May 15th, 2019 | 30 mins 31 secs
aviation, history, military, science, technology
An old idea for which the best years may still lay ahead.
March 20th, 2019 | 20 mins 20 secs
aviation, history, stories, technology, transportation
The MacRobertson Air Race of 1934 marked the beginning of modern air travel and the beginning of the end of the Golden Age of Aviation.
February 13th, 2018 | 17 mins 27 secs
change, ibm, memories, podcast, technology
I am grateful for the observation perch I had for the arrival of the most recent generation of the Information Age. I’m also grateful to have felt, first hand, the shockwave and the seismic tremor of its arrival, and to be smart enough to know what it was.
January 11th, 2018 | 16 mins 15 secs
airships, history, memories, technology, travel, world war ii
Both in the 1970s, and then again starting in the 1990s through to present, trips to the Oregon Coast have featured the magnificent airship hangars at Tillamook. This past summer's trip triggered a cascade of memories of what was, and what might have been.
August 3rd, 2017 | 12 mins 55 secs
apple, opinion, podcast, podcasting, technology
A fearless prediction of where Apple will take podcasting in the near future. They will not be able to continue to resist the temptation to monetize all those analytics for Apple Podcasts.
July 7th, 2017 | 10 mins 18 secs
economics, home improvement, podcast, solar energy, technology, tesla
With much of the Northern Hemisphere baking in the summer sun, thoughts often turn to converting all of that light into electricity. Yep, it’s time to talk residential solar. My biggest concern? Can it withstand a much harsher brand of judgement: the annual select committee enquiry that is the neighbourhood summer barbecue.
June 22nd, 2017 | 18 mins 5 secs
automotive, aviation, history, innovation, podcast, technology
The star-crossed history of the most beautiful aircraft ever.