Category Archives: GEEK

Christmas Gifts for Your GEEK 2019

Check out a lot more AmazonSmile Deals Please, support ForCarol.org (Drive Safe!) all year long by shopping on AmazonSmile. College Scholarships and Classroom Supplies for Teachers in memory of Carol Phan. Drive Safe! Never Forget (Carol, Chris, Kassy, and Bobby). Oculus Rift S PC-Powered VR Gaming Headset Now that Google killed the cardboard and smartphone based VR…..time to move up in the

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Archaeological Dig in the Garage Unearths Ancient Apple MacIntosh Computers

OK, I save almost everything techy: Computers, printers, electronic test equipment (stay tuned for an upcoming “Archaeological Dig”), Videoconferencing stuff, CD’s, telephones, well……the list goes on and on and on and on……I got a lot of stuff in that garage. The problem is, I pack the stuff away very nicely, and after 20 years or so, I forget what I

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So you want to be an Engineer? Here is the most important subject you need to learn.

Back in the day, when videoconferencing (think video chat in 2019) was new and exciting, my colleague, Renee, and I were working at Lawrence Livermore National Lab advancing that technology and, as part of an LLNL community outreach program, visiting Elementary and Middle Schools in area to show this new technology and answer student’s questions about Science, Technology, Engineering, and

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TechyMike’s Thoughts on STEM vs STEAM: You May Not Like This.

I have been pondering the use of STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Math vs STEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math for sometime. One day last week, I was cruising Facebook (a less often occurrence lately) and read some comments on a article related to STEM / STEAM. I was surprised at the vehemence of many of the comments, but,

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