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Black Friday Deals And Hot Holiday Items
Nov 20 • 41 min
We are joined with a good friend of the show and gadget guru Rick Limpert to talk about Black Friday deals, holiday hacks, and hot holiday items with special. We talk about a wide range of items for the holidays from online Christmas card ordering, noise…
The Real Super Mario Dies And Daylight Saving Tech To Do’s
Nov 5 • 37 min
We learned this week that the person named after Nintendo’s famous Super Mario franchise, Mario Segale, has died at 84. Apple reported to investors last week that the hardware giant would no longer be reporting on unit sales for their line of products,…
California Delays Net Neutrality Law And IBM Acquires Red Hat
Oct 30 • 40 min
In California, the senator that authored the gold standard of net neutrality laws has delayed the implementation of that law after agreeing with the FCC to wait for judicial review. In random news, CompUSA is back online after 11 years as the site is now…
Micro-mobility, technology during disasters, and concerns over health monitoring apps
Oct 23 • 37 min
We are chatting about micro-mobility, using technology during disasters, concerns over health monitoring apps, and contrasting customer service. E-scooters have disrupted the transportation business around the globes and caught many off guard as to the…
Paul Allen, SnapChat Originals And Big Tech Squabble For US Military Funding
Oct 16 • 39 min
Paul Allen, founder of Microsoft, sadly passed away on Monday evening. A notable figure in the growth of software, home computing, and enterprise business, Allen altered the course of technological history. Snapchat has produced a series of original…
Verizon 5G Goes Live, Project xCloud by Microsoft and California Net Neutrality
Oct 9 • 39 min
Verizon promised and has began delivering in-home 5G internet service to 4 select cities as the next development in home and mobile delivery is set to take center stage. Microsoft is looking to revolutionize the gaming industry with Project xCloud, a new…
Stratolaunch Vehicles, Private Moon Travel, Bodycam Footage and EU Approves Controversial Directive
Sep 18 • 40 min
Stratolaunch, based at the Mojave Air & Spaceport, are using unique launching ideas and uniquely designed aircraft to send satellites into orbit. SpaceX announced plans to send the first private passenger to the moon in 2023, a stride that was promised by…
Interdrone Recap, British Airways Hack And Amazon’s $1 Trillion Market Value
Sep 11 • 40 min
We are diving into drones, senate hearings, hackers, and $1 trillion companies. Interdrone happened in Las Vegas last week and we share our opinions on the conference and the state of the commercial drone industry. Executives from Facebook and Twitter…
Reclusive Amazon Tribe Found by Drone And Facebook Watch
Sep 4 • 45 min
A once unknown Brazilian tribe in the Amazon was located via drone and it’s drawing intrigue and interest. Two years after the FAA commercial drone rules, we are seeing an incredible rise in use and application in industries such as emergency response,…
Rebecca Olson Executive Director of 59 Days of Code
Aug 28 • 31 min
Rebecca Olson - Executive Director of 59 Days of Code. 59 Days of Code is based in Fresno, California and envisions a community and city using technology for good by finding solutions to local issues. The nonprofit is creating a community that uses…
Spotting Fake Amazon Reviews And Netflix Deletes Users Reviews
Aug 21 • 31 min
We are diving head first into technology stories changing and influencing your lives. During a recent hacking conference in Las Vegas, several children (ages 8-17) took only a few hours to hack into voting machines and systems highlighting the well known…
IBM PC Introduced 37 Years Ago, Snapchat Dysmorphic Disorder, and Tribal Communities Fight for Broadband
Aug 14 • 32 min
On Episode 412 of The Waves of Tech, we are covering the old and the new in technology. The IBM PC - Model 5150 - was introduced 37 years ago and we explain its lasting impact on the personal computing marketplace. Plastic surgeons across America are…
InfoWars Banned And Common Tech Courtesy
Aug 7 • 35 min
Alex Jones and his InfoWars content has been banned and removed from multiple platforms for inciting violence, harassment of individuals, and violation of hate speech conditions. Outside of the major social networks, there are several niche and unique…
Walmart’s Autonomous Vehicle Partnership, Disney Buys Fox Assets, Girl Scouts Add STEM Badges
Jul 31 • 38 min
Waymo has partnered with Walmart to provide their customer base in Phoenix with an option to use autonomous vehicles for grocery pickup. Disney and 21st Century Fox announced a $71 billion deal that could be sending a number of entertainment brands,…
5G Heads to USA, Apple Faces iPhone Ban, Live Streaming of Uber & Lyft Passengers
Jul 24 • 31 min
We are discussing topics that matter to you in the technology industry. AT&T is bringing 5G Evolution to 12 United States cities after testing in specific markets for 7 months. 5G brings 10 times the capacity of 4G and offers capacity to fuel virtual…
Customer Service Woes And Calls to Regulate Facial Recognition
Jul 17 • 39 min
First up, we are diving into the growing issue of customer service in the technology industry as automation and in-store cuts become a common function of business - who is doing it right and who is getting is terribly wrong. An ex-Apple employee has been…
Elon Musk Escape Pod And Drones Replace Fireworks
Jul 10 • 29 min
We are covering a bizarre collection of technology topics for the week. After learning of the stranded Thailand soccer team, Elon Musk put SpaceX and Boring Company engineers on the clock to create a mini submarine (a kid-sized escape pod) to assist with…
Mountain View’s Google Tax, Dell Going Public Again, AT&T Rates Increasing And Xfinity Throttling Data
Jul 3 • 43 min
We are heating up the mic with some strong takes and stern words for some choice companies. We start off calm with a discussion on the growing problem of major Silicon Valley tech companies impacting their hometown with transportation and housing issues.…
IGTV, Facebook Marketplace, AT&T Privacy Update And AppNexus
Jun 26 • 36 min
Instagram surprised everyone this week with the release of IGTV - a stand alone long-form video application for content creators and consumers. The Facebook Marketplace is a feature of the social media giant that is often under reported on but has some…
AT&T Time Warner Merger, 21st Century Fox, and General Motors Transformed
Jun 19 • 46 min
A United States federal judge approved the merger of AT&T and Time Warner Cable. In effect, AT&T owns distribution, content, and media rights to nearly 100 companies across the world. Moreover, Comcast and Disney are battling for the acquisition of a 21st…
Summit Supercomputer, The Gig Economy, And Astra Labs Apps Are Saving Lives
Jun 12 • 37 min
The United States is now owner to the most powerful supercomputer in the world - Summit. The computer has the ability to compute 20 quadrillion calculations in just one second and is optimized for artificial intelligence specific applications. The gig…
L’Oreal Buys Augmented Reality Company, Chrome’s HTTPS Default Setting, and New iPhone Features
Jun 5 • 43 min
We dive into what the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are and how it is affecting companies, benefiting consumers, and changing the definition of personal data. L’Oreal, the French health and beauty giant, is adapting their digital strategy to…
Adobe Creative Cloud for Educators, Senate Forces Net Neutrality Vote, and Square Acquisitions
May 15 • 37 min
Adobe is offering the suite of Creative Cloud to educators for an absurd discount - $5 per student per year. Students will have access to Lightroom, Audition, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and more. In net neutrality news, the United States Senate has forced…
Episode 400 Celebration, Twitter Passwords, Android Controls And Microsoft’s Future
May 8 • 49 min
We are celebrating another milestone on the podcast - the 400th episode! Over ten years ago, we hit record with no idea of where this podcast would go and it’s been an adventure. First up, we discuss how tech has changed since our first episode and then…
Apple Leaked Memo, Amazon Prime Rate Hike and T-Mobile & Sprint Merger
May 1 • 33 min
Apple has issued a memo (which was in fact leaked) warning employees that the leaking of confidential and sensitive information is punishable with termination, fines, jail time, and more. The cost of your Amazon Prime membership has been increased by 20%…
In-Car Gas Purchasing, California’s Net Neutrality Bill And Hubble Telescope Turns 28
Apr 24 • 38 min
Chevrolet and Shell have partnered to provide drivers to ability to pay for gas inside their vehicle via the infotainment center. With a modest rollout in three cities, look for the nationwide announcement soon. The state of California is moving forward…
Apple Music Growth, Apple Watch Solves Crime, ESPN’s Streaming Service And The End of Passwords
Apr 17 • 40 min
Facebook Messenger is a great way to communicate, and in this story Steve shares how the application brought together friends that haven’t spoken in 25 years. Apple Music continues its accelerated growth in the streaming service market, boasting a…
Google View Image, Oregon Enacts Net Neutrality And Facebook Commentary
Apr 11 • 33 min
Google has removed the ‘View Image’ function, safeguarding image rights and limiting image piracy, after after facing an antitrust lawsuit filed by Getty Images. The State of Oregon has signed a bill enacting their own form of net neutrality that…
Facebook-Cambridge Analytica, Tech’s April Fools’ Jokes, Space Junk And CUE18 Exhibitors
Apr 3 • 50 min
The Facebook data mishandling is still at the top of the discussion list as we share our thoughts on the matter, how that fits into their business model, and why things will not change. A number of technology companies played pranks on April Fools’ Day,…
CUE18 Conference Conversations
Mar 27 • 53 min
We are featuring CUE18 conference conversations with a technology coordinator, an IT coach, an institute director, and fellow podcasters. CUE (Computer Using Educators) recently celebrating 40 years of bringing technology resources and tools to educators,…
World Backup Day, Toys R’ Us Closures, Ford Dealerships Online, Apple’s Families Page
Mar 20 • 37 min
Data loss is very common and strikes at inopportune times, causing stress and anxiety. With that said, March 31 is World Backup Day so join the movement! Toys R Us, an iconic American toy store, is officially closing after 70 years of service after…
Spam Calls, Bracing for Cyber-attacks, State Net Neutrality Laws
Mar 13 • 38 min
We are talking all about protecting ourselves, our data, our privacy, and our privileges. Robocalls, spam messages, and fraud attempts are rising day-by-day. Find out how to prepare and protect yourself from these types of calls. 2018 is shaping up to be…
Harley Davidson’s Electric Motorcycle Investment, Amazon buys Ring, and Apple’s Glass Walls & Doors
Mar 6 • 34 min
We are chatting about the future of the motorcycle industry, Amazon’s push into the security business, and people running into glass walls at Apple Park. Harley Davidson invested heavily in Alta Motors and are actively designing an electric model…
Combating Technology Addiction, Corporate Social Activism And New Generation Text Messaging
Feb 27 • 38 min
A group of former executives having formed a advocacy group to combat the growing teen smartphone and social media addiction issue. After the Parkland shooting, students are taking to social media to demand change regarding gun policy and organizing…
Intel’s Olympics Drone Show, Olympians Train Using VR, Falcon Heavy, Equifax Hack is Back
Feb 13 • 37 min
First up, Intel’s impressive drone show during the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony caught the attention of many by setting a new World Record with 1,218 drones flying simultaneously. In preparing for the Olympics many athletes, including the US ski team,…
Tesla’s Supercharger Stations And Why Alexa Didn’t Light Up During Super Bowl
Feb 6 • 34 min
The US Justice Department is charging two individuals for their involvement in a highly organized ATM jackpotting scheme for being in possession of over $9,000 cash and devices using for hacking. On the way to Vegas, Tesla has constructed another massive…
Microsoft Emergency Update, Amazon HQ2 And Jackpotting
Jan 30 • 38 min
Microsoft issued an emergency update to their softwares after Intel’s buggy Spectre fix caused spontaneous rebooting, data loss, and complete PC failure. In their search to find the perfect location for HQ2, Amazon has narrowed the list of cities to 20.…
Spectre And Meltdown Explained. Amazon Go Opens.
Jan 23 • 45 min
We chatting about the major implications of Spectre and Meltdown. Both of these vulnerabilities in computer security are critical to understand, both from a technical side and a user security side. Spectre and Meltdown tear at the fundamental core of how…
UberEATS Banned from School, Roku’s Smart Home Investment, and Facebook’s News Feed Change
Jan 16 • 36 min
We are back after a brief hiatus! We dive right into the decision from a high school to ban UberEATS from delivery food to students after it disrupted the classroom setting and created headaches in the office. Roku announced two new technologies that…
Coach Rick Neuheisel
Jan 2 • 5 min
Rick is joined by former college coach and now top football analyst, Rick Neuheisel. Rick talks to current football analyst Rick Neuheisel about the teams, their strengths and what they need to do be holding the iconic Coaches’ Trophy (aka) crystal ball…
The Hottest Trends From 1997 And Predictions For 2018
Jan 2 • 53 min
We are diving head first into the New Year with a look back at technology of the past that shaped today’s world and a look forward with some predictions as to what is to come. The year 1997 proved to be very innovative for the technology industry. We…
2017 California STEAM Symposium. Part 2
Dec 26, 2017 • 62 min
We are featuring conversations with exhibitors from the floor of the 2017 California STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Symposium. With these conversations you will learn about the wide range of products and services in the…
2017 California STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Symposium. Part 1
Dec 19, 2017 • 52 min
On this special edition of The Waves of Tech, we are featuring conversations with organizers and attendees from the 2017 California STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Symposium. With these conversations you will learn a lot about the…
Amazon And Google Fighting And Viral Netflix Tweet
Dec 13, 2017 • 33 min
Over the weekend, Dave attended the STEAM Symposium with microphone and recorder in hand. Hear about the event and what’s coming the next two episodes. The net neutrality vote is this week and we are all bracing for what the future holds as it is expected…
PGA Tour’s Austin Cook
Dec 12, 2017 • 10 min
Austin Cook is a University of Arkansas graduate and PGA Tour Rookie currently ranked 144th in the World and currently ranked 3rd in the Fed-Ex Cup Standings. A month ago, Cook captured his first career win in his 4th PGA Tour event as member. He emerged…
Blue Apron’s Ups & Downs, Hybrid Devices Soar and Holiday Gadget Gift Ideas
Dec 5, 2017 • 39 min
Blue Apron is continue to struggle with costs and profits since their technology IPO filing. The meal kit provider is losing customers but existing customers are spending more on average. The shift from traditional PC to hybrid devices continue. As…
Paying It Forward, Sharing, Doing, Giving and Helping
Nov 30, 2017 • 35 min
Today we will be talking about this season of Paying It Forward: whether it’s donating, giving, helping, sharing, doing…. ways that all of us can get involved.
Jason Mayden of Super Heroic
Nov 29, 2017 • 9 min
Super Heroic is a new children’s technical sneaker label from footwear industry vet, former Jordan Brand Senior Global Design Director, Jason Mayden; Super Heroic. The brand is backed by Playground Ventures, Accel Partners, UP2398 and Magic Johnson,…
Net Neutrality Updates And Holiday Tech Help
Nov 28, 2017 • 37 min
In the biggest news this week, the FCC filed draft papers to essentially kill off existing net neutrality regulations. We provide a very in-depth look into what net neutrality is, what this means for users and business owners, and how our bottom lines may…
Sleep Technology, CBS & Dish Network Clash, DOJ Blocks AT&T / TWC Merger
Nov 21, 2017 • 41 min
When a personal health issue arises, we look to technology to help us out. In this specific case, sleep technology is advancing the ability to monitor and improve overall health. If you are a Dish Network customer, beware that blackout may be occurring…
Mark Murdock, CryoUSA
Nov 16, 2017 • 14 min
Mark Murdock, managing partner of CryoUSA, the world’s leader in providing whole body cryotherapy and other recovery modalities. Murdock is available to discuss with your listeners the latest cutting-edge recovery method to hit the market: infrared light…
Travel Tech Adventures And Arizona’s New Smart City
Nov 14, 2017 • 44 min
We are diving into all things tech this week sharing the stories and experiences affected the lives of consumers and users of technology. We begin by sharing some personal victories and nightmares of travel tech - including cool apps, nightmare customer…
EdTech With Matt Markstone
Nov 7, 2017 • 48 min
We are very excited to have Matt Markstone, an Instructional Technology Coordinator and history teacher, join the podcast as the three of us dive into a great conversation about educational technology (EdTech) - what it’s like to be in the trenches of the…
Michel Longacre DC, Chiropractor, BEMER
Nov 6, 2017 • 12 min
Michel Longacre joins the show to talk about poor circulation, hypoxia, the effects of both, insomnia, sleep apnea, other sleep disorders, athletic performance and recovery, body striving for homeostasis etc. If you have questions and want to know how to…
Letting Amazon In And New Braille Smartwatch
Nov 1, 2017 • 44 min
Amazon Key was announced by the online retail giant, which allows customers to authorize access to their homes for the delivery of packages. Letting Amazon into your home could either be safe or completely insane. New advancements in the smartwatch…
The Ghosts of Halloween Are Predicting a New Echo
Oct 26, 2017 • 55 min
As you know by now, this is the last Social Solutions Show for a while so it is important that we go out with a bang. But since Halloween is only a few days away, we are using that holiday to talk about the creep factor going on and coming soon to your…
Wi-Fi Krack Attack, Initial Coin Offerings And Changing Rewards Programs
Oct 24, 2017 • 44 min
We have you covered from Wi-Fi attacks to Initial Coin Offerings, from rewards programs to walking while texting. The Krack Attack last week, which focused on hacking a level of Wi-Fi encryption, should not affect many of us but it is good to be educated…
Trailer Prom, is vintage trailers, craft beer, music, food, dancing, fun folks and crazy outfits!
Oct 21, 2017 • 50 min
What in the world is Trailer Prom? Probably, the most fun you can ask for in one evening! Tinker Tin Trailer Co. brings you music from a swingin’ cowboy band and dancing to a wide variety of music, a vintage trailer park, food, the largest group of fun…
That’s all Folks! – GOTN063
Oct 21, 2017 • 4 min
I am retiring this show as of this episode. I’ve done 7 episodes in the last 2 years and that is not nearly enough. So I’m focusing on the shows that I can be consistent with. If you like what I’ve done with Geek of the North, then subscribe to Mike…
Move Over LinkedIn – Facebook Is-a-Comin’
Oct 18, 2017 • 50 min
Facebook introduced Job Listings and now they are testing the ability to upload your resume. If these features sound familiar, then you probably already know this is what LinkedIn has been doing for years but with a larger audience could this be the…
Soccer Star – Tobin Heath
Oct 17, 2017 • 9 min
Tobin Heath is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women’s World Cup silver and gold medalist who plays for the United States Women’s National Team and the Portland Thorns FC. Considered “perhaps the USA’s most skillful player” by the United States…
Social Media Backlash, Impressive Netflix Growth, and Samsung Invests in Online TV
Oct 17, 2017 • 42 min
We are exploring the reality of social media backlash as a restaurant in Tucson is forced to permanently close its doors after sharing politically charged statements on Facebook. With an ever growing subscriber base, Netflix is set to spend $6 billion in…
The Four Horsemen of Tech
Oct 12, 2017 • 38 min
We kick off the show discussing a new book - The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. Find out what makes these companies click and why they have become so profitable and ubiquitous. Microsoft announced that Windows 10 Mobile will…
When Does 140 Equal 280?
Oct 12, 2017 • 47 min
When Twitter is ready. That’s the simple answer. So what does it mean to marketers and business owners when we will have the ability to double our tweets? Hopefully very little. The 140 character tweet that we have grown to love works. When you hear Ken…
Samsung Tackles the University of Texas Locker Room
Oct 10, 2017 • 10 min
Samsung teamed up with PingHD and award-winning EngagePHD CMS to give the University of Texas football locker room a new look this season. Not only does this revamp bring a new energy to the Longhorns team, but it provides a glimpse into the future of…
To Like or Dislike – That is the Question
Oct 8, 2017 • 52 min
Well it has been a long time coming, but finally Facebook is introducing a “Dislike” button. Why you ask? Because users have been requesting it over and over – but why now and what will it mean? For personal posts, it will be more appropriate to Dislike…
A visit to Marin Museum of Bicycling, and the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame
Oct 7, 2017 • 46 min
Team Flamingo recently journeyed to the Northern California town of Fairfax, which is home to Marin Museum of Bicycling. We attended the induction ceremony and dinner for the 4 new members into the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame! Museum Curator, Joe Breeze,…
Super Bowl Champ, NFL Great – Vince Wilfork
Oct 3, 2017 • 7 min
On August 9, 2017, defensive tackle Vince Wilfork announced his retirement from the NFL after 13 spectacular seasons. But this two-time Super Bowl champion and barbecue aficionado won’t let retirement slow him down. Now, he’s teaming up with Kingsford…
What The #Tech is Happening?
Oct 1, 2017 • 38 min
What the tech is happening right now? We start the podcast with the tragedy of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, exploring how social media helps us stay informed of local issues and how fundraising after tragedy is not always legitimate. Be aware that…
A home-built teardrop, of exceptional craftsmanship!
Sep 22, 2017 • 42 min
Have you ever considered building your own teardrop trailer? If you have considered, contemplated, bought plans, or began the build, this episode is for you! We had the privilege of speaking with master woodworker, Chip Trebour, who built an outstanding…
The New Facebook of Disaster Control Communication
Sep 20, 2017 • 52 min
No, that is not a type. Facebook has introduced a single destination where users can access all of its tools geared toward responding to crisis. It should be no surprise that individuals and businesses alike have been turning to Facebook for a long time…
Roger Fredericks, Golf Instructor and Fitness Expert
Sep 20, 2017 • 14 min
Rick is joined this week by Roger Fredericks, an innovative golf instructor and renowned fitness expert. He has joined the staff at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa to create a curriculum of golf swing analysis and flexibility programs, seminars, and workshops…
Equifax Messed Up, What is Slack’s Value, and Customer Service Frustrations
Sep 19, 2017 • 41 min
More details of the Equifax security breach are surfacing and it is now known that the credit reporting agency neglected to provide adequate patches to identified security vulnerabilities, leaving the public at risk. Slack, the chosen workplace messaging…
FTC is Watching Influencer Endorsements
Sep 14, 2017 • 55 min
Hurricane Irma like Harvey is now in the history books, but the devastation both storms left behind with take years of recovery. During times like this marketing sensitivity is essential for businesses to maintain their credibility and loyalty from their…
Filip Keuppens, The Pickle Juice Company
Sep 13, 2017 • 12 min
Filip Keuppens is a vice president with The Pickle Juice Company – a world leader and manufacturer of the only isotonic sports beverage proven to combat muscle cramps at the neurological source. He is the company’s leading ambassador for Pickle Juice®,…
Tragedy And Technology
Sep 12, 2017 • 34 min
September 11, 2001 is without question a terrible time in American history. Before YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook, we relied on 24-hour news outlets for updates and information. We remember 9-11 and show the difference 16 years make. In the face of…
Shopping for a RV? Learn what is available, and what to ask for, when looking for your next RV.
Sep 8, 2017 • 49 min
Team Flamingo is joined this week by Tony Barthel, Publisher of Curbside Car and Vintage Trailer Calendar! We turned to Tony to learn more of what folks are looking for when shopping for RVs, and what RVs have to offer, as he is also a RV sales consultant!
Who is Watching You on LinkedIn?
Sep 6, 2017 • 51 min
Did you know that your presence on LinkedIn is now visible when you are on online? We didn’t think so. The latest innovation from LinkedIn may or may not be welcome news. We’re all used to having our online presence visible on Facebook, but never on…
Former MLB Pitcher and Pitching Coach Tom House
Sep 6, 2017 • 14 min
Tom House is considered by many to be the “father of modern pitching mechanics.” He is the founder of The Rod Dedeaux Research and Baseball Institute (RDRBI) and The National Pitching Association (NPA). The RDRBI and NPA are renowned for their health and…
The Biggest Mistakes in Tech History
Sep 5, 2017 • 29 min
Yahoo faces lawsuits over data breaches, the upcoming Apple event, and the biggest mistakes in tech history. Yahoo was ordered by federal courts to face charges related to their massive data breaches from 2013 and 2014, potentially setting precedence in…
Part 3 of Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival
Sep 1, 2017 • 48 min
Join Team Flamingo this week as we bring you Part 3 of our coverage from Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival! We were fortunate to speak with 2 of the very first winners at Vintage Trailer Revival’s 1st ever event… Andre Fonseca and Jan Hatch! And,…
Never Stop Learning
Sep 1, 2017 • 32 min
It’s that time of year again! Schools from Kindergarten to College are back in session and assignments, readings, and projects have begun. For those of us out of school, does that mean we are done learning? How and where can we expand our learning…
Using Social Media During Natural Disasters
Aug 31, 2017 • 51 min
This has been a devastating week for nearly 13 million people from Texas and Lousiana. They need our support, our prayers and our help. But not everyone can drop everything and go there to assist. So what can you do and what should you do to use your…
Top Tech Cities & Why They Thrive; Walmart Expands Grocery Delivery with Uber.
Aug 29, 2017 • 35 min
The Texas hurricane tragedy is bringing out the best and the worst of people. Some are rescuing strangers, while others are playing on tragedy with tech-based hoaxes. After our trip to Podcast Movement last week, a premier podcasters conference, we share…
MLS MVP David Villa of New York City FC
Aug 29, 2017 • 8 min
A very special show this week, as Rick is joined by MVP David Villa, forward and Team Captain for New York City Football Club to talk soccer, his dedication to lifting up the league and the Next Big Thing
Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival, Part 2
Aug 22, 2017 • 48 min
Join us this week as Team Flamingo brings you Part 2 of our series from Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival in Reno, NV! We sat down with Jon Whipple, who had the initial vision of Vintage Trailer Revival, and why it was such an important step for…
Solar Eclipse Craze, Original Programming, and the Computer Chip Industry
Aug 21, 2017 • 35 min
The solar eclipse captured the attention of the American people. We share some highlights and learn how business and government agencies leveraged the event. Apple has spent nearly $1 billion on original programming. We ask the question of “How have they…
Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival
Aug 20, 2017 • 46 min
Team Flamingo travels to Reno, NV. for the 1st Annual Vintage Trailer Revival at Hot August Nights! We are honored to have been invited for this Kick-Off event, that will undoubtedly increase in participation next year! There was so much to cover, that…
Mark Springett of Tour Level Player Development
Aug 19, 2017 • 12 min
Tour Level is a global high performance tennis program that provides both online and in-person training to junior, collegiate and pro tennis players across the world has been created by a Southern California certified tennis mental coach. Started by…
How will your business drive new revenues with self-driving cars?
Aug 19, 2017 • 52 min
This fall, at Stanford CSP, Sudha will be teaching the first-ever course on the business of self-driving cars to help entrepreneurs and innovators to “find the gaps” so they can drive (pun intended) the next generation of innovative businesses. On this…
Will Facebook Put You in the Sandbox?
Aug 17, 2017 • 49 min
Just when you thought Google was the biggest threat to your business, you find out Facebook is an even bigger threat. Starting immediately, if your website is not mobile responsive, then Facebook will no longer show your posts in news media feeds. Why…
Space Station Sightings, Solar Eclipse and Smog-Filtering Bicycles
Aug 15, 2017 • 35 min
The International Space Station passes over several thousand worldwide locations on a regular basis without most of us no knowing. We share how and when you can spot the spacecraft above you. The total solar eclipse is scheduled for August 21st and we…
Communication Skills
Aug 11, 2017 • 43 min
Being able to communicate effectively is the most important of all life skills. Be clear and concise and be confident in what you are going to say before you start communicating. Communication is simply the act of transferring information from one place…
Colin Smith, Motorsport Network
Aug 9, 2017 • 17 min
In less than three years, Motorsport Network has gone from a ‘twinkle in the eye’ idea to the world’s largest digital disruptor in the auto sport industry. The company has acquired 24 major entities in the industry, including Autosport.com, and it has no…
British Data Protection Laws, #MessageToVoyager, Fake News, T-Mobile’s Unlimited 55+ Plan
Aug 8, 2017 • 37 min
We dive into international data protection laws, cover domestic issues on fake news, and share new unlimited data options. In the United Kingdom, the government is intending to enhance and improve personal data protection laws by making deep and sweeping…
Would You Pay Twitter $99 a Month to Promote You?
Aug 3, 2017 • 52 min
We are not quick to recommend spending money on social media unless we are confident it will produce results for you. Well, maybe, just maybe, Twitter has come up with an innovative possible game changer with their most recent announcement. If they fully…
Kevin Hrusovsky, CEO of Quanterix
Aug 2, 2017 • 12 min
Kevin Hrusovsky is Rick’s guest this week. Kevin is the CEO of Quanterix, a company that has developed a blood test that can objectively diagnose concussions. Having won funding from the NFL for its test, Kevin can shed light on why current concussion…
Goodbye iPod, Adobe Flash Flames Out, Pandora Thriving In Homes.
Aug 1, 2017 • 30 min
We dive into some tech platforms that are being sent to the grave and some that are being resurrected. First up, we share the ease and need for Anker Box - a new phone charging rental unit available in the metropolitan Seattle area. With the announcement…
Tim Heintz, Heintz Designs Vintage Trailer Restorations. Team Flamingo, Going back to traveling with maps!
Jul 29, 2017 • 50 min
Team Flamingo visits with Tim Heintz of Heintz Designs Vintage Trailer Restorations! We learn how his childhood experiences and exposure to trailers led him to an outstanding career in rescuing and restoring vintage travel trailers! Team Flamingo steps…
Vicky Monroe, How to Handle a Bear Encounter. Team Flamingo, Seeing Your RV Steps in the Dark
Jul 22, 2017 • 51 min
Join Team Flamingo this week as we visit with Vicky Monroe, a Wildlife Biologist with California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and discuss bears, and their interaction with people! Vicky gives advice that will make your outdoor adventures bear-free,…
Who is Your Legacy Contact on Social Media?
Jul 20, 2017 • 54 min
We don’t like to think about it, but if something happens to us, who will take over to manage or close our social media accounts? Facebook just announced a new option for you to name your Legacy Contact in the event of an emergency. That’s only one of the…
Avoiding App Store Scams, AWS Grant Funding, Amazon Meal-Kit Trademark & Antitrust Concerns
Jul 18, 2017 • 32 min
We kickoff the podcast sharing some quick tips to be aware of to avoid being scammed in your mobile app stores. Trust us, it’s a real thing. The rest of the podcast is dedicated to Amazon. Amazon Web Services handing out 19 grants for funding to improve…
Cliff Drysdale Tennis Experience Rewards Program with Joey Hanf
Jul 17, 2017 • 10 min
The Cliff Drysdale Tennis Experience Rewards Program is a new monthly or annual subscription service that lets you “partner” with Cliff Drysdale Tennis for some serious tennis. Subscribers will receive exclusive benefits and rewards both online, in print,…
Alison Miller, “Workamping” at “Opera in the Ozarks”. Team Flamingo, A tip on how to rid your RV of mice.
Jul 15, 2017 • 54 min
Join us this week as we visit with Alison Miller, as she explains her life on the road, her mission, “workamping”, her interaction with new friends, and a very unique location to add to her journey… Opera in the Ozarks! Team Flamingo offers a solution to…
New England Patriots, James Develin and Harvard’s Dr. Bruce Bean
Jul 11, 2017 • 7 min
Rick is joined by a Super Bowl champion this week and a Harvard doctor. With a “hot” new product for athletes and anyone that wants to avoid those pesky muscle cramps. HOTSHOT Someone who knows first hand how grueling summer camp practices are on the body…
Best Buy Stock, Prime Day, What Makes a Tech Company and Net Neutrality Protest
Jul 11, 2017 • 42 min
Fox Sports main website have removed all written content, transitioning to a video only based format. Best Buy’s stock dropped 7% after Amazon announced a competing in-home network of installation professionals for smarthome devices to their consumer…
Lauri Summers and Joe Dufrene, Faria Beach Park in California. Team Flamingo, Preventative Maintenance and Your Safety.
Jul 9, 2017 • 34 min
Join us this week as Laurie Summers and Joe Dufrene visit with us about a wonderful campground destination on the California coast, Faria Beach Park! They are longtime campers in this area, and make this location sound like a must-visit for any RVer! And,…
Team Flamingo participates in The Murphy Auto Museum 5th Annual Vintage Trailer Show!
Jun 30, 2017 • 67 min
Join us this week as Team Flamingo brings you the excitement from The Murphy Auto Museum 5th Annual Vintage Trailer Show, in Oxnard, CA! We sit down with the museums Executive Director, David Neel, to learn more about the event and The Murphy Auto…
FCC Lays Down Huge Fine, Snap Maps, and Beating Fraud Through Biometrics
Jun 27, 2017 • 42 min
The FCC announced a $120 million fine to a robocalling agency for using “neighborhood spoofing” in an attempt to scam nearly 100 million people into buying exclusive travel packages. Snapchat’s newest feature - Snap Maps - is location based function where…
Team Flamingo is joined by the chairman of the Alameda Point Concours d’Elegance, Steve Pedone, and several show participants!
Jun 22, 2017 • 68 min
Join us this week as Team Flamingo travels North to the Alameda Point Concours d’Elegance, as the event has added a display of vintage campers! A variety of cars and motorcycles graced the Parade Grounds of the Alameda Naval Air Station for the second…
Spam Coming Soon to LinkedIn
Jun 21, 2017 • 51 min
We have seen the changes over the last couple of years on the granddaddy of social media sites. Linkedin, in its effort to stay relevant, has introduced features that show a striking resemblance to other platforms. But they haven’t always warmed the…
Ian Cowley of Sherpa
Jun 21, 2017 • 13 min
Sherpa is an app and an intelligent Personal Assistant which is the brain across devices like smartphones, home devices such as the Amazon Echo, smart TVs, robotics, smart cars and more. The Sherpa platform uses uses Machine Learning and Artificial…
LinkedIn Lady Farewell Show
Jun 20, 2017 • 54 min
Yes, believe it or not, this is the final episode (at least for a while) of the LinkedIn Lady Show. I have been on air since 2010 and after 7 years and over 600 shows it is time to hang up my microphone. Today’s special program will leave you with a full…
Amazon Buys WholeFoods, Tech Leaders to DC and Email Migration
Jun 20, 2017 • 44 min
On Episode 359 of The Waves of Tech, it is all about unpacking and breaking down Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods for $13.7 billion in cash. Amazon is now directly positioned to heavily influence the grocery and market industry by owning nearly 500…
Team Flamingo chats with owners of vintage travel trailers at the Steve McQueen Car & Motorcycle Show!
Jun 16, 2017 • 65 min
Join Team Flamingo this week, as we take you to the 10th Annual Friends of Steve McQueen Car & Motorcycle Show! This is an outstanding event located in Chino Hills, CA, as a benefit for Boys Republic, which has been in place for 107 years, helping…
Bryan Bickell and Dr. Timothy Vartanian, M.D
Jun 15, 2017 • 10 min
As a pro ice hockey star for many years, Bryan Bickell proved that determination, resiliency, focus and teamwork are key. Now Bryan is applying those same traits to his new goal — fighting Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis. Bryan was diagnosed with the chronic…
A Well Done Video is Worth a Thousand Words
Jun 15, 2017 • 54 min
At the risk of using a trite cliché, this statement speaks the truth. And Facebook is making it even easier by expanding their test of video cover images. This is really good news for creative marketers. In the ever increasing world of competing for…
Verizon Officially Owns Yahoo, Clutter Raises $64 Million And Uber Shake-Up
Jun 14, 2017 • 33 min
We kick off the show with the news that Verizon now wholly owns Yahoo after spending $4.5 billion. Oath, the new company, will now boast 50+ media partners, several former Yahoo companies, and a consumer base of over 1 billion. Yahoo will now become a…
Building Confidence – Health, Work and Relationships
Jun 10, 2017 • 47 min
Today we’re going to be talking about building confidence. Whether it be in your health, your career, or in your relationships! It is so easy to point out the negative, talk ourselves out of things, and not give ourselves enough credit. It’s time we stop…
Metaphor for Crap or Good Clean Results?
Jun 7, 2017 • 52 min
Who could have imagined that the premier introduction at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference this year would be a third-to-market (instead of first-to-market) version of Amazon Echo and Google Home. And may we present the Apple HomePod? Once you get…
WWDC 2017 And Pollution Data Collection
Jun 7, 2017 • 35 min
We kickoff the podcast by sharing some of the exciting announcements from WWDC, which includes a new iMac Pro, HomePod, and ARKit. Following up that discussion, we debate as to whether the lack of diversity in the top 5 tech firms is something to be…
Sports Injuries with Dr. David Geier
Jun 7, 2017 • 11 min
Dr. David Geir holds board certifications in both orthopaedic surgery and orthopaedic sports medicine. He serves as publications chair for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine as well as the Communications Council chair for its board of…
Larry Shank, A Willys, teardrop, boat, and more! CHP Officer Ed Smith, How to survive a dust storm.
Jun 2, 2017 • 50 min
Join us this week, as Team Flamingo lists the upcoming events where we will be participating and recording! Larry Shank shares his family’s history in camping, as well as the many camping heirlooms that were passed along to him! And, he still uses them…
Job Seekers Turning to Instagram
Jun 1, 2017 • 51 min
Just when you thought usage trends were settling into a new norm, along comes Instagram as the new go-to site for researching company culture and workplace life. LinkedIn better be paying attention because this phenomenon among the 19 to 29 year old…
Google For Jobs, Recreational Drone Registry, and Teen Smartphone Addiction
May 31, 2017 • 41 min
On Episode 356 of The Waves of Tech, we are covering everything from job searching and drone registration to teen smartphone addiction and brick-and-mortar stores. We kick off the show dissecting Google for Jobs. Google is diving into the job search…
Social Media Tips for All Major Business Categories
May 30, 2017 • 49 min
Today’s LinkedIn Lady Show will focus on specific examples of success social media strategy for specific business categories. Chances are if your business is not mentioned, you will be able to adapt the information to your situation.
Coverage of the 10th Annual Pismo Vintage Trailer Rally
May 28, 2017 • 87 min
Join us this week as we speak with many of our friends at the 10th Annual Pismo Vintage Trailer Rally at Pismo Beach, CA! As always, this is one of the premier vintage RV events in California, and this year did not disappoint! Pink Flamingo RV Radio was…
Johnny and Loni Unser
May 26, 2017 • 9 min
Johnny Unser of the legendary Unser racing family, and his daughter, Loni (a rookie racer herself), both know how important tires are for safe, successful driving. Johnny Unser is a member of the famous Unser racing dynasty and is currently Partner and…
FCC Ends Net Neutrality, IBM Employees And Startups Outside Silicon Valley
May 23, 2017 • 43 min
On Episode 355 of The Waves of Tech, we are discussing the tech headlines and dissecting the stories that affect you as a consumer and user. The FCC, on a 2-to-1 vote, introduced a rule to effectively end net neutrality and roll back regulations of ISPs…
Zina Lacy, Custom Artwork Renovations. Team Flamingo, A Must-See Event This Weekend.
May 18, 2017 • 32 min
Join us this week as Team Flamingo speaks with Zina Lacy, regarding her artwork-renovations of vintage trailers! Zina’s trailers are so sought after, that she has a waiting list for custom builds, and sells all of her trailers when attending events! And,…
Off-Road Racing Champ, RJ Anderson
May 18, 2017 • 8 min
RJ has won 6 Off Road Racing Championships and over 100 career podiums. On top of his busy racing schedule, many know RJ for his viral videos producing over 30 million views. RJ races on the BFGoodrich® All-Terrain T/A® KR2. The consumer tire, the…
Would You Search for Chatbots if Available?
May 17, 2017 • 50 min
You probably didn’t wake up this morning with this burning question on your mind. If fact, we’ve been pondering it all day and still haven’t decided it’s relevance in the world of digital marketing. But there is definitely some validity I considering a…
Amazon Echo Show, Ransomware Attacks And Apple R&D Investments
May 17, 2017 • 32 min
On Episode 354 of The Waves of Tech, we are covering a full slate of technology topics. We kick off the podcast with Amazon’s announcement of the Amazon Echo Show, their newest in-home entertainment devices which may drive smart home technology…
Are You Falling Into Cybertraps?
May 16, 2017 • 53 min
Every day the Internet gets bigger and stronger, so do the risks to individuals, businesses, educators, parents and youth. Today’s special guest, Frederick S. Lane is an expert on the subject and will share stories and tips that will enlighten and empower…
A new YouTube video at our Pink Flamingo RV Radio channel
May 15, 2017 • 17 min
This week, Team Flamingo invites you to visit our YouTube channel, and view the rescue of a 1969 Venture motorhome! Beyond the latest video, the Team also describes the rescue in detail, and talks about their upcoming participation at the Pismo Vintage…
Broadcast TV – Cord Cutting Rant
May 13, 2017 • 21 min
Mike talks about Cord Cutting. The FCC not requiring TV (or radio) to cover the city of license and how, Up North here, he can’t even get his local TV station with a 50foot tall antenna and how that is not right.
Can a Red Bathing Suit Put You Out of Business?
May 11, 2017 • 44 min
No one supports creative campaigns on social media more than Carol McManus and Ken Herron, but it might be time to discuss a few pitfalls that could cost you a lot of money and even a lawsuit if you’re not careful. Case in point: SunnyCoClothing and the…
Katie Linendoll Talks Sports IoT
May 10, 2017 • 10 min
Katie Linendoll talks making your home smarter than ever! Home automation reached new levels and allows you to interact. We live in a time unlike any other, with so many technological advancements at our fingertips and at the tip of our tongues. A recent…
Social Media and Mother’s Day
May 10, 2017 • 53 min
Some would argue that the most important holiday of the year is Mother’s Day. But have you thought of how you will honor your mother and everyone else’s mother using social media? That’s how we’ll kick off today’s show with returning guest, Rick Limpert.
Landline phones, Mother’s Day Flowers, Microsoft in Education, and USA Today Fighting Bots
May 9, 2017 • 37 min
On Episode 353 of The Waves of Tech, we are talking about landline phones, Mother’s Day options, Microsoft’s education initiative, and fighting bots on Facebook. We kick off the show by discussing a major milestone in the United States - for the first…
Steve Lambrick, Flying the Ford Tri-Motor. Team Flamingo, Another Unique Find.
May 7, 2017 • 30 min
Join us this week as Team Flamingo shares another unique vintage-find to add to their ongoing collection! And, Captain Steve Lambrick discusses his passion for flying the historic, 1928 Ford Tri-Motor airplane! Tracy was fortunate enough to catch a ride…
Golf & Body NYC and Dr. Bradley Borne
May 5, 2017 • 10 min
Dr. Bradley Borne joins Rick this week to talk about what is going on at Golf & Body NYC and getting prepared for golf season. There is a lot you need to do to stay fit and healthy. As Director of Wellness, Bradley Borne, D.C., is at the hub of all…
Meet the Digital Version of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
May 4, 2017 • 50 min
As businesses and platforms evolve, there is choice to go it alone or find ways to collaborate with complementary and beneficial partners. The latest example of this is the soon to be launched streaming news TV network from Twitter and Bloomberg. The…
Healthcare Fraud, ESPN Layoffs, Webroot And Facebook Targets Youth
May 2, 2017 • 40 min
On Episode 352 of The Waves of Tech, we are discussing a wide range of topics including healthcare fraud, ESPN layoffs, Webroot problems, and Facebook targeting youth. To kickoff th show, we share recent and personal experiences in dealing with…
Creating a Homegrown Living Space
Apr 30, 2017 • 45 min
Today we are going to be talking about creating and living with a “home grown” lifestyle. We’ll be covering topics like where to start, costs, home gardens, do it yourself recipes, and urban farm animals! A strong trend is today’s lifestyle is…
Team Flamingo, Recent Finds. Tony Barthel, Curbside Car Show Calendar.
Apr 29, 2017 • 40 min
Join us this week as Team Flamingo shares their latest finds, purchases, and “follow-me-homes”! Is there anything that these guys aren’t interested in? As we mentioned last week, Pink Flamingo has a new sponsor, and the Team is excited to share an…
The New Social Media Landscape
Apr 26, 2017 • 54 min
Remember way back when Pinterest had a Like button? Remember when creating a Facebook cover for your page was easy? Remember when??? Another week and another week to talk about the massive changes that are happening on your favorite social media…
Email Migration, ShotSpotter, Bye Bye Passwords And Yahoo Execs Out
Apr 26, 2017 • 36 min
On Episode 351 of The Waves of Tech, we dive into the world of email migration, as Dave and his office move from GroupWise Novell to Office365 Outlook. There will be bumps and roadblocks along the way, but ultimately the migration will be worth it.…
Team Flamingo, Enjoying Local Attractions. Gary Warner, Planning a Trailer Restoration.
Apr 22, 2017 • 39 min
Join us this week as Team Flamingo offers some ideas for your next travels! Don’t be in a hurry to get to your location, as there are so many attractions to see on your journey! Gary Warner of Vintage Trailer Rescue shares his logical insight into…
Would You Like to Fill a Stadium with Fans?
Apr 20, 2017 • 51 min
Maybe it’s your unfulfilled dream or maybe you think it’s impossible, but the reality is anyone can fill their ‘stadium’ if you understand what it takes. That’s the subject of today’s LinkedIn Lady Show with special guest, John Brubaker, best known as…
Artificial Intelligence Comes to LinkedIn
Apr 20, 2017 • 54 min
When did the executives of the world hold the meeting to inform LinkedIn that they needed help communicating? Obviously, there was a meeting because the newest AI feature does exactly that…provides the words, the when and the automatic messaging for its…
Jeff Maling of Isobar
Apr 20, 2017 • 14 min
Jeff has spent his 20+ year career helping clients create breakthrough customer experiences. He is a firm believer that great digital experiences have the power to transform business processes and disrupt industries. Jeff was a founder of pioneering…
Facebook Murder Video, Burger King Ads, Newspaper Tech, and HP at Coachella.
Apr 18, 2017
In terrible and difficult news, a man videoed himself murdering an elderly man and then posted the video to Facebook, calling into question Facebook’s policies and our roles as social media users. Next, Burger King is trying to capturing your Android…
Our Newest Sponsor, “Curbside Car Show Calendar”. Justin Scribner, “The Flyte Camp Neutron”.
Apr 15, 2017 • 46 min
Join us this week as Team Flamingo welcomes our newest sponsor, “Curbside Car Show Calendar”! There is a direct connection between specialty car events and the RV industry, and what better way to know about these events, than to have a relationship with a…
Autonomous World
Apr 15, 2017 • 52 min
Everything around us is being automated, slowly taking us to a new autonomous world. We have the power to automate payments, set schedules for repeat mundane work with our apps. Can we take this power further to automate our lives further? What if our car…
Epic Fail for United Airlines Reaches Across the Globe
Apr 12, 2017 • 53 min
We all know that social media leaves fewer and fewer places to hide from our mistakes, and when we don’t learn from past failures, the impact compounds itself. Poorly managed customer service, specifically on social media, is not a new controversy…
MBAs For Hire, Hackers Sound Alarms And FCC Says No Cell Phones
Apr 11, 2017
We touch on the growing retail business of Apple as they venture deeper into Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina. The tech industry is investing heavily in a new type of hire - MBAs from prestigious business schools from across the US and it is having an impact…
Janne Pylvas CEO of Myontec
Apr 10, 2017 • 13 min
Myontec produces wearable shorts called Mbody which are the world’s first EMG-based muscle sensing smart shorts, providing in depth analysis on how muscles react when subject to physical activity. This technology is currently used by some of the best…
Team Flamingo, Roadside Attractions. Unique RV, Refreshing the Exterior of Your Worn RV
Apr 8, 2017 • 35 min
Join us this week as Team Flamingo discusses the unlimited possibilities of roadside attractions and local events while traveling. Some of Team Flamingo’s stops have been Cadillac Ranch, The WigWam Motel, and The Grand Canyon, as well as recent car and…
The Case of the Disappearing Egg
Apr 6, 2017 • 54 min
With Easter only a week away, everyone is thinking about eggs – including Twitter – but in their case, they decided to permanently do away with the egg as a default option for user who don’t take the time to upload their own image. Will this separate the…
Apple Keeps iPad Locked, Tesla Building SUVs And Ford Hiring Connectivity Engineers
Apr 3, 2017 • 45 min
On Episode 348 of The Waves of Tech, we dive into a huge variety of topics that influence and impact our daily lives. First up, we debate the story of Apple refusing to unlock the iPad of a deceased 18-year old so that his family can have access to his…
The Auto Collections, Classic Tow Vehicles. Andy Caldwell’s First RV.
Mar 31, 2017 • 43 min
Join us this week as Team Flamingo picks up Austin’s little Fiat 500 in Las Vegas at The Auto Collections. While we were there, we realized that many of the vehicles that are for sale at The Auto Collections would make great classic-tow-vehicles for your…
Mimicking Features on Social Media Not so Flattering
Mar 30, 2017 • 54 min
If Copycat tactics are the highest form of flattery, then Snapchat should be blushing. But that blush probably doesn’t represent happiness as much as a boiling anger over the continued scraping of their once unique features. The latest to introduce their…
Finding Your Happiness
Mar 30, 2017 • 42 min
Today we are talking about Finding Your happiness. It is really common and quite easy to ask someone, “Are you happy?”. We usually respond, “Yes, of course I’m happy. I have a happy life.” But what if we really stop and think about our lives, in the…
Nick Merry of Screen Time
Mar 30, 2017 • 10 min
Rick is joined by Nick Merry, CEO of Screen Time as Spring Break is upon us. This is the perfect time for kids to actually have a real spring break and maybe a bit of a break from their devices. With Screen Time, one can control when, how long a device or…
Tech-xpectations – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Mar 28, 2017
The Waves of Tech, we are talking all about tech-xpectations today - the good, the bad, the ugly, and the future. There are a tons of expectations when it comes to the tech industry, ranging from for users, businesses, companies, and so many more. In this…
Team Flamingo 1966 Kenskill Rescue and Team Flamingo’s YouTube video!
Mar 24, 2017 • 13 min
Join Team Flamingo this week as we discuss the rescue of our 1966 Kenskill trailer! Scoot on over to our YouTube Channel at: Pink Flamingo RV Radio… and watch the rescue unfold over a 2-day period! It sure looks a lot easier to us in the video, than it…
Marketers Go Where the Fish are Biting
Mar 22, 2017 • 54 min
The world of social media and digital tools marches forward and with every new initiative marketers are challenged with the decision of what delicacy to taste and what should be discarded from their plate. Herein lies the challenge with marketing – we all…
Harmonizing Personal and Business Branding
Mar 22, 2017 • 56 min
The world of social media has changed all of us in many ways. One of the most profound is our exposure as individuals. While we have the right to choose what we post about ourselves, we do not have the ability to control what others post. The solution to…
Yahoo Hack Indictment And Raspberry Pi News
Mar 21, 2017 • 32 min
On Episode 346 of The Waves of Tech, we cover the Yahoo breach, talk some drones, and explain why Raspberry Pi is in the news. The United States Justice Department and FBI issued indictments of four individuals, including 2 Russian intelligence agents and…
Author, Phil Noyes, TRAILERAMA. Team Flamingo, a Vintage Trailer Rescue.
Mar 17, 2017 • 33 min
Join us this week as Team Flamingo makes a trip to Central California to rescue another vintage trailer! This adventure leads to the ownership of a 1962 Serro Scotty! Whether you are into the vintage trailer hobby, or you travel in a newer RV, learning…
ACEing Autism and Tennis With the Stars with Alex Huggan
Mar 16, 2017 • 9 min
ACEing Autism was founded in the summer of 2008 by Richard Spurling & Dr. Shafali Jeste in Boston, MA. as a family run organization with the invaluable efforts of its volunteers & supporters. We launched our first program at The Longfellow Club, Wayland…
March Madness Productivity Loss, Invisible reCAPTCHA And Dress For STEM
Mar 14, 2017 • 32 min
On Episode 345 of The Waves of Tech, we cover a range of technological topics that are impacting the way we use and experience the Internet and live online. We dive right into one of the most annoying user experiences - CAPTCHA. With the introduction of…
Team Flamingo, 1966 Kenskill Rescue. Scott Campbell, RetroLuxe Vintage Trailers.
Mar 11, 2017 • 39 min
Join us this week as Team Flamingo explains what went into the rescue of a 1966 Kenskill trailer! If you have never personally rescued a trailer, everything seems good, until all of the unexpected occurs! Should you be looking for a company to work on…
Why is Every Social Media IPO Like a Thrill Ride?
Mar 9, 2017 • 56 min
f you recall, there was huge excitement in the tech world between 1995 and 2001 in the era known as the Dotcom Bubble. But then came the crash and many shattered dreams as well as empty bank accounts. Watching what is happening less than a week after…
Olympic Gymnast and Tech Enthusiast, Jennifer Pinches
Mar 8, 2017 • 14 min
Jennifer Pinches was an elite British gymnast and now has transitioned into the world of tech and marketing. She was a member of the British national squad throughout her career, competing in two World Championships as well as by competing at the London…
Mail Bag Questions Solving Social Media Mysteries
Mar 7, 2017 • 53 min
We are back from a much-needed break and ready to catch you up on everything that’s been happening in the world of social media. Most recently the successful IPO of Snap, Inc. parent to Snapchat. Just like the snap, crackle, pop fades in your morning…
Breaking The Internet And Global Tech Visionaries
Mar 7, 2017 • 38 min
On Episode 344 of The Waves of Tech, we are glad to be back after a short week off to attend PodFest Multimedia Expo and get some travel under our belts. During the expo and travels, we came across some tech-related things that are worth sharing,…
Chuck and Toni Miltenberger, 1936 Airstream Silver Cloud. Brian Morrow, Owner of Junk Wurx.
Mar 3, 2017 • 50 min
Join us this week as Team Flamingo offers a review of Modernism Week Vintage Trailer Show from Palm Springs, CA, with photos from the event when you visit our website at: pinkflamingorvradio.com . Many new friends were made in Palm Springs, and we are…
Lou Holtz Tells Men To Get PSA Screenings
Mar 2, 2017 • 8 min
Lou Holtz and World-Renowned Robotic Surgeon Break Down Common Questions and Concerns about a Disease that Impacts 1 in 7 Men. Prostate cancer is the second leading cancer death in American men, behind lung cancer. The American Cancer Society reports…
The Perils of Copying a Competitor
Mar 2, 2017 • 54 min
We’re back from our mid-winter break and tons of great (and not so great) things have been happening in the social media digital world. Let’s start with LinkedIn. Okay, we can agree it was time for facelift but why on earth copy Facebook? Perhaps that…
Jon and Sawyer Christianson, Oregon Trail’R
Feb 21, 2017 • 42 min
Join us this week as we visit with brothers, Jon and Sawyer Christianson, owners of Oregon Trail’R! The Christiansons have taken the world of teardrop trailers to new levels, with 3 models and a host of options for your specific tastes and needs! Their…
Adding Women To Tech Roles And Computer Vision Syndrome
Feb 20, 2017 • 29 min
On Episode 343 of The Waves of Tech, we continue to examine the diversity question in technology and engineering. GE plans to bolster the role of female employees by 36% by 2020, closing the gap of under-representation in the technology sector. In…
What changes are you making? Are you looking for a new beginning?
Feb 17, 2017 • 42 min
Ready to make changes and start a new beginning? The Busy Ladies discuss why making any changes in life do not have to happen the first of each year. You can start any time and we are here to let you know how you can go about that. Change is scary and we…
John Rieger, Ford Super Duty Brand Manager. Mario Scortino, Unique RV’s Care and Maintenance.
Feb 17, 2017 • 49 min
Join us this week as Mario Scortino of Unique RV, walks us through some vital care and maintenance tips for your RV or tow vehicle, as you prepare for this season’s road trips! With the addition of our new Ford Super Duty to Team Flamingo, John Rieger,…
Wineven
Feb 17, 2017 • 10 min
Rick is joined this week by Rick and Virginie Dedieu, synchronized swimming world champion and Olympic Medalist, and Sarah Abitbol, bronze medal at world figure skating championships. They are ambassadors of Wineven, the French startup looking to help…
Tap, Click and Buy Gets Easier
Feb 15, 2017 • 54 min
We’ve been talking for some time now about the enormous value of the Pinterest Buy button, but they are working on a project that will totally upend retail as we know it today. Can you imagine being able to see an image on Pinterest, tap on it, and be…
Dating Technology And Oroville Dam Disaster
Feb 14, 2017 • 38 min
On Episode 342 of The Waves of Tech, we dive into an interesting topic that has not been covered before on this podcast - the connection of dating relationships and technology. We begin with a strange survey result that shows that your choice of mobile…
Ron Morgan, Havasu City Rally. Jim Roy, Silver Moose. Team Flamingo, 2017 Ford Super Duty.
Feb 10, 2017 • 41 min
Team Flamingo takes delivery of their new 2017 Ford F350 Super Duty, in Palm Springs, CA! Vintage camper owner, Ron Morgan, speaks live from a vintage trailer rally in Havasu City, AZ! And, Jim Roy details the acquisition and build of the “Silver Moose”.…
Is It Time to Take a Political Stand?
Feb 8, 2017 • 55 min
For a long time, you have heard us say to avoid polarizing topics on social media lest your business risk alienating half of your potential market. Topics typically include gun control, religion, abortion, and of course, politics. But these are new times…
Indiegogo CEO David Mandelbrot
Feb 7, 2017 • 10 min
Indiegogo and crowdfunding go hand-in-hand. Since 2008, Indiegogo has been the goto platform for people with ideas that need help and guidance. Indiegogo is a launchpad for entrepreneurial ideas, but where is it heading? Mandelbrot explains. Indiegogo…
Amazon Cargo Hub And Super Bowl Drones
Feb 7, 2017 • 40 min
On Episode 341 of The Waves of Tech, we cover a range of interesting topics for you this week. We dissect Amazon’s move to build a $1.5 billion USA-based cargo hub to control the entire delivery process. The popular movie site IMDB is shutting down their…
Mac McCoy, Mac the Fire Guy.
Feb 3, 2017 • 34 min
One of the most unexpected and devastating disasters with your RV, is a fire! Not many folks plan for fire, since we all feel it will never happen to us. However, should you find yourself and family in this situation, our guest this week has decades of…
Are You Ready to Hashjack the #SuperBowl?
Feb 2, 2017 • 56 min
The beautiful thing about the Super Bowl is that you don’t have to have $5 million to spend on a 30-second ad. But you must be ready to take advantage of the action through social media and become part of the conversation. We’ll share tips on how to play…
Net Neutrality Future, Netflix Viewing And Facebook Security
Feb 1, 2017 • 35 min
On Episode 340 of The Waves of Tech, we dive into the ever changing world of technology and share news that means something to you. We start by reviewing the recent Delta outage and how outages are impacting travelers and the airline business. Netflix has…
Olympic Gold Medalist Brianna Rollins for Sports Tracker
Jan 31, 2017 • 10 min
Rick is joined this week by Rio Olympics Gold Medalist in the 110m hurdles, Brianna Rollins to talk about Sports Tracker. Sports Tracker, the award-winning application and online sports tracking service developed by a passionate team of outdoor sports…
Why total a perfectly good car?
Jan 31, 2017 • 14 min
I had a little adventure with my Wife’s car a while back and put some small dents and scratches in it. We had full coverage insurance on the car so the insurance company decided to total it. Doesn’t make any sense to me so I bought it back from the…
How do you find your Joy? How do you find the good in your life?
Jan 27, 2017 • 46 min
When you don’t start off joyful, what do you do to improve your day? Do you wake up in a good mood or a mood which some improvement? Does being joyful help you find the good in life and others? Does being positive help you to be more joyful? We spend part…
Kim Weeks, Vintage Motorhome Celebration. Ted Chen, Trailer Valet.
Jan 27, 2017 • 48 min
Are you certain that you securely connected your trailer to your tow vehicle? Team Flamingo shares a few friendly reminders, in hopes of preventing a wreck! We visit with Kim Weeks of GMC Motorhomes International, as she gives details on the upcoming, 1st…
Instagram and Snapchat Duke it Out
Jan 26, 2017 • 58 min
When was the last time you were on the playground scrapping it out with a rival? Probably a few years ago. That proud tradition of ‘dukes up’ has not lost its punch (pun intended) in the digital world. Rivals clash every day but this week the news is all…