Stratford University’s Tech Talk

  • Scheduling emails – May 11, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. How to schedule delivery of your emails to others even far into the future. And we meet a co-founder of Facebook whose name you may not know.

  • Russian internet and the co-founder of Instagram – May 4, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. Russia wants its own internet. And we meet the co-founder of Instagram.

  • Cell phone information – April 27, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. What to do if you find a cell phone on the street. And get acquainted with the founder of Huawei, the Chinese manufacturer of telecomm equipment and smartphones.

  • Secure browsing and OpenMapStreet – April 20, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. What it means when Google Chrome tells you the website you’re visiting is “not secure.” And meet the founder of the OpenStreetMap community-based world mapping project.

  • Securing your Facebook account – April 13, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. What to do if you really want to secure your Facebook account from hackers. And meet the man behind Flickr and Slack.

  • Facebook tips – April 6, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. How to block posts from people on Facebook without actually unfriending them. And meet America’s first female cryptanalyst.

  • Digital cable solutions – March 30, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. When it comes to modern digital cables, like HDMI and USB, a cheap cable will work just as well, so do not waste…

  • Solutions for untrusted WiFi networks – March 25, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. What to do if you don’t trust the Wi-Fi networks in public places. Also, meet the unluckiest man in technology, who sold his share in Apple Computer far too soon.

  • Cloud storage and the inventor of the World Wide Web – March 16, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. Some great cloud storage options. And meet the inventor of the World Wide Web.

  • Application protocol – March 9, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. Don’t give apps access to your email (even to save money). And meet the “godmother of Unix administrators.”

  • Editing Wikipedia – March 2, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. We meet the Wikipedia editor who has made more edits on the English Wikipedia than any other editor.

  • The inventor of the personal computer – February 23, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. We meet the woman who created what is now considered by many to be the world’s first “personal computer.”

  • The largest software company in Ghana – February 16, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. We meet the “Bill Gates of Ghana,” who founded the largest software company in that African nation.

  • Google’s evolution – February 9, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. Google Plus is going away, but your Gmail won’t. And we meet the inventor of a computerized telephone switching method that revolutionized modern communication.