Think about what it took to get smartphones so normal that the idea of a cell phone company not offering a smartphone seems silly. Some news articles point to the idea that everything exists now if a person were rich enough that they could be the whiz to put drones, day and night, into our daily lives. Our culture then could be as defined by drone traffic overhead as it already is by cell phones today. I’m not saying I like it but I’m saying we need to confront our feelings about it now because barring the improbable likelihood of some catastrophic event knocking drone dreams out of the sky, they’re coming. And I’d say in a about a decade.

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Some good weather and future-proofing around the cafe have me busy as a bee and thinking about the smartest layouts for the flow of technology and information which is exactly the filter recent technology news needs. Mainstreaming items at the cafe is a fundamental reason for the cafe! In this episode, I find a soap box to climb upon in the last third with the first and second thirds reminding you what technology is lurking for the tech-lurkers to help develop and promote toward the flow of mainstream acceptance so we can party!

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For what it’s worth to you,
we’ve been shy about method
and brazen about content in a manic push
to calculate the best way to move
from concept to publishing as smoothly as possible.

The real reason is that some episode Part One’s are recorded twice after the host establishes a more concrete idea on review. This adds up to a very big waste of time if the workflow for podcasting is still floundering around and being hammered out. Maybe you know?

We love to have the time to publish those revisions instead of miss a day.

Hardware and software discussed…

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Behind this green door, a safe and insulated meeting place for meetings of the minds and risk eaters of the futures our collective techxiety plagues our thoughts with. DIY Do It Yourselfers are welcome, Build Your Owners are welcome and, really, damn near anyone is welcome with this in mind:

Keep and open mind,
speak your thoughts with a kind mouth,
and we’ll get through this.

Whatever it is.

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