I'm an aging hippy radio, systems, Internet geezer type guy who's having a great time thinking about what I want to tell my unborn grandchildren in a podcast.
GC071 – Enough is enough: back after four and a half years
I’m returning with a podcast to my unborn grandchildren that puts me on record in opposition to the Charlottesville protest. This is a reflection about the paradox of tolerance and the need for speaking out against hatred and violence. It’s been four and a half years since the last episode, so there are more stories … Continue reading GC071 – Enough is enough: back after four and a half years →
GC070 — Election and frac sand updates
A rainy Sunday morning inspired me to blow the dust off and update my unborn grandchildren on the elections this week, comment about how cool Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight blog is and relay the improving news on the frac sand battle. Click HERE to listen to this 10 minute podcast.
GC069 – ICANN
The second in a double-header day of Geezercasting. This is a really brief discussion of ICANN, where I’ve been volunteering a fair amount of my time over the past 7 years or so. ICANN manages the domain-name and numbering systems that glue the Internet together and I helps wid dat. My unborn grandchildren may get … Continue reading GC069 – ICANN →
GC068 – Frac Sand
Hi all, a somewhat gloomy (not grouchy, just gloomy) Geezercast that started off perky but got dragged off into Frac Sand Land by accident. This issue has soaked up a lot of time for Marcie and me over the last several months. So my unborn grandchildren need to hear about it. Definitely click on Jim … Continue reading GC068 – Frac Sand →
GC067 — A 1-year anniversary “Best Darn Government Money Can Buy” podcast
This time I explore the real-life embodiment of “the parting on the left is now parting on the right” lyric by the Who (bonus points for the name of the song). Y’see, I’m starting to think that the Tea Party and the Occupy Wall Street people could actually find themselves agreeing with each other if … Continue reading GC067 — A 1-year anniversary “Best Darn Government Money Can Buy” podcast →
GC066 — A “layered” tune, annotated
A friend of mine asked that I explain my latest parlor-trick approach to music making. There are lots of different ways of making tunes on computers, but I’ve been fiddling around with a sortof “live layered jam” approach where I cycle through a loop, adding an instrumental part each time through. Loads of fun to … Continue reading GC066 — A “layered” tune, annotated →
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short but to the point
Mike O'Conner does a terrific job of rating the political and social issues surrounding us these days; straight talk about what really matters without political bias. He spins a homespun flavor about his life on the farm, and his days involved in the computer and internet world. He created his own intro music, electronically of course. I've been listening since his "sex and the internet" days. I feel that his warm and interesting podcasts are too short. I am a faithful listener for good.