11 – NERDITRONICS – Childhood Nerdness

 



Nerditronics 9/8/2012

Episode 11.0

Intro -   Nerd Nugget

Well he’s from France… But maybe in space you get an English accent. -Marshal

News -

Gorgeous Cosmic ‘Superbubble’ Observed by X-Ray Space Telescope by SPACE.com Staff  04 September 2012 Time: 02:49 PM ET http://www.space.com/17401-chandra-superbubble-large-magellanic-cloud.html

Star Trek: The Original Series 46th Anniversary marked by Google doodle KS Sandhya Iyer September 07, 2012 http://gadgets.ndtv.com/others/news/star-trek-the-original-series-46th-anniversary-marked-by-google-doodle-264602

As ARM-Based Devices Take Over, Intel Cuts Its Sales Forecast For The Rest Of The Year Romain Dillet September 07, 2012 http://techcrunch.com/2012/09/07/as-arm-based-devices-take-over-intel-cuts-its-sales-forecast-for-the-rest-of-the-year/

The New Kindle Fires Will Have Bing for Search Eric Limer   Sep  8, 2012  9:20 AM http://gizmodo.com/5941554/the-new-kindle-fires-will-have-bing-for-search

Attention Windows Purists: Thinix RetroUI  Lets You ‘Terminate’ Windows 8′s New Interface Pulkit Chandna 09/07/2012 at 5:44pm http://www.maximumpc.com/article/news/attention_windows_purists_thinix_retroui_lets_you_terminate_windows_8s_new_interface

Job Listing at Valve Confirms Entry into PC Hardware Business  Paul Lilly    09/04/2012 at 6:25am http://www.maximumpc.com/article/news/job_listing_valve_confirms_entry_pc_hardware_business

G4 to change direction – Report    Eddie Makuch September  7, 2012  6:44AM PDT http://www.gamespot.com/news/g4-to-change-direction-report-6394811

Feature topic -

Childhood Nerdness: The good, the bad and the What???

Show Wrap-up -

E.T. the game that nearly killed video gaming http://youtu.be/wiezEjzGUrc

Creepy Old NES Commercial http://youtu.be/eX4MdXF3OWI

10 – NERDITRONICS – NEWS

 



Nerditronics 9/01/2012   Episode 10.0

Intro -   Nerd Nuggets

You can’t have your phazer set to stun. No one will respect you, you gotta have it set to vaporize!  – Marshal

Nerditronics Cosplay Super Post http://nerditronics.com/blog/2012/08/27/cosplay-super-post/

News -

Here’s The Three-Part Legend of Zelda Western You’ve Been Waiting For Jason Schreier Aug  7, 2012  6:00 PM http://kotaku.com/5932658/heres-the-three+part-legend-of-zelda-western-youve-been-waiting-for

The Father of Video Games Explained The All-Purpose Multimedia Home Console… in 1973 Kate Cox  Aug  7, 2012  8:30 PM  http://kotaku.com/5932716/the-father-of-video-games-explained-the-all+purpose-multimedia-home-console-in-1973

Google Translate app gets weighty update, will translate signs through your smartphone camera By Mat Smith  posted Aug 9th 2012 8:06AM Submitted by Ian http://www.engadget.com/2012/08/09/google-translate-app-update-visual-translation/

Live long and prosper in this Star Trek mansion By Sarah Firshein | Curbed – Mon, Aug 6, 2012 1:05 PM EDT http://homes.yahoo.com/news/live-long-and-prosper-in-this-star-trek-mansion-20120806.html

The Byte Cellar: A Geeked-Out Ode to Computers and Video Games Melanie Pinola Aug  9, 2012  9:30 AM Submitted by Ian http://lifehacker.com/5933286/the-byte-cellar-a-geeked+out-ode-to-computers-and-video-games

Cliff Bleszinski’s Perfect Eulogy for Nintendo Power Stephen Totilo Aug 22, 2012  9:00 AM http://kotaku.com/5936841/cliff-bleszinskis-perfect-eulogy-for-nintendo-power Nintendo Confirms the End of the Nintendo Power Era Evan Narcisse  Aug 22, 2012 12:45 PM http://kotaku.com/5936942/nintendo-confirms-the-end-of-the-nintendo-power-era

Sony Closes One of the Oldest Video Game Developers in the World Luke Plunkett Aug 22, 2012  6:32 AM http://kotaku.com/5936821/sony-closes-one-of-the-oldest-video-game-developers-in-the-world

Space Sugar Discovered Around Sun-Like Star by SPACE.com Staff Date: 29 August 2012 Time: 06:01 AM ET http://www.space.com/17345-sugar-molecules-discovered-young-star.html

This Long-Lost Nintendo Knitting Machine Would Have Let You Make Sweaters With Your NES Kate Cox  Aug 30, 2012 10:40 AM  http://kotaku.com/5939210/this-long+lost-nintendo-knitting-machine-would-have-let-you-make-sweaters-with-your-nes

Happy 25th birthday, Street Fighter! By Ben Silverman | Plugged In Thu, Aug 30, 2012 3:45 PM EDT http://games.yahoo.com/blogs/plugged-in/happy-25th-birthday-street-fighter-194510757.html

Feature topic -

Show Wrap-up -    This Original Macintosh Commercial from 1983 Never Aired Submitted by Ian http://osxdaily.com/2012/08/10/retro-mac-commercial-from-1983-unaired/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+osxdaily+%28OS+X+Daily%29

Geth and Dance Central 3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=PgydM22jdGE

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

07 – NERDITRONICS – Mars

Nerditronics 7/15/2012
Episode 7.0

Intro -

News -
Apple’s green image continues to be dirtied
July 12, 2012|By John D. Sutter, CNN
http://articles.cnn.com/2012-07-12/tech/tech_web_apple-greenpeace-report_1_macbook-pro-apple-spokeswoman-apple-computers

Digg Sold To LinkedIn AND The Washington Post And Betaworks
Alexia Tsotsis
Thursday, July 12th, 2012
http://techcrunch.com/2012/07/12/digg-sold-to-linkedin-and-the-washington-post-and-betaworks/

Hackers Grab 1 Million Logins From Android Forum
Jamie Condliffe
Jul 13, 2012 4:18 AM
http://gizmodo.com/5925713/hackers-grab-1-million-logins-from-android-forum

Yahoo confirms theft of 450,000 users’ passwords
Published July 12, 2012
Associated Press
http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2012/07/12/yahoo-confirms-theft-450000-users-passwords/

Time Warner Is So Scared of Google Fiber That It’s Paying People to Spy on Google
Casey Chan
Jul 12, 2012 5:00 PM
http://gizmodo.com/5925574/time-warner-is-so-scared-of-google-fiber-that-its-paying-people-to-spy-on-google

Feature topic -
Mars – The Red Planet

NASA’s new Mars picture
http://news.yahoo.com/photos/the-surface-of-mars-slideshow/heres-most-stunning-photo-mars-world-ever-seen-photo-175757710.html

Show Wrap-up -
10 insanely tough games
By Mike Smith
Posts
By Mike Smith | Plugged In – Fri, Jul 13, 2012 5:14 PM EDT
http://games.yahoo.com/blogs/plugged-in/10-insanely-tough-games-211451468.htm l

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZxJCTlg-wo

06 – NERDITRONICS – Best and Worst Sci-Fi Movie

Nerditronics 7/12/2012
Episode 6.0
Intro -

http://news.yahoo.com/photos/the-surface-of-mars-slideshow/heres-most-stunning-photo-mars-world-ever-seen-photo-175757710.html

News -
APNewsBreak: Proof of ‘God particle’ found
By JOHN HEILPRIN and SETH BORENSTEIN | Associated Press – Mon, Jul 2, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/apnewsbreak-proof-god-particle-found-131226045.html

Mozilla calling it quits on Thunderbird, report says
by Donna Tam | CNet
July 6, 2012 4:42 PM PDT
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57467973-93/mozilla-calling-it-quits-on-thunderbird-report-says/

PSA: Check Your Computer For DNSChanger Or Risk Getting Booted Off The Web On Monday
By Chris Velazco | TechCrunch
July 6, 2012
http://techcrunch.com/2012/07/06/psa-check-your-computer-for-dnschanger-or-risk-getting-booted-off-the-web-on-monday/

Final Fantasy VII getting PC re-release
Tom Hatfield at 04:37pm July 4 2012
http://www.pcgamer.com/2012/07/04/final-fantasy-vii-getting-pc-re-release/

Feature topic -
Best and worst Sci-Fi movies

Show Wrap-up -
A Robot Walks Exactly Like a Human For the First Time
Leslie Horn | Gizmodo
Jul 6, 2012 2:00 PM
http://gizmodo.com/5923962/a-robot-walks-exactly-like-a-human-for-the-first-time

Flash Gordon (trailer)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72D2N6asZP8

05 – NERDITRONICS – Extraterrestrial Life

Nerditronics 7/01/2012
Episode 5.0

Intro -
Know Your Nerds
http://nerditronics.com/blog/2012/06/25/know-your-nerds-cosplayers/

News -

Judge stops U.S. sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 – CNN.com
By Stan Schroeder
http://www.cnn.com/2012/06/27/tech/gaming-gadgets/judge-apple-stops-samsung-galaxy-sales/index.html

Scientists Create Wi-Fi That Can Transmit Seven Blu-ray Movies Per Second – Gizmodo
By Jamie Condliffe
Jun 25, 2012 12:20 PM
http://gizmodo.com/5921058/scientists-create-wi+fi-that-can-transmit-seven-blu+ray-movies-per-second

‘Firefly’ reunion coming to Comic-Con 2012 – CNN
By James Hibberd, EW
updated 12:05 PM EDT, Thu June 28, 2012
http://www.cnn.com/2012/06/27/showbiz/tv/firefly-reunion-comic-con-ew/index.html

Feature topic -

Extraterrestrial Life – Does it exist?

Drake Equation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drake_equation

Drake Equation Calculator

http://www.classbrain.com/artmovies/publish/article_50.shtml

Show Wrap-up -

Atari Celebrates 40th Anniversary
June 27, 2012 10:43 AM EDT
By Luke Caulfield

http://www.gamenguide.com/articles/2297/20120627/atari-40-anniversary-pong-centipede-asteroids.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kA5GkLM5C7M