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To Buy or Not to Buy #AppleWatch ... THAT is the question!
Check this video out!

VIDEO >>> https://youtu.be/YYx-z5U0uSU
COMMENT >>> http://aogk.co/1zikTeK
So, I was going to do a full on review, and even started a script of my new white Apple Watch, but I decided instead to just make a quick little music video for fun. Then in the next couple of days, @Luria and I will do a full on review. She has not gotten her iPhone yet, so once ... Read More
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Reminder new Tech Hangout 2.0 this Thursday at 5pm Eastern
 
Another week, another new episode of the new and improved Tech Hangout 2.0.  This is the show where Tech fans discuss the news of the week.  You can chat with the crew now and at showtime in your IRC client at irc.geekshed.net chatroom  #TheTechHangout

Shows notes can be viewed below and you're welcome to add any stories you wish to see.  However please pay attention to the formatting in the example.  You can access the notes here.:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/17_VG6-5S1QyJNCNBc5k250V7jTvr8PWuZzY6277xOI4/edit?usp=sharing
This Hangout On Air is hosted by The Tech Hangout. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Tech Hangout 2.0 #3
Thu, April 30, 5:00 PM
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Coming up soon.  Episode 2 of the Tech Hangout 2.0  Never Give up, Never Surrender your Cable

www.TheTechHangout.com/live
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Don't miss today's +The Tech Hangout at 5pm est today. We'll talk about the end of the Comcast/ TWC merger, Google's FI MVNO, The Apple Watch, fast trains and a return of Galaxy Question.

Remember to chat with us in your IRC client at irc.geekshed.net #The TechHangout
 
Join in this week's show with the Tech Hangout, the show where tech fans discuss the week's news.  

If you would like to view the show's stories, or submit your own, you can click on the link below.  Please note and fill-in the correct formatting when submitting.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ktnDVOpaHCcoFLP6FDAkH1OxMHJQg35Sxdsn-AzBwuc/edit?usp=sharing
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Tech Hangout 2.0 #2
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In Dallas? Come to the Cre8tors.club FREE meetup tonight at 6:30pm! 
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Looks like +Google Maps has now fully gotten rid of classic maps.  It's unfortunately as molasses slow and unintuitive as the new full map.s 
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TEDx here I come!
So honored to be speaking at the TEDxTurtleCreekWomens event May 29th! 

I'd love for you to join me... here's how:
-- If you're local to Dallas, tickets are here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=y4o5z7oab&oeidk=a07eah4qew94d43db7a
-- My understanding is that they'll be livestreaming the entire day's events, so you can watch from wherever you are in the world! More info on that link to come.

http://tedxturtlecreekwomen.org

Thanks to +Brian Kolb for recommending me!
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I don't want to be anywhere near it when this thing goes off.  The Yellowstone Caldera makes even a large stratovolcano like Mt. St. Helens look like a squirt gun.

http://space.io9.com/geologists-unveil-new-map-of-magma-system-under-yellows-1699529081/
Geophysicists have discovered a second, even more massive magma reservoir feeding the Yellowstone supervolcano, providing researchers with the most comprehensive picture yet of the volcanic system beneath the park.
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Four things we'll hear about the Apple Watch this weekend - Now that the shipment notices have made it out to the pre-order crowd and we're all anxiously following the progress of our Apple Watches from Harrisburg, PA (or wherever...) it's time to set some expectations. Based on past rollouts of new, groundbreaking Apple products, this is what we'll probably hear a lot of this weekend on websites and social networks: 1) "The battery life on the Apple Watch is awful!" Of... http://ow.ly/2XMvi7
Now that the shipment notices have made it out to the pre-order crowd and we're all anxiously following the progress of our Apple Watches from Harrisburg, PA (or wherever...) to our homes and offices, it's time to set some expectations. Based on past rollouts of new, groundbreaking Apple products, this is what we'll probably hear a lot of this weekend on websites and social networks:
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  • Self employed
    Freelance contributing writer, 2011 - present
    I write blog posts, analysis news, and reviews. My preference is to work on Apple-centric topics, but I also have knowledge with Android and Windows Platforms. I can also write posts on other topics such as science, politics, or sports. I currently do contract writing for Geeks Life, Professional Apple User's Academy, and other sites.
  • Deconstruct
    Host, 2014 - present
    Host of a satirical podcast correction misinformation in the world of tech.
  • The Tech Hangout
    Host, 2013 - present
    Somebody has to take responsibility for this train wreck ;)
  • Geek Beat
    Geekbeat.tv Associate Editor, 2012 - 2015
    For the last three and half years I have written technology, science, music news articles and reviews for Geek Beat. My duties include setting up stories, evaluating products, and delivering content on a deadline. Other duties include working with public relations representatives on product-based content and our viewership. Secondary duties include researching and choosing content for the weekly Geek Beat Live show and providing notes and advice about this content to show hosts.
  • Various Political Campaigns
    Technology Volunteer, 2007 - 2010
  • Wal-Mart
    2006 - 2006
  • Guinta's italian Ristorante
    2003 - 2004
    Washed dishes, delivered pizzas.
  • UIU Football.
    Student Film Assistant, 2000 - 2002
    Filmed practices and games for Football program. Kept time in practices. Did whatever else was asked of me for 3 seasons.
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Dubuque, IA
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Dubuque, IA - Dubuque, IA - Fayette, IA
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My here opinions are my own and don't reflect the views of anyone I'm employed by.
Introduction
Who am I?  I am a professional with skills in writing, PR, and customer service.  I am highly skilled, intelligent, and learn new skills extremely quickly. I am humble, patient, and take direction well, but can operate independently effectively and I work well with others. I am a person who cares deeply about the job I do and creating a positive outcome for my clients.

Who am I?  A product of the 21st century with my roots in the 20th.  I'm a lifelong technology fan, most of it on Macs, former hardcore gamer, and guitar and auto geek.  My other hobbies include history (especially military, aeronautical, and maritime), science (both physical and biological), philosophy, and when I need to decompress, you can find on a trail somewhere amongst the trees.

You can find me writing for technology sites, co-hosting Deconstruct, and being a semi-frequent guest on technology podcasts.
Bragging rights
I hit .700 in little league one year. I'm not kidding.
Education
  • None. BA in History.
    present
  • Clarke College
  • Upper Iowa University
  • Dubuque Senior High School
  • Washington Junior High School
  • Kennedy Elementary
  • Irving Elementary
  • Lincoln Elementary
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This place is a technology mecca. KEF Speakers, HUGE curved UHD TV, 30 UpDesks, 3 robots, a giant psycho wall... I mean cyclorama. Just watch out for the Kreepy Kitty and the dynamic prank duo of Gio and Kubby. Also there's a Chihuahua visiting the place which doesn't serve you Taco Bell. If you're Dallas, and by Dallas I mean Farmers Branch, you have no excuse not to visit.
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