The Geeks Shall Inherit the Airwaves – Why Economics Are Killing ‘Old Media’

Car Frames

For a long time now I’ve been hearing people predicting the death of traditional media (you know: television, radio, books and newspapers). “Old Media is dead! Long live New Media!” This is 50% crap, but it’s also 50% true. And since I’ve been fielding a lot of questions about this lately, let me see if […]

John P on Connecticut Public Radio

Real Life Survival Guide

Bruce Barber, from the Real Life Survival Guide, recently interviewed me via phone for a segment on Password Security. That segment will go live today on Connecticut Public Radio, so I’d like to welcome any visitors stopping by as a result. For the rest of us that don’t happen to live in Connecticut, here is […]

Free Online Public Radio Programs

When I’m driving around I’d say I listen to National Public Radio (NPR) about 50% of the time. So, I decided to figure out how I could listen to it and other public news programs from home. As a result, I found a fantastic Web site called allows you to find a program […]

Find the Best Channel for iPod, Satellite FM Transmitters

Have you got an iPod or satellite radio receiver that broadcasts music to the FM stereo in your vehicle? If so, you’ve probably noticed that it can take a while to search through all the stations and try to figure out which one gives you the least interference. Well, Sirius Satellite put together a great […]

Emergency Crank Radio


Most people are notorious procrastinators when it comes to emergency preparedness. This is why you can go to any grocery or hardware store to witness a complete panic in action the day before a major storm hits… or the day after a terrorist attack. Well, among the things you might need, a small emergency radio […]

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