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Commentary about the latest in technology. Great Tips, discussion and interviews with today's technology leaders.
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Bismarck, ND

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Commentary about the latest in technology. Great Tips, discussion and interviews with today's technology leaders.

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@GuruOfGeek

Language:

English

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701-204-6674


Episodes

So Many Questions and 1 Hour to Answer Them

11/30/2018
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We have so many questions about technology as our knowledge advances. The Guru of Geek Marlo Anderson, Rockin’ Dave Blair and Tech Geezer Jim Walsh spend the show trying to find answers to their own questions. There are so many things to find answers to, the trio just rolls with it! How close are we […] The post So Many Questions and 1 Hour to Answer Them appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:39:48

Explaining the Unique Use of Crowd Funding

11/30/2018
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Happy 5th Anniversary to Tech Geezer Jim Walsh. It’s been 5 years since sitting down at the mic and helping The Tech Ranch become a success! Your input, opinions, ideas and sharing your thoughts have played a crucial role in reaching out to listeners. Thank you! Did you know there are new choices if you […] The post Explaining the Unique Use of Crowd Funding appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:40:35

Creepy Electronic Features That Will Make You Cringe

11/29/2018
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We are back in the twilight zone on this episode of scary technology. What would you do if we told you cell-sized robots are being mass produced. The laws of physics say that some inventions are not possible. Students at MIT are proving different. Very spooky if you think about the tiny details needed to […] The post Creepy Electronic Features That Will Make You Cringe appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:43:06

We’re Refurbishing Topics to find Solutions to Refurb Products

11/29/2018
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There are many ways to utilize products other than their intended purpose. This show will discuss what those options can be and who is leading the way in re-purposing unused products. Dave Blair is in for the Guru of Geek this week, and Jim Walsh is at the control panel again. The duo spends the show […] The post We’re Refurbishing Topics to find Solutions to Refurb Products appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:43:59

What in the App is this About?

11/29/2018
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The best thing about today’s technology could very well be the use of Apps. They’re convenient and very handy. Need a ride to the airport? There’s an App for that. Too tired to cook dinner? Order in because there’s an App for that too! You can order groceries, shop for a car, pay your bills, […] The post What in the App is this About? appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:43:04

The Breakable Password

11/28/2018
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If you use the word PASSWORD, that’s about to end. New technology to detect potential heart attacks is on the horizon. California decided to pass legislation to stop the use of the word “password” or “admin” as a default passwords. Is it feel-good legislation? Is it better to say each device should have a “unique” […] The post The Breakable Password appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:52:28

The Unlimited Future Potential of Drones

11/28/2018
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Most people think of drones as another hobby. However, to people like the Guru of Geek Marlo Anderson, drones are more than that. Drones present a future of unlimited possibilities. The delivery of goods and services, emergency medical delivery of organs and monitoring of conservation sites are a few services society will see in the […] The post The Unlimited Future Potential of Drones appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:39:49

Gift Giving Ideas for the Techie Enthusiast

11/27/2018
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Guru of Geek Marlo Anderson is out on business for National Day Calendar. Filling in today is Rockin’ Dave Blair and Tech Geezer Jim Walsh. It’s never too late to start your Christmas shopping. Dave and Jim want to help you get an early start with gift giving. The duo discusses the most outrageous gadgets […] The post Gift Giving Ideas for the Techie Enthusiast appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:36:19

A Geek, A Legend, An Inventor

11/27/2018
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The Guru of Geek is back on the air with two very special guests! Legendary Astronaut Steve Swanson is in studio with the Guru of Geek! Steve talks about his 10 year career, including 195 days in space and 5 space walks. Listen as The Guru of Geek asks Steve about one of his most […] The post A Geek, A Legend, An Inventor appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:43:08

What are they going to put in vending machines in the future!

11/26/2018
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The go-to for late night snacks, beverages when you are thirsty or a set of earbuds in an airport, the vending machine is entering the age of hi-tech. In-studio guests Lexi Preszler and Deb Eslinger from the Center for Technology and Business share their insights on the future of this technology. […] The post What are they going to put in vending machines in the future! appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:43:47

APPLE AND ANDROID SQUARE OFF

8/29/2018
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VIDEO COMMUNICATION PLATFORMS One of all the biggest challenges we face with our smart device is video communication across the platforms. For example, Facetime is a proprietary app for iOS users. Android users can not make video calls via Facetime. It has nothing to do with the App you’re using, it’s more to do with the […] The post APPLE AND ANDROID SQUARE OFF appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:42:15

Airbnb and VRBO

8/28/2018
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ADVENTURES WITH AIRBNB A‌i‌r‌b‌n‌b‌,‌ ‌I‌n‌c‌.‌ is a company based in San Francisco that operates an online marketplace and hospitality service for people to lease or rent short-term lodging from holiday cottages to hostel beds. Airbnb is a home rental platform with a simple premise–connect homeowners to customers looking for short term rentals. Airbnb does not […] The post Airbnb and VRBO appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:43:09

FUEL ALTERNATIVES

8/28/2018
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AUTONOMOUS RACING One could be forgiven for thinking that Tesla is the only company in existence building autonomous, or self-driving, electric vehicles. The Elon Musk hype machine, fueled by the fanboys at Futurism and other tech sites, has been in overdrive lately. The United States has not been the leader in the sales of electric […] The post FUEL ALTERNATIVES appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:42:29

Baby Boomer vs. Generation Z

8/9/2018
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The generation gap cannot be more apparent than in Technology. Today we will explore that gap with our two in-studio guests, Jefferson White and Nick Ressler. Baby Boomer vs. Generation Z Jefferson is a recent graduate of Legacy High School in Bismarck. He is spending the summer working at Awesome 2 Products. He grew up […] The post Baby Boomer vs. Generation Z appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:43:45

Breaking Away From Traditional Energy

8/9/2018
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Clean Energy In North Dakota Lightspring, LLC launches reliable, technically sound, and efficient solar farms. The enterprise uses solar energy to generate electricity on tracts of dormant or existing agricultural land. These methods break from traditional power generation means such as fossil fuels, hydroelectric and nuclear. Someone You Should Know James Kambeitz, ​​Public Relations, Media, & […] The post Breaking Away From Traditional Energy appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:50:08

Opportunity Through Autonomous Technology

8/7/2018
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AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE NEWS Autonomous vehicles are here to stay. It comes as no surprise that car manufacturers will begin to mass produce autonomous vehicles in the near future. General Motors (GM) is already building autonomous versions of the Chevrolet Bolt EV on a production line in Detroit. Beyond sheer numbers GM also makes a wide range […] The post Opportunity Through Autonomous Technology appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:44:05

Scott Fisher is Power Driven by Ideas

8/7/2018
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This show is particularly charged with information and will introduce many of our listeners to a field of expertise we probably rarely, if ever, think about. We also consult with the investigation hotline to make sure that the business is legal. Most days, Scott Fisher can be found troubleshooting electrical grounding and conducting preventative inspections. […] The post Scott Fisher is Power Driven by Ideas appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:43:04

Traveling Forward With Autonomous Vehicles

8/2/2018
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Autonomous vehicles are rolling towards us at an amazing rate. Even autonomous flying cars will be fluttering in our skies in just a few years. With that said, you don’t have to wait to start using autonomous technology. On today’s show, we are going to review our top picks of autonomous mowers and vacuum cleaners. […] The post Traveling Forward With Autonomous Vehicles appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:42:15

Undercover Technology

8/1/2018
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Do reviews influence how you purchase items online, check in at a hotel or eat at a restaurant? Even tho there are sites that sell incredible good products online like Oddbins, We will chat about how reviews can influence us and the impact they can have on businesses. Computer and smartphone sales are down, which […] The post Undercover Technology appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:41:54

Facebook Follies

7/23/2018
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Have you ever wondered how social media companies like Facebook make money? Today, the Guru of Geek Marlo Anderson and Tech Geezer Jim Walsh discuss why people should be concerned about the data found in your social media accounts. Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder of Apple, made a big move to get away from Facebook. His biggest […] The post Facebook Follies appeared first on The Tech Ranch.

Duration:00:43:01