fixing short circuits)
April 25, 2010 (notes missing)
May 1, 2010 (notes missing)
May 2, 2010 (notes missing)
May 8, 2010 (notes missing)
May 9, 2010 (notes missing)
Keywords not available Podcast May 15, 2010 (OpenOffice...websites to stop building)
May 16, 2010 (notes missing)
May 23, 2010 (notes missing)
May 30, 2010 (notes missing)
Keywords not available Podcast June 5, 2010 (self-driving cars...robots to the Moon...Patch Tuesday and other security updates)
Keywords not available Podcast June 6, 2010 (bad customer communication...Medicare the behemoth...not taxed enough yet)
Keywords not available Podcast June 13, 2010 (the Gulf oil spill...a gift to Haiti...the world's worst bureaucracy)
Keywords not available Podcast June 19, 2010 (how to evaluate cloud backup services...how to pick a smartphone)
Keywords not available Podcast June 20, 2010 (poverty is what kills people, not natural disasters alone...cell phones are aiding labor organizers in China)
Keywords not available Podcast June 26, 2010 (the rapid rise of smartphones...Google Voice is Google's experimentation lab for voice-to-text algorithms)
Keywords not available Podcast June 27, 2010 (cell phone data limits may be coming soon...flooding updates)
Keywords not available Podcast July 3, 2010 (cloud seeding...risk IQ...the voice of your GPS device)
July 4, 2010 (notes missing)
Keywords not available Podcast July 10, 2010 (backup strategies...Apple fanatics are like Deadheads...Futurama returns)
July 11, 2010 (notes missing)
July 17, 2010 (notes missing)
July 18, 2010 (notes missing)
July 24, 2010 (notes missing)
July 25, 2010 (notes missing)
July 31, 2010 (notes missing)
Keywords not available Podcast August 1, 2010 (we're as capable as the Founding Fathers...Detroit jobs weren't "created" by the bailout, they were financed at high cost)
Keywords not available Podcast August 7, 2010 (some military links)
Keywords not available Podcast August 8, 2010 (severe-weather coverage preemption...Casey's struggles to remain independent)
August 14, 2010 (notes missing)
August 15, 2010 (notes missing)
Keywords not available Podcast August 21, 2010 (tips and tricks for better passwords...Google CEO thinks name changes might be the only escape from digital breadcrumb trails)
August 22, 2010 (notes missing)
August 28, 2010 (notes missing)
August 29, 2010 (notes missing)
September 5, 2010 (notes missing)
Keywords not available Podcast September 11, 2010 (how to sign off from a letter or email...halfway to 9/11 babies being able to vote)
Keywords not available Podcast September 12, 2010 (the "Bed Intruder Song"...more stimulus spending)
September 18, 2010 (notes missing)
Keywords not available Podcast September 19, 2010 (the best customer complaint letter you'll read today...the past wasn't so great, so stop mythologizing it)
Keywords not available Podcast September 26, 2010 (Nokia's lost lead...hereditary Communism)
October 3, 2010 (notes missing)
Keywords not available Podcast October 10, 2010 (no tweeting during an NFL game, and no driving while texting...nobody's a social-media "expert")
Keywords not available Podcast October 17, 2010 (babying big companies...Google gets smart by investing away from search engines)
Keywords not available Podcast October 24, 2010 (the enduring value of Charles Schulz...Benoit Mandelbrot passes away...institutional credibility online)
Keywords not available Podcast October 31, 2010 (Condoleezza Rice visits with Craig Ferguson...the flying car is here...well-educated people are moving to Iowa)
Keywords not available Podcast November 7, 2010 (people blow windfalls all the time -- don't make the same mistake if you ever get the chance)
November 14, 2010 (notes missing)
November 21, 2010 (notes missing)
Keywords not available Podcast November 28, 2010 (a 100-year plan for space travel...what may hold back the electric car)
Keywords not available Podcast December 5, 2010 (when offered a chance to sell out, take it...Google and Facebook can't stay on top forever)
Keywords not available Podcast December 11, 2010 (Google overprices Groupon..."Anonymous" starts vandalizing credit-card websites)
Keywords not available Podcast December 12, 2010 (the General Aristo Company...speech-to-text conversion...China buys influence with cash)
Keywords not available Podcast December 18, 2010 (replace the computer, not the BIOS...Kindle vs. Nook: Kindle wins...free programs)
December 19, 2010 (notes missing)
Keywords not available Podcast December 23, 2010 (doing business differently in the Midwest...some good charities...hot rods on the Bush lawn)
Keywords not available Podcast December 26, 2010 (introductions to Facebook...new technology but lazier work...Fred Rogers' asteroid)