09 – NERDITRONICS – Linux – Confusing Nerd-ware or Freeware Contender



Nerditronics 8/4/2012
Episode 9.0

Intro -
Lightning Bolt!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_ekugPKqFw

News -
‘Impossible’ Stars Found in Super-Close Orbital Dances
by SPACE.com Staff
Date: 25 July 2012 Time: 07:00 AM ET
http://www.space.com/16739-impossible-stars-close-orbits.html

The Robot Explorer That Will Navigate Jupiter’s Liquid Moon
Andrew Tarantola
Jul 27, 2012 11:30 AM
Submitted by: cougar337 via Google Reader
http://gizmodo.com/5928772/the-robot-explorer-that-will-navigate-jupiters-liquid-moon

All the American Flags On the Moon Are Now White
Jesus Diaz
Jul 31, 2012 11:21 AM
Submitted by: cougar337 via Google Reader
http://gizmodo.com/5930450/all-the-american-flags-on-the-moon-are-now-white

Five Cool Things About Google Fiber (and One Not So Cool Thing)
By Keith Wagstaff | @kwagstaff | July 27, 201
http://techland.time.com/2012/07/27/five-cool-things-about-google-fiber-and-one-not-so-cool-thing/?iid=gs-main-mostpop2

Google Talk Is Down: Worldwide Outage Since 6:50 AM EDT (It’s Back Up For Some)
Matt Burns
Thursday, July 26th, 2012
http://techcrunch.com/2012/07/26/google-talk-is-down-worldwide-outage-since-650-am-edt/

This Remote Control Rolling Cooler Is Your Don’t-Get-Up-For-The-Rest-Of-The-Summer Deal of the Day
J.D. Levite
Jul 27, 2012 3:00 PM
http://gizmodo.com/5929658/this-remote-control-rolling-cooler-is-your-dont+get+up+for+the+rest+of+the+summer-deal-of-the-day

Valve Hedging Bets on Linux to Avoid Windows 8 “Catastrophe”
Posted 07/26/2012 at 7:51am | by Paul Lilly
http://www.maximumpc.com/article/news/valve_hedging_bets_linux_avoid_windows_8_catastrophe

Blizzard Agrees With Valve About the Impact of Windows 8 For PC Gamers
Posted 07/29/2012 at 9:24am | by Justin Kerr
http://www.maximumpc.com/article/news/blizzard_agrees_valve_about_impact_windows_8_pc_gamers

This Man Built a Working Computer From Fallout. It’s Pretty Damn Great.
Luke Plunkett
Aug 2, 2012 11:00 PM
http://kotaku.com/5931459/this-man-built-a-working-computer-from-fallout-its-pretty-damn-great

Man Builds A Real, Working Wall-E That’s Still Eternally Hunting For Eve
John Biggs
Aug 3, 2012
http://techcrunch.com/2012/08/03/man-builds-a-real-working-wall-e-still-looking-for-eve/

Happy 35th Birthday to Radio Shack’s TRS-80 Personal Computer, a Leader in Its Day
Molly Oswaks
Aug 3, 2012 11:00 PM
http://gizmodo.com/5931793/happy-35th-birthday-to-radio-shacks-trs+80-personal-computer-a-leader-in-its-day

Mars Curiosity Makes First Discovery—And It’s Crucial for Human Interplanetary Travel
Jesus Diaz
Aug 3, 2012 4:50 PM
http://gizmodo.com/5931650/mars-curiosity-makes-first-crucial-discovery-for-human-interplanetary-travel

Scientists Have Made the World’s First Quantum Router
Jamie Condliffe
Aug 3, 2012 9:01 AM
http://gizmodo.com/5931545/scientists-have-made-the-worlds-first-quantum-router

Awesome Internet Map Arranges 350,000 Websites in a Traffic Based Cluster
Posted 08/01/2012 at 7:09am | by Paul Lilly
http://www.maximumpc.com/article/news/awesome_internet_map_arranges_350000_websites_traffic_based_cluster

Feature topic -
Linux – Confusing Nerd-ware or Freeware Contender?
Linux
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux

WHY SHOULD I USE UBUNTU LINUX INSTEAD OF WINDOWS?
http://davestechsupport.com/faq/why_should_i_use_ubuntu.html

Show Wrap-up -
First Trailer for Fistful of Rupees, A Zelda Western
Stephen Totilo
Jul 31, 2012 7:30 PM
http://kotaku.com/5930682/first-trailer-for-fistful-of-rupees-a-zelda-western

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