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Podcast 1729 Self-driving cars – Where are they taking us?

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Show Notes

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Vince Chmielewski, the president and founder of Visual Compass of Ann Arbor (formerly VC Webdesign in Ypsilanti, MI), joins us to talk about the future of self-driving cars and the impact that they will have on our culture as well as our means of transportation.  What are some of the biggest changes coming and when will they hit?  Insurance, parking, unemployment…all subjects that loom large on the horizon.


Podcast 1729 Vince Chmielewski Autonomous Vehicles


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MiTechNews Headlines for July 29, 2017

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Podcast 1505 Jan.31, 2015: Happy 17th Anniversary, Heminwrite &


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Show Notes

Hour 1


Hemingwrite KickStarter Page

Hemingwrite: Throwback or Great Leap Forward

patrick_paul_smPatrick Paul is part of the local team of developers who came up with this ingenious device. Hemingwrite a distraction free writing tool that is part throwback to the portable typewriters that many of us remember fondly (or not) from late night paper writing sessions in college.  It is also a wonderful digital device that is deliberately NOT connected to the Internet.  Find out why!


rick broidaRick Broida, our favorite writer, columnist, commentator, cheapskate (and zombie wrangler) joins us for our discussion about Hemingwrite.  Is it a great leap forward for someone who is constantly on deadline for his articles?  Listen and see.


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Dog Sled

Charlie HopperCharlie Hopper, founder and CEO of and in the great frozen north of Michigan’s Upper Penninsula joins us for a double celebration.  His website went live just about the same time as the Internet Advisors hit the Internet. is applying hi tech solutions to providing broadband access to customers in the heart of our rugged Upper Penninsula where there are often more racoons than customers.  PS  He also …

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Podcast 1444 11/1/14 Innovation Roundtable, Cyber Summit, Detroit Tech Incubator

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Show Notes:

Hour 1

Detroit Innovation Roundtable

Visual Compass Web Design

Visual Compass Web Design

Vince Chmielewski shares his journey from the Ypsilanti Spark East incubator to the new home for his business in Ypsilanti’s Historic Depot Town.

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Spread the Glove

Are you proud to be a Michigander?  Homesick for the Pleasant Peninsula? or just proud and thankful to live in this Great Lakes State?  Check out Spread the Glove.  Mark Serra explains this lifestyle brand being built on loving where you’re from, no matter where you are. We set to build a community of people in, from and fond of Michigan, using our website, social media and in real life events. 

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Yum Village

Think of a “kamikaze restaurant” suddenly popping up in an unusual place in Detroit featuring a meal made specially for the occasion by one of the area’s finest chefs.  Sound romantic, come to the right place…Yum Village.  Listen as Godwin explains the concept of these remarkable movable feasts.  The next Yum Village event is November  13. Check it out and make your reservation here.

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Podcast 12/1/12: Syria Goes Dark and Are You A Human?

Show Notes:

Syria Blown Back to Dark Ages: Richard Stiennon, Internet Analyst & Security Expert, explores how this could happen and whether we could see the lights go out suddenly under just the wrong kind of conditions.

Online Buyer Beware: Online Sales Shattered All Records This Past Week. The Internet Advisor Team present the Do’s and Dont’s of Online Buying.

Are You A Human? Nothing personal and lots of fun.  Reid Tatoris, co-founder of the website  security service, is back to talk about Play Thru, the new form of identification for the Web. Try it out! (BTW, that is the new identification process you will use when you Contact Us on our homepage)

What’s New On the Web?  Vince Chmielewski, founder of VC Webdesign tells what’s hot in website design, dealing with the booming mobile market and what you need to decide before you create a website. (Disclosure: Vince designed the current Internet Advisor site and is working on a re-design.)

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Internet Advisor Takeway:

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Podcast: February 5, 2011

Happy 13th Anniversary to the Internet Advisor with a very special cast of “characters”: Gary Baker, Ed Rudel, Foster Braun and the “Flying Anderson Brothers” Erik Mac Minute Man and Scott the Engineer. Our distinguished guests will include:

Vince Chmielewski representing VC Webdesign wrote the code that makes our homepage work (Members of Inner Circle Media who developed the graphics of our website will visit in the near future.)

  • Jan Gensheimer, President and Diane Durance, Program Committee Chair of New Enterprise Forum which is celebrating 25 yrs. of launching entrepreneurs.

Podcast: February 5, 2011 – Hour 1

Podcast: February 5, 2011 – Hour 2 (Tech Calls)

Podcast: February 5, 2011 – Hour 3 (Tech Calls)

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Podcast: December 11, 2010

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Cal Carson, Foster Braun, Kurt Hines

It’s a holiday gift edition featuring Dave Sawyer, Technical Director, Microsoft Technology Center Heartland District who loaded up his sleigh with a bag full of tech toys from tablets to Windowns 7 Phones for the geek in your lives, even if that’s you! Dave also talked about the changes in Microsoft’s recently released MS Office 2010. We are also delighted that Kurt Hines from VC Webdesign joined us again to help answer your tech questions.

Dave Sawyer’s Links From The Show – 12/11/10
Mouse mischief for Microsoft Powerpoint

Sample lessons for teachers in the classroom
Video Demo Chemistry Add In For Word
Ribbon Hero A game to help you master the new features of Office 2010 and the ribbon.
Beta Bing travel planner for Outlook
Online Office 2010 Training Modules
Which Office 2010 Suite Is Right For You?
ExoPC A Slate/Tablet Computer Running Windows 7
Podcast Audio Files

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