Episode 134 – The Future of Sci-Fi Television (with Carrie Cuinn)

On January 29, 2013, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In the 134th episode of the Functional Nerds podcast, Patrick, John and Carrie discuss The Future of SciFi Television. Picks of the Week: Lost Girl (Carrie) Fringe (Patrick) Bladerunner Soundtrack by Vangelis (John) Also mentioned in this Episode: Fish Anthology from Dagan Books Alphas Stargate Twin Peaks Lost Mutant X The X-Men Heroes Smallville Misfits […]

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Welcome to the (Functional) Future

On September 1, 2011, in Carrie Cuinn, Tech Nerd, by CarrieCuinn

I love living in the future. I get woken up in the morning by my hand-held personal computer / communications device, which is programmed to notify me via sound and vibration at the exact moment I want to be awake. Without getting out of bed I can slide my finger across the touch-sensitive screen, and […]

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Episode 023

On August 27, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

023 The Functional Nerds In the 23rd episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio are joined by returning 3rd Nerd Aidan Moher and our youngest recruit to date – Dan Goodman!  This week, we chat about NASA, crowdsourcing wake up music for astronauts, digital distribution, Stargate Atlantis, creative commons licensing, Cory Doctorow, […]

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Nerd News Roundup for June 29, 2010

On June 29, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy LA Times: ‘Android Karenina’ writer says Tolstoy might not like remake: ‘He seems to have taken himself very seriously.’ Grasping for the Wind: Book Review: Infinite Realities by R. L. Copple Pyr-O-Mania: Pyr Comes to the Nook (and B&N eReader) Pyr-O-Mania: Upcoming Author Appearances SfSignal: Trailer: Space Battleship Yamato […]

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Nerd News Roundup-May 15 2010

On May 15, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News…mega massive news day… Episode 9 of the podcast is live – featuring Aidan Moher. Scifi & Fantasy Scifi Wire: 6 amazing sci-fi TV shows ruined by their freaky finales SfSignal: Voice Of The Fans: Which Book Series Do You Want To End? Grasping for the Wind: Essay: 11 Novels of Science Fiction […]

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May Round Table Discussion

On May 4, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

The Functional Nerds – Round Table Discussion May 2010 This is a special bonus episode of The Functional Nerds! The concept here is simple – we take several topics to discuss and we invite some friends to join us for a round table discussion – which we record for posterity.  Similar to inviting a bunch […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 22, 2010

On April 22, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

I’m back! Sorry for the absence – technical firewall issues!  All fixed now! Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy i09: Cameron’s Next Project May Not Be Avatar 2 Or Battle Angel SFSignal.com Book Cover Smackdown! ‘Ender’s Game’ vs. ‘Crossovers 2′ vs. ‘The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard’ SF Tidbits for 4/22/10 MIND MELD: What […]

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Episode 005

On April 16, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

005 The Functional Nerds In the fifth episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat about all things musical and technological – together at last in a single topic!  This week we chat about: USB mics, podcasting mics, John’s new song, Neal Stephenson, The Baroque Cycle, Quicksilver, 1666, recording & the recording […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 12, 2010

On April 12, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd News Roundup (WOW there’s a lot today!) Technology MacRumors: Adobe announces Creative Suite 5 ARS Technica: Should the US govt force all cell phones to carry TV tuners? Washington Post: Palm putting itself up for sale? CNET: Google acquires visual-search provider Plink CNET: BestBuy to start selling Barnes & Noble Nook CNET: Boingo (wireless […]

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Episode 003

On April 2, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

003 The Functional Nerds In the third episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat about @SFSignal, sfsignal.com and the Mind Meld, the iPhone, the Jawbone Blue tooth headset, about: the iPad, Project Gutenberg, the iBookstore, public domain books, copyright, Smashwords, Rip: A Remix Manifesto, Creative Commons, Disney, Fables, Pinnochio, Snow White, […]

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