Monthly Archives: April 2013

Russ and Andy join Vlado in the studio for a wild ride through the week’s geek news, some music-room roulette and more.

Download Ep.47 (45MB)


Songs Played:
Five For Fighting – Michael Jordon
Mr Floppy – Birdie Num Num
311 – All Mixed Up
Grand Silent System – Robotics
Mohammed Ali Ben Jemaa – Ana Fhemtkom
Jen Cloher – Mt Beauty

Top 10: 10 Terrible Tech Frustrations My Toddler Will Never Have

Allannah joins Wal and Vlado in the studio to discuss what it takes to be a “Geek Wrangler” i.e. a Project Manager who deals with technologically gifted, creative, and SME individuals… also cover a little of the news.

Download Ep.46 (59MB)


Songs Played:
Craig David – What’s Your Flavour
The Cat Empire – Brighter Than Gold
Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe
Devo – Whip It
Falco – Rock Me Amadeus

Top 10: 10 Movie Taglines That Were Straight-Up Lies (And What They Should Have Been)

It’s Not Rocket Surgery Episode 45 – INRS celebrates its first birthday/anniversary, WeMelbourne (rotation curation), 3D printed pizza, Porsche Hybrid Car, Find My iPhone, Fraudband, HTC Facebook Phone, Anti-Drone Laser, Cold-Fusion Rockets, Weird Science (beer consumption related to scientific achievement, giant women, and retractable penises), Google’s “Afterlife” Service, Planet Naming Rights, Dolphins Name Their Children, and lots more of the usual science, tech, and geek culture news.

Download Ep.45 (53MB)

Top 10: 12 Real Parasites That Control the Lives of Their Hosts

Songs Played:
Gentleman – Psy
Lygon Street Meltdown – Melbourne Ska Orchestra
You Know – Bobby Alu
Every Dog Will Have Its Day – Shaun Kirk
The Drinking Song – Lily & King
It’s Because I Love You – The Master’s Apprentices

It’s Not Rocket Surgery Episode 44 – INRS has a new logo, Lessons from a Knee Reconstruction, Facebook Home, Google Glass, Space, Star Wars, Obituaries, and lots more of the usual science, tech, and geek culture news.

Links to stories available at delicious.

Download Ep.44 (51MB)

Top 10: The 22 Best Movie Closing Lines

Songs Played:
Storybook Love – Mark Knoffler & Willie Deville
Holiday Road – Lindsey Buckingham
Still Alive – Jonathan Coulton
Everybody’s Free To Wear Sunscreen – Quindon Tarver