This week on Awesomecast 205, we talk the latest and most awesome things going on in the world of technology, including:
- Data visualization, social media integration and technology
- Consumer-priced device-controlled lighting from GE
- Like automation? There’s a site for that!
- Social Media Day
- Twitter doing a mini documentary? About Twitter?
- Community fan? Upset about it being cancelled? Yahoo sweeps in for the save!
- FLASHBACK ALERT: Sorg is talking about his geocities account
- YouTube trying to show they’re “listening” & give a preview of what’s coming for creators
- Shoutout to Microsoft for a week of fails- Boston parks instituting solar-powered charging in parks
- We’re done with conferences and updates, so what is Microsoft revealing?
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Smart Light Bulbs
Social Media Day Pittsburgh
Community Goes to Yahoo
Microsoft Fails of the Week
Google buys Songza
Bench USB Chargers in Boston
Katie Dudas talks with two of the hands on interns with PieceMaker Technologies to discuss how the 3D Printer kiosk is going to change toy stores, and maybe some other retail industries. We talk about the concept, how easy it is to make designs for (if you’re a 3D artist), and show off some of the products coming out of the machine!
Check them out at http://piecemaker.com/
Learn more about Alphalab Gear at http://alphalabgear.org/
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Dick Zhang, Founder & CEO of Identified Technologies tells us about their product making drones to survey energy and construction sites, saving the need to send people in dangerous situations to do the same. Zhang talks about the camaraderie of Alphalab Gear, the movement of technology companies in Pittsburgh, and more!
For over 200 episodes, AwesomeCast has brought together those working with technology, enthusiasts, and creators to talk about technology, the internet, and social media and watching it grow. This show was started with the idea of getting the opinion of those NOT in New York or California, where so much of our tech news and conversation comes from.
Regular contributors include:
Michael Sorg: Podcaster since 2006, he uses technology every day in video production and distribution as well as social media and web development work in his own business with Sorgatron Media.
John Chichilla: Uses technology every day as a mobility product manager/subject matter expert for a large financial institution.
Katie Dudas: Grad student examining the way technology is changing the way the world communicates.
Michael Pound: Long time Digital Journalist and the area “Beer Guy” with area newspapers.
Cynthia Closkey: Web developer and techno-geek heading up her own company in Big Big Design.
AJ Kuftic: A datacenter engineer specializing in cloud
These, and a cast of thousands-ish contribute to the conversation!
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