Friday, January 17, 2020

MWGIC-EP-000102: Bad Tech - Awesome Tech - Super Space - Magic Mushrooms In Space



Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ABkEuPl1xdM


Show Notes:

Midwestern Geek In Cali Podcast On YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCruRVw-zY8hqnfI7pWDpfGw


Midwestern Geek In Cali On Twitter:

https://twitter.com/MidwestGeekCali


Google plans to kill support for third-party cookies that track you all over the internet:

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/14/google-chrome-to-end-support-for-third-party-cookies-within-two-years.html


Hundreds of millions of cable modems could be hacked due to 'Cable Haunt' flaw:

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/cable-haunt-modem-flaw


DRAM breakthrough puts us one step closer to instant-on PCs:
** Note from Dan: I give an easy-to-understand explaination of why this is a BMFD **
https://www.pcgamer.com/dram-breakthrough-puts-us-one-step-closer-to-instant-on-pcs/


Scientists May Have Discovered Universal Memory, DRAM Replacement:

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/304980-scientists-may-have-discovered-universal-memory-dram-replacement?source=Computing


Signal update makes it easier to keep track of files and storage, regardless of encryption:

https://www.androidpolice.com/2020/01/13/signal-update-makes-it-easier-to-keep-track-of-files-and-storage-regardless-of-encryption/


Strange objects found near the Milky Way's supermassive black hole:

https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/15/world/milky-way-objects-black-hole-scn/index.html


How the tiny exoplanet-hunting ASTERIA satellite showed scientists what cubesats can do:

https://www.space.com/asteria-proved-cubesats-can-study-exoplanets.html


The earthly limit on satellite ambitions:

https://www.axios.com/satellites-infrastructure-amazon-spacex-space-f4614a68-8d17-4feb-a2c4-867c3f7a4112.html


Elon Musk drops details for SpaceX Mars mega-colony -
SpaceX CEO wants to put a million people on the Red Planet by 2050:

https://www.cnet.com/news/elon-musk-drops-details-for-spacexs-million-person-mars-mega-colony/


Elon Musk shares details about SpaceX’s Starship, including estimated 20 to 30-year service life:

https://techcrunch.com/2020/01/17/elon-musk-shares-details-about-spacexs-starship-including-estimated-20-to-30-year-service-life/


NASA WANTS TO GROW A MOON BASE OUT OF MUSHROOMS:

https://futurism.com/the-byte/nasa-grow-moon-base-mushrooms


Prehistoric trees in Australia saved from wildfires in secret mission:

https://abcnews.go.com/International/prehistoric-trees-australia-saved-wildfires-secret-mission/story?id=68326916


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Sunday, January 12, 2020

MWGIC EP-00101: Will The Electric Blacksmith Get The USA Making Things Again - Electric Hummer - Windows terminal - Supernet



Watch video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/m6cRzI1Rd7M

Show Notes:

Revolutionary ‘Robotic Blacksmithing’ Technology Could Revive US Manufacturing

https://scitechdaily.com/revolutionary-robotic-blacksmithing-technology-could-revive-us-manufacturing/


The US is building its first new particle collider in decades on Long Island. Stephen Hawking called the technology a 'time machine.'

https://www.businessinsider.com/electron-ion-collider-long-island-new-york-2020-1


Astronomers Detect a Binary Star Set to Explode, And You Might Be Alive to See It

https://www.sciencealert.com/this-innocent-looking-star-is-doomed-to-explode-and-you-might-be-alive-to-see-it


Hummer Is Coming Back As An Electric Off-Road Pickup By GMC: Wall Street Journal

https://jalopnik.com/hummer-is-coming-back-as-an-electric-off-road-pickup-by-1840935587



Google Maps has some surprising tricks up its sleeve that don't involve navigation

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/google-maps-has-some-surprising-tricks-up-its-sleeve-that-dont-involve-navigation/


Microsoft’s Windows Terminal is getting retro-style CRT effects, search, and more

https://www.theverge.com/2020/1/9/21059316/microsoft-windows-terminal-crt-effects-retro-search-tabs-features

Elon Musk’s 42,000 StarLink Satellites Could Just Save The World

https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnkoetsier/2020/01/09/elon-musks-42000-starlink-satellites-could-just-save-the-world/#f73a9b4c2cde


How Elon Musk's 'UFO on a stick' devices may turn SpaceX internet subscribers into the Starlink satellite network's secret weapon

https://www.businessinsider.com/spacex-starlink-satellite-ufo-terminals-how-network-works-2020-1


2020 SATURN-PLUTO CONJUNCTION—EXPLORING THE DEEPEST SHADOW

https://www.astrology.com/article/2020-saturn-pluto-conjunction-astrology


Mountain Astrologer: Donald Trump and the Saturn-Pluto Conjunction

https://mountainastrologer.com/tma/donald-trump-and-the-saturn-pluto-conjunction/


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Saturday, January 4, 2020

MWGIC-EP-00100: A Wild Ride Already In 2020






Watch Video On YouTube: https://youtu.be/zwWjNJKxaIQ


Show Notes:

Physicist Proposes Radical New 'Stellar Engine' To Move The Entire Solar System

https://www.sciencealert.com/what-is-a-stellar-engine-and-could-it-help-us-escape-a-supernova


Even If You Hate Exercise, These Small Changes Can Keep You Active

https://www.sciencealert.com/this-is-how-to-stick-with-an-exercise-routine-well-into-next-year


How To Create An Ugly Christmas Sweater Design

https://blog.redbubble.com/2017/12/create-ugly-christmas-sweater-design/


World War III Is An Irresistible Meme

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2020/01/world-war-iii-memes/604450/


SpaceflightNow

https://spaceflightnow.com/


AstronomyNow

https://astronomynow.com/


What The Hell Is Samsung's 'Artificial Human' Project?

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2020/1/3/21047923/samsung-neon-artificial-human-ces-2020-rumor


What You Need To Know About The Australia Bush Fires

https://www.theverge.com/2020/1/3/21048891/australia-wildfires-koalas-climate-change-bushfires-deaths-animals-damage


8BitDo’s Tiny $20 Keychain Controller Is Now Available

https://www.theverge.com/2020/1/3/21048598/8bitdo-zero-2-keychain-bluetooth-controller-nintendo-switch

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THANK YOU, THANK, THANK YOU, for sticking with this show through 100 episodes.

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

MWGIC-EP-00098: Lightning Wheels And Getting Thirtied




MWGIC-EP-00098 - Lightning Wheels And Getting Thirtied - show notes:

"A truly iconic car gets factory electrification and retrofitting after decades on the road, and if you have one, you can get yours done too! Also, major stories coming out on fighting aging and human lifespan extension, and the possibility of living young for your entire life."

Reference Articles:

Volkswagen Preparing To Take Its Vehicles Electric Fast And Large:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/06/cars/volkswagen-electric-cars/index.html


Volkswagen To Begin Factory Electric Retrofit & Restoration of Classic Beetles:

https://jalopnik.com/volkswagen-will-now-convert-classic-beetles-to-electric-1837900039


Getting 30'd - Articles About Fighting Aging In Humans, and Stories of Humans Who Beat Aging:

https://getting30d.blogspot.com/


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Saturday, July 13, 2019

MWGIC EP-00097: As The World Trembles - Beach-Ball Theory of Vulcanism & Geological Activity




Watch Video On YouTubehttps://youtu.be/9NTVhiRmUhA



Show Notes:

Dan's "Ping-Pong" Theory Circa 2005:

https://gl-zephyr.blogspot.com/search?q=ping-pong





Structure of the Earth:

https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Structure_of_the_Earth





USGS Earthquake Stats 1990-2019 (Shows a clear increase in activity):

https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/browse/stats.php

Supervolcanoes That Could Simulate Nuclear Winter:

https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1004358/supervolcano-map-yellowstone-long-valley-caldera-lake-toba-taupo-campi-flegri


Vulcanism Statistics - The Jury Is Still Out, But Currently Few Think An Overall Increase Is Occurring:

https://volcano.si.edu/faq/index.cfm?question=historicalactivity


https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/volcano-next-to-erupt-more-activity/




The bottom line is, these events happen on very large time scales. Logically, I can't see how moving the amount of water around on the Earth's crust that we are is not going to have an impact for centuries to come.

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