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Podcast 1415: April 12, 2014: One Tough Nerd Visits the Internet Advisor

Gov. Snyder, Cal & Gary

Hour 1

Click here to listen to Hour 1: Governor Rick Snyder and Dave Sawyer of Microsoft

Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 4 to 5 PM, The Internet Advisors welcome Michigan’s Chief Nerd in Residence, Governor Rick Snyder to WJR’s studios.

Michigan’s chief executive  discussed:

  • Cyber Range to help combat cyber attacks,
  • STEM (Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics) education for our Michigan youth, and
  • The entrepreneurial culture and how it affects growing technology businesses in Michigan 


MiTechNews Report

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Mike BrennanThe MiTechNews Report is a weekly feature with Mike Brennan, editor and  publisher of which focuses on technology headlines and the impact of our tate’s growing high tech sector.


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Hour 2

Click Here to Listen: Hr 2 Seg 1 Dave Sawyer and Jeff Ingalsbe

Windows XP is Gone and Windows 8.1 Update is Here

MS-Tech-Center-Opening-with-Gov-John-Fikany-Dave-Sawyer-2-11-1Dave Sawyer from Microsoft’s Heartland Offices in Ann Arbor joins us to answer questions about the new look of Windows 8.1 Update and the world after XP!

Windows 8.1 Update


Click Here to Listen: Hr 2 Seg 2 Sawyer and Ingalsbe

The Heartbleed Worm May Be

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Michigan Cyber Range

Michigan Cyber Range

The Michigan Cyber Range is a large unclassified Cyber Security Range and program that will help IT professionals and students improve their ability to counter cyber attacks.   It is a partnership between the government, education and industry, with each contributing resources and expertise.  The Range serves many functions but its unique and critical contribution is developing the ability to out-think an adversary as a team.

Don Welch, Ph.D. President and CEO Merit Network

A graduate of West Point, Don served 25 years in the Army, retiring as a Colonel.  Notable assignments include infantry company commander, IT for Delta Force, professor and CIO at West Point.  Don was also the CTO for H-E-B, $12 Billion international retailer.  Don has been named a “Champion of Change” by the White House, Innovator and Leader of the Year and one of Michigan’s top CEOs.



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