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Nerd Herd Podcast
The "Nerd Herd Podcast" is hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Sarah Vela, Amy Lewis and Ed Saipetch to banter beyond tech without hurting your brain... well, not intentionally.
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Tik Tok Tics
Nerd Herd Podcast #082 - Tik Tok Tics Amy is out but Eddie is in as the nerds talk about the history of Cisco "Spin-ins" as well as more ads on Twitter, Intel takes on Apple, concern as TiK Tok may be causing tics and Tesla insures Texas. Recorded LIVE in the Nerd Herd Podcast club in Clubhouse every Sunday!
Oct 10, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #081 - Twitching Amy is back and we jump into the Twitch hack(s) as well as Facebook going down. We also explore all the options to break into a server cage beyond angle grinders. We also babble a bit about reddit readers. Recorded LIVE in the Nerd Herd Podcast club in Clubhouse!
Oct 3, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #080 - Focus Amy is out this week but David Holmes steps in as we talk Amazon Echo, Tesla's as a muscle car (or not), iOS 15 and the problems with the Focus app and finally... we talk about Netflix's new hit, Squid Game (no spoilers). Recorded LIVE in the Nerd Herd Podcast club in Clubhouse!
1 hr 1 min
Sep 19, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #079 - Tesla Trouble The nerds are troubled by news that safety officials say Tesla should address ‘basic safety issues’ before expanding full self-driving mode. We also talk SpaceX Inspiration4, political hacks, Disneys hacks and all the new features of iPhone 13 Pro Max. Recorded LIVE in the Nerd Herd Podcast club in Clubhouse!
Sep 12, 2021
Ride or Die
Nerd Herd Podcast #078 - Ride or Die Eddie, Amy and Greg are back after a week off and jump right into the stunning news this week that riding a motorcycle could damage iPhone cameras. We also speculate about the Apple announcements coming out this week, Microsoft's back-to-work survey and Tesla's work-around on buying EV's in some states. Recorded LIVE in the Nerd Herd Podcast club in Clubhouse!
1 hr 1 min
Aug 29, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #077 - Deep Fakes Recorded LIVE in the Nerd Herd Podcast club in Clubhouse! This week we jump into the new app Reface and deep fake ourselves into the greatest movies of all time. Then we jump into the new Microsoft Azure vulnerability, an update on the T-Mobile hack and wrap discussing Apple's new (and better) rules for developers.
Aug 22, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #076 - Bat Boy We are all over the place this week as Ed complains about IOT devices that only last a year, we debate Facebook's first transparency report, Tesla's Autonomy Day (and the fake robot) and we wrap up with an OnlyFans update and the real reason they are cleaning it up. Recorded LIVE in the Nerd Herd Podcast club in Clubhouse!
1 hr 2 min
Aug 15, 2021
Would I Lie to You?
Nerd Herd Podcast #075 - Would I Lie to You? We are back at it and Eddie just got his Tesla Model 3 back from the shop and Amy get mixed results in Honda's assisted driving features (waiting for a #HondaBump). We also talk bout Apple clarifying it's CSAM scanning, Twitter halting verification and migraine-inducing buttons and finally we talk about the big T-Mobile hack. Recorded LIVE in the Nerd Herd Podcast club in Clubhouse!
Aug 8, 2021
Eddies's Vegas Vacation
Nerd Herd Podcast #074 - Eddies's Vegas Vacation Eddie is back from DEFCON and Black Hat in Las Vegas with a full report. tl;dr - no arrests. We also dig into Apple's new "child safety" policies and “new applications of cryptography to help limit the spread of CSAM [child sexual abuse material] online, while designing for user privacy.” We discuss how privacy champions and organization have raised alarms about the new tools but also debate if it's really as bad as some are making it. Finally, we discuss Amy's new ICE (internal combustible engine) car and why a Tesla didn't make the cut. Recorded LIVE in the Nerd Herd Podcast club in Clubhouse!
1 hr 2 min
Aug 1, 2021
Nerd HERd Podcast #073 - Synchronized Podcasting Once again, we are live from Clubhouse and it's now official, Sarah is on a mysterious hiatus. We pick our favorite (or least favorite) Olympic sports before stewing on the claim that Elon Musk demanded to be CEO of Apple. We then move on to Apple's ban of the "anti-vax version of Tinder," Amazon's amazing GDPR fine and wrap with SarJo's lawsuit against Disney. We also talk Vodka, Bartles and Jaymes, Zima and other bad drinks.
1 hr 2 min
Jul 26, 2021
Nerd HERd Podcast #072 - Straight Amy We are back in Clubhouse just after Amy's appearance on Cheddar News on Friday. Amy gives a behind-the-scenes look at her appearance and the new found fame she has achieved. Then we again debate what makes an official astronaut. We also dive into the NSO Group's Pegasus spyware and the fallout from Apple, AWS and WhatsApp. We also jump into the FTC's 'right to repair' orders and the implications for Apple.
Jul 18, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #071 - Podluck 2021 We recap the first ever Nerd Herd Podluck in Austin. Everyone survived and no arrests were made. Then it gets heavy as we also talk about another Google controversy after a VP's manifesto gets him fired and we also talk about the claim that Facebook is killing people by not aggressively policing anti-vax messages.
Jul 11, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #070 - Galactic Eddie, Amy and Greg are again LIVE in Clubhouse without Sarah to finalize plans for the Austin Podluck on Saturday, July 17. We also debate the value of the Virgin Galactic rocket plane thing, Ed's attempt to take his Tesla Model 3 for a swim, appreciation for iPads and Greg's new favorite privacy and security channel on YouTube: Techlore.
Jun 28, 2021
Don't swallow AirPods
Nerd Herd Podcast #069 - Don't swallow AirPods This week we are again LIVE in Clubhouse (without Amy -AGAIN!) and we settle on our BIG "Podluck" in Austin on Saturday, July 17. We don't know exactly where but Eddie and Sarah are on it. Greg jumps the shark with a 43" super ultra wide-screen for the home office, rumors heat up about BIGGER iPads and a man accidentally swallows an AiPod... and it wasn't Eddie.
1 hr 1 min
Jun 21, 2021
Mac and Cheese
Nerd Herd Podcast #068 - Mac and Cheese This week we are again LIVE in Clubhouse (without Amy) and Eddie explains all the issues he had roaming the southwest in his Tesla last week, Greg and Amy connected in Pittsburgh and she gave a Model S a brief test drive, we recap what we are currently binging on streaming services (including iCarly) and finally we wrap with Sarah's BIG App of the week, Kitty Letter.
Jun 14, 2021
Protect My Stuff
Nerd Herd Podcast #067 - Protect My Stuff This week we are again LIVE in Clubhouse (without Eddie) and we try to plan the upcoming Podluck in Austin. We then jump into personal security and boil the ocean with 2FA and one password managers. Finally we talk some crypto as Greg dips his toes into the water... finally!
Jun 7, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #066 - Test Drive This week we are live again in Clubhouse. Amy describes her EV and Hybrid car short-listing process. Fresh questions about Tesla's ability to achieve Level 5 vehicle autonomy arise again this week. We also talk about the role of disaster recovery in ransomware attacks and wrap up on the FBI's broad subpoena of IP addresses of readers of a USA Today article.
1 hr 1 min
May 23, 2021
Eddie and The Cruisers
Nerd Herd Podcast #065 - Eddie and The Cruisers This week we are live again in Clubhouse. Eddie and Greg dive into their own world talking Tesla things. We jump into Twitch's self-inflicted clarification of hot tub videos but then jump into the Apple vs Epic lawsuit with the judge asking Tim Cook some very direct questions.
May 16, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #064 - Tesla'd After a couple of weeks off, the gang is all back together to talk about new Tesla's, CDC mask mandates and ransomeware... where we debate if it's 100% preventable or not.
1 hr 4 min
Apr 25, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #063 - Slanderous Who knew that making up slander about people could be so lucrative? This week we jump into the NYT story about manufactured slander and how they are often connected to "reputation management" companies. It's awful. Sarah gets poked about buying a new iPad Pro right before Apple announces a brand new iPad Pro feature the M1 chip. We also debate using two phones - one for work and one for personal use. We wrap up with Ed buying a Tesla but not getting it delivered yet.
1 hr 3 min
Apr 18, 2021
Fruit Stripe Gum
Nerd Herd Podcast #062 - Fruit Stripe Gum There's something for everyone this week: Ed gets a Tesla, Sarah get a big iPad Pro and Amy wants to go back to the office. Nad if that's not enough, one of our Clubhouse guests brings a BIG app of the week that most people will find useful.
Apr 11, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #061 - Dangerous Sprouts The gang is back on Clubhouse after a holiday break and we jump right into Amy's harrowing tale of danger with sprouts but quickly shift to good and bad news with Clubhouse, the Austin tech boom, Apple's lock-in with iMessage bubbles and Tom Brady's NFT game.
1 hr 2 min
Mar 28, 2021
Tesla with Bitcoins
Nerd Herd Podcast #060 - Tesla with Bitcoins Most of the nerds are back on Clubhouse to debate Amazon's new strategy of trolling politicians who want to break it up. We also go deep on Tesla as Eddie and Greg are giving careful thought to buying Tesla's... but may not with bitcoin, there are apparently tax implications. Also, Tesla "ICEing" is a thing we just discovered and we explore why Tesla hate is real.
1 hr 1 min
Mar 21, 2021
MCU vs DC
Nerd Herd Podcast #059 - MCU vs DC We are once again recording from Clubhouse in a week that saw some notable dunks on Clubhouse in the news. We discuss MCU vs DC, how remakes of classics have stolen our childhood, technology reanimating dead relatives, bad twitter images and the cost of a mortgage on the moon. We get a surprise visit by our old friend Fred Nix to talk a little drones.
1 hr 3 min
Mar 15, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #058 - Incognito The whole gang is back this week in Clubhouse to discuss data centers going up in smoke and more privacy issues from license plate scanners to accusations of Google snooping to encrypted phone makers getting indicted. We also jump into NFT's and learn about the CTO Advisor road trip hitting this summer.
1 hr 2 min
Mar 7, 2021
WTF is an NFT?
Nerd Herd Podcast #057 - WTF is an NFT? Sarah and Amy have the week off and we dive into all that's nerd cool with our Clubhouse community. We tackle and NFT's... and why people are paying millions to buy them. Evan Jack is getting in the game. We also jump into the big Microsoft Exchange hack as well as a hack into frequent flyer data, making Amazon cool and Ed's BIG tool of the week... a ham radio!
1 hr 6 min
Feb 28, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #056 - OnlyTweets Recording live from Clubhouse, we banter about Twitter becoming a new version of OnlyFans as it has announced paid "Super Followers" subscriptions as well as an upcoming groups feature. We also talk Clubhouse security, blaming interns for bad passwords and LastPass tracking. Join us live every Sunday in Clubhouse at 4pm ET / 1pm PT for the recording to be a part of the show!
Feb 21, 2021
Feb 14, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #054 - Clubhouse Privacy Week 3 on Clubhouse and this week we dive into perfecting audio (highly recommend iRig 2) as well as digging into Clubhouse privacy concerns. We then get into the best methods for people to job hunt in tech. We also talk more on the Facebook vs Apple privacy wars, Bumble IPO, Google apps getting updated. Sarah's BIG app of the week, Wakeout.
1 hr 5 min
Feb 7, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #053 - More Clubhouse We give Clubhouse another try... but to be honest, we have to pick up our game on the audio quality. This week we talk more bad financial advice, getting rich on Clubhouse, listening to Elon and Google might be improving its privacy game. We jump into Sarah's BIG app of the week Chewy and wrap up discussing bad pet treats.
Jan 31, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #052 - Clubhouse The nerds jump into the very first Nerd Herd Podcast hosted on Clubhouse with a live audience to discuss what Clubhouse is... and isn't. We also talk GameStop stock, WallStreetBets, the fallout for Robinhood, Facebook and Apple privacy issues, female-oriented apps, discuss new streaming options and Sarah's BIG app of the week.
1 hr 2 min
Jan 24, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #051 - Strong Nouns A recent Microsoft Patent submission looks strangely like our Edna Urn which lets you talk to dead people with the magic of AI. While Eddie helps walk us through possible legal action, we also discuss WandaVision, My Octopus Teacher and new streaming options from Pluto TV. We also talk about the Intel Avengers assembling, social media app Clubhouse and Sarah's BIG app of the week, Moleskin... as well as breaking down each of our note taking hacks for work.
1 hr 5 min
Jan 18, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #050 - WandaBomb We jump right into the new Disney+ series WandaVision with a less-than-stellar first impression. We also jump into Amy's surprise that Google acquired FitBit, the mass migration from WhatsApp to Signal, Pat Gelsinger's migration to Intel, Sarah is killing it in the market, Greg's Apple whoa of the week and we wrap with Sarah's big app of the week, Endel.
Jan 11, 2021
Nerd Herd Podcast #049 - Insurrection We kick off the New Year with... old problems and talk about the riots on Capital Hill this and how the tech industry should be responding. Is it time for a "real names" policy on social platforms? We also talk about Greg's iPhone revolution, Sarah's "wake-up-calls-as-a-service" idea, skinny jeans, shoe game, the death of Sarah's Nintendo Switch, a deep dive on Animal Crossings and finally, Sarah's 'Big App of the Week' Dr. Wolf for iPad.
Dec 20, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #048 - Feliz Covidad! The nerds are gathered for the last podcast of the year before taking a holiday break and we jump right into The Mandelorian season 2 finale (spoiler warning!) that drew strong opinions. We also jump into the SolarWinds Orion hack and Zoom shenanigans. But we really go hard on the Facebook vs Apple fight which has us all thinking more carefully about privacy and security. We wrap up highlights from the past year whether they are recipes, gadgets, apps or software. Sarah brings us home with her 'Apps of the Week' with "Insight Timer" and "Citizen".
1 hr 14 min
Dec 13, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #047 - Sarah's Return Sarah has bounced back from Covid and rejoins Eddie, Amy and Greg to share her experience. We also jump into all of Disney, Marvel and Star Wars news of 50+ new shows and movies. We also talk Tesla, HPE and Oracle moving their headquarters to Texas and the implications for remote workers.
1 hr 1 min
Dec 6, 2020
Down with the 'vid
Nerd Herd Podcast #046 - Down with the 'vid Sarah is out with Covid this week but Amy, Eddie and Greg return to talk Black Friday / Cyber Monday indulgences, TikTok financial advice videos from bad influencers, Aptera solar powered vehicles and debate Slack vs Team OR product vs feature.
1 hr 2 min
Nov 22, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #045 - Amy Undecided We all thought the MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro debate was sealed last week but alas... Amy is still undecided while Sarah quickly purchased her MacBook Air and shares her experience. Meanwhile, Greg is getting addicted to VR and making global friends in Oculus Venues. The nerds also share their bingeable show recommendations just in time to escape from your relatives this holiday week in the US.
Nov 16, 2020
MacBook Pro or MacBook Air
Nerd Herd Podcast #044 - MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air Lots of changes and choices this week. Amy teases an announcement for Monday and is faced with the life changing choice of a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. Eddies new iPhone Pro Max makes an unboxing debut and we discuss the ongoing battle of content moderation on social sites.
Nov 8, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #043 - Pain The nerds whine about leaf raking before winter arrives but then take a detour to talk about the worst accidents and injuries they've suffered. Oh... and they talk about the backlash a test-taking monitoring service some colleges use called "Proctorio" as well as the FTC's plan to sue Facebook.
1 hr 4 min
Nov 2, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #042 - Spin Amy's 'on the pitch' while Greg, Eddie and Sarah geek out this week talking about AWS going multi-cloud and SpaceX launching satellite internet access for 99 dollars a month. We also talk about the politics of internet access and Eddie's big tool of the week - a record player.
Oct 25, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #041 - Going Virtual The nerds are all back together and we dive into virtual reality gaming and the future of VR. The launch of the Oculus Quest 2 opens up new possibilities for VR but is it enough for VR to go mainstream? We discuss options and ideas beyond gaming, especially for virtual conferences and sporting events. We also discover that Microsoft is pointing the finger at the US government to fix privacy issues. We wrap up talking about the Supreme Court fight between Oracle and Google wondering if the justices understand API's.
1 hr 10 min
Oct 18, 2020
Tesla or no Tesla
Nerd Herd Podcast #040 - Tesla or no Tesla The week it's just Eddie, Amy and Greg discussing nerd buying trends during the pandemic. Do any of us really need a Tesla? A new iPhone? A new TV? A new cleaver? We discuss buying priorities during Amazon Prime day deals as well as virtual conferences while Eddie surprises with an unexpected "big app of the week".
Oct 11, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #039 - Switch Death It's a full gear nerd bath this week as Sarah shares her Switch death and the dramatic loss of turnips in Animal Crossing. We also review the new Chromecast Google TV and the Euphy video doorbell. We also talk virtual debates and Sarah's big app of the week.
Oct 4, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #038 - Reunited After a week off, the nerds are a little off this week but manage to discuss the Nerd Herd House escape last week, the new GoPro9, Google's new Chromecast "Google TV" device as well as talk about "getting out the vote" in the upcoming US election.
1 hr 2 min
Sep 20, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #037 - Nerd House This week the quartet lament that only one person is actually going to the nerd house this week while others fly to nowhere. But theres debate on Oracle and the TikTok mashup, remembering RBG, iOS / iPadOS 14 revelations, Nvidia and Sony mixing messages and Sarah's BIG app of the week, Photo Scan by Google.
Sep 14, 2020
On the Road Again
Nerd Herd Podcast #036 - On the Road Again We are all getting anxious about getting on the road again, especially as we continue to dabble in the stock market. We also talk about the value of college degrees, aging tweets, Swedish meatballs and secondary trading markets.
Sep 6, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #035 - Weed Drop It's a holiday weekend in the U.S. but not for the nerds as we discuss comfort food, deleting facebook, day trading blues, balloon rides, weed from the sky and Sarah’s BIG app of the week: Golden Thread and Co-Star.
Aug 30, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #034 - Manic Monday It's just another manic podcast as we rail on Roku's content gatekeeping, TokTok drama, placing bets on who opens their office the latest, more bad day trading, fitbit in your skull, another podcast recommendation, thoughts on Chadwick Boseman and Sarah's BIG app of the week.
1 hr 11 min
Aug 23, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #033 - Salad Dressing Sarah, Greg, Amy and Eddie settle the debate on where we'll set up the Nerd Herd House, the future of malls, thieving ninjas, salad dressing, bad booze stories, pickles and an unusual app of the week.
Aug 16, 2020
Surface Duo DOA?
Nerd Herd Podcast #032 - Surface Duo DOA? Sarah, Greg, Amy and Eddie discuss the possibilities of a Nerd Herd House vacation as well as hacking cheap phones, buying expensive phones, Epic vs Apple and Google, drop-shipping for dollars, eavesdropping on satellites, digital mop ups, cleaning coins and Sarah's not-so-much-an-app of the week!
1 hr 8 min
Aug 9, 2020
No Right Answers
Nerd Herd Podcast #031 - No Right Answers This week Greg, Amy and Eddie start off playing a game of "What would you do?" when someone in a grocery store isn't wearing a face mask. Then we dive into Delta enforcing mask policy, the North Carolina apocalypse, Fyre merch, Intel's bad week, Microsoft rising, things you can smell through a mask, Umbrella Academy season two and Eddie's tools of the week.
1 hr 9 min
Aug 3, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #030 - Appendage This week's episode is EXPLICIT as in "explicitly explicit". We discover that you can grow body parts after they fall off, cursed images that we can't get out of our heads, subscribers are dropping traditional cable at an accelerating rate and TikTok might be headed for Microsoft.
Jul 26, 2020
Drinks on Amy
Nerd Herd Podcast #029 - Drinks on Amy This week Ed, Amy, Sarah and Greg are all together to celebrate Amy's birthday. We also discuss socializing in the pandemic age, TikTok spying, Eddies hacker con presentation at Hope 2020, Alexa talking back, Microsoft's new Surface Duo phone, rebooting sports and Sarah's BIG app of the week, Clare.
1 hr 4 min
Jul 19, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #028 - Escape This week Sarah has this week off while Greg, Eddie and Amy kick around about mental health escapes, Twitter hacks, putting the FU into funerals, more iterations of Edna the Living Urn, bugged beetles and fried pickles.
Jul 12, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #027 - Edna This week want rant about the rising costs of streaming services including YouTube TV, the sudden discovery of Yellowstone and Amazon says it's OK for employees to keep their TikTok. Then suddenly, we collectively discover that death can be disrupted and we scheme about the next greatest startup. We then jump into the dark art (and insanity) of hacking ventilators to repair them and wrap up discussing Microsoft Together.
1 hr 2 min
Jul 5, 2020
Nerd Herd Songalong
Nerd Herd Podcast #026 - Nerd Herd Songalong Last week was a holiday week in the U.S. so this week's podcast is a collection of all of Amy's opening songs. ALL OF THEM! Enjoy... laugh... and sing-a-long. Or don't.
Jun 29, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #025 - Suspicious This week we are suspicious... especially since Greg didn't properly check his mic setting before recording. We all decide to uninstall TikTok after it's reverse-engineered and many things are learned. We also discuss day-trading suicide and the possible return of Google Glass. Sarah’s big app of the week is “Kitchen Stories”.
Jun 21, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #024 - Defensive This week we are defensive... about everything: The Covid19 return, vacations, day trading, the economy, privacy issues, LinkedIn thought leaders, reverse influence programs and Sarah's BIG app of the week: "Seek".
Jun 15, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #023 - Cancel After reflecting on the social unrest from the past couple of weeks, Amy, Sarah and Greg discuss the challenge of free speech and hate speech on social media platforms including Reddit. We also talk about Sarah’s battle to cancel her gym subscription, Amy’s painful fitness issues and bad day-trading tactics including weed stocks and bitcoin. Sarah’s BIG app of the week is a match 3 game called “High Rise”.
Jun 1, 2020
Bob and Doug's Excellent Adventure
Nerd Herd Podcast #022 - Bob and Doug's Excellent Adventure Amy once again kicks us off with a well-themed ballad as we nerd-out on the launch of NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 as well as Bob and Doug's outfit and general new look for space travel. Then we ponder aloud how SpaceX and NASA can stick to a launch schedule to send humans to space but Google can't seem to tick to a calendar to launch anything. We also discuss the future of work, real estate and the ability to work from anywhere.
May 25, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #021 - Just Breathe Amy kicks off this week's podcast with a fan vote song and we discuss Joe Rogan hitting pay dirt moving his podcast to Spotify, whether Google is the real problem for digital journalism, long weekends during a pandemic and we wrap up by catching our breathe and calming down. Srah's BIG app of the week is actually Paul Ford's newsletter.
May 17, 2020
Nerd Herd Podcast #020 - Facebook Adieu This week the nerd herd is back together to discuss the Facebook acquisition and how it makes sense when you think about how Giphy can track use and sentiment, Amazon's use of third-party seller data, video games set a record for quarterly sales, plant-based meat sales are up 264 percent and finally we discuss how to break away from Facebook. Sarah’s BIG app: https://www.notion.so/ Greg’s “Best thing this Week”: It's Time to go BACK TO THE FUTURE! | Reunited Apart with Josh Gad: https://youtu.be/crdYIUdUOhc
May 11, 2020
Good As Hell
#019 Nerd Herd Podcast - Good As Hell Eddie is off this week but Amy, Sarah and Greg banter about how everyone is a virtual conference thought leader now, Zoom acquires Keybase for encryption, Silicon Valley is planning to keep work remote for the rest of the year and a stormtrooper gets arrested on Star Wars Day. Plus Sarah's BIG app of the week.
1 hr 1 min
May 3, 2020
#018 - Snort This week we are joined by special guest, Carrie Ann, as she shares her favorite apps while we also celebrate a big birthday for Eddie Ed Saipetch, dive in with the new Pixel Buds, lament Greg's Google obsession and discuss Whole Foods, yoga and sleeping problems.
Apr 26, 2020
#017 Nerd Herd Podcast - Trends We recap last week's "Podluck" as well as renting a goat for your Zoom meetings, Microsoft Word's double-space changes, Mary Meeker's coronavirus trends, newspapers lack of adapting to the internet as well as Sarah's BIG app of the week.
Apr 19, 2020
#016 Nerd Herd Podcast - The Podluck This week we host our first ever "Podluck" with friends of the podcast. It's really two hours of banter on an otherwise boring Saturday afternoon. This was recorded as a Zoom call and you can see the video at NerdHerd.tv
Apr 13, 2020
#015 Nerd Herd Podcast - Zoombomb This week we are back with another video recorded episode and discussing the upcoming "PodLuck" on Saturday, virtual concerts, Zoombombing, Amy ranks corporate video conferencing tools, Google messaging naming, Apple and Google partner on tracking Covid19 and Sarah's BIG app of the week.
Apr 6, 2020
World Gone Mad
#014 Nerd Herd Podcast - World Gone Mad This week we are experimenting and sharing the podcast on YouTube as we discuss plans for the first PodLuck, how Microsoft is winning in schools and in the office, absurd conspiracy theories around 5G, Sarah's BIG app of the week, Eddie's new sewing machine, Amy in the Kitchen and our enthusiasm for Solera Chocolates!
Mar 30, 2020
#013 Stayin' Alive As we wrestle with social distancing and staying engaged, we share the plans for a multi-podcast "Zoombeque PodLuck" on Saturday April 18! Also on this episode we dive into work tools like Zoom, Slack and Teams... as well as the games we are playing after-hours such as Animal Crossings: New Horizons, PUBG Mobile and Sky while Sarah flashes back to Second Life.
Mar 22, 2020
Not the 'C' Word
#012 Not the 'C' Word This week we consciously not talk about anything related to the thing everyone is talking about. Instead, we turn our attention to the Nerd Herd PodLuck plans, Eddie's home repairs, the new Apple iPad and Magic Keyboard, Apple+ TV show reviews as well as a review of Star Trek: Picard as it heads into it's season finale (no spoilers). Amy tosses out an 80's flashback movie while Sarah shares her BIG app(s) of the week by getting us into shape.
Mar 16, 2020
#011 Lockdown The nerds discuss the new reality of working from home and how work environments are adjusting to this new reality. Sarah gets a new wifi setup and reviews her BIG app of the week, "Dig This" while Amy explores options for off-time relaxation and mind breaks.
Mar 9, 2020
Panic at the Pod
#010 Panic at the Pod The nerds get wound up discussing vBeers in Denmark and the April PodLuck in Austin in the face of panic around the Coronavirus. The crew also dunks on the battery life of Apple's AirPods Pro and Sarah's BIG APP of the week review of WaterLama water tracker.
Mar 2, 2020
#009 Pod Wars The week the nerds discuss the Scandanavian Pod Wars, vBEERS in Copenhagen, the impact of the Corona Virus on the tech industry and wrap up discussing the shortest jobs they've held.
Feb 24, 2020
#008 Deuces Wild All of the nerds are back together to discuss the upcoming "PodLuck" in Austin, Amy gets more feedback on the show, Sarah's poetry goes viral, debate using window shades on planes and finally the group discusses a shitty app.
Feb 17, 2020
#007 Lean Back This week Eddie is on a plane while the rest of the nerds settle the debate on reclining seats as well as discussing songs that creep you out, podcast apps, the rise of Spotify, paid influencer scrutiny, the cancelation of Mobile World Congress and the death of tech conferences.
Feb 10, 2020
#006 Crusin The nerd herd dreams up a post-apocalyptic cruise, flight simulator games, new shiny tools, cool new apps and email hijacking hijinks.
Feb 3, 2020
#005 Elbow Wars The Nerd Herd convenes to discuss the Coronavirus, Apple iPad's birthday and the lack of true multitasking, rules for the middle seat on a plane, how Ring Doorbell keeps getting more creepy... and finally, we dive into Sarah's closet.
Jan 28, 2020
All the Awful Things
#004 - All the awful things From the death of Kobe Bryant, bad Netflix documentaries, exploring Eddie's closet to discarding things from dead relatives and DoorDash wages, we cover all the awful things imaginable in a single podcast episode.
Jan 20, 2020
#003 Streaming Nerd Herd Podcast - This week, Greg, Amy and Eddie map out their streaming services (YouTube TV, Sling, Fubo) and top picks for streaming shows, the gang takes a surprising peak into Amy's closet and finally the trio shares how they separate their personal tech from their work tech.
Jan 13, 2020
#002 Slackin Greg, Sarah, Amy and Eddie discuss reactions to the first episode, the new Slack channel, Ed's swear jar, Amy's new TikTok addiction, "What's in Greg's Closet," vintage nerd games and our completely unqualified reviews of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" and "The Mandalorian".
Jan 5, 2020
The Beginning... or The End?
#001 The Beginning... or The End? Greg, Sarah, Amy and Eddie get the band back together, catch up on what's happened since they were last together and banter about bad predictions from the past.