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"Pacific Northwest aficionados, AJ Barse and Chris Powell are your hosts each week talking about their views and interests in technology, travel, gear and watches. Recorded in Bellingham or on location (typically in their favorite local coffee establishments) in City of Subdued Excitement. Bellingham Washington. This show is also available on-air on Bellingham's KMRE 102.3FM."

"Pacific Northwest aficionados, AJ Barse and Chris Powell are your hosts each week talking about their views and interests in technology, travel, gear and watches. Recorded in Bellingham or on location (typically in their favorite local coffee establishments) in City of Subdued Excitement. Bellingham Washington. This show is also available on-air on Bellingham's KMRE 102.3FM."
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"Pacific Northwest aficionados, AJ Barse and Chris Powell are your hosts each week talking about their views and interests in technology, travel, gear and watches. Recorded in Bellingham or on location (typically in their favorite local coffee establishments) in City of Subdued Excitement. Bellingham Washington. This show is also available on-air on Bellingham's KMRE 102.3FM."

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Episodes

Ep. 60 "PNW Holiday Sandlot"

12/8/2017
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Have yourself a maker & giver Christmas. We'll share some ways to joyfully give back to some little Bellingham kiddos worthy of your generosity. AJ talks about #watchfast, his endeavor in leather making, and Seiko's end of year announcements. And "you're kill'n me Smalls!" AJ & Chris chat on the merits of Facebook for businesses ...and now messenger for kids? Stay healthy this holiday season! **Wrist Check** Remember that SNK807 AJ is #watchfasting witha leather strap- did he forget to...

Duration: 00:29:04


Ep. 59 "PNW Prepp'n Afterdark"

12/1/2017
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Technology, watches and EDC gear that's built to last, let's get this party started! This is the Bellingham Podcast! New Watch Alert! AJ with a SNK807...and a hand crafted strap? #WatchFast Op-Ed Chris * **Moving to the rebel alliance that is MVNO - JUST SAY NO TO LEASING * Rufurbished iPhones (https://www.apple.com/shop/browse/home/specialdeals/iphone) - Starting at $470 * OnePlus Android Phones...

Duration: 00:31:55


Ep. 58 "Sources of local happiness & holiday cashola"

11/19/2017
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This week, AJ and Chris have some sources of happy if you are having the holiday blues...or if you are in need of cash-ola for those holiday upgrades. Sources of Happy Around Town: Villagebooks.com (http://villagebooks.com/) - Continuous high-quality events Pickfordcinema.org (http://pickfordcinema.org/) - “More than movies” Around the Internet: WhatcomTalk.com (http://whatcomtalk.com/) - Positive stories about people and businesses around Bellingham and Whatcom County Where do you go to...

Duration: 00:30:23


Ep. 57 "Coffee Seattle Style?"

11/11/2017
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Get your motor running, and head out on the highway! We're talking about technology and whatever comes our way. In this case, as AJ gets back from Kansas a coffee oasis, and tech that caught our eye. * Android auto vs Apple CarPlay * Android phone hardware make it lag * Ok Google actually pretty useful * Maps. Ya know it feels dated to me but has better data and calling out directions. * Apple where the hell is the app support! -No Google Maps with CarPlay * Maps rock shows even speed...

Duration: 00:30:08


Ep. 56 "Counting Change on $15.5million"

10/28/2017
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Breaking news! We are now available on TuneIN Radio! AJ and I have some public service announcements for the better of society. Also, AJ discovers a beautiful needle in the watch world haystack...from overseas! And I wax nostalgically about a long-lost customer service technique that simply doesn't exist today. NOTE: WE WILL BE OFF THE PODCAST FEED/OFF THE AIR UNTIL NOVEMBER 12 TuneIn Link: https://tunein.com/radio/The-Bellingham-Podcast-p1055694/ * * * Op-Ed SoapBox A PSA to Photographers...

Duration: 00:32:29


Ep. 55 "Different Forms of 'Outside'"

10/22/2017
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Take two guys, and throw 'em in 40-some degree weather and rain. What do they wear? And what do they carry their stuff in? Find out the answers, and a whole lot more...NEXT...This is the Bellingham Podcast... Podcast Updates- AJ did a few Fall cleaning of the feed, you can now updates to the website and look and feel of the show. You can now find us by searching for “The Bellingham Podcast”, and our show is available as Seasons in iTunes * * * Topic - Apple Airpods - The Cadillac of...

Duration: 00:30:57


Ep. 54 : "Reflections in a Black Mirror"

10/16/2017
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PSAs, not PDAs in Tech - Five rules for dealing with computer techs (https://medium.com/@mnmltek/five-rules-for-dealing-with-computer-techs-4d8af81a1d78): * If a computer tech is working on your equipment for free, food and drink is a mandatory payment. * Just because you see your tech around town doesn’t mean you can automatically ask them a question about your computer problems. * Don’t expect your old equipment to be able to run the latest and greatest software. * When a computer tech...

Duration: 00:31:31


Ep. 53 "Fall Time Blues"

10/10/2017
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On this episode: AJ and I are seeing RED as the leaves are turning ORANGE and YELLOW. The GREEN grass is getting wet from all the rain which is giving us the BLUES. If you're feeling down about the fall season, stay tuned for some colorful conversation! Let's get the party started. This is the Bellingham Podcast... Topic - How do you beat the PNW fall-blues...as the leaves turn orange...and die Chris I drive. Hannegan Road to Lynden. Lake Whatcom Boulevard to Alger. Chuckanut Drive to...

Duration: 00:31:58


Ep. 52: "Ride Dapper"

9/29/2017
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Ladies and Gentlemen, start up your engines! We hear from AJ's Distinguished Gentleman Ride in Vancouver BC. Chris talks about how he helped someone run, and ran himself, the 5K of the Bellingham Bay Marathon. Topic - 2017 Distinguished Gentleman's Ride - Vancouver * DGR- AJ passed his funding goal, and the DGR passes 4.5million in fundraising - THANK YOU sponsors https://www.gentlemansride.com/rider/barse * The dress code of DGR...and dapper attitudes. This is not your token motorcycle...

Duration: 00:30:02


Episode 51 "Cntrl+Alt OS"

9/19/2017
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Recorded LIVE on the streets of Bham, at Camber Coffee http://cambercoffee.com/ On this episode, we are talking about alternatives to the mainstream operating systems and...this comes out of a recent rant AJ had with a few folks “If you don't like something- don't buy it! Companies owe you NOTHING *unless you are a shareholder*” Just in time for school to start up! Forget Hi I'm a Mac, Hi I'm a PC- what about the other offerings in OS out there. Canonical Ubuntu: * Other distros based off...

Duration: 00:29:52


Episode 50 - Best of & look back of 50 episodes!

9/11/2017
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Recorded LIVE in the Dori's Coffee. Chris and AJ go cover how the podcast has evolved the last 50 episodes. The show topic picks up at 18min. Thank you everyone SO much for supporting BPM and the Bellingham Podcast! Strike up the band, pop those champagne corks, everybody have fun tonight, and everybody Wang Chung tonight! This is the Bellingham Podcast... * * Best of BPM * Episode 1 - March 1, 2016 (https://www.spreaker.com/user/bellinghampodcast/bpm-tech-episode-1) - Dawn of the...

Duration: 00:30:45


Episode 49 "Crafter Culture"

9/2/2017
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We've encountered some talented folks out there making products that tell a story, that are personalized, and are worth an extended look. Skip aisle six in your big-box retail store and check out some products worthy of your time and attention....and we have some unscripted insights in store as well. This weekend is the 135th anniversary of a “workingmen's holiday” So whether you work in an office, or from home, this weekend's for you! So let's get the Labor Day weekend party started. This...

Duration: 00:31:09


Episode 48: "Ready PNW Player one?"

8/25/2017
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We've had fun in the sun this summer, but as the temperature cools and the blue skies turn to grey, UNO what we turn to for fun? Use your CRANIUM for this one. It's games! Both board and video. We'll open the COMMUNITY CHEST of venues and tell you about some new places you might take a CHANCE on. It's much more than Professor Plum in the library with a candlestick. It's an OPERATION AJ and I believe is worth the RISK. SORRY for all the puns, it's what I do... Hey Player one, get ready to...

Duration: 00:31:01


Episode 47; "Unscripted Insights"

8/16/2017
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**On THIS episode: ** We'll take a closer look at one of the more vibrant parts of downtown Bellingham, the Bay District. There's some new things you might not be aware of....! Ever seen something unscripted and unrehearsed? It's hard not to watch. Well guess what? We're switching off the auto-pilot! All that and some tech and timepieces that caught our eye. Now that we can finally see through the summer smog, our eyes are focused squarely on the task at hand. Hey look, AJ! It's a podcast!...

Duration: 00:30:36


Summer Station Break: Back in two weeks

7/24/2017
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We are on summer break for the next two weeks. We will be back online, and on air, in two weeks. Remember you can catch up on all past episodes in your favorite podcaster of choice, or on bellinghampodcast.com. Check out Chris' 100techtips.com and follow AJ's adventures in photography on Patreon.com/ajbarse

Duration: 00:02:00


Episode 46: AnaLOG Tech & Time

7/19/2017
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On THIS episode: we are fully analog this episode- from ways to record your best of times and worst of times, to checking the time on a timepiece from a different time or timezone we cover all that and more next, on BPM: Tech! * * * Tech analog documentation Chris uses a Baron Fig Confidant journal and Bullet Journal rapid logging * Baron Fig (https://www.baronfig.com/) - Based in New York. Kickstarter success. “Tools for thinkers” * Bullet Journal (http://bulletjournal.com/) -...

Duration: 00:30:51


Episode 45: "Backyard Tech"

7/16/2017
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**On THIS episode: ** * The Summer season has gone from preheat to full-on bake mode. Now that we're spending more time outside, how can you improve the tech...in your backyard? * Plus, AJ spies with his little beady eyes, some tech that is worth a try. Throw some ice cubes in a glass, pour yourself the drink of your choice, sit back for a half-hour and enjoy two cool podcast cats...That's us! This is BPM: Tech! * * * Backyard Tech For the backyard: Chris' list: * 100-inch wrinkle-free...

Duration: 00:29:59


Episode 44 "Kinetic Drive Podcasting"

7/8/2017
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On THIS episode: Chris dives into the Whole30 Experience, AJ hits 100? And tech that ticks all the boxes on a smart watch?? All that and more NEXT on BPM: Tech! * * * AJ's 100th Podcast...ever Shout out to Salish Screen Printing; https://www.salishscreenprinting.com/ Chris on the Whole30 Meal Plan * Whole30.com (http://whole30.com/) Tech that caught our eye AJ SEQUENT: “World first kinetic self-charging Smart watch SEQUENT is a start-up, founded in Luzern (Switzerland)...

Duration: 00:31:40


Episode 43 "We are all just stories..."

7/1/2017
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On THIS episode: We ask your future self “self, in 20 years from now, will I or my child really want to go through all those words and photos I posted on Facebook?” We've got some some tips on preserving those moments we share online: OFFLINE. NExt! On BPM: Tech! * * * Shout out to @bull_watches (https://www.instagram.com/bull_watches/) * Glad they digg the show- listened back to our Fathers day ep, and got a pick from the show...

Duration: 00:29:53


Episode 42 "WeekEnder's Game"

6/25/2017
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On THIS episode: Pack your bag! We have 6 weekender adventures for you that are easy get aways departing from 98226. This is BPM: Tech! * * * Wrist check Chris with a new new-Bond NATO AJ with a modded Infantry leather NATO and... a little bezel alchemy with some lume Weekend Bag'n it What is Chris and AJ's go-to weekend bags: Chris - Cargo Works Utility Carry-all (https://www.cargo-works.com/products/utility-carry-all) - $50 online AJ Timbuk2 Navigator (small)...

Duration: 00:32:04

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