Sunday, January 20, 2008

Podcast: January Live Show - A little bit of everything.

A live call-in hour on consumer electronics, the Internet, and other technologies hosted by Eric Rodgers and Phil Yanov, executive director of the GSA Technology Council and Blogger at Thinkhammer. This show aired across the state of South Carolina on January 16, 2008:

via: Your Day

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Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Podcast: Saving "Real World" money with websites

In this turnabout is fair play segment of Your Day Tech, Phil Yanov interviews Eric Rogers about the super saver websites he uses to save big money when he goes into real world stores. Eric says he can save 90% off the retail price of some items...

We talk about:

We're live on Wednesday!

qv: Your Day

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Monday, January 14, 2008

Podcast: Free Tech Support for Your Day Tech Listeners

It's January 14th, and today Eric and I will be talking about the great "real world" deals you can get by doing your research and using some great sites on the web. (If you missed it, be sure to check back here for the podcast.)

If you missed our December Live Call-In show, you can click on the link below and listen now. Be sure to listen to us live again this Wednesday, January, 16.

We talk about the OLPC (One Laptop per Child) XO Laptop (

We also suggested you check out Ubuntu Linux ( as a free alternative to your paid for operating systems. It can be fun. It's free and it's got a lot of educational opportunities.

Listen: Next Live Call-In is January 16, 2008 (where / how)

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Friday, January 11, 2008

Too many choices makes for more misery than is necessary

I was sitting in a well established local restaurant for lunch yesterday wondering why their menu has 8000 items to choose from. It takes forever to decide what to eat in this place, and should you take a group of people in, it takes even longer. I am sure the proprietor wants people to feel like they've got lots of options. What he is actually doing is making us miserable. Don't believe me? Watch Barry Schwartz as he explains why too many choices undermine our happiness:

via: TED


Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Happy New Year!

A casual message from the proprietors...