Here are some brief notes on our new Geek Show. We hope to post more info soon, but I wanted to get this show up and don’t have time to do the notes fully. Any additions are welcome.
Rick talks about Feedly, an RSS reader that he likes. Then we talk about using HootSuite to manage your social media presence, this is especially good for small businesses. Mike is interested in using this for his electronics startup.
We then move onto curating the internet. Eric likes Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings blog and how she uses a monthly donation system with paypal to fund the website. Mike talks about Reddit, which is kinda wild west sometimes.
We talk about the new Canon 70D and its new auto focus ability in video mode. Use our affiliate link to buy it here: Canon EOS 70D
Eric uses the Canon T4i with the 18-135mm lens. Buy it here with our Amazon affiliate link
We then move onto Pinhole photography with a digital camera, which not everyone gets, but we talk about anyway.
Mike talks about a DIY camera mount for his iPhone, and asks if its ok to use an iPhone to make videos for the web.
Mike gives us an update on his electronics pinball business and the challenges of running a small business and the tipping point of being too busy, what its like to hire people, and all that.
Of course we talk about bees and the bee hive monitor.
we then we talk bout cooking BBQ and the Power Stoker BBQ monitor you can hook up to your meat smoker