Granite Geek
Episode 47: Science Cafe talks trees

Episode 47: Science Cafe talks trees

June 27, 2019

Granite Geek David Brooks shares what went down this month at Science Cafe. Hint: It has to do with tree, microbes and hidden communications. 

Episode 46: Are smartphones making us dumber?

Episode 46: Are smartphones making us dumber?

June 18, 2019

This week, Granite Geek David Brooks tells us about a study at SNHU that measured the lasting effects of smartphone use.

Episode 45: BASIC historical marker completed

Episode 45: BASIC historical marker completed

June 11, 2019

After 10 months of effort, the Granite Geek has succeeded in having a geeky historical marker for the programming language BASIC installed near Dartmouth College. 

Episode 44: Measles, Orthodox Jews and a N.H. hotel

Episode 44: Measles, Orthodox Jews and a N.H. hotel

May 21, 2019

Granite Geek David Brooks talks about how a small-town New Hampshire hotel ended up being a raffle prize at an anti-vaccine conference without their knowledge. 

Episode 43: Robocalls and spoofing

Episode 43: Robocalls and spoofing

May 16, 2019

Granite Geek discusses those annoying calls looking to scam you. 

Episode 42: My recycling is going where?

Episode 42: My recycling is going where?

May 8, 2019

Each week, you dutifully recycle your cans, your bottles, and, yes, your newspapers. It's your contribution to the health of our planet. But your recycling may not be going where you think it is. Granite Geek David Brooks explains.

Episode 41: Freshness Card

Episode 41: Freshness Card

May 2, 2019

Granite Geek David Brooks discusses a New Hampshire invention -- the freshness card.

Episode 40: Science Cafe talks about archaeology

Episode 40: Science Cafe talks about archaeology

April 22, 2019

The next Science Cafe will be held at Makris Lobster and Steak House on April 24. RSVP at 603-225-7665.

Episode 39: Testing the Impossible Burger

Episode 39: Testing the Impossible Burger

April 17, 2019

The Granite Geek went out to dinner and decided to do an experiment: taste-testing a beef and meatless burger. 

Episode 38: N.H. town approves municipal broadband project

Episode 38: N.H. town approves municipal broadband project

April 10, 2019

The small town of Chesterfield, New Hampshire, is moving forward with a municipal broadband project shortly after a state law made it easier for communities to do so.