Technology and the Arts – Episode 59 (12.07.2012) features lightly edited audio from a live Google+ Hangouts On AIr conducted October 28th, 2012. This marked the 2012 series finale and was recorded as Hurricane Sandy was nearing the hosts’ home base of central New Jersey. The episode also features an interview with blogger/podcaster Richard J. Anderson about his brief, hands-on experience with Microsoft Surface at a special event in Times Square…plus a whole lot more. File size: 13 MB. Time: 52 min., 42 sec. Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney.
Here are some quick links to things mentioned during the show…
- John recapped the iOS vs. Android Smackdown talk he and Khürt Williams gave at Princeton Public Library on Oct. 23, 2012, which can be viewed here.
- While talking about Hurricane Sandy, Brian brought up this cool U.S. wind map while John talked about pre-storm precautions being made to keep Ai Weiwei’s Zodiac Heads installation safe at Princeton University.
- Brian also shared a Huffington Post article on how music and technology might be able to predict the outcome of the U.S. presidential election, and a Gizmodo post sharing the first photograph ever taken from space…from a Nazi-built V-2 rocket in 1946.
- Richard J. Anderson, who blogs at sanspoint.com and is one of the hosts of the Crush On Radio podcast, joined Brian for a bit to talk about his brief, hands-on experience with the new Microsoft Surface tablet.
Hurricane Sandy Information and Relief Links
- State of New Jersey Hurricane Sandy Information Center
- New Jersey Office of Emergency Management
- Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund – Founded by New Jersey’s First Lady, Mary Pat Christie
- FEMA Disaster Assistance – Get information and file for federal disaster assistance.
- American Red Cross – Donate to relief efforts!
- Jersey Shore Hurricane News – A Facebook page that has been providing much-needed information, photos, tips and other updates during and after the storm.
And below is the full version of the Technology and the Arts webcast 2012 series finale from Oct. 28, 2012…we’ll see you again in ’13!