Stratford University’s Tech Talk

  • The first industrial robot – July 14, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. We meet the developer of the first industrial robot.

  • Inventors of early technology – July 7, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. We meet the inventor of an early walkie-talkie, Citizen’s Band radio, the telephone pager and the cordless telephone.

  • Blogging via Facebook – June 30, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. The best way to create a blog using the Facebook platform and the inventor of the first computer hard drive.

  • The founder of the world’s largest silicon foundry – June 23, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. We meet the founder of the world’s largest silicon foundry.

  • Software engineering – June 16, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. We meet the woman who coined the term “software engineering.”

  • The creation of the video game cartridge – June 9, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. We meet the creator of the video game cartridge.

  • Tech Talk Radio – June 2, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University.

  • Disliking Facebook – May 26, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. Today the man who invented the like button on Facebook says sayonara to Facebook.

  • Outfox a fax machine user – May 19, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. Today: how to outfox those who insist on receiving a fax. Also: people have stopped naming their babies Alexa.

  • IT health – May 12, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. Are you constantly taking selfies? You may have a medical condition. Also: how to check the health of your cell phone’s battery.

  • Keeping online banking secure – May 5, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. Today: keep your online banking secure. And we meet the daddy of big data.

  • Driverless technology and cryptology – April 28, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. Today: driverless trucks are coming. And we meet the dean of American cryptology.

  • Photography and AI – April 21, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. Today: using your phone to perfectly capture that sunset. And we meet the co-founder of Deepmind Technologies, an artificial intelligence startup purchased by Google.

  • Echo and Spotify – April 14, 2018

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. Echo users, your house has a PA system now. And we meet the co-founder and CEO of the music streaming service Spotify.