Don’t forget to keep up with Ethan’s twice monthly segment on KBYR AM 700 in Anchorage, Alaska, discussing the latest in technology topics with host Glen Biegel. You can tune in live every first and third Monday of the month, AM 700 in Anchorage or online at the KBYR website. Plus, every conversation is posted on the Podcast site HERE
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka ObamaCare, has rolled out the health exchanges officially today. But the websites aren’t working. My confidence in government isn’t high to begin with, but this poor planning and execution is miserable and reflects poorly regardless of your thoughts on PPACA.
If the websites aren’t working, how are the millions of uninsured supposed to signup for subsidized health insurance? Performance planning in technology is widespread in the private sector. The state and federal governments (healthcare.gov is experiencing outages this morning as well) are apparently not aware of these best practices while rushing to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on websites.
Does this change your view regarding the success of ObamaCare?
Glen and I have spoken numerous times over the past six months on his shows and his team at KBYR, special thanks to producer Michael Ortega, and I have agreed to make our conversations a regular part of the show.
Today on the Glen Biegel Show, KBYR AM 700, Anchorage, Alaska, we joked about mosquitoes, discussed gigabit Wi-fi, complexity of computers and their code, and wearable technology. Check out my geeky side by clicking the link below!
Talkers magazine has published my latest industry piece today! And check out the glowing introduction - ”One of the brightest young news/talk hosts on the rise today, Ethan Bearman of KSCO, Santa Cruz and Genesis Communications Network shares the story of his recent adventure in simple-yet-effective remote broadcasting in which he conveniently packed a bag of all the gear necessary to capture an interview with a Times of London reporter under the tightest of security restrictions at the Houses of Parliament in London to get an international perspective on the American presidential election.”
What happens when you mix a nerd and talk radio broadcaster who loves politics and current events?
During the presidential election last fall I saw many posts on Twitter, Facebook, and blogs all over the web sharing international opinions regarding our vote. And I thought, “How do I tap into that information in a manner that is different from everybody else?”