Featured on "Rich’s Random Podcast Generator" Episode #17

Detailed shownotes and the podcast itself available here, enjoy! Wednesday July 4 2011: Today, I had the honor of spending quality time in a Google+ Hangout group chat, with a great bunch of techies, at Rich’s Random Podcast Generator. It truly was a random, last-minute informal gathering on…

Jul 7 2012

VMworld 2012 San Francisco August 26th-30th, I'll be there for you!

From http://www.vmworld.com/community/conference/us Had the wonderful opportunity to get to VMworld 2007 in San Francisco, and VMworld 2008 in Las Vegas, some pix I snapped here. It's been a long 4 year wait. Just finalized my travel plans today. I will be in San Francisco from Saturday August 25th…

Jul 2 2012

The Tech Behind Father's Day @ Microsoft NERD

Here's a quick look at the tech behind today's StarCraft II Event here at Microsoft NERD, aka, The Microsoft New England Research & Development Center. Ping test, 4 ms. Yep, that's impressive, as is the download and upload speed, by far the best I've seen of all such events I've attended these…

Jun 17 2012

Featured on “The Home Tech Podcast" Episode #76

More about what we discussed here: TinkerTry.com/hangoutfrom36000feet Replay of the recent live broadcast (Google Hangout) found here: theaverageguy.tv/2012/06/08/76-home-tech-podcast-linkedin-disaster-lastpass-hangout-lower-third-nasa-flight-aware Here's a teaser: 76 Home Tech Podcast: Linkedin…

Jun 13 2012

Google Hangout from 36,000 feet! Tales of travel tech, streaming, and online gaming (venturing to Anaheim California & Cambridge Massachusetts this month)

Tune in to theaverageguy.tv/live live Hangout On Air tonight in about 10 minutes, and I'll be attempting to say hi to the crew briefly, from somewhere over Nebraska. Update: it worked, seen above, see also Podcast replay here:…

Jun 8 2012

Featured on “Rich’s Random Podcast Generator” Episode #16

Shownotes and the podcast itself available here, enjoy!

May 22 2012

Immediate, clear broadcasting of Google+ Hangouts works, if you use a second system to attend and stream the Hangout with XSplit Broadcaster and Justin.tv

Today, I performed a continuation of my Google+ Hangout tests last weekend, and this week with Jim Collison and Greg Welch.  Most of those test are described at TinkerTry.com/google-hangout-testing. It could be a while before Google+ Hangout on Air is available. When it does arrive, with…

Apr 29 2012

Things we learned doing Google+ Hangouts today, testing potential for podcasting and/or training purposes

Today, a bunch of the friends of the Home Server Show and I did several Google+ Hangouts, over a period of nearly 4 hours. Special thanks to David McCabe, Jim Collison, Rich O’Neil, Michael Faucher, Mike Howard, John Zajdler, Tim Black, and many more. This was a revisit of sorts, given some new…

Apr 22 2012

TinkerTry.com's first Google+ Hangout, Sat. April 21st @3pm eastern

Got comments on an article you read here? Bring your questions and yourself to TinkerTry.com's first Google+ Hangout! Planning to do some screen sharing as well. Live viewing opportunity: I may also use XSplit Broadcaster to stream the Google+ Hangout to justin.tv/tinkertry, for those who prefer…

Apr 17 2012

Paul Thurrott's "Windows 8 Consumer Preview" presentation replay from Saturday March 10th

  We had impressive presentations at this all day event, capped of with featured guest Paul Thurrott, famed creator of winsupersite.com, and weekly podcaster on TWIT's Windows Weekly. Permission to stream and record the event were given by Paul himself, and the Virtualization Group - Boston…

Mar 10 2012

Paul Braren's “Build Your Own VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V lab at Home, using Commodity Hardware” presentation replay from Saturday March 10th

This really is a lab project/learning exercise, where I document what works well for me, and for many other site visitors. Feedback through comments below are always appreciated! Here's a list of articles/references I mentioned during or shortly after the presentation: My energy consumption…

Mar 10 2012

New article by pcdoc called "ESXi Venture – Part 1" now available

(above drawing by pcdoc, from homeservershow.com/esxi-venture-part-1-2.html) Really nice write-up was just released today by pcdoc, aka Mike Faucher.  Great diagrams and pictures too. He calls it "ESXi Venture – Part 1" where he details his own testing. Apparently, the recent…

Dec 28 2011

Going to CES 2012! -- along with 2,700 exhibitors, 5,000 press/analysts, and 140,000 attendees)

On the recent BYOB Podcast, I announced that I'm going to CES 2012! Something I've wanted to do for about 20 years now. I'm also very happy I'll have the opportunity to meet David McCabe of homeservershow.com in person, and others from the tight-knit home server community like Mike Faucher, of…

Dec 19 2011

Featured on “The Home Server Show” BYOB Episode #70

I'm honored to have been invited back, for my second appearance on the BYOB (Build Your Own Box) podcast. This time, we talked pretty extensively about gaming and virtualization, using the Core i7/Z68 platform. Really nice of pcdoc, aka Mike Faucher, of "The Full Fo-Shay" fame, to…

Dec 18 2011

Featured on “The Home Server Show” BYOB Episode #66

I'm honored to have been invited to the BYOB (Build Your Own Box) podcast #66, where I'll get to chat with some amazing hardware guys for about an hour. Really nice of pcdoc, aka Mike Faucher, of "The Full Fo-Shay" fame, to mention this guest appearance just 1 minute into the…

Nov 13 2011

Featured on "Rich’s Random Podcast Generator" Episode #8

Sunday, Oct 16 2011: Today, I had the honor of spending quality time in a Google+ Hangout group chat, with a great bunch of techies, at Rich’s Random Podcast Generator. The Hangout experience brought back some memories I have of CU-SeeMe video conferencing, back in 1995, here's the full…

Oct 17 2011

Featured on "The Home Server Show" Episode #155

Yesterday, I was invited to be a guest on The Home Server Show Podcast, this was to be my first podcasting experience. Tonight, as Obama said on whitehouse.gov: ... there may be no greater tribute to Steve’s success than the fact that much of the world learned of his passing on a device he…

Oct 6 2011