Granite Geek
Episode 66: Antibiotic resistance is scary stuff

Episode 66: Antibiotic resistance is scary stuff

March 5, 2020

Granite Geek discusses why antibiotic resistance is a problem and what Dartmouth researchers are doing to help fix it. 

Episode 65: Privacy and digital assistants

Episode 65: Privacy and digital assistants

February 19, 2020

Granite Geek discusses how people have, perhaps unknowingly, ceded privacy by installing digital devices that monitor their home. 

Episode 64: Low tech voting for the win

Episode 64: Low tech voting for the win

February 14, 2020

Granite Geek David Brooks explains how New Hampshire's dated ballot-counting technology actually makes elections pretty secure from being hacked. 

Episode 63: Optimizing airtravel

Episode 63: Optimizing airtravel

February 6, 2020

An inconveniently timed flight inspires Granite Geek to look at variables of scheduling airplanes. 

Episode 62: Science Cafe talks about voting

Episode 62: Science Cafe talks about voting

January 24, 2020

Granite Geek recaps this month's Science Cafe and looks ahead to February. 

Episode 61: Gas stations folding

Episode 61: Gas stations folding

January 9, 2020

Granite Geek discusses the drop in gas stations and why gas-powered cars might be starting to have the same "range anxiety" as EVs. 

Episode 60: Save the apples

Episode 60: Save the apples

December 19, 2019

Granite Geek discusses a project in New Hampshire to save the old, weird apple varieties in the area. 

Episode 59: ‘Monitor’ readers use ranked choice voting to thin Democratic field (theoretically)

Episode 59: ‘Monitor’ readers use ranked choice voting to thin Democratic field (theoretically)

December 10, 2019

In mid-November, the Monitor tried to test ranked-choice voting by printing a pretend Democratic primary ballot and seeing what readers thought. The response was far more than anticipated. 

Episode 58: What is ranked choice voting?

Episode 58: What is ranked choice voting?

November 13, 2019

Granite Geek explains how ranked-choice voting works and how you can practice. 

Granite Geek Episode 57: Discovering NH’s archaeological past