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Show Us What Democracy Sounds Like: Wisconsin State Budget Protests 1

Show Us What Democracy Sounds Like: Wisconsin State Budget Protests

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSSI know – this is not a political website. However, I cannot ignore the protests that are happening around me here in Madison, WI. Last night, The Wisconsin house tried to put a vote to fine the missing Democrats and push the State budget. However, their attempt was met with more protesting. March 10th is going to be a powerful day up around the capitol. People are already getting prepared for the overnight stay. Cars honking around the square to the chant “Show us what Democracy Sounds like”. Snowmen with signs of protest melting in the 35 degree weather. Keep in mind, the last time Madison WI saw a protest to this magnitude, the Vietnam War was taking place. And what is more relevant – Other states are – or will be – struggling with the same issues. Once again, this is not about...

Ramblings 10-25-08 – TechPodcasts Roundtable 0

Ramblings 10-25-08 – TechPodcasts Roundtable

Today is the Roundtable, I will be presenting WordPress 2.7, the newest version of the Blog CMS that is in Beta at this point. We are also talking with Mobicip on Child Protection and TechForward on the CompUSA and Tiger Direct Buyback program. We had another steller week. It all started on Monday with the LIVE Show, Jerri Ellsworth Showed up and talked about her game room. It was a great show and very unexpected.

Garlin Gilchrist II on Voting Early – Quickcast 0

Garlin Gilchrist II on Voting Early – Quickcast

Subscribe: iTunes | RSSThis week we take Technology and Politics to the voting booth – well, sorta. Garlin Gilchrist II talks about what you can do to vote early. Garlin is a part of knowhowtovote.us. One topic that was brought up was the law to allow you to leave a job to vote. This is a law by state – NFIB shows us what the law is by state. Brought to you by CareerSaver – Download Free Certification Tests.

No Nomination, but Still Vote on PodcastAwards 0

No Nomination, but Still Vote on PodcastAwards

I know a few of you nominated Geekazine Podcasts for the 2008 PodcastAwards – I appreciate it very much. Although we didn’t get a nomination bid, we are still proud to be part of the process. The next step is on Oct 23rd, go vote for your favorite podcasts. There are a lot of them, so choose wisely. I will be making my picks later this week. Also, if you are a business – Why not donate a prize? It is great exposure to your company. You can also talk with them about sponsorship – it’s not too late. So get ready to vote with no debates and no SNL skits attached.

Ep. #51 9-17-08 – No Illness will bring the show down. 0

Ep. #51 9-17-08 – No Illness will bring the show down.

Subscribe: iTunes | RSSSick Weekend – Oct 1st is 1 year Podcast mark – Paythefan at 91% Try GoToMeeting free for 30 days – No CC needed: GoToMeeting.com/techpodcasts. Get IT Certified – Careersaver.com – 10% off with Code “Geek08” 877-654-2265 Give to the Salvation Army Nominate Geekazine for a Peoples Choice Podcast Award

DigGoogle – What Google Can Gain if They Buy Digg 3

DigGoogle – What Google Can Gain if They Buy Digg

Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Subscribe: iTunes | RSSDigg grew to a powerhouse site in a very short time. The Popular News Aggregator service continues to be a great place for people to not only read news, but also contribute to what they think is news. Alexa reports that Digg has been fluctuating around the top 100 to 150 sites being viewed. 52.5% of those viewers are in the US. The rumor mill is stirring up again that Google has put interest in buying Digg. TechCrunch reports that the “Rumor” is Digg will be selling for $200 million although CEO Jay Adelson denies it. Will this be a good deal for Digg, or can they grow and survive on their own? Digg started in 2004 by Kevin Rose, Own Byrne, Ron Gorodetzky and Jay Adelson. The idea was to aggregate news items and put popularity to it. People would...

Webware 100 Winners – Who won, and what’s new. 0

Webware 100 Winners – Who won, and what’s new.

Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Subscribe: iTunes | RSSWeb Apps.  Can we live without them anymore? What did we ever do without them? Webware put out it’s top 100 and we’re going to go through them and see what was good, what was bad, and what was… well, you know.. Webware is a site dedicated to watching what is popping up out on the internet. Any application that a web developer puts out will be checked out and reported on by this organization. It’s a good thing, too. There are so many out there, it’s tough to keep up. On April 21st, Webware put out the list of the top 100 apps. There were ten categories, each with ten winners. There were 5000 nominees, and 300 apps were chosen as finalists. Over 1.9 million votes were cast to dwindle this list down to 100. According to Webware, most of...