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TV-G Studio MLN Weekly Micro-mobility, technology during disasters, and concerns over health monitoring apps https://modernlife.network/micro-mobility/ Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:21:31 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55621 https://modernlife.network/micro-mobility/#respond https://modernlife.network/micro-mobility/feed/ 0 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 grand success of these services. To assist with connectivity during disaster relief, a new tethered drone called a Flying COW (cell on wings), has been deployed on the beaches of Florida. There is growing concern in the health provider and medical profession of the dangers of users relying too heavily on their health monitoring apps due to their inability to provide accurate, reliable, and consistent data. 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 th... 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 grand success of these services. To assist with connectivity during disaster relief, a new tethered drone called a Flying COW (cell on wings), has been deployed on the beaches of Florida. There is growing concern in the health provider and medical profession of the dangers of users relying too heavily on their health monitoring apps due to their inability to provide accurate, reliable, and consistent data. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 37:17 Paul Allen, SnapChat Originals And Big Tech Squabble For US Military Funding https://modernlife.network/snapchat-originals/ Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:00:25 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55618 https://modernlife.network/snapchat-originals/#respond https://modernlife.network/snapchat-originals/feed/ 0 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 programming aimed at targeting the young adult and youth using and not using their app. The three giant tech companies - Amazon, Google, and Microsoft - are in a battle of words as they compete for a USA military contract valued at around $10 billion. At the center of controversy is the use of artificial intelligence in US military war drones. 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. 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 programming aimed at targeting the young adult and youth using and not using their app. The three giant tech companies - Amazon, Google, and Microsoft - are in a battle of words as they compete for a USA military contract valued at around $10 billion. At the center of controversy is the use of artificial intelligence in US military war drones. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 39:22 Verizon 5G Goes Live, Project xCloud by Microsoft and California Net Neutrality https://modernlife.network/verizon-5g-goes-live/ Tue, 09 Oct 2018 16:37:03 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55615 https://modernlife.network/verizon-5g-goes-live/#respond https://modernlife.network/verizon-5g-goes-live/feed/ 0 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 concept that will be bringing the XBox gaming ecosystem to the mobile and tablet industries in 2019. The federal government is suing the State of California over their recent open internet protection bill (net neutrality) in what will become an epic court battle. And finally, we discuss the roles we have to play in today’s world in order to protect our data and information. 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, 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 concept that will be bringing the XBox gaming ecosystem to the mobile and tablet industries in 2019. The federal government is suing the State of California over their recent open internet protection bill (net neutrality) in what will become an epic court battle. And finally, we discuss the roles we have to play in today’s world in order to protect our data and information. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 39:20 Stratolaunch Vehicles, Private Moon Travel, Bodycam Footage and EU Approves Controversial Directive https://modernlife.network/stratolaunch/ Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:02:51 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55609 https://modernlife.network/stratolaunch/#respond https://modernlife.network/stratolaunch/feed/ 0 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 the company and is becoming a reality. Deadly body camera footage continues to appear on social media on the demand of users, but the trend is becoming a bit more troubling. The EU is scheduled to enforce an interesting set of regulations aimed at diminishing Google’s power and empowering creators and publishers. 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, 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 the company and is becoming a reality. Deadly body camera footage continues to appear on social media on the demand of users, but the trend is becoming a bit more troubling. The EU is scheduled to enforce an interesting set of regulations aimed at diminishing Google’s power and empowering creators and publishers. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 40:29 Interdrone Recap, British Airways Hack And Amazon’s $1 Trillion Market Value https://modernlife.network/interdrone-recap/ Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:41:36 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55606 https://modernlife.network/interdrone-recap/#respond https://modernlife.network/interdrone-recap/feed/ 0 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 were welcomed in the United States Senate to answer questions associated with the spread of misinformation on their platforms. Over 380,000 British Airways customers received word their personal information was stolen by hackers a few weeks ago. Lastly, Amazon joined Apple as the only other $1 trillion company - proving that e-commerce, cloud computing, and customer service go a long way. 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. 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 were welcomed in the United States Senate to answer questions associated with the spread of misinformation on their platforms. Over 380,000 British Airways customers received word their personal information was stolen by hackers a few weeks ago. Lastly, Amazon joined Apple as the only other $1 trillion company - proving that e-commerce, cloud computing, and customer service go a long way. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 40:59 Reclusive Amazon Tribe Found by Drone And Facebook Watch https://modernlife.network/reclusive-amazon-tribe/ Tue, 04 Sep 2018 14:26:51 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55602 https://modernlife.network/reclusive-amazon-tribe/#respond https://modernlife.network/reclusive-amazon-tribe/feed/ 0 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, academia, and construction. Facebook Watch, their on-demand video streaming service, is going global as they attempt to compete with the other giants in the industry. A new breed of real estate companies, known as iBuyers, are popping up offering 3-day turnarounds for home sales. 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,... 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, academia, and construction. Facebook Watch, their on-demand video streaming service, is going global as they attempt to compete with the other giants in the industry. A new breed of real estate companies, known as iBuyers, are popping up offering 3-day turnarounds for home sales. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 45:01 Rebecca Olson Executive Director of 59 Days of Code https://modernlife.network/59-days-code/ Tue, 28 Aug 2018 22:02:11 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55599 https://modernlife.network/59-days-code/#respond https://modernlife.network/59-days-code/feed/ 0 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 technology to create more sustainable, richer, and efficient ways of conducting business and resolving problems. The main highlight is their expo, dubbed #thecompetition, which throws developers, designers, and entrepreneurs against each other. We dive into the origins, the now, and the future of the nonprofit as they look to expand and create a new environment to live and work. 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 t... 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 technology to create more sustainable, richer, and efficient ways of conducting business and resolving problems. The main highlight is their expo, dubbed #thecompetition, which throws developers, designers, and entrepreneurs against each other. We dive into the origins, the now, and the future of the nonprofit as they look to expand and create a new environment to live and work. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 31:08 Spotting Fake Amazon Reviews And Netflix Deletes Users Reviews https://modernlife.network/spotting-fake-amazon-reviews-and-netflix-deletes-users-reviews/ Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:53:23 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55596 https://modernlife.network/spotting-fake-amazon-reviews-and-netflix-deletes-users-reviews/#respond https://modernlife.network/spotting-fake-amazon-reviews-and-netflix-deletes-users-reviews/feed/ 0 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 problem of security and vulnerability in the democratic process. Fake reviews on Amazon, TripAdvisor, and Yelp continue to grow in scale. Spotting fake reviews can be very simple, so let’s not get caught up in the mayhem. Netflix had hinted at deleting all user reviews a few months ago and they lived up to their word. All reviews are gone and we share why. 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 kn... 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 problem of security and vulnerability in the democratic process. Fake reviews on Amazon, TripAdvisor, and Yelp continue to grow in scale. Spotting fake reviews can be very simple, so let’s not get caught up in the mayhem. Netflix had hinted at deleting all user reviews a few months ago and they lived up to their word. All reviews are gone and we share why. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 31:32 IBM PC Introduced 37 Years Ago, Snapchat Dysmorphic Disorder, and Tribal Communities Fight for Broadband https://modernlife.network/ibm-pc-introduced/ Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:37:42 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55591 https://modernlife.network/ibm-pc-introduced/#respond https://modernlife.network/ibm-pc-introduced/feed/ 0 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 reporting higher than average requests from patients to receive surgery to look more like the filtering options in apps like Snapchat and Instagram. The FCC lost a court battle as the agency attempted to eliminate a $25 Internet and phone service subsidy provided to the tribal communities and small regional carriers. And beware of your Craigslist postings, as people are finding new places to squat and also posing as property owners for rental transactions. Modern Issues. Modern Discussions. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech. 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. 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 reporting higher than average requests from patients to receive surgery to look more like the filtering options in apps like Snapchat and Instagram. The FCC lost a court battle as the agency attempted to eliminate a $25 Internet and phone service subsidy provided to the tribal communities and small regional carriers. And beware of your Craigslist postings, as people are finding new places to squat and also posing as property owners for rental transactions. Modern Issues. Modern Discussions. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 32:35 InfoWars Banned And Common Tech Courtesy https://modernlife.network/infowars-banned/ Tue, 07 Aug 2018 14:54:47 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55588 https://modernlife.network/infowars-banned/#respond https://modernlife.network/infowars-banned/feed/ 0 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 networks out there to join - beer drinkers, creative artists, supernatural, film, and more. The AT&T and Time Warner Cable deal received a slight setback with an appeal filed by the Justice Department. And finally, we cover the lack of common courtesy when people utilize devices in public. 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, 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 networks out there to join - beer drinkers, creative artists, supernatural, film, and more. The AT&T and Time Warner Cable deal received a slight setback with an appeal filed by the Justice Department. And finally, we cover the lack of common courtesy when people utilize devices in public. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 35:19 Walmart’s Autonomous Vehicle Partnership, Disney Buys Fox Assets, Girl Scouts Add STEM Badges https://modernlife.network/autonomous-vehicle-partnership/ Tue, 31 Jul 2018 14:49:36 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55585 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, including Hulu and animation studios, under the Disney umbrella. The Girl Scouts of America are adding thirty science, technology, and engineering badges to inspire and encourage their members to choose a career path in technology. Lastly, Chrome is still working to improve the unencrypted and encrypted web by established a new default setting in their browser. 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, 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, including Hulu and animation studios, under the Disney umbrella. The Girl Scouts of America are adding thirty science, technology, and engineering badges to inspire and encourage their members to choose a career path in technology. Lastly, Chrome is still working to improve the unencrypted and encrypted web by established a new default setting in their browser. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 38:51 5G Heads to USA, Apple Faces iPhone Ban, Live Streaming of Uber & Lyft Passengers https://modernlife.network/5g-heads-to-usa/ Tue, 24 Jul 2018 15:04:40 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55582 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 reality and autonomous vehicle innovation.  The Indian government is mandating the use of a spam-filtering app on all networks because users are facing major spamming issue the past three years. Apple has until January 2019 to comply by offering the app to users or they must leave the Indian market.  An Uber/Lyft driver live streamed his rideshare experiences with his Twitch channel leading to a major debate in the industry to the legal, moral, and ethical use of video in today’s technology space. Lastly, the results are in from Prime Day 2018. Amazon set a number of new records selling over 100 million products. 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 ... 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 reality and autonomous vehicle innovation.  The Indian government is mandating the use of a spam-filtering app on all networks because users are facing major spamming issue the past three years. Apple has until January 2019 to comply by offering the app to users or they must leave the Indian market.  An Uber/Lyft driver live streamed his rideshare experiences with his Twitch channel leading to a major debate in the industry to the legal, moral, and ethical use of video in today’s technology space. Lastly, the results are in from Prime Day 2018. Amazon set a number of new records selling over 100 million products. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 31:31 Customer Service Woes And Calls to Regulate Facial Recognition https://modernlife.network/customer-service-woes/ Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:53:03 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55578 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 arrested for the theft of autonomous vehicle schematics and technical documents as he was getting ready to board a plan to his new job overseas with a self-driving car startup venture. Facial recognition technology is growing in popularity for many corporations, but very little is out there in the form of government regulation. Some Silicon Valley companies are saying the tech industry needs guidance on the ethical uses of software recognition now and in the future. 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. 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 arrested for the theft of autonomous vehicle schematics and technical documents as he was getting ready to board a plan to his new job overseas with a self-driving car startup venture. Facial recognition technology is growing in popularity for many corporations, but very little is out there in the form of government regulation. Some Silicon Valley companies are saying the tech industry needs guidance on the ethical uses of software recognition now and in the future. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 39:26 Elon Musk Escape Pod And Drones Replace Fireworks https://modernlife.network/elon-musk-escape-pod/ Tue, 10 Jul 2018 15:15:24 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55573 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 rescue efforts. Across the country and specifically in California, the risk of fireworks leading to wildfires and property damage is leading July 4 organizers to contract with Intel to create drone shows to celebrate Independence Day. eBay is ramping up their efforts to steal some attention and customers away from Amazon Prime Day by offering super discounted items to any and all visitors to their e-commerce site. Facebook is back in the news after flagging the text of the Declaration of Independence as hate speech. Their use of artificial intelligence to identify hateful posts still needs some fine tuning. 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 w... 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 rescue efforts. Across the country and specifically in California, the risk of fireworks leading to wildfires and property damage is leading July 4 organizers to contract with Intel to create drone shows to celebrate Independence Day. eBay is ramping up their efforts to steal some attention and customers away from Amazon Prime Day by offering super discounted items to any and all visitors to their e-commerce site. Facebook is back in the news after flagging the text of the Declaration of Independence as hate speech. Their use of artificial intelligence to identify hateful posts still needs some fine tuning. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 29:16 Mountain View’s Google Tax, Dell Going Public Again, AT&T Rates Increasing And Xfinity Throttling Data https://modernlife.network/mountain-views-google-tax/ Tue, 03 Jul 2018 12:17:20 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55569 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. Mountain View is considering a tax on Google to pay for improvements. Next, the once popular PC maker Dell has announced plans to go public again after a five year hiatus from public trading. Now we get heated… AT&T announced several rate increases immediately after their $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable, and Comcast announced plans to throttle data and hotspot functionality for Xfinity Mobile users. We obviously have strong opinions on both these matters. 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 issu... 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. Mountain View is considering a tax on Google to pay for improvements. Next, the once popular PC maker Dell has announced plans to go public again after a five year hiatus from public trading. Now we get heated… AT&T announced several rate increases immediately after their $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable, and Comcast announced plans to throttle data and hotspot functionality for Xfinity Mobile users. We obviously have strong opinions on both these matters. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 43:29 IGTV, Facebook Marketplace, AT&T Privacy Update And AppNexus https://modernlife.network/igtv/ Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:37:34 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55566 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 great benefits for buyers and sellers of goods. Following their acquisition of Time Warner, AT&T released a privacy policy update. The FAQ page is one of the most comprehensive pages out there. And finally, AppNexus has been bought by AT&T as the telecom giant pushes into digital advertising to compete with the likes of Facebook and Verizon. 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 som... 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 great benefits for buyers and sellers of goods. Following their acquisition of Time Warner, AT&T released a privacy policy update. The FAQ page is one of the most comprehensive pages out there. And finally, AppNexus has been bought by AT&T as the telecom giant pushes into digital advertising to compete with the likes of Facebook and Verizon. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 36:23 AT&T Time Warner Merger, 21st Century Fox, and General Motors Transformed https://modernlife.network/company-acquisitions/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:05:46 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55563 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 Century Fox stake to add additional content and rights to the asset class. This all may spell trouble for consumers as net neutrality regulations are set to expire thanks to the Federal Communication Commission.  Next, the CIO of General Motors has transformed the Information Technology branch of the company in just under five years by insourcing over 10,000 jobs and focusing on innovation, research, and development. Lastly, we share a personal story of how one single app is changing the life of addiction. 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 ... 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 Century Fox stake to add additional content and rights to the asset class. This all may spell trouble for consumers as net neutrality regulations are set to expire thanks to the Federal Communication Commission.  Next, the CIO of General Motors has transformed the Information Technology branch of the company in just under five years by insourcing over 10,000 jobs and focusing on innovation, research, and development. Lastly, we share a personal story of how one single app is changing the life of addiction. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 46:17 Summit Supercomputer, The Gig Economy, And Astra Labs Apps Are Saving Lives https://modernlife.network/summit-supercomputer/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:09:58 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55560 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 economy is changing the way people lives their lives, travel, and earn an income. A couple is using Rover and Taskrabbit to earn a living while traveling around the in their RV. In 2015, a young teen struggling with depression and attempted suicides created an app to serve as a resource for others battling the same. Three years later, Amanda Southworth is changing the app space with her purposefully built apps. Finally, the VPNFilter malware infection has moved across international borders and has infected 500,000 devices. 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 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 economy is changing the way people lives their lives, travel, and earn an income. A couple is using Rover and Taskrabbit to earn a living while traveling around the in their RV. In 2015, a young teen struggling with depression and attempted suicides created an app to serve as a resource for others battling the same. Three years later, Amanda Southworth is changing the app space with her purposefully built apps. Finally, the VPNFilter malware infection has moved across international borders and has infected 500,000 devices. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 37:32 L’Oreal Buys Augmented Reality Company, Chrome’s HTTPS Default Setting, and New iPhone Features https://modernlife.network/loreal-buys-augmented-reality/ Tue, 05 Jun 2018 14:28:19 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55556 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 include augmented reality to allow their customers the ability to virtually try-on makeup and hair products. The United States’ Senate passed a resolution to reinstate the Open Internet Order, with little hope of it moving forward. Google has made the decision to transition Chrome to the default HTTPS setting in September and October. Finally, iOS 12 was announced and new features such as Siri Shortcuts, Measure, Screentime, and Group FaceTime are here. 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, 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 include augmented reality to allow their customers the ability to virtually try-on makeup and hair products. The United States’ Senate passed a resolution to reinstate the Open Internet Order, with little hope of it moving forward. Google has made the decision to transition Chrome to the default HTTPS setting in September and October. Finally, iOS 12 was announced and new features such as Siri Shortcuts, Measure, Screentime, and Group FaceTime are here. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 43:07 Adobe Creative Cloud for Educators, Senate Forces Net Neutrality Vote, and Square Acquisitions https://modernlife.network/creative-cloud-for-educators/ Tue, 15 May 2018 13:56:33 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55546 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 a vote on the floor to reinstate the 2015 Open Internet Order. The ongoing battle over net neutrality between the FCC, the federal government, states, general public, and the tech industry is quickly coming to a boil. Square, the popular payment services company, recently acquired Weebly. The companies form a solid partnership providing a comprehensive solution for business owners and individuals growing their brand, business, and income. 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, 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 a vote on the floor to reinstate the 2015 Open Internet Order. The ongoing battle over net neutrality between the FCC, the federal government, states, general public, and the tech industry is quickly coming to a boil. Square, the popular payment services company, recently acquired Weebly. The companies form a solid partnership providing a comprehensive solution for business owners and individuals growing their brand, business, and income. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 37:46 Episode 400 Celebration, Twitter Passwords, Android Controls And Microsoft’s Future https://modernlife.network/episode-400-celebration/ Tue, 08 May 2018 15:28:41 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55543 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 dive into a celebration of the iMac turning 20 years old this month. Last week, Twitter internally exposed the passwords of their 330 millions users. We tell you what you need to know and what to do to protect yourself. Google is set to announce a new set of controls for individuals to help manage phone use. In Microsoft news, the new Your Phone app for Windows 10 provides a direct mirror of your phone straight to a desktop PC, allowing users to access texts, photos, and notifications. In addition, we dissect the future direction of Microsoft as their position in the tech industry has drastically shifted with CEO Satya Nadella at the helm. Finally, we offer up a 6 minute audio collage spanning the last 399 episodes. 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 t... 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 dive into a celebration of the iMac turning 20 years old this month. Last week, Twitter internally exposed the passwords of their 330 millions users. We tell you what you need to know and what to do to protect yourself. Google is set to announce a new set of controls for individuals to help manage phone use. In Microsoft news, the new Your Phone app for Windows 10 provides a direct mirror of your phone straight to a desktop PC, allowing users to access texts, photos, and notifications. In addition, we dissect the future direction of Microsoft as their position in the tech industry has drastically shifted with CEO Satya Nadella at the helm. Finally, we offer up a 6 minute audio collage spanning the last 399 episodes. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 49:42 Apple Leaked Memo, Amazon Prime Rate Hike and T-Mobile & Sprint Merger https://modernlife.network/apple-leaked-memo/ Tue, 01 May 2018 13:57:00 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55538 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% after Amazon executives stated that more digital, shipping, and delivery options are rising in cost. T-Mobile and Sprint announced a multi-billion dollar merger that would instantly rank the new company as the second largest mobile provider in the nation. With the promise of 5G investment and better capabilities, the industry may be in for a major shakeup. 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 ... 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% after Amazon executives stated that more digital, shipping, and delivery options are rising in cost. T-Mobile and Sprint announced a multi-billion dollar merger that would instantly rank the new company as the second largest mobile provider in the nation. With the promise of 5G investment and better capabilities, the industry may be in for a major shakeup. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 33:27 In-Car Gas Purchasing, California’s Net Neutrality Bill And Hubble Telescope Turns 28 https://modernlife.network/in-car-gas-purchasing/ Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:28:16 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55533 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 with their own version of net neutrality in response to the FCC’s rollback of internet protections earlier this year. The Hubble Space Telescope celebrated 28 years in orbit this week. The telescope has amazed scientists, astronomers, and enthusiasts with its brilliant and stunning photographs of the depths of space. Google plans to introduce an app across its systems, Chat, to compete with and eventually end SMS messaging. 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. 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 with their own version of net neutrality in response to the FCC’s rollback of internet protections earlier this year. The Hubble Space Telescope celebrated 28 years in orbit this week. The telescope has amazed scientists, astronomers, and enthusiasts with its brilliant and stunning photographs of the depths of space. Google plans to introduce an app across its systems, Chat, to compete with and eventually end SMS messaging. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 38:15 Apple Music Growth, Apple Watch Solves Crime, ESPN’s Streaming Service And The End of Passwords https://modernlife.network/apple-growth/ Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:47:10 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55530 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 subscribing base of over 40 million, and becoming more and more competitive with Spotify. In Australia, a 57 year old victim’s Apple Watch data was used to solve her 2016 murder. ESPN has entered the digital content streaming business with ESPN+, which will offer a variety of sports content to users that do not have a traditional cable package. Finally, the end of passwords may be on the horizon with the introduction of WebAuthn, a global effort to bring simpler yet stronger web authentication to users. 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, 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 subscribing base of over 40 million, and becoming more and more competitive with Spotify. In Australia, a 57 year old victim’s Apple Watch data was used to solve her 2016 murder. ESPN has entered the digital content streaming business with ESPN+, which will offer a variety of sports content to users that do not have a traditional cable package. Finally, the end of passwords may be on the horizon with the introduction of WebAuthn, a global effort to bring simpler yet stronger web authentication to users. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 40:07 Google View Image, Oregon Enacts Net Neutrality And Facebook Commentary https://modernlife.network/google-view-image/ Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:43:15 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55527 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 prohibits state agencies from working with internet providers that choose to throttle websites, limit access, and treat traffic unequally. Dubai is running a test program for digital license plates that is being aimed at reduced emergency response time and quickening fee collection. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg sat in the hot seat during his Senate testimony this week and earned major points with his responses and genuine message. 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 proh... 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 prohibits state agencies from working with internet providers that choose to throttle websites, limit access, and treat traffic unequally. Dubai is running a test program for digital license plates that is being aimed at reduced emergency response time and quickening fee collection. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg sat in the hot seat during his Senate testimony this week and earned major points with his responses and genuine message. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 33:58 Facebook-Cambridge Analytica, Tech’s April Fools’ Jokes, Space Junk And CUE18 Exhibitors https://modernlife.network/facebook-cambridge-analytica/ Tue, 03 Apr 2018 13:52:14 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55521 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, creating some fun and entertaining concepts on social media that had customers laughing. A UK-led experiment is tackling the problem of the millions of items of space junk floating in orbit causing several safety and hazard situations. And finally, we feature four exhibitor interviews from the CUE18 conference including discussions on adapting devices into powerful learning tools, flexible seating, creating engaging presentations, and classroom management software. 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’ Da... 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, creating some fun and entertaining concepts on social media that had customers laughing. A UK-led experiment is tackling the problem of the millions of items of space junk floating in orbit causing several safety and hazard situations. And finally, we feature four exhibitor interviews from the CUE18 conference including discussions on adapting devices into powerful learning tools, flexible seating, creating engaging presentations, and classroom management software. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 50:42 CUE18 Conference Conversations https://modernlife.network/cue18/ Tue, 27 Mar 2018 13:21:47 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55514 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, administrators, students, and attendees. In the four conversations from the halls of the event, we explore a wide range of topics - professional development, infrastructure decision making, teaching digital citizenship, serving as a resource, empowering educators, execution of technology in the classroom, providing equitable access to digital skills, and conference rejuvenation. 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 educa... 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, administrators, students, and attendees. In the four conversations from the halls of the event, we explore a wide range of topics - professional development, infrastructure decision making, teaching digital citizenship, serving as a resource, empowering educators, execution of technology in the classroom, providing equitable access to digital skills, and conference rejuvenation. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 53:10 World Backup Day, Toys R’ Us Closures, Ford Dealerships Online, Apple’s Families Page https://modernlife.network/world-backup-day/ Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:05:18 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55508 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 failing to adapt to digital commerce. Ford is making a major change in the way buyers may purchase their vehicles - online dealerships with locked-in pricing, real time inventories, and no awkward sales interactions. Apple has developed a ‘Families’ page to provide resources to families on data control, website access, and privacy. 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 fa... 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 failing to adapt to digital commerce. Ford is making a major change in the way buyers may purchase their vehicles - online dealerships with locked-in pricing, real time inventories, and no awkward sales interactions. Apple has developed a ‘Families’ page to provide resources to families on data control, website access, and privacy. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 37:42 Spam Calls, Bracing for Cyber-attacks, State Net Neutrality Laws https://modernlife.network/stopping-spam-calls/ Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:36:21 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55503 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 a banner year for cyber-attacks, with an estimated 11 billion individual malware attacks anticipated. Learn what is coming and what can be done. California is introducing legislation - Right to Repair - mandating manufacturers to provide repair specifications on all devices sold. This would allow consumers to properly and accurately repair their devices without paying the high costs to stores and authorized dealers. And finally, states are taking the net neutrality battle to heart and signing bills to protect consumers from a future without internet protection and unequal access. 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. 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 a banner year for cyber-attacks, with an estimated 11 billion individual malware attacks anticipated. Learn what is coming and what can be done. California is introducing legislation - Right to Repair - mandating manufacturers to provide repair specifications on all devices sold. This would allow consumers to properly and accurately repair their devices without paying the high costs to stores and authorized dealers. And finally, states are taking the net neutrality battle to heart and signing bills to protect consumers from a future without internet protection and unequal access. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 38:49 Harley Davidson’s Electric Motorcycle Investment, Amazon buys Ring, and Apple’s Glass Walls & Doors https://modernlife.network/harley-davidsons-electric/ Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:57:56 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55493 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 motorcycle to add to their inventory. This signals a small but significant change in the motorcycle industry. Amazon has purchased Ring, the internet-connected leader in security systems. The retail giant is hoping to utilize Ring and its home gadgetry to provide safe and secure delivery of their products. In some strange news, employees at Apple Park are continually running into glass walls and doors around the campus, causing 9-1-1 calls and visits from paramedic to control for head bleeding. 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 moto... 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 motorcycle to add to their inventory. This signals a small but significant change in the motorcycle industry. Amazon has purchased Ring, the internet-connected leader in security systems. The retail giant is hoping to utilize Ring and its home gadgetry to provide safe and secure delivery of their products. In some strange news, employees at Apple Park are continually running into glass walls and doors around the campus, causing 9-1-1 calls and visits from paramedic to control for head bleeding. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 34:33 Combating Technology Addiction, Corporate Social Activism And New Generation Text Messaging https://modernlife.network/combatting-technology-addiction/ Tue, 27 Feb 2018 15:58:06 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55488 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 marches. Corporations are now denouncing and ending their relationship with the NRA as an act of corporate online social activism to a degree which we have never seen. Over 40 companies are pushing the latest in messaging technology - Rich Communication Service - that provide a richer experience overall. And finally, we take a look at Steve Jobs’ 1973 job application that is up for auction for $50,000. 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 m... 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 marches. Corporations are now denouncing and ending their relationship with the NRA as an act of corporate online social activism to a degree which we have never seen. Over 40 companies are pushing the latest in messaging technology - Rich Communication Service - that provide a richer experience overall. And finally, we take a look at Steve Jobs’ 1973 job application that is up for auction for $50,000. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 38:01 Intel’s Olympics Drone Show, Olympians Train Using VR, Falcon Heavy, Equifax Hack is Back https://modernlife.network/intels-olympics-drone-show/ Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:32:22 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55484 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, utilized virtual reality technology to train and prepare for their events. Falcon Heavy launched last week to much fanfare and celebration, proving that space exploration and scientific discovery is still only in its infancy. To those affected by the Equifax security hack, more troubles may be on the horizon as we learned the breach is more significant than previously reported. 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, 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, utilized virtual reality technology to train and prepare for their events. Falcon Heavy launched last week to much fanfare and celebration, proving that space exploration and scientific discovery is still only in its infancy. To those affected by the Equifax security hack, more troubles may be on the horizon as we learned the breach is more significant than previously reported. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 37:46 Tesla’s Supercharger Stations And Why Alexa Didn’t Light Up During Super Bowl https://modernlife.network/tesla-supercharger-stations/ Tue, 06 Feb 2018 15:01:39 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55481 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 Supercharge power station for its consumers and they continue to build a network of electrical infrastructure. If you are curious why your Amazon Echo or Echo Dot did not trigger during the Super Bowl ad it’s because Amazon uses digital fingerprinting and audible command filtering technology to fix the potential interruption. During the Super Bowl, social media ruined a lot of the buzz, enjoyment, and entertainment. We share our thoughts on the state of social media and the negatives consequences of the platform. And finally, a Russian spam kingpin is being held in Federal court after Apple assisted agents with information from the hackers iCloud account. 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, 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 Supercharge power station for its consumers and they continue to build a network of electrical infrastructure. If you are curious why your Amazon Echo or Echo Dot did not trigger during the Super Bowl ad it’s because Amazon uses digital fingerprinting and audible command filtering technology to fix the potential interruption. During the Super Bowl, social media ruined a lot of the buzz, enjoyment, and entertainment. We share our thoughts on the state of social media and the negatives consequences of the platform. And finally, a Russian spam kingpin is being held in Federal court after Apple assisted agents with information from the hackers iCloud account. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 34:34 Microsoft Emergency Update, Amazon HQ2 And Jackpotting https://modernlife.network/amazon-hq2/ Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:44:26 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55477 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. But, many are concerned about the e-commerce giant coming to their city and growing the housing crisis, increasing income inequality, and changing the real estate and affordable housing market. Jackpotting, the hacking scheme that spits out money from an ATMs as you walk by, is a growing trend in the United States. Financial institutions using outdated Windows XP software are being targeted. This is a growing concern since some banking companies are neglecting to upgrade their information technology infrastructure. 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, 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. But, many are concerned about the e-commerce giant coming to their city and growing the housing crisis, increasing income inequality, and changing the real estate and affordable housing market. Jackpotting, the hacking scheme that spits out money from an ATMs as you walk by, is a growing trend in the United States. Financial institutions using outdated Windows XP software are being targeted. This is a growing concern since some banking companies are neglecting to upgrade their information technology infrastructure. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 38:51 Spectre And Meltdown Explained. Amazon Go Opens. https://modernlife.network/spectre-meltdown-explained/ Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:16:41 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55474 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 we build and operate our computing systems over the past twenty years. Amazon Go opened in Seattle with much praise and excitement, showing that a grocery store can function without checkout lines and workers. Microsoft is attempting to capitalize in the classroom by introducing new laptops for educators and students. The question remains - why are they so late and why are they so behind. Montana introduces the first ever state based net neutrality regulations for ISPs to follow, a first major step in protecting equal access to information, data, and services 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... 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 we build and operate our computing systems over the past twenty years. Amazon Go opened in Seattle with much praise and excitement, showing that a grocery store can function without checkout lines and workers. Microsoft is attempting to capitalize in the classroom by introducing new laptops for educators and students. The question remains - why are they so late and why are they so behind. Montana introduces the first ever state based net neutrality regulations for ISPs to follow, a first major step in protecting equal access to information, data, and services Modern Life Network Hosts clean 45:38 UberEATS Banned from School, Roku’s Smart Home Investment, and Facebook’s News Feed Change https://modernlife.network/ubereats-banned/ Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:33:34 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55468 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 creates a new whole-home integrated home entertainment ecosystem made up of smart TVs, soundbars, voice assistant, and smart speakers. Facebook Pixel is causing major headaches for some users and we breakdown what you can do to fight back against advertisements and sponsored posts. And finally, Facebook has announced a major change to their News Feed function. The change is being touted as a win for their users but we are less than optimistic about the true end result. 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. 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 creates a new whole-home integrated home entertainment ecosystem made up of smart TVs, soundbars, voice assistant, and smart speakers. Facebook Pixel is causing major headaches for some users and we breakdown what you can do to fight back against advertisements and sponsored posts. And finally, Facebook has announced a major change to their News Feed function. The change is being touted as a win for their users but we are less than optimistic about the true end result. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 36:59 Coach Rick Neuheisel https://modernlife.network/coach-rick-neuheisel/ Tue, 02 Jan 2018 18:50:42 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55459 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 trophy when the season is over. 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 bal... 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 trophy when the season is over. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 5:49 The Hottest Trends From 1997 And Predictions For 2018 https://modernlife.network/predictions-2018/ Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:51:20 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55457 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 experienced Windows 95 Upgrade (startup and access), the Palm Pilot (synchronized data), Netscape (web browser battles), Real Player (music streaming), and much more. Moving into 2018, we throw out predictions related to data hacking, net neutrality pricing, Bitcoin acceptance, recreational drone use regulation, virtual reality, and 5G experimentation. 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 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 experienced Windows 95 Upgrade (startup and access), the Palm Pilot (synchronized data), Netscape (web browser battles), Real Player (music streaming), and much more. Moving into 2018, we throw out predictions related to data hacking, net neutrality pricing, Bitcoin acceptance, recreational drone use regulation, virtual reality, and 5G experimentation. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 53:54 2017 California STEAM Symposium. Part 2 https://modernlife.network/steam-symposium-part-2/ Tue, 26 Dec 2017 06:04:17 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55448 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 educational technology industry currently that are shaping the classroom. We connected with companies working directly with the International Space Station, the National Science Foundation, and higher educational institutions. It’s evident the wide range of exhibitors and services out there that the classroom is changing that includes student coding, 3D modelling, interactive touchscreens, mathematics gamification, and reimagined web-based science lessons. 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 educat... 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 educational technology industry currently that are shaping the classroom. We connected with companies working directly with the International Space Station, the National Science Foundation, and higher educational institutions. It’s evident the wide range of exhibitors and services out there that the classroom is changing that includes student coding, 3D modelling, interactive touchscreens, mathematics gamification, and reimagined web-based science lessons. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 1:02:50 2017 California STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Symposium. Part 1 https://modernlife.network/california-steam-part-1/ Tue, 19 Dec 2017 13:47:59 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55444 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 symposium from a variety of perspectives, such as the importance of collaborating in the educational tech space and the power of professional development. We cover a variety of relevant topics in education - preparing the future workforce, shaping lessons around existing real world problems, the power of creativity and imagination, problem solving, the changing landscape of science and accountability standards, and focusing on partnerships to advance education for students. 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 ... 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 symposium from a variety of perspectives, such as the importance of collaborating in the educational tech space and the power of professional development. We cover a variety of relevant topics in education - preparing the future workforce, shaping lessons around existing real world problems, the power of creativity and imagination, problem solving, the changing landscape of science and accountability standards, and focusing on partnerships to advance education for students. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 52:26 Amazon And Google Fighting And Viral Netflix Tweet https://modernlife.network/amazon-google-fighting/ Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:40:03 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55441 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 that the FCC will rollback regulations governing the access to information and control data via the web. In a juggernaut battle, Amazon and Google are fighting which is hurting the consumers that use both their products and services. We cover details on what products and services are being blocked. In what should not be shocking news but many are seeing it as that, Netflix is collecting, analyzing, and using our viewing habits information. We explain why people momentarily freaked out about the news. 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 exp... 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 that the FCC will rollback regulations governing the access to information and control data via the web. In a juggernaut battle, Amazon and Google are fighting which is hurting the consumers that use both their products and services. We cover details on what products and services are being blocked. In what should not be shocking news but many are seeing it as that, Netflix is collecting, analyzing, and using our viewing habits information. We explain why people momentarily freaked out about the news. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 33:44 PGA Tour’s Austin Cook https://modernlife.network/pga-tours-austin-cook/ Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:12:52 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55439 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 victorious with a four-stroke win at the RSM Classic; located at the Seaside Course in Sea Island, Georgia. 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. 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 victorious with a four-stroke win at the RSM Classic; located at the Seaside Course in Sea Island, Georgia. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 10:45 Blue Apron’s Ups & Downs, Hybrid Devices Soar and Holiday Gadget Gift Ideas https://modernlife.network/blue-aprons-ups-downs/ Tue, 05 Dec 2017 17:00:36 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55436 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 industries shift focus, so does the market for laptops, detachable Windows-based devices, and Android tablets. With the holidays upon us, we share some fresh ideas for the tech or non-tech lover in the family. Gifts range from set-top boxes, VR headsets, smart speakers, and video doorbell devices. Lastly, texting turned 25 years old this week. A two-word text sent in 1992 has revolutionized the means in which billions of us communicate. 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. 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 industries shift focus, so does the market for laptops, detachable Windows-based devices, and Android tablets. With the holidays upon us, we share some fresh ideas for the tech or non-tech lover in the family. Gifts range from set-top boxes, VR headsets, smart speakers, and video doorbell devices. Lastly, texting turned 25 years old this week. A two-word text sent in 1992 has revolutionized the means in which billions of us communicate. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 39:48 Paying It Forward, Sharing, Doing, Giving and Helping https://modernlife.network/paying-forward/ Thu, 30 Nov 2017 23:14:53 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55433 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. 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. 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. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 35:18 Jason Mayden of Super Heroic https://modernlife.network/jason-mayden-super-heroic/ Wed, 29 Nov 2017 15:05:55 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55430 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, raising $7 Million to launch. The shoe is designed to fit the unique needs of a child’s foot to encourage movement and tactical play. Headlining the brand's first release is the TMBLR v1 Sneaker - the first ever performance designed shoe for kids, that inspires sneakerheads-turned-parents to get their kids out and play. 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, 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, raising $7 Million to launch. The shoe is designed to fit the unique needs of a child’s foot to encourage movement and tactical play. Headlining the brand's first release is the TMBLR v1 Sneaker - the first ever performance designed shoe for kids, that inspires sneakerheads-turned-parents to get their kids out and play. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 9:51 Net Neutrality Updates And Holiday Tech Help https://modernlife.network/net-neutrality-updates/ Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:40:57 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55428 We are diving into some relevant stories hitting the tech headlines this week. 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 be affected. We share the story of a recreational drone pilot arrested for flying a drone over NFL stadiums in an attempt to drop politically charged leaflets. The Dish and CBS negotiations limited viewership over the Thanksgiving holiday for many customers and share a different side of the negotiation table that many have not. And finally, we shares some ideas on how you can be a technological resource this holiday season when around family and friends. We are diving into some relevant stories hitting the tech headlines this week. 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 neutra... 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 be affected. We share the story of a recreational drone pilot arrested for flying a drone over NFL stadiums in an attempt to drop politically charged leaflets. The Dish and CBS negotiations limited viewership over the Thanksgiving holiday for many customers and share a different side of the negotiation table that many have not. And finally, we shares some ideas on how you can be a technological resource this holiday season when around family and friends. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 37:09 Sleep Technology, CBS & Dish Network Clash, DOJ Blocks AT&T / TWC Merger https://modernlife.network/sleep-technology/ Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:33:18 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55422 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 across the stations of CBS and the two battle through a contract negotiation process. Honda and Facebook are teaming up to reach drivers that have yet to replace their faculty airbag systems by using targeted advertising and matching up encrypted email addresses. The AT&T and Time Warner merger is being halted as the Department of Justice sue to block the move, citing lack of technological innovation, antitrust concerns, and lack of consumer savings. 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, 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 across the stations of CBS and the two battle through a contract negotiation process. Honda and Facebook are teaming up to reach drivers that have yet to replace their faculty airbag systems by using targeted advertising and matching up encrypted email addresses. The AT&T and Time Warner merger is being halted as the Department of Justice sue to block the move, citing lack of technological innovation, antitrust concerns, and lack of consumer savings. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 41:55 Mark Murdock, CryoUSA https://modernlife.network/mark-murdock-cryousa/ Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:53:39 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55417 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 therapy. Light therapy is shown to reduce oxidative stress, an underlying trigger for many diseases, and to help with rapid recovery, improved sleep, and increased strength and performance. Murdock has helped provide light therapy technology to celebrities and athletes – including Tony Robbins, Dallas Cowboys, Nike Oregon Project, Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks and more – providing him with firsthand insight into its proven health benefits and how it is transforming our future. 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 lig... 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 therapy. Light therapy is shown to reduce oxidative stress, an underlying trigger for many diseases, and to help with rapid recovery, improved sleep, and increased strength and performance. Murdock has helped provide light therapy technology to celebrities and athletes – including Tony Robbins, Dallas Cowboys, Nike Oregon Project, Phoenix Suns, Milwaukee Bucks and more – providing him with firsthand insight into its proven health benefits and how it is transforming our future.<br /> Modern Life Network Hosts clean 14:48 Travel Tech Adventures And Arizona’s New Smart City https://modernlife.network/travel-tech-adventures/ Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:46:34 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55414 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 service with Hotels.com, and traffic camera technology. Many tech companies and a former CEO, Bill Gates, are investing heavily in a new smart city in Arizona that will be designed from the ground up with high-speed networks, autonomous vehicles, high-speed digital networks, and autonomous logistics hubs, shortened commutes, and safer streets in mind. And finally, the increase from 140 to 280 characters has some users up in arms and we try to explain what is happening and why. 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, 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 service with Hotels.com, and traffic camera technology. Many tech companies and a former CEO, Bill Gates, are investing heavily in a new smart city in Arizona that will be designed from the ground up with high-speed networks, autonomous vehicles, high-speed digital networks, and autonomous logistics hubs, shortened commutes, and safer streets in mind. And finally, the increase from 140 to 280 characters has some users up in arms and we try to explain what is happening and why. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 44:00 EdTech With Matt Markstone https://modernlife.network/matt-markstone/ Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:34:06 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55409 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 industry and what it takes for educators and students to succeed. Technology has the ability to dramatically alter the manner in which we teach, learn, and grow. Educators are finding new methods to innovate lesson plans, incorporate educational standards with technology, and create a vibrant learning environment. Students are using technology and learning to improve their social, writing, critical thinking, and communications skills. Hear first hand from Matt Markstone about the amazing events happening in EdTech. 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 ... 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 industry and what it takes for educators and students to succeed. Technology has the ability to dramatically alter the manner in which we teach, learn, and grow. Educators are finding new methods to innovate lesson plans, incorporate educational standards with technology, and create a vibrant learning environment. Students are using technology and learning to improve their social, writing, critical thinking, and communications skills. Hear first hand from Matt Markstone about the amazing events happening in EdTech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 48:35 Michel Longacre DC, Chiropractor, BEMER https://modernlife.network/michel-longacre/ Mon, 06 Nov 2017 15:14:45 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55407 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 get your body back in balance, increase blood flow, oxygen and nutrient content l, and Detox call me or email me. I know if a device that can and will help when used properly ". BEMER is not disease specific and can not make specific claims. 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. 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 get your body back in balance, increase blood flow, oxygen and nutrient content l, and Detox call me or email me. I know if a device that can and will help when used properly ". BEMER is not disease specific and can not make specific claims. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 12:24 Letting Amazon In And New Braille Smartwatch https://modernlife.network/amazon-key/ Wed, 01 Nov 2017 14:42:57 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55404 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 industry are offering those with visually impairments an opportunity to own and operate a Braille integrated device. As customer service continues to take a downward spiral in some tech fields, we are sharing recent service disaster and where it’s going from here. To wrap up, the Sprint and T-Mobile merger talks have been tabled for now with very little promise in the future. 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. 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 industry are offering those with visually impairments an opportunity to own and operate a Braille integrated device. As customer service continues to take a downward spiral in some tech fields, we are sharing recent service disaster and where it’s going from here. To wrap up, the Sprint and T-Mobile merger talks have been tabled for now with very little promise in the future. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 44:09 The Ghosts of Halloween Are Predicting a New Echo https://modernlife.network/ghosts-halloween-predicting-new-echo/ Thu, 26 Oct 2017 11:58:29 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55397 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 favorite social media platform. Perhaps you already own an Amazon Alexa or a Google Assistant, but would your preference change if Facebook were to introduce their own voice assistant? And if so, have you considered the creep factor that you may be allowing into your home? 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... 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 favorite social media platform.<br /> <br /> Perhaps you already own an Amazon Alexa or a Google Assistant, but would your preference change if Facebook were to introduce their own voice assistant? And if so, have you considered the creep factor that you may be allowing into your home? Modern Life Network Hosts clean 55:07 Wi-Fi Krack Attack, Initial Coin Offerings And Changing Rewards Programs https://modernlife.network/wi-fi-krack-attack/ Tue, 24 Oct 2017 14:34:50 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55395 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 and understand what happened and how to protect ourselves. The latest trend in startup investment is Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). ICOs are designed around the creation and purchasing of a new cryptocurrency as an investment technique that is proving to be embraced and controversial. Loyalty and rewards programs are beginning to boom again thanks to changes in customer behaviors and companies realizing the power of app-based rewards programs. And finally, walking while texting in a crosswalk will leave your pocketbook a bit little in Honolulu to the tune of a $35 citation. 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 educa... 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 and understand what happened and how to protect ourselves. The latest trend in startup investment is Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). ICOs are designed around the creation and purchasing of a new cryptocurrency as an investment technique that is proving to be embraced and controversial. Loyalty and rewards programs are beginning to boom again thanks to changes in customer behaviors and companies realizing the power of app-based rewards programs. And finally, walking while texting in a crosswalk will leave your pocketbook a bit little in Honolulu to the tune of a $35 citation. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 44:15 Trailer Prom, is vintage trailers, craft beer, music, food, dancing, fun folks and crazy outfits! https://modernlife.network/trailer-prom-crazy-outfits/ Sat, 21 Oct 2017 14:23:48 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55389 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 people anywhere, a way to express your crazy Trailer Prom attire, and the best-tasting craft beer that one could ask for! All of which all happens at BarrelHouse Brewery in Paso Robles, CA!  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, 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 people anywhere, a way to express your crazy Trailer Prom attire, and the best-tasting craft beer that one could ask for! All of which all happens at BarrelHouse Brewery in Paso Robles, CA! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 50:50 That’s all Folks! – GOTN063 https://modernlife.network/thats-folks-gotn063/ Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:57:34 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55385 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 Dell's World (mikedell.com). If you are into podcasting, subscribe to Podcast Help Desk (podcasthelpdesk.com) I also do a company podcast with Todd Cochrane called "Your Podcast by Blubrry" (powerpresspodcast.com) 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, 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.<br /> <br /> If you like what I've done with Geek of the North, then subscribe to Mike Dell's World (mikedell.com).<br /> If you are into podcasting, subscribe to Podcast Help Desk (podcasthelpdesk.com)<br /> I also do a company podcast with Todd Cochrane called "Your Podcast by Blubrry" (powerpresspodcast.com) Modern Life Network Hosts clean 4:55 Move Over LinkedIn – Facebook Is-a-Comin’ https://modernlife.network/move-linkedin-facebook-comin/ Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:41:22 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55111 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 beginning of the end of LinkedIn’s reign as the social media job site? 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 be... 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 beginning of the end of LinkedIn’s reign as the social media job site? Modern Life Network Hosts clean 50:51 Soccer Star – Tobin Heath https://modernlife.network/tobin-heath/ Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:58:35 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55108 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 Soccer Federation, Tobin was voted U.S. women’s Player of the Year in 2016. 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 Stat... 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 Soccer Federation, Tobin was voted U.S. women’s Player of the Year in 2016. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 9:15 Social Media Backlash, Impressive Netflix Growth, and Samsung Invests in Online TV https://modernlife.network/social-media-backlash/ Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:26:22 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55033 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 2018 for original programming, creating an increase in pricing and a hand full of questions from us. Samsung is the latest electronics firm to invest heavily in online TV, putting them in the conversation as telecom firms continues to tighten up relationships with on-demand service providers. And finally, another telecommunication merger is on the horizon and could spell a small shakeup in the industry. 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, 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 2018 for original programming, creating an increase in pricing and a hand full of questions from us. Samsung is the latest electronics firm to invest heavily in online TV, putting them in the conversation as telecom firms continues to tighten up relationships with on-demand service providers. And finally, another telecommunication merger is on the horizon and could spell a small shakeup in the industry. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 42:00 The Four Horsemen of Tech https://modernlife.network/four-horsemen-tech/ Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:31:25 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55026 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 no longer be a focus of the company, providing only bug fixes and security updates. Continuing with the farewell tone, we are saying goodbye to AOL Instant Messenger, the once famed and popular chat function in the late 1990s and early 2000s. And finally, YouTube has banned gun modification videos from their listings in response to the Las Vegas mass shooting and human tragedy. 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. 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 no longer be a focus of the company, providing only bug fixes and security updates. Continuing with the farewell tone, we are saying goodbye to AOL Instant Messenger, the once famed and popular chat function in the late 1990s and early 2000s. And finally, YouTube has banned gun modification videos from their listings in response to the Las Vegas mass shooting and human tragedy. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 38:17 When Does 140 Equal 280? https://modernlife.network/140-equal-280/ Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:43:32 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55028 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 Herron and Carol McManus weigh in on the conversation, you’ll learn how to stretch your tweet message without using up the extra bandwidth. 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 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 Herron and Carol McManus weigh in on the conversation, you’ll learn how to stretch your tweet message without using up the extra bandwidth. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 47:43 Samsung Tackles the University of Texas Locker Room https://modernlife.network/samsung-locker-room/ Wed, 11 Oct 2017 01:49:41 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55023 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 locker room technology. 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, 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 locker room technology. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 10:47 To Like or Dislike – That is the Question https://modernlife.network/like-dislike-question/ Sun, 08 Oct 2017 16:57:47 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55021 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 rather than Like when someone posts a death in the family, a terminal disease, or something begging for sympathy. But with business pages, this could be a game changer. 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, 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 rather than Like when someone posts a death in the family, a terminal disease, or something begging for sympathy. But with business pages, this could be a game changer. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 52:05 A visit to Marin Museum of Bicycling, and the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame https://modernlife.network/marin-museum-of-bicycling/ Sat, 07 Oct 2017 04:17:06 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55019 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, gave us some history and future plans for the museum. And, we had the opportunity to sit down with one of the inductees, Brent Foes of Foes Racing, as he explained his contributions to the sport of Mountain Biking! We were also joined by Stefan Utz, of cycleworks.ch, who made the trip from Switzerland to see Brent's induction, as Stefan was the push behind this nomination! 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, 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, gave us some history and future plans for the museum. And, we had the opportunity to sit down with one of the inductees, Brent Foes of Foes Racing, as he explained his contributions to the sport of Mountain Biking! We were also joined by Stefan Utz, of cycleworks.ch, who made the trip from Switzerland to see Brent's induction, as Stefan was the push behind this nomination! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 46:32 Super Bowl Champ, NFL Great – Vince Wilfork https://modernlife.network/super-bowl-champ-nfl-great-vince-wilfork/ Tue, 03 Oct 2017 18:52:01 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55016 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 Charcoal to shake his tailgate tail feathers and hosting a farewell tailgate party for fans before the season opener on Sept. 7. 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, On August 9, 2017, defensive tackle Vince Wilfork announced his retirement from the NFL after 13 spectacular seasons.<br /> <br /> But this two-time Super Bowl champion and barbecue aficionado won’t let retirement slow him down. Now, he’s teaming up with Kingsford Charcoal to shake his tailgate tail feathers and hosting a farewell tailgate party for fans before the season opener on Sept. 7. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 7:03 What The #Tech is Happening? https://modernlife.network/what-the-tech-is-happening/ Mon, 02 Oct 2017 01:34:10 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55030 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 hundreds of social media scams pop up during tragedy as others look to profit off loss, heartbreak, and death. Also, during the planning of International Podcast Day, we run into some technical issues with our Google account and YouTube channel, including a copyright infringement, inability to edit video, restricted Hangouts On Air testing, and limited access to human contact. In other news, with school in full swing, we share some of the great discounts one could receive if using their .edu email address - from Squarespace to Microsoft, from Adobe to The Washington Post. 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. 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 hundreds of social media scams pop up during tragedy as others look to profit off loss, heartbreak, and death. Also, during the planning of International Podcast Day, we run into some technical issues with our Google account and YouTube channel, including a copyright infringement, inability to edit video, restricted Hangouts On Air testing, and limited access to human contact. In other news, with school in full swing, we share some of the great discounts one could receive if using their .edu email address - from Squarespace to Microsoft, from Adobe to The Washington Post. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 38:29 A home-built teardrop, of exceptional craftsmanship! https://modernlife.network/home-built-teardrop/ Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:44:18 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55012 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 specimen of teardrop trailer! Built of high quality wood, aluminum, and copper, and its design, make this little teardrop a show-stopper! 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, 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 specimen of teardrop trailer! Built of high quality wood, aluminum, and copper, and its design, make this little teardrop a show-stopper! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 42:51 The New Facebook of Disaster Control Communication https://modernlife.network/new-facebook-disaster-control-communication/ Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:42:00 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55010 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 to report current events and locate lost friends and relatives. And now Facebook is making it even easier for people to share information. 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 ti... 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 to report current events and locate lost friends and relatives. And now Facebook is making it even easier for people to share information. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 52:24 Roger Fredericks, Golf Instructor and Fitness Expert https://modernlife.network/roger-fredericks/ Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:24:53 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55008 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 for the Omni La Costa Golf Performance Institute. 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, 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 for the Omni La Costa Golf Performance Institute. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 14:30 Equifax Messed Up, What is Slack’s Value, and Customer Service Frustrations https://modernlife.network/equifax-messed-up/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:12:29 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55006 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 application, went through another round of funding and now are valued at over $5 billion. How and why they have risen to the top is an interesting discussion. Customer service is always a sore subject. In an age where profits over chosen over service, things tend to boil over and we share the stories of frustration with service and support. And finally, protecting your information and project work in your professional setting is critical and the responsibility lies with both IT staff and staff of a company. We provide some tips to keep yourself and your information safe. 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, 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 application, went through another round of funding and now are valued at over $5 billion. How and why they have risen to the top is an interesting discussion. Customer service is always a sore subject. In an age where profits over chosen over service, things tend to boil over and we share the stories of frustration with service and support. And finally, protecting your information and project work in your professional setting is critical and the responsibility lies with both IT staff and staff of a company. We provide some tips to keep yourself and your information safe. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 41:28 FTC is Watching Influencer Endorsements https://modernlife.network/ftc-watching-influencer-endorsements/ Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:18:02 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55002 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 customer base. On today’s show hosts Carol McManus and Ken Herron will offer some tips on what to do and what not to do. We will be exploring the rules and the implications of the updated FTC Endorsement Guide and what the potential consequences are if you do not disclose Influencer relationships in your marketing. This is not something to ignore! 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 the... 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 customer base. On today’s show hosts Carol McManus and Ken Herron will offer some tips on what to do and what not to do. <br /> <br /> We will be exploring the rules and the implications of the updated FTC Endorsement Guide and what the potential consequences are if you do not disclose Influencer relationships in your marketing. This is not something to ignore! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 55:05 Filip Keuppens, The Pickle Juice Company https://modernlife.network/pickle-juice/ Wed, 13 Sep 2017 04:35:56 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=55000 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®, it’s famed history and original all-natural formula. Keuppens’ expertise stems from more than 20 years as a professional athlete, health advocate and businessman. He has knowledgeable insight into how the athletic industry has evolved, the preventative care and recovery tools used in the sports community to optimize performance, the causes and solutions for muscle cramps and dehydration, and the inner-workings of the sports beverage market. 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®,... 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®, it’s famed history and original all-natural formula. <br /> <br /> Keuppens’ expertise stems from more than 20 years as a professional athlete, health advocate and businessman. He has knowledgeable insight into how the athletic industry has evolved, the preventative care and recovery tools used in the sports community to optimize performance, the causes and solutions for muscle cramps and dehydration, and the inner-workings of the sports beverage market. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 12:23 Tragedy And Technology https://modernlife.network/tragedy-technology/ Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:21:34 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54998 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 tragedy and natural disaster, we have some great tech tools in our back pockets for use. Facebook’s “Checked In As Safe” feature is an excellent means of communication to inform friends and family of our safety. Drone deployment is second nature in disaster now, adding tremendous value to government, relief aid, law enforcement, and insurance agencies. In not so shocking news, more data has been hacked and this time from Equifax - the holder of an incredible amount of personal and sensitive data. Finally, Nike is allowing customer to custom design using augmented reality and artificial intelligence in their own shoe in their New York City based studio. 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. 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 tragedy and natural disaster, we have some great tech tools in our back pockets for use. Facebook’s “Checked In As Safe” feature is an excellent means of communication to inform friends and family of our safety. Drone deployment is second nature in disaster now, adding tremendous value to government, relief aid, law enforcement, and insurance agencies. In not so shocking news, more data has been hacked and this time from Equifax - the holder of an incredible amount of personal and sensitive data. Finally, Nike is allowing customer to custom design using augmented reality and artificial intelligence in their own shoe in their New York City based studio. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 34:38 Shopping for a RV? Learn what is available, and what to ask for, when looking for your next RV. https://modernlife.network/shopping-rv/ Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:32:21 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54992 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! 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, 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! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 49:24 Who is Watching You on LinkedIn? https://modernlife.network/who-is-watching-you-on-linkedin/ Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:56:29 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54987 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 LinkedIn. What does it mean and how will it impact your engagement with your connects? Tune in this Social Solutions to get our take on it. 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, 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 LinkedIn. What does it mean and how will it impact your engagement with your connects? Tune in this Social Solutions to get our take on it. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 51:51 Former MLB Pitcher and Pitching Coach Tom House https://modernlife.network/tom-house/ Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:53:54 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54989 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 performance research and development involving three-dimensional analysis of human movement, physical preparation and training to support rotational athletes in movement, identifying the metabolic requirements of proper nutrition to fuel human activity, and mentoring athletes’ competition with mental/emotional management skills. Tom is also a founding Member of the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI). He is now part of the Beyond Performance Sports team at La Costa Resort & Spa in California. 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 a... 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 performance research and development involving three-dimensional analysis of human movement, physical preparation and training to support rotational athletes in movement, identifying the metabolic requirements of proper nutrition to fuel human activity, and mentoring athletes’ competition with mental/emotional management skills. Tom is also a founding Member of the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI). He is now part of the Beyond Performance Sports team at La Costa Resort & Spa in California. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 14:27 The Biggest Mistakes in Tech History https://modernlife.network/biggest-mistakes-tech-history/ Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:32:17 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54985 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 the tech community for cyber security and litigation moving forward. Apple’s September 12 event will be help in the Steve Jobs Theatre at Apple Park, where we expect to hear announcements of a new iPhone, updates to Siri and HomePod, iOS 11, and the ARKit toolkit release. And finally, we share some of the biggest tech mistakes in history including Kodak decision to dismiss the digital camera concept, Bill Gates bailing out Apple, and RealNetworks turning down the iPod. 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, 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 the tech community for cyber security and litigation moving forward. Apple’s September 12 event will be help in the Steve Jobs Theatre at Apple Park, where we expect to hear announcements of a new iPhone, updates to Siri and HomePod, iOS 11, and the ARKit toolkit release. And finally, we share some of the biggest tech mistakes in history including Kodak decision to dismiss the digital camera concept, Bill Gates bailing out Apple, and RealNetworks turning down the iPod. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 29:42 Part 3 of Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival https://modernlife.network/part-3-hot-august-nights-vintage-trailer-revival/ Sat, 02 Sep 2017 03:54:21 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54983 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, we had a chance to visit with Stacy Edgington, who participated with many of her "Sisters" as there was a well-represented contingent of "Sisters on the Fly"!  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! 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, we had a chance to visit with Stacy Edgington, who participated with many of her "Sisters" as there was a well-represented contingent of "Sisters on the Fly"!  Modern Life Network Hosts clean 48:43 Never Stop Learning https://modernlife.network/never-stop-learning/ Fri, 01 Sep 2017 14:11:00 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54980 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 experiences? What would you go back to school for? What’s something new that you are currently learning or would like to learn? 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? 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 experiences? What would you go back to school for? What’s something new that you are currently learning or would like to learn? Modern Life Network Hosts clean 32:39 Using Social Media During Natural Disasters https://modernlife.network/using-social-media-natural-disasters/ Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:48:19 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54977 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 influence on social media to help those in need? This is where we start today’s Social Solutions Show. 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 i... 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 influence on social media to help those in need? This is where we start today’s Social Solutions Show. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 51:23 Top Tech Cities & Why They Thrive; Walmart Expands Grocery Delivery with Uber. https://modernlife.network/top-tech-cities/ Tue, 29 Aug 2017 23:10:33 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54972 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 the technological elements that made the conference excel and succeed. We breakdown the top tech cities in the United States, explain why they thrive, and share the tech industry that the city is focused and built upon. Finally, Walmart is partnering with Uber to expand their suburban grocery delivery service as they position themselves to compete with Amazon. 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, 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 the technological elements that made the conference excel and succeed. We breakdown the top tech cities in the United States, explain why they thrive, and share the tech industry that the city is focused and built upon. Finally, Walmart is partnering with Uber to expand their suburban grocery delivery service as they position themselves to compete with Amazon. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 35:43 MLS MVP David Villa of New York City FC https://modernlife.network/mls-mvp-david-villa/ Tue, 29 Aug 2017 13:05:58 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54974 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 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 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 Modern Life Network Hosts clean 8:47 Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival, Part 2 https://modernlife.network/hot-august-nights-vintage-trailer-revival-part-2/ Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:04:52 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54967 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 HAN. We were pleased to see a woman with a vision, as Nova tells us how she began creating her dream car for HAN at age 13, and has a vintage trailer as well. Our friend Justin Scribner of Flyte Camp and the hit TV shows "Flippin' RVs" and "Beachin' RVs" shares his impressions and thoughts on this 1st-time event at HAN! 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, 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 HAN. We were pleased to see a woman with a vision, as Nova tells us how she began creating her dream car for HAN at age 13, and has a vintage trailer as well. Our friend Justin Scribner of Flyte Camp and the hit TV shows "Flippin' RVs" and "Beachin' RVs" shares his impressions and thoughts on this 1st-time event at HAN! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 48:53 Solar Eclipse Craze, Original Programming, and the Computer Chip Industry https://modernlife.network/solar-eclipse-craze-original-programming-computer-chip-industry/ Tue, 22 Aug 2017 03:46:32 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54965 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 spent that much” and “Will they ever compete with Netflix and Amazon?”  And finally, the computer chip industry was shaken up this week with the announcement that Samsung is now the leading chip manufacturer.  We breakdown what has changed in the industry to cause the shift. 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. 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 spent that much” and “Will they ever compete with Netflix and Amazon?”  And finally, the computer chip industry was shaken up this week with the announcement that Samsung is now the leading chip manufacturer.  We breakdown what has changed in the industry to cause the shift. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 35:33 Hot August Nights Vintage Trailer Revival https://modernlife.network/hot-august-nights-vintage-trailer-revival/ Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:30:25 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54963 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 this week is "Part 1" of a 2-part series. This week we hear from HAN's Executive Director, Mike Whan... Washoe County Manager, John Slaughter... and "Down River Vintage Trailer Restoration" owners, Jeremy and Rene Ralston! Stay tuned for part 2, next week! 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, 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 this week is "Part 1" of a 2-part series. This week we hear from HAN's Executive Director, Mike Whan... Washoe County Manager, John Slaughter... and "Down River Vintage Trailer Restoration" owners, Jeremy and Rene Ralston! Stay tuned for part 2, next week! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 46:38 Mark Springett of Tour Level Player Development https://modernlife.network/mark-springett-tour-level-player-development/ Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:02:29 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54961 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 L.A.’s Mark Springett, Tour Level Player Development Program (LLC) brings together tennis experts from around the world to assist tennis players looking for that extra edge in the ultra-competitive world of high-performance tennis. 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. 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.<br /> <br /> Started by L.A.’s Mark Springett, Tour Level Player Development Program (LLC) brings together tennis experts from around the world to assist tennis players looking for that extra edge in the ultra-competitive world of high-performance tennis. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 12:26 How will your business drive new revenues with self-driving cars? https://modernlife.network/will-business-drive-new-revenues-self-driving-cars/ Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:35:18 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54960 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 week’s show, Sudha will talk about the landscape of autonomous vehicles, regulations, and the key technologies which make these cars, trucks, and buses possible. As always, visionaries who can see the coming changes will be the winners. 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. 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 week’s show, Sudha will talk about the landscape of autonomous vehicles, regulations, and the key technologies which make these cars, trucks, and buses possible. As always, visionaries who can see the coming changes will be the winners. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 52:09 Will Facebook Put You in the Sandbox? https://modernlife.network/will-facebook-put-sandbox/ Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:52:42 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54957 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 not? Because they want their users to have a seamless experience and they don’t want to be blamed if your site is inadequate – they will put you in the sandbox! 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. 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 not? Because they want their users to have a seamless experience and they don’t want to be blamed if your site is inadequate – they will put you in the sandbox! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 49:16 Space Station Sightings, Solar Eclipse and Smog-Filtering Bicycles https://modernlife.network/smog-filtering-bicycles/ Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:43:14 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54955 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 can’t imagine the amount of technology behind tracking the event around the world. In China, scientists and a startup are manufacturing smog-filtering bicycles to clean the well documented poor air quality. In closing, we share some personal stories as to how technology truly affects our daily lives. 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 w... 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 can’t imagine the amount of technology behind tracking the event around the world. In China, scientists and a startup are manufacturing smog-filtering bicycles to clean the well documented poor air quality. In closing, we share some personal stories as to how technology truly affects our daily lives. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 35:09 Communication Skills https://modernlife.network/communication-skills/ Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:40:36 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54952 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 to another. It may be vocally (using voice), written (using printed or digital media such as books, magazines, websites or emails), visually (using logos, maps, charts or graphs) or non-verbally (using body language, gestures and the tone and pitch of voice). 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 pla... 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 to another. It may be vocally (using voice), written (using printed or digital media such as books, magazines, websites or emails), visually (using logos, maps, charts or graphs) or non-verbally (using body language, gestures and the tone and pitch of voice). Modern Life Network Hosts clean 43:53 Colin Smith, Motorsport Network https://modernlife.network/colin-smith-motorsport-network/ Wed, 09 Aug 2017 15:23:13 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54949 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 intention of stopping anytime soon. 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, 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 intention of stopping anytime soon. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 17:30 British Data Protection Laws, #MessageToVoyager, Fake News, T-Mobile’s Unlimited 55+ Plan https://modernlife.network/unlimited-55-cell-plan/ Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:09:56 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54947 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 changes. Forty years ago, NASA sent Voyager into space with a Golden Record that contains images, sounds, and voice recordings. Forty years later, we can send our own messages to Voyager. Facebook and Google are considering additional measures to control fake news. Fake news continues to make headlines globally. In closing, we break down T-Mobile’s new Unlimited 55+ Plan and share how the demographic are an essential component of today’s technological business and operation. 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 sweep... 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 changes. Forty years ago, NASA sent Voyager into space with a Golden Record that contains images, sounds, and voice recordings. Forty years later, we can send our own messages to Voyager. Facebook and Google are considering additional measures to control fake news. Fake news continues to make headlines globally. In closing, we break down T-Mobile’s new Unlimited 55+ Plan and share how the demographic are an essential component of today’s technological business and operation. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 37:48 Would You Pay Twitter $99 a Month to Promote You? https://modernlife.network/pay-twitter-99-month-promote/ Thu, 03 Aug 2017 13:35:03 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54944 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 roll out this option, you will be able to invest $99 a month and Twitter will automatically promote your account and your first 12 tweets every day! Should you care? We’ll let you know our thoughts on today’s show. 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. 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 roll out this option, you will be able to invest $99 a month and Twitter will automatically promote your account and your first 12 tweets every day! Should you care? We’ll let you know our thoughts on today’s show. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 52:22 Kevin Hrusovsky, CEO of Quanterix https://modernlife.network/kevin-hrusovsk/ Wed, 02 Aug 2017 15:29:09 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54937 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 protocols often fail and why more science must be applied to the game in order to keep athletes safe. He can also discuss how Quanterix’ test works and can ensure that no concussions go undiagnosed, helping to prevent continued health problems for athletes, including second impact syndrome and diseases like CTE and Alzheimer’s. 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 ... 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 protocols often fail and why more science must be applied to the game in order to keep athletes safe. He can also discuss how Quanterix’ test works and can ensure that no concussions go undiagnosed, helping to prevent continued health problems for athletes, including second impact syndrome and diseases like CTE and Alzheimer’s. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 12:56 Goodbye iPod, Adobe Flash Flames Out, Pandora Thriving In Homes. https://modernlife.network/goodbye-ipod/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 20:26:32 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54935 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 that Apple would be soon discontinuing their line of iPod Shuffles and Nanos, we trace the history of the iconic portable media player and relive the meaning of the product line in music evolution. In similar fashion, Adobe Flash will be phased out over a three-year period as Adobe has seen an exponential drop in several industries using the media platform. Wrapping up the podcast, we explain why Pandora is experience exceptional growth due to the large influx of in-home voice activated speakers. Thanks for tuning in! 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. 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 that Apple would be soon discontinuing their line of iPod Shuffles and Nanos, we trace the history of the iconic portable media player and relive the meaning of the product line in music evolution. In similar fashion, Adobe Flash will be phased out over a three-year period as Adobe has seen an exponential drop in several industries using the media platform. Wrapping up the podcast, we explain why Pandora is experience exceptional growth due to the large influx of in-home voice activated speakers. Thanks for tuning in! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 30:43 Tim Heintz, Heintz Designs Vintage Trailer Restorations. Team Flamingo, Going back to traveling with maps! https://modernlife.network/tim-heintz-designs-going-back-traveling-maps/ Sun, 30 Jul 2017 02:17:53 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54933 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 back in time on road trips... Using paper maps in your RV! Yes, there are some advantages over today's GPS! 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 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 back in time on road trips... Using paper maps in your RV! Yes, there are some advantages over today's GPS! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 50:11 Vicky Monroe, How to Handle a Bear Encounter. Team Flamingo, Seeing Your RV Steps in the Dark https://modernlife.network/vicky-monroe-handle-bear-encounter-team-flamingo-seeing-rv-steps-dark/ Sat, 22 Jul 2017 04:47:34 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54929 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, and could possibly save your life! Team Flamingo also offers a tip on how to see your RV steps in the darkness of night... without a light! 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,... 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, and could possibly save your life! Team Flamingo also offers a tip on how to see your RV steps in the darkness of night... without a light! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 51:22 Who is Your Legacy Contact on Social Media? https://modernlife.network/legacy-contact-social-media/ Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:46:09 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54927 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 topics we will cover on today’s Social Solutions Show. 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. 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 topics we will cover on today’s Social Solutions Show. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 54:59 Avoiding App Store Scams, AWS Grant Funding, Amazon Meal-Kit Trademark & Antitrust Concerns https://modernlife.network/app-scams-amazon-meal-kit-trademark/ Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:00:03 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54924 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 city’s and businesses’ cloud based tools to improve public and transportation services. Amazon filed a trademark for a Meal-Kit that created a drop in Blue Apron’s stock by 12%, setting up a potential major move based on Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods. All this discussion leads to a question - Are there antitrust concerns with Amazon at this point? 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 imp... 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 city’s and businesses’ cloud based tools to improve public and transportation services. Amazon filed a trademark for a Meal-Kit that created a drop in Blue Apron’s stock by 12%, setting up a potential major move based on Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods. All this discussion leads to a question - Are there antitrust concerns with Amazon at this point? Modern Life Network Hosts clean 32:19 Cliff Drysdale Tennis Experience Rewards Program with Joey Hanf https://modernlife.network/cliff-drysdale-tennis-experience-rewards-program-joey-hanf/ Tue, 18 Jul 2017 02:50:54 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54922 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, and onsite at some of the nation’s most highly acclaimed tennis resorts, clubs & events. The program was piloted at select Cliff Drysdale-managed membership clubs beginning in January of 2017, and is now available to tennis enthusiasts around the world with monthly and yearly subscription options. 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, 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, and onsite at some of the nation’s most highly acclaimed tennis resorts, clubs & events. The program was piloted at select Cliff Drysdale-managed membership clubs beginning in January of 2017, and is now available to tennis enthusiasts around the world with monthly and yearly subscription options. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 10:17 Alison Miller, “Workamping” at “Opera in the Ozarks”. Team Flamingo, A tip on how to rid your RV of mice.  https://modernlife.network/opera-ozarks-rid-rv-mice/ Sat, 15 Jul 2017 13:23:28 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54919 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 those pesky mice in your RV! 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! 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 those pesky mice in your RV! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 54:37 New England Patriots, James Develin and Harvard’s Dr. Bruce Bean https://modernlife.network/new-england-patriots-james-develin/ Tue, 11 Jul 2017 17:43:09 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54914 Someone who knows first hand how grueling summer camp practices are on the body is pro fullback, James Develin, who played on the 2015 and 2016 New England Patriots championship teams. Develin is fully aware that even with proper hydration, stretching and rest between practice and games, it’s important to stay healthy by avoiding injuries and muscle cramps. Someone who knows first hand how grueling summer camp practices are on the body is pro fullback, James Develin, who played on the 2015 and 2016 New England Patriots championship teams. Develin is fully aware that even with proper hydration, 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<br /> <br /> Someone who knows first hand how grueling summer camp practices are on the body is pro fullback, James Develin, who played on the 2015 and 2016 New England Patriots championship teams. Develin is fully aware that even with proper hydration, stretching and rest between practice and games, it’s important to stay healthy by avoiding injuries and muscle cramps. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 7:03 Best Buy Stock, Prime Day, What Makes a Tech Company and Net Neutrality Protest https://modernlife.network/what-makes-a-tech-company/ Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:24:47 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54912 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 base. Amazon Prime Day is here and you can make the most out of the experience by checking out our recommendations. After seeing Blue Apron listed and valued as a technology company, we ask the not so easy to answer question - what makes a company a tech company? In an attempt to compete more directly in the cloud services industry, Microsoft is reorganizing their sales division to focus on large enterprise and small and medium sized businesses. Finally, a net neutrality day of action and protest is scheduled, where 170 companies will deliberately slow down their service to protest the FCC’s proposal and education their users on the impacts of that proposal. 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 ... 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 base. Amazon Prime Day is here and you can make the most out of the experience by checking out our recommendations. After seeing Blue Apron listed and valued as a technology company, we ask the not so easy to answer question - what makes a company a tech company? In an attempt to compete more directly in the cloud services industry, Microsoft is reorganizing their sales division to focus on large enterprise and small and medium sized businesses. Finally, a net neutrality day of action and protest is scheduled, where 170 companies will deliberately slow down their service to protest the FCC’s proposal and education their users on the impacts of that proposal. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 42:07 Lauri Summers and Joe Dufrene, Faria Beach Park in California. Team Flamingo, Preventative Maintenance and Your Safety.  https://modernlife.network/lauri-summers-joe-dufrene-faria-beach-park-california-team-flamingo-preventative-maintenance-safety/ Sun, 09 Jul 2017 16:29:19 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54909 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, because so many folks are on the road with their RVs, Team Flamingo wants to remind you, once again, of preventative maintenance on your RV and tow vehicle, and how some of these topics relate to your personal safety! 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! 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, because so many folks are on the road with their RVs, Team Flamingo wants to remind you, once again, of preventative maintenance on your RV and tow vehicle, and how some of these topics relate to your personal safety! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 34:49 Team Flamingo participates in The Murphy Auto Museum 5th Annual Vintage Trailer Show! https://modernlife.network/team-flamingo-participates-murphy-auto-museum-5th-annual-vintage-trailer-show/ Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:09:27 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54905 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 Museum's history. And, we get to visit with some of this year's participants. They are displaying everything from unusual, to LARGE... to the first-ever Flamingo Freak Show! 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 Muse... 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 Museum's history. And, we get to visit with some of this year's participants. They are displaying everything from unusual, to LARGE... to the first-ever Flamingo Freak Show! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 67:12 FCC Lays Down Huge Fine, Snap Maps, and Beating Fraud Through Biometrics https://modernlife.network/fcc-lays-huge-fine-snap-maps-beating-fraud-biometrics/ Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:11:04 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54903 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 users can share their location in real time with their friends. The feature is coming under attack from personal privacy and child safety groups. Sears, J.C. Penney, and many more companies are closing hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores as they attempt to reduce costs, become more profitable, and adapt to the online shopping experience. And finally, BioCatch is using personal biometrics and specific user behavior to fight fraud and authenticate user behavior, a trend that is growing in the changing world of cyber threats and security. 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 w... 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 users can share their location in real time with their friends. The feature is coming under attack from personal privacy and child safety groups. Sears, J.C. Penney, and many more companies are closing hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores as they attempt to reduce costs, become more profitable, and adapt to the online shopping experience. And finally, BioCatch is using personal biometrics and specific user behavior to fight fraud and authenticate user behavior, a trend that is growing in the changing world of cyber threats and security. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 42:32 Team Flamingo is joined by the chairman of the Alameda Point Concours d’Elegance, Steve Pedone, and several show participants! https://modernlife.network/chairman-alameda-point-concours-delegance/ Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:42:25 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54900 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 year, and the vintage camper display was an obvious hit with participants and spectators alike! I wonder which vehicle won the Haggerty Classic Car Insurance "People's Choice Award"? Listen in to find out! 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 ... 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 year, and the vintage camper display was an obvious hit with participants and spectators alike! I wonder which vehicle won the Haggerty Classic Car Insurance "People's Choice Award"? Listen in to find out! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 68:04 Spam Coming Soon to LinkedIn https://modernlife.network/spam-coming-soon-linkedin/ Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:35:51 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54898 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 cockles of hearts by their user base. Well the newest announcement may be the final straw in inviting spammers to glob on to your updates to further their agenda. We’ll fill you in on why we don’t believe adding images to your comments on someone else’s post is a good thing. 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. 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 cockles of hearts by their user base. Well the newest announcement may be the final straw in inviting spammers to glob on to your updates to further their agenda. We’ll fill you in on why we don’t believe adding images to your comments on someone else’s post is a good thing. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 51:45 Ian Cowley of Sherpa https://modernlife.network/ian-cowley-sherpa/ Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:07:25 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54896 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 Intelligence algorithms based on probability models to predict information a user might need. 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 Int... 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 Intelligence algorithms based on probability models to predict information a user might need.<br /> <br /> Sherpa is really strong when it comes to sports, so you can follow your favorite teams, and sports, and receive updates and results in real time without having to look for them. Sherpa learns from you and will provide you with only the information you want.<br /> <br /> Last year they raised $6.5 million in a Series A funding round as well as securing an agreement to preload Sherpa into Samsung devices for the Spanish-speaking market. They also just signed a pre-agreement with a major car manufacturer. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 13:36 LinkedIn Lady Farewell Show https://modernlife.network/linkedin-lady-farewell-show/ Wed, 21 Jun 2017 03:09:53 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54894 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 list of things to do and things to explore to make sure your social media efforts and online marketing are working. 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 fu... 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 list of things to do and things to explore to make sure your social media efforts and online marketing are working.<br /> <br /> I am going to bring you up to date on the top social media sites and the top niche site to consider. Then we’ll review some non-traditional wacky and trivial holidays around which you can build a campaign, a message, a contest, or a promotion to set you apart from the competition.<br /> <br /> Rounding out the show will be a few mail bag questions that are probably percolating for you just as they were for the clients who brought them to me.<br /> <br /> I sincerely want to thank all the support I have received from my producers, editors, sponsors, guests, and most of all my loyal listeners. It was a journey that started on terrestrial radio with WGCH in Greenwich CT and ended with the most amazing man, Steve Lee, owner and creative genius of Modern Life Network. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 54:56 Amazon Buys WholeFoods, Tech Leaders to DC and Email Migration https://modernlife.network/amazon-buys-wholefoods/ Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:22:20 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54892 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 brick-and-mortar grocery stores. Amazon may immediately look to introduce integration with their distribution channels and offer up delivery services for fresh foods and produce. Amazon has tinkered with highly automated store fronts, which means less jobs and a new look and feel to the stores. We are all anxious to see how the shopping experience will be transformed and whether that means lower prices at the checkout counter. We conclude the podcast by discussing the tech leaders that went to Washington D.C. to consider cybersecurity, failing infrastructure, and future tech trends and by sharing our stories of how a recent email migration went. 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 br... 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 brick-and-mortar grocery stores. Amazon may immediately look to introduce integration with their distribution channels and offer up delivery services for fresh foods and produce. Amazon has tinkered with highly automated store fronts, which means less jobs and a new look and feel to the stores. We are all anxious to see how the shopping experience will be transformed and whether that means lower prices at the checkout counter. We conclude the podcast by discussing the tech leaders that went to Washington D.C. to consider cybersecurity, failing infrastructure, and future tech trends and by sharing our stories of how a recent email migration went. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 44:49 Team Flamingo chats with owners of vintage travel trailers at the Steve McQueen Car & Motorcycle Show! https://modernlife.network/team-flamingo-chats-owners-vintage-travel-trailers-steve-mcqueen-car-motorcycle-show/ Fri, 16 Jun 2017 21:15:57 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54890 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 troubled boys and girls. Steve McQueen was actually a resident at Boys Republic during his teen years, prior to becoming a famous and admired actor! This is a show that has not only a wide variety of vehicles from collectors and builders, but vehicles actually owned by Steve McQueen! 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, 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 troubled boys and girls. Steve McQueen was actually a resident at Boys Republic during his teen years, prior to becoming a famous and admired actor! This is a show that has not only a wide variety of vehicles from collectors and builders, but vehicles actually owned by Steve McQueen! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 65:54 Bryan Bickell and Dr. Timothy Vartanian, M.D https://modernlife.network/bryan-bickell-dr-timothy-vartanian/ Fri, 16 Jun 2017 03:08:00 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54887 Bryan was diagnosed with the chronic medical condition in November, 2016. He and his doctor, Dr. Timothy Vartanian, are with us today to share more about Bryan’s MS experience and discuss relapsing MS, its causes, symptoms and the importance of treatment. Bryan and Dr. Vartanian hope to inspire others impacted with MS to stay positive and fight for their own goals Bryan was diagnosed with the chronic medical condition in November, 2016. He and his doctor, Dr. Timothy Vartanian, are with us today to share more about Bryan’s MS experience and discuss relapsing MS, its causes, 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.<br /> <br /> Bryan was diagnosed with the chronic medical condition in November, 2016. He and his doctor, Dr. Timothy Vartanian, are with us today to share more about Bryan’s MS experience and discuss relapsing MS, its causes, symptoms and the importance of treatment. Bryan and Dr. Vartanian hope to inspire others impacted with MS to stay positive and fight for their own goals Modern Life Network Hosts clean 10:18 A Well Done Video is Worth a Thousand Words https://modernlife.network/well-done-video-worth-thousand-words/ Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:30:26 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54885 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 eyeballs, there is no question that video front and center can capture and hold users attention. 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 ey... 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 eyeballs, there is no question that video front and center can capture and hold users attention. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 54:00 Verizon Officially Owns Yahoo, Clutter Raises $64 Million And Uber Shake-Up https://modernlife.network/verizon-officially-owns-yahoo/ Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:24:27 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54881 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 part of the tech history books. In tech, we usually speak of cloud and flash storage, but not today. Clutter, a tech-based storage company, raised $64 million in venture capital funds and is looking to expand beyond their primary focus of 10 cities. We’ve all read stories of the inner workings and Uber and they have been confirmed with whistle blower stories and internal auditing expenses. Uber is experiencing a major shakeup as CEO Travis Kalanick takes a leave of absence and the Board works on restructuring the company and fixing its image. And finally, we touch on how electronics and technology in live music is changing to way we see our past. 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. 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 part of the tech history books. In tech, we usually speak of cloud and flash storage, but not today. Clutter, a tech-based storage company, raised $64 million in venture capital funds and is looking to expand beyond their primary focus of 10 cities. We’ve all read stories of the inner workings and Uber and they have been confirmed with whistle blower stories and internal auditing expenses. Uber is experiencing a major shakeup as CEO Travis Kalanick takes a leave of absence and the Board works on restructuring the company and fixing its image. And finally, we touch on how electronics and technology in live music is changing to way we see our past. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 33:32 Building Confidence – Health, Work and Relationships https://modernlife.network/building-confidence/ Sat, 10 Jun 2017 17:48:28 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54879 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 looking for other people to build up our confidence and spend some time dedicating working on ourselves! 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. 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 looking for other people to build up our confidence and spend some time dedicating working on ourselves! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 47:50 Metaphor for Crap or Good Clean Results? https://modernlife.network/metaphor-crap-good-clean-results/ Wed, 07 Jun 2017 22:30:49 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54874 Today’s Social Solutions Show goes way beyond Apple. Facebook introduced a nifty new tool tailor made for events with Event Frames. And they amped up the value of Facebook Live Videos by adding the option for closed captioning – not just for the deaf and hard of hearing. Today’s Social Solutions Show goes way beyond Apple. Facebook introduced a nifty new tool tailor made for events with Event Frames. And they amped up the value of Facebook Live Videos by adding the option for closed captioning – not just for the deaf a... 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 past the fact that it looks like a roll of toilet paper, you will appreciate that this little device takes the voice-activated home speaker assistant market to a whole new level. When it hits the market, it will clearly leapfrog over the other competitors...both in price and features.<br /> <br /> Today’s Social Solutions Show goes way beyond Apple. Facebook introduced a nifty new tool tailor made for events with Event Frames. And they amped up the value of Facebook Live Videos by adding the option for closed captioning – not just for the deaf and hard of hearing.<br /> <br /> Check out the progress Periscope is making by connecting with Facebook and Google. What? Not just Twitter…smart move! And speaking of video, Animoto just published their 2017 State of Social Video Survey of Consumers and Marketers. Hint: consumers love video and marketers are dead in the water without effective use. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 52:57 WWDC 2017 And Pollution Data Collection https://modernlife.network/wwdc-2017-pollution-data-collection/ Wed, 07 Jun 2017 13:33:59 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54872 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 bothered and worried about and whether it spells trouble in the near future. Next, we breakdown a case heading to the Supreme Court as they will decide how law enforcement may collect location data associated with criminal activity from a person’s smartphone. And finally, we share some cool details about collection air pollution data using Google Street View cars and how that approach is changing data and decisions. 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 b... 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 bothered and worried about and whether it spells trouble in the near future. Next, we breakdown a case heading to the Supreme Court as they will decide how law enforcement may collect location data associated with criminal activity from a person’s smartphone. And finally, we share some cool details about collection air pollution data using Google Street View cars and how that approach is changing data and decisions. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 35:26 Sports Injuries with Dr. David Geier https://modernlife.network/sports-injuries-david-geier/ Wed, 07 Jun 2017 12:40:36 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54869 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 directors. Previously, he was the director of sports medicine at an academic medical center in Charleston, South Carolina. He now serves as the medical director of sports medicine at East Cooper Regional Medical Center outside Charleston. 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... 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 directors. Previously, he was the director of sports medicine at an academic medical center in Charleston, South Carolina. He now serves as the medical director of sports medicine at East Cooper Regional Medical Center outside Charleston. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 11:12 Larry Shank, A Willys, teardrop, boat, and more! CHP Officer Ed Smith, How to survive a dust storm. https://modernlife.network/larry-shank-willys-teardrop-boat/ Fri, 02 Jun 2017 12:58:28 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54866 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 today! We visit with our friend, Officer Ed Smith of the California Highway Patrol, to learn how to prepare for, and what actions to take should you be caught in an unexpected dust storm! This segment could save your life! 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, 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 today! We visit with our friend, Officer Ed Smith of the California Highway Patrol, to learn how to prepare for, and what actions to take should you be caught in an unexpected dust storm! This segment could save your life! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 50:23 Job Seekers Turning to Instagram https://modernlife.network/job-seekers-turning-instagram/ Thu, 01 Jun 2017 13:25:15 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54864 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 audience have pegged this site as a dinosaur. So is this a temporary fad or is it an omen of things to come as this generation ages? 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 au... 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 audience have pegged this site as a dinosaur. So is this a temporary fad or is it an omen of things to come as this generation ages?<br /> <br /> If you are a podcast, artist, writer, or game developer then you may already know about Patreon. If not we’ll tell you why you should consider this site as a new source of revenue and as an alternative to other paid advertising options.<br /> <br /> Who is best at picking your most flattering headshot to use on social media? Hint: it’s not you! More to come in this episode of Social Solutions includes critical social mediate strategy mistakes, Google’s new GIF maker, and what your fake followers say about your. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 51:04 Google For Jobs, Recreational Drone Registry, and Teen Smartphone Addiction https://modernlife.network/google-jobs-recreational-drone-registry-teen-smartphone-addiction/ Wed, 31 May 2017 16:01:40 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54859 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 industry and may have found a way to connect the job seeker to job opportunity. Next, an appeals court struck down the FAA’s push to register recreational drones stating that the statute only regulates commercial drone use. In a shocking survey, 59% of parents state that their teenage is addicted to the smartphone and 50% of teens state that they are in fact addicted to their smartphone. We examine the potential issues of addiction and offer solutions. We wrap up the podcast sharing a recent trip to Best Buy, where we focus on how the consumer electronic store has remained relevant. Thanks for tuning in! 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 industry and may have found a way to ... 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 industry and may have found a way to connect the job seeker to job opportunity. Next, an appeals court struck down the FAA’s push to register recreational drones stating that the statute only regulates commercial drone use. In a shocking survey, 59% of parents state that their teenage is addicted to the smartphone and 50% of teens state that they are in fact addicted to their smartphone. We examine the potential issues of addiction and offer solutions. We wrap up the podcast sharing a recent trip to Best Buy, where we focus on how the consumer electronic store has remained relevant. Thanks for tuning in! Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 41:06 Social Media Tips for All Major Business Categories https://modernlife.network/social-media-tips-major-business-categories/ Tue, 30 May 2017 22:47:18 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54857 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. 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. 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. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 49:42 Coverage of the 10th Annual Pismo Vintage Trailer Rally https://modernlife.network/coverage-10th-annual-pismo-vintage-trailer-rally/ Sun, 28 May 2017 13:16:47 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54854 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 on-location, and recording throughout the day of the Open House, and were privileged to catch up with several of the vintage trailer hobby's notable names! Pull up a chair and enjoy our longest show ever! 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! 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 on-location, and recording throughout the day of the Open House, and were privileged to catch up with several of the vintage trailer hobby's notable names! Pull up a chair and enjoy our longest show ever! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 87:03 Johnny and Loni Unser https://modernlife.network/johnny-loni-unser/ Fri, 26 May 2017 18:37:45 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54852 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 Vice President of Precision Dynamics, a company that specializes in creating compelling engagements for the automotive industry. 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... 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 Vice President of Precision Dynamics, a company that specializes in creating compelling engagements for the automotive industry. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 9:36 FCC Ends Net Neutrality, IBM Employees And Startups Outside Silicon Valley https://modernlife.network/fcc-ends-net-neutrality/ Tue, 23 May 2017 14:20:21 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54850 The FCC, on a 2-to-1 vote, introduced a rule to effectively end net neutrality and roll back regulations of ISPs as a utility. In an interesting move, IBM is bringing back nearly 400,000 employees back to office as they attempt to consolidate and build directed, focused working teams. Believe it or not, Silicon Valley is not the only hotbed for startups. Cities such as Madison, Phoenix, and Salt Lake City are thriving by becoming attractive landing homes for tech innovation and vision. And finally, Biz Stone is back with Twitter and is positioning himself to work on the company’s overall reputation and standing in social media. The FCC, on a 2-to-1 vote, introduced a rule to effectively end net neutrality and roll back regulations of ISPs as a utility. In an interesting move, IBM is bringing back nearly 400,000 employees back to office as they attempt to consolidate and build... 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 as a utility. In an interesting move, IBM is bringing back nearly 400,000 employees back to office as they attempt to consolidate and build directed, focused working teams. Believe it or not, Silicon Valley is not the only hotbed for startups. Cities such as Madison, Phoenix, and Salt Lake City are thriving by becoming attractive landing homes for tech innovation and vision. And finally, Biz Stone is back with Twitter and is positioning himself to work on the company’s overall reputation and standing in social media. Thanks for tuning in! Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 43:55 Zina Lacy, Custom Artwork Renovations. Team Flamingo, A Must-See Event This Weekend. https://modernlife.network/zina-lacy-custom-artwork-renovations-team-flamingo-must-see-event-weekend/ Fri, 19 May 2017 00:22:01 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54787 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, Team Flamingo reminds everyone that May 18, 19, 20, & 21st is the Pismo Vintage Trailer Rally! We hope to see you there! 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! 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, Team Flamingo reminds everyone that May 18, 19, 20, & 21st is the Pismo Vintage Trailer Rally! We hope to see you there! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 32:20 Off-Road Racing Champ, RJ Anderson https://modernlife.network/off-road-racing-champ-rj-anderson/ Thu, 18 May 2017 23:47:46 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54783 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 BFGoodrich® All-Terrain T/A® KO2, incorporates technology gleaned directly from years of desert racing and off-road wins on racing tires – such as the tire RJ races on. 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, 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 BFGoodrich® All-Terrain T/A® KO2, incorporates technology gleaned directly from years of desert racing and off-road wins on racing tires – such as the tire RJ races on. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 8:46 Would You Search for Chatbots if Available? https://modernlife.network/search-chatbots-available/ Wed, 17 May 2017 23:01:43 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54781 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 Chatbot (aka Conversational Commerce) for your business. Tune in to the Social Solutions Show for the skinny and more with Ken Herron and Carol McManus. 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... 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 Chatbot (aka Conversational Commerce) for your business. Tune in to the Social Solutions Show for the skinny and more with Ken Herron and Carol McManus. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 50:58 Amazon Echo Show, Ransomware Attacks And Apple R&D Investments https://modernlife.network/amazon-echo-show-ransomware-attacks-apple-rd-investments/ Wed, 17 May 2017 15:35:02 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54779 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 integration, shows you news video highlights, allows you to make hands-free video calls, and much more. Kaspersky Labs, a Russian cyber-security firm is being unfairly questioned by US Senators about their reported role in Russian attacks. Following that discussion, we dissect another ransomware attack that hit Russian, British, Korean, and French systems last week. We change direction and discuss how we can get back to the basics of human interaction and emotion, relying less on computing technology and communication. And finally, Apple is investing heavily in US manufacturing, jobs, products, and salaries which all spells to a future of quality mobile computing devices. 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 integration, shows you news video highlights, allows you to make hands-free video calls, 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 integration, shows you news video highlights, allows you to make hands-free video calls, and much more. Kaspersky Labs, a Russian cyber-security firm is being unfairly questioned by US Senators about their reported role in Russian attacks. Following that discussion, we dissect another ransomware attack that hit Russian, British, Korean, and French systems last week. We change direction and discuss how we can get back to the basics of human interaction and emotion, relying less on computing technology and communication. And finally, Apple is investing heavily in US manufacturing, jobs, products, and salaries which all spells to a future of quality mobile computing devices. Thanks for tuning in! Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 32:42 Are You Falling Into Cybertraps? https://modernlife.network/are-you-falling-into-cybertraps/ Tue, 16 May 2017 14:25:41 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54777 Lane is an author, attorney, expert witness, and professional speaker on the legal and cultural implications of emerging technology, with a particular focus on law, privacy, cybersafety, and ethics. A graduating from Amherst College and Boston College Law School, his experience as a law clerk and later private practitioner, led him to launching a computer consulting business. He is a successful author, lecturer, and computer forensics expert. We will be talking about his latest book, Cybertraps for Educators and Cybertraps for Expecting Moms and Dads. Lane is an author, attorney, expert witness, and professional speaker on the legal and cultural implications of emerging technology, with a particular focus on law, privacy, cybersafety, and ethics. A graduating from Amherst College and Boston College ... 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 you. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 53:08 A new YouTube video at our Pink Flamingo RV Radio channel https://modernlife.network/new-youtube-video-pink-flamingo-rv-radio-channel/ Mon, 15 May 2017 16:38:24 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54775 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 Trailer Rally, at Pismo Coast RV Village in California! We hope to see you there!! 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... 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 Trailer Rally, at Pismo Coast RV Village in California! We hope to see you there!! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 17:58 Broadcast TV – Cord Cutting Rant https://modernlife.network/broadcast-tv-cord-cutting-rant/ Sat, 13 May 2017 20:05:41 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54770 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. 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. 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. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 21:22 Can a Red Bathing Suit Put You Out of Business? https://modernlife.network/red-bathing-suit-business/ Thu, 11 May 2017 13:07:27 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54767 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 offer for a free red bathing suit! How many Amazon Echos do you need and what are the upside and downside issues concerning the proliferation of these intelligent agents? If you’re looking for a better way to connect with your customers on Facebook, maybe it’s time to consider a group instead of a page. 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. 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 offer for a free red bathing suit! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 44:26 Katie Linendoll Talks Sports IoT https://modernlife.network/katie-linendoll-talks-sports-iot/ Thu, 11 May 2017 00:39:09 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54765 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 report projects the smart home market to grow to a nearly $122 billion dollar business by 2022. For a long time controlling your smart home meant you had to unlock your phone, open an app, and then press a button to control anything… from the lights to the security system. 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. 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 report projects the smart home market to grow to a nearly $122 billion dollar business by 2022. For a long time controlling your smart home meant you had to unlock your phone, open an app, and then press a button to control anything… from the lights to the security system. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 10:01 Social Media and Mother’s Day https://modernlife.network/social-media-mothers-day/ Wed, 10 May 2017 14:11:13 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54763 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. 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. 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. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 53:04 Landline phones, Mother’s Day Flowers, Microsoft in Education, and USA Today Fighting Bots https://modernlife.network/landline-phones-mothers-day-flowers-microsoft-education-usa-today-fighting-bots/ Tue, 09 May 2017 14:18:47 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54759 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 time, cell phones as the primary device in the home have now surpassed landline use. We debate the need for one, the other, or both. Next, don’t forget about Mother’s Day. We found out Amazon Prime members has access to their Floral Delivery service which is a great gift for mothers and grandmothers. We then venture into education, where the battle between Microsoft and Google continues. Microsoft released Windows 10S, which will prove beneficial in their quest to remain dominant in education, capture new users, and compete against Chromebooks. And finally, USA Today has discussed the issues of bots and fake user accounts on Facebook with the FBI. 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 time, cell phones as the primary device in the home have now surpassed lan... 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 time, cell phones as the primary device in the home have now surpassed landline use. We debate the need for one, the other, or both. Next, don’t forget about Mother’s Day. We found out Amazon Prime members has access to their Floral Delivery service which is a great gift for mothers and grandmothers. We then venture into education, where the battle between Microsoft and Google continues. Microsoft released Windows 10S, which will prove beneficial in their quest to remain dominant in education, capture new users, and compete against Chromebooks. And finally, USA Today has discussed the issues of bots and fake user accounts on Facebook with the FBI. They are interested in the FBI helping where criminal activities and spamming has plagues users. Thanks for tuning in! Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 37:11 Steve Lambrick, Flying the Ford Tri-Motor. Team Flamingo, Another Unique Find. https://modernlife.network/steve-lambrick-flying-ford-tri-motor-team/ Sun, 07 May 2017 13:20:44 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54756 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 in this beautiful, early commercial aircraft! Opportunities like this await your RVing travels! 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! 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 in this beautiful, early commercial aircraft! Opportunities like this await your RVing travels! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 30:53 Golf & Body NYC and Dr. Bradley Borne https://modernlife.network/golf-body-nyc-dr-bradley-borne/ Fri, 05 May 2017 04:08:39 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54752 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 performance, training, and healing services at Golf & Body NYC. Focusing on the needs of members, Borne brings together the many available health disciplines and is charged with evaluating and adding new methods and techniques. Among those already offered are yoga, massage, different kinds of physical therapy, and chiropractic, all given in concert with the member’s golf instruction program. Other specialties being reviewed include nutrition and sports psychology, as well as a variety of technologies designed to make it easier for the member to keep on top of and in tune with his or her appointments, treatments, and lessons. 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., 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.<br /> <br /> As Director of Wellness, Bradley Borne, D.C., is at the hub of all performance, training, and healing services at Golf & Body NYC. Focusing on the needs of members, Borne brings together the many available health disciplines and is charged with evaluating and adding new methods and techniques. Among those already offered are yoga, massage, different kinds of physical therapy, and chiropractic, all given in concert with the member’s golf instruction program. Other specialties being reviewed include nutrition and sports psychology, as well as a variety of technologies designed to make it easier for the member to keep on top of and in tune with his or her appointments, treatments, and lessons. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 10:15 Meet the Digital Version of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups https://modernlife.network/digital-version-reeses-peanut-butter-cups/ Thu, 04 May 2017 12:37:25 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54750 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 possibilities are endless in what this will do for both giants and best of all for the voracious appetite of mobile-dependent consumers. 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. 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 possibilities are endless in what this will do for both giants and best of all for the voracious appetite of mobile-dependent consumers.<br /> <br /> Maybe you’re concerned about protecting your video content. Did you know that Rights Manager is already available on Facebook? If not, tune in to learn how it works and what benefits you will gain. More news this week includes the new face of YouTube and what that means to you. And did you know that Twitter now has emoji search? It really does matter to business.<br /> <br /> Hats off to Reid Hoffman, the founder of LinkedIn for his challenge to Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone. Linkedin is about quality relationships, not numbers of connections or followers. So where have users of LinkedIn gone wrong? Maybe the better question is what should you be doing about it?<br /> <br /> There are social sins that brands are making on social media. The sins are easy to spot, but what effect are they having on your business. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 50:00 Healthcare Fraud, ESPN Layoffs, Webroot And Facebook Targets Youth https://modernlife.network/healthcare-fraud-espn-layoffs/ Tue, 02 May 2017 13:56:21 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54746 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 questionable statements from healthcare providers and the steps we can all take to keep ourselves, our finances, and our personal information safe. ESPN laid off hundreds of workers again, bringing into questions the path the sports media giant has chosen to take both in traditional and digital media. We dissect how cord cutting, high cable subscription fees, and TV rights factor into the equation. Webroot, the popular antivirus program, rolled out an update that identified Windows programs and files as threats and quarantined many of them! The issue lasted only 13 minutes, but that’s enough time to hit social media. And finally, Facebook and a hired research firm are being questioned about collecting emotional data from young users and then engineering that data for marketing purposes. Thanks for tuning in! Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech. 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 questi... 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 questionable statements from healthcare providers and the steps we can all take to keep ourselves, our finances, and our personal information safe. ESPN laid off hundreds of workers again, bringing into questions the path the sports media giant has chosen to take both in traditional and digital media. We dissect how cord cutting, high cable subscription fees, and TV rights factor into the equation. Webroot, the popular antivirus program, rolled out an update that identified Windows programs and files as threats and quarantined many of them! The issue lasted only 13 minutes, but that’s enough time to hit social media. And finally, Facebook and a hired research firm are being questioned about collecting emotional data from young users and then engineering that data for marketing purposes. Thanks for tuning in! Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 40:47 Creating a Homegrown Living Space https://modernlife.network/creating-homegrown-living-space/ Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:30:36 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54743 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 self-sufficiency and living a more “homemade” and natural lifestyle. People are growing their own food, making their own cleaning products, and even raising animals for meat, milk, or eggs! I think I would like a couple of fruit trees but then I am afraid of what might go to waste and for me that defeats the purpose. 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 self-su... 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 self-sufficiency and living a more “homemade” and natural lifestyle. People are growing their own food, making their own cleaning products, and even raising animals for meat, milk, or eggs! I think I would like a couple of fruit trees but then I am afraid of what might go to waste and for me that defeats the purpose. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 45:39 Team Flamingo, Recent Finds. Tony Barthel, Curbside Car Show Calendar. https://modernlife.network/team-flamingo-recent-finds-tony-barthel-curbside-car-show-calendar/ Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:18:37 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54740 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 interview with Tony Barthel of "Curbside Car Show Calendar"! There is a significant connection between classic-vintage-collector cars, and the RV hobby. Many folks are venturing to car shows to seek out specific cars to tow their RVs. And, many car shows are beginning to open their exhibits to vintage trailers! That's where Pink Flamingo RV Radio comes in! 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, 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 interview with Tony Barthel of "Curbside Car Show Calendar"! There is a significant connection between classic-vintage-collector cars, and the RV hobby. Many folks are venturing to car shows to seek out specific cars to tow their RVs. And, many car shows are beginning to open their exhibits to vintage trailers! That's where Pink Flamingo RV Radio comes in! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 40:41 The New Social Media Landscape https://modernlife.network/new-social-media-landscape/ Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:46:26 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54738 This week it’s about using a video for your Facebook page cover. It sounds like a really cool idea but it won’t come without its challenges. Pinterest has removed the Like button and now forces you to save your favorite pins. What’s the difference? What’s the benefit? Why should you care? This week it’s about using a video for your Facebook page cover. It sounds like a really cool idea but it won’t come without its challenges. Pinterest has removed the Like button and now forces you to save your favorite pins. What’s the difference? 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 platforms.<br /> <br /> This week it’s about using a video for your Facebook page cover. It sounds like a really cool idea but it won’t come without its challenges. Pinterest has removed the Like button and now forces you to save your favorite pins. What’s the difference? What’s the benefit? Why should you care?<br /> <br /> So Instagram now boasts 700 million monthly active users. Is it just another number or is there real value to your business? LinkedIn now boasts more than 500 million members in 200 countries. But does that translate to a richer experience for users? And if you’re bored with the current platforms and looking for alternatives, there’s no shortage of options: Amino Apps, Raftr, Lego Life, Musical.ly, Zenly and Hype to name a few. Next big thing…or another big distraction?<br /> Modern Life Network Hosts clean 54:46 Email Migration, ShotSpotter, Bye Bye Passwords And Yahoo Execs Out https://modernlife.network/email-shotspotter-passwords-yahoo/ Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:17:10 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54736 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. ShotSpotter Technology was used last week in the City of Fresno, to geolocate gun fire resulting from an individual’s attempt to take several lives. The technology triangulates gun fire and provided law enforcement with actionable, real-time data. Microsoft is moving toward the elimination of passwords with the introduction of their Authenticator App, which enables the second layer of two-factor authentication and smartphone approval so that a password is not used at all. And finally, several Yahoo executives are being fired as a result of the Yahoo-AOL merger known as Oath (a Verizon Company). Marissa Mayer and other top senior executives will be leaving their offices comes June. 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. 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. ShotSpotter Technology was used last week in the City of Fresno, to geolocate gun fire resulting from an individual’s attempt to take several lives. The technology triangulates gun fire and provided law enforcement with actionable, real-time data. Microsoft is moving toward the elimination of passwords with the introduction of their Authenticator App, which enables the second layer of two-factor authentication and smartphone approval so that a password is not used at all. And finally, several Yahoo executives are being fired as a result of the Yahoo-AOL merger known as Oath (a Verizon Company). Marissa Mayer and other top senior executives will be leaving their offices comes June. Thanks for tuning in! Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 36:26 Team Flamingo, Enjoying Local Attractions. Gary Warner, Planning a Trailer Restoration. https://modernlife.network/enjoying-local-attractions-planning-trailer-restoration/ Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:27:23 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54733 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 planning your trailer restoration or remodel. His approach will ease your anxiety over what sometimes seems to be an overwhelming task! 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 planning your trailer res... 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 planning your trailer restoration or remodel. His approach will ease your anxiety over what sometimes seems to be an overwhelming task! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 39:14 Would You Like to Fill a Stadium with Fans? https://modernlife.network/fill-stadium-fans/ Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:04:32 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54731 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 CoachBru. John is a nationally renowned performance consultant, speaker and award-winning author. John teaches audiences how to obtain better results in business with straightforward tools that turbo charge performance. 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, 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 CoachBru. John is a nationally renowned performance consultant, speaker and award-winning author. John teaches audiences how to obtain better results in business with straightforward tools that turbo charge performance.<br /> <br /> Brubaker is the author of 6 books on leadership performance. His latest book Stadium Status: Taking Your Business to the BIG TIME reached best-seller status and was named one of Amazon’s #1 Hot New Releases in April, 2017.<br /> <br /> What is stadium status? Can you achieve it overnight? What can you do to elevate yourself and your business to epic popularity? These are the questions we’ll be tackling and the stories John tells will inspire and amaze you. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 51:44 Artificial Intelligence Comes to LinkedIn https://modernlife.network/artificial-intelligence-comes-to-linkedin/ Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:58:39 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54728 Today’s Social Solutions Show with Ken Herron and Carol McManus will weigh in on the newest advances and add our own take on the when, where and why. Moving on, we’ll update you on Snapchat’s new World Lenses. Video advertising is the new norm and you will be seeing more of it in your Twitter stream. Today’s Social Solutions Show with Ken Herron and Carol McManus will weigh in on the newest advances and add our own take on the when, where and why. Moving on, we’ll update you on Snapchat’s new World Lenses. 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 users making networking easier and presumably more effective.<br /> <br /> Today’s Social Solutions Show with Ken Herron and Carol McManus will weigh in on the newest advances and add our own take on the when, where and why. Moving on, we’ll update you on Snapchat’s new World Lenses. Video advertising is the new norm and you will be seeing more of it in your Twitter stream.<br /> <br /> If you’re a fan of Instagram, then private collections might be a feature worth exploring. And if that’s not enough, then tune in to learn how native advertising is the hot new (old) advertising. And if you really want to stand out from the competition, they pay attention to Pasted. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 54:20 Jeff Maling of Isobar https://modernlife.network/jeff-maling-isobar/ Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:38:13 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54726 Isobar is 5,500 people in over 85 locations across more than 45 markets globally, united by belief in the power of “Ideas Without Limits.” As digital technology continues to transform businesses and brands, what we can do has no boundaries. 
We take up new challenges with an open mind about the structure, team, technology and creative solution necessary to deliver the best possible outcome for clients. Isobar is 5,500 people in over 85 locations across more than 45 markets globally, united by belief in the power of “Ideas Without Limits.” As digital technology continues to transform businesses and brands, what we can do has no boundaries. 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 digital agency Roundarch, which became Isobar US in 2013. His clients have included BNY Mellon, LEGO, Healthways, Royal Caribbean and the US Air Force.<br /> <br /> As a leading digital agency, Isobar has worked with leading sports brands, such as adidas to digitally transform the way they engage consumers. We can speak to how as the industry is being disrupted, big sports brands should be rethinking their digital strategies.<br /> <br /> Isobar is 5,500 people in over 85 locations across more than 45 markets globally, united by belief in the power of “Ideas Without Limits.” As digital technology continues to transform businesses and brands, what we can do has no boundaries. 
We take up new challenges with an open mind about the structure, team, technology and creative solution necessary to deliver the best possible outcome for clients. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 14:51 Facebook Murder Video, Burger King Ads, Newspaper Tech, and HP at Coachella. https://modernlife.network/facebook-murder-video-burger-king-ads-newspaper-tech-hp-coachella/ Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:54:07 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54723 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 device’s attention by using “OK Google” to tell you about their Whopper burger line. Over the weekend, we picked up a newspaper (yep, a newspaper) and share the stories of tech that covered the headlines of the business section. And concluding the podcast, HP took over the Coachella Music and Arts Festival with a 60-foot dome, product displays, and a 360-degree portrait concept. Thanks for tuning in! 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 ... 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 device’s attention by using “OK Google” to tell you about their Whopper burger line. Over the weekend, we picked up a newspaper (yep, a newspaper) and share the stories of tech that covered the headlines of the business section. And concluding the podcast, HP took over the Coachella Music and Arts Festival with a 60-foot dome, product displays, and a 360-degree portrait concept. Thanks for tuning in! Modern Life Network Hosts clean Our Newest Sponsor, “Curbside Car Show Calendar”. Justin Scribner, “The Flyte Camp Neutron”. https://modernlife.network/curbside-car-show-calendar-flyte-camp-neutron/ Sun, 16 Apr 2017 00:55:22 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54717 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 premier website promoting car and trailer shows? Pink Flamingo will also be a part of Curbside, as they have added to their title... Curbside Car Show & Vintage Trailer Calendar! Team Flamingo visits with Justin Scribner of Flyte Camp in Bend, Oregon! Justin and Flyte Camp are known for their meticulous restorations of vintage camping trailers, and their TV shows, Flippin' RVs and Beachin' RVs! Our conversation revolves around Flyte Camp's latest endeavor... The Flyte Camp Neutron! You need to hear this interview! 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 premier website p... 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 premier website promoting car and trailer shows? Pink Flamingo will also be a part of Curbside, as they have added to their title... Curbside Car Show & Vintage Trailer Calendar! Team Flamingo visits with Justin Scribner of Flyte Camp in Bend, Oregon! Justin and Flyte Camp are known for their meticulous restorations of vintage camping trailers, and their TV shows, Flippin' RVs and Beachin' RVs! Our conversation revolves around Flyte Camp's latest endeavor... The Flyte Camp Neutron! You need to hear this interview! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 46:04 Autonomous World https://modernlife.network/autonomous-world/ Sat, 15 Apr 2017 14:33:32 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54715 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 can turn the heat on 30 minutes before our driving time on a snowy cold day? 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? 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 can turn the heat on 30 minutes before our driving time on a snowy cold day?<br /> <br /> Some automation such as the self-driving car is a big change to society while automating my thermostat to turn down the heat during the day is a small change. Which ones are we ready for as consumers? What should we do as small business owners?<br /> <br /> These are the questions I explore with Sudha Jamthe on today’s LinkedIn Lady Show. Jamthe is debuting her new book, “2030 The Driverless World – Business Transformation from Autonomous Vehicles.” It is a time traveler narrative from 2030. It focused on how self-driving cars need to share the road with human-driven cars and talks about social human nuances on the road such as honking and jay-walking. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 52:44 Epic Fail for United Airlines Reaches Across the Globe https://modernlife.network/epic-fail-united-airlines-reaches-across-globe/ Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:39:16 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54709 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 surrounding United Airlines, but this time, they went too far. 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, 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 surrounding United Airlines, but this time, they went too far.<br /> <br /> That’s how we’ll open today’s Social Solutions Show. Get ready for Ken Herron’s and Carol McManus’s take on this topic along with LinkedIn’s new desktop experience (have you read Who Moved My Cheese?), as well as introduce you to Instagram Direct.<br /> <br /> You may not think you need them – or can afford them – but what is the real implication behind the new Periscope custom hearts? And if you want some simple, practical advice on modern marketing and customer responsiveness, then it’s all about dialogue. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 53:55 MBAs For Hire, Hackers Sound Alarms And FCC Says No Cell Phones https://modernlife.network/mbas-hire-hackers-sound-alarms-fcc-says-no-cell-phones/ Tue, 11 Apr 2017 14:22:09 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54707 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 around the business and tech fields. Hackers in the Dallas area sounded 156 emergency alarms late at night, causing fright, stress, and reaction from Dallas city officials and residents. And finally, the FCC is moving to ban a 2013 proposal that would allow passengers to make Wi-Fi enabled mobile calls while in air. 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 im... 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 around the business and tech fields. Hackers in the Dallas area sounded 156 emergency alarms late at night, causing fright, stress, and reaction from Dallas city officials and residents. And finally, the FCC is moving to ban a 2013 proposal that would allow passengers to make Wi-Fi enabled mobile calls while in air. Modern Life Network Hosts clean Janne Pylvas CEO of Myontec https://modernlife.network/janne-pylvas-ceo-myontec/ Mon, 10 Apr 2017 19:32:28 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54704 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 known names in sports including, FC Barcelona, Red Bull, FIFA , British Cycling alongside grass roots level organizations, such as the Complex Esportiu Futbol Salou in Spain. 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 k... 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 known names in sports including, FC Barcelona, Red Bull, FIFA , British Cycling alongside grass roots level organizations, such as the Complex Esportiu Futbol Salou in Spain.<br /> <br /> One new piece of technology is the brand new Mbody Live 3.0 app, which will be showcased for the first time at the event. This has been created for everyday sport enthusiasts and professional athletes alike to help them to achieve their goals and reduce risks of potential injury. Used in tandem with the Mbody wearable shorts, the app brings muscle level bio signal analyses to the next level, measuring everything from muscle loading, muscle balance, and muscle ratio visual imaging. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 13:45 Team Flamingo, Roadside Attractions. Unique RV, Refreshing the Exterior of Your Worn RV https://modernlife.network/roadside-attractions-refreshing-exterior-worn-rv/ Sat, 08 Apr 2017 17:33:48 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54701 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 motorcycle shows! Don't overlook what is happening wherever you may be! And, Unique RV offers some insight into sprucing up a dull and worn RV exterior. Some options are simpler than you might think! 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 motorcycle shows! 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 motorcycle shows! Don't overlook what is happening wherever you may be! And, Unique RV offers some insight into sprucing up a dull and worn RV exterior. Some options are simpler than you might think! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 35:16 The Case of the Disappearing Egg https://modernlife.network/disappearing-egg/ Thu, 06 Apr 2017 15:12:02 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54698 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 men from the boys? Who knows, but that along with another change in how they count 140 characters all seem to be in an effort to clean up the riff-raff and encourage users to engage more often. 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. 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 men from the boys? Who knows, but that along with another change in how they count 140 characters all seem to be in an effort to clean up the riff-raff and encourage users to engage more often.<br /> <br /> Facebook profiles and pages can now livestream 360-degree video but it comes with a price and perhaps even questionable benefit to the majority of business marketers. In addition, Facebook how has Personal Fundraisers and Donate Buttons. Are they competing with GoFundMe and Kickstarter or is this a new innovative option?<br /> <br /> With Ken Herron back from his world travels we had to talk about analytics and happily Periscope obliged by introducing a new activity tab and a more robust analytics dashboard. Wishing you had more sticks? In this case, it’s Instagram that stepped up offering new stickers to go along with Instagram stories.<br /> <br /> Ken will share his travel report which includes a lesson on ‘it’s never too late’ – in this case to join LinkedIn. And we’re thrilled to have returning guest Ben Forta on the latest Adobe Spark Post update. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 54:05 Apple Keeps iPad Locked, Tesla Building SUVs And Ford Hiring Connectivity Engineers https://modernlife.network/apple-keeps-ipad-locked/ Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:57:32 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54694 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 photos and videos. Next, Tesla continues it’s grand movement in the auto industry with the lofty goal of manufacturing nearly 25,000 SUVs in the near future. Continuing in the auto industry, Ford is hiring nearly 400 mobile connectivity engineers to help the company move into vehicle-2-vehicle communications and autonomous cars. Next, Facebook jumps into the crowdfunding business with their newest Personal Fundraisers feature. And finally, a controversy in women’s golf draws attention to the influence live television is having on the purity and officiating of the game. Thanks for tuning in! 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 photos and videos. Next, 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 photos and videos. Next, Tesla continues it’s grand movement in the auto industry with the lofty goal of manufacturing nearly 25,000 SUVs in the near future. Continuing in the auto industry, Ford is hiring nearly 400 mobile connectivity engineers to help the company move into vehicle-2-vehicle communications and autonomous cars. Next, Facebook jumps into the crowdfunding business with their newest Personal Fundraisers feature. And finally, a controversy in women’s golf draws attention to the influence live television is having on the purity and officiating of the game. Thanks for tuning in! Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 45:33 The Auto Collections, Classic Tow Vehicles. Andy Caldwell’s First RV. https://modernlife.network/auto-collections-classic-tow-vehicles-andy-caldwells-first-rv/ Sat, 01 Apr 2017 00:11:54 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54691 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 travel trailer! Team Flamingo gives an insider's look as to some of the vehicles that are for sale! And, we visit with a 22 year old friend who has purchased his first RV! We would love to see more Millennials join the RV lifestyle! 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 yo... 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 travel trailer! Team Flamingo gives an insider's look as to some of the vehicles that are for sale! And, we visit with a 22 year old friend who has purchased his first RV! We would love to see more Millennials join the RV lifestyle! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 43:17 Mimicking Features on Social Media Not so Flattering https://modernlife.network/mimicking-features-social-media-not-flattering/ Fri, 31 Mar 2017 01:38:01 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54689 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 version of Stories is their enemy number one – Facebook! With Facebook Stories, the argument for a more connected community is diluted. 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. 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 version of Stories is their enemy number one – Facebook! With Facebook Stories, the argument for a more connected community is diluted. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 54:03 Finding Your Happiness https://modernlife.network/finding-your-happiness/ Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:27:12 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54687 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 moment? We are all so busy and moving so fast, we really don’t take the time to think about the things we do, if they make us happy, and if we really want to be doing them. We are going to talk about using tools to find our happiness, and focusing on it to better our lives. 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, 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 moment? We are all so busy and moving so fast, we really don’t take the time to think about the things we do, if they make us happy, and if we really want to be doing them. We are going to talk about using tools to find our happiness, and focusing on it to better our lives. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 42:55 Nick Merry of Screen Time https://modernlife.network/nick-merry-screen-time/ Thu, 30 Mar 2017 04:24:11 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54684 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 tablet is used, and what apps are allowed and not allowed. Parents can create tasks that give kids more time. The app helps limit his screen time! 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, 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.<br /> <br /> With Screen Time, one can control when, how long a device or tablet is used, and what apps are allowed and not allowed. Parents can create tasks that give kids more time. The app helps limit his screen time! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 10:10 Tech-xpectations – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly https://modernlife.network/tech-xpectations/ Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:04:50 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54682 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 episode, we dive into the tech-xpectations to be extremely responsive to phone calls and texts, the expectation for quick service from IT professionals, and users expectations of free services. We further discuss the expectation for the protection of our personal information online and how we are now living in the age of limited and throttled data. Finally, looking into the future and what consumers are expecting, we dive into the live streaming of sporting events online, the advancement of classroom technology, and the rise of competitive video gaming. 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. 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 episode, we dive into the tech-xpectations to be extremely responsive to phone calls and texts, the expectation for quick service from IT professionals, and users expectations of free services. We further discuss the expectation for the protection of our personal information online and how we are now living in the age of limited and throttled data. Finally, looking into the future and what consumers are expecting, we dive into the live streaming of sporting events online, the advancement of classroom technology, and the rise of competitive video gaming. Modern Life Network Hosts clean Team Flamingo 1966 Kenskill Rescue and Team Flamingo’s YouTube video! https://modernlife.network/1966-kenskill-rescue/ Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:08:09 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54678 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 did at the time! And, the Team has a discussion about your personal items being stolen while you camp! 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, 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 did at the time! And, the Team has a discussion about your personal items being stolen while you camp! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 13:15 Marketers Go Where the Fish are Biting https://modernlife.network/marketers-go-fish-biting/ Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:15:35 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54675 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 have limitations on our budgets so when dollars are allocated for something, then something old needs to take a back seat. Today’s Social Solutions Show is all about choices and latest introductions with a skeptical eye toward the future of marketing. Here are some common trends that are emerging to help you decide how and where to spend your money: 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 ... 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 have limitations on our budgets so when dollars are allocated for something, then something old needs to take a back seat.<br /> <br /> Today’s Social Solutions Show is all about choices and latest introductions with a skeptical eye toward the future of marketing. Here are some common trends that are emerging to help you decide how and where to spend your money: Modern Life Network Hosts clean 54:51 Harmonizing Personal and Business Branding https://modernlife.network/harmonizing-personal-business-branding/ Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:32:31 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54672 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 managing both your personal and business reputation lies in the clarity around and management of your personal brand. Today’s LinkedIn Lady Show will give you insights on understanding the personal brand that shrouds you today and tips on how you can manage it going forward. 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 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.<br /> <br /> The solution to managing both your personal and business reputation lies in the clarity around and management of your personal brand. Today’s LinkedIn Lady Show will give you insights on understanding the personal brand that shrouds you today and tips on how you can manage it going forward.<br /> <br /> The real positive impact comes when our personal brand, our business brand, our written and electronic communications and our behaviors project in a positive, consistent way so that what people think, know and experience are consistent. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 56:24 Yahoo Hack Indictment And Raspberry Pi News https://modernlife.network/yahoo-hack-indictment-raspberry-pi-news/ Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:25:22 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54670 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 notorious hacker, related to the massive Yahoo account breach. In drone talk, we review Steve’s presentation at a local association meeting and then give our takes on the patent filed by Wal-Mart to fly drones inside their stores. Hint...we are not a fan of the plan. And finally, we speak to the significance of Raspberry Pi becoming the third best selling general purpose computer. 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 notorious hacker, 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 notorious hacker, related to the massive Yahoo account breach. In drone talk, we review Steve’s presentation at a local association meeting and then give our takes on the patent filed by Wal-Mart to fly drones inside their stores. Hint...we are not a fan of the plan. And finally, we speak to the significance of Raspberry Pi becoming the third best selling general purpose computer. Thanks for tuning in! Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 32:18 Author, Phil Noyes, TRAILERAMA. Team Flamingo, a Vintage Trailer Rescue. https://modernlife.network/author-phil-noyes-trailerama/ Fri, 17 Mar 2017 04:23:22 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54662 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 about the history of travel trailers could not be more fun than to read an outstanding book titled, "TRAILERAMA", by author Phil Noyes. You will not be disappointed! 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, 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 about the history of travel trailers could not be more fun than to read an outstanding book titled, "TRAILERAMA", by author Phil Noyes. You will not be disappointed! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 33:04 ACEing Autism and Tennis With the Stars with Alex Huggan https://modernlife.network/aceing-autism-tennis-stars-alex-huggan/ Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:03:27 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54659 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 (MA) with 15 children. In the spring of 2009 we added a second location, The Weymouth Club in Weymouth (MA). Richard quickly realized that he could greatly enhance the lives of children and families with autism through tennis, and he made a commitment to dedicate his career to the development and expansion of ACEing Autism. 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, 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 (MA) with 15 children. In the spring of 2009 we added a second location, The Weymouth Club in Weymouth (MA). Richard quickly realized that he could greatly enhance the lives of children and families with autism through tennis, and he made a commitment to dedicate his career to the development and expansion of ACEing Autism. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 9:32 March Madness Productivity Loss, Invisible reCAPTCHA And Dress For STEM https://modernlife.network/march-madness-productivity-loss-dress-stem/ Tue, 14 Mar 2017 15:03:51 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54651 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 Invisible reCAPTCHA from Google, the Internet just became a little bit less annoying. March Madness is in full effect and that means a few things - plenty of lost productivity time from employees and spiked frustrations for employers. The Dress For STEM campaign, led by thousands of female meteorologists, is an amazing display of community aimed at encouraging more women to enter into STEM fields and industries. And finally, we share a story of how the elderly often times are the first to be left behind when it comes to technological advancement. Enjoy the podcast...and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech. 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. 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 Invisible reCAPTCHA from Google, the Internet just became a little bit less annoying. March Madness is in full effect and that means a few things - plenty of lost productivity time from employees and spiked frustrations for employers. The Dress For STEM campaign, led by thousands of female meteorologists, is an amazing display of community aimed at encouraging more women to enter into STEM fields and industries. And finally, we share a story of how the elderly often times are the first to be left behind when it comes to technological advancement. Enjoy the podcast...and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 32:56 Team Flamingo, 1966 Kenskill Rescue. Scott Campbell, RetroLuxe Vintage Trailers.   https://modernlife.network/team-flamingo-1966-kenskill-rescue-scott-campbell-retroluxe-vintage-trailers/ Sat, 11 Mar 2017 16:14:57 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54648 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 your vintage trailer, Scott Campbell of RetroLuxe Vintage Trailers gives some insight into his restorations, as well as some project-photos! 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 ... 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 your vintage trailer, Scott Campbell of RetroLuxe Vintage Trailers gives some insight into his restorations, as well as some project-photos! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 39:52 Why is Every Social Media IPO Like a Thrill Ride? https://modernlife.network/every-social-media-ipo-like-thrill-ride/ Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:54:56 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54646 If 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 Snap’s IPO may well be an echo back to that era. We’re not a finance show, but the strength and sustainability of social media sites has direct impact on us as business owners and marketers. If 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 ... 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 Snap’s IPO may well be an echo back to that era. We’re not a finance show, but the strength and sustainability of social media sites has direct impact on us as business owners and marketers.<br /> <br /> That’s where we will start today’s Social Solutions Show. But this topic goes deeper. Ask yourself: How much money will I spend on advertising online? Where will I allocate those dollars? What results should I be getting? And then add one more question to the mix: Which sites are likely to grow and innovate ensuring their longer-term success?<br /> <br /> In an effort to make Pinterest even more viable to the masses, you can now search for new Pins by searching any image on any website! Very smart on their part but potentially costly to you if you snag photos that require purchase from stock photography sites. Twitter Moments has added a new Analytics tool which is expected to boost usage of this cool feature. If you’re not using it yet, give it a whirl – you will definitely stand out to your network.<br /> <br /> And while imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, we suspect that Snapchat is wishing that Instagram would a bit less imitating. The latest is geostickers to go with your Stories. There are a few limitations right now but it dilutes another feature on Snapchat. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 56:01 Olympic Gymnast and Tech Enthusiast, Jennifer Pinches https://modernlife.network/olympic-gymnast-and-tech-enthusiast-jennifer-pinches/ Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:42:15 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54641 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 2012 Olympic Games. She was awarded 'Master Gymnast' status in 2012 for services to her country attended and graduated from UCLA while a member of the UCLA women’s gymnastics team. 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 Londo... 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 2012 Olympic Games. She was awarded 'Master Gymnast' status in 2012 for services to her country attended and graduated from UCLA while a member of the UCLA women’s gymnastics team. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 14:58 Mail Bag Questions Solving Social Media Mysteries https://modernlife.network/mail-bag-questions-solving-social-media-mysteries/ Wed, 08 Mar 2017 02:28:38 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54638 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 cereal, so has Wall Street’s appetite for this feisty social app. But what does it really mean and should you be thinking about Snapchat for your business? 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, 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 cereal, so has Wall Street’s appetite for this feisty social app. But what does it really mean and should you be thinking about Snapchat for your business? Modern Life Network Hosts clean 53:34 Breaking The Internet And Global Tech Visionaries https://modernlife.network/breaking-internet-global-tech-visionaries/ Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:58:38 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54635 During the expo and travels, we came across some tech-related things that are worth sharing, including sched.com, broken phone screens, and the Uber/taxi/vanpool conflict. In addition, we breakdown what happened last week when Amazon Web Services broke the internet for nearly five hours taking down several servers inadvertently by making a single typo. A new global technology innovation survey ranked over 800 hi-tech executives and companies based on innovation and overall visionary in the information technology industry. The results, whereas predictable, leave some room for friendly debate. And finally, Microsoft is winning over some longtime Apple users for some very particular reasons as we continue the Microsoft vs Apple debate. During the expo and travels, we came across some tech-related things that are worth sharing, including sched.com, broken phone screens, and the Uber/taxi/vanpool conflict. In addition, we breakdown what happened last week when Amazon Web Services brok... 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, including sched.com, broken phone screens, and the Uber/taxi/vanpool conflict. In addition, we breakdown what happened last week when Amazon Web Services broke the internet for nearly five hours taking down several servers inadvertently by making a single typo. A new global technology innovation survey ranked over 800 hi-tech executives and companies based on innovation and overall visionary in the information technology industry. The results, whereas predictable, leave some room for friendly debate. And finally, Microsoft is winning over some longtime Apple users for some very particular reasons as we continue the Microsoft vs Apple debate. Thanks for tuning into the podcast and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 38:44 Chuck and Toni Miltenberger, 1936 Airstream Silver Cloud. Brian Morrow, Owner of Junk Wurx. https://modernlife.network/chuck-toni-miltenberger-1936-airstream-silver-cloud-brian-morrow-owner-junk-wurx/ Fri, 03 Mar 2017 18:26:47 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54626 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 delighted to have Chuck and Toni Miltenberger as our guests, as they describe their restoration of what may be the oldest known factory-built Airstream in existence... A 1936 Airstream Silver Cloud! And we visit with an old friend, Brian Morrow, owner of "Junk Wurx - Vintage Trailers and More", who displayed a great-looking 1937 Hayes trailer that he rebuilt with a western-steam punk-patina-look... And, it's for sale! 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, 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 delighted to have Chuck and Toni Miltenberger as our guests, as they describe their restoration of what may be the oldest known factory-built Airstream in existence... A 1936 Airstream Silver Cloud! And we visit with an old friend, Brian Morrow, owner of "Junk Wurx - Vintage Trailers and More", who displayed a great-looking 1937 Hayes trailer that he rebuilt with a western-steam punk-patina-look... And, it's for sale! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 50:37 Lou Holtz Tells Men To Get PSA Screenings https://modernlife.network/lou-holtz-tells-men-to-get-psa-screenings/ Thu, 02 Mar 2017 13:40:05 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54622 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 about 1 in every 39 prostate cancer patients will die. But, it doesn’t have to be a death sentence. In fact, survival rates are extremely high when detected early. Early screening is key! So, why are so many men still not seeing their doctors? 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. 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 about 1 in every 39 prostate cancer patients will die. But, it doesn’t have to be a death sentence. In fact, survival rates are extremely high when detected early. Early screening is key! So, why are so many men still not seeing their doctors?<br /> <br /> Lou Holtz is a former American football player, coach, and analyst. Holtz is the only college football coach to lead six different programs to bowl games and the only coach to guide four different programs to the final top 20 rankings. Holtz also coached the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL) during the 1976 season. On May 1, 2008, Holtz was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.<br /> <br /> Vipul Patel, MD, FACS is the medical director of the Florida Hospital Global Robotics Institute at Florida Hospital Celebration Health and director of urologic oncology at the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute. He is the founder of the International Prostate Cancer Foundation (IPCF) and a founding member of the Society of Robotic Surgery.<br /> <br /> College Football Hall of Famer, coach and analyst Lou Holtz, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2014. Initially, he didn’t want anyone to know, but now Lou shares his story to help others make the proper decision for screenings and treatment. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 8:07 The Perils of Copying a Competitor https://modernlife.network/perils-copying-competitor/ Thu, 02 Mar 2017 12:58:01 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54620 Let’s start with LinkedIn. Okay, we can agree it was time for facelift but why on earth copy Facebook? Perhaps that wasn’t the plan but it is certainly the outcome and according to many social channels, the reaction is not good. Let’s start with LinkedIn. Okay, we can agree it was time for facelift but why on earth copy Facebook? Perhaps that wasn’t the plan but it is certainly the outcome and according to many social channels, the reaction is not good. 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 wasn’t the plan but it is certainly the outcome and according to many social channels, the reaction is not good.<br /> <br /> We love to talk about video and Bravo to Instagram for being the first to really stretch the envelope on what you can do in a single post. Try sharing up to 10 pictures and videos! This is not an invitation to bombard your audience with every bad picture sitting on your smart phone, but (done correctly) a boon to marketers.<br /> <br /> Periscope finally closed the back door to groups. Starting immediately only creators of groups can add and remove members or change the title of the group. Silly mistake but many groups were compromised because non-creators were wreaking havoc.<br /> <br /> Here’s a good question: Do you know what the Von Restorff Effect is? Well, we will share the answer on today’s Social Solutions Show. And if you stick with us, we will also share the five C’s of effective social media as published by Buzz Sumo.<br /> Modern Life Network Hosts clean 54:48 Jon and Sawyer Christianson, Oregon Trail’R https://modernlife.network/jon-sawyer-christianson/ Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:29:57 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54615 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 insistence on quality can be found in their passion for their product to withstand time! 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! 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 insistence on quality can be found in their passion for their product to withstand time! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 42:12 Adding Women To Tech Roles And Computer Vision Syndrome https://modernlife.network/adding-women-tech-roles-computer-vision-syndrome/ Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:50:35 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54611 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 response to WalMart’s move of dropping its minimum shipping fee from $49 to $35, Amazon made the exact move to compete with the growing brick-and-mortar competition of e-commerce. As we spend more time behind digital screens, Computer Vision Syndrome is a growing concern with optometrists. Plenty of preventative measures are available to correct the issue. And finally, a 7-year old girl writes a handwritten letter to Google asking for a job and the CEO responds! 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. 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 response to WalMart’s move of dropping its minimum shipping fee from $49 to $35, Amazon made the exact move to compete with the growing brick-and-mortar competition of e-commerce. As we spend more time behind digital screens, Computer Vision Syndrome is a growing concern with optometrists. Plenty of preventative measures are available to correct the issue. And finally, a 7-year old girl writes a handwritten letter to Google asking for a job and the CEO responds! Such a heartwarming story. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...The Waves of Tech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 29:44 What changes are you making? Are you looking for a new beginning? https://modernlife.network/changes-making-looking-new-beginning/ Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:35:32 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54606 Change is scary and we need to conquer those fears and tell ourselves we can do it. If you feel like you failed the first time, just look at how far you have progressed and pick up from there. Have confidence in yourself and a friend help you along the way. You have only failed if you have never tried!!! Change is scary and we need to conquer those fears and tell ourselves we can do it. If you feel like you failed the first time, just look at how far you have progressed and pick up from there. Have confidence in yourself and a friend help you along the... 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.<br /> <br /> Change is scary and we need to conquer those fears and tell ourselves we can do it. If you feel like you failed the first time, just look at how far you have progressed and pick up from there. Have confidence in yourself and a friend help you along the way. You have only failed if you have never tried!!!<br /> <br /> We know that life often gets in the way of our goals and objectives. We discuss in our podcast once you start making changes, you realize some of the things you used to do were just busy work. Once you set your plan in motion it should all fall into place.<br /> <br /> It may seem when starting a new beginning it may be confusing, time consuming or chaotic but stick with it. In the end you will be so proud of yourself and remember you need to let go of the things you cannot control and embrace the new you. Please join us and then give us your feedback on what you are working on and we will share it with our listeners. Just know that the Busy Ladies are behind you 100%.<br /> <br /> We wish you the best of luck!!! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 42:48 John Rieger, Ford Super Duty Brand Manager. Mario Scortino, Unique RV’s Care and Maintenance. https://modernlife.network/john-rieger-ford-super-duty-brand-manager-mario-scortino-unique-rvs-care-maintenance/ Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:17:21 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54603 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, Super Duty Brand Manager, speaks with us about the exclusive materials and construction of the 2017 Super Duty, and how it plays a significant role in the advancements of towing and payload... Crucial to RV towing! 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, 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, Super Duty Brand Manager, speaks with us about the exclusive materials and construction of the 2017 Super Duty, and how it plays a significant role in the advancements of towing and payload... Crucial to RV towing! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 49:25 Wineven https://modernlife.network/wineven/ Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:46:57 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54599 With Wineven you can find the best sports coach for you. You can of course choose according to your sport (there are more than 100 available!), budget, location, or the ratings and opinions of Wineven members. You can easily book a sports session at home, a site chosen by your coach or a video call if you're short of time or you don't have a coach nearby. Ready to work out? With Wineven you can find the best sports coach for you. You can of course choose according to your sport (there are more than 100 available!), budget, location, or the ratings and opinions of Wineven members. 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 people perfect their sport of choice.<br /> <br /> With Wineven you can find the best sports coach for you. You can of course choose according to your sport (there are more than 100 available!), budget, location, or the ratings and opinions of Wineven members. You can easily book a sports session at home, a site chosen by your coach or a video call if you're short of time or you don't have a coach nearby. Ready to work out? Modern Life Network Hosts clean 10:20 Tap, Click and Buy Gets Easier https://modernlife.network/tap-click-buy-gets-easier/ Thu, 16 Feb 2017 02:21:11 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54593 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 immediately directed to where you can buy it? It’s coming! 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, 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 immediately directed to where you can buy it? It’s coming!<br /> <br /> Facebook is serious about video – in ways that even Facebook never imagined. For starters, bringing sound to videos in your News Feed – no more silent movies! And what about the possibility of a Facebook Video App for TV? It’s coming!<br /> <br /> What else can you expect in this Social Solutions Show? We’ll share new research on optimizing performance of videos on social media. And do you know the latest consumer trends and what you need to do to stay in front of your customers?<br /> <br /> Our friends at Google Maps have added a really compelling feature. You can now create lists of destinations to share with others. We’ll share our thoughts on how this simple option can be used by different businesses. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 54:20 Dating Technology And Oroville Dam Disaster https://modernlife.network/dating-technology-oroville-dam-disaster/ Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:23:39 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54588 We begin with a strange survey result that shows that your choice of mobile phone may attract or deter potential suitors. Next, a new dating app called Hater is connecting with people that dislike and hate the same things you do. In a bizarre court filing, a now ex-husband is suing Uber because the app eventually led to the wife finding out about his cheating affairs. In other discussion, we share the amazing stories of kindness and generosity resulting from the the Oroville Dam disaster in Northern California. Concluding the show, we share the not so shocking news that Time Warner Cable had been allegedly lying to its customers since 2012 by throttling and controlling their high speed internet. We begin with a strange survey result that shows that your choice of mobile phone may attract or deter potential suitors. Next, a new dating app called Hater is connecting with people that dislike and hate the same things you do. 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 phone may attract or deter potential suitors. Next, a new dating app called Hater is connecting with people that dislike and hate the same things you do. In a bizarre court filing, a now ex-husband is suing Uber because the app eventually led to the wife finding out about his cheating affairs. In other discussion, we share the amazing stories of kindness and generosity resulting from the the Oroville Dam disaster in Northern California. Concluding the show, we share the not so shocking news that Time Warner Cable had been allegedly lying to its customers since 2012 by throttling and controlling their high speed internet. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...the waves of tech! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 38:22 Ron Morgan, Havasu City Rally. Jim Roy, Silver Moose. Team Flamingo, 2017 Ford Super Duty. https://modernlife.network/team-flamingo-2017-ford-super-duty/ Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:52:27 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54584 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". A "rats-to-regal" rebuild of an Airstream travel trailer, that ranks as the most beautiful Airstream ever seen by Team Flamingo! 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... 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". A "rats-to-regal" rebuild of an Airstream travel trailer, that ranks as the most beautiful Airstream ever seen by Team Flamingo! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 41:07 Is It Time to Take a Political Stand? https://modernlife.network/time-take-political-stand/ Thu, 09 Feb 2017 04:55:03 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54581 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 and maybe the rules have changed. Especially if what is happening in politics is impacting your clients and in turn, your business. 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. 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 and maybe the rules have changed. Especially if what is happening in politics is impacting your clients and in turn, your business.<br /> <br /> Less polarizing but equally exciting is the world of sports and of course, with the Super Bowl VI now a memory, we can reflect on the social media winners and losers as well as the lessons learned from the hashjackers who tweeted away while waiting for Tom Brady to show up (which he did in style!).<br /> <br /> It was only a matter of time before YouTube joined the live stream party and it will soon be open to all Tubers. We will share the best practices that have emerged for live-streaming – it’s an easy check list that any small business can apply. And when you are live streaming should that phone be held vertically or horizontally? The debate between cinematic pros and every day users may rage on, but the social networks have finally succumbed to ordinary habits of users. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 55:34 Indiegogo CEO David Mandelbrot https://modernlife.network/indiegogo-ceo-david-mandelbrot/ Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:45:30 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54572 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 campaigns pair the freedom to tell your story your way with expert resources created by our team of strategists. Flexibility + empowerment = crowdfunding success. 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 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.<br /> <br /> Indiegogo campaigns pair the freedom to tell your story your way with expert resources created by our team of strategists. Flexibility + empowerment = crowdfunding success. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 10:18 Amazon Cargo Hub And Super Bowl Drones https://modernlife.network/amazon-cargo-hub-super-bowl-drones/ Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:03:45 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54570 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 Message Boards because the experience is no longer useful and positive. Another sign of hateful and pointless speech taking over and control a quality website. Lady Gaga and Intel teamed up for the Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show, using 300 drones to wow viewers and demonstrate the brilliant use of drones. Finally, the FCC is blocking companies from providing discounted internet access to low-income families and school districts. 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 Message Boards because the experience is no longer useful and positive. 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 Message Boards because the experience is no longer useful and positive. Another sign of hateful and pointless speech taking over and control a quality website. Lady Gaga and Intel teamed up for the Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show, using 300 drones to wow viewers and demonstrate the brilliant use of drones. Finally, the FCC is blocking companies from providing discounted internet access to low-income families and school districts. Thanks for tuning in and enjoy the podcast and continue to ride..the waves of tech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 40:20 Mac McCoy, Mac the Fire Guy. https://modernlife.network/mac-mccoy-mac-fire-guy/ Fri, 03 Feb 2017 13:57:12 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54554 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 experience in training RVers how to be prepared. Mac McCoy, owner of Fire and Life Safety, shares his knowledge with us! 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, 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 experience in training RVers how to be prepared. Mac McCoy, owner of Fire and Life Safety, shares his knowledge with us! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 34:51 Are You Ready to Hashjack the #SuperBowl? https://modernlife.network/ready-hashjack-superbowl/ Thu, 02 Feb 2017 16:02:29 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54551 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 and what traps to avoid. Have we talked about video recently? The evidence continues to stream in supporting the use of video in your online marketing. Whether you prefer Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat or any other popular platform, this is without question the best way to get the attention of your intended target. But you probably won’t be using video for every single post so that leave visual content. But the bar has been raised. You can no longer use any old image. It must be compelling and attention-grabbing. 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. 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 and what traps to avoid.<br /> <br /> Have we talked about video recently? The evidence continues to stream in supporting the use of video in your online marketing. Whether you prefer Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat or any other popular platform, this is without question the best way to get the attention of your intended target. But you probably won’t be using video for every single post so that leave visual content. But the bar has been raised. You can no longer use any old image. It must be compelling and attention-grabbing.<br /> <br /> Do you lost sleep over when you should post for optimum engagement? Well, you’re not alone, but the truth lies in your own habits and the audience you connect with. It will be impacted by your industry, your location, when users are online and other factors but the answers are at your fingertips.<br /> <br /> Still struggling with Snapchat or maybe you’re just avoiding it completely. Well, get your head out of the sand and polish off your best stories. It’s easier than you think and tremendously effective.<br /> <br /> We’ll round out the show with some tools you may have overlooked in the past or haven’t even heard of yet. Check out Awario, Mention, Brand24, Hootsuite, and Buzzsumo. You won’t be sorry. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 56:48 Net Neutrality Future, Netflix Viewing And Facebook Security https://modernlife.network/net-neutrality-future-netflix-viewing-and-facebook-security/ Wed, 01 Feb 2017 15:20:34 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54548 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 a category called Special Interest, where we can find interesting and unique programming that most of us had no idea existed on the video platform. The future of net neutrality is uncertain and we often some insight into what this means for the consumer, the business owner, the content creator, and the Internet service providers. Finally, we dive into the newest two-factor authentication method employed by Facebook - a USB physical security key. 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. 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 a category called Special Interest, where we can find interesting and unique programming that most of us had no idea existed on the video platform. The future of net neutrality is uncertain and we often some insight into what this means for the consumer, the business owner, the content creator, and the Internet service providers. Finally, we dive into the newest two-factor authentication method employed by Facebook - a USB physical security key. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...the waves of tech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 35:57 Olympic Gold Medalist Brianna Rollins for Sports Tracker https://modernlife.network/olympic-gold-medalist-brianna-rollins-sports-tracker/ Tue, 31 Jan 2017 23:43:43 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54542 Sports Tracker, the award-winning application and online sports tracking service developed by a passionate team of outdoor sports enthusiasts along with a legion of loyal users, hit Vegas to help people train better, connect through sports, and live healthier, happier lives. All while using innovative products and their mobile phones. Sports Tracker, the award-winning application and online sports tracking service developed by a passionate team of outdoor sports enthusiasts along with a legion of loyal users, hit Vegas to help people train better, connect through sports, Rick is joined this week by Rio Olympics Gold Medalist in the 110m hurdles, Brianna Rollins to talk about Sports Tracker.<br /> <br /> Sports Tracker, the award-winning application and online sports tracking service developed by a passionate team of outdoor sports enthusiasts along with a legion of loyal users, hit Vegas to help people train better, connect through sports, and live healthier, happier lives. All while using innovative products and their mobile phones.<br /> <br /> Brianna specializes in the 100 meter hurdles. Her time of 12.26 is tied as the fourth-fastest run in history. She is the 2013 World champion and the 2016 Olympic champion in the 100 meter hurdles.<br /> <br /> To finish up, Rick is joined by Heikki “Hexa” Norta. Hexa is the Chief Digital Officer at Amer Sports and can tell you more about a) how Amer Sports is going to digitize the sports business. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 10:19 Why total a perfectly good car? https://modernlife.network/total-perfectly-good-car/ Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:48:15 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54539 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 insurance company. 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 ins... 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 insurance company. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 14:04 How do you find your Joy? How do you find the good in your life? https://modernlife.network/find-joy-find-good-life/ Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:06:23 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54534 We spend part of our lives trying to be more positive and joyful in everyday situations. We often wonder why this can be difficult for some and easier for others. A simple smile can certainly change someone else's day. Treating others with respect and a smile can add joy to your life and will definitely add to theirs. In today's’ world most find people are more focused with outside sources instead of what is right in front of them. We have become a world that lives in the social media realm hiding behind a facade. The days of politeness have started to disappear, so let's talk about how we can begin the change within ourselves and hopefully pass on to others. We spend part of our lives trying to be more positive and joyful in everyday situations. We often wonder why this can be difficult for some and easier for others. A simple smile can certainly change someone else's day. 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?<br /> <br /> We spend part of our lives trying to be more positive and joyful in everyday situations. We often wonder why this can be difficult for some and easier for others. A simple smile can certainly change someone else's day. Treating others with respect and a smile can add joy to your life and will definitely add to theirs.<br /> <br /> In today's’ world most find people are more focused with outside sources instead of what is right in front of them. We have become a world that lives in the social media realm hiding behind a facade. The days of politeness have started to disappear, so let's talk about how we can begin the change within ourselves and hopefully pass on to others.<br /> <br /> In researching this topic we found many articles we read told us to practice gratitude. To write down what we are grateful for and this will cause us to look inside ourselves and see what we need to change. For every negative thought we have we should think of two positive thoughts to drive them away. We need to remember we can either be the reason others have a great day or the reason they don’t and we will need to change our attitude accordingly.<br /> Joy comes from experiences which are delightful and memorable when you feel everything is in unison when you feel happy, safe, satisfied, and comfortable. A feeling of great happiness and pleasure that lifts the spirit. Join us on our journey of positivity and joyfulness. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 46:56 Kim Weeks, Vintage Motorhome Celebration. Ted Chen, Trailer Valet. https://modernlife.network/kim-weeks-vintage-motorhome-celebration-ted-chen-trailer-valet/ Fri, 27 Jan 2017 14:43:16 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54532 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 Vintage Motorhome Celebration in Oklahoma! And, Ted Chen of Trailer Valet, discusses the benefits of his company's non-powered trailer jack/dolly! This product should be a part of every trailer! 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, 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 Vintage Motorhome Celebration in Oklahoma! And, Ted Chen of Trailer Valet, discusses the benefits of his company's non-powered trailer jack/dolly! This product should be a part of every trailer! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 48:19 Instagram and Snapchat Duke it Out https://modernlife.network/instagram-snapchat-duke/ Thu, 26 Jan 2017 15:47:42 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54530 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 about how Snapchat is taking its pound of flesh our of Instagram’s hide. How and why? 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 a... 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 about how Snapchat is taking its pound of flesh our of Instagram’s hide. How and why? For those answers, you’ll have to listen to the Social Solutions Show with your hosts Carol McManus and Ken Herron.<br /> <br /> There is so much more to learn during this show. For example, how Live Video for Instagram Stories is now global and why that’s important to your business – no matter where you are in the world. Perhaps you need primer on Instagram; let us help get you started or improve on your basic knowledge.<br /> Last week we mentioned YouTube’s Super Chat. In only a week, this is a runaway winner and making some people a LOT of money so why not you? We’ll bring you back to Snapchat Spectacles and how you can create better Snaps. What would a #sososhow be without some reference to Twitter. Let’s talk visual consistency and the amazing difference it will make with your engagement.<br /> <br /> And what business doesn’t need a little Disney magic? We’ll share insider secrets on how Disney uses organic advertising. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 58:32 Why Paid Traffic Makes Sense https://modernlife.network/paid-traffic-makes-sense/ Wed, 25 Jan 2017 04:53:23 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54528 The LinkedIn Lady Show is proud to welcome back Tom Antion as our special guest. Tom has a stellar reputation in the world of internet marketing and how to make money. He’s been doing it for decades and continues to inspire entrepreneurs and business owners to maximize their opportunities through best practices. The LinkedIn Lady Show is proud to welcome back Tom Antion as our special guest. Tom has a stellar reputation in the world of internet marketing and how to make money. He’s been doing it for decades and continues to inspire entrepreneurs and business o... The LinkedIn Lady Show is proud to welcome back Tom Antion as our special guest. Tom has a stellar reputation in the world of internet marketing and how to make money. He’s been doing it for decades and continues to inspire entrepreneurs and business owners to maximize their opportunities through best practices.<br /> <br /> Today we are going to focus on the 15 things you must do to satisfy the search engines. Chances are your website is in need of some love. Just like your car that can’t run without gas and oil and air in the tires, your website won’t perform if you don’t feed it regularly. Do you know you may be buried in the search results because you have too many topics on your website? Or you are still using hidden text to add in those extra keywords for SEO? Maybe you’re not taking advantage of geographic qualifiers or optimizing load time or perhaps you aren’t applying social commenting plug ins to full benefit. Tom will give you all the answers and even more!<br /> <br /> But we’re not done! If you are avoiding investing money in paid advertising, you are leaving business on the table. But do you know where to advertise? Google Ad Words, Facebook, Bing, Yahoo each have their benefits and their pitfalls. <br /> Modern Life Network Hosts clean 57:27 Hidden Figures, Space Pioneers and FCC Appointment https://modernlife.network/hidden-figures-space-pioneers/ Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:43:30 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54526 The Waves of Tech, we dive into air flight, space flight, space legacy, and the new FCC Chairman. We kick off the show by reporting the news of why United Airlines had domestic stateside flights grounded for two hours. In the bulk of the podcast, we discuss the legacy left behind by three extraordinary African-American women working for NASA in the 1960s featured in the recent box office hit Hidden Figures. It’s an amazing story of the battle for racial equality and the transition of human computing to electronic computing. We then look at President Obama’s legacy with the space budget, which sent rovers to Mars and commercialized space flight. Finally, we highlight the new FCC Chairman that is not a proponent of net neutrality regulations. The Waves of Tech, we dive into air flight, space flight, space legacy, and the new FCC Chairman. We kick off the show by reporting the news of why United Airlines had domestic stateside flights grounded for two hours. In the bulk of the podcast, On Episode 339 of The Waves of Tech, we dive into air flight, space flight, space legacy, and the new FCC Chairman. We kick off the show by reporting the news of why United Airlines had domestic stateside flights grounded for two hours. In the bulk of the podcast, we discuss the legacy left behind by three extraordinary African-American women working for NASA in the 1960s featured in the recent box office hit Hidden Figures. It’s an amazing story of the battle for racial equality and the transition of human computing to electronic computing. We then look at President Obama’s legacy with the space budget, which sent rovers to Mars and commercialized space flight. Finally, we highlight the new FCC Chairman that is not a proponent of net neutrality regulations. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride...the waves of tech. Modern Life Network Hosts clean 30:55 Evan Currid, Tepui Tents. The Long, Long Trailer. https://modernlife.network/evan-currid-tepui-tents-long-long-trailer/ Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:23:55 +0000 https://modernlife.network/?p=54519 This week, Team Flamingo offers some tips on not driving through water-crossings. While it may appear a harmless flow of water, there are dangers below the surface! On a lighter note, Team Flamingo reviews the must-see, classic trailer movie, The Long, Long Trailer, starring Lucy and Desi! And, Evan Currid of Tepui Tents, shares his company's passion of roof-top tents for your vehicle, and how Tepui Tents has become a leader in this fast-growing segment of camping! This week, Team Flamingo offers some tips on not driving through water-crossings. While it may appear a harmless flow of water, there are dangers below the surface! On a lighter note, Team Flamingo reviews the must-see, classic trailer movie, This week, Team Flamingo offers some tips on not driving through water-crossings. While it may appear a harmless flow of water, there are dangers below the surface! On a lighter note, Team Flamingo reviews the must-see, classic trailer movie, The Long, Long Trailer, starring Lucy and Desi! And, Evan Currid of Tepui Tents, shares his company's passion of roof-top tents for your vehicle, and how Tepui Tents has become a leader in this fast-growing segment of camping! Modern Life Network Hosts clean 43:34