Archive for the ‘Kansas City’ Category

iPad, iPhone, Location-Aware Apps: April 2010 KCUR Up to Date Summary

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Monday, April 12th, 2010 Steve Kraske sits down with "Tech-sperts" Dustin Jacobsen, Director of Social Media and Technology at Barkley, and Justin Parlette, Support Systems Administrator at University of Missouri, Kansas City. They review Apple's newest gadget, the iPad, cover news of iPhone 4.0 OS multitasking capabilities, and location-aware apps. A few highlights: iPad: ...

Lunch, Learn, Lenexa: Using Social Media in your Business

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Andy Huckaba & I presented on social media for Lenexa Chamber of Commerce members today. We had a great turnout and there's a large amount of interest about social media for small businesses. Thanks to everyone that attended and to the Lenexa Chamber of Commerce for organizing & hosting the ...

KCUR Up to Date with Steve Kraske: Smart Phone Revolution

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Join me Thursday March 11, 2010 on KCUR Up to Date with Steve Kraske to talk about mobile. Have questions you want to hear answered? Topics you'd like for us to discuss? Don't be shy. Post a comment on the blog below or send me a message on Twitter (dustinj). The ...

Bodies Revealed coming to Union Station in Kansas City

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Bodies Revealed In the tradition of Titanic and the Dead Sea Scrolls, Union Station Kansas City hosts another world-class blockbuster museum exhibition coming in the spring of 2008. About Bodies Revealed View the human body from the inside out at this awe-inspiring exhibition on display at Union Station spring 2008. Nowhere else ...

Kansas City TV station KMBC runs story about ready.gov billboard

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

I wrote about the ready.gov billboard above the adult bookstore in Kansas City last week and tonight KMBC ran a story about it. Billboard Over Adult Store Raises Eyebrows KMBC's Chris Nagus reports on a billboard for the Department of Homeland Security that is posted above an adult entertainment store in Midtown ...

Our government asks: Where is your family while you are at the adult bookstore?

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

I was on my way to a friends house after work on Friday when I drove by a billboard that caused me to do a double take (above). To verify what I saw, I went back later that night and snagged a picture from across the street. In case you were ...

Music ramblings and Ticketmaster rants

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

I'm a huge music fan, especially live music. I pretty much listen to every genre out there, but focus mostly on alt, classic rock & electronic. I've setup my DVR to record Austin City Limits and a variety of music related shows. I didn't even know there was a VH1 ...

Sam’s Choice Cola from Wal-Mart: their new product designs and $0.25 or $0.40 each?

Friday, November 16th, 2007

I'm not anti-Wal-Mart like Seth who made it a 2007 goal to boycott shopping at Wal-Mart. But, on the other hand, I couldn't help but share the obnoxiousness of the pricing on the vending machines outside the store in Overland Park. Notice the nice 25 cent price in huge letters on the ...

Google Campus in Kansas City? It may not be too big of a stretch.

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Earlier this year Google announced they would be building a data center in western Iowa. I was happy to see them invest in the Midwest. Today I read an interesting idea about Google partnering with a few other Silicon Valley companies to partner / buy out some Sprint assets to ...

My first iMovie: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door, bluegrass style

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

In the programming world, there is the standard "Hello World" tutorial included as part of learning any new language. Consider this my Hello World, so to speak, for learning iMovie. I am happy to say that using iMovie was pretty straightforward, and good enough for any basic editing ...