User Friendly - The Podcast

Sinopsis

Host of User Friendly - a show that focuses on technology and pop culture. Also a technology expert for KXL (CBS) Radio appearing by-weekly on the KXL Morning Show with Steve and Rebecca

Episodios

  • Review

    Review

    12/10/2019 Duración: 36min

    We got to see a screening of Will Smith's new film "Gemini Man". Join us this week for a review as well as a discussion of the book "Set In Stone" and "Downton Abbey". Also this week we take a look at the modern history of Halloween. Join us for our Q&A and the latest in tech and pop culture news.

  • Tech Tuesday - Hidden Fee Legislation

    Tech Tuesday - Hidden Fee Legislation

    08/10/2019 Duración: 01min

    This week we look at new legislation to require the hidden fees of cable and Internet companies be included in their marketing.

  • User Friendly 2.0 S1E17 10-5-19

    User Friendly 2.0 S1E17 10-5-19

    05/10/2019 Duración: 37min

    This week we feature 2 interviews about alternative energy projects. C.P. Smith speaks on the energy co-op in Puerto Rico and the changes in technology in rebuilding the power grid since the hurricane.  Yavor Shekerdzhiev joins us from Bulgaria to talk about new innovative energy projects there.  Also for our pop of pop culture we go "down under" as Doyle Knudson joins us from Austria to talk about the Sydney comic-con. William Sikkens, Jeremy and Gretchen Winkler

  • Screenplay

    Screenplay

    28/09/2019 Duración: 36min

    Join us this week as we talk movies and television. Crit Killen (IMDb: critkillen) (Art Department on Star Wars, Star Trek, Beetlejuice and many others) joins us to talk about his work on these films and how to "find" the story.  Killen teaches in Utah at a University today and brings the art of film to many aspiring students. Hollywood Actor Glen Baggerly (IMDb: glenbaggerly) (Grimm and others) Joins us to talk about how to get started as a professional actor. Raised here in Portland and now in Los Angeles Glen talks where to start. G talks this week on his interviews with the famous (and not so famous).  We also cover a Harry Potter pub crawl and rumors about the PlayStation 5 video game system. William Sikkens, Jeremy and Gretchen Winkler

  • Rose City Comic Con

    Rose City Comic Con

    21/09/2019 Duración: 36min

    oin us this week for live coverage of the Rose City Comic Con recorded directly from the show floor. Also an interview with the cast of the upcoming show "Stumptown" set in our home city Portland, Oregon. This week also includes a Q&A and the latest in Technology/Pop Culture news. William Sikkens, Jeremy and Gretchen Winkler

  • RoboPop

    RoboPop

    14/09/2019 Duración: 38min

    Congressman Greg Walden joins us to talk about his legislation to stop the menace of robocalls. This interview gives us a "behinds the scenes" look about a solution as well as details on these popular scams. Ron Brewster with Rose City Comic Con tells us about this premier event happening this weekend and how you can attend. William Sikkens, Jeremy and Gretchen Winkler

  • Tech Tuesday iPhone, YouTube and Robotics

    Tech Tuesday iPhone, YouTube and Robotics

    10/09/2019 Duración: 05min

    Today is Apple's iPhone event. You can stream it live! Also YouTube plans beg ad changes due to complaint filed with the FTC. We discuss a robot that has performed the first long-distance heart surgery by remote.

  • User Friendly 2.0 Accessible Tech and FEMA Advise

    User Friendly 2.0 Accessible Tech and FEMA Advise

    08/09/2019 Duración: 35min

    FEMA joins us this week to talk about getting prepared for the unknown while your children head back to school.  We talk about what should be in your preparedness kit. Our guest this week discusses technology for those who are disabled.  His company creates unique equipment for mobility and other needs. We also present our Q&A this week as well as the latest in tech news. William Sikkens, Jeremy and Gretchen Winkler

  • Tech Tuesday Phone Upgrades

    Tech Tuesday Phone Upgrades

    03/09/2019 Duración: 05min

    We discuss the new iPhone and Android upgrades coming this month. 9/3/19 William Sikkens

  • User Friendly 2.0 Around The House

    User Friendly 2.0 Around The House

    31/08/2019 Duración: 37min

    The One and Only Eric G, Host of "Around The House", joins us to talk home improvement and home tech. William Sikkens, Jeremy and Gretchen Winkler

  • Tech Tuesday Lake Oswego Schools Add New Tech

    Tech Tuesday Lake Oswego Schools Add New Tech

    27/08/2019 Duración: 06min

    Join us to learn about a new technology the Lake Oswego School District is using to keep your children safe. Also we discuss security issues with Bluetooth and another hack - this time fingerprints.

  • User Friendly 2.0 Silicon Valley Comic Con LIVE 2019

    User Friendly 2.0 Silicon Valley Comic Con LIVE 2019

    24/08/2019 Duración: 38min

    Join us this week for live coverage from Steve Wozniak's 2019 Silicon Valley Comic Con (#svcc2019) in San Jose. Interviews include the NASA Rover, a behind the scenes look at cosplay and the costume content and much more. This unique convention by Apple is one of the team's favorites. William Sikkens, Jeremy and Gretchen Winkler

  • Tech Tuesday Microsoft Update

    Tech Tuesday Microsoft Update

    19/08/2019 Duración: 06min

    Did you have a difficult Windows update? If so you are not alone. Listen to find out what happened and how to fix it. Also the City of Hillsboro updates us on their high speed Internet progress and news on facial recognition.

  • User Friendly 2.0 Tech Overload 2.0

    User Friendly 2.0 Tech Overload 2.0

    16/08/2019 Duración: 35min

    Join us this week for a discussion on how to become a software developer.  Our guests has been in the industry for about 6 years - coming over from being an educator. Also this week we take a behind the scenes look at the User Friendly 2.0 show. William Sikkens, Jeremy and Gretchen Winkler

  • Tech Tuesday How To Recover From Capital One Hack

    Tech Tuesday How To Recover From Capital One Hack

    13/08/2019 Duración: 06min

    Are you a victim of the Capital One hack? If so, or even if you might be, please listen today on how to protect yourself.

  • User Friendly 2.0 Black Hat 2019

    User Friendly 2.0 Black Hat 2019

    09/08/2019 Duración: 38min

    Join us for coverage recorded live from the floor of Black Hat 2019 in Las Vegas.   This annual cyber security conference covers the aspects of information security.  We feature interviews from DHS to the actual hackers themselves. Also this week a Q&A and the latest on robocalls. William SIkkens, Jeremy and Gretchen Winkler, Chaz Wellington

  • Tech Tuesday 8Chan

    Tech Tuesday 8Chan

    05/08/2019 Duración: 06min

    As 2 mass shootings rock the nation we talk about the elimination of third party support for the 8chan site. This site has been used as a platform for these extremist monsters. We discuss what services a website uses and how some are reacting.

  • User Friendly 2.0 Rock  Roll  RPG

    User Friendly 2.0 Rock & Roll & RPG

    02/08/2019 Duración: 38min

    This week we talk about cyborgs and health! Elon Musk is creating a device to connect bluetooth to your brain. (Not scifi - real deal). What could go wrong? Best Selling author Daniel Newman of the book "Human Machine" joins us to talk about cybernetics. Ready or not they are here. Also joining us today is author Joan Lubar of "Rock & Roll at Any Age" who tells us how to stay fit and happy. A rebellious look at life, health & spiritual wisdom from the Sassy Sage. Bill Snodgrass joins us this week to tell us about the new Pathfinder Role Play Game. Technical discussions include the Capital One data breach, unlocked cell phones and more. Bill Sikkens, Jeremy and Gretchen Winkler, Bill Snodgrass

  • Tech Tuesday Capital One Hack

    Tech Tuesday Capital One Hack

    30/07/2019 Duración: 05min

    Capital One has been hit by a hack affecting over 1 million clients. A Seattle woman has been arrested in conjunction with this crime. Listen for information on how you can protect your money.

  • User Friendly 2.0 Jobs 2.0

    User Friendly 2.0 Jobs 2.0

    26/07/2019 Duración: 38min

    This week we welcome special guest Jenni Glatz of VanderHowen, a local women owned technology job agency which has been around since 1987. She tells us about what it's like to apply for a job now that tech has replaced the old way of applying. How can you make your resume stand out among the crowd? Also today Gretchen and Jeremy review a Star Wars novel and special guest host "G" joins us for an User Friendly favorite - I Hate Technology! This weeks listener questions explore what's really different between landline phones and the new Internet and Cable phones. Also how to (try) and get tickets to San Diego Comic Con 2020. (Spoiler alert, you have to start now!) Bill Sikkens, Jeremy and Gretchen Winkler

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