#228: Rocket Science with Skip Owens
December 8th, 2014 · 93 minutes
David and Katie chat with NASA Scientist Skip Owens about how he uses his Mac to put rovers on Mars.
Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!
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Links and Show Notes
Links for this episode:
- Skip Owens (@skipowens) | Twitter
- NASA - Launch Services
- NASA - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Slide rule - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The slide rule, also known colloquially in the United States as a slipstick, is a mechanical analog computer.
- Robert H. Goddard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert Hutchings Goddard (October 5, 1882 – August 10, 1945) was an American engineer, professor, physicist, and inventor who is credited with creating and building the world's first liquid-fueled rocket, which he successfully launched on March 16, 1926.
- Mars rover - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Why the Mars rover has a measly 2MP camera - CNET
- OmniFocus - The Omni Group
- Mind map - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
iThoughtsX Mac App Store Link
- iThoughts (iOS) — toketaWare
iThoughts HD iTunes Link
- OmniGraffle - The Omni Group
- Paperless — MacSparky
- Notebook 4 | Circus Ponies Software
- Interface control document - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An interface control drawing or interface control document (ICD) in systems engineering and software engineering, describes the interface or interfaces between subsystems or to a system or subsystem.
- Day One | A simple and elegant journal for iPhone, iPad, and Mac.
Day One Mac App Store Link
- TextExpander: Mac Typing Shortcut Utility Saves You Time TextExpander: Mac Typing Shortcut Utility Saves You Time
- White paper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A white paper is an authoritative report or guide helping readers understand an issue, solve a problem, or make a decision.
- Confluence - Team Collaboration Software | Atlassian
- Microsoft SharePoint | Try or Buy SharePoint products and plans
- Amazon.com: The Martian: A Novel eBook: Andy Weir: Kindle Store
- Apple - iBooks Author
- Simple | Online Banking With Automatic Budgeting & Savings
- Quicken® 2015 for Mac - Mac Financial Software
- iBank 5 | Mac personal finance software, money management and small business applications for OS X
- Paprika Recipe Manager for iPad, iPhone, Mac, Android, and Windows.