Lunch Time Tech Talk with Kempton and Sarb – 2013 eps01

Lunch Time Tech Talk with Kempton and Sarb

Dr. Sarbjit Sarkaria (Sarb) is my long time super smart friend and former colleague at MDA where we both worked on the Transport Canada large scale software project CAATS (Canadian Automated Air Traffic System). Here is a long ago tidbit of information that even Sarb may have forgotten but not me. You see, Sarb was also the super forward-looking smart person who introduced me to the then little known research search engine Google years before it becomes popular. I remember at the time DEC’s AltaVista was the popular search engine that I used frequently.

Here is the relaunched Lunch Time Tech Talk with Kempton and Sarb – 2013 eps01. Here are the time codes and a brief descriptions to the various segments with useful links.

0:00 The Show

Setting up what is Lunch Time Tech Talk with Kempton and Sarb all about.

1:26 Chris in Space ISS

In this segment, we talked about the awesome Canadian astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield currently on a mission on the International Space Station (ISS) and his great use of social media to get everyone so excited and feel involved of the mission.

Jan 20th update: via CBC News (with video), “Chris Hadfield talks from space to Ontario students – Canadian astronaut connects from ISS with students at namesake Milton school“; TorStar “Chris Hadfield inspires the next generation of would-be astronauts: Editorial“; CTV News (with video), “Astronaut Chris Hadfield gives students an out-of-this-world lesson

6:29 “Toothache” Actually Bluetooth Ache

In this segment, we talked about my Harman/JBL Flip speakers terrible Bluetooth reception problems and how I deal with it.

8:18 Wi-Fi Hi-Fi System

In this segment, we talked about Sarb’s nice experiences with his Sonos Play:5.

11:02 More on my Bluetooth Ache

Finished talking about my terrible JBL Bluetooth reception problems.

*** Here is the full 2013 show eps01.

For the record, Here are the four audio shows Sarb and I did in past. Just looking at the titles, they seem quite timeless in hindsight.

– 2007 Audio Show 1, User Generated Ad, Human Computing and ESP Game, Privacy in Social Networking, Time and Gravity
– 2007 Audio Show 2, E-Voting security risks, Myth TV, NowPublic News
– 2007 Audio Show 3, Media Server uPnP, Brain Cancer Zapper, Super String
– 2007 Audio Show 4, Robocode, Sketching User Experiences, Backgammon AI


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