GeekRant

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Tech news, social and political commentary, family-friendly humor, and of course bacon await you in this rambling wreck of a show, but if you're not careful, you may accidentally learn something along the way.

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Description
Tech news, social and political commentary, family-friendly humor, and of course bacon await you in this rambling wreck of a show, but if you're not careful, you may accidentally learn something along the way.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-08-08 10:46
last episode published
2019-07-03 06:00
publication frequency
8.23 days
Contributors
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson,& Myles Wakeham owner   author  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
367
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Categories
Technology Society & Culture News & Politics

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
3.07.2019

GeekRant #363 - We're On a Break

Mark complains about bad journalism, Myles complains about Austrailia, Seth complains about government in general. In other words... the usual.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
26.06.2019

GeekRant #362 - The Longest Day

The guys have a conversation about doing things "not because they are easy, but because they are hard."
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
12.06.2019

GeekRant #361 - The Summer Doldrums

The Sultan steps firmly up on his soapbox this week as the guys discuss whether Google and Facebook have a duty to protect "free speech."
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
5.06.2019

GeekRant #360 - Getting Old Isn't for the Weak

An unexpected theme of incompetent business practices develops as the guys stroll through the old news feed.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
22.05.2019

GeekRant #359 - Stay in School, Kids

Myles expresses his frustrations with the current state of educational finance, Mark complains about a bad movie, and Seth brings up a recent Supreme Court decision. Yep... that sounds about right.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
8.05.2019

GeekRant 358 - The End is Only the Beginning

**** SPOILERS!!!!!!**** Mark and Seth go all out in their discussion of Avengers: End Game. ****SPOILERS!!!!!!****
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
1.05.2019

GeekRant #357 - GeekRant Assemble

Mark finds himself in the odd position of defending the behemoths of the tech world as the guys discuss the more interesting news stories of the week.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
17.04.2019

GeekRant #356 - Give 'Til it Hurts

The guys continue thier discussion from last week about when to give to those in need, when not to give, and when to run away screaming.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
10.04.2019

GeekRant #355 - Help a Brutha Out

Mark plays high school debate club sponsor and ask the guys a couple of questions that are sure to spark a spirited debate. Are all Americans "rich?" Do we owe charity to other countries? Ready, set, go!
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
27.03.2019

GeekRant #354 - No Solutions, Just Problems

While Mylles is away indulging his need for speed, Mark and Seth spend an hour complaining about stuff.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
20.03.2019

GeekRant #353 - Don't Make Me Laugh

In what promises to be the least funny show we've ever done, the guys look at a file-sharing service that no one cares about, an aging technology that no one cares about, and a breach in security that clearly the engineers didn't care about.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
14.03.2019

GeekRant #352 - Meh

There's some guys. They talk about some stuff. Whatever
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
6.03.2019

GeekRant #351 - And the Opie Goes To...

Not to be outdone by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, we decide to host our own award show- The Opies! Find out what we think were the best, worst, and the best-worst movies we've seen in the last year.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
27.02.2019

GeelRant #350 - Milestones, Monuments and Merriment

The guys talks about the importance of breaking long-term goals into short-term milestones, celebrating big victories, and having fun along your financial journey.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
20.02.2019

GeekRant #349 - Better Late Than Even Later

Seth gets bitten by the entrepreneur bug, Myles breaks the heart of a muscle man and Mark cautions against buying yourself a job in this second installment of Financial February for 2019.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
13.02.2019

GeekRant #348 - Tightwad Travel Tips

This week Mylese lets us all in on his time tested travel hacks. Want to travel the world for free? Find out what works and what to avoid.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
30.01.2019

GeekRant #347- If it's Not New, is it News?

The guys have a look at recent news and find nothing new about it.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
23.01.2019

GeekRant #346 - Insert Clever Title Here

What lesson can we learn from the ridiculous antics of preposterous politicians? They guys have a couple of ideas to share.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
16.01.2019

GeekRant #345 - Welcome Back

After a week at CES Myles has seen the future, and it is bleak.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
28.11.2018

GeekRant #344 - First Things First

Myles and Mark talk about being intentional with your life instead of letting your life happen to you.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
21.11.2018

GeekRant #343 - Just Happy to be Here!

In this hodge-podge episode the guys talk about bad movies, dead celebrities, useless politicians, why Comcast still sucks, and more!
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
14.11.2018

GeekRant #342 - You Found Us

In what starts out to be a perusal of current events, the guys stumble into a discussion about electronic voting, the electoral process and government graft. There's plenty of rant in this episode of the GeekRant!
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
24.10.2018

GeekRant #341 - Filling Time

Is bloom off off the rose of technology? Have microchips finally become mundane?
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
17.10.2018

GeekRant #340 - Well, That Escalated Quickly

Is China really spying on the world? If so, whose fault is it? How can we stop it? Can anyone really be sure what their computers are doing without the user's knowledge?
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
10.10.2018

GeekRant #339 - Gumpy Unyoung Men

They greybeards are out in force this week as long-time Delphi developer Nick Hodges joins the show to talk about teaching old coders new tricks. Are youngsters just better at tech than old guys?
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
3.10.2018

GeekRant #338 - 58008, Turn it Upside Down

With no particular direction in mind, the guys meander through a few news stories. Not surprisingly, they find something to rant about along the way.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
19.09.2018

GeekRant #337 - Passion vs Paycheck

Few of us are lucky enough to do for money that which we would choose to do for free. This week the guys talk about the classic conflict between one's passion and one's paycheck
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
12.09.2018

GeekRant #336 - When Tech Meets Politics

The guys look into the future to try to predict what the future holds for the tech world if President Trump's proposed tarrifs on Chinese imports become reality.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
29.08.2018

GeekRant #335 - Us vs Them

Can humanity evolve beyond our innate need to have enemies, or is it an unavoidable part of what makes us human?
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
22.08.2018

GeekRant #334 - Do You See What I See?

This week the guys talk about some of their current favorite TV shows, YouTube channels, webisodes and more.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
15.08.2018

GeekRant #333 - Now It's Your Turn

It's been a long time coming, but once again the guys turn the show over to you, the listener with another Listener Feedback episode!
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
8.08.2018

GeekRant #332 - Get Off My Lawn!

Myles leads a discussion about overpopulation, immigration, and the economics of the future. Is the time running out for planet Earth?
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
18.07.2018

GeekRant #331 - Goodbye Silence My Old Friend

Are the constant distractions of our always-connected world preventing the next generation of deep thinkers from developing?
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
12.07.2018

GeekRant #330 - The Third Industrial Revolution

Myles is back this week and ready to spearhead a thoughtful conversation about how geeks are leading the world into a bright future.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
4.07.2018

GeekRant #329 - Let's See What Happens

As Myles recovers from exposure to secret government nerve gas, Seth and Mark discuss some pop culture and why the world is falling apart.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
27.06.2018

GeekRant #328 - So What's up?

Once again the guys offer their unique views on the news of the day. Spoiler alert: ISPs still suck.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
13.06.2018

GeekRant #327 - IPFS The Sleeping Giant

What if the whole world was your own personal hard drive? What if you got paid to store your own files securely? IPFS aims to answer these questions for you.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
6.06.2018

GeekRant #326 - The Decentralized Revolution

Monet MonetMyles gets revolutionary this week and the guys look at the on-again/off-again nature of decentralized computing.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
23.05.2018

GeekRant #325 - The End Is Near!

Firefox tries to save the Internet, Apple calls in the Pinkertons, and politicians do the right thing... that and more as the guys cover some recent news stories.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
2.05.2018

GeekRant #324 - Our Dystopian Obsession

The dystopian future has been a staple of sci-fi and fantasy literature for generations, but do we really have anything to fear? Or perhaps, are we already there?
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
25.04.2018

GeekRant #323 - What's News With You?

As the guys take a look at some recent news stories they find the secrets of a dead man, Google's next step toward Skynet, grandstanding politicians and more!
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
11.04.2018

GeekRant #322 - Is Anyone Out There?

In a world of ever-present connectivity, are we more isolated than ever before? The guys examine the thin threads that constitute our fragile connection.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
4.04.2018

GeekRant #321 - Can You Keep a Secret?

The guys bare their souls and confess their deepest secrets, as they reveal the movies and TV shows that they're ashamed to admit they love.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
28.03.2018

GeekRant#320 - To NAS or Not to NAS

What is NAS and why do the greybeards like it so much?
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
21.03.2018

GeekRant #319 - Current-ish Events

Seth combed the Interwebs to find the most interesting news stories of the day to talk about... and we didn't ignore them this time!
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
14.03.2018

This week Marks let's his inner Network Admin geek out to play as the guys discuss mesh networking in the home.

This week Marks let's his inner Network Admin geek out to play as the guys discuss mesh networking in the home.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
7.03.2018

GeekRant #317 - Let's Talk About Books, Baby!

The guys talk about some of their favorite books and book series this week.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
28.02.2018

GeekRant #316 - Movies and Stuff

While Myles is sidelined with technical issues, Mark and Seth talk about some of their recent media consumption before falling into a discussion on gun control and the sanctity of the U.S. Constitution.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
14.02.2018

GeekRant #315 - The State of Digital Currency

Myles, Seth and Mark examine the irrational exuberance associated with Bitcoin, Ethereum, LiteCoin and more.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author
7.02.2018

GeekRant #314 - Forty Years of the Force

The guys geek out over one of Mark's favorite subjects- Star Wars! More than a series of movies, it's a cultural phenomenon that bridges three generations.
Mark Cockrell, Seth Anderson, & Myles Wakeham author