Minnov8 Gang 308 – Not an Apple Watch


We recorded this show at Minnebar, a 1,000+ strong attended technology event held at the headquarters of Best Buy. Yep…we talk about the Apple Watch which, unfortunately, will cause Graeme to ditch his trusty 1978 vintage Timex.  Hosts: Steve Borsch, Graeme Thickins, Phil Wilson & Julio Ojeda-Zapata (Tim Elliott is off). Music: No More Blues by…  [Read More…]

Minnov8 Gang 307 – Geeks Are NOT Funny


Thankfully April Fool’s Day has passed since none of us think that geeks are funny…especially Steve! Of course, you can decide for yourself by looking at the best and worst ones in the tech world here. Hosts: Steve Borsch, Tim Elliott, Graeme Thickins and Phil Wilson. Music: Short Blues Rock by johnmortiboy under a Creative Commons…  [Read More…]

Minnov8 Gang 306 – Minnesota, Land of 10,000 Tech Events


Wow! There are an accelerating number of technology events going on in Minnesota, which is both good news and disconcerting. It’s positive since it proves that Minnesota is rapidly becoming a startup and technology hub, and concerning because it is increasingly hard to get to them all! Hosts: Steve Borsch, Tim Elliott, Graeme Thickins and Phil…  [Read More…]

Minnov8 Gang 305 – Tim’s Lead Underwear


One of the things we talk about on this week’s show is the danger of RF radiation with connected, wearable devices in contact, or close to, your body. Though I joke on the show about wearing lead underwear (like Tim’s), maybe this is something we should be worried about with our current devices and future…  [Read More…]

Minnov8 Gang 304 – Everyone Reveres the Apple Watch?


One big story we discuss from this past week was the Apple event where they revealed more about the Apple Watch, ResearchKit, a new Macbook and more. Not everyone is gushing with enthusiasm and excitement about the Watch though…lots of parodies on the ‘net like this video too. Hosts: Steve Borsch,Tim Elliott, Graeme Thickins and Phil Wilson. Music: Canal…  [Read More…]

Minnov8 Gang 303 – The Techno Quartet


When my Gang cohorts and I talk about this podcast, we often wonder why we carve out time early on a Saturday morning to record this show.  The answer is that we genuinely like and respect each other, we love our listeners and get great feedback from you, we all are focused on today and tomorrow’s technology,…  [Read More…]

Minnov8 Gang 302 – ‘Live Long and Prosper’


We were saddened to learn this past week that we lost Leonard Nimoy, as any Star Trek fan knows. Though most closely identified with his character on that show “Mr. Spock,” Nimoy had many other memorable roles and most who encountered him found that he was a very nice and gracious man. One of his signature phrases was…  [Read More…]

Minnov8 Gang 301 – Turn off the Internet?


Last year there were an unprecedented number of security breaches, coming in at a record 783! As of February 17th, the number of them for 2015 is already at 101 and there are over 10 months to go in this year. It’s no wonder news stories about cybersecurity and data breaches are making even the most interested…  [Read More…]

Minnov8 Gang 299 – Tim’s Raspberry Pie


Tim loves him some raspberry pie…or is it Raspberry Pi? Listen and find out. Hosts: Steve Borsch, Tim Elliott and Phil Wilson (Graeme Thickins is off). Music: Stickybee by Josh Woodward. Brought to us by the podsafe Music Alley. The Podcast Download or listen link Story Links Past Week’s Biggest MN Stories Minnedemo presenters Target Target Names Mike McNamara New CIO Target…  [Read More…]