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Podcast 1948 – Fiber to the Farm Internet

The internet has changed the world, but when families & businesses can get gigabit internet into their homes hundreds of miles from a city, THAT is truly life changing!  Today we are talking with Tim Malone of Cherry Capital Communications the man leading the charge to wire every square inch of Michigan with ultra-high speed ...

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Previous Weeks Shows

Podcast 1947 – The Boy Scouts are always prepared.

When things in tech go awry, you must find another way to do things. Once again the Men of Tech have come through. Our guest could not be with us this week t the last minute but Ed, Caston, and Gary still come through with tech info, advice and news that you can use. Listen ...

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Podcast 1946 – The Tech Guys Roundup

Caston and Gary are off this week. That just leaves the two tech geeks to talk about and answer questions about tech. Join Ed and Cal for discussions about phone gear, new up and coming phones, and Ed’s discovery of a hybrid “retro” RAZR phone with a blend of today’s foldable screen. ...

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Podcast 1944 – Tech Found in Surprising Places

Tech in unexpected places.  Wineries, breweries & distilleries are popping up all over the place.  One of the reasons is that technology is enabling this trend.  Today, we’re going to spend time with Ginny & Matt Sherrow a Michigan vintner, brewer & entrepreneur and talk about how tech is helping grow their enterprise. It’s more ...

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Podcast 1945 – A Salty Dawg Guides the Tech Way

As we’re recording this today,44 years ago in 1975, the Edmund Fitzgerald left port in Duluth headed for port of Detroit. A day later it sank.  It was the last major huge vessel lost on the Great Lakes.  We’re going to talk about the developments in sailing & maritime with a subject matter expert Tim ...

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Show Hosts


Gary Baker

Gary Baker

Co-Host

Gary Baker has had a long career working with computers and promoting technology development in Michigan. In the fall of 1997 when Foster called his ISP and asked for help, he talked with Gary who was its president.

Foster Braun

Foster Braun

Co-Host

Foster Braun has been co-hosting the Internet Advisor on WJR since February 1998 except for a short time in early 2000. He has been in the Detroit radio market since 1975 before working at WJR in 1996.

Ed Rudel

Ed Rudel

Co-Host

Ed Rudel joined as a co-host in 2003. Ed has toiled for many years as an executive troubleshooter in the corporate world and has worked side-by-side with Cal Carson in that role.

Cal Carson

Cal Carson

Co-Host

Cal Carson joined the Internet Advisor in the mid-2000’s to defend the honor of the “Dark Side” and help with questions about Apple Computers. Cal is an active member of the Detroit MacGroup.